Edison News

November 19, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Edison High School (EHS) hosted its annual Holiday Bazaar Indoor Vendor and Craft Show on Nov. 17.  The Bazaar featured various vendors selling jewelry, winter accessories, and food. According to Irene Vargas, Co- president of the EHS Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO), all ...

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Edison, NJ –  The John P. Stevens High School Marching Hawks completed a successful season that included historic achievements for the school.  The Hawks, for the first time,  qualified for the finals at the Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships and won awards at the US Bands New ...

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Edison, NJ - The Metuchen Edison Women's Club is selling luminary kits for the holiday season.  Each kits costs $7 and includes 10 waxed white bags, 10 ten-hour candles, and instructions.  The luminary kits can be placed along driveways, sidewalks or patios to decorate the pathway.  All proceeds ...

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It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery.  There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same. A lack of outdoor growing space, limited growing seasons, and time constraints have many people ...

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EDISON, NJ -  The Edison Housing Authority partnered with the Indian Business Association (IBA), the Metuchen- Edison New Jersey Branch of the NAACP, and the Edison Lioness Club to launch Operation Warm Heart on Friday, November 16.  Volunteers distributed 160 turkeys and nonperishable food items ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Not only are merchants in downtown Somerville rolling out the red carpet for Santa’s arrival, they’re sweeping off the welcome mat for visitors and shoppers this holiday season starting off with Small Business Saturday just two days after Thanksgiving. It's a magical time of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is an understatement to say the Rutgers football season has been "disappointing." But the one benefit for wary Rutgers fans has been the traditional tailgates, a great place to meet up with old friends, commiserate about the current football situation and say "Hi" to Big ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  An Edison man, wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man, has been apprehended, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Saturday. Christopher “C-Dub” Thompson, 26, of Edison, was arrested Friday at a home in Lithonia, Georgia by members ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school. The building on the Busch ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to:Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 ...

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EDISON, NJ - Snow days are the perfect time for a family to do something together. Why not gather the troops and make a batch, or two, of classic oatmeal cookies.  The Original Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a classic that is meant to be shared as much as a batch of these cookies are ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways. The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark with advocacy ...

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Edison, NJ - On Friday, November 16, 2018, Edison Public Schools will have a delayed opening.  School Hours   KINDERGARTEN AM KINDERGARTEN PM ELEMENTARY Grades 1-5 MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH ...

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Edison, NJ - All after school activities and meetings have been canceled for today, Thursday, November 15, 2018. Aftercare is canceled this afternoon as well.  The Middle School Parent Teacher conferences are being rescheduled to Thursday, November 29, 2018. 

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Hillsborough man with a history of arrests and indictments for bank robbery now faces a possible sentence of life in prison after being convicted Wednesday of a robbery at a North Brunswick bank A jury in Superior Court in New Brunswick continued Quinton Watson, 51, for the ...

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EDISON, NJ- The National Weather Service has issued the following advisory for the Edison area: Mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch expected. Mixed precipitation is expected from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m Thursday ...

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On Sunday, November 18th, Rutgers Preparatory School (Somerset, NJ) will celebrate Diwali. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. and there will be a catered dinner following the event, sponsored by Bombay Talk in Iselin, NJ. The event is open to the public and will include performances, presentations, and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A former Raritan resident convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in 2015 has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Ramon Cadiz, 54, formerly of First Avenue, was sentenced on Nov. 9 to two consecutive ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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EDISON, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated).

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark. The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – Saint Joseph High School will be hosting its Annual Advent Mass and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 8, 2018.  The event is open to the public and will include a Bell Concert presented by Saint Matthew the Apostle Bell Choir at 4:45 PM followed by Mass ...

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Iselin, NJ -  The Indian Business Association will be hosting its annual Christmas Spectacular, sponsored by ShopRite, on  December 1, 2018.  The annual event features live music, train rides, and the lighting of the Oak Tree Road Christmas Tree, a 27 foot decorated tree that is placed at the ...

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Edison, NJ -  Edison High School's Marching Band took 1st place in the USBands National Competitions Group IV-Open. On Saturday, November 10th,  the Edison High School Marching Band captured the Championship  at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, where the band competed against eight other bands ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Now that November is in full swing, leaves turning colors, air is cool and crisp and the holiday season is fast approaching.  You know what that means? Festive events, festive events, festive events! Tuesday, November 13 New Brunswick Jazz Project – Emerging Artists Night & ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Know a student that soars through math challenges without hesitation?  Have a Math whiz in the family?  It's time to get them to sign up for the Saint Joseph High School Annual Mathematics Competition.    The event is open to any New Jersey students in grades seven or eight.   The ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Veterans' Day 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, when America's Doughboys shouldered their weapons and came marching home to a grateful nation, a stark contrast to the harsh greeting that awaited America's soldiers returning from Vietnam more than 50 years ...

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Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast.  Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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