Farmers Market Returns To Rahway

RAHWAY—The “Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market has returned to downtown Rahway at the Rahway Train Station Plaza on East Milton Avenue and Irving Street. The Farmers Market is open every Thursday, through Oct. 16 from noon until 6 p.m. on the…

Elizabeth Offers IRS Assistance

ELIZABETH – IRS-trained volunteers will provide free assistance to city residents interested in applying for the federal government’s economic stimulus package. Economic stimulus payments are available to individuals with income over $3,000 in 2007 from earnings, Social Security/Railroad Retirement benefits…

Edison To Re-Vote On Cablevision Contract

EDISON – The township council will vote again on a 15-year contract to extend Cablevision’s franchise in the township. The council voted on the contract last week, but the result was a 3-3 split with one abstention.

Bright Wins Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship

Bright Wins Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship—Brittany Bright, a senior at Arthur L. Johnson High School won the Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship Award. She received a $1,000 check from Robert D’Arienzo, a graduate of Arthur L. Johnson…

Protest Targets Buyout Barons

Buyout firms such as Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts have made billions of dollars using special tax breaks that reward them for buying and selling companies; and they’ve slashed wages and destroyed jobs all while using tax loopholes to pay an…

A Victory For “Pay to Play” Reformers

By Michael M. Shapiro Last month, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey issued a decision in In the Matter of the Appeal by Earle Asphalt Company, a case involving the owner of a road construction business…

A Solution To Transportation Funding For 10 Cents A Day

By John S. Wisniewski There is no denying it. We are facing tough economic times. The meltdown of the national subprime mortgage lending market sparked an economic recession that has created ripples across our entire economy, increasing everything from interest…