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Lisa Shelby on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

Lisa Shelby on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

In episode 14 of the Princeton Podcast, Mayor Mark Freda caught up with Lisa Shelby, the Executive Director of HiTOPS, a Princeton non-profit organization providing inclusive and youth-informed sex education and LGBTQ+ support for young people. CLICK HERE to listen to...

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Tay Walker on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

Tay Walker on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

In episode 13 of the Princeton Podcast, Princeton Mayor Mark Freda caught up with Tay Walker, Chief Executive Officer of the Princeton YWCA, currently celebrating their centennial. In addition to describing the variety of programs offered to support YWCA’s mission of...

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Kate Beck on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

Kate Beck on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

In episode 12 of the Princeton Podcast, Princeton Mayor Mark Freda caught up with Kate Bech, the Executive Director of the Princeton YMCA. In addition to describing the variety of popular YMCA programs, Kate also shared some exciting news about the expansion of the...

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Adam Welch on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

Adam Welch on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

In episode10 of the Princeton Podcast, Mayor Mark Freda caught up with Adam Welch, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Princeton. In addition to describing the variety of programs provided by the Arts Council, as well as his notable work in ceramics, Adam...

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Jim Waltman on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

Jim Waltman on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

IIn episode 6 of the Princeton Podcast, Mayor Mark Freda invited Jim Waltman, Executive Director of The Watershed Institute to discuss among many topics, the impact of stormwater runoff in the greater Princeton area. They also discussed Jim’s background from his youth...

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Jeff Grosser on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

Jeff Grosser on the Princeton Podcast with Mayor Mark Freda

In the 2nd episode of the Princeton Podcast, Mark Freda sat down with Jeff Grosser, Princeton’s Municipal Health Officer, to discuss the current state of affairs regarding COVID 19 issues and events here in Princeton. They also discussed Jeff’s background, his daily...

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Mayor Mark Freda Agrees to Host the Princeton Podcast

Mayor Mark Freda Agrees to Host the Princeton Podcast

Princeton New Jersey is home to many remarkable Princetonians, including Noble Prize Winners, Pulitzer Prize Winners, National Medal Award Recipients, to name a very, very few. Princeton New Jersey is also home to many less famous, but nonetheless remarkable...

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How to Care For and Lead Your Local Community

How to Care For and Lead Your Local Community

Mark Freda recently appeared as the guest on Keri Roberts podcast, Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things. Before being Mayor, Mark was a volunteer of the fire department and first aid and rescue squad as well as a part of the Borough Council. He also worked in...

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Princeton has a New Mayor in Town

Princeton has a New Mayor in Town

By Lisa Jacknow, Princeton Perspectives Mark Freda has one goal as Mayor of Princeton – to make things easier for everyone that lives here. And he means it. As a lifelong Princeton resident, Freda knows this town and many of the people that live here. If he doesn’t...

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COVID Vaccine Clinic at Suzanne Patterson Building

COVID Vaccine Clinic at Suzanne Patterson Building

Princeton NJ - January 13, 2021 - Princeton rolled out phase 1a of COVID vaccines this week. The Princeton Health Department set up a COVID Vaccine Clinic at The Suzanne Patterson Building for Healthcare Workers and Emergency Personnel in Mercer County. Princeton...

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Princeton Officially Welcomes Newest Mayor

Princeton Officially Welcomes Newest Mayor

By Lea Kahn, CentralJersey.com Mark Freda, a lifelong Princeton resident and former Princeton Borough Council member, was sworn into office as the second mayor of the Municipality of Princeton at the Princeton Council’s annual reorganization meeting Jan. 4. Freda, who...

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Q&A With New Princeton Mayor Mark Freda

Q&A With New Princeton Mayor Mark Freda

New Princeton Mayor Mark Freda outside his home in late December. Photo: Rich Hundley III. By Krystal Knapp, Planet Princeton Mark Freda will be sworn in as the mayor of Princeton during a public meeting on Zoom Monday, Jan. 4, at 5:30 p.m. Freda, a lifelong Princeton...

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Mark Freda Speaks at Veterans Day Ceremony

Mark Freda Speaks at Veterans Day Ceremony

Sophie Dennehy Photography On Veterans Day, Princeton community honors those who served By Krystal Knapp, Planet Princeton The Spirit of Princeton held a Veterans Day ceremony at the All Wars Monument on Wednesday morning to honor all those who served the United...

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live on November 5th 2020

Mark Freda on Facebook Live on November 5th 2020

? Dear Supporters, I want to thank all of you for your support and advice over the last several months. Additionally I would like to share with you some of the steps I have taken to get off to a solid start in January as I start my term as Mayor of Princeton. This...

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Mark Freda Elected Princeton NJ Mayor

Mark Freda Elected Princeton NJ Mayor

Following the unofficial results of Tuesday?s general election, Mark Freda received 9,315 votes to secure the office of Princeton Mayor. Running unopposed, the Democratic candidate?replaces Liz Lempert, who has served as mayor of consolidated Princeton since 2012 and...

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Princeton Mayoral Seat is Unopposed on the Ballot

Princeton Mayoral Seat is Unopposed on the Ballot

By. LEA KAHN, Staff Writer - Princeton Packet, October 14, 2020   Ask Mark Freda for his opinion on the top issue that he would like to address if he is sworn in again as the second mayor of the Municipality of Princeton, and his answer is simple and concise:...

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live October 8th 2020

Mark Freda on Facebook Live October 8th 2020

Freda Hosted Princeton Bicycle Advisory Committee Chair on Facebook Live PRINCETON, N.J. ? Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted Lisa Serieyssol, Chair of Princeton?s Bike Advisory Committee, on Facebook Live Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m....

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live September 24th 2020

Mark Freda on Facebook Live September 24th 2020

In Mark's 11th Facebook Live presentation. Jack Morrison, President of the Princeton Merchants Association, joined Mark to discuss the impact of COVID19 on our local business community and why now it is more important than ever to buy local. ?These virtual events have...

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Mark Freda Hosts 10th Facebook Live with Jo Butler

Mark Freda Hosts 10th Facebook Live with Jo Butler

?   Over the past few months, I have used a series of Facebook Live sessions to address the many comments, concerns and questions about issues in town that you and others have shared with me.?All of these are appreciated.?Continuing fluid conversations with...

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Mark Freda On Facebook Live August 27th 2020

Mark Freda On Facebook Live August 27th 2020

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the ninth in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live on Thursday, August 27th. This week?s topics included info on Princeton's website and some answers to recently received questions. "Over the...

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live August 13th 2020

Mark Freda on Facebook Live August 13th 2020

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the eighth in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live on Thursday, August 13th at 2 p.m. EST. This week?s topics included an update on the municipal budget and some questions he has recently...

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live on Thursday, July 30 2020

Mark Freda on Facebook Live on Thursday, July 30 2020

? This is the 7th in a series of Mark's public talks on Facebook Live that have touched upon important issues in Princeton including systemic racism, affordable housing, and the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please submit your questions and comments for...

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