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Dear EarthTalk: What was the BULB Act pertaining to light bulb energy efficiency that just failed to pass in the House of Representatives? — Betsy Edgerton, Columbus, OH

Things To Do This Weekend

End of Summer Bash • Sept. 10 from 1-5 p.m. – The Edison Elks Lodge will hold their “End of Summer Bash” on the lodge’s picnic grounds. The pool will be open; there will be food and entertainment. Admission: $15 for adults & $7 for children. Info: 1-732-985-2487.

Rahway High School Fall Sports Teams Receive Pep Rally Sendoff

RAHWAY — Having withstood the flooding of Hurricanes Irene and Tropical Storm Lee as well as the difficulties of maneuvering around construction in its building, staff and students at Rahway High School took time to encourage their many athletes with a pep rally held in the school gym at the close of the first week of classes on Friday, Sept. 9.