STATE—Beginning July 1, 2010, New Jersey residents born in Puerto Rico will have to obtain a new certified copy of their birth certificate under a new law passed by the government of Puerto Rico.
Many people are often surprised to find themselves subject to the AMT, or alternative minimum tax. Although this tax was originally intended for a narrow group of taxpayers, it is now estimated to have an impact on millions of people.
LINDEN—Former Linden Councilman James Moore received a warm send off from state Parole Board Chair Yolette C. Ross, one of only four African-American women in the nation to oversee a state parole board.
March is here and spring break is just around the corner for most students across the country. Many are anxious to escape the cold weather and shed some layers of clothing.
CLARK—In an ongoing effort to improve their school, parents, teachers and alumni have pulled together to bring new clubs to the already progressive school.
RAHWAY – A fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently honored the accomplishments of Monte Irvin, a baseball player in the Negro Leagues and a Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee at the school’s annual Black History Gallery Walk.
SAYREVILLE – Police arrested an East Brunswick man who has been charged with fatally beating and robbing a 55-year-old Sayreville woman in her Winding Wood apartment last summer, authorities announced Saturday.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote New Jersey farming, protect free saltwater recreational fishing and discussions on school sport concussions, Gov. Christie’s cuts to key environmental programs and post-traumatic stress disorder among New Jersey veterans top the Assembly’s Monday committee agendas.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Taxpayers seeking tax preparation assistance should look into the IRS sponsored, community-based, volunteer tax return preparation programs. The IRS sponsors both the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs.
NEWARK — Citing a looming $300 million budget deficit for the coming fiscal year, NJ TRANSIT today released a proposal to increase fares by 25 percent systemwide and trim service proportionate to recent ridership declines.