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Is This Crazy or What…Did you know 100Years ago in July there was an extreme heatwave as we are experiencing today.

From the website:

100 Years Ago Today

16-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today in Her diary : 

Sunday, July 2, 1911: Almost roasted today. Went to Sunday school this afternoon. We had company this evening. One of Ruthie’s future pupil’s and parents.

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

July 2, 1911 was an extremely hot day across the Eastern and Midwestern US. The New York Times reported that on July 2 in  New York City it was:

 . . . the hottest day here in twelve years. Mercury up to 94.5, with 72 per cent. humidity, and next to no breeze.

The paper also reported that:

HARRISBURG, Penn, July 2—The temperature today reached 98.2, the hottest recorded since July 1, 1901, when 100 was the maximum. The intense heat caused much sickness.

New York Times (July 3, 1911)

Top Taliban Commander Captured in Pakistan

A joint CIA and Pakistani operation led to the arrest of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the number two leader of the Taliban. In what is generally being viewed as a major development in the War on Terror and the current NATO offensive in Afghanistan, U.S. and Pakistani forces arrested the number two Taliban  leader in Karachi nearly two weeks ago. Continue reading Top Taliban Commander Captured in Pakistan

Steven V. Roberts Opens the Doors of Generations in his New Book “ From Every End of This Earth


Steve Roberts Born and Raised in Bayonne, NJ

By Evelyn Bonilla

They say that home is where the heart is, and with that so is the true meaning of family. In retrospect life is a measurement of  “home and family” which in turn creates strong generations with amazing stories passed on from generation to generation.

Steven Roberts knows first hand the wonderful power of stories told from the past generation. Born and raised in Bayonne, NJ, he gathered inspiration from stories told to him by his father and grandfather, his grandfathers dreams and stories inspired the young Roberts to pursue his passion for writing and pushed him to explore the power of the written word. Robert explains, “I come from a family of great storytellers, my grandfather shared with me his many stories and dreams and my father also wrote.

Continue reading Steven V. Roberts Opens the Doors of Generations in his New Book “ From Every End of This Earth

Attic Ensemble 2009-2010 Mainstage Season Line -up


By Neil Simon
Directed by Marcie Colleen

September 18-27, 2009

Come play at Alan and Buddy Baker’s swinging bachelor pad, in Neil Simon’s first Broadway play. In this sweet comedy (written in 1961), big brother Alan douses his ladies’ man reputation by falling in love — but little brother Buddy lights the torch for himself!

“A slick, lively, funny comedy.” -The New York Times

“It’s completely nuts and banging with laughs.” -NY World Telegram & Sun


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