Dear EarthTalk: Merino wool undergarments tout themselves as being kinder to the environment than other wools or synthetics. How is this so? — Stella Cooley, Bangor, ME
ROSELAND – The country’s economic downturn has created a new legion of entrepreneurs who are working from home after losing a job. As the year comes to a close and these people begin gathering information for their 2010 tax returns, many will consider using their home office as a tax deduction for the first time.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will sponsor “Hope and Healing: A Day for Bereaved Persons and Families” on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane in Piscataway.
RAHWAY – On Sunday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m., New Jersey Ballet will perform its family production of “Cinderella” at the Union County Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15.
CRANFORD – While the Thanksgiving through New Year period is traditionally known as a slower time for hiring, let this be an opportunity for you to get a competitive edge in the employment search.
WOODBRIDGE – This year, Stand for Children is collecting toys for area children and families in need. Each year the organization receives many calls for help and this year it is asking for your support with a donation of unwrapped toys for boys and girls, newborn to 18 years of age.
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LINDEN — ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery of Linden is the largest oil refinery on the East Coast, but it doesn’t take its place in the community for granted.
CLARK — The 5th grade class committee held a soft pretzel sale at Valley Road School on a recent half day. The proceeds from the sale will go towards the 5th grade activities fund.