Following a ruling issued by the Superior Court of New Jersey on Dec. 23 dismissing a case challenging the University's right to move the Dinky train station, plaintiffs said they are considering whether to appeal the ruling.They have untilFeb.
A previously unpublished J.D. Salinger story housed in the University’s Firestone Library was illegally made public online on Wednesday, The New York Times reported. Salinger’s story, “The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls,” provides the backstory to his famous 1951 novel "The Catcher in the Rye" by recounting the death of Kenneth Caulfield, the older brother of the novel’s protagonist.
A suit filed against the University in 2011 has grown from a little publicized objection to tax breaks on a handful of University properties to a challenge against the justification for the University’s tax exemption as a whole.
The Turner Construction Company, the University’s contractor to develop the Arts and Transit Neighborhood, did not request a demolition permit from the town construction department to remove the canopy of the former Dinky station.
Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert will recuse herself from the town’s upcoming discussions with the University regarding the amount it will contribute to the town’s budget in the coming year. Lempert, whose husband is a University professor, explained at a town council meeting Tuesday evening that the question of her potential conflict of interest had become too great of a distraction. “I felt that my participation and excitement to participate had become so much of the focus,” Lempert said in an interview.