Students at University Heights Charter School in Newark, N.J., have teamed with Big Brothers Big Sisters to create a special gift for children in Newtown, Conn.
They are carefully crafting Valentine cards with messages of hope and courage. It is a caring sense of selflessness. Carlos Lejnieks, the president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties in New Jersey, says that is at the core of the mentoring program.
BBBS will have one more writing letter day before sending them all out. The goal is to get them to the Newtown school district by Valentine's Day.
June 19 is National Dine Out Day. Restaurants and vendors across the country are contributing a percentage of their revenues for the day to the NJ Relief Fund to benefit Superstorm Sandy victims.
One bird may have been responsible for several hundred Hoboken residents losing power.
One bird may have been responsible for several hundred Hoboken residents losing power. A spokeswoman for Public Service Electric & Gas says the bird touched a transformer on Clinton Street near Columbus Park Wednesday morning.