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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

Health Matters 8/16: Healthy mom, healthy baby: ensuring a safe and healthy pregnancy

By Christopher A. Naraine, M.D. Of the more than 3.7 million babies delivered in the United States last year, the vast majority were born healthy...

Loose Ends 8/16: Seeing Eye dogs provide more than sight for people

By Pam Hersh On a Tuesday afternoon several months ago, Princeton resident Ira Fuchs scheduled an emergency computer video conference after dinner with his three...

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer honored in Red Bank

The Rockit Live Foundation honored 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Byrd at its annual gala at the Two River Theater...

Loose Ends 8/9: The use of a common goal brings two groups together

By Pam Hersh I played matchmaker this past week by introducing two institutions - both the same age and both driven by their commitment to...

Health Matters 8/9: Bariatric surgery for weight loss 

By Wai-Yip Chau, M.D.  Obesity is a chronic, progressive disease affecting millions of Americans and increasing the risk for serious health complications, such as diabetes...

Loose Ends 8/2: Louise Grafton lives on through the spirit of creativeness

By Pam Hersh While sitting through the magical and innovative Princeton Summer Theater (PST) production of Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," I kept smiling –...

Health Matters 7/26: Emotional eating in adolescents

By Katie Gaffney, R.D. Intense emotional experiences and stressful events affect everyone differently, including adolescents who are especially vulnerable to the ups and downs that...

Loose Ends 7/26: Shea butter provides more than just skin care

By Pam Hersh While my grandkids last weekend were learning about Africa by watching "The Lion King," I was learning about Africa by listening to...
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