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Loose Ends 10/4: Becoming a hopeaholic

By Pam Hersh At 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, I was melting down. Our democracy was being subverted. World temperatures were rising, literally as quickly as...
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Loose Ends 9/27: Keeping the Roberts legacy ‘alive and strong’

Her obituaries in "The Washington Post," "The New York Times," and on every major television network depicted Cokie Roberts as a brilliant, thoughtful, perseverant world-renowned journalist...

‘Cyrano’ opens Two River Theater’s 2019-20 season

Opening its 2019-20 season, the Two River Theater in Red Bank will feature “Cyrano” from co-writers Jason O’Connell and Brenda Withers through Oct. 13. Adapted...

Emerging Artist Series at Monmouth Museum proves to be fertile ground for creators

Promising artists in New Jersey are making use of a local “launch pad.” The New Jersey Emerging Artist Series at the Monmouth Museum in Lincroft...

Schoor uses precision of former career as engineer in ‘Trianglism’ paintings

Asbury Park resident Howard Schoor, a retired engineer who founded the firm Schoor DePalma Inc., has created a new persona as a “trianglist.” The term,...

Mother Nature storm led teenage entrepreneur to create ‘Mother Nature’s Beauty’

Mother Nature storm led teenage entrepreneur to create 'Mother Nature's Beauty' When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. That was 17-year-old Phoebe Allen’s mindset when...

Rock Steady Boxing brings hope, movement to Parkinson’s patients

    At age 84 and with Parkinson's disease taking its toll on her mobility, Shirley Mabry could hardly walk without assistance, let alone get down...

Health Matters 9/20: Nutrition tips for breast cancer patients

By: Mehreen Husain, M.S., R.D.N., C.S.O. With the exception of skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women and one in...
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Loose Ends 9/20: Counting the numbers: 2020 Census lingering

By Pam Hersh My five-year-old grandson Sam Solomon with a degree in preschool and the 67-year-old Princeton University Sociology and Public Affairs Professor Doug Massey...

Health Matters 9/13: Don’t let dizziness or vertigo throw you off balance

By Kelly Gray, P.T. If you’ve ever experienced a bout of dizziness, you’re not alone. In fact, more than 40% of Americans will experience an episode...
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Loose Ends 9/13: A Newcomer on the block

By Pam Hersh Phyllis Marchand is no newcomer to Princeton. The former mayor of Princeton Township – and current influencer/advocate for the community’s numerous charities –...
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Loose Ends 9/6: Labor Day: A ‘unique’ celebration of Gale Cantu and Plainsboro

By Pam Hersh As a journalist, I rarely use the word "unique." It means the one and only, and I am reluctant to say with...

Health Matters 9/6: Flu season is on its way: Protect yourself with a flu...

By Rohit Bhalla, D.O. Flu season is about to ramp up, and if it is anything like past years, millions of people will suffer its...
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Loose Ends 8/30: Learn more about local government

By Pam Hersh Although I expect to receive failing grades as a cook, last week I was shocked that I failed at another “C” activity...

Health Matters 8/30: Undiagnosed physical complaints may be linked to emotional trauma 

By Susanne Steinberg, M.D.  In many cases, the scars of past trauma extend beyond emotional pain and physical injury, manifesting as distinct physical symptoms or...
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Loose Ends 8/23: The Spirit of Princeton will always live on through the mission...

By Pam Hersh Some called them Princeton’s odd couple. But their mismatched personalities and backgrounds were a perfect match for Princeton, because the two of them...

The importance of physical activity in children’s health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), physical and mental health play important roles in helping a child growing through life. CDC...
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Local filmmaker sheds light on veteran mission

New Jersey filmmaker and director Tom Phillips presented his latest documentary film “Vietnam Aftermath,” as well as a trailer for his latest documentary series...
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