Arts & Entertainment


Taking on a Scrabble Champ

NJTV News Correspondent David Cruz challenged Montclair High School senior Paolo Federico-O'Murchu, who participated in an international Scrabble tournament in Sri Lanka.

All Things Fall in New Jersey

From pumpkin picking, to corn mazes, to festivals, here is a list of all things fall going on in New Jersey this year.

‘Jersey Shore’ star Sorrentino hit with tax counts

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former star of the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore" and his brother have pleaded not guilty to federal tax charges. Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother Marc were charged in a seven-count indictment released ...

Miss America admits she was forced out of sorority

NEW YORK (AP) — Miss America says she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denies a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students. Kira Kazantsev said on ABC's "Good Morning ...

Group Tries to Save T. Thomas Fortune Home from Demolition

A group of preservationists are working to keep the home of Timothy Thomas Fortune, a slave who became a journalist, civil rights activist and first African-American newspaper publisher. The home was designated a National Historic Landmark.

Poll: Christie not alone in Springsteen fandom

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's no secret Gov. Chris Christie is a Bruce Springsteen mega-fan, and New Jersey residents don't seem to mind the obsession. That's according to a new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press Poll that was issued Monday in ...

Derek Jeter corn maze opens as his career wraps up

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Fans are flocking to a New Jersey farm that has opened a 5-acre corn maze carved in honor of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick opened its Jeter corn maze Saturday. The farm is ...

Dan Lauria Pens Newest New Play at NJ Rep

Dan Lauria, known for his role as the father in The Wonder Years, is the playwright and performer in Dinner with the Boys, which will be shown at the New Jersey Repertory Company, a group that showcases new, unknown works.

Grand Harvest Wine Festival, Classic Car 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. 19 to 25.

Jeter corn maze set to open as his career wraps up

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — As Derek Jeter plays his final regular-season home stand with the Yankees, a New Jersey farm is preparing to welcome guests to a 5-acre corn maze carved in his honor. The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick opens its Jeter ...