The verdict is in - a mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert isn't evidence of bad parenting. NJ.com reports the girl's parents are divorced, and her father accused his ex-wife of abusing her parental discretion by taking their daughter to the December 2013 concert at the Prudential Center in Newark.
The Warren County Morris Canal Committee has announced it will be hosting a scenic bus tour of the Morris Canal on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tour visits sites along the historic Morris Canal including Saxton Falls, Bread Lock Park, Plane 9 West and more. Pictured: new this season at Bread Lock Park are life-size models depicting a pair a mules and the mule driver, pulling the full-size replica of a canal boat previously installed at the park in Franklin Township.
NEWARK - East Side High School principal Mario Santos on Saturday weighed in on the growing debate over Newark Public Schools turnaround program. East Side High School was one of nine schools the district said earlier this month would become "turnaround schools" during the next school year in an effort to curb struggling performance.
During April, which is also National Poetry Month, I'd like to write about the little-known celebration, Poem in Your Pocket Day, which falls on April 30 this year. Thanks in large part to New Jersey's Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, if you swing a stick in New Jersey, you are likely to hit a poet or at least someone who has written some poetry.
New Jersey Performance Arts Center announces the all the magical, timeless hits by Sinatra songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen -- "My Kind of Town," "All the Way," "Call Me Irresponsible" -- performed by Broadway royalty: Tony nominees Norm Lewis and Rebecca Luker tonight, April 25th at 8PM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at NJPAC.org or calling 888.GO.NJPAC .
Jamison Evans, 45, of Newark was arrested for shoplifting $144.93 in baby formula from Pathmark on Wednesday, April 15, according to police. Bloomfield Avenue - On Wednesday, April 15, Nuria Perez, 23, of Newark was arrested for shoplifting $340 in clothing items from Anthropologie, police stated Windsor Place - Dorian Dewees, 44, from West Virginia was arrested for open warrants out of Fort Lee and West Orange totaling $1,055, according to police.