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June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart I love books and have been an avid reader since elementary school. When I was a kid, I often received books, rather than toys, as gifts from my parents and other relatives. My half-brother Andy used to work in New York as an editor for Simon & Schuster. I would get so […]

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June 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart This has been an amazing week. Among the local election news happenings is a new mayor and city attorney for Long Beach (congratulations, Robert Garcia and Charles Parkin), several run-offs to look forward to and the defeat of Measure U in Signal Hill. Besides all the election excitement, my dear hubby had […]

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May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart Memorial Day weekend, for many, is a cause for summer celebrations. The three-day weekend lends itself beautifully to picnics, barbeques, family get-togethers and various other methods of outdoor merriment. For others, Memorial Day (or Decoration Day) is a day of reflection as we visit cemeteries and bring flowers to the graves of […]

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May 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart I made my typical evening phone call to my 94-year-old mom on Wednesday night just to say hello. For us, hellos usually go into about a one-hour conversation. That night, we burned up the phone lines for nearly two hours. When I first called, I hadn’t yet decided what the topic for […]

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May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart Publishing a weekly newspaper is a very rewarding endeavor. What is especially uplifting is hearing from our readers who, more often than not, have good things to say about us. Most of the time, those who call give us praise for keeping them informed about local news or filling them in when […]

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