The tree is up, the house is decorated and the shopping is almost done. I’m actually ahead of schedule this year but I’m feeling the stress that goes with hoping I got the right gift for everyone. Right around now, I’m panic stricken as the clock keeps ticking and the calendar rolls out yet another day closer to Dec. 25. In times like that, my two dogs also function as my private therapist.
UNION – The Senior Department at the YM-YWHA of Union County will hold its annual Hanukkah party and luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 11:30 a.m.
Getting people to understand that money is not the real wealth is a difficult problem. One must also understand the fact that idle money in the stock market, in bank accounts, or even in one’s pocket is not serving its real purpose.
METUCHEN-EDISON-Memories from Ellen Liebson Porges: “In the early to mid 1960s we always went sledding at Tommy’s Pond in Metuchen and brought along a thermos with hot cocoa. As we got older we went to the hill in front of the hospital at Roosevelt Park in Edison.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps Pvt. Antonio A. Patino, son of Brenda Liciaga of Perth Amboy, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
PERTH AMBOY – If you do your Christmas shopping at downtown Perth Amboy businesses, you can get a free photo with Santa Claus this weekend at the Christmas Village at Fink Park, located at the corner of Madison and Smith.
CLARK — During winter break week, several exciting, free children’s programs will be offered at the Clark Public Library. Why not come in from the cold and check out all the great resources the library offers?
We’ve all suffered buyer’s remorse – say you buy something you really can’t afford or the item’s sudden drop in value make it seem, in retrospect, a poor investment. That’s what has happened to some people who’ve taken advantage of IRS rules that allow them to convert a regular IRA or 401(k) into a Roth IRA, only to discover later it may not have been the right strategy.
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