A new report prepared for the Civil Society Institute (CSI) shows that the Department of Defense has served as an incubator for some of our most important technologies. The CSI report – “Department of Defense: Renewable Energy & Tech Transfer” – had a collection of interesting findings, and framed the discussion of renewable energy in a different and distinct light.
CLARK — Clark Recreation is in full swing with many fall programs and classes taking place, according to Director Ralph Bernardo. These are just a small sampling of the programs and classes available for citizens, he said.
BOUND BROOK–Kill the lights, let the skeletons dance and the candle burn behind the pumpkin’s mischievous grin, because one thing is for sure, it’s Halloween weekend in Historic Downtown Bound Brook.
RAHWAY — On Saturday, Oct. 8, 25 students from the Rahway High School Social Action Club joined community members, the Rahway River Association and members of Cub Scout Pack 30 from St. John the Apostle School in Clark for the fourth annual fall cleanup of Milton Lake Park in Rahway.
ELIZABETH — Data show that up to 62,000 people die annually in the United States due to catheter-related blood stream infections. Moreover, nearly $3 billion are spent on these infections worldwide. For anyone who is hospitalized or who has a loved one who is hospitalized, these figures are alarming from both a health perspective and an economic one.
PLAINFIELD – Union County College recently received a $10,000 grant from the Plainfield Foundation to support classes offered by the college’s LIFE Center in the city of Plainfield. The grant is for one year and provides for two courses being offered this semester and two courses in the upcoming spring term. To be eligible for the grant, the project being submitted must be for residents of Plainfield.
Go green, or should I say brown. Recycle fall leaves into compost, a soil amendment or a nutritious topdressing for the lawn. It saves time, improves your landscape, and is good for the environment.
CLARK — Students at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark had a special visitor visit their school earlier this month: Somerset Patriots mascot Sparkee.
EAST RUTHERFORD – Miranda Lambert will be on Fire when she hits the stage on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 with Chris Young and Jerrod Niemann at the IZOD Center . Tickets go on sale Nov. 4 at 10 a.m.