Gov. Extends School Board Filing Deadline

TRENTON – Gov. Jon Corzine issued an executive order to extend the deadline for candidates to file to run in April’s school board election because Monday’s snowstorm closed most of the schools in the state. The deadline had originally been…

St. Pat’s Defeats Elizabeth In County Tournament

By Jim Whelan After a five year absence from the Union County Finals, the Elizabeth Minutemen made it back this year. The Minutemen beat #4 state-ranked Plainfield convincingly 88-78 during last Wednesday’s night semi-final match-up at the Elizabeth Dunn Center.…

Tax tip of the Day: Visit IRS.gov Web site

 Gregg Semanick-New Jersey’s IRS Spokesperson IRS.gov provides a wealth of information.  You can access tax forms and publications; learn about electronic filing; check the status of your refund; calculate the amount of withholding on your W-4; and, request an online…

Fifth Grader Saves Cousin’s Life

RAHWAY – Last week, a Rahway fifth grader saved her cousin’s life by calling 9-1-1. Brooklyn Williams, a student at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, went to wake up her six-month-old cousin Mark Anthony Little, she noticed that he was…

Kean Tops Preseason NJAC Baseball Poll

PITMAN—After capturing the 2008 NJAC Championship and advancing to the NCAA Division III National Championship Series, Kean University has been selected as the 2009 preseason baseball favorite in the New Jersey Athletic Conference. Kean was selected to finish first on…

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE with Robert Wilson

 The Most Powerful Motivator        I was abruptly awakened and told, “The house is on fire.  Go outside!”  As I ran out of my bedroom and into the hall my socks slipped on the  polished oak floor.  A guiding hand…