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Super Bowl XLVIII Events In NJ

Super Bowl XLVIII events are scheduled throughout the state leading up to the game at MetLife Stadium.

Bruce Springsteen’s son joins fire department

COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen's son has become a volunteer firefighter. Sam Springsteen will be a member of the Colts Neck Fire Department in New Jersey. The 20-year-old graduated from the Monmouth County Fire Academy. County fire ...

Delving Into Woody Guthrie’s Time at Greystone Park

A new book chronicles the time folksinger and songwriter Woody Guthrie spent at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Morris Plains.

Funeral held for activist poet-writer Amiri Baraka

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Bagpipers, African drummers and jazz musicians led a rousing procession as the casket bearing activist poet-playwright Amiri Baraka was carried into his funeral service. The 79-year-old author of blues-based poems, plays and ...

NJ Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2013

Members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2013 met at the Newark Museum for the sixth annual induction ceremony.

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 Jan. 17 to 23. If you have additions, post them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

NJ wake set for activist poet-writer Amiri Baraka

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson will be among those honoring activist poet-playwright Amiri Baraka at a wake in New Jersey. The wake will be held at Newark's Metropolitan Baptist Church on Friday night. The 79-year-old author of ...

Fallon, Springsteen Poke Fun at Christie in ‘Born To Run’ Parody

Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen addressed the GWB lane closure controversy in a parody of Springsteen's "Born To Run."

Crystal Bridges to move NJ Wright house to NW Ark.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has purchased a house in New Jersey that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and plans to move it to the museum's grounds in northwest Arkansas. The museum, founded by Wal-Mart Stores ...

Martin Luther King Day Celebrations Around NJ

Events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are scheduled throughout the state.