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Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Sunburn

Dear Susan, 

How do I treat a sunburn and rehydrate my skin after being out in the sun? Will being in the sun make me look older?  

Now that fall is approaching—and much needed after this hot, hot New Jersey summer—it’s time to learn how to repair, rehydrate, and replenish our skin from all of the sun exposure we faced. Sunburn has been almost inevitable ...

Union County Service Provides Education, Treatment Referrals for Intoxicated Drivers

September 8, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A Union County service offers treatment referrals, education, and other support services for those found driving while intoxicated.

The Union County Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) served a total of 851 people in 2018, all of whom were charged and/or convicted of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

“So far this year, ...

Kristallnacht commemoration: The Czech Memorial Scrolls Project

September 20, 2019

The Temple Sholom Holocaust Remembrance Committee is pleased to host a Community-Wide  Kristallnacht commemoration on Sunday, November 3, 2019, 7 pm

The Czech Memorial Scrolls Project

On November 9-10, 1938, Nazi Germany launched a mass assault on Jewish communities in Germany, Austria and parts of Czechoslovakia. This was known as Kristallnacht. Over 1,000 ...

And the Winner Is…Play!

September 10, 2019

 I often write about current research or headlines to provide additional context to a topic in the news. Most of my articles focus on various aspects of child development, such as whether children need play, whether technology is to blame for social issues such as lack of empathy and declining manners, what is social-emotional learning and should schools teach it, and ACEs, what are the ...