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Meet Best-Selling ‘Kosher by Design’ Cookbook Author Susie Fishbein

August 22, 2019

Just in time for the Jewish New Year, Susie Fishbein, author of the international best-selling cookbook series “Kosher By Design,” will teach a week’s worth of kosher-based cooking classes beginning on Sept. 8 at The Kitchen at Bed Bath & Beyond, a new interactive cooking and activity learning space in East Hanover.

We asked the Livingston resident about Jewish ...

Vendor Tables Available Now for Union County Means Business Expo

August 22, 2019

Vendor tables are available now for the 2019 Union County Means Business Expo at the Warinanco Sports Center in Warinanco Park, scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Now in its fourth year, the Business Expo provides a showcase for local businesses along with opportunities to network and grow contacts within the Union County community and ...

It Is Time To Federally Ban Assault Rifles

August 9, 2019

Another massacre in our country; more thoughts and prayers. And again perpetrated with a weapon of war of unlimited ammunition capacity. Unfortunately, thoughts and prayers alone are woefully deficient without action. 

It is time to ban assault rifles; period. But this is not a novel idea as it was banned under President Clinton. So instead of saying that we need to ...

Pakistan Day Parade In Edison Features Floats, Music, And Thousands Celebrating

August 22, 2019

Edison, NJ - On Sunday, Edison’s Pakistani community celebrated Pakistan’s Independence Day with the Fifth Annual Pakistani Day Parade. The parade ran along Oak Tree Road, starting in Iselin and ending  behind the Burger King on Oak Tree Road and Wood Ave. 

A traditional Pakistani breakfast of halwa/puri was offered to attendees at the start of the parade ...

Featured Business: Get to Know Phoenix Academy Preschool

“AT PHOENIX PRESCHOOL, WE BELIEVE THAT WITH OUR SKILLED, PATIENT TEACHERS, THE RIGHT TOOLS, AND AGE APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES, ALL OUR CHILDREN WILL HAVE A HEAD START ON THEIR ACADEMIC CAREER, AND THE TOOLS TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL ADULT.”

That is the guiding philosophy at Phoenix Academy, a private pre-school in Plainfield catering to preschoolers two-and-a-half to five years of age.

Featured Business:​​​​​​​ Rapps Pharmacy Offers Customized Rx Packaging, and more

Managing our daily lives, as well as those of our loved ones, is hard enough. Take steps to making it simple by taking advantage of Plainfield's Rapps Pharmacy pill packing service. This easy, convenient feature is perfect for someone taking multiple prescriptions on a daily basis or at different times of the day, and makes traveling with medications very practical.

According to the Rapps ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K, Smith, M.D.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D,.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris (Grand Central, 2019)

 

Hannibal Lecter . . . Just the name sends chills down one’s spine. Lecter, who had a penchant for dining on human brains and “fava beans with a nice Chianti,” was first mentioned briefly in the 1981 novel The Red Dragon. However, Lecter takes center stage in the masterpiece of horror fiction, Silence of the Lambs, ...

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris (Grand Central, 2019)

 

Hannibal Lecter . . . Just the name sends chills down one’s spine. Lecter, who had a penchant for dining on human brains and “fava beans with a nice Chianti,” was first mentioned briefly in the 1981 novel The Red Dragon. However, Lecter takes center stage in the masterpiece of horror fiction, Silence of the Lambs, ...

Steve Adubato & Former ESPN Host, Bob Ley, Discuss Compensation for College Athletes

August 22, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Bob Ley, former host of “Outside the Lines,” on ESPN, appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato recently and came out in support of student athletes receiving pay for their participation on college teams. 

Ley, a multiple Emmy Award-winner, had been the longest tenured on-air employee of the sports network. He joined ESPN just three days after their launch in ...