Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that only a handful of outdated coal-burning power plants generate a sizable amount of the mercury pollution generated in the United States?

Volunteers Help Plant Vegetables

UNION COUNTY — On June 10, about 20 volunteers from Ernst and Young teamed up with the Come Grow With Us! Union County Community Gardening Program, and constructed 20 raised garden beds at two locations, the 1st Baptist Church on Dill Avenue in Linden, and at the Roselle Day Care Center on 5th Avenue in Roselle.

Moving On Up

EDISON – Last week, students at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison took part in special ceremonies to mark the transition from one grade to the next.

Scenes From Wardlaw-Hartridge School

SAFETY FIRST … Wardlaw-Hartridge safety ambassadors Kayla Kluse of Winfield Park and Katina Alamo of Roselle Park display their certificate of appreciation at a luncheon held on Thursday, June 2 honoring the over 100 student safety ambassadors from Middlesex County.