A Call For Homestead Rebate Restoration

Governor Christopher Christie will present his Budget Address before a Joint Session of the State Senate and General Assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 21. This leaves little time to address the Legislature and the Governor to urge their support for full restoration of the Homestead Rebate and Senior Property Tax Freeze programs.

Presidents’ Day & Education Priorities

Let’s skip the sad fact that Presidents’ Day is focused on car sales and mattress discounts and get to the painful truth: Too many Americans – even college seniors – don’t know about the individuals who led our nation and shaped our world.

52 Great Things to Do in Union County

UNION COUNTY – From an eye-popping model train display to a lavish 1920s vaudeville house, Union County is full of hidden and not-so-hidden surprises. Now you can explore dozens of them by visiting a new page on the Union County website, “52 Great Things to Do in Union County,” at ucnj.org.


Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that Bisphenol A (BPA)—which is harmful to human health—was found to be present in retail cash register receipts and that, since those receipts get recycled, the chemical may also be present in toilet paper and other paper products? — Jocelyn Mitchell, via e-mail

George Winston To Play At Enlow Hall

HILLSIDE — Piano legend George Winston will play at the Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall on Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. Winston will perform selections from his recently released solo piano recording, “Love Will Come – The Music of Vince Guaraldi (Vol. 2).” Guaraldi is the late jazz pianist, popularized by his now iconic underscoring of the “Peanuts” television specials.

Things To Do

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