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Avery Gilbert has built a career on nosing around. Sometimes the work is rosy, sometimes it stinks....
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Concetta Bertoldi doesn’t believe there is anything special about her gift. The ability to talk to the dead, she says, is no different than any other talent, like painting, playing the piano, or having a keen sense of smell....
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“To some people, dusty old books are often just dusty old things to get rid of,” says Shaw, a reference librarian at the New Jersey State Library in Trenton....
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Trailblazer

By Jessica Kitchin | February 11, 2009
Forget Shaq. The most groundbreaking basketball star to come out of New Jersey is Cranford’s own Carol Blazejowski. ...
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Now in his sixth decade as an entertainer, the Amazing Kreskin awaits the March release of a major motion picture based on his career as a mentalist and hypnotist. The Great Buck Howard stars John Malkovich as the Kreskin-like character, along with Tom Hanks and his son Colin....
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When it came to love, Helen Fisher figured she had done it all. She had explored the evolution of human pair-bonding; discovered a universal four-year itch that often led to divorce; and theorized that lust, romantic love, and attachment are each separate drives....
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Actor Mickey Rourke may be getting most of the accolades for his performance in The Wrestler, but New Jersey plays an important supporting role in the film....
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Ted, partner and co-chair of the litigation department for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, had one like it in the hotel room he used as an office while defending Citigroup against a $1.92 billion lawsuit from Parmalat—a five-month trial....
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At the age of 73, Loretta Weinberg may look like a kindly grandmother, but don’t underestimate her. She is a grandma, but this Democrat from Teaneck still bares her teeth....
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Nassau Hall has housed its share of independent thinkers. For a few tumultuous months in 1783, Princeton University’s oldest building was home to the entire U.S. government, and the Continental Congress once convened in its second-floor library....
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When Clement Price, a historian and distinguished professor at Rutgers University’s Newark campus, was quoted in an Esquire story about Newark Mayor Cory Booker last year, writer Scott Raab introduced the charismatic 63-year-old as “what passeth for God in this city, in terms of his omniscience.”...
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Jack Morey can hardly stop enthusing about the new sign at the Boardwalk terminus of Rio Grande Avenue. In 1950s-stylized letters, two-stories high, it reads, “Wildwoods” and in its foreground are a dozen brightly colored beachballs....
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With a new stadium at the Meadowlands inching closer to completion, a state-of-the-art training facility in Florham Park recently finished, and a pivotal game with conference rival New England looming the next day, Robert Wood Johnson IV, owner of the New York Jets, was talking insouciantly about trees....
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“This is your time,” the Reverend Reginald T. Jackson told 150 congregants at Orange’s St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church on a sunny Sunday in late October—a message that resonated with those filling the pews just nine days before the country would elect Barack Obama as its first black president....
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How do you become a star in the state’s Republican Party—spearheading John McCain’s presidential campaign here, serving two terms in the Assembly and one in the state Senate, and landing a seat on the powerful Judiciary Committee—by the time you’re 36?...
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From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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Power Issue: A-C

By | December 8, 2008
From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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Susan Goodman Jackson smelled a scam. “Are you kidding me?” she asked when I told her the music industry had a royalty check for her....
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