New Brunswick

MSNBC Host Chris Matthews To Speak At Rutgers


NEW BRUNSWICK — Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s Hardball and author of Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked will be this year’s featured speaker at Rutgers University’s Louis J. Gambaccini Civic Engagement Series: Toward Better Citizenship.

NJ Sues Home Furniture Company

John J. Hoffman

NEWARK – The State Division of Consumer Affairs and Division of Law within the Office of the Attorney General have filed suit against a company that allegedly took thousands of dollars in deposits and payments from individual consumers and then, among other things, failed to provide consumers with contracted-for home furniture and furnishings or delivered damaged or non-conforming home furniture and furnishings.

Rutgers’ President Releases Final Draft Of Ambitious Strategic Plan

Rutgers University President Robert Barchi (Rutgers photo)

(via NJ Spotlight) Almost a year to the day after initiating the development of a university-wide strategic plan to steer Rutgers University through its next five years and beyond, President Robert Barchi presented a final draft of the plan to the school’s Board of Governors yesterday.

Pallone Calls For Boost In Support Of Hunger And Nutrition Programs

Rep. Frank Pallone

NEW BRUNSWICK – On Monday, Dec. 2, at 10:30 a.m., Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited Elijah’s Promise in New Brunswick decrying cuts to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps) on the heels of House Republicans’ latest effort to disable the program.

State Theatre Presents Christmas Classic “The Nutcracker”

(Photo credit: George Jones)

NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present the 50th anniversary production of the American Repertory Ballet’s The Nutcracker for four performances on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 1 and 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 1 and 4:30 p.m.

Celtic Woman Will Bring Christmas Show To State Theatre


NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas, The Symphony Tour on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. The all-female Irish music quartet will be accompanied by a full symphony orchestra; the program will include songs from their hit Christmas albums including “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “Carol of the Bells,” “White Christmas,” and more. Tickets range from $35-95.

Chazz Palminteri Brings His One-Man Show To State Theatre Dec. 13

Chazz Palminteri

NEW BRUNWSICK—State Theatre presents Chazz Palminteri in A Bronx Tale on Friday, Dec. 13, at 8 p.m. A Bronx Tale is a classic coming of age story brought to life with the original, autobiographical, one man show featuring Academy Award® nominee Chazz Palminteri. Tickets range from $35-75.

Piscataway Man Admits Distributing Child Pornography Online

Hongyu Wang (Photo courtesy of NJ Attorney General's Office)

TRENTON – A former Rutgers University undergraduate pleaded guilty today to distributing child pornography over the Internet while a student at the university in New Brunswick, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

Tony Orlando Brings “Great American Christmas” Show To State Theatre Dec. 4

Tony Orlando

NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. Singer and Hollywood personality Tony Orlando will perform a special program of holiday standards and his greatest hits. Tickets range from $35-75.