The mother of a four-year-old girl caught drawing on rocks with chalk on public property has been ordered to serve 50 hours of community service for her crime.
Mother Susan Mortensen, 29, was offered the exchange of community service over a fine of $2,500 after police in Richmond, Virginia ticketed her in March over her daughter’s ‘graffiti’ work.
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A large section of the white cliffs of Dover has collapsed into the English Channel between Langdon Cliffs and South Foreland Lighthouse.
Dover Coastguard say no-one was injured when tonnes of rock collapsed into the sea in the area known locally as Crab Bay.
It is thought freezing conditions over the winter may have weakened the chalk and flint cliffs.
By Chuck Jaffe, MarketWatch
BOSTON — Whether you talk to friends, scan the Internet or listen to talk radio, it’s clear that a lot of people will spend more time this week selecting their NCAA basketball tournament bracket than they’ll spend thinking about their investment selections in a year.
Listen to how people actually fill in their brackets, however, and it’s not all that different from how they fill their [...]
Pascack Hills High School – Montvale, NJ – File / Photo: Pascack Valley Regional High School District
MONTVALE, NJ (WCBS 880) – Times are changing. Technology is everywhere at the Pascack Valley Regional High School District in northern New Jersey. Forget about the chalk and blackboard.
WCBS 880?s Sean Adams in North Jersey
In this district, teachers don’t say “Open your textbook.” They say, “Open your laptop.”
“Basically, in every class, we’re using laptops [...]
At the Pearly Gates, Saint Peter tells him, “You look like Einstein, but you have NO idea the lengths that some people will go to sneak into Heaven. Can you prove who you really are?”
Einstein ponders for a few seconds and asks, “Could I have a blackboard and some chalk?”
Saint Peter snaps his fingers and a blackboard and chalk instantly appear. Einstein proceeds to describe with arcane mathematics and symbols [...]