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  • 6 Social Media Influencers From New Jersey Who Are Driving the Conversation
    by Emily Melvin on February 25, 2024 at 2:29 am

    Instagram and TikTok aren’t just apps on your phone. They’re how some people, including New Jerseyans, make a living through brand partnerships, paid posts and gigs that transcend social media. These platforms are filled with millions of users, hashtags, and posts on every topic imaginable, […]

  • Sting to Perform With Christian McBride in One-Night-Only Show for Montclair Nonprofit
    by Emily Melvin on February 23, 2024 at 6:16 pm

    Every little thing he does is magic! Former Police frontman Sting will join jazz bassist Christian McBride to perform in an annual fundraiser event benefiting Montclair's Jazz House Kids on Wednesday, February 28, in New York City. McBride, an 8-time Grammy winner and the nonprofit's artistic […]

  • Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Aren’t Jersey Natives, But They’re Local Icons
    by Gary Phillips on February 23, 2024 at 2:02 pm

    [caption id="attachment_328695" align="alignnone" width="778"] Illustration: Raul Arias[/caption] Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert weren’t born in New Jersey, but the comedic icons have been tickling people’s funny bones from home bases in the Garden State for years. The two friends skyrocketed […]

  • How Frank Sinatra Became Hoboken’s Favorite Son
    by Ken Schlager on February 22, 2024 at 4:14 pm

    [caption id="attachment_328722" align="alignnone" width="778"] Illustration: Raul Arias[/caption] Frank Sinatra was 15 when he quit school and began singing at church-basement dances and social clubs in his native Hoboken. He hooked up with a trio called the Three Flashes, and together they passed […]

  • Asian Cooking Studio Relocates to East Brunswick; More Food News
    by Emily Melvin on February 22, 2024 at 10:26 am

    Openings Maricel's Kitchen, East Brunswick After operating in Old Bridge for five years, this Asian cooking studio recently reopened in East Brunswick, where fan-favorite cooking classes, exclusive chef-hosted dinners and catering will continue to be offered in a larger space. Classes with chef […]

  • Montclair Was Mourning a Beloved Sushi Spot. Then a Miracle Happened.
    by New Jersey Monthly on February 22, 2024 at 9:35 am

    [caption id="attachment_329098" align="alignnone" width="778"] Sushi sensei Kenny Mar with De Novo Montclair owner Demetri Malki. Photo: Courtesy of De Novo European Pub Montclair[/caption] Among its many charms, Montclair is known for its delicious and diverse dining scene—not for seemingly […]

Insider NJ

  • New Jerseyans More Concerned About Books Being Banned than Inappropriate Content
    by Insider NJ on February 26, 2024 at 5:45 am

    Note: This poll was conducted before NJ S2421 was introduced in the New Jersey State Senate. As debate over the “Freedom to Read” Act intensifies, New Jersey has already taken sides, with a majority of adults in the state saying they are concerned about book bans and the political motivation […]

  • Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 2/26/2024
    by Pete Oneglia on February 25, 2024 at 11:01 pm

    Below is Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing:   QUOTE OF THE DAY: “No, he does not. … he oversees 35 percent of Monmouth County [in Congress], that makes sense. Burlington, that’s his county.” – First Lady and Senate candidate Tammy Murphy when asked if Rep. Kim has momentum in […]

  • Kim’s Hat Trick
    by Fred Snowflack on February 25, 2024 at 7:06 pm

    FLEMINGTON – As Tammy Murphy greeted supporters at a pre-convention party Sunday, one man acknowledged the First Lady’s challenge. He said he knew that Murphy’s critics say the governor is trying to force his wife into the U.S. Senate. But he added, “If that’s all they have on her.” His […]

  • Kim Blazes into Newark
    by Insider NJ on February 25, 2024 at 6:16 pm

    Today, Congressman Kim joined Reverend Dr. David Jefferson, Senator Cory Booker, and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka at Newark’s Metropolitan Baptist Church to celebrate the announcement of their new community initiatives which will include opening a daycare center, health clinic, workforce building and […]

  • Kim Wins Hunterdon County, Thrashes Murphy
    by Fred Snowflack on February 25, 2024 at 3:21 pm

    Yesterday, Burlington. Today, Hunterdon. U.S. Rep. Andy Kim (D-3) this afternoon won the backing of the Hunterdon County Democratic Committee, while keeping his winning streak alive. Kim defeated First Lady Tammy Murphy in their contest to succeed jammed-up incumbent U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ). […]

NJ Spotlight News

  • LIVE UPDATES: Tracking the coronavirus in New Jersey
    by Lindsay Rassmann on September 13, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    A look at how the coronavirus has spread throughout New Jersey, and what officials have been doing to mitigate possible spread. The post LIVE UPDATES: Tracking the coronavirus in New Jersey appeared first on NJTV News Archive.

