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.
By Alan Grayson A reporter called me a little while ago, and told me that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at a public event. She is in critical condition. I’m going to let others comment on what this means…
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination. That was one of the arguments for passing the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)., and ironically, people of Scalia’s “conservative” persuasion often countered that the ERA was not needed precisely because women are already protected by the 14th Amendment.