Elizabeth School Budget Holds Taxes Steady

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools Superintendent Pablo Muñoz delivered a proposed school budget that does not include a tax increase at a special Board of Education meeting at the John E. Dwyer Technology Academy’s Auditorium in Elizabeth this week.

Volunteers Needed For Annual Event To Fight Cancer

CLARK — The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Clark is a unique event that brings residents from Union County and surrounding communities together to take an active roll in the fight against cancer. New participants as well as experienced volunteers are welcome to learn how a little bit of time can make a huge difference in the battle against this disease.

IRS Offers Tips as April 18 Filing Deadline Approaches

MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that the filing deadline for 2010 tax returns is April 18 this year, not April 15. Emancipation Day is observed April 15 in Washington, D.C. By law, the tax-filing deadline for the nation is moved to the next business day, Monday, April 18.

Springfield Man Admits Defrauding Investors

NEWARK – A Westfield-based investment advisor admitted to defrauding numerous investors, including a union pension fund, of more than $2.4 million by funding his lavish lifestyle with money he claimed to be investing in conservative securities, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Thursday.

Writer’s Block: What In The World Is Going On?

By the time I have listened to the morning news and had a good read of the newspaper, it’s a wonder that I can venture out of the house and make my way to work. I feel how the Wicked Witch of the West must have felt when she first descended on Oz and was warned by Glenda that a house could drop on her, too.