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31 min ago | Common Dreams
CRANBURY, N.J. Half a century ago, the legendary journalist Edward R. Murrow came to this pancake-flat town in central New Jersey to document the plight of migrant farmworkers for a television special called " Harvest of Shame ."
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4 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com
Frank Conzales, 39, of Maplewood, was taken into custody when officers responded to a report of someone following an elderly woman on West Third Street at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 1. During questioning police learned that Conzales had an outstanding arrest warrant out of Newark.
6 hrs ago | NJ.com
Newark mayoral candidate Ras Baraka, seen here in a February file photo, picked up an endorsement from the Newark Teacher's Union on Monday.
11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Orphan Black is the most important Canadian show in years. That's because it's very good and it makes many in the industry pleased and proud.
15 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Some New Jersey residents will discuss the problems they're having with recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy.
15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
NEWARK - Jennie Precker, founder of the Susan B. Anthony Building and Loan Association in Newark, is shown in this circa 1930s photo.
Walt Hohman, shovels the front of his business, Wards Pastry, along Asbury Avenue, in Ocean City, NJ, during a snowstorm Monday, March 3, 3014.
Back in the day, three or four vans full of Roche employees would pull up to Alphonse Petracco's deli in Nutley at lunchtime.
Hillary Sadlon's 22nd birthday wish has mushroomed into a campus-wide acts of kindness movement at Seton Hall University this holiday season.
A Linden man was killed in a three-car crash on the Parkway southbound at mile marker 137.9 this morning.
Linda Watkins-Brashear, left, was accused of overseeing widespread mismanagement and illegal activity at the Newark Watershed.
LESLIE FIEDLER extended the American frontier simply by writing about it. His critical voice resonated with intellectual heft and incessant chutzpah.
African drummers flanked the entry to Newark Symphony Hall, greeting each attendee with ancestral rhythms and setting the tone for what would be a service filled with music, poetry, remembrance and fire; the fire you light when a world-changing, shape-shifting native son has left us.
"Thank you all for your love & support of my family & my kids," the 41-year-old reality star wrote two days after pleading guilty to fraud charges.
From ancient Indian stories to the modern-day spectacle of Bollywood, "Mystic India: The World Tour," promises a spectacular display of culture at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center tonight.