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Historic Environmental Hike In Fort Lee To Take Place Next Week

The Fort Lee Historic Preservation Commission and the Fort Lee Environmental Committee will sponsor a historic / environmental hike through Fort Lee on Sunday, November 19th at noon at the Fort Lee Historic Park off Hudson Terrace – parking on site. 116 more words

Armistice Day in Richmond

Veteran’s Day evolved from Armistice Day which commemorated the declaration of peace in World War I at the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” George Fleming told me that as a boy bells would ring out at that time every year and America would stop to remember. 723 more words

Mixed Signals About GWB Routes Causing Traffic Woes In Fort Lee

FORT LEE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Residents in Fort Lee are seeing an increase in traffic speeding through their community, and some are pointing blame at how the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has been directing commuters coming over the George Washington Bridge. 299 more words


The Champion review: hooray for Fort Lee

Before Hollywood became the heart of the American film industry, New Jersey was studio city. About 20 miles from West Orange, where Thomas Edison’s famous Black Maria swiveled to catch the light in the 1890s, the town of Fort Lee became the site of DW Griffith’s acting debut in 1908, and the birth of movie mammoths now known as Universal, MGM and 20Th Century Fox. 473 more words

Silent Film

Marked Cards (1913)

This was the latest of the films from the Champion Studio screened at Cinecon this year, and it seems to show the studio in a state of decline, although the program notes say there may be some missing footage, contributing to the incoherence of the storyline. 348 more words


Man faces prison time for choking girlfriend at Fort Lee

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — A Prince George man faces up to 10 years in prison for attacking his girlfriend at military housing on Fort Lee. 92 more words


Flo's Discipline (1912)

This is a movie I got to see at Cinecon in a very nice print, but which does exist on the Internet in incomplete form (see below). 467 more words