Louise Penny. How the Light Gets In.
New York: Minotaur Books, 2013
As reviewed by Ted Odenwald
Louise Penny’s ninth Inspector Gamache novel is another spellbinder by this wonderful Canadian author. Living up to the reputation and popularity of its predecessors, …Light…is a gem in its mixture of fascinating characters and apparently divergent—but always dovetailing –plots. The novel [...]
Teenage suicide has become an international epidemic, ending in the death of one out of every three teens in the United States, and as a result a few larger cities have been trying out a new solution to end the killing. Even London is moving towards instating the Program.
The Program is a place [...]
Irish Dance Lessons
The new Irish dance school Celtic stage is offering Irish Dance lessons taught by champion Irish dancer and certified teacher Kevin Sylvester T.C.R.G. at the V.F.W. in Franklin Lakes on Fridays. Ages five and up are welcome. Contact Kevin at 201-540-9539 or email@example.com for more information. Beginner introductory special: 3 lessons for $45
Being the parent of a child with Oppositional and Defiant behavior is very difficult, but developing a successful parenting strategy is not impossible (Keep in mind that your child does not have to be diagnosed with Oppositional and Defiant Disorder (ODD), in order to exhibit Oppositional and Defiant Behavior.) These basic steps are an outline [...]
Local girl is leading the new TCM Classic Film Tour in NYC.
Actress Sarah Louise Lilley is a tour guide for the new TCM Classic Film Tour in NYC. The three-hour bus tour features some of the Big Apple’s greatest movie locations including Holly Golightly’s brownstone (Breakfast at Tiffany’s); Riverview Terrace (Manhattan, My Man Godfrey); Zabar’s [...]
A Musical Journey
The Barn Theatre Special Event Series proudly presents “A Musical Journey” with the North Jersey Concert Band on October 5, 2013!
Come join us as Conductor Mike Roth and the North Jersey Concert Band return for a 3rd time to the Barn Theatre stage for an evening of music from the past and present, [...]
OPEN TO ALL FRANKLIN LAKES RESIDENTS
The Sports Association of Oakland and Oakland Arts will once again sponsor cultural classes. This year there will be 14 classes, 4 for adults. They will be held at VMS, The Oakland Public Library and Ramapo Valley Baptist Church.
The Classes will run for 8 weeks beginning the week of [...]
Whatever the scenario, I can help.
Student has written a “perfect” essay but it exceeds the word count limit.
Student has chosen a topic but is struggling with an introductory sentence or “hook.”
Student hates to read and write.
Student counted on using his sister’s essay from 1987 and realized that the prompts have since changed.
Student has waited [...]
Of all the three FLOW towns, Franklin Lakes has been the most aggressive in utilizing social media with both a Facebook page and Twitter account that supplement their e-blasts…
It is important to remember the beauty of that crisp, clear morning that ended with the death of almost 3000 people. It is important to remember the hundreds of first responders who gave their lives in service. It is important to remember the over 3000 children who lost a parent and the 1609 people who [...]
The Silence of Murder
Dandi Daley Mackall
In small-town Grain, Ohio the murder of high school baseball coach, John Johnson, is very big news. And the only suspect is Hope Long’s brother, 19-year-old Jeremy. Jeremy’s lawyer thinks that their only defense is a “Guilty by Insanity” plea, but Hope is absolutely positive that her brother is innocent. [...]
Need a Vacation from Vacation Preparation
By Veronica MacDonald Ditko
An Accidental Anthropologist
I was extremely fortunate last month to take an overseas trip. I’ve done this often since I was little since my mother is foreign-born. I even have an old, laminated list of must-haves for my suitcase. But this time I was packing for two [...]
LAND PRESERVATION PRESENTATION
Please join us for a free presentation on Land Preservation on Wednesday October 2, at 7pm. The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) will be talking about Open Space Stewardship and creating Walkable/Bikeable Communities. Learn how to better manage your town’s preserved open space, establish an environmentally friendly trails’ network, protect and [...]
THE MATTHEW LARSON FOUNDATION FOR PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMORS 7TH ANNUAL DINNER & AUCTION
September 26, 2013, 6:30 PM, Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, West 23rd Street, NY, NY 10011
The Matthew Larson Foundation for Pediatric Brain Tumors, aka IronMatt, hosts its 7th Annual Dinner & Auction at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers in NYC. Cocktail hour and [...]
EGON FROMM (FRANKLIN LAKES) ELECTED SCOREBergen CO-SECRETARY
(Hackensack, NJ) SCOREBergen, the Northeastern New Jersey branch of SCORE, a national group of business professionals who volunteer their time to provide free counseling to small business owners, recently elected Franklin Lakes resident Egon Fromm as co-secretary. He will serve a two-year term.
Egon Fromm, a Certified Public Accountant with [...]
On Saturday Sept. 7th from 5:00 to 7:30 PM Grace Community Church will hold their Family Fun Fellowship.This will be a time of games, contests, prizes, food music and more.
Sports Authority donated prizes to help make the Festival a success.
Come and have an enjoyable time.
As a matter of safety, and to help fund state budget shortfalls with traffic tickets, idiots will face higher fines on NJ highways.
The idiots, as George Carlin explains in the video below, are those people who are driving slower than you on the road; the maniacs are the ones driving faster.
The new law signed by [...]
To Honor Our Everyday Heroes
Saturday, October 19, 2013, 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Franklin Lakes Night - Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013, under “The Big Tent” at McBride Field on Franklin Lake Road. The event will begin at 7:00 PM. The fundraiser is being held to honor our Everyday Heroes and bring [...]
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