N.J. pilot killed in plane crash ‘a life-long learner’

 CHESTER — The New Jersey man killed in a plane crash near Somerset Airport last week was “a life-long learner” who loved sailing, flying, skiing and traveling with his family in his free time. Philip Clements, a 62-year-old father and grandfather, was an “advocate for the next generation” who “had a passion for mentoring and teaching… [Read more…]

Thousands Grieve for Slain Illinois Police Officer

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CHICAGO — Under a perfect powder-blue sky, police officers from across the country came Monday to give a final salute to a fallen comrade killed in the small boating community of Fox Lake. Swarms of law enforcement in starched blue uniforms and badges wrapped in black mourning bands converged on Antioch Community High School for the… [Read more…]

Africa: UN Reminds World of Invisible Plight of Millions of Widows

 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging the world on the fifth International Widows’ Day “to assert the rights of those whose bereavement is followed by exclusion, abuse or the loss of homes, livelihoods and social standing.” In his message on the Day, Mr. Ban said the death of their partner can leave widows in precarious… [Read more…]

10 Need-to-Know Facts about Memorial Day

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1. It began with the Civil War. Memorial Day originally honored around 620,000 soldiers who died in the civil war (1861-1865) 2. It was first known as Decoration Day. The holiday was known as Decoration Day for the practice of decorating graves with flowers and flags. The name Memorial Day goes back to 1882, but the… [Read more…]

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