When he leaves Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" Thursday after hosting nearly 2,600 episodes, Jon Stewart will have logged too many great moments to count. But here are 10 Stewart highlights - both on and off the show - worth remembering:
Oh, it was the seventies…
Ed Hitzel was remembered Tuesday as a journalist, an entrepreneur, a foodie and a friend.
Last Monday, Ed Hitzel did what was nearly a monthly ritual: He gathered four friends and headed to New York to his favorite steakhouse – Peter Luger’s, where they would order the biggest dry-aged steaks and finish the meal with schlag, homemade whipped cream that defies its simplicity with …
Bernice Scarpa started in business as a girl, and she stayed busy in business until she was into her 80s. Her father was Jack Starkman, a co-founder of Atlantic City's Starkman Cigar Co., which expanded well beyond that name before the family sold the company in 1980.
Bridget McGinley became a computer whiz before a lot of her friends and co-workers knew, or cared, what a computer was.
They were 1944 classmates at the old Holy Spirit High School, when the school was an institution in Atlantic City’s then-thriving South Inlet neighborhood.
In 1951, Bill Gabriel Sr. went full time into the family produce business that was founded in 1917 by his father, Henry Gabriel Sr. That was after Bill fought in World War II as a U.S. Navy gunner and came home to work for New Jersey’s highway department and before a company that had been ca…
Richard and Carol Nick were near the end of the adventure of a lifetime, a boat trip of 6,000 or so miles called the Great Loop, when Richard was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. His doctor gave him three months to live.
Connie Wilkins was a single mother who was raising her son, Joe, on the money she made as a waitress at Atlantic City’s old Breakers Hotel.
Marlene and Joe Langone’s first date was a driving lesson, for her.
Tibor Rudas, who served as Resorts Casino Hotel’s first vice president of entertainment and special events when it opened in 1978, died Monday of natural causes at his home in Santa Monica, California.
Dick Grimes didn’t have a perfect life. He just had about the best, most impressive life that anybody around Ocean City can remember — at least among the kind of people who are impressed by a man who lives his life trying to help others improve theirs.
Jimmy Given was in church one Sunday with his family when a guy recognized him and came over to introduce his own family. Then he reminded Given, a longtime Stafford Township police detective, that Given had once done him a huge favor — by arresting him.
George Dennis Jr. was a great athlete, a high-jumper for Atlantic City High School who went on to what’s now Morgan State University and was one of the top-ranked jumpers in the country in the 1950s. In 1956, he was an alternate on the U.S. Olympic team.
Frank Doggett Sr. was a waiter at Atlantic City’s historic Dennis Hotel for close to 50 years. When he retired, he got a gold watch.
From the outside, it would be easy to see Darrow and Leona Hill as an odd couple.
One of the first African-American reporters at the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News in the 1960s, W. Leon Pope was an early organizer of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists and mentored many young minority reporters.
Michael Schurman had a name, a voice and a face that were well known around South Jersey for decades.
Anna Apicella lived for 97 years. Before she died last month, her life had two distinct settings.
Her family says it was fitting that Julie Boehm died on Independence Day, July 4, because Boehm, of Absecon, was truly a free spirit in her 84-year life.
Al and Bob Arrom were identical twins. Normally, that’s an abnormally tight bond. But these guys were even closer than most twins before Al died June 28 at 61.
Somewhere, at some point, somebody has no doubt read more books than Art Reynolds did before he died last month.
Vince Sannino’s father, Chris, grew up in Sea Isle City but raised his kids in Havertown, Pennsylvania, a Philadelphia suburb.
She was a girl from Wilmar, Minn., whose family then moved to Minot, N.D., out on the Great Plains — more than 1,700 miles west of New Jersey’s Atlantic coast. Still, Dorothy Bowman Alton ended up living her life right by the ocean and making her living running a rooming house in Ventnor wit…
Her name was Dorothy Gotland, and she was maybe 8 years old when her mother moved Dorothy and her big sister to Atlantic City for the first time.
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