Guest Column

March 24, 2019

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) "Why I Ride" series features BHVRS members and why they chose to become an EMT and volunteer. Allie Deegan, EMT, Deputy Chief, Member since 2010  You interact with many different rescue squads during your day job. What is special about the ...

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 Etheridge Family Medicine: "Where we focus on preventive care for a long, healthy and prosperous life."  SOMERSET, NJ - WOW! It's that time of year again already. Spring is finally here, bringing with it hopes of better days to come, beautiful warm weather and dreamy star-filled ...

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We’re getting close to the tax-filing deadline. For many of us, this means it’s that time of year when we get our biggest financial windfall – a tax refund. If you have recently received a refund, or are expecting to get one in the next few weeks, what should you do with it? Of course, you could ...

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 Etheridge Family Medicine: "Where we focus on preventive care for a long, healthy and prosperous life."  SOMERSET, NJ - WOW! It's that time of year again already. Spring is finally here, bringing with it hopes of better days to come, beautiful warm weather and dreamy star-filled ...

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"Things to do with kids" is sponsored by The Goddard School of Long Hill." This column will provide a round up of interesting things to do with kids in and around the area. To kick off the column, we wanted you to get familiar with the local libraries and their weekly happenings and upcoming ...

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"Things to do with kids" is sponsored by The Goddard School of Long Hill." This column will provide a round up of interesting things to do with kids in and around the area. To kick off the column, we wanted you to get familiar with the local libraries and their weekly happenings and upcoming ...

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Who doesn’t love spring? Longer days, warmer weather, birds chirping, snow melting to reveal a layer of trash on the side of our roads. In these pages, there has been a lot of talk about Yorktown’s greatest assets and how we can market them to enhance our economy. Consider this: trash peeping ...

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Yorktown has been my home for nearly three decades, but I didn’t really start paying attention to local government until 2012. That was the year that I started covering this town as a reporter. Before then, admittedly, I couldn’t tell you a thing that happened inside 363 Underhill Ave.

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Dear Editor: Our beloved teachers and support staff have been working without a contract since June 2018. Lets show our support by making Wednesday, March 20th "SPF Parents Support the SPFEA Day"!!! Ways to show support: Wear Red -- Teachers across the district wear "Red for Ed" each ...

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Spring is here! Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and…  the individual tax filing deadline of April 15th is right around the corner.   Your CPA or paid tax preparer may suggest you file a tax filing extension.  You may ask: “What is that? How will that affect me? Will it subject me to an ...

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Spring is here! Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and…  the individual tax filing deadline of April 15th is right around the corner.   Your CPA or paid tax preparer may suggest you file a tax filing extension.  You may ask: “What is that? How will that affect me? Will it subject me to an ...

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It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list. It is important to ...

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It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list. It is important to ...

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It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list. It is important to ...

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It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list. It is important to ...

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It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list. It is important to ...

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It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges.  Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list. It is important to ...

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I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus. I’ve been warning my ...

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I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus. I’ve been warning my ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield residents are familiar with no parking on the streets overnight, however, like any new change to our daily routines the change is not always accepted so easily. This was the case 50 years ago in 1969. The evening of February 25, 1969, Committeeman Raymond ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Please join us and many of our fellow Franklin neighbors for a vigil tomorrow night in memory of the victims of terrorism in New Zealand where 49 men, women and children killed praying in two mosques.  The vigil will be held at Temple Beth El, 1489 Hamilton St. in Somerset. It ...

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This time of the year, the bars will be needing more Guinness and corned beef, and the color green will be decorating many buildings. As for me, I like to watch movies at the end of all the St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Particularly, I'll be watching movies that feature Irish characters and ...

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The Nutley 6th grade girls' basketball team won their Suburban League Championship this season. They beat a Verona team who had been undefeated in League play for the last 2 seasons. The girls beat West Essex in the first round of the playoffs by a score of 39-17. Then, in the Semi-finals, ...

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This weekend, the Lower Merion FIRST Robotics Competition team, Dawgma 1712, won the Autonomous Award sponsored by Ford and reached the quarterfinals of the District Competition at The Westtown School in West Chester.  Thirty-two teams competed in a series of 64 qualification matches, pitting three ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - March is Colorectal Awareness Month, and the Physicians of IMA would like to share some important information about the detection and prevention of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Fortunately, it ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- East Brunswick's Ria Mehta was one of the winners of the Somerset Patriots National Anthem Auditions held at Bridgewater Commons on Saturday, March 9th.   Mehta was among the talented performers selected that included David Lang of Somervile, Matt Lafargue of Dunellen, Jordan ...

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“Laws of nature do not make exceptions for nice people. A bullet has no conscience; neither does a malignant tumor or an automobile gone out of control. That is why good people get sick and get hurt as much as anyone.”  ― Harold S. Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People For a few years ...

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“Laws of nature do not make exceptions for nice people. A bullet has no conscience; neither does a malignant tumor or an automobile gone out of control. That is why good people get sick and get hurt as much as anyone.”  ― Harold S. Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People For a few years ...

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“Laws of nature do not make exceptions for nice people. A bullet has no conscience; neither does a malignant tumor or an automobile gone out of control. That is why good people get sick and get hurt as much as anyone.”  ― Harold S. Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People For a few years ...

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STAFFORD - We are several days into March, and the month sure has roared in like a lion. The water temperatures have remained low and need to see an increase of several degrees before the striped bass become active. The big news of the past few days has been the revelation that the New Jersey ...

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