Dear EarthTalk: I’ve seen a lot of warm and fuzzy TV ads, some sponsored by BP Oil, urging me to vacation in the Gulf of Mexico. But are things really “back to normal?” — Paul Shea, Dublin, OH
CARTERET– Carteret’s Arts Committee will host the first installment of its 2012 “Coffee House” open mic night series on Friday, June 22, Mayor Dan Reiman announced. The program, begun in 2008, allows local and regional artists to take the stage in an impromptu performance venue with few limitations.
PERTH AMBOY – Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr., senior pastor at Cathedral International, is partnering with Drew Theological Seminary and Dr. Lenorard Sweet, president emeritus of United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio to establish a new style of Doctor of Ministry learning.
RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey will present its first COMMUNITY: Members/Faculty/Student Art Show, featuring the artwork of Arts Guild New Jersey’s current artist members, and its talented instructors and students.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Second Annual Scholarship Gala for Alumni & Friends, hosted by University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Foundation of UMDNJ raised more than $205,000 in support of medical student scholarships.