STATE — The Internal Revenue Service is currently seeking volunteers to support partners that provide free tax help to individuals during the tax filing season.
NEW YORK — This morning, Six Flags Great Adventure zombies got frightful with Vinny Guadagnino from MTV’s Jersey Shore in NYC. The zombies were celebrating the 20th anniversary of the park’s Fright Fest Halloween event, which runs weekends through Oct. 30.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 60 million Americans will increase 3.6 percent in 2012, the Social Security Administration announced today.
CLARK — On Friday, Oct. 14, fifth graders from both Frank K. Hehnly and Valley Road Schools in Clark visited CNBC studios in Englewood Cliffs. The students are part of the Gifted and Talented Program who are currently in the process of developing a broadcast news segment on anti-bullying.
CLARK — Assemblywoman Linda Stender spoke to fourth grade students at the Valley Road School in Clark last week as part of the “Send A Legislator Back to School” program, where lawmakers visit schools throughout the month of October.
UNION — The Union Public Library will host a fall International Film Festival with six selections beginning Tuesday, Nov. 8 and continuing through Dec. 9. Films from England, Canada, and Norway are represented.
STATE – Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ-10) has declared his support of the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (HR 1449) by signing on a co-sponsor of the proposed legislation.
NEWARK – Since 2007, The Barat Youth Initiative has united hundreds of youth from the City of Newark with their Creation Nation Art and Peace Parade. On Oct. 23 at 11 a.m., rain or shine, the fourth annual parade will take over the streets of Newark in a celebration of peace, the arts and “Animodules”; which are the popular Barat Youth Initiative large mobile sculptures.
EDISON –Edison Township schools, spearheaded by Superintendent Dr. Richard O’Malley, has partnered with Big Red Pin, a local Edison technology company, to take the Edison School System wireless.