America’s DTV Transition Beset With Problems

By Steve Macek and Mitchell Szczepanczyk On Feb. 17, 2009, all full-power analog television broadcasts in the United States will cease and existing TV stations will begin broadcasting exclusively in a digital format. The switch to digital television (DTV) will…

Economy, Environment Highlight Freeholders’ 2009 Agenda

ELIZABETH—Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella announced a series of initiatives entitled “Keeping Union County Strong” that are designed to: position the county for economic growth, assist homeowners facing foreclosure and make the county a leader in environmental practices at Sunday’s annual…

Green Stimulus

By Kathleen Rogers A massive stimulus package of nearly $600 billion holds promise for the economy, and could mean more federal spending on infrastructure and energy efficiency projects. An estimated $400 billion in that bill will repair lots of bridges…

Elmora Youth League Opens Baseball & Softball Registration

ELIZABETH—Elmora Youth League is holding registration for their 2009 Little League baseball and ASA Softball leagues this week. “January is registration month for the league,” said Ralph Abbate, league information officer. “The next few weeks are very busy for our…

Know Your Tax Exemption, Deduction Options

By Jason Alderman About the only upside when the cost of living increases is that every year the IRS readjusts personal tax exemptions, standard deduction amounts and retirement account contribution limits. It’s not like winning the lottery, but I’ll take…