CLARK — Cindy Tarello, a Clark School District Elementary Gifted and Talented Teacher, taught her fourth grade students how to write “biopoems” as a means of providing a biographical sketch of themselves in a poem format.
Dear EarthTalk: I know that polar bears are losing ice cover due to climate change, but what are other ways that global warming affects wildlife around the globe? — Hanna Bond, Hartford, CT
LIVINGSTON — Everyone understands how important it is for children to get vaccinated. However, there is a significant role for vaccinations in the adult population.
LIVINGSTON – There are times in our lives when the support and understanding of others is particularly helpful; the loss of a loved one is such a time. During this holiday season, to help those who recently experienced the death of a loved one, The Pastoral Care Department at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers a free bereavement support group, Growing Through Loss.
CRANFORD – Union County College will celebrate its annual Founders’ Day Celebration Monday, Oct. 17, at the College’s Cranford campus. A series of events will be held throughout the day, beginning at 10:15 a.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The works of artist Lissanne Lake are on exhibit at the New Street Gallery, located within New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) donor room at 167 New Street in New Brunswick.
CLARK – Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School dedicated the entire day to the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program kick-off event on Oct. 11.
Dear EarthTalk: Freight companies like FedEx, UPS and all those 18 wheelers on the highways probably generate a lot of pollution and global warming. Is anything being done to address this? — Michael Brown, Washington, DC
CLARK – The Valley Road School library was packed last week for an evening parent program focusing on the Everyday Mathematics program.