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Senior athletes from across New Jersey will compete in 14 Olympic events

  Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac, the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee, senior Olympians and competing senior athletes return for athletic competition after postponing the...

Amended plan for Oakite site proposes mixed uses, traffic-calming measures, new gateway

By Gloria Stravelli Correspondent METUCHEN – The Oakite industrial site would be redeveloped as a gateway to Middlesex Avenue, incorporating traffic calming measures and a mix...

Emergency fund set up to assist with repairs at VFW Post 3117

VFW Post 3117 on National Road in Edison suffered significant damage because of Tropical Storm Ida. The financial impact to the organization is currently...

Edison to hold reflection for 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

Mayor Thomas Lankey, the Edison Council and the Edison Recreation Department invite all Edison residents to the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony...

Community Bulletin Board: Criterion Sentinel (for Sept. 8)

Woodbridge will hold its 9/11 20th Anniversary Memorial Service at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 on stage at the concert field behind Woodbridge High School,...

POW/MIA vigil ‘welcomes home’ Vietnam vets so they are not forgotten

By Gloria Stravelli Correspondent METUCHEN – In keeping with a 30-year tradition, a group of local military veterans will gather in Veterans Memorial Park for a...

Plainfield man charged with murder of Edison woman outside of residence

EDISON - Authorities responded to a residence on Wintergreen Avenue West in Edison following the report of a shooting around 7:28 p.m. Sept. 4,...

Golf outing nets $475K for JFK University Medical Center

More than $475,000 was raised during Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center Foundation's 2021 golf outing. The presenting sponsors were Greg and Jerry Iannone of...

Westerhoff School of Music & Art provides scholarship to Metuchen Arts Council

Helga and Gary Westerhoff presented a check for $7,500 to the Friends of the Metuchen Arts Council, the not-for-profit whose mission is to help...

Comedian Tracy Morgan returns to JFK rehab to thank staff, inspire patients

Comedian Tracy Morgan returned to Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison on Sept. 1 to thank the physicians, nurses and therapists who...

Post-tropical storm, Metuchen conditions better than expected, but damage is still done

    By Gloria Stravelli Correspondent   METUCHEN – The day after a torrential rainstorm inundated the borough, stranding autos and flooding basements, Mayor Jonathan Busch reflected on how...

Residents of Middlesex Juvenile Detention Center receive education from Middlesex College

Middlesex College students and Middlesex Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) residents are being uplifted by an expansion of R.I.S.E - Reaching Individual Success through Education ...

DOT wins federal designation for Port of Raritan Terminal

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) has designated the Port Raritan Terminal Facility...

Physical therapists diagnose movement ‘illnesses’

By Dr. Leonard J. Somarriba For people who are sick, going to the doctor and getting a diagnosis is common sense. But who do you...

Woodbridge, North Brunswick adopt clean energy initiatives

Municipal officials in Woodbridge and in North Brunswick have adopted new ordinances that will establish community choice aggregation programs for residents, with a goal...

Middlesex County celebrates Back to School Month

The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout September. The month is packed...

Community Bulletin Board: Criterion Sentinel (for Sept. 1)

The Patriot Day observance at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11 will be held at Freedom Plaza, Main Street and Woodbridge Avenue, Metuchen. There will be brief...

Middlesex County Hazmat lieutenant dies in line of duty

The Middlesex County Hazmat Unit reported the line-of-duty death of Lt. Donald J. Trout while responding to a call for service on Aug. 27. Trout...
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