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Prosecutor: Bridgewater Man Had Four Firearms When Arrested in Monday's Standoff with Police, No One Injured

December 4, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater man has been charged with firearms possession and aggravated assault following a standoff Monday night after shots were fired from a garage on Country Club Road, according to a report from Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

Donald G. Shaffer, 61, was charged with second-degree possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, third degree endangering ...

Date Set for Children's Hospital Benefit: 'Fore Goryeb'

December 4, 2019

To the Editor:

It is with great excitement that we announce the date of the third annual Juniors Fore Goryeb event to benefit Goryeb Children’s Hospital. Mark your calendars for June 10, 2020, once again at Roxiticus Golf Club in Mendham.

This is the only event of its kind in the area where junior golfers play in a charity outing. It’s an example of philanthropy at its best ...

The Gifted Child: Born or Bred? HudsonWay Immersion School Sheds Light on the Question

December 6, 2019

The Gifted Child: Born or Bred?

Many parents of elementary age children want to ensure their children have the richest learning experiences possible and may search for gifted and talented programs. Are children born gifted? What can we do as parents to nurture a child’s potential for giftedness?

Barbara Clark, author of “Parenting Gifted Children” defines giftedness as ...

End of Year Checklist

December is a busy time of year preparing for the holidays and new year, but don’t let the chaos distract you from your financial to-dos. From a Roth conversion and qualified charitable contributions (QCD) to taking your required minimum distribution (RMD), there are many important financial moves to consider before year-end. To make this end-of-year planning a little easier, we have a ...

Navigating Qualified Charitable Distributions

It’s the charitable season which means you may be getting ready to donate to your favorite charity or nonprofit. Since new tax laws were implemented in 2017, you may want to reconsider how you make your donation (if you haven’t already). 

A qualified charitable distribution, or a QCD, is a distribution from an IRA that goes directly to a qualifying charity and is not included ...