| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Friends and fans of Tracy Morgan took to Twitter on Saturday morning to express hopes for the comedian's recovery after he was hospitalized in intensive care following a devastating six-car pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
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| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Prayers and good wishes poured in for Tracy Morgan on Saturday after he was hospitalized in a serious car accident.
Morgan was in critical condition after his limo bus flipped in an accident involving six vehicles on the New Jersey Turnpike around 1 a.m....
| Sep 19, 2013
Walt Whitman might have gotten a good laugh out of this. I know I did. I mention Whitman because of a recent incident at the rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike named after him, a place offering food that didn't exist in Whitman's time and a stream of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:59 PM
New York singer-guitarist Palmyra Delran epitomizes the East Coast underground rock ’n’ roll ethic. The tenured princess of trash-pop, who makes a rare California appearance at South Pasadena’s the Barkley on Friday, has been banging out...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:28 PM
There's something admirably old school about the costly and dangerous prank that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration allegedly pulled on a political opponent last year -- to the detriment of the entire city of Fort Lee, N.J. And...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
SOMEWHERE ON THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE -- It is perhaps fitting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose role after Hurricane Sandy garnered him much praise, would be inaugurated to his second term during a surprisingly ferocious snowstorm that is...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:57 PM
"They've all come to look for America."
—Paul Simon, "America"
The cross-country road trip has long been celebrated in literature, film, song and even a television series. It ranks with baseball and apple pie as a quintessential American...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
No politician would admit to wanting disaster to strike. But, quite apart from the pain it inflicts, disasters can be a boon to a political leader.
It was true in 1994, when California Gov. Pete Wilson’s response to the Northridge earthquake...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
All of the hype surrounding new Eagles coach Chip Kelly has given the oddsmakers in Vegas something to consider. The Eagles are a fairly reasonable 40-to-1 longshot to make it up the New Jersey Turnpike to play in the Super Bowl next February. That may...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:29 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's first black person to hold that post, urged NAACP members convening in Orlando on Tuesday to help overturn stand-your-ground laws that "senselessly expand the concept of self-defense."
The law was expected...