Edison brand-new COVID-19 cases stay low, township loses 4 more residents – centraljersey.com

28June 2020

EDISON– Edison officials reported one new case of COVID-19, which brings the overall number of cases to 1,894, according to the Edison Office of Emergency Management on June 27.

The brand-new case is a 56-year-old. The area has actually lost 4 more residents to COVID-19, which bring the total variety of locals lost to 213, according to Middlesex County.

The Edison Public Library in a social networks post, stated it will resume right after the Fourth of July weekend. Gov. Phil Murphy revealed public libraries are allowed to resume on July 2 with 25% capability.

W. Keith McCoy, interim library director, said the library will open when it is safe for personnel and the general public to connect.

“We are installing protective barriers, and supplying staff with protective gear,” he said. “We anticipate those to be in location quickly.”

The Edison Main Library at 340 Plainfield Ave. will resume first from 1-5 p.m. If all works as expected, morning and night hours will be included. The resuming of the north branch library at 777 Grove Ave. and the Clara Barton branch at 141 Hoover Ave. will follow, McCoy stated.

No seating and research study tables at the library will be available. No conferences or programs will be held a minimum of through Labor Day. Kids under the age of 12 should be accompanied by a moms and dad or guardian. All returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours. To learn more contact edisondirector@lmxac.org.

The Edison Summer Playground for children ages 5-12 will run weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon, July 13 to Aug. 14.

Arts and crafts, video games and special activities are prepared and will be held at the playgrounds at Elder Park, John Marshall School, Woodbrook School and Yelencsics Park. Registration is $50 for each child and space is restricted to 50 individuals. For more information call the Edison Recreation Department at 732-248-7310 or visit www.edisonnj.org.

Mayor Thomas Lankey released an executive order ahead of the resuming of outside dining on June 15. The executive order, which will run through Oct. 31, allows dining establishments and food establishments to remove as much as 20% of their existing onsite parking to accommodate tables for intake of food and beverages. Hours of operation for outdoor dining will range from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the town reserves the right to evaluate and withdraw approval of applications. The charge for application permits have been waived. For more information check out edisonnj.org.

The Edison Farmers Market is open from 1-3 p.m. every Wednesday at the Jade Dynasty car park, 925 Amboy Ave., through October.

The suppliers include Asprocolas Acres, La Bonbonniere Bake Shop, Fresh Honey and Honey Products, Bebe's All Natural– Indian sauces for a variety of foods and Elcha's Eats.

To find out more about pre-order and pickup see Asprocolasacres.com, la-bonbonniere-bake-shoppe. myshopify.com, www.countrybirdandgarden.net, bebesallnatural.com, and elchaseats.com.

The township has resumed the collection of cardboard from outside of the recycling container on regular recycling days.

Edison Township was not offered any other information regarding the new cases.

For Middlesex County information check out discovermiddlesex.com/covid19/ or www.middlesexcountynj.gov/covid19.

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