Tag: anniversary

45 years later, Trump should learn from Ali’s rope-a-dope triumph

By Matt Rooney _ It happened 45 years ago today, Save Jerseyans – October 30, 1974 – when a then-record world audience was captivated by a legendary sporting event remembered as ‘The Rumble in the Jungle.’ Underdog Muhammad Ali knocked Read More

Vietnam Vet’s Medals Lost To Sandy Replaced On Storm’s Sixth Anniversary

By Art Gallagher _ Bernard and Linda Ebner lost their Union Beach home of 47 years and most of their possessions to twelve feet of water during Superstorm Sandy six years ago this week. Among those possession were the medals Read More

5 years later, 20% of Sandy victims report they still need therapy

Five years after ‘Superstorm’ Sandy ravaged New Jersey’s Atlantic coast, a new survey confirms that the psychological impact on the fateful hurricane’s survivors was severe and long-lasting. A new report from the Monmouth University Poll’s Superstorm Sandy Panel study found one-fifth (20%) Read More

Never Forget: New Jersey’s 746 September 11th Victims

16-years ago, New Jersey lost 746 of its own when Islamic terrorists attacked New York City, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93. Brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, cousins, clergymen, coaches, bosses, friends, fiances, mentors, heroes and humanitarians.  All Read More

Christie Lauds ‘Sacred Principles of Democracy’ On D-Day Anniversary

As New Jerseyans cast ballots in this year’s primary elections, Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring June 6, 2017 “D-Day Remembrance Day” on the 73rd Anniversary of D-Day: Today, we join the rest of the world in commemorating the 73rd anniversary Read More

White House: ‘Embittered’ World War II Veterans Should Get Over Pearl Harbor

During a press conference Monday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said it was natural for World War II veterans to be “embittered” about Shinzo Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor, but they should get over it for the sake of Read More