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Week in Review: Gas Station Robberies Up, Silver Linings Reviews Out

These stories topped the news in Collingswood this week. Did you read them all?

The Nov. 11 shooting at a Collingswood gas station seems to have precipitated a rash of regional service station robberies. Find out what other stations were hit.

Collingswood's Own Reflect on 'Silver Linings Playbook'

Collingswooders channel their inner Roger Ebert to weigh in on The Silver Linings Playbook, whose author penned the novel while living in town.

I Am Collingswood: Eileen Boyle

After a family tragedy, Eileen Boyle rebuilt her life in Collingswood. And she helped rebuild the town along the way.

Two Panthers Earn Field Hockey Honors

This special field hockey season ends on a sweet note for two players.

Collingswood Sports: 2012 Fall Season in Review

They’re packing away the footballs, soccer balls and hockey nets. Look back on the season that was in Panthers sports.

$100K Up for Grabs in the Patch 'Deck the House' Contest

Be a hero to Collingswood kids—win $100,000 for the borough school district. All it takes is a little holiday cheer.

These are just a few of the many stories Collingswood Patch brought you this week. Scroll through our news archive to see everything we published.

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Blake LeVine December 03, 2012 at 12:13 AM
I am a therapist, author and live with bipolar disorder. I also faced five psychiatric hospitalizations before becoming healthy through medications and therapy. This movie touched a nerve even though I have been doing well for some time. I thought it was very interesting and had some truly touching moments. I also thought the acting was great and authentic. I think some people might be turned off by the tension in seeing someone with severe bipolar disorder. I do think the best part of the movie is the awareness it creates about bipolar disorder. Sadly, one in five people with this illness commit suicide. This is a tragic statistic which I am working to lower. I know movies like this encourage people to face their issues. It also helps those with it to not feel alone and scared. I wrote my book Beating Bipolar published by Hay House to teach about bipolar, share my story and help anyone impacted by the illness. You may see Beating Bipolar on Amazon or at any store. I would suggest seeing Silver Linings Playbook and will be rooting for it during Oscar season. Thank you for reading this, Blake LeVine

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