| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A letter to the editor appeared on my proofreading screen earlier today that caught my attention.
It contended that the United States, already being in financial straits, should not be expected to act as the world’s caretaker. After all, no...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Q: BrightStar has 54,000 members. How do you grow a credit union?
Our mantra has been that we guarantee great service every time. People will remember and refer their friends, members will be happy and growth continues.
Q: Did credit unions...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before slipping out early for Christmas Eve reflecting.
The Skinny: Have you been naughty or nice this year? Either way we have a Morning Fix for you. Today's headlines on what will likely be a short day for most include a look at...
| Dec 29, 2013
For those looking for a fairly simple and pain-free resolution for the new year, here's one: Get a carbon monoxide detector for your home or business or both. If you already have one, perhaps it's time to change the batteries or at least test them.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Q: I have been looking for a New Jersey highway map to replace my Christie Whitman model, which is showing its age. New Jersey has no welcome stations that I know of in our region, but at a rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike recently, the only map of the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A great diva could sing the names in the phone book and it would come out like Puccini. A talented writer like Bill Bryson could take any year in American history and make it fascinating. Doing the usual round of interviews after his latest book came out,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Baby, it’s cold outside, especially if you’re stuck in the mounds of snow currently blanketing much of the East Coast.
But while airlines are canceling flights and schools are rescheduling classes, retailers are treating the storm as another...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:37 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach, a moderate Republican from southeastern Pennsylvania, announced Monday that he will retire this year, the latest in a string of congressional Republicans not seeking reelection in 2014.
Gerlach, who has served six...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:51 PM
That sound you’re hearing is the air going out of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s 2016 Republican presidential aspirations, thanks to the scandal known as Bridgegate.
We’ve always known that Christie, a former federal prosecutor,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:00 AM
You might not peg the guy who wrote "I, Robot" and adapted "The Da Vinci Code" as a self-described "shameless romantic." But then, when looking back on "A Beautiful Mind," the movie that won him a screenplay Oscar, Akiva Goldsman remembers it as a...