As inevitable as the rock opera was in the late 1960s, director Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” creatively combines the audio-visual tools of a new generation in a kaleidoscopic mélange of mediums.
BOWLING GREEN, Va. — At 6:30 a.m. on July 25, 200 Scouts and Leaders of Patriots’ Path Council started arriving at the Morristown Armory to join with 45,000 other Scouts and Leaders for the Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree and to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of BSA.
German Biergarten • Aug. 20 from 5:30-11 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host an authentic German biergarten. There will music by Richard Jordan, and 35 German theme cars will be on display. German & American food available to purchase. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Police Department is accepting applications from people who want to be police officers.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The rain held off, as did the rally from Team 101.5 FM, and Team Vitale claimed victory in the Aug. 12 summer classic.
CRANBURY — All Star Pet Rescue will be at L’Oreal Dog Day event on Saturday, Aug. 21 at L’Oreal’s Cranbury facility on 35 Broadway Road.
WOODBRIDGE – Surealism is alive and well at the Barron Arts Center where they will host the unique exhibition “Mind Pixels,” opening on Saturday, Aug. 21. The Barron Arts Center is located at 582 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
PERTH AMBOY — The Royal Garden Club By The Bay announced the winners of the 2010 Perth Amboy Beautification Awards for non-residential properties.
LAKEWOOD – The Grasshoppers scored three runs in the tenth inning Thursday night to beat the BlueClaws 8-5, dropping Lakewood to 13-8 in extra inning games this season.
MIDLAND, Mich. – Thomas O’Neil of Linden has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring term at Northwood University in Midland, Mich.
NEWARK – Aaron Herr belted a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning and added a solo shot in the eighth as Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Newark Bears 8-2 Thursday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. Newark secured a series victory by taking the first two games.
LAKEWOOD – Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard will rehab with the BlueClaws on Friday at FirstEnergy Park and the team will retire his #29 in a pre-game ceremony presented by Smart Carpet and Flooring.
STATE — New Jersey cheated investors who bought more than $26 billion worth of municipal bonds between August 2001 and April 2007, according to the first federal securities fraud complaint ever filed against a state government.