Windsor Opinion

THE STATE WE’RE IN: Without its ‘understory’ layer, the forest will collapse

Forrest Gump claimed life is like a box of chocolates, and a healthy forest is like a layer cake. At the bottom of the cake...
MC2 Diana Quinlan

February’s magic moments at Guadalcanal

Whoever made the calendar had some days leftover, so they made February. With not enough days to be a real month, February had a...

THE STATE WE’RE IN: From whale songs to poetry, a remarkable journey

In 1968, biologists were working to unravel the mystery of the other-worldly sounds made by humpback whales. What did they mean? Looking for help, biologist...

THE STATE WE’RE IN: A cleaner, greener New Jersey

What will New Jersey be like in 30 years? If bold recommendations from Governor Murphy’s Environment and Energy Transition Team become reality, this state we’re...

THE STATE WE’RE IN: Let’s keep New Jersey the Garden State, not the Pipeline...

There’s been lots in the news lately about proposed new natural gas pipelines. And you've probably noticed serious opposition from landowners, environmental groups and...

THE STATE WE’RE IN: New Jersey’s winter hikes

Got cabin fever? If you’re already stir-crazy from spending too much time indoors this winter, it’s time to get out and hike, cross-country ski...

How do we save our children from teen suicide?

Adolescent admissions for inpatient psychiatric care have risen over 54 percent in the United States in the last five years. And, according to research...

Beekeepers need help keeping hobby alive

I need everyone’s help in saving honeybees in New Jersey. I’m a Montclair beekeeper and if a proposed amendment to state law is adopted,...
Scott Jacobs

Students should receive lower mass transit rates

I read recently about NJ Transit rail fare increases in New Jersey which are supposed to help fund the tunnel to New York. This...

SOLUTIONS: Cutting-edge research on energy efficiencies

By Huck Fairman Princeton, as most readers know, has become a research center for the environment and energy. Princeton University’s several schools and departments are...

WATERSHED MATTERS: Next governor should adopt a strategy to protect state from big storms

By Jim Waltman As the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, and with millions of Americans still suffering the ravages of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and...

SOLUTIONS: Cherry Valley Cooperative Farm integrates nature, community farming into ecological-sensitive entity

By Huck Fairman In our time and world, when many of us spend the day indoors in front of a computer and seldom come in...

SOLUTIONS: World of EVs is rapidly developing and improving

By Huck Fairman Princeton inaugurated its first Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging station June 14 in the Spring Street Garage, a facility open to all once...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Has common sense deserted Hightstown?

To the editor: After attending the special meeting at the Hightstown Firehouse on Monday June 27, I’m convinced that common sense has left town for...

AROUND THE HORN: Love – and Air Supply – can conquer all

By Mike Morsch Lisa Shetler is a huge Beatles fan. She saw Elvis in concert a couple of times and Tom Jones live a half...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Twin Rivers Library suffers another big loss

Another big loss is coming to the Twin Rivers library. Nancy Demme who has worked for the Mercer County Library System for more than...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR for the week of 2/5/16

Same old song and dance  To the editor:  Resolution 2016-42, although it is a conditional agreement, clearly gives Block 30 Lot 10-13 as an...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR for the week of 1/15/16

Thank you to two longtime librarians  To the editor: As a loyal patron of the Twin Rivers branch of the Mercer County Library System for...
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