LINDEN — The Linden Free Public Library is sponsoring a summer reading club for children during the months of July and August. Registration for the program takes place in the Children’s Room, and begins on Tuesday, May 31.
RAHWAY — The Blue Sky Puppet Theatre recently put on a performance of “Building Bridges” at Madison Elementary School in Rahway. The program was an introduction to conflict resolution and peer mediation as a way to prevent bullying.
RAHWAY – Rahway Republican Chairman Patrick Cassio is calling for a review of Peter Kowal’s recent appointment to the Board of Education.
EDISON — He’s cooked for President Obama, Henry Kissinger, and George Burns. This summer, in a series of courses offered at Middlesex County College, Richard Bottega shows you how it is done.
NEWARK — The African American Heritage Parade celebrates its 45th year of marching from Lincoln Park to Military Park on Sunday, May 29, beginning at noon, at Newark City Hall, 902 Broad Street.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard someone say that legalizing pot—as Californians considered doing last year—would benefit the environment. How would that be? — William T., Portland, OR
PLAINFIELD — When it comes to speaking up for animals who are killed for food, animal advocates around the world have a lot to learn from 16-year-old Plainfield resident Joel Mercado, whose passion for animal rights has now netted him a Star Street Teamer Award from peta2, PETA’s youth division.
NEWARK – Twenty-four charities received grants worth a total of $401,000 from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Robert A. Marino, chairman of the foundation’s Board of Directors, announced.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. Glen Basurto, son of Ana Padilla of Elizabeth, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.