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Eli Manning’s attorneys ask for lawsuit dismissal

3-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys for New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against him by a New Jersey sports memorabilia dealer. A motion filed Thursday by Manning's attorneys says Eric Inselberg's ...

Assembly OKs no-shame change to casino self-ban

3-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Assembly approved a bill Thursday that would let people ban themselves from casino or Internet gambling without having to admit they have a gambling problem. The state's voluntary self-exclusion lists ...
Game table at Hyacinth's 2013 Casino Night. Photo courtesy of Lola Akinola.

Largest NJ AIDS Foundation Raises Money to Provide Free Services

3-20-14
The first and largest AIDS foundation in New Jersey, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, will be holding a Casino Night March 22 in New Brunswick to raise money to keep their services free of charge to the community.

Tropicana plans $35M renovation in Atlantic City

3-18-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Tropicana Casino and Resort plans a $35 million renovation to its Atlantic City buildings which will include the addition of an LED light show on its exterior. The project also would re-do the 434 hotel rooms in the ...

Program will expand music education in NYC schools

3-18-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Some 600 New York City public schools will receive expanded music instruction thanks to a collaboration between the Berklee College of Music and the nonprofit Little Kids Rock. Under the program called Amp Up NYC, students will ...

B-52s’ Fred Schneider says don’t eat the lobster

3-17-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the founders of the quirky rock band The B-52s is using the 35th anniversary of its hit "Rock Lobster" to reiterate his opposition to eating them. Fred Schneider says he stopped eating crustaceans at age 4 after going ...

NJ Transit has extra buses to St. Patrick’s Parade

3-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit will operate extra bus service to and from New York City's St. Patrick's Parade. The buses will arrive at and leave from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. NJ Transit trains are operating on a regular weekday ...
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Touring Troupe Takes Shakespeare to Schools

3-14-14
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers Shakespeare LIVE! where actors travel to schools and perform Shakespeare plays for students.

Community Events in NJ This Week

3-14-14
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 14 to March 20.
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Old Bridge Glass Slipper Project Helps Students Afford Prom

3-13-14
The Old Bridge Glass Slipper Project accepts donations of prom related items, for students who cannot afford all the expenses so they can attend the prom.