  • NJTV News: September 11, 2020
    by Lindsay Rassmann on September 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    It’s the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The coronavirus is changing how we honor heroes from that day, but it hasn’t changed the deep sense of pride in the years following. Gov. Phil Murphy reported another 518 positive COVID-19 tests Friday. The statewide cumulative total is […]

  • Franklin Borough looks to hold in-person voting in November, but outside
    by Lindsay Rassmann on September 11, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    The council of the Borough of Franklin passed a resolution last week calling on the governor to allow them to do traditional voting, but outside. New Jersey's election in November is mostly vote by mail, but some have raised concerns about voter fraud and the early counting of ballots. The post […]

  • Preventing COVID-19 spread a bigger challenge as schools reopen
    by Lindsay Rassmann on September 11, 2020 at 2:57 pm

    According to the Department of Health, New Jersey’s population of 19 to 24 year olds now has the highest percent positivity in the state. The post Preventing COVID-19 spread a bigger challenge as schools reopen appeared first on NJTV News Archive.

  • NYSE reportedly vows to pull operations in NJ if new tax is enacted
    by Lindsay Rassmann on September 11, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Business Correspondent Rhonda Schaffler brings you today's New Jersey business news. The post NYSE reportedly vows to pull operations in NJ if new tax is enacted appeared first on NJTV News Archive.

  • Changes in NJ abortion rules filed by state medical board
    by Lindsay Rassmann on September 11, 2020 at 2:37 pm

    Proposed changes to New Jersey's abortion rules would widen the list of medical professionals who are allowed to perform surgical abortions in the office. Currently only licensed doctors hold that privilege, but New Jersey's Board of Medical Examiners wants to let advanced practice clinicians […]

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Star News Group

  • Redevelopment initiatives repealed after claims of inadequate disclosure
    by Alex Dyer on February 23, 2024 at 4:19 pm

    POINT PLEASANT BEACH — While reporting on the Environmental Commission and Green Team at Tuesday’s borough council meeting, Councilman Mike Ramos initiated a motion to repeal two redevelopment initiatives which he described as lacking appropriate due diligence. The motion was approved in a 4-1 […]

  • Jenkinson’s Aquarium celebrates women in STEM
    by Alex Dyer on February 23, 2024 at 11:29 am

    POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Women are integral to the day-to-day operation of Jenkinson’s Aquarium, which marked the International Day of Women and Girls in STEM [science, technology, engineering and math] on Feb. 11. Last week, The Ocean Star took a tour of the facility, interviewing the women who […]

  • Bay Partnership unveils ambitious marshland plan
    by Tommy Watters on February 23, 2024 at 11:28 am

    POINT PLEASANT — The Barnegat Bay Partnership [BBP] presented conceptual plans to help combat erosion and the deteriorating marshland behind Nellie Bennett Elementary School.  Residents came out in droves last Thursday, Feb. 15, as members of the BBP, including engineers and scientists, came to […]

  • Kick Cancer Overboard gifts 23 families with cruises
    by Anthony Rossics on February 23, 2024 at 11:28 am

    BRICK TOWNSHIP — For World Cancer Day earlier this month, Ester Jordan, a board member of Kick Cancer Overboard [KCO] and her many volunteers hosted a special event at the Greenbriar Club House in Brick, surprising 23 families affected by cancer with a free cruise to Bermuda. According to Ms. […]

  • The Ocean Star | Feb. 23, 2024
    by Star News Group Staff on February 23, 2024 at 5:21 am

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New Jersey Chamber of Commerce

  • Gov. Phil Murphy, Johnson & Johnson CEO and Jersey Mike’s CEO Headlining ReNew Jersey Business Summit & Expo
    on February 15, 2024 at 8:00 am

    New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's March 26 & 27 Summit will feature two-days of networking and interactive sessions on how to boost New Jersey's economy over the long-term #ReNewJersey The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce announced today that Gov. Phil Murphy, Johnson & Johnson Chairman […]

  • Statement on 2026 World Cup Final in NJ
    on February 5, 2024 at 2:57 pm

    The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce enthusiastically congratulates Gov. Phil Murphy, New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the entire New Jersey and New York team involved in bringing the FIFA World Cup 26™ Final to MetLife Stadium on July 19, 2026. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to […]

  • Nine Executives Elected to the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
    on December 14, 2023 at 8:51 am

    The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently elected nine new board members representing various fields across the state. The expertise these leaders bring to the Chamber Board will strengthen the organization's work of fostering a strong business environment in New Jersey.

