Dear EarthTalk: I understand a recent government report concluded that our global food system is in deep trouble, that roughly two billion people are hungry or undernourished while another billion are over consuming to the point of obesity. What’s going on? — Ellie Francoeur, Baton Rouge, LA
CLARK – The Easter Bunny will visit O’Johnnie’s Hallmark Gift Shop at 170 Westfield Avenue in Clark on Saturday, April 16.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The diverse artistic accomplishments of New Jersey middle and high school students is on exhibit until May 26 at the South Street Gallery, located within New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) donor room at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
MADISON, Wis.— When warmer spring temperatures beckon kids outdoors, parents should remember to check them for ticks to avoid Lyme disease.
CLARK – Boys and girls who want to learn the secret to making perfect cupcakes are invited to join Clark Recreation’s Little Bakers.
Mrs. Adele Pask (nee Nedvara) of Milford, Pa., formerly of New Jersey and Florida, died on Friday, April 1 at Belle Reeve Nursing Home, Milford, Pa. She was 96.
ELIZABETH– Four young women have earned recognition for their academic and all-around achievements and were named Benedictine Academy’s “Students of the Month” for March.
ELIZABETH – The Provident Bank Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Josephine’s Place, a storefront women’s center that serves nearly 400 women each year from economically disadvantaged areas.
RAHWAY — Recently, the Rahway High School Water Champions Program, a division of the high school’s Social Action Club, was honored at the Garden State Green Awards during the Garden State Green Fest held at Kean University.