Thank You, Mom

CLARK — Tara Lechner, and her daughter, Cassidy, first grader at Valley Road School in Clark, celebrate Mother’s Day at the first grade classes’ annual Mother’s Day Tea this spring.

High School Students Lend A Hand

EDISON — On May 18, three groups of seniors embarked on community service projects. The Wardlaw-Hartridge School Class of 2011 helped at the American Red Cross in Somerville, Habitat for Humanity in Plainfield and Homefirst in Scotch Plains.

Time To Bring The Troops Home From Afghanistan

As he was announcing his second increase in troops for Afghanistan in December 2009, President Obama promised that by July 2011 those troops would begin coming home. As relayed by Bob Woodward’s book, Obama’s Wars, we know the president was skeptical about the United States’ war effort in Afghanistan.

Back Is No Way To Our Environmental Future

“Back to the Future” introduced a generation of moviegoers to the art of travelling to the past to change the future. In New Jersey, our environmental protection programs are facing just such a temporal paradox – an unprecedented attempt to roll back to “the bad old days” regardless of the dire consequences for the future.

Nuclear Review Task Force Releases Interim Report

TRENTON -Established in late March to assess operations and emergency preparedness for New Jersey’s nuclear power plants following Japan’s nuclear tragedy, the state’s Nuclear Review Task Force has issued an interim report based upon early lessons learned from that ongoing nuclear emergency.