  • We Must Take Swift and Bold Action to Address Inequities in Disparity Study
    on December 12, 2023 at 11:00 am

    A Message from President & CEO Tom Bracken The recent release of a state Disparity Study by the Murphy administration has shed light on a longstanding issue in Trenton – the inequities in public contract opportunities for minority-, veteran-, and women-owned businesses in New Jersey. […]

  • ReNew Jersey Business Summit & Expo 2024: Information Now Available
    on December 4, 2023 at 10:46 am

    The 2024 ReNew Jersey Business Summit, which last year was attended by over 900, will focus on issues impacting employers and the economy as we begin 2024 – and attendees will examine New Jersey’s economic competitiveness moving forward. New Jersey recently climbed 23 places to No. 19 in […]

  • NJ Chamber Statement on State Disparity Study
    on December 4, 2023 at 10:16 am

    The disparity study recognizes the need for immediate action in order for there to be more equity in government contracting for Minority and Women-Owned (MWBE) businesses. The imbalances outlined have long been articulated by those affected – and is the focus of one of the Chamber’s economic […]

BreakingAC

  • Pleasantville man held in brutal attack on Absecon store worker
    by Lynda Cohen on February 26, 2024 at 12:41 am

    A Pleasantville man accused of brutally beating a woman and trying to sexually assault her was ordered held in jail last week. Dashawn Cooper, 37, chased the woman from the store where she was working into a spa, where he allegedly locked them inside, punched her several times and tried removing […]

  • EHC community event offers food, clothes and expungement help
    by Lynda Cohen on February 25, 2024 at 11:13 am

    Community Cares will be held Wednesday in Egg Harbor City’s Lincoln Park. More than 200 hot meals will be given away at the event that runs from 10 a.m. to noon. There will also be clothing and essential products. For those looking to clear their records, there will also be expungement […]

  • Atlantic City man allegedly threatened woman with gun
    by Lynda Cohen on February 24, 2024 at 12:54 pm

    The Atlantic City Police Department arrested a man and recovered a handgun after he threatened a woman.  Eric Teasley, 32, is accused of threatening the woman with a gun in front of two children, Lt. Kevin Fair said. Teasley was allegedly extremely agitated as he went in and out of the residence […]

  • Atlantic City’s first casino still going strong
    by Michelle Tomko on February 23, 2024 at 11:59 pm

    I have a few personal connections to Resorts Casino Hotel. The first is my late friend Lorraine. She was at Resorts for the first roll of the dice in 1978. She was about as Italian as you could be. She was the kind of nonna that pronounced cannoli with a “G.”  She was an avid… The post […]

  • Galloway woman gets probation in fatal A.C. hit-and-run
    by Lynda Cohen on February 23, 2024 at 3:27 pm

    A Galloway Township woman who continued on her way home before calling police about what turned out to be a fatal crash was sentenced to five years’ probation. Dustin Miller, 25, was struck on the White Horse Pike in Atlantic City sometime before 4:30 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020. Carmen Ruiz continued […]

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  • Divisions over new rule to govern safety of gas pipelines
    on February 25, 2024 at 11:56 pm

    Pennsylvania environmental groups want to see a new rule implemented to improve the detection and repair of leaks from gas pipelines. The Keystone State has o

  • Nikita Kucherov registers 4 points as Lightning skate past Devils
    on February 25, 2024 at 3:05 pm

    (Photo credit: John Jones-USA TODAY Sports) Victor Hedman and Brayden Point scored consecutive goals early in the second period Sunday afternoon for the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning, who completed a successful weekend by beating the New Jersey Devils 4-1 in Newark, N.J. Brandon Hagel scored just […]

  • Noone it seems is happy with new maps carving up voting districts in NY
    on February 25, 2024 at 8:37 am

    New York activists are voicing serious concerns about the state's new congressional maps.The state's top court ordered new voting-district maps to be drawn by an independent commission last year, but critics of the new maps point out they are simi

  • Surging Magic take on Hawks, look to complete 3-game road sweep
    on February 25, 2024 at 6:55 am

    (Photo credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports) The Orlando Magic will try to complete a three-game road sweep on Sunday night when they visit the Atlanta Hawks. Orlando has beaten the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons on the road since the All-Star break. They will return home Tuesday […]

  • Devils bid to inch closer to wild-card spot in clash vs. Lightning
    on February 25, 2024 at 6:25 am

    (Photo credit: John Jones-USA TODAY Sports) A pivotal weekend got off to a promising start Saturday for both the New Jersey Devils and Tampa Bay Lightning. Both teams will try to turn their weekend into a perfect one on Sunday afternoon when the Devils host the Lightning in Newark, N.J. Each team […]

  • NHL roundup: Rangers edge Flyers, win 10th straight
    on February 25, 2024 at 1:19 am

    (Photo credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports) Alexis Lafreniere and Matt Rempe each scored one goal to lift the New York Rangers to their 10th consecutive victory, 2-1, over the host Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin stopped 39 shots, including a couple of nifty ones […]

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