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You teach your children right from wrong. Then the quest for your version of their happiness gives everyone the ‘Varsity Blues.’ How’s that going to look on the application?
During the late 1950s, Cleo Hill and Al Attles waged a friendly battle on Newark’s basketball courts. They had no idea they’d pioneer a new era in the NBA or play pivotal roles in Black Magic, a new ESPN documentary.
The loss of Lucy the Wonder Dog was eased by a wiggling present under the Christmas tree.
A Polish-Jamaican-secular-Christian-Jewish-old-school, at-home wedding was a celebration of immigrants, past and present.
New Jersey Monthly covered many stories tied to the historic run of The Sopranos on HBO. As NJM editor, I was responsible for the stories and packages, from concept to completion.
This is one installment from the two-year series "New Jersey... and how it got that way" that ran in New Jersey Monthly. It covered many of the factors around the state's issues and history.
For athletes, playing the game is easy. /but what do they do when they lose passion, identity or their love for the game?
Have decades of malevolent ownership and inept management strategies doomed the New York Knicks from succeeding? Or was it something more insidious... the curse of trading Walt "Clyde" Frazier?
"What Exit?" Forty years later, it's still a Jersey punchline. Joe Piscopo shares the story of how he brought a random event to SNL fame.
Families of firefighters are prepared for the worst for loved ones on the job. But nobody is ready to mourn a one of the bravest when he's taken in a freak accident.
A New Jersey parish priest survived the "widowmaker" heart attack and is embracing a commitment to fitness so he can continue his ministry.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker accepted the challenge to try to build a diet around a food-stamp budget. How did he do?
It's easy to build a landmark local business. All it takes is a relentless drive to succeed, a passion for community -- and generations of like-minded family members. Welcome to the WindMill... what'll it be?
Are all high school diplomas created equal? Not in New Jersey...
What can parents do when their small children must cope with the death of their beloved dog a month before Christmas. Enter Zoe the wonder dog.
A pair of women, quite different on the surface, formed a powerful bond and essential platform as they coped with postpartum depression.
You can embrace living among the sharks -- literally -- at the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ. I lived to tell the tale.
He may control "The Eleventh Hour" as the course of last resort for news junkies around the country, but Brian Williams is just a Jersey guy who's happiest on his way down the shore.
What would you ask rocker-turned-country-icon Darius Rucker? You'd better include some sports questions, if you want to have fun!
Arnold Palmer was an icon to generations, many of whom knew him for the drink that bears his name. The man who brought golf to the masses will never be forgotten.
Decorated Florida firefighter Pati Valero was clinging to life after a catastrophic motorcycle accident. She lost her left leg from the knee down but found a new purpose when she took up golf.
Jack Nicklaus' first major championship, the 1962 U.S. Open at Oakmont. His local caddie, Fred Bugna, became a celebrity -- and paved the way for three generations of Bugnas in the Oakmont caddie yard.