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August 7, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — From a widely popular beer garden to a cartooning workshop and an art exhibit, the town’s annual festival in celebration of Charles Addams is slated to return. Planning for the fifth year of Westfield’s celebration of Addams Family creator and town native Charles Addams is in the ...

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RINGWOOD, NJ - Whenever someone visits Ringwood Manor, they take a trip back in time.  On Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14, visitors to this North Jersey treasure will have a particularly special opportunity to see centuries of “living” history spanning the continents and ages up close.  ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — All aboard! Hoboken’s historic Lackawanna Terminal is included in a new, gigantic model railroad display at Liberty Science Center (LSC) that pays homage to the bygone era of traveling by railways. Touted as “one of the most elaborate and detailed model railroads ever built,” ...

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TRENTON, NJ — As the summer season is still in full swing, the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry's State Park Service is sharing some helpful reminders about the Delaware and Raritan (D&R) Canal State Park. The D&R Canal State Park is one of central New Jersey's most popular ...

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Tickets are on sale now for Morristown Festival of Book's annual Fundraiser Event! This year's Keynote Speaker Frank Bruni will discuss his latest bestseller, The Beauty of Dusk: On Vision Lost and Found, a wise and moving memoir about aging, affliction, and optimism after partially losing his ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association, the leading tourism organization representing statewide stakeholders announces that registration is open for the 2022 New Jersey Conference on Tourism . "Growing New Jersey by Tourism", the official industry conference for the Garden ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County St. Patrick's Day Committee has announced that Ryan Dawson will be the 2023 Grand Marshal. The announcement was made yesterday. "Well deserved", stated parade officials in their Facebook post. "Your years of dedication and passion towards the success of our ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ – The New Jersey Sunflower Trail at Von Thun Farms is a must-visit summer destination in the tri-state area. Located in the scenic rolling hills of Warren County, the sunflower trail is open daily through Labor Day, 9 – 5 on weekends and 10 – 5 on weekdays. The farm has eight ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh shared in greater details on Monday Paterson’s plans to expand the Great Falls National Historic Park with a $7.9 million Riverwalk.  The 2.5-acre expansion will allow visitors to stroll along the Passaic River among the ruins of a dye factory, silk mill, and ...

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Trenton, NJ - There is no denying that the history, culture and beauty of the great Garden State is certainly something to celebrate. Which is why sharing experiences this July is what the Destination Marketing Organizations located statewide are hoping to spotlight. New Jersey became the third ...

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BELMAR, NJ—The 27th annual Belmar Junior Lifeguard Tournament was held Thursday afternoon on Belmar’s 5th Avenue Beach. Junior guards aged 9-16 traveled from as far as Surf City to participate.  Junior Lifeguard Programs have been a tradition for towns along the Jersey Shore for years, teaching ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington has been named a finalist for the 2023 New Jersey Destination of the Year designation by “Jersey Best,” with the winner to be announced at the end of the year. “They see that Flemington is on the rebound with a lot of new businesses opening up and redevelopment that ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Looking to get out and learn more about the history of Hudson County? There’s an app for that! The Hudson County Walking Tours app, produced by the county’s Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, takes listeners on a self-guided walking tour, ...

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Morristown, NJ (July 18, 2022) – The Friends of Jockey Hollow have made a contribution to Morristown National Historical Park's Jockey Hollow. The contribution is a new  a new digital display system was installed at the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, stated Leslie Bensley, Executive Director of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Get ready to celebrate all things Italian! The St. Ann Italian Street Festival will run from July 22 through July 26 at the grounds of St. Ann Catholic Church, 704 Jefferson Street. What began in 1910 as a way for Italian immigrants to continue beloved traditions, as well as ...

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On July 1, 1780, over 8,000 soldiers of the Continental Army arrive in the town of Preakness, where they’ll camp for the month. The troops were far from the triumphant military force we see in today’s movies and artwork. In fact, the future of the American Revolution was looking pretty bleak when ...

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BELMAR, NJ—The New Jersey Sandcastle Contest in Belmar drew large crowds, as people traveled from around the state to the 18th Avenue beach to show off their sandcastle sculpture building skills. The annual contest, which is in its 35th year, was put on by D’Jais and the Belmar Tourism ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Fair returns to East Brunswick from Monday to Sunday, August 1-7, and, as always, ends with two nights of joyous explosions of fireworks. Calling all 4 - 11 yr olds--now is your chance to reign over the Middlesex County Fair. If you are interested in ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Palace-like sandcastles? Animated characters brought to life on the beach? Hours of meticulous carving, shaping, and decoration? It must be time for the beloved Belmar Sandcastle Contest.  The 35th Annual Belmar Sandcastle Contest will take place this upcoming Wednesday, July 13th.

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HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Mark your calendar for the return of the two-day annual Mercer County 4-H Fair that will bring the best of animals, food and fun to the community for the 103rd year.  The Mercer County 4-H Fair will be held on Saturday, July 30 between 10:00a.m and 8:00p.m. and Sunday, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The city’s popular Summer Streets program kicks off this weekend, when Hoboken’s most scenic road becomes a pedestrian-only walkway on Sundays throughout July and August. Starting July 10, Sinatra Drive from Fourth Street to Hudson Street and Sinatra Drive North to 11th Street will ...

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NEW JERSEY - Cash toll collections on the George Washington Bridge are now part of history. The new electronic tolling system features overhead gantries that capture license plate images by overhead cameras, and a bill for the toll amount will then be sent by mail. The new system aims to ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ – Construction has begun on the long-awaited New York Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W) Railway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path, a 4.8 mile-trail project spearheaded by Morris County to repurpose an abandoned stretch of railroad for a non-motorized recreational path from ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Three-days of events chock-full of American history are set to take place  this weekend with “Liberty Weekend” in Trenton. While the iconic vision of Washington crossing the Delaware in 1776 is etched into the minds of Americans, many do not know how his subsequent victory in ...

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First and foremost, thank you Veterans, Active Duty and Reserves for your service and sacrifice. The vibe here at the beaches was completely relaxed and island perfect. It was evident that July 4th is a family celebration. In fact, this weekend was a perfect representation of family values that ...

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For many, Fourth of July weekend is the real kickoff to summer at the Jersey Shore. School is out, the weather is consistently hot, and ocean temperatures have warmed enough for swimming.  In Belmar, the beaches were crowded on Friday, as residents and visitors alike started the holiday weekend ...

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Fourth of July is the appropriate long weekend for a road trip to one or more of the places where independence was declared and then fought for. You could drive to Philadelphia, or visit Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, or the Old Barracks in Trenton. Of you could go out your front door and ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Weather is looking good for this coming weekend in Belmar and the rest of the Jersey Shore. Weather Channel is reporting temperatures in the low to mid 80s during the day and lows in the high 60’s for throough Monday.  Skies should be sunny most days with some chance of rain or ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Summer travel is already in full swing and Independence Day will be no exception as AAA predicts 47.9 million people in the U.S. will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend (June 30 – July 4). This is an increase of 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes just shy of ...

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