Studying the Lindbergh Case

Studying the Lindbergh Case

By Mark W. Falzini Over eighty years since the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby and subsequent trial, execution, and conviction of Richard Hauptmann for the crime, interest in the Lindbergh Case is greater than ever. On October 9, 1981, Governor Brendan Byrne, issued...

A Reflection on Bordentown

Memories of the Manual Training and Industrial School at Bordentown By Arthur L. Symes The Manual Training and Industrial School [MTIS] was established in 1886 by one Reverend Walter Rice in the city of Bordentown, NJ. “The school, which was a boarding, vocational...
Seeking Wisdom From Albert Einstein

Seeking Wisdom From Albert Einstein

By Representative Rush Holt When Albert Einstein died in 1955, The Washington Post featured a drawing by Herblock showing the Earth with a large sign saying, “Albert Einstein lived here.” Clearly claimed as a citizen of the World, Einstein is most commonly associated...
Echoes of the 1930s and the Workers’ Alliance Protests

Echoes of the 1930s and the Workers’ Alliance Protests

By G. Kurt Piehler They were desperate and fearful times.  There had been other depressions in American history, but none before or since have rivaled the Great Depression that began with the Stock Market Crash of 1929.  Unemployment soared throughout New Jersey and...
The Fight to Preserve Cape May

The Fight to Preserve Cape May

By Ben Miller Over the years, Cape May has garnered many nicknames. Monikers like “Cool Cape May” and “Jewel of the Jersey Shore” are routinely used to describe the small hamlet that was America’s first resort town, hosting vacationers since the late 1700s. Visitors...