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Receive social and emotional healing through virtual support groups

Anyone dealing with stress, anxiety and other psycho-social issues can receive social and emotional support that focus on hope and recovery, in a warm,...

Guest column: Daughter returns favor by having father’s article printed in the Packet

Forty nine years ago this month, my sweet father John van Raalte made one of my wishes come true, and it involved The Princeton...

Opinion: LTPS must take staunch stance against anti-Blackness

On July 8, the Open Letter Against Systematic Racism, which was signed by over 1,000 stakeholders, was presented to the Lawrence Township Public Schools(LTPS)...

Opinion: In thanks to those who supported HomeFront families on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a very special day in many ways. It is not a religious, patriotic or commercial holiday, but rather a time for families...

SOLUTIONS 11/27: Initiatives and ideas to address climate change

By Huck Fairman As climate change becomes more pronounced – the warmest years on record have all been over the last several – societies and...

Opinion: Thanksgiving is a time to build memories

"We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing." I enjoy all the holidays when the family gathers together. But, Thanksgiving is special. It isn’t only...

Program provides support services to those dealing with challenges related to COVID-19

By Robert Kley More than one-third of New Jersey adults surveyed by the National Center for Health Statistics and Census Bureau from April 23 through...

SOLUTIONS 11/20: Looking Ahead

By Huck Fairman The last week in New Jersey has seen beautiful, summer-like days with blue skies and temperatures in the 70s. Many have ventured...

SOLUTIONS 10/30: Artwork inspires us to take action to protect water bodies

By Huck Fairman As most readers are aware, man's activity, and particularly his emissions from fossil fuel usage, are warming the earth - the atmosphere,...

Election letters policy

Letters to the editor regarding the 2020 general election to be held Nov. 3 will be accepted through Oct. 16. Candidates may not submit a...

Mental Illness Awareness Week has special focus on those coping with effects of COVID-19

Monday, Oct. 4 marks the beginning of Mental Illness Awareness Week, and this annual event couldn’t have come at a more crucial time for...

Opinion: Cigarette tax would lessen suffering from cancer

More than 53,000 New Jerseyans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year and almost 16,000 will lose their lives from the disease....

Opinion: Keep Your Mask On, This Proposal Has ‘Stink’ All Over It

Keep your mask on, this proposal has "stink" all over it. I’m referring to the proposed building of 70 housing units, 69 designated affordable housing,...
Scott Jacobs

Opinion: Colonial Lake Park saved for generations to come

The pair of bald eagles that swept with great splendor into southern Lawrence Township’s Colonial Lake Park for daily feedings from the lake’s shallow...

Opinion: Governing body of Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville decries theft and removal of Black...

We write to decry the recent acts of vandalism, theft and removal of several “Black Lives Matter” signs in our community. The news of...

NJSIAA executive states case for high school sports

By Colleen Maguire During the past five months, the lives of our student-athletes have changed drastically.  In March, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association...

LOOSE ENDS 8/28: Susie Wilson and Voting

By Pam Hersh After 90 years of living, Susie Wilson - renowned in New Jersey as a political activist, an advocate for teen sex education,...

SOLUTIONS 8/21: Our Final Warning

By Huck Fairman This summer, parts of this country have been experiencing record heat, a hurricane or two, torrential rains, or droughts and wildfires. And...
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