Archive | January, 2014
Paredes

Paredes Family Meets with Legislative Sponsors: Commemoration Ceremony for “Angelie’s Law”

Six months to the day of losing their little girl, Jairo Paredes and Maylin Hago attended the Commemoration Ceremony with the legislative sponsors of Angelie’s Law bearing their daughter’s name. New Jersey Senators Nick Sacco, Sandra Cunningham, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez, Assemblyman Charles Mainor as well as other local elected officials offered […]

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chiclets

¿Sabías que Lopez de Santa Anna Introduced Adams to Chiclets?

While New Jersey native, and glass merchant, Thomas Adams can be credited with having patented the first chewing gum manufacturing machine back in 1884, it was through Mexican President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna that Adams first knew of “chicle”.  At the time, Thomas Adams worked as Santa Anna’s secretary when the Mexican leader visited New […]

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Cycle of the seven days

Genia Nuñez’s The Cycle of the Seven Days of The Week

The talent pool in our community is infinite. So it is no surprise for us to bump into Genia I. Nuñez, a Civil Engineer and the creator of the outstanding children’s book The Cycle of the Seven Days of the Week. We would like to introduce you to her. “I believe that education is very important […]

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