Arts & Entertainment

Oklahoma, Kentucky win 2nd Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Contestants from Oklahoma and Kentucky won the second night of preliminary competition in the Miss America pageant. Miss Oklahoma Alex Eppler won the swimsuit competition Wednesday, while Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter ...

‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ house for sale

MONTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A member of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast is putting her house on the market. Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) and her husband, Joe, are seeking nearly $4 million for the six-bedroom home in Montville. The two are facing ...

Legal Sports Betting Coming to NJ Casinos, Racetracks

The state AG's directive tells law enforcement and prosecutors to stand down on arresting, charging or prosecuting anyone for legal sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks.

Playin’ Around South Orange Brings Pianos to the Public

The SOPAC public art project Playin' Around South Orange lets residents and visitors play six pianos placed outdoors around the village.

Florida, Ohio contestants win Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Contestants from Florida and Ohio won the first night of preliminary competition in the Miss America pageant on a night that saw one of the contestants collapse onstage. Miss Florida Victoria Cowen won the swimsuit ...

Family tragedy shapes some Miss America platforms

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Family tragedies including homicide, suicide and drug abuse have shaped the public-service platforms of several of this year's Miss America contestants. The brother of Miss Wisconsin Raeanna Johnson killed himself after ...

Tenant: I’ll leave ‘Real Housewives’ stars’ home

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A man who has waged a legal battle to continue renting a northern New Jersey mansion owned by "Real Housewives of New Jersey" co-stars Melissa and Joe Gorga says he will end his fight. The Star-Ledger ...

Oprah opens ‘Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend’

ATLANTA (AP) — Oprah Winfrey has completed the first stop of an eight-city tour of "Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend," rocking an Atlanta arena with inspirational talks and exercises on transforming one's life. Organizers said the two-day event, ...

Folk Project Festival Draws Ukulele Fans

The Folk Project held a festival in Morristown to celebrate the ukulele, which has seen a resurgence in popularity.

Jersey Fresh Wine Festival and Fall Craft Show 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 Sept. 5-11.