September 11, 2011 marks the 10th Anniversary of the horrific tragedy of the terrorist strike on the World Trade Center in New York City. It was a sad day for all and people have come to mark that day with moments of silence and prayers.
When was the last time we had such a tremendous downpouring of rain? I know it’s beyond me, but my biggest concern was the possible flooding in my cellar. “Thank the good Lord” it didn’t happen.
What is heat? How does color come about? Why is the sky blue? What is electricity? How does the moon keep circling us? What is a star and how does it twinkle?
Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26, is both a celebration of women’s progress and a reminder that equality remains a goal, not a reality.
The official dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 28th, the 48th anniversary of King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. If anyone deserves a national monument in his honor, it would certainly be Martin Luther King Jr., a man who inspired countless Americans, including myself, to take a stand against injustice.
People are drawn to where the water meets the land: sun-drenched beaches, gentle bay shores, riverbanks and wooded lakesides. The intersection of land and water is referred to as the “littoral” zone. The American Littoral Society (ALS) was formed in Sandy Hook 50 years ago to preserve these precious places.
It is quite troubling that in the present political climate, some of our leaders believe that attacking judges is fair game and indeed good politics.
School funding is a significant issue in New Jersey. The question is: How can lawmakers in Trenton most equitably distribute income tax revenue so that students get the best education for the money.
What comes to mind when you think “New Jersey”? If you live here, you probably think of the Jersey shore, Jersey tomatoes, Jersey blueberries, the Meadowlands, the Pine Barrens, Cape May, High Point or maybe the Delaware Water Gap or even the light bulb!
by Warren Buffett OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. While the poor…