When we finally get far enough down the road on health care reform, it will become clear that a driving force in the intensity of the fight was a heart attack. Not the medical kind. The political kind.
When I was a kid, some six decades ago, Halloween was one of the most enjoyable holidays other than Christmas.
If you’ve ever heard your child say things like, “I can’t do it,” or “I’ll never figure this out,” during homework time, you’ve probably wondered how you can help him or her overcome such feelings of self-doubt and frustration.
When Toni Pulcine, a restorative certified nursing assistant with Children’s Specialized Hospital, arrived at the Kohl’s retail store in South Plainfield, she was approached by a sales associate to help her find a very special pair of sneakers. These sneakers needed to fit new molded leg splints for a little boy in our care. After a number of trips back and forth to the store room, the associate finally found a pair of sneakers which fit the child’s new splints perfectly.
While there are plenty of members of Congress deserving of an electoral challenge because they refuse to acknowledge what most Americans support and want—Medicare for All—no one is more deserving than Sen. Max Baucus of Montana.
My family settled in Middlesex County in the 1840s and, through many generations, continue to reside here. We are used to some of the political shenanigans that the Middlesex County Democrats occupy themselves with, but this time I feel that they have completely crossed the line on integrity.
Both the World Trade Organization and Global Trade Alert recently issued reports detailing the alarming trend of creeping protectionism that threatens to slow the global economic recovery and hinder national competitiveness.
The “Cash for Clunkers” program for new cars may have ended, but the IRS wants to remind taxpayers that many people might overlook another special break available. If you buy a new vehicle this year, there’s a special federal tax deduction available that can help you save money, in some cases hundreds of dollars.
On Sept. 29, Rahway voters recognized that strong schools do make a strong community. You expressed your willingness to continue to support the public schools and our students by passing a capital projects referendum.
As a cardiologist and regional president of the American Heart Association in New Jersey, I remain gravely concerned about our state’s safeguards against exposure to second-hand smoke, specifically as this unresolved public health issue lingers in Atlantic City casinos.