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2013 – We Survive A Year of Computer Meltdowns,
Government Shutdowns, and Embrace A New Pope

Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Depending upon your point of view, the number 13 signals bad luck or good luck. There was plenty of both in 2013. Washington was responsible

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Let’s Brush Up On American History For Columbus Day

Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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Unless you’re lucky enough to be part of a parade, there’s not much for us to do to mark Columbus Day. There is, of course,

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March on Washington

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the
March on Washington for Civil Rights

Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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August 28, 2013, will mark the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legendary march on Washington for Civil Rights. In light of this historic

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Shira Tarlo Named First Place Winner
In Our Essay Contest for High Schoolers

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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Shira Tarlo, from Tenafly High School in Tenafly, New Jersey, has been named the First Place Winner in Woman Around Town’s Essay Contest for High

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Jacqueline Kennedy’s Gift

Monday, September 26th, 2011
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I would have loved to hear Martha Washington’s thoughts on how her husband George felt about the group we now refer to as the founding

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Nicholas Benson—Carving a Piece of History

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color

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Bringing Black History Month to Life

Sunday, February 14th, 2010
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By Ella L. J. Edmondson Bell It’s Black History Month, when we celebrate and honor those African Americans whose enlightening stories, heroic experiences, amazing discoveries

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