About two weeks ago, I wrote about “scams” on the international scene and how gullible people are. Does anyone remember hearing about a person who claimed to have won a lottery, but didn’t have a positive bank I.D. to be able to cash in?
I’m a recorder of events. At the end of the year when the New Year calendars come out, I mark all the dates that are noteworthy, month by month. I note when it’s a birthday for a friend or family member, including the dogs, when it’s an anniversary of one kind or another and, to the dismay of some people, the day someone close to me passed away.
CAPE MAY – Batten down the hatches! Pirates are getting ready to storm the Cape May Lighthouse on Sunday, Aug. 7. Practice your best “Arghhh” and put on your eye patch for the National Lighthouse Celebration at the Cape May Lighthouse from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
If you earned income in the last few years but you didn’t file a tax return because your wages were below the filing requirement, the Internal Revenue Service may have some money for you. The IRS also has millions of dollars in checks that are returned each year as undeliverable.
RAHWAY — The RWJ Rahway Foundation will hold its 20th Anniversary Fashion Show on Nov. 5 at the Bridgewater Marriott. The committee invites community members to join with them, board members, physicians and hospital staff for an afternoon of fun, fashion and fundraising.
ELIZABETH – The United Ways of Central Jersey, Hudson, Greater Mercer, Monmouth and Greater Union counties announced that they have joined together for a summer “Stuff The Bus” drive to provide school supplies to the children in their communities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey will receive $997,324 from the land and water conservation fund, according to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, who announced $37.4 million in state grants to establish and renovate parks and open spaces throughout the nation.
DOVER – Six students from Union County are among more than 200 who received diplomas from Dover Business College during the school’s summer commencement ceremony held July 16, according to college President Timothy D. Luing.
CRANFORD – The Cranford Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the 50th annual Pride in Cranford Awards dinner, which will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 6–9:30 p.m. at the Galloping Hill Inn, 325 Chestnut Street in Union.