Press Releases

August 8, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage. Under Governor Phil ...

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EDISON, NJ - Citing a total lack of investment in economic development, Edison Councilman Joe Coyle voted no on the 2018 budget proposal  submitted by Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey.  “We can’t rely on budget gimmicks like spending  all our tax surplus nor can we continuously increase taxes on our ...

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Speaking to a crowd of about 110 people at Jersey Water Works’ annual membership meeting on Thursday, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex), who chairs the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee, spoke about New Jersey’s mounting obligation to update the state’s water infrastructure and ...

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Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, ...

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In a “Kickoff Event” for the annual India Day Parade, taking place this year on August 12th in Edison, members of the Indian Business Association descended on Capitol Hill to promote national awareness of the annual celebration and highlight policy issues affecting Indian-Americans.   The ...

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It is with great excitement the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy announces the receipt of camp scholarship funds from Macy’s that will send children to camp this summer. From May 1-22, 2018, Macy’s customers were able to “Make Good Cents” and round up their in-store purchases to ...

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Rev up your computer skills at our fun summer classes! We’ve got lots of beginner classes at the Main Library and more advanced ones at North Edison, so come on out! Everyone is welcome, no matter where you live. Registration begins one week prior to each class. To register, call 732-287-2298 ...

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The Nutrition Program for the Elderly senior meal program offered at the Edison Senior Center, 2963 Woodbridge Avenue is celebrating its 10-year anniversary and partnership with Edison Township. One of eight sites throughout Middlesex County, the Edison site has served 69,500 congregate meals ...

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Highlighting the achievements of the blind and visually impaired, five New Jersey students were awarded college scholarships Thursday at New Jersey Department of Human Services’ 13th Annual Blind and Vision-Impaired Awareness Night with the Trenton Thunder. Human Services Commissioner Carole ...

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Over 100 Healthy U champions and partners from YMCAs and schools from all over the state gathered at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on May 18 to celebrate 10 years of community impact. Healthy U was also formally presented with the 2017 CATCH® Award for Excellence in State Health.  CATCH ...

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Metuchen Downtown Alliance, in partnership with SCORE Central Jersey, is announcing the “Win at Marketing” Workshop Series.  The three free workshops are designed for Metuchen businesses looking to grow their market and increase their sales.  “This workshop series is a key initiative in the work ...

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A total of 1101 students were named to the Middlesex County College Dean’s List for spring 2018. From Edison: Salma Abdellatif  Juliana Alusik  Chrystlle Anne Bautista  Michael Brownlie  Jenna Cerra  Nargis Chogle  Oscar Cleaver  Raynard Dela Cruz  Jean-Luc ...

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A total of 1514 degrees and certificates were awarded to 1480 students by Middlesex County College Thursday, May 17 at the 51st annual Commencement exercises witnessed by approximately 3500 guests at the Rutgers Athletic Center. Valedictorian Sindhu Murthy (Highland Park) delivered the class ...

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The countdown to summer is on and kids aren’t the only ones looking forward to the summer months. The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy (MEWSA) is getting ready for an influx of programming and activities that stimulate both mind and body, in an effort to help children have an ...

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The Edison Main Public Library has partnered with the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park to offer for the first time the Thomas Edison Traveling Lecture and Discussion on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Mrs. Kathleen Carlucci, who runs the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, is ...

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The Edison Main Public Library has partnered with the Metuchen-Edison Historical Society to offer for the first time, Edison Military History Day on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 10:30am-3:30pm. The event will consist of a 30 minute interactive presentation at 11:30am and 2:00pm. Attendees will ...

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For the second year in a row, Macy’s is partnering with the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy to give kids a summer camp experience. From Tuesday, May 1, to Sunday, May 22, the Macy’s at Menlo Park Mall and Woodbridge Center Mall invites shoppers to round-up their in-store ...

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The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy announced the John Malinowski Youth Employee Award recipients at their Annual Dinner held on May 2, 2018.  The Malinowski Award is named after John G. Malinowski, former Metuchen YMCA Director who dedicated his life to service within his ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its annual World Language Honor Societies induction ceremony on May 2 in the Oakwood Room. Twenty-four Upper School students were inducted into three honor societies - Chinese, Latin and Spanish.  Congratulations to this year’s honorees: Chinese – ...

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Learning how to think "outside of the box" can lead to new inventions and improvements in science and technology. This is especially important  during a time when doing more with less can be the key to success. With this in mind, the Design Thinking class at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in ...

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Third grade students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enjoyed the opportunity to express themselves through creative dance in a special recital performance in Laidlaw Gym. The students have been working with Danielle Mondi, performer, teaching artist and choreographer, in the ‘Dance to ...

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Union Catholic sophomore Jillian Jacinto received a very special honor when she was recently chosen to attend a Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. At the seven-week Summer Immersion Program, which will be held in New York City this summer, Jacinto will learn about computer science ...

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The Middlesex County Department of Public Safety and Health, Office of Health Services, will host the “10th Annual Pancreatic Cancer 5k Run for the Cure and Cancer Awareness Walk” on Saturday, June 9at Roosevelt Park in Edison. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Runners will start at 9 a.m., and ...

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The John P. Stevens Band Program will be presenting their annual Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 16, starting at 7:00 pm in the high school auditorium, which is located at 855 Grove Avenue in Edison.  The program’s Symphonic Band, Freshman Band, various small ensembles, and nationally-recognized ...

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EDISON, NJ - Please join us for the first installment of our Experts in Education Series, Project-Based Learning in the Early Childhood and Elementary Classrooms, presented by Silvia Sollenberger Davis, M.S.Ed., Head of Lower School. The event will be held on Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 12 ...

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Wardlaw+Hartridge School coaches Elizabeth Martin of South Plainfield and Mike Romeo of Plainfield, varsity soccer player Antonella Doglio of Carteret, and Kindergarten students Camilla Argote of Scotch Plains and Sai Singh of Piscataway were among the students who attended the Rutgers University ...

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More than 200 representatives of business, industry and academia mixed with staff and students of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools at the district’s annual Advisory Committee Appreciation Dinner. The April 26 event, held on the MCVTS Piscataway Campus, was followed by ...

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The Somerset Patriots will host their Sixth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark May 12, presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last throughout the double header games scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Ballpark Comic Con offers fans and comic books ...

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Ms. Judy Roper has captured the spirit of Claude Monet in her magnificent one-woman-show exhibit at the EAS Gallery on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at  6:30 pm.  Judy's love for people and soft color strokes will convey the passion for her art.    In addition to this impressive show, the ...

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EDISON, NJ - Wardlaw+Hartridge hosted its first STEM Careers Night with 12 professionals speaking to freshmen and sophomores about their STEM college majors and careers and how the skills they've acquired are used within their profession. The speakers addressed STEM-adjacent professions such as ...

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