Princeton Packet Opinion


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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Opinion: Starry Starry Evening was a success for Princeton Nursery School

  On Feb. 6, members of our community came together for a virtual fundraiser to support the Princeton Nursery School (PNS). A Starry Starry Evening...

SOLUTIONS 2/12: Electric Vehicles Begin to Address Emissions Issue

By Huck Fairman The climate challenges we all face are known by many around the world. What is uncertain is whether or not we as...
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Opinion: Princeton Community Housing needs to keep seniors safe

Roughly 200 low-income seniors and residents with disabilities live in housing along Elm Road operated by Princeton Community Housing (PCH). Due to age, disability...

Opinion: Princeton Mobile Food Pantry grateful for donations from community

The Princeton Mobile Food Pantry (PMFP) provides weekly fresh produce and proteins to over 500 individuals living in Princeton and facing food insecurity. The...

LOOSE ENDS 2/12: Arts Council of Princeton artists Ken Lewis and Kal ‘El Dream...

By Pam Hersh This past year of virtual reality has been filled with bizarre reality. For example: 1. I am a COVID-shot seeking psycho, who as...

LOOSE ENDS 2/5: Princeton Councilwoman Michelle Pirone Lambros

By Pam Hersh The week of Jan. 18 was jam-packed with two emotionally intense celebrations: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18 and...

New Jerseyans show caring spirit with support for NJ Sharing Network

By Joseph S. Roth Thanks to the support of our team members, healthcare partners and dedicated volunteers, 2020 was a record-breaking year for NJ Sharing Network’s...

SOLUTIONS: Professor provides assessment of where, environmentally, we are

By Huck Fairman With the election of President Joe Biden, who has stressed the need to deal with our environmental challenges, a number of observers have...

LOOSE ENDS 1/29: Stanley Katz

By Pam Hersh In these recent times of unbearable political anxiety, I have relied on three things for comfort and sustenance: 1. Cheetos; 2. Music; 3....

LOOSE ENDS 1/22: Jack Morrison

By Pam Hersh The last time I saw Princeton businessman and entrepreneur Jack Morrison was at the gym – one year ago. A few weeks prior...

Opinion: Support the Yes We CAN! Food Drives at MarketFair

I am writing this letter for two reasons. One, because Yes We CAN! Food Drives is so deeply appreciative of the community support we...

Opinion: Princeton Board of Education will work in everyone’s best interests

The Princeton Board of Education held its reorganization meeting on Jan. 5, and we are pleased to welcome continuing members, Beth Behrend and Michele-Tuck...

Loose Ends 1/15: Crystal Pruitt

By Pam Hersh Twelve months ago, I attended the municipal reorganization meeting of the Franklin Township Council that featured, among other agenda items, the swearing...

Opinion: Thanks to Red Kettle donors

On behalf of The Salvation Army Trenton Citadel Corps and Princeton United Methodist Church (PUMC), I am writing to thank the hundreds of people...
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Opinion: ‘Superhero’ commissioner will join Biden-Harris administration

When Clark Kent puts on his glasses to hide his identity as a superhero his peers see him sit behind a desk oblivious to...

LOOSE ENDS 1/8: Michael La Place and Liz Lempert

By Pam Hersh The virtual farewell party for Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, the first mayor of consolidated Princeton, featured 90 minutes of teary-eyed speeches about...
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