Monday, September 3, 2012
In a difficult economy, many graduates return to their childhood homes looking for work.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Many college graduates are finding themselves in a decidedly retro phenomenon -- economic independence starts from the security of their parents' homes. "What seems to be changing is not that kids are returning home for a while after college, but how long they are living at home before they can leave," said Lawrence Levy, executive dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Long Island's Hofstra University. That could have widespread implications for local communities. Changing economic dynamics and cultural shifts are among the reasons experts cite for the re-emergence of nuclear, multi-generational family homes not unlike family units of post-WWII America. More Kids at Home, Less Stigma A study by the Pew Research Center of U.S…
Barrington schools, Town Hall, library, post office and all government officers are closed today; many businesses and restaurants are open.
Today is Labor Day. The day is celebrated as a public holiday in Barrington. But not everybody is shutting down. For some businesses, in fact, it will be business as usual. So, you’re in luck if you’re celebrating with your final cookout of the summer season and you need some last-minute supplies. What is open and closed today? Barrington Town Hall is closed. The Barrington schools are closed, and day care centers in town are shut down today, too. The Barrington library is closed. So is the Senior Center and TAP-IN, which operate in the same building. Federal and state government offices are closed. There will be no mail delivery. Five of the six Barrington banks are closed: TD Bank is the only branch open, with its usual hours. Some …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
The unofficial final summer weekend is here. Try these tasty recipes to share with friends and family if you are celebrating.
The Dog Days of summer are ending, which means Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, is on us. Many Americans celebrate with a cookout. They invite friends and family for one final celebration before the leaves begin to change color. This year, instead of just throwing only burgers and hot dogs on the grill, wow your guests with these easy, yet tasty, recipes that will leave them with fond memories of the sultry season. Triple Berry Salsa Ingredients Directions Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face. Mo's Sticky Ribs Ingredients Directions Factory Workers Chicken Ingredients Directions Frozen Lemonade Pie Ingredients For the Crust: For the Filling: For the Topping…