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Edison Police Collect 1,000 Toys for Tots

December 15, 2017

EDISON, NJ - The Edison Police Department collected more than 1,000 new, unwrapped toys and delivered them Thursday to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program.

“Thanks to many generous Edison families and our dedicated police officers, our toy drive was a terrific success,” Police Chief Thomas Bryan said. “It was also great fun for so many children who had a ...

South Brunswick: Gang Members Charged In Massive Crime Spree Including Gas Station Robbery, Shooting

NEW BRUNSWICK – Police charged seven “major gang” members with a series of serious crimes spanning several communities including the Oct. 15 robbery of the BP Gas Station on Route 27 where the attendant was shot and critically injured, officials announced Wednesday afternoon.

The arrest of the seven members of a major gang, came following an extensive investigation of a ...

Edison Township Promotes 14 Police Officers

EDISON, NJ -  Fourteen police officers in Edison Township received promotions on Monday.

Mayor Thomas Lankey promoted the officers to fill vacancies in the police department’s command staff that resulted from retirements this year.

Based on Police Chief Thomas Bryan’s recommendations, Lankey promoted six patrolmen and detectives to the rank of sergeant; four sergeants to ...

Girls Basketball: East Brunswick Defeats Edison H.S., 76-55

December 15, 2017

EDISON, NJ - The East Brunswick girls basketball team built an 11-point lead after one quarter en route to a 76-55 victory over Edison in the opener for both teams Friday night.

Alyssa Bondi sank six 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 22 points for East Brunswick, which led, 18-7, after one quarter and 66-37 after three quarters.

Nicole Johnson and Bianca Nakar each netted 16 points ...

Former MLB Player Conducts Baseball Clinic at Wardlaw+Hartridge

EDISON, NJ - Former Major League baseball player and batting coach Milt Thompson conducted the inaugural Wardlaw+Hartridge Baseball Clinic on Dec. 2 at the school’s campus in Edison.

The clinic included a morning session for middle school players and an afternoon session for high school players.

The former outfielder and World Series winning batting coach provided instructions on many ...

Don't Miss These Garden State Holiday Light Delights

December 9, 2017

NEW JERSEY - There are so many fun, family-friendly holiday activities it’s hard to pack them all in. However, if you’re looking for something simple that’s a throwback to your own childhood, make time to see these fabulous light displays that really get folks in the holiday mood.

Jenkinson’s Sea of Lights - Summer isn’t the only time to hit the boardwalk in ...

Edison Police Collect 1,000 Toys for Tots

December 15, 2017

EDISON, NJ - The Edison Police Department collected more than 1,000 new, unwrapped toys and delivered them Thursday to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program.

“Thanks to many generous Edison families and our dedicated police officers, our toy drive was a terrific success,” Police Chief Thomas Bryan said. “It was also great fun for so many children who had a ...

Edison Youth Aspires to Help Homeless Vets

EDISON, NJ - A young man from Edison has set out to help needy veterans.

Harrison Sussman, 12, will have his bar mitzvah on Dec. 14. His bar mitzvah project entails collecting goods that will go to homeless vets.

"I am going to be receiving donations to fill up duffel bags with socks and small toiletries," Sussman writes on his GoFundMe page. "Once we have filled these bags, ...

Edison Youth Aspires to Help Homeless Vets

December 4, 2017

EDISON, NJ - A young man from Edison has set out to help needy veterans.

Harrison Sussman, 12, will have his bar mitzvah on Dec. 14. His bar mitzvah project entails collecting goods that will go to homeless vets.

"I am going to be receiving donations to fill up duffel bags with socks and small toiletries," Sussman writes on his GoFundMe page. "Once we have filled these bags, ...

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Spotswood Police Department Completes Raid That Saves Christmas

December 14, 2017

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department pulled off a major raid at Spotswood High School this week that saved Christmas once again for borough residents. Acting on intelligence reports, a team of SWAT Elves led by the department's youngest officer, Trent Powers conducted the raid in the school's boiler room, apprehending four of the biggest Christmas haters around.

The Grinch, ...

Fanwood Resident Pleads Guilty in Rutgers Hacking Case

December 13, 2017

TRENTON, NJ – A 21-year-old Fanwood resident, Paras Jha, and two other defendants have pleaded guilty in three cybercrime cases. Jha, a former Rutgers student, admitted to launching a cyber attack on the university's computer network. He and two others also pleaded guilty to creating and operating two "botnets" that targeted “Internet of Things” ...

Edison Police Seek Applicants for Civilian Police Academy

December 15, 2017

EDISON – (Dec. 15, 2017) – The Edison Police Department will again host its popular Civilian Police Academy starting Jan. 30th and running on consecutive Tuesdays, from 7:30–9:30 p.m., through March 20th.

The Civilian Police Academy is free and will be held at the Edison Municipal Complex and is open to township residents, 18 or older, who register before Friday, Jan. 12.

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan (St. Martin's Press, 2017)

Several months ago I reviewed the magnificent compendium Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin Manuel Miranda. This charming edition is a must for anyone who is planning to see the Hamilton in order to become familiarized with the libretto and prepare him/herself for an extra-ordinary ...

'It's a Wonderful Life'from film to stage to radio

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ shows surprising appeal as radio/stage production

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has selected a nostalgic and heartwarming version of the classic Frank Capra movie from the 1140’s to entertain holiday audiences. “It’s a Wonderful Life” has somehow become a classic Christmas ...