Clark Police Blotter: July 9-11

July 9 at 12:05 a.m. – In the vicinity of Raritan Road, Officer Brian Renda arrested Clark resident Henry Machado, 23, on an outstanding warrant from Roselle Park for contempt of court. He was subsequently turned over to the Roselle Park Police Department.

Tanning Tax Takes Effect

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Starting July 1, many businesses offering tanning services must collect a 10 percent excise tax on the tanning services they provide. This excise tax requirement is part of the Affordable Care Act that was enacted in March 2010.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Within my lawn I have over 100 citrus, mango and avocado trees. When I use Scott’s Bonus S Weed and Feed, am I feeding my new fruit any poison? Will the weed killer be taken up by the fruit? — Richard Weissman, Miami, FL