Dear EarthTalk: What is the U.S. military doing to reduce its carbon footprint and generally green its operations? — Anthony Gomez, New York, NY
NEWARK – NJPAC’s Alternate Routes Series, in collaboration with Epic Actors’ Workshop, hosts the FIFTH annual South Asian Theater Festival, an exploration of the artistry and diversity of South Asia through theater.
SPRINGFIELD — AAA New Jersey invites its members and the general public to donate to its annual coat drive, which will support Jersey Cares’ 15th annual Coat Drive.
CLARK — St Agnes School students placed third out of 14 schools in the recent Roselle Catholic Scholastic Olympics. Matthew Thoonkuzhy placed first in art. Matthew Juechter placed first in spelling.
RAHWAY — The pre-kindergarten students in Kathleen Harris’ class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway enjoyed interacting with a fireman dressed in full firefighting gear during a recent visit. The children learned about fire prevention and safety during Fire Safety Month.
PERTH AMBOY — Board certified plastic surgeon George Philip Smith, MD, with practice locations in Brooklyn and Staten Island, N.Y., and now Perth Amboy, has joined the medical staff at Raritan Bay Medical Center.
CLARK — Mrs. Halleck’s fourth grade science students from St. John the Apostle School in Clark are seen working on a project using their eyes, a magnifying glass, and a microscope.
ELIZABETH — Three members of the Class of 2011 at Benedictine Academy, Emilie Burke of Colonia (far left), and, Megan Hely of Union and Chelsea Odufu of Newark (second and third from right, respectively), were inducted into the school’s National Honor Society chapter on Oct. 25.
MAYPORT, Fla. — Navy Chief Petty Officer Javier Yllanes, son of Corina and Javier M. Yllanes of Perth Amboy, recently reported for duty aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Roosevelt, homeported in Mayport, Fla.