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Union City, NJ: A Once Troubled School District Thrives

By Victoria Cepeda It was the Fall of 1985 when I entered the Union City school district by enrolling at what was then Union Hill High School as a freshman. A foreign-born with few English words in my inventory but with a drive for learning surpassed only by some of my teachers’ determination not to […]

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Words From The Great Dwight D. Eisenhower

If Eisenhower is correct, the days of the Republican party are numbered. “Should any political party attempt to abolish Social Security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that group again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things, […]

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Cuts in Education Will Increase Latino Unemployment

By Efrain Nieves At 17.7 percent Connecticut has the third-highest unemployment rate in the nation with Latinos at the lead. Only Rhode Island, with 21.8 percent unemployment, and Nevada, 18.6 percent, have a higher jobless rate for Latinos than Connecticut. According to a report by the U.S. Department of Labor titled “The Hispanic Labor Force in the Recovery,”  the state […]

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