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Black History NJ: Clarence Clemons

Black History NJ: Clarence Clemons

While he was born in Virginia, Clarence Clemons was inextricably tied to New Jersey’s musical lore the moment he met Bruce Springsteen in 1971. Clemons moved to New Jersey in the early 1960s, attending Maryland State College on music and…

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Black History NJ: Marion Thompson Wright

The first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in history in the United States, Marion Thompson Wright, was born on Sept. 13, 1905 in East Orange, New Jersey. Wright, who also was the first African American historian to receive…

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Black History NJ: Darryl “DMC” McDaniels

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels has been a cultural unifier all his life. As one-third of the pioneering rap group Run-D.M.C. alongside Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons and their late DJ, Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell, McDaniels — who happens to be a…

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NJ Vocabulary: What Is WSOU?

In 49 states, WSOU are letters. To New Jersey natives, it’s a culture. Music runs deep in New Jersey and a lot of it starts at WSOU. The radio station is responsible for breaking many now-mainstream hard rock and metal…

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The Best Places for NJ Singles to Find Love

Are you single this year and dreading Valentine’s Day? If all those chocolate hearts and long-stem roses are making you nauseous, it might be time to take action. The quest for a romantic relationship begins with getting out into the…

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The Best Sledding Hills in New Jersey

It’s winter in New Jersey! There’s no better place to live when the temperature dips and the snowflakes start falling. This time of year, kids can’t wait for a big snowstorm so they can head out for a day of…

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New Jersey Athletes Compete in Super Bowl LI

New Jersey Roots Run Deep in Super Bowl LI

Following a 2-10 campaign, Rutgers football can turn to Super Bowl LI for inspiration — a game that will feature twice as many former Scarlet Knights (four) as the team’s 2016 win total. The Patriots and Falcons square off on…

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