Kristen Forbes of Noblesville, Indiana, had recently graduated from college when she was diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer at age 22. After a yearlong, painful battle, she succumbed to the disease, leaving behind a bright future and grieving family members and friends.
The Obama Administration has yet to come up with a plan to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan which are draining our economy, prevent the continuing mortgage meltdown, get more Americans back to work, or do away with pork-barrel spending and government corruption, to name just a few of the overriding concerns plaguing our nation today.
Many of New Jersey’s senior citizens migrate south in the winter. In contrast to the “snow birds,” one venerable Red-tailed Hawk from New Jersey was recently found to be the oldest living of its species in the world! She’s a happy reminder that many raptors are experiencing a comeback in this state we’re in.
If Martin Luther King, Jr. could visit our country this January, he would see a nation much changed and yet the same.
It is less than two weeks into the New Year and tragedy has struck down innocent people in our country once again. This time, the culprit was one of us and not some suicide bomber from the Taliban spewing something like “Allah is good!” just before he blows up everyone in range.
by James Devine LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka’s call for a boycott of the ShopRite store in Aviation Plaza is “unfair and uncalled for” according to store owners but it should be more disconcerting to taxpayers. Gerbounka said he plans…
In December President Barack Obama received his annual assessment of the war in Afghanistan, then reported to the American people that the mission is “on track” and troops would begin to withdraw next July.
New Jersey rocks! And I’m not talking about Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, the Smithereens or even the Fugees. I’m talking about the bedrock that forms the foundation of this state we’re in!
As I replace my 2010 “America’s Scenic Wonders” calendar with the 2011 version received as a free gift by mail from the National Wildlife Federation, I realize it’s that time of year again. It’s time to resolve to somehow improve myself in the New Year.
I know abortion is a controversial topic. But as we approach the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade (Jan. 22), which made abortion legal, let us reflect on some facts.