My Hero: Scott Seidel
Submitted by: Stefanie Cain
Scott Seidel, the store manager of the Stop & Shop in...
My Hero: Rosemary Ryan
Hometown: Highlands Submitted by: Valerie Montecalvo
Rosemary was diagnosed with endometrial...
My Hero: Fatihah and Abdul Kareem Ouedraogo and family
Hometown: Roselle Submitted by: Shonda Levine-Ouji
Fatihah and Abdul made us feel comfortable with...
My Hero: Joan DeLucia
Hometown: Toms River
Submitted by: Jennifer Katz
Since Thanksgiving, Jennifer has organized...
My Hero: Leo Cervantes
Submitted by: Alex Aristizabel
Leo lost his restaurant "Chilangos" after the...
My Hero: The people of Slidell, Louisiana and the Amtrak “Train of Hope”
Hometown: Slidell, Louisiana Submitted by: Ray Zardetto
The people of Slidell, Louisiana, were hit hard...
My Hero: Meadowlands Basket Brigade
Hometown: Lodi Submitted by: Lauren Turiello
With families in Little Ferry and Moonachie left...
My Hero: Utility Workers
Submitted by: Jennifer Kramer
PSE&G has faced many a daunting storm, but the utility has never...
My Hero: Thomas Boyd
Police Chief, Seaside Heights Featured in People magazine (November 19, 2012)
We saved a...
My Hero: Aristotle Alafouzos
Hometown: Point Pleasant Beach Submitted by: Barry Vankat
Aris is the proprietor of Perk's Café in...
My Hero: Dr. Philip M. Bonaparte, Horizon NJ Health
Hometown: Millstone Submitted by: John Passuth
Dr. Bonaparte tended to every man, woman and child as...
My Hero: Mary Figueroa
Hometown: Brick Submitted by: Cathy Mamola, Director Bayada Home Health Care
Mary parked her car...
My Hero: The Anonymous People Who Took Action
Hometown: Everywhere Submitted by: Joe Paradise, of Point Pleasant Beach
Sandy bruised our...
My Hero: Tina Iervolina
Hometown: East Hanover Submitted by: Scott Waulters
Tina helps UnitedHealthcare members get...
My Hero: Kristie Lindblom
Hometown: Pittsburgh Submitted by: Ken Orchard
My daughter Kristie grew up in New Jersey and...
My Hero: Jay Gillian, Brian Roberts and Drew Fasy
Hometown: Ocean City Submitted by: Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jay Gillian, Mayor of...
My Hero: Maureen Corrado
Hometown: Jersey City Submitted by: Mark Rabson
Several feet of storm water flooded the first...
My Hero: Joe Driscoll
Hometown: Toms River Submitted by: Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande
Rebuild the Jersey Shore...
My Hero: Chris Andrulis and Patti Barber
Hometown: Toms River Submitted by: Ryan Chamberlain
In addition to coordinating food and clothing...
My Hero: Regina Coyle
Hometown: Little Ferry Submitted by: Angela Daidone
Regina Coyle, president of Felician College’s Alumni...
My Hero: The Honors Societies at Bloomfield College
Hometown: Bloomfield Submitted by: Jill Alexander
The honors students and the campus honors...
My Hero: Linda and Gregg Harrsch
Hometown: Moonachie Submitted by: Bill McColl
They gave neighbors a place to sleep and shower for...
My Hero: Dennis D. Morgan II
Hometown: Newark Submitted by: Denise Rivas-Morgan
Meals were provided to hundreds residents per...
My Hero: Pauly Kourtis
Hometown: New Brunswick Submitted by: Jean Holtz
The Fresh Grocer postponed the grand opening of...
My Hero: Jessica “Jesse” Burns
Hometown: Lakewood Submitted by: Nicholas Intromasso
Jesse helped make sure that the storm did not...
My Hero: Squan Strong
Hometown: Manasquan Submitted by: Mike Sinneck
The Squan Strong team, led by Dana and Melissa,...
My Hero: Staff Sgt. Katie Cataldo and Specialist Jesse de la Cruz
Foxtrot Company, New Jersey National Guard Introduced by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez at New Jersey Chamber...
My Hero: Jay Price, Manasquan Fire Department
Hometown: Manasquan Introduced by U.S. Rep. Chris Smith at New Jersey Chamber Congressional...
My Hero: Mike Hernandez, Sounds to Go DJs
Hometown: Red Bank Introduced by Gov. Chris Christie at New Jersey Chamber Congressional Dinner, Jan....
My Hero: Father C. John Thompson-Quartey
St. Mary's by the Sea Episcopal Church in Point Pleasant Beach Introduced by New Jersey Chamber...
My Hero: Chris Wood
Woody's Ocean Grille, Sea Bright Introduced by U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg at New Jersey Chamber...
My Hero: The Employees of Flexline
Hometown: Linden Submitted by: Jeff Scheininger
They stayed at their stations and kept working long...
My Hero: Avi Levy, COO, Pish Posh Baby
Hometown: Lakewood Submitted by: Larry Krampf
Pish Posh Baby, a baby gear retailer in Jackson...
My Hero: Jetty and Waves4Water
Hometown: Little Egg Harbor Submitted by: Patty Karlowitsch, Anne Spillane, and George and Sandra S....
My Hero: Marsha Hedgepeth
Hometown: Toms River Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State address, January 8
Marsha swam to...
My Hero: Tracey Keelen and Jay Gehweiler
Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State address, January 8
Tracey Keelen and Jay...
My Hero: Christine Noble, South Amboy Councilwoman
Hometown: South Amboy Submitted By: South Amboy Mayor Fred Henry
Christine kicked into action as soon...
My Hero: Larry Inserra
Hometown: Saddle River Submitted by: Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi
Larry opened his supermarkets to the...