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J. Aden LewisMetuchenMusingsForget tax reform Guest column J. Aden Lewis Metuchen Musings Forget tax reform — Trenton needs to take on bad trick-or-treating habits J. Aden Lewis Metuchen Musings Forget tax reform — Trenton needs to take on bad trick-or-treating habits Before the Halloween evening started, I hadn’t yet heard back from Trenton. I was …

Obituaries

Daniel E. DeCicco Obituaries Daniel E. DeCicco Mr. DeCicco, 77, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge died Oct. 27 at his home. Born in Newark, he resided in Colonia for the past 48 years. Mr. DeCicco was employed as a manager with Tri County Heating, North Brunswick, for 20 years before retiring in 1991, and …

Edison cares about its residents, especially seniors

I was a bit dismayed and actually disturbed to read Helen Reed’s recent letter to the editor that erroneously claimed Edison’s senior shopper shuttle was being phased out. While political dialogue is always a good thing, using scare tactics and deceit to frighten seniors is unforgivable. During my tenure as mayor, Edison has invested hundreds …

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J. Aden LewisMetuchenMusingsMetuchen man offers solutions to mispronunciation of brainy borough Guest Column J. Aden Lewis Metuchen Musings Metuchen man offers solutions to mispronunciation of brainy borough’s name J. Aden Lewis Metuchen Musings Metuchen man offers solutions to mispronunciation of brainy borough’s name One problem with being a resident of Metuchen is that scores of …

Edison resident: Don’t cancel se­nior shoppers’ shuttle

As a senior citizen in Edison, I was appalled to learn that the Spadoro administration is cancelling the senior shoppers’ shuttle for residents from the Village Court Senior Apartments. Many people depend upon that shuttle to get to and from the supermarket on a regular basis. They have no other means of getting their groceries. …

Obituaries

John H. Stockel Obituaries John H. Stockel Mr. Stockel, 68, of Matawan died Sept. 28 at home. Born in Metuchen, he resided there prior to moving to Matawan 40 years ago. He was an attorney in private practice. He served as president of the Middlesex County Bar Association from 1973-74; secretary of the New Jersey …