Senior Spotlight: Audrey Lynch

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By, Nazali Mohdeen After four years of relentless work, Audrey Lynch is just a couple short months away from graduating and moving on to life after high school. Throughout her high school years, she’s been a volunteer at the Centra State Hospital, but is often journaling and skateboarding on her down time. She’s been recognized … Continued

The Origin of the Family Room

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By: Nazli Mohideen Coming off the heels of World War II was the introduction of the family room.  Following the war, there was an increase in marriages and births, eventually leading to what historians call a “baby boom.” Women, who usually stayed at home, were in favor of having a space that distinguished itself as … Continued

The Stamp Act Crisis of 1765

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By, Surabhi AshokWith midterm elections having just passed, we see how integral the voting processes in the United States are. People vote for representatives that align with the policies and ideologies they most want to see implemented and protected in the government. This desire for representation actually dates all the way back to colonial times, … Continued

What is a Knobbed Whelk? 

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By: Nazli Mohideen  New Jersey, for many reasons, is a unique state with the fact that it is only one of fourteen to have a designated state seashell being one of them. Since 1995, New Jersey’s state seashell has been the Knobbed Whelk, otherwise known as the Busycon carica or conch shell. The shell, however, … Continued

Ways to Stop Judging Yourself as a Caregiver

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By: Nazli MohideenGenerally speaking, there are two types of caregivers: family and professional. Despite the name, family caregivers are not always blood-related. Sometimes, they are relatives, neighbors, or friends who look after someone usually due to disease or disability. Professional caregivers, on the other hand, are people who care for others in nursing homes or … Continued

Should You Avoid Feeding Nuts to Your Dog?

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By, Surabhi Ashok Whether they are toxic or just unhealthy, nuts should not be fed to dogs for various reasons. For one, most nuts, being high in fat, lead to obesity and potentially fatal pancreatitis for dogs. Look out for repeated vomiting, weakness, a hunched back, a bloated stomach, and a fever, as these are … Continued

All About Capers

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By: Nazli Mohideen Typically found in the Mediterranean and parts of Asia, capers are small, green flower buds. They grow from the capparis spinosa, otherwise known as the caper bush. Before they have a chance to ripen, the capers are plucked from the bushes and then placed in a brine to bring out more flavor. … Continued

Attention Home Improvement Contractors, Owners and Businesses

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At The Millstone Times, our goal is for your business to be the first business called when one of our readers needs a new roof, emergency service repair, new flooring or a fresh coat of paint! Our job is to make sure your company receives a call before your competition. The Millstone Times has helped “too many … Continued

Tor Technology

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By Valeria Mancuso Virtual Safety: What is tor technology? The Tor project is a non-profit organization that conducts research and development into online privacy and anonymity. It was designed to keep people from learning or tracking your browsing information online. The technology bounces internet users and websites traffic through relays run by thousands of people … Continued