Princeton Police will participate.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
"It was a shock to me to learn that 12 percent of our population, that 425 kids who are on free and reduced lunch in Princeton,” said Ross Wishnick, chairman of Princeton's Human Services Commission.
The Princeton Human Services Commission and Mercer Street Friends have announced the launch of a new initiative to feed hungry children in Princeton. The initiative, "Send Hunger Packing" aims to feed 215 elementary school students during 36 weekends during the school year. The program will run for 36 weeks during for two years and provide 7,200 meals, said Ross Wishinick, chairman of Princeton's Human Services Commission. "It was a shock to me to learn that 12 percent of our population, that there were 425 kids- are on free and reduced lunch in Princeton,” Wisinick said. “I wasn't blind, my kids played soccer and baseball, I could see, but it's a large number for me to think that our town, which we think is in the right spot, has that …
The agreement, signed May 14, outlines operating procedures between the two departments.
Princeton Police Department and Princeton University Department of Public Safety have signed an agreement that outlines how the two departments will communicate and operate with each other. The three-page document was signed, and became effective on, Tuesday, May 14. It will be reviewed annually, Princeton Police Capt. Nick Sutter said. This agreement is the culmination of many months of work. "I believe that this model may serve as an example to other communities around the nation dealing with 'town and gown' policing,” Sutter said. “Members of our community should be confident in the fact that both departments are dedicated to the service of our communities.” “We will share resources, expertise, equipment and whatever else is needed …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The signal is related to Princeton University's new Arts and Transit Project.
Work begins today, Monday May 13, on the installation of a temporary traffic signal at the intersection of College Road and University Place for use over the next year when construction detours are in effect for Princeton University's Arts and Transit Project. The installation and testing of the temporary traffic signal will take approximately two weeks. During this time there may be intermittent traffic delays at this intersection, primarily during off-peak hours, due to the need to construct the signal in and over the roadway. Police will be at the site during work hours to maintain an orderly traffic pattern. The signal is related to the Arts and Transit Project, which includes a new Wawa convenience store and new Dinky train station …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
This is the third case reported at the University this year.
A Princeton University student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and is receiving treatment at a local hospital, the University announced on Tuesday. This is the third case at the University this year. Symptoms may include a sudden fever, headache and stiff neck and may include other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light, and confusion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bacterial meningitis is contagious, but generally transmitted through direct exchange of respiratory and throat secretions by close personal contact, such as coughing, sharing drinks, kissing and being in close proximity for an extended period, according a release posted on the University's website. It is …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
See aerial photos of the campus and parts of downtown Princeton.
The footage was shot over the past couple of weeks and will be used by the Admissions Office. **NOTE: THIS FOOTAGE WAS REMOVED FROM THE PUBLIC DOMAIN ON THURSDAY.**
The organization looks to "make a difference in the world."
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
It's part of a partnership between the team and the Princeton Young Achievers afterschool program.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Eisgruber will assume his new role on July 1.
Christopher L. Eisgruber, Princeton's provost for the past nine years, has been named the University's 20th president, effective July 1. The announcement was made Sunday afternoon at Nassau Hall. "Chris Eisgruber has all of the qualities we were looking for in Princeton's next president," said Kathryn Hall, chairwoman of the University's board of trustees and head of the presidential search committee. "He has keen intelligence and excellent judgment; he cares passionately about teaching and research of the highest quality; he is deeply committed to principles of excellence, equity and integrity; and he is devoted to Princeton. The committee wanted a new president who could not only carry forward's Princeton success but also set a …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Police want residents to know the drone poses no danger or threat to the community.
Sometime between now and Friday, April 26, the Princeton University's Admissions Office will deploy an aerial drone to take photos and videos of town, Princeton Police said Friday afternoon. The drone will only be used during daylight hours and poses no danger or threat to the community, police said. "The information provided is all that I have and have no additional details," Police Sgt. Mike Cifelli wrote in an email to local reporters. "We wanted to get this out to try to avert any kid of panic in light of the events this past week." Keep up with Princeton news by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and subscribing to our newsletter.