Clark Police Blotter

March 1 at 12:06 a.m. – At the Bernardsville Police Department, Officer Christian Lott arrested Orange resident Baheejah Osifo, 31, on outstanding warrants for contempt of court. She was subsequently released after posting bail.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I understand that Congress passed legislation not too long ago that protected a few million acres of wilderness areas, parks and wild rivers, in part to help offset climate change. How does conserving land prevent global warming? — M. Oakes, Charlottesville, NC

Celebrating Mardi Gras

LINDEN — Students of Saints Mary and Elizabeth Academy’s 7th grade class hosted Mardi Gras celebrations for the entire school. Festivities opened up with a parade of students performing flips and somersaults. Students then were able to enjoy activities such as bowling, basketball shooting contest, tic-tac-toe and face painting.

It’s All Yours: 50 Years Of Green Acres Open Space

New Jersey’s Green Acres Program celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. This highly successful program is the longest continuously-running, state-supported open space program in the nation – a testament to the foresight of those who established it and to countless New Jersey voters who voted yes for open space preservation in the face of aggressive development, rising property taxes and a rollercoaster economy.