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From the Editor: Hello, Highland Park

August 17, 2017 by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Life has an interesting way of taking you places you’d never expect to go, and that’s exactly what brings me here today: an interesting twist of fate. My name is Xavier Ward, and I’m going to be the new editor of The Highland Park...

Writing Life: For the greater good, just please say ‘no’

August 15, 2017 by Wendy Anderson, Contributing Columnist Opinion, Contributing Columnists

This column may tick some people off because it addresses a delicate issue played out across America – definitely in Highland Park: parents who do not know how to discipline their children. 

I happened on this topic as...

Writing Life: For the greater good, just please say ‘no’

August 15, 2017 by Wendy Anderson, Contributing Columnist Opinion, Contributing Columnists

This column may tick some people off because it addresses a delicate issue played out across America – definitely in Highland Park: parents who do not know how to discipline their children. 

I happened on this topic as...

Embracing diversity builds a stronger community

September 6, 2017 by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Recently there’s been a lot of racial tension in the United States. Considering the number of incidents of violence and public demonstrations, just saying that is an understatement. 

These incidents are always tragic,...

Writing Life: Goings on, from the wider community to the kitchen

September 6, 2017 by Wendy Anderson, Contributing Columnist Opinion, Contributing Columnists

Community

Let’s talk talking gas pumps, which seem to be popping up like bad pennies. I hate the things. Not only do I have to punch buttons for debit card vs. credit card and whether I want a car wash...

From the Editor