Dear EarthTalk: The world added its seven-billionth person in 2011, but the news came and went quickly while Charlie Sheen news kept on and on.
CARTERET — The president of the Carteret teacher’s union received immunity from criminal prosecution in exchange for testimony about an alleged conspiracy to steal confidential student records, but authorities say high school teacher John Nartowicz is subject to possible administrative and civil charges that could result in him being permanently banned from teaching in the state of New Jersey.
PERTH AMBOY — While 20-year-old Deny Santana-Delora was bleeding badly after being stabbed on a recent Saturday night in downtown Perth Amboy, help was relayed from a frantic 9-1-1 caller through government employees to a non-profit organization that responds to similar calls from almost a dozen area communities.
Among the many ‘titles’ bestowed on me by family members over the years, are “Best Italian Sauce Maker” and “World’s Greatest Mom”. I know at least this last one is true because I have a tee shirt to prove it. When I taught dance a few years ago, I was given a trophy that said “Outstanding Performer and Choreographer”.
TRENTON – This afternoon, New Jersey state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak will present a ceremonial resolution on the floor of the State Senate to Camille Ponchaut, the great granddaughter of Adolphine Dorel, a Frenchwoman who hid Bernie Schanzer, his brother, Henry Schanzer and his sister, Anna Steinberg from the Nazis during the German occupation of France in World War II.
CLARK — Township resident Kara Alongi, missing since Sunday evening, has been found safe and is back with her family according to Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.