October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Raritan Bay, Meridian plan merger

Two major health organizations in central New Jersey have decided to join forces in an effort to enhance services and control costs. Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Medical Center announced Sept. More...

Library Friends cease activities

EDISON — The Friends of the Edison Public Library may have reached the “end of a chapter,” but they aren’t quite ready to close the book on their philanthropic mission. The Friends announced on their website Sept. More...

Seminar will address new probate law

Kenneth Vercammen of Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, Edison, will hold a seminar on wills and power of attorney at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the North Brunswick Senior Center, 15 Linwood Place, sponsored by North Brunswick AARP Chapter 3885. More...

Ghostly phenomena to be explored in Edison

The Metuchen-Edison Women’s Club will present Tom Petuskey, lead investigator for the paranormal organization SCOPE, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 1 on the second floor of the Heritage at Clara Barton, 1015 Amboy Ave., Edison. More...

JCC to hold senior Sukkot luncheon

A senior Sukkot luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. More...

CentraState to hold a free women’s health event

CentraState Medical Center is continuing its Live Life Well program series with a free women’s health event on Oct. 6, from 5-8 p.m. at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. Main St., Freehold. More...

College aims to streamline enrollment with new facility

EDISON — Middlesex County College kicked off construction on one of two new buildings scheduled for completion in 2016. A Sept. 24 groundbreaking marked the coming of West Hall, which will consolidate enrollment services. More...

J.P. Stevens Band Festival set for Oct. 5

The J.P. Stevens Band Parents Association will hold its 27th annual marching band festival at noon Oct. 5 at John P. Stevens High School, 855 Grove Ave., Edison. More...

Edison nonprofit to host Disability Pride Parade

The Edison-based Alliance Center for Independence (ACI) will host the fourth annual New Jersey Disability Pride Parade & Celebration in Trenton on Oct. 3. More...

Edison Memorial Tower Corp. sets golf outing

The Edison Memorial Tower Corp. will host its second annual golf fundraiser Oct. 7 at the Metuchen Country Club, 244 Plainfield Road, Edison. Registration and a continental breakfast will beginat8a.m.,followedbya9a.m.shotgun start. More...

‘Alien’ to come alive in staged radio play

Raconteur Radio will commemorate the 35th anniversary of the science fiction horror film “Alien” at 8 p.m. Oct. 3. More...

Sports

Local standouts help Rutgers football to 4-1 start

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY T he college careers of local products Leonte Carroo of Edison and Dorian Miller of Metuchen continue to be on the upswing as members of Rutgers University’s football team. More...

Showtime

Clockwise from top left: Dogs and their owners prepare for the annual dog show at JFK Hartwyck at Edison Estates on Sept. 17. Rose McKenna and her border collie, Tick-It, participate in the show at the Edison facility. More...

Complaint filed over legal representation

A longtime government watchdog has filed an ethics complaint against Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey, questioning whether it was a conflict of interest for the township attorney to have represented Lankey pro bono for a ticket he received. More...

Day of couture, cuisine yields scholarship funds

For 35 years, a group of women have provided help to future generations through an annual day of fashion and fun. More...

Officials urge prevention in virus scare

With a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 reported in New Jersey, school and hospital officials in Middlesex County are urging preventative measures. More...

Metuchen woman sues casino, Atlantic City after incident

METUCHEN — What was supposed to be a night of fun in Atlantic City for a woman and her friends turned out to be a nightmare, according to her attorney. More...

YMCA program free for cancer survivors

The Edison YMCA, in collaboration with the Livestrong Foundation, is providing the Energy for Life physical-activity program for cancer survivors age 18 and older. The next session of the free, 12-week program begins in October. More...

Back in the sugar again

I t’s fall and we are all busy again.The air is crisper, leaves are turning, and it feels good to be outside.Amid all of the hustle and bustle, we begin preparations for fall family get-togethers and holidays.This is the traditional time for ha More...

Eat this, not that: What’s in your fridge?

We don’t know about you, but sometimes it seems like unhealthy temptations lurk around every corner! More...

‘Under a Sukkot Sky’ event celebrates Sukkot

The Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, will host “Under a Sukkot Sky,” an intergenerational celebration of Sukkot, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13. More...

Rabbi to discuss book on Holocaust and film

Rabbi Dr. Bernhard H. Rosenberg will speak on his new book, “The Holocaust as Seen Through Film,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Edison Library, 340 Plainfield Ave. More...

Golf legend to attend brunch at Forsgate

Ryder Cup legend Colin Montgomerie will be the guest during the Ryder Cup Roundup Brunch and Golf Clinic Oct. 6 at Forsgate Country Club, Forsgate Drive, Monroe. More...

Citizens Climate Lobby slates Oct. 4 meeting

The Edison chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby will hold its monthly meeting 12:30- 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at 119 University Ave., Metuchen. More...

Opinion

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Yellow and green hues illuminate a meadow at Bear Brook Park, Marlboro. More...

Business

N.J. Apartment Assoc. announces finalists for 2014 Garden State Awards of Excellence

The New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) has announced the finalists for its 2014 Annual Garden State Awards of Excellence. More...

Weichert, Realtors donates $80,000 to ACS for breast cancer research

Weichert, Realtors successfully raised $80,000 in donations for the American Cancer Society (ACS) to fund breast cancer research during its 14th Annual Charity Golf Outing. More...

Four easy steps to shopping for a mortgage

You want to buy a home. That’s the easy part. Understanding everything that goes into securing a loan? Not so easy. Follow these points to simplify the financing process.

I t’s easy to understand why the concept of buying a home is a feel-good notion. More...