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Letter to the Editor: Assemblyman Freiman declines League of Conservation Voters Endorsement

To the Editor: I am gratified that the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) has joined the Sierra Club and recognized me with their endorsement.  My...

The State We’re In 9/6: New Jersey forests age like fine wine

By Michele S. Byers Many things improve with age, like wines, cheeses, friendships, antiques and leather boots. How about forests? It turns out that new research...

Solutions 9/6: The Earth was hot before – what’s the difference today?

By Huck Fairman Our planet has been hot before. There were tropical rain forest in the Arctic. But that was 56 million years ago, long before...

Letter to the Editor: Economics and efficiency in the school board budget

To the Editor: I am running for a township seat on the Hopewell Valley Regional School District School Board. I am grateful for the opportunities...

Letter to the Editor: Integrity and fiscal responsibility

To the Editor: As a Hopewell Valley Board of Education candidate, I would be honored to serve on the board of education and represent Hopewell...

The State We’re In 8/30: ‘Vine that ate the South’ comes north

By Michele S. Byers You might think kudzu – jokingly referred to as “the vine that ate the South” – is an exotic sport. But, it’s...

Solutions 8/30: The decrease in the usage of plastics is necessary

By Huck Fairman In the 1967 movie, "The Graduate," Dustin Hoffman’s character was offered advice for his future in the form of one word, plastics. Now,...

Solutions 8/23: Columbia professor Jeffrey Saks speaks out on warming Earth

By Huck Fairman Daily reports this week from many news sources have been listing the dangerous changes that mankind is seeing on the planet. These include:...

The State We’re In 8/23: Diamondback terrapins, our salt marsh turtles

By Michele S. Byers Why did the turtle cross the road? On a mid-July day, a diamondback terrapin tried to cross busy 2nd Avenue in downtown...

Letter to the Editor: An agreement that hurts us all

To the Editor: “Nimble” – that was the word reliable political crony Andrew Borders wrote in his recent letter to the editor to describe the...

Solutions 8/16: Food & soil shortages: The planet’s declining ability to feed its growing...

By Huck Fairman This week, a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned, on top of its 2018 evaluation, that both...

The State We’re In 8/16: Nature can slow climate change

By Michele S. Byers It’s hard to be optimistic in the face of climate change. For instance, just this past week we learned July was...

Letter to the Editor: Reparations? ….Hmmm

To the Editor: The impact of slavery, over the 400 years of the African American experience in America, cannot in any way be measured in...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

The State We’re In 8/9: Blue-green algae blooms taking the splash out of summer

By Michele S. Byers At New Jersey’s freshwater lakes and reservoirs, summer usually means long days of swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, wading, water-skiing, rafting and...

Letter to the Editor: Future picture for BMS site becomes clearer

To the Editor: The future has begun for the Bristol Myers Squibb site off Pennington-Rocky Hill and Titus Mill Roads in Hopewell Township, with South...

Letter to the Editor: The township majority said ‘yes’

To the Editor: Just how is it possible that those allegedly so dedicated to opposing the PennEast Pipeline could be in favor of chemical works...

Health Matters 8/2: Injuries throw athletes a curve ball

By Barbara Kutch, P.T. Throwing a ball may look fairly easy to the average person, but there is more involved in the action than just...

The State We’re In 8/2: 60 years of farming left? 

By Michele S. Byers The Dust Bowl of the 1930s was one of the worst man-made disasters in our history. Due to poor farming practices and...
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