Tax Tip Of The Day: Free Tax Preparation Assistance

 By Gregg Semanick-New Jersey‘s IRS Spokesperson Free tax preparation is available and offered by community groups for those 60 years of age or older, non-English speaking individuals, people with disabilities or filers with incomes of $42,000 or less.  To find…

Hot Stove Dinner Recalls A Different Era

MOUNTAINSIDE—With tales from his Little League youth—the long-standing rivalries between Peterstown and E’port, the mandatory Italian ice breaks—Ben Candelino had them laughing in the aisles. Candelino and his younger brother Anthony, two of the legends of Elizabeth baseball, were among…

Playing With Fire

By Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski On Sept. 27, 2007, 2-year-old Breydon Edwards and 15-month-old Peyton Edwards of Russellville, Arkansas, found a motorcycle-shaped lighter in their home. While playing with what to them appeared to be a toy vehicle, they accidentally…

Remembering Some Carteret Businesses

by Diane Norek Harrison CARTERET-This is from my own research. The Carteret Boat Club was mostly a canoeing and rowing club, known as the home of the “Rocking Chair Fleet.” It was on Front Street between Gordon and Markets streets,…

“Getting The Oscars All Wrong”

  By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic  By now you’ve been inundated with Oscar picks. It has become a full-fledged pastime, a key component of that unofficial holiday between St. Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day. No one is without…

Winter Sledding & Elizabeth Trolleys

by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-This came in a letter from Marilyn Thorne: “Dear Ms. Harrison, I’ve been enjoying reading ‘Remembering The Past’ in the Clark Patriot for some time now. Here’s a fond memory of mine of winter days when…