Dear EarthTalk: I love to cook and when I have the time I make soups, stews and pasta meals in large batches and freeze them. I use leftover plastic containers, but I know this is not good.
SOUTH ORANGE – Seton Hall announced its 2011-12 men’s basketball schedule on Wednesday. The school will host 16 games in its fifth season at Prudential Center in Newark.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen invites couples who are experiencing serious problems in their marriage to attend a “Retrouvaille” program to be held Sept. 16 – 18.
LINDEN — The Linden Citizens’ Association is sponsoring a free community outreach program on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Linden Elks Club, Elm Street. Call Rich Guerra at 1-908-868-7285 for seating availability.
LINDEN — The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will offer free senior citizen craft classes this fall. Classes start again on Monday, Sept. 12.
WESTFIELD — Westfield Community Players will hold auditions for its second production of its 2011-2012 season, the murder-mystery “Rehearsal for Murder” by Richard Levinson and William Link.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – If you make a donation to a charity this year, you may be able to take a deduction for it on your 2011 tax return. Here are the top nine things the IRS wants every taxpayer to know before deducting charitable donations.
PERTH AMBOY – Take a walking tour of “Haunted” Perth Amboy and learn about “Ghosts, Murder, Pirates and Graveyards – Legends and History Too” later this month.
Hollywood relies on the summer to get them thru the rest of the year…and this has not been a good year for summertime…