The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 directed the U.S. Department of Energy to designate large geographic areas for “National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors.” Within these corridors, power companies can bypass environmental laws and gain approval to build new high-voltage interstate transmission lines, even on environmentally sensitive and protected lands.
FLORHAM PARK—AAA encourages motorists to extend the life of their vehicle by adhering to the manufacturer’s recommended service guidelines.
GARWOOD – Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will have its 12th annual luncheon/tricky tray at the Westwood, 438 North Avenue, Garwood, on Oct. 18.
LINDEN – Two Linden youngsters won bicycles at the Linden Fire Department’s annual Fire Prevention Night on Sept. 29at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade.
UNION – Kean University’s Department of Communication Disorders and Deafness and Monmouth Medical Center’s Regional Cleft Palate Center will co-sponsor a symposium, Medical/Dental Implications, Speech and Educational Strategies for Children with Cleft Palate, on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch.
UNION—Dr. Brian Regal, an assistant professor in the Department of History at Kean University and a resident of Plainfield has authored a new book, entitled “Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia.”
NEW BRUNSWICK–Jodi F. Bouer, Esq., will address the first meeting of Restoring Hope in Autism Family Support Group at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 11, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
EDISON—On Sept. 25, students in Jennifer Geissler’s kindergarten class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School explained their “Family Tree” projects to their classmates.
CLARK – The Clark Environmental Commission has planned the seventh annual Clark Reservoir Cleanup for Saturday, Oct. 17.