WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service today opened the 2013 filing season by announcing a variety of enhanced products and services to help taxpayers prepare and file their tax returns by the April 15 deadline.
CARTERET — Mayor Daniel J. Reiman has joined with Carteret Fire Battalion Chief Mark Hruska to announce that the borough has been awarded a new foam tender firefighting vehicle through a pass-through FEMA grant from Middlesex County.
The Edison Chamber of Commerce was honored again this year for being asked to host the Annual State of the Edison Township Address by Mayor Ricigliano. We extend accolades to the co-host Pines Manor for their superb accommodations.
RAHWAY – The Petit-Davis Funeral Home in Rahway was recently the site of a movie shoot. Director Jesse Gustafson and writer/producer Nicole DeMasi chose the funeral home to be a key location in their film about an estranged father and son who are struggling to repair their relationship while attending two funerals in one day.
TRENTON — New Jersey is experiencing an increase in norovirus outbreaks and Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd reminds residents to take precautions to protect their health. Colds and flu are not the only infections that thrive in the winter. Norovirus – sometimes called the stomach flu, viral gastroenteritis, or food poisoning – also likes the colder weather.
TRENTON – Spurred by a recent nationwide change to Visa and MasterCard regulations that allows retailers to impose credit card processing fees on customers, Senators Jim Whelan, Bob Gordon and Nia H. Gill yesterday introduced a consumer advocacy bill that would protect New Jersey residents from point-of-purchase surcharges for using their credit cards.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John McCormac gave his seventh annual State of the Township report before the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, again pointing out that Woodbridge is the “Best Town Around.”
CLARK — On Sunday, Jan. 27, Samantha Rodrigues, of Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark joined over 150 female student-athletes from New Jersey’s high schools, colleges, and universities at Seton Hall University in celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.
RAHWAY — Third graders at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway have created Microsoft PowerPoint presentations on famous African Americans, working in the school’s computer lab with Linda Lampert, the elementary technology facilitator, along with the help of their classroom teacher.
ELIZABETH – On Wednesday, Jan. 23, 225 athletes and band members of the Elizabeth Public Schools, joined family and friends, district team members, and the Board of Education in the Dunn Sports Center for a large-scale celebration of Elizabeth Public Schools’ achievements in athletics and the arts.