Posts by: Leah Mishkin
Residents across New Jersey are participating in acts of kindness and paying it forward in order to bring a little lightness during the coronavirus pandemic.
The social distancing requirements needed to slow the spread of this virus has brought life to a near standstill. But some residents are getting creative with ways to stay contacted while still being ...
One New Jersey school is experimenting with a later start time to improve student health.
In Bridgewater, four high school students, all under the age of 18, are ranked in the top 100 swimmers in the world.
State officials Tuesday announced a new initiative to boost housing opportunities for the disabled and others facing difficulties by providing $50 million in subsidies for developers who construct ...
A lack of inclusivity and accessibility can make it tough for individuals with special needs to feel welcome. One "town" is helping by allowing them to gain independence and confidence, all without ...
By adopting new technologies and following community policing guidelines, Camden's police force has cut crime at a 50 year low.
A despoiled parcel that once played a role in the storied industrial past of Trenton has a future as a place for kids to have fun and stay out of trouble.
A youth ambassador program through the Tyler Clementi Foundation is working to change the culture around bullying.
In Camden, old public housing is being replaced with longtime residents in mind.
The borough of Chatham, with a population of just under 9,000, is struggling with a problem that’s become common across the country: How to get rid of recyclables.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is piloting an education program to help kids avoid substance abuse.
In Maplwood, residents have another way to reduce waste.
The upcoming census is inspiring kids to count heads -- especially in historically hard-to-count areas where residents stand to benefit the most from being counted.
Seven companies took the stage, each giving a 5 minute pitch of their products and company as part of Newark Venture Partners' demo day.