PERTH AMBOY – On Monday, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno presented a $25,000 grant to benefit the City of Perth Amboy’s emergency services. The money comes from a fund set up by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Parents, if your high-school senior is about to graduate, you have my heart-felt congratulations – and my sympathy. As your checkbook can attest, this has been an expensive year and it’s not over yet.
Dear Earth Talk: How healthy is soy? I heard that, despite its healthy image, most soy is grown using chemicals like other crops and is even being genetically modified. — D. Frinka, Syracuse, N.Y.
AWARD WINNING AUTHOR VISITS… Award winning nature photographer and author Kathy Miller visited The Wardlaw-Hartridge School on May 10 to share her new book, “Chippy Chipmunk Parties in the Garden.”
SOUTH AMBOY — Mecca Entertainment and The Studio™, in collaboration with the South Amboy Department of Recreation, will hold auditions for the central New Jersey premier of “Disney’s Camp Rock – The Musical” at the South Amboy Middle-High School Theatre.
TRENTON – Commuters in New Jersey and throughout the country are being encouraged by a national bicycling advocacy group to leave their cars at home and if practical, bike to work this week.
NEWARK — The Newark Bears will host a charity baseball game against Hank Steinbrenner’s “Hank’s Yanks” at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium on Sunday, May 22, at 1 p.m.
RAHWAY — Pre-kindergarten students in Franklin School, Rahway, helped school nurse Barbara Maher celebrate Nurse’s Day by presenting her with original art and a stuffed bear.
STONY POINT, N.Y. — It takes lots of work to open a summer camp, and students from Democracy House at Middlesex County College were up to the challenge.