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.
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May 17, 2013 |
Caleb McGillvary, also known as Kai, the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker of “Smash, smash, SUH-MASH!” fame, was arrested in Philadelphia on a New Jersey warrant in a slaying case, authorities said. McGillvary, 24, was arrested without incident at a Greyhound Bus stop about 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Authorities in Union County, New Jersey, named the animated, couch-crashing drifter as a suspect in the death of New Jersey attorney Joseph Galfy. Galfy was found dead Monday inside his home on Starlite Drive when officers made a welfare check, Union County prosecutors spokesman John Holl said.
February 27, 2013 |
Already fierce competitors, Nevada and New Jersey are preparing to open a second front in their fight for gambling dollars, this time in the virtual world of online gaming. On Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a law legalizing Internet betting, following Nevada , which approved its version last week and hopes to be online for poker within months. Tiny Delaware is also in the hunt for online riches and could be taking bets by this fall. All three states will be offering online gaming, especially poker, to those living or visiting within their borders.
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.