Roxbury Council Regular Meeting - VIRTUAL

Tue, June 15
7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
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1715 Route 46 Ledgewood, NJ 07852

1715 Route 46
Ledgewood, NJ 07852

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IRS Scams Can Target Seniors . . . What Family Caregivers Can Do

At first, 82-year-old Steve was alarmed by the message he discovered on his voice mail. “The caller said the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) was filing a lawsuit against me. I called the number back and they asked for my account number. I said they never gave me one so the man asked for my Social Security number, and I said I would never give that over the phone. He hung up on me. So, I ...

What Are the Tax Benefits of Charitable Trusts?

Americans give freely to support the causes they value, from churches, education and the arts to medical research. Fortunately, current tax laws encourage and even reward philanthropy.

Beyond the basic tax deductions for charitable giving, setting up one or both of the following types of trusts could provide financial advantages in addition to the personal satisfaction that comes from ...

Why New Kitchen Floor Tiles Will Revive Your Kitchen

Don’t start ripping out those kitchen cabinets just yet. If you’re looking for a way to revive an old, dated kitchen, look to your kitchen backsplash and kitchen floor tiles first, because you might just need a new kitchen tile floor. 

Not only is tile kitchen flooring a more affordable flooring option and less involved process than ripping out and replacing all your cabinets, ...

Women’s Mental Health Hit Hardest during COVID Pandemic

We have all been adjusting to the reality that COVID is an infectious disease, but we now know that it is also a profound chronic stressor with serious implications for mental health. These stressors are impacting mental health for all of us, but women, and especially women of color, have been hit the hardest.

Recent studies have shown that one in ten women have had to quit a job due to a ...

Tropical Storm Isaias Update

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities continue restoration efforts for customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias. Service has been restored to approximately 566,000 JCP&L customers – more than 72% of the 788,000 customers impacted by the storm.

More than 8,000 utility personnel from JCP&L, other ...

Two From Roxbury Make Academic Achievement Lists at Western New England

June 16, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ - Two former Roxbury High School students earned academic honors for the Spring 2021 semester at Western New England University, said the school.

William John Hefferle, of Succasunna, was named to the university's President's List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. Hefferle is studying mechanical engineering.

Jacob Victor Dino Named was ...

Roxbury's Gasiorowski Makes Springfield College Dean's List

ROXBURY, NJ — Roxbury resident Dylan Gasiorowski was named to Springfield College Dean's List for the 2021 Spring Semester.

Gasiorowski, of Succasunna, has a primary major of Computer and Information Services. 

The criteria for selection to the Dean's List are as follows: The student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework for the term, ...

FDA Approves First Drug that Delays Decline Due to Alzheimer’s

June 16, 2021

CHICAGO, IL — During Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in June, the Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically announced the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of aducanumab (Biogen/Eisai) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. 

As this is the first FDA-approved drug that delays decline due to Alzheimer’s disease, ...