The president spent much of his rally poking fun at O’Rourke, claiming he had only drawn a few hundred supporters to Trump’s tens of thousands. President Donald Trump and erstwhile Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke held competing rallies in El Paso, with a potential government shutdown and the unfinished border wallRead More →

Animals through New Jersey await adoption. Profile: Sammy’s Hope Courtesy of Sammy’s Hope  Sammy’s Hope in Sayreville became a formal animal welfare organization in September 2010. The organization grew out of five years of volunteer efforts at the Edison Animal Shelter by one of its co-founders, Elda Hubbard. Hubbard’s focusRead More →

In the party writ large, Booker’s progressive bona fides wouldn’t be in question. Shocking exactly no one, earlier this week Cory Booker announced his intention to run for president in 2020. The fact that Booker would run was never in doubt. What is in doubt is where he fits inRead More →

The well-known from well back. The concept of “celebrity” in the 21st century is drastically different from what it was mere decades ago. Considering it’s not far-fetched for your neighbor to have a reality TV show, Andy Warhol wasn’t far off when he said in 1968: “In the future, everyoneRead More →

Animals throughout New Jersey await adoption. Profiles: Kimmy’s Safe Haven Rescue Courtesy of Kimmy’s Safe Haven  Kimmy’s Safe Haven Rescue is a nonprofit organization located in Little Egg Harbor Township. Kim Brown started fostering and volunteering with rescues in 2013. She quickly fell in love, adopting her first two fostersRead More →

The first brewery in New Jersey was established in what is now Hoboken in the 1640s. Do you like beer? More specifically, are you a fan of the lesser known varieties? If so, you’re in the right state. According to, as of Jan. 2019 there are 100 microbreweries andRead More →

How did Alvarez get a $140,000 job if no one hired him? For weeks, Murphy’s senior people have all denied it. Can’t the governor get an answer? Brendan Gill wants to be clear about one thing: It wasn’t him. He is not the guy who was behind the decision toRead More →

Some of the many homeless animals in New Jersey awaiting adoption. Profile: Karma Cat and Zen Dog Rescue Society Courtesy of Karma Cat and Zen Dog Rescue  Karma Cat and Zen Dog Rescue Society in Milltown describes its mission as “providing a safe and peaceful haven for homeless, abandoned orRead More →