Guest Column

July 2, 2022

Once upon a lazy Sunday afternoon, I was surfing the endless number of channels my cable provider offers and was not amused with my choices. Finally, I settled on the History Channel and the History of Ice Cream.   What a nail bitter! I was on the edge of my seat the whole program. Who would win ...

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NEW JERSEY - After gaining mystical powers from a Bengal bracelet passed down through generations, Kamala gained a new sense of confidence and identity in the first episode. Ms. Marvel continues her journey as a half superhero-half teenage girl living her daily life in Jersey City. The second ...

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Dear Dr. Linda,  I do not have any questions about children and education (as mine are young adults already). My question pertains to me. I am a healthcare professional and have been for more than 30 years. I provide primary healthcare to children and adolescents, and I also have a particular ...

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When I’m watching a movie, and it isn’t a very good movie, I sometimes think how different the dialogue would be if I were the one saying it. People have been trying to tell me what to say for years and years, and if someone could write me some better lines I might just let them. At least feed me ...

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Someone once told me, “Parents are plows for their children. They pick up where their own parents left off and their goal should be to leave their own children further along than they were.”  This shifted my whole parenting perspective, including my view of my own parents and how I viewed ...

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Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other ...

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Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other ...

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Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other ...

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In Washington, DC, Senate and House conferees are inching closer to a final version of the Bipartisan Innovation Act. As negotiations are underway, members of both the House and Senate must focus on provisions that can help protect both businesses and customers from the rampant rate of organized ...

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Our next stop along the Danube River was Vienna, rich in culture, history, architecture, and, well, richness. Known as the “City of Music” or the “City of Dreams,” it was home to many cultural movements and the people who furthered them, artistically, musically, politically and scientifically. The ...

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Old books New books All the books I’ve read Those that I remember  Those that I have forgotten  Words that swirled and shaped me Stories that made me laugh  Stories that made me cry Book clubs Book reviews Books that I love  Books that I hate, but you love  Characters that I love And ...

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Old books New books All the books I’ve read Those that I remember  Those that I have forgotten  Words that swirled and shaped me Stories that made me laugh  Stories that made me cry Book clubs Book reviews Books that I love  Books that I hate, but you love  Characters that I love And ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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One of the definitions for the word cocoon is: “something that offers protection or isolation.” Picture this: It is very early Sunday morning, April 3, and as usual I have dozed off while watching the news. I walk toward the kitchen to shut off the lights and the next thing I've fallen and hit ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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During the first World War, Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal ...

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One of the definitions for the word cocoon is: “something that offers protection or isolation.” Picture this: It is very early Sunday morning, April 3, and as usual I have dozed off while watching the news. I walk toward the kitchen to shut off the lights and the next thing I've fallen and hit ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ: Hello everyone!   My name is Austin Yang. I have been an East Brunswick resident my whole life and have gone through the entirety of the East Brunswick public school system. This year, I will graduate as the Salutatorian for the Class of 2022 and will be headed to ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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The grim reality of the worst inflation in 40 years and a broken supply chain that is causing the rising cost of living is on the minds of every American. We are breaking records for the cost of gasoline at the pumps and the price of everyday staples, like meat, milk, and diapers continue to ...

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Tonight, at 9 PM on ABC, the Golden State Warriors have a chance to close out the series for good and capture a fourth NBA championship in the last decade. After a hard fought win in Game 5 led by a brilliant performance by Andrew Wiggins, who had 26 points and 13 rebounds, the Warriors will ...

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The Nutley Cultural Inclusion and Diversity Council invites all to the second annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18th between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church 13 Harrison St., Nutley NJ. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of ...

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As humans, we like to tell ourselves we are the most “evolved” species on earth. We have opposable thumbs, a big brain, and we are capable of art, science, music, love and sympathy. Throughout history humans also have had the capacity to cause unspeakable suffering. All one has to do is look at the ...

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