Dear EarthTalk: What’s being done to clean up hog farming operations in places like Iowa and North Carolina and others where the industry is quite large? I’ve heard horrific stories about man-made “lagoons” of animal waste spilling into and fouling rivers and groundwater and the like.
NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT is giving customers a great incentive to check out its Summer Services: a chance to win tickets to see Bon Jovi live in concert at the New Meadowlands Stadium Saturday night.
(NAPS)-What’s considered the premier folklife festival in the U.S. will welcome visitors once again this summer.
CRANFORD—In anticipation of Memorial Day, the Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present a program entitled “World War II in Words and Music” on Wednesday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will be hosting an “afternoon tea” on Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m. in the museum, located at 1632 St. Georges Avenue, on the corner of Westfield Avenue in Rahway.
AVENEL – Local government officials will celebrate Avenel Day 2010 with Avenel residents and neighbors on Saturday, May 22. The day’s events include a parade, festival and a picnic at Mayor Frank G. Pelzman Memorial Park in Avenel.
Musical Theatre • May 21 at 7 p.m.; May 22 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; May 23 at 3 p.m. – The Forum Theatre Arts Center, 314 Main St., Metuchen, will present “Grease” performed by the theatre’s Stars on Stage.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Do you have questions about the best way to water your tomatoes? Maybe you found an unfamiliar bug in your house. If you find yourself asking these types of questions, Middlesex County’s Extension office is ready to assist you with the Master Gardener Helpline.
ELIZABETH — Arlene Meny enjoys bike riding—as long as the route is fairly flat. So when the 62-year-old Summit resident is in the mood for some exercise, she will take her bike up to the Great Swamp or down the Shore.
STATE – Even though the grand prize was not awarded in Wednesday evening’s Powerball drawing, a New Jersey retailer sold a ticket that won the $200,000 second prize for matching all 5 white numbers.