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Whole Industries Are Lobbying Against Safety Standards That Would Make Fires Less Likely

To the Editor: Following the Edgewater fire, I wasn’t immediately curious about lightweight wood construction until I read a list of talking points developed by a public relations firm hired…

Alerting Health-Conscious Residents To Pollution Caused by Woodsmoke

To the Editor: I am surprised that health-conscious, educated Princetonians breathe without protest the woodsmoke belching from their neighbors’ chimneys. Even a cursory search under “woodsmoke and health” will show…

Time for Princeton Council to Pass Ordinance Reducing Single-Use Bags

To the Editor: Taking the first step to changing the status quo is never easy. Yet, humanity’s most beneficial changes often begin with seemingly impossible visions that become reality. Mercer…

Thoughts on Black History and Princeton From the Human Services Association

To the Editor: Understanding Black History is important because we must understand the past in order to guide our current and future actions — both as individuals and as a…

A Valentine’s Message for McCaffrey’s: Thank You for Being So Easy to Love.

To the Editor: Everybody loves somebody and I love McCaffrey’s. Their generosity to our community is never ending. From their most recent Valentine’s Day food drive all the way back…

Board’s Past President Says Members Are Acting in Best Interests of Parents

To the Editor: When I spoke at the February 3 meeting of the Princeton Board of Education, I spent too much of my five minutes on labor negotiations and too…

Responding to Former Board of Education President Tim Quinn’s Statement About Contract Negotiations

To the Editor: I would like to thank former Board of Education President Tim Quinn for beginning a conversation with the public about recent contract negotiations with teachers. It is…

Co-Recipients of the Sustainable Princeton Award Spreading the Word About Curbside Composting

To the Editor: As co-recipients of the recent award [“Leadership Awards Recognize Efforts of Environmentalists,” page 1, Feb 4], we want to thank Sustainable Princeton and take the opportunity to…

Giving Cyclists a Proper Place С a Bike Path Or Lane С Makes the Road Safer for Everyone

To the Editor: There are many excellent reasons to encourage cycling in Princeton: less traffic congestion, independent mobility for those who don’t drive (our children among them), lower carbon emissions, and…

Why Grant Special Dispensation To Limited Audience of Bike Riders?

To the Editor: I’m going to add my voice against the notion that bike lanes, specifically ones that would remove parking on Hamilton Avenue, are a benefit to the community.…

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