Most Recent in Jersey Celebrities

Last Laugh

By Jennifer Melick | March 12, 2015
Though she would like to, Megan McCafferty won’t forget the day that Charmed Thirds—the third in her series of beloved novels about plucky young Jessica Darling—was published in April 2006....
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Does the smile look familiar? It should. Amy Birnbaum is the public face of her company, the Denville-based Royal Coachman limousine chauffeur service....
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Ode on a Tailpipe

By Jennifer Weiss | March 12, 2015
Back in the 1990s, Bill Milbrodt of Howell bought a used Honda Accord and drove it until its odometer passed 185,000 miles. ...
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Sugar Rush Delivery

By Alison Blank | March 12, 2015
When fifteen-year-old Claire Marinello of Montville sets her mind to something, it’s as good as done. That’s clear from a glance at her Girl Scout vest adorned with merit badges....
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Leap of Faith

By Jennifer Melick | March 12, 2015
Musician Andrew Holtz remembers the seven miserable months he stuck it out working as an accountant at KPMG in Manhattan after graduating from Fordham University in 2003....
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A group of stagestruck kids from Hudson County just got its first taste of bottom-line show business....
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A Grave Undertaking

By | March 12, 2015
When the Sunday slab of newsprint hits the coffee table, do you leaf right to the obituaries? A Princeton-based independent publisher is hoping so. In fact, it is banking on attracting all the covert obituary fanatics out there....
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Both Sides Now

By Jessica Kitchin | March 12, 2015
After years of bringing joy to the needy with his band, Holiday Express, multitalented good-guy Tim McLoone faces a medical crisis at home....
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Playing more than 100 shows a year around the country has given Nashville singer-songwriter Steve Forbert a train conductor’s connoisseurship of town names....
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For Eternity

By | March 12, 2015
If he had ditched his bow ties and gone back to Hoboken in 1944, after screaming Bobby Soxers mobbed him in Times Square, he’d still be a legend. But Sinatra became so much more than that scrawny crooner....
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“Touring,” says country-rocker Tom Gillam, “is 23 hours of doing absolutely nothing and one hour of doing that thing you’re there to do.” In between, “Drinking passes the time.”...
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No Small Feet

By | March 12, 2015
WPLJ’s Brad Blanks—Hannah Montana doppelganger? He looked good, in a freaky sort of way, to a mom and daughter who’ll “Rock” Newark....
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A Woman on Top

By Eric Levin | March 12, 2015
Possibly the world’s first Jewish punk porn star with a BA from Rutgers, Oradell native Joanna Angel calls the shots on both sides of the camera and minds the bottom line. ...
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Now Hear This

By Neil Amdur | March 12, 2015
Montclair Internet entrepreneur Don Katz has made the spoken word Audible....
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The guy thought he was a big brain, but he found that you can’t keep sticking your finger in the government’s face and get away with it....
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When Englewood native Matt White was five years old, he met Bruce Springsteen in a diner. “When you’re from Jersey, that’s everything to you,” says White, now 28. “Every song of his makes me feel like a kid.”...
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When her son, Winston, was a rambunctious two-year-old, Sholeen Lou-Hsiao thought he could use a fun diversion. The Teaneck resident, who grew up in Taiwan, had seen research suggesting that teaching children Chinese as toddlers can boost their IQ. Unsatisfied with flash cards, Lou-Hsiao created her own teaching tool, and has gone from resourceful mom to entrepreneur....
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In 1958, Dickinson High students Michael Arnone, Joe Santollo, John Salvato, Tom Bialoglow, and Joey Canzano hung out in the basement of Santollo’s Jersey City home, singing the latest hits and figuring they’d make it big. Soon after, they became known as the Duprees and proved they were right, blending blue-eyed soul and doo-wop with a horn-fueled rock/swing hybrid....
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