SOLUTIONS 5/1: Renewable Energy Supply – A Tale of Two Rates

By Huck Fairman The Town of Princeton has admirably drawn up a number of steps to reduce the cost and the emissions, or pollution, stemming...

LOOSE ENDS 5/1: The Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad

By Pam Hersh Giving up on things is not Mark Freda’s thing. I know these things about him, because I have worked with Mark on...

SOLUTIONS 4/24: The Other Crisis

By Huck Fairman While we are contending with the coronavirus, we have another, potentially more devastating crisis looming, one that we are already well into. This...

LOOSE ENDS 4/24: Stopping the devastation of COVID-19

By Pam Hersh In the spring of 2019, Dr. Craig Gronczewski, the chair of Emergency Services at Penn Medicine Princeton Health, was focused on operational...

Opinion: Those feeling isolated and depressed during coronavirus should reach out to a mental...

As the coronavirus drags on in our society, what I have been seeing as a clinical psychologist is a growing fear and anxiety in...

SOLUTIONS 4/17: Get active, be vocal, work together with the Sierra Club

By Huck Fairman Although there is no doubt that we face a national (and global) emergency in the virus, there is also no doubt that...

Loose Ends 4/17: The Trenton Health Team

At 7 p.m. each night in New York City, residents stand on patios, on rooftops and in doorways to clap and cheer wildly for...
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SOLUTIONS 4/10: The changes around us

By Huck Fairman Change has arrived in our lives, partly by chance, partly by design. The virus and climate crisis have both spread through our...
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Opinion: Postal employees ask for communities to observe social distancing during deliveries

During these challenging times, postal employees are working hard to ensure residents stay connected with their world through the mail. Whether it’s medications, a...

LOOSE ENDS 4/10: Connectivity

By Pam Hersh The current celebration of Passover (April 8-16) is a time when all of us – no matter what our faith - are...

Opinion: First responders deserve line of duty death benefits due to coronavirus crisis

As a matter of practice, policy and procedure, the vast majority of law enforcement agencies provide for certain employment benefits for all sworn personnel,...
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SOLUTIONS 4/3: Which way will we go?

By Huck Fairman Many are wondering if we are at some crossroads, some inflexion point which will lead to lasting changes in our country, and...

Opinion: Ask legislators to support vote-by-mail security

It’s almost election time. Our primary is just over two months away, which should place it right smack in the middle of a global pandemic....
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SOLUTIONS 3/27: Coronavirus and its cousins

By Huck Fairman By now, awareness of the severity of the coronavirus has reached everywhere, even the White House. In the U.S. the number of...
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LOOSE ENDS 3/27: Kevin Wilkes: Commitment to the Paul Robeson Project

By Pam Hersh As COVID-19 was halting all activity in Princeton, architect Kevin Wilkes was doing his best to ramp it up. The construction activity...

Northeast and Middle Atlantic leaders exploring strategies to reduce emissions

By Huck Fairman Recently, NOAA reported that this January was the hottest month in 141 years of record keeping---and that this year may well be...

Tunnel vision: Helping wildlife cross the road

By Michele S. Byers Why did the turtle cross the road? Probably to look for a place to lay her eggs. The better question might...

NOAA predicts: The heat is coming

N.O.A.A., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, reported that January was the warmest month in 141 years of record keeping. And if the trend...
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