Dear EarthTalk: I am looking for a small, modular home to put on a piece of vacation property. What’s available that could meet my needs and be easier on the environment than building a traditional house from scratch?
LINDEN — Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace. The Board of Directors will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the church. A social period with refreshments will begin at 11:45 a.m.
STATE — It’s important to take steps to prevent potentially fatal blood clots that can develop in travelers who sit in cramped seats for hours at a time, according to Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh, who has specialized medical training in diseases of the blood vessels.
LAWRENCE— This holiday season, BedBug Central will coordinate with pest control companies in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to provide charitable bed bug services for those who are suffering from bed bug infestations and do not have the means to improve their situation.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents five performances of Cirque Dreams Holidaze on Friday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cirque Dreams Holidaze, sponsored by The Heldrich, is an original new musical extravaganza for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season. Tickets range from $32-57.
TACOMA, Wash. — Brian J. Skiff has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
RAHWAY — Madison Elementary School in Rahway recently participated in the “Writing Across America.” The goal of the program was to generate interest in writing with students from preschool to fifth grade.
LINDEN — On Halloween, students at McManus Middle School followed a 60-year-old tradition…Trick or Treat for UNICEF. Students will carry the small orange collection boxes that have become a recognizable symbol of the fundraising efforts on behalf of the charity.
CLARK — The sixth grade music classes from Saint John the Apostle School in Clark recently presented the musical “Dear God!” In preparation for this show, students in the lower grades wrote letters to God. Many of the lines and themes in the show were based on these letters.