Sunday, August 18, 2019

How Fast They Grow

There are many surefire indicators that your baby is growing up — that he’s at least a couple of inches taller than you is the least of it. It’s...

Beware Your Surroundings

This past Sunday evening, my friends and I were strolling in Manhattan’s East Village. We were laughing on the way to dinner, and it was just getting dark. Out...

Thankfully Insured

Almost 50 million people in America are said to be uninsured and over these past couple of weeks, I have discovered how grateful I am not to be one...

You Never Know Who’s Listening

I have often thought that of all the superhero powers, the coolest would be the ability to be invisible. You could roam the earth listening in on private conversations,...

At Harry Potter Camp, Tomorrow’s Teachers Thrive

At a time when the teaching profession in the United States has come under a great deal of scrutiny, a group of Plainsboro teenagers is reaffirming what is best...

Our Topsy-Turvy World

I feel the earth move under my feet,I feel the sky tumblin’ down…- Carole KingAfter seismic rumblings in the financial markets all summer and continuing aftershocks in the economy,...

Stories of the Times

It is a time in history when you are better off ignoring the television news and reading that good summer novel instead of the newspapers. The headlines only make...

Dealing With Pre-College Apprehension

Some people say that the teenage years are the hardest to get through and I’d have to agree. It’s the summer before I head off to college, and after...

Reflections on the Casey Anthony Acquittal

I was on the beach when I heard of Casey Anthony’s acquittal, the news delivered to me by the woman on the next blanket over. She had just learned...

No Place Like Home

One of the nicest things about traveling is being able to come home again. I have recently returned from three of the most gorgeous places on earth: California, Hawaii,...

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Grocer Lidl announces plans to open in Lawrence Shopping Center

Less than a year after Lawrence Shopping Center lost the tenant of its supermarket anchor, a new grocer has confirmed it will be filling the spot: Lidl.