CARTERET—The Carteret Knights of Columbus are helping a well-known Carteret karate school that sustained damage to its roof during the storm of March 13-14.
Dear EarthTalk: Oceans are in big trouble and I understand President Obama is creating a high level ocean council to address them. What are the major issues? — Steve Sullivan, Bothell, WA
FORT MONMOUTH – Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible.
March 30 at 9:54 a.m. – Officer Pat Grady investigated a report of a stolen purse from a patron of Marshall’s Department Store at 45 Central Avenue.
MOUNTAINSIDE—The death and near extinction of countless species of frogs and other amphibians may all stem from a pregnancy test developed in South Africa, a research biologist working in Honduras told an audience recently at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
STATE—Whether you eat more fruits and vegetables, start a walking program or catch up on your medical screenings, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged New Jersey residents to make healthy behavior changes now that can promote a longer and more active life.
LINDEN – A Linden man was arrested for disorderly conduct and various weapons charges after he allegedly shot a pit bull that had reportedly attacked his pet pug dog, police said.
LINDEN – Police arrested a Paterson man who allegedly burglarized a Chinese restaurant on South Wood Avenue on Sunday.
CLARK—Clark Recreation is looking for all women that want to get fit, keep active, and have fun with their friends and neighbors playing the sport of softball.
SUMMIT – The Coalition on Family Caregiving invites the public to their upcoming workshop on Thursday, April 29 at the Westfield Presbyterian Church, 140 Mountain Avenue at 7 p.m.
EDISON—Rite Aid associates, led by guest of honor Edison Mayor Antonia Ricigliano, officially cut the ribbon recently to open the first “Customer World” Rite Aid on 416 Route 1 North.
UNION COUNTY—On Saturday, May 15, Literacy Volunteers of Union County, Inc. will host The Readers Cup, a fundraiser to support adult literacy.
RAHWAY—Mayor James Kennedy and Sandy Erwin, executive director of the Union County Performing Arts Center, are inviting area residents to hear the city’s recently acquired Fazioli F228 Grand Piano, considered by many to be the finest concert pianos constructed in the world today.