Category: Events

2010 Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Run

For more than 25 years, Janice served as the Health and Fitness Director at the Metuchen Branch YMCA. Through her years of service, Janice touched many people. With a kind word or a challenging...

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Observances of National POW/MIA Recognition Day are held across the country on military installations, ships at sea, state capitols, schools and veterans’ facilities. It is traditionally observed on the third Friday in September each...

Patriots Day Candlelight Observance

On Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 7:05pm, the Metuchen community came together for a Candlelight Ceremony in observance of Patriot Day at Freedom Plaza. The heartfelt ceremony was be led by representatives of the...

The Spidermonkeys

Metuchen Rocks! Metuchen’s free outdoor summer concert series concluded Metuchen’s summer with a dance party and fireworks on Sunday, September 5th. The Spidermonkeys brought their eclectic mix of classic rock, blues, country, plus their...

Fireworks!

There are ten things to remember when shooting fireworks. 1. Use a tripod; 2. Remote release; 3. Frame your shot; 4. Mind your focal length; 5. Aperture; 6. Shutter speed; 7. ISO; 8. Don’t...

Car Cruise Nights’ Finish Line

The 2010 Metuchen Car Cruise Nights came to a close Thursday September 1. Big Thank You to Chick-fil-A of Menlo Park Mall, Reydel Volkswagen, Precision Motorsports, and St. Joseph High School who have signed...

Main Street to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

It’s understandable people who live in Metuchen love the town. But there’s nothing like a road trip after all the local activities Metuchen had to offer this Summer. We often elaborate on the fact...

Metuchen Time Portals

Looking at the collection of photos from the Metuchen-Edison Historical Society of our dear town of Metuchen, we couldn’t help wonder what the areas in those photos look like now. And with that this...

No Discipline

On August 19th, No Discipline’s infectious Reggae transformed Metuchen into a mini Caribbean vacation. Founding members Al and Mike Bazaz on lead and rhythm guitars play with a rotating roster of accomplished regional musicians...

Acoustic Night at Brewed Awakening

Sharon Goldman’s Acoustic Singer-Songwriter Showcase once again filled Brewed Awakening Cafe with a sundry of musical flavors! A delayed NJ Transit and a running injury (she’s training for the NYC marathon), didn’t prevent singer/songwriter...

The One & Nines

The One & Nines, featured on August 5th, combined a repertoire of original music and deep track blues and soul classics performed with in the moment rock & roll energy and gospel-soul spirit. Band...

PiP: High School Musical On Stage!

Let me start this article with a warning. High School Musical On Stage playing in Roosevelt Park is not the movie. You read right, it is NOT the stage version of the movie every...

MHS Project Graduation Car Show

Metuchen High School presents Project Graduation’s first car show on Aug. 8. As car shows go, this one was pretty typical but no less fun. Metuchen High School students and their parents judged for...

National Night Out

What is National Night Out? It’s America’s Night Out Against Crime! Metuchen came in full force night of August 5, 2010! Children young and old had the pleasure of riding in a Police car...

Swim 4 A Cure

The Metuchen Team of Swim Across America headed by Melissa Karlovitch swam 246.74 Miles on Sunday July 25, 2010! and have raised over $7,200!!! Awesome! With the miles gained in Sunday’s swim, the Metuchen...

NJ Festival of Ballooning

At 5:30 in the morning, we punched in Solberg Airport into our car GPS and got our collective heads psyched for a day of ballooning. We wanted to be front and center to the...

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...

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...

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...