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Letters to the editor regarding the 2020 general election to be held Nov. 3 will be accepted through Oct. 16. Candidates may not submit a...

Opinion: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fall is here and as the seasons change, we will all be doing our best to stay healthy through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and...

Former mayor supports Maria Wise for Edison Board of Education

Maria Wise is a highly qualified resident of our municipality who is running for a seat on the Edison Board of Education. Maria began...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

Opinion: Honor POW/MIA Recognition Day

Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this...

Opinion: Cigarette tax would lessen suffering from cancer

More than 53,000 New Jerseyans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year and almost 16,000 will lose their lives from the disease....

NJSIAA executive states case for high school sports

By Colleen Maguire During the past five months, the lives of our student-athletes have changed drastically.  In March, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association...

Opinion: We need to create an anti-racist Edison public school system

Edison Public Schools (EPS) is failing its students. More specifically, EPS, like most American systems, is not explicitly anti-racist. Merely a glance at the...

Vote yes to legalization of cannabis on Nov. 3

On Election Day, Nov. 3, New Jersey voters will decide if the state will proceed with legalization of cannabis for adult use. The current status...

Murphy, legislators enact significant laws under cover of pandemic

By Marc Gaswirth Soon after the nightmarish effects of the coronavirus pandemic subside, school district administrators may ask themselves this question: Where is Chris Christie...
PHOTO COURTESY OF NEW JERSEY CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

Comet Neowise illustrates the importance of dark skies

Since the earliest days of human civilization, the night sky has been a source of fascination and mystery. Ancient star-gazers saw human and animal...
PHOTOS BY KATHY CHANG/STAFF

Opinion: Speed enforcement non-existent on Amboy and Eggert avenues in Metuchen

Having lived at Amboy and Eggert avenues for 40-plus years, I am severely distressed by the half-hearted, fraudulent way the speeders on these roads...

Opinion: Enjoy the outdoors while still being safe

As of July 2020, many government restrictions related to coronavirus are being lifted, like the stay-at-home order. However, COVID-19 still has a widespread impact...
Scott Jacobs

Opinion: Thank you to Metuchen officers who saved resident’s life

We want to thank the Metuchen Police Department for their service. We appreciate our officers who put their lives on the line every day...

What #Black Lives Matter and COVID have taught me about being a teenager in...

A few days ago I watched my friends graduate from high school, on my computer screen. The speeches were pre-recorded, the montage of the...
Matt Denton

Opinion: D-Day’s legacy of courage and self-sacrifice can be seen every day in service...

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 soldiers from the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada stormed the beaches on the coast of...

Opinion: We must protect cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

I’m a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, writing on behalf of cancer survivors and their caregivers. I write out of concern for this...

A message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey

The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing. Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s...

Opinion: A season of loss, from COVID-19 to the ‘virus’ of racism

This has been a season of expectations and loss. Only because I am an optimist and I have very good friends who give me cause...
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