EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—As New Jersey prepares for its first Super Bowl, the Rutgers University Marching Band is set to perform alongside another college band for a TV audience of millions.

The joint performance by the marching bands of Syracuse and Rutgers will take place around 6pm, shortly Superbowl XLVIII kicks off in East Rutherford's MetLife Stadium.

Tim Smith, director of the marching band at Rutgers, has stated that audiences will receive something different from the usual halftime performances. 

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A woman distributes hygiene products to homeless individuals at Elijah's Promise.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Imagine living through one of the coldest of winters in recent memory without having a warm place to stay.

Long-term homelessness is an issue that various county organizations are trying to address, as Elijah's Promise hosted the annual "Point in Time Count & Survey" on Wednesday to determine the number of homeless individuals in the county and provide them services.

Elijah's Promise, the city's only soup kitchen, was one of three sites in the county where the survey was conducted.

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