Since our state bug is also the meaning of my first name, I share this piece of trivia with you…

The honeybee is the New Jersey state bug.

source: http://www.netstate.com/states/tables/state_insects.htm

Rutgers Football

In light of it being the beginning of football season, it seemed appropriate to begin the NJ FACTS & TRIVIA tidbits with a little one about college football…

The first intercollegiate football game was played in New Brunswick, in 1869. Rutgers College played Princeton. Rutgers won.  

~ source: http://www.50states.com/facts/newjerse.htm

Rutgers is playing Cincinnati this Monday.  If you aren’t lucky enough to have tickets to the game, you can still cheer on the Scarlet Knights by tuning in to ESPN at 4:00.  For the rest of the RU schedule, you can visit this site:  http://www.scarletknights.com/football/schedule/schedule.asp  

Go RU!