Edison

Four Texans charges with home invasions

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey held a news conference to announce that four individuals have been charged with taking part in a series of five home invasions targeting members of the Asian-Indian community. Carey said charges were filed against…

Honoring service & connecting generations

Army veteran Bill O’Brien, president of the Menlo Home Residents’ Council, reads a letter from one of the kids at the college child care center, while Christopher Pellegrino of Old Bridge, the president of the Middlesex Veterans and Servicemembers Association, looks on.

Students from the Middlesex County College Veterans and Servicemembers Association, along with Democracy House, visited residents at the Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park in Edison over the Thanksgiving break. The students toured the facility, chatted with the residents, and served delicious apple…

Superfund sites in New Jersey

For decades it was standard practice to dump waste on the ground, in rivers or to leave it out in the open. As a result, thousands of uncontrolled or abandoned contaminated sites were created. Some common contaminated sites include abandoned…

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…

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…