Dear EarthTalk: The World Bank is often cast in a bad light by green groups and in the press. What are their eco-crimes, and are there any reforms in the making? — J. Bloch, Newark, NJ

Teacher Of The Year

RAHWAY – Rebecca Yedlock, a first grade teacher at Franklin School in Rahway, has been recognized as the school’s teacher of the year. She is pictured here with Rahway Superintendent of Schools Edward Yergalonis (Photo courtesy of Franklin School)

Benedictine Academy Will Present “Our Town”

ELIZABETH–Benedictine Academy (BA) in Elizabeth will present its spring theatre production, “Our Town”, on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, at the school, located at 840 North Broad Street in Elizabeth. Performance times are at 7 p.m. both evenings. The public is invited.