Friday 20 October, 2017
Edition: English (US)
Monthly Archives: October 2017
First Lady Mamie Eisenhower began the tradition of celebrating Halloween at the White House. [Featured image by a White House photographer/Wikimedia Commons]

Halloween is a fun holiday, especially for children who can dress up as their favorite character.  It is a time to tell scary stories and watch horror movies.  This holiday is also the perfect occasion to decorate the home with pumpkins, witches,...

By Lucy Santos on Oct 20th, 2017

TIME TO JUDGE By Gabriel Diego Delgado   Benjamin Disraeli is said to have stated: “Change is Inevitable, Change is Constant”. Truth be told as Kendall County and Boerne, in particular, surges in population and continues to experience...

Outside of the Essex County Courthouse, in Newark, New Jersey, the seated Lincoln statue, of President Lincoln, by Gutzon Borglum, is a wonder. [Featured image by Lucy Santos]

Known as “The Great Emancipator,” President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), who was the 16th president of the United States, showed great leadership during the Civil War.  With his courage, strength and indomitable spirit, he helped end slavery. ...

By Lucy Santos on Oct 16th, 2017
Ricky Martin performing in Chicago on April 19, 2011. [Featurerd image by Jerry Nunn/Wikimedia Commons]

Most of us have done some crazy things in our lives.  Looking back, many of us saw our wild days as part of growing up.  As for singer Ricky Martin, he celebrated those crazy times in the hit song, “Livin la Vida Loca.”  Written in Spanglish,...

By Lucy Santos on Oct 13th, 2017
An Asiastic lion in Gir Forest National Park in India. [Featured image by Bernard Gagnon/Wikimedia Commons]

The most famous lion sculpture in the continent of Africa is the Sphinx.  This popular tourist attraction in Egypt contains the head of a man and the body of a lion.  In Africa, you can go on a trip and see real lions at national parks and...

By Lucy Santos on Oct 10th, 2017
This is a black bear at Grand Teton National Park. [Featured image by Alan Vernor/Wikimedia Commons]

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...

By Lucy Santos on Oct 10th, 2017
Old World Village Huntington Beach

Old World German Bar & Restaurant The Old World German Restaurant in Huntington Beach offered 500 of their visiting guests a Free dinner in honor of German Unity Day and Oktoberfest Thursday. The celebration was in honor of the 27th Anniversary...

Hollywood actor James Dean died in an automobile accident on September 30, 1955 while driving his car, "Little Bastard." Many people believe that his car, "Little Bastard' was haunted. [Featured image from a movie studio/Wikimedia Commons]

Do you believe in haunted objects?  If you do, then you will certainly find the story of James Dean’s car, “Little Bastard,” interesting.  On September 30, 1955, James Dean died when his car, a silver Porsche 550 Syder that he nicknamed,...

By Lucy Santos on Oct 6th, 2017