STATE – It’s going to get more expensive for drivers to travel to New York this weekend. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is raising tolls on all of its bridges and tunnels between the two states starting Sunday.
Dear EarthTalk: Are as many cats and dogs being euthanized these days as back in the 1970s and 1980s when indiscriminate breeding led to explosions in pet populations? — Mary H., Knox, TN
(NAPSI)—Smartphone adoption has continued to skyrocket and for good reason. You can now talk, e-mail, text, shop, use social media, bank and do thousands of other valuable things through downloadable apps.
CLARK — Several musicians from the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Music Studio will host The Instrument Petting Zoo at Kids Kingdom during the Union County MusicFest 2011.
ELIZABETH – Learn to develop a marketable resume and persuasive interview techniques by attending workshops at Union County College’s Kellogg Building, located at 40 West Jersey Street in Elizabeth.
STATE – The New Jersey chapter of Rolling Thunder, Inc. will stage a motorcycle ride in honor of American soldiers held as prisoners of war or missing in action on Sunday.
ELIZABETH – Transportation, Logistics and Distribution industries grew faster than any other business sector in New Jersey since the 2008 economic downturn. The Industry-Business Institute (IBI) at Union County College is offering a new Introduction to Logistics course to meet the demand for highly skilled workers and managers in these fields. Who should take this course? Prospective employees, existing managers and supervisors and other professionals.
PERTH AMBOY – Cathedral International is inviting the community to its Walk for Life and Fill in the G.A.P., health event, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Maple Street Parking Lot, located between Smith and Market streets, Perth Amboy.
LINDEN — Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring karate classes for Linden students ages 5 through 15. Grand Master Ralph Chirico, a 10th degree black belt with over 40 years of experience, will provide students with a strong foundation for becoming champions in karate and in life.