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[10 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 6,345 views]
Musuems and Historic Sites Better Change or Face Closing Forever

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Funny how things work. Museums and historic sites are created to save historic works for the public to view and enjoy. But with declining government and corporate financial support, the burden on keeping museums open rely on those who run the museum and those ultimately decide to visit and support them. The alarm is going off – attendence is down, and the funding is drying up. Museums and historic sites are closing.
Take a look at New Jersey for example. In New Jersey, one site posted there are 24 public museums …

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[2 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 33,043 views]
Historic Blairsden NJ Mansion For Sale – At a Discount!

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Turpin Realtors in Far Hills posted that Blairsden, once New Jersey’s largest mansion, is offering  the prestigious estate for sale on its website. Blairsden is noted as probably the most famous mansion in the area, and for a time was one of the greatest mansions in the United States.
Details on the offering are limited, and the estate has been completly updated since it was last sold earlier in the mid 2000’s when it was listed for over $6 million. While the estate is still a private …

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[16 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 12,459 views]
Consolidate 5 NJ Towns NOW – New Somerset Hills Township

Bernardsville News –
Consolidation of five local towns advocated
Posted: Friday, July 15, 2011 3:00 am
EDITOR: When will enough be enough?
The runaway costs for public services have come to a point where hard decisions have to be made and services need cuts, consolidation, or elimination. Will some people be upset – sure some people will be upset. It might become even downright painful.
But if we don’t think that municipal taxes, education taxes and county taxes are out of control, you’re either not paying your taxes, or you’ve just moved from Essex County …

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[24 May 2011 | No Comment | 13,649 views]
Free Homemade Deer Repellent Spray

Get ready, the deer are coming out of the woods and they’re going to mow down your hostas, azaleas, black-eyed susans and whatever they get their little deer mouths on! Deer friendly plants? If your deer friendly plants are in the feeding path, it seems like there’s no stopping them.
I’ve used a bunch of recipies that have been home brews and it’s time to share the one that’s worked best. Deer Repellent Homemade Plant/shrub spray to keep deer away.
Here’s what you need: 2 eggs, hot sauce (tobasco like), water, and …

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[22 May 2011 | No Comment | 7,976 views]
2011 USNA Graduation/Commissioning Week

USNA Commissioning Week Set for May 22-27, 2011 –
A week of USNA festivities accompanies the Graduation and Commissioning ceremonies for the Class of 2011 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. This year Commissioning Week takes place from May 22-27, 2011, with Graduation and Commissioning Day scheduled for Friday, May 27.  More than 1000 of America’s best and brightest young men and women will graduate and receive their commissions in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. If you can’t attend in person, the graduation and commissioning may be watched …

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[22 May 2011 | No Comment | 6,581 views]
Bedminster Map Project Reveals Historic Pluckemin Artillery Park

Map Identifies Historic Properties, Owners, Building Locations, Local History Including the Lost Pluckemin Artillery Park
With over 2,000 hours of painstaking research and countless renderings, the landscaping firm of John Charles Smith & Associates of Far Hills is preparing to release their latest effort, a historic look back at the history of Bedminster Township. The rendering highlights historic property lines, roads, buildings, and even the lost Pluckemin Artillery Park, home to America’s first military training academy. 
The map project is a culmination of over two years of effort to document landowners and landmarks of the areas past by selecting …

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[20 May 2011 | No Comment | 5,970 views]
Clothing-Optional Swim Club in Basking Ridge, NJ Open House

America’s First and Finest Naturist Community is Having an Open House

Sky Farm Open House

Sky Farm Clothing-Optional Swim Club in Basking Ridge, NJ
will hold an Open House on Saturday June 11th from 10-4.
(Rain Date June 12th)
Sky Farm is a safe, family-friendly environment in which to enjoy nude recreation.
Admission for the day is $20 per person and includes lunch.
All proceeds will be donated to NJ Sharing Network ( and Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Pre-registration is required for this event.
Visit, or call 908-419-5443 for an admission number.

They Are Now Accepting Applications For A …

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[20 May 2011 | No Comment | 5,348 views]
How to Search Using IE URL Bar

How annoying is it when you had something that worked just the way you liked and and you get an upgrade request and then BLAM, it doesn’t work.

At the top of Internet Explorer, the browser window used to allow you to just enter in any phrase and it’d come back with your default search engine results. You didn’t have to type in a web address perfectly, it just worked. But somewhere along the way, during some hidden upgrade to the latest version of Internet Exploder, the functionality to search from …

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[1 May 2011 | No Comment | 11,429 views]
George Washington’s Society of the Cincinnati Medal Sells for $5.3million

It was back in December 2007 when George Washington’s Society of the Cincinnati medal was auctioned off at Sotheby’s for a whopping $5,305,000. Founded by General Washington and other officers of the Continental and French armies who served in the American Revolution, the Society of the Cincinnati is the oldest and most prestigious of America’s many hereditary societies. However, the Society was not one of the favorites of the American Congress.
Louis XVI was himself a member, and the Society was known as the ordre de Cincinnatus in France, where it …

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[18 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 3,482 views]
NHRA Drags & Tailgating with T3 at Englishtown

Thrills, Tailgating,  & Testostorone (T3 for sure!). – Sunday, June 5, 2011

For the 42nd time, the NHRA travels to New Jersey for the NHRA Supernationals from June 2-5, 2011 at the famed Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey.
Make sure you’re part of the action. Tailgating starts Sunday, June 5, 2011 at  7:30am sharp (rain or shine). The tent will be up and the truck packed. Mark your calendars cause the date has shifted again.
Also, many of the areas most dedicated race fans will also be attending the Friday night qualifying session. Come meet …