Hopewell Opinion

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...
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Opinion: Take stock of what you can do to protect the environment

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The celebration of this transformational moment in the nation’s history comes at a challenging time....

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...

Opinion: Recycling reminders

To the Editor: By now, all Hopewell Township residents should have received the 2020 township calendar.  It has lots of useful information, but I encourage...

SOLUTIONS: A book looks at growth, past and future

By Huck Fairman Growth is in our conversations, our plans, our past. It is an integral factor in life on Earth. In his book, GROWTH, Canadian-Czech scientist...

THE STATE WE’RE IN 2/21: Seeing miracles in the Sourlands

By Michele S. Byers “Everyone wants to witness a miracle. Yet, if Walt Whitman was right and we are actually witnessing them every day, why...
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SOLUTIONS 2/7: Climate progress: Many signs — are they enough?

By Huck Fairman While reports of the destructive impacts of our climate crisis continue to appear in the media, now there are also reports of...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR 2/7: Hopewell Township’s energy sales pitch

I know a sales pitch when I hear one. There are clear indicators. A sales pitch focuses on the positives, which are typically exaggerated....

Solutions 1/24: Wall Street leaders seek sustainability

By Huck Fairman A sea change is coming, and I’m not referring to that happening to the oceans. Founder and CEO of Blackrock, Lawrence D....

The State We’re In 1/24: Bugs in your house!

By Michele S. Byers A Vineland family was recently shocked to find a scorpion in their house. The scorpion, usually found in warmer climates, apparently crawled...

Letter to the Editor: Endorsement – Pete Buttigieg for President

To the Editor, I am writing to you and to your readership to endorse Pete Buttigieg for President of the United States of America. New Jerseyans...

SOLUTIONS 1/31: Energy diets: What we need to save our world

By Huck Fairman As many probably saw, recent global emissions from fossil fuel usage hit 415 parts per million. The former, safe level was considered 350...
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