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Thank you so much for stopping by our site. We invite you to leave any personal recollections of Berlin you might have by contacting us using the link at the bottom of the page.
Name: Robert Braddock
E-Mail: bob.braddock@verizon.net
City/State: Lindenwold, nj
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Date: Tue Sep 21 18:35:39 2004
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Nice site. I am originally from Berlin.
Name: Derri Donahue
E-Mail: derri.donahue@yahoo.com
City/State: Berlin, NJ
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Date: Wed Aug 11 21:08:19 2004
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Wow! What great pictures. I have lived in Berlin for the last 7 years. Its a wonderful place to live and still has that small town feel. Thanks for the site. I really enjoy it.
Name: Daneen Porcelli
E-Mail: Daneenlight2000@yahoo.com
City/State: Berlin, New Jersey
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Date: Wed Jun 9 09:02:31 2004
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Just moved to the Borough and loving ever mintue of it. Thanks
Name: Cortney Critelli
E-Mail: corts75@comcast.net
City/State: Atco New Jersey
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Date: Tue Apr 6 20:21:47 2004
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Ive lived in Atco most of my life. My boyfriend is Clement Simone III.
Name: The Hueftle Family
E-Mail: hueftle5@jersey.net
City/State: Berlin, NJ
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Date: Mon Mar 29 10:39:46 2004
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Thanks for providing an insider's view of our town, and it's historical buildings. It's a great way to unite the members of our borough! Great job!
Name: Peter Stuart
E-Mail: peterstuart_97@msn.com
City/State: Sudbury, MA
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Date: Wed Feb 4 22:24:21 2004
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I moved with my family in 83. I used to live at 14 W.Taunton Ave. I had two sisters. My dad did insurance and my mom stayed at home. I work for Walmart now as a stockman. I graduated from the University of Maine in English.
Name: Bettina Dieter
E-Mail: tinoris_299@hotmail.com
City/State: Berlin
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Date: Thu Jan 8 06:09:04 2004
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Hello,I am from Berlin in Germany and I wish the people in Berlin,N.J. a happy New Year.
Name: Andrew Simone, Jr.
E-Mail: ads220@psu.edu
City/State: Berlin, NJ
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Date: Tue Dec 23 18:38:06 2003
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My family owns the old horse farm next to the Berlin Farmers Market. My great-grand father Michael Simone moved there with his family around 1920. My grandfather is Clement Simone. I am looking for any pictures or information about the Simones or the property from the early 1900's.
Name: Paul Schopp
E-Mail: spanky@voicenet.com
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Home Page: http://www.westjerseyhistory.org
Date: Mon Dec 22 23:05:38 2003
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Nice site.
Name: William C. Phillips
E-Mail: vfw1@comcast.net
City/State: Berlin, New Jersey
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Date: Tue Dec 2 06:39:15 2003
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Very Good Web Pages on This Web "Long-A-Coming
Name: Petal
E-Mail: trueluv29@hotmail.com
City/State: Phenix City, AL
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Date: Mon Oct 20 14:40:16 2003
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I am looking for information on the Holland Mansion in Phenix City, Al. It is the oldest house in Phenix City and was built for the first mayor.
Name: bob schaeffer
E-Mail: bschaeffer@garvey.com
City/State: berlin, nj
Home Page: bobs
Date: Wed Sep 24 13:31:19 2003
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hello beth
Name: Bonnie Deery
E-Mail: MsCoolNana@aol.com
City/State: Berlin, NJ
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Date: Thu Jun 26 09:32:46 2003
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Hi: I grew up in Berlin with my parents and 11 brothers and sisters. My father was a borough councilman, and later my brother the chief of police. In my opinion there has never been a better place to grow up. When I look back at the innocense of the 50's I feel sad that our children and grandchildren can not experience it also. I remember Berlin Park and free swim until 2PM each day. The stone bath house, the wooden refreshment pavalion, softball games every nite in the spring and summer, and the Red Cross swimming lessons. The July 4th parade, fireworks, beauty pagent, games, greased poll, pie eating contest. How wonderful you felt after the fireworks if you were a teenager, and got to go to the dance in the old grange hall at the front of the park.(Now a small shopping plaza) We walked everywhere, and never thought to ask our parents to drive us. It was a great place to grow up. I miss many of these things and places like Myers Drug store, Silverman's 5 & 10, Bepels Berlin Bakery, and the LaRoss shop. Even though there are many changes, the small town atmosphere is still here, and lifelong friends and family will always make Berlin my home no matter where I may live. Thanks for the opportunity to visit this wonderful web site. You have done a great job.
