Category: Featured

Writer’s Block: Food For Thought

Every so often, a new word makes its way into our language and suddenly everybody is using it like it has been around forever. An example of what I mean is ‘foodie’, which means a connoisseur of epicurean delights. In other words, a food lover.

Movie Review: “Prometheus” Asks the Burning Question

Director Ridley Scott’s grim sci-fi thriller, “Prometheus,” about a circa 2089 voyage to outer space in search of humankind’s roots, sent me hurtling back a few eons to Professor Halberstoddter’s class at Olde Ivy Film Criticism College, lecture #53, May 19, 1967. The good doctor wanted to give us something to contemplate over the summer hiatus.

State Officials Talk Summer Safety With Fourth Grade Students at Raritan Bay Area YMCA

PERTH AMBOY — With the official start of summer just over one week away, Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd of the Department of Health and Senior Services and Commissioner Allison Blake of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) spoke to more than 100 fourth grade students at the Raritan Valley YMCA to stress the importance of staying safe while having fun this summer.