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Let’s Sing In Polish (and English)

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Fellowship (drinking), soldier songs and lullaby By Robert Strybel Polish/Polonian Affairs writer A while ago I presented the original Polish lyrics to a number of folk songs, wrongly assuming that most readers would understand the Polish. The feedback I got proved otherwise. Today we are dealing with third, fourth and fifth-generation PolAms who know only […]

Polish School Students Win
Prizes For Polish Women’s
Hall of Fame Nominations

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Transmission Lines
And Your Health

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By Stephanie Enloe Center for Rural Affairs Do transmission lines negatively impact human and animal health? Mounting research shows we have no cause for concern. To ensure safety, all electric wiring systems must be properly grounded. Small currents may flow from these grounding points, and are called neutral-to-earth voltages. Some of this is stray voltage […]

Bill To Make Montclair University
A Public Research Institution

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(TRENTON, NJ – June 22, 2017) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Sheila Oliver, Tom Giblin and Mila Jasey to establish Montclair State University as a public research university was approved 75-0 by the Assembly on Thursday. The bill would establish Montclair University as a public research university along with Rutgers, The State University, the […]

Applications Now Available For
2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence
Awards Program

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NOMINATIONS ARE DUE IN SEPTEMBER FOR AWARDS IN NINE CATEGORIES TRENTON, NJ – Leaders in New Jersey’s environmental, academic, business, science, government, nonprofit and youth sectors are encouraged to showcase their environmental accomplishments by submitting nominations for consideration in the annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards (GEEA) program. The GEEA program recognizes outstanding environmental performance, program […]

Death of Otto Warmbier
Highlights North Korea
Right Abuses

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North Korea, a Human Rights ‘Black Hole’ for Citizens and Foreigners By Phil Robertson The tragic death of 22-year-old American US student Otto Warmbier from unexplained injuries suffered during 17 months of detention in North Korea, shows the true face of that country’s government. A North Korean kangaroo court sentenced Warmbier to 15 years forced labor after he […]

NY Governor Signs
Anti-Child Marriage Law

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One of First States to Act; Others Should Follow (New York, June 20, 2017) – New York State has taken an important step toward ending child marriage, as Governor Andrew Cuomo on June 20, 2017, signed legislation to dramatically reduce the circumstances under which children can marry, Human Rights Watch said today. Between 2001 to 2010, […]

Polkajammer Network News

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Polka Jammer Network Raises Record Breaking Amount During Jammerton Weekend The Polkajammer Network, The World Leader in Polka Music Entertainment, recently conducted its annual Jammerthon Weekend, seeking to raise funds to help offset production costs associated with the network. The once a year radiothon was held the weekend of April 7-9, 2017, and featured live […]

Calling All Unemployed
College Grads

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Across the country, many college students recently received their diplomas but have yet to find a job. In this article, Dr. James Thrasher offers 12 steps to prepare graduates for a successful employment search. Thrasher encourages graduates to “Stay positive and hit the curve balls. Today is a new day. Confidently get started, get informed, […]

Program Aids Beginning
And Retired Farmers

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By Rhea Landholm Center for Rural Affairs A federal program created by the 2008 Farm Bill is a win-win for retired and retiring landowners, and beginning, socially-disadvantaged, and veteran farmers and ranchers. Center for Rural Affairs staff members recently conducted a report on the implementation of Conservation Reserve Program – Transition Incentives Program (CRP-TIP) in […]