NJ Division Of Consumer Affairs Charges Charity With Fraud

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.

Medicare Open Enrollment Comes Early

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.

Pumpkin Sale Planned

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.

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall Comes To NJ

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.

Local Men Complete Navy Plebe Summer Training

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.

Mount Saint Mary Academy To Hold Open House

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.