As summer begins to wind down, and the first day of school beckons in the near future, parents are purchasing clothes, notebooks and backpacks for the new school year. But there are other important ways to prepare your child to return to school.
SPRINGFIELD – Author Paul Street will sign copies of his book, “The Empire’s New Clothes: Barack Obama and the Real World of Power” at Barnes and Noble, 240 Route 22 West, Springfield, from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, announced the top winners of the second round of the 2010 Africa Rural Connect (ARC) ideas competition.
EDISON – Vendor applications and classic car and bike registrations are now being accepted for the 18th annual Fall Family Spectacular to be held on Saturday, Sept. 25.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Helenia L. Rivera graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to more than 700 students at commencement exercises Aug. 13-14.
LAKEWOOD – Trevor May struck out 12 through six innings Wednesday night, as the BlueClaws topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers 7-4.
NEWARK – Shane Youman pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing just two singles, and Carl Everett, Isaiah Kaaihue and Kennard Jones each collected a home run as the Newark Bears defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers 8-3 on Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
What’s bad for the country? They used to say, “What’s good for General Motors is good for America.” Today, Republicans changed their tune to: “It’s bad for the country when the government owns car companies.”
Mark it down. At 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, the U.S. Federal Reserve made a historic announcement. It signaled that the central bank was going to “preserve the size of its balance sheet.” The announcement didn’t sound all that dramatic, but don’t be fooled. In the two subsequent days, the stock market fell over 300 points, and the price of gold rose $20.
TRENTON — New Jersey’s municipal tax abatement program is pulling critical funding away from school districts and leaving taxpayers to pick up the costs, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.
ROSELLE – Police are searching for a 79-year-old Roselle woman who has been missing since yesterday, authorities said.
TRENTON- Employment in New Jersey fell in July and the state’s unemployment rate edged up to 9.7 percent. The loss was mainly due to a decline in public sector payrolls at the federal and local government levels.