Dear EarthTalk: Is air quality in the United States improving or getting worse? Is it cleaner in some parts of the country than in others? — K. Gould, Sherman Oaks, CA
TRENTON – ATrenton man pleaded guilty to leading a network that trafficked guns to Trenton from the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Monday. The defendant was linked to guns recovered in connection with several homicide investigations and a narcotics investigation.
CRANFORD – Last week, New Jersey State Police detectives arrested Arthur Ernst III, a 24-year-old music teacher at Ocean Township High School in Oakhurst as the result of a child pornography investigation.
LINDEN – Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services has wrapped up its 2010 Free Income Tax Assistance Program after helping nearly 2,000 residents with their federal and state tax forms.
CLARK — Clark Recreation held its annual Easter egg hunt at the Recreation Center last weekend. Over 500 children attended.
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)
EDISON – The township has installed red light cameras at three intersections as part of a public safety program, Mayor Antonia Ricigliano announced.
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.
RAHWAY – Future stars shone brightly at the annual talent show presented by the Rahway Recreation Department on Friday, April 15, at the Union County Performing Arts Center.
RAHWAY — Students at Roosevelt School in Rahway celebrated Earth Day by planting a tree on the front lawn of their school. The tree was donated by the Union County Freeholders.