Lawrence Ledger Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Reparations? ….Hmmm

To the Editor: The impact of slavery, over the 400 years of the African American experience in America, cannot in any way be measured in...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

The State We’re In 8/9: Blue-green algae blooms taking the splash out of summer

By Michele S. Byers At New Jersey’s freshwater lakes and reservoirs, summer usually means long days of swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, wading, water-skiing, rafting and...

Health Matters 8/2: Injuries throw athletes a curve ball

By Barbara Kutch, P.T. Throwing a ball may look fairly easy to the average person, but there is more involved in the action than just...

The State We’re In 8/2: 60 years of farming left? 

By Michele S. Byers The Dust Bowl of the 1930s was one of the worst man-made disasters in our history. Due to poor farming practices and...

Solutions 7/26: Our future and our responses

By Huck Fairman As many Americans look back 50 years at the extraordinary national effort to send men to the Moon, we find ourselves facing...
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The State We’re In 7/26: Saving rare Pickering’s morning glories

By Michele S. Byers Anyone who has planted “garden variety” morning glories knows how easily they grow. These showy annuals climb like crazy and produce...

Solutions 7/19: Record heat – Hottest month in human history

By Huck Fairman This June was the hottest month ever recorded in human history. The previous record was set in June 2016. Every month this...

The State We’re In 7/19: Gas pipelines carry hidden costs: ‘a tale of two...

By Michele S. Byers Someone once said “the best things in life are free.” But even “free” things like air, water and the quiet enjoyment...

Letter to the Editor: Whither Westminster

To the Editor: Four score and 14 years ago, a marginally wacky music director at a Presbyterian Church in Dayton, Ohio founded the Westminster Choir...
Scott Jacobs

Letter to the Editor: Summer Bridge Program offered at Christina Seix Academy

To the Editor: Many of us welcome the good weather, more relaxed attitudes and less crowded commutes that summer in the tri-state area brings. However,...

The State We’re In 7/12: Fish in hot water

By Michele S. Byers Around the globe, climate change is leading to increased ocean temperatures and more acidic water. The impact on fish and the fishing...

Solutions 7/5: Warnings from scientists and writers

By Huck Fairman Facing changing climates, historians, scientists and writers urge action. It has happened before. Approximately 55 million years ago, heating up over thousands of...

The State We’re In 7/5: Highway beautification – New Jersey style

By Michele S. Byers Driving through a garden usually isn’t a commuter experience, but drivers on the Atlantic City Expressway will see colorful patches of...

The State We’re In 6/28: Great news for New Jersey’s streams and rivers

By Michele S. Byers Placed end to end, the New Jersey rivers and streams proposed for higher environmental protections would stretch from High Point to...

Solutions 6/28: The accelerating change around us

By Huck Fairman If some of what follows is familiar, it is because recognized trends and programs are continuing only at an accelerating pace. This applies...

Continued commitment needed in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States for which there is no cure nor a definitive way to...

The State We’re In 6/21: UN report sounds alarm on nature’s decline

By Michele S. Byers Would you care if northeastern beach tiger beetles and arogos skipper butterflies disappeared? How about blue-spotted salamanders and southern gray tree frogs,...

Solutions 6/21: Preserving natural resources and fighting climate change

By Huck Fairman What can and what should a community do to help save life as we know it locally and around the world? The threats...
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Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Halloween Edition!


Sun, Oct 20 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Trail and Treat Bike Ride


Sun, Oct 20 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Haunted River Walk


Thu, Oct 24 - Sat, Oct 26 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


Thu, Oct 24 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Halloween Ghost Tour & Cemetery Visit


Fri, Oct 25 12:00 am



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