Posted on 09 January 2010 by The Florida Star Online
As the year ends we begin to think of what will happen in the next year regarding our life, the lives of our children, our families and our friends. We expect changes and work, hope and pray that all of the changes we experience will be positive, We know that we can’t do it all alone and that there are people around us that may be of beneficial to our daily lives such as politicians, doctors, preachers and lawyers, as well as our environment such as our stores, our living conditions. Below are people we can watch and call on for help, comfort and motivation.
Posted on 16 December 2009 by The Florida Star Online
Although there was much anticipation of how the world and President Obama would handle his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize after his move regarding Afghanistan. And when the blue light covered the Norwegian skies, there was even more concern. However, President Obama made such a speech there was less criticism but much praise.
Posted on 12 September 2009 by The Florida Star Online
Mayor John Peyton helped hand out new RALLY Jacksonville! book bags to excited four-year olds to kick off the sixth year of the Mayor’s Book Club. He and other city officials thanked new and renewing sponsors who provided funding for nine books, flash cards, bookmarks and other reading-related items distributed with the new bags. The sponsorships, valued at more than $92,000, will make it possible for up to 12,000 children to join the club this year. The March on Washington and Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech occurred 46 years ago – August 28, 1963.