Opinion

Modern Mingling: Modern Romance, Dating Deal Breakers
Columns

Modern Mingling: Modern Romance, Dating Deal Breakers

When it’s Time to Get Out By Hedda Muskat Is your new romance riddled with so many problems that it makes your stomach turn every time you hang up the phone?  Are you in denial about it?  Potential relationship offenders have different contexts when it comes to men and women, but there are many that…

From the Desk of the CEO: The Power of Oneness
Columns, Community

From the Desk of the CEO: The Power of Oneness

By Jesse Dillon, Beacon Media News CEO An excellent way to decrease stress is to step out of oneself and focus on helping others.  The more we volunteer, the happier we feel.  Volunteering increases self-confidence when you are doing good for others and the community. Community Involvement is the process of engaging in conversation and collaboration with…

Modern Mingling: Tips on How To Be Less Clingy
Columns

Modern Mingling: Tips on How To Be Less Clingy

Is Your Neediness Ruining Your Relationships? By Hedda Muskat Have you recently started dating someone new and you actually kind of like that person and you think that person likes you, but they are now missing in action?  So you call them and they say they were just busy but make plans with you anyway. …

Career Corner: Continuous Interviewing
Columns

Career Corner: Continuous Interviewing

By Angela Copeland One of the hardest things about looking for a new job is this. Most people wait to start looking until they need a job. In other words, they’ve been fired, or they hate their work situation so much that they’re ready to quit. Does this sound familiar? The problem is, if you wait…

Career Corner: When to Ask Your Boss for More Money
Columns

Career Corner: When to Ask Your Boss for More Money

By Angela Copeland Who wouldn’t like to make more money? If you’ve read my column before, you probably know that I’m an advocate of changing companies every three to five years (for many industries). On top of gaining extra experience, switching has the potential to bump up your pay considerably. But, there are often times when…

The Dangers of Politicizing Our Courts
Letters to the Editor

The Dangers of Politicizing Our Courts

Dear Editor A fair and impartial judiciary is a cornerstone of our democracy. Yet, throughout our state, keeping the courts free from the influences of political partisanship and favoritism is under a serious threat. Sitting judges are being challenged in the upcoming June election for doing their jobs within the authority provided them under the…

Modern Mingling: Love At First Sight
Opinion

Modern Mingling: Love At First Sight

Is this even possible?   By Hedda Muskat Do you believe in love at first sight? If you ask Romeo when he first laid eyes on Juliet, or Bella from Twilight when she first sees Edward, then they will tell you that love at first sight does exist. The distinction between this feeling of love…

Fosters Urgently Needed for Shy Cats & Kittens
Columns

Fosters Urgently Needed for Shy Cats & Kittens

Lifeline for Pets is in urgent need of foster homes for our shy cats. YOU can make the difference for one, like Gigi, and others, who are too shy to take to adoptions but who can blossom in a loving foster home. Gigi is a beautiful all black girl, age 3. She does love treats,…

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