EDISON — The newly-reactivated Middlesex County Commission on the Status of Women honored10 women who have made significant contributions to their chosen fields on Wednesday at a dinner at the Pines Manor in Edison.
TRENTON – The state Assembly unanimously approved a bill to amend New Jersey’s identity theft laws to impose criminal penalties on anyone found guilty of criminal impersonation using any electronic communications or internet websites.
CRANBURY – A 43-acre farm that produces and sells vegetables, eggs and fresh honey and a 48-acre farm that produces and sells specialty vegetables are the 66th and 67th farms preserved forever in Middlesex County through the Farmland Preservation Program.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that, among mining’s other problems, like providing climate-warming coal and endangering miners’ lives, it is also a serious water polluter. Can you enlighten? — Richard Moeller, Salt Lake City, UT
METUCHEN – The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce and the Metuchen Cultural Arts Commission are seeking artists for the fourth annual Junebug ArtFest.
RAHWAY – The city’s annual talent show, presented by the Rahway Recreation Department, is set for Friday, April 15, at the Union County Performing Arts Center. The talent competition is divided into three age groups: youth, teen and adult.
OLD BRIDGE – Two authors and a music artist are teaming up to hold a free purity seminar and concert for New Jersey youth at an Old Bridge church in April.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The Scotch Plains S.A.L. American Legion Post 209 sponsored its annual raffle which raised $2,500 to benefit the Center For Hope Hospice Camp Starbright located at 175 Glenside Avenue in Scotch Plains.
RAHWAY — Second grade students at Franklin School in Rahway recently learned about units of capacity. To share their knowledge, they created drawings of “capacity creatures.”