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Write in Allen Swanson for Borough Council

October 13, 2020

I am running for the Borough Council as a write-in candidate.  Those who have followed my statements know that I am running because I have proposals which are not being addressed by the current council or the two other candidates. Since I entered the campaign late there has not been an opportunity to have a candidate’s forum or debate. I intend to use Tap and what other ...

Re-Elect Nadine Geoffroy for NP Borough Council

Thank you, Residents of New Providence, for the opportunity to have served on the Borough Council for these last three years.  I have had the chance to work on many committees and have learned a great deal about the various components that make up our amazing town.  I have met many new residents and strengthened relationships with friends and neighbors.  While there ...

Three reasons to vote for Malinowski

October 21, 2020

Here are three reasons why I am voting for Tom Malinowski for Congress:

1. He supported Small Business via the Paycheck Protection Program, which helped more than 90,000 businesses across New Jersey.

2. He defended the Affordable Care Act, which helped to lower the cost of health care for many residents. He continues to fight for reforms to make healthcare more affordable, such as more ...

Geoffroy & McKnight for New Providence Council: Demonstrated Commitment to our Community

When evaluating candidates for Borough Council, I believe one should consider factors such as: the skill sets that the candidate possesses, level of experience, connection to the community, character and the vision that the individual would bring to the position. 

In addition I also feel that it is important for the candidate to have demonstrated a commitment to our Borough and have a ...

Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

October 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Calling All Educators! Spring Grove Rehabilitation Wants You to Grab a Cup of Joe on them!

October 21, 2020

Union County Clerk Re-Opens Elizabeth Office for In-Person Passport, Notary, and Trade Name Services

Starting on Monday, November 2, the Elizabeth Office of Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will resume offering in-person passport, notary, and trade name services. The restoration of these services follows a temporary suspension for office upgrades. The office is located in the County Courthouse at 2 Broad Street, in midtown Elizabeth.

All in-person visits for passport, notary, and trade name ...

Point View Duo to Present 'Value Investing Live' Oct. 21

Point View’s David Dietze, President and Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, joined by Fritz Schoenhut, its Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, will present on “Value Investing Live,” Wednesday, October 21, at 2 p.m. ET.

They’ll discuss markets, their approach to selecting stocks, and timely picks today. The event is sponsored by ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief?

October 15, 2020

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

Community Conversations: #AskHer

Are you ready to #AskHer? Join Atlantic Health System in asking the women in your life if they have had their annual mammogram. On the next Community Conversation, breast surgeon Rebecca Yang, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates, and Lydia Nadeau, Executive Director, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, discuss mammograms and how you can #AskHer!

 

Edwin Roman Passes Away at Age 26

October 19, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Edwin Roman, one of Summit's most familiar faces and beloved personalities, passed away October 18 at age 26. The circumstances of his passing have not been made public, and a GoFundMe site has been established to assist with funeral service expenses. The site has generated nearly $26,000 in the several hours since it has been posted.

The GoFundMe site's page ...

Determining Tax on Roth IRA Distributions

Roth IRA distributions are always tax-free… right? Not necessarily. There are certain circumstances where your Roth IRA distribution could be subject to income tax. Determining whether your withdrawal will be taxed depends on factors such as your age and the type of funds you’re withdrawing.

To learn more, click here to download “Determining Tax on Roth IRA Distributions in ...

6 Options for Distribution from a Company Plan

Whether you are changing employers or reaching retirement, deciding what to do with your company retirement plan is an important decision with more options than you may expect—six to be exact. Without proper expertise to navigate this landscape, you may not realize the tax savings opportunities you have available, or worse, be in danger of making costly mistakes.

To help understand the ...