Dear EarthTalk: Vice-President Joe Biden announced a commitment by the Obama administration of $53 billion to high speed rail. Isn’t it about time?

AAA Offers Spring Car Care Tips

STATE – Corrosive substances used by road crews – including winter road salt and brine, as well as the residual slush that splashes on vehicles after snowy days – plus, grime and oxidization can easily turn a showroom car into a rust-bucket.

4-H Spring Cleaning Clothing Drive

EAST BRUNSWICK — Clean out your closets and help support 4-H. Middlesex County’s 4-H Association by donating to the clothing drive at the 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Rd. East Brunswick on the corner of Cranbury and Fern Roads.