If you have $2,000-$4,000 lying around and an interest in owning Frank Sinatra’s Italian marble toilet with a golden clamshell lid, make your way to Swedesboro this Sunday. S&S Auction will be auctioning it off, alongside roughly 200 other items from the crooner’s “Chairman’s Suite” at the original Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City,...

Lots of eaters weigh the attractiveness of Italian-American pasta houses by the vastness of their servings. Acres of mozzarella, mountains of meatballs, and more macaroni than a marathoner can manage. Diners like personable servers and a mint with the check, but in Buffalo, nothing brings them back like a doggy bag that takes two hands. So it was i...

When Rutgers University announced they were going back to the future with the re-hiring of former head coach Greg Schiano, there were few people more pleased than the Cioffi family. Anthony Cioffi, who currently plays for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL) was a stand-out defensive back during his four years playing in Pisca...

Wednesday, January 22, 7:30PM. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960. This film fully immerses audiences in the life of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance.With the enchanting narrative voice of two-time Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter, cinema audiences visit places that evoke and preserve the memory o...

A ceremony to welcome a new class of firefighters became a star-studded affair with “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen in the audience. Just like his father, the younger Springsteen is also making New Jersey Proud, reports CBS2’s Christina Fan. Sam Springsteen was officially sworn into the Jersey City Fire Department at City Hall on Tuesday, joining 14 o...

Former State Sen. C. Robert Sarcone (R-Newark), the former Minority Leader of the New Jersey State Assembly and a candidate for the GOP nomination for Governor in 1977, died on January 12.  He was 94. A talented trial lawyer and charismatic speaker, Sarcone began his political career in Newark’s North Ward and served as an assistant prosecutor in E...

Billing itself as the only pizzeria in Scotch Plains and surrounding areas that specializes in artisanal Roman Square Pizza, Massa Pizza (Park Ave., Scotch Plains) offers “a curated selection of imported Italian specialties in a small but casual atmosphere,” according to its website. Since its opening, the eatery has received many rave reviews, but...

The American Film Industry was born in New Jersey and presently the Garden State hosts Film Festivals that attract visitors from all over the country and abroad.  Many locals look forward to attending the film festivals every year and many films feature the best of local talent.   Howell Township resident Christopher Boncimino’s short film “Leo” wi...

In what seems to be a trend in New Jersey, another iconic restaurant in the Garden State is closing. Spirito's Italian Restaurant in Elizabeth has been a neighborhood icon ever since it opened in 1932. Most New Jerseyans know a place like Spirito’s – a neighborhood eatery that has the best local food. But would anyone want to buy one? That’s the qu...

One of my life’s goals is to find the perfect sandwich. Thankfully, New Jersey is home to thousands of delis to choose from. And with this new monthly column, I’ll be exploring as many as I can. First, let’s lay down the law. What is a sandwich? What is not a sandwich? Here’s how I see it: A sandwich consists of at least two slices of bread with me...