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A.J. Meerwald is the state ship of New Jersey.
Abolitionism in the United States was the movement before and during the American Civil War to end slavery in the United States.
Abortion-rights movements, also referred to as pro-choice movements, advocate for legal access to induced abortion services.
Abraham Clark (February 15, 1726 – September 15, 1794) was an American politician and Revolutionary War figure.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Advice and consent is an English phrase frequently used in enacting formulae of bills and in other legal or constitutional contexts.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Airline hubs or hub airports are used by one or more airlines to concentrate passenger traffic and flight operations at a given airport.
An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power.
AirTrain Newark is a 3-mile (4.8 km) monorail system connecting the terminals at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and trains at Newark Liberty International Airport Station on the Northeast Corridor (NEC), where transfers are possible to Amtrak and New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor Line and North Jersey Coast Line As of 2015, the system is slated for replacement.
Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (born April 16, 1973), better known as Akon, is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor of Senegalese descent.
The Swaminarayan Akshardham (Devnagari: स्वामिनारायण अक्षरधाम) in Robbinsville, New Jersey, U.S. is a spiritual-cultural complex.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
Albanian (shqip, or gjuha shqipe) is a language of the Indo-European family, in which it occupies an independent branch.
Alderney (Aurigny; Auregnais: Aoeur'gny) is the northernmost of the inhabited Channel Islands.
The alternative minimum tax (AMT) is a supplemental income tax imposed by the United States federal government required in addition to baseline income tax for certain individuals, corporations, estates, and trusts that have exemptions or special circumstances allowing for lower payments of standard income tax.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American goldfinch (Spinus tristis) is a small North American bird in the finch family.
American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity or nationality.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
The American Revolutionary War (17751783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a global war that began as a conflict between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America. After 1765, growing philosophical and political differences strained the relationship between Great Britain and its colonies. Patriot protests against taxation without representation followed the Stamp Act and escalated into boycotts, which culminated in 1773 with the Sons of Liberty destroying a shipment of tea in Boston Harbor. Britain responded by closing Boston Harbor and passing a series of punitive measures against Massachusetts Bay Colony. Massachusetts colonists responded with the Suffolk Resolves, and they established a shadow government which wrested control of the countryside from the Crown. Twelve colonies formed a Continental Congress to coordinate their resistance, establishing committees and conventions that effectively seized power. British attempts to disarm the Massachusetts militia at Concord, Massachusetts in April 1775 led to open combat. Militia forces then besieged Boston, forcing a British evacuation in March 1776, and Congress appointed George Washington to command the Continental Army. Concurrently, an American attempt to invade Quebec and raise rebellion against the British failed decisively. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted for independence, issuing its declaration on July 4. Sir William Howe launched a British counter-offensive, capturing New York City and leaving American morale at a low ebb. However, victories at Trenton and Princeton restored American confidence. In 1777, the British launched an invasion from Quebec under John Burgoyne, intending to isolate the New England Colonies. Instead of assisting this effort, Howe took his army on a separate campaign against Philadelphia, and Burgoyne was decisively defeated at Saratoga in October 1777. Burgoyne's defeat had drastic consequences. France formally allied with the Americans and entered the war in 1778, and Spain joined the war the following year as an ally of France but not as an ally of the United States. In 1780, the Kingdom of Mysore attacked the British in India, and tensions between Great Britain and the Netherlands erupted into open war. In North America, the British mounted a "Southern strategy" led by Charles Cornwallis which hinged upon a Loyalist uprising, but too few came forward. Cornwallis suffered reversals at King's Mountain and Cowpens. He retreated to Yorktown, Virginia, intending an evacuation, but a decisive French naval victory deprived him of an escape. A Franco-American army led by the Comte de Rochambeau and Washington then besieged Cornwallis' army and, with no sign of relief, he surrendered in October 1781. Whigs in Britain had long opposed the pro-war Tories in Parliament, and the surrender gave them the upper hand. In early 1782, Parliament voted to end all offensive operations in North America, but the war continued in Europe and India. Britain remained under siege in Gibraltar but scored a major victory over the French navy. On September 3, 1783, the belligerent parties signed the Treaty of Paris in which Great Britain agreed to recognize the sovereignty of the United States and formally end the war. French involvement had proven decisive,Brooks, Richard (editor). Atlas of World Military History. HarperCollins, 2000, p. 101 "Washington's success in keeping the army together deprived the British of victory, but French intervention won the war." but France made few gains and incurred crippling debts. Spain made some minor territorial gains but failed in its primary aim of recovering Gibraltar. The Dutch were defeated on all counts and were compelled to cede territory to Great Britain. In India, the war against Mysore and its allies concluded in 1784 without any territorial changes.
An amphitheatre or amphitheater is an open-air venue used for entertainment, performances, and sports.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
The Appalachian Mountains (les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America.
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.
An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals (American English), appeal court (British English), court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal.
Arab Americans (عَرَبٌ أَمْرِيكِيُّونَ or أمريكيون من أصل عربي) are Americans of Arab ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage or identity, who identify themselves as Arab.
Arabic (العَرَبِيَّة) or (عَرَبِيّ) or) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world. It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia in the east to the Anti-Lebanon mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula. Arabic is classified as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form, Modern Standard Arabic, which is derived from Classical Arabic. As the modern written language, Modern Standard Arabic is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media. The two formal varieties are grouped together as Literary Arabic (fuṣḥā), which is the official language of 26 states and the liturgical language of Islam. Modern Standard Arabic largely follows the grammatical standards of Classical Arabic and uses much of the same vocabulary. However, it has discarded some grammatical constructions and vocabulary that no longer have any counterpart in the spoken varieties, and has adopted certain new constructions and vocabulary from the spoken varieties. Much of the new vocabulary is used to denote concepts that have arisen in the post-classical era, especially in modern times. During the Middle Ages, Literary Arabic was a major vehicle of culture in Europe, especially in science, mathematics and philosophy. As a result, many European languages have also borrowed many words from it. Arabic influence, mainly in vocabulary, is seen in European languages, mainly Spanish and to a lesser extent Portuguese, Valencian and Catalan, owing to both the proximity of Christian European and Muslim Arab civilizations and 800 years of Arabic culture and language in the Iberian Peninsula, referred to in Arabic as al-Andalus. Sicilian has about 500 Arabic words as result of Sicily being progressively conquered by Arabs from North Africa, from the mid 9th to mid 10th centuries. Many of these words relate to agriculture and related activities (Hull and Ruffino). Balkan languages, including Greek and Bulgarian, have also acquired a significant number of Arabic words through contact with Ottoman Turkish. Arabic has influenced many languages around the globe throughout its history. Some of the most influenced languages are Persian, Turkish, Spanish, Urdu, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Bosnian, Kazakh, Bengali, Hindi, Malay, Maldivian, Indonesian, Pashto, Punjabi, Tagalog, Sindhi, and Hausa, and some languages in parts of Africa. Conversely, Arabic has borrowed words from other languages, including Greek and Persian in medieval times, and contemporary European languages such as English and French in modern times. Classical Arabic is the liturgical language of 1.8 billion Muslims and Modern Standard Arabic is one of six official languages of the United Nations. All varieties of Arabic combined are spoken by perhaps as many as 422 million speakers (native and non-native) in the Arab world, making it the fifth most spoken language in the world. Arabic is written with the Arabic alphabet, which is an abjad script and is written from right to left, although the spoken varieties are sometimes written in ASCII Latin from left to right with no standardized orthography.
An arena, is a covered or not covered enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events.
The Armenian language (reformed: հայերեն) is an Indo-European language spoken primarily by the Armenians.
An art museum or art gallery is a building or space for the exhibition of art, usually visual art.
Arthur Kill, also known as the Staten Island Sound, is a tidal strait and a kill between Staten Island, a borough of New York City, and Union and Middlesex counties in northern New Jersey.
The Asbury Park Press is a daily newspaper in Monmouth and Ocean counties of New Jersey and has the third largest circulation in the state.
Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, located on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Metropolitan Area.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) is a free source of online information related to American and international religion.
"Atlantic City" is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen, which first appeared on Springsteen's 1982 solo album Nebraska.
Atlantic City International Airport is a joint civil-military airport northwest of Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Egg Harbor Township, the Pomona section of Galloway Township and in Hamilton Township.
Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalk, and beaches.
Atlantic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
In development or moral, political, and bioethical philosophy, autonomy is the capacity to make an informed, un-coerced decision.
Baker v. Carr,, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case that decided that redistricting (attempts to change the way voting districts are delineated) issues present justiciable questions, thus enabling federal courts to intervene in and to decide redistricting cases.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
A bandleader is the leader of a music group such as a rock or pop group or jazz quartet.
Bangladeshi Americans (Bengali: বাংলাদেশী মার্কিনী) are Americans of Bangladeshi descent.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Basking Ridge is an unincorporated community located within Bernards Township in the Somerset Hills region of Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.
Bass River Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.
Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Battery Park City is a mainly residential planned community on the west side of the southern tip of the island of Manhattan in New York City.
The Battle of Monmouth was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on June 28, 1778, in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
The Battle of the Assunpink Creek, also known as the Second Battle of Trenton, was a battle between American and British troops that took place in and around Trenton, New Jersey, on January 2, 1777, during the American Revolutionary War, and resulted in an American victory.
The Battle of Trenton was a small but pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War which took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey.
The Bayonne Bridge is an arch bridge spanning the Kill Van Kull connecting Bayonne, New Jersey with Staten Island, New York City.
Bayonne is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
BB guns are a type of air guns designed to shoot metallic ball projectiles called BBs — metal balls approximately the same size as the "BB" lead birdshots.
The BB&T Pavilion is an outdoor amphitheater/indoor theater complex in Camden, New Jersey, United States, located in the Camden Waterfront entertainment district on the Delaware River across from Philadelphia.
Belford is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
The bell pepper (also known as sweet pepper, pepper or capsicum) is a cultivar group of the species Capsicum annuum.
Belmar is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.
The Benjamin Franklin Bridge – originally named the Delaware River Bridge, and now informally called the Ben Franklin Bridge – is a suspension bridge across the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey.
