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“Avid” Mailbox Reader Asks, “Princeton, Just How Sustainable Are We, Really?”

To the Editor: As an avid reader of the Mailbox for many years, I want to state my general feelings regarding the general theme of the environmental issues that have…

Some Thoughts on the Crisis in Trenton From Coach at Trenton Catholic Academy

To the Editor: The story in the August 21 issue [“Volunteers from Princeton Say They Won’t Abandon Capital City in Crisis”] is very enlightening regarding the problems in Trenton. Giving…

For the Sake of Residents of Former Borough,Yard Waste Collection Policy Should Change

To the Editor: Princeton’s new yard waste collection policy needs to be changed. An unintended result of consolidation is that the Municipality Formerly Known as the Borough now finds itself…

Texan Visiting Princeton Experiences Special Act of Kindness On a Rainy Day

To the Editor: Last week I experienced kindness from a man in Princeton. I attended a conference and enjoyed being in your city. But a special action on Tuesday, August…

Question of the Week: “What are you most looking forward to about going back to school?”

Andy: “The yummy cookies after lunch.” Bailey: “My new teacher and gym class.” —Andy Cook (left), 3rd grader, and Bailey Cook, 1st grader, Eldridge Park School, Lawrenceville. Jake: “I’m looking forward…

Suggesting a Roman Solution to Princeton’s Giant, Gas-Guzzling, Traffic-Snarling Busses

To the Editor: Now that the southern access to the community has been compromised by the “Arts” construction, a critical element of our quality-of-life has been dramatized even more than…

Calling On Mayor, Council, and Parents To Do Right By the Valley Road Building

To the Editor: As a Princeton resident and taxpayer, with no strings attached, I want to express my opinion on the Valley Road Building’s fate. I support the letters written…

“My Word Against a Machine”: A Complaint About Defective Parking Meters Downtown

To the Editor: Princeton deserves a better parking meter service. On Tuesday I drove to the post office. There were many open parking spaces as it was in the morning.…

End-of-School-Year Reflections, Appreciations Offered by Director of Princeton Nursery School

To the Editor: It is said that life is a season of cycles. One such cycle is the school year. It begins in September and is exemplified by excitement and…

Early American and Shaker-Style Furniture Are Specialties of Cane Farm Furniture

“It’s just like going to a farm in the country. You feel you’re in another world,” says a Cane Farm Furniture customer. In fact, a visit to Cane Farm Furniture…