War Of Words: Is Nature Still Relevant?

by Michele S. Byers, Executive Director of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation. It is a sad sign of how far we’ve become removed from the natural world that even our language is shifting away from biology and toward technology. The…

19th Century Linden

by Diane Norek Harrison LINDEN-This comes from my own research dated 1923: In 1865 Ferdinand Blancke, a prosperous restaurant proprietor in New York, purchased a large tract in and around what is now the borough of Linden and began to…

Tax Tip Of The Day: Tax Benefits For The Disabled

By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson There are several tax credits and benefits available to qualifying taxpayers with disabilities as well as to the parents of disabled children. For information on tax credits and benefits available to the disabled, see…

St. Patrick’s Day Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY- Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Division No. 3 and Ladies’ Auxiliary Ancient Order of Hibernians (A.O.H.) held their annual ball and card party on Monday evening, April 2, 1923 in the new auditorium. Music was…

Tax Tip Of The Day: Where’s My Refund?

By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson If you already filed your federal tax return and are due a refund, you can check the status of your refund online at www.irs.gov using the “Where’s My Refund?” feature. If you do not…