PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will host the second workshop in a two part series entitled Theology of the Body on Nov. 18 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane. One of the teachings of Pope John Paul II, Theology of the Body is the late pontiff’s integrated vision of the human person – body, soul and spirit.
CRANFORD – From Nov. 12 to Dec. 18, the exhibition, “WHAT I SAW: Paintings from the Hermitage, Gulf Coast, Florida”, by Barbara Ellmann of New York City, will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard of global warming, of course, but what on Earth is “global dimming?”
— Max S., Seattle, WA
STATE — NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
PISCATAWAY – Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission announced Washington’s Visit on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m., at East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway.
NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg is collaborating with the Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress to preserve the stories of New Jersey veterans.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The deadline for high school students and their teachers to submit essays for the Bill of Rights Institute’s national “Being an American” essay contest is fast approaching.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse has become an increasingly serious problem among youth. One in five teens has reported using prescription pain relievers to get high and one in ten has abused over-the-counter cough medicines.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — People can now weatherize their homes and be rewarded for their efforts. According to the Internal Revenue Service, homeowners making energy-saving improvements this fall can cut their winter heating bills and lower their 2010 tax bill as well.