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father's day gifts, sporty dads

10 Father’s Day Gifts for Sporty Dads

Does your dad religiously stick to his weekly golf game? Or maybe he cheers on the New Jersey Devils regularly or never misses a Red Bulls game. Whatever his favorite sport may be, score big this Father’s Day with the…

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Esther Salas

Women’s History NJ: Esther Salas

Judge Esther Salas was born on December 29, 1968, in Monterey Park, California. Her mother Aurelia, was from Cuba, and her father was from Mexico. When Salas was just five-years-old, Aurelia moved the kids to Union City. However, growing up…

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Black History NJ: William Neal Brown

Black History NJ: William Neal Brown

William Neal Brown was born in Warrenton, Georgia on February 24, 1919. Brown’s grandfather was a former slave who began a career as a farmer in Georgia, in 1863, after being freed. Brown’s father followed in his footsteps before eventually…

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Black History NJ Series

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 Series

Black History NJ: James Dickson Carr

James Dickson Carr was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 28, 1869. His father, William, was a Presbyterian minister. Though he was born in Maryland, Carr and his family made a couple major moves, resulting in public school attendances throughout…

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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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Avery Brooks

Black History NJ: Avery Brooks

The state of New Jersey has facilitated the growth of countless actors, activists, musicians, directors and educators. Among them is multi-talented star Avery Brooks, who encompasses all five traits in one. Brooks has accomplished a great number of things in…

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gift guide

Best of NJ Gift Guide: Wine & Spirits

The holiday season — along with all of the toasting, gift-giving, and entertaining–is upon us. Whether you’re shopping for your favorite tippler, hosting an intimate get-together yourself, or whooping it up Secret Santa style, we’ve got a Garden State gift…

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