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LOOSE ENDS 9/25: The Jewish Center of Princeton’s Rosh Hashanah service

By Pam Hersh I felt sad and numb – like I was living on the set of one of Shakespeare’s grim tragedies and in no...

SOLUTIONS 9/18: Gas powered SUVs are killing us

By Huck Fairman SUVS are the second largest cause of the global increase in emissions over the last decade. This is the conclusion of the...

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: Beth Behrend has used her skills to advance Princeton schools on many fronts

I write to endorse Beth Behrend for reelection to the Princeton school board, where she has served as board president for the last two...

LOOSE ENDS 9/18: Bruce Traub

By Pam Hersh I am old, I am elderly, I am in the COVID high-risk category. Numerous times during the past seven months, caring people...

Opinion: Names of schools should be carefully selected

I read, with great interest, the article about renaming John Witherspoon Middle School (JWMS) and the Letter to the Editor on the same subject...

Opinion: Beth Behrend has extraordinary talent as a team leader

We are pleased to let our friends and neighbors know how enthusiastically we support Beth Behrend’s candidacy for re-election to the Princeton School Board. Beth...

LOOSE ENDS 9/11: Rhinold Ponder, artist and founder of ‘Art Against Racism’

By Pam Hersh I have a dream – certainly no comparison to the enormity of a Martin Luther King, Jr., dream, but nevertheless a dream...
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Opinion: Adam Bierman has ‘an open mind, welcoming spirit’

For Adam Bierman, Princeton has always been home. His candidacy for the Princeton Board of Education gives me the welcome and fitting opportunity to...
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Opinion: Adam Bierman would solve problems sensibly as member of Princeton school board

The Princeton community will be well served with Adam Bierman on the Board of Education. Adam is a teacher at the state Division of Children...

SOLUTIONS 9/4: Municipal strategy for clean energy

By Huck Fairman Our town of Princeton, the university and many of the local citizens have taken a variety of steps to reduce emissions by...

Opinion: Stand up for Witherspoon

Amidst the current social justice tsunami threatening to submerge American history, Princeton has apparently now committed its own aggravated assault against Clio. A petition...

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,...

Opinion: Freeholders are part of ‘cancel culture’

Freeholders, elected representatives who sit on Boards of Chosen Freeholders in New Jersey counties, rapidly became an endangered species when they were targeted by...

Opinion: Ask landscapers to limit gas-powered leaf blowers to limit spread of COVID, noise...

The Princeton Board of Health and the Princeton Environmental Commission have suggested that we talk to our landscapers and ask them to limit or...

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...

Opinion: Allow Princeton seniors to stay in place

On Aug. 24, the Princeton Council will hopefully approve an amendment to the recently adopted ordinance authorizing accessory dwelling units. This amendment would allow...
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