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Community Bulletin Board: Middlesex County: Aug. 10

Due to the national formula shortage, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Middlesex County is holding a baby formula drive. Those wishing to donate can drop off baby formula Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; or email Lauren Sikora at laurens@casaofmiddlesexcounty.org to make alternate arrangements. The office is located at 77 Church St., New Brunswick.
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EDISON – In efforts to raise funds for the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park, Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 3117 is hosting its first 5K run/walk in September. “Due to the COVID pandemic, the Veterans home was not getting as many donations to the entertainment fund,” said Filipe Oliveira, commander of the Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3117.
EDISON, NJ

Metuchen police blotter

Two men from Ireland – ages 24 and 19 – were charged with fleeing the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Middlesex Avenue July 29. Witnesses told police that the occupants of one of the vehicles had allegedly fled the scene on foot. After canvassing the area and a short foot chase, Officer Laurel Louis and Sgt. Joseph Keane were able to locate the individuals. The 24-year-old man was charged with obstruction and resisting arrest. The 19-year-old man was charged with hindering, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury and numerous motor vehicle violations.
METUCHEN, NJ

Edison National Night Out: Fun, food and McGruff the Crime Dog

EDISON – National Night Out in Edison was filled with fun, food and McGruff the Crime Dog. The department held its annual event at Papaianni Park on Aug. 2. Community members enjoyed interacting with members of the Edison Police Department, Edison Fire Department, members of the emergency medical services and were allowed to climb in and out of department vehicles, trucks.
EDISON, NJ

Community Bulletin Board: Middlesex County: Aug. 3

Due to the national formula shortage, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Middlesex County is holding a baby formula drive. Those wishing to donate can drop off baby formula Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; or email Lauren Sikora at laurens@casaofmiddlesexcounty.org to make alternate arrangements. The office is located at 77 Church St., New Brunswick.

Community Bulletin Board: Middlesex County: July 27

Due to the national formula shortage, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Middlesex County is holding a baby formula drive. Those wishing to donate can drop off baby formula Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; or email Lauren Sikora at laurens@casaofmiddlesexcounty.org to make alternate arrangements. The office is located at 77 Church St., New Brunswick.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ

Metuchen Police blotter

Three New York City juveniles in town visiting a friend were charged with burglary, theft and criminal attempt on July 18. A borough resident reported her purse was removed from her vehicle while she was in a store. The resident was able to provide the description of three juveniles she witnessed fleeing the area as she returned to her vehicle. Patrol was able to locate the juveniles, who were allegedly with the resident’s purse in their possession, according to police on the department’s social media page.
METUCHEN, NJ

Police departments to hold National Night Out Aug. 2

Police departments throughout the state are holding National Night Out on Aug. 2 in continued efforts to create police-community partnerships. The Edison Police Department will hold their event at Papaianni Park, 100 Municipal Boulevard. Community members can participate in a DWI (driving while intoxicated) golf course simulation and observe a mock crash demo.
EDISON, NJ

Community Bulletin Board: Middlesex County: July 20

Due to the national formula shortage, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Middlesex County is holding a baby formula drive. Those wishing to donate can drop off baby formula Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; or email Lauren Sikora at laurens@casaofmiddlesexcounty.org to make alternate arrangements. The office is located at 77 Church St., New Brunswick.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