Category: Letters & Commentary

10 Things to Know about Free Volunteer Tax Help

By the Internal Revenue Service Each year millions of people have their tax returns prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteers. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for...

March 8, 2013 | comments

A Call to Action on Extinction

By Michele S. Byers Almost every 6-year-old has heard of “extinction.” Ask kids about extinct creatures and you will be told in graphic detail about the dinosaurs that once walked the...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Athletic Scholarships are a Long Shot, at Best

By New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletics Association It’s a long shot. Many high school student-athletes dream – often with encouragement or even prompting from families and coaches – of a...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Residents See Garden State Quality of Life Staying High

By The Monmouth University Polling Institute In its regular tracking of residents’ satisfaction with life in New Jersey, the Monmouth University Poll finds the current Garden State Quality of Life Index...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Housing for Sandy-Displaced Residents is Christie Administration’s First Order...

By Commissioner Richard E. Constable III In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, approximately 346,000 houses in New Jersey were left damaged or destroyed. While many New Jer­seyans have been...

March 1, 2013 | comments

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