HOW TO VERIFY YOUR SOLAR GLASSES ARE SAFE USING A CELL PHONE

Monday, August 14, 2017If your cell phone has an LED light on the back for use as a flashlight and taking pictures, you may be able to verify that your solar eclipse glasses are safe.  In my case, I obtained the eclipse glasses a couple of weeks ago and actually tested them that day –…

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAYOR CAREY JR. WILL NOT SEEK RE-ELECTION

Monday, August 14, 2017Local news outlets are reporting that Cumberland County Mayor Kenneth Carey Jr. is not going to seek re-election.  According to the report, Mayor Carey told a group today that he had decided not to seek another term and was proud of the accomplishments the county had achieved during his watch and knew…

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY SCHOOLS IN SESSION FOR ECLIPSE BUT WILL BE AN EXCUSED ABSENCE DAY

Monday, August 14, 2017Many area school systems are closing down for next Monday’s historical eclipse.  Cumberland County Schools will be in session and have many activities planned for the students to watch the eclipse.  However, if students want to stay home to watch with family, it will be an excused day for the student according…

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FLASHBACK: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE REPORTS ON TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE, 1979

Monday, August 14, 2017We thought you might find this interesting given all the news of upcoming solar eclipse.  In this report from the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite we learn the last total solar eclipse (in the U.S)  was also on a Monday.    

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