Don’t overlook incidence of hepatitis C and HIV

Dr. Ronald G. Nahass, Hillsborough I read with great interest the piece (“Heroin use increase spurs need for forum,” The Princeton Packet, Nov. 27) by Philip Sean Curran this week. I have been concerned for a long time about this issue. There are a number of notable absent points in his story that we have… Continue reading Don’t overlook incidence of hepatitis C and HIV

PRINCETON: Angered by coverage of student protests

John Clearwater, Princeton I read with utter disbelief your coverage and that of other local media of the invasion and occupation of Nassau Hall and the president’s office by racial activists. I wasn’t surprised by The Packet, and now our PC mayor, accepting and rationalizing the bend the knee response to their demands. There wasn’t… Continue reading PRINCETON: Angered by coverage of student protests

PRINCETON: Democrats can learn about serving their community

Peter Wolanin and Jon Durbin, Princeton As chair of the Princeton Democratic Municipal Committee and as president of the Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO), respectively, we are writing to encourage all Princeton Democrats to consider serving their community by getting more involved in the local Democratic Party or the local government. We invite you to… Continue reading PRINCETON: Democrats can learn about serving their community

Enjoy Thanksgiving by sparing a turkey

Jonas Bennett, Princeton While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey’s life. And here are some good reasons: • You can brag about pardoning a turkey — like President Obama. • You truly are… Continue reading Enjoy Thanksgiving by sparing a turkey

Keep the school district at the top in New Jersey

Min Li, West Windsor As the Constitution of United States of America has laid the bedrock for the United States to become the greatest democratic country in the world, unlimited investment and encouragement in science and technology talents has gained the United States unpeerable competitive advantage over any other countries and substantially changed our daily… Continue reading Keep the school district at the top in New Jersey

School district officials should work with entire community

Helen Yin, Plainsboro I attended the West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education meeting held on Nov. 17. I was literally shaking when I went to the podium to express my concerns. As a long-time Plainsboro resident, my family and I have been living in Gentry since September 1997. For the past 18 years, I’ve never seen… Continue reading School district officials should work with entire community

How can district make math more appealing?

Helen Ming, West Windsor I attended the West Windsor-Plainsbor Board of Education meeting on Nov 17. It’s an amazing experience. People whose kids are mostly not in the school district were fighting against parents of local school kids. Our superintendent, the representative of the former, promoted the “whole child“ concept and cited “stress“ as an… Continue reading How can district make math more appealing?

University should show courage vs. student demands

Lawrence DeCicco, Princeton I noted from the front page of The Princeton Packet the recent headline regarding the sit-in/protest at the university president’s office by members of the Black Justice League. Their list of demands includes removal of Woodrow Wilson’s name from the school of Public and International Affairs, the renaming of the residential college… Continue reading University should show courage vs. student demands

Zwicker pledges to make his constituents proud

Andrew Zwicker, South Brunswick Every vote matters. This past Election Day, all 80 seats in the New Jersey General Assembly were up for election. In the 16th Legislative District, more than 34,000 votes were cast and less than 600 votes separated all four candidates. By the time all of the provisional ballots were counted, one… Continue reading Zwicker pledges to make his constituents proud

PRINCETON: A powerful example of truth and reconciliation

Linda Oppenheim and Larry Spruill, Princeton This week, Princeton witnessed a powerful example of truth and reconciliation. In connection with the 175th Anniversary of Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, the Presbyterian Synod of the Northeast announced that it is retiring the mortgage of $175,000 on the Paul Robeson house, righting a wrong committed over 100 years… Continue reading PRINCETON: A powerful example of truth and reconciliation