Lawrence Ledger Opinion

‘We need both natural lands and playgrounds, sports fields’

In calling for the "preservation" of "half" of New Jersey's land (https://centraljersey.com/2024/05/06/an-urgent-call-to-preserve-half-of-new-jerseys-land/), Jay Watson and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation are misleading your readers. What they're including as "preserved land"...

An ‘ode’ to New Jersey’s dragonflies and damselflies

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation If you're near a pond, stream, or marsh on a...

Depression and suicide risk can intensify in spring and summer

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Intense symptoms for individuals with depression are commonly associated with the winter...

An urgent call to preserve half of New Jersey’s land

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation New Jersey is not only the nation's most densely populated...

Explore D&R Canal State Park during 50th celebration!

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation It's hard to imagine a world in which the fastest...

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Opinion: Those feeling isolated and depressed during coronavirus should reach out to a mental health professional

As the coronavirus drags on in our society, what I have been seeing as a clinical psychologist is a growing fear and anxiety in...

Opinion: Urge Congress to allow national vote-by-mail

With the severity of the coronavirus situation and the upcoming elections on the horizon, it is crucial we protect our democracy and ensure Americans...

SOLUTIONS 4/17: Get active, be vocal, work together with the Sierra Club

By Huck Fairman Although there is no doubt that we face a national (and global) emergency in the virus, there is also no doubt that...

Loose Ends 4/17: The Trenton Health Team

At 7 p.m. each night in New York City, residents stand on patios, on rooftops and in doorways to clap and cheer wildly for...

SOLUTIONS 4/10: The changes around us

By Huck Fairman Change has arrived in our lives, partly by chance, partly by design. The virus and climate crisis have both spread through our...

Opinion: Postal employees ask for communities to observe social distancing during deliveries

During these challenging times, postal employees are working hard to ensure residents stay connected with their world through the mail. Whether it’s medications, a...

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...

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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