The Bergen County Academies (BCA), commonly referred to as Bergen Academies or as the Academies due to its seven academic and professional divisions, is a tuition-free public magnet high school located in Hackensack, New Jersey that serves students in the ninth through twelfth grades from Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Bergen County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Bergen was a part of the 17th century province of New Netherland, in the area in northeastern New Jersey along the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers that would become contemporary Hudson and Bergen Counties.
Berkeley Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.
The Big Ten Conference (B1G), formerly Western Conference and Big Nine Conference, is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States.
William John Evans (August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting.
A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least and lasting for a prolonged period of time—typically three hours or more.
Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue– or purple–colored berries.
In New Jersey, a board of chosen freeholders is the county legislature in each of the state's 21 counties.
A boardwalk (board walk, boarded path, promenade) is a constructed pedestrian walkway, often alongside a beach, as walking paths through a park, or in some other tourist area built with wood boards.
Boardwalk Hall, formerly known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall, is an arena in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.
Robert John Gaudio (born November 17, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer, and the keyboardist/backing vocalist for The Four Seasons.
Robert Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New Jersey, a seat he has held since 2006.
Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (IAST), often abbreviated as BAPS is a worldwide religious and civic organization within the Swaminarayan branch of Hinduism.
Bog iron is a form of impure iron deposit that develops in bogs or swamps by the chemical or biochemical oxidation of iron carried in solution.
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey.
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (informally: Booz Allen) is an American management and information technology consulting firm, sometimes referred to as a government-services company, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, in Greater Washington, D.C., with 80 other offices around the globe.
"Born to Run" is a song by American singer songwriter Bruce Springsteen, and the title song of his album Born to Run.
A borough (also spelled boro), in the context of local government in the U.S. state of New Jersey, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government (in addition to those established under a Special Charter).
The Borough of Princeton was a borough until December 31, 2012, that is now one of the two former municipalities making up Princeton, New Jersey.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Brazilians (brasileiros in Portuguese) are citizens of Brazil.
The Breeders' Cup World Championships is an annual series of Grade I Thoroughbred horse races, operated by Breeders' Cup Limited, a company formed in 1982.
A bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles without closing the way underneath such as a body of water, valley, or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle.
The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family Salmonidae.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the United States Department of Commerce is a U.S. government agency that provides official macroeconomic and industry statistics, most notably reports about the gross domestic product (GDP) of the United States and its various units—states, cities/towns/townships/villages/counties and metropolitan areas.
The Burlington County Times is a daily newspaper located in Willingboro Township, New Jersey, U.S. The Burlington County Times is owned by GateHouse Media.
Burlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Burlington is a city in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States and a suburb of Philadelphia.
Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey.
Camp Kilmer, New Jersey is a former United States Army camp that was activated in June 1942 as a staging area and part of an installation of the New York Port of Embarkation.
Camp Merritt was a military base in Dumont and Cresskill, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, that was activated for use in World War I. It had a capacity for 38,000 transient troops and was one of three camps directly under the control of the New York Port of Embarkation.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.
Cape May County is the southernmost county in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.
The Cape May–Lewes Ferry is a ferry system in the United States, that traverses a 17-mile (27 km) crossing of the Delaware Bay to connect North Cape May, New Jersey with Lewes, Delaware.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
Carbon dioxide is an important trace gas in Earth's atmosphere.
A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
Casino Pier is an amusement park situated on a pier, in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, United States.
Catch 22 was an American ska punk band from East Brunswick Township, New Jersey.
The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the fifth-largest cathedral in North America, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
In demographics, the center of population (or population center) of a region is a geographical point that describes a centerpoint of the region's population.
Central Jersey is the central region of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche; French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG, PC (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a British Army general and official.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Charles Smith Olden (February 19, 1799April 7, 1876) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 19th Governor of New Jersey from 1860 to 1863 during the first part of the American Civil War.
A cheesesteak, also known as a Philadelphia cheesesteak, Philly cheesesteak, cheesesteak sandwich, cheese steak, or steak and cheese, is a sandwich made from thinly sliced pieces of beefsteak and melted cheese in a long hoagie roll.
Cherry Hill is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
Chinese Americans, which includes American-born Chinese, are Americans who have full or partial Chinese ancestry.
The New York metropolitan area is home to the largest ethnic Chinese population outside of Asia, constituting the largest metropolitan Asian American group in the United States and the largest Asian-national metropolitan diaspora in the Western Hemisphere.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.
Christine Todd Whitman (born September 26, 1946) is an American Republican politician and author who served as the 50th Governor of New Jersey, from 1994 to 2001, and was the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the administration of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003.
Clementon Park and Splash World is a mid-sized combination theme park and water park in Clementon, Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
Clementon is a borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
Clifford Philip Case, Jr. (April 16, 1904March 5, 1982), was an American lawyer and politician.
Coach USA, LLC is a holding company for various American transportation service providers providing scheduled intercity bus service, local and commuter bus transit, city sightseeing, tour, yellow school bus, and charter bus service.
Cobra Starship was an American dance-pop band created by former Midtown bassist and lead vocalist Gabe Saporta in 2006 in New York City, New York.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
Commuter rail services in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Panama provide common carrier passenger transportation along railway tracks, with scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis, primarily for short-distance (local) travel between a central business district and adjacent suburbs and regional travel between cities of a conurbation.
Congregational churches (also Congregationalist churches; Congregationalism) are Protestant churches in the Reformed tradition practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation independently and autonomously runs its own affairs.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Conrail, the Consolidated Rail Corporation,, was the primary Class I railroad in the Northeastern United States between 1976 and 1999, when its routes were split between the CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern Railway.
The Constitution of the State of New Jersey is the basic governing document of the State of New Jersey.
A constitutional amendment is a modification of the constitution of a nation or state.
A container port or container terminal is a facility where cargo containers are transshipped between different transport vehicles, for onward transportation.
The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America.
The Continental Congress, also known as the Philadelphia Congress, was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies.
Cornus is a genus of about 30–60 species of woody plants in the family Cornaceae, commonly known as dogwoods, which can generally be distinguished by their blossoms, berries, and distinctive bark.
Cory Anthony Booker (born April 27, 1969) is an American politician currently serving as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey, in office since 2013.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer.
The Count Basie Center for the Performing Arts is a landmarked theater in Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
A county executive is the head of the executive branch of government in a United States county.
The Courier News, headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey, is a daily newspaper serving Somerset County and other areas of Central Jersey.
The Courier-Post is a morning daily newspaper that serves South Jersey near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.
Cranberry sauce or cranberry jelly is a sauce or relish made out of cranberries, commonly served as a condiment with Thanksgiving dinner in North America and Christmas dinner in the United Kingdom.
Crown colony, dependent territory and royal colony are terms used to describe the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that are controlled by the British Government.
Cuban Americans (Cubanoamericanos) are Americans who trace their ancestry to Cuba.
Cubans or Cuban people (Cubanos) are the inhabitants or citizens of Cuba.
The cuisine of New Jersey is derived the state's long immigrant history and its close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia.
Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The CURE Insurance Arena is a $53-million, 10,500-seat arena in Trenton, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The Daily Record is a seven-day morning daily newspaper located in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey.
In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury.
David Bushnell (August 30, 1740 – 1824 or 1826), of Westbrook, Connecticut, was an American inventor, a patriot, a scholar, and a veteran of the Revolutionary War.
DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.
The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) is an unofficial term used to refer to an American media franchise and shared universe that is centered on a series of superhero films, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and based on characters that appear in American comic books by DC Comics.
Deborah Ann Harry (born Angela Tremble; July 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie.
Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.
Delaware Bay is the estuary outlet of the Delaware River on the Northeast seaboard of the United States.
The Delaware River is a major river on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
The Delaware River and Bay Authority or DRBA is a bi-state government agency of the U.S. states of New Jersey and Delaware established by interstate compact in 1962.
The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA), officially the "Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey," is a bi-state agency instrumentality created by a Congressionally approved interstate compact between the governments of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The Delaware Valley is the valley through which the Delaware River flows.
The Delaware Water Gap is a water gap on the border of the U.S. states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania where the Delaware River cuts through a large ridge of the Appalachian Mountains.
The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a protected area designated a National Recreation Area administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Dennis Township is a township in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.
A dental school (school of dental medicine, school of dentistry, dental college) is a tertiary educational institution—or part of such an institution—that teaches dental medicine to prospective dentists.
Devanagari (देवनागरी,, a compound of "''deva''" देव and "''nāgarī''" नागरी; Hindi pronunciation), also called Nagari (Nāgarī, नागरी),Kathleen Kuiper (2010), The Culture of India, New York: The Rosen Publishing Group,, page 83 is an abugida (alphasyllabary) used in India and Nepal.
A diner is a small restaurant found predominantly in the Northeastern United States and Midwest, as well as in other parts of the US, Canada, and parts of Western Europe.
Marie Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American singer, actress and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.
Dominican Americans (domínico-americanos, norteamericanos de origen dominicano or estadounidenses de origen dominicano) are Americans who trace their ancestry to the Dominican Republic.
The Dominion of New England in America (1686–89) was an administrative union of English colonies covering New England and the Mid-Atlantic Colonies (except for the Colony of Pennsylvania).
Downer is the New Jersey state soil.
The Driscoll Bridge is a toll bridge (a series of three spans) on the Garden State Parkway in the U.S. state of New Jersey spanning the Raritan River near its mouth in Raritan Bay.
A drive-in theater or drive-in cinema is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor movie screen, a projection booth, a concession stand and a large parking area for automobiles.
Drumthwacket is the official residence of the governor of New Jersey.
DuMont Laboratories was an American television equipment manufacturer.
The Dutch (Dutch), occasionally referred to as Netherlanders—a term that is cognate to the Dutch word for Dutch people, "Nederlanders"—are a Germanic ethnic group native to the Netherlands.
The Dutch Reformed Church (in or NHK) was the largest Christian denomination in the Netherlands from the onset of the Protestant Reformation until 1930.
Dutch West India Company (Geoctroyeerde Westindische Compagnie, or GWIC; Chartered West India Company) was a chartered company (known as the "WIC") of Dutch merchants as well as foreign investors.
