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  • SNJ Today / Glasstown Productions Wins 'Best Documentary' for Richie Kates Film

    SNJ Today / Glasstown Productions Wins 'Best Documentary' for Richie Kates Film

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:31:47 GMT

    SNJ Today's April 2017 documentary Richie Kates: Uncommon Journey picked up an award from the PhilaFilm 40th annual Philadelphia International Film Festival. The film, which follows the extraordinary and inspiring life of "Cumberland County's Champ" Richie Kates, a professional boxer, community activist, and youth and prisoner mentor, won in the 2017 PhilaFilm category of "Best Documentary." 

    SNJ Today's April 2017 documentary Richie Kates: Uncommon Journey picked up an award from the PhilaFilm 40th annual Philadelphia International Film Festival. The film, which follows the extraordinary and inspiring life of "Cumberland County's Champ" Richie Kates, a professional boxer, community activist, and youth and prisoner mentor, won in the 2017 PhilaFilm category of "Best Documentary." 

  • South Jersey Musician Overcomes Paralysis to Pursue Musical Dreams

    South Jersey Musician Overcomes Paralysis to Pursue Musical Dreams

    Thursday, September 14 2017 12:26 PM EDT2017-09-14 16:26:01 GMT

    Gooch formed his band nearly five years ago and has been performing, recording, and raising awareness ever since.

    Gooch formed his band nearly five years ago and has been performing, recording, and raising awareness ever since.

  • Miss Texas Wins Award at Miss America Prelims, Sends Prayers Home

    Miss Texas Wins Award at Miss America Prelims, Sends Prayers Home

    Thursday, September 7 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-09-07 21:41:46 GMT

    The 2018 Miss America Pageant's onstage preliminary competitions are underway in Atlantic City.

    The 2018 Miss America Pageant's onstage preliminary competitions are underway in Atlantic City.

  • 109-Year-Old Levoy Theatre Celebrates Modern Milestone This Weekend

    109-Year-Old Levoy Theatre Celebrates Modern Milestone This Weekend

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-09-06 20:04:30 GMT

    The 109-year-old Levoy Theatre in Millville, N.J., will be celebrating its fifth-year anniversary as a performing arts center on September 9th & 10th, 2017 with a full weekend of events. 

    The 109-year-old Levoy Theatre in Millville, N.J., will be celebrating its fifth-year anniversary as a performing arts center on September 9th & 10th, 2017 with a full weekend of events. 

  • Ready to Pop: MTV Says 'Teen Mom New Jersey' Due This Fall

    Ready to Pop: MTV Says 'Teen Mom New Jersey' Due This Fall

    Saturday, September 2 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-09-02 14:00:20 GMT

    As if the ongoing "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and the recent "Jersey Shore" reunion weren't enough, MTV has announced that the next spinoff of its hit "Teen Mom" franchise will be "Teen Mom New Jersey."

    As if the ongoing "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and the recent "Jersey Shore" reunion weren't enough, MTV has announced that the next spinoff of its hit "Teen Mom" franchise will be "Teen Mom New Jersey."

  • Emmy Nomination for SNJ Today Arts Program 'ArtC'

    Emmy Nomination for SNJ Today Arts Program 'ArtC'

    Thursday, September 7 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-09-07 16:03:09 GMT

    MILLVILLE, N.J. — ArtC, hosted by Bill Horin, has been nominated for an Emmy in the “Arts Program, Special” division. The Mid-Atlantic Emmys made the announcement on Wednesday, August 16th.   

    MILLVILLE, N.J. — ArtC, hosted by Bill Horin, has been nominated for an Emmy in the “Arts Program, Special” division. The Mid-Atlantic Emmys made the announcement on Wednesday, August 16th.   

  • Celebrity Judges Announced for 2017 Miss America Pageant

    Celebrity Judges Announced for 2017 Miss America Pageant

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-09-05 19:13:07 GMT

    The team behind the Miss America pageant has announced this year's celebrity judges.

    The team behind the Miss America pageant has announced this year's celebrity judges.

  • 6 Exceptional South Jersey Wineries

    6 Exceptional South Jersey Wineries

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-08-29 19:59:09 GMT

    South Jersey has plenty of local wineries if you know the right places to look. Here is a small group of the wineries in the South Jersey region to start exploring the region's magnificent wine scene.

    South Jersey has plenty of local wineries if you know the right places to look. Here is a small group of the wineries in the South Jersey region to start exploring the region's magnificent wine scene.

  • 10 South Jersey Beach Bars You Need to Visit This Summer

    10 South Jersey Beach Bars You Need to Visit This Summer

    Monday, July 31 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-07-31 15:19:03 GMT

    With nearly 130 miles of coastline, New Jersey beaches are a great place to grab a drink, some gourmet fare, and amazing views of the water. Here are some standout venues in the southern part of the Garden State to experience this summer. 

    With nearly 130 miles of coastline, New Jersey beaches are a great place to grab a drink, some gourmet fare, and amazing views of the water. Here are some standout venues in the southern part of the Garden State to experience this summer. 

  • A Guitar Maker's Odyssey

    A Guitar Maker's Odyssey

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-07-19 10:00:22 GMT

    BUENA, N.J. — With only a handful of basic woodshop tools, a modest, makeshift work table set up in his living room, primitive materials and devices—plus more than six decades with a passion for wood—Lorenzo Ingegneri is working on one of his new guitars.  Minute fragments of bone blow into the air as dust settles in the folds of Ingegneri’s striped cotton shirt. Inside his quaint Buena home ...

    BUENA, N.J. — With only a handful of basic woodshop tools, a modest, makeshift work table set up in his living room, primitive materials and devices—plus more than six decades with a passion for wood—Lorenzo Ingegneri is working on one of his new guitars.  Minute fragments of bone blow into the air as dust settles in the folds of Ingegneri’s striped cotton shirt. Inside his quaint Buena home ...

  • Entertainment Beat with Brenna Weick July 6, 2017

    Entertainment Beat with Brenna Weick July 6, 2017

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    Watch for this week's Pick of the Week as Brenna Weick gives you a new running activity this weekend!

    Watch for this week's Pick of the Week as Brenna Weick gives you a new running activity this weekend!

Having earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from High Point University, Brenna has a passion for understanding people’s motives and desires. She works for SNJ Today as a correspondent, producing the weekly Entertainment Beat, highlighting positive community stories, and promoting local business. A South Jersey native, Brenna secured the title of Miss New Jersey 2016. During her year of service she performed the duties of public speaker, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals ambassador, Internet Safety advocate, and more. She is grateful for the opportunity to continue promoting New Jersey’s strengths as not a pageant queen, but a journalist.