Education helped Ali Houshmand escape poverty in Iran. Now he is thriving as the new president of a growing university.
The characters of Mendham author Ron Felber's books are gritty, colorful, and totally Jersey.
The Gilbreth family, best known for the book "Cheaper by the Dozen," made a happy home in Montclair.
1010 WINS morning news anchor Judy DeAngelis will hang up her headset for good after an illustrious 36-year broadcast career.
A brotherhood of early Springsteen-era musicians continues to attract crowds to the Jersey Shore club scene.
The Jersey-bred author of "Silver Linings Playbook" finds success by following his bliss.
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.
Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc on many Jersey Shore families, but with the aid of Coastal Habitat for Humanity, life is beginning to return to normal.
By Lauren Payne
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
Rago Brothers has built a national reputation for shoe and leather repair on the strength of its team of skilled craftsmen.
Meet the Orthodox Jew who pulls the political strings in the predominantly Latino city of Passaic.
George Antheil made a name for himself with his riotous, fierce compositions. The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will perform his piece, "McKonkey's Ferry," on October 10.
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