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Kiddie Keep Well Camp welcomes campers back

  By REBECCA HERSH Correspondent June 21, the first day of summer, also is for many the first day of summer camp, an experience that was cancelled...
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Metuchen to observe Memorial Day with ‘rolling parade,’ student patriotic art contest

By GLORIA STRAVELLI Correspondent METUCHEN – Although the observance is still curtailed by the pandemic, the Borough of Metuchen will again mark the day that honors...
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Institution celebrates 54th commencement, but first as Middlesex College

It was an historic occasion for Middlesex College: Thursday, May 20, saw the largest class in its history graduate, and the first under its...
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Polos becomes next chairman of Middlesex County Crime Stoppers

The Board of Directors of Middlesex County Crime Stoppers elected H. James Polos as their new chairman at the May meeting of the organization. Polos...
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Libraries mark World Day for Cultural Diversity by presenting discussion on combatting Asian American...

AAPI Month: Invisible Wounds - Discussion and Resources on handling Asian American Discrimination will be held at 7 p.m. May 21 by the South...
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Metuchen Cruise Night kicks off

The Cruise Night season in Metuchen opened on May 15 after a weather postponement from the following week. Chamber Choice was Scott Osher with his...

Woodbridge ward seats up for election

By ALAN KARMIN Correspondent   WOODBRIDGE - The Woodbridge Township clerk’s office has certified nine people as candidates for the Primary Election to be held on June...

Residents can discuss gun permits and public safety issues with Edison police on May...

The Edison Police Department encourages all residents to follow and like their social media platforms to offer feedback to the police department and Edison...

Community Bulletin Board: Criterion Sentinel (for May 19)

The Metuchen Recreation Commission is sponsoring a Pop Up Dance for current Metuchen eighth- and ninth-graders and their escorts at the Metuchen Pool from...
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Rally will call for power of choice in regards to universities mandating COVID-19 vaccine

Rutgers University has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for students completing in-person study. After which, multiple universities followed their lead. Students saying “no” to the mandate...
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VNA to provide J&J vaccine on May 20 in Edison

Edison Housing Authority (EHA) will be partnering with the Visiting Nurses Association to provide community vaccinations against COVID-19. The Visiting Nurses Association will be administering...

Movie fundraiser will benefit COVID relief in India

Join Right at Home of Central New Jersey and CareOne of East Brunswick for a private movie screening of “Here Today” at 7:15 p.m....

Four-way race for two council seats in Metuchen begins with primary

By GLORIA STRAVELLI Correspondent METUCHEN – Four candidates will be on the ballot running for two, three-year terms on the Metuchen Borough Council in November. For the...

Seatbelt enforcement campaign includes checkpoints and saturation patrols

Law enforcement officers around the country will crack down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national Click it or Ticket campaign. From...
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Metuchen Downtown Alliance helps businesses survive the pandemic

METUCHEN - Despite the immense challenges of 2020, the Metuchen Downtown Alliance (MDA) secured more than $655,000 in funding from the New Jersey Department...

LyondellBasell names site manager for Edison plant

EDISON - LyondellBasell has appointed Armando Lara as the new site manager of its Edison plant, overseeing more than 80 employees and contractors in...

Eight arrests made by Internet Crimes Against Children Unit after 100,000 images discovered

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced that six county residents have been arrested for their possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation or abuse...

Memorial will honor the life of Metuchen chamber board member

Local business owner and Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member Ed van Eckert passed away suddenly earlier this year. His family has planned a...
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