Historian Shows Another Side Of Lincoln

MOUNTAINSIDE—They both loved poetry. They loved their Shakespeare. And they both loved politics. But when it came to money, they couldn’t be more different. So much so, that there were times Mary Todd Lincoln would hide her extravagances from her…

Heart Health – February is American Heart Month

By Ronald G. Rios According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. About every 25 seconds, an American will have a coronary event. In 2009 an estimated…

Tax Tip Of The Day: Need Tax Forms?

 By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson The IRS has free tax forms and publications available on a wide variety of topics.  You can access forms and publications on the IRS website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at…

Beware “Instant” Tax Refunds

ELIZABETH—In a recent enforcement sweep conducted with state officials, the Union County Division of Consumer Affairs inspected 70 businesses in the county that advertised “same-day” tax refunds. Six were later cited for failing to disclose that the advertised service was…

Carteret Awarded $1 Million Grant For Waterfront Pier Extension

CARTERET—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded Carteret $1 million for the construction of a pier extension at Carteret Waterfront Park, Mayor Daniel Reiman and Freeholder Ron Rios announced last week. The funds have been earmarked via the…