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Opinion: Setting the record straight on uptick in anti-Semitism

  We are all saddened by the loss of civilian life during the recent Israel/Hamas conflict. Demonizing Israel and solely blaming it mischaracterizes the recent conflict....

Opinion: Resident weighs in on Hopewell Valley Regional School District superintendent search

It was my pleasure to attend the Board of Education meeting on May 17 and present the school district EcoWarriors with their award certificates. At...

Solutions: State moves toward eliminating single-use plastics

Many are aware of the problems plastics cause in our environments. They threaten, and indeed kill, animals living in water bodies. They obstruct healthy...

Opinion: Many thanks for helping venues stay afloat

The application portal for the federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) to provide relief funds for devastated indie venues across the U.S. has launched...

SOLUTIONS 4/23: Warnings and Necessary Steps

By Huck Fairman In the last week, warnings from several sources were issued about the planet’s future. And along with them came strong recommendations for...

Opinion: 2021 Reflections on Earth Day

”People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure." - David Attenborough,...

Opinion: State needs to handle ‘exploding’ deer population

New Jersey is the most urban state in the nation, yet certain areas have over 110 deer per square mile.For those of you who...

SOLUTIONS 4/2: Recycling Revisited

By Huck Fairman Why recycle? While most local residents support the idea and associated policies, many may not be aware of the widespread need and...
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Opinion: Save the Sourlands

I was having coffee with a friend once, and she said, “I’m not a birder. Why should I care about birds?” I said, “You...

Opinion: New Jersey should make patients a priority by issuing more medical marijuana permits

As a cancer survivor living with multiple sclerosis, I’ve experienced many symptoms over the years where medical marijuana would have made such a difference...

SOLUTIONS 3/12: Bill Gates: How we can survive

By Huck Fairman Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft; co-chair with his wife, Melinda, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and originator of Breakthrough Energy,...
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Your Turn: The Ghosts of Gettysburg

When Jacob Alexander Sipe returned to Gettysburg to pay homage to his dead Civil War comrades, something strange happened to him. He heard the...

SOLUTIONS 3/12: The Latest on Electric Vehicles

By Huck Fairman As our planet warms and we experience extreme weather of all varieties, people, governments and manufacturers are seeking ways to reduce emissions....
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Opinion: Future affordable housing residents are listening

“What is said at these meetings matters and I hope my neighbors and residents of this beautiful community we share will welcome new neighbors...
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Opinion: Let’s turn lawns into eco-community landscapes

Spring is coming. And how can we look at our yards through the lens of decreasing our turf areas? Why? Because nationwide they consume 8 billion...

SOLUTIONS 2/12: Electric Vehicles Begin to Address Emissions Issue

By Huck Fairman The climate challenges we all face are known by many around the world. What is uncertain is whether or not we as...

New Jerseyans show caring spirit with support for NJ Sharing Network

By Joseph S. Roth Thanks to the support of our team members, healthcare partners and dedicated volunteers, 2020 was a record-breaking year for NJ Sharing Network’s...

SOLUTIONS: Professor provides assessment of where, environmentally, we are

By Huck Fairman With the election of President Joe Biden, who has stressed the need to deal with our environmental challenges, a number of observers have...
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