Most Recent in Jersey Celebrities

Naturi’s a Natural

By Melinda Newman | December 8, 2008
Naturi Naughton’s first impulse when she snared the role of Lil’ Kim in the upcoming biopic Notorious was to get in touch with the rapper and paramour of the slain hip-hop star Notorious B.I.G., the film’s title character. Lil’ Kim wanted none of it....
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Mansion of Meows

By Eric Levin | November 10, 2008
jonathan rosenberg made millions in the first dotcom boom and cashed out to build a heaven-on-earth for seriously ill cats. ...
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Judith Bokman founded the Standardbred Retirement Foundation to save retired harness racing horses from the slaughterhouse. ...
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On TV's Man Caves, ex-NFL star Tony Siragusa builds palatial playpens for hubbies pushed to the home decor sidelines. ...
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ayna agarwal is not your average teenager. At 16, agarwal is the international outreach coordinator for the Teen Advisory Board of the United States Humane Society and has started two organizations of her own. ...
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Guiding Light

By Eric Butterman | October 20, 2008
Trenton-born Judith Light is helping AIDS victims—and helping herself to a hit TV show....
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Brother’s Keeper

By Seamus McGraw | October 14, 2008
michael barbarino has spent most of his life in pain or in prison. now, 36 years after his brother Vincent was killed, he is accusing another sibling of murder. ...
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Erin Colfax, a science teacher at Morristown High School, did not show up for class on September 23. Instead, she was in head-to-toe rain gear giving her students a firsthand lesson on global warming via a live satellite video feed from the Arctic tundra to a classroom computer....
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In August, Dr. Lawrence McBride, left, performed the first two lung transplants at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, which this year became the only New Jersey hospital designated for the procedure by the Department of Health and Senior Services. Steve Adubato, Jr. asks him about his work. ...
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As she tours the nation this fall with Gavin DeGraw, everyone from MTV to The New York Times wants to know more about this strangely named girl with the big voice and soul-stirring lyrics. But spunky 20-year-old singer-songwriter Charlotte Sometimes, says despite her new-found fame, she “still knows how to Jersey it up.”...
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The Curd Nerd

By Jody Rosen Knower | September 10, 2008
Ex-engineer Jonathan White eschews technology to make cheese that “expresses the nature of the grass and the cow.” ...
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Millville's new Motorsports Park offers a club atmosphere for the speed set. New Jerseyans can get their fill of car racing at the new park in South Jersey. ...
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Ranger Rich finds small pleasures in the Great Swamp, like helping children overcome their fear of nature. He leads tours and explains the intricacies of nature to anyone willing to take a romp through the swamp. ...
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The independent film "Split Ends" is based on Libby Christensen’s true-life adventures running a hair salon. Maplewood resident Christensen, who had no previous writing experience, was helped on the project by friend and client Gila Zalon of West Orange, known for winning a New Jersey Director’s Choice award for her film, Dream House. ...
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Philla Barkhorn founded Triwomen for the 'never-in-a-million-years-could-I-do-a-triathlon’ woman she once was. ...
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In Three Moves Ahead, venture capitalist and chess player Bob Rice shows how strategies devised for combat between black and white can keep your business out of the red. ...
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Barbecue Pit Stop

By David Weintraub | August 11, 2008
One of Jersey’s most successful new barbecue teams is Fat Angel. In its first eleven competitions, in five states, Fat Angel has racked up 25 top-ten finishes....
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Thanks to motivated students and hard work, tennis success comes easy for these three South Jersey coaches. ...
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As Young Frankenstein’s Broadway monster, Shuler Hensley lurches and bellows. But at home in Montclair, he’s one big teddy bear....
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