Princeton Packet Opinion

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...

Vote yes to legalization of cannabis on Nov. 3

On Election Day, Nov. 3, New Jersey voters will decide if the state will proceed with legalization of cannabis for adult use. The current status...

LOOSE ENDS 8/21: The Arts Council of Princeton’s ‘Paper Crane Project’ exhibit

By Pam Hersh On Saturday afternoon, feeling a bit down under the COVID cloud, I closed my bag of Cheetos and decided to go to...

SOLUTIONS 8/14: Our String of Disasters

By Huck Fairman How bad is it? Three years ago, the NY Times reported, FEMA had been managing 27 “major disasters” around the country, with...

LOOSE ENDS 8/14: Barry Rabner

By Pam Hersh For the past 18 years, Barry Rabner, CEO and president of Penn Medicine Princeton Health (PMPH), has accumulated a slew of professional...


By Huck Fairman Princeton University climate scientist, Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, has been looking at the possible impacts from ocean level rise, storm surges, higher tides...

Opinion: Behrend’s ‘consistent, calm demeanor’ will help guide Princeton school system through challenging times

Beth Behrend is the person Princeton needs to continue to lead the school board. Her consistent, calm demeanor will help guide our school system...
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