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    Supersize Your Smoothie
    by Katie E. DeGennaro
    July 10, 2014

    Supersize with Superfoods... In a world of continuously expanding processed food factories, the mainstream media has made it their...

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    Mexican Furniture
    by Mary Mooney
    June 30, 2014

    Monday, June 30, 2014 Today I am grateful for Mexican furniture.  If you follow my daily posts, you will remember that yester...

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    Wind Chimes
    by Mary Mooney
    June 30, 2014

    Sunday, June 29, 2014 Today I am grateful for wind chimes.  I have a very small patio that gets almost no sun, so instead of ...

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    Mexican Trip
    by Mary Mooney
    June 30, 2014

    Hey peeps. If you are a follower of my "gratitude" blog/posts, then sit tight because I'm going to be posting about a tr...

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    Wash Baskets
    by Mary Mooney
    June 28, 2014

    Friday, June 27, 2014 Today I am grateful for wash baskets.  But first. . .“Where is your post today!” “I d...

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    Car Rattles
    by Mary Mooney
    June 28, 2014

    Saturday, June 28, 2014 Today I am grateful for car rattles.  During the test drive of my “new” car a few days ag...

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    A Chorus Line
    by Mary Mooney
    June 26, 2014

    Thursday, June 26, 2014 Today I am grateful for the musical, A Chorus Line.  Last night we saw the production at Muhlenberg C...

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    To Be or Not to Be a Vegetarian
    by Katie E. DeGennaro
    June 12, 2014

    A vegetarian (n.), is defined as someone who does not eat meat, and sometimes other animal products, for moral, religious, or health r...

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    Outside Dining
    by Mary Mooney
    June 2, 2014

    Sunday, June 01, 2014 Today I am grateful for outside dining.   I love eating outside.  When there are no bugs.&nbs...

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    Dance Recitals
    by Mary Mooney
    May 31, 2014

    Saturday, May 31, 2014 Today I am grateful for Dance Recitals.  Our youngest granddaughter, Isabella, has her dance recital t...

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    I've Got Those Oskar Blues Again—With an Octohop Too
    by Tony Di Domizio
    May 29, 2014

    I hate flying. So it's good that I can travel quickly to other states by going to my local bar. I have, as of recent, been hooked ...

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    Editor Returns to her Stomping Grounds
    by Audrey Blumberg
    May 23, 2014

    Dear Readers, Did you miss me? That’s right, I am back online covering Bridgewater, and Raritan too now, and I cannot th...

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    Important Moments in Black History (Part 1)
    by Bill Hunter
    February 12, 2014

    In 1921, Greenwood, Oklahoma, a successful, all-black enclave north of Tulsa, was the site of the deadliest race riot in U.S. history....

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    Little Known Facts About East Orange
    by Bill Hunter
    January 6, 2014

    EAST ORANGE, NJ - THE "TOWN AT THE RIVER" included land extending from the Passaic River to the Orange Mountain. For one hun...

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    The Silent Auction; Plainfield's Mayoral Race
    by D.J. Salter
    October 31, 2013

    PLAINFIELD, NJ - From Mayor O'Keefe to the present I have watched Plainfield conduct the silent municipality auction.  P...

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    Winning the Lottery - May Not Be All That It Adds Up To
    by Providence Manning
    March 27, 2013

    So… you didn’t win either?  Well, If you’re feeling upset about not winning – don’t.  Accordi...

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    Has Heart Attack Grill Branding Gone Too Far?
    by Lou Leonardis
    February 21, 2013

    The hospital-themed restaurant Heart Attack Grill has been in the news lately. Two heart attack deaths of frequent “patients&rdq...

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    CONVERSATION STARTERS: HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE RECENT TRAGEDIES?
    by Nancy Kislin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Marriage and Family Therapist
    January 30, 2013

      In what seems to be a season of senseless deaths and tragedies, how do we talk with our children when sadly two apparent su...

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    Last minute Gift Ideas for your Teens: Gifts that Keep on Giving!
    by Keith Dent
    December 24, 2012

    WEST ORANGE, NJ - Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The...

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    It's Time for a New Approach
    by The Family Files
    December 17, 2012

    I didn't want a tragedy like what happened in Newtown, Connecticut as way to introduce this column.. However, one of the themes th...