Government

April 29, 2020

EDISON, NJ - Following Governor Murphy’s announcement that parks will re-open across the state, Edison Township Mayor Thomas Lankey announced on Wednesday that Edison parks will also re-open this Saturday, May 2, at sunrise.  Mayor Lankey had previously closed parks in Edison following the ...

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EDISON, NJ – The field medical station coming to New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison is just about ready to accept its first patients. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy toured the field hospital on Wednesday, along with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, state Health Commissioner Judith ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison Township Mayor Thomas Lankey today announced that every park in Edison will be closed effective tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8, at sunrise.  The Mayor’s announcement follows Governor Murphy’s signing of Executive Order No. 118 this afternoon that closes all state and county parks ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison Township Mayor Thomas Lankey today released the following statement about the illegal dumping of used personal protective products at supermarket parking lots throughout town: “Illegally dumping trash in the parking lots of supermarkets that have remained open to service our ...

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EDISON, NJ - Beginning Wednesday, March 18, general public access to Edison Town Hall will be restricted to those individuals with pre-scheduled appointments, the Township announced on Monday night. Visitors will be required to check in upon arrival. Entrances for the public will be ...

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EDISON, NJ - Members of the New Jersey 18th Legislative District, Senator Patrick Diegnan (D-South Plainfield), Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-East Brunswick), and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak (D-Edison) announced on Thursday the allocation of $450,000 for the design of an access ramp from Rt-27 ...

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EDISON, NJ - Councilmembers Richard Brescher, Joe Coyle and Ajay Patil called for the creation of a committee of the whole to investigate property taxes in Edison at a press conference in the Edison Council Chambers on Thursday.  Brescher announced that on Wednesday, the group will be introducing ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison Councilmembers Richard Brescher, Joe Coyle and Ajay Patil will be holding a press conference regarding their property tax reform package and their introduction of legislation to create a committee of the whole.  The press conference will take place on Thursday, January 16 at ...

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Edison, NJ - Two bills were passed recently, both of which were sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D - Middlesex) and Senator Troy Singleton (D - Burlington). The proposals, S-2448 and S-2449, are set to waive certain licensing fees for veterans and their spouses. It will exempt ...

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Edison, NJ — The newly elected and re-elected Middlesex County elected officials were sworn in on January 7th, 2020 at Middlesex County College located in Edison. Among the congratulated elected officials were Sheriff Mildred Scott, Freeholder Charles Kenny, Freeholder Kenneth Armwood, and the ...

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Edison, NJ — As of January 1st, 2020, New Jersey’s new minimum wage is set at $11 per hour for most employers.     Governor Phil Murphy signed the bill to gradually increase the state minimum wage in February 2019. As of July 1st, 2019, New Jersey’s minimum wage began its steady increase toward ...

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Edison, NJ — Earlier this evening, Edison Township's newly elected council members were sworn in at the Edison Municipal Complex at 6:00 p.m.   Council members Joseph Coyle and Ajay Patil were both re-elected to serve their second term on the council. Former Edison Board of Education member, ...

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Edison, NJ — The Edison Township Council and Board of Education will be hosting both of their swearing in ceremonies on the evening of January 6th 2020.    The Council swearing in ceremony along with the reorganization will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Edison Municipal Complex located at ...

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Edison, NJ — Mayor Tom Lankey introduced Bob Smith as the new Director of the Edison Water Utility which will begin operation on January 1st 2020. Lankey also thanked members of the Water Utility Advisory Committee members who have met on a weekly basis since early October for contributing to its ...

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On Thursday, December 19th, the Edison Water Utility Advisory Committee and the new Water and Sewer Director, Robert Smith, will hold a question and answer forum with residents. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers at 100 Municipal Boulevard. Edison township created a water and ...

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The annual Christmas Spectacular hosted by the Indian Business Association (IBA) in Woodbridge this evening was a grand success. Over 1,000 children attended the event with their parents or grandparents. Many dressed in festive outfits, waited eagerly for the doors to open at 5:30 PM. All of them ...

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On Tuesday, December 17th, the Zoning Board will meet at 7 PM to hear from residents on the expansion of the Care One facility on Inman Avenue in Edison. This is the final hearing and the last opportunity for residents to voice their concerns. The hearing will be divided in two parts and residents ...

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Edison, NJ – A recently created Water Advisory Panel will not have its meetings open to the public or televised on Edison TV, according to the Township. Many Township meetings, including meetings by Township Council, Board of Education, Library Board, Zoning Board, and Planning Board are ...

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Edison, NJ - On Saturday, October 19, the Asian American Federation is partnering with the U.S. Census Bureau, Inspiring South Asian American Women, the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and other organizations to host a Census Organizer Workshop in Edison. "The Asian American community ...

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EDISON, NJ  – Mayor Thomas Lankey today announced the appointment of a 10-person advisory committee to help the Township provide water service for 12,000 South Edison residential and commercial customers. “I have appointed a Water Advisory Committee to help guide our path forward and to ...

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Edison, NJ – The Edison Zoning Board is considering granting preliminary and final site plan approval for the construction of 12 new apartments and a 22 space parking lot. The application, made by Fox and Foxx Development, relates to a property located at 292 Central Avenue.   The property is ...

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EDISON, NJ – On Thursday, Mayor Thomas Lankey announced that the township’s Fire Prevention Bureau has received a $1,642 grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest private commercial property insurers. Fire Marshal Timothy Langan said the grant will pay for a new state-of-the-art laptop ...

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EDISON, NJ - Mayor Thomas Lankey, town officials and the family of late Mayor Thomas J. Swales Jr. unveiled  improvements that were made to a municipal park named in the former mayor’s honor. Enhancements at Thomas Swales Jr. Park, located at Park Way and Elm Street, include new plantings and ...

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Edison, NJ - The Edison Zoning Board gave conditional approval for the proposed construction of 40 apartments by K&K Developers. The 2.8 acre property, located on Horizon Drive,  currently has three pre-1957 single-family homes which will be replaced by the new apartments.  The property is ...

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Edison, NJ - There is an opportunity for Edison residents to skip the lines at the DMV on Wednesday September 18. The New Jersey Motor Vehicles Center,  'Agency-On-Wheels' will be offering their services at the BCB Community Bank  parking lot, located at 112 Talmadge Road in Edison from 10:00 AM ...

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Edison, NJ -  On Monday, the Edison Town Council narrowly adopted the Mayor’s proposed 2019 Calendar Year Budget, with Council President Alvaro Gomez casting the deciding vote.  It represents the sixth straight year that taxes will increase for the state’s fifth largest municipality.    Council ...

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EDISON, NJ - The N.J. Dept. of Transportation has awarded Edison $1.72 million in grants that Mayor Thomas Lankey said today would “tremendously assist and enhance” the township’s ongoing road repaving and infrastructure improvement program. Since 2014, Edison has resurfaced and upgraded 230 ...

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Edison, NJ -  On Tuesday, Edison voters resoundingly voted in favor of an ordinance requiring the Township to retain ownership and begin the operation, management, control, and maintenance of the Township’s municipal water system. The ordinance also requires the Township to retain the ownership, ...

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Edison, NJ -  After months of debate, the residents of Edison will finally decide the fate of Mayor Lankey’s proposed water-sewer deal with Suez on Tuesday, September 10.  By voting “Yes” on the referendum question, voters will effectively preclude the proposed deal with Suez.  However, if voters ...

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EDISON, NJ  - Mayor Thomas Lankey announced this afternoon that his administration has been advised that concessions have been proposed to the agreement with Edison Environmental Partners (the joint venture between Suez and KKR) to maintain and operate the Township’s sewer system and the water ...

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