Jersey Living

Jersey dairy farms are folding at an alarming rate. From a peak of over 500, there are now just 47. Among other factors, it costs more to produce milk than farmers can sell it for....
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10 Must-Reads of 2018

December 17, 2018

Didn't have time to read some of our best stories of 2018? We've compiled them here just for you, including our July article on New Jersey's troubled malls (above). Happy reading!...
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The beard is real—and so is Ron Williams’s joy at playing Santa. ...
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Deaf-rights activist and author Sara Novic talks with us about her upcoming compilation of biographies of immigrants, and how activism today is a lot of, "yelling on the internet."...
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Sister on the Run

December 7, 2018

Sister Mary Elizabeth Lloyd of the Religious Teachers Filippini rises at 4:30 most days to get in a run before morning prayer and Mass. At 69, the sister still competes in long-distance runs for charity and to call attention to her favorite causes, although her pace has slowed to an 11-minute mile....
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In Mount Holly, a coffee shop that brews workplace skills for developmentally disabled adults....
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Reflecting the state’s panoply of world religions, treasured sites welcome and inspire strangers as well as congregants. We visited 12, from awesome to austere. Here they are, in alphabetical order....
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Cover Search 2018: The Winners

November 20, 2018

As smart as cameras are today, there is one thing they can’t do: see. The thrill of these superb pictures arises from the skill and intuition of the passionate people behind the lens....
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From a single bird, a collection of ceramic gobblers grows....
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Tax reform ended charitable deductions for most of us. For nonprofits it created a new uncertainty....
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Retailer’s giant fulfillment centers employ thousands, even without a new HQ here....
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App aims to make missed medical appointments a thing of the past....
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The Great Oak Awards recognize New Jersey businesses and individuals for their work on behalf of social and charitable causes and nonprofits. ...
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This year, the foundation provided $1 million in funding to recipients such as Habitat for Humanity Greater Plainfield and Middlesex County; the Newark Museum; State Theatre New Jersey; and Bergen PAC. ...
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“My belief,” says Smith, “is that those who have achieved a level of success owe it to their community to give back.”...
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ASB donates to Christ-centered organizations, local hospitals, fire departments, libraries, schools, and other civic organizations in New Jersey, and supports a variety of fundraising events. ...
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The notably private philanthropist is renowned in Newark for putting his weight behind the city’s ongoing revitalization, and internationally for his commitment to eliminating malaria. ...
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The sponsors and marketing partners of the Great Oak Awards....
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Meet our 2018 Great Oak Awards honorees–three exemplary companies and one extraordinary individual. They personify the spirit of giving in the Garden State....
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I took my rage to the Rage Room and smashed it to bits. Glass and plastic surrendered to my blows. Now I feel a whole lot better....
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