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  • April Fish Day? Riiiiight!

    Nobody seems to know exactly how the practice of April Fools’ Day originated.

    • Apr 3, 2014 07:41 pm
  • In the kitchen with Terry DiMenza

    In the kitchen with Terry DiMenza

    You pull out of your driveway on a winter morning, wondering what the day will bring, weather-wise. The sky is gray,...

    • Apr 3, 2014 07:39 pm
  • Is integrity relative?

    The problem, when it came right down to it, was towels.

    • Mar 20, 2014 09:47 pm
  • In the kitchen with Jean Wacha

    In the kitchen with Jean Wacha

    BY GINNY RAUE
    Picture this - after a long day of work, away from your house or at home, you walk into your kitchen and say,...

    • Mar 13, 2014 01:14 pm
  • Born to tweet

    To be honest, I’ve been hesitant to embrace Twitter, probably because my idea of social networking is a nice piece of bond...

    • Mar 6, 2014 12:45 pm
  • Pump up the noise

    I don’t remember exactly when Amy started making The Noise.

    • Feb 27, 2014 01:56 pm
  • In the kitchen with Heather Burns

    In the kitchen with Heather Burns

    “Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a...

    • Feb 20, 2014 12:16 pm
  • Extreme integrity

    I just wanted to give my guests a bagel.

    • Feb 14, 2014 08:43 am
  • Groundhog Day

    For Punxsutawney Phil and others of his mythically meteorological genus, Groundhog Day is pretty much a win/win proposition.

    • Feb 6, 2014 12:02 pm
  • The man at the corner

    Mark sees them every day. They stand on the corner he has to walk around on his way to work, holding cardboard signs and asking...

    • Jan 23, 2014 04:57 pm
  • In the kitchen with Laura Paul

    In the kitchen with Laura Paul

    By Ginny Raue
    Laura Paul is a West Milford “lifer.” She grew up in Upper Greenwood Lake and, like many West...

    • Jan 17, 2014 06:00 am
  • Recalling the words of Martin

    Recalling the words of Martin

    The nation celebrates the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this coming Monday, Jan. 20. The civil rights leader, who...

    • Jan 17, 2014 06:00 am
  • The good one

    I grew up as the youngest of eight children in a family filled with characters. From Mom and Dad on down the line, each of us had...

    • Jan 9, 2014 06:16 pm
  • Not just hope

    As far as Brandon is concerned, 2013 can’t end soon enough.

    • Jan 2, 2014 12:20 pm
  • The gift of giving

    Jon loves the giving part of Christmas.

    • Dec 26, 2013 01:22 pm
  • Words to end the year on

    Words to end the year on

    Editor's note: What follows is a sample of advice and commentary to consider as 2013 fades and 2014 opens. Happy New Year.

    • Dec 26, 2013 01:21 pm
  • In the kitchen with Diane Saunders

    In the kitchen with Diane Saunders

    BY GINNY RAUE
    “Vocation is the place where deep gladness meets the world’s deep needs.” -Frederick...

    • Dec 23, 2013 04:31 pm
  • 'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'

    'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'

    Eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York's Sun, and the quick response was printed as an...

    • Dec 19, 2013 09:38 pm
  • Veterans Hospitals, Killing Our Soldiers Slowly

    By Glenn Mollette
    My wife's grandpa survived the Bataan Death March in the Philippines. He was away from home 42 months as a...

    • Dec 19, 2013 01:48 pm
  • The hat in the box

    For members of the Greatest Generation, Dec. 7, 1941, will always be “a date which will live in infamy.”

    • Dec 12, 2013 03:05 pm