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.

Gilda’s Club NNJ Hosts Teen Essay Contest

HACKENSACK – Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey is hosting its second annual “It’s Always Something” Teen Essay Contest to encourage high school teens to write an engaging, heartfelt essay that focuses on the impact cancer has had on their lives.

Community Calendar

Drill Team Performance • April 1 at 7 p.m. – The Rahway High School Junior ROTC drill team, the Devil Pups, will perform their award-winning routines at the high school gym, 1012 Madison Ave. Free admission, but donations to defray the cost of attending a national drill team competition in Daytona, Fla. are appreciated.

Tennis Anyone?

LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring tennis classes for all Linden residents ages 5 to 16.