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Arts & Entertainment

Ex-music firm controller indicted on theft charge

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The former controller of a northern New Jersey entertainment business stands accused of stealing nearly $200,000 from the firm. Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp says 52-year-old John MacFarlane, a former Florham ...

NJ towns grappling with rules for film crews

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — Lights! Camera! Now, show us your permit. Some New Jersey towns are reacting to the increasing number of reality shows being filmed in the shore area by considering new ordinances. Town officials say they want to minimize ...

Devils TV analyst Resch to retire Sunday

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Television analyst Glenn "Chico" Resch says he is retiring from the New Jersey Devils broadcast booth after 18 years. The 65-year-old Resch, an original Devils goalie, announced during the first intermission Friday night, when ...

Ballet and Physical Education Go Hand-in-Hand for New Brunswick Third-Graders

American Repertory Ballet offers the Dance Power program, which teaches young students ballet and offers scholarships for them to continue their dance education.

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 April 11 to April 17.
Kids receiving toys from the toy drive. Photo Courtesy of Lynn Munroe.

Earth Week Inspires Toy Drive Around NJ

Second Chance Toys and 1-800-Got-Junk will be holding a toy drive April 12-13 to deliver items to needy children and keep working toys out of landfills.

Blake Shelton to play free concert on AC beach

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Country music superstar Blake Shelton will play a free concert on the Atlantic City, N.J. beachfront this summer. Shelton, who is also a judge on the hit TV series "The Voice," will play on the sand near Caesars Atlantic ...

Radio towers demolished for American Dream project

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The demolition of three 500-foot-tall cellular radio towers will help clear the way for the long-delayed American Dream project at the Meadowlands Sports Complex. The tower site will become the location of a ...

Rutgers Dance Marathon Benefits Kids Cancer Foundation

More than 1,200 Rutgers University students participated in a 30-hour dance marathon and raised more than $620,000 for Embrace Kids Foundation, which helps better the lives of children with cancer.

Former ‘Melrose’ actress seeks public defender

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — It's up to a judge in New Jersey to decide whether a former "Melrose Place" actress can use a public defender to appeal her conviction of killing a woman while driving drunk in 2010. Amy Locane-Bovenizer is serving a ...