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Opinion: Vote ‘yes’ on the Mercer County question on Nov. 2 ballot

If you are a Mercer County voter wondering about the Mercer County question on the ballot for the Nov. 2 General Election, let’s take...

SOLUTIONS 10/29: The costs of climate inaction

By Huck Fairman Senator Joe Manchin and a majority of Republicans have been opposing President Joe Biden's and the Democrats' funding for climate spending intended...

Opinion: Hughes and Bolger have solutions for improving congestion on Route 130

Candidates Night hosted by the Woman’s Club of Cranbury is one of the many things that makes Cranbury a great place to live. We are...

SOLUTIONS 10/8: Can we save ourselves, and how?

By Huck Fairman Reports on and opinions as to how we can save ourselves from the worsening climate crisis have been increasingly appearing in the...

SOLUTIONS 9/24: Changes in Weather, Energy & Diet

By Huck Fairman Anyone paying attention to the news lately cannot have missed reports of environmental changes to our world and of our responses to...

Resident considers candidate’s masklessness a ‘lack of concern for well-being’

On Sept. 4, a candidate for the Cranbury Council knocked on my door along with an associate. Neither wore a mask. When I opened the...

County Corner: September 11

For most of us, Sept. 11, 2001, began like any other day. We began our Tuesday by going to work or school or beginning...

SOLUTIONS: Are Adults Failing Us?

By Huck Fairman The New York Times recently printed an Op-Ed piece by Greta Thunberg and colleagues from Mexico, Bangladesh and Kenya that amplified the...

Solutions: An environmental ditty

By Huck Fairman We live on a planet both large and small. There is so much, as we know, to it all. So much has chance and...

Opinion: At Middlesex County Fairgrounds, tater tots in a dog bowl are ‘fair’ game

Coming from New York City, specifically Brooklyn, I wasn’t exactly familiar with a state or county fair. My only exposure to it is what...

SOLUTIONS 8/6: Our Burning Earth

By  Huck Fairman Many, if not most, in our region have been aware of the climate crisis. Many, but far from most, have turned to...

County Corner: Return to normalcy

While we spent last summer social distancing and avoiding large gatherings, this summer we are now able to gather once again thanks to the...

SOLUTIONS 7/30: Packaging That Doesn’t Poison Our Environment

By Huck Fairman We all purchase food, drinks and items that often come to us in plastics. Yet most of us are aware that studies have...

SOLUTIONS 7/2: Capturing Carbon – Ideas Large and Small

By Huck Fairman Most local readers know about the climate crisis we face, and they recognize that we have limited time to reduce emissions before...

SOLUTIONS 6/11: Composting Organics

By Huck Fairman As many residents remember, Princeton had a recycling program for food and organic waste collected by private companies, which then sold that...
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County Corner: D-Day

On the morning of June 6, more than 156,000 Allied troops – consisting of primarily American, British and Canadian soldiers but including troops from...

Your Turn: Memorial Day is a time to honor, thank service members for their...

Each year, on the last Monday in May, we celebrate Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer. We traditionally light up the grill,...

SOLUTIONS 5/21: The New Jersey Clean Energy Program

By Huck Fairman New Jersey's Clean Energy Program presented on a Zoom meeting by local Sierra Club member, Kip Cherry and several associates. New Jersey’s Clean...
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