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NEW Weird NJ Ghosts eBook

NEW Weird NJ Ghosts eBook (via WeirdNJ) Home State Hauntings: True Stories of Ghostly Places in New Jersey We are very proud to announce the release of Weird NJ’s very first true eBook, Home State Hauntings for your iBooks, Kindle and Nook…

World Vasectomy Day is Oct. 18

World Vasectomy Day is being held on Oct. 18, when surgeons around the world have undertaken to perform the operation, in many cases before a live audience while others will be filmed. The event will be launched in front of a live…

Super Bowl Sculptures Sought

CALL FOR DESIGNS EXTENDED TO AUG 15! Newark & Elizabeth Super Ball Formations Are Public Arts Program SCOPE OF THE PROJECT The Newark Arts Council (NAC) in conjunction with the Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau (GNCVB) is requesting proposals from artists for participation in…

Sweeney’s Republican Opponent Invites Him To Campaign Door-To-Door With Her

WEST DEPTFORD – Saying voters deserve an unscripted discussion on key issues like property taxes, job creation, and education between candidates running for high office, Republican State Senate challenger Niki Trunk made a novel offer to Senate President Steve Sweeney today, inviting him to campaign door-to-door with her in Sweeney’s hometown of West Deptford.

Booker Crime Claims Strangle Truth

STATE — Newark experienced a 43 percent increase in the murder rate from 2008 to 2012, according to the latest State Police report, a fact conflicting with the story coming out of Mayor Cory Booker’s campaign for the US Senate.