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U.S. NATIONAL GUARD HISTORY – 12/13/17: Nat’L Guard Birthday!!

On December 13 of 1636, a direct declaration by the Massachusetts General Court established for the first time in the American Colonies an official militia. The resolution required that all able-bodied men from age 16 to 60 were expected to join. While less-organized militia existed at the time, this legal document brought them together under […]

Music & Entertainment News – Tuesday 12/12/17

Meat Loaf may be one of the most influential artists of his time, but who could guess that his influence would reach the chambers of the U.S. Senate? During a recent Senate Banking Committee hearing, four senators quoted words from several “Meaty” melodies: Ohio’s Sherrod Brown started things, telling his colleagues: “As Meat Loaf used […]

Saint Nicholas – Who was he?

St. Nicholas and Your Shoes! A St. Nicholas Day Tradition By Gretchen Filz December 6th is the feast day of Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of children, which appropriately falls during the Advent season. This feast day is an especially exciting one for children as they count down the days on their Advent calendars in […]