Recreation & Lifestyle


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.

World War II In Words & Music

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.

Avenel Day Planned For May 22

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.

Community Calendar

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.

Master Gardeners Offer Helpline

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.