NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A day after announcing a budget that includes increased funding for the state’s beleaguered transit system, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has reassured commuters that fares won’t be raised in the next year. …read more
The FY 18 federal budget has been released and it calls for eliminating funding for the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. Although this funding accounts for 0.01% of the federal budget it provides critical funding for over 1,400 of local public television and radio stations around the country.
23% of 90.5 The Night’s annual budget comes from CPB. Imagine this station running 23% less of the programming you love…23% less of all this great music, 23% less interviews, 23% less DJs, 23% less traffic, weather, and local programming.
This is a true threat to what you enjoy and rely on. We need the support of you, our listeners and members. Help us provide 100% of what you love on the air now!
Hollie Cook combines her unique vocal talent with charming charisma to craft her own dynamic strand of lovers rock with enduring tropical vibes, weaving a path from her West London roots to an arena of diverse collaborations, critically acclaimed records, and iconic live appearances around the world. Cook’s ability to continually surprise, delight, and progress solidifies her position as one of the most exciting voices in reggae, and this is crystal clear on her third full-length and Merge debut, Vessel of Love.
Cook’s music career commenced early when family friend and punk trailblazer Ari Up asked Cook, age 19 at the time, to join the raucous ’70s feminist UK post-punk outfit The Slits for their reformation in 2006. She thrived on being thrown into the deep end and quickly cut her teeth with four years of back-to-back shows around the globe. Her talents recognized and nurtured, she then released her first solo album Hollie Cook in 2011, with a revered 2012 dub album follow-up, while singles such as “Milk & Honey” and “That Very Night” gained support from
influential radio stations across Europe. After performing at The Stone Roses concert at Manchester’s Heaton Park at the personal request of Ian Brown, and her hypnotic performance on the prestigious Later…With Jools Holland, the way was paved for Hollie’s solo career to take off.
WEST TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he’s ordering a review of how the state’s utilities handled their response to the two recent winter storms that left thousands without power. Continue Reading
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has threatened to veto a $1.3 trillion government-wide spending measure if it includes money for a rail tunnel under the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey. Continue Reading