Arts & Entertainment

Kids who met online win Scrabble championship

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two eighth graders who live hundreds of miles from each other paired to win the National School Scrabble championship. Thomas Draper, of Skillman, N.J., and Jacob Sass, of Magnolia, Texas, play Scrabble online. The ...

‘Rutgers Day’ festival draws record-setting crowd

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers officials say a record-setting crowd has turned out to get an up-close look at the university and its many offerings. An estimated 84,000 people came out Saturday for the annual "Rutgers Day" festival, an annual ...

Celebrating 40 Years of the Rubik’s Cube

Liberty Science Center in Jersey City partnered with Google to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube with an interactive exhibit that highlights the toy and demonstrates how it works.

‘Family Guy’ flier spoofs Christie scandal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — "The Family Guy" is taking on a New Jersey political scandal. A flier sent to Emmy voters asks them to name the show "best animated program." It warns, "Vote for us, or it's time for some traffic problems in Brentwood," a Los ...

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 25 to May 1.

2014 Montclair Film Festival Events

The 2014 Montclair Film Festival is April 28 to May 4 this year. The festival will consist of a week of film showings, conversations and free film panels in locations all around Montclair.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Events in NJ

New Jersey has many events scheduled to commemorate the Holocaust for Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Atlantic City mayor beats elephant at Monopoly

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — No one puts Atlantic City's mayor in the corner when it comes to playing Monopoly. Not even a circus elephant. Mayor Don Guardian beat Duchess in an abbreviated game Wednesday to promote the return of Ringling Bros. and ...

Officials Move to Put Restrictions on Commercial Film Shoots

With the abundance of reality TV, some municipal officials are proposing ordinances to require certain action for commercial shoots.

AC Mayor: Time for Reasons to Come Back to Atlantic City

Mayor Don Guardian says that making more non-gaming activities available will give people more reasons to return to Atlantic City.