When I was a young man, I wrote for the famous Independent News. Often I would write my articles in the old historical museum in Lincoln Park.
Reflections of the Old Independent News
By Richard Mabey Jr.
For well over 10 years, mostly during the decade of the 1990’s, I wrote articles for the famous Independent News. During these years, I also held down a full time job, working in the International Public Relations Department of AT&T.
The Independent News was a great regional weekly newspaper that had a circulation of well over 50,000 copies a week. It was circulated throughout over two dozen towns in northeast New Jersey. I was blessed to have a significant amount of artistic freedom in the area of themes and subjects that I wrote on.
One of my all-time, absolute favorite themes to write about was on the subject of the history of northeast…
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