Arts & Entertainment

Tickets to free Atlantic City concerts snapped up

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fans quickly snapped up 60,000 free tickets to two concerts that will take place on the Atlantic City beach this summer. Blake Shelton is scheduled to perform on July 31 and Lady Antebellum will take to the oceanfront ...

In sweats, Cosby remembers classmate at memorial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There was no missing Bill Cosby at a memorial for businessman and philanthropist Lewis Katz. Among a sea of dark suits, Cosby sported red Temple University sweatpants and a school T-shirt. The 72-year-old Katz died Saturday in a ...
BW NICE Board Members at the 2013 Red Shoe event. BW NICE Board Members, from left: Lisa Fielding, Diane Simovich, Judy Gold, Dana Lane. Photo courtesy of Diane Simovich.

Annual Red Shoe Event to Benefit SAFE in Hunterdon

Business Women Networking Involving Charity and Education (BW NICE) is holding its annual Red Show luncheon and fashion show Friday, June 6 to bring women in business together while benefiting SAFE in Hunterdon County.

Drug informant portrayed in ‘Blow’ released

FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — An often-convicted drug dealer who once informed against a member of Colombia's drug cartel and was portrayed by Johnny Depp in a movie has been released from federal prison. George Jung left the Federal Correctional ...

New Jersey man dies in fall at Buffalo music venue

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a medical resident who apparently fell down a flight of stairs at a well-known Buffalo concert venue. Authorities tell local media that 28-year-old Rajan Verma of Elizabeth, New Jersey, ...

Asbury holds annual gay pride parade

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Thousands turned out for Asbury Park's 23rd annual gay pride parade. Sunday's event was the first since same-sex marriage became law in New Jersey in 2013. Jersey Pride president Laura Pople tells the Asbury Park Press ...

Comic Larry Storch named Fort Lee mayor for day

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The northern New Jersey town that experienced traffic jams when approach lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge were closed has called in the cavalry. Fort Lee named "F Troop" actor Larry Storch mayor for a day on ...

Doris Kearns Goodwin’s home visited before crash

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A representative for Doris Kearns Goodwin says Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz attended an event at her home shortly before he and six others died in a plane crash. The representative says the event Saturday was to ...

Man gets life sentence in rapper’s slaying

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man convicted of fatally shooting an aspiring rapper in a New Jersey home and setting the body on fire has been sentenced to life in prison. Randy Manning must serve at least 65 years of the sentence imposed ...

Accolades and Academics at Center of High School Film Festival

Morristown High School students enter their work into the school's film festival, which offers a creative learning experience.