Edison reports no brand-new COVID-19 cases for second time this month, Department of Public Works continues to tidy up particles from hurricane – centraljersey.com

11August 2020


EDISON– Edison authorities reported no brand-new cases of COVID-19 for the 2nd time this month, according to the Edison Office of Emergency Management on Aug. 10.

The total number of COVID-19 cases stays at 1,988. The township has actually lost 233 locals to COVID-19, according to Middlesex County.

The grace duration for third quarter tax payments has been encompassed Aug. 13 due to Tropical Storm Isaiah, which left lots of parts of the municipality without power including the court.

The Edison's Department of Public Works personnel are vigilantly working to tidy up streets following the tropical storm. Citizens, companies are asked to stack storm debris at curbside. Clean ups will continue over the next several 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 brought with supplying contact details. Please contact the office at 732-248-7345 for further details.

Menlo Park Mall and all indoor shopping centers reopened on June 29. For more details see https://www.simon.com/mall/menlo-park-mall.

The Edison Public main library at 340 Plainfield Ave., resumed on July 13. Customers must use face masks. Gov. Phil Murphy announced town libraries are permitted to resume on July 2 with 25% capacity.

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 research study tables at the library will be offered. No meetings or programs will be held a minimum of through Labor Day. Kids under the age of 12 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours. To learn more contact edisondirector@lmxac.org.

The Edison Public Library has actually introduced a COVID memory project. Locals are welcome to share their experiences during the coronavirus through a survey and any images and videos recording experiences. All items sent will be evaluated for the library's archive. For more details check out edisonpubliclibrary.net/covidMemory.shtml.

The Edison Summer Playground for children ages 5-12 started on July 13 and will run weekdays from 9 a.m. to midday through Aug. 14. Arts and crafts, games and special activities are planned and will be held at the play grounds at Elder Park, John Marshall School, Woodbrook School and Yelencsics Park.

Mayor Thomas Lankey released an executive order ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining on June 15. The executive order, which will go through Oct. 31, permits dining establishments and food establishments to eliminate approximately 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 municipality reserves the right to review and withdraw approval of applications. The fee for application licenses have been waived. To find out more 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.

On Aug. 5, the farmers market added La Canasta Produce to the marketplace with additional vegetables and fruit offerings.

La Canasta signs up with vendors Asprocolas Acres, La Bonbonniere Bake Shop, Fresh Honey and Honey Products, Bebe's All Natural Masalas– Indian sauces for a variety of foods, Elcha's Eats, and P.M. Naturals.

For more details about pre-order and pickup visit Asprocolasacres.com, la-bonbonniere-bake-shoppe. myshopify.com, www.countrybirdandgarden.net, bebesallnatural.com, and elchaseats.com.

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

Edison Township was not provided any other details concerning the brand-new cases.

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

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