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Top 40 Public
New Jersey has plenty of gems, and the real
beauty is that you can play them whenever
you want, at a price you can actually afford.
Our expert panel ranks the state’s best pub-
licly owned and daily-fee courses.
Determined to serve, a young South Jersey
nurse saved lives and soothed the dying
amid the carnage of the Civil War’s epochal
clash. Her story is part of our commemora-
tion of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of
Gettysburg. By Charles H. Harrison
Once brimming with marine life, Barnegat
Bay has been degraded by overdevelop-
ment, affecting everything from the shellfish
industry to tourism. By Nick DiUlio
An innovative architect teams with a
resourceful builder to create an ultra-chic
outdoor living space on the Jersey Shore.
By Lauren Payne
Our 2013 list of the state’s best
dental practitioners, as chosen
by their peers, features 441
dentists in eight specialties
from all over New Jersey.
p. 69 The Modern
Today’s dentists deploy tools
and techniques that help them
detect and treat problems
with better results than ever.
Amanda Staab talks with six
Top Dentists about the advanc-
es in their profession.