Sunday, July 12, 2020

Monumental “Life” exhibition opens and closes in Princeton

Unless social distancing regulations are reversed and the exhibition is allowed to reopens before its scheduled closing on June 21, readers will have to experience it online.

D&R Greenway to host virtual gala honoring Phyllis Marchand, John Rassweiler 

May 9 Event to be broadcast on Princeton TV followed by Zoom afterparty for donors 

McCarter@Home: Be ‘Quarantined with Michael Shannon’ on April 29

Shannon will discuss life in Brooklyn during the Covid-19 crisis and his recent performance narrating Frederick, a puppet rendition of Leo Lionni’s classic children’s tale

McCarter Theatre names Sarah Rasmussen new artistic director

Rasmussen will succeed Emily Mann, who is departing from McCarter after 30 years leading the theatre.

April 22 update: 2,845 cases, 145 deaths in Mercer County due to virus

The latest Covid-19 update from the New Jersey Department of Health shows that 2,845 people in Mercer County have tested positive for coronavirus to date, and 145 people have died from Covid-19-related causes.

Princeton Learning Cooperative: real homeschooling doesn’t limit learning opportunities — it extends them

What is happening now for children throughout the nation is not homeschooling as we know it. Contrary to common perception, homeschoolers are generally not more isolated or cut off from resources, opportunities or interactions with peers, teachers and mentors

Is the school shutdown a blessing in disguise for your kids?

Joel Hammon, co-founder of the Princeton Learning Cooperative, has done a Facebook Live video called "Is the school shutdown a blessing in disguise for your kids?"

April 17 Covid-19 update: Mercer County reaches 101 deaths, Hamilton has 29

The effects of coronavirus continue to be felt throughout the county as deaths attributed to the virus rise 258% in a week

School superintendents reach out to their towns during COVID-19 crisis

Throughout this closure period superintendents throughout the area have been releasing regular updates to the community.

HomeFront’s annual run/walk will be virtual this year

A local charity has decided that it will still hold its annual summer run/walk fundraiser despite the ongoing pandemic. But there should be no worries about the participants maintaining a safe distance from each other—this years race will be be virtual.

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NJ Motor Vehicle Commission to offer services to walk-in customers, July 7

The MVC designated its state agencies as either a vehicle or licensing center to limit specific operations to each location and follow safety guidelines.

A Jersey diner moves on