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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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Middlesex County’s Outdoor Guide features dozens of COVID-19-friendly activities

Middlesex County’s Outdoor Guide brings together a wide range of COVID-19-friendly outdoor activities such as wooded hiking trails, scenic bike routes, fishing hotspots, the...
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Middlesex College displays new logo and look, looks forward to exciting future

Middlesex College in Edison, formerly known as Middlesex County College, toasted its new name, new logo, and rebranding initiative by raising a new flag....

Educators of the year honored by Monroe school board

District also looks ahead to, plans for 2021-22 school year By MADELEINE MACCAR Correspondent When the Monroe Township School District Board of Education convened for a general...

Greenprint launches this weekend to survey future of recreational spaces in Metuchen

By GLORIA STRAVELLI Correspondent    METUCHEN -- Get outside this weekend and provide input to help the borough plan for the future of Metuchen’s parks, open spaces...
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Edison Township celebrates nurses

Mayor Thomas Lankey proclaimed May 6-12 as Nurses Week across Edison during an outdoor commemoration service at JFK University Medical Center in Edison on...

Community Bulletin Board: Criterion Sentinel (for May 12)

  The Terra Nova Flower Club of Edison will hold its annual flower sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 22 at the Thomas...
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Wakefern Food Corp. donates six tons of food for Middlesex County distribution

Wakefern Food Corp. is helping its neighbors in need by donating excess and unopened food products to the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach...

Edison councilwoman organizes Peace and Unity Rally

By REBECCA HERSH Correspondent   Joyce Ship-Freeman, the first Black woman to serve on the Edison Township Council, is wasting no time in carrying out her vision...

Residents protest approval of power plant in Keasbey

By ALAN KARMIN Correspondent A group of concerned citizens attended the Woodbridge Township Council meeting on May 4 to voice concern about, and protest, the board’s...

Physical therapy can help you live healthier and longer

People usually see a physical therapist for pain or loss of function. But, did you know that as experts in movement science physical therapists...

Poll workers needed for June 8 Primary Election

Metuchen is seeking people to work the polls on June 8 for the Primary Election The position is paid. Hours are from 5:30 a.m. to 8:30...

Opening Cruise Night postponed until May 12

Editor's note: Due to the rainy weather today, May 5, Cruise Night has been canceled and postponed to May 12.   By GLORIA STRAVELLI Correspondent METUCHEN – Are...
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