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Women's History NJ: Alice Paul

Women’s History NJ: Alice Paul

Monumental historical activist and suffragist Alice Paul was born on January 11, 1885, in Mount Laurel. She grew up in a Quaker family, which significantly influenced her decision to study at Swarthmore College, a Pennsylvania school founded by Hicksite Quakers,…

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The Best Hair Salons for NJ Kids

Children’s haircuts can be a scary and stressful experience for kids and their parents. For some children, a traditional hair salon won’t fit the bill as the shop and stylists may not be in tune with their needs.We’re here to…

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RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health Plans to Improve NJ Communities

Numerous factors go into creating a healthy community. On the flip side, things like unemployment rates, crime rates and poor community relations are just a few of the elements that can cripple a municipality’s economy. So, what can me done…

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Action Park

NJ Vocabulary: What Is Action Park?

If you grew up in New Jersey, summer wasn’t summer unless there was a visit to Action Park involved. It couldn’t be helped. The commercial started around mid-May and teased and taunted hopeful thrill-seekers all summer long. Mention Action Park…

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Black History NJ: Jersey Joe Walcott

Black History NJ: Jersey Joe Walcott

Arnold Raymond Cream, aka Jersey Joe Walcott, was born in Merchantville, NJ, on Jan. 31, 1914. He held the record for the oldest heavyweight champion for more than four decades. His father, an immigrant from Barbados, died when Walcott was…

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Black History NJ: Carla Harris

Black History NJ: Carla Harris

Montclair resident Carla Harris is an author, a highly sought-after public speaker and accomplished gospel singer. Harris earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB in economics from Harvard University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and has since…

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Heart Health

The Best Heart Health Tips for Men and Women

Each February, America celebrates Heart Month to raise awareness about heart health. While taking care of one’s entire body through nutrition and exercise is always important, taking time to focus on the heart is equally crucial; despite it being the…

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Black History NJ: William Neal Brown

Black History NJ: William Neal Brown

William Neal Brown was born in Warrenton, Georgia on February 24, 1919. Brown’s grandfather was a former slave who began a career as a farmer in Georgia, in 1863, after being freed. Brown’s father followed in his footsteps before eventually…

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A Day with Heart: Healthy Family Activities

February is American Heart Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and learning ways to prevent it. It’s the perfect month to think about easy ways you can promote healthy living at home. We’ve rounded up some…

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