Author: Andrew Thompson

Pallone names App Challengers

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for high school and middle school students in New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District. Samay Nandwana from Princeton Day School and Ansh Bhatti and Aditya Shelke from…

America happy Trump lost

Most confident that election was fair A third of the country is “happy” that Donald Trump lost the election – which is slightly more than the one-quarter who feels the same about Joe Biden winning. The Monmouth University Poll also finds a…

Biden begins sans Trump transition

Despite efforts by the incumbent to deny apparent election results, President-Elect Joe Biden has announced members of his team who will lead transition activities and reviews on the ground at several federal agencies. Agency transition teams are in charge of…

Vas: Diaz mixes police & politics

Perth Amboy mayoral challenger Joseph B Vas is accusing the incumbent of breaking a key campaign promise that puts her on shaky ethical grounds. Vas said during these unprecedented times in law enforcement, when communities throughout the country are demanding…

Premiere Stages award winners

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has named Grace McGory, Christopher Grant and Becky Gibby as the winners of the Premiere Senior Endeavor Awards, a new playwriting initiative established in response to the challenges of…

Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain died from coronavirus 40 days after he attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 74-year old Black business executive was hospitalized in Atlanta since July 1. Cain was born Dec. 13, 1945,…

Quantum leap eyed on Internet

Government officials and scientists unveiled a plan to build a quantum Internet, pursuing one of the most important technological frontiers of the 21st century. A quantum Internet relies on atoms, photons and electrons exhibiting a quantum state known as entanglement,…