Category: Lifestyles

Cinco de Mayo It’s More Than Margaritas, It’s Rich in History

By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – The Fifth of May commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. And...

April 27, 2016 | comments

Paul Campanella: Mentoring Youth To Success

By Joseph Sapia People say Paul Campanella is a great guy. But he says that is just the teacher and coach in him, acting naturally. “I would not trade my job...

April 24, 2016 | comments

Scene On Stage: Becket

French dramatist Jean Anouilh (1910-1987) claims to have written “Becket” “by chance,” after reading an account of 12th-century English history in which some 30 pages were devoted to the story...

April 21, 2016 | comments

Reel Remarks: French New Wave

In some circumstances, conflict brings resolution, criticism gives way to celebration, and formula is abolished by experiment. Welcome, the French New Wave. While not an official movement, the term was...

April 21, 2016 | comments

Clippings: Gardening Events Around Town

It’s time for the Great Spring Perennial Plant Swap, Saturday, April 23 at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. Plants must be dropped off between 8:30 and 10 a.m., and plant selection...

April 19, 2016 | comments

Prepping for Summer Salads

By Gretchen Van Benthuysen Local garden centers have begun stocking flats of lettuce and vegetables that do well in cool weather and taste so delicious when you cut, wash and...

April 17, 2016 | comments

Hummingbird Mania

By David Saidnawey Spring is a wonderful time of year for bird and nature lovers. Spring and summer migrants like warblers, kinglets, ospreys and many others are beginning to arrive throughout...

April 16, 2016 | comments

Atlantic Highlands Looking for Favorite Trees

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The borough’s Shade Tree Commission is sponsoring a photo contest in celebration of Arbor Day. The contest, “My Favorite Tree,” is open to all ages. Entrants are encouraged...

April 15, 2016 | comments

Prepping Your Camper: What to Know Before Leaving for Camp

By Stephanie Reynolds, D.O. Going to camp for some kids can be anxiety-ridden and for others it’s a walk in the park. Here are a few tips for preparing your...

February 25, 2016 | comments

Camping: A World of Well-Being

By Dan Tomasulo As many as 12 million children find their way to summer camp each year to “enrich lives and build tomorrows,” as the slogan goes. For more than...

February 25, 2016 | comments

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