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September 19, 2022

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – New Jersey residents will again have multiple, convenient options for casting their vote in the 2022 General Election on November 8, 2022. Those options include mailing ballots through the United States Postal Service (USPS); dropping a ballot in any of the 30+ secure drop ...

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(EDISON NJ):  Assemblyman Sterley Stanley's bill (A-4127) to expand cost free cancer screenings to full time firefighters was approved by the Assembly and Senate this week and is headed to Governor Murphy's desk for signature. The legislation directs the State Health Benefits Commission to ...

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(EDISON NJ):  Mayor Sam Joshi and Assemblyman Sterley Stanley today welcomed the Motor Vehicle Commission's mobile unit to Edison.  The mobile unit was stationed at the municipal building from 10 AM - 2 PM.  Assemblyman Stanley has worked hard to ensure that the MVC's mobile unit is scheduling ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey homeowners and renters to receive nearly $2 billion in direct tax relief this year and in the years moving forward. At a gathering in South Brunswick's municipal complex, Murphy declared "promises kept" as he unfurled his plan to provide ...

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Edison NJ:  Major capital improvement projects, updating recreational facilities, long-term economic growth and efficient operations and communications were the priorities outlined by Mayor Sam Joshi in his first budget presentation before council and residents.  Under the Mayor's introduced ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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Edison NJ::  Mayor Sam Joshi scored a major victory over a habitual noise violator.  The Mayor and his legal team were able to convince a Superior Court Judge, that Able Trucking, located off Ethel Road in Edison, was not above the law and needed to adhere to the Townships' noise ordinance.  Able ...

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(Editor's Note: This article is part of a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate. The next article will focus on 'Guardianship of an Adult Incapacitated Person.') MIDDLESEX, NJ ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Markim Developers LLC has decided to cancel its plans to build 23 age restricted townhouses at the former Charlie Brown's site on Plainfield Road. In an email to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Mark Roshanski, President of Markim Developers informed the Township that they will be ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Ukrainian flag was hoisted into the wind-whipped, sleet-filled sky above the Middlesex County Administration Building and Middlesex County Courthouse on Saturday morning. Below, about 50 people gathered shoulder to shoulder with representatives from the Ukrainian ...

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Edison NJ:  Mayor Sam Joshi appointed Sonia Alves-Viveiros as Edison's next Business Administrator.  Alves-Viveiros most recently served as the Business Administrator in Englewood and prior to that was the Business Administrator and Assistant Business Administrator in Maplewood. She served in ...

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EDISON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced Tuesday a $150,000 award to the nonprofit Edison Memorial Tower Corporation for improvements to the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park. The grant will provide funding for new pathways, a sound ...

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EDISON, NJ - Mayor Sam Joshi provided testimony before the Legislative Apportionment Commission on Friday.  The Apportionment Commission is charged with creating the Legislative Voting Map that will be in place for the next 10 years.  According to the Commission's website, "The purpose of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – New Jersey’s colleges and universities have taken a larger role in feeding students, a mantle they assumed even before the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated food insecurity on their campuses.  The state, through measures such as the grants issued as part of the Hunger-Free Campus ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Mayor Sam Joshi issued a strong rebuke Wednesday of Councilman Richard Brescher’s ward system restructuring proposal, which would replace Edison's current seven at-large council seats with a five-ward, four council-at-large system.  Joshi is advocating for maintaining the current ...

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Edison:  Mayor Sam Joshi headed to Washington D.C. this week to attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors and meet with New Jersey Congress members.  The Mayor was in D.C. starting on Tuesday where he attended seminars on "Tax Incentives for Working Families," and "Strategies for Equity-Focused ...

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Edison:  The Edison Township Council last night voted to approve a professional service contract hiring the firm New Jersey Community Solutions LLC and its founder Matthew Watkins to serve as Business Administrator.  The contract is for three months with an amount not to exceed ...

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Edison NJ:  At last nights' Council Re-Organization meeting, Councilman Joe Coyle was selected by his colleagues as Council President and Councilwoman Joyce Ship-Freeman was selected as Vice-President.  Coyle was selected by of vote of 6-0-1 with Councilman Richard Brescher choosing to abstain.  ...

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At a ceremony in front of 200 people at his former high school J.P. Stevens, Sam Joshi was sworn in to become Edison's first South Asian Mayor.  Mayor Jodhi was sworn in by Mayor Steve Fulop of Jersey City who is also a graduate of J. P. Stevens.  Mayor Joshi's Council running-mates Marot Harris, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Jim Cahill has signed an executive order mandating facemasks to be worn in public indoor settings such as shops, banks and theaters in response to the surge in COVID-19 cases. The mandate with also affect government facilities, restaurants, bars, gymnasiums, dance ...

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Edison:  The Edison Council will consider an emergency contract tonight in the amount of $2,050,000.00 to address certain damages caused by Hurricane Ida.  Hurricane Ida is the second-deadliest storm in New Jersey history accounting for 25 casualties.  Super Storm Sandy which hit New Jersey in ...

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Edison:  Edison Council Vice President Sam Joshi was elected Mayor of Edison becoming the first South Asian elected to the position.  Joshi defeated Republican candidate Keith Hahn in a closely contested race.  With all votes counted, Joshi defeated Hahn by over 1,700 votes, 11,439 to 9,671.  ...

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EDISON, NJ - A Catholic Bible belonging to the late Peter J. Barnes III was discovered in his old chambers six months after his untimely passing. The beloved former New Jersey Superior Court Judge and state legislator had bookmarked a page from the Old Testament, upon which he highlighted a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the state-wide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect.  The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and ...

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EDISON, NJ - A sign unveiling ceremony celebrating the renaming of the Dismal Swamp in honor of the late Peter J. Barnes III will be held at the Songbird Trail entrance of the wildlife refuge. The event, which is open to the public, will take place Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. on the corner of ...

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COLONIA, NJ - Residents from Woodbridge, Edison, Metuchen, and South Plainfield gathered at Colonia High School Monday evening for a presentation and Q & A session with officials from Middlesex Water Company (MWC). Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac introduced the representatives from each town as ...

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EDISON, NJ –  Registered Edison voters will have the opportunity this year to vote on the re-establishment of an Open Space Trust Fund. Listed on the ballot as a local public question under the title 'Township of Edison Open Space Trust Fund,' passage would allow for the collection of an open ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Every two years, one senator and two assembly members are elected from each of the 40 districts of New Jersey and, on Election Day 2021, residents of the 18th L.D. will be tasked with choosing who will represent them in Trenton. The 18th L.D. encompasses the communities ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy today signed legislation designed to strengthen concussion protocols for high school student-athletes and cheerleaders with the goal of ensuring they can safely return to academic and sports activities after suffering such head injuries. Under the legislation, of which Senator ...

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