Museum Hosts Vintage Fashion Show

RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association has announced that they will be hosting a new fundraising benefit “Retro Chic: A Vintage Fashion Show”, Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6 – 9 p.m. at Luciano’s Ristorante in Rahway.

County-Wide Event Offers Opportunity To Explore Elizabeth’s Past

ELIZABETH — As part of the Four Centuries in a Weekend Heritage Festival on Oct. 15 and 16, the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth and Boxwood Hall State Historic Site invite all elementary school students of Union County to become Junior Elizabeth Historians. Young people who visit both sites in Historic Midtown Elizabeth will receive a certificate proclaiming their achievement.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I understand that mountaintop removal as a way of coal mining is incredibly destructive. Didn’t a report come out recently that named major banks that were funding this activity? — Seth Jergens, New York, NY

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I’m interested in getting a new tattoo, but recently found out that red tattoo ink contains mercury. Is this true of other tattoo inks as well? Are there any eco-friendly alternatives?
— John P., Racine, WA