Education helped Ali Houshmand escape poverty in Iran. Now he is thriving as the new president of a growing university.
By creating custom chopped-beef blends, Pat LaFrieda turned the lowly burger into a status symbol and himself into the first celebrity butcher.
Foley artist Marko Costanzo uses found objects to produce the effects that make movies sound real—or surreal.
Her followers prayed for a miracle. Now a nun from New Jersey has achieved beatification. Sainthood could be next.
By Kevin Coyne
Medical marijuana provides relief for epileptic kids. So why does New Jersey make it so hard for young patients to benefit from the state’s pot program?
Rago Brothers has built a national reputation for shoe and leather repair on the strength of its team of skilled craftsmen.
In The Baking Bible, her magnum opus, Rose Levy Beranbaum shows why pros as well as amateurs turn to her for guidance.
Carney's Point native Johnny Gaudreau is tearing up the ice as left wing for the Calgary Flames.
By Paul Bruno
The Oranges were once home to large country estates, high society and a housekeeper-shortage. A "servant school" tried to sweep that problem under the rug.
Increased understanding of autism has vastly improved services for youths on the spectrum. But what happens when those kids turn 21?
At 79, Loretta Weinberg is still fighting the good fight in Trenton. But these days, she also makes time for the grandkids.
Meet the Orthodox Jew who pulls the political strings in the predominantly Latino city of Passaic.
In a business dominated by men, fifth-generation purveyors Suzanne and Andrea Strassburger take no bull while delivering prime beef with panache.
By Eric Levin