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September 11, 2001 Remembered across the Nation

Princeton, NJ 9/11/2015: The 9/11 Garden at Princeton University dedicated to the 13 Princeton Alumni who lost their lives on 9/11/2001.   Hamilton, NJ 9/11/2015: Hamilton Police monument to fallen first responders at Veterans Park 9/11 Memorial. Photograph by Stanley Brick (C)2015. Jersey City, NJ 9/11/2015: Jersey City’s Riverfront 911 Tribute displays a twisted steel beam draped with an American flag. The New York skyline stands tall with the Freedom Tower and beams of light representing the World Trade Center Twin Towers glowing in the evening skyline. Photograph by Stanley Brick (C)2015.
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Annual Healthcare Symposium offers in-depth discussion of how you can have good health and good business

Princeton, NJ – August 24, 2015 – The Princeton Regional Chamber’s Fifth Annual Healthcare Symposium will focus on giving guests a glimpse at “Good Health is Good for Business”. The Symposium will be held on Tuesday, September 22nd, 7:30AM-1:00PM at the Bart Luedeke Center at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. “This is the place to freshen your knowledge about healthcare in the region,” said Peter Crowley, President and CEO of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Over the past three years, we have built a Healthcare Symposium that gives businesses access to experts and bring the area’s healthcare leaders together…
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Luncheon to Feature NJ Director of Homeland Security and Preparedness

Princeton, NJ – July 29, 2015 – The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chris Rodriguez, Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness at their Monthly Luncheon on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 11:30 - 1:30 at the Princeton Marriot Hotel and Conference Center in Princeton. Rodriguez will speak on the evolving threat landscape, as it relates to New Jersey, including counterterrorism and cybersecurity threats. “Over the last year as Director of the NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP), I have prioritized the integration of our physical security mission with our cybersecurity mission,” says…
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Mercer County to PennEast Pipeline: Get off Baldpate Mountain

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes has denied PennEast Pipeline access to lands owned by Mercer County for the purpose of surveying the property. The company had been previously performing soil borings on Baldpate Mountain to complete data required to facilitate the project. The county deemed this activity as potentially environmentally harmful and previously opposed the pipeline in fall of 2014. Jeff Tittel, Director of the Sierra Club released the following statement: “We thank Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes for denying PennEast permission to Baldpate Mountain. The Mountain is an environmentally sensitive county park where PennEast was drilling and surveying for a…
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A Deadly Shadow: Measles May Weaken Immune System Up to Three Years

  The measles virus can cause serious disease in children by temporarily suppressing their immune systems. This vulnerability was previously thought to last a month or two, however, a new study shows that children may in fact live in the immunological shadow of measles for up to three years, leaving them highly susceptible to a host of other deadly diseases. Published in the journal Science, the study, led by researchers from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, provides epidemiologic evidence that measles may throw the body into a much…
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Emergency Preparedness

Report all emergencies by dialing 9-1-1 What should I do if told to "Shelter in Place"? In certain situations when an emergency occurs so quickly that there is insufficient time to evacuate, or an evacuation would actually place more people in danger, it is necessary to "Shelter in Place". If this should occur, immediately go inside your home or the nearest structure (if you are at work or away from you home), if you have a pet get it inside too, and do the following:  Secure all doors and windows (if tape is available, tape cracks for extra protection).…
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