Five Tax Scams to Avoid this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service issues a list of the top 12 tax scams each year – known as the Dirty Dozen. The scams are illegal and can lead to problems for taxpayers including significant penalties, interest and possible criminal prosecution.

First Goodwill In Monmouth County Set To Open

ABERDEEN – Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia will open its first location in Monmouth County at 228 Route 35 in Aberdeen on Tuesday, July 27. The site, which formerly housed a Rite-Aid, encompasses 10,908 square feet of retail space. Doors will open at 9 a.m.

Dzema Completes Basic Training

GREAT LAKES, Ill.–Navy Seaman Apprentice Michael P. Dzema, a 2009 graduate of J. P. Stevens High School, Edison, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

SMC Wins State Softball Championship

LINDEN – The SMC team won the New Jersey Senior Softball Association (NJSSA) 50+ State B Division Championship in Linden over the weekend of July 10. The SMC squad, which plays in the Union County Senior Softball League, compiled a perfect 5 -0 record and swept Check Exchange of Middlesex County in the finals.

Fishing Derby Champs

LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsored the third annual George “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby, held at the pond in Wilson Park in July.