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Saturday, June 29, 2019 through Saturday, July 6, 2019

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Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

South Brunswick Police Make Arrest After Reported Dispute And Recover Loaded Handgun

August 19, 2019

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department announced an arrest in an incident last week that ended with a suspect fleeing with a handgun. Officers tracked down the suspect who ran away from a dispute Tuesday evening after showing a gun. Officers responded to a 911 call at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday on Pierson Street, reporting a dispute where a male showed a handgun.

The 911 caller ...

Central Jersey Jazz Festival Features 14 Hours Of Music

August 19, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The lineup of seasoned musicians is set for 14 hours of non-stop sophisticated jazz that will draw thousands  to the three-day Central Jersey Jazz Festival Sept. 13-15.

All performances are outdoors beginning in Flemington Sept. 13, 6-10 p.m.; New Brunswick Sept. 14, 1-6 p.m. and conclude in Somerville Sept. 15, 1-6 p.m.

Concerts will be performed rain or shine.

District 18 Assembly Candidate Jeffrey Brown Calls For Moratorium On Residential Development, Until Towns can Better Handle Flooding, Fix Potholes

August 10, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  District 18 candidate for Assembly, Jeffrey Brown called for a moratorium on new residential development projects in the towns that make up the 18th district, until municipalities can better find to ways to manage flooding and mitigate flood damage.  There was widespread flash flooding in East Brunswick, Brown’s hometown, and the surrounding communities ...

Warm Weather Means Hot Fishing

August 19, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - It is hard to believe, but summer is quickly coming to an end. I checked the weather report for the upcoming week, and it looks like it will be a hot one. That should keep the water temperatures high and our fishing action also hot.

This warm water will provide us with the appearance of those fish from the south that are often not found in our area waters. I am ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)


Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...

Popular Asbury Park Donut Shop Gains Both Neighborhood and National Success

August 16, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

The shop opened in 2015 and began having success shortly thereafter. “We’ve slowly gotten the word out,” ...