EDISON– Edison officials reported four brand-new cases of COVID-19, which brings the overall variety of cases to 2,001, according to the Edison Office of Emergency Management on Aug. 15.
The age series of the cases are from 20 to 46. The municipality has lost 236 homeowners to COVID-19, according to Middlesex County.
The Edison's Department of Public Works personnel are diligently working to clean up streets following Tropical Storm Isaias. Homeowners, services are asked to stack storm particles at curbside. Clean ups will continue over the next a number of weeks.
The Edison Senior Center, 2963 Woodbridge Avenue, will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday as a cooling center. Those utilizing the cooling center will be needed to use a face covering and will have their temperature level brought with supplying contact info. Please contact the office at 732-248-7345 for more details.
The Edison Police Department will hold another session of “Have an Ice Pop with an Edison Cop” from 3-5 p.m. on Aug. 20 in Roosevelt Park near the kids's play ground by the lake. For more information contact Police Lt. Robert J. Dudash Jr. at 732-248-6442.
Menlo Park Mall and all indoor shopping malls reopened on June 29. For more information visit https://www.simon.com/mall/menlo-park-mall.
The Edison Public primary library at 340 Plainfield Ave., resumed on July 13. Patrons should wear face masks. Gov. Phil Murphy announced town libraries are permitted to resume on July 2 with 25% capability.
The library hours will increase the week of July 20 to 1-8:30 p.m. on Monday and 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday.
The resuming of the north branch library at 777 Grove Ave. started on July 27 and the Clara Barton branch at 141 Hoover Ave. will follow in August.
No seating and study tables at the library will be readily available. No conferences or programs will be held at least through Labor Day. Kids under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a moms and dad or guardian. All returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours. To find out more contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Edison Public Library has released a COVID memory job. Homeowners are welcome to share their experiences throughout the coronavirus through a survey and any images and videos documenting experiences. All items submitted will be examined for the library's archive. To find out more visit edisonpubliclibrary.net/covidMemory.shtml.
Mayor Thomas Lankey provided an executive order ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining on June 15. The executive order, which will run through Oct. 31, enables dining establishments and food facilities to remove as much as 20% of their existing onsite parking to accommodate tables for usage of food and beverages. Hours of operation for outside dining will run from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the township reserves the right to evaluate and revoke approval of applications. The cost for application authorizations have actually been waived. For more information go to edisonnj.org.
The Edison Farmers Market is open from 1-3 p.m. every Wednesday at the Jade Dynasty parking lot, 925 Amboy Ave., through October.
On Aug. 5, the farmers market included La Canasta Produce to the market with extra vegetables and fruit offerings.
La Canasta joins vendors Asprocolas Acres, La Bonbonniere Bake Shop, Fresh Honey and Honey Products, Bebe's All Natural Masalas– Indian sauces for a range of foods, Elcha's Eats, and P.M. Naturals.
For more information 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 actually resumed the collection of cardboard from outside of the recycling container on regular recycling days.
Edison Township was not supplied any other details concerning the brand-new cases.
For Middlesex County details check out discovermiddlesex.com/covid19/ or www.middlesexcountynj.gov/covid19.