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Dave Chappelle, Colin Kaepernick to receive Harvard black culture awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. >> Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.

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Insurance inequalities must end for mental illness, substance use | Opinion

The goal of parity is to cover every person for every healthcare service needed. However, the law has not been fully implemented and it is not adequately enforced. By Debra L. Wentz For the past seven years, Rachel S. has been investing inordinate amounts of energy and money in her efforts to...

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Steve Carell discusses why he couldn't shake Beautiful Boy after filming

When the cameras stopped rolling during filming of Beautiful Boy, Steve Carell had some heavy material to take home. The actor reveals the toll that took in an interview with EW at the Toronto International Film Festival (above), where Beautiful Boy made its world premiere last month. “With...

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10,000 N.J. voters got mail-in ballots with errors in them

The Middlesex County Clerk's office says it's been strapped by the state's new vote-by-mail policy. About 10,000 of the vote-by-mail ballots that the Middlesex County Clerk's office sent out last weekend contained errors in the recipients' addresses, authorities said. County Clerk...

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Pizza festival, wine tasting, and races in Hudson County this weekend

Hundreds of old and new world wines from around the globe will be offered at the Jersey City Wine Fest. Pizza festival takes over Hoboken Pizza lovers can sample slices from the best pizzerias in Hoboken on Saturday, Oct 13, at the 2nd annual Hoboken Pizza Fest at Our Lady of Grace Church. The event...

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The $69 billion merger between CVS and insurance giant Aetna is poised to change how millions of Americans receive medical care; Gillian Turner reports.

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Timothee Chalamet, Rachel Weisz Tapped for Hollywood Film Award Honors

Timothee Chalamet and Rachel Weisz have been selected to receive supporting actor honors at the 22nd annual Hollywood Film Awards.read more

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University of Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle set to receive contract extension

AD’s tenure started in turmoil, but he’s received high marks along the way. The extension is not expected to include a raise.

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Who will reign supreme in this year's JC Studio's Battle of the Bands?

The second annual JC Studios Battle of the Bands will take place on Saturday, Oct 13, from 5 to 10 p.m. on the rooftop of Porta, 135 Newark Ave, Jersey City. Nine bands have 15 minutes to impress in an all out Battle of the Bands. The second annual JC Studios Battle of the Bands will take place on...

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How George W. Bush Almost Spoiled His Daughter Barbara's Proposal

When Barbara Bush‘s new husband, Craig Coyne, asked her father, former President George W. Bush, for her hand in marriage, there wasn’t a moment’s hesitation in his response. In fact, the 43rd president “got so excited” that he almost ruined the proposal! “Craig asked my dad for my...

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Birthday bash at Bethune Center tomorrow to honor life of 8-year-old double-Dutch jumper

Last October was marred by tragedy when 8-year-old Jeremiah "Jerry" Grant was struck and killed by a vehicle in Jersey City. Last October was marred by tragedy when 8-year-old Jeremiah "Jerry" Grant was struck and killed by a vehicle in Jersey City. Almost a year after his death, Jump4Jerry, the...

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Monday deadline for 'early bird' entries for The Jersey Journal's 60th annual Hudson County Spelling Bee

The deadline is Monday for schools to qualify for the "early bird'' entry fee for The Jersey Journal's 60th annual Hudson County Spelling Bee, the local conduit to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the spring. The deadline is Monday for schools to qualify for the "early bird''...

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Recently, my husband, Marc, and I started testing out a new ritual. We are habit people and find that when we can put key aspects of our connection on autopilot - that is, we get them to happen without having to think too much about making them happen - we find each other more in the slightly...

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Millions of Americans Have Bipolar Disorder, 1 Woman Reveals What Living with the Illness Is Like

When Aubrey Good was 12 years old, she was a typical pre-teen, scoring good grades in school that placed her at the top of her class. But just days after turning 13, her father was arrested and later sent to prison, and for Good, the experience was traumatic. “I went from being a very straight A...

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A pair of reports highlight a growing concern among health officials about children who aren’t getting protection against preventable diseases.

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