Name: Henkels
E-Mail: ofcorsair2@cs.com
City/State: Devon, PA
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Date: Sat Jun 21 09:29:52 2003
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My father traced the the original stage coach route from Camden, NJ, to Somers Point, NJ. It went though Long-a-Comin'. If you are interesteed in a copy of this (and my) story about it contact me. Send your snail mail address. It is too long to be e-mailed.
Name: Thomas A. Bergbauer Sr.
E-Mail: tbergbauer@aol.com
City/State: Haddon Twp., NJ 08059
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Date: Mon Jun 2 12:45:51 2003
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Hello: Ia a freelance history columnist for the Courier-Post and I am interested in doing a column on Long-A-Coming. Please give me a contact. Thank you, Tom Bergbauer--"Tracking History"
Name: DENNIS T. CHANCE
E-Mail: DCHANCE@CAMCOGOP.ORG
City/State: LAUREL SPRINGS NJ
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Date: Tue May 20 21:35:57 2003
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Name: Alice Young
E-Mail: youngrestless7@hotmail.com
City/State: Shamong
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Date: Sat Mar 22 20:59:48 2003
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I am doing Family History research on the Goetz family. Frank N. Goetz, who was married to Louise, lived at 16 West Broad Street in Berlin at the time of his death in 1966. They had a daughter named Frances who married Joan Dougherty who had a heart attack while driving a bus and died. Any information on Knight Funeral Home or Berlin Methodists Church or any of the above names, pleasew contact me----thanks
Name: Bj°rghild S°rheim
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City/State: Vikedal
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Date: Fri Mar 14 02:21:52 2003
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Hello!! This page was not about the right city! I needed information about Berlin in Germany! Haha!! But I'm sure Berlin in N.J. is nice too!!!
Name: james fauntleroy
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City/State: Berlin N.J
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Date: Wed Mar 12 15:59:16 2003
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I need information about berlin New Jersey
Name: Bryan Cox
E-Mail: cox@phenixcable.net
City/State: Phenix City, Al
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Date: Wed Feb 26 02:34:33 2003
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Wow it's amazing all the memories from Berlin. I grew up there-attended Berlin Elementary and Eastern H.S. I miss going to the Auction and the fouth in the park.
Name: Penny Sinone
E-Mail: suebabba@earthlink.net
City/State: Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Date: Thu Jan 23 09:52:28 2003
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Greetings from Santa Fe, New Mexico...My name is Penny and I lived in Berlin on the White Horse Pike..My father had Sinone Bus Lines, does anyone remember me? I've never forgotten Berlin Park and the 4th of July, nor the Berlin Diner, or friends like Jack Pisecco and Susan Brong, Barbara Velie-where are you now? I moved years ago but fulfilled my dream, to live near a rail yard, the Central Railroad of New Jersey green car is parked next door...Is there still, a Berlin Auction? Pleaes write!!
Name: dotti watson
E-Mail: dotstrer39@aol.com
City/State: millsboro,de
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Date: Wed Dec 25 13:29:59 2002
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I.M LOOKING FOR MY FAMILY, JOHN SHARP AMRRIED ELIZABETH MATLACK, THIER DAUGHTER LILLIE MARRIED JOSEPH A JOHNSON SR , I KNOW THEY LIVED BERLIN JOSEPH BORN 1874 AND JOSEPH JR BORN 1884.
Name: Rich Sellers
E-Mail: rnt718@comcast.net
City/State: englewood, florida
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Date: Sat Oct 26 00:28:08 2002
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real nice site..whenever i get home sick i love to come here... i grew up k-12th grade then moved to sunny south west florida...but always have a heart for berlin...i was told i wouldn't remember it...i want to find out!!!
