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Edison Township, New Jersey

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Map of Edison Township in Middlesex County
Map of Edison Township in Middlesex County
Coordinates: 40°32′18″N 74°22′43″W / 40.53833, -74.37861
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Middlesex County
Settled 1651
Incorporated March 17, 1870 (as Raritan Township)
Government
 - Type Faulkner Act Mayor-Council
 - Mayor Jun Choi
Area
 - Township  30.7 sq mi (79.5 km²)
 - Land  30.1 sq mi (78.0 km²)
 - Water  0.6 sq mi (1.5 km²)
Elevation [2]  115 ft (35 m)
Population (2006)[1]
 - Township 99,523
 - Density 3,243.0/sq mi (1,252.2/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08817, 08818, 08819, 08820, 08837, 08899
Area code(s) 732 & 908
Website: http://www.edisonnj.org/
The Edison Memorial Tower, one of Edison Township's notable landmarks.
The Edison Memorial Tower, one of Edison Township's notable landmarks.

Edison Township (usually known as Edison) is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 97,687, making it at the time the fifth largest municipality in New Jersey. As of the U.S. Census 2005 estimate, the population of Edison was 100,499, although the 2006 estimate had the township's population back down to 99,523[1], moving down a notch behind Woodbridge Township into sixth place. Image File history File links EdisonTownshipSeal2. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... 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ΝμΜķŅĻŅ The Edison Memorial Tower The Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and Museum is a memorial located in Edison, New Jersey to inventor and businessman Thomas Edison. ... Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... List of municipalities in New Jersey, ordered by population. ... Woodbridge Township is a Township in Melissas Ass, New Jersey, United States. ...


What is now Edison Township was originally incorporated as Raritan Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 17, 1870, from portions of both Piscataway Township and Woodbridge Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Metuchen (March 20, 1900) and Highland Park (March 15, 1905). The name was officially changed to Edison Township as of November 10, 1954, based on the results of a referendum passed eight days earlier.[3] The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... “Piscataway” redirects here. ... Woodbridge Township is a Township in Melissas Ass, New Jersey, United States. ... Metuchen borough highlighted in Middlesex County Metuchen is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... is the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ğ: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Highland Park highlighted in Middlesex County Highland Park is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Edison was ranked the 28th most livable small city in America by Money Magazine and the 2nd in New Jersey in 2006 in MONEY Magazine's "Best Places To Live".[4] Money is a Time Warner financial magazine. ...


In the 2006 survey of America's Safest Cities, the township was ranked 23rd, out of 371 cities included nationwide in the 13th annual Morgan Quitno survey.[5] Morgan Quitno Press is an independent research and publishing company based out of Lawrence, Kansas. ...

Contents

History

Early history

Edison was originally part of Woodbridge Township and Piscataway Township when settlement commenced in the late 17th Century. Woodbridge Township is a Township in Melissas Ass, New Jersey, United States. ... Piscataway Township is a township located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ...


The town was previously known as "Raritan Township," not be confused with the current-day Raritan Township in Hunterdon County. In 1954, the township's name was changed to honor inventor Thomas A. Edison.[3] Raritan Township highlighted in Hunterdon County. ... Hunterdon County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Inventor (disambiguation). ... Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931) was an inventor and businessman who developed many important devices. ...


The Edison era

In 1876, Thomas A. Edison (who was sometimes referred to as "the Wizard of Menlo Park") set up his home and research laboratory on the site of an unsuccessful real estate development in Raritan Township called Menlo Park. It was in the Menlo Park Laboratory that Thomas Edison came up with his most famous inventions, including the phonograph and a commercially viable incandescent light bulb filament. Christie Street was the first street to use electric lights for illumination.[6] Edison subsequently moved his home and laboratory to West Orange in 1886.[7] “Tonearm” redirects here. ... “Light bulb” redirects here. ... Map of West Orange Township in Essex County West Orange is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ...


Modern Edison

Edison is currently one of the fastest growing towns in New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, it was the fifth most-populated municipality in the state, after the cities of Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, and Elizabeth. The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... List of municipalities in New Jersey, ordered by population. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... Location of Jersey City within New Jersey. ... View of Paterson New Jersey 1880. ... Union County Court House Elizabeth is a city in Union County, New Jersey, in the United States. ...


