Author To Speak About NJ’s Civil War Generation

CRANFORD—The 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War takes place in April 2011. In recognition of this milestone, the Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee of the Cranford Historical Society and the Cranford Public Library will present a program about New Jersey and the Civil War on Wednesday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m.

NJ Trout Season Opens Saturday

TRENTON – More than 180,000 freshly stocked trout will be awaiting anglers when they cast their lines on the opening day of trout season this weekend thanks to the efforts of the DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, which for the past two weeks has been stocking nearly 200 streams, lakes and ponds across the state.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Program

PERTH AMBOY – The Middlesex County Public Health Department is sponsoring a prostate cancer awareness program, “Addressing Myths and Fear Men Experience” on Thursday, April 14 at 12:30 p.m. at the Perth Amboy Senior Center at 1 Olive Street.


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

Cranford Farm Wins Award

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.