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Articles Concerning Civic Matters of
local, State and Federal Community Interest


From time to time, we will reproduce here, materials that provide background information concerning matters of community interest.  If you come across or author an essay or analysis that you think would be of value to post here, please pass it along to:

1 - June 5,2014 - Nutritious School Food Programs - Recently, two articles ran in the NY Times concerning the Federal School Breakfast and Lunch requirements.  Below are links to  two articles, including the numerous reader comments they attracted.   Taken together, the articles and comments are an excellent research source for ideas concerning the promotion of nutritious school lunches and to oppose Congressional efforts, at the behest of junk food companies, to reduce the nutrition requirements of school breakfast and lunch programs.

2 - June 5, 2014 - On another subject, related to child welfare, in particular, and the welfare of all of us, in general, see the 60 Minutes segment that was repeat broadcast on June 1, 2014, which is subtitled - "A coach's courage helps a high school recover".  It is a repeat of a Feb 23, 2014 broadcast.  If you click on the link and it will play the segment on your computer.