NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against an allegedly fraudulent charity that claimed to help children battling cancer, but is accused of abusing its tax-exempt status to buy millions of dollars’ worth of luxury cars without paying sales tax, and then exporting the cars while not paying one dime to help cancer patients.
If you’re enrolled in Medicare, mark these dates on your calendar: October 15, 2011 – December 7, 2011. That’s Medicare’s 2012 Open Enrollment period – and you should note that it occurs a month earlier this year than in the past. Aside from exceptions made for a few special circumstances, this is the only period when current enrollees can make coverage changes for the coming calendar year.
Don’t miss a chance to color up your spring landscape. Get busy now planting spring flowering bulbs like daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths.
EDISON — Heritage at Clara Barton, a Genesis-operated assisted living residence in Edison, will be having a pumpkin patch on the front lawn of their facility and will be selling pumpkins to the public on Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
BRIDGEWATER – The Somerset County Park Commission, in partnership with the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 452, will welcome the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) and Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to North Branch Park, 355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater beginning Thursday, Oct. 13 and ending on Sunday, Oct. 16.
ANNAPOLIS, Md.–Navy Midshipman Christopher M. Troche, son of Debra S. and Edgar S. Troche of Perth Amboy and Navy Midshipman Sean T. O’Brien, son of Sheila and Troy O’Brien of Elizabeth, were among more than 900 freshmen that recently completed Plebe Summer while attending the United States Naval Academy.
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Army National Guard Pvt. Kamil R. Betka, son of Dorota Betka of Linden, has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
WATCHUNG – Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. All sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls and their families are invited to attend. Formal presentations will take place at 1:30 and 3 p.m.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Women Aware of Middlesex County is encouraging residents and municipalities to take part in its new awareness program, Shine the Light on Domestic Violence.