FEATURED EVENTS

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

This holiday season, the sounds of thousands of bells rang through the Metuchen air on December 4th as runners in town tie jingle bells to their sneakers and joined in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk...

An unusual Bedlam reunion

New Jersey natives to meet on football field By Thad Ayers via The Daily O’Collegian – Metuchen, N.J., doesn’t mean much to Oklahoma. The town covers only 2.76 square miles with a population of...

Winter Festival Parade 2011

It didn’t matter that it started a little late because the 58th Annual Winter Festival Parade absolutely did not disappoint! On Sunday, November 27, 2011 at about 2:30pm the speakers blared with announcements and...

1st Annual Metuchen Halloween Parade

The snow didn’t dampen the spirits of the little tots in costumes! And boy did they come to show off their outfits. The Mario Brothers came and so did Smurfette. There was a canine...

A tasty idea spurs artistic genius

BY ENID WEISS Sentinel Correspondent via Sentinel Edison/Metuchen — In an interesting attempt to counter vandals’ scribbling graffiti on his ice cream shop alley wall, Mike Patterson has invited area school groups to claim...

September 12th

(Following is a sermon delivered by longtime Metuchen resident Justin H. Manley at First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen on Sept 7, 2008.) ?Good morning. Before I begin my sermon, I want to take a...

2011 New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

We can’t believe it’s already September! Where did the summer go? Well there was the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in nearby Readington. Hot air balloons from around the world, ascended the sky with...

MMP Swim 4 A Cure 2011

On Sunday, July 24th the 110 athletes consisting of members of Metuchen Municipal Pool Swim & Dive Team along with their coaches, families and a team of Masters swimmers from the Metuchen YMCA, took...

Metuchen Farmers Market

Farmers Market every summer Saturday 9:00 – 2:00 The Metuchen Farmers Market is the center piece of Market Day. Located at the corner of New and Pearl streets just a block off of Main,...

Junebug ArtFest Third Night

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT: 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Interactive events for children and adults in front of Borough Hall 6:00 – 9:00 pm – The always-popular “chalkwalk” near Borough Hall 6:00 – 9:00 pm...

Metuchen Pet Parade 2011

What a turnout! We declare this year’s PET PARADE a huge success! The staff did it again this year, bringing the annual crowd pleaser closer to most of the Junebug activities by holding it...

Junebug ArtFest Second Night

Here are the things that happened Friday June 10 at Metuchen’s Magical Mystery Junebug ArtFest. If you missed them, shame on you! Remember there are two more Fridays to experience Junebug. ARtFESt FAN CLUb!...

2011 Metuchen Street Fair

On Sunday, June 5, 2011, the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 15th Annual Spring Street Fair along Main and New Streets in downtown Metuchen. The Street Fair and Craft Show attracts thousands...

Edgar Middle School Art Exhibit

Each spring, typically in June, Edgar Middle School schedules a day for the students to showcase their paintings, drawings and all kinds of art pieces. After a stroll along a crowded Main Street for...

Junebug Artfest 2011 Opening Night

Celebrating Creativity Through the Eyes of a Bug by Joy Kreves Bugs are getting lots of press lately. New Jersey, where I live, has a Brown Marmorated Stinkbug problem that has developed in the...

Memorial Day Parade 2011

The sounds of rousing ragtime favorites from ‘Fred Lehotay’s Ragtimers’ reverberated across the Pearl St parking lot where folks gathered to start this year’s celebration of Memorial Day. The men and women in uniform...