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NJPAC’s $175 million capital campaign sets stage for redevelopment, expanded programming

October 15, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- Joined on the stage by Gov. Phil Murphy, arts supporters and Newark city officials, New Jersey Performing Arts Center President John Schreiber revealed Tuesday that the theater broke the $100 million mark in its current fundraising campaign. 

The  “All Together Now” initiative, now in its second year of a five-year effort, aims to reach its $175 million ...

Planned Parenthood to honor NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy at 2019 Autumn Soiree, featuring author and activist Anna Quindlen as keynote

October 15, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the Wilshire Grand in West Orange, NJ, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey (PPMNJ) will bestow their “Women’s Leadership Champion” award to New Jersey’s First Lady Tammy Murphy. Mrs. Murphy and her husband, Governor Phil Murphy, have made family planning and women’s reproductive rights and health a ...

New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

October 9, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

The Jaffe Briefing - October 16, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY – There was never a real gamble to allow legal sports wagering in New Jersey, as we all have that insatiable thirst for sports and betting, preferably with a beer and a wing. And so there is absolutely no surprise that Atlantic City has shattered its own record, with $445 million wagered on sports last month, the largest total since the first bet was placed last June.

Godfather Actor Gianni Russo Tells Steve Adubato How the Film Changed American Culture

October 9, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Godfather actor Gianni Russo was recently a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed his new book, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies & The Mob, and shared behind-the-scenes details about the famous film. 

In the first Godfather movie, Russo played Carlo Rizzi, abusive husband to Corleone sister Connie, as well as a family traitor, complicit in ...