Pope and Democrats Part Ways

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(April 15, 2015) Bill Donohue comments on remarks made yesterday by Pope Francis and Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Killing a 7-pound baby is not only okay, it is an expression of “personal liberty.” That is what the head of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, told Wolf Blitzer. The CNN host asked if “it’s okay, […]

Legislation Named In Honor of North Arlington
Native Who Died From Respiratory
Diseases Contracted At Ground Zero

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Pascrell Joins Colleagues in Introducing James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2015)  – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Chair of the Congressional Fire Services Institute and Co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, joined Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY) in introducing […]

On The Record Conference Call
On The New Americans Task Force

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April 14, 2015 – Via Telephone (The White House) MS. VARGAS:  Thank you.  Good morning, everybody, and thank you for participating on today’s press call.  As a reminder, this call is on the record, and it will be without embargo.  The participants will talk a little bit more about the new report that was submitted […]

Easter In Old Poland

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Today’s globalized marketing is designed to extract as much money as possible from people’s wallets and credit cards during a lengthy build-up period, only to swiftly refocus on the next big commercial extravaganza down the line. Some Americans take down their Christmas trees as early as December 26th, as the commercial powers that be urge […]

Re-grants Available Through
Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council

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NEW JERSEY – The Passaic County Cultural and Heritage Council (PCCHC) at Passaic County Community College is offering arts and history re-grants for 2016.  The deadline for arts applications is Thursday, July 9, 2015, and for history, Thursday, July 16, 2015.  Applicants must be tax-exempt non-profit organizations incorporated in Passaic County or municipal government entities, and be in existence at least […]

NYS Tax Commissioner: 4 Questions You
Should Ask Before Hiring a Tax Preparer

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Are you thinking about hiring a tax preparer to complete your personal income tax return? Acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Nonie Manion today provided consumer protection tips for taxpayers who decide to do so. Approximately 70 percent of the state’s 10 million income taxpayers hire tax preparers. “Filing a return is […]

Demolition of St. Laurentius Church

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Council President Clarke’s Statement On Planned Demolition of St. Laurentius Church Philadelphia, PA March 24, 2015 – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s announcement that it will proceed with the demolition of 133-year-old St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown: “I join St. Laurentius […]

Call On Russia To Fully Open Its Archives

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Warsaw / Prague, 5 March 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is deeply concerned about the Russian activity in the field of remembrance and about the return to propaganda based on the worst Stalin’s legacy. The Platform considers the declassification and publication of selected documents concerning Polish anti-Communist resistance by Rossarchiv to be […]

Visit of His Holiness Pope Francis To U.S.

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The President and the First Lady will welcome His Holiness Pope Francis to the White House on Wednesday, September 23.  During the visit, the President and the Pope will continue the dialogue, which they began during the President’s visit to the Vatican in March 2014, on their shared values and commitments on a wide range […]

Get Ready for Fran’s Polka Weekend
At Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa!

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Reservations are now being taken for “FRAN’S POLKA WEEKEND” Friday, Saturday & Sunday September 25-26-27, 2015 at Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa on Route 209 in Ellenville, NY (Catskills). You’ll enjoy 25 hours of great Polka Music featuring THE POLKA FAMILY BAND – DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN – EDDIE FORMAN ORCH. – JOE STANKY’S […]