New Jersey Hall of Fame
The Newark-born Houston heads the arts & entertainmentcategory, along with Grammy-award winning singer Dionne Warwick; actor and comedian Joe Piscopo; and actor, director and screenwriter Alan Alda.
From an award-winning singer who died too soon to a former president best known as a rest stop on a toll road, the 51 people nominated to be inducted into New Jersey’s Hall of Fame are a diverse bunch.
The sixth annual New Jersey Hall of Fame induction ceremony will not be held as usual this June, but officials say there’s still a possibility that a Class of 2013 will be selected by year’s end.
The newest inductees into New Jersey’s Hall of Fame include late ‘Superman’ actor Christopher Reeve, Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and New York Giants owner Wellington Mara.
His cartoons famously depicted Santa Claus and Uncle Sam, but there’s a move afoot to keep Thomas Nast out of the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
A who’s who of luminaries from entertainment, sports and the arts were being inducted into New Jersey’s Hall of Fame on Sunday night.
The newest inductees into New Jersey’s Hall of Fame include actors John Travolta and Queen Latifah and singer Tony Bennett.
John Travolta, Martha Stewart and Tony Bennett are among 30 nominees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2011.
Until now, the 3-year-old Hall has honored inductees, including Einstein, Sinatra, and Springsteen, but its exhibition space has been restricted to the Web.