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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 ...

John FX Keane is the leader NP needs NOW.

September 19, 2019

John FX Keane for New Providence Council: The Leadership We Need Now!

It is with pleasure that I endorse democratic candidate, John FX Keane for New Providence Borough Council. John has 35 years of volunteer experience in New Providence. Through the years, John has served as a Boy Scout leader and a Band Wagon volunteer. He served 15 years on the Recreation Commission, is currently on the ...

Councilman DeSarno - Munoz & Matsikoudis are a Great Team To Serve Our Community

New Providence is a proud, strong, welcoming, caring and compassionate town.  It is a community comprised of individuals who eagerly give of themselves in order to make a positive contribution.  Participation in one of our many community organizations, boards, committees, schools, athletic teams or volunteering time on our Fire Department or Rescue Squad are just some of the many ways ...

Operation Gratitude Halloween Give-Back Campaign Underway

September 19, 2019

 

Candy for a Cause: Donations Distributed to Deployed Troops and Local Heroes

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Teaching children the value of giving back by donating Halloween candy in support of Operation Gratitude is a win-win for kids, parents, and dentists. 

This Halloween, local trick-or-treaters will join kids across the country when they donate their extra Halloween candy to ...

Celebrate National Dance Day 2019 with The Connection Sept. 21

The Connection is offering a day of dance for all ages to celebrate National Dance Day on Saturday, September 21.  All activities are free and open to the public.

National Dance Day was launched in 2010 by “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator and Dizzy Feet Foundation co-president Nigel Lythgoe. This grassroots campaign encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Brain Surgery Breakthrough and Other News from Atlantic Health System

On this AtlantiCast, see how Atlantic Health System is breaking new ground when it comes to brain surgery, learn about a new clinical trial into the treatment of melanoma, find out how Overlook Medical Center is turning trash into treasure and making health care more environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Why Having a Finance Professional Matters

Why Having a Financial Professional Matters
A good professional provides important guidance and insight through the years.

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

 

What kind of role can a financial professional play for an investor? The answer: a very important one. While the value of such a relationship is hard to quantify, the intangible ...

Your Extended Care Strategy

Your Extended Care Strategy
Are you prepared for the possibility – and expense – of eldercare?

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

Do you have an extra $33,000 to $100,000 to spare this year? How about next year, and the year after that? Your answer to these questions is probably “no.”

What could possibly cost so ...