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Study calculates the speed of ice formation

Princeton, NJ: Researchers at Princeton University have for the first time directly calculated the rate at which water crystallizes into ice in a realistic computer model of water molecules. The simulations, which were carried out on supercomputers, provide insight into the mechanism by which water transitions from a liquid to a crystalline solid. Understanding ice formation adds to our knowledge of how cold temperatures affect both living and non-living systems, including how living cells respond to cold and how ice forms in clouds at high altitudes. A more precise knowledge of the initial steps of freezing could eventually help improve weather…
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FBI Investigating Death Threats Against PennEast Pipeline Employees

The FBI is investigating letters that were sent to the PennEast pipeline company threatening to kill people connected to the proposed $ billion project, officials said Thursday. The company that is proposing the bistate natural gas pipeline traversing two New Jersey counties has received letters with threats credible enough that representatives have called the authorities to investigate, according to Patricia Kornick, company spokeswoman. Kornick said threats were contained in a handful of letters that escalated and PennEast contacted the FBI in April. The company also hired a private security firm to "ensure the safety and security of our employees," she…
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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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Declaration of Independents: a celebration of independent businesses

  Princeton, NJ: The "Declaration of Independents: a celebration of independent businesses" will be held at Palmer Square 7/21/2015. Fun, food, music and prizes abound for this annual marketing showcase that turns into a wildly fun block party!  Because of the heat, we suggest everyone dress casual. Princeton Scout Crew 4385 Eagle Scout Donovan Fisher of Hamilton juggles at the celebration. The event was sponsored by the Bank of Princeton and the Greater Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. G appliance store of Lawrence participates in the 2015  "Declaration of Independents: a celebration of independent businesses" on Palmer Square. Mrs. G is one of the…
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Star Party the Greenway

D&R Greenway will be holding its third annual Perseid Meteor Shower Watch party at the St. Michaels Farm Preserve barn complex. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year in mid-July and early August when the Earth passes through the stream of debris called the Perseid Cloud, consisting of particles ejected by the comet Swift-Tuttle. The event will be held 10pm - 1am on friday August 14, 2015. more info:   
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Summer Concerts Rock at Princeton Shops

  Princeton Shopping Center and the Arts Council of Princeton present the 30th annual Summer Concert Series featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world, rock and blues. Join us every Thursday, 6–8 pm, from June 25–August 27, 2015, at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Avenue, Princeton, NJ. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair! In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be inside the Arts Council’s Pop-Up Studio at the Princeton Shopping Center. Thursday June 25, 2015, 6-8PM The Klez Dispensers As part of the Summer Courtyard Concert Series at the Princeton Shopping Center,…
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