SOMERSET — Ed Begley, Jr., currently one of the hottest speakers on eco-living in America, returns to the Garden State GreenFest in 2010, organizers announced Friday.
CARTERET — As a finale to Carteret’s three-day Children’s Charity Carnival and annual Ethnic Day Festival, The Smithereens will give a special 30th anniversary performance at Carteret Park on Sept. 4.
NEWARK—On Thursday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m., the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the Dodge Foundation and the City of Newark will present an unprecedented opening night Poetry Sampler to kick off the 2010 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in NJPAC’s Prudential Hall.
KENILWORTH — Boy Scout Troop 83 in Kenilworth will be hosting a geocaching event on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Kenilworth Veterans Center, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
ELIZABETH — Officials from WalMart and Trinitas Regional Medical Center paused for a photo opportunity on the medical center campus with the 2006 E350 Ford Van.
NEWARK – Eric Munson lifted a pair of two-run homers among his three hits and drove in four runs, keying a long ball barrage, as the Newark Bears trounced the York Revolution 11-6 Sunday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium, completing a three-game sweep in the process.
If a YMCA or a YMHA were planned for 51 Park Place in Lower Manhattan, two blocks from the Twin Towers’ former site, who would have noticed?
TRENTON — Three members of an Atlantic County family were indicted today for their alleged roles in a scheme to stolen vehicles from New Jersey to the Republic of Ukraine via Elizabeth, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie fired state education commissioner Bret Schundler Friday morning following the controversy caused by the state’s failure to win $400 million in federal school funding due in part to an error on the application.
NEWARK — Vicente Esteves, 37, of Manalapan, was sentenced to a 25 year state prison term in connection with his role as the head of an international narcotics trafficking and money laundering enterprise which was based in Manalapan Township, officials announced Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger urged New Jersey Lottery players to get their Jersey Cash 5 tickets as early as possible in advance of tonight’s drawing, which is worth an estimated $1.4 million top prize.
UNION COUNTY — All the recent rain left Union County’s two pools a bit on the chilly side, but that did not stop some hardy souls from celebrating the return to some sunny weather.
CARTERET – Tonight, borough parks commissioner Vinny Bellino will be joined by Carteret residents and family members of Edward F. Szymborski for the dedication of the “Edward F. Szymborski Gazebo” at Carteret Park.