Protection Act broadens safety options

Members of 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc. applaud the recent enactment of the Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act of 2015, which broadens the safety options for a greater number of survivors in New Jersey. Beginning May 2016, survivors of this most heinous crime, which includes acts or attempted acts of sexual assault, sexual contact, and… Continue reading Protection Act broadens safety options

Football will never be the same — hopefully

By Paul Hall Alec Baldwin, left, and Will Smith huddle over football players’ head injuries and deaths in the new movie Concussion. Concussion focuses on the startling discovery made by Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) while working as a pathologist in Pittsburgh. Omalu was on duty in September 2002 when the body of legendary… Continue reading Football will never be the same — hopefully

Monmouth County Park System offering January activities

The Monmouth County Park System has planned numerous activities for county residents to enjoy. Here’s what is planned for January: Surprise Story Time Jan. 2 from 11-11:45 a.m. Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown If the weather is nice, look for the clue at the Horticultural Center’s entrance that leads to the secret spot. If it’s rainy… Continue reading Monmouth County Park System offering January activities

Looking back at Christmas

By Lucie M. Winborne, ReMIND Magazine Child star Shirley Temple and John Agar were happy newlyweds at Christmastime in 1945. The Puritans banned it. Our Founding Fathers weren’t too crazy about it. And Congress didn’t get around to making it an official celebration until 1870. But you’d hardly guess it as Christmas approached. We Americans… Continue reading Looking back at Christmas

Did you know …

Jane Lynch PHOTO COURTESY OF NBCUniversal NBC’s popular party-time series, “Hollywood Game Night,” is set to return for its fourth season on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 8 p.m. Jane Lynch, who has won the Emmy Award two years in a row as outstanding host of a reality or reality-competition program, will once again lead the… Continue reading Did you know …

Renaming buildings at Princeton is ‘hogwash’

People are talking about the renaming of buildings at Princeton University that bear the name of Woodrow Wilson, the desire by some individuals to erase and rewrite history in order to whitewash our past. In this instance, describing the need by these people to remove a person’s name from a building because of a perceived… Continue reading Renaming buildings at Princeton is ‘hogwash’