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‘Homeland’ actor James Rebhorn dies at 65

3-23-14
NEW YORK (AP) — James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor in "Homeland," ''Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65. Rebhorn's agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the actor died Friday at his home in New Jersey. She declined ...
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At Paul Robeson Galleries Exhibit, Data Serves as Inspiration for Art

3-21-14
The Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University in Newark to feature the Datascpaes exhibit, featuring art where data serves as it's inspiration.

Community Events in NJ This Week

3-21-14
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 21 to 27.

NJ’s 2014 tourism ads don’t feature Christie

3-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey tourism officials say Gov. Chris Christie won't be in this year's commercials trying to entice tourists to visit the state. The governor and his family starred in last year's "Stronger than the Storm" campaign that ...

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 ...