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Local response to COVID-19’s apocalyptic economic consequence

To the Editor: Now that governments have imposed total shutdowns to slow the COVID-19 virus infection rate, let us pray that we will have bought...
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Opinion: Being outdoors could help reduce COVID-19

To the Editor: We got the hand-washing messaging down: Do it and do it for 20 seconds. We got the social proximity rules knocked: Avoid. But what...

Letter to the Editor: Re: Coronavirus Anxieties

The major issue with the coronavirus epidemic is not so much the virus itself, but the anxiety about the uncertainty of the coronavirus.  Little...

Northeast and Middle Atlantic leaders exploring strategies to reduce emissions

By Huck Fairman Recently, NOAA reported that this January was the hottest month in 141 years of record keeping---and that this year may well be...

Tunnel vision: Helping wildlife cross the road

By Michele S. Byers Why did the turtle cross the road? Probably to look for a place to lay her eggs. The better question might...

NOAA predicts: The heat is coming

N.O.A.A., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, reported that January was the warmest month in 141 years of record keeping. And if the trend...

Princeton Community Television board members clarify mayor’s statements

We need to clarify several points in response to Mayor Liz Lempert's recent comments regarding Princeton Community Television (PCTV) . It is worth reminding the...

SOLUTIONS: A book looks at growth, past and future

By Huck Fairman Growth is in our conversations, our plans, our past. It is an integral factor in life on Earth. In his book, GROWTH, Canadian-Czech scientist...

THE STATE WE’RE IN 2/21: Seeing miracles in the Sourlands

By Michele S. Byers “Everyone wants to witness a miracle. Yet, if Walt Whitman was right and we are actually witnessing them every day, why...
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SOLUTIONS 2/7: Climate progress: Many signs — are they enough?

By Huck Fairman While reports of the destructive impacts of our climate crisis continue to appear in the media, now there are also reports of...

Solutions 1/24: Wall Street leaders seek sustainability

By Huck Fairman A sea change is coming, and I’m not referring to that happening to the oceans. Founder and CEO of Blackrock, Lawrence D....

The State We’re In 1/24: Bugs in your house!

By Michele S. Byers A Vineland family was recently shocked to find a scorpion in their house. The scorpion, usually found in warmer climates, apparently crawled...

Letter to the Editor: Endorsement – Pete Buttigieg for President

To the Editor, I am writing to you and to your readership to endorse Pete Buttigieg for President of the United States of America. New Jerseyans...

Letter to the Editor: Thanking Princeton shoebox packers

To the Editor, I am writing to thank Princeton residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because...

Letter to the Editor: Proposed development of X McGraw Hill property

To the Editor: Yes, East Windsor would like to see the old McGraw hill property developed but not for warehousing and distribution. This project makes no...

SOLUTIONS 1/31: Energy diets: What we need to save our world

By Huck Fairman As many probably saw, recent global emissions from fossil fuel usage hit 415 parts per million. The former, safe level was considered 350...

Timing is everything when it comes to suicide prevention

As the old adage goes, Timing is Everything. A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to be asked to join a new suicide task...

The State We’re In 1/17: Lucy Meyer: Conservation Trailblazer

By Michele S. Byers Tripod Rock, an enormous boulder balanced precariously atop three tiny rocks, has been called “Morris County’s Stonehenge.” Geologists say the amazing rock...
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