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  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Gail Castner returned to Princeton in November 1944, after serving 13 months as a civilian flight instructor at Randolph Field in Schertz, Texas, duri ...
    July 31, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Just one more night ...

    Where is everybody? OK, I know it’s been hot recently, but that never stopped us before. And actually, the heat was what took us to our happy place ma ...
    July 31, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Former Tigers staying in the game

    Princeton Tiger basketball fans rode the wave of the success of the Class of 2010, winning two regional championships and one sectional crown, highlig ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • A Perfect Ten

    “You’re a dime a dozen, Robin. We could replace you tomorrow with some floozy off the streets.”My mo ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Food Court 7-30

    Here are some simple recipes, with a few ingredients. Some of these are perfect for using fresh produce out of your garden or from one of our wonderfu ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Not that kind of family

    My dad's 78th birthday was this month, and since I'm in the unique position of being able to write a column he'll see in his newspaper, I'm going to d ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • It all happens for a reason

    It was 9 p.m. It had been a very long day. Neither of us had eaten anything all day, and I was really thirsty. We decided to stop at a gas station in ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • The Help Desk?

    My real job is in the technology field. You know — computers, servers and phones — the stuff you love to curse at. I know I do. And what happens when ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Terror at 8,533 feet

    Part of my family and I spent last week in the beautiful Rocky Mountain resort town of Estes Park, Colo. I’ve been there twice now, and both times, I ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Princeton Prowl connect with Tony Romo

    The Princeton Prowl 11U baseball team was recently sitting around the pool at a water park in Wisconsin Dells, celebrating its championship victory in ...
    July 22, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Grand American Trap Shoot is on tap in Sparta

    Coming up in less than a week is the Grand American Trap Shoot in Sparta, Ill. This event is the largest in the world and will welcome trap shooters f ...
    July 22, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Food Court 7-23

    Sometimes we just want some comfort food, and these recipes seem to fit that desire. With summer produce coming in, I’ve also included a few to help y ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • ‘The Nurses’

    Your favorite medical drama just did the unthinkable. They killed off the character everyone loved b ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Out of this world ... almost

    My thoughts have been about a new world this past week, as Team New Horizons just made a successful flyby mission past dwarf plant Pluto on Tuesday, J ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Richard Widmark is in the drama “True Confessions” for NBC radio and the comedy “Ethel and Albert” on ABC radio during the summer of 1944 in New York ...
    July 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • A simple cup of coffee ...

    I was visiting a friend at a nursing home the other day. First and foremost, let me tell you the facility was not in Bureau County. However, the place ...
    July 17, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Rainy days damper summer sports season

    Rain, rain go away, come back another day.Well, that other day just seems to keep coming and coming. ...
    July 15, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • ‘He knew you would rock it’

    The billboard I’m driving up on, the magazine page I’m about to turn to, the aisle cap I’m walking toward … is more than likely about to tell me how i ...
    July 15, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Out of this world ... almost

    My thoughts have been about a new world this past week, as Team New Horizons just made a successful flyby mission past dwarf plant Pluto on Tuesday, J ...
    July 20, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Food Court 7-16

    I found some good Amish recipes, that sounded delicious and easy to do. Why not give a few a try to make a different meal for you and your family?
    July 15, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • #loveislove

    Trigger warning: May cause irrational hatred toward columnist because she is addressing marriage equality and optimizing her First Amendment rights, a ...
    July 14, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Making a list of ... me

    If you ever look at anything on the Internet or visit particular websites, it is interesting to see the number of lists of persons, places and things ...
    July 13, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Me, myself and I

    I had a terrible argument with myself today. It was the kind of quarrel where things were said in the heat of the moment about myself that I can’t tak ...
    July 10, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • #loveislove

    Trigger warning: May cause irrational hatred toward columnist because she is addressing marriage equality and optimizing her First Amendment rights, a ...
    July 13, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Great golf, autographed sports items at Braida Golf Outing

    Even if you’re not a golfer, you’ll be sure to want to make it out to the Jay Braida Memorial Golf Open Saturday, July 11, if you’re a sports fan and ...
    July 8, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • There’s a lot of water out there

    When our family left for the Ozarks, I had gotten information about the weather in Missouri. Roger and Lynn Lowe had just got back from a week there, ...
    July 8, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Food Court 7-9

    Just for something fun to do, why not try making some different popcorn treats for the family. Not only will it keep everyone busy and looking forward ...
    July 8, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • What to write ... what to write?

    Before I started here full time, I had been asked to write a guest column. I wavered on the commitment, but was intrigued. I spent a couple of months ...
    July 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm
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