Edison is primarily a middle-class and upper middle-class community with more than 75 ethnic communities represented. Edison has a large Jewish community next to Highland Park, with multiple synagogues located in Edison. Edison also has a growing Indian community and a number of temples serving the religious needs of the community. Reflecting the number of Edison's residents from India and China, the township has sister city arrangements with Shijiazhuang, China, and Baroda, India. There is also a large Muslim population in Edison, with several Mosques serving the community. For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Highland Park highlighted in Middlesex County Highland Park is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ... Website: http://www. ... , Vadodara (Gujarati: વડોદરા,Marathi:बडोदा)  ), also known as Baroda, is the third most-populated town in the Indian state of Gujarat after Ahmedabad and Surat. ...


Geography

Edison is located at 40°32′18″N, 74°22′43″W (40.538204, -74.378585).GR1


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 79.5 km² (30.7 mi²). 78.0 km² (30.1 mi²) of it is land and 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²) of it (1.86%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Edison entirely surrounds Metuchen borough, which broke away from Raritan Township in 1900. Edison is bounded on the east by Woodbridge, on the south by the Raritan River (across which are Sayreville, East Brunswick Township, and New Brunswick), on the southwest by Highland Park (which also broke away from Edison, in 1905), on the west by Piscataway and South Plainfield, and on the north by Scotch Plains and Clark. Metuchen borough highlighted in Middlesex County Metuchen is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Woodbridge Township is a township located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... The Raritan River is a major river of central New Jersey in the United States. ... Sayreville is a borough located on the Raritan River, near Raritan Bay in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Location of New Brunswick in Middlesex County Country United States of America State New Jersey County Middlesex Incorporated February 28, 1860 Government  - Type Faulkner Act  - Mayor William P. Neary (D) Area  - Township  22. ... Nickname: Location of New Brunswick in Middlesex County Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex Established December 30, 1730 Incorporated September 1, 1784 Government  - Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)  - Mayor James Cahill Area  - City  5. ... Highland Park highlighted in Middlesex County Highland Park is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Piscataway Township is a township located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... South Plainfield is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Map of Scotch Plains Township in Union County Scotch Plains is a township in Union County, New Jersey, United States. ... Clark is a census-designated place located in Union County, New Jersey. ...


Transportation

Edison is a transportation hub, with an extensive network of highways passing through the township and connecting to major Northeast cities, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Trenton, and others. This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ...


Edison Township hosts various roadways. State roads include Route 27, and 440. US Route 1 also passes through the township. Interstate 287 passes through Edison, where it houses its southern end at I-95. The municipality also houses about a 5-mile section of the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 95). Exit 10 is located in Edison, featuring a 13-lane toll gate and a “unique” interchange design. When the “dual-dual” setup was created, it first started in Edison Township, and continued north to Exit 14 in Newark. It wasn’t until 1973 that the “dual-dual” was extended south of 10 to Exit 9 in East Brunswick Township (and then extended further south in 1990 to Exit 8A in Monroe Township). Route 27 is a state highway in New Jersey, United States, running along the original alignment for U.S. Route 1. ... Route 440 is a state highway in New Jersey, United States. ... U.S. Route 1 in New Jersey is a portion of the United States highway which parallels the East Coast of the United States, running 2,390 miles (3,846 km) from Key West, Florida in the south, to Fort Kent, Maine at the Canadian border in the north, 66. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 287 New Jersey state line along Interstate 287 south I-287 at I-95 in Rye, NY Interstate 287 (abbreviated I-287) is a major interstate highway in New Jersey and New York. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: New Jersey Turnpike The New Jersey Turnpike, or simply The Turnpike as its known to NJ residents, is a toll road in New Jersey and is one of the most heavily traveled highways in the United States. ... Interstate 95 is a major Interstate Highway that traverses the full extent of the East Coast of the United States, from Maine to Florida. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... Location of New Brunswick in Middlesex County Country United States of America State New Jersey County Middlesex Incorporated February 28, 1860 Government  - Type Faulkner Act  - Mayor William P. Neary (D) Area  - Township  22. ... Monroe Township is a Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ...


