What we know as 19 days calendared around the hype of swimming, beach volleyball and whitewater kayaking on a global competitive scale can be traced back to more humble beginnings than what culminated in Athens, Greece in 1896. Olympic fever has swept through the world the past couple of weeks and dominated NBC coverage here […]
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When we take complaint calls here at the Monroe Journal about gripes like somebody’s child not being mentioned in a sports story or a misspelled name somewhere in the paper, we can offer a verbal apology, try harder to include that player in the future and run a correction to do our part to make […]
By Jill Cataldo/For the Monroe Journal It’s hard to believe, but back-to-school time is right around the corner. As our family prepares, I’m also enjoying some of my favorite stock-up sales of the year on school supplies. It’s easy to get great deals on everything from scissors to binders to notebooks by watching sales and […]
I can’t remember if I’ve written it, but I always say it every year. “You know what working on the graduation section for the paper means? We’re about to start working on the back to school section.” A couple of weeks ago, we published the back to school section, which means homecoming, letters to Santa […]
In what seems like an endless list of questions up for debate, the most cliché of them all is hands down which came first? The chicken or the egg? As far as a food fan is concerned, they’re both equally amazing to the taste buds, but the question still stands. At a question and answer […]
Unfortunately, this year has been one of those years of having to make some hard decisions regarding time-consuming commitments. When ‘no’ is one of those words used in a vocabulary, it’s really easy for commitments to stack up quickly. Back when we were in the midst of Easter, Pilgrimage and Railroad Festival season, my co-worker, […]
By Jill Cataldo, a coupon workshop instructor, writer and mother of three, never passes up a good deal. “What do you think of these IP [Internet printable coupon] fairies on Instagram? What they do is store copies of all the printable coupons available. When a hot IP has hit its printing limit and you can’t get […]
Here at the Monroe Journal, we are always looking for new ways to inform and entertain our readers. Sometimes we miss the mark, and it’s back to the drawing board. Sometimes we chew over an idea for years before really locking it down in print. Such is the case for our latest upcoming offering to […]
As complicated as writing about fiscal years and assessments are, they’re more understandable to me these days than the premise behind Pokemon. With the exception of a few Nicktoons, the occasional “Kim Possible” and a few shows on Cartoon Network, I was long-removed from several cartoons by the late 90s and early 2000s, making the […]
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