Jersey Living

Life can get in the way of anything you don’t make a priority,” says Susan Manahan, a sex therapist for the Institute for Personal Growth in Highland Park. To make your lovemaking a priority, consider Manahan’s advice:...
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The guy thought he was a big brain, but he found that you can’t keep sticking your finger in the government’s face and get away with it....
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Dr. Robert Johnson, director of adolescent and young adult medicine at NJ Medical School, says parents need to be open and honest in discussing sex with their kids....
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Legions of folks England, Pakistan, the West Indies, and Australia love cricket with the passion of a Mets or Yankees fan here. Mention terms like googly, flipper, and stumps to a Yank, though, and you’ll be met with a blank stare, since we’ve exhibited little interest in seeing anyone play the flat-bat counterpart to our national pastime....
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When Englewood native Matt White was five years old, he met Bruce Springsteen in a diner. “When you’re from Jersey, that’s everything to you,” says White, now 28. “Every song of his makes me feel like a kid.”...
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For Anna Marie Ludwig of Andover, it was the pantsuit she wore to the first Christmas party she attended after becoming a widow. For Kathleen Ferguson of Jersey City, it’s the leotard she wears when teaching Middle Eastern dance....
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When her son, Winston, was a rambunctious two-year-old, Sholeen Lou-Hsiao thought he could use a fun diversion. The Teaneck resident, who grew up in Taiwan, had seen research suggesting that teaching children Chinese as toddlers can boost their IQ. Unsatisfied with flash cards, Lou-Hsiao created her own teaching tool, and has gone from resourceful mom to entrepreneur....
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In 1958, Dickinson High students Michael Arnone, Joe Santollo, John Salvato, Tom Bialoglow, and Joey Canzano hung out in the basement of Santollo’s Jersey City home, singing the latest hits and figuring they’d make it big. Soon after, they became known as the Duprees and proved they were right, blending blue-eyed soul and doo-wop with a horn-fueled rock/swing hybrid....
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