NJN Turns 40

By Dari Mandell

In a converted bowling alley in Ewing Township, on April 5, 1971 at 4 o’clock in the afternoon with the flick of a switch New Jersey Network was on the air.  Located between New York and Philadelphia, then-Governor Richard Hughes and the legislature wanted New Jersey to have its own voice.  The network was created by the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Act of 1968.

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One Response to NJN Turns 40

  1. james Faczak says:

    I have been watching NJN since the mid 1970’s. I the only NJ news and info channel. I want the state to continue funding the station. I would be lost without the channel for local and environmrntal news.

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