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Marion P. Thomas High School Gives Class of 2020 Newark’s Only In-Person Graduation

July 10, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Gathered together — but socially distanced — for the first time since the coronavirus forced New Jersey school doors closed in March, the graduating seniors of Marion P. Thomas High Schools finally received the send-off they had been waiting for on Wednesday. 

A staff member primped each student before they walked across a stage decked out in yellow and blue ...

7 Reasons to Let Your Picky Eater Eat French Fries and More

If your kids love French fries – and most do, they will love celebrating National French Fries Day on July 13. Whether they like them baked, fried, with ketchup or dips, there is definitely a curly fry, waffle fry or traditional fry that will make them happy. Below are a few ideas for enjoying the day with your children.

Try one of these French fry recipes with your kids from ...

YMCA Reopens for Personal Training Appointments

July 11, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA is now open for one-on-one personal training for individuals and small groups. Sessions will be held inside the Y and will follow CDC and public health guidelines.

Governor Murphy announced that personal training could resume at gyms on July 2 by appointment only, as part of New Jersey’s Phase 2 reopening, however fitness facilities remain closed for ...

Community Conversation: What We Now Know About Coronavirus

Every day more and more crucial information about COVID-19 surfaces. So what’s the most important guidance for you and your family? Join Jason Kessler, MD, on our Community Conversation, as he separates fact from fiction when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Gov. Murphy Grants MVC Extensions, Acknowledges Unhappy Customers

July 11, 2020

NEW JERSEY — While asking New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers not to crowd or hunker down overnight at local agencies, Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a set of extensions Friday during his coronavirus briefing in Trenton.

Expiration dates have been lengthened for driver’s licenses, non-driver identification, vehicle registrations, inspections, and temporary tags. Any ...

Carved in Stone Too

A Monumental History Lesson Part 2

It is difficult to topple a mountain. Particularly if the mountain rises 800 feet from the ground, covers 583 acres, and is made of granite.

It is not like lassoing an iron horse and its rider from a concrete pedestal and heave-hoing it into pieces on the ground. Mountains are no pushovers.

Such is the dilemma with Stone Mountain in Georgia, recognized ...

Carved In Stone

A Monumental History Lesson

On July 4, 1863, Union soldiers began the arduous and grizzly task of burying over 7,000 dead bodies in trenches and shallow graves. Later, as rains had washed away the ground cover re-exposing the stench of blackened and gnarled limbs, the town of Gettysburg took on the task of exhuming the bodies and consecrating them in the newly created Soldiers National ...