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Opinion: Vote ‘yes’ on the Mercer County question on Nov. 2 ballot

If you are a Mercer County voter wondering about the Mercer County question on the ballot for the Nov. 2 General Election, let’s take...

SOLUTIONS 10/29: The costs of climate inaction

By Huck Fairman Senator Joe Manchin and a majority of Republicans have been opposing President Joe Biden's and the Democrats' funding for climate spending intended...

Opinion: If a candidate does not have time to address local issues, how does...

Each year I look forward to local election coverage to understand each candidate’s position on important local issues and challenges facing Hopewell Township. This...

Opinion: Thank you, Julie Blake, and welcome, Uma Purandare

I have had the honor and privilege of serving with Julie Blake on the Hopewell Township Committee for almost four years. I am sorry...

Opinion: Purandare is ‘only responsible choice’ for Hopewell Township

I was flabbergasted that the Republican candidate for Hopewell Township Committee refused to answer questions about his platform for the special election issue of...

Opinion: Voter has confidence in Purandare for Hopewell Township Committee

I encourage your vote for Uma Purandare for the Hopewell Township Committee in the upcoming election. Uma is a 23-year resident of the township. She...

Opinion: Hopewell Township ‘in good hands’ with Debbie Linthorst

I am writing to enthusiastically support Debbie Linthorst for the Hopewell Township School Board. I am fortunate to have first met Debbie when our children...

SOLUTIONS 10/8: Can we save ourselves, and how?

By Huck Fairman Reports on and opinions as to how we can save ourselves from the worsening climate crisis have been increasingly appearing in the...

Opinion: Son expresses pride in Debbie Linthorst for Hopewell school board

To the Editor: After seeing Katie Genovesi’s letter in support of her mother’s candidacy, I decided to write one of my own. Before I jump...

RIP PennEast!

By Michele S. Byers If long-tailed salamanders, northern long-eared bats, and the other creatures of forests, fields and marshes could throw a party, they’d be...

Opinion: Grassroots efforts helped stop Penn East pipeline project

I am pleased that today I can remove the “Protect Our Land – Stop Penn East” sign that has been posted in our front...

Solutions 10/1: We are warming faster

By Huck Fairman Scientists warn, as many readers know, that if we reach a 2-Celsius degree increase in temperature globally, we may not be able...

Opinion: Build Back Better Act will lift burden on middle class

Congress needs to pass the Build Back Better Act and put it on President Joe Biden’s desk for a signature as soon as possible. The...

SOLUTIONS 9/24: Changes in Weather, Energy & Diet

By Huck Fairman Anyone paying attention to the news lately cannot have missed reports of environmental changes to our world and of our responses to...

Opinion: Blake endorses Purandare as her replacement on Hopewell Township Committee

It is my pleasure to endorse my friend and neighbor Uma Purandare for Hopewell Township Committee. I have known Uma for almost 20 years...

Solutions: An environmental ditty

By Huck Fairman We live on a planet both large and small. There is so much, as we know, to it all. So much has chance and...

SOLUTIONS 8/6: Our Burning Earth

By  Huck Fairman Many, if not most, in our region have been aware of the climate crisis. Many, but far from most, have turned to...

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...
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