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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Adaptive November Dance Info!


We’ve decided to try for one more outdoor Adaptive Dance Party because we still can't use our normal indoor spaces. We plan to be in the Community Room at the Princeton Pool Complex again on November 12.

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Evan Moorhead Thrilled to Be Guiding Rec Department

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Moorhead is dedicated to making sure people keep having great experiences when they come in touch with the department.

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Human Services Seeks Donors for Annual Holiday Gift Drive

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For immediate release

October 4, 2021For more information please contact: Rhodalynn Jones, Director609-688-2055

Princeton Human Services seeks donors for the 23rd Annual Holiday Gift Drive

Princeton, NJ - Princeton’s Human Services Department seeks donors fo...

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Human Services News and Events
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Tree of the Month - Oct 2021 - Red Maple

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The red maple is a medium to large deciduous tree named for its distinctive red fall leaves, fruits, flowers and twigs. Its bark is smooth and grey but becomes furrowed, scaly and dark grey as the tree ages. Its leaves are 2.5 to 4 inches in length, with ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Recreation Thanks You for a Great Summer!

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As we wrap-up another summer season, I'd like to offer thanks on behalf of the entire PRD Team to the thousands of patrons who chose to be a part of one or more of our programs. Whether by visiting CP Pool or one of our many parks or as a partici...

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Recreation Spotlight
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Princeton COVID-19 Update

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Update-October 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update:

The Princeton Health Department is continuing to provide COVID-19 vaccines for Princeton residents.  First and second doses of Moderna and Pfizer along with Johnson & Johnson vaccine will...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Flood Damage From Hurricane Ida?

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Mercer County has been designated a major FEMA disaster area which enables Princeton residents to apply for assistance.  This assistance covers temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other progr...

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Human Services News and Events
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Public Notice Regarding Bow Hunting on Public Properties in Princeton

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As part of the 2021-2022 deer management program, Princeton will allow a small group of volunteer recreational bow hunters to hunt deer by bow on municipally-owned properties listed on the notice. This will occur between Sept. 18, 2021 - Feb. 19, 2022

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs


Low-Income renters can be protected from eviction for non-payment of rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  To protect yourself you MUST complete a self-certification to say your income has been negatively affected by COVID. The certification ca...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Spotted Lantern Fly

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The adult lantern flies have now emerged on the ailanthus tree. If these trees are growing in the municipal right of way, we will remove the trees and dispose of the debris. The stump is treated to prevent it from growing back. Unfortunately, these lanter...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Register for Fall Programs & Activities!

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Check out our 2021 Fall Program & Activities beginning in September! Includes Chess, Princeton Empowerment, Mindfulness, & More!

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Register for our Fall Youth Sports Programs!

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US Sports Institute has limited spots available and check out our Fall Basketball Clinics for boys & girls grades 4-9!

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Involvement in State Affairs

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 Princeton Recreation Dept. staffers hold key positions across in statewide affairs regarding parks, recreation & aquatics. Program Supervisor Nicole Paulucci sits on the Board of the New Jersey Commission on Recreation for Individuals with D...

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Recreation Spotlight
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Projects and Initiatives

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