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Falling Among Trees

Of the many remarkable qualities of trees one is that they don’t move. We love them for staying in place. We plant trees, climb in them, build metaphors of personal identity around them. 428 more words

CD 5 race: Cho, Garrett clash on issues at sole face-to-face debate

WASHINGTON TWP. – Republican incumbent Congressman Scott Garrett and his Democratic challenger Roy Cho met face-to-face on Friday in the sole debate between the two candidates for New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. 1,064 more words

Michael Grimm Launches 30-Second Spot With Sandy Survivor

Congressman Michael Grimm today launched a new 30-second television and web ad promoting his work in his Staten Island and southern Brooklyn-spanning district in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. 414 more words

Hurricane Sandy Came on Monday Night

Hurricane Sandy struck two years ago this week. This is one student’s experience, taken from Changing Every Day. When you’re finished reading, take the quiz… 620 more words

Student Writing

Flashback Friday -- Storm of the Century

Flashback two years to the buildup to Superstorm Sandy. As it barreled toward us in the tri-state area, the newscasters had a bit of fun with her name. 282 more words

Flashback Friday

Family Poverty On The Rise In Babylon

BABYLON (CBSNewYork) — About one in 13 families in Babylon, Long Island, are living in poverty, U.S. Census Bureau estimates show.

As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, the poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013. 225 more words



On October 21, 2012, Neptune Township resident Pam Callender was managing everyday life with her two teenage foster children, in the modest dream home she purchased seven years earlier overlooking Shark River. 807 more words

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