North Central New Jersey Edition

Archive of: NCNJ and Publisher Letter

Title Issue
The Season for Change

The Season for Change

Quite often change is brought about by pain. Our minds supply us with all the justification we need to stay stuck.

September 2018
The Wonders of Life

The Wonders of Life

How does a 12-year-old write a symphony? How does the earth really work? What is the connection between millions of light years and today?

August 2018
A Model Experience

A Model Experience

Recently, I spent a few days in Sweden. What an amazing trip. The views were stunning and the city of Stockholm majestic, but it was the people and the human interactions that knocked me over.

July 2018
Letter from The Publisher

Letter from The Publisher

Recently, we introduced a new column written by teenagers called Teen Voices. The idea behind it is to help parents (and other adults) get a glimpse of the world through a teen’s eyes.

June 2018
The Day a Mother is Born

The Day a Mother is Born

May brings sunshine and flowers, and a new energy to the Northeast. It also brings us Mother’s Day. Of course, every day should be Mother’s Day, but that’s another column.

May 2018
On The Other Side of Words

On The Other Side of Words

I have been thinking lately about words and how they fit into our world of communication. My 24-year-old son, Sean, tells me I need a college course in texting so he can make sense of what I’m trying to say in a text fashion. On self-examination—and the evidence before me—I have to plead guilty as charged.

April 2018
Seeing What’s Good

Seeing What’s Good

I find myself wanting to write about the injustice of things—the penal system, gun control, blame, closed-minded people, war, violence, inequality, inappropriate behavior, prejudices and our education system—and then there’s health care and veterans’ rights.

March 2018
Reflections on Life Changing Moments

Reflections on Life Changing Moments

This month I will have a birthday. I never gave much thought to birthdays, but for the past few weeks I’ve been thinking about my life’s turning points.

February 2018
A Few Random Thoughts About a Happy New Year

A Few Random Thoughts About a Happy New Year

Have a Happy New Year? Do you think most people, myself included, take the time to think about what they’re saying? How many times do you hear it or say it each holiday season?

January 2018
Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Remember to smile a lot, others will notice.

December 2017
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