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PRINCETON: Kosa set to coach PHS girls hoops

Dave Kosa is excited about seeing what the Princeton High School girls' basketball program can become. Kosa, a math teacher at Princeton High, spent five seasons as the Little Tigers' boys' basketball coach before stopping in 2007. Since then he has been an assistant girls' basketball coach at St. R

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 13:31:00

LOOSE ENDS - The story behind 'Nutcracker'

Fifty-two years ago, a few Douglass College sophomores living in the Russian House (for Russian majors) took a bus from Rutgers in New Brunswick to Princeton for a Russian cultural experience - to see Princeton Ballet's "Nutcracker," featuring the music of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Princeton Day School student wins chess championship fourth year in a row

PRINCETON >> Princeton Day School student Eric Wu won the sixth grade chess championship title for the fourth year in a row at a state tournament this past weekend. "This year our players once again demonstrated that the early introduction of chess in the curriculum allows many talented students to

TRENTONIAN - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

PRINCETON: Town settles civil suit in Community Park Pool drowning death

A hot summer day at Community Park Pool last year ended in tragedy for 24-year-old Colin P. Simonelli, whose drowning death led his family to file a civil lawsuit that the town has quietly settled for $1.75 million. The settlement, reported by NJ.com, resolved a litigation that Anthony Simonelli, hi

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-22 20:03:00

Did Princeton prof. accused of sexual harassment get a light punishment?

PRINCETON -- A report that a celebrated Princeton University professor found guilty of sexually harassing a graduate student was given an eight-hour training session as punishment has raised questions on campus about whether the veteran teacher was appropriately disciplined. Sergio Verdu, an award-w


Princeton Community TV marks 20th anniversary

Princeton Community Television is on the air, as it has been for the past 20 years. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, the public access cable station features genres - like education, public affairs, fashion and entertainment - that station officials say make it the largest producer of indep


Trenton woman sues, says Estee Lauder employee called her N-word

LAWRENCE >> Nothing could make up for how a Trenton woman was treated by an Estee Lauder employee. Just in time for the voracious Black Friday shop-a-thon, a Trenton woman is suing a New York-based cosmetic giant for racist quips one of its employees allegedly made when she visited a New Jersey stor

TRENTONIAN - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

College Connection: Colleges offer 360-degree guided virtual tours

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Would you love to tour all eight Ivy League schools over the course of a weekend? How about during an afternoon while lounging in your bedroom sipping your favorite coffee? That's certainly an option these days, as websites such as youvisit.com provide 360-degree

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:05

Parking for next week's White Christmas in the Community event

The Southington Police Department announced the town's parking restrictions for the 2017 White Christmas in the Community event. On Friday, Dec. 1, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., there will be special parking restrictions. All violators will be subject to a $35 fine and towing of the vehicle. Downtown Sout

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:47

Police: 911 is down in New Britain, back on in Southington

NEW BRITAIN - Police are alerting residents that 911 is down. Residents of New Britain should call 860-826-3000 for all police, fire and emergency situations. Mayor Erin Stewart tweeted minutes ago that the AT&T network crashing causing 911 service in the city and several other areas to not work. P

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2017-11-22 22:17:00

Southington Police Arrest Man for Stalking, Threatening

SOUTHINGTON, CT - A man was arrested for two incidents in which he violated a protective order, police said. At 6:10 p.m. on Sunday, Joshoel Z. Mullen, 33 of Watertown, came to Southington police headquarters to surrender on an active arrest warrant, police said. Mulen was being investigated for inc


Southington man charged in Lego collection theft won't face prosecution on larceny charge

SOUTHINGTON - A local man accused of stealing a Lego collection from his brother worth nearly $7,000 will not be prosecuted in connection with the reported theft. David Verchinski, 32, of 114 Meriden Ave., accepted a plea bargain Tuesday in Bristol Superior Court, but the deal did not include plead


Silver Alert issued for missing Hartford teen

Police describe Looney as a white/Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes. Officials say she stands approximately 5'03" and weighs around 146 pounds. There was no clothing description available. Officials did not say where she was last seen. If you have any information on Looney's whereabouts

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-24 02:42:19

Man charged in police pursuit crash that killed 3-year-old

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A teenage driver who authorities say crashed his car at an intersection while fleeing police, killing a 3-year-old and injuring four other people faces charges. Eighteen-year-old Zekhi Lee was charged Wednesday with first-degree manslaughter and evading responsibility in conn

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-22 23:59:59

CT woman charged in crash that killed couple in classic car

A Connecticut woman who police say was distracted by a GPS device faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with a crash in Massachusetts that killed a couple enjoying a Sunday drive in their classic car. The Berkshire Eagle reports that 24-year-old Chelsea Lundeberg, of Ellington, Connecticut,

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:32:00

Teen killed in Stamford crash, driver seriously injured

A teenager was killed in a crash that happened in Stamford on Wednesday afternoon. Police said the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. on Washington Boulevard near Second Street. A car was traveling north on Washington Boulevard when it lost control and hit a tree. Both the driver and passenger were ta

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-23 03:32:00

Hudson man charged with attacking sex offender with ax

Authorities allege a rural Hudson man on Tuesday attacked a sex offender for the second time since 2016 - this time going after a convict with an ax. The suspect, Brad A. Couet-Kamrath, alleged broke down the door of a sex offender's apartment, then struck him with the blunt end of an ax, according

RIVER FALLS JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 21:59:16

Christmas Tour of Homes kicks off season in Hudson

More than 1600 people lined up over the course of the weekend to visit the annual Christmas Tour of Homes throughout Hudson. Each year, four homes to be a part of the tour alongside the St. Croix County Historical Society Octagon House. This year guests toured 28 Spring Brook Bay, 593 Schwalen Drive


Thanksgiving Travel Forecast For Hudson

HUDSON,WI - According to the National Weather Service, Thanksgiving Day will be mostly quiet - yet cold - on the weather front. The prior day, Wednesday, November 22nd, is also looking fairly quiet across the region for travel. There is only a small chance for light snow over parts of western Wiscon


Hammond man charged after St. Croix County crash

A Hammond man made his initial court appearance Wednesday on charges stemming from a suspected drunken driving crash. St. Croix County prosecutors charged Nicholas J. Hukriede, 29, with one count of felony OWI causing injury and a misdemeanor count of OWI-third offense. St. Croix County Circuit Cour

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2017-11-23 23:55:00