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New Jersey Participates in National March for Science

April 9, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - Scientists, supporters of science, and advocates for evidence-based polices will march here on Saturday, April 22 in solidarity with the March for Science in Washington D.C.

It is one of 420 other satellite marches being held simultaneously around the country and the world. 

The march begins outside the War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive at 10 a.m., and ...

Patrik Elias Skates for Final Time as a Devil, Reflects on Local NJ Community’s Impact on His Life

NEWARK, NJ — Patrik Elias may have grown up in Trebíč, in the Czech Republic, but the New Jersey Devils legend has formed an unbreakable bond with New Jersey local communities. 

Saturday night at Prudential Center, the Devils’ all-time scoring leader skated with his team one final time after announcing his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) last Friday.

“Hate Has No Home Here” Campaign in Somerville Gains Momentum

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Slowly, but surely, borough resident Donna Volpe is helping to send a reassuring message to her neighbors here and people in surrounding communities that “Hate Has No Home Here.”

Inspired by similar campaigns in towns and cities across the nation, Volpe launched a grass-roots, one-woman campaign in mid-February, spending $100 on the red, white and ...

Clark Woman, 20, Dies Following Campus Pancake Eating Contest

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Caitlin Nelson, 20, of Clark was confirmed dead several days after choking during a pancake-eating contest held Thursday night on the campus of Sacred Heart University.

Witnesses at a Greek Life dinner saw Nelson eat four or five pancakes before falling to the floor, shaking uncontrollably, according to a story in the Fairfield Citizen.

Fairfield police said ...

Historical Society of Plainfield to Host Lecture, Book Signing on March 26

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Stop by the Drake House Museum on Sunday, March 26th when the Historical Society of Plainfield hosts a lecture and book signing with author Carol Simon Levin as Abigail Adams.

Levin's book, “Remembering The Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates,” is made up of lost stories about amazing American women.  

The lecture will take ...

Bill’s Army & Navy Store Closes after 45 Years

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The parking lot is empty and the store is locked. A notice appeared in the front window this week, “Please be advised that Benjamin A. Stanziale Jr., Esq. has been appointed Trustee of Bill’s of Millburn, Inc. d/b/a Bill’s Army & Navy Store.  It further states “These premises and Contents therein are subject to the Jurisdiction of the United ...

Meet Westfield's Joe Nolan, Grand Marshal of 2017 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

WESTFIELD, NJ — When Joe Nolan graduated from Holy Trinity High School in Westfield and headed to Seton Hall, he had his sights set on becoming a lawyer. A visit to the campus radio station changed everything. Now, more than 40 years later, he’s still on the air as a traffic reporter on CBS FM 101.1 with the Scott Shannon in the Morning show.

“I was looking for something to ...

Rep. Lance Answers Questions on Trump's Border Wall, Education and the Free Press

Editor’s note: This is the third in our series reporting on Rep. Leonard Lance’s Town Hall, which he held Wednesday evening at Raritan Valley Community College. The first installment reported on the protestors outside of the Town Hall, and Lance’s responses to questions about the Affordable Care Act and funding Planned Parenthood. The second installment covered the issues of ...

Protests, Boisterous Crowd at Leonard Lance's Town Hall Meeting

BRANCHBURG, NJ – Rep. Leonard Lance of the state’s 7th Congressional District held his 41st Town Hall at Raritan Valley Community College Wednesday evening, fielding questions ranging from the Affordable Care Act to Russia, from investigating Donald Trump’s taxes to the environment.

As Lance promised, the event began promptly at the official start time of 7 p.m.

But hours ...

Lance Responds to Questions on Russia, Impeachment, Environment at Town Hall

BRANCHBURG, NJ – There was so much interest in Rep. Leonard Lance’s Town Hall yesterday that a second one has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday.

Lance said Raritan Valley Community College’s Nash Theater was chosen for each event because it’s the largest venue in his district. Saturday’s Town hall will be Lance’s 42nd such meeting since being elected to ...

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