EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What’s up with dishwasher detergents of late? They’re clearly not working as well. I hope whatever was done is helping the environment because it’s not helping my dishes.
– Sally P., Everett, WA

State Police: Consider Good Driving As A Holiday Gift

WEST TRENTON – In this tighter economic climate, consider giving a gift this holiday season that costs you nothing, but benefits everyone you know, and many people you’ll never even meet. Improve your defensive driving behaviors. The New Jersey State Police offer that simple advice to every motorist on the road over this Christmas and New Year’s Day in hopes that we can all enjoy a fatality-free holiday driving period.

TV Chef Visits Elizabeth School

ELIZABETH–Mike Colameco, chef and popular host of “Colameco’s Food Show” on public television, visited Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth on Dec. 20. Colameco’s appearance was a surprise Christmas gift to Benedictine Academy Principal Kenneth Jennings, who is an enthusiastic fan of the chef, admiring him for the “authenticity and honesty in his approach” to the world of culinary.