Guest Column

April 11, 2022

When my wealthy cousin passed away and left me his self-driving car, I figured it was purely splenetic. He knows how I feel about technology and anyway, I already have a self-driving car... it’s my regular car that I operate with my own SELF. This high-tech gadget crazed society is getting more ...

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DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY   The word worry comes from the Old English “wyrgan”, which originally meant “hold tightly," and changed over the years to mean first “to bother," and then “to have cause for concern for.” Now, it has spiraled to translate to “have ongoing anxiety over,” a bit extreme ...

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Mark Lieberman is the co-chair of the Yorktown Democratic Committee. Our energy bills are too high, as everyone knows, and we need clean new sources of power to lower those costs and to fight climate change. Solar farms can help by producing reliable, renewable energy that reduces our reliance ...

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By Ronald Ross Guest Writer Attacks on America’s teachers have a long history with many ebbs and flows. Most recently, we have seen governors in Virginia and Florida urging passage of laws clearly destructive to the goals of public education. Governor Glenn Youngkin of Virginia set up “tip ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — It's already been a busy and historic year for TAPinto. "TAPinto is off to a record-breaking start for 2022 with TAPinto owner/publisher revenue up more than 30% year-over-year and more new TAPinto sites so far in 2022 than we typically launch in a whole year," Michael ...

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After two long years, it looks as if we may actually be approaching the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses, venues and activities are opening up. Schools are back in session. The majority of people are able to walk around in most places without a mask, if they so choose. Back to normal.

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Can Timing Affect Your Divorce Filing? When people decide to divorce, they may be tempted to file right away to begin the proceedings. After all, the faster the papers are filed, the more likely it is that the divorce will be finalized quickly. However, it is important to remember that divorce ...

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After two long years, it looks as if we may actually be approaching the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses, venues and activities are opening up. Schools are back in session. The majority of people are able to walk around in most places without a mask, if they so choose. Back to normal.

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I’ve been a local business owner since 2009, and I've had the pleasure of meeting many great people, both as customers and also as fellow business owners. Dezine Line has enjoyed good success since we moved here, and we are grateful. I like to post pictures on Facebook and Instagram and follow ...

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I’ve been a local business owner since 2009, and I've had the pleasure of meeting many great people, both as customers and also as fellow business owners. Dezine Line has enjoyed good success since we moved here, and we are grateful. I like to post pictures on Facebook and Instagram and follow ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Black Faces in High Places: 10 Strategic Actions for Black Professionals to Reach the Top and Stay There was published last month by HarperCollins and was co-written by Somerset resident Dr. Randal Pinkett and his longtime friend Dr. Jeffery Robinson. Black Faces in High Places ...

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Today we mourn the loss of our beloved companion, GRACE. Grace was always extravagant and at times even a little extreme but never without generosity of spirit and courteous good will.   In the classroom of everyday living, grace cultivated the valuable lesson that life is not always fair.

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Sophia Lind is a junior at John Jay High School. Every night, especially every Sunday night, I say something along the lines of, “I hate school,” or, “I would rather do anything else but go to school tomorrow,” and I know I’m not alone in that. My parents’ reaction to hearing me say this is ...

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Budgets demonstrate priorities. President Joe Biden once said, “Don’t tell me what you value. Show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.” The Robbinsville Education Association (REA) proudly represents over 350 teachers, secretaries, paraprofessionals, custodians, transportation, and ...

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The Olympics have been over for a few months, and now we wait two more years until we watch our athletes compete against other competitors in the sport of their choice and hopefully walk away with the gold medal. I have done many of the sports featured in the Olympics. When I was young I, skied ...

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The Olympics have been over for a few months, and now we wait two more years until we watch our athletes compete against other competitors in the sport of their choice and hopefully walk away with the gold medal. I have done many of the sports featured in the Olympics. When I was young I, skied ...

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Bringing our own life stories, memories, and past to the forefront yields many significant, valuable benefits, both from a health standpoint and for family connectivity purposes. This becomes especially true as our population ages and lives longer, and seniors make up a greater percentage of our ...

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Bringing our own life stories, memories, and past to the forefront yields many significant, valuable benefits, both from a health standpoint and for family connectivity purposes. This becomes especially true as our population ages and lives longer, and seniors make up a greater percentage of our ...

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Hi my name is Mia Lustig and I’m 10 years old.  I teach caregiver and child meditations at the lifestyle center at Flemington Chiropractic Center. They are lots of fun! I harness the power of meditation to make my brain smarter, healthier, more energetic and happier. I know that if you can ...

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Each week Kip and Ray will take on the tough issues facing the Garden State. One's a liberal Democrat.  One's a conservative Republican. They may not always agree. But they will always be nice to each other. Read Jersey Talk here. 

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Each week Kip and Ray will take on the tough issues facing the Garden State. One's a liberal Democrat.  One's a conservative Republican. They may not always agree. But they will always be nice to each other. Read Jersey Talk here. 

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Earlier this month, New Jersey’s statewide mask mandate for K-12 students was lifted. Two years into the global COVID-19 pandemic, this last line of defense to protect New Jersey’s 1.25 million public school students no longer exists. As a result, student safety has been severely ...

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Peace of Mind Yoga, Counseling, and Wellness Center is unique in that we provide trauma counseling and offer trauma-informed and trauma-focused yoga classes to our community in New Jersey. Plus, due to modern-day technology, we can see people all around the country! People are often apprehensive ...

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Peace of Mind Yoga, Counseling, and Wellness Center is unique in that we provide trauma counseling and offer trauma-informed and trauma-focused yoga classes to our community in New Jersey. Plus, due to modern-day technology, we can see people all around the country! People are often apprehensive ...

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Peace of Mind Yoga, Counseling, and Wellness Center is unique in that we provide trauma counseling and offer trauma-informed and trauma-focused yoga classes to our community in New Jersey. Plus, due to modern-day technology, we can see people all around the country! People are often apprehensive ...

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Peace of Mind Yoga, Counseling, and Wellness Center is unique in that we provide trauma counseling and offer trauma-informed and trauma-focused yoga classes to our community in New Jersey. Plus, due to modern-day technology, we can see people all around the country! People are often apprehensive ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Writing a weekly column, according to conventional wisdom, is daring to have an opinion in light of recent events and being willing to step out and write about those events from a personal vantage point.   Author and long-running newspaper columnist, Janis Adams, is willing ...

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John F McMullen is the Poet Laureate of the town of Yorktown. The bombs are falling the mortars are shelling houses are falling people are dying What can I do? I didn’t know that Ukraine was so modern big fancy apartment houses 5 rooms with terraces like ones I once lived in now ...

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I’ve championed many causes in my forty years in the New Jersey Legislature which have given me great pleasure, but none have been more satisfying than saving animals from suffering and cruelty.  I abolished New Jersey’s Death Penalty and hosted a coming home party for Plainfield’s Brian Halsey ...

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Our comments below are focused on markets as this is an area of our expertise, not to understate the humanitarian fallout. We hope for a peaceful and swift resolution. No more than a day after many commentators were stating a partial invasion was more probable than a full-scale one, Russia has ...

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