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Groundhog, Lincoln, Washington, pitchers and catchers are harbingers of spring

No matter the outcome of all the groundhog forecasts, spring is coming. On Feb. 12, 1809, in central Kentucky, the vestiges of winter were still...
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Opinion: Dental health is a lifelong endeavor

February is National Dental Children’s Health Month but it’s a good time to think about the health of your mouth no matter what your...

New law to improve stroke care in New Jersey

On Jan. 21, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that would improve the stroke system of care in New Jersey. The bill was passed...

Opinion: Black History Month: Honor African Americans who made our nation a better place

African Americans have shaped and contributed to American history and culture in countless ways, and their legacy continues to grow. Their trials and triumphs...
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Children should participate in daily recovery practices of their parents

How important is it to incorporate your children into your daily recovery practices? For me, it is very important. I believe that, addiction or not,...

Timing is everything when it comes to suicide prevention

As the old adage goes, Timing is Everything. A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to be asked to join a new suicide task...
PHOTOS BY JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

To Serve & Honor: The 1920s

    One hundred years ago we were entering the second decade of the 20th century. The 1920s would become known as the Roaring Twenties. It...
PHOTO COURTESY OF PETE CLARK

To Serve & Honor: Wreaths for Our Deceased Veterans

  The second Saturday in December is Wreaths Across America Day. In what had started out as a quest by a Maine wreath maker to...

Opinion: The Blurred Blue Line

  They wear the blue uniform that symbolizes security But protection for all citizens is not a surety. It tends to shield them from criminal acts By saying,...
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Opinion: Strawberry rhubarb pie

The holiday season awakens the smells and tastes of my youth. Strawberry rhubarb pie was my favorite. As a boy, I would cut the...

Opinion: Bench jockeys: Win or lose, it’s how you play the game

In my younger years, I played baseball. A lot of baseball in many locations and at various levels. As any follower of the game...
PHOTOS BY JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

Remember those who served on Veterans Day, and every day

Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day. At the first Armistice Day, on Nov. 11, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson stated: “To us in America, the...

Azra Baig is an active participant in South Brunswick community

  I am reaching out to the South Brunswick community to show my support and encourage others to support the re-election of Azra Baig to...

Azra Baig ‘walks the talk’ in South Brunswick

I am proud and happy to support my friend and colleague, Azra Baig, for re-election to the South Brunswick Board of Education. As a nurse...

Reader influenced by Azra Baig

My time on the South Brunswick Board of Education has been my most meaningful commitment I have had the privilege of taking part in....

Resident impressed by Azra Baig’s commitment to community

It is my great pleasure to endorse Azra Baig for re-election to the South Brunswick Board of Education. I have been a member of the...

Azra Baig is ‘selfless, non-political character’ needed on South Brunswick school board

I am writing to support Azra Baig to be re-elected to the South Brunswick Board Of Education. Ms. Baig has shown, during her time on...
JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

Tim Howard was a leader on, off the soccer field

U.S. soccer phenom and North Brunswick's hometown hero Tim Howard has hung up his cleats. My friendship with Tim began when he played for the...
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