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“Today’s Table” Classes Offer Tools To Aspiring Amateur Chefs

Denise Edwards, Middlesex County College's demo lab kitchen coordinator, will teach many of the classes in this spring's "Today's Table" series. (Photo courtesy of Middlesex County College)

EDISON — This spring, Middlesex County College will continue its “Today’s Table” program in Crabiel Hall’s state-of-the-art culinary lab. Students are invited to come hungry and enjoy tastings of food prepared by the chef. Recipes are distributed.

Bank Donates To Central Jersey Food Banks

Stephany Kim, Unity Bank Edison Branch Assistant Relationship Manager, (left) presents a $1,400 check to Jackie Goedesky, President of St. James Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen. Unity Bank and its employees will donate a total of $21,000 to 15 food pantries in Central Jersey and Easton, Pa. this month, one service organization for each Unity branch. (Photo courtesy of Unity Bank)

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Unity Bank and its employees will donate a total of $21,000 to 15 food pantries in Central Jersey and Easton, Pa. this month, one service organization for each Unity branch. The funds, which represent a 50 percent increase over the previous campaign, were donated by Unity Bank employees and matched by the bank as part of a special holiday community service project.

College Collects 700 Pounds Of Food At Holiday Party

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EDISON — The Middlesex County College annual holiday party included a food drive that collected 700 pounds of food, which was donated to M.C.F.O.O.D.S. (Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services).

[PHOTO] The Spirit Of Giving

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EDISON — Kelly Lawrence of Scotch Plains, a seventh grade student at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, visits the Angel Tree to select an ornament with gift suggestions for autistic children attending the Crossroads School in Westfield. The gifts will be delivered to the school for autistic children later this month. (Photo courtesy of the Wardlaw-Hartridge School)

Edison Police Release Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

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EDISON — The Edison Police Department released a series of holiday shopping tips to help shoppers better protect themselves and their families during the busy holiday season, as well as things to remember throughout the year.

Report: Surveillance Cameras Secretly Recorded Conversations At Edison Police Headquarters

EDISON – Dozens of surveillance cameras inside the township’s police headquarters may have been recording private conversations for as long as 11 months, according to a Star-Ledger report.

One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…