Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had its 40th anniversary in 2010. How effective has the EPA been and what are its biggest challenges today? — Bill A., Seattle, WA
Alister Grierson’s “Sanctum,” a 3D adventure yarn about cave exploration which should first be avoided by claustrophobics, and then by anyone who values their movie time, brought back memories of a kid in my dorm: The Mole. Save for jogging that recollection and some fairly good FX, there is little to recommend this standard survival gambit.
Information Session • Feb. 12 – Morning Star Community Christian Center, 1009 Chandler Ave., Linden will hold an information session for homeowners, home buyers and tenants. Info: 1-908-282-0781 ext. 1146 or email email@example.com
OLD BRIDGE – Police arrested a township man who allegedly showed pornographic images to a 14-year-old boy and offered the child money for a sexual favor, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief William Volkert announced today.
RAHWAY — A sanitation worker from Rahway pleaded guilty last week after an investigation revealed that he was taking money from a resident on his route, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
CLARK – Parents and community members packed the auditorium at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark Wednesday night to learn about how they can help fight bullying and cyber bullying.
Speaking on legislation that would allow legal notices to be posted on government websites instead of requiring publication in newspapers, Assemblyman Jon Bramnick of Westfield said, “I thought this was a no-brainer.”
TRENTON – State officials are putting public safety increasingly at risk with unwise budget cuts and pension alterations, according to Elizabeth Deputy Fire Chief Lathey Wirkus, who is also the county’s mutual aid coordinator.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — A Maryland teenager was arrested and charged Monday night with sending a threatening message via the internet saying students in Berkeley Heights were in danger of being shot while in school, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
MONROE – A township woman was charged Tuesday with the murder of her husband, who died after being poisoned, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Monroe Township Police Chief John J. Kraivec announced.