Author: MetuchenLiving

Summer Concert Series 2010

Metuchen Recreation and the Metuchen Cultural Arts Commission Present Summer Concert Series 2010 Thursdays at 8pm The Senior Center, 15 Center Street, in Metuchen The concert series has been made possible in part by...

Metuchen > NYC

One of the reasons people move to Metuchen, especially young couples wanting to start a family, aside from the tranquil environs is our town’s proximity to pretty much everything. Most distinctive of this is...

A Global Village, a Local Effort

By Timothy James, Metuchen High School Slavery. We thought it was a 19th century issue. Although the Thirteenth Amendment made slavery illegal in the United States, s;avery, in its many forms, still occurs in...

Metuchen National Night Out

August 5, 2010 Friday 6:30 – 9:30pm Charles Field (End of E. Walnut St., off Main street) First aid squad ambulance display and tour Photos and fun with the Metuchen Police Metuchen Fire Department...

Walk Metuchen

To say that main street Metuchen has been bustling with activities the past weeks would be an understatement. However, most weeknights you’d be surprised how peaceful and serene the street could be. A lazy...

Metuchen Recreation

Participants of the July 12-16 Track and Field Camp show off their certificates. Track and Field Camp (Camp is open to 5th-12th graders at all levels) Under the direction of All-American and NJ State...

Getting a bird’s eye view of Jersey

Where: Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, Solberg Airport, Readington, N.J. When: July 23-25 Miles from Metuchen: 23.4 mi – about 32 mins Perfect for: Families, soft adventurers Why: Because there are few...

Ozone Alert declared

Saturday, July 17th is an Ozone Alert Day. Ozone levels are forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category across New Jersey due to very warm temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and light south...

A little night of music

We walked inside Brewed Awakening at 7:30pm thursday night (July 15) to find people setting up equipment on stage while others looked for tables. We ordered a medium hot green tea and a latte,...

The Wedding Singer in Plays in the Park

Plays in the Park opens its second offering this season, the musical comedy The Wedding Singer. We were invited to a preview Tuesday night and just like their recent ‘1776’ offering, make sure you...

The Old Colonial Cemetery

Sometime during the first three decades of the 18th century, a meeting house and its burial ground were established here. The meeting house itself may have been built as early as 1717. Rev. James...

Art Surprise!

One minute you’re simply getting out of your car heading to a store in Main street, the next minute you’re mesmerized by the wonderful colors and images in front of you. That’s what surprised...

Civil War Living History Weekend – Aug 7 & 8

The Robert E. Lee Civil War Roundtable of Central Jersey Presents It’s Annual Civil War Living History Weekend – August 7 and 8, 2010 at Parker Press Park. Rahway Ave. (Rte. 514) Just off Main St., Woodbridge,...

Cruisin’ Night 2010 Part 2

Mark your calendars! The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Cruise Nights 2010 have been scheduled for the first Wednesday of the summer months on Main Street in Metuchen (May...

Metuchen Historic Photos

Photographs, taken in 1948, of the Metuchen Memorial Day Parade. The Metuchen High School twirlers and band members led the parade down Main Street. Then, the parade was considered one of the largest in...

Independence Day Concert

The Metuchen Cultural Arts Commission through a generous donation from The Westerhoff School of Music & Art presented the Brio Symphonic Band in an Independence Day Concert on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 5:30...