Are Democrats about to hand First Lady Tammy Murphy a U.S. Senate seat?

by Terrence T. McDonald, New Jersey Monitor First Lady Tammy Murphy’s not-so-quiet campaign to become a U.S. senator makes me nervous. It’s not that Murphy isn’t qualified. She ticks the constitutional requirements, and by many accounts, she has the policy smarts to join the Senate without embarrassing us. “This woman is very, very bright,” JeannineContinue reading “Are Democrats about to hand First Lady Tammy Murphy a U.S. Senate seat?”

NASA will fund 5 science experiments for Great North American Solar Eclipse

NASA has announced five science experiments it will fund for the Great North American Solar Eclipse happening on April 8, 2024. As the Moon blocks out the light of the Sun for a few minutes on April 8, 2024, NASA scientists will seize the moment to learn more about the Earth’s interactions with the star.Continue reading “NASA will fund 5 science experiments for Great North American Solar Eclipse”

U.S. Air Force to celebrate 100 years of aerial refueling with June 27 flyovers

The United States Air Force will celebrate 100 years of aerial refueling on June 27, 2023, with a series of flyovers across the country. The flyovers will feature a variety of aircraft, including KC-135, KC-46, and C-17 tankers. The flyovers will begin in New Jersey, where a formation of aircraft will depart from Joint BaseContinue reading “U.S. Air Force to celebrate 100 years of aerial refueling with June 27 flyovers”

Three McDonald’s franchisees violated federal child labor laws

Working in a kitchen late at night near dangerous cooking equipment is a reality for many adults in the food service industry. But finding 10-year-old kids in such a work environment is a cause for concern and action by the U.S. Department of Labor. Three McDonald’s franchisees in Kentucky, Indiana, Maryland, and Ohio were foundContinue reading “Three McDonald’s franchisees violated federal child labor laws”

New Jersey marks 20th year since 9/11

Each year on the anniversary of 9/11, families of the victims gather for a ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial plaza to read aloud the names of the 2,983 men, women, and children killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks and February 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. Six moments of silence mark theContinue reading “New Jersey marks 20th year since 9/11”