Since the 287 freeway connects to Interstate 87/New York State Thruway, Exit 10 is one of the busiest interchanges to be used by tractor-trailers. I-287 is the only freeway that links the New Jersey Turnpike to the New York State Thruway (since the Garden State Parkway prohibits trucks). Because of I-95’s discontinuity in New Jersey, US 1 serves as a regional artery linking the New Jersey Turnpike and Interstate 287 to I-95(M) and Interstate 295. Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 287 New Jersey state line along Interstate 287 south I-287 at I-95 in Rye, NY Interstate 287 (abbreviated I-287) is a major interstate highway in New Jersey and New York. ... Interstate 87 (abbreviated I-87) is a 346 mile (558 km) intrastate interstate highway located entirely within the state of New York. ... The New York State Thruway (officially the Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway) is a limited-access toll highway in the U.S. state of New York. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: New Jersey Turnpike The New Jersey Turnpike, or simply The Turnpike as its known to NJ residents, is a toll road in New Jersey and is one of the most heavily traveled highways in the United States. ... The New York State Thruway (officially the Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway) is a limited-access toll highway in the U.S. state of New York. ... Interstate 95 is a major Interstate Highway that traverses the full extent of the East Coast of the United States, from Maine to Florida. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: New Jersey Turnpike The New Jersey Turnpike, or simply The Turnpike as its known to NJ residents, is a toll road in New Jersey and is one of the most heavily traveled highways in the United States. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 287 New Jersey state line along Interstate 287 south I-287 at I-95 in Rye, NY Interstate 287 (abbreviated I-287) is a major interstate highway in New Jersey and New York. ... Interstate 95 is a major Interstate Highway that traverses the full extent of the East Coast of the United States, from Maine to Florida. ... Interstate 295 (abbreviated I-295) in New Jersey and Delaware is a bypass route from a junction with Interstate 95 south of Wilmington, Delaware to another junction with I-95 north of Trenton, New Jersey. ...


Edison station, located in South Edison, has New Jersey Transit trains to New York City and Trenton via the Northeast Corridor line. However, some commuters in North Edison may actually live closer to, and prefer to use, the Metropark (in neighboring Iselin) or Metuchen stations. Edison is a New Jersey Transit station on the Northeast Corridor Line, in Edison, New Jersey. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Location of Trenton inside of Mercer County Coordinates: Country United States State New Jersey County Mercer County Founded circa 1719 Government  - Mayor Douglas H. Palmer Area  - City  8. ... Most of the NEC (those sections shown in red, except Boston to the Rhode Island state line) is owned by Amtrak. ... New Jersey Transit: Platforms 2 side platforms Tracks 4 Parking 3,615 spaces Other information Opened 1972 Rebuilt 2010 (refurbishment) Accessible Code MET Traffic Passengers (2006) 1. ... Map of Iselin CDP in Middlesex County Iselin (pronounced IZ-lin) is a census-designated place and unincorporated area within Woodbridge Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Metuchen is a New Jersey Transit station on the Northeast Corridor Line, in Metuchen, New Jersey. ...


NJ Transit bus service is provided on the 62 route to Newark; on the 801, 804, 805, 810, 813, 814, 819 local routes, and on the 978 and 979 Wheels routes.[8] Bus routes in the Newark area New Jersey Transit operates or contracts out the following bus routes, centered around Newark and Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... New Jersey Transit contracts operation of the following routes within Middlesex and Monmouth counties. ... New Jersey Transit contracts operation of the following routes within Middlesex and Monmouth counties. ... New Jersey Transit contracts operation of the following routes within Middlesex and Monmouth counties. ... New Jersey Transit contracts operation of the following routes within Middlesex and Monmouth counties. ... New Jersey Transit contracts operation of the following routes within Middlesex and Monmouth counties. ... New Jersey Transit contracts operation of the following routes within Middlesex and Monmouth counties. ... New Jersey Transit contracts operation of the following routes within Middlesex and Monmouth counties. ...


