Dear EarthTalk: Recently the UN voted to declare access to safe and clean water a “human right.” Isn’t that a no-brainer? What are the ramifications of this declaration? — P. James, Boston, MA
ELIZABETH — The Alumni Association of St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth will honor Principal Joe Picaro at the 20th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. at the Gran Centurions in Clark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey is offering four scholarships to law school students seeking careers as prosecuting attorneys, and to police officers hoping to attend college to advance their careers in law enforcement, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan today announced.
RAHWAY — Gifted and Talented fourth grade students in Rahway have just completed a two-day program, “Watt Watchers,” conducted by Carol Wilson from Wilson Educational Services in Connecticut.
EDISON — Christina Freund, a student at Middlesex County College, has been named a Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar.
Car accidents are the number one killer of teenagers in the United States.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick man pleaded guilty to a count of aggravated manslaughter on Friday, admitting he pushed a man who fell down a flight of concrete steps and died, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
EDISON — Middlesex County College will host an oral cancer screening for adults on Tuesday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Dental Hygiene Clinic in L’Hommedieu Hall on the Edison campus.
UNION – The Union Public Library pays tribute to the celebrated screenwriters, actors, and novelists, Salka, Peter, and Deborah Kerr Viertel through a series of screenings of their significant film efforts starting on Tuesday, April 12, at 2 PM.