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What to do this summer? Six suggestions you ought to try

June 1, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
What to do this summer? Six suggestions you ought to try

Decided what you’re going to do this summer? Get-away-from-it-all tourism? Day trips for family time? Water and beach on the coast? Hiking, biking, boating, bird-watching, tasting specialty eats, sampling specialty wines? Movies, maybe? Or perhaps you go wild for music and dancing? How about if you could do all of […]

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Clean up of Cold War’s Nike Base opens options for Woolwich future

May 4, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Clean up of Cold War’s Nike Base opens options for Woolwich future

In rapid succession last month the United States bombed an airfield in Syria, an ally of Russia’s; sent the “Mother of All Bombs” into an Afghanistan tunnel; deepened investigations into alleged Russian attacks on our election, and opened a game of brinksmanship with North Korea’s nuclear-powered dictator. Whatever the reasoning […]

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Our National Symbol Is Slowly Returning To The Local Woods & Sky

April 6, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Our National Symbol Is Slowly Returning To The Local Woods & Sky

Sometime between the post-war ‘50s rebuilding of American normalcy and the mid-‘60s to ‘70s challenge to that normalcy the American Bald Eagle dropped out of the nation’s skies. And except for the scientists and the groups whose lifestyle included the flyer, few people noticed. By 1982 Haliaeetus leucocephalus (the name, […]

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Horses Act As Healers In The Dream Park’s Therapeutic Riding Program

March 2, 2017 12:02 am1 comment
Horses Act As Healers In The Dream Park’s Therapeutic Riding Program

It is not clear who originally delivered the following opinion, though Winston Churchill, a great horse-lover, is a likely choice: “The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man,” he is said to have said. At nine years of age, John King was nowhere near manhood […]

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Mullica Hill Triathlon Club Offers Women More Than Just A Sport

February 2, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Mullica Hill Triathlon Club Offers Women More Than Just A Sport

    Quite unexpectedly, though not secretly, a trend, possibly a movement, certainly a contagion, appears to be upwelling in the groomed and growing developments among the little hills and woody waysides of the expanding Mullica Hill commercial district. And women, it’s all on you, about you, for you. Somehow, […]

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Support Group Helps With The Grieving From The Loss Of A 4-Legged Loved One

January 5, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Support Group Helps With The Grieving From The Loss Of A 4-Legged Loved One

By Jean Redstone Our society has instituted effective traditions to help and support mourners dealing with the loss of a family member or close friend. There’s a gathering around, an understanding, a sharing of the pain, an offering of sympathy and caring, the partaking of rituals. But what if that […]

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For Local Santa, It’s Not the Gifts, It’s the Spirit

December 1, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
For Local Santa, It’s Not the Gifts, It’s the Spirit

By Jean Redstone He’s the hit of every Christmas parade and the star of every holiday party. When he arrives, with sleigh or with elfin helpers, people flock in delight to greet the white-bearded fellow in the deep-red, plush suit, belted and booted in lustrous black. ‘Tis the season and […]

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Retiring Mail Carriers Have Been Door to Door Witnesses To The Changes In The Area

November 3, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Retiring Mail Carriers Have Been Door to Door Witnesses To The Changes In The Area

By Jean Redstone Before there was the Internet where you could buy your newest ‘ugly Christmas sweater’ and have it sent; before there were local, official postal trucks delivering your sweater; before, even, there were zip codes, there was Elizabeth Lowery. And if you lived in certain areas of Swedesboro, […]

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New neighbor wants your help in saving land, waters

October 6, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
New neighbor wants your help in saving land, waters

It’s probably fair to say that not a lot of people know what the South Jersey Land and Water Trust is or, more to the point, what it does. Which is odd because the SJLWT likely, and significantly, has impacted every resident in South Jersey.   Distilled to its essence, […]

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Mullica Hill Trainer Breaks Glass Ceiling and Becomes First Woman in Parx Racing Hall of Fame

September 1, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Mullica Hill Trainer Breaks Glass Ceiling and Becomes First Woman in Parx Racing Hall of Fame

By Jean Redstone One talking trend lately, possibly because it’s an election year, is of glass ceilings coming down, breaking, as women move past long-defended barriers into top positions. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spectacularly busted a video glass ceiling at the Democratic Convention two months ago, for example. But in […]

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