Government

Edison Township Employees Raise $8,240 for Autism Speaks NJ

Credits: Submitted photos
Credits: Submitted photos

EDISON, NJ – Municipal employees raised $8,240 to benefit programs that Autism Speaks-New Jersey sponsors throughout the Garden State, according to the town’s fundraising organizer, fire Capt. Andrew Toth.

Toth recently presented a check to Kristen Apen, the field development manager for Autism Speaks-NJ, at the Edison Municipal Complex.

They were joined during the presentation by Mayor Thomas Lankey, Edison Township Council members and a host of township employees who helped raise the money during April’s fundraising drive.

Edison’s contribution to Autism Speaks-NJ was collected during National Autism Awareness Month by members of the town’s International Federation of Firefighters Local 1197 and Local 2883, Edison PBA Local 75, and a number of non-union township employees.

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Edison

Upcoming Events

Fri, November 24, 12:00 PM

Galeria West, Westfield

11/24/2017 at 7:30PM: Flamenco Nights @ Galeria ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sun, November 26, 10:45 AM

North Plainfield

Sunday Morning Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Sun, November 26, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra:

Arts & Entertainment

Mascola for Council

October 31, 2017

Candidate: Wayne Joseph Mascola Sr.

Age: 62

Edison Resident: 36 years

Married to Carol Mascola

Father of Four Children:  Nadia age 40, Tara age 39, Wayne Jr. age 36, Kristin age 33

Grandfather: Four grandchildren and two on the way Krystal 20, Alyssa 18, Damian 5, Luke 23 months, two more due January and February

Education: 

Metuchen High School class of ...

Elijah's Promise Preps Hundreds of Thanksgiving Meals for Those in Need

November 23, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah’s Promise has built up a reputation as one of the most prominent soup kitchens in the Central Jersey region, and this Thanksgiving, the organizers will have another go at living up to that name.

This Thanksgiving, organizers are expecting to serve hundreds guests, ranging from the homeless to some of the area’s neediest families.

So for the past week ...

New Jersey Tech Council Hosts its 21st Anniversary Awards Celebration

November 18, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of New Jersey's leaders in technology and life sciences gathered to celebrate the New Jersey Tech Council's 21st Anniversary Awards Celebration, at the Palace of Somerset, Thursday night. 

Statewide and regional companies were recognized and honored for their contributions to the communities they serve. 

"On this stage, we’ll honor some ...

MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT FORUM ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

November 22, 2017

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Bayonne Office On Aging will host a Medicare open enrollment forum that will take place on Wednesday, November 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 630 Avenue C.  City Hall is located on Avenue C between 27th and 28th Streets. The forum is designed to prepare local seniors for the open enrollment period for ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...