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April 9, 2020

EDISON, NJ - Edison Township Mayor Thomas Lankey announced on Thursday that the annual Spring Clean-up is postponed because of the impact of the Coronavirus.  The town-wide clean-up was scheduled to take place as follows:   Mon…………… Sat.   Apr. 18th         Districts 1 & 6 Tues…………… ...

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Edison NJ - The Township of Edison has announced that the DPW will continue picking up Christmas trees, starting from the 6th of January, now through Feb 07, 2020.   The DPW requested residents to drop off household recycles, such as old lighting, christmas trees, old clothing, coats, ...

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Rain, snow, and  sleet are in the forecast for Monday according to an advisory issued by the national weather service (NWS). Based on the NWS forecast for Edison, snow is likely before 4pm, followed by rain and sleet. About an inch of accumulation is possible for Edison; other parts of the state ...

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 Edison, NJ – Leaf bags will be distributed at the Municipal Complex, through November 8.  Bags will be distributed at the first floor lobby of the municipal complex, located at 100 Municipal Blvd.  “We are glad to once again be able to offer this free service to our residents. It’s always a ...

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Edison, NJ -  This week, four members of the Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team (ESJGT) attended the 2019 New Jersey Composting Council’s Inaugural Organics Waste Management Summit in Bordentown, NJ, at the Rutgers University Eco-Center.  The New Jersey Composting Council was established ...

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Edison, NJ – The Edison Public Library will host “A Walk in the Park” at the North Edison Branch on October 2, from 7p.m. to 8p.m. Eric Gehring, Open Space Coordinator and Naturalist for the Office of Parks and Recreation will lead the seminar and introduce attendees to some of the parks and ...

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Edison, NJ --  Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak joined local lawmakers at Lake Papaianni Park on Wednesday to celebrate National Drive Electric Week. Edison residents tried out cars like the Audi eTron, Chevy Bolt, and Tesla Model 3, after local leaders and ...

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Edison, NJ - Beautiful Edison will be hosting #PowerOfAHalfHour Cleanup at Menlo Park Elementary School on September 14, from 10 am to 10:45 am, with a  rain date of September 15 .  Participants are asked to meet at the parking lot to the left of the school entrance, and the cleanup will take ...

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Edison, NJ -  With Labor Day weekend approaching, Edison officials placed an  Algal Bloom Advisory  for Lake Papaianni  on Thursday.  According to the Township, sampling and analysis by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection of algae found this week in Lake Papaianni has revealed ...

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Edison, NJ - Edison Township’s Fall Cleanup program will commence on September 7, 2019, depending on the zone you reside in. The Township provides a clean-up program of large/bulky non-recyclable household items twice each year, once in Spring and once in Fall. Collections begin at 6:00 A.M. of the ...

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Edison, NJ - Approximately 25 people attended the Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team (ESJGT)/Student Environmental Network for a Sustainable Earth (SENSE) presentation as to Recycling, last week. The meeting was held at the Edison Municipal Complex. Gary Sondermeyer, who currently serves ...

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EDISON, NJ –  Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey,  joined by Edison Housing Authority (EHA) Commissioners and the EHA executive director, Deborah Hurley, unveiled a plaque in recognition of former EHA commissioner Frank Mistretta during the dedication of a newly renovated playground at the Edison Housing ...

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Edison, NJ – Monday’s storms resulted in severe flooding, power outages, and school closures. Overall, PSE&G is reporting that 1,367 customers in Edison were affected by Monday’s storms and estimates that power will be restored to these customers by 9:45  p.m. this evening.  The Edison ...

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Edison, NJ - Edison Police are investigating signs of vandalism that occurred at the Edison Boat Basin on Thursday.   According to Sally Yabra , who serves on the Edison Township Environmental Commission, individuals set off fireworks in a trash can at the site, leading to the melting of the ...

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Edison, NJ – The Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team (ESJGT) announced that it has distributed 3,050 free tree saplings to the public from 2016 to 2019.    The tree saplings, which were provided by the NJDEP NJ Tree Recovery Campaign, are routinely distributed during the annual  Edison Earth ...

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Edison, NJ – Four members of the Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team (ESJGT), Chris Mazauskas, Jay Elliot, Maria Orchid and Abha Daravanjan,  recently attended the 2019 NJ Sustainability Summit.  Each attended workshops and seminars to collect information to present to the ESJGT membership at ...

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Edison, NJ - The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park will be hosting its tri-annual Trail Preservation Project on June 30 from 9a.m to 12p.m. The event is sponsored by the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, Edison Township Environmental Commission, and Edison Clean Communities. “This ...

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Edison, NJ – Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Township of Edison will be hosting the Residential Paper Shred Program at Papaianni Park on July 13, rain or shine, from 9a.m to 12p.m (or until the shredding truck is filled). The free paper shred program is intended for county ...

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EDISON, N.J. – At a press conference held at the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Barry Edison Sloane, Thomas Edison’s great-grandson, condemned the Trump Administration’s rollback of lightbulb efficiency standards. They were joined by Ed Potosnak with ...

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Edison, NJ  - On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, residents will have an opportunity to gather for a day of fun, food and festivities at the Edison VeganFest.  The goal of the event, according to organizers, is to educate the public about the benefits of adopting plant-based choices and to promote ...

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