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July 10, 2019

    Among its designation as one of the hottest months in the height of Summer, July is also set aside as National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. The hashtag theme of the 2019 campaign is #DepthOfMyIdentity. Sadly, in addition to the negative stigma surroundin...

    With the month of June comes the hotter temperatures and the season of Summer. Its solstice takes place on June 21, which officially represents the first day of the Summer as well as the longest day of the year. School comes to an end for most students, and most fa...

    Although May is designated for Mental Health Awareness Month, mental illness is a serious medical condition that affects millions of people every day of the year. Because it's so misunderstood by most, those with mental illness often forgo sharing their condition w...

April 5, 2019

    With Spring's arrival, all life begins anew. Flowers, buds, and trees begin to bloom and blossom, and the bumble bees are busy pollinating it all. New life sprouts up and grows all around us as Winter begins its hibernation. The warm temperatures and sunny skies au...

March 12, 2019

    Throughout history, especially in the case of American History, women have fought long and hard to prove themselves equal to men. They've had to claw and elbow their way just to claim a seat at equality's table. They've excelled and overcome so much, despite being...

February 8, 2019

    The path of a fluent reader hopefully begins in the library. After grasping the basics of the alphabet and the nuances of phonetics, the mastery of simple site words usually follows. From Pre-K to kindergarten, and on through elementary, middle, high school, and co...

January 3, 2019

   Now that a New Year is upon us, what goals and resolutions have you made to achieve in 2019? You must first decide if you're truly committed and open to the changes that are necessary to reach them. To take it a step further, I believe every goal or resolution shoul...

November 9, 2018

    As another year nears its end, November and December are the months that families

spend the most time together. Thanksgiving and Christmas are celebrated with elaborate

dinners including all of the trimmings, as well as parties and gatherings. It’s a grand time

t...

October 2, 2018

    For anyone seeking to effect change or is desirous of having a say in our democracy, voting is your obligation. Casting a ballot for your choice of candidates in local, state, and federal government is your voice. Despite what anyone says, every vote matters and ev...

August 10, 2018

Tremendous technological advances have been occurring within this last century or so. Some are brand new while others are improvements of existing technology. With smartphones, computers, televisions, appliances, and even automobiles, could our digital progression be e...

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