When Elderly Parents Need Financial Guidance

A friend of mine recently realized his mother needed help managing her finances when he found her closets filled with oddball purchases like jalapeno jelly beans and Betty Boop bobblehead dolls. “It was pretty clear that telemarketers were taking advantage of her friendly nature to sell her junk she didn’t want or need,” he said.

The Team That Keeps Cars Clean

EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge Girls’ Tennis Team raised $542 during a fundraising car wash held on Saturday, Sept. 11, on the school’s North Edison campus. Members of the Boys’ Tennis Team pitched in as well.

Union Athlete Grabs Player Of The Week Honors

CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Junior forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) has added another award to her weekly resume. Already, this week’s New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Offensive Player of the Week, she has been named the first Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Upstate/Metro Offensive Player of the Week of the 2010 season.

ALJ Grad Receives Fulbright Award

GARWOOD — Garwood resident and Arthur L. Johnson graduate Louis F. Rigano of Rhode Island School of Design has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Japan in Design, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.