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Admissions Abridged

“So Kate, what are you up to these days?” “Well, I’ve got a college counseling business.” “So you counsel college students?  What school do you work for?” “No, actually I help applicants navigate the college admissions process.” “Oh! [Insert comment about teen’s college search or fond college memory here.]” Of course it’s not totally off the mark to assume the majority of my clients are high schoolers--they are!  Most of my work days are in ...

Dear Susan

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Providing cancer patients with a few moments of unforgettable joy is the mission of the Diva for a Day Foundation. It began in 2010 when a pair of friends came together to make a worthwhile difference in the lives of those who have the disease. The non-profit organization aims to pamper and delight “divas” with a day of relaxing spa services at participating facilities. The Program & How to Participate At the heart of the program is a deep desire to nurture the soul and spirit.

Finance Decoded

With the holiday season upon us, your to-do list might seem endless. In the midst of preparing for all the festivities, have you taken the time to review your end of year financial checklist? Review our End of Year financial to-dos to help ensure you start 2019 out on the right foot End-of-year checklist ✓✓ □Should you do a Roth IRA Conversion? For a 2018 Roth conversion, the funds must leave the IRA or employer plan by December 31, 2018. □Have you taken your Required minimum distributions (RMDs)? There is a ...

TAPintio Holiday Gift Guide

  Summit Area YMCA offers a January 1 Special New Year offer. Click for offer.                      Website: https://www.thesay.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/summitarea.ymca/ __________________________ The TAPinto Holiday Gift Guide provides our readers with information about local participating businesses as well as special holiday offers from them.  For more information, including how to participate, ...

The Highlander, Gov. Livingston High School's Student Newspaper

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Governor Livingston recently hosted the annual STEM League competition with schools from around the state in attendance. In teams of five, students worked together to solve a challenging real world problem by applying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This year, the challenge was based on a hyperloop, a proposed train that can travel at high speeds without friction. After researching properties of the hyperloop, teams had to design a prototype transport pod that could travel at the highest ...

The Mommy's Review

I love Halloween! It’s one of my favorite holidays, especially since there is so much to do, and it’s so much fun for the kids. I also love that you don’t have to spend a lot of money. Sure, you could go to the store and buy brand-new costumes and decorate your house like crazy, but it’s also a holiday you can do on a budget. Secondhand costumes purchased from Facebook swap groups? Check. Dollar store decorations? You betcha. Hitting up the free local trick-or-treating events? You can bet all of your Fun Size M&Ms ...

Westfield Area YMCA

WESTFIELD, NJ — Christmas is almost here and the Y Men’s Tree Lot still has trees available to beautify your home or office this season while helping the community. All proceeds benefit local organizations. Proceeds benefit the financial assistance program at the Westfield Area YMCA as well as the Achievers Program for minority youth. Other organizations that benefit from the sale include Resolve Community Counseling Center, The Children’s Learning Center in Scotch Plains, Westfield and Scotch Plains' ...

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