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Writer’s Block: The Finer Things In Life….

I never thought of myself as the sentimental type. I don’t usually reminisce about the past because it’s enough for me to cope with the present. But there are some things from years gone by that I would like to see in vogue again.

Sweeney Says Cryan’s Tax Cap Loophole Is “Dead On Arrival”

STATE – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney said that Assemblyman Joseph Cryan’s proposal to exempt public safety worker costs from the two-percent cap on municipal tax hikes is “dead on arrival in the Senate.”

NJ Under Flood Watch

STATE — Much of the state is currently under a flood watch until early Saturday morning. The National Weather Service has also issued a high wind warning in effect until Friday morning for much of central New Jersey.

Evergreen Center Expands, Adds Youth Services

COLONIA — Mayor John E. McCormac and Middlesex County Freeholder Director Christopher Rafano will participate in the official Ribbon-Cutting and Re-Opening ceremony for the new Youth Center at Evergreen in Colonia Friday afternoon.

Assembly To Vote On School Bus Advertising, Christie’s Veto Of Homebuyer Tax Credit

TRENTON – The Assembly is scheduled to vote on the override of Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a state homebuyer’s tax credit and consider legislation to reform property taxes, and permit advertising on school buses to generate money for schools today.

Soccer Team Reflects On Participation In Tunnel To Towers Run

EDISON — On Sunday, September 26, members of the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison participated in The Firefighter Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in New York City. The team donated $1,000 to the cause through their participation. Jackie MacLean of South Plainfield, assistant athletic director, coordinated the team’s trip to the fundraiser.