Living in Limbo: Immigration

Text by K. Cecchini “When has America ever, ever been welcoming to immigrants?!” Bill Maher poised this rhetorical question last week on his HBO show, Real Time. Couldn’t tell ya, Mr. Maher. Here are a few examples of the immigrant experience gone wrong in the States: Genocidal Tendencies The first peoples in the Americas likely migrated across the Bering Strait … More Living in Limbo: Immigration

MFF Behind the Screen: The “Stevphens”! & Notes on Show Biz

Colbert/Carell Photos by Neil Grabowsky (Check out his site: The Jersey Nerds) Text and Behind the Scene Photos by K. Cecchini Anticipation for the 2015 season for the Montclair Film Festival started building this weekend with the Stevphens! -Colbert & Carell – and the Behind the Screen: Media Careers 101 seminars. To add to the excitement, … More MFF Behind the Screen: The “Stevphens”! & Notes on Show Biz

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know to “unwrap” your stress:

    Kick Holiday Stress to the Curb On your marks, get set, GO! That’s how so many of us feel now that Thanksgiving crept up on us and it’s a mad dash to the New Year. Between holiday shopping; special family and work events; as well as out-of-town visitors or traveling, it sometimes feels … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know to “unwrap” your stress:

Ford’s Dirty Laundry

Indigenous representatives from around the world brought their environmental concerns to the Climate Change March in New York this past September. I will admit my own ignorance to the environmental issues that the Ramapough Lenape have been experiencing just beyond New York City. One of the greatest hazards the tribe has been facing is the … More Ford’s Dirty Laundry

Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About Food & Depression

Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff/Photos by k. Cecchini “The food you eat can be either the safest & most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” ~Ann Wigmore. The link between food and our physical health is well known. What we put into our mouths can either help protect us from, or … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About Food & Depression

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know: About Ebola, today

Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff/Photos by K. Cecchini Americans remain understandably guarded when it comes to Ebola. The confidence in our country’s ability to fight the virus took some hits—a missed communication; two nurses contracting the virus while caring for a dying man; and the returning doctor moving freely around a densely populated city. Our … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know: About Ebola, today