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.
NEWARK – New Jersey residents and businesses will pay less for natural gas this winter. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today approved rate reductions from the state’s four natural gas utilities.
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.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Animal Control Division is offering free rabies inoculations for Woodbridge Township dogs and cats at a bi-annual rabies clinic. The event is scheduled for Sept. 17, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Woodbridge Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza (adjacent to the Main Library and Woodbridge High School).
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The Berkeley Heights Lions Club recently sponsored a hospital-wide ice cream social at Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County.
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.