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Old Photos: Hindenburg, Lakehurst Memorials
From Ocean County, Four Centuries in the Making, by Pauline S. Miller: "The Hindenburg disaster doomed future transatlantic flights of other big rigid airships.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Jersey Journal
N.J. military base cancels July 4th fireworks following budget cuts
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST - New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has canceled its annual July Fourth celebration due to furloughs caused by congressionally mandated automatic budget cuts.
Wed May 15, 2013
Putting the "Science" in "Science Fiction": Zeppelins and Airships
A zeppelin is the largest of what are called lighter-than-air craft, aircraft that fly by harnessing gases that , rather than using lift generated by wings or rotors like planes and helicopters do.
Old Photos: Hindenburg Disaster
From Ocean County, Four Centuries in the Making, by Pauline S. Miller: "The Hindenburg made six crossings between Germany and America, proving its apparent safety.
Fri May 10, 2013
Don's Top 10 From May 11, 1981
Backbackback into time, as my "Time Machine" flies to Monday, May 11, 1981. Here's the local top 10 singles: Always loved this one.
Wed May 08, 2013
Air Force Times
Marriage retreats preserved despite budget cuts
If you're afraid that long-past scrape with the law will keep you from landing a job, there's some... Though budgets are tight and multiple combat-coded squadrons have been grounded, the Air Force is interested in saving marriages and giving airmen a break from the stress of military life.
Queen Of Hearts
Juice Newton was part of the first wave of country singers raised on rock, folk-rock, and singer/songwriters, which is evident from her hit singles.
Lakehurst Flower & Garden Show Hailed a Success
The Lakehurst Flower & Garden Show was hailed a success. The Lakehurst Flower & Garden Show held Saturday April 27 at the Community Center has been hailed a great success.
Tue May 07, 2013
Asbury Park Press
Jackson's master plan waits on Pinelands Commission approval
Nearly two years have passed since municipal officials presented investors with a master plan that set a vision of the township as a center for business in New Jersey.
Lakehurst Man Charged With Possessing Child Pornography And Images
A 27-year-old Lakehurst man has been charged with possessing "graphic" images and movies of child pornography, authorities said.
Rare newsreel footage shows Hindenburg disaster in breathtaking detail
Despite modern innovations in video technology, which is able to capture startlingly lifelike moving images down to the last pixel, sometimes the old-fangled black-and-white footage speaks with an unparalleled eloquence.
Mon May 06, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
How The Hindenburg Disaster Changed Aviation History [PHOTOS]
Seventy-six years ago, on May 6, 1937, Nazi Germany's prized LZ-129 Hindenburg airship crashed and burned in Lakehurst, New Jersey, creating this iconic photo.
The Motley Fool
The Dow Fixes Itself for the Future
It replaced USX, an ill-fated combination of steel and oil companies that was removed following its decision to have shares in each subsidiary trade independently.
On This Day in Aviation History
1919 - The first commercial flight, from Canada to the U.S., occurs as a Canadian Curtiss aircraft flies 150 pounds of raw furs from Toronto to Elizabeth, N.J. 1937 - The Zeppelin Hindenburg bursts into flames and crashes while attempting a landing at Naval Air Engineering Station, Lakehurst, N.J.; of the 97 people on board, 35 are killed; one ... (more)
Almanac: Monday, May 6, 2013
May 06--Get your Monday comics, TV listings, weather forecast, history and more! Weather Get a 5-day forecast here.
Your Week in History: Congress' pay and an unseen enemy
The airship Hindenburg burns just prior to landing in Lakehurst, NJ, on May 6, 1937.
Sat May 04, 2013
Residents May Hear Loud Noises This Weekend During Military Training
Two units are scheduled to conduct mortar and artillery-firing training at the Dix ranges between May 4-5 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. According to a notification from West Windsor Police, the training units include the 1st Squadron, 102nd Cavalry ; New Jersey Army National Guard from Westfield; and the Golf Battery 3rd Battalion, 13th Marine Regiment ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Asbury Park Press
76th anniversary of Hindenburg disaster Monday
The general public will not be permitted access to Monday's memorial service commemorating the 76th anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Carl Jablonski, president of the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society, which organizes the event, said that is the decision of the military - made for unspecified security ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Asbury Park Press
Manchester cops say Jackson man lied about his identity
A 51-year-old Jackson man was arrested Wednesday after police said he lied to them about his identity before they discovered his license was suspended.
Wed May 01, 2013
Old Photos: Hindenburg, In Front Of Hangar One
From Ocean County, Four Centuries in the Making, by Pauline S. Miller: "Although this stellar ship was designed to fly with helium, it was not available in Germany.