TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — When it came to being selected as the possible site of Amazon’s second headquarters, several New Jersey communities made sure to tout the nonfinancial benefits they could provide the firm. …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.
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MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of New Jersey says in the first and only debate that his rival’s campaign is the most “anti-cop” the state has seen. Continue Reading
The Barr Brothers, Brothers Andrew and Brad Barr had spent most of the 90s criss-crossing North America, playing music with their spirited, improv-based rock trio, The Slip. In the spring of 2004, the band was playing a small club in Montreal, QC when a fire broke out in the venue. They grabbed a few guitars/drums and rushed out onto the rainy street with the rest of the concert goers. As the club’s mezzanine was swallowed by flames, Andrew offered his coat to one of the waitresses from the bar.
One year later, Brad and Andrew Barr were living in Montreal. That waitress is now one of their managers. In his first apartment in the new city, Brad shared an adjoining wall with Sarah Page, a classically trained harpist from Montreal, whose melodies would seep through the cracks of the wall and into the music Brad was writing. From this nebulous relationship, a friendship developed and the brothers, with Sarah, began recording and performing around Montreal. Soon, their friend and multi-instrumentalist Andres Vial was brought in to lend his wide array of expertise to the outfit, playing keyboards, bass, vibes, percussion, and singing. They called themselves The Barr Brothers.