MORRISTOWN - Suggesting emotion may have had undue influence on his thinking, a Superior Court judge decided to reduce the sentence he imposed on the driver in a fatal 2013 drunk-driving accident, the Daily Record reported. Judge James DeMarzo last month decided to take five years off the 20-year sentence he gave Luis Torres, 39. The sentence was originally handed down in June.
Kool & The Gang -- the longest continuously performing rhythm and blues band -- received the 2,560th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, 50 years after its creation. Original band members Robert “Kool” Bell, Ronald Bell, Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas and George Brown were joined by producer Vincent Herbert in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Sycamore Avenue.
The man, who was eventually taken away by police officers, said in Spanish over and over again, between sobs, "I called and they did not answer. I called and they did not answer."
Is Jersey City the "new Brooklyn?" Maybe, but there's one important difference - you can walk to Manhattan from Brooklyn. Kevin Shane of Jersey City would like to see the same apply to his community.
A short walk to both PATH and light rail stations, the Morgan at Provost Square in Downtown Jersey City has opened. The Toll Brothers Apartment Living building at the corner of Morgan and Provost streets is comprised of 417 units, ranging from studios to three bedrooms, and other amenities.
Last week I paid 6th Ward Councilwoman Jennifer Giattino a visit at a fundraiser. Following this approach, I went to a Tuesday evening gathering of the entire Team Zimmer ward hopefuls in a backroom at Arthur's steakhouse on Washington Street.