East Brunswick is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
The Province of East Jersey, along with the Province of West Jersey, between 1674 and 1702 in accordance with the Quintipartite Deed were two distinct political divisions of the Province of New Jersey, which became the U.S. state of New Jersey.
East Orange is a city in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
East Rutherford is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edgewater is a borough located along the Hudson River in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
The Black Maria was Thomas Edison's movie production studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
Edison is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area.
New Jersey has some of the most segregated schools in the United States.
Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon (28 November 1661 – 31 March 1723), styled Viscount Cornbury between 1674 and 1709, was propelled into the forefront of English politics when he and part of his army defected from the Catholic King James II to support the newly arrived Protestant contender, William III of Orange.
Egg Harbor Township is a township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.
An electric light is a device that produces visible light from electric current.
Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States.
Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the U.S. as the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station for over 60 years from 1892 until 1954.
Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze (May 24, 1816July 18, 1868) was a German American history painter best known for his painting Washington Crossing the Delaware.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.
Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are people who invent, design, analyze, build, and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.
Englewood is a city located in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
In jurisdictions following the English common law system, equity is the body of law which was developed in the English Court of Chancery and which is now administered concurrently with the common law.
Essex County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
In sociology, an ethnic enclave is a geographic area with high ethnic concentration, characteristic cultural identity, and economic activity.
Ewing Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
Fair Lawn is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, and a suburb located from New York City. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 32,457, reflecting an increase of 820 (+2.6%) from the 31,637 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,089 (+3.6%) from the 30,548 counted in the 1990 Census. Fair Lawn was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 6, 1924, as "Fairlawn," from portions of Saddle River Township.Snyder, John P., Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 77. Accessed May 18, 2012. The name was taken from Fairlawn, David Acker's estate home, that was built in 1865 and later became the Fair Lawn Municipal Building. In 1933, the official spelling of the borough's name was split into its present two-word form as "Fair Lawn" Borough. Radburn, one of the first planned communities in the United States, is an unincorporated community located within Fair Lawn and was founded in 1929 as "a town for the motor age." Fair Lawn is home to a large number of commuters to New York City, to which it is connected by train from two railroad stations on NJ Transit's Bergen County Line, the Radburn and Broadway stations. Fair Lawn's motto, coined by Jake Janso, is "A great place to visit and a better place to live."Leggate, Jim., Fair Lawn - Saddle Brook Patch, November 19, 2013. Accessed November 1, 2014. "Fair Lawn's motto is that it's 'a great place to visit and a better place to live.'" Fair Lawn has been rated as one of the top 10 best places to live in New Jersey. According to Nerdwallet, Fair Lawn witnessed a 5.3% increase in its working-age population between 2009 and 2011.
The Optional Municipal Charter Law or Faulkner Act (et seq.) provides New Jersey municipalities with a variety of models of local government.
The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a council–manager government.
The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a mayor–council government.
The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a mayor–council–administrator form of government.
The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a "small municipality" form of government.
The Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company was a United States shipyard, active from 1917 to 1948.
FedEx Express, formerly Federal Express, is a cargo airline based in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.
Filipino Americans (Mga Pilipinong Amerikano) are Americans of Filipino descent.
Filipino (Wikang Filipino), in this usage, refers to the national language (Wikang pambansa/Pambansang wika) of the Philippines.
Filipinos in the New York metropolitan area constitute one of the fastest growing ethnicities in the of the United States, attracted to the area's massive population and its attendant economic opportunities and cultural offerings.
A filling station is a facility that sells fuel and engine lubricants for motor vehicles.
Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.
A first language, native language or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or L1) is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period.
Five Corners is a neighborhood located at the intersection of Summit Avenue, Newark Avenue, and Hoboken Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States, and is situated in the northeastern portion of the larger Journal Square district.
The coat of arms of the state of New Jersey includes.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
Foreign-born (also non-native) people are those born outside of their country of residence.
A forest is a large area dominated by trees.
Fort Amsterdam (subsequently named Fort James, Fort Willem Hendrick, Fort James (again), Fort William Henry, Fort Anne and Fort George) was a fort on the southern tip of Manhattan that was the administrative headquarters for the Dutch and then English/British rule of New York from 1625 or 1626 until being torn down in 1790 after the American Revolution.
Fort Dix, the common name for the Army Support Activity located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, is a United States Army post.
Fort Lee is a borough at the eastern border of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, situated atop the Hudson Palisades.
The Forts Ferry Crossing (formerly Delaware City–Salem Ferry and Three Forts Ferry Crossing) is a ferry system on the Delaware River that serves Forts DuPont and Delaware in Delaware and Fort Mott in Pennsville Township, New Jersey.
The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks 500 of the largest United States corporations by total revenue for their respective fiscal years.
Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 – May 9, 1791) designed the first official American flag, Continental paper money, and the first U.S. coin.
Frank Anthony Thomas Iero, Jr. (born October 31, 1981) is an American musician who was the rhythm guitarist and backup vocalist of the rock band My Chemical Romance and post-hardcore band Leathermouth.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
Frankie Valli (born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio, May 3, 1934) is an American singer and actor, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons beginning in 1960.
Franklin Furnace, also known as the Franklin Mine, is a famous mineral location for rare zinc, iron, manganese minerals in old mines in Franklin, New Jersey, US.
The Franklin Mineral Museum in Franklin, New Jersey is a mineral, geology, and mining museum at the former Franklin Mine.
Franklin is a borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States.
Frederic Michael Scherer (born 1932 in Ottawa, Illinois) is an American economist and expert on industrial organization.
Freehold is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
Freehold Raceway is a half-mile racetrack in Freehold Borough, New Jersey, and is the oldest racetrack in the United States.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Fugees (sometimes The Fugees; formerly Tranzlator Crew) was an American hip hop group who rose to fame in the early-1990s.
The fur trade is a worldwide industry dealing in the acquisition and sale of animal fur.
Galloway Township is a township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.
The Garden State Parkway (GSP) is a limited-access toll parkway that stretches the length of New Jersey from the New York line at Montvale to Cape May at the state's southernmost tip.
Garfield is a city in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Gateway National Recreation Area is a National Recreation Area in the Port of New York and New Jersey, U.S.A. Scattered over Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, New York, and Monmouth County, New Jersey, it provides recreational opportunities that are rare for a dense urban environment, including ocean swimming, bird watching, boating, hiking and camping.
General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.
George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826October 29, 1885) was an American soldier, civil engineer, railroad executive, and politician.
Vice Admiral Sir George Carteret, 1st Baronet (161018 January 1680 N.S.), son of Elias de Carteret, was a royalist statesman in Jersey and England, who served in the Clarendon Ministry as Treasurer of the Navy.
George Edward Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer.
George II (George Augustus; Georg II.; 30 October / 9 November 1683 – 25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 (O.S.) until his death in 1760.
George Washington (February 22, 1732 –, 1799), known as the "Father of His Country," was an American soldier and statesman who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President of the United States.
The George Washington Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River between the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, and the borough of Fort Lee in New Jersey.
George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25–26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against the Hessian forces in Trenton, New Jersey, on the morning of December 26.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013.
German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.
Glenn Danzig (born Glenn Allen Anzalone; June 23, 1955) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician from Lodi, New Jersey.
Gloucester City is a city in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
The Gloucester County Times (GCT) was a daily newspaper in Woodbury, New Jersey, United States.
The Goethals Bridge is the name of two crossings connecting Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Staten Island, New York, in the United States.
Gotham City, or simply Gotham, is a fictional American city appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, best known as the home of Batman.
The Governor of the State of New Jersey is head of the executive branch of New Jersey's state government.
Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is an action-adventure video game series created by David Jones and Mike Dailly; the later titles of which were created by brothers Dan and Sam Houser, Leslie Benzies and Aaron Garbut.
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned is the first of two episodic expansion packs developed for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows versions of Grand Theft Auto IV, developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games.
Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony is the second of the two episodic expansion packs available for the PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 versions of Grand Theft Auto IV, developed by Rockstar North.
The gray wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf,Paquet, P. & Carbyn, L. W. (2003).
Great Bay is located in southern New Jersey's Atlantic Coastal Plain in Ocean and Atlantic Counties, about north of Atlantic City and south of New York City.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Great Egg Harbor River is a river in southern New Jersey in the United States.
The Great Falls of the Passaic River is a prominent waterfall, high, on the Passaic River in the city of Paterson in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located in Morris County, New Jersey.
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
A greenhouse gas is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
Guernsey is an island in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy.
Gujarati (ગુજરાતી) is an Indo-Aryan language native to the Indian state of Gujarat.
Gun control (or firearms regulation) is the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilians.
The Hackensack River is a river, approximately 45 miles (72 km) long, in the U.S. states of New York and New Jersey, emptying into Newark Bay, a back chamber of New York Harbor.
Hackensack is a city in Bergen County in New Jersey, United States, and serves as its county seat.
Hadrosaurus (from Greek ἁδρός, hadros, meaning "bulky" or "large", and σαῦρος, sauros, meaning "lizard") is a valid genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur that lived in North America during the Late Cretaceous Period. Hadrosaurus foulkii, the only species in this genus, is known from a single specimen consisting of much of the skeleton and parts of the skull. The specimen was collected in 1858 from the Woodbury Formation in New Jersey, USA, representing the first dinosaur species known from more than isolated teeth to be identified in North America. Using radiometric dating of bivalve shells from the same formation, the sedimentary rocks where the Hadrosaurus fossil was found have been dated at some time between 80.5 and 78.5 million years ago.Gallagher, W.B. (2005). "" Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, 84(3): 241. In 1868 the only known specimen became the first ever mounted dinosaur skeleton and since 1991 the species H. foulkii has become the official state dinosaur of New Jersey.
Hamilton Township is a township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.
A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.
Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace).
Harrison is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Havana on the Hudson is a nickname derived from the capital of Cuba, Havana, and the geographic proximity to the Hudson River to describe the northern part of Hudson County, New Jersey, in the United States.
Hawthorne is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
General Sir Henry Clinton, KB, MP (16 April 1730 – 23 December 1795) was a British army officer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1772 and 1795.
