Author: Amanda Staab

Situated just south of the New York border, Upper Saddle River is a five-square-mile town whose residents—many of whom are doctors, Wall Street professionals and successful entrepreneurs—are the most affluent in New Jersey, with a median household income of $180,429.

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Marvin Smith has spent hundreds of hours working with the Literacy Volunteers of Union County, a non-profit dedicated to helping adults improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills.

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Located on the western edge of Bergen County, Oakland is woodsy and a bit remote, but its midsize homes, good schools and low crime rate make it popular with young families.

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Hoboken simply buzzes with life. With easy access to public transportation, Hoboken has been transformed from a blue-collar town to a bedroom community for young, professional singles.

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It’s not unusual for folks in Mendham Borough to lend their neighbors a hand. But more than the Morris County town’s strong sense of community makes it number one in New Jersey Monthly’s 2013 Top Towns survey.

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Two men, separated by the years, are reconnected by a love of the sea.

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Doodle artist John Rosica, a Bergen County resident, puts his work for sale at the YMCA in Wyckoff, New Jersey to benefit the National Autism Association, Alzheimer's Association, Broadway Care/Equity Fights AIDS and Tell Every Amazing Lady (TEAL) About Ovarian Cancer.

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Moth Week Takes Wing

June 19, 2013

Jul 20-28: The Garden State has more than 3,000 species of moths, and they will be in the spotlight during National Moth Week.

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Dr. Jeffrey C. Elbaum, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Offices: Freehold, Hazlet, Jackson and Ocean In practice: 18 Years

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Dr. Michael Gruber, General Dentist Office: Parsippany In practice: 33 Years

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