EDISON – Edison officials reported zero new cases of COVID-19 for two days in a row, according to the Edison Office of Emergency Management on June 25.
It is now the fourth time in June the township has reported zero cases. The total number of cases remain at 1,889. The township has lost one more resident to COVID-19, which brings the total number of residents lost to 209, according to Middlesex County.
The Edison Public Library in a social media post said it is not participating in curbside pickup, which began on June 22. Library patrons will be able to place items on hold soon.
The Edison Summer Playground for children ages 5-12 will run weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon, July 13 to Aug. 14.
Arts and crafts, games and special activities are planned and will be held at the playgrounds at Elder Park, John Marshall School, Woodbrook School and Yelencsics Park.
Registration is $50 for each child and space is limited to 50 participants. For more information call the Edison Recreation Department at 732-248-7310 or visit www.edisonnj.org.
Mayor Thomas Lankey issued an executive order ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining on June 15. The executive order, which will run through Oct. 31, allows restaurants and food establishments to eliminate up to 20% of their existing onsite parking to accommodate tables for consumption of food and beverages. Hours of operation for outdoor dining will run from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the township reserves the right to review and revoke approval of applications. The fee for application permits have been waived. For more information visit edisonnj.org.
The Edison Farmers Market is open from 1-3 p.m. every Wednesday at the Jade Dynasty parking lot, 925 Amboy Ave., through October.
The vendors include Asprocolas Acres, La Bonbonniere Bake Shop, Fresh Honey and Honey Products, Bebe’s All Natural – Indian sauces for a variety of foods and Elcha’s Eats.
For more information about pre-order and pickup visit Asprocolasacres.com, la-bonbonniere-bake-shoppe.myshopify.com, www.countrybirdandgarden.net, bebesallnatural.com, and elchaseats.com.
The township has resumed the collection of cardboard from outside of the recycling container on regular recycling days.
Edison Township was not provided any other information regarding the new cases.
For Middlesex County information visit discovermiddlesex.com/covid19/ or www.middlesexcountynj.gov/covid19.
For more information, call New Jersey Health Center 1-800-222-1222.