Follow Town Topics Online

FacebookTwitterRSS
Home » Archives by category » Community (Page 61)

Sustainable Princeton Leadership Awards Put Spotlight on Citizen Contributions to Planet

To the Editor: This is to congratulate the awardees of the Sustainable Princeton Leadership Awards, presented at the Princeton Public Library on January 23 by Mayor Liz Lempert and Princeton…

Noting “Blatant Conflict of Interest” in PILOT Negotiation With Spouse of PU Employee

To the Editor: Having the University’s payment-in-lieu-of-taxes negotiated by the spouse of a University employee is a blatant conflict of interest. That this negotiation was done behind closed doors, with…

Proposal Prohibiting Underage Alcohol Use On Private Property Raises Serious Concerns

To the Editor: The proposal before the Princeton Council to prohibit underage consumption of alcohol on private property is a well-meaning initiative that nevertheless raises substantial concerns and therefore should…

Increased Population Density Will Bring Increased Traffic, Accidents, More Crime

To the Editor: The use of hyperbole, exaggeration, and false conclusions in David Keddie’s letter promoting AvalonBay style high-density apartments for Princeton (“We Should Welcome Increased Population,” Town Topics, Jan.…

Habitat for Humanity’s “ReStore” Aims to Help Make Homes Whole

To the Editor: As I observe the constant flow — and hear the excited chatter — of people carting windows, doors, washing machines, and other materials out of our Habitat…

Yes to Suggestion That Borough, Township Buildings Keep Names

To the Editor: I support the suggestion made by Harvey Rothberg to keep the old names for Borough Hall and Township Hall, and I agree with his two reasons, namely…

Who Is Oswald Veblen? Imagine Princeton Without the IAS, Einstein, Herrontown Woods

To the Editor: Princetonians have two opportunities coming up to learn about one of Princeton’s early visionaries. The Veblen name is most commonly associated with Thorstein Veblen, the famous economist…

Letters on Bill Scheide’s 99th Birthday Cite Concert to Benefit New CP Pool

To the Editor: Bill and Judy Scheide are indeed “Forever Young” and the overflow crowd at the January 18 concert to celebrate Bill’s 99th birthday, and support the Community Park…

Suggesting “Life Alert” Device as Possible Solution to the Problem of Guns in Schools

To the Editor: The idea of guns in our schools is disconcerting at best, and untenable, at least. In addition to making school a pretty scary place for children to…

Observations on Density and the Hospital Site: Design for Merwick/Stanworth Could Be Model

To the Editor, There is an ongoing discussion about the appropriate density for the former hospital site. Current zoning for the MRRO zone, created specifically for the site of the…