His forebears have held one of the more eclectic mélange of jobs I've seen, including taxi driver, fruit and vegetable peddler, furrier, shoe store proprietor, and window cleaner.
This is Seaside Heights now. A roller-coaster ride is in the water. Piers are in pieces, washed away. Plywood is slapped across the same businesses that were open a year ago, serving the throngs that packed this place when the Polar Bear Plunge came and went a year ago.
The rejection of the Medicaid expansion would have such powerful negative consequences for New Jersey in so many ways, that this is one surprise that is best avoided.
Parenting a school-aged child with dyslexia requires strategy, savvy and time. Frankly, not all of us possess these attributes in equal measure and the job often seems beyond our means and abilities. One group of parents in New Jersey decided to do something to address these issues.
As I listen to actor Bobby Cannavale speak of his life in theatre, movies and TV, I envision a portrait of him walking home in New York after a two-and-a-half hour stage performance.
The real question is: Are the unions going take an active role in stopping the closing down of the networks? Are they going to help to get the networks get upgraded?
New Jersey's law that limits handgun purchases to one per month was just upheld by the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, creating a federal law foundation for other states to follow.
Have you heard the one about the fat Governor? Of course you have. You can't avoid him. Chris Christie is huge. (Horrible pun intended.)
For you prospective buyers and renters out there thinking of abandoning big city life for a quieter existence in the 'suburbs' just across the pond, make sure you understand, Hoboken is now just as urban as New York, if not more so.
I will admit, I'm not the biggest nut person. I rarely crave them. In fact, I don't seek them out. Nuts, in general, don't make it into my pantry as a snack.
It takes painstaking work to replicate a mid-sixties Jersey garage band, particularly when your boss is Steven Van Zandt of E Street Band fame.
In 2012, Camden set a new record for murders in a single year. It was last broken in 1995, and since then over 700 people have been murdered here. The violence compelled the creation of a community group which planted crosses in front of City Hall and along the Ben Franklin Bridge.
Pension costs seem to loom over so many state and local budget battles like a sinister sword of Damocles, a dark reminder of Big Government's tyrannical profligacy. Should we panic?
Governor Christie's State of the State was long on rhetoric, but short on ideas. It reminded me of that old Wendy's commercial: "Where's The Beef?"
By: Ashley Williams According to the National Employment Law Center (NELP), about 65 million -- or one in four -- adults in this country have a crimi...
Just days after the announcement that last year was the warmest in history for the continental United States, NASA and NOAA found global temperatures are rising too.