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Edison memories

Edison-The following memories are from Marisa: “My memories are from the 70’s/80’s. I lived on a street in Metuchen that backed to Roosevelt Park. Back then we could cross the train tracks and be right there. Then we would walk…

More tidbits from Edison

The following is from Ted Pastuszak: “In response to a comment in the January 3rd column, originally there were two supermarkets at the Menlo Park Mall: One was outside of Arcadian Gardens, and that was originally a Shop Rite. The…

Edison searches for the “most frightening house” in town

EDISON – The town’s recreation department wants homeowners to make their houses scarier for the next few weeks. Edison will be giving away prizes for the top three scariest homes within its 32-square mile boundaries as part of the sixth annual Halloween…

Hike through history this fall

What would it be like to retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…

Edison woman imprisoned for multi-million dollar prostitution ring

An Edison woman was sentenced to serve 10 years in state prison for operating a Middlesex County prostitution ring that netted millions of dollars in profits. Deanna Ruiz, 44, was sentenced to the term in New Brunswick by Superior Court…

Wardlaw-Hartridge soccer star trains at Real Madrid Academy

Diogo Ferreira of Hillside, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime, a dream for any young soccer player who aspires to play at the professional level. The Wardlaw-Hartridge soccer standout was invited to…

Timothy Wiltsey’s mom may be coming home to face charges she killed 5-year-old

Michelle Lodzinski, who was arrested in connection with the homicide her 5-year-old son, waits in a Florida jail for an extradition hearing scheduled for Sept. 4. The child, Timothy Wiltsey, reportedly disappeared from a Sayreville carnival in 1991 and his…

New Jersey man serving with the Israel Defense Forces injured

An Edison native serving with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) was injured during the recent combat in Gaza. Sgt. Moshe Hirt, 21, suffered a head wound when a retaining wall fell on him, according to reports. Hirt, a graduate of…

Mom charged 20 years after murder, on victim’s birthday

SAYREVILLE — More than 20 years after 5-year-old Timothy Wiltsey was reported missing from a local carnival by his mother, Michelle Lodzinski, on May 25, 1991, the South Amboy child’s mom was arrested on what would have been his 29th birthday, according…

Edison man arrested in connection with bank robbery

EDISON — Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas J. Bryan of the Edison Police Department announced that a township man was arrested and charged in connection with a bank robbery and police pursuit that ended with his…