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Happy Birthday, New Jersey

The Garden State turns 350 years old today. On June 24,1664, the Duke of York signed a grant giving the land between the Hudson and Delaware rivers to John, Lord Berkley and Sir George Carteret. The Province of New Jersey was…

Sayreville celebrating July 4 on June 28

Sayreville will celebrate Independence Day this year on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in John F. Kennedy Park on Washington Avenue in Parlin with a community festival and fireworks.  The celebration will feature live entertainment, children’s games, small carnival rides, pony…

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Marine

Marine William “Kyle” Carpenter received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama, an award reserved for those who show the utmost bravery in combat. Carpenter received the medal for his decision to jump on a grenade and save his…