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  • The First Christmas Present to America - 1776 - The Revolution is saved at Trenton

    12/25/2003 9:06:30 AM PST · by XRdsRev · 20 replies · 2,237+ views
    Ernest R. Bower | December 25, 2003 | Ernest R. Bower
    In the gloom of this holy Christmas night, a cold sleet fell. It was not a night for man nor beast but yet here they were. Huddled upon the banks of this frigid river, 2000 men contemplated their bleak fate. The past few months had gone very, very badly. Their hopes had been crushed time and again. The noble experiment in Liberty which had begun with such promise, had by this time deteriorated to the point where every day was a battle just to survive. Defeat after defeat, at places like Long Island, Harlem Heights, Fort Washington and White Plains...
  • NJ Schools Add Muslim Holiday to Day-Off List

    11/14/2003 1:10:25 PM PST · by Calpernia · 121 replies · 1,814+ views
    1010 Wins ^ | Nov 14, 2003 2:38 pm US/Eastern | 1010 Wins
    Add Eid to the list of religious holidays that can get students a day off from school in some communities. This Essex County district will become one of only a handful of districts in the nation to close schools on a major Islamic holiday, the Eid-al-Fitr on Nov. 26. Paterson and Trenton schools also close that day. Public schools across the nation have traditionally closed for major Christian holidays including Christmas and several days before or after Easter, and many also close for Jewish holidays as well. Now, with Islam emerging as one of the fastest-growing religions in the United...
  • Catholic Priest Celebrates Mass in a Dracula Cape w/hangings of Wolfman & Frankenstein

    11/08/2003 12:42:48 PM PST · by Coleus · 36 replies · 352+ views
    <p>Growing up a member of the Adams family, The Rev. Dave Adams got kidded about the old TV show featuring creepy family members who snapped their fingers in unison and were particularly popular during Halloween.</p> <p>The holiday was always "a big deal" in this home with spooky sounds from a tape recorder, and a lurking cast of Halloween characters - Dracula, Frankenstein, mummies and werewolves.</p>
  • FBI issues subpoena to Democratic State Committee

    08/28/2003 11:26:35 PM PDT · by kattracks · 11 replies · 256+ views
    AP | 8/29/03
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An FBI agent delivered a subpoena to the Democratic State Committee in Trenton this week seeking documents about a former campaign fund-raising official for Gov. James E. McGreevey, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported. The official, Roger Rajesh Chugh, was an Asian outreach coordinator for McGreevey's 2001 gubernatorial campaign. Chugh's actions also are under review by the state attorney general's office. A federal official who spoke on condition on anonymity told The Star-Ledger that the U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI have been investigating allegations that Chugh pressured and threatened Asian-Indian business owners to contribute to McGreevey's campaign...
  • Woman slams car into police headquarters [driving while intoxicated]

    08/16/2003 7:39:58 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 12 replies · 213+ views
    Woman slams car into police headquarters SCOTT FROST , Staff Writer 08/16/2003 Trenton police charged a city woman with driving while intoxicated yesterday afternoon after slamming her car into police headquarters. Nelaja Hawkins, 32, of the 300 block of Clearfield Avenue, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and various other motor vehicle summonses after she crashed her 1991 Buick into the North Clinton Avenue side of Trenton Police headquarters. Police said Hawkins was traveling east on Perry Street at 2:55 p.m., and was approaching North Clinton Avenue when she allegedly went around the vehicle in front of...
  • Trenton strategy tipped to British (WASHINGTON HAD SPY IN HIS CAMP)

    07/03/2003 3:52:03 PM PDT · by aristeides · 14 replies · 456+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 3, 2003 | Associated Press
    <p>Through a spy, the British were tipped off that George Washington would be making his famous Christmas night crossing of the Delaware, but the information went unheeded, according to newly reviewed papers of the British commander.</p> <p>The papers from the archive of Gen. James Grant were found in the tower of his Ballindalloch Castle, northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland.</p>
  • Boy's bear visit speaks volumes about hunt

    05/22/2003 6:58:40 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 48 replies · 555+ views ^ | Thursday, May 22, 2003 | By RICHARD COWEN
    Boy's bear visit speaks volumes about hunt Thursday, May 22, 2003 By RICHARD COWENSTAFF WRITER It's been a wild two days for a kid still in diapers who can't talk, but Mark Tregidgo of Sparta has suddenly become the poster child for New Jersey's proposed bear hunt. Tregidgo survived a close encounter with a black bear that wandered into an enclosed front porch Tuesday afternoon and touched him. Now the bear is dead, the child was to appear with his family today on "Good Morning America," - and the state Division of Youth and Family Services is investigating whether the...
  • Citizen's Group Blasts New Jersey Legislation For Endangering Civilians While Exempting Police

    12/31/2002 1:52:05 PM PST · by tarawa · 9 replies · 357+ views
    US Newswire | December 30, 2002
    Copyright 2002 U.S. Newswire, Inc. U.S. Newswire December 30, 2002 Monday SECTION: State Desk LENGTH: 441 words HEADLINE: Citizen's Group Blasts New Jersey Legislation For Endangering Civilians While Exempting Police DATELINE: NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ, Dec. 30 BODY: The following is a statement from the New Jersey Coalition for Self Defense concerning Governor McGreevy's signature on the "Smart Gun" legislation: Governor James McGreevy signed into law legislation that will make New Jersey citizens guinea pigs for unproven technology. This action will cost more New Jersey citizen's lives than it will ever save. The so called "Smart Gun" legislation will eventually restrict...
  • Candidate McGreevey, Democrat, Made Secret Deal With NRA

    10/30/2002 1:59:23 PM PST · by Coleus · 43 replies · 674+ views
    <p>Gov. James E. McGreevey cast himself as an unabashed champion of gun control last year. He made the topic one of the linchpins of his campaign against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bret Schundler and pledged to enact a first-in-the-nation law to require "smart gun" technology on all handguns sold in New Jersey.</p>
  • Cover of 'The Trentonian' Newspaper Today [Zora Aldrich's Hometown]

    02/18/2003 11:00:57 AM PST · by ewing · 16 replies · 571+ views
    The New Jersey Trentonian ^ | February 18, 2003 | Laura Pelner
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers The Battle of Trenton - 1776 - Dec. 26th, 2002

    12/26/2002 12:01:47 AM PST · by SAMWolf · 112 replies · 6,851+ views
    U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. We hope to provide an ongoing source of information about issues and problems that are specific to Veterans and resources that are available to Veterans and their families. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel free to address their specific circumstances or whatever issues concern them in an atmosphere of peace, understanding, brotherhood...
  • An embarrassment returns to the Web Republican 'remakes' state official's ex-site

    12/14/2002 1:35:17 AM PST · by thenderson · 3 replies · 179+ views
    The Star Ledger ^ | December 12, 2002 | BY JOSH MARGOLIN AND JEFF WHELAN
    <p>Roger Rajesh Chugh has found himself back in cyberspace, and he's not happy about it.</p> <p>Chugh, the No. 3 official in New Jersey's Department of State, shut down his personal Web site in March after it became an embarrassment for Gov. James E. McGreevey, who appointed him. The site had exaggerated Chugh's stature in state government and included personal-ad-style descriptions of his appearance and his fondness for Broadway shows and candlelit dinners.</p>
  • Roger Chugh -- The Third Most Powerful Official in Trenton -- Governor McGreevey's Close Confidant

    12/09/2002 1:37:47 AM PST · by thenderson · 160+ views
    Roger Chugh Web Site ^ | Anthony Olszewski
    More about Roger Chugh! Roger ChughAssistant Secretary of StateAppointed by New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey Born of an affluent family in India, I had the privilege of the best that life had to offer. My life in India was a life of opulent comforts. I attended the top schools in India. Generally, I was a very popular and A+ student and always had a deep interest in the issues concerning the general public. It was not until college that I delved deep into my passion for politics. Read Roger Chugh's Inspirational Biography! Pak losing support in USA: official Tribune...