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Edison Public Library Updates Museum Pass System

September 19, 2018

EDISON, NJ – The Edison Library Museum Passes can now be requested for specific dates, on a first come, first serve basis. Previously, residents who requested passes were placed onto a waiting list. All passes are free.

There are three museum passes available- Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, located in Edison, NJ, Grounds for Sculpture Museum Pass, located in Hamilton, NJ, and ...

Edison NAACP Discusses the Impact of Cannabis Legalization

EDISON, NJ – Last week, the Edison branch of the NAACP held a panel discussion on the proposed  legalization of cannabis for recreational use. The panel consisted of Rani Soto, from Simply Pure NJ, Briane Peters, Case Manager at the NJ Reentry Corporation (NJRC), and Billie Bellamy, head nurse at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

The panel tackled an assortment of issues, ...

September is National Preparedness Month: Get Ready for Emergencies

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- September is National Preparedness month, and the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management and Preparedness is encouraging residents to prepare for the threat of any storms that may occur this season as well as any other weather-related conditions. It’s hard to know exactly when or where a severe storm can strike.

In the event of severe weather, ...

Edison Residents Remember 9/11

EDISON, NJ – Edison residents gathered Tuesday night for a ceremony organized by the Township to remember the  victims of the September 11th attacks. The Remembrance Ceremony was held at Council Chambers. Elected officials and other speakers recalled  the tragic events of that day and its lasting impact, which included the loss of 11 Edison residents. The names of each of these ...

Peter Barnes II, Assembly Whip, FBI Agent, Director of Security for NJ Devils, Dies at Age 89

EDISON, NJ – Long-serving local and state public servant Peter Barnes II passed away today.  Barnes served his country, state, district and the Township of East Brunswick the past 71 years. 

Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe today issued the following statement on the passing of former Assemblyman and MCDO Chairman Peter Barnes II:  “It is with a ...

Booker, Menendez Condemn Supreme Court Nominee at New Brunswick Church

NEW BRUNSWICK - Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez joined with Rep. Frank Pallone today at Mt. Zion AME Church in the city to press their objections to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the Republicans senators in favor of his confirmation.

Booker, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, again attacked GOP senators for refusing to release documents that Kavanaugh had ...

Free Paper Shredding Event - September 22

The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be sponsoring a FREE paper shredding event on Saturday, September 22 at the Community Pool parking lot, next to the PAL Building, 1250 Maple Avenue in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   The trucks will be at the Community Pool parking lot from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or until they fill up.

Residents of Middlesex County can bring ...

Edison Library Foundation Hosts 1st Annual Fall Mums Sale

Edison, NJ - The Edison Library Foundation will be hosting its first annual fall Mum sale on September 22 from 10:30 am- 2pm at the Edison Main Public Library. Orders for the 8” Mums can be placed at any branch of the Edison library, and should be placed by September 20.

There are four colors available: red, yellow, white, and orange. Each plant is $5, or 2 for 9$. For more information, ...

Mosquito Control Spraying Scheduled for Edison

Edison, N.J. -  The Township of Edison has advised that, weather conditions permitting, the Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission will be conducting a truck ULV spray mission for nuisance and/or vector control.  The spraying has been scheduled for September 4, 2018 between 6:30 pm and midnight. According to the township, the areas that will be covered will include: East of ...

Governor Murphy Signs into Law Senator Diegnan’s Bill Requiring Utilities to Reduce Rates to Veterans’ Organizations

Edison, NJ – A bill sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan requiring public utilities to charge a veterans’ organization reduced residential rates for service delivered to a property that is primarily used by a veterans’ organization has been signed into law by Governor Murphy. The law requires a public utility to charge a veterans’ organization residential ...

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