Trump ‘close to making a decision’ on Supreme Court pick as he leaves N.J.

President Donald Trump has spent the last two weekends in Bedminster. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump departed from his Bedminster golf club Sunday after a three-day respite from Washington as he prepared to nominate a second U.S. Supreme Court justice. “We are close to making a decision,” Trump said as he prepared to leave New Jersey, according to White House pool reports. “I’ll be deciding tonight or tomorrow sometime by 12 o’clock.” U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Brett Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge and Amy Coney Barrett are believed to be the three finalists. Trump helicoptered from Bedminster to Morristown Airport, where Air Force One left at 4:30 p.m. bound for the… Read More

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Google cofounder Sergey Brin went sailing in Ibiza with one of tech’s most controversial figures (GOOG, GOOGL)

Steve Jurvetson, cofounder of one of Silicon Valley’s most prestigious VC firms, posted photos to Twitter on Saturday evening of himself and friends aboard one of the world’s largest sailboats. According to Jurvetson’s tweets, among those sailing in the waters off Ibiza with him were two female start-up founders and Google cofounder Sergey Brin. Jurvetson left his venture capital firm after he was accused of being dishonest with women. Photographs posted to Twitter by Steve Jurvetson seem to suggest that past accusations regarding his conduct with women haven’t hurt his relationship with Google cofounder Sergey Brin. On Saturday evening, Jurvetson’s Twitter page showed photos of a group of people aboard… Read More

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N.J. ice cream shop celebrates 50th anniversary with block party

Torico, in Downtown Jersey City, has been in business for 50 years. JERSEY CITY – Pura Berrios was pregnant with her first child when she started craving a sweet and tropical flavor of ice cream she enjoyed in Puerto Rico. Her husband, Pete, bought his own ice cream machine to make his wife exactly what she wanted. Happy with the creation, the couple started serving it in their deli, and it soon proved to be so successful ice cream became their fulltime business. Now, 50 years later, Pete Berrios is retired but the family’s business, Torico, continues to thrive in its Downtown neighborhood. Torico celebrated its golden anniversary on Sunday… Read More

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Cumberland County Fair wraps up 2018 run with a real bang (PHOTOS)

The fair in Millville closed on Saturday night with its popular demolition derby. The Cumberland County Fair closed out its five-day run Saturday night literally with a bang. In fact quite a few bangs. As is tradition, the closing night of the fair featured its popular demolition derby. Competitors tried to see who could outlast the others as they smashed their way around the derby arena. There was also a monster truck show to wow the spectators at the Millville fairgrounds. A kiddie demolition derby, which used tiny kid-sized cars and was a lot tamer than the adult driver event, also drew its share of participants and spectators on Saturday.… Read More

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