If your preteen child hasn’t hit you up yet for a cell phone, you’re among a rare breed indeed. Studies have found that roughly 70 percent of 11- to 14-year-olds now use cell phones. Closer to home, our 10-year-old has been hounding my wife and me for months to get his own phone.
CLARK – On Thursday, Clark Police arrested a 48-year-old Linden man and charged him with shoplifting nearly $200 worth of merchandise from the Shop-Rite Supermarket on Central Avenue.
FLORHAM PARK — With winter weather approaching, the AAA New Jersey Automobile Club reminds all motorists to completely clean ice and snow from their vehicles before driving. When ice and snow accumulate on a vehicle, pieces can become dislodged, endangering other motorists on the road.
Dear EarthTalk: I see more and more organic wines on store shelves these days, but what options are out there today for organic beer? — Ken Strong, Wichita, KS
LINDEN – Linden recreation will offer a variety of fitness classes for youth, adults and seniors beginning in January. For more information about any of the classes, call 1-908-474-8627.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The Hub-Kings, an instrumental “Soul-Jazz” trio, will conclude their run at New Brunswick’s legendary Court Tavern, Wednesday, Dec. 8, from 7- 9:30 p.m. with a holiday party.
CLARK – Five students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School were the first recipients of the “I Got Caught Making a Difference” awards. The students were nominated by various teachers or administrators in the school for their extraordinary efforts in Hehnly.
EDISON — Tod Wilson, the owner of Mr. Tod’s Pie Factory, conducted a pie-making demonstration Dec. 2 at a Food Preparation class at Middlesex County College.
NEW YORK , N.Y. – Three local students have declared majors at Pace University in New York this fall: