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Lowdown on the Showdown

It turns that high-noon showdown between Bloomfield health sheriff Weigle and Bloomfield schools deputy Dowd took place today -- not yesterday, as we'd reported. Not only did these two meet, they brought their posses,...

Preparations for the Plague

Next week, terrorists will unleash the pneumonic plague in Union County ... and victims will rush to Mountainside Hospital for treatment. Well, not real terrorists or the real pneumonic plague or real victims. It's...

From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

Moving right along ... Just about any story that follows the news of Terri Schiavo's death is going to seem petty and absurd. So we'll just prance right in with the latest Anwar update....

It’s Over

Terry Schiavo's dead. Her death comes just 13 days after her feeding tube was removed and shortly after the Supreme Court refused to hear her parents' appeal for the third time. Details here.

Department of Dubious Distinctions

New Jersey residents have the third-longest commutes in the country, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau study. Only residents in New York and Maryland have it worse. New Jerseyeans spend an average of 28.5...

In the Eye of the Beholder

When the weather gets nice, the snappers start snapping. C.J. Griffin and Scot Surbeck were both been inspired by the good weather, but they're seeing two entirely different worlds.

If We Fail a Urine Test, It’s Just Because …

...of the stems and seeds in our breakfast cereal. Just purchased at (where else?) Whole Foods, Hemp Plus contains real hemp seeds which, the product literature says, contain "a wide variety of minerals,...

High Noon at the Not-So-OK Corral

We hear there's a showdown going on right now at Bloomfield High School. According to local cowpokes, Bloomfield health sheriff Trevor Weigle showed up uninvited to Bloomfield's Board of Ed meeting last night,...

Make That a JMo and an Iced Tea

How many guys do you know who have a salad named after them? In Beirut, no less? Well maybe not ordinary mortals. But if you happen to be going to the Bierut Cellar any...

Hot Tickets Cheap

The Community Theatre in Morristown is running a special internet offer from now until Thursday at 5pm, selling $10 tickets to the following shows: International Sejong Soloists with Lynn Harrell: Sunday, April 3 at...

How Many Angels Barbarians T-Ball Players Can You Fit On A …

Overheard on the Watercooler: "The limiting factor is how many 5 and 6 year olds, armed with baseball bats, can fit safely on the Hillside School and Henningberg fields. We are just about at...

Get Out of Your Cubicle

To all our readers trapped inside windowless offices, here's news from Scot Surbeck. Something's casting shadows out there. We think it's ... the sun.

What Are We Holding Out For?

Blockbuster has agreed to pay $630,000 in a nationwide settlement of its misleading "No Late Fees" campaign -- but the settlement doesn't apply to New Jersey. According to wire stories, the video rental giant...

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