PERTH AMBOY— The city’s Human Services Department will hold the Perth Amboy Family Service Fair on Saturday, April 16, from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools located on 457 High Street.
PLAINFIELD – Union County’s mobile paper-shredding program will come to Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield on Friday, April 15 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
On April 13th, hundreds of college students at Rutgers, William Paterson University and other institutions will be joined by labor union members and other community organizations to protest against cuts to education.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Monday that will create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident was signed into law Monday. It had received final legislative approval in February.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation is targeting ten miles of I-287 in Somerset and Middlesex counties this week for litter pick-up and other maintenance needs as part of the rollout of the 2012 Clean Up NJ campaign.
WOODBRIDGE – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno presented a $10,000 check to benefit the Woodbridge Township’s police and fire departments last week.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman joined with Freeholder Ronald G. Rios and Councilwoman Susan R. Naples this week to announce that Carteret has been awarded $4,500 in funding to supplement arts programs in the borough.
LINDEN – The Kiwanis Club of Linden will be hosting a pasta dinner on Wednesday, April 13, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, located at 400 Helen Street in Linden. The club invites the community to join them for a delicious, home-cooked, Italian-style dinner.
Dear EarthTalk: Recently the UN voted to declare access to safe and clean water a “human right.” Isn’t that a no-brainer? What are the ramifications of this declaration? — P. James, Boston, MA