Call it a character flaw. But aside from a cherished gaggle of relatives and friends, I don’t much care what folks are up to if it doesn’t affect me. Thus my conspicuous absence from Facebook. However, after seeing director David Fincher’s “The Social Network,” about its wunderkind founder, Mark Zuckerberg, I am rethinking my stance.
UNION COUNTY — The Arthur L. Johnson hockey team can rest easy. The ice will be ready for them.
Dear EarthTalk: Is there a way to utilize the energy in my dogs’ poop? I have three dogs and lots of poop and would like to dispose of it in a “greener” manner. — Mary C., Wallace, ID
CRANFORD—Art historian Anne Swartz will present a program, “A History of Women Artist: From the Medieval to the Modern Eras” on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Looking to surpass the $5,000 raised last year to support research, treatment, prevention, and education programs at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company has kicked off its “Quotes for a Cure” program.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department is planning its 23rd annual Township Halloween Party. This “bewitching” event will be held at the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will host a two part workshop series entitled Theology of the Body on Oct. 21 and Nov. 18 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane. One of the teachings of Pope John Paul II, Theology of the Body is the late pontiff’s integrated vision of the human person – body, soul and spirit.
PISCATAWAY — On Wednesday, Oct. 13, Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Cornelius Low House/Middlesex County Museum will present a lecture on the history of patent medicines, with historian Frank Pinchak.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department wants to come check out your house this Halloween; but only if it’s decorated for the holiday
Abraham Clark High School, at 122 E. 6th Ave., in Roselle, has always been conscious of the growing need for further education for the community, and, in a testament to that, they are currently conducting weeknight classes, open to the general public, which started Oct. 4th…