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Edison Holiday Fireworks Tonight At Papaianni Park

EDISON, NJ – Edison will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th, at Papaianni Park across from the Municipal Complex starting at 5:30 p.m. with music performances by the Shore Soundz Band and Jo Bonanno & The Godsons of Soul. 

Garden State Fireworks will begin an Independence Day spectacular at 9 p.m., sponsored by Magyar Bank and JFK Medical Center. Residents should arrive early and bring low-back chairs or blankets.  There will be food vendors and kiddie rides on site starting at 5:30 pm.

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Edison 2017 Budget

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Edison property taxes are going up again. Surprise! Our Town Council is ready to rubber stamp a $134 million municipal budget this Wednesday, ignoring my suggestion that could save over $2 million: Stop hiring expensive outside consultants.

The Lankey Administration cannot be bothered finding or hiring qualified, in-house professionals. The Mayor claims Edison “gets more bang for ...

Police: Parlin Motorcyclist Killed In West Windsor DWI Crash

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ – A West Windsor man is facing a death by auto charge among several others including DWI following a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon that killed a Parlin motorcyclist, police said.

According to West Windsor police, the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon when a 2013 Mercedes Benz, operated by Ram R. Thatigutla, 50, of West Windsor, was ...

Police: Parlin Motorcyclist Killed In West Windsor DWI Crash

July 24, 2017

WEST WINDSOR, NJ – A West Windsor man is facing a death by auto charge among several others including DWI following a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon that killed a Parlin motorcyclist, police said.

According to West Windsor police, the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon when a 2013 Mercedes Benz, operated by Ram R. Thatigutla, 50, of West Windsor, was ...

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The final tally is in, and the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) 5th Annual Autism Awareness Swim & Play fundraiser on behalf of Autism New Jersey raised $16,879.91, leading the state for the third year in a row.

“Once again, many people worked extremely hard to make this fundraiser a success,” said Kate Dauphinee, coordinator of the event and ...

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As a student of history, I don't know why I thought that reading Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard would be any more satisfying than their previous two publications, Killing Lincoln and Killing Kennedy. Having now finished the rapid read, I would put the O'Reilly/Dugard books in ...

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UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages, in its quest for new, richly layered plays, is now presenting “Skeleton Crew” by Dominique Morrisseau.

The playwright had her play “Follow Me to Nellie’s” work shopped at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in Connecticut several years ago. That was followed by s fine production at the Kean University ...