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Turkeys Away!

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Probably my two favorite all time television shows are The Mary Tyler Moore Show and WKRP in Cincinnati .   WKRP 's most (in)famous episode is undoubtedly "Turkeys Away", a very special Thanksgiving episode. I present it to you as a holiday treat, courtesy of Hulu .

Driving Around Belvidere . . . and beyond

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The Twin Mills of Belvidere, New Jersey Last week I showed you the town square of Belvidere, New Jersey, including the Shoe Tree Oak. This week I'm showing off some interesting buildings that we discovered in Belvidere as we drove around the town.

Candyland

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There are some old-fashioned chocolate shops in New Jersey, that not only sell a lot of chocolate, but make some of their own hand-made chocolate.

Late Night Local TV and Saturday Night Discomania

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I really, really miss 1970s television. Not just the great shows that were in prime time, but late night local TV - which simply doesn't exist anymore, except for local news. 

Belvidere Town Square and The Shoe Tree Oak

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The Cummins Home, Belvidere, NJ Last week, I showed you the county courthouse and war memorial in Belvidere, New Jersey.  Belvidere considers itself “the best kept secret in New Jersey”. No more! It is a lovely town with more Victorians per square mile than any other in New Jersey. 

WindMill and Max's -- A Hot Dog Rivalry in Long Branch

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WindMill Hot Dogs, Long Branch, New Jersey In the fierce hot dog wars of the Jersey Shore, there are two famous rivals, both of them in Long Branch.

Robin Williams First Appearance on the Tonight Show

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Robin Williams in his first appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson .  *Sigh* I miss both of them so much. 

Warren County Courthouse and War Memorial

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Warren County Courthouse, Belvidere, NJ Belvidere, New Jersey is a pretty little town on the Delaware River. The Warren County Courthouse was built in 1826 in Belvidere. Big murder trials and public hangings took place at this historic courthouse.

The First Presbyterian Church of Oxford at Hazen

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The First Presbyterian Church of Oxford at Hazen is located in the the historic Hazen section of White Township, just outside of Belvidere. It is a small country church sitting on a knoll.

Cooper Gristmill in Chester

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The back of the Cooper Gristmill Nathan Cooper built the Cooper Gristmill in 1826 in lovely and historic Chester, New Jersey. 

Diners of New Jersey: The Bendix Diner in Hasbrouck Heights

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The Bendix Diner in Hasbrouck Heights has been around for decades. Apparently it was named the Bendix after the Bendix Corporation which had a factory nearby. The diner is situated - literally - in the middle of  Route 17.

Mountain Avenue Train Station in Montclair

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