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Why Limit Recycling of Plastics When Other Communities Can Recycle “All”?

To the Editor: Many communities (Princeton University, to name a local example) recycle “all” plastics. Why are we in Princeton and Mercer County limited to plastics #1 and #2? Allowing…

Council Candidates Thank Voters For Support in Democratic Primary

To the Editor: We are writing to thank voters for their support in the recent Democratic primary for the Princeton Council. We are proud of Princeton’s efforts to strengthen law…

A Walking Enthusiast Points Out Dangers Walkers Face on Joint Walking/Biking Paths

To the Editor: This is regarding increased bicycle use in Princeton (“Second Session for Valley Road set for June 15” and letters to the editor, Town Topics, 6/10/15). Biking is…

Urging Residents to Support Lytle Street Resolution at June 22 Council Meeting

To the Editor: To its credit, Princeton Council recently voted to acquire two lots on Lytle Street currently owned by Roman Barsky. Most significantly, Mayor Lempert gave instructions to the…

Putting Bike Paths on Valley Road Would Be Unnecessary, Unsafe, Intrusive, Unattractive

To the Editor: Planning for next summer’s reconstruction of Valley Road is taking place now. Options concerning provisions for pedestrians and bicyclists are being considered. We share the goal of…

Do Surcharge Advocates Target Paper Bags With Equal Emphasis?

To the Editor: Last Tuesday’s letter endorsing the 10-cent surcharge at McCaffrey’s for each so-called single-use bag supplied by the store prompts a number of questions, and some speculative answers.…

With No Active Landfill Within Its Boundaries Plastic Bag Problem Does Not Concern Town

To the Editor: Non-biodegradable plastic bags are filling up landfills. Princeton does not have an active landfill within its boundaries, thus any problem with plastic bags does not uniquely concern…

Cyclist Who Uses Valley Road Reveals Hazards of Poorly Maintained Bike Paths

To the Editor: I must agree with those residents of Valley Road who oppose the transformation of one of their sidewalks into a bike path and I do so, not…

Princeton Police Have Been Special Friends To Johnson Park School Kids, Parents, Staff

To the Editor: As principal and P.T.O. co-presidents of Johnson Park (JP) School, we’ve had the good fortune to work, over the years, with many community partners: the Arts Council,…

Supported by AARP, Secure Choice Savings Program Act Would Help New Jerseyans Save

To the Editor: For over half of New Jersey’s workers, the future looks bleak. Their jobs do not offer retirement plans. They are struggling to save on their own. The…