Dear EarthTalk: I understand a recent government report concluded that our global food system is in deep trouble, that roughly two billion people are hungry or undernourished while another billion are over consuming to the point of obesity. What’s going on? — Ellie Francoeur, Baton Rouge, LA

Blood Center Exhibits Teens’ Art

SCOTCH PLAINS — The diverse artistic accomplishments of New Jersey middle and high school students is on exhibit until May 26 at the South Street Gallery, located within New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) donor room at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.

Adele Pask, 96

Mrs. Adele Pask (nee Nedvara) of Milford, Pa., formerly of New Jersey and Florida, died on Friday, April 1 at Belle Reeve Nursing Home, Milford, Pa. She was 96.