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Montgomery Township police blotter

A 23-year-old Newark man was charged with theft of property July 26. He allegedly took credit cards out of a woman’s wallet in a store June 24 and attempted to use the credit cards to make purchases online. He was turned over to the Hillsborough Township Police Department for an outstanding warrant.
PRINCETON, NJ

SOLUTIONS: FIRES AND FLOODS

The changes to our planet from the increasing emissions and trapped heat are profound and everywhere. They are changing the oceans and continents. India’s billion-plus population is roasting, literally to death, without sufficient means to respond. Antarctica is seeing record temperatures, as is our Northwest. Parts of Texas have seen no rain for months. Rivers and lakes are drying up in our West. Wildfires have ravaged parts of France, Spain, and the Russian tundra. The fact is that the impacts of these changes are being experienced around the globe.
ENVIRONMENT
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Common calendar, Packet papers, Aug. 5

Free tours of the Wyckoff-Garretson House & Museum, which dates back to 1730, will be held the second Sunday of every month, through October. Docent-led tours are held from 1-4 p.m. at the house, 215 South Middlebush Road, Somerset. For more information, visit themeadowsfoundation.org. The Burlington County Farmers Market enters...
NEW JERSEY STATE
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Interim principal appointed at Riverside School

A former Hamilton Township elementary school principal has been appointed to serve as the interim principal at the Riverside School. The Princeton Public Schools Board of Education appointed Nancy Whalen to fill in as the interim principal for the 2022-23 school year at a board meeting on July 26. Whalen,...
PRINCETON, NJ

Not in Our Town Princeton recognize students, educators with Unity Awards

Not In Our Town Princeton recognized local middle, high school students and educators for their recent work on anti-racism. The work ranged from hosting a “Day of Dialogue” featuring various ethnic groups and cultures at Princeton High School (PHS) to creating a series of podcasts interviewing African American staff at PHS, according to a press release through Not in Our Town Princeton.
PRINCETON, NJ

Princeton police blotter

Someone allegedly entered and rummaged through the center console of a car while it was parked in a parking lot on Library Place. The incident was reported July 23. Nothing was reported missing. A 28-year-old Princeton woman was charged with driving while intoxicated July 23. She allegedly failed to stop...
PRINCETON, NJ

Allentown defeats Brooklawn to win second consecutive American Legion state crown

The players on the Allentown American Legion baseball team made history during the summer of 2021 when they won their first state championship. And right after his team’s memorable run ended in the semifinals of the American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament, Allentown manager Sahil Thakur was already hearing from current and prospective players who wanted to help the program win another state crown in 2022.
ALLENTOWN, NJ

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 29

Free tours of the Wyckoff-Garretson House & Museum, which dates back to 1730, will be held the second Sunday of every month, through October. Docent-led tours are held from 1-4 p.m. at the house, 215 South Middlebush Road, Somerset. For more information, visit themeadowsfoundation.org. The Burlington County Farmers Market enters...
MERCER COUNTY, NJ

Princeton Council will resume in-person meetings with Zoom option

The Princeton Council will resume its in-person public meetings with a Zoom option in September. The council approved a resolution amending the 2022 meeting schedule to bring back in-person meetings at its July 25 meeting. The live meetings will be held in the main meeting room beginning on Sept. 12 at the Witherspoon Hall municipal building at 400 Witherspoon St.
PRINCETON, NJ

Watershed Institute warns residents about increased HABs statewide

The Watershed Institute is warning the public about the public health risk of harmful algal blooms, which have already impacted Millstone River and Lake Carnegie. According to the organization, the harmful algal blooms (HABs) are a serious public health risk that are currently present in the Cranbury Brook, Millstone River, Lake Carnegie and other lakes and ponds statewide.
SCIENCE

Bordentown teen creates platform to provide support for children with hidden disabilities

BORDENTOWN – Elina Csapo, a rising junior at The Hun School of Princeton, wants children with “hidden disabilities” to know that they are not alone. The Bordentown Township resident is embarking on a new venture called “Young Able Voices,” a peer-to-peer support group that will provide a safe place for children with hidden disabilities to interact with each other on the similar challenges they face.
BORDENTOWN, NJ