On the Frontline

Within 24 hours of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness convened a conference call with 160 leaders of various faiths in the state to discuss potential terror threats and share information that might prove valuable in averting an attack here. Developing lines of communication with religious…

The Ultimate Gift: A Story About Organ Donation

It was just another humid day in August, but Dr. Randall “Randy” Marc Giles was on top of the world. The 43-year-old father of three was about to open a private surgical practice in Wayne. He had stopped at a friend’s house after unloading boxes at his new office when he started to feel funny;…

Pension Fight Inspires Film

Laurel Hester selflessly protected the people of New Jersey for 24 years as a detective lieutenant with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. In 2004, while still on the force, she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Her dying wish to pass on her pension benefits to her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, was repeatedly denied…