Edison also offers a Light Transit bus service to the Edison train station. This bus route services the apartment communities along Plainfield Avenue and other commuters on Ethel Road. The schedule and route map are available here :Edison Light Transit


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 10,025
1940 11,470 14.4%
1950 16,348 42.5%
1960 44,799 174.0%
1970 67,120 49.8%
1980 70,193 4.6%
1990 88,680 26.3%
2000 97,687 10.2%
Est. 2006 99,523 [1] 1.9%
Population 1930 - 1990.[9]

Edison is one of the more diverse townships in New Jersey. It and the surrounding communities of Middlesex County are commonly known throughout the state and the New York metro area as being one of the region's main centers of Asian American cultural diversity. The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 97,687 people, 35,136 households, and 25,895 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,252.2/km² (3,243.0/mi²). There were 36,018 housing units at an average density of 461.7/km² (1,195.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 59.49% White, 6.89% African American, 0.14% Native American, 29.27% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.02% from other races, and 2.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.37% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 35,136 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.19. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $69,746, and the median income for a family was $86,205. Males had a median income of $53,303 versus $36,829 for females. The per capita income for the township was $30,148. About 3.3% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


As part of the 2000 Census, 17.75% of Edison residents identified themselves as being Indian American. This was the highest percentage of Indian American people of any place in the United States with 1,000 or more residents identifying their ancestry.[10] For an article on American Indians see Native Americans. ...


Government

Edison's politics tend to lean towards the Democratic Party.[citation needed] John Kerry carried the township over George W. Bush in the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election. Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ...


Local government

Edison Township is governed under the Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council) system with a strong Mayor-Council form of government. Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a Mayor-Council government. ...


The current Mayor of Edison is Jun Choi. Members of the Municipal Council are Council President Charles Tomaro (term ends December 31, 2007), Council Vice-President Anthony F. Massaro (2009), Robert Diehl (2009), Joan Kapitan (2009), Robert Karabinchak (2007), Salvatore Pizzi, Antonia "Toni" Ricigliano (2009).[11] Jun Choi Jun H. Choi is the current Mayor of Edison, New Jersey, a community of over 100,000 people and the fifth largest municipality in the state. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Election 2005

Running on a good government platform and a call to reform the Democratic Party, Jun Choi won the June 2005 primary by a 56-44% margin, defeating longtime incumbent Mayor George A. Spadoro. This was the first time in Edison history that a challenger won the Democratic primary. Mayor Choi won endorsements from mainstream Democratic leaders including Bill Bradley, for whom he worked on the 2000 presidential campaign, and was unexpectedly endorsed by a number of traditionally candidate- neutral unions in Edison. Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... George A. Spadoro is a three-term Democratic mayor of Edison Township, New Jersey, serving from 1994 to 2005. ...


In the ensuing general election, Choi did not face a Republican candidate, but instead faced a former Democrat turned Independent, William (Bill) Stephens. The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ...


An American Prospect article details aspects that Choi brought together in his 2005 mayoral campaign. They include 1) attracting new voters into the process, 2) a good government message, 3) anti-Wal-Mart or economic justice theme and 4) an effective Internet-based progressive mobilization.[12] The American Prospect is a monthly magazine which focuses on US politics and public policy. ... Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ...


On Election Day, November 8, 2005, Jun Choi declared victory, leading in unofficial results with a vote of 12,126 to 11,935. However, due to the small margin of victory, candidate William Stephens pursued a recount and subsequently, an election contest, both without success.[13] is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On January 1, 2006, at age 34, Mayor Choi was sworn-in by Governor of New Jersey Jon Corzine as the youngest Mayor in Edison history. is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ...


Federal, state and county representation

Edison is split between the Sixth and Seventh Congressional Districts and is part of New Jersey's 18th Legislative District.[14]


New Jersey's Sixth Congressional District, covering portions of Middlesex County and Monmouth County, is represented by Frank Pallone (D). New Jersey's Seventh Congressional District, covering portions of Hunterdon County, Middlesex County, Somerset County and Union County, is represented by Mike Ferguson (R). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken). New Jerseys Sixth Congressional District is currently represented by Democrat Frank Pallone. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area. ... Frank Pallone Jr. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... New Jerseys 7th Congressional District for the 109th Congress touches four counties and 54 municipalities, and is currently represented by Republican Congressman Mike Ferguson. ... Hunterdon County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Michael A. Ferguson (born June 22, 1970 in Ridgewood, New Jersey) has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for New Jerseys 7th Congressional District (map) since 2001. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is a businessman and Democratic Party politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Robert Bob Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic Senator from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


