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Important Moments in Black History (Part 1)
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....
Little Known Facts About East Orange
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...
The Silent Auction; Plainfield's Mayoral Race
October 31, 2013
PLAINFIELD, NJ - From Mayor O'Keefe to the present I have watched Plainfield conduct the silent municipality auction. P...
Winning the Lottery - May Not Be All That It Adds Up To
March 27, 2013
So… you didn’t win either? Well, If you’re feeling upset about not winning – don’t. Accordi...
Has Heart Attack Grill Branding Gone Too Far?
February 21, 2013
The hospital-themed restaurant Heart Attack Grill has been in the news lately. Two heart attack deaths of frequent “patients&rdq...
CONVERSATION STARTERS: HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE RECENT TRAGEDIES?
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...
Last minute Gift Ideas for your Teens: Gifts that Keep on Giving!
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...
It's Time for a New Approach
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...