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About Bill Kline

A journalist with more than three decades of experience across many disciplines -- including writing, editing, design, print and online -- Kline is a proud alumnus of Penn State University. When not at work, he can be found walking, golfing, cooking, watching sports and attempting to do yardwork. Follow Bill on Twitter, @NJIBZ, or email him here.

Ranking the holidays: Memorial Day is No. 2

The meaning of Memorial Day escapes many Americans. Read More »»

7.6 million hoagies a day

About three decades ago, I was introduced to my first Subway restaurant in upstate New York, likely in Binghamton. Read More »»

The myth of commuting, driving times

Recently in Atlantic City, we were advised by a local that a particular casino was a 10-minute walk on the Boardwalk. Read More »»

Real life and work advice for our latest class of graduates

Several million new high school and college graduates this spring will listen to commencement speeches full of guidance. Read More »»

The concept of forced savings

Recently, a tax refund check arrived in the mail in the amount of $1. Read More »»

Don't worry, be happy

Some of us remember the Bobby McFerrin song released in 1988 called “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Read More »»

Dandy Don Draper: Nuggets of business gems from TV's advertising genius

The recipe for the wildly successful “Mad Men” television series includes 1960s nostalgia and Madison Avenue decadence of drinking, drugs, wealth, power and adultery. Read More »»

Bowled over: $36M for a piece of porcelain

There are collectibles and then there are collectibles. Read More »»

McDonald's might streamline its menu

“Four burgers and four fries,” my buddy ordered from the neighborhood McDonald's about four decades ago. Read More »»

Poconos eyes Valley meeting-business

They see the growth in the Lehigh Valley. And they want its business. Read More »»

Meet the Surfer Stoppers: The movies you are compelled to watch on TV

Support your local movie theater and patronize your local restaurants, taverns and shops. Read More »»

Basketball and business

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, known as March Madness, becomes March Gladness for business. Read More »»

Generation C: Know it, understand it, sell to it

Meet Generation C – the generation that could hold the key to the success of your business. Read More »»

Lunch business tramples 'rights' of breakfast diners at McDonald's

Ever have a hankering for a McDonald's Egg McMuffin for lunch? Read More »»

Passwords gone wild – and a possible remedy

Users and investors are keen on Google, which rakes in more than $1 million in revenue every 10 minutes. Read More »»

The volatile business of love

Florists always put the “petal” to the metal for Valentine's Day. Read More »»

Ranking the months from best to worst; February, of course, is last

IF SOMEONE can successfully argue that February has even one iota of redeeming value, then I'm all ears. Read More »»

Unhealthy precedent in New York

Govern-mint: All it does is print money and put us further in debt. Read More »»

Youth would flock to a Facebook alternative

At the crossroads of narcissism and voyeurism you will find Facebook. Read More »»

James Franklin -- a CEO

James Franklin last week became probably the highest paid public official in Pennsylvania when he was named the new head football coach at Penn State. Read More »»

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Fun in the 'city of brotherly run and sisterly endurance'

Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday night was a massive...

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Photo festival to kick off at ArtsQuest

As an aspiring, self-taught photographer, I'm always looking at the world...

The Talk

This CEO is no turkey; Boscov is working the holiday

There has been much debate in recent weeks about retail stores opening on...

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HR power on the rise

Don't know exactly when it occurred, but human resources departments have...

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Better employee engagement, better bottom line

What if there were a method to increase employee engagement – and improve...

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