Freeholders Introduce Lean Budget

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The freeholders introduced a $392 million budget last week which is nearly $5 million lower than the county’s 2008 spending plan. Due to the slumping economy, the county will need to raise more money through taxes. The…

High School Holds Voter Drive

High School Holds Voter Drive – Earlier this month, Rahway High School sponsored a voter registration drive for students who recently turned 18. The effort, themed “Your Choice, Your Vote” was intended to encourage students to share their voices during…

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE with Robert Wilson

Defeating the De-Motivator The sweet strains of a Puccini aria cut through the Saturday night clatter of the busy Italian restaurant in New York City, but it wasn’t coming from the aging voice of the Sicilian baritone who was hired to belt out…

Six Ways To Stretch Your Dollar

It’s always a good idea to spend your money wisely, but during tough economic times these smart steps are even more important. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) offers these tips on how to get the most…

Tax Tip Of The Day: To Itemize Or Not To Itemize?

By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson Whether to itemize deductions on your tax return depends on how much you spent on certain expenses last year. Money paid for medical care, mortgage interest, taxes, charitable contributions, casualty losses and miscellaneous deductions…

Roselle Catholic Girls Team Claims County Title

Roselle Catholic Girls Team Claims County Title – The Roselle Catholic girls basketball team captured the Union County Championship last month. Pictured left to right are Chika Dunga, Anthonia Ajumobi, Meghan Faughnan, Melissa Tobie, Allison Skrec, Betina Petit, Kelly Hayes…