Category: Letters & Commentary

Food for Thought on Sustainable Living

By Michele S. Byers It’s easy to understand the frustrations expressed by a friend who was pondering our planet’s environmental challenges. “I have to admit, many times I feel exasperated...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?

By Stephanie Katzman Preschool is a time for socialization, academic and emotional growth, and lays the foundation for a child’s love of learning. Whether at 2, 3 or 4 years of...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Re-Elect Our Rocket Scientist, Rush Holt, to Congress To the Editor: Last month, Rep. Rush Holt and Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen visited Princeton Plasma Physics Lab (PPPL) and announced that the...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Sowing the Seeds for a New Generation of Farmers

By Michele S. Byers Do you know who grows your food? Chances are, it’s a farmer nearing retirement. A U.S. Department of Agricul­ture study shows that the average age of the...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Challenges to Protecting Children Highlighted in Penn State Report

By Rush L. Russell The new report from Penn State, led by former FBI Director Louis Freeh, highlights two of the greatest challenges in our collective efforts to protect children...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Recycling Delivers both Economic and Environmental Benefits to New Jersey

By Bob Martin As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state’s milestone Mandatory Recycling Act this year, it’s time to re-energize the recycling movement in New Jersey and go...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring Olympic Committee to Produce Uniforms i...

Following news that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) outsourced to China production of opening ceremony uniforms for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, nine U.S. senators introduced on Monday, July...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

2ND FLOOR Available for Children, Teens in Need of Assistance To The Editor: School is out, and thoughts of a carefree summer vacation dance in many parents’ heads. But the...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Don’t Divert Federal Conservation Funding

By Michele S. Byers Chances are you’ve never heard of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. But if you live in New Jersey, you will be pleased to know that...

July 13, 2012 | comments

U.S. at Risk of Losing Its Edge in Medical Innovation

By Grace-Marie Turner The United States has been the undisputed leader in medical research for decades. But today, our leadership is at risk. Other countries are working aggressively to lure...

July 13, 2012 | comments

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