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Metuchen High School Recognized As “Charity Champions”

METUCHEN – Cablevision’s Power to Learn, along with former Gov. James Florio, Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, and Metuchen Mayor Tom Vahalla, recognized Metuchen High School students as New Jersey Charity Champions for their efforts on behalf of the National Organization for Migration, a global charity helping to put an end to child slavery in Ghana.

Cluttered Closets May Harbor Tax Deductions

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:

Humorist Brent Burns Drills BP

“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.”

Community Calendar

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.

Benedictine Academy Class Of 2010

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.