Archive for January, 2009

Another Fine Star Ledger Article on the WTWS

Friday, January 30th, 2009

The Star Ledger has another fine newspaper article on the World’s Tallest Water Sphere by Kelly Heyboer in her Jersey Blogs column. She interviews site owner and museum curator Dan Becker on the philosophical meaning of the WTWS, it’s role in society, and the incredible tallness of being. Click on the blog header to read […]

Life Before the Water Sphere – 1951

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Where were you before the World’s Tallest Water Sphere existed? Since Union’s water tower was built in 1964, you would have to be at least 45 years old in the year 2009 to qualify. The map circa 1951 shown above (courtesy the New Jersey Division of Public Records) reveals all sorts of interesting facts about […]

Star Ledger Live Visits the World’s Tallest Water Sphere

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Today the Star Ledger Live reporter Brian Donohue covers the World’s Tallest Water Sphere, this web site, and the WTWS Museum: Ledger Live: The World’s Tallest Water Sphere If the embedded video does not show, here is a link to the Ledger Live story and a link to a Blip TV version.

Happy New Year 2009!

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

The attached photo of the World’s Tallest Water Sphere was submitted by Gina (Signorella) Arlen, self-described WTWS groupie, formerly of Roselle Park. This is a very recent photo because the World’s Tallest Water Sphere now sports a flashing red beacon which makes it taller than last year’s World’s Tallest Water Sphere. I like the angle […]