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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 […]

Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique

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NEW JERSEY – From November 8th through November 30th at Lambert Castle (home of the Passaic County Historical Society) at 3 Valley Road, Paterson NJ, the Passaic County Historical Society will be presenting the 27th annual Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique. Open Wednesday through Friday from 10 am to 8 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am […]

Emerging Market Stocks:
Taking the Long-Term View

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Emerging markets have experienced sharp declines during the first half of 2013 due to both internal and external factors. While some investors may consider pulling back from their emerging markets positions, overreaction to near-term volatility may prove shortsighted. Not long ago, emerging markets were viewed with skepticism due to their high-risk profile and lack of […]

ICHS Hosts Felician Sisters

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NEW JERSEY – The Immaculate Conception High School Community held a festive lunch for the Felician Sisters as part of their 2014 Mission and Heritage Week activities.   Almost thirty Felician Sisters joined the faculty, staff and student body at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014. The purpose of the lunch was to express the gratitude […]