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S/L: Edison cop charged with attempted murder in firebomb attack on supervisor’s home

Posted by edison1205 on May 23, 2013

Although the suspect should be considered innocent until proven guilty, this is very disturbing news.

http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2013/05/edison_police_officer_charged.html#incart_river_default

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Crime rate coverage

Posted by edison1205 on December 12, 2012

The Star-Ledger has posted a story on recent changes in Edison’s crime rate as part of its recent corruption coverage.  If you’re interested in crime rates, check out theedisonblog’s story on crime rates from 2010.

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Part II of the S/L’s expose: Betraying the badge: Edison police produce astonishing record of misconduct

Posted by edison1205 on December 11, 2012

Part II of the Star Ledger’s reporting on the Edison PD is available here.

Don’t forget, our “Edison and the Law” archive has a number of copies of key documents in the actual lawsuits that the Ledger reported on.  Go check it out!

 

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S/L story:Law and disorder: Edison’s police force plagued by infighting, lawsuits

Posted by edison1205 on December 9, 2012

The Star-Ledger publishes a long story about strife in the Edison Police Department, referring to many of the lawsuits we have covered here at the Edison Blog.

 

 

 

 

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Edison school board results 2012

Posted by edison1205 on April 17, 2012

Election results from today’s board of education elections.  May not include absentee or provisional ballots.

CANDIDATE VOTE RECEIVED   SCHOOL BUDGET
Lora FONG  2,209√ YES  2,222 √
Margot HARRIS  2,106√
Deborah ANES (i)  2,191√  NO  2,186
David HOFFMAN  1,799
Joe ROMANO (i)  1,693
Michael WINTERS  1,045

Congratulations to those who won today!

If you experienced difficulties voting today, contact one or more of the following:

Middlesex Co. Board of Elections (732) 745-3471

League of Women Voters Assistance Line (800) 792-VOTE

N.J. State Division of Elections (609) 292-3760

U.S. Attorney Voter Hotline (609) 656-2558

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Appellate Division rules in teacher tenure case

Posted by edison1205 on April 13, 2012

Click here to read today’s Appellate Division ruling in I/M/O Tenure Hearing of Carol Ziznewski, School District of the Township of Edison.

 

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BREAKING: Edison CFO arrested

Posted by edison1205 on August 11, 2011

The Star-Ledger reports that Edison CFO Frank DeRosa was arrested on attempted theft charges today.  DeRosa “was arrested this afternoon and charged with theft and attempted theft, both third-degree crimes, said James O’Neill, spokesman for the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.”

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Young authors’ event planned in Metuchen

Posted by edison1205 on May 26, 2011

The Raconteur bookshop on Main Street, Metuchen, a popular local literary haven for residents of Metuchen and Edison alike, will host its first “Awesomesauce Teen Writery Festival Thing, Featuring a Skyped-In Celebrity,” at 7:30 pm on June 1st.

Sherwood Smith, an author of young adult fantasy novels, such as Crown Duel, will Skype in from California to read from her writing and answer attendees’ questions. The event will also feature several local young authors: John Melendez (15), Kathryn Sweatman (16),  Emma Jacques (12), Whitney Xu (13), and Kayla Bashe (16), who organized the event.

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Two new lawsuits

Posted by edison1205 on May 14, 2011

We’ve added two new lawsuits against Edison Township in our Edison and the Law page.  Stay informed, and go take a look at the coverage.  Full copies of the complaints are available from the links there.

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Choi, Potosnak to run for Congress (updated)

Posted by edison1205 on May 5, 2011

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