NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Big honors are taking place in the Garden State this weekend.
New Jersey’s newest Hall of Fame class features sharpshooting pioneer Annie Oakley and Man of Steel Christopher Reeve, a superman on and off the screen. Also inducted is true-blue Giant Wellington Mara, the late owner of Big Blue, as well as accomplished writer Joyce Carol Oates.
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The Boss now has backup in the hall in his E Street Band. Gold medalist Milt Campbell, high-school basketball coach Bob Hurley, Sr. and one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, Sarah Vaughan, are also being recognized in New Jersey’s Hall of Fame.
Oscar winner Michael Douglas is also receiving the honor, as is media mogul Samuel Newhouse and John Dorrance, the inventor of condensed soup.
Fore more information on this year’s inductees, visit the New Jersey Hall of Fame website here.
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