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 Mickleton Men See the Past In Their Local Brewery’s Future

August 4, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
 Mickleton Men See the Past In Their Local Brewery’s Future

By Jean Redstone Perhaps the first interesting thing about Charles (‘Chuck”) Garrity is that he’s got a streak of dedication pushing him, like a scientist on the verge of a breakthrough. There’s an inner commitment toward an identified success — think farmer nursing a new crop to harvest. The second […]

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10 year sail around the world is a lifetime in the making for this Woolwich couple

June 30, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
10 year sail around the world is a lifetime in the making for this Woolwich couple

Can we agree on the premise that sailing into the ocean blue when a hurricane’s coming after you is probably a bad decision? For you and me, maybe. For the Gieschens it isn’t. Wasn’t. It wasn’t a bad decision and they’ve been there, done that, and survived unscathed. Alison and […]

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Boy “Mayor” raises $300,000 for Alex’s Lemonade, Stand opens again June 11 at Woolwich Fire House

June 2, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Boy “Mayor” raises $300,000 for Alex’s Lemonade, Stand opens again June 11 at Woolwich Fire House

By Jean Redstone Young Mario Carpino did not start out as the mayor — or, for that matter, as a community organizer and mega-fundraiser.  He was just a four-year-old kid. He was a four-year-old kid whose mom, Anna, noticed her son couldn’t move his arm one day and took him […]

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Woolwich nurse takes on another adventure and serves at leper colony

May 5, 2016 12:02 am0 comments
Woolwich nurse takes on another adventure and serves at leper colony

By Jean Redstone The world’s tallest sea cliffs, nearly 2,000 feet high of sheer, vertical, volcanic rock, protect the landward side of the tiny, yet infamous village of Kalaupapa on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, home to a modern day leper colony. The rough, forbidding sea that crashes the peninsula […]

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Partners Against Crime: The K9 Corps

March 31, 2016 12:02 am0 comments
Partners Against Crime: The K9 Corps

By Jean Redstone In the 50s and 60s, before television fully transitioned to color, families arranged their schedules to watch Rin Tin Tin and Lassie shows, and hero dogs were all the entertainment rage. You can still see episodes of these classics, sometimes on retro TV channels and also on […]

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Evangelical UM Gets New Steeple Installed

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Evangelical UM Gets New Steeple Installed
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Kids are the stars in this local theater group

March 3, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Kids are the stars in this local theater group

By Jean Redstone Oh my goodness it’s déjà vu. At least it’s deja movie view. It’s youngsters banding together, singing, dancing, dressing up and doing it on stage. Yes folks, there might be trouble, right here in Swedesboro City and only a band and chorus can save us. “Music Man” […]

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400 years of U.S. history reflected in one Tuskegee airman

February 4, 2016 1:00 am0 comments
400 years of U.S. history reflected in one Tuskegee airman

by Jean Redstone You could not know upon meeting Dr. Cornelius Elbert Gaither, formerly of Swedesboro, that his gentle demeanor belies a heritage of war upon war survived by his ancestors. There is a kindness in his face and a quiet in his voice that does not hint at the […]

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Revealed: 8 Insider Facts About the Christmas Parade

December 31, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Revealed: 8 Insider Facts About the Christmas Parade

By Jean Redstone This is doldrum time. The presents are opened and played with, the lights are coming down and so is the tree, the New Year has been toasted and the cookies consumed. Only the fruitcake still offers a taste of the season and only because it refuses to […]

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Brain aneurysm could not stop teen from a full life

December 3, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Brain aneurysm could not stop teen from a full life

Author found life after brain damage through love and faith By Jean Redstone About 25 years after a sudden aneