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2018 is the Year of the Dog

In the Western world, New Year’s celebrations ended.  However, in the Eastern world, the Chinese New Year officially starts today.  February 16th is the start of the New Year, and there will be many festivities to ring in the year of the dog.   The year of…

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Alabama legacy

Every January 15th many people worldwide celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.  The candles on his birthday cake remain lit.  Those candles endure because they are symbolic of the Civil Rights Movement that he led.  Without resorting to violence, he showed courage opening the doors for…

Shankar teaches us lessons

A bull ran away from Slaughterhouse 8 on Beaver Road in Jamaica about 10:30 am on October 18th.  New Yorkers were surprised when they saw the bull, for this is not a typical sight in the Big Apple.  Unlike other stories about bulls, this one has…

Conserve New Jersey black bears

In the woods of northwestern and west-central New Jersey, you can actually see black bears roaming freely.  When you see a black bear in the distance, in the backdrop of the trees, you can understand why Native Americans see them as magical creatures.  They usually live…

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