Young people can help us build back better with conservation projects | Opinion

By Michael Muckle

As the new administration takes the reins, vaccinations ramp up, and an economic recovery comes into view, it’s time to talk about what “Build Back Better” means here in New Jersey. At New Jersey Youth Corps, we have proven solutions that do triple duty: educating minds, providing job training, and taking care of the natural world that takes care of us. It’s a model that is working

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Young, first-time election commissioners stepping up to help man Louisiana’s polls on Election Day | Elections

Young and first-time election commissioners are stepping up to man local polling locations Tuesday as national campaigns encourage electoral involvement beyond voting and concerns linger about older commissioners’ safety during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Nationally, election commissioners typically skew older; in the 2016 presidential election, data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission showed 56% of poll workers were 60 or older and 18% were 40 or younger, based on

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Young, first-time election commissioners stepping up to help man the polls on Election Day | Elections

Young and first-time election commissioners are stepping up to man local polling locations Tuesday as national campaigns encourage electoral involvement beyond voting and concerns linger about older commissioners’ safety during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Nationally, election commissioners typically skew older; in the 2016 presidential election, data collected by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission showed 56% of poll workers were 60 or older and 18% were 40 or younger, based on

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As D.C. begins early voting, older poll workers join young volunteers despite covid

“I’m responsible for everything that is in that poll center,” said Hubbard, 72. “If someone needs help ­— if we’re overwhelmed and someone needs to take a break — I can step in.”

Long lines formed early outside some polling places, including Ballou, but had mostly dissipated by early afternoon, elections officials said.

They said they hope many Washingtonians will take advantage of early voting over the next week, rather

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Support Berry Lane Park-area project; Get out the young vote | Letters

Project will be a win for Ward F, city

As Jersey City continues to rise, it’s important we leave no community behind. For years, the south side of Jersey City has struggled with poverty, crime, lack of affordable housing, failing schools, and the list goes on.

Recently, a developer has expressed interest in ensuring Ward F (Bergen/Lafayette) has more investments and giving back to the community.

This month, the Jersey

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This Young Travel Photographer Likes to Explore ‘Offbeat’ Indian Landscapes



a man walking down a dirt road: World Photography Day: This Young Travel Photographer Likes to Explore 'Offbeat' Indian Landscapes


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World Photography Day: This Young Travel Photographer Likes to Explore ‘Offbeat’ Indian Landscapes

There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment: Robert Frank.

The emotion behind these words by the former Swiss photographer has been guiding photographers worldwide. On August 19, we pay homage to the history of this silent art, that captures a moment in time, to leave a trail

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Death of young actor fuels debate on nepotism in Bollywood

NEW DELHI (AP) — The entertainment capital of India may be reeling under the coronavirus onslaught, but its celebrity inhabitants are being roiled by troubles of another kind.

The suicide last month of a young and popular movie actor in Mumbai has fueled a reckoning over the privileges of the Bollywood elite, laying bare the simmering fault lines between the haves and have-nots of the Hindi-language movie industry.

“Dil Bechara,”

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Young people partying in Miami Beach despite COVID-19 threat

Florida’s record-setting spike in COVID-19 cases hasn’t stopped visitors from partying in Miami Beach, which its mayor, Dan Gelber, calls “the epicenter of the epicenter.” 

While the fact that Miami is a tourist hot spot is typically a positive, it’s exactly the opposite at a time when the city has more than 69,000 cases, the most of any Florida county and more than twice as much as neighboring Broward, the

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