TRENTON –A Union County minister has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud, Acting Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Tuesday.
MOUNTAINSIDE — People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season.
CARTERET—In the first local ordinance of the new year, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Borough Council have authorized the lease of a portion of the town’s municipal tax office for use by a commercial bank.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently raised over $500 for Haiti’s earthquake victims.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently recommended a ban against the import of nine snake species commonly sold as pets. It’s about time.
TRENTON– For first-time homebuyers thinking of buying their first home in New Jersey, the combined incentive and mortgage programs from the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) and the federal government have never been better.
UNION—On Feb. 14, at 3 p.m., Kean Stage will present the Moscow Circus in A Russian Folk Fair. Appropriate for children and adults alike, the production is a dramatic tale told and based on the circus arts, and the famed performers of the Moscow Circus, in a Theater-Circus format.
NEWARK— Feb. 14 is a well-known holiday—Valentine’s Day—and a chance to show appreciation for those you love. Feb. 14 is also another important day—National Donor Day—and it is a chance to show appreciation for life by donating to those in need.
CARTERET—Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ Inc. has partnered with Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership to offer “It’s Your Planet—Love It!” to girls in Kindergarten through third grade.
GARWOOD—Stewart A. Ritter, senior vice president – investments for the Westfield office of Wells Fargo Advisor will host a complimentary, informational seminar on Social Security.
TRENTON – What do New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett, New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and New Jersey Devils left wing Zach Parisi have in common with best-selling authors Michael Connelly, Judy Blume and Janet Evanovich?
NEWARK—Sarah Carter Brown barely escaped a lynch mob in Georgia, experienced the cruelty of the Jim Crow laws, and survived the Great Depression by cleaning homes for ten cents an hour.
UNION COUNTY—The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel (CAP) will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships to eligible students living in Linden, Rahway, Elizabeth and Staten Island.