Features


Dial “M” for Joel

By Todd Feinburg

Joel Markus is a one-man visual branding expert based in Salem, whose slients include ESPN, Bose, Discovery and The Home Depot.Read More


JCC Infant Toddler Program Gets its Name Back

By Mary Markos

Ursula Block, the co-founder of the Infant Toddler Program at the JCC, was the director of the program for the first 7 years.Read More


Swastikas: Winthrop Joins Newton, Georgetown, Marblehead, Swampscott, etc.

By Todd Feinburg

Anti-Semitism, with swastikas playing a starring role, has been making news of late in Greater Boston. Multiple incidents have occurred recently in local communities.Read More


Pet Expert: Maybe You’re Doing it Wrong

By Mary Markos

Robert Berkelhammer, author of Pet Caregivers and Families, offers his professional advice for pet owners of dogs, cats and birds.Read More


Sargent’s Book Finally Published After 50 Years

By Mary Markos

Sargent, an 81-year-old award-winning Salem poet and author of “What Makes The United States?”, she always loved history.Read More


A Rabbi Born of Epiphany

By Mary Markos

Nate DeGroot was in his junior year of college when he experienced an epiphany during a reggae concert.Read More


A Busy May for Seaside Symphony

By Todd Feinburg

Spring is a busy time at Symphony by the Sea, a two-month period that sees the season open with concerts in early April then wrap up in May with a fundraiser (on May 14) and, a week later, with the end of season “All Beethoven” concerts.Read More


A Tale of Two Jerusalems

By Joshua Resnek

One place, Swampscott, is a town. The other place, Newton, is a city. Newton tries to hide anti-Semitism. Swampscott puts it on display.Read More


Electrolux Seder

By Lois Greene Stone

Elijah now sipped out of the sterling goblet that was first used during my marriage. I polished every part of it carefully for him.Read More


What to Put on Yehuda Ancient Grain Organic Spelt Matzo

By Penny Schwartz

There are now more than 100 Passover [food] products tailored for the holiday.Read More


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