MOUNTAINSIDE – With less than three months remaining in the calendar year, individual taxpayers are encouraged to double check their federal withholding now to make sure they are having enough taxes taken out of their pay.
STATE — New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh visited a pediatric flu clinic this week to highlight the importance of getting a flu shot and practicing good hygiene habits to reduce the spread of flu, colds and respiratory illnesses.
Trivia question…If you had to name the band with the most consecutive gold and platinum albums, behind The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, what would your answer be…?
Dear EarthTalk: What, if anything, fills the empty space underground created by the extraction of billions of gallons of oil?
TRENTON – Legislation to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries was advanced Monday by the Senate.
LIVINGSTON — For patients with severe chronic kidney disease, the best treatment option is usually a kidney transplant from a living donor. Unfortunately, African American and older patients are much less likely than patients of other races or ages to receive kidney transplants from living donors.
CLARK — Sister Regina Martin, Principal, of Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark, announced that Victoria Albright, Bloomfield, Anna Irizarri, Elizabeth, Allison Staniec, Scotch Plains, Kimberly Tower, Union and Meghan Valdes, Carteret are designated as Commended Students in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.
RAHWAY — On Monday, Oct. 4, the Rahway High School French Club, under the leadership of teacher Robert Kinch, held a fundraiser during Rahway High School’s Back to School Night.
JERSEY CITY — New Jersey City University junior outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN (West New York, NJ/Memorial) used a wicked jump serve to land 10 of her team’s 22 aces as the Gothic Knights snapped a four-match losing streak, sweeping a non-conference match from St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn), 3-0 (25-9, 25-9, 25-18) on Tuesday evening.