New Jersey school officials have threatened a 12-year-old hearing-impaired girl to stop using sign language to communicate on the school bus or face a 3-day suspension according to The Washington Times. Danica Lesko and her parents have told reporters that sign language is the only way for her to communicate after she lost her hearing... Show More Summary
Governors don't release statements every time some local guy who made good passes on. But mere hours after the sudden death of James Gandolfini Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey had something to say about his state's native son."It's an awful shock," said Gov. Show More Summary
(CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called James Gandolfini a "true Jersey guy" in a statement mourning the actor's death Wednesday. Gandolfini, whose most famous character was mob boss Tony Soprano, was born in Westwood. His manager said Wednesday he had died, possibly of a heart attack, while in Rome. He was 51. “It’s […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the groundbreaking TV series "The Sopranos," died on Wednesday while vacationing in Rome, HBO said.
James Gandolfini, who died June 19 at the age of 51, reinvented the television anti-hero with his iconic portrayal of Tony Soprano on "The Sopranos." He won three Emmys for playing the anxious mobster, but the New Jersey native was also acclaimed for his extraordinary resume as a character actor. Show More Summary
For those of you just returning to the Internet like myself, James Gandolfini died in Italy this morning from a heart attack, according to Deadline. He was only 51: Overweight, balding, rough around the edges with a thick New Jersey accent, Gandolfini was the opposite of a marquee leading man, destined to be a character Read More...
James Gandolfini, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday after reportedly suffering a heart attack while in Italy, will forever be remembered for playing the neurotic New Jersey mobster Tony Soprano on HBO's hit series "The Sopranos."
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the acclaimed HBO cable television series "The Sopranos," has died while vacationing in Rome, Italy, the network...
James Gandolfini, Emmy winning actor best known for his role as Tony Soprano in "The Soprano" has died, according to reports from Deadline. Gandoflini reportedly suffered a heart attack while in Italy. The Park Ridge, New Jersey native leaves behind...
After Gov. Chris Christie (R) slashed $7.5 million from women’s health programs in 2010 — mainly to prevent the money from going to Planned Parenthood — several health clinics in the state were forced to close. Now, New Jersey lawmakers are pushing to restore state funding for those family planning clinics, pointing out that many [...]
Sometimes, it's better to not be clever than to be too clever by half. Governor Chris Christie's (R-NJ) decision to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat opened by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ),Show More Summary
Post by Lindsay Mannering Melissa Gorga must think we're idiots. The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member went on Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live and totally lied to our faces. When asked what she thought of arch-enemy Teresa Giudice's husband Joe Giudice's cheating scandal, Melissa suddenly acted like she has some sort of moral code. Show More Summary
Have you always wondered what happens to glass containers after the recycling truck scoops them up from the curb? The crack GIF-making team at NPR’s Planet Money visited a plant in New Jersey that’s now able to take glass bottles and turn them into something other than sparkly construction materials. In a series of animations, they take readers through the … [More]
The Supreme Court will soon rule on a Third Circuit decision defining the role of disparate impact claims under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), after the Court accepted certiorari on Monday. The case involves a New Jersey subdivision with a traditionally non-white population that faced a significant change in demographics......
When a team loses three key goal scorers in the offseason and suffers injuries to two of their star players in a lockout shortened season, it's unlikely they will make any sort of run at the Stanley Cup. For the Devils, 2013 was not kind to the defending Eastern Conference champs. Show More Summary
Interim New Jersey senator subject of intense lobbying by all sides on immigration bill.
When they're not screwing people over, lawyers can be pretty cool. (stock photo) Jake Freivald is a resident of West Orange, New Jersey. This is the official website of West Orange: westorange.org. It's the top search result on Google, it's colorful and professional-ish, and there's a photo of a swimming pool on the homepage. Show More Summary
On Monday, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews jumped into the 2016 presidential race with a chart showing where he thought some of the potential Republican candidates stood on the political spectrum. He labeled New Jersey Gov. Chris...Show More Summary
New Jersey governor Chris Christie told a group of elementary school students recently that his "favorite team is the Cowboys."
(CNN) - He went there. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his support for one of the most divisive football teams in the country–and it's not one of the two teams that play in his state. "My favorite football team is not the New York Giants," he told elementary students Tuesday, as they responded with […]