15th Anniversary: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

February 11, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world and to commemorate 15 years of service..

Founded in 2005, the non-profit volunteer organization marked its 15th anniversary on Feb. 4th.

The packing will be held at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on ...

Route 22 Billboard Honors Late Designated Driver Michael Sot

February 12, 2020

CLARK, NJ – Just over a year ago, Michael Sot died after a head-on collision with an alleged drunk driver. Sot was serving as a designated driver for peers from The College of New Jersey at the time of the accident in Ewing. 

The Clark resident's legacy now lives on in service to others on a billboard on Route 22 West in Union. The sign is part of the John R. Elliott ...

CAR T-Cell Therapy Trial

Atlantic Health System is treating patients in a new Phase II clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy at Morristown Medical Center.

“A type of immunotherapy for lymphoma known as CAR T-cell therapy has generated a great deal of excitement within the medical community because it uses a patient’s own immune cells to attack their cancer,” said Dr. Mohamad Cherry, medical ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, February 20, 5:00 PM

Delicious Heights, Berkeley Heights, Bedminster and Basking Ridge

Thursday is Ladies' Night at Delicious Heights

Food & Drink

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Fri, February 21, 8:00 PM

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Basking Ridge

Die Fledermaus

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, February 22, 8:00 PM

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Basking Ridge

Die Fledermaus

Arts & Entertainment

$1,000 Music Scholarship

February 19, 2020

Are you a high school senior woman who has applied for a college music program? Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested in pursuing a career in vocal music. 

Rehearsing in Stirling, we are dedicated to teaching, singing, and performing ...

The SECURE Act: Changes to Retirement Savings Law Deconstructed

The SECURE Act
Long-established retirement account rules change.

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act is now law. With it, comes some of the biggest changes to retirement savings law in recent years. While the new rules don’t appear to amount to a massive upheaval, the ...

IRA Required Beginning Date (RBD)

You’ve likely already heard about required minimum distributions (RMDs), but do you know what your required beginning date (RBD) is? Your RBD is the date by which you must begin to take RMDs from your retirement account if you have an IRA or employer plan. It is important to note that the rules differ depending on the type of retirement account you have and whether you are the account owner ...

Retirement is a Beginning

Retirement Is a Beginning

See if you are prepared to begin your retirement by answering four key questions.

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

  How do you know you are psychologically ready to retire? As a start, ask yourself four questions.

  One, is your work meaningful? If it is emotionally and psychologically ...