Princeton Packet Opinion

AS I SEE IT: Tempest in a teapot?

By Chrystal Schivell  For the past week I’ve been tossing around in my own little tempest in a teapot. It all started when Not In...

THE GOLDEN RULE: In the Christian tradition

By David A. Davis  In the Christian tradition, the Golden Rule has been paired with one of the most familiar of the parables of Jesus....

AS I SEE IT: Hillary, Bernie and Jane Austen

Anne Waldron Neumann  We live in an academic town surrounded by a great liberal-arts university. Wouldn’t it be nice to know that the liberal arts...

WEST WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO: In defense of the Whole Child program

Bushra Hasan  The Whole Child program initiated by West Windsor-Plainsboro schools Superintendent David Aderhold has faced serious backlash with regard to the A&E math program,...

University president seeks fair treatment

Christopher L. Eisgruber, Princeton University Many on our campus and around the country have expressed understandable concern about the arrest this past weekend of Professor...

Professor’s accusations contribute to racism

Julian Svedosh, Princeton I am astonished at Imani Perry’s story. It’s completely understandable that she had unpaid parking tickets. Perhaps someone swiped the tickets from...

Cannot support the shaming of women

David H. Schraeger, Hamilton Hillary Clinton is desperate and has called in surrogates Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright. Ms. Steinem said on “Real Time with Bill...

Adopt a meat-free diet for Lent

Ivan Slotzky, Princeton This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of...

SOLUTIONS: Experts confirm the need for climate action

Huck Fairman  On Jan. 28 evening the D&R Greenway Land Trust and The Green Hour radio team hosted a panel discussion at the Greenway’s upstairs...

PRINCETON: Designation of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood (WJ) as a historic district needs to happen.

Thomas Parker, Princeton Designation of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood (WJ) as a historic district needs to happen. Time is of the essence, as we know there...

PRINCETON: Preserve open space on Princeton ridge

Grace Sinden, Princeton I am more than disappointed by the direction of the discussion at the Princeton Council meeting of Jan. 25 which I viewed...

Drones are perfect for delivering medicines

Bonnie Tillery, Hamilton Being of a certain age I am not enamored of new technology. However, I was elated to hear that drones are now...

PRINCETON: Shame on council for supporting sanctuary status

Brian Austin Kenny, West Windsor During President Obama’s final State of the Union address, he proclaimed that the United States is a nation of laws....

Mercer Executive Hughes’ proposals could make a difference

Anthony Verrelli, Mercer County Improvement Authority Congratualtions to County Executive Brian Hughes on the vision for Mercer County expressed in his State of the County...

PRINCETON: Historical Society bids fond farewell to Erin Dougherty

Scott Sipprelle, Princeton On behalf of our staff, our Board of Trustees, and our friends and supporters in the community, we wish a fond farewell...

PRINCETON: Retired surgeon attests to fine care at University Medical Center of Princeton at...

Jay Chandler, Princeton Superficialities during my recent three-day stay at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro were outstanding, much better than anticipated. These...

MONTGOMERY: 2016 will be a great year

Ed Trzaska, Montgomery I would like to thank my family for their continued support as I begin my sixth year on the Montgomery Township Committee....

PRINCETON: University leaders, media fail to hear opinions of others

John Clearwater, Princeton On cue, local papers each printed their so-called “Year in Review” featuring headlines like “Princeton 2015: A Year of Progress and Protest.”...
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