SCOTCH PLAINS – Union County residents will be able to take advantage of the county’s mobile document shredding program on Saturday, Sept. 25 in Scotch Plains.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Roselle Park resident Leona M Seufert is exhibiting her artwork with six New Jersey Artists in “Discovering New Jersey” at the New Brunswick Blood Center through October 14.
CRANFORD — Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford will return to a fall and winter schedule with slightly different Sunday worship times. The new schedule begins on Sunday, Sept. 26.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission will participate in the Sixth Annual Museum Day hosted by Smithsonian Media.
Memories from a reader named Bill: “I happened upon your brief memories from William Frolich about Elizabeth’s Recreation Pier. I remember it from the early 1950s when my Dad took me fishing on the ‘Buddy’, a party boat owned and run by Capt. Fred Mullens (sp?).
NEW BRUNSWICK—AM Productions and State Theatre present comedian Craig Ferguson, host of The Late, Late Show on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 8pm. Ferguson’s sharp, witty and unmistakable brand of humor has earned him worldwide recognition and success across a broad variety of media and among critics and audiences alike. Tickets range from $28-98.
TRENTON – One of the best ways to protect the environment is to stop creating pollution in the first place, a concept many industries have been using for years. You can apply the same principle at home to make your living environment much healthier.
LINDEN – Though this year’s Linden Halloween Parade has been canceled, the city Department of Public Property and Community Services still has several Halloween activities planned.
STATE – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children 3 to 14 years old, according to 2006 figures from the National Center for Health Statistics. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 8,959 lives have been saved from 1975 to 2008 by the proper use of child safety seats.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard conflicting reports regarding how long it really takes for a plastic grocery bag to decompose. Can you set the record straight? — Martha Blount, San Diego, CA