HOPEWELL: Efforts of businesses spread awareness of breast cancer 

To the editor:  Recently, the Pennington Business & Professional Association, the Hopewell Economic Development Commission and the Hopewell Business Association partnered with Capital Health’s Center for Comprehensive Breast Care on a campaign that helped raise awareness about a disease that affects 1 in 8 women and educated women on the importance of early detection. …

HOPEWELL TWP.: Who will Township Committee select as mayor for 2016? 

To the editor:   Who is going to be the Hopewell Township mayor? Last year the majority of our Township Committee came together and created a bipartisan leadership team. The mayor was selected from the Democrats, and the deputy mayor from the Republicans. Unfortunately, two members of the committee did not like this sharing of …

HOPEWELL TWP.: Readers distressed over choice of editorial cartoon 

To the editor:  Shame! Shame! Shame! Your choice of the holiday Santa cartoon in the Dec. 11th edition of the Hopewell Valley News is absolutely unacceptable. A weekly local community newspaper does not need to publish its political views using Santa as the springboard. Children who wished to see if their photo was included …

HOPEWELL: Pipeline opponents warn landowners about right-of-way agreements in mail 

To the editor:  It looks like the PennEast Grinch is at it again! Coming to a mailbox near you soon, just in time for the holidays! Landowners have started to receive packages of material from PennEast’s land agents, Western Land Services with monetary offers for properties and lots of little sticky arrows showing where …

HOPEWELL: Carbon monoxide beep brought a quick, pleasant fire response 

To the editor:  Last Sunday my carbon monoxide detector was beeping constantly and any attempts on my part to quell its incessant ringing was in vain. I finally resorted to old advice, “When all else fails, read the instructions,“ which I promptly obeyed and dialed 911. I was expecting perhaps an official car with …

HOPEWELL: Many hands make Reindeer Lane a big success

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To the editor: The Hopewell train station was transformed into a holiday wonderland last Friday, Dec. 4, as the Reindeer Lane Gift Shop returned to town! From festive decorations to refreshments for parents, live holiday music and the special arrival of Santa on an old-fashioned fire truck, a great time was had by all. This …

HOPEWELL: Carbon tax would provide incentive to increase renewables

To the editor:  “Residents do agree on energy policy” by Michele Byers (Nov. 12) provides encouraging news: Most New Jersey residents believe renewable energy sources are important and are in favor of the state investing more in solar and wind energy. But it is naive to think that belief in renewables, even if accompanied …