CLARK – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance recently presented St. John the Apostle School with an American flag as a symbol of our country’s pride in recognition of the school receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award of Academic Excellence.
HERKIMER, N.Y. – The Union County College men’s soccer team lost 1-0 to Nassau Community College (N.Y.) in the first round of the NJCAA Division III national championships at Herkimer County Community College yesterday afternoon.
EAST BRUNSWICK-After my Oct. 14 column on the Mid State Mall on Route 18, I received the following e-mail from Lori:
It seems the term “Tall Ship” must have come from John Masefield’s poem, Sea Fever. My sea-faring Dad quoted that poem to me a hundred times, but he never sailed in a Tall Ship. Still, as a seafarer, he too felt the romance that whistled with the wind in the rigging.
Have I told you, I normally pick up articles from the newspaper to write about? I pay attention to news reports and T.V. and also ads that come in the mail. Can I tell you, I’m so loaded with come-ons from definite ones, that I call them personally or by return mail, especially, when begging for funds with those addressed to my deceased husband?
Veterans Day gives everyone a moment to honor and remember those who have fought and served our country through their military service. While there are many resources and organizations that help veterans and their families, the federal government provides unique tools and services to help those who have done so much for our country.
If you are having a good day, get ready because that’s about to change when you finish reading this column. This is your official anxiety alert warning that it all goes downhill from here, because I’m talking about pet peeves. And this kind of discussion inevitably invites others to play ‘I can top that one’, thereby raising collective blood pressures.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Members of the clergy, social service and community organizations and other interested members of the general public are invited to a special presentation on Gang Awareness on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m., at the John H. Stamler Police Academy, 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, on the Union County Vo-Tech campus.
An alarming number of young people in our communities are intentionally abusing prescription medicines to get high. Prescription Drug Abuse affects the abuser, their families, their neighbors and their community. It affects all of us. This public health problem is not going away.