UNION – Five-time Grammy nominee Michael Feinstein will perform at the grand opening of the Gene and Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University’s East Campus on Friday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.
During the real estate bubble, older urban neighborhoods across the nation, from Atlanta to Baltimore to Cleveland to Sacramento and countless communities in between fell victim to a devastating plague of predatory lending and mortgage fraud.
LATHAM, N.Y.—Sergeant 1st Class Epifanio Mejias from Elizabeth has reenlisted to continue service with the 1156th Engr Co Vertical.
RAHWAY—Community Access Unlimited will be hosting its 11th Annual Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Rahway River Park in Rahway.
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).
JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University received seven kills, three blocks and a .545 hitting percentage by freshman middle hitter MELISSA FLYNN (Bayonne, NJ/Holy Family Academy) and sophomore outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN (Bayonne, NJ/Memorial) collected a match-best eight winners as the Gothic Knights hit .306 as a team and cruised past Rutgers-Newark, 3-0 (25-7, 25-20, 25-10), in the 2009 New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both schools.
HOUSTON—September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has unique tips about how to incorporate flaxseed into everyday recipes. Flaxseed, research shows, might reduce prostate cancer risks.