WHAT'S NEW

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...

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...

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...

Giving back to get ahead

via Sentinel METUCHEN — In today’s economy, hands-on internships can make a real difference for young professionals. And those same young people can make a real difference through national service. That’s why Metuchen resident...

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...

Campeones del mundo

Yes, we know. This event didn’t exactly happen here in Metuchen. This one happened in far away South Africa. But it could very well have happened here as I’m sure every Metuchen household were...

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...

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...

Happy July 4th Metuchen!

Don’t forget, The Metuchen Cultural Arts Commission will present the Brio Symphonic Band in an Independence Day Concert today, July 4, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. on the Metuchen High School Lawn. Have a great...

Feats of Strength

By Tom Davis It’s no fun to lose. But it’s fun to compete, and it’s an even bigger relief to finish. That’s what I’m getting out of this experience of watching my son play...

NJ Lacrosse Shootout in town

If you were wondering what the hey was going on with the crazy traffic on Central and Plainfield Avenue this weekend, well the cause was the very popular Jersey Shoout. Metuchen last weekend pretty...

Municipal Pool Swim and Dive Team

The Metuchen Municipal Pool Swim and Dive Team is a summer recreational program, offering a fun, supportive atmosphere for swimmers and divers ages 5 through 18, of all ability levels. Due to the size...

Junebug Artfest Comes to a Close

This year’s month-long Junebug ArtFest came to a close Friday night with Main Street overflowing with residents and visitors admiring all the Art on display for the last time. This year’s art festival will...