EarthTalk®

It would be overkill to say that the carrot you eat today has very little nutrition in it—especially compared to some of the other less healthy foods you likely also eat—but it is true that fruits and vegetables grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties most of us get today.

Library Presents Music Of 3 Cranford-Based Composers

CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library will present a program featuring the music of three prominent Cranford-based composers, Carlos Franzetti, Mario Lombardo and Bruce McKinney, on Wednesday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.

Springfield Library Receives Computer From Atlantic Health Libraries

SPRINGFIELD–Medical librarians from the Shinn-Lathrope Health Science Library at Morristown Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Mulreany Health Science Library at Overlook Hospital want to make it easier for individuals to gain access to accurate, timely health information.

Bin Laden Is Dead

Almost 10 years – 3,519 days – after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, U.S. forces tracked Osama bin Laden to a compound in Pakistan. A U.S. Navy SEAL team launched an assault on that compound, killing the terrorist responsible for the deaths of nearly 3,000 American citizens.

Carteret Hosts Workers Memorial Day Observation

CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman was joined on Thursday, April 28, by Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, Kevin Duncan, president of the Middlesex County Building and Construction Trades Council, and Carteret workers and residents to observe Workers Memorial Day. This year’s annual services were held inside the Atrium at the Carteret Library, and included speeches and observations from the Mayor and guests of honor.