Dear EarthTalk: I heard of a practice called cyanide fishing, which is used mostly to collect aquarium specimens, but I understand it is also used to catch fish we eat. Isn’t this very unhealthy? — Phil Seymour, Albany, NY
Aug. 8 at 4:58 p.m. – At the Barnes and Noble Bookstore on the 1100 block of Raritan Road, Officer Joseph Mirabile arrested Long Branch resident Richard Gardner, 57, and charged him with shoplifting $21.27 in merchandise. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance pending a court date.
The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today’s back-to-school preparations likely include filing out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up carpools and, of course, the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A South Plainfield man has been convicted of charges stemming from the attack of a borough employee, whose neck was cut on Labor Day in 2009, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
LINDEN — The Linden Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the summer 2011 “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign.
HIGHLAND PARK – The Streetscape Project, which will implement improvements between Second and Fifth avenues in Highland Park, begins today.
WAGNER COLLEGE NEWS SERVICE–In the next few weeks, many American families will undergo a challenging rite of passage: sending a student off to college for the first time.
CLARK — Janeen Allmendinger, an 11-year elementary school teaching veteran, was appointed to the position of elementary school supervisor with the Clark School District at the Board of Education Meeting on Aug. 9.
On July 9, a gathering of old and new friends merged together to celebrate the memories that Rahway High School created almost 40 years ago. A portion of the class of 1973 got together at Molly McGuire’s Restaurant in Clark for an evening of music, dancing, food and a walk down memory lane.