Tax Tip Of The Day: What's New?

 By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson Before you sit down to do your taxes, check out the latest changes.  Recent tax changes are posted on the IRS.gov Web site; in the Form 1040 instruction booklet; or, IRS Publication 17, Your…

Councilwoman’s Sister Alleges Discrimination

ELIZABETH—The city council president’s sister has filed a lawsuit in federal court charging officials in the administration of Mayor J. Christian Bollwage with racial discrimination. Linda J. Perkins filed charges in 2005 complaining that Community Development Program Director Susan Ucci…

O’Leary Announces Assembly Run

SOUTH AMBOY –This week, John O’Leary announced his bid to represent the 19th Legislative District in Trenton. The South Amboy mayor will challenge assemblymen Joseph Vas and John Wisniewski for the Middlesex Democratic Committee’s endorsement on March 25. But O’Leary was…

Elementary Students To Mark 100th School Day

RAHWAY—Students at Madison Elementary School in Rahway are preparing for a celebration of the 100th day of the school year on Feb. 18. The 100th Day Celebration signifies that primary students have learned to recognize and count to 100.  The…

Tax Tip Of The Day: Choose Tax Preparer Wisely

 By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson The IRS encourages taxpayers to do their homework when selecting a tax preparer.  Choose a tax preparer wisely; in the same manner you would select a doctor or lawyer.  Find out the fees before…

Scotch Plains Hopes To Defend State Title

By Jim Whelan When people asked Scotch Plains head basketball coach Dan Doherty last year about how good his squad would be in the upcoming 2007-2008 season, with confidence the coach said “Yeah, we are going to be good.” Scotch…

Tax Tip Of The Day: Deduction Available for Educators

 By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson The Educator Expense Deduction allows teachers and other educators to deduct the cost of books, supplies, equipment and software used in the classroom based on their receipts.  Eligible educators include those who work at…