Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that New York City schools are trying out “Trayless Tuesdays” in their cafeterias in order to reduce waste. Why are trays such a big issue? And how can cutting them out on one day a week really make a difference?
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation will implement a new traffic pattern on Interstate 287 northbound over Possumtown Road in Piscataway Township so the left lane on the bridge can be reconstructed.
UNION – The Senior Department of the YM-YWHA of Union County will hold its annual Chanukah party and luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 11:30 a.m.
WOODBRIDGE – Jazz Guitarist Andy Rothstein will share his knowledge of improvisational jazz-fusion for the guitar by conducting a series of two workshops – “Hands-on Jazz Guitar Workshop I” and “Hands-on Jazz Guitar Workshop II,” beginning in January 2011.
RAHWAY — The first grade students of Roosevelt School in Rahway reenacted the First Thanksgiving for their parents and Principal Rocco Collucci, followed by a feast, with their teacher Theresa Juliano.
EDISON — The Parents’ Association at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison held its annual holiday boutique for Lower School students in the Oakwood Room on Dec. 1 and 2.
EDISON – Ann Hergenrother, Middle School Head at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, announced the names of students who have been placed on the Honor Roll and Honor Roll with Distinction for the first trimester of the 2010-2011 academic year.
CLARK — The Township of Clark held their annual winter festival and tree and menorah lighting ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 28.
UNION – The Kean University women’s basketball team used a 31-6 run spanning the first and second halves to erase a double-digit, as the Cougars defeated The College of New Jersey, 72-56, in the New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday evening.