Consumers Can Use New iPhone App To Check Contractor Licenses

NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has launched its first mobile application, or “app,” that allows users to access its license and registration database and find information about the approximately 600,000 individuals who provide services to the public, ranging from healthcare practitioners to home improvement contractors.


Dear EarthTalk: Can you explain the 2010 Safe Cosmetics Act? What does it purport to do and has it been signed into law? — Megan Wilson, Austin, TX

High School Artists Showcase Their Best Work

CLARK — On the evening of May 23, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Art Department of Clark, presented their annual art show. Teachers Christopher Marcin, Brad Terhune, Bryan Klimchak and Janice Gossman proudly displayed students’ artwork from their variety of art classes.

Library Book Sale

CRANFORD—Looking for some good reading at bargain prices? The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, Wednesday, June 8, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.