School Garden Competition’s Theme
“Groovin’ In The Garden” Chosen In Honor
Of The Late Councilman Matt Grabowski

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CLIFTON, NJ – Public School #13 won the Clifton Beautification Committee’s elementary school garden competition, “Gloria’s Gardens.” This year’s theme was “Groovin’ In The Garden”. The theme was chosen in honor of late Councilman Matt Grabowski, former CBC chairperson, who loved music almost as much as he loved Clifton. School #13, located at 782 Van Houten […]

Clifton Artists’ Summer Art Show

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NEW JERSEY -From Wednesday, July 1st through Sunday, August 2nd, the Passaic County Historical Society will again host the Clifton Association of Artists’ Summer Art Show in Lambert Castle’s third floor. Having been in existence for over fifty years, the Clifton Association of Artists is open to all artists, of all skill levels. The Summer […]

Icon FC Pro Soccer Moves To Clifton

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Clifton Mayor James Anzaldi Welcomes Icon To Clifton CLIFTON, NJ, May 13, 2015 – Clifton’s Mayor James Anzaldi welcomed American Soccer League expansion team Icon FC to its new headquarters in Clifton at a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 13th.  The team’s 18 players hailing from NJ and other states, Portugal, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, France, […]

Seven Brothers?
A Remarkable World War II Story

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This time last year I did a commentary on five brothers who served in World War II. Very impressive. Imagine my surprise when someone who caught the commentary sent me a package with this note: “Dear Professor Kengor: Your [commentary] about the family whose five sons served in WW II was interesting. You might be […]

What Did My Parents Ever Do
To The Federal Reserve?

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In September 1993, President Bill Clinton reassured his radio audience that “if you work hard and play by the rules, you’ll be rewarded with a good life for yourself and a better chance for your children.” Picking up that theme over 18 years later, President Barack Obama affirmed that “Americans who work hard and play […]

Clifton Mourns Passing of
Councilman Matt Grabowski

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NEW JERSEY – Councilman Matt Grabowski, 53, of Clifton, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Born in Passaic, he was a lifelong resident of Clifton. He graduated from St. John Kanty Grammar School in Clifton, and Clifton High School. Voted in High School as “Most Likely To Succeed”, Matt started on the road to […]

“Inspired” – Photography By Agnieszka Solawa

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Agnieszka Solawa, an accomplished artist, an architect and a photographer, is exhibiting her photographs at the Pearl Street Gallery, 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202, Tel. 908-558-2550. Her work will be on display from January 5 till March 27, 2015. Gallery Hours: Weekdays 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. To see more of Ms. Solawa’s art […]

Senator Mikulski Announces Senate Passage
Of Resolution Honoring Polish Hero
And Holocaust Survivor, Jan Karski

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As Co-Chair of Senate Caucus on Poland, Mikulski resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of Jan Karski’s birth on April 24, 1914 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) Friday, December 5, 2014 , Co-Chair of the Senate Caucus on Poland, today announced Senate passage of her bipartisan resolution celebrating the centennial year of the birth […]

My Imperfect Thanks

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Christian psychologist David Myers, in his writing and speaking about happiness, has suggested that long-term human happiness is not particularly dependent on our wealth or health. If you tell him that a year ago one person won millions of dollars in the lottery and another became paralyzed, you’ve given him no sense of their current […]

Holiday Open House At Skylands Manor

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A Renaissance Holiday (Ringwood, NJ) Historic Skylands Manor in the New Jersey State Botanical Garden will be filled with an extravagant display of seasonal décor during NJBG’s spectacular annual Holiday Open House from December 4 thru 7, 2014. This year, NJBG celebrates ‘A Renaissance Holiday’ that would make Henry VIII feel right at home. The […]