NJIT To Host Counter-Terrorism Symposium

NEWARK—NJIT will co-host with the New Jersey United States Marine Corps Reserve Association a daylong cyber-terrorism symposium looking at proactive approaches to counter-terrorism. The event, set for Saturday Nov. 5, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the NJIT Campus Center will feature George Johnson, the chief security officer of NC4 and the founder and chief information officer of the ESP Group as the keynote speaker.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What are the greenest light bulbs to use? I hear there has been a lot of backlash against compact fluorescents because they contain mercury. — Peter Roscoe, Hershey, PA

Union Catholic Celebrates The Success Of Its First 5k

SCOTCH PLAINS – On Oct. 22, Union Catholic High School held its first annual 5K Run/Walk. The event was initiated by the Athletic Marketing Team and run by Joan Badala O’Donnell as a way to create momentum leading up to the 50th Anniversary in 2013. It was a success with 228 total participants.

Alzheimer’s Author To Hold Book Signing & Presentation

SUMMIT– The Coalition on Family Caregiving invites the public to their upcoming presentation and book signing featuring author, Patti Kerr, who will provide information on loving and caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s. The program is on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 7–8:30 p.m. at The Summit YMCA, 490 Morris Avenue.