CRANFORD—In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and Black History Month, award-wining New Jersey historian Joseph G. Bilby will speak about New Jersey’s black Civil War soldiers at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Many people may not realize the Social Security benefits they received in 2011 may be taxable. All Social Security recipients should receive a Form SSA-1099 from the Social Security Administration which shows the total amount of their benefits. You can use this information to help you determine if your benefits are taxable. Here are seven tips from the IRS to help you:
WESTFIELD – Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting at the Westfield National Guard Armory located at 500 Rahway Avenue, on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Doors will open at 9:45 a.m. and seating is on a first come, first served basis.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Fire Committee Chairman Randy Krum have announced that Carteret has received an upgraded fire protection rating following a Public Protection Classification (PPC) survey conducted by the national insurance agency, “Insurance Service Organization” (ISO).
CLARK – Hygienist Maggie McLaughlin, of the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, recently gave the kindergarten students of Frank K. Hehnly School, in Clark a presentation by as an introduction to their studies on proper dental care.
EDISON — Middlesex County College basketball player Cristina Jordan (Woodbridge) was named the Garden State Athletic Conference Female Player of the Week, for the week that ended Feb. 4.
TRENTON – A bill which would expand employment opportunities for certain ex-offenders was unanimously approved by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of a continuing effort to improve service to taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of a new online tool to help people easily find a location for volunteer tax preparation assistance.
HIGHLAND PARK — A New Brunswick man has been charged with multiple motor vehicle violations after allegedly causing a crash that involved five vehicles on Route 27 around 3:30 p.m., Saturday, the Highland Park Police Department announced.