Dear EarthTalk: Were Japan to close all its nuclear plants following the recent damage and radiation leaks from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, what could its energy mix look like? Would it be able to provide all of its power in other ways? — Richard Miller, New York, NY
LINDEN – On March 31, local students visited Infineum USA L.P.’s facilities in Linden to participate in its 13th Annual Career Workshop and learn about careers in engineering.
ELIZABETH ? Charitable organizations in Newark, Elizabeth, Morristown, East Hanover and Piscataway have received donations from Actavis to commemorate the company’s fifth anniversary in the United States.
MONROE — Dreyer Farms of Cranford was awarded the 2011 Century Farm Award by the New Jersey Agricultural Society at the Society’s annual dinner gala on March 26 in Monroe Township.
NORTH PLAINFIELD — The Clark Chapter of UNICO held their Community Service Month event at the McAuley School for Exceptional Children in North Plainfield on Friday, April 1.
CLARK — Clark Recreation recently introduced a children’s magic class. The youngsters meet once a week to learn the secrets to various magician tricks.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively investigating the death of a New Brunswick resident who was stabbed to death on Sunday, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced today.
EDISON — Each year since 1995, the first week of April as designated at National Public Health Week. This week is an important time to highlight local efforts and events working to educate and increase awareness about a number of topics and issues related to the public’s health.
STATE – New Jersey’s legislative redistricting commission voted to adopt a map advanced by Democrats, with Prof. Alan Rosenthal casting the deciding vote over the weekend.