Now might be the perfect time to clean out your closets and garage. If you give your gently used clothing and household items to charitable organizations, the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) advises you don’t discard potentially valuable tax deductions with your donation:
“Drill, drill, drill, but don’t spill, spill, spill” is songwriter and humorist Brent Burns’ response to the BP oil spill. Doing what he does best, Burns has made a scathing indictment of the oil giant in his song and music video, “Drill, Drill, Drill.”
Dance Presentation • June 12 at 1 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will hose award-winning dancer Guru Ramya Ramnarayan as she offers an interactive presentation about the ancient classical dance Bharatanatyam. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The first batch of rebate checks from the Affordable Care Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law in March, are being sent to seniors impacted by the Medicare Part D “donut hole,” U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced.
ELIZABETH–“I am proud to introduce Benedictine Academy’s (BA) 95th class of graduates…” declared Principal Kenneth Jennings, as the forty-six young women turned to face guests at Holy Spirit Church in Union at the Academy’s commencement ceremony on Thursday evening, June 3.
AREA – While Democrats and Republicans were choosing their parties’ candidates for the November general election on Tuesday, it was also the deadline for independent candidates to file their petitions to run.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County grand jury cleared a former Old Bridge school board member of charges that he had lured a 10-year-old child to an isolated part of the township in January.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Seniors and juniors were bedecked and bejeweled on the evening of June 8 as they gathered on campus at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison before boarding buses to attend their prom at Pantagis Renaissance in Scotch Plains.
HIGHLANDS – Mayor Anna Little declared victory this morning in a very close race against Diane Gooch in New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District Republican Primary. However, Gooch is not prepared to concede defeat until all the votes are counted.
SUMMIT — Authorities arrested a 22-year-old Summit man on Monday afternoon after he was spotted following two teenage girls home from school, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.