Arts & Entertainment


Wantage Resident Named Top NJ HS Youth Volunteer for Anti-Bullying Program

Wantage resident Ashley Craig was chosen as the top high school youth volunteer in New Jersey for the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for creating a program called Students Against Being Bullied (SABB).

Coney Island’s Luna Park to get new roller coaster

NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island is breaking ground on a new roller coaster. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/1fZZarb ) says the Thunderbolt will take riders on a vertical lift, a 115-foot vertical drop, then a 100-foot vertical loop and ...

Zombies among revelers at St. Patrick’s Day parade

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Dozens of zombies were among the hundreds of revelers who filled the streets of a Jersey Shore community to celebrate the Irish and all things green. Sunday's event in Asbury Park marked the first time the city has held a ...

Sheila MacRae of ‘Honeymooners’ fame dies at 92

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Sheila MacRae has starred on the Broadway stage and in film. Yet, it's her small-screen role as the tolerant and brassy wife of a Brooklyn bus driver for which she is most remembered. MacRae, best known for playing Alice ...

Jersey City Loew’s Theatre Management Change Leads to Lawsuit

The Friends of the Loew's has filed a lawsuit against Jersey City, claiming the city is violating the group's lease by seeking a private company to manage Journal Square's historic Loew's Theatre.

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 March 7 to March 13.
"An Evening On The Runway" 2013 Fashion Show Participants. Photo Courtesy of Beth Akkaway

‘An Evening on the Runway’ Highlights Heart Disease

Clara Maass Medical Center and the health departments in Montclair and Nutley have teamed up for the second "An Evening on the Runway" event, which raises awareness about heart disease, particularly in women.

Read Across America Takes Place In NJ

Read Across America events have been taking place throughout New Jersey to celebrate the life of Dr. Seuss.
The Confession Stand logo, Courtesy of Matthew Aversa

‘The Confession Stand’ Aims to Raise Awareness About Emotional Disorders Through Art

A New Jersey native helped start "The Confession Stand," which aims to raise awareness about emotional disorders through various forms of art.

Borgata, Revel fined for casino violations

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have fined two Atlantic City casinos a total of $26,500 for a series of violations including allowing underage patrons to gamble and drink, and filming a marriage proposal and broadcasting ...