Tag: Scene

Fernanda A. Andrade-Brito, Ph.D.: A Doctorate In Overcoming Adversity

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez | When Fernanda A. Andrade-Brito received her Ph.D. from NYU’s nursing school last month, she took the stage as valedictorian. Brito graduated with a 4.0 GPA....

July 5, 2018 | comments

Joey Fields: Policing With Compassion

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen If you talk to Chris Melvin about his best buddy Joey Fields — they’ve known each other since they were 2 — you’d think he...

January 24, 2017 | comments

Richard Maser – Designing A Better World

By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Like a lot of college students, Richard M. Maser worked various jobs to earn money to help pay the bills. He didn’t realize it then, but...

November 21, 2016 | comments

Gilda Rogers: Changing What Needs to be Changed

By John Burton Gilda Rogers sees many roles for herself: artist, journalist, playwright and author, educator and entrepreneur. But there is one role, one hat she wears, that the work...

August 26, 2016 | comments

Brian Kirk (Not Your Average Musician)

By Chris Spiewak MOST READERS WILL recognize Brian Kirk as the leader of the tremendously successful party band Brian Kirk & The Jirks, but many may not realize that he...

July 25, 2016 | comments

Jim Truncer: Realizing the People Side of Parks

No one may know Monmouth County parks as well as Jim Truncer. And perhaps no one pays as much attention to detail to those parks as he does. While walking...

June 20, 2016 | comments

Paul Campanella: Mentoring Youth To Success

By Joseph Sapia People say Paul Campanella is a great guy. But he says that is just the teacher and coach in him, acting naturally. “I would not trade my job...

April 24, 2016 | comments