We want your take on the Big 3.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
There's no question New Jersey's facing big issues. It's in major debt. Taxes are high. School performance is all over the map. Crime rates, too. Poor-rich divides persist in many areas—sometimes with neighborhoods divided by a single street or imaginary line. And businesses don't know what to expect from New Jersey's future. And in challenging times, we turn to our leaders. So here's the question for Thursday night's NJPatchChat: How are the Big 3 doing? What do you think of the jobs our president, Barack Obama; our governor, Chris Christie; and our senator, Robert Menedez have done for the Garden State? You can answer (or see how others answer) at 7 p.m. on NJPatchChat, Patch's statewide Twitter chat on big issues with local impacts. …
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Wednesday, February 2, 2011
You love your kids. You've always known you'd do anything for them. But what happens when they push the limits you didn't know you had? What happens when they simply go too far? Thursday night at 7 p.m. on NJPatchChat, Patch's statewide Twitter chat on big issues with local impacts, we'll ask: How Do You Deal With An Out-Of-Control Teen? What do you do when your teen is outright deceitful or manipulative? What about violent? What do you do when your teen's so deep into trouble with drugs or alcohol, you don't know how to help? What if your teen's developing criminal habits that could last a lifetime? How do you reach out? And when is tough love the answer? Is it ever right to hit your teen? To kick him or her out of the house? How do you …