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Let the name-calling commence By Christina Olka Freedom Director, South Bay Church, *Click here to email* By definition, a name is “a set of words by which a person is known, addressed or…

Words

Words

Words can hurt; words can heal By Christina Olka Freedom Director, South Bay Church, southbay.cc Words have cosmic value. They have the power to bring life or bring death into…

Setting a course

Setting a course

Observations: Setting a course By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* On a beautiful September Saturday, I stood on the seawall at the yacht club and marina in Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and gazed…

Camping out in an airport

Camping out in an airport

PUBLISHED SEPT. 1, 2016 Camping out in an airport By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* The flight was affordable and had an excellent on-time record. It would land in the city in…

The barbers

The barbers

PUBLISHED AUG. 4, 2016 The Barbers By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* The building is from a different era. Open the door and walk from the heat into the cool of the…

The thin blue line

The thin blue line

PUBLISHED JULY 14, 2016 By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* Perhaps there simply are no answers. Or, perhaps more likely, the answers are multi-generational in that we could only begin today, but…

A crazy collision of life and death

A crazy collision of life and death

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 An unusually gray day By LISA STARK *Click here to email* It was an unusually gray day, I thought, especially considering the perpetually sunny skies I had grown accustomed…

Living in three-quarter time

Living in three-quarter time

PUBLISHED JUNE 16, 2016 Observations:  Living in three-quarter time By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* In late 2001, I was a brand-new reporter for The Observer News. My first article, a photo…

Common Cents: Should I make Florida my state of domicile?

By EVAN GUIDO Parrish resident; Financial Advisor at Baird Wealth Management What is a domicile?  Your domicile is the state where you maintain your legal residence. Domicile is determined by…

Faith in Fitness: Gardening: Cross-generational enjoyment

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Yes, that’s right I referred to weeding, hoeing, mulching and composting as “enjoyment.”…

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