Making the Mediterranean Diet Work

Making the Mediterranean Diet Work

BY JENNA M. AMOS, R.D. Registered Dietitian at Inserra Supermarkets’ ShopRite of Northvale Diet trends come and go, and lately the Mediterranean diet has been receiving a lot of attention.  However, unlike many other diet trends, the Mediterranean diet holds weight in the scientific community, where study after study points to its health benefits. This eating […]

DIMOND: Shaking the Family Tree to Solve Crimes

BY DIANE DIMOND It’s a scientifically proven method of crime fighting that is banned in all but a handful of states. Why aren’t more crime labs using it? It’s called familial DNA testing, and it has been widely restricted because some see it as an invasion of innocent people’s privacy. Others remain convinced that it […]

Attacking Bigotry Starts With Us

Attacking Bigotry Starts With Us

BY DIANE DIMOND Here’s a crime story you likely didn’t hear about. It happened on the New York City subway. But it is not the hate-filled crime that matters as much as the response to it by the group of total strangers who happened to file into a particular subway car on a wintery Saturday […]

County Executive’s Corner: Following the Rules

County Executive’s Corner: Following the Rules

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day A couple of years ago, I put a small addition onto my house so I could expand my kitchen. Before I did, I applied for and received a permit from my town, hired licensed contractors and, when it was just about done, had the work – plumbing, electrical, construction […]

Thinking Outside the Box on Sentencing Guidelines

Thinking Outside the Box on Sentencing Guidelines

BY DIANE DIMOND Change is often a good thing. Thinking outside the box can bring about dynamic and fresh solutions to longstanding problems. That’s why I’m hoping that President Trump’s administration — which is on record as wanting to upend the status quo in Washington, D.C. — will employ this kind of thinking with the […]

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