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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...
ALAN KARMIN

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...
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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...
Matt Denton

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...

Your Turn: The Cranbury Township Committee must opt out of cannabis licenses

The Cranbury Township Committee must enact an ordinance opting out of all licenses permitted under the new cannabis law. Failure to do so would...

Your Turn: Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey stands with those in...

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey released the following statement regarding the unrest in the Middle East: Israel is currently experiencing large-scale...

Solutions: State moves toward eliminating single-use plastics

Many are aware of the problems plastics cause in our environments. They threaten, and indeed kill, animals living in water bodies. They obstruct healthy...

SOLUTIONS 4/23: Warnings and Necessary Steps

By Huck Fairman In the last week, warnings from several sources were issued about the planet’s future. And along with them came strong recommendations for...

Your Turn: Cranbury should opt out of marijuana sales

Would you sign a mortgage not knowing the terms and conditions? Would you accept a doctor’s recommendation for surgery if the doctor said, “I...

Opinion: CASA volunteers establish safe, stable, permanent home for children

Child abuse and neglect is a serious problem affecting every segment of our community, and finding solutions requires input and action from everyone. While this...

SOLUTIONS 4/2: Recycling Revisited

By Huck Fairman Why recycle? While most local residents support the idea and associated policies, many may not be aware of the widespread need and...

Your Turn: World Autism Month

April is World Autism Month, beginning with the observed World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, officially declared by the United Nations in 2008. During...
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