Reviews are upbeat for kids’ jazz workshop in Trenton

Locally based program targets underprivileged children. By: Jennifer Potash    The inaugural season of a summer jazz program for underprivileged children in Trenton won rave reviews from the Princeton-based organizers.    The children’s Summer Jazz Workshop, an offshoot of the Jazz For Justice Project that brings musical opportunities to inmates at the New Jersey State Prison in …

Mediation talk set for union, Montgomery school district

Two sides reach impasse; teachers say strike is not a consideration. By: Paul Sisolak    MONTGOMERY — Contract negotiations between the Montgomery Township Education Association and the school district will be resuming next month.    The 485-member MTEA — mainly composed of teachers, and maintenance and secretarial workers — and the district have reached an impasse. Talks …

Opportunity knocks for PU football

Tigers’ youth will fill openings By: Justin Feil    There were plenty of unpleasant offseason surprises for the Princeton University football team, but the Tigers were able to begin preseason practices thankfully with only improvement on their minds.    Princeton lost cornerback Jay McCareins, linebacker Zac Keasey and free safety Brandon Mueller to academics. On top of …