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Longtime Advocate’s Mission: Keeping the Ocean and NJ Coastline Clean

Tom Johnson | November 25, 2015 | Profiles

Cindy Zipf, the full-time coordinator of Clean Ocean Action, says that the Jersey Shore is in her DNA

Profile: LaKeesha Eure -- Searching Ways to End Cycle of Violence In Newark

Lee Keough | November 18, 2015 | Profiles
Firsthand experience with shootings and murder help explain why dedicated social worker also leads the Newark Antiviolence Coalition
October 28, 2015
Part ‘first responder for the river,’ and part environmental activist and teacher, Bill Sheehan says restoring the Hackensack is a 24/7 job
October 21, 2015
It's easy for Seton Hall professor to blur the line between politics and life -- if there is a line
October 14, 2015
With almost 30 years at the Meadowlands Commission, Robert Ceberio has helped nine governors understand both the ecosystem and its communities
October 8, 2015
Salem County’s Chelsea Collins, youngest winner in recent memory, cited for enthusiasm for teaching, expertise in literacy
September 30, 2015
For Serena Rice, the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey that she heads up is just the latest platform for easing the life of the poor
September 23, 2015
Denise Rodgers heads programs that bring together professionals from different disciplines, aims to improve healthcare in Newark
September 16, 2015
Lyle Rawlings isn’t just pushing solar power, he’s pushing the state to adopt far more ambitious targets for electricity generated by renewable sources
September 9, 2015
Thomas Wright hopes to find new solutions for today’s problems, while envisioning tomorrow’s infrastructure
September 2, 2015
John Sinsimer is an elected official turned novelist who’s fighting against environmental poisoning -- in real life and with printed word
August 12, 2015
NJBIA president cites patience, perseverance and passion as key to success in pushing for business-friendly state policies
August 5, 2015
Janna Chernetz of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign is keeping close watch on NJ’s roads, rails, streets, cars, bikes, buses, and …
July 29, 2015
Rev. Fletcher Harper heads up GreenFaith, an interfaith group committed to environmental leadership
July 22, 2015
Declan O’Scanlon helped retire NJ’s red-light cameras, puts social media to work to open dialogue with constituents, opponents
July 15, 2015
Self-described ‘horse guy’ and ‘numbers guy’ has grand vision for Meadowlands – and says casino there would also benefit Atlantic City
July 8, 2015
New Jersey Future’s David Kutner heads up a team of recovery-planning managers that helps towns assess their vulnerabilities to tomorrow’s storms
July 2, 2015
Susie Wilson, who led fight for family life curriculum in NJ, shares stories from her friendships with the Kennedys to the present day in new memoir
June 24, 2015
With ‘Brick City Live,’ Andaiye Taylor runs a website that trains an insider’s eye on city’s problems -- and its power couples
June 17, 2015
For Cathleen Lewis, looking out for Garden State motorists and serving as mayor of Lawrence Township are all in a day's work
June 10, 2015
Incoming head of Health Care Quality Institute wants to put focus on needs of consumers
June 3, 2015
Gordon MacInnes makes no secret of his concerns -- including education, immigration, Medicare expansion, and the ‘hollowing out of the middle class’
May 27, 2015
Group honors official for his work helping Keyport and Union Beach residents deal with the sometimes overwhelming aftermath of Sandy
May 20, 2015
Lifelong Burlington County resident pursued career mapped out since childhood
May 13, 2015
But Bill Dressel isn’t really moving on -- he’s staying in New Jersey, and hopes to keep working on policy issues facing the Garden State
May 6, 2015
She went from Tenafly school trustee to widely respected advocate for education funding
April 29, 2015
Herbert and Anna Ouida have created a foundation in memory of young man who overcame childhood adversity to become everybody’s buddy
April 22, 2015
Artist helps beautify battered town and relieve stress in a community still struggling to recover from Sandy
April 15, 2015
Director of Ironbound Community Corp. knows that ‘simple’ goals are most important: good jobs, safe housing, decent education
April 8, 2015
Leslie Anderson, the first African-American woman to head a financing agency, makes a difference -- offstage and on
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