The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our nation’s independence. Families get together, parades are held, and we reflect on the sacrifices and triumphs that make up the history of the United States.
After another multiple murder at Fort Hood in Texas, and with that recent attempt at mass murder with two steak knives at a Pennsylvania high school by a 16-year-old boy, we are compelled once again to consider mental illness in our society.
To the Editor:
The Spring Lake Public Schools Board of Education, the administration and the community have been responsible stewards assuring quality education and safety for three generations of young Lakers at Holmes and Jeffers elementary schools. Their consistent care and support have extended the use of the over-60-year-old buildings.