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Animal legends interred in New Jersey soil

Animal legends interred in New Jersey soil
BY ERIC MODEL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
JOURNEYS INTO NEW JERSEY

New Jersey has its obvious legends: The Jersey Devil, Thomas Edison, the Turnpike, the Shore, the Boss.

Some are living legends. Some are not. Then there are legends dead and buried in New Jersey. As Halloween approaches, thoughts turn to haunted houses and goblins. Many also associate this time of year with cemeteries and its spirits.

Back in August, NewJerseyNewsroom.com carried an informative and entertaining piece headlined "Where the Bodies are Buried," about celebrities interred in New Jersey. We here add a couple of additions to the list of celebrities buried in the Garden State – animal legends.

Take Elsie the Cow, the longtime unofficial mascot of the Borden Company, now primarily used to promote the Diary Farmers of America's Borden milk products. Elsie was created in the 1930's by Borden to symbolize their 'Perfect Dairy Product' and made an appearance at the New York World's Fair in 1939. By the time the Fair closed in 1940, "Elsie" had become its #1 attraction.

 

Who wears the pants in your family?

Who wears the pants in your family?
BY PAM LOBLEY
NEWJEREYNEWSROOM.COM
NOW THAT'S FUNNY

It's late October, and my children have finally stopped wearing shorts to school.  It's chilly enough that their legs are cold in the mornings, and the...

Bill mandating additional education, practice for teen drivers introduced in Assembly

Bill mandating additional education, practice for teen drivers introduced in Assembly

Proposal would enact Teen Driver Study Commission recommendations

Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John S. Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) announced Tuesday he has introduced legislation that would ...

‘An Evening with Deepak Chopra’ in New Jersey

‘An Evening with Deepak Chopra’ in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Deepak Chopra is the best-selling author of 55 books (including his newest, "Muhammad"), lecturer at his now-famous workshops worldwide, friend of Oprah and one of the ...

In autumn mating season, deer get crazier than New Jersey drivers

In autumn mating season, deer get crazier than New Jersey drivers

Motorists cautioned to be alert for deer in their path

With the days getting shorter, New Jersey's white-tail deer have entered their annual rut, state Division of Fish and Wildlife officials said Tues...

Election season can be hard on our democracy

Election season can be hard on our democracy
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Here we are again, well into another election season. And in order to make the most responsible choice we can in electing the candidate who is most capable of serving t...

Sixty years later: Aging gracefully and still enjoying sex

Sixty years later: Aging gracefully and still enjoying sex
BY SUSIE WILSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
SEX MATTERS

I stood in a room of my friends' home looking at the walls, which were entirely covered with wedding pictures. Obviously, weddings mean a great deal to t...

Hoboken's Washington Street one of ‘Top 10 Great Streets in America'

Hoboken's Washington Street one of ‘Top 10 Great Streets in America'
BY JOE TYRRELL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Finally getting recognition for something other than cakes and traffic, Hoboken's liveliest artery, Washington Street, is now one of the "Top 10 Great Streets in Ame...

N.J. dad drops toilet paper from plane while flying over son’s school

N.J. dad drops toilet paper from plane while flying over son’s school
BY PAM LOBLEY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
NOW THAT'S FUNNY

A low-flying Cessna 172S dropped wet toilet paper on the Westwood Middle School field Wednesday night, as kids and coaches were having soccer practice...

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