The 18th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Barbara Buono (D, Edison) and in the Assembly by Peter J. Barnes III (D, Edison) and Patrick J. Diegnan (D, South Plainfield). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken). The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Sen. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Peter J. Barnes III(born April 26, 1956) is an American Democratic Party politician, who served in New Jerseys General Assembly since 2007, where he represents the 18th legislative district. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan Patrick J. Diegnan (born March 19, 1949) is a Democrat who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2002 and represents the 18th legislative district. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... South Plainfield is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Middlesex County is governed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. Middlesex County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel (Milltown), Freeholder Deputy Director Stephen J. "Pete" Dalina (Fords), Camille Fernicola (Piscataway), H. James Polos (Highland Park), John Pulomena (South Plainfield), Christopher D. Rafano (South River) and Blanquita B. Valenti (New Brunswick). Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the legislative body in each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ... Milltown is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... Map of Fords CDP in Middlesex County Fords is a census-designated place and unincorporated area within Woodbridge Township, located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Piscataway Township is a township located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Highland Park highlighted in Middlesex County Highland Park is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... South Plainfield is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. ... South River is a Borough located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Nickname: Location of New Brunswick in Middlesex County Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex Established December 30, 1730 Incorporated September 1, 1784 Government  - Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)  - Mayor James Cahill Area  - City  5. ...


Education

Public schools

Based on data from 2004-2005,[15] New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked J.P. Stevens High School 82 out of 316 public high schools surveyed in New Jersey,[16] with Edison High School ranked 155.[17] Edison has 11 elementary schools, four middle schools, and two high schools that are part of the Edison Township Public Schools. New Jersey Monthly is a monthly glossy publication featuring issues of interset to residents of New Jersey. ... John P. Stevens High School (abbr. ... Edison High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in Edison, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA. The school serves over 2,000 students of many diverse cultures, and is part of the Edison Township Public Schools. ... The Edison Township Public Schools is a comprehensive public school system, serving students in Kindergarten through 12th grade from Edison, in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ...


The two public high schools separate the South and North ends of Edison. In the Edison High School zone to the south, there are six K - 5 elementary schools: Benjamin Franklin Elementary, James Monroe Elementary, John Marshall Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Lindeneau Elementary and Washington Elementary. John Marshall, Lindeneau, and Washington graduates attend Thomas Jefferson Middle School for grades 6 - 8. James Monroe, Benjamin Franklin, and Lincoln graduates go to Herbert Hoover Middle School for grades 6 - 8. Thomas Jefferson and Herbert Hoover graduates go to Edison High School, for grades 9-12. Edison High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in Edison, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA. The school serves over 2,000 students of many diverse cultures, and is part of the Edison Township Public Schools. ... Edison High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in Edison, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA. The school serves over 2,000 students of many diverse cultures, and is part of the Edison Township Public Schools. ...


In the J.P. Stevens High School zone there are five K-5 elementary schools. They are James Madison Primary School (K-2), who then move on to James Madison Intermediate School for grades 3-5; Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary, Menlo Park Elementary and Woodbrook Elementary. Menlo Park and Woodbrook graduates go to Woodrow Wilson Middle School for grades 6-8. James Madison Intermediate and MLK Jr. graduates go to John Adams Middle School for grades 6-8. Woodrow Wilson Middle School and John Adams Middle School graduates move on to J.P. Stevens High School for grades 9-12. John P. Stevens High School (abbr. ... Woodbrook School is an elementary school located in Edison, New Jersey, in the United States, and is part of the Edison Township Public Schools. ... Woodrow Wilson Middle School is a middle school located in Edison, New Jersey, in the United States, and is part of the Edison Township Public Schools. ... John Adams Middle School, Edison, New Jersey (usually known as JAMS) is one out of two middle schools in north Edison, New Jersey that sends its students to J.P. Stevens High School. ... John P. Stevens High School (abbr. ...


Middlesex County College

Middlesex County College (or MCC) is a public, two-year community college located in Edison at the intersection of Woodbridge Avenue and Mill Road. Middlesex County College is a community college with its main campus located in Edison, New Jersey, USA. The two-year college serves the needs of Middlesex County, New Jersey, as well as surrounding communities. ... In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a county college, junior college or a city college, is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates degrees. ...


