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Guest Column

June 27, 2022

Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - According to a study conducted by the American Psychiatric Association in 2014, teenagers, on average, have unhealthy stress levels that are slightly higher than those of adults. Although the APA completed this study eight years ago on a small sample of about 1,000 ...

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In 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law legislation mandating LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum in our public schools. It was my first year working as a school psychologist in the Piscataway school district. My GSA club celebrated the news and students spoke about what it would mean to finally be seen ...

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Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Scratchy throat, watery eyes, dry cough? Could be Covid...or, just a seasonal allergy attack. But which is it? Bergen New Bridge Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gian Varbaro says it's not so easy to tell.  "If we knew for sure right away, things would be so much simpler, so easy," he ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - For Ukrainian native Iryna Bilenka, it has been a long road from her home country to America. Although she had been here before, she was unable to stay. But by sheer determination, nearly 30 years after her first setting foot in the United States, she will be sworn in as an ...

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EDISON, NJ - Passover or Pesach? It says Passover at the stores, but people also seem to be discussing this Jewish holiday called Pesach that begins this Friday night. They are one and the same, though the names mean different things. The name Passover comes from the angel of death ‘passing ...

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As a business owner, you care deeply about your company’s future and the implications for you, your loved ones and your employees. And you likely make decisions every day to increase the likelihood of optimal outcomes for these stakeholders. But your time is limited, leaving little room for ...

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After two long years, it looks as if we may actually be approaching the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses, venues and activities are opening up. Schools are back in session. The majority of people are able to walk around in most places without a mask, if they so choose. Back to normal.

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