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Polish American Family Festival And Country Fair This Weekend



Celebrated At National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA PENNSYLVANIA – The 49th Annual Polish American Family Festival and Country Fair will take place on the weekends of August 30, 31, and September 1, 2014 (Labor Day) and September 6 and 7, 2014 on the beautiful grounds of the National Shrine of Our […]

Dealing With Barbarism: V-J Day And Beyond



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Senator Gill Requests State Procedures On Transfer
Of Military Equipment To Local Law Enforcement



Calls for Review of State’s Role in Program TRENTON, NEW JERSEY – Senator Nia H. Gill recently sent a letter to Acting Attorney General John Hoffman requesting information on the state’s involvement in overseeing the transfer of military equipment from the federal government to local law enforcement in New Jersey. The request comes after the use […]

Jan Karski Exhibit On Display At University of Wisconsin



The Jan Karski Exhibit featuring humanity’s hero, Jan Karski, will be on display at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Library from Thursday, August 28 through September 8, 2014. Dr. Neal Pease, Professor of History, will be speaking at the official opening ceremony of the exhibit at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014. Light […]

Passaic County Offers Clean Up Grants To Non-Profits



NEW JERSEY – The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs announces the ongoing availability of Clean Communities mini-grants for non-profit organizations within Passaic County, in order to help keep Passaic County clean and litter-free for all of its citizens. According to Nina Seiden, Passaic County’s Solid Waste & Recycling Programs Manager and Clean […]

Invitation To Students!



Create A Project And See It In A “New Jersey Workers Then & Now” Book At The American Labor Museum / Botto House National Landmark Haledon, New Jersey – The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark invites students grades 3 – 12 to share their creative talent and unique ideas: To commemorate the 350th Anniversary […]

Rep. Pascrell Statement On Gaza Ceasefire



PATERSON, NJ (August 26, 2014) – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today issued the following statement regarding reports of Israel and Hamas accepting an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire today: “I remain hopeful that that today’s ceasefire will lead to a long-term agreement, including the demilitarization of Hamas and more economic opportunities and much needed humanitarian aid for […]

Classical Music Concert At KF This Saturday



WASHINGTON, D.C. Roanoke Valley Sister Cities and the Kosciuszko Foundation in Washington DC are pleased to present A Classical Music Concert on Saturday, August 30th (5 p.m.) featuring students from the Frederick Chopin School of Music Level II in Opole Poland. The concert will be held at The Kosciuszko Foundation, 2025 O Street, N.W. Washington, […]

UNESCO Director-General Denounces Murder
Of American Reporter James Foley



Calls for release of all other journalists held captive there Paris, 20 August  -  UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova today condemned the murder of  American journalist James Foley.  Mr Foley was kidnapped in Syria in November 2012. A video of the execution was posted on the internet. “I condemn the murder of James Foley in the […]

Insurance Tips For Students Off To College



TRENTON – As students prepare to return to or attend college for the first time, insurance issues, understandably, are not always foremost in their minds. New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Ken Kobylowski today reminded students that their insurance needs can change when they attend college and provided some tips to make sure they have proper automobile, […]