A Good Run, Run for Good

  Finally, the warm weather is here! It seems like winter has been dragging on and on. But now the sun is shining, car windows are rolled down and coats are being shed in favor of t-shirts and skirts. More skin is showing…wait, that means bikini season is right around the corner. Oh boy, here…

Meet Me At the Farmstead

On Saturday, April 2, HSP opened the doors of the Updike Farmstead in Princeton Township to the public, and visitors streamed in from all parts of Central New Jersey to explore the beautifully-renovated farmhouse and peaceful six acres of farmland.  Children and adults enjoyed nature scavenger hunts, historical arts and craft activities, music performed by…

CLOSER TO PERFECT: THE VERY COOL, VERY REAL LEE WOODRUFF

Lee Woodruff will be at The Princeton Public Library on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. to discuss her books In an Instant: A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing and Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress, and “going through tough stuff and getting through things,” and the challenges of “that middle place in life.” Admission is free. For more information, visit princetonlibrary.org

The Heart of Disaster

By now we all know about the disaster in Japan. A magnitude 9 earthquake followed by a tsunami with 30 foot waves and now an impending nuclear disaster. Every morning we turn on the TV to see images of whole villages swept away by giant waves and relief workers searching and searching. Every evening there…

The Suppers Program : It’s what’s for dinner.

The Suppers Program is a nonprofit organization started by Princeton resident Dorothy Mullen. Dorothy has her master’s degree in counseling from the College of New Jersey, and through her work with clients in recovery, realized that very few organizations approach addiction holistically. Many of her clients didn’t know how to cook a meal, let alone…

Brunch At Home in Princeton

Don’t miss the fun of Brunch at Home, a really unique philanthropic opportunity that happens just once a year.  Treat friends, family, neighbors or even yourself to home-delivery of a delightful brunch basket for two including smoked salmon, quiche by one of Princeton’s premiere caterers, sparkling cider, fresh fruit and much more.    All proceeds benefit…

Princeton Runners Rejoice!

As Spring nears, and the weather warms, the urge to get off the treadmill and enjoy running outside increases. Hopefully you’ve kept a fitness regime over the winter as you make that transition from the gym and onto the trail. There are a few training tips to consider however, to keep you safe and fit. First, make sure you are running on…

Princeton Women’s Basketball = Ivy League Champions

What do you get when you have back-to-back Ivy League Titles, a trip to the NCAA tournament, an Ivy League Player of the Year, a Defensive Player of the Year, and three first team All-Ivy selections?   The answer consists of merely three simple words, but within those three words lies one identity, twelve players, four…

Princeton NJ – Weekend Happenings

It’s time to spring forward! Daylight savings time kicks off at 2 am Sunday morning, winter’s melting away with the snow, and we’ve got the scoop on the best ways to usher in the new season. Want to go green with farm fresh produce? Or maybe a St. Paddy’s Day celebration? Got ’em both. And…

Something to chew on…

Over the years taxpayers have been asked to vote in favor of Farmland Preservation, Green Acres and Garden State Preservation.  There are numerous statewide campaigns like “Keep it Green” and “Jersey Fresh.” There are initiatives like green job initiatives and green start programs. These programs are all aimed at limiting urban sprawl, preserving the still-pristine…