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Steve Gibb interview: From 'Jersey Boys' to 'Pipes of Christmas' "It is challenging, because you obviously want to play your best every night. You don't want to phone it in. Like any job where you're playing a long time, you have to make it fresh and interesting for yourself. But you can take shows off. That's why we have subs: We call in subs if we don't feel we can do all eight shows.

New Jersey's most prolific serial killer Charles Cullen, who confessed to as many as 40 murders over 16 years, was arrested without incident on December 12th, 2003. While working as a nurse at hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Cullen murdered patients by injecting various drugs into IVs.

This is the real GoFundMe for slain Jersey City officer How despicable is it that within hours after Detective Joseph Seals was killed on that tragic Tuesday in Jersey City fake fundraising accounts were being set up by con men. That's the sad news according to a NorthJersey.com report. In the words of Craig Carpenito, U.S.

Senator Loretta Weinberg's 2019 Women's Power List "They are the Journalists who write about us; the Lobbyists who represent our communities; the Department Directors and Staffers who keep our state moving forward; and the Activists who keep pushing us. In other words, these are only some of New Jersey's most Powerful Women." - Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg.

Community Affairs Releases Parolee Voting Rights Bill The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee this afternoon passed S-4260, which would remove the prohibition on voting by persons who are on parole or probation due to a conviction for an indictable offense under any federal or State laws. Senators Ronald L.

They 'fearlessly confronted evil' — See cops respond in Jersey City shootout This video and picture captures one of those heroic moments." Among those killed Tuesday in Jersey City was Officer Joseph Seals, shot in a cemetery during an encounter with ex-con David Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50, according to Jersey City police and state authorities.

Horizon BCBSNJ to provide $40.5M worth of 2018 premium rebates Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced on Thursday that a $95 premium rebate check will be mailed out this month to 148,000 members who purchased a policy from the company in 2018. The Newark-based health insurer said about 29,000 small groups will also receive a $898 check.

Kislak completes sale of Bergen County multifamily portfolio for $15.725M Announced on Wednesday the $15.725 million sale of an off-market, three-property multifamily portfolio in Bergen County. The transactions include the $6.45 million sale of a 38-unit property at 403 Prospect Ave.

Murphy: 4 out of 5 chance guns in Jersey City shooting not from NJ The statements came in response to a caller asking what more the Murphy administration could to do support gun regulation, or help fund efforts to get guns off the streets.

SBA says economy added 266K jobs in Nov. 'U.S. is powering through global shutdown' The United States economy added 266,000 jobs in November, surpassing economists' predictions of only 187,000 jobs in the month, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. The national unemployment rate also fell to a low of 3.5%, according to the U.S.

Jersey City shooting suspects tied to Black Hebrew Israelites, authorities say Investigators have found ties between the two killers who stormed a kosher market in Jersey City this week and the Black Hebrew Israelites, after originally saying the attack appeared random. The attackers have been identified as 47-year-old David Anderson, and his 50-year-old girlfriend Francine Graham.

Darcy to retire as executive director of League of Municipalities The New Jersey State League of Municipalities will have a new leader in 2020, as Executive Director Michael J. Darcy has announced his retirement. Darcy, who has served in his current role since 2015, will retire effective July 1, the league said in a news release this week.

Steinhardt Denounces Dems' 'Nihilism over Ideas' Agenda On the invitation of Senator Bob Singer, Republican State Committee Chairman Doug Steinhardt testified against enabling driver's licenses for residents not legally in New Jersey. "We won't stop coming here," Steinhardt told the Senate Transportation Committee.

Photo of the Day: December 12, 2019 There is nothing more spectacular than Longwood Gardens at Christmastime.

Is It Time to Worry About Jesper Bratt? As the New Jersey Devils continue to struggle this season, a rising problem is the stagnation of some of our younger players. One of those is Jesper Bratt; with his lack of progression, is it time to worry about his development and eventual future?

Rice Horse Trades with Sweeney to Climb Aboard Driver's Licence Bill On grounds that the legislature has not advanced some bills championed by the Legislative Black Caucus, Senator Ronald Rice said he hestitated to back S-3229 unless leadership gets behind his priorities. S-3229 is a version of the driver's license bill, which would residents not legally in this country to obtain a version of a driver's license.

The DAK Group sells N&S Supply to a large HVAC/R distributor The DAK Group, a Rochelle Park-based investment banking firm, announced the sale of its client, N&S Supply, to Watsco Inc., a large distribution network for heating, air conditioning and refridgeration products.

TKG develops business-related courses for Seton Hall's Business Boot Camp The Kinetix Group is partnering with Seton Hall University's Business Boot Camp for the third year, it announced on Thursday. "We are committed to continuing to provide Seton Hall University undergraduate students resources to improve employment opportunities upon graduation," John Strapp Jr., chairman and co-founder of TKG, said.

Senate Committee Approves Naming Highway after Pascrell The Senate Transportation Committee today passed Senator Nellie Pou's bill authorizing the Commissioner of Transportation to designate the entire length of State Highway Route 19, extending from milepost 0 to milepost 3.04, as the "William J. Pascrell Junior Highway".

Upcoming Events @ Hunterdon Art Museum Mia Brownell, Plate to Platelet 1, 2017, oil on linen, Courtesy of the artist. Explore Women in Art. Don't miss our fascinating discussion and workshop Women in Art: An Exploration of Mia Brownell with Zena Tredinnick-Kirby on Monday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m..

Funerals for 2 Jersey City victims held, services for slain cop planned Funerals for Mindy Ferencz and Moshe Deutsch took place on Wednesday night as arrangements for Officer Joseph Seals were announced.

OPEN AUDITIONS for “Sweet Charity” at the Somerset Valley Players on December 19 SWEET CHARITYBook by Neil Simon Music by Cy Coleman Lyrics by Dorothy Field. WHEN: Thursday, December 19, @ 7 pm Callbacks: Saturday, December 21, by invitation only @ 2 pm WHERE: Somerset Valley Players, 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. SHOW DATES: April 24-May 10.

Saturday’s Performance of “A Christmas Carol” at RVCC Cancelled Due to a serious automobile accident with the touring company's bus, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan's performance of A Christmas Carol, scheduled for Saturday, December 14, at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, has been cancelled.

Tiger Woods, USA WILL DOMINATE 2019 Presidents Cup; Preview and Gambling Picks - CBS Sports HQ Our experts Mark Immelman and Kyle Porter preview the 2019 Presidents Cup with gambling picks. Break down of the rules for the Presidents Cup Mark Immelman dives deep into The Royal Melbourne Club golf course The change of rule that only makes a player have to compete once Why is the United States such heavy favorites?

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