Linden Fire Recruit Honored At Graduation

LINDEN – Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Alexander Mirabella (R) congratulates Scott Maloney (2nd L) of the Linden Fire Department on earning the Chief Anthony Schepis Award for Excellence in Firefighter 1, Fall Semester upon graduating from the Union County Fire Training Academy.

Wardlaw-Hartridge Sixth Graders Combine Poetry and Visual Art

EDISON — Sixth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartidge School presented their paintings of animals from Miss Tanda Tucker’s art class while reciting their original animal poetry, written in Ms. Karen Vrotsos’s English class. Their paintings were based on wildlife that they saw or could have seen on their trip to Frost Valley at the start of the year.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What do I need to know about the new U.S. energy efficiency standards for light bulbs that take effect in January 2012? Will certain bulbs be unavailable? And am I supposed to switch out my older inefficient bulbs with newer efficient ones? — Melissa McCarthy, Aptos, CA

Union County Baseball Hall of Fame Gains Four New Members

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Baseball Association will induct four new members into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during award ceremonies on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 12. The four inductees will be honored for their outstanding contributions to our national pastime on the baseball diamonds of Union County.