Author: Eleanor Gilman

From a Great Pyrenees who sits in on reading lessons to a goldendoodle who soothes children in crisis, these canines are a comforting presence in NJ schools.

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Plus, other New Jerseyans are writing to children in Kenya, Brazil and beyond.

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Despite NJ’s vote to legalize recreational marijuana, some local leaders and residents don’t want dispensaries in their communities—at least for now.

Seen in: Jersey Living

Insensitivity at the doctor’s office takes various forms, ranging from outright bias to lack of interest or knowledge.

Seen in: Health, Jersey Living

The Burlington-based United States War Dog Association provides recognition and care packages for furry foxhole buddies.

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Temporary Pet Guardians matches pet owners with guardians who care for the animals until their owners can retrieve them.

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The Japanese practice offers serenity, which feels particularly relevant in these stressful times.

Seen in: Jersey Living, Outdoors

Raoul Cordeaux launched NJ's chapter of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, a national nonprofit serving 8,000 disabled active military members and vets.

Seen in: Giving Back

Sam Ezersky, associate puzzles editor for the New York Times, says his passion began at an early age.

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Friends to Friends Community Church adapts to the needs of its congregation, comprised entirely of disabled worshippers. 

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