Education helped Ali Houshmand escape poverty in Iran. Now he is thriving as the new president of a growing university.
1010 WINS morning news anchor Judy DeAngelis will hang up her headset for good after an illustrious 36-year broadcast career.
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.
Entertainment veterans enjoy a second act at the Lillian Booth Home in Englewood.
Three generations of Waddington women have documented the simple life of Salem County through their art.
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?
On a moonless summer night, two boats chart a tragic course on Barnegat Bay.
By Ken Schlager
Rago Brothers has built a national reputation for shoe and leather repair on the strength of its team of skilled craftsmen.
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.
New Jersey Monthly helps honor the state's outstanding family-owned enterprises.
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