Category: Featured

Writer’s Block: Stop Making Excuses for Our Kids

I couldn’t help but gasp when I saw the news clip this week about the arrest of a college student who charged twenty-five hundred dollars to at least six high school students in exchange for taking the SAT for them. Supposedly, this guy was a real pro at test taking. This must be true because he was attending Emory University, one of the most selective colleges in the country.

Movie Review: “Moneyball” Is A Game Changer

Illustrating how impressed I was with director Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball,” the first person I called after exiting the theater was Hal, my friend and go-to source for all things baseball. The conversation went like this: “I just saw a film that will zoom right up into your first division of all-time best baseball movies.”

Woman Stabbed To Death In Plainfield

PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman in Plainfield yesterday evening, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced last night.