EDISON – Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced its November calendar of events. All take place at the temple, unless otherwise noted. For additional information, call 1-732-549-4442.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Healthy and Halloween are not often used in the same sentence. Halloween is usually seen as a time to get dressed up, gather sugary treats, and enjoy the spookiness of the season. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight loss support organization, provides tips to stock the kids’ bags with better treats, host a healthy party, and more.
Dear EarthTalk: Are the plastic tiers on food steamers safe for food and for re-heating? Some indicate they are made from #7 plastic. I am very interested in buying a steamer, but not if they are unsafe. What’s the best way to go? — Jim Lichlyter, Jr., Valley Center, KS
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will host a script-in-hand, staged reading of “1 Rhineman Road,” a new play by Shane Mullery, on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
FREEHOLD — Now that the weather is getting colder, many people will be spending more time at the gym, keeping their bodies in shape
TRENTON – The Division of Criminal Justice obtained indictments charging the alleged head, three suppliers and eight others in connection with a narcotics network linked to the Bloods street gang that was dealing heroin and cocaine in two violent Newark neighborhoods, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced today.
STATE — The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (NJLCV) announced endorsements in the November 2011 state legislative elections last week.
CLARK — Valley Road School fifth grade students Vincent Gennaro, Eric Bretz, Julian Faustino, and Steven Kehrle stand with Ken Jacobs after his demonstration on crime scene science.
ELIZABETH — Balancing the Port and the environment are two components of a world class estuary – and on Oct. 14, an alliance of local partners with the support of elected officials conveyed this important initiative to over 200 area students at the 9th annual Estuary Day celebration.