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Kudos to Princeton Patrol Officer Bill Kieffer For Safely Capturing the Prospect Avenue Bat

To the Editor: Wednesday night, after we were asleep, I woke up to find a very large bat flying around our bedroom. We immediately went downstairs and closed the door.…

NJ Transit Should Hold a Public Hearing To Show Why It Agreed to Move the Dinky

To the Editor: I am writing to clarify that all of the legal efforts “Save the Dinky” has pursued have focused on the goal of preserving Princeton’s in-town rail station…

HomeFront’s Back to School Drive the Key To Helping Kids Feel Comfortable Day One

To the Editor: Over the years, HomeFront has expanded its breadth of services to address the many issues surrounding homelessness and the cycle of poverty, however, our Back to School…

In Future, PHS English Department Should Reconsider Assignment of “Odyssey” for Ninth Grade Students

To the Editor: Princeton High School requires its students to read the Robert Fagles translation of The Odyssey when they enter the ninth grade. This summer they are also being…

NAMI Mercer Hopes Loss of Robin Williams Gives Others Courage to Seek Help, Treatment

To the Editor: The world continues to react to the tragic news of the loss of one of our most iconic and talented entertainers, Robin Williams. Perhaps surprising to some…

Making Note of New Jersey’s Disappointing Score For Older Adults’ Choices for Long-Term Care

To the Editor: On July 17, I viewed an AARP web event featuring the 2014 New Jersey “Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard” conducted by Susan Reinhard, the senior vice president…

Send Hunger Packing Princeton Initiative Formed by Citizens Vs. “Food Insecurity”

To the Editor: A little over a year ago we heard troubling news about some of the kids in our Public Schools. In Princeton, of all places, there are in…

Board Comparison Gives False Impression That Princeton Teachers are Highest Paid

To the Editor: Three members of the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education wrote a letter to Town Topics defending some of the Board’s statements relating to negotiations with the…

While Fracking Ban Marks Important First Step, Comprehensive Measures Need to Be Enacted

To the Editor: I applaud the initiative of Princeton Council to implement a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the boundaries of Princeton. Adoption of this ordinance would send a…

Bulldozing of Beautiful Rain Garden At Spruce Circle a Loss to Community

To the Editor: For many years I walked and drove by the rain garden in front of the Senior Center at Spruce Circle on Harrison Street, taking great pleasure in…

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