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Words

Words

Let the name-calling commence By Christina Olka Freedom Director, South Bay Church, christina@southbay.cc 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

Setting a course By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net On a beautiful September Saturday, I stood on the seawall at the yacht club and marina in Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and gazed out…

The barbers

The barbers

PUBLISHED AUG. 4, 2016 The Barbers By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net 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 mitch@observernews.net 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 lisa@observernews.net 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 mitch@observernews.net In late 2001, I was a brand-new reporter for The Observer News. My first article, a photo…

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.”…

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: Ready, now, 1…2…3 and 1…2…3

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. June 2, 2016 — Wanna boost your brain cells? Put on your dancin’…