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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Of parents, children and alcohol

    My mother was a cross between Genghis Khan and Morgan le Fay and all the hoodlums in the neighborhood feared her. But it was under her tutelage I learned that Providence often gives you what you need instead of what you want. It must have been a divine plan that caused the stork to drop me down the chimney at 233rd street in the Bronx. Someone knew that my survival was dependent upon the parenting of a benevolent dictator.
  • Scout organizes drive for school supplies

    Can you imagine being bounced around from school to school, if they’ll even let you register? School’s tough enough. Can you imagine not having a desk or kitchen table to do your school assignments? Kids from homeless families don’t...

    Expert advises families spend time offline

    For all technology's advantages — speed, instantaneous communication and connection across great distances — is it possible that it also, in some measure, diminishes the quality of how we relate to one another and to ourselves? Catherine...

    Magazine publisher, Jack Bierman, dies at 71

    Magazine publisher, Jack Bierman, dies at 71
    On the first Friday of October, Jack Bierman escorted his younger daughter, Clare, onto the football field at La Caņada High School, where she was honored as a member of the LCHS Homecoming Court. Two weeks later, the elder Bierman was in Huntington...

    Piece of Mind: Is silence after high court's ruling a sign of evolving times?

    Every so often we publish news stories or op-ed pieces that give us reason — based on previous experiences — to expect to receive letters to the editor the following week. When we don't hear a word after running something potentially...