What is heat? How does color come about? Why is the sky blue? What is electricity? How does the moon keep circling us? What is a star and how does it twinkle?
Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26, is both a celebration of women’s progress and a reminder that equality remains a goal, not a reality.
The official dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 28th, the 48th anniversary of King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. If anyone deserves a national monument in his honor, it would certainly be Martin Luther King Jr., a man who inspired countless Americans, including myself, to take a stand against injustice.
People are drawn to where the water meets the land: sun-drenched beaches, gentle bay shores, riverbanks and wooded lakesides. The intersection of land and water is referred to as the “littoral” zone. The American Littoral Society (ALS) was formed in Sandy Hook 50 years ago to preserve these precious places.
It is quite troubling that in the present political climate, some of our leaders believe that attacking judges is fair game and indeed good politics.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie has declared a state of emergency as New Jersey awaits the arrival of Hurricane Irene. The move allows the National Guard to deploy resources throughout the state immediately.
EDISON — A central New Jersey club that has never before hosted a PGA Tour event is making its debut in the circuit today in the Barclays, the first event of the PGA Tour’s Playoffs for the FedEx Cup.
TRENTON – The state Senate passed a bill that would require facilities such as hospitals, hotels, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, boarding house and homeless shelters to have a bedbug maintenance plan in place.
ELIZABETH — A Plainfield man who led police on a chase through five towns and at one point tried to run down a state trooper was convicted following a bench trial before Superior Court Judge Stuart Peim.