Sunday, February 17, 2019

Reporters Are Subject to Risks, Including Making Mistakes

No one goes into reporting with the idea that it’s an easy job, but no one truly goes into it thinking they might be killed, beaten, or psychologically damaged...

No Plowing, More Tickets in WW

My hard-working husband, who has spent the last year commuting back and forth from Manhattan, came home on the train one recent dark winter night to find a parking...

Should Kids Be Allowed To Wear ‘Boobies’ Bracelet For Good Cause?

Can you run to the store and buy me a bracelet, today, Mom?” asked Will.Thinking he had something up his sleeve for Valentine’s Day, I smiled and asked, “What...

The Suburban Mom Responds To the ‘Tiger Mother’ Outrage

When it comes to parenting, the Chinese seem to produce children who display academic excellence, musical mastery, and professional success — or so the stereotype goes.”I’m sure the Tiger...

My Generation: Fixing the Problems Created By Our Parents

In 1965, the British rock group The Who released the famous single “My Generation” about young people and their pride, their need to stick together, and how older people...

Building An Outdoor Facility for CPLL

While many suburban dads may have visions of iPads and flat screen TVs dancing in their heads, at the very top of Tim Lockwood’s holiday wish list this year...

Exercising Regularly to Prevent Diabetes

Over Thanksgiving dinner, my father revealed that he intended to live to at least 100 or until the money ran out, whichever came first. Young Doo Kwon turned 80...

Ethics Learned in Athletics Carries Over to the Classroom

In a recent game with his travel team, Will had an uncharacteristic bobble at third base. “Well, that was sloppy,” I grumbled to Bill in the bleachers. “We let...

Saving the Next Generation

OK, so I voted this week though grudgingly; it was on my to do list right after getting my flu shot, so you can tell how happy I was...

It’s a Dangerous World For Our Kids

Just after Christmas in 1985, terrorists struck the airports in Rome and Vienna, killing 19 people and injuring almost 150. The targets were El Al, the airline of Israel,...

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As Trenton Water Works receives new violations, its customers seek alternatives

Coming off the worst year in its history, Trenton Water Works received notice of three more state violations in January, continuing a cycle the utility has spent months trying to break.