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SOLUTIONS 7/30: Packaging That Doesn’t Poison Our Environment

By Huck Fairman We all purchase food, drinks and items that often come to us in plastics. Yet most of us are aware that studies have...

SOLUTIONS 7/9: The D&R Greenway Land Trust – Environmental Leader

The D&R Greenway Land Trust, the region's unofficial land steward reaching in many directions to preserve and enhance our environments, has recently launched two...

SOLUTIONS 7/2: Capturing Carbon – Ideas Large and Small

By Huck Fairman Most local readers know about the climate crisis we face, and they recognize that we have limited time to reduce emissions before...

SOLUTIONS 6/11: Composting Organics

By Huck Fairman As many residents remember, Princeton had a recycling program for food and organic waste collected by private companies, which then sold that...

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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