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¯¯This man is a suspect in the Monday morning robbery of the TD Bank branch. Princeton Police Department
A man who claimed he had a weapon robbed the TD Bank branch at Route 206 and Cherry Valley Road around 11:30 a.m. Monday morning.

A TDK Bank employee told police that the suspect walked into the bank alone, approached a bank teller, passed a note indicating he was armed, and demanded cash, according to Princeton police.


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PRINCETON: Former teacher charged with sex assault of student
A children's entertainer was arrested Monday and charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female student during his day job as a now fired theater teacher at the Hun School of Princeton. Read more...
PRINCETON: Hitting the right note
The last thing that Dan Zaksas and Elisa Wagman had planned to do on Sunday was to sit at a table on Palmer Square West, listening to jazz music at Palmer Square's 23rd annual JazzFeast. Read more...
PRINCETON: Hospital demolition scheduled for Friday
Demolition of the old Princeton Hospital is scheduled to begin Friday when crews begin to raze a one-story building next to the parking garage, the town said Monday. Read more...

Sports

WEST WINDSOR: Doubles rally for South girls tennis
Angela Li and Sanjana Ravi rallied to help lift the West Windsor-Plainsboro South girls tennis team to an encouraging 3-2 win over Princeton High on Thursday. Read more...
PRINCETON: PHS makes strong opening statement
The Princeton High football team came into this season ready to put last year's winless campaign behind them. Read more...


Opinions

EDITORIAL: Raises for mayor, council
Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert and three members of the Princeton Council gave themselves raises this week, less than two years into consolidation. It was a wrong decision. Read more...
EDITORIAL: Getting to school safely
It's back-to-school time again and, in addition to buying new clothes and supplies, it's a good time to remember safety rules while driving, walking and busing. Read more...
EDITORIAL: AvalonBay gets its go-ahead
The Princeton Council and developer AvalonBay have come to an agreement on the proposed 280-unit residential project - again. Read more...

Your Views

Let votes decide if council needs a raise
Elias Abilheira , Princeton The excuses given by those Princeton officials who voted themselves pay raises exhibits their lack of judgment and can only cause one to question what other votes they cast based upon poor reasoning. Read more...
Don't become embroiled in another Mid-East war
The Rev. Robert Moore, Princeton President Obama has presented what he believes is a viable strategy to eliminate ISIS, but for me his speech raised as many questions as it provided solutions. Read more...
Next administrator should be chosen on merit, abilities
Yan Bennett, Princeton To the editor: Dear council members and mayor, I am writing to you in your capacities as council members and mayor. I read that Bob Bruschi is retiring and that the ''heir apparent'' is Ms. Monzo. These were the exact words were used by the Princeton Packet in a recent article. Read more...

Lifestyle

Celebrating silver at the Greeway Gala
The D and R Greenway Land Trust knows a thing or two about its parades being rained on. Just ask President and CEO Linda Mead. Read more...
LIVING GREEN: Does a healthy environment mean a healthy life?
Dr. Aly Cohen's approach to creating a healthy environment starts from the inside out. Read more...
From 'Boardwalk Empire' to JazzFeast
Vince Giordano doesn't just love music from the 1920s, he's made it his life. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

Celebrating silver at the Greeway Gala
The D and R Greenway Land Trust knows a thing or two about its parades being rained on. Just ask President and CEO Linda Mead. Read more...
LIVING GREEN: Does a healthy environment mean a healthy life?
Dr. Aly Cohen's approach to creating a healthy environment starts from the inside out. Read more...
From 'Boardwalk Empire' to JazzFeast
Vince Giordano doesn't just love music from the 1920s, he's made it his life. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Princeton lawyer reappointed to high court panel
Congratulations Jeffrey M. Gradone, a partner in the Princeton office of Archer and Greiner P.C., has been reappointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court for the 2014-2016 term. The committee is comprised of members of the bench and tax bar as well as representatives of taxpayers' groups, local, county and state tax administrators and others concerned with the administration and review of the New Jersey tax laws. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Thouin elected to board of Enable Inc.
Congratulations Lisa M. Thouin, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and co-leader of its Nonprofit Services Group, has been elected to the board of trustees of Enable Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with permanent and chronic physical or cognitive disabilities and senior citizens to live full and independent lives in the community. Enable achieves its mission by providing services, support and living arrangements to afflicted individuals and their families throughout central New Jersey. Readers can learn more by visiting www.mercadien.com. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Jammin' Crepes to open in downtown Princeton
Coming soon I recently had a chance to find out more about a new business coming to downtown Princeton. Read more...

Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: The importance of vaccinations
Based on the numbers of lives saved alone, vaccines are the most effective advances in modern medicine. In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that a program launched in the 1990s aimed at increasing vaccination rates among low-income children is expected to prevent more than 700,000 deaths, Reuters reported. Read more...
YOUR HEALTH: Separating flu facts from fiction
Cold and flu season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to sniffle and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the flu. Read more...
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Your Home

YOUR HOME: Decorating tips from the pros
With summer waning and cooler weather on the horizon, perhaps you're beginning to run through your mind a list of indoor projects. Read more...
YOUR HOME: Getting the fireplace ready for a safe season
As temperatures drop and thoughts of crackling fires beckon, Patt and Gary Severson of Ashes-Up Up and Away Chimney Service have this cautionary tip for you: Read more...
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