Orchestra presents Bernstein’s ‘Age of Anxiety’

NEWARK, NJ —The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler’s First Symphony, “Titan,” and Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2, “The Age of Anxiety,” March 12–15 in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown. Music Director Jacques Lacombe conducts; pianist Kirill Gerstein joins the Orchestra…

Unity Bank booming

Unity Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Unity Bank, reported net income available to common shareholders of $1.7 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, for the three months ended December 31, 2014, a 34.4% increase compared to net income available to…

Anti-Defamation League praises New Jersey Senate

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) praised the New Jersey State Senate on the introduction of a resolution condemning the global surge in anti-Semitism, which was unanimously approved yesterday by a legislative committee. ADL submitted testimony to the state Senate in Trenton, underscoring…

South Jersey cops caught killing on camera

Footage from a dashboard camera shows police shooting an unarmed black man in Bridgeton, a struggling, predominantly minority New Jersey city of 25,000 people just south of Philadelphia. Officers Braheme Days and Roger Worley shot and killed Jerame C. Reid,…

Journalist sentenced to 63 months in prison

After years of legal battles, independent journalist Barrett Brown was been sentenced yesterday to 63 months in prison for sharing an HTTP link to information released during the 2012 Stratfor email leak. In 2010, Brown began work on a crowdsourced…

In Obama’s war on hackers, everyone loses

by Joshua Kopstein For weeks, President Barack Obama has been pushing a set of controversial cybersecurity proposals. He mentioned the plans prominently during his State of the Union address, driving home the need for new legislation using that classic political…

Senator to Hospitals: Stop Suing Poor Patients

by Paul Kiel, ProPublica, and Chris Arnold, NPR Sen. Charles Grassley said nonprofit hospitals could be breaking the law when they sue poor patients over unpaid bills and issued a stern warning to one Missouri hospital that he hopes reverberates…