PCRD supports the effort to protect the historic former Court Club in its current location and to protect the three homes on Prospect Avenue from demolition by Princeton University. 

    Sculptor Ray King created two new landmark works at two new State of New Jersey buildings and recently shared his thoughts about the works.

      Dan Aubrey’s pieces in the June 23 paper about the life and legacy of woodworker George Nakashima prompted longtime reader and poet and recent recipient of the Nakashima Foundation Peace Award Scott McVay to submit this time capsule, first read on June 9, 2009 at the re-dedication of the fir…

        U.S. 1 is publishing user-submitted original short stories and poetry year-round, including works by Anne Hiltner and Carolyn Foote Edelmann in this week's issue.

        Slavery in New Jersey survived for months following the declaration of freedom in Texas.

        This week’s paper — U.S. 1’s annual summer arts preview — is full of optimism for bright days ahead and a return to normalcy. Dan Aubrey’s run down of music, art, and other cultural happenings this summer starts on page 6 and runs nearly 6,000 words — showcasing a broad array of events, many…

        “That was the strangest thing,” my son said. “As if a vein was opened, and the words just kept coming out of her.”

        While a rose by any other name is still a rose, not so with irises — especially the Carr Iris. Named after the historic Bordentown horticulturist and flower hybridist Franklin Carr, the iris bearing his name has a distinct pedigree.

        When my children were much younger, I sometimes burst into tears realizing that one day they would not be permanently around me anymore. Now I realize children need to leave the nest when they are ready.

        April is Child Abuse Prevention Month; COVID vaccine eligibility is expanding; and Stakeholders Allied for the Core of Trenton have started a petition.

        Summer camps, and U.S. 1’s annual summer camp issue, look a little different this year. But they’re back.

        We have entered the Age of Speculation — when the possible is valued more than the practical, the whimsical is desired more than the useful, and when belief is all that matters.

        He was sitting on a metal heating grid on the lawn next to the Graduate College. A squirrel. A fat squirrel, I must say. A squirrel on steroids, with a huge pot belly.

        Black farmers face many challenges: The vast majority of farmers in New Jersey and throughout the U.S. are White, and many have the advantage of coming from families that have farmed the same land for generations.

        Covid stopped us for almost a year from crossing the Hudson, but now it was time for a dose of Gotham.

        In April I saw my first fox trotting in front of Nassau Hall. In June I saw a coyote, playing close to a deer family. But at last, the student have returned, and the animals hide themselves again.

        Princeton Nursery School thanks supporters of its recent fundraising event. HomeFront presents a ‘Week of Hope.’

        My news diet changed during the Trump administration. And then I found poetry.

        Updates from Mercer County on COVID vaccine distribution and information about registering for spring courses from Princeton Adult School.

        Reviving the economy and creating new jobs presents a major challenge. Fortunately, the move to clean, renewable “green” energy will provide a huge boost to job creation.

        The mob storming the Capitol plays through my mind, over and over again, like a bad ‘Game of Thrones’ episode. They have been blind-sided by a man who once looked into a pond and fell in love with himself.

        Notes on Dohm Alley, volunteering in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., and food donations at the West Windsor Farmers’ Market. Plus, free COVID tests for Mercer County residents.

        The cover image is a detail of noted regional artist J. Seward Johnson, Jr.’s, “Alone.”

        ‘I have only one lesson,’ Roger Berlind told a group of Prince­ton students. ‘Follow your intuition. Do what your heart says.’

        This Christmas, in a year that took so many magical rituals from us, I think back to my “Grandpa and Grandma Amsterdam,” as we called them, living in their upstairs apartment on the Nachtegaalstraat — or Nightingale Street.

        We start looking forward to some celebrations with family and a Christmas tree — oops — I mean the Holiday tree!

        Robbinsville musician and past U.S. 1 graphic designer Vaughan Burton shares his own thoughts on a hot new recording and how — despite being quarantined in New Jersey — he became one of its contributing artists.

        Thoughts on a one-way Witherspoon Street, Hugs for Brady marks 10 years, and a Kiwanian lauded for 50 years of service.