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Opinion: Schools should hold moment of silence every Sept. 11

As a country, we will be commemorating the 19th anniversary of the terrorists attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It is my hope and the...

Opinion: Crisis with post office has dire economic impacts

The current crisis with the U.S. Postal Service is a clear attempt by the Trump Administration to steal the upcoming election. However, there are...

Vote yes to legalization of cannabis on Nov. 3

On Election Day, Nov. 3, New Jersey voters will decide if the state will proceed with legalization of cannabis for adult use. The current status...

Murphy, legislators enact significant laws under cover of pandemic

By Marc Gaswirth Soon after the nightmarish effects of the coronavirus pandemic subside, school district administrators may ask themselves this question: Where is Chris Christie...
Matt Denton

Opinion: Firestorms of August

Right now we are having a heat wave, plus the uncomfortable restrictions imposed to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Back in August 1945, after the...

Opinion: Reopening New Jersey schools – Yes, but not yet

I thank Gov. Phil Murphy for all he has done to keep New Jersey healthy and safe. He has done so knowing that while...

Opinion: In the fight for equality and justice, the term ‘freeholder’ must go

If everything stays on track, by the end of July the New Jersey Legislature will pass my legislation to rename the "Board of Chosen...
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Comet Neowise illustrates the importance of dark skies

Since the earliest days of human civilization, the night sky has been a source of fascination and mystery. Ancient star-gazers saw human and animal...

Opinion: Enjoy the outdoors while still being safe

As of July 2020, many government restrictions related to coronavirus are being lifted, like the stay-at-home order. However, COVID-19 still has a widespread impact...

What #Black Lives Matter and COVID have taught me about being a teenager in...

A few days ago I watched my friends graduate from high school, on my computer screen. The speeches were pre-recorded, the montage of the...

Opinion: Governor Murphy: Raise the Flag

Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order back in April to have the U.S. flag flown at half-staff indefinitely. Really?! Don’t you know that...

Contact tracing with privacy protections is a formula for saving lives, boosting economy

We need effective contact tracing with privacy protections to open New Jersey’s economy and save lives. In New Jersey, more than 12,000 people in the...

Opinion: Be aware of important New Jersey Primary Election changes

The League of Women Voters of the Princeton Area reminds the public of changes to the upcoming July 7 Primary Election. As a result...

Opinion: The birth of our nation – we must protect the freedom we have

In Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, the delegates to the Second Continental Congress ratified a declaration of the delegates called the Declaration of Independence. The...
Matt Denton

Opinion: D-Day’s legacy of courage and self-sacrifice can be seen every day in service...

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 soldiers from the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada stormed the beaches on the coast of...
Matt Denton

Opinion: United States of America takes a backseat to nobody

June 6, 1944. Whoever may be tasked with writing the final history of the world will have at their disposal an inordinate amount of facts to...

Opinion: We must protect cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

I’m a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, writing on behalf of cancer survivors and their caregivers. I write out of concern for this...

A message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey

The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing. Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s...
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