MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP/1010 WINS) — The Chairman of the Board has won another tribute in his home state.
Montclair State University dedicated the Francis A. Sinatra Residence Hall — a six-story building housing more than 300 students — on Thursday.READ MORE: Police Seek Suspect In String Of Burglaries In Lower Manhattan
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Sinatra, a Hoboken native who died in 1998, won the honor through a campus-wide referendum.READ MORE: Man Shot To Death In Elmont, Nassau County Police Investigating
The school’s residence halls traditionally are named for famous New Jerseyans.
The crooner’s music was broadcast during the ceremony, and those who attended were able to tour an exhibit inside the building focusing on Sinatra’s life.
During his career Sinatra won an Oscar, several Grammy awards and was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1985 by President Ronald Reagan.MORE NEWS: AP: Federal Judge Deals Blow To Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers
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