Edison Top Stories

October 22, 2018

EDISON, NJ – An Edison councilman has been advised to stop using his position to influence the Edison Library’s hiring process. Councilman Samip Joshi contacted Edison Library Director Jane Jiang on several occasions on behalf of an applicant, according to a letter from the Edison Library ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Recycling Center has a new addition thanks to Lesly Mayta, who built a greenhouse made entirely out of two-liter bottles for her Girl Scout Silver Award, which is the second highest award Girl Scout Cadettes can earn.  The project was based on the mantra, ...

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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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EDISON, NJ -  The Edison Public Library will be teaming up with Kanopy to bring some 30,000 movies to library cardholders, free of charge.  The Edison Libraries will be officially launching the program on Monday, October 22, 2018.  Patrons will be eligible to stream up to 7 films per month. Once ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Have you thought about a private school education for your son?  Then it is time to take a tour and get a look into the day-to-day activities of students at the Saint Joseph High School Open House in Metuchen, New Jersey, on October 21, 2018 from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.  Meet the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - From the opening kickoff, the South Brunswick Vikings appeared to be celebrating their annual Homecoming Contest early as they easily defeated the Hawks from J.P. Stevens (Edison) 41-13. The Vikings stretched their season record to 5-3 with their hopes still alive for ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Middlesex County College will be hosting its annual Harvest Fest on October 25 (rain date: October 26) from 5-8 pm on the MCC campus in Edison. The event is free to attend for all. This year’s Harvest Fest will feature pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating, hayrides, alien laser ...

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Edison, NJ –  Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a grand jury indicted five Edison police officers on multiple charges including official misconduct, participating in a pattern of official misconduct, and theft. According to a statement issued by Mr. Carey’s office, ...

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Edison, NJ -  The Edison Police Department has advised residents that all lanes on Route One in the southbound direction from Prince St  have been shut down due to a motor vehicle accident.  

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EDISON, NJ - Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) will be hosting its annual fundraising dinner at the Pines Manor, in Edison, on October 20, from 6-9 pm. This inspirational night is dedicated to celebrating the achievements made throughout IRUSA’s programs and projects in Pakistan as part of a national ...

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Edison, NJ - On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Edison Township will be participating in the National DEA Operation Take Back initiative to collect old, unwanted, or expired prescription or over the counter medications according to the Edison Police Department.   The medications can be dropped off at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Paterson woman was a arrested and charged with homicide for a fatal drunk-driving crash last month in which an 80-year-old man was killed another person was injured on Route 1 in North Brunswick, authorities said.  Elizabeth Gomez, 42, faces one count of second-degree ...

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Edison, NJ – Edison Library Director, Jane Jiang, announced that the Clara Barton branch will expand its hours of operation beginning in November. Currently, the Clara Barton branch operates for only  37.5 hours per week and is closed on both Wednesdays and Sundays.  In comparison, the other two ...

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Edison, NJ – The Edison Arts Society will be showcasing local artist, Ron MacCloskey's, “FRANKENSTEIN ARTWORK - a Two Hundred Year Celebration!" The exhibit begins on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 and will continue through November 9, 2018. The Gallery, located on the 3rd floor of the Municipal ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Shri Krishna Vrundavana temple will mark the tenth and final day of Navratri on October 18, with the Vijayadashami and Madhwa Jayanthi Celebration. The Grand Celebration of Sri Pavamana Homa will take place at 9:30 am, and Vidyaarambha (Aksharabhyasa) will take place at 11:45 am.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - A Sayreville woman is being held in the county jail today on charges of providing drugs to another woman who died from an overdose, authorities said. Danielle Urbanowicz, 30, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, was arrested and charge with a single count of strict liability ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Chamber of Commerce hosted their 19th annual Awards Reception & Annual Dinner on October 16 at The Pines Manor. Four new Directors were sworn into office and the organization presented several awards. Art Cifelli, Chairman of the Board, explained that “it’s our ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison hosted a one-day conference on Mission Skills attended by over 20 independent schools across the country and Canada. This select group of schools forms the Steering Committee for the Enrollment Management Association’s (“EMA”) Character Task ...

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Highland Park, NJ  – Members of the New Jersey 18th Legislative District, Senator Patrick Diegnan (D-South Plainfield), Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak (D-Edison), and Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-East Brunswick)  announced that the Reformed Church of Highland Park Affordable Housing Corporation ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery and sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin (D-Middlesex) advanced in the Assembly on Monday. The combined bills (A-342, A-343) would allow pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines, injectable medications, biologicals ...

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EDISON, NJ -   A 44-year-old Perth Amboy man died after accidentally falling 35 feet onto a concrete floor Monday morning inside a Raritan Center warehouse where he was employed, according to the Edison Township Police Department.  The victim, Jose R. Caba, apparently fell off a cargo lift at 7:30 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several hundred people filled the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens today at the funeral service for New Brunswick Vice Principal Tyrone Harrison, who was struck by a car and killed. "I know this is tough for all of us," Harrison's brother, Shawn, told the people who ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Perth Amboy firefighter faces charges of sexually assaulting a teenager over a period of four years, when the victim was 13 to 16 years old,  with the first assault occurring a decade ago, authorities said today. Hugo Fleites, 57, of Perth Amboy was arrested today ...

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EDISON, NJ – The South Plainfield Tigers received two goals from Gabe Mont and the Tigers defense contained J.P. Stevens offense for most of the game as the South Plainfield Tigers defeated J.P. Stevens 4-1. South Plainfield held J.P. Stevens to just five shots on goal while South Plainfield ...

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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. 

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EDISON , NJ  -  Edison firefighters and fire companies from a few nearby towns swiftly extinguished a smokey three-alarm fire on Friday night at a privately-owned cardboard recycling facility. Fire was reported at 7:58 p.m. inside GP Harmon Recycling ar 300 Mill Road and it was under control ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - St. Peter's University Hospital is the latest health care center to announce it is considering a merger with another hospital or agency. Leslie Hirsch, interim CEO and president of St. Peter's Healthcare System - the parent company of the hospital - said the hospital this ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal accident in which a New Brunswick vice principal was struck and killed by one of several drivers who authorities say were drag racing on Stelton Road in Piscataway last Saturday,  Sohjah Powell-Warner, 21, of ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Library will be hosting a seminar titled "George Washington, New Jersey, and the Revolutionary War". The seminar will take place on November 13 at 7pm. Joel Farkas, a docent from the Washington Headquarter’s National Park Service, will be the guest speaker. The seminar ...

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Edison, NJ - Investors Bank paired up with the Indian Business Association to host a seminar on retirement planning.  The event, held at Chief’s Table in Edison, offered attendees the opportunity learn about Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and other retirement investment vehicles. The seminar ...

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