Category: Opinion

Saving Colonial History At Petty’s Run

An amazing piece of New Jersey’s colonial history was just saved by an agreement between the state Department of Environmental Protection and Mercer County. The Petty’s Run archeological site at the State House in Trenton will not be reburied, as was proposed, and will instead be interpreted for the public.

Trudi’s Corner: Time Flies

Unbelievable how time flies, as is said, when you’re having fun. I attended a church picnic on Saturday the 17th, and fortunately the weather was great. My only regret is the fact that so many friends were missing.

Looking Over the Tar Sands Precipice

Enough! Texas is burning. Our best croplands in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri have been underwater since June. Hurricane Irene has devastated Northeast communities. People along the Mississippi, in Tuscaloosa, and Joplin are still recovering from Biblical floods and killer tornadoes.

New Jersey: Garden State Or Flooded State?

If New Jersey is the Garden State, our garden is watered by plentiful rivers, springs, streams and creeks flowing from corner to corner. Many waterways are out of sight and out of mind until they overflow their banks, as they did during Hurricane Irene and subsequent storms.