EDISON—Belching smokestacks, colossal clock cogs, the ribbed wreckage of a crashed zeppelin, all under lit by the blazing Fires of Industry, Dawson’s steam-punk version of Anthony Burgess’s “A Clockwork Orange” features a soundtrack of Beethoven symphonies screened through the fractious filters of punk, thrash, and techno, then scribble scratched by a goggle-eyed DJ sitting atop a scaffolded clock tower that rises 15 feet above the boards.
PISCATAWAY—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today broke ground on a jobs-creation project that promises a safer, smoother ride for thousands of commuters who travel each day on a section of Interstate 287 in Middlesex County.
NEW BRUNSWICK – An Army veteran who served in Iraq pleaded guilty Tuesday to all seven counts in an indictment that charged him with illegally possessing a cache of weapons and ammunition in his pickup truck, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
SAYREVILLE—Tom Pollando was selected unanimously by members of the Sayreville Democratic Committee to replace Stanley Drwal on the November ballot for Borough Councilman, Democratic organization chairman John S. Wisniewski announced Tuesday.
PISCATAWAY—What started out as administrative work and advisory at Johnson & Johnson, turned into an unforgettable and impacting internship for Courtney Harris of Piscataway, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison.
NEW BRUNSWICK—New Brunswick Elks Lodge No. 324 is collecting a variety of personal items, including phone cards, periodicals, toiletries and stationery, for shipment to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department has announced the fall 2009 classes for Kids Fun Clubs.
EDISON–The Edison Recreation Department has announced the fall adult class schedule.
Classes will be offered in embroidery, ceramics, watercolors and chess, as well as yoga and aerobics.
TRENTON – Thirty-five inmates – including 25 who are members or associates of criminal street gangs such as the Bloods, Crips or Latin Kings – were indicted Friday for illegally possessing cell phones in state prisons.
WOODBRIDGE – The Township Council approved the purchase of three new automated garbage trucks, along with 10,500 more trash and recycling bins at a cost of $1.55 million this month.