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Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

Written to one man, but for everyone. Be encouraged! Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬ ‭CEV‬‬ “Don’t be afraid. I am with you. Don’t tremble with fear. I am your God. I will make you strong, as I protect you with my arm and […]

by · November 15, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month

National Peanut Butter Lovers Month

Thursday, November 15th. It’s a time to celebrate one of life’s simple, viscous pleasures — it’s Peanut Butter Lovers Month. The stuff of one of America’s favorite sandwiches, peanut butter was first offered to the public at the St. Louis […]

Union Toll Plaza on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway

Tolls for Thee

Tuesday, November 13th. The first automatic tolls collection station went into service this month in 1954. It was installed at the Union Toll Plaza on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway. Motorists dropped coins into a wire mesh hopper, triggering a […]

Profile America: Veterans/Armistice Day

Profile America: Veterans/Armistice Day

Sunday, November 11th/Monday 12th. One century ago today, history’s bloodiest war to date ended after more than four years of slaughter. The Veterans Day holiday was conceived as Armistice Day to honor the 4.7 million Americans who served — and […]

Matters of Faith: Don’t Look Back

Matters of Faith: Don’t Look Back

They press on to the high calling of Christ Jesus, just like those who finish the race.

by · November 11, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

We Should Be There For Each Other “Let us be concerned for one another, to help one another to show love and to do good. Let us not give up the habit of meeting together, as some are doing. Instead, […]

by · November 8, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Profile America: Diabetes Month

Profile America: Diabetes Month

Wednesday, November 7th. November is designated every year as National Diabetes Month. The goal is to make the public more aware of the serious nature of the disease, and how to detect and control it. When our bodies are unable […]

US Air Force One

Profile America: Father of Air Force One’s Iconic Design Born

Sunday, November 4th. Tomorrow marks the birthday in 1893 of a man who significantly influenced the look of the ensuing 125 years. Raymond Loewy was known as “the father of industrial design.” His designs are part of American life — […]

Matters of Faith: Be Careful of What You Ask For

Matters of Faith: Be Careful of What You Ask For

Every generation and every society must make political decisions that will impact the entire nation.

by · November 4, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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Profile America: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

Saturday, November 3rd. This is American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, conceived almost a century ago but made official by a congressional resolution signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. The American Community Survey finds about 5.6 million […]

Norwood residents took advantage of free medical evaluations at Safe Medical Care on East 204 Street.--Photo courtesy of Long Island University's APhA-ASP Chapter of the American Pharmacist Association

Profile America: First Medical School for Women

On this date in 1848, the first medical school for women opened in Boston. By 1873, the school had graduated almost 100 doctors. That year, the Boston Female Medical School merged with the Boston University School of Medicine to form […]

First commercial radio broadcast: Results of the 1920 Presidential Election -- Gov. Warren G. Harding's landslide victory.

First Commercial Radio Broadcast

Friday, November 2nd. Even with all of our electronic diversions, many of us listen to radio at some point every day. The wide variety of formats means we can choose our favorite type of music, and radio keeps us up […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Profile America
Scriptural Inspiration: Love

Scriptural Inspiration: Love

Let Love Speak for Itself Romans‬ ‭12:9-21‬ ‭GNT‬‬ “Love must be completely sincere. Hate what is evil, hold on to what is good. Love one another warmly as Christians, and be eager to show respect for one another. Work hard […]

by · October 31, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Op-Ed: The Garifuna Nostalgia Paradox

Op-Ed: The Garifuna Nostalgia Paradox

The Garifuna Nostalgia Paradox By José Francisco Ávila Oprima Para Leer En Español Over the past year, I’ve read and seen a great deal of postings on social media, expressing nostalgia for the era of our “Ancestors” in the heart […]

by · October 31, 2018 · Cultures, Op Ed
Halloween Jack O'lantern

Profile America: Happy Halloween

Wednesday, October 31st. There’s an excellent chance that today is an occasion deeply revered by young children and the nation’s candy makers. According to ancient Celtic tradition, Halloween — the evening before All Saints Day — is a time of […]

by · October 31, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Profile America