Other Schools/ Private Schools

Middlesex County College is also home to the Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Technologies, an engineering-based high school, which is part of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High Schools. The high school is free for all Middlesex County residents, but admission is based on a test, past grades, and other academic and extra-curricular activities. About 140 students from around the county attend the Academy. The Middlesex County Academy is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in Edison, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA. The school serves around 140 students of many diverse cultures from all over Middlesex County, and is part of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High Schools. ... The Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High Schools is a network of public high schools serving the vocational and technical education needs of students in Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA. The district was the first county vocational school system in the United States. ...


There are many private schools in Edison, including the Wardlaw-Hartridge School, Bishop George Ahr High School, Rabbi Jacob Joseph Yeshiva School, Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, St. Helena School, St. Matthew School, Lakeview School and Our Lady Of Peace School. Additionally, the private for-profit technical school Lincoln Tech (formerly the Cittone Institute) has a campus on Oak Tree Road in Edison. Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... The Wardlaw-Hartridge School is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school located in Edison, New Jersey, United States, serving 430 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, as of the 2006-2007 school year. ... Bishop George Ahr High School, also known as Bishop Ahr, Ahr or BGA, is a four-year, private, coeducational Roman Catholic high school located on a thirty-six acre campus in the northern section in Edison, New Jersey. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


In Edison the sizable Asian/Chinese population had pushed for years to establish a Chinese School where students could learn the Chinese language. In 1998, Huaxia Edison Chinese School (which teaches Simplified Chinese) was established in Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Huaxia currently resides in Edison High School. However, many families from Taiwan send their children to Edison Chinese School, located at John Adams Middle School, which teaches Traditional Chinese. Asian people[1] is a demonym for people from Asia. ... Hua Xia Edison Chinese School is a branch of the Hua Xia Chinese School System. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... John Adams Middle School, Edison, New Jersey (usually known as JAMS) is one out of two middle schools in north Edison, New Jersey that sends its students to J.P. Stevens High School. ... Traditional Chinese (Traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字, Simplified Chinese: 正体字/繁体字) refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ...


Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Edison Township include:

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Notable places

  • Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha has a Hindu temple on Woodbridge Avenue
  • Camp Kilmer, a World War II era army post, was partially located in what is now Edison.
  • The Clara Barton downtown area.
  • Dismal Swamp, preserved wetlands area and home to the Triple C Ranch educational center
  • Durham Woods, a complex of several apartment buildings and scene of the Durham Woods Fire in 1994
  • Edison Landfill, closed landfill site undergoing environmental cleanup
  • Edison has three public libraries: the Main Library is on Plainfield Avenue in South Edison, near Edison station; North Edison Branch is on Grove Avenue, and the Clara Barton Branch is in the Clara Barton downtown area, on Hoover Avenue. Library service also includes a popular Bookmobile.
  • The Edison Municipal Complex, located off of Route 27 next to the Edison Square/Clarion Hotel office park.
  • Edison Station in south Edison
  • Ford Motor Company had a plant here, the Ford Assembly Plant on U.S. Route 1, assembling the Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series trucks. The plant closed in 2004, with about 1,420 workers losing their jobs.[28] Hartz Mountain purchased the property and is proposing a mixed-use retail center to begin construction in 2007. Township officials have negotiated no housing on the site, to be called "Edison Towne Square." Instead, it is hoped that a community center can be built at no cost to taxpayers alongside the retail and commercial space.[29]
  • John F. Kennedy Hospital, located off of Parsonage Road.
  • ILR Landfill, closed landfill site owned by Industrial Land Reclaiming (ILR), undergoing environmental cleanup
  • Inman Sports Club, Located off of Inman Avenue. Some of the best in the world make appearances here, for the wrestling promotion, Ring of Honor
  • Jewish Community Center/YMCA or Community Campus located off of Oak Tree Road.
  • Nixon Park, a large neighborhood surrounding Lincoln School. A "cookie-cutter" development of 3-bedroom homes built in the very early 1950s, homes there were largely purchased by WWII veterans using the GI Bill. Constructed at the same time, and adjoining Nixon Park, were the Lincoln Village, Vineyard Village and Washington Park developments. Children from Lincoln and Vineyard Villages attended Lincoln School. Washington Park surrounded both the Washington School and the Saint Matthew's Catholic School (grades 1-8).
  • Kin-Buc Landfill, Former Landfill and Superfund site where 70 million gallons of hazardous waste was dumped.
  • Menlo Park Mall, one of the more popular malls in New Jersey, located at the intersection of Route 1 and Parsonage Road.
  • Oak Tree Pond, site of a minor battle of the American Revolutionary War and whose conversion into a park ended a real estate development controversy.
  • Oak Tree Road in Edison and Iselin is known for its large concentration of Indian stores and restaurants.
  • Raritan Center, a major industrial park anchored by the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center.
  • Roosevelt Hospital, a hospice located just East of Roosevelt Park.
  • Roosevelt Park, located between Parsonage Road and Route 1, west of the Mall.
  • St. Helena Roman Catholic Church, off of New Dover Road.
  • The Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and Museum, in Menlo Park.
  • Woodbrook Corners, a residential area near Woodrow Wilson Middle School and Woodbrook Elementary School

