Category Archives: Features

First Snow of the Year & Orthodox Christmas!

Well, the State of New Jersey had its first snow of the year, and just in time to give Eastern Orthodox Christians (who use the Julian calendar) a white Christmas! 

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As the Christmas Season Closes

Christmas is a time for miracles. Seasonal movies and hymns remind the world of as much. This year, my favorite such miracle was re-enacted during a Sainsbury’s commercial: the World War I Christmas truce. During the dark and bloody days … Continue reading

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Christos Razdajetsja!

“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they … Continue reading

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What Forgotten Christmas Traditions Are in Your Culture?

Christmas is finally at hand and it is, without exaggeration, the best time of year! The music, the decorations, the movies, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Christmas albums all solidified December as my favorite month on the calendar. There are, … Continue reading

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Christmas, Santa Claus, Arrives at the Jersey Shore

In many respects, December is the only time of year that can match the excitement of summer at the Jersey Shore. That may sound crazy, especially to those who hate winter or erroneously believe there isn’t anything worth seeing down … Continue reading

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Halloween Special Feature: Remembering Hans Holzer’s Paranormal Investigations in NJ (Part II)

As was revealed in the previous article, the late Dr. Hans Holzer, famed pioneer of psychical research, helped put Port Monmouth’s Spy House on the paranormal map. The historic property, now a waterfront museum officially known as the “Seabrook-Wilson House,” … Continue reading

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In Brick, Pumpkins for a Good Cause!

As was previously stated, the decision has been made to broaden this blog’s horizon, moving beyond strictly political matters towards issues pertaining to our beloved Jersey Shore as a whole. This month, that means Halloween, the ever-festive autumn holiday known … Continue reading

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