LAWTON, Okla. — Army Pvt. Michael J. McMullen, a 2010 graduate of Koinonia Academy in Plainfield, has completed from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
HACKETTSTOWN — Three local residents will be attending Centenary College this fall:
WESTFIELD — Bamboo Shoots, a full time Mandarin-immersion school for children ages 3-6, is the first of its kind in Westfield area and features an academic, activity-based curriculum through which children acquire fluency in Mandarin and learn traditional Chinese characters.
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.