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Nine Facts About Retirement

Tip: Nearly 70% of workers expect to work for pay in retirement, but only 26% of retirees actually have done so. 
Source: 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey, EBRI

Retirement can have many meanings. For some, it will be a time to travel and spend time with family members. For others, it will be a time to start a new business or begin a charitable endeavor. Regardless of what approach ...

The Cost of Procrastination

Some of us share a common experience. You’re driving along when a police cruiser pulls up behind you with its lights flashing. You pull over, the officer gets out, and your heart drops.

“Are you aware the registration on your car has expired?” 

You’ve experienced one of the costs of procrastination. Procrastination can cause missed deadlines, missed ...

Try to Avoid “Titanic” Investment Mistakes

It's been 107 years this month since the tragedy of the Titanic. Of course, this disaster has fascinated the world ever since, leading to books, movies, musicals and, ultimately, a successful search for the big ship’s remains. On the positive side, commercial shipping lines learned a great deal from the Titanic, resulting in safer travel across the oceans. And as an investor, you, too, ...

Financial Gifts for Valentines…of All Ages

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This year, consider going beyond the flowers and chocolates and think about providing financial-related gifts to your loved ones of all generations. 

Here are some gift possibilities to consider:  

For your spouse or partner – Your income – both today and in the future – may be essential to the ability of your ...

Some Thoughts on ‘Mindful’ Motoring

Maybe it’s because I’m a “car guy.” Or maybe it’s just because I’ve been around a while.

Whatever the reason, I notice a lot of things drivers do, or don’t do, that make me concerned.

These days, there’s a lot of talk about “mindfulness” and I can think of few activities that benefit as much from being mindful as does driving. Take ...

Snow: Let Your Kid Drive in It!

ROXBURY, NJ - We are about to be walloped by a snowstorm. 

Many parents with a new driver at home will see the storm approaching and instinctively decide to not allow their kids to get behind the wheel until the snow's been cleared.

They might want to rethink that.

When it snows, it's the perfect opportunity for parents to take the newest driver in their ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

I strongly support Will Felegi for Freeholder

February 27, 2019

Dear Editor,

I met Will for the first time at one of our Republican Club meetings before he became president. I remember thinking how great it was to have a new member; our club was largely defunct at the time.

Will later became our club president on a promise to rebuild and reenergize the organization. We watched as appropriate changes were made, and remarked at how quickly our club grew.

Roxbury Senior Bridget Doherty Signs to University of Rhode Island

March 14, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School had the opportunity March 7 to acknowledge the hard work and accomplishments of one of its top athletes, senior Bridget Doherty, who has the exciting opportunity to continue her academic and athletic career at the University of Rhode Island next year.

“Bridget has given our program a lot to be proud of over the last few years," ...

Roxbury's Rachel Lessig Inducted into Monmouth Phi Eta Sigma

ROXBURY, NJ - Landing resident Rachel Lessig was inducted March 1 into the Monmouth University Chapter of  Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.

Students who are honored with induction earned grade point averages greater than 3.5 during their first semester.

Lessig also made the university's Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester.

 

Eisenhower Middle School Second Marking Period Honor Rolls

ROXBURY, NJ -  Eisenhower Middle School announces the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2018/2019 school year.

Students must have earned all A’s on their second marking period report card to qualify for high honor roll. Students must have a combination of As and Bs on their second marking period report card to earn ...

Morristown Medical Center Named Top Hospital in New Jersey With More than 350 Beds Across 10 Clinical Categories by Physicians

March 16, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in the state with more than 350 beds by physicians, Castle Connolly and Jersey’s Best.

Morristown Medical Center was also named the number one hospital in the state across all treatment categories ranked: breast cancer, prostate cancer, pediatric cancer, coronary artery bypass ...

Morristown Medical Center Announces Addition of Two State-of-The-Art Surgical Systems for Minimally Invasive Surgeries

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 robotic cases to date.

A hernia surgery, bowel surgery, and hysterectomy were ...