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Mark Freda on Facebook Live Thursday July 2nd

Mark Freda on Facebook Live Thursday July 2nd

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted a community Facebook Live discussion on Thursday, July 2 at 5:30 p.m. EST. Mark discussed the upcoming primary election on July 7th and what he has been doing to earn your vote, in addition to write-in...

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July 7th Political Primary Polling Locations

July 7th Political Primary Polling Locations

The Board of Elections has provided the Princeton July 7th  Primary Polling Locations:   Princeton Engine Co. #1, 13 Chestnut Street for Districts: 9,10,11,12,13,21,22 Suzanne Patterson Ctr.,  1 Monument Drive for Districts: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 Princeton Hook &...

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Police Chief Sutter Announces Retirement

Police Chief Sutter Announces Retirement

Thank you Chief Sutter for your 25 years of service to the Princeton community. Your road from police officer to chief has been one of professionalism and honor. Your leadership will be missed! ~ Mark Freda

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live – 4th Video

Mark Freda on Facebook Live – 4th Video

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the fourth in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live. This week’s topics primarily focused on race relations in our community. It also included congratulations to Princeton's graduating...

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Vote By Mail Ballots

Vote By Mail Ballots

Make sure you return your VBM (vote by mail) ballot! You can mail it back, like I did, or use the drop box at the municipal building at 400 Witherspoon Street. If you mail the ballot it needs to be postmarked by July 7th. ~ Mark Freda

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Juneteenth Celebration at the Princeton YMCA

Juneteenth Celebration at the Princeton YMCA

The Juneteenth celebration held at the YMCA field on Thursday June 18th brought a lot of people together. It was great to see so many people there and to talk to a number of people I knew. Some amazing singers and of course some excellent speakers. Change and progress...

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Vote411.org Voter Guide

Vote411.org Voter Guide

Vote411.org Voter Guide https://www.vote411.org/  Mark Freda, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Princeton ------- Under the Borough form of government, the mayoral position is characterized as a “weak mayor” because the mayor only votes when necessary to break a tie...

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Black Mothers Rising

Black Mothers Rising

Black Mothers Rising this morning on the plaza at 400 Witherspoon Street. Concerns and information exchanged between citizens and Princeton Police. Peaceful dialogue is a good thing. ~ Mark Freda    

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Peaceful Protest in Princeton June 6, 2020

Peaceful Protest in Princeton June 6, 2020

Mark Freda at Peaceful Protest in Princeton June 6, 2020 Peaceful Protest earlier today. It started at Hinds Plaza. Nice size crowd. Marched to Princeton Theological Seminary in recognition of their setting aside money to pay reparations for its historical ties to...

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Mark Freda Hosts 2nd Facebook Live – May 21st

Mark Freda Hosts 2nd Facebook Live – May 21st

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the second in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live on Thursday, May 21 at 2 p.m. EST. This week’s topic is “Princeton’s Budget Outlook: 2020 and Beyond.” “There are some very important...

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Mark Freda Launches Event Series on Facebook Live

Mark Freda Launches Event Series on Facebook Live

Mark Freda  hosted a virtual meet and greet on Facebook Live on Thursday, May 7 at 2 p.m. EST. This week’s event is the first in a series of virtual meet and greets that the campaign has planned in the coming weeks. “Utilizing a social media platform like Facebook to...

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Princeton Campaign Capsule for the week of Feb. 19

Princeton Campaign Capsule for the week of Feb. 19

(Photo Credit:  Sophie Dennehy Photography) .   News Report by Krystal Knapp, Planet Princeton . Mark Freda will officially kick off his campaign for Princeton mayor tonight from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen’s Club at 8 Founders...

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Princeton Mayor Announces She Won’t Seek Third Term

Princeton Mayor Announces She Won’t Seek Third Term

Posted Feb 19, 2020 by India Duke | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com . “I think I’ve always had it in the back of my head that I’d serve one or two terms as mayor," she told NJ Advance Media. “I think two terms is a good amount of time to see the impacts of your work and...

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Mark Freda For Mayor Official Website is Launched

Mark Freda For Mayor Official Website is Launched

Mark Freda For Mayor Campaign Launches Official Website MarkFredaForMayor.com site features important information for upcoming 2020 election   News report by Allison Mueller, Neighbor   PRINCETON, NJ – Democrat for mayor Mark Freda is pleased to announce the...

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Mark Freda Announces Kickoff Event

Mark Freda Announces Kickoff Event

Mark Freda For Mayor Campaign Announces Kickoff Event 2020 Democratic candidate for mayor invites Princeton community to February 19 event.   By Allison Mueller, Neighbor   PRINCETON, NJ – Democrat Mark Freda will host an event to officially kick off his...

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Mark Freda Will Run For Princeton Mayor In 2020

Mark Freda Will Run For Princeton Mayor In 2020

(Photo Credit: Sophie Dennehy Photography) Mark Freda, the President of the Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad, has thrown his hat into the ring.   PRINCETON, NJ — Mark Freda, lifelong Princeton resident has  announced he will be running for mayor of the town...

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Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert Will Not Seek Re-election

Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert Will Not Seek Re-election

From Report in The Daily Princetonian by Evelyn Doskoch | Feb 4, 2020Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris / Army Reserve Photo Gallery Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert has announced that she will not seek reelection in November, after serving two four-year terms in...

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Steel Beam From 9/11 To Be Installed

Steel Beam From 9/11 To Be Installed

Eight years ago, Roy James first broached the idea of bringing a nine-foot fragment of steel, salvaged from the World Trade Center, to Princeton. James, who is the former deputy chief of the Princeton Fire Department, wanted to create a permanent memorial to those who...

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Mark Freda to Run for Princeton Mayor

Mark Freda to Run for Princeton Mayor

News Report by  LEA KAHN, Staff Writer Mark Freda, a longtime volunteer and Princeton native, has announced plans to run for the Democratic Party nomination for mayor of Princeton in 2020. Freda served on the former Princeton Borough Council before Princeton Borough...

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Princeton Fire Department Sounds an Alarm

Princeton Fire Department Sounds an Alarm

PHOTO ABOVE: (L-R) Princeton Firefighters William Shields, Anthony Santoro, Sal Baldino, and Mark Freda In many ways, Princeton’s Fire Department is a little known entity. Aside from the huge, gleaming red trucks at the end of the annual Memorial Day Parade (on the...

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