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[Editor's note: The latest TINJH column from Joe Bilby]
June 8, 1776: The First and Second Battalions, New Jersey Continental Line, engaged in combat with British forces in Canada.
[Editor's note: Thanks to Joe Bilby for the latest TINJH]
June 7, 1780: American resistance from Militia and Continentals stiffened as General Knyphausen moved beyond Connecticut Farms and the attack ground to a halt when General “Scotch Willie” Maxwell arrived with reinforcements and took command on the scene with more militiamen and the remainder of his New Jersey Brigade. Maxwell conducted a fighting withdrawal beyond Connecticut Farms and across the Rahway River towards Springfield. By nightfall on June 7, Knyphausen gave up and withdrew.
June 5, 2014
Senate Budget Votes YES for Open Space, Farmland, Historic Preservation Funding
Coalition Urges Passage Before Summer Recess
TRENTON, N.J. - NJ Keep It Green, the state's largest coalition of conservation, agriculture and historic preservation advocates, today thanked members of the Senate Budget Committee for voting yes to move forward with a bill that ensures that New Jersey's decades-long history of open space, farmland and historic preservation efforts will continue.