Lisa Jacknow spent years working in national and local news in and around New York City before moving to Princeton. Working as both a TV producer and news reporter, Lisa came to this area to focus on the local news of Mercer County at WZBN-TV. In recent years, she got immersed in the Princeton community by serving leadership roles at local schools in addition to volunteering for other local non-profits. In her free time, Lisa loves to spend time with her family, play tennis, sing and play the piano. A graduate of the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Lisa was raised just north of Boston, Massachusetts but has lived in the tri-state area since college. She is excited to be Editor and head writer for Princeton Perspectives!
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The Pulse of Princeton:
What is your favorite local natural or historical feature?
Did You Know?
- There are more than 25,000 acres of farmland in Mercer County
- A maple tree must grow for at least 40 years before it is big enough to tap
- In 1969, NASA astronaut Charles “Pete” Conrad took a Princeton flag to the moon aboard the Apollo 12
- The Princeton Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975
In This Issue
- Editor’s Note
- The Pulse of Princeton: What is your favorite local natural or historical feature?
- 1960s Princeton Provided a Lifetime of Memories and a Path to Opportunities
- Naturally Maple Syrup: Sweetness That Can Be Found in Your Own Backyard
- Living off the Land: The Many Healthy Natural Resources Available to You
- Historical Industries Laid the Groundwork for Today’s Recreational Enjoyment