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Letters: Thanks to ETS and the YWCA for a Great Race

To the Editor: On behalf of myself, and the other 650 participants in the June 26 ETS Firecracker 5K Run/Walk, I would like to sincerely thank the YWCA’s chief operating officer, Judith Hutton, and Educational Testing Service President/CEO, Kurt Landgraf for a superbly organized event.  It is especially gratifying that the record proceeds from event…

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Letters: The Role of Affordable Housing at the Downtown Princeton Hospital Site

To the Editor: It is time to understand the role that affordable housing and rental housing are playing in the conflict over the development of the old hospital site. I am a very strong supporter of affordable housing. I believe that Princeton should be a place where people of many different income levels can all…

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Letters: Support Open Space Tax for the Consolidated Princeton, Hospital Development Plan Should Be Thorouhly Vetted

Governing Bodies Should Approve “Blended” Open Space Tax Rate To the Editor: On behalf of Friends of Princeton Open Space, I urge that the governing bodies of the Borough and Township vote on June 26th to submit a blended open space tax of 1.7 cents per $100 of assessed valuation to the voters this November. …

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Letters: Don’t Let AvalonBay Apartment Plan Move Forward

Good Reasons to Dread AvalonBay Development at Hospital Site To the editor: I think it is important for the citizens of Princeton, as well as the hospital administration, to know that there is growing, community-wide disapproval of the proposed sale of the hospital site to AvalonBay. And all of us have good reason to feel…

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Letters: Thank You From Dem Slate, AvalonBay Opposition

Democratic Slate Thanks Supporters To the Editor: We are writing to thank voters for nominating us for the new Princeton Council.  The unusually high primary turnout and tremendous volunteer engagement are testament to the historic nature of this election for Princeton.  We appreciate your confidence and look forward to working together as a team to…

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Letters: Simon, Matteo Thank Supporters in June 5th Princeton Democratic Primary

Simon Thanks Voters and Fellow Candidates To the Editor: Thank you to everyone in the Princeton community who supported me in the primary campaign. Whenever I asked for your help or came to your door, you encouraged me and you made me feel welcome in your homes, regardless of whether we agreed on all of…

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Letters: Residents Weigh In on Princeton Mayoral Candidates

              Four Former Princeton Mayors, Consolidation Commission Chair and Transition Task Force Chair Endorse Wilkes for Mayor To the Editor: In Princeton, we are at a historic moment in the governance of our town. We have the opportunity to select the individual who will best lead our community toward…

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Letters: Residents Voice Support for Council Candidates

Gusciora: Crumiller Dedicated to Princeton Community Dear Editor: For as long as I have served or lived in Princeton, I knew that I could always count on Jenny Crumiller. She has been a tremendous asset to Princeton and the surrounding communities and school. Her volunteerism and commitment to local governmental services make her stand out,…

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Letters: Residents Weigh In on Local Candidates, Princeton University Arts Plan Benefits to Community Questioned

Butler a Leader Who Embraces Healthy Debate To the Editor: On June 5, Princeton Democrats will elect a slate of six Council members and a mayoral candidate to represent our party in a historic election in November. We need knowledgeable leaders to ensure that consolidation yields the promised savings while maintaining and/or enhancing our community’s…

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Letters: The Hospital’s Moral Responsibility

The hospital (the University Medical Center) has a very important moral responsibility to the Princeton community. Unfortunately, the hospital is not living up to it. The hospital’s moral responsibility dates to 2004-2006, when the hospital, Princeton Borough, and the neighborhood surrounding the hospital’s Witherspoon Street site had lengthy negotiations about what could be built on…

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Letters: Preserve Current Dinky Right of Way for Future Transit

To the Editor, Recent news coverage of the Dinky issue has raised concerns in some minds about potential costs to taxpayers from efforts to preserve the Dinky right of way.  From the vantage point of Princeton’s future transit needs, however, the Princeton community will lose if the right of way is not preserved for eventual…