Name: David J Kusinska
E-Mail: njemt1956@hotmail.com
City/State: Mantua, New Jersey
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Date: Fri Sep 20 04:19:33 2002
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Grew up in West Berlin, then moved to Berlin in 1969. Went to Our Lady of Mt.Crmel (boy was that and experience!)Some stores have come and gone but the small town atmosphere of Berlin has remained the same throughout all these years and I hope it stays that way. But for all those "REAL BERLINERS" its call the "AUCTION" for the rest of the world its the Berlin Farmers Market. It will be real nice if and when you get the pictures up and running. I have been fortunate enough to see some of the old pics of Berlin. And I am proud to say that I am from Berlin, NJ. Stay safe and healthy. p.s. Thank you sister Rosario for all your hard work with me. Iwas the one who threw the ruler in the trash!
Name: Mike Hellstr÷m
E-Mail: michaelhellstrom@telia.com
City/State: Uppsala
Home Page: http://micke.freehosting.net
Date: Sun Aug 25 16:27:27 2002
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Hi there I used to live in Berlin for a while and for two seasons I was managing Mac's Icecream Parlor (Malone's). Since December 2000 I'm back in Sweden again but I really miss Mac's because I had a great time there. I hope you get the pictures up here soon again. /Micke
Name: Diane Margiotti
E-Mail: Diadom07@aol.com
City/State: Marlton, NJ
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Date: Tue Aug 13 00:06:54 2002
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Neat Web Site. My father had the Arco in Berlin for many years.and lived there until he married. He would like this site if he were into computers! I'll have to show it to him!
Name: Ernest Riehl
E-Mail: riehl7@comcast.net
City/State: Mickleton, New Jersey
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Date: Mon Jul 8 06:56:16 2002
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I am researching my family. And the people of Berlin have been so helpfull I can see the reason my family chose to live there. If anyone has information about the Stadelmaier and Rukaber Families I would greatly appreciate hearing from then.Thansyou Ernie.
Name: Ernest Riehl
E-Mail: riehl7@comcast.net
City/State: Mickleton, New Jersey
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Date: Mon Jul 8 06:56:09 2002
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I am researching my family. And the people of Berlin have been so helpfull I can see the reason my family chose to live there. If anyone has information about the Stadelmaier and Rukaber Families I would greatly appreciate hearing from then.Thansyou Ernie.
Name: Patty Kalck
E-Mail: mustangpatty9@yahoo.com
City/State: Berlin & Hamilton NJ
Home Page: http://community.webtv.net/mustangpatty9
Date: Sun Jun 30 23:06:26 2002
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It's sooo hard to ever leave Berlin! I'm back and forth between work in East Windsor and my boyfriends in Hamilton. I don't mind all the traveling though because I love our little town. Please get the photo albums back up soon, I can't wait to see the old pics of town. Great site!
Name: Matt Rendino
E-Mail: ftlbrt16@cs.com
City/State: Egg Harbor, NJ
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Date: Sat Jun 29 16:28:26 2002
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I was born and raised in Berlin, NJ. My dad was one of 2 shoe repairmen (his name was Matt, too) and my mom (Josephine) worked in Philadelphia. Berlin was a sleepy little town with many fine people. I remember the Silvermans and their 5 and 10. Lucien Fleche had one of the finest restaurants on the East coast (The Old Tavern) and Timmy Maier was one of the best pharmacists in the state! People came and went, but the town was always the same...the old swimming hole back at the Park and the great 4th of July parades. The LaRose Gift shop brought back memories, although the business is no longer there (but the building is). I suppose I could go on and on, but I believe that Berlin was a good place to be raised in. I always enjoy passing through and going to the Farmer;s Market. Oh, well, they were the good old days!!!
Name: AJ Schmidt
E-Mail: DjDrums20@comcast.net
City/State: Berlin New Jersey
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Date: Mon May 13 17:39:26 2002
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Wow this is a great site!! I am suprised on how much effort you put in to it!!I am a ten year old, my name is aj, and my phone # is in ht ebook under Jim Schmidt for any girls out there. :)
Name: Julio Eduardo Driggs
E-Mail: Aztecjd@aol.com
City/State: Pleasantville, NJ
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Date: Sat Mar 23 21:11:22 2002
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Great website! Grew up in West Berlin, but always headed for Berlin to visit friends and enjoyed the 4th of July parades for 31 years and special events. A great town with great people. My parents still live in West Berlin. When I come to visit I come down Rt. 30 and cut through Berlin. The beautiful memories of my youth fill my heart with joy. Keep up the great work with your website and remembering to preserve our town.
Name: kay lamb
E-Mail: knklamb@aol.com
City/State: Oakland Park Fla.
