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Eleven Edison Mail Carriers Up For Safe Driving Awards

June 11, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Eleven U.S. Postal Service mail carriers will be honored Wednesday for, essentially, driving around the planet more than 40 times.

The 11 letter carriers will be presented with the National Safety Council's prestigious "Million Mile Award" for accomplishing more than 30 years of driving without a reventable accident, said the U.S. Postal Service. The 8:45 a.m. award ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Class of 2018 Honored at Senior Farewell Dinner

June 11, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Members of the Class of 2018 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison joined their parents, family, faculty and staff members and administrators at the annual Senior Farewell Dinner on Monday, June 4, in the AP Room. The event was catered by Sage Dining Services.

Dr. Bob Bowman, Assistant Head of School for Upper School, welcomed the guests and Andrew Webster, Head of School, ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Kindergarten Students Graduate to First Grade

EDISON, NJ - The Kindergarten Class at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison shared poems, songs and personal reflections during a heart-warming graduation ceremony in the Berry Performing Arts Center on June 4. A class of 21 kindergarteners graduated and confidently announced their readiness for first grade.

The ceremony began with a procession and flag salute. After the singing of ...

County Democrats Re-elect Their Leaders

June 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a party election with little drama, the Middlesex County Democrats re-elected their leaders Tuesday night by an acclamation vote.

Chairman Kevin P. McCabe and Vice Chair Beatrice Moskowitz will now serve their fifth term, leading the powerful Middlesex County Democratic Organization (MCDO) for another year.

“Our organization is as strong as it has ever ...

Eleven Edison Mail Carriers Up For Safe Driving Awards

June 11, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Eleven U.S. Postal Service mail carriers will be honored Wednesday for, essentially, driving around the planet more than 40 times.

The 11 letter carriers will be presented with the National Safety Council's prestigious "Million Mile Award" for accomplishing more than 30 years of driving without a reventable accident, said the U.S. Postal Service. The 8:45 a.m. award ...

Holy Savior’s 7th Annual 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Walk - A Success

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Blue skies and sunshine blessed the participants of Holy Savior’s 7th Annual 5k and 1-Mile Family Fun Walk on Saturday June 2nd as over 150 people took part in the event to raise funds for Holy Savior Academy, located at 149 South Plainfield Avenue in South Plainfield.

“Holy Savior Academy is truly part of the South Plainfield community, from ...

New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

June 12, 2018

EDISON, NJ - New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across New York City, the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New Jersey to donate blood to help replenish the blood supply for hospitals throughout the area.

In order to maintain a safe blood supply, a seven-day inventory of all blood types must be continually ...

COACHES Care Event to Benefit Jacob McCreesh Pediatric Gym

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – COACHES Care will be hosting an event at the Southside Clam Bar this Tuesday June 12, to benefit the Jacob McCreesh Pediatric PT Gym at JFK Medical Center.  Jake's Place will provide physical therapy for children diagnosed with brain cancer as well cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other cognitive illnesses. 

Southside Clam Bar located at 118 New ...

Two Busted in $2.3 Million Perfume Heist from Edison Warehouse, say Feds

June 18, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. – Two men have been charged for their alleged roles in transporting $2.3 million worth of perfume products stolen from an Edison warehouse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Yunior Estevez, 33, of Hollywood, Florida, and Carlos Duvergel, 53, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, were both charged by complaint with conspiracy and with the interstate transport of stolen ...

Manutti Marina in Belmar: Top Choice for Boating, Fishing and All-Around Family Fun

June 11, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — It’s no secret that Belmar Manutti Marina ranks among the best boating destinations along the Atlantic coast.

Tucked along the eastern shoreline of the idyllic Shark River — just a five-minute trip by boat to the ocean — the state-of-the-art marina is a top choice among boaters looking to stay for the season, enjoy a vacation or spend the weekend.

In ...

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Edison Public Library Donation Drive for Edison Animal Shelter

June 5, 2018

The Edison Township Free Public Library is partnering with the Edison Animal Shelter to do a donation drive for the Edison Animal Shelter. There is a checklist of all items that are being accepted at the animal shelter. These checklists can be found above and the donation bins will be available at all three branches. We will be collecting items until the end of June. For more ...

New Brunswick Civic League Leader Still Looking for New Challenges After 48 Years at Helm

June 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 48 years of leading the charge for change in New Brunswick, Dr. C. Roy Epps can still be found quietly working on weekends in The Civic League of Greater New Brunswick offices.

The tireless commitment of the 77-year-old President and CEO of this non-profit has helped provide residents access to a variety of health, housing and education services over the ...

Applications to Rutgers Jump Nearly 10 Percent; Increase from Out-of-State Students

June 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from out-side New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Public Speaking Winners Announced

June 19, 2018

Wardlaw+Hartridge's Middle School held its public speaking finals in the Berry Performing Arts Center on May 24.

Congratulations to Jeni Lyn Vargas of Dunellen, who won the eighth-grade speech competition and the privilege to speak at the Stepping Up Ceremony on June 6, and David Ezra Flatau-Jones of Scotch Plains, who won the Streib Cup awarded to the best public speaker in the sixth ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...