The Herald News is a daily broadsheet newspaper headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey, that focuses on the Passaic County, New Jersey area.
Hessians were German soldiers who served as auxiliaries to the British Army during the American Revolutionary War.
High Point, at High Point State Park in Montague, Sussex County, New Jersey, in the Skylands Region, is the highest elevation in the state at 1,803 feet (550 m).
HighPoint.com is the football stadium at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey.
High Technology High School, or HTHS, founded in 1991, is a four-year Magnet public high school for students in ninth through twelfth grades, located in the Lincroft section of Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, operated as a cooperative effort between the Monmouth County Vocational School District (MCVSD) and Brookdale Community College.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.
Hillsborough Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.
The Hindenburg disaster occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
A Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of god.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
Hoboken Terminal is a commuter-oriented intermodal passenger station in Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Hoboken (Unami: Hupokàn) is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
The Holland Tunnel is a vehicular tunnel under the Hudson River.
Holmdel Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
The Home News Tribune is a newspaper serving Middlesex County, New Jersey.
Hope Township is a township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States.
Hopewell Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
Hornblower Cruises & Events is a San Francisco-based charter yacht, dining cruise and ferry service company.
Household income is an economic measure that can be applied to one household, or aggregated across a large group such as a county, city, or the whole country.
Howell Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
Hudson County, a county in the U.S. state of New Jersey, lies west of the lower Hudson River, which was named for Henry Hudson, the sea captain who explored the area in 1609.
The Hudson River is a river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.
The Hudson–Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) is a light rail system in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hunterdon County is a county located in the western section of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Hurricane Sandy (unofficially referred to as Superstorm Sandy) was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.
An ice cream cone, poke (Ireland and Scotland) or cornet is a dry, cone-shaped pastry, usually made of a wafer similar in texture to a waffle, which enables ice cream to be held in the hand and eaten without a bowl or spoon.
Immigration is the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.
Immigration to the United States is the international movement of individuals who are not natives or do not possess citizenship in order to settle, reside, study, or work in the country.
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the U.S. state of New Jersey.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
India Square, also known as "Little India," is a commercial and restaurant district in the Bombay section of Jersey City, New Jersey.
Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.
Indians in the New York City metropolitan region constitute one of the largest and fastest growing ethnicities in the New York City metropolitan area of the United States.
The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian subcontinent.
Indonesian (bahasa Indonesia) is the official language of Indonesia.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Industrialisation or industrialization is the period of social and economic change that transforms a human group from an agrarian society into an industrial society, involving the extensive re-organisation of an economy for the purpose of manufacturing.
A tax paid by a person who inherits money or property or a levy on the estate (money and property) of a person who has died.
Intact dilation and extraction (Intact D&E) is a surgical procedure that removes an intact fetus from the uterus.
Intensive farming involves various types of agriculture with higher levels of input and output per cubic unit of agricultural land area.
Interstate 78 (I-78) is an east–west route stretching from Union Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania to New York City.
Interstate 95 (I-95) is the main Interstate Highway on the East Coast of the United States, running largely parallel to the Atlantic Ocean coast and U.S. Highway 1, serving areas from Florida to Maine.
Interstate 95 (I-95) is a major Interstate Highway that traverses nearly the full extent of the East Coast of the United States, from Florida to Maine.
In the United States of America, an interstate compact is an agreement between two or more states.
Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.
Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.
Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.
Irvington is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Islam is the third largest religion in the United States after Christianity and Judaism.
Italian Americans (italoamericani or italo-americani) are an ethnic group consisting of Americans who have ancestry from Italy.
Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.
Jackson Township, named after Andrew Jackson, is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
James II and VII (14 October 1633O.S. – 16 September 1701An assertion found in many sources that James II died 6 September 1701 (17 September 1701 New Style) may result from a miscalculation done by an author of anonymous "An Exact Account of the Sickness and Death of the Late King James II, as also of the Proceedings at St. Germains thereupon, 1701, in a letter from an English gentleman in France to his friend in London" (Somers Tracts, ed. 1809–1815, XI, pp. 339–342). The account reads: "And on Friday the 17th instant, about three in the afternoon, the king died, the day he always fasted in memory of our blessed Saviour's passion, the day he ever desired to die on, and the ninth hour, according to the Jewish account, when our Saviour was crucified." As 17 September 1701 New Style falls on a Saturday and the author insists that James died on Friday, "the day he ever desired to die on", an inevitable conclusion is that the author miscalculated the date, which later made it to various reference works. See "English Historical Documents 1660–1714", ed. by Andrew Browning (London and New York: Routledge, 2001), 136–138.) was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685 until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jazz piano is a collective term for the techniques pianists use when playing jazz.
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.
Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.
Jersey Boys is a 2005 jukebox musical with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark.
The Jersey Shore is the coastal region of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Jersey Shore is an American reality television series that ran on MTV from December 3, 2009 to December 20, 2012 in the United States.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
James Edward McGreevey (born August 6, 1957) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party, who served as the 52nd Governor of New Jersey from 2002 until his resignation in 2004.
Joel Parker (November 24, 1816January 2, 1888) was an American Democratic Party politician, who served as the 20th Governor of New Jersey from 1863 to 1866, and again from 1872 to 1875.
John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton (1602 – 26 August 1678) was an English royalist soldier, politician and diplomat, of the Bruton branch of the Berkeley family.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
John Hart (born between 1706 and 1713 – May 11, 1779) was a public official and politician in colonial New Jersey who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and also signed the Declaration of Independence.
John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona, a seat he was first elected to in 1986.
John Witherspoon (February 5, 1722 – November 15, 1794) was a Scottish-American Presbyterian minister and a Founding Father of the United States.
John Francis Bongiovi Jr. (born March 2, 1962), known professionally as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor.
Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is an American financial executive and former politician.
The Jonas Brothers were an American pop rock band.
"Jungleland" is an almost ten-minute long closing song on Bruce Springsteen's 1975 album Born to Run, and tells a tale of love amid a backdrop of gang violence.
The Jurassic (from Jura Mountains) was a geologic period and system that spanned 56 million years from the end of the Triassic Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Cretaceous Period Mya.
Justin Smith (born January 8, 1978), better known as Just Blaze, is an American hip hop record producer from Paterson, New Jersey who attended Rutgers University for three years before dropping out to pursue his musical career.
Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
The Kill Van Kull is a tidal strait between Staten Island, New York and Bayonne, New Jersey in the United States.
Kimberly Ann Guadagno (née McFadden; born April 13, 1959) is an American attorney, politician, and former prosecutor who served as the first Lieutenant Governor and 33rd Secretary of State of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.
Kingda Ka is a steel accelerator roller coaster located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially called simply Great Britain,Parliament of the Kingdom of England.
The knobbed whelk (Busycon carica) is a species of very large predatory sea snail, or in the USA, a whelk, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Busyconidae, the busycon whelks.
Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent, mostly from South Korea, and with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan and Post-Soviet states.
The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.
Koreans (in South Korean; alternatively in North Korean,; see names of Korea) are an East Asian ethnic group originating from and native to Korea and southern and central Manchuria.
Koreatown, Fort Lee, or Fort Lee Koreatown (Hangul: 포트 리 코리아타운), in the borough of Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, is one of the largest and fastest growing ethnic Korean enclaves outside of Korea.
Koreatown, Palisades Park, also known as the Palisades Park Koreatown (Hangul:팰리세이즈 파크 코리아타운, shortened to 팰팍), in the borough of Palisades Park, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, is one of the largest and fastest growing ethnic Korean enclaves outside of Korea.
Lacey Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey and is considered part of the Jersey Shore and South Jersey regions.
Lake Passaic was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed in northern New Jersey in the United States at the end of the last ice age approximately 19,000-14,000 years ago.
Lakehurst is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
The Lakewood BlueClaws are a Minor League Baseball team affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies that play in the Class A South Atlantic League.
Lakewood Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
The Land of Make Believe is a family amusement park & water park catering mostly to families and children under 13 years of age.
In common law systems, land tenure is the legal regime in which land is owned by an individual, who is said to "hold" the land.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
The Lehigh Valley, known officially by the United States Census Bureau and the United States Office of Management and Budget as the Allentown–Bethlehem–Easton, PA–NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area and referred to colloquially as The Valley, is a metropolitan region officially consisting of Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton counties in eastern Pennsylvania and Warren county on the western edge of New Jersey, in the Eastern United States.
The Lenape, also called the Leni Lenape, Lenni Lenape and Delaware people, are an indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands, who live in Canada and the United States.
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant of the daisy family, Asteraceae.
Lewis Morris (15 October 1671 – 21 May 1746), chief justice of New York and British governor of New Jersey, was the first lord of the manor of Morrisania in New York (in what is now the Bronx).
Liberalism is a political and moral philosophy based on liberty and equality.
Liberty, in politics, consists of the social, political, and economic freedoms to which all community members are entitled.
Liberty Science Center is an interactive science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Liberty State Park is a park in the U.S. state of New Jersey, located on Upper New York Bay in Jersey City, opposite both Liberty Island and Ellis Island.
Liberty Water Taxi is a water taxi service based at Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States offering service between Liberty State Park in Jersey City, Warren Street in Paulus Hook, Jersey City and the World Financial Center in Battery Park City, Manhattan.
In the United States, 45 of the 50 states have an office of lieutenant governor.
The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is an elected constitutional officer in the executive branch of the state government of New Jersey in the United States.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
The Lincoln Tunnel is an approximately tunnel under the Hudson River, consisting of three vehicular tubes.
Lincroft is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
The territory which would later become the state of New Jersey was settled by Dutch and Swedish colonists in the early seventeenth century.
A concert hall is a cultural building with a stage that serves as a performance venue and an auditorium filled with seats.
Below is a list of Edison patents.
This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, one of the petty kingdoms to rule a portion of modern England.
This is a list of ethnic riots, sectarian riots, and race riots, by country.
The Governor of New Jersey is the head of the executive branch of New Jersey's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
There are 3,144 counties and county-equivalents in the United States.
This is a list of notable inventors.
This list of museums in New Jersey is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing.
