FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — Navy Seaman Mandisa D. Donaldson, daughter of Marilyn E. Murphy of Parlin, recently completed the Motor Vehicle Operator Course at Marine Corps Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
JERSEY CITY–In the Quarterfinals of the 2010 ECAC Division III Metro/Upstate Women’s Soccer championship, #4 seeded New Jersey City University and SUNY Brockport played 110 minutes without a decision, before the fifth seeded Golden Eagles advanced to the semifinal round by virtue of a 5-3 advantage in a shootout.
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman Recruit Brittany L. Lane, daughter of Catherine Christiano of Fords and Anthony Christiano, of Hillside recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
CRANFORD – On Nov. 9, the town of Cranford and Mayor Mark Smith proclaimed the week of Nov. 7-13, 2010 as United Way of Cranford Week in tribute to United Way of Greater Union County’s Cranford Community Council in their efforts.
UNION – Payless Liquors, located on Burnet Avenue in Union, sold a ticket worth $71,047 for the Nov. 9 Jersey Cash 5 drawing, lottery officials said.
ELIZABETH – On Monday, over 1,000 people are expected to gather to celebrate the outstanding achievements of Elizabeth Public Schools’ students and teachers at a Perfect Scores Award Ceremony.
If your company’s diversity recruiting strategy fails to include military veterans, you are missing out on working with some of our country’s most outstanding men and women.
I recently sat down with Emil Styka of Boardman, Ohio. A friend of Emil’s, Jo Ann Bryan, had emailed in response to an article I wrote on a remarkable World War II campaign at the Aleutian Islands, off the Alaskan coast. The article was published nationwide, including in the Youngstown Vindicator, where it caught Emil’s attention.
No patriotic American has to be reminded that Nov. 11th is Veterans Day. It’s unfortunate, however, that far too many people who are blessed to live in this country don’t know, or simply don’t care, about honoring veterans.