Education helped Ali Houshmand escape poverty in Iran. Now he is thriving as the new president of a growing university.
The Common Core program calls for new standardized tests. As New Jersey schools prepare for high-tech testing, some educators are asking: Why the rush?
By Neil deMause
School reform is an ongoing point of contention that sparks plenty of debate. We asked commentators Bob Braun and Jonathan Alter to face off on the issue.
The Gilbreth family, best known for the book "Cheaper by the Dozen," made a happy home in Montclair.
Chef Ryan DePersio and his partners grab the spotlight with Battello in Jersey City.
80 years ago, an off-shore disaster in Asbury Park made national headlines.
“The Applebee’s of China” brings hot pot—Inner Mongolia’s signature style of communal cooking—to Edison, and the place is packed.
Our annual Seeds of Hope awards honor exceptional New Jersey volunteers who go above and beyond the call. Read about our five honorees.
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On Fridays, Rosie serves a mixed stew of NJ food and dining information. Today, read about As it Grows, a Farm-to-Table charity event with a menu created by David Burke.
Steve Carell, will replace fellow actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis in the movie Freeheld — a film based on a 2007 documentary about the late Ocean County Detective Lieutenant Laurel Hester, who fought to leave her county pension to her life partner, Stacie Andree, as she was dying from cancer in 2006.
Drew Adelman of Colonia, founder and CEO of Devotion vodka, swears that that his product "is not only the world’s first-ever, sugar-free, gluten-free and 100 percent made-in-America vodka, it is also hangover-free."
Next time you visit Ann Taylor stores to preview all the new fall looks, consider purchasing a trio of bracelets in support of a worthy cause...