Raising Up an Orwellian Generation

When my granddaughter was a baby, she was blissfully unaware of the fact that she was under constant surveillance. Between her doting parents, her equally doting grandparents and a baby monitor that was always turned on and tuned in, there was little she could do that went undetected.

Top 10 craziest Tea Party quotes of all time

Remember that old show, “Children say the darndest things?” In this political climate, largely fueled by the tea party movement and a host of “not-ready-for-prime-time” hopefuls for elected office, that show could easily be revamped. There are obviously quite a…


Dear EarthTalk: Is there a way to utilize the energy in my dogs’ poop? I have three dogs and lots of poop and would like to dispose of it in a “greener” manner. — Mary C., Wallace, ID

Library Board Meeting

CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Avenue. For more information, call 1-732-541-3830.

Library Sponsors Program About Women Artists

CRANFORD—Art historian Anne Swartz will present a program, “A History of Women Artist: From the Medieval to the Modern Eras” on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome.