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Spin for a Child spin cycling event to benefit CASA for Children of Essex County with NFL Pro Isaiah Williams (center on March 2 at 3Sixty Spinning Studio in Montclair with Brenda Hebert (Development Director) and Jason Careter (board member).

NFL Pro Participates in Spin Event to Benefit Essex County Children

NFL Tennessee Titans wide receiver Isaiah Williams, a lifelong resident of Montclair, participated in "Spin for a Child" to benefit Essex County children who have been removed from their homes.

Hard Rock filing indicates interest in AC casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Seminole Indian tribe of Florida, through its Hard Rock franchise, has indicated a renewed interest in the Atlantic City casino market. Hard Rock, the global casino and entertainment company, asked New Jersey ...

NJ judge doesn’t yet force parents to support teen

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A judge has denied a request from a northern New Jersey honor student to force her parents to immediately provide her financial support. Judge Peter Bogaard Tuesday scheduled a hearing for next month in the lawsuit filed by ...

NJ schools locked down after toy gun spotted

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A realistic looking toy gun prompted a massive police response in one New Jersey school district. The Press of Atlantic City reports (http://bit.ly/1hrosmW ) that schools in Middle Township were placed on lockdown ...

Community Events in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Feb. 28 to March 6.

St. Patrick’s Day Parades Around NJ

St. Patrick's Day is March 17. There are many parades scheduled throughout the state to celebrate, starting March 1.

More documents released in NJ traffic jam case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The Republican governor has come under scrutiny after redacted documents revealed that ...

Christie nominates familiar education commissioner

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has nominated a former state education commissioner to return to his former post. Christie on Thursday announced he has selected David Hespe to run the state's Education Department. Hespe held the same job ...

Rape-murder plot trial for pair opens in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian conspired to kidnap, rape and kill women and children. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brook Cucinella (koo-chih-NEHL'-uh) gave opening statements Thursday ...

Read Across America Events In NJ

Events celebrating National Read Across America Day are scheduled throughout New Jersey.