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

Union County College’s Industry-Business Institute Offers Logistics Intro Class

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.

Linden Recreation Offers Kids’ Karate Classes

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.