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Did Any Childhood Friends Grow Up To Be Famous?
Seeing the newly announced list of inductees for the New Jersey Hall of Fame, I found myself wishing I grew up in the Garden State. Wouldn't it be cool, I thought, to have been in a high school play with Meryl Streep, or to have sat next to Steven Van Zant, Debbie Harry, Frankie Valli, or Glor…
Jersey Girl To Get Lifetime Achievement Honor This Weekend
I love sharing success stories about New Jersey's Own.  Did you know that one of the greatest actors of all time was born in the Garden State?  Meryl Streep.  In Summit, Union County.  And she will be honored for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment Sunday…
“Epstein” from “Welcome Back Kotter” dies
Hearing about the passing of actor Robert Hegyes has me remembering all the nights he made me laugh on "Welcome Back Kotter."  The New Jersey actor died of an apparent heart attack at age 60.  Remember how he'd have crazy excuses for not finishing his homework? …