Author: Anthony DePalma

In an evolving city, even the Benedictine monks have changed with the times.

Seen in: Jersey Living

A plague of invasive plants, animals and creepy-crawly things is crowding out Jersey's natural species. Despite efforts, the exotic invaders keep coming.

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A frustrated homeowner takes her beef about unwanted vegetation to Trenton.

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The Master of the Game

October 2, 2014

Meet the Orthodox Jew who pulls the political strings in the predominantly Latino city of Passaic.

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In Newark’s Muslim community, the revelation of New York City’s secret spying campaign has opened painful new wounds and aggravated old racial rifts.

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The Muck Stops Here

February 13, 2012

After 30 years of talk and legal wrangling, a mountain of contaminated goo is about to be hauled up from the bottom of the Passaic River.

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Steel Dreams Deferred

October 10, 2011

Gateway has replaced ARC as Jersey’s best hope to ease train travel to Manhattan. But will Amtrak’s plan ever get rolling?

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Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed and built a system that tracks underwater threats to public safety.

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Improved communications systems help New Jersey react better when disaster strikes.

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The arrest in Yemen of a former Jersey nuclear plant worker has raised serious security questions. The bottom line: Can we protect ourselves from homegrown terror?

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