Before the housing crisis, it wasn’t uncommon for people to raid their home-equity piggybanks to pay off bills. Plummeting home values and tougher lending standards helped curb that practice, leading some people to engage in a far more disturbing habit: borrowing or withdrawing money from their retirement accounts to cope with financial hardship.
LINDEN – Linden recreation will offer a spring soccer clinic for youngsters ages 4-5 and league play for children ages 6-10.
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie nominated a Scotch Plains lawyer to be the state’s Public Defender.
RAHWAY – Students in Mrs. Campesi’s class at Franklin School in Rahway read about penguins during their reading lesson, then spent time in the computer lab researching and recording new facts about penguins.
EDISON — Briella Payami of Scotch Plains, a fourth-grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, performs a dance to Cotton Eye Joe during the Lower School Cabaret on Feb. 17.
it’s a sad day…becoming even sadder…
the chelsea is selling, as if nothing matters…
EDISON — Surrounded by his classmates, nurses and Director of Student Life Dawn Francavilla, junior Jimmy Nolan of Colonia participates for the third consecutive year in The Wardlaw-Hartridge School Blood Drive on Feb. 23.
Land is its own best advocate. Few indeed are those who can walk through the Garden State’s spectacular natural areas and not want to see more land saved. This spring, let the land speak to you: Join the Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge!
CARTERET — Police in New York City have arrested a suspect who was being sought on charges of killing a Carteret teenager, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced Monday.