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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 ...

Roxbury Students Make Dean's and President's Lists at James Madison

June 11, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Five students from the Roxbury area were recently honored by James Madison University for their academic achievements. 

Ledgewood resident Jessica Mobilio was named to the President's List for the spring 2021 semester, according to the school. Mobilio is majoring in interdisciplinary liberal studies.

Darren Wyse of Succasunna, majoring in finance, ...

Roxbury Resident Samantha Murray Graduates Cum Laude from Alvernia

ROXBURY, NJ — Succasunna resident Samantha Elizabeth Murray has graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Alvernia University, said the school.

Murray majored in Health Care Science and General Science while studying at Alvernia. She is one of nearly 650 Alvernia students who finished their degrees at the Reading, Pa. university.

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JCP&L President Jim Fakult Elected Chairman of N.J. Chamber of Commerce

June 14, 2021

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Jim Fakult, president of Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has been elected chairman of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

Fakult, who has spent the past 33 years with FirstEnergy, has led JCP&L since 2013, the same year he joined the Chamber Board of Directors. He joined the Chamber’s executive ...