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

Your Turn: Carbon pricing is important in efforts to combat greenhouse gas emissions

As climate change continues to loom over our world, many solutions are being explored and implemented in order to combat its life-threatening effects. However,...

Opinion: Now is the time to remove business-killing tariffs

It’s been well reported that New Jersey’s consumers and businesses continue to struggle with supply chain disruptions and historic inflation, causing job loss in...

Your Turn: Staying strong for Charley as she battles pediatric cancer

As a writer, sometimes things come to you. You don’t know why, but they do. Sometimes you are assigned to write something, write a...

Opinion: Technical education in today’s world

Now, more than ever, the world is calling upon young people to lead through the unpredictability and turmoil that has characterized the last year-and-a-half. More...

County Corner: September 11

For most of us, Sept. 11, 2001, began like any other day. We began our Tuesday by going to work or school or beginning...

Opinion: At Middlesex County Fairgrounds, tater tots in a dog bowl are ‘fair’ game

Coming from New York City, specifically Brooklyn, I wasn’t exactly familiar with a state or county fair. My only exposure to it is what...

County Corner: Return to normalcy

While we spent last summer social distancing and avoiding large gatherings, this summer we are now able to gather once again thanks to the...

Opinion: Townhouses will ‘change character’ of Edison

I am against the 23 townhouses proposed to be built in the former Charlie Brown's restaurant. This does not maintain our current community values,...

Opinion: Townhomes are not suitable for former restaurant site in Edison

As are many Edison residents, I am very concerned about and object to the proposed development on the former Charlie Brown's Steakhouse site located...

County Corner: D-Day

On the morning of June 6, more than 156,000 Allied troops – consisting of primarily American, British and Canadian soldiers but including troops from...

Your Turn: Memorial Day is a time to honor, thank service members for their sacrifices

Each year, on the last Monday in May, we celebrate Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer. We traditionally light up the grill,...

Your Turn: Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey stands with those in Israel

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey released the following statement regarding the unrest in the Middle East: Israel is currently experiencing large-scale...

Opinion: CASA volunteers establish safe, stable, permanent home for children

Child abuse and neglect is a serious problem affecting every segment of our community, and finding solutions requires input and action from everyone. While this...

Your Turn: World Autism Month

April is World Autism Month, beginning with the observed World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, officially declared by the United Nations in 2008. During...

Opinion: New Jersey should make patients a priority by issuing more medical marijuana permits

As a cancer survivor living with multiple sclerosis, I’ve experienced many symptoms over the years where medical marijuana would have made such a difference...

Opinion: One year later, pandemic fear erased at Chelsea communities

It was March 12, 2020, when COVID-19 arrived and our assisted living communities locked down. Visitation was stopped, residents had to be isolated in...

Business is ‘cautiously optimistic’ the worst may be over

What a difference a year makes. It was March 12, 2020, when COVID-19 arrived and our assisted living communities locked down. Visitation was stopped,...

Opinion: Celebrate Read Across America

On March 2 each year, all eyes are on books as we celebrate Read Across America. Created in 1997 by the National Education Association (NEA)...

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Land Stewardship Volunteer Event in Princeton


Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend at Old York Cellars

Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend at Old York Cellars


Albert Music Hall - Saturday Night Show

Albert Music Hall - Saturday Night Show


American Red Cross Blood Drive at MarketFair

American Red Cross Blood Drive at MarketFair