Who are we? Census 2021 Explains – Comment – February 2023

Who are we?  Census 2021 Explains The final piece of the 2021 Census was released last December providing citizenship and immigration, education and employment data. While our township website describes the local population as diverse, this is just beginning to be true, according to the statistics.  More than three quarters… Continue reading

Wishing You a Happy New Year! – 2023

In this edition you will find stories of generosity.  Gifts of time, money and even flowers, offered by local businesses, service organizations and individuals that make our community special. In the next few years, it will be more important than ever to think of others.  We will be called to… Continue reading

Say Their Names – Comment – November 2022

It’s a phrase that took prominence during the Black Lives Matter movement as a gesture to personalize black lives lost through racial injustice.  The practice has earlier roots, however.  For example, every year at the memorial event for the 9/11 disaster, the names of the almost 3,000 victims who died… Continue reading

COMMENT – October 2022

This month we’ve seen the community come together in a variety of events organized primarily by volunteers – the Zucchini and Fall Festivals, Touch a Truck, an Open Studio for local artists, church events, candidate meetings and a few funerals. They have reminded us what “community” means: it’s intimate, local,… Continue reading