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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: TAPinto a Proud Sponsor

May 21, 2017

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Family Promise President Ehlers Named to Fed’s Community Advisory Group

SUMMIT, NJ - Claas Ehlers, president of Summit-based national nonprofit Family Promise, has been named to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Community Advisory Group (CAG), which is comprised of leaders of nonprofit organizations, community development organizations, and philanthropic foundations from throughout the Federal Reserve’s Second District.

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

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 ...

Edison selects WWII Veteran Charles Nolley as Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

EDISON, NJ – Resident Charles Nolley – a World War II veteran assigned to the 115th Army Air Force Base Unit that supported the famed Tuskegee Airmen – has been named Grand Marshal for the town’s upcoming 55th annual Memorial Day parade.

Edison’s popular annual parade will kick off at 2 p.m., on Sunday, May 28.

“Not only is Mr. Nolley a witness to ...

Police Unity Tour Riders Visit the Edison Municipal Complex

EDISON, NJ  – A contingent of bicycle-riding police officers – participating in the 2017 Police Unity Tour – visited the Edison Municipal Complex on Tuesday after finishing the first leg of their ride that began at the National 9/11 Memorial at “Ground Zero” in New York.

Among the large contingent of riders were 14 Edison Township police officers including: ...

Piscataway: Area Civic Groups and Businesses 'March for Babies' in Johnson Park

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Unlike last year when rain made for a very wet walk, mild temperatures in the low 60s and partly sunny skies were the rule Sunday morning as more than 2,500 supporters of the March of Dimes participated in the 2017 March for Babies fundraiser in Johnson Park.

"Today was a great event," said Courtney Russomanno, the March of Dimes' development manager for ...

Rockin for Autism Music Festival on April 29 Will Be a Food Fest, Too

FANWOOD, NJ -- To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, Fanwood will host the second annual Rockin’ For Autism on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at LaGrande Park (Rain date April 30). 

This year's event features a wide variety of food and beverage vendors, each of which will donate ...

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YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy Hosted 96th Annual Dinner Meeting

May 25, 2017

The YMCA Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy held its 96th Annual Dinner Meeting on May 3 at the Pines Manor in Edison. YMCA volunteers, donors, staff and key community leaders gathered to look back at YMCA activities in the past year and learn about the vision of the YMCA for the coming year. The evening began with entertainment by select members of the Metuchen High School Jazz ...

Ron Rios: County Addresses Pancreatic Cancer

May 25, 2017

Pancreatic Cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths. It is predicted that by the year 2020, it will have moved to the second leading cause. It is called ‘silent killer’ because of how difficult it can be to diagnose until it is in its later stages. These factors, combined with the unknown cause of the disease, have led the medical community to call for greater ...