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Jill Chafetz

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I started my professional life as a research psychologist (not the "do you love your mother" kind). I enjoyed research and teaching, but noticed that I spent most of my non-classroom time writing and editing, often to help other people.When I left academia,  all the "you should be a writer" admonitions followed me to job interviews. I've been squeezing in part-time writing and editing jobs for about 9 years, so now I am happily doing it full time.

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  1. Research Suggests Link Between Late Bedtimes And Weight Gain

    Research Suggests Link Between Late Bedtimes And Weight Gain

    University of California researchers recently published a study that found a possible link between later bedtimes and weight gain, the New York Times reported.The research followed 3,342 adolescents from 1996 through 2010, with participants reporting their normal bedtimes, fast food consumption, and time spent exercising and watching television at three points, the Times said. The ...

  2. Harrison Chamber Hosts Maroon & White Crawl Night

    Harrison Chamber Hosts Maroon & White Crawl Night

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- The Harrison Chamber of Commerce hosted "Maroon & White Crawl Night" Thursday, Oct. 8.About 65 people purchased tickets and visited 14 downtown Harrison restaurants and pubs.

  3. It's iPhone Over TV, Larchmont Teen Tells New York Times

    It's iPhone Over TV, Larchmont Teen Tells New York Times

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Connor Wise, a high-school junior from Larchmont, says that watching shows on a TV set is too limiting, according to the NY Times series on the changing media.Wise streams TV on his computer or his iPhone. While the iPhone's screen is too small for him to enjoy full episodes, it does allow him to wander around the house. Streaming allows him to watch what he wants ...

  4. Cuomo Had Meetings With Private School Tax Credit Advocate, Says Report

    Cuomo Had Meetings With Private School Tax Credit Advocate, Says Report

    ALBANY, N.Y. — Recently posted records of Governor Andrew Cuomo's schedule show that Cuomo met with Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Catholic archbishop of New York, as well as with James Cultrara, the Catholic Conference's top education official, and Anthony de Nicola, a fund manager who works with a board that has sought tax credits for parents who have children in private schools, ...

  5. New Furniture For New Session In Albany

    New Furniture For New Session In Albany

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Senators returning to Albany in January will find new furniture in the Legislative Office Building and the Capitol, according to NY State of Politics.Majority Leader John Flanagan sent all senators a memo explaining that most of the office furniture was purchased at the same time as the establishment of Legislative Plaza, which was 50 years ago, NY State of Politics ...

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