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The Holiday Trifle: Not Trivial At All

A recipe and sweet holiday story.

The Gift I Keep on Giving

A holiday tradition that began with the awkwardness of teenage infatuation, and each year reminds the giver of the value of hope and the gift of recognizing true love.

The Crossword Puzzle, Created by a Cedar Grove Resident, Turns 100

Arthur Wynne never got rich, famous, or even held the rights to his brainchild.

Montclair Resident Brings Passion for Adult Piano Learning to the Web

When Nancy Williams reclaimed the piano as an adult, almost everything changed.

Thankful for the Good China, and the Paper Plates

Decades pass, a woman gets comfortable with her new family's holiday ways, but those childhood traditions linger in heart and mind.

ESSAY: Superstorm Sandy Anniversary, “Not A Shore Thing”

Lisa Romeo's beautiful essay on the destructive storm was recently published in bioStories.

Four Glen Ridge Friends Create Private Salon Space for Women Battling Illness, Life-Altering Issues

The Roller Girls transformed empty salon room into soothing retreat.

NJ Health Insurance Marketplace Readies for October 1 Open Enrollment Start

Federal, not state funds, are powering NJ's Health Care Exchange -- and informing folks about fast approaching options is daunting task.

New Site Helps Boomers Sort Through Streaming Film Choices

Netflix decisions, narrowed.

Montclair TEDx Event Organizers Seeking Local Experts to Talk About Play

Get your five-to-seven minutes of local speaking fame!

Montclair Resident Launches Organization for Freelance Researchers, Scholars

Jon Wilkins' Ronin Institute acts as an umbrella organization for independent researchers and scholars.

Montclair Novelist Pam Redmond Satran’s Book Gets Cast for TV Series by SATC Creator

Book will become the basis for new comedy series created by Darren Star on TV Land.

Christie Signs Bill Banning Gay “Conversion Therapy” for Minors in New Jersey

New Jersey joins California as the only states to outlaw the "controversial therapy."

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