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Date: Mon Feb 4 08:00:04 2002
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I am looking for Jeremiah Dennis from NJ born 5 Jul 1792 he married Sylenia French
Name: Ashley Frederico
E-Mail: ashleyrulz14@yahoo.com
City/State: Tabernacle New Jersey
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Date: Sat Dec 29 16:48:34 2001
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This site is great i get to learn about Berlin when it was home to my grandfather and his father and his father,so on. They were Bodines wonder if you know them.
Name: Jeanne Welsh
E-Mail: Whyner@aol.com
City/State: Berlin, NJ
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Date: Sun Nov 4 16:07:34 2001
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Rick Bowman and I worked with Dan, Roy and others on the train station project back in '90 and '91. My husband Mark painted the Long a Coming sign that I believe still hangs there. I'm glad the whole project has come to fruition. I wonder if the station is being used for anything other than the Historical society meetings. The website is a great idea, and Beth, you've done a great job!
Name: lynda endres
E-Mail: lynda2001@voyager.net
City/State: michigan
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Date: Wed Aug 29 15:03:46 2001
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came to visit!
Name: Karl Swartzel
E-Mail: swartzel@abraxis.com
City/State: NJ/GA
Home Page: http//www.abraxis.com/swartzel
Date: Tue Jul 10 00:39:16 2001
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Hello Just surfed on your web site. My father and Grandfathers Hotel/Store was in Hazlet, NJ with a well and a black smith shop and stables, & barns. Only three barns still exist on the site of "SWARTZEL's Farm & Garden" today. Shame the four story Hazlet Hotel is gone. Had a bar in the basement for travelers whom stayed overnight. Most bed rooms were heated by pot belly stoves excluding the forth floor. The Floor boards were some 12" wide pine. Recent 4th of July visit to the Rahway Drovers Hotel brought back memories of my dads store. All that historic Hazlet NJ history is lost but there is still time for an Historical Dig around the Black Smith Shop that was on Holmdel Road near the train stop. The book "History of Hazlet, NJ"; has photos of the old Swartzel Property. Hope someone cares to check out a small piece of NJ History in the near future. Thank you Karl
Name: Randi Radcliff
E-Mail: ariendewye@aol.com
City/State: Lindenwold, NJ
Home Page: none
Date: Sun May 27 21:43:46 2001
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When are they planning (hoping?)to permanently relocate the Berlin Hotel (currently resting behind PNC Bank)? Will it be open to the public (as a museum or such)? I'm also wondering what's up with that modern house that was relocated to the Park less than a year ago, and has already be removed (demolished?). Very odd.
Name: Maria Jones
E-Mail: mariaejones@hotmail.com
City/State: North Bend, OR
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Date: Mon May 21 11:30:00 2001
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This is a great web site. I grew up in West Berlin and it's fun to see it on line.
Name: Peter Hamilton
E-Mail: pchamil@mac.com
City/State: Haddonfield, NJ
Home Page: www.cchsnj.org
Date: Mon Apr 23 23:32:08 2001
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Great site!
Name: Joe Donahue Jr.
E-Mail: joenderi@bellatlantic.net
City/State: Berlin, NJ
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Date: Fri Apr 13 08:26:45 2001
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Very nice web site for a great town, with great people.
Name: nancy geiser-tomko
E-Mail: chilinan@hotmail.com
City/State: berlin, nj
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Date: Wed Apr 4 15:08:09 2001
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nice website - berlin should be proud!
Name: tom hynes
E-Mail: pooch@cloud9.net
City/State: chappaqua n.y.
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Date: Sun Mar 4 17:14:36 2001
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greetings. i haven't lived in berlin for awhile but it's good to get an update. it was a nice town to grow up in.
Name: Alexa Magee
E-Mail: LEXI1320@AOL.COM
City/State: BERLIN
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Date: Wed Feb 7 17:09:53 2001
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I REALLY LIKE THIS WEBSITE. ITS REALLY NICE THAT THE PEOPLE OF BERLIN ARE SOO GOOD TO THE TOWN. JUST LIKE AMANDA SAID, WE ARE IN THE SAME CLASS AND WE HAVE TO DO A REPORT ON BERLIN AND THIS HAS HELPED ME A LOT. THANK YOU!
