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    New Jersey native Nick Jonas will be hosting "Saturday Night Live" Saturday, Feb. 27. The 28-year-old will be doubling as the host and musical guest. Jonas, who grew up in Little Falls and Wyckoff with his three brothers, will reportedly be performing his new single "Spaceman." The singer and songwriter has only ever been on "SNL" as a musical guest -- solo in 2016, and in 2009 with his brothers. Tune into NBC at 11:30 p.m. to watch. Nick JonasArt Streiber/NBC
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Nominations are out for the next class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members, and the New York area is well represented. Brooklyn’s own Jay-Z, whose real name is Sean Carter, is among the first-time nominees for 2021. The list also includes Yonkers native Mary J. Blige, glam and punk rock pioneers the New York Dolls and legendary singer Dionne Warwick, from West Orange, New Jersey. Brooklyn native Carole King is nominated as a performer. She was previously inducted into the Hall of Fame as a songwriter. The inductees will be announced in May. For a full list of nominees, visit rockhall.com/rock-roll-hall-fame-foundation-announces-nominees-2021-induction. MORE FROM CBS NEW YORK Police Say MIT Grad Student Qinxuan Pan Sought For Questioning In Killing Of Yale Student Kevin Jiang Alabama Man Accused Of Targeting Hundreds Of People In New York, Across Country In Cell Phone Number Scam New Jersey...
    WASHINGTON (WABC) -- Congressional leaders paid tribute Wednesday to slain U.S. Capitol police officer and New Jersey native Brian Sicknick in the building he died defending, promising his family and his fellow officers that they will never forget his sacrifice.Sicknick, originally from South River, died after an insurrectionist mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, interrupting the electoral count after then-President Donald Trump urged them to "fight like hell" to overturn his defeat. The U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement that Sicknick, who died the next day, was injured "while physically engaging with protesters," though the cause of his death has not been determined.The arrival of Sicknick's remains at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday was solemn, with dozens of Capitol Police standing at attention as his urn was carried up the Capitol steps.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sicknick was a patriot who will be remembered by lawmakers each day as...
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNewYork) — The casket of Capitol Police Officer and New Jersey native Brian Sicknick is lying in honor Wednesday at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C. Sicknick was killed in the line of duty during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. MORE: Slain Capitol Police Officer Identified As New Jersey Native Brian Sicknick His family is from South River, New Jersey, and he served as a member of the New Jersey Air National Guard before joining the Capitol Police in 2008. WATCH: The casket of Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick is escorted to the Capitol Rotunda, where he will lie in honor for his "heroism" at the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. https://t.co/viFoJ6TFsb https://t.co/LLevGcLUmu — CBS News (@CBSNews) February 3, 2021 In a statement after his death, Gov. Phil Murphy said Sicknick “embodied the selfless spirit of his native state” and ordered flags...
    WASHINGTON (WABC) -- The body of slain New Jersey native and U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick is lying in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.The viewing period Tuesday night is for members of his department and will continue into Wednesday.Lawmakers will have a chance to pay tribute to Sicknick before his burial at Arlington National Cemetery.Sicknick was killed during the siege at the Capitol in January.The New Jersey State Police escorted his family to Washington in coordination with Delaware and Maryland state police.ALSO READ | Police: Woman doing donuts before driving into LI Sound during nor'easter"The state police is humbled and honored to be a part of honoring his phenomenal life as a as a family member from New Jersey," Colonel Pat Callahan said.In a statement, family members thanked the Congressional leadership for bestowing the honor on Sicknick. They also expressed their gratitude to everyone who has offered condolences.Sicknick, 42,...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died at the hands of the mob that besieged the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, will lie in honor next week in the building’s Rotunda, congressional leaders said Friday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer released a joint statement saying: “The heroism of Officer Sicknick and the Capitol Police force during the violent insurrection against our Capitol helped save lives, defend the temple of our democracy and ensure that the Congress was not diverted from our duty to the Constitution. His sacrifice reminds us every day of our obligation to our country and to the people we serve.” Congress will hold a ceremonial arrival for Sicknick on Tuesday night, after which a viewing period will be held overnight for members of the Capitol Police. Lawmakers will pay tribute Wednesday morning before a ceremonial departure for Arlington National...
    Vice President Kamala Harris reacts to her custom Golden State Warriors jersey. Warriors/Twitter Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors sent newly-minted Vice President Kamala Harris a signed "Madame VP" jersey. In a video shared by the team, Harris said the gift "means so much to me" and promised to "proudly display this in the office of the Vice President of the United States." The clip, which you can view below, also paid tribute to Harris' influence on young women in her hometown of Oakland, California. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. —Golden State Warriors (@warriors) January 20, 2021 
    SOUTH RIVER, N.J. (CBS) – A Capitol Police officer who died from injuries he suffered during Wednesday’s riot at the U.S. Capitol was a New Jersey native. Officer Brian D. Sicknick, 40, passed away around 9:30 p.m. Thursday due to injuries sustained while on-duty. Sicknick, who was originally from South River, New Jersey, was struck in the head while physically engaging with protesters, according to a statement from Capitol Police. He returned to his office where he collapsed after suffering a stroke, according to reports. The 15-year veteran of the department was rushed to the hospital but later died. “The entire USCP Department expresses its deepest sympathies to Officer Sicknick’s family and friends on their loss, and mourns the loss of a friend and colleague,” Capitol Police said in a statement. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy issued a statement Friday sending his condolences to Sicknick’s family and friends. “U.S....
    SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A U.S. Capitol police officer was killed when a riotous mob attacked the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday. The officer has been identified as Brian Sicknick, of South Brunswick, New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy released a statement Friday, saying, “United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick embodied the selfless spirit of his native state.” “Officer Sicknick gave his life protecting the United States Capitol, and by extension, our very democracy, from violent insurrection,” Murphy went on to say. “His needless murder at the hands of a mob bent on overthrowing the Constitution he had dedicated his life to upholding is shocking. It is my fervent hope that the rioters whose actions directly contributed to his death are quickly identified and brought to justice.” U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick embodied the selfless spirit of his native state, giving his life to protect our democracy from...
    New Jersey native, NBA legend Tommy Heinsohn passes away at 86 By: Geoff Magliocchetti November 11, 2020 ShareTweetFlipRedditHeinsohn was born in Jersey City and starred for Saint Michael’s School before building a legendary NBA career in Boston. The Boston Celtics announced the passing of team legend Tommy Heinsohn earlier this week at the age of 86. Heinsohn is best known for his role in the Celtics’ glory years, winning ten NBA championships as a player and a coach. He partook in nine seasons (1956-65) as a player on the team’s hallowed parquet floor, winning a title in all but one of those seasons. Upon the retirement of former teammate and player-coach Bill Russell in 1969, Heinsohn returned to Boston as the team’s head coach, winning two more titles. He is one of two NBA inductees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball...
    NEW JERSEY (CBS) – Bruce Springsteen is proving he’s still the “Boss” when it comes to selling music. The New Jersey native has made history with the release of his 20th album, “Letter to you.” It debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. The magazine says Springsteen has had a top-five album every decade for six decades. Billboard also says he’s the first artist to reach this level of success. MORE FROM CBSPHILLY.COM Trump Campaign Says It’s Suing To Stop Pennsylvania’s Vote Count Over Lack Of ‘Transparency’ Philadelphia Officials Release 911 Calls, Bodycam Footage Of Fatal Police Shooting Of Walter Wallace Jr.  Race For Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District Heading To Court After Ballots Challenged In Montgomery County 
    I am leaving New York next week. Add me to the list. Another tick in the “New York is dead” column. Or maybe in the “Cowards who can’t wait out the pandemic” column. Wag your finger at me or shake your head in disgust. Tut tut. Tsk tsk. Don’t worry. I’m already doing it to myself. Let me backtrack. I was born at Mount Sinai on the Upper East Side. I spent my childhood in 20 different apartments across the Upper West Side and beyond, shuttling between my mom’s and my dad’s. My dad moved to Connecticut, then Montreal, then Japan. I switched from attending private school on the Upper West Side to a magnet school on the Upper East, where I met most of my best friends. I went to college in Boston (okay, fine, Harvard), immediately moved back home after college, then set up shop in the various...
    Visits from spotted lanternflies have prompted a different kind of quarantine in some states. Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty The arrival of the spotted lanternfly in the US has prompted quarantine measures in some New Jersey and Pennsylvania counties. The bug, which is native to China and South Korea, arrived in the U.S. in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 2014 and has been "advancing" ever since, the Department of Agriculture says.  The lanternflies feed on over 70 trees and residents are asked to check their cars for them so they don't spread further. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. As coronavirus lockdown measures for humans in New Jersey and Pennsylvania start to ease, some counties are working to quarantine a different kind of resident: the spotted lanterfly. The bugs are not threatening to humans or animals, but feed on 70 different trees and plants, according to the New Jersey...
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets have agreed to terms on a contract with veteran Chris Hogan to boost their banged-up wide receiver corps. Hogan spent last season with Carolina but caught just eight passes for 67 yards in seven games while missing a large chunk of the season following arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. “He’s somebody whose name has come up quite a bit around here when we were talking about guys to add,” coach Adam Gase said. “He’s a guy that’s going to be able to come in here and pick up the offense very quickly.” The Jets were in need of a veteran receiver with rookie Denzel Mims, the team’s second-rounder, missing the first few practices with a hamstring injury. Vyncint Smith also was sidelined Sunday with a core injury and will see a specialist, Gase said. On Friday, Gase said the Jets...
    NFL: New Jersey native, Super Bowl champion Jim Kiick passes away at 73 By: Geoff Magliocchetti June 20, 2020 ShareTweet0 SharesThe nine-year NFL veteran starred at Boonton High School before partaking in the Miami Dolphins’ Super Bowl runs in the 1970s. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Jim Kiick. pic.twitter.com/ufih9qRDMt — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) June 20, 2020 New Jersey native and former NFL running back Jim Kiick has passed away at 73, the Miami Dolphins announced on Saturday. A native of Lincoln Park, Kiick starred at Boonton High School, where he was a multi-sport athlete that made the all-Morris County team as a defensive back. He then spent three years at the University of Wyoming, where he led the Cowboys to victory with an MVP performance in the 1966 Sun Bowl, where he put up 177 total yards in a 28-20...
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