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Students Enjoy Easter Egg Hunt

EDISON — The Kindergarten students and their fifth-grade buddies participated in an Easter egg hunt at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School on Thursday, April 14. In this photo they receive a little help from third graders in the hallway of the building. (Photo by Bill Jenkins of Oldwick)

Hacks Up Taxes, Heroes Go Zero

Three Elizabeth school board members are seeking re-election boasting a proposed school budget that does not require any increase in local property taxes but two Linden politicians are hoping to be returned by voters to the Board of Education despite a hefty property tax increase.

DEP Offers Earth Week Reminder About Fertilizer Law

TRENTON – With many people turning their thoughts to spring gardening, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin reminded residents to be mindful of the environment when applying lawn fertilizers and to obey a new law Gov. Christie recently signed to protect New Jersey’s waterways from misapplication of these products.

“The Conspirator” – Has an Ulterior Motive

Robert Redford’s “The Conspirator,” about the only female accused of conspiring to assassinate President Lincoln, informs of a sad truth you first learn in the playground and then have confirmed somewhere in your graduate history studies.

Community Calendar

Easter • April 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – First Baptist Church of Metuchen, 255 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 27) will host a free indoor Easter Egg-Stravaganza for children ages 2-11. Egg hunts, face painting, car races, games, crafts, snacks & more. An adult must accompany children. To pre-register, call 1-732-548-4279. Info: Call Deb at 1-732-396-8291