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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...
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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...
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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...

Woodbridge man admits lying in employment application with DEA

A Woodbridge man admitted to lying about his educational background in his application for employment with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Gulshan Manko, 37, of...

Learn about justice systems reforms and access to the courts

Community Conversations Information Webinar: Justice Systems Reforms and Access to the Courts will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 1 virtually through Zoom. Google...

Middlesex County hosts ‘Leading Locally in the 4th Industrial Revolution: The Future of Automation’

The second event for this year’s Middlesex County Business Series, "Leading Locally in the 4th Industrial Revolution: The Future of Automation," will explore how...

Metuchen man sentenced to prison for attempting to lure child for encounter

A Metuchen man was sentenced to state prison for attempting to lure an underage boy he met on social media to meet for a...
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‘Luxury cat condos’ available in Sewaren

Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac, the Woodbridge Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center, and the Woodbridge Animal Group (WAG) held a grand reopening of...
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