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References

  1. ^ a b c Census data for Edison township, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 24, 2007.
  2. ^ USGS GNIS: Township of Edison, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed April 16, 2007.
  3. ^ a b "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 170 re Edison Township, p. 173 re Raritan Township.
  4. ^ 100 Best Places to Live 2006: #28 - Edison, Money (magazine). Accessed December 4, 2006.
  5. ^ 13th Annual Safest (and Most Dangerous) Cities: Top and Bottom 25 Cities Overall, Morgan Quitno. Accessed October 30, 2006.
  6. ^ An Edison Historical Timeline, Township of Edison. Accessed July 24, 2007.
  7. ^ Menlo Park Museum FAQs. Accessed August 20, 2007.
  8. ^ Middlesex County Bus/Rail Connections, New Jersey Transit. Accessed June 21, 2007.
  9. ^ Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990, Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network. Accessed March 1, 2007.
  10. ^ Asian Indian Communities, Epodunk. Accessed June 28, 2006.
  11. ^ The Edison Municipal Council, Edison Township. Accessed August 12, 2007.
  12. ^ Jersey Boy: The election of a Korean-American mayor in Edison, New Jersey may offer a blueprint for Democrats nationwide in 2006, American Prospect article January 9, 2006.
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  14. ^ 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, New Jersey League of Women Voters, p. 55. Accessed August 30, 2006.
  15. ^ TOP Public High Schools IN NEW JERSEY: Methodology, New Jersey Monthly.
  16. ^ TOP Public High Schools IN NEW JERSEY: J.P. Stevens (Edison), New Jersey Monthly.
  17. ^ TOP Public High Schools IN NEW JERSEY: Edison, New Jersey Monthly.
  18. ^ Assemblyman Barnes's Legislative Website, accessed March 31, 2007
  19. ^ About David Bryan. Accessed December 31, 2006.
  20. ^ Al Chez - Brass Consultant, The Bushwackers. Accessed July 24, 2007. "When the family moved to Edison N.J. his father helped start up a local drum corps called The Saints."
  21. ^ State of the Arts, New Jersey Network. Accessed July 24, 2007. "Spend a day in the life of Patrick McDonnell, Edison New Jersey resident and creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip Mutts."
  22. ^ Aalok Mehta at Internet Movie Database.
  23. ^ Brittany Murphy - Interview, Interview (magazine), May 2000. "Breathy and infectious, Murphy, an only child raised by her mom in Edison, New Jersey, was in a bind the night we talked in a Manhattan apartment."
  24. ^ Caiazza, Tom. "Five million miles and one heck of a view: Astronaut returns after space flight; township names day in his honor", Woodbridge Sentinel, May 9, 2007. Accessed June 4, 2007. "Polansky, an Edison native and graduate of J.P. Stevens High School, returned to his alma mater Monday after commanding STS-116, the space shuttle mission to the International Space Station last December."
  25. ^ Joli Robinson pictures and bio, Stuff (magazine).
  26. ^ Susan Sarandon's Story. Accessed December 31, 2006.
  27. ^ Joel Stein - Columnist, Los Angeles Times. Accessed December 31, 2006.
  28. ^ CNN: Ford's announcement to shed 35000 jobs
  29. ^ Hartz Mountain to donate land for community center in Edison, Edison-Metuchen Sentinel, Jan. 31, 2007

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