Author: Staff Report

US military wades deeper into Syria

The Pentagon reports that U.S. military troops continue to train local security forces fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and radical Islamic State and al-Qaida terrorist groups in Syria, while Defense officials announced the deaths of another two American soldiers in Iraq and…

Environmental action in Union County

Union County residents who are interested in tackling environmental issues can join the Environmental Stewards program. Conveniently based in Westfield, the program is designed to help local residents design and execute environmental projects in their communities. “The Environmental Stewards program…

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

America’s most visible leader in the civil rights movement used tactics of nonviolence and civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs and inspired by the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. The Baptist minister was often greeted with barbaric violence from officials…