Lawrence Ledger Opinion

The State We’re In 6/14: Renewable energy: less pollution, more jobs, lower costs

By: Michele S. Byers While Washington turns its back on climate change, New Jersey is busy reclaiming its national leadership role on clean energy. One year...

The State We’re In 6/7: Restoring the ‘Kidneys of the Pine Barrens’

By Michele S. Byers To early European settlers, the native evergreen trees known as Atlantic white cedars must have seemed like a gift. The towering cedars...

Health Matters 6/7: When a thyroid nodule is thyroid cancer

By Tomer Davidov, M.D. Thyroid nodules, or abnormal growths on the thyroid gland, are a common condition, especially among older adults and women. While most nodules...

Solutions 6/7: Divesting habits and investments

By Huck Fairman Fierce thunder storms pounded Princeton. Across the country hundreds of tornados battered Texas, Oklahoma, and most mid-western states, and on to Pennsylvania and...

Letter to the Editor: Restore comprehensive civics education

To the Editor: Our next election to choose the President of the United States is on Nov. 3, 2020. President Trump intends to run for...

The State We’re In 5/31: Camden, nature, and Walt Whitman

By: Michele S. Byers “A foot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, the world before me, The long brown path before me leading...

Solutions 5/24: Triumph Brewery serves up Princeton’s Climate Action Plan

By Huck Fairman For those thirsty for knowledge in the Sciences, Triumph Brewery served up another evening of information about our physical world, as part...

The State We’re In 5/24: Local foods and dairy farms

By Michele S. Byers Dairy farming has always been a tough occupation. Dairy farmers work long days, milking twice a day in all seasons and every...

Health Matters 5/24: Talk to your doctor about uterine fibroids  

By Shyama S. Mathews, M.D.  Uterine fibroids affect up to 80 percent of American women, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  Although they...

Health Matter 5/17: When it comes to digestive problems, women are more sensitive

By: Kristina N. Katz, M.D. The National Institutes of Health estimates that up to 70 million Americans are living with digestive disorders, such as acid...

Solutions 5/17: Cars and our climate crisis

By Huck Fairman “If all emissions worldwide were stopped now, we would still have 100 years of warming, because of all the heat and carbon...

The State We’re In 5/17: New Jersey’s rail trails

By Michele S. Byers Back in the heyday of New Jersey’s railroads in the 1800s, train lines transported everything from iron ore to peaches to...

Solutions 5/10: Secondary repercussions and individual responses to global warming

By Huck Fairman It has been widely reported that a majority of Americans now acknowledge that global warming is real, and is caused by humans....

The State We’re In 5/10: Microplastics: invisible threat

By Michele S. Byers The South Branch of the Raritan River is one of central New Jersey’s prettiest waterways. It winds through mostly rural and...

The State We’re In 5/3: Pine Barrens ‘mudders’ focus of new documentary

By Michele S. Byers It was a warm, rainy May night in 2016 and filmmaker Jared Flesher was searching for threatened and rare Pine Barrens...

Solutions 5/3: Spring is breaking out all over

By Huck Fairman With the warming weather and ample rain, things are blooming - even bursting - in Princeton. First, the town’s draft of its Climate...

Letter to the Editor: Helping small businesses succeed

To the Editor: Small-business owners are the backbone of Mercer County’s economy. In fact, Mercer County is home to more than 15,000 small-business firms, according...

Solutions 4/26: Earth Day reminder: Managing our planet

By Huck Fairman With the release of the Mueller Report, people in this region, and probably through much of the country, have been gripped by...
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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


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Haunted River Walk


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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


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Halloween Ghost Tour & Cemetery Visit


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