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'Rolling Stone' Co-Founder Jann Wenner Booted From North Jersey Literary Festival
The fallout continues for Jann Wenner, the founder of Rolling Stone magazine, following controversial comments he made in a New York Times interview.
Wenner has been removed from the Montclair Literary Festival, where he was scheduled to discuss his new book "The Masters: Conversations with Dylan, Lennon, Jagger, Townshend, Garcia, Bono and Springsteen," on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, the festival confirmed.
In promoting his book, Wenner, when asked by the Times why his book only featured white musicians, said women and Black musicians were not as articul…
South Jersey Hair Salon Owner Crowned International Mrs. USA: 'Bold, Ambitious, Beautiful'
A Trenton High School graduate and owner of a hair salon in Bordentown has been crowned International Mrs. USA.
Chimere Nicole Haskins, 39, of Willingboro, won the title — competing as Mrs. New Jersey USA — earlier this month during a competition in Orlando, Florida.
The mother of two daughters, ages 11 and 9, has been married for 17 years. Her hair-styling and extensions business is called CN Salon and has operated since 2014.
Her husband drives around with her on all her community service work including her non-profit, #GirlYes, a movement that encourages women to be "bold, ambitious and…
Flight From Newark To Rome Drops 28K Feet In 8 Minutes
A United Airlines flight headed to Rome diverted back to Newark after a scary pressurization issue.
United Airlines Flight 510 dropped more than 28,000 feet in less than 10 minutes, approximately 90 minutes after departing Newark Liberty International Airport around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.
The Boeing 777 hit its highest altitude of 37,000 feet at 10:07 p.m., but plummeted to 8,000 feet by 10:15 p.m., records show. The aircraft diverted back to Newark at an altitude of 8,800 feet at 10::40 p.m., records show.
The FAA said the plane sa…
Joe Fiordaliso, Former Livingston Mayor, Public Utilities President, Dies At 78
Joe Fiordaliso, the longtime president of the Board of Public Utilities and three-time mayor of Livingston, died at the age of 78, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Thursday, Sept. 7.
No cause of death was provided. Fiordaliso was appointed to Murphy's cabinet in 2018, having previously served as a commissioner on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities since 2005.
Fiordaliso was born and raised in Newark and graduated from Montclair State in 1967. He taught at Vailsburg High School and Bloomfield High School. In 1988, he was elected to the Livingston Township Council, serving for three …