Seven Tax Tips for Job Seekers

Many taxpayers spend time during the summer months updating their résumé and attending career fairs. The Internal Revenue Service reminds job seekers that you may be able to deduct some of the expenses on your tax return.

South Amboy Plans Street Fair

SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy’s annual festival and street fair is planned for Sunday, Sept. 25. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., area residents will be able to walk along Broadway and enjoy crafters, artists, food vendors and entertainment.

Skulski Gallery Features Nude Life Drawing Show

CLARK – The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present a show titled “Behold the Nude” by the Woodbridge Art Group, curated by Maxine King. The exhibit will be on display throughout month of August. The public can meet the artists at the opening on Friday, Aug. 19, from 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Customs Officials Catch Invasive Insect In Rice Shipment

NEWARK — On Tuesday, Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Port of New York/Newark found an invasive insect in a shipment of rice coming from Pakistan. The U.S. Department of Agriculture identified the pest as a Khapra beetle, considered one of the 100 worst invasive species worldwide.