August 28, 2012 |
TAMPA, Fla. - New Jersey's delegation to the Republican National Convention was already primed for a big night, with Gov. Chris Christie set to deliver the keynote address Tuesday. But at just past 5:40 p.m. local time came a bonus: The Garden State's delegates were the ones that boosted Mitt Romney “over the top,” as the moment when he officially clinched the presidential nomination was called. In recent conventions such a distinction is usually reserved for a state of special significance to the nominee, either his home state, or a key battleground.
November 11, 2009 |
Ducks Tonight At NEW JERSEY When: 4 PDT. Where: Prudential Center; Newark, N.J. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 830. Records: Ducks: 6-7-2, Devils: 11-4-0. Record vs. Devils (2008-09): 1-0-0. Update: The Ducks enter a four-game trip with a two-game winning streak. Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is on the active roster for the first time since Oct. 24 when he aggravated a strained groan muscle. Giguere figures to be in the backup role behind Jonas Hiller, although Giguere told reporters he doesn't want to serve a backup role anymore.
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April 10, 2000
Being born in New Jersey and living there for 12 years before our family moved to Santa Monica, I read with interest "HBO's Mobster Saga Does New Jersey Proud" (April 6). The gist seems to be that regularly seeing some local landmarks on national television has been good for the residents' self-esteem, demonstrating again the wisdom in the following stanza from Carl Sandburg's "The People, Yes": "Once a shipwrecked sailor caught hold of a stateroom door and floated for hours till friendly hands from out of the darkness threw him a rope.
November 1, 2012 |
Maplewood, N.J., was one of the communities hit by Hurricane Sandy. Located about six miles west of Newark, Maplewood saw massive trees fall and lost much of its electricity. Downed power lines forced the community to cancel its Halloween parade. However, parts of its downtown did not lose power; that's where [words] bookstore is located. Co-owner Jonah Zimiles emailed to let us know the store is powered up and open. He wrote that the lights are on, neighbors are stopping by to charge up their phones, and readers are browsing.
April 3, 2012 |
Lakers center Andrew Bynum will not play Tuesday against New Jersey because of an ankle injury, and it is uncertain whether he will play Wednesday against the Clippers. "I know he's out tonight," Lakers Coach Mike Brown said. "We'll see tomorrow and the day after. " Bynum suffered a moderate ankle sprain during the first quarter of Sunday's game against Golden State. X-rays on his ankle were negative but he did not participate in shoot-around Tuesday. Josh McRoberts is expected to start in Bynum's place.
October 28, 2012 |
ATLANTIC CITY -- With forecasters predicting that Hurricane Sandy may slam directly into the coast of New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie ordered this city's casinos shut down, barrier islands evacuated, and everyone to stay off the beaches. Christie told state residents to let emergency officials' judgment overrule their own. "How about if we go by this rule? Anything that looks stupid, is stupid," he advised. On Sunday morning, heavy surf already was pounding the piers and beaches here, and plywood covered the windows of the souvenir shops and high-rise casinos that line the boardwalk.