STATE – A report released earlier this month by the Foundation for Child Development determined that states with higher tax rates produced a better quality of life for their children.
Our chapter is one of the most active chapters in Union County. I think what makes it so is that we have very interesting programs set up for each of our meetings.
For most people, January is quiet. We recover from the holiday whirlwind, pay off credit cards (at least partially!) and resolve to eat less and exercise more.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that some companies are now looking to cut down forests and burn them as “biomass” for generating electricity. Is nothing sacred? — Audrey Barklay, Newark, NJ
EAST BRUNSWICK — The public is invited to learn the art of scrap booking at Middlesex County 4-H’s “Crop-Til-You-Drop” Scrapbooking Night. This fundraising event takes place on Feb. 3 and 4.
UNION — The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of February:
CLARK — Students in Jackie Grigoli’s fourth grade class at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark have been studying about magnetism and its properties in science class.
RAHWAY — Gabriel Rolon, a sophomore at Rahway High School, recently auditioned and was accepted into the New Jersey All State Symphonic Band as first chair in percussion. This is a rare honor, the third such student in the past 15 year.
METUCHEN – Union Catholic High School sophomore and Metuchen resident Kelly Dalton recently experienced performed at the 2012 Orange Bowl halftime show in Miami, Fla. Dalton has been playing the clarinet for the past seven years and has participated in music classes and Union Catholic school band.