Edison Opinion

County Corner: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 16 is a significant day. It is the celebration of one of our greatest leaders of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We celebrate his...

Pandemic fuels increase in tobacco use in youths

From 2005 to 2020, adult cigarette smoking rates fell from around 20% to 12%, and youth cigarette smoking...

The State We’re In: Kick off 2023 with a ‘First Day’ hike

By Tom Gilbert, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation If one of your New Year's resolutions is to get...

County Corner: Holiday Celebrations 2022

It is that time of the year when we look forward to seeing family and friends. Whether it...

County Corner: Veterans Day – Nov. 11, 2022

Veterans Day is held on the anniversary of the end of World War I, for which fighting stopped...

Edison Opinion

Trump represents a lack of morals for America

Voting for presidential candidate Donald Trump as the leader of the world ascertains that America is losing its moral compass. Trump has not been loyal...

Public encouraged to acknowledge EMS personnel this week

While most New Jerseyans hunkered down during the Jan. 23 blizzard, members of the Oceanport First Aid Squad were busy, literally, saving a life....

Don’t forget true meaning of Memorial Day

The month of May is upon us. As we move towards that magical day of May 30, Memorial Day, we think of summer fun,...

Strikers urged to end work stoppage, continue negotiations

As a business owner and longtime Verizon customer in New Jersey, I am concerned my service and business may be affected if striking Verizon...

Children and parents must be safe during prom, graduation season

Prom and graduation season is upon us. I, and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey, wish to congratulate all the students and families who will...

Edison resident expresses thanks

Hats off to Chief Bryan of the Edison Police Department. On April 20 at about 10 a.m., I was traveling south on the New...

Metuchen Downtown Alliance will help integrate new businesses with existing businesses

The Metuchen Central Business District (CBD) has been going through changes — some old, some new. We propose the Metuchen Downtown Alliance (MDA) operate...

Annual event brings attention to heart disease in women

Our mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are at risk. Heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year — more...

EMS volunteers need public support

The attacks in Brussels and Paris remind us of our own vulnerability to another large-scale terrorist assault on our soil. Such a strike surely...

17-year-olds encouraged to register to vote

A recent law change enables every eligible 17-year-old New Jersey citizen to register to vote with the understanding that they may not vote until they become...

Death of State Trooper reminds motorists to be more aware

Flashing lights mean slow down, move over, be alert. The recent tragic death of New Jersey State Police Trooper, Sean Cullen, is a glaring reminder of the...

Achieving equality for all women still a challenge

Each year we celebrate March as Women’s History Month, and we salute women who throughout history have sacrificed to bring to the world's attention...

Residents’ voices carry weight in town hall

In a recent letter to the editor, a local resident opined that while it is generally difficult for citizens to get the ear of...

Don’t abandon domesticated ducks, geese

Every year, domesticated ducks and geese are found abandoned in ponds and lakes. All domesticated animals are dependent on humans for food, water, shelter,...

Life stories with Lisa Anderson

For some people, a catastrophe can result in putting us on a totally different path in life. Such is the case for Sue Gallagher. Born...

Residents warned about phony IRS calls

Across New Jersey, residents are have been receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS or the U.S. Treasury for a...

Metuchen GOP chairman seeks to bolster party membership

In Metuchen’s borough government format, the election cycle is perpetual, a minimum of two at-large seats up for election each year. The year 2016 promises...

Health-care restrictions endanger women

It is hard to believe that 43 years have passed since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman’s right to privacy in...

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