As the Superintendent of the Clark Public Schools, I wish to extend my gratitude and appreciation to our local members of the New Jersey Legislature for all the time and support they have lent our schools since the onset of the school year.
As we head into the holiday season, we come face-to-face with a dirty little secret: plastic bags and over-packaging. Why not join the BYO Bag movement this holiday season and shop sustainably?
How many times have you put things aside, and when you may need it, you can’t find it and draw a blank? It’s not a question of age, as I told someone at one point, because I believe everyone runs into situations such as this.
How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at four o’clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the stores and “shop-until-you-drop?”
Falling leaves, pumpkins, a cornucopia and turkeys: Whether we are conscious of it or not, some of the most prevalent Thanksgiving symbols come from nature. No matter where you are in the country, whether the leaves change, the snow falls or you spend Thanksgiving on a beach, you are bound to see some of these influences at your celebration.
Recent weather events and their associated power outages have led to one undeniable conclusion in regards to phone service. It is absolutely imperative that people have it. And despite all of the remarkable technologies that we have at our disposal, when you absolutely need to have contact with those you care about, and who care about you, the only reliable form of communication is telephone service.
President Obama’s refusal to rule out military action against Iran — and GOP contender Mitt Romney’s recent threat of war against Iran — should appall anyone who believes, with the free-market liberal Ludwig von Mises, that “not war, but peace, is the father of all things.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This month marks the 25th anniversary of President Reagan’s Immigration Reform and Control Act, which allowed almost 2.7 million undocumented immigrants to legalize their status. Reagan’s policy was based on a view that the United States is a land of immigrants; that immigrants should not be exploited; that if legalized, they would contribute even more to the economy.
While stocks suffered losses on news of continuing European debt and the failure of America’s congressional ‘super committee’ to achieve any progress, the fact remains that investors have seen a massive rebound under Democratic President Barack Obama’s first three years, and the working class has much more about which to worry.
Nothing aches like having to watch the suffering of a newborn child. The pain as a parent, as a sibling, even as an attending physician, defies description. When something simple can be done that averts that kind of suffering, it needs to occur.