The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, 40 years ago. We’ve come a long way since then. But even in this state we’re in, where many conservation supporters work hard to protect our environment, we have a long way to go.
For the past 40 years, Earth Day celebrations, big and small, have taken place in Rahway, New Jersey.
There is talk about “merit pay” for teachers, as if this was something other than a fraud. Those who work earn pay as compensation.
Pardon me for saying so, but the ‘Democrats for Change’ challenge to the ‘Machine Pols’ has a snowball’s chance in Hades of succeeding. I take no pleasure in saying this, but the professional politicians are too well entrenched in their positions for a well-deserved change to occur.
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, I would like to thank the many tutors, board members, and office volunteers who donate their valuable time to Literacy Volunteers of Union County.
It is with sincere gratitude that I recognize the tireless efforts of Fresh Air Fund volunteers in Northern New Jersey as the country celebrates National Volunteer Week.
On behalf of the custodians of Woodbridge Township I would like to say something about privatizing. It is a proven fact that it doesn’t work and will cost the district more in the long run.
The joys of pregnancy and motherhood can be short-lived—or non-existent—for women with postpartumdepression. An estimated 10 percent of new mothers struggle with this disorder that can be devastating for the mother, her infant, partner, and family.
The First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen supports over 30 local and worldwide charities with proceeds from our unique rummage sale. Many supporters of the rummage sale have asked, what then happens after the rummage sale, what happens after the crowds have disappeared, what happens to the clothes and knick-knacks leftover at the end of the day?
When facing tough times, most Americans turn to the arts. We crank up our favorite songs on the radio, go to a movie, or settle in for an evening of “Dancing with the Stars.”