Bowling Them Over

Linden High School Bowling Team Front Row: William Telesco, Briana Reid, Moneisha Smith; Second Row: Alexis Frees, Jaclyn Lima; Third Row: John Sheehy III, Coach Zimmerman, Billy Bowbliss; Fourth Row: Sean Vaccaro, Alex Ciprian, Trey Baskerville, Joe Saporito

Keeping Kids From Becoming Smokers

For almost 25 years, I was a smoker. I began this unhealthy habit at a young age because I thought it was cool. I wish now that someone had explained then what it had taken me 25 years to realize: Not only did I put myself at risk, I may have endangered the ones I love because of the harmful effects of second-hand smoke exposure.