Name: Amanda
E-Mail: mandy08009@yahoo.com
City/State: Berlin
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Date: Fri Jan 26 11:04:24 2001
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I'm 12 years old.And have lived in Berlin basically my whole life.Nice site I had a report to do on Berlin and now I know i'm gonna get an A!Thankyou!
Name: Herb Grueterich
E-Mail: Herb.Grueterich@Dix.army.mil
City/State: Sicklerville, NJ 08081
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Date: Mon Dec 4 09:12:53 2000
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Raised in Berlin, lived there for 23 years before leaving for job requirements. Back in the area now and pass through town everyday. Your site is very nice.
Name: Dick Sellers
E-Mail: rsellerssr@aol.com
City/State: Englwood, Fl
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Date: Sat Dec 2 20:35:39 2000
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You did a fine job on this site. Haven't been there in 15 years and it has changed a bit.
Name: Susan E. Curry
E-Mail: scurry@snip.net
City/State: Berlin/NJ
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Date: Sun Nov 19 12:14:07 2000
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WebMistress Beth! The website is AWESOME! I loved seeing what you have created here. I look forward to getting updates on the hotel's progess, and the federal and state approvals. Congratulations on a beautiful site.
Name: Diane Clark Argraves
E-Mail: Dargraves@abs.canon.com
City/State: Tabernacle, NJ
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Date: Thu Nov 16 09:41:11 2000
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Love the site...Looking forward to progress updates. Brings back many fond memories of visiting Berlin and especially my grandparents (Emil and Rose Pomponio) during the 50's and 60's. Aaah... those were the days!!
Name: George Burris Johnson
E-Mail: burrius@wirefire.com
City/State: Now; West Virginia
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Date: Thu Oct 26 9:55:13 2000
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Hey from an old Berlin person to all in Berlin New Jersey. Yes I am from that little town Berlin New Jersey. Born and went to school there, it was the most wonderful place to be during the 50s. I new the people in that little place. My parents still live there, you must know them, Harry and Helen Johnson on franklin Ave. I am one of the four Johnson boys (George); I knew you knew me and if not just ask anyone in town. I no longer can visit there I have Lou Gehrins disease. I am an artist and live in another little town in West Virginia, ( Ripley). I don't know why I am writing to you but I guess Berlin Online is a great way for me to visit my Hometown, Thank You , .......George Burris Johnson PS. if you live there please stop in to visit my parents, and say hi from me. Just a note about the site looks great, but you can get rid of that big bar at the bottom of the homestead site just email me and I will give you the info.
Name: CHERIE PULLARO
E-Mail: CHERIE@BERLINBOROUGH.COM
City/State: BERLIN BOROUGH, NJ
Home Page: BERLINBOROUGH.COM (FREE COMMUNITY WEB SITE)
Date: Tue Oct 24 19:37:00 2000
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HELLO, JUST WRITING TO LET YOU KNOW THAT YOUR WEB SITE IS GREAT! I LOVE THE PICTURES OF OUR HISTORY HERE IN BERLIN BOROUGH, NJ. YOUR WEB SITE IS JUST A GREAT BEGINNING IN LETTING PEOPLE KNOW OF THE GREAT THINGS THAT ARE HERE IN BERLIN BOROUGH, NJ. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP IN BRINGING THE AREA TOGETHER IN A POSITIVE WAY!
Name: Pamela Fernandez
E-Mail: jopa96@juno.com
City/State: El Paso, Texas
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Date: Thu Oct 12 11:35:07 2000
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Very nice! I will visit to see what's happening, even though I am not there. I do miss NJ, even with the cold.
Name: Angy Richardson
E-Mail: richardsonfamily44@cwctv.net
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Home Page: richardsonfamily44@cwctv.net
Date: Tue Oct 10 3:16:00 2000
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A good way for us over here to check up on how things are going with the preservation of the hotel and the area you live in. A good site Beth, I'll be looking into this on a regular basis.
Name: Beth Pomponio
E-Mail: LACHS@comcast.net
City/State: Berlin, New Jersey
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Date: Mon Oct 9 15:12:24 2000
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I am the webmaster here so I thought I'd be the first to write a note. I hope everyone enjoys this site and can learn from it. Since this site is under construction, check back often for updates. I will be adding pictures and history of both the Berlin Train Station and the Berlin Hotel. Feel free to send me your thoughts and suggestions. Beth