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Opinion: Save the Sourlands

I was having coffee with a friend once, and she said, “I’m not a birder. Why should I care about birds?” I said, “You...

Opinion: New Jersey should make patients a priority by issuing more medical marijuana permits

As a cancer survivor living with multiple sclerosis, I’ve experienced many symptoms over the years where medical marijuana would have made such a difference...

LOOSE ENDS 3/26: Climate Initiative

By Pam Hersh Friday, March 19, the windy day before the arrival of spring, blew me away when I had the good fortune to bump...

SOLUTIONS 3/12: Bill Gates: How we can survive

By Huck Fairman Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft; co-chair with his wife, Melinda, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and originator of Breakthrough Energy,...
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Your Turn: Arts Council of Princeton faces challenges with creativity

A year ago on March 16, the Arts Council of Princeton announced the temporary closure of the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts due...

Opinion: Americans are not engaged in processes of government

Some have written about the slowing down of our court system during the pandemic. The history of Rome shows us how bad our current...

LOOSE ENDS 3/19: Middle school renaming

By Pam Hersh I was supposed to write about COVID’s one-year anniversary, an event that received an overwhelming amount of attention all over the world....
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Your Turn: Endings and beginnings at the Princeton University Art Museum

One year ago, we abruptly closed the galleries of the Princeton University Art Museum as the public health crisis of COVID-19 emerged ominously and...

SOLUTIONS 3/12: The Latest on Electric Vehicles

By Huck Fairman As our planet warms and we experience extreme weather of all varieties, people, governments and manufacturers are seeking ways to reduce emissions....
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LOOSE ENDS 3/12: Spencer Reynolds

By Pam Hersh I am in a daze over all the celebratory days that exist among the 59 days that make up February and March....

SOLUTIONS 3/5: Endocrine Disruptors

By Huck Fairman "New York Times" columnist Nicholas Kristof reported on a recent book by epidemiologist Shanna Swan, "Count Down," and studies by other scientists...

LOOSE ENDS 3/5: Princeton Community Housing Eddie Glaude

By Pam Hersh Yes, Eddie Glaude Jr. is an internationally renowned scholar, who speaks to the complex social, racial and economic dynamics of the American...
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Thanking those who took part in HomeFront’s Week of Hope

Many of us value the wonderful work being done here in Mercer County by HomeFront, the organization helping homeless families break the cycle of...

SOLUTIONS 2/26: Professor Stephen Pacala: What we need to do

By Huck Fairman Our latest winter snow and storms notwithstanding, our planet’s climates are warming. Scientists worldwide are pretty much in agreement that climate change...

LOOSE ENDS 2/26: Lilienthal and Barros

By Pam Hersh The last remaining artifact in the window of the now defunct Landau’s Woolens store on Nassau Street in Princeton is an Albert...

Opinion: Bank Street residents support Graduate Hotel, but object to variances

All of the homeowners on Bank Street in Princeton who shared comments and objections with the Princeton Zoning Board of Adjustment and the hotel...
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LOOSE ENDS 2/19: Valentine’s Day: Eleni and Ryan

By Pam Hersh In honor of Valentine’s Day, I declare my love for something that has sustained and inspired me during the darkest days of...

Opinion: Princeton Community Housing is keeping its senior residents safe

We are responding to a Letter to the Editor recently submitted by Brenda Considine (Princeton Community Housing needs to keep seniors safe, Princeton Packet,...
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