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.
Roselle mayoral candidate and Councilman Jamel Holley attended Essex County Republican state Sen. Kevin O’Toole’s Feb. 17 event, where Gov. Chris Christie was featured, and he says he loves the Tea Party.