Dear EarthTalk: I have a carpet made out of recycled PET bottles in my baby’s room and I started noticing a lot of the fibers on our clothes and even in my mouth! Is it dangerous for me or my baby to be in contact with and possibly ingest these fibers? — Ashley Riccaboni, via e-mail
ELIZABETH – Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) or Church of Christ, one of the fastest growing international Christian organizations, will thank residents of Union County on Saturday, Aug. 6, for their continuous support and hospitality throughout its growth, at its inaugural Neighborhood Appreciation Day hosted at the Elizabeth house of worship on 1374 North Avenue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LINDEN – Children at Linden’s Al Kalla Day Camp recently dressed up like their favorite animal. (Photo courtesy of Linden)
NEWARK— The NJIT Board of Trustees approved a 4.5 percent tuition and fee increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2011-2012 academic year.
STATE — August is National Breastfeeding Month and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is reminding residents of the positive health outcomes to both mother and baby when a child is breastfed.
CLARK – PSEG recently awarded the Clark Girls Softball League (CGSL), a recreation and travel softball program for girls in kindergarten to eighth grade, a $300 grant as part of the company’s Support for Sports program.