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Residents of King James Court and Pinecrest Apartments gathered June 6 under a tent — with a hard rain falling on its roof — to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the large non-profit entity that owns the properties on East River Street in Orange. The festivities, including a catered dinner with...
Sometimes, Donald Trump seems to believe this job of his - being president — is just another game. “I get great intel,” he boasted to his Russian visitors to the White House last week. “I have people brief me on great intel every day.” As if to prove it, Trump then recklessly shared highly...
The Nintendo Switch sits on the dashboard of my truck while I wait for my turn to get an annual inspection at the garage recently. The two controllers can be removed and held separately, leaving the console itself standing on its own.
I’ve kind of poo pooed all over Nintendo in this space in the last few months with regards to their foray into mobile phone games and some questionable choices with regards to game costs. Of course, it should be understood that all they did was license the use of their intellectual properties to...
In the past four years alone, the state Department of Child Services has added 550 case managers and supervisors in trying to keep up with Indiana’s horrifying surge in child abuse and neglect cases. It hasn’t been enough. Even with the additional employees and increased funding, DCS has still...
DEAR ABBY: My wife, “Rita,” and I separated a year ago. Our divorce is pending. The man she’s seeing, whom I believe she was cheating with before we split, has a violent criminal past. He has already cheated on Rita with his ex-girlfriend, the woman who had him locked up in the first place. Rita...
We live in a complex, exciting and dangerous time when social media and 24-hour entertainment networks give everyone an open microphone. The potential benefits and pitfalls loom large. Free speech has never been put to a greater test. The most recent example of open mic derangement syndrome...
DEAR ABBY: I was divorced three years ago, and recently went on some dating sites to find a possible companion. All the women I met had posted photos that looked nothing like them. It was embarrassing. You usually meet in a public place, so the gentlemanly thing to do is continue the encounter,...
Starting out as an assistant director on “I love Lucy” in the late 50s probably wasn’t a bad introduction to Jay Sandrich’s television career behind the camera. “I wrote a letter to Lucy’s company (Desilu) and was invited for an interview,” recalled Sandrich from Los Angeles. He was immediately...
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Chris Pine, left, and Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman."  Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP
Wonder Woman comics have been in publication since 1941. Now, in 2017, her first big screen movie, ‘Wonder Woman’ has hit theaters. While this movie has the capability to be great there is the capability for the Wonder Woman character to be dumbed down and made feminine and silly.  Wonder Woman...
Editor, Daily News My brother-in-law, Dave, aka Hondo Henderson, has told me of the days when he was at Mahar Regional High School. He and his friends got out of school and would go to the banks of the Millers River to see what color it was that day: blue, yellow, rust or a mix. It was a...

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