Mother Seton Student Earns Award

COLCHESTER, Vt. — Emily Lobas of Linden, a student at Mother Seton Regional High School, was named the 2011 recipient of the Saint Michael’s College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience.

Sanitized History Is Boring History

The National Assessment of Education Progress, often referred to as the gold standard of standardized tests, indicated that American students at all levels are alarmingly ignorant of the most basic facts of our own history.

Community Calendar

Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash • June 24 & 25 at 8:30 a.m. – The 37th annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash will offer collectors the chance to buy, sell & swap 78s, LPs, CDs and memorabilia at the Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Two day admission is $20; after 5 p.m. Friday, pay just $10. Info: 1-516-681-7102