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Curbing America's Homework Habit, California Parents Press School to Stop the Homework Madness

Vicki Abeles | Posted 08.17.2014 | Education
Vicki Abeles

Nationwide, adolescents and teens are routinely grinding through 10- or 12-hour days. They're sacrificing a decent night's sleep, exercise, family time, a social life, and spare moments to simply read, invent, dream, or explore--everything that's essential to a growing mind

NJ Man Stole $460,000... In Quarters!

AP | Posted 03.20.2014 | Crime

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The former public works inspector for a northern New Jersey town has admitted stealing $460,000 in quarters. The Record (htt...

New Jersey 10-Year-Old Given Full Police Honors At Funeral

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy who had been named the town's honorary police chief was given a funeral with full police honors Tuesday, hi...

Astoria Characters: The Daring Woman on the Flying Trapeze

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.10.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

She wanted to get off of her feet. That's why Suzi Winson went up in the air. On the flying trapeze. It really was as simple and as complicated as that.

PHOTOS: Stunning Lightning Strikes

Verona-Cedar Grove, NJ Patch | August 19, 2011 | Posted 10.20.2011 | New York

Keli Dougherty of Ridgewood, N.J. had her camera ready at just the right time on Thursday night....