This is a list of streams and rivers in the U.S. state of New Jersey. List of New Jersey rivers includes streams formally designated as rivers.
The following list of school districts in New Jersey distinguishes between regional, consolidated and countywide districts and those serving single municipalities.
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states, a federal district (Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States), five major territories, and various minor islands.
These are lists of the busiest airports in the United States, based on various ranking criteria.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory flowers.
All of the United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia and three US territories.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory trees, including official trees of the following states and U.S. territories (and the District of Columbia).
Below is a list of U.S. state birds as designated by each state's legislature.
This is the official list for each state's colors.
This is a list of official U.S. state dances.
This is a list of official and unofficial U.S. state fishes.
This is a list of official U.S. state foods.
Most American states have made a state fossil designation, in many cases during the 1980s.
State insects are designated by 45 individual states of the fifty United States.
This is a list of official state shells for those states of the United States that have chosen to select one as part of their state insignia.
This is a list of official U.S. state ships as designated by each state's legislature.
This is a list of U.S. state soils.
Forty-nine of the fifty U.S. states that make up the United States of America have one or more state songs, which are selected by each state legislature, and/or state governor, as a symbol (or emblem) of that particular U.S. state.
This is a complete list of the states of the United States and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area.
As of April 1, 2010, the date of the 2010 United States Census, the nine most populous U.S. states contain slightly more than half of the total population.
This article includes a sortable table listing the 50 states, the territories, and the District of Columbia by population density, population rank, and land area.
A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government.
This is a list of U.S. states sorted by their gross domestic product (GDP) per capita.
Please see the following lists.
Lithium batteries are primary batteries that have lithium as an anode.
Little Egg Harbor Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
Little Lima is a Peruvian enclave in Downtown Paterson, New Jersey, United States.
One of the largest Vietnamese neighborhoods in Philadelphia is located in Passyunk Square, a neighborhood in South Philadelphia.
Loch Arbour is a village in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, formed in 1957.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
Lodi is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Long Island Sound is a tidal estuary of the Atlantic Ocean, lying between the eastern shores of Bronx County, New York City, southern Westchester County, and Connecticut to the north, and the North Shore of Long Island, to the south.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Lower Alloways Creek Township is a township in Salem County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
Macedonian (македонски, tr. makedonski) is a South Slavic language spoken as a first language by around two million people, principally in the Republic of Macedonia and the Macedonian diaspora, with a smaller number of speakers throughout the transnational region of Macedonia.
Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
The major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada are the highest professional competitions of team sports in those countries.
Malayalam is a Dravidian language spoken across the Indian state of Kerala by the Malayali people and it is one of 22 scheduled languages of India.
The Malayali people or Keralite people (also spelt Malayalee, Malayalam script: മലയാളി and കേരളീയൻ) are an Indian ethnic group originating from the present-day state of Kerala, located in South India.
The Manasquan River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Manchester Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
Manganese is a chemical element with symbol Mn and atomic number 25.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Mantua Township is a township in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States.
Marathi (मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra, India.
Martha's Vineyard (Wampanoag: Noepe; often called just the Vineyard) is an island located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts that is known for being an affluent summer colony.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Matrilineality is the tracing of descent through the female line.
The Maurice River is a tributary of Delaware Bay in Salem County and Cumberland County, New Jersey in the United States.
Maurice River Township is a township in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States.
Max Payne 3 is a third-person shooter video game developed by Rockstar Studios and published by Rockstar Games.
The Maywood Station Museum is located in the 1872-built New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway station in Maywood, New Jersey, United States.
Maywood is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Meadowlands Arena (formerly Brendan Byrne Arena, Continental Airlines Arena and IZOD Center) is an indoor venue located in the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States.
The Meadowlands Racetrack (currently referred to as Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment) is a horse racing track at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States.
The Meadowlands Sports Complex is a sports and entertainment complex located in East Rutherford, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, owned and operated by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA).
Median income is the amount that divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below that amount.
A medical school is a tertiary educational institution —or part of such an institution— that teaches medicine, and awards a professional degree for physicians and surgeons.
Menlo Park is an unincorporated community located within Edison Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Mercer County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
MetLife Stadium is an American sports stadium located in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Metropark is a suburban train station in Iselin, New Jersey.
In the United States, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Michael Aaron Rockland is a prolific writer and a Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University.
Knight Michiel Reiniersz Pauw (29 March 1590 in Amsterdam – 20 March 1640 in Ghent) was a burgemeester of Amsterdam and a director of the Dutch West India Company (WIC).
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
In climatology, the term microthermal is used to denote the continental climates of Eurasia and North America.
The Mid-Atlantic, also called Middle Atlantic states or the Mid-Atlantic states, form a region of the United States generally located between New England and the South Atlantic States.
Middle America is a colloquial term for the United States heartland, especially the culturally rural and suburban areas of the United States.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
Middle Township is a township in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.
Middlesex County is a county located in north-central New Jersey, United States.
Middletown Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
Michael James "Mikey" Way (born September 10, 1980) is an American musician and actor.
Millburn is a suburban township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
Milltown is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Millville Executive Airport is four miles southwest of Millville, in Cumberland County, New Jersey.
A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound, usually of crystalline form and not produced by life processes.
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
The Misfits are an American punk rock band often recognized as the progenitors of the horror punk subgenre, blending punk and other musical influences with horror film themes and imagery.
Miss America is a competition that is held annually and is open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and 25.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
The Modern Language Association of America, often referred to as the Modern Language Association (MLA), is the principal professional association in the United States for scholars of language and literature.
Monmouth County is a county located in Central New Jersey, in the United States within the New York metropolitan area, and the northernmost county along the Jersey Shore.
Monmouth Park Racetrack is an American race track for thoroughbred horse racing in Oceanport, New Jersey, United States.
A monorail is a railway in which the track consists of a single rail.
Montague Township is a township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area.
The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) is located in Montclair, New Jersey, United States, a few miles west of New York City.
Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks is a classic seaside amusement park located on The Wildwoods' boardwalk in Wildwood and North Wildwood, New Jersey.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
| The Morris Canal (1829–1924) was a 107-mile (172-km) common carrier coal canal across northern New Jersey in the United States that connected the two industrial canals at Easton, Pennsylvania, across the Delaware River from its western terminus at Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to New York Harbor and the New York City markets via its eastern terminals in Newark and on the Hudson River Jersey City, New Jersey.
Morris County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, about west of New York City.
Morris Plains is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States.
Morristown National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, consisting of four sites important during the American Revolutionary War: Jockey Hollow, the Ford Mansion, Fort Nonsense and the New Jersey Brigade Encampment site.
Morristown is a town and county seat of Morris County, New Jersey, United States.
PT-109 was a PT boat (Patrol Torpedo boat) last commanded by Lieutenant, junior grade John F. Kennedy (later President of the United States) in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Mount Ephraim is a borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
Mountain Creek Waterpark is a water park located in Vernon, New Jersey, US, on the grounds of the Mountain Creek ski resort.
The Mullica River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Mullica Township is a township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.
Multiculturalism is a term with a range of meanings in the contexts of sociology, political philosophy, and in colloquial use.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
The Musconetcong River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
The American state of New Jersey is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic region.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
My Chemical Romance (often abbreviated as MCR) was an American rock band from Newark, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013.
Nantucket is an island about by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Nassau Hall (or Old Nassau) is the oldest building at Princeton University in Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
The United States National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), previously known as the National Weather Records Center (NWRC), in Asheville, North Carolina was the world's largest active archive of weather data.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
A national language is a language (or language variant, e.g. dialect) that has some connection—de facto or de jure—with people and the territory they occupy.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), formerly known as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides technical assistance to farmers and other private landowners and managers.
Naughty by Nature is a Grammy Award-winning American hip hop trio from East Orange, New Jersey consisting of Treach (Anthony Criss, born December 2, 1970), Vin Rock (Vincent Brown, born September 17, 1970), and DJ Kay Gee (born Keir Lamont Gist, September 15, 1969).
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
Net metering (or net energy metering, NEM) allows consumers who generate some or all of their own electricity to use that electricity anytime, instead of when it is generated.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New Jersey is the fourth studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi, released on September 19, 1988 through Mercury Records.
The New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route extends along eastern and southern coast of New Jersey for nearly 300 miles.
The New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of New Jersey.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs is a governmental agency of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development is a governmental agency of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The mission of the New Jersey Department of the Treasury is to formulate and manage the state's budget, generate and collect revenues, disburse the appropriations used to operate New Jersey state government, manage the state's physical and financial assets, and provide statewide support services to state and local government agencies as well as the citizens of New Jersey.
The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club was founded as the Kansas City Scouts in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1974. The Scouts moved to Denver, Colorado in 1976 and became the Colorado Rockies. In 1982, they moved to East Rutherford, New Jersey and took their current name. For their first 25 seasons in New Jersey, the Devils were based at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford and played their home games at Brendan Byrne Arena (later renamed to Continental Airlines Arena). Before the 2007–08 season, the Devils relocated to Newark and now play their home games at Prudential Center. The franchise was poor to mediocre in the eight years before moving to New Jersey, a pattern that continued during the first five years in New Jersey as they failed to make the Stanley Cup playoffs and never finished higher than fifth in their division. Their fortunes began to turn around following the hiring of president and general manager Lou Lamoriello in 1987. Under Lamoriello's stewardship, the Devils made the playoffs all but three times between 1988 and 2012, including 13 berths in a row from 1997 to 2010, and finished with a winning record every season from 1992–93 to 2009–10. They have won the Atlantic Division regular season title nine times, most recently in 2009–10, before transferring to the newly created Metropolitan Division as part of the NHL's realignment in 2013. The Devils have reached the Stanley Cup Finals five times, winning in 1994–95, 1999–00 and 2002–03. The Devils were known for their defense-first approach throughout their years of Cup contention, but have since moved towards a more offensive style. The Devils have a rivalry with their cross-Hudson River neighbor, the New York Rangers, as well as a rivalry with the Philadelphia Flyers. The Devils are one of three NHL teams in the New York metropolitan area; the other two teams are the New York Islanders and New York Rangers. With the move of the Nets to Brooklyn in 2012, the franchise is the only major league team in any sport that explicitly identifies itself as a New Jersey team.
The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature.
The New Jersey gubernatorial election of 2009 took place on November 3, 2009.
The New Jersey gubernatorial election of 2013 took place on November 5, 2013, to elect the Governor of New Jersey.
The New Jersey Herald is a newspaper published six days (Sunday-Friday) every week.
The New Jersey Legislature is the legislative branch of the government of the U.S. state of New Jersey.
New Jersey Meadowlands, also known as the Hackensack Meadowlands after the primary river flowing through it, is a general name for the large ecosystem of wetlands in northeastern New Jersey in the United States, a few miles to the west of New York City.
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in downtown Newark, New Jersey, United States, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States.
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve (also known as Pinelands National Reserve) is a national reserve that preserves the New Jersey Pine Barrens.
Route 495 is a freeway in Hudson County, New Jersey, in the United States that connects the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 95, I-95) at exits 16E and 17 in Secaucus to New York State Route 495 (NY 495) inside the Lincoln Tunnel in Weehawken, providing access to Midtown Manhattan.
The New Jersey Senate was established as the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature by the Constitution of 1844, replacing the Legislative Council.
The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) is an association of hundreds of New Jersey high schools that regulates high school athletics and holds tournaments and crowns champions in high school sports.
The New Jersey State Museum is located at 205 West State Street in Trenton, New Jersey, overlooking the Delaware River.
The Superior Court is the state court in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with statewide trial and appellate jurisdiction.
The New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division is the appellate court in New Jersey.
The New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP), known colloquially as "the Turnpike", is a toll road in New Jersey, maintained by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
New Netherland (Dutch: Nieuw Nederland; Latin: Nova Belgica or Novum Belgium) was a 17th-century colony of the Dutch Republic that was located on the east coast of North America.
New Sweden (Swedish: Nya Sverige; Uusi Ruotsi; Nova Svecia) was a Swedish colony along the lower reaches of the Delaware River in North America from 1638 to 1655, established during the Thirty Years' War, when Sweden was a great power.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Giants are a professional American football team based in the New York metropolitan area.
New York Harbor, part of the Port of New York and New Jersey, is at the mouth of the Hudson River where it empties into New York Bay and into the Atlantic Ocean at the East Coast of the United States.
The New York Jets are a professional American football team located in the New York metropolitan area.
The New York metropolitan area, also referred to as the Tri-State Area, is the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass, at 4,495 mi2 (11,642 km2).
The New York Red Bulls are an American professional soccer club based in Harrison, New Jersey.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
The New York – New Jersey Highlands is a geological formation composed primarily of Precambrian igneous and metamorphic rock running from the Delaware River near Musconetcong Mountain, northeast through the Skylands Region of New Jersey along the Bearfort Ridge and the Ramapo Mountains, Sterling Forest, Harriman and Bear Mountain State Parks in New York, to the Hudson River at Storm King Mountain.
Newark Bay is a tidal bay at the confluence of the Passaic and Hackensack Rivers in northeastern New Jersey.
Newark Liberty International Airport, originally Newark Metropolitan Airport and later Newark International Airport, is the primary airport serving the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Newark Liberty International Airport Station (also known as Newark International Airport Station) is a railroad station on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in Newark, New Jersey.
The Newark Light Rail (NLR) is a light rail system under New Jersey Transit Bus Operations serving Newark, New Jersey.
The Newark Museum, in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, is the state's largest museum.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Nicholas E. Macioci (September 19, 1927 – December 24, 2000), known as Nick Massi, was an American bass singer and bass guitarist for The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Transit Corporation, branded as NJ Transit (NJT; stylized as NJ TRANSIT), is a state-owned public transportation system that serves the US state of New Jersey, along with portions of New York State and Pennsylvania.
NJ.com is a digital news content provider and website in New Jersey owned by Advance Publications.
The NJIT Highlanders, formerly the New Jersey Tech Highlanders, are the varsity sport members of the Division I NCAA-affiliated sports teams of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
A nor'easter (also northeaster; see below) is a macro-scale cyclone.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
The North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) is the vertical control datum of orthometric height established for vertical control surveying in the United States of America based upon the General Adjustment of the North American Datum of 1988.
North Bergen is a township in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
North Jersey comprises the northern portions of the U.S. state of New Jersey between the upper Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean.
North River is an alternate name for the southernmost portion of the Hudson River in the vicinity of New York City and northeastern New Jersey in the United States.
The Northeast Corridor Line is a commuter rail line operated by New Jersey Transit along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in the United States.
The Northeast megalopolis (also Boston–Washington corridor or Bos-Wash corridor), the most populous megalopolis in the Western Hemisphere with over 50 million residents, is the most heavily urbanized region of the United States.
The Northeastern United States, also referred to as the American Northeast or simply the Northeast, is a geographical region of the United States bordered to the north by Canada, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Southern United States, and to the west by the Midwestern United States.
NS Savannah was the first nuclear-powered merchant ship.
Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant.
NY Waterway, or New York Waterway, is a private transportation company running ferry and bus service in the Port of New York and New Jersey and in the Hudson Valley.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
Ocean County is a county located along the Jersey Shore in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Ocean Grove is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Neptune Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
Oceanport is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the largest office within the Executive Office of the President of the United States (EOP).
Ogdensburg is a borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States.
Online gambling (or Internet gambling) includes poker, casinos and sports betting.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
The Outerbridge Crossing is a cantilever bridge which spans the Arthur Kill.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of New Jersey: New Jersey – U.S. state on the East coast of the United States, and the most densely populated state in the U.S..
Oyster Creek nuclear power station is a single unit 636 MWe boiling water reactor power plant located on an site adjacent to the Oyster Creek in the Forked River section of Lacey Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, US.
Pacific Islanders or Pasifikas are the peoples of the Pacific Islands.
Paper Mill Playhouse is a regional theater with approximately 1200 seats, located in Millburn, New Jersey.
Paramus (with the accent on the second syllableWagoner, Walier H., The New York Times, February 16, 1966. Accessed December 25, 2011. "Paramus – pronounced puh-RAHM-us, with the accent on the second syllable – may have taken its name from 'perremus' or 'perymus,' Indian for 'land of the turkey'.") is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Parliament-Funkadelic (abbreviated as P-Funk) is an American funk music collective of rotating musicians headed by George Clinton, primarily consisting of the individual bands Parliament and Funkadelic, both active since the 1960s.
Passaic County is a county in the U.S. state of New Jersey that is part of the New York metropolitan area.
The Passaic River is a mature surface river, approximately 80 mi (129 km) long, in northern New Jersey in the United States.
Passaic is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
The PATCO Speedline (also known colloquially as the PATCO High Speed Line, Lindenwold High Speed Line, or simply PATCO) is a rapid transit system operated by the Port Authority Transit Corporation, which runs between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden County, New Jersey.
Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is a rapid transit system serving Newark, Harrison, Hoboken, and Jersey City in metropolitan northern New Jersey, as well as lower and midtown Manhattan in New York City.
Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
Paulus Hook is a community on the Hudson River waterfront in Jersey City, New Jersey, located one mile across the river from Manhattan.
Pavonia was the first European settlement on the west bank of the North River (Hudson River) that was part of the seventeenth-century province of New Netherland in what would become the present Hudson County, New Jersey.
The peach (Prunus persica) is a deciduous tree native to the region of Northwest China between the Tarim Basin and the north slopes of the Kunlun Mountains, where it was first domesticated and cultivated.
Pemberton Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.
A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.
Penn's Landing is a waterfront area of Center City Philadelphia along the Delaware River.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or Penn Station, is the main intercity railroad station in New York City.
Pennsylvania Station (also known as Newark Penn Station) is a major transportation hub in Newark, New Jersey.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
Persian, also known by its endonym Farsi (فارسی), is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family.
Perth Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Peruvian Americans (peruano americanos) are Americans of Peruvian descent.
Peter Minuit, Pieter Minuit, Pierre Minuit, or Peter Minnewit (between 1580 and 1585 – August 5, 1638) was a Walloon from Wesel, in present-day North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, then part of the Duchy of Cleves.
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.
The pharmaceutical industry (or medicine industry) is the commercial industry that discovers, develops, produces, and markets drugs or pharmaceutical drugs for use as different types of medicine and medications.
Philip Dunton Murphy (born August 16, 1957) is an American financier, diplomat, and politician serving as the 56th Governor of New Jersey.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.
In ancient Greece, a phratry (phratria, φ(ρ)ατρία, "brotherhood", "kinfolk", derived from φρατήρ meaning "brother") was a social division of the Greek tribe (phyle). The nature of these phratries is, in the words of one historian, "the darkest problem among the social institutions." Little is known about the role they played in Greek social life, but they existed from the Greek Dark Ages until the 2nd century BC; Homer refers to them several times, in passages that appear to describe the social environment of his times. In Athens, enrollment in a phratry seems to have been the basic requirement for citizenship in the state before the reforms of Cleisthenes in 508 BC. From their peak of prominence in the Dark Ages, when they appear to have been a substantial force in Greek social life, phratries gradually declined in significance throughout the classical period as other groups (such as political parties) gained influence at their cost. Phratries contained smaller kin groups called gene; these appear to have arisen later than phratries, and it appears that not all members of phratries belonged to a genos; membership in these smaller groups may have been limited to elites. On an even smaller level, the basic kinship group of ancient Greek societies was the oikos (household).
A pine is any conifer in the genus Pinus,, of the family Pinaceae.
The Pine Barrens, also known as the Pinelands or simply the Pines, is a heavily forested area of coastal plain stretching across more than seven counties of New Jersey.
Piscataway is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Plainfield is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States, known by its nickname as "The Queen City".
Plymouth Colony (sometimes New Plymouth) was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 to 1691.
The PNC Bank Arts Center (originally the Garden State Arts Center) is an amphitheatre in Holmdel Township, New Jersey.
Polish Americans are Americans who have total or partial Polish ancestry.
Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.
Polyethnicity refers to the proximity of people from different ethnic backgrounds within a country or other specific geographic region.
Pork Roll (regionally known as Taylor Ham) is a pork-based processed meat originating and commonly available in New Jersey, New York, Delaware and parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland.
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a joint venture between the United States, New York and New Jersey, established in 1921 through an interstate compact authorized by the United States Congress.
Port Newark–Elizabeth Marine Terminal, a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey, is the principal container ship facility for goods entering and leaving New York metropolitan area and the northeastern quadrant of North America.
The Port of New York and New Jersey is the port district of the New York-Newark metropolitan area, encompassing the region within approximately a radius of the Statue of Liberty National Monument.
Portuguese Americans (portugueses-americanos), also known as Luso-americans (luso-americanos), are American citizens and residents of the United States who are connected to the country of Portugal by birth, ancestry, or citizenship.
Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.
Portuguese people are an ethnic group indigenous to Portugal that share a common Portuguese culture and speak Portuguese.
Post-hardcore is a punk rock music genre that maintains the aggression and intensity of hardcore punk but emphasizes a greater degree of creative expression initially inspired by post-punk and noise rock.
The Princeton Tigers are the athletic teams of Princeton University.
Princeton Township was a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that existed from 1838 until it was dissolved after it was merged with Princeton Borough in 2013 to form Princeton, New Jersey.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
The Princeton University Art Museum (PUAM) is the Princeton University's gallery of art, located in Princeton, New Jersey.
Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.
Project Nike, (Greek: Νίκη, "Victory", pronounced), was a U.S. Army project, proposed in May 1945 by Bell Laboratories, to develop a line-of-sight anti-aircraft missile system.
A property tax or millage rate is an ad valorem tax on the value of a property, usually levied on real estate.
A proprietary colony was a type of British colony mostly in North America and the Caribbean in the 17th century.
A proprietary governor is an individual authorized to govern a proprietary colony.
Prosperity is the state of flourishing, thriving, good fortune or successful social status.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The Province of New Jersey was one of the Middle Colonies of Colonial America and became New Jersey, a state of United States in 1783.
The Province of New York (1664–1776) was a British proprietary colony and later royal colony on the northeast coast of North America.
The Provincial Congress of New Jersey was a transitional governing body of the Province of New Jersey in the early part of the American Revolution.
Prudential Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the central business district of Newark, New Jersey, United States.
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
A Stateside Puerto Rican, also ambiguously Puerto Rican American (puertorriqueño-americano, puertorriqueño-estadounidense) is a term for residents in the United States who were born in or trace family ancestry to Puerto Rico.
Punjabi (Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ; Shahmukhi: پنجابی) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by over 100 million native speakers worldwide, ranking as the 10th most widely spoken language (2015) in the world.
Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.
Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), known professionally as Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, and producer.
Quercus rubra, commonly called northern red oak, or champion oak, (syn. Quercus borealis), is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae).
The Quinnipiac University Poll is a public opinion polling center based at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
The Rahway River is a river in Essex, Middlesex and Union Counties, New Jersey in the United States.
Ralph Nader (born February 27, 1934) is an American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney, noted for his involvement in consumer protection, environmentalism and government reform causes.
Ramallah (رام الله) is a Palestinian city in the central West Bank located north of Jerusalem at an average elevation of above sea level, adjacent to al-Bireh. It currently serves as the de facto administrative capital of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). Ramallah was historically an Arab Christian town. Today Muslims form the majority of the population of nearly 27,092 in 2007, with Christians making up a significant minority.
Rancocas Creek is a tributary of the Delaware River in southwestern New Jersey in the United States.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
The Raritan Bayshore region of New Jersey is a subregion of the larger Jersey Shore.
The Raritan River is a major river of central New Jersey in the United States.
Raymond Manuel Toro-Ortiz (born July 15, 1977) is an American musician who served as lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band My Chemical Romance until their break-up in 2013.
In English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is land which is the property of some person and all structures (also called improvements or fixtures) integrated with or affixed to the land, including crops, buildings, machinery, wells, dams, ponds, mines, canals, and roads, among other things.
Red Bank is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, incorporated in 1908 and located on the Navesink River, the area's original transportation route to the ocean and other ports.
Red Bull Arena is a soccer-specific stadium in Harrison, New Jersey that is home to the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer.
Reginald "Reggie" Noble (born April 17, 1970), better known by his stage name Redman, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer, and actor.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
A research center is a facility or building dedicated to research, commonly with the focus on a specific area.
A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.
A rest area is a public facility, located next to a large thoroughfare such as a highway, expressway, or freeway, at which drivers and passengers can rest, eat, or refuel without exiting onto secondary roads.
Richard James Codey (born November 27, 1946) is an American Democratic Party politician who served as the 53rd Governor of New Jersey from 2004 to 2006.
Richard Nicholls (1624 in Ampthill, Bedfordshire – 28 May 1672 on the North Sea, off Suffolk) was the first English colonial governor of New York province.
Richard Stockton (October 1, 1730 – February 28, 1781) was an American lawyer, jurist, legislator, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Ridgefield Park is a village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Ridgewood is a village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
The River Line (stylized as River LINE) is a diesel tram-train light rail system in southern New Jersey, United States, that connects the cities of Camden and Trenton, New Jersey's capital.
River Vale is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
The RiverLink Ferry is a passenger ferry service in the United States.
The Roaring Twenties was the period in Western society and Western culture that occurred during and around the 1920s.
Robbinsville Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
Roc-A-Fella Records was an American record label founded by Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter, Damon "Dame" Dash and Kareem "Biggs" Burke in 1995.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
A roller coaster is a type of amusement ride that employs a form of elevated railroad track designed with tight turns, steep slopes, and sometimes inversions.
The Archdiocese of Newark is an archdiocese of the Catholic Church in northeastern New Jersey, United States.
"Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" is a 1973 song by Bruce Springsteen, from his The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle album, and is especially famed as a concert number for Springsteen and The E Street Band.
The Runyon Watershed is a reservoir system located in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey just south of Sayreville.
New York City is home to the largest Russian and Russian-speaking population in the Western Hemisphere.
Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are the athletic teams that represent Rutgers University's New Brunswick campus.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, commonly referred to as Rutgers University, Rutgers, or RU, is an American public research university and is the largest institution of higher education in New Jersey.
Saint Helier (Saint-Hélier) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel.
Salem County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
A sales tax is a tax paid to a governing body for the sales of certain goods and services.
Salt water taffy is a variety of soft taffy originally produced and marketed in the Atlantic City, New Jersey area of the Jersey Shore starting in the 1880s.
Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U.S. state of New Jersey since October 21, 2013, the effective date of a trial court ruling invalidating the state's restriction of marriage to persons of different sexes.
The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Sayreville is a borough located on the Raritan River, near Raritan Bay in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
A science museum is a museum devoted primarily to science.
A scientist is a person engaging in a systematic activity to acquire knowledge that describes and predicts the natural world.
The Scots' Church is a Presbyterian church in Melbourne, Australia.
Scrapple, also known by the Pennsylvania Dutch name or "pan rabbit", is traditionally a mush of pork scraps and trimmings combined with cornmeal and wheat flour, often buckwheat flour, and spices.
Seaside Heights is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
A seaside resort is a resort town or resort hotel, located on the coast.
SeaStreak is a private ferry company operating in the Port of New York and New Jersey and in New England.
The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the spring of 1775 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a regional public transportation authority that operates bus, subway / elevated rail line, commuter and light rail line, and electric trolleybus services to nearly 4 million people in five counties in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Seton Hall Pirates are the athletic teams representing Seton Hall University.
Sheila Y. Oliver (born July 14, 1952) is an American politician serving as the second Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey since 2018.
Six Flags Great Adventure is an amusement park located in Jackson, New Jersey, owned by Six Flags Entertainment Corp. Situated between New York City and Philadelphia, the park complex also contains the Hurricane Harbor water park.
Hurricane Harbor is the name of a chain of water parks that are part of the Six Flags theme park chain.
Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae.
A skyscraper is a continuously habitable high-rise building that has over 40 floors and is taller than approximately.
Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.
Solar power in New Jersey has been aided by a Renewable Portfolio Standard which requires that 22.5% of New Jersey's electricity come from renewable resources by 2021, and by one of the most favorable net metering standards in the country, along with Arizona, allowing unlimited customers of any size array to use net metering, although generation may not exceed annual demand.
Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
South Jersey comprises the southern portions of the U.S. state of New Jersey between the lower Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean.
The South Jersey Times is a newspaper serving the South Jersey area of New Jersey.
South Mountain Reservation, covering 2,110 acres (8 km2), is a nature reserve on the Rahway River that is part of the Essex County Park System in northeastern New Jersey, United States.
South Orange, officially the Township of South Orange Village, is a suburban township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
South Paterson is a neighborhood in Paterson, New Jersey, United States.
John Lyon (born December 4, 1948), better known by his stage name Southside Johnny, is an American singer-songwriter, who usually fronts his band Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
A special charter allows a New Jersey municipality to operate under a charter that differs from those of the traditional forms of government or the many options available under the Faulkner Act.
Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae native to central and western Asia.
A square dance is a dance for four couples (eight dancers in total) arranged in a square, with one couple on each side, facing the middle of the square.
TEL Morro Castle was an ocean liner of the 1930s that was built for the Ward Line for voyages between New York City and Havana, Cuba.
Stafford Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin, Standard Mandarin, or simply Mandarin, is a standard variety of Chinese that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan (de facto), and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.
Most individual U.S. states collect a state income tax in addition to federal income tax.
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
The Statue of Liberty National Monument is a United States National Monument located in the U.S. states of New Jersey and New York comprising Liberty Island and Ellis Island.
A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.
Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 – June 3, 1861) was an American politician from Illinois and the designer of the Kansas–Nebraska Act.
The Sterling Hill Mine, now known as the Sterling Hill Mine Tour & Museum of Fluorescence, is a former iron and zinc mine in Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States.
Streetlight Manifesto is an American punk rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey formed in 2002.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
A submarine sandwich, also known as a sub, hoagie, hero, filled roll, grinder, wedge, spukie, poorboy, po'boy or Italian sandwich, is the name given in the United States to a type of sandwich that consists of a length of bread or roll split crosswise and filled with a variety of meats, cheeses, vegetables, and condiments.
Suburbanization is a population shift from central urban areas into suburbs, resulting in the formation of (sub)urban sprawl.
Suffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise is the right to vote in public, political elections (although the term is sometimes used for any right to vote).
Sunlight is a portion of the electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun, in particular infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light.
Super Bowl XLVIII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos and National Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2013 season.
The Supreme Court of New Jersey is the highest court in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Sussex County is the northernmost county in the State of New Jersey.
Sussex is a borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
In American politics, the term swing state refers to any state that could reasonably be won by either the Democratic or Republican presidential candidate.
T-Neck Records was a record label founded by members of the R&B/soul group The Isley Brothers in 1964, which became notable for distributing the first nationally-released recordings of Jimi Hendrix, their guitarist, and which later became a successful label after the Isleys began releasing their own works after years of recording for other labels, scoring hits such as "It's Your Thing" and "That Lady".
Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by the majority.
Tamil (தமிழ்) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Burghers, Douglas, and Chindians.
A tariff is a tax on imports or exports between sovereign states.
Tax brackets are the divisions at which tax rates change in a progressive tax system (or an explicitly regressive tax system, although this is much rarer).
Tax exemption is a monetary exemption which reduces taxable income.
The Tax Foundation is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, founded in 1937, that collects data and publishes research studies on U.S. tax policies at both the federal and state levels.
Teaneck is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, and a suburb in the New York metropolitan area.
Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.
Telugu (తెలుగు) is a South-central Dravidian language native to India.
Teterboro Airport is a general aviation relief airport located in the boroughs of Teterboro, Moonachie, and Hasbrouck Heights in Bergen County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The Bouncing Souls are an American punk rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, formed in 1989.
The Dillinger Escape Plan was an American metalcore band formed in Morris Plains, New Jersey, in 1997.
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The Four Seasons is an American rock and pop band that became internationally successful in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Gaslight Anthem is an American rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, formed in 2006.
The Hunterdon County Democrat is a weekly newspaper that serves Hunterdon County, New Jersey.
The Ironbound is a neighborhood in the city of Newark in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
The Isley Brothers are an American musical group originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, that started as a vocal trio consisting of brothers O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley and Ronald Isley.
The Jersey Journal is a daily newspaper, published from Monday through Saturday, covering news and events throughout Hudson County, New Jersey.
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is the debut solo album by American singer and rapper Lauryn Hill.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The News of Cumberland County, previously the Bridgeton Evening News, was a daily newspaper in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States.
The Palisades, also called the New Jersey Palisades or the Hudson River Palisades, are a line of steep cliffs along the west side of the lower Hudson River in northeastern New Jersey and southeastern New York in the United States.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States.
The Plain Dealer is the major daily newspaper of Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
The Press of Atlantic City is the fourth-largest daily newspaper in New Jersey, United States.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey (abbreviated RHONJ) is an American reality television series that premiered on May 12, 2009 on Bravo.
The Record (colloquially called The Bergen Record or The Record of Hackensack) is a newspaper in North Jersey, United States.
The Score is the second and final studio album by the hip hop trio Fugees, released worldwide February 13, 1996 on Columbia Records.
The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase.
The Star-Ledger is the largest circulated newspaper in the U.S. state of New Jersey and is based in Newark.
The Stone Pony, located in Asbury Park in Monmouth County, New Jersey, is one of New Jersey's best known music venues.
The Sugarhill Gang is an American hip hop group.
The Times is a daily newspaper owned by Advance Publications that serves Trenton and the Mercer County, New Jersey area, with a strong focus on the government of New Jersey.
The Trentonian is a daily newspaper serving Trenton, New Jersey, USA, and the surrounding Mercer County community.
The Thirteen Colonies were a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States of America.
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
Thomas Edison National Historical Park preserves Thomas Edison's laboratory and residence, Glenmont, in Llewellyn Park in West Orange in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
Thoroughbred horse racing is a worldwide sport and industry involving the racing of Thoroughbred horses.
"Thunder Road" was written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, and is the opening track on his 1975 breakthrough album Born to Run.
Today's Sunbeam was a daily newspaper in Salem, New Jersey, United States.
A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
The tomato (see pronunciation) is the edible, often red, fruit/berry of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant.
Tommy DeVito (born June 19, 1928) is an American musician and singer, best known as a founding member, baritone vocalist, and lead guitarist of the rock band The Four Seasons.
The Toms River, formerly Tom's River, is a U.S. Geological Survey.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify or switch electronic signals and electrical power.
In urban planning, a transit-oriented development (TOD) is a type of urban development that maximizes the amount of residential, business and leisure space within walking distance of public transport.
The Treaty of Paris, signed in Paris by representatives of King George III of Great Britain and representatives of the United States of America on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War.
The Trenton Line is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail (commuter rail) system.
The Trenton Thunder is an American Minor League Baseball team based in Trenton, New Jersey, that is the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees.
Trenton Transit Center is the main passenger train station in Trenton, New Jersey.
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County.
Trenton–Mercer Airport is a county-owned, joint civil–military, public airport located four miles northwest of Trenton in the West Trenton section of Ewing Township, Mercer County, New Jersey.
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
The turkey is a large bird in the genus Meleagris, which is native to the Americas.
Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around 10–15 million native speakers in Southeast Europe (mostly in East and Western Thrace) and 60–65 million native speakers in Western Asia (mostly in Anatolia).
Turtles are diapsids of the order Testudines (or Chelonii) characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
U.S. Route 1/9 (US 1/9) is the long concurrency of US 1 and US 9 from their junction in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, north to New York City.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Unami is an Algonquian language spoken by Lenape people in the late 17th-century and the early 18th-century, in what then was (or later became) the southern two-thirds of New Jersey, southeastern Pennsylvania and the northern two-thirds of Delaware, but later in Ontario and Oklahoma.
Union City is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
Union County is a county in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major United States airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) is a mainline Protestant denomination and a major part of Methodism.
The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States presidential election of 1948 was the 41st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948.
The United States presidential election of 1952 was the 42nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952.
The United States presidential election of 1956 was the 43rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1956.
The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960.
The United States presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial American presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964.
The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968.
The United States presidential election of 1972, the 47th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972.
The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976.
The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1984 was the 50th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1988 was the 51st quadrennial United States presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2004, the 55th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature), the other chamber being the lower house.
Upper Manhattan denotes the most northern region of the New York City Borough of Manhattan.
Upper New York Bay, or Upper Bay, is the traditional heart of the Port of New York and New Jersey, and often called New York Harbor.
Upper Township is a large township in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.
An urban enterprise zone is an area in which policies to encourage economic growth and development are implemented.
Urdu (اُردُو ALA-LC:, or Modern Standard Urdu) is a Persianised standard register of the Hindustani language.
USS Enterprise (CV-6) was the seventh U.S. Navy vessel to bear the name.
Vaccinium corymbosum, the northern highbush blueberry, is a North American species of blueberry which has become a food crop of significant economic importance.
Vernon Township is a township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States.
Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt) is an Austroasiatic language that originated in Vietnam, where it is the national and official language.
Viola sororia, known commonly as the common blue violet, is a short-stemmed herbaceous perennial plant that is native to eastern North America.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Wallington is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
The Walsh Act is legislation in the U.S. state of New Jersey that permits municipalities to adopt a non-partisan commission form of government.
Wantage Township is a township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States.
Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Washington Crossing the Delaware is an 1851 oil-on-canvas painting by the German American artist Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze.
Washington Heights is a neighborhood in the northern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Washington Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Citrullus lanatus is a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae, a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) flowering plant originally from Africa.
Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States located less than from Midtown Manhattan, and is home to William Paterson University.
A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
Weehawken is a township in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
West Indian Americans or Caribbean Americans are Americans who can trace their recent ancestry to the Caribbean, unless they are of native descent.
West Jersey and East Jersey were two distinct parts of the Province of New Jersey.
West Milford is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
West Orange is a suburban township in central Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
The West Trenton Line is a SEPTA Regional Rail line connecting Center City Philadelphia to West Trenton, New Jersey.
West Trenton station is the northern terminus of the SEPTA West Trenton Line.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of Earth which lies west of the prime meridian (which crosses Greenwich, London, United Kingdom) and east of the antimeridian.
The western honey bee or European honey bee (Apis mellifera) is the most common of the 7–12 species of honey bee worldwide.
Westfield Garden State Plaza is a two-story shopping mall located in Paramus, New Jersey, owned and managed by the Westfield Corporation, and located at the intersection of Route 4 and Route 17 near the Garden State Parkway, about 15 miles west of Manhattan.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
In the United States, a White Hispanic is an American citizen or resident who is racially white and of Hispanic descent.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.
Whiz Kids was a name given to a group of experts from RAND Corporation with which Robert McNamara surrounded himself in order to turn around the management of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) in the 1960s.
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.
William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was the son of Sir William Penn, and was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker, and founder of the English North American colony the Province of Pennsylvania.
Winslow Township is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
The Wisconsin Glacial Episode, also called the Wisconsinan glaciation, was the most recent glacial period of the North American ice sheet complex.
Woodland Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.
A world war, is a large-scale war involving many of the countries of the world or many of the most powerful and populous ones.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, "Jewish",; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, Judaeo-German) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.
Yo La Tengo (often abbreviated as YLT) is an American indie rock band formed in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1984.
Zakk Wylde (born Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt on January 14, 1967) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor who is best known as the guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, and founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society.
Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
A zipper, zip, fly, or zip fastener, formerly known as a clasp locker, is a commonly used device for binding the edges of an opening of fabric or other flexible material, such as on a garment or a bag.
The 1869 college football season was the first season of intercollegiate football in the United States.
The 1923 Municipal Manager Law was the last type of reformed municipal government the State of New Jersey introduced in the progressive era.
The 1967 Newark riots was one of 159 race riots that swept cities in the United States during the "Long Hot Summer of 1967".
The Plainfield riots was one of 159 race riots that swept cities in the United States during the "Long Hot Summer of 1967".
The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 21st century is the current century of the Anno Domini era or Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.
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