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SOLUTIONS 12/24: Our Warming Poles

By Huck Fairman While we worry about new strains of the virus and rising prices, recent environmental reports in the news reveal that we have...

SOLUTIONS 12/17: Emerson and Thoreau speak to our time

By Huck Fairman In happening upon a book review of a new history of the American Transcendentalists, particularly Emerson and Thoreau, I was awakened, as...

Opinion: Solutions needed to combat gun violence in schools

Recently, a 15-year-old Oxford High School student from Oxford Township, Michigan, opened fire and killed four other classmates and wounded many others. The sheriff...

Opinion: Safe Storage of Guns bill is needed in New Jersey

The news that a 15-year-old brought a loaded gun on Dec. 8 to Lawrence High School is a wakeup call that mass shootings like...

Opinion: Whose interests do Princeton policies serve?

Princetonians may wonder how it came to be that the parking task force’s final proposal, announced on Dec. 6, asks taxpayers to subsidize businesses’...
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Opinion: Be thankful for EMTs, join Princeton first aid squad

The holiday season is a time to reflect and acknowledge all that we have to be thankful for. I’m grateful for my fellow volunteers and...
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Opinion: Princeton community was generous with book sale donations

After a two-year hiatus, the Friends of the Princeton Public Library held another successful annual book sale from Nov. 12-14, and we were delighted...

Opinion: Government officials must make decisions in the public interest

I am disappointed by the action of the Municipality of Princeton, or rather its failure to act, in the matter of possible redevelopment on a...

Opinion: TV news is two-dimensional news reporting

Television news broadcasts rarely deviate from a low standard of journalism that provides the who, what, where and how, but rarely the why. What...

SOLUTIONS 11/19: The Glasgow Climate Accord

By Huck Fairman Last Saturday night, the Glasgow Climate Accord was signed. Like the climate crisis itself, it came down to the wire. The question remains: will we...

Opinion: Important considerations regarding parking in Princeton

As most of us know, the current Task Force proposes to permanently lease residential neighborhood street parking to for-profit enterprises in the Witherspoon-Jackson and...
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Opinion: Princeton needs a dog park

We have lived in Princeton for 21 years and strongly support building a dog park, or several small dog parks, in our town. Onyx, our...

Opinion: The need for food doesn’t stop as the weather changes

Trying to figure out how you will feed your family is no fun, especially with Thanksgiving approaching. To help our less fortunate neighbors, Yes...

Solutions: Glasgow Climate Conference brings more attention to climate change

By Huck Fairman With the Glasgow Climate Conference stretching over two weeks, the issue of climate change has been in the news. But much of...

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...
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Opinion: Princeton should get serious about preserving architectural integrity

I was pleased to see the solution Princeton University worked out with the municipality, saving three historic Prospect Avenue homes that had been proposed...

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: A transformative evening with Dr. Bernice A. King

Princeton Senior Resource Center (PSRC) would like to thank all who participated in our virtual Fall Fundraiser on Oct. 16 with Dr. Bernice A....
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