Art Exhibit At Carteret Library

CARTERET – Artwork by Miloslaw Chelchowski will be on display at the Carteret Public Library throughout the month of March. Chelchowski’s work includes drawings, watercolors, oil paintings and acrylics.

Think Twice Before Tapping Retirement Plans

Before the housing crisis, it wasn’t uncommon for people to raid their home-equity piggybanks to pay off bills. Plummeting home values and tougher lending standards helped curb that practice, leading some people to engage in a far more disturbing habit: borrowing or withdrawing money from their retirement accounts to cope with financial hardship.

Fancy Footwork

EDISON — Briella Payami of Scotch Plains, a fourth-grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, performs a dance to Cotton Eye Joe during the Lower School Cabaret on Feb. 17.

First In Line

EDISON — Surrounded by his classmates, nurses and Director of Student Life Dawn Francavilla, junior Jimmy Nolan of Colonia participates for the third consecutive year in The Wardlaw-Hartridge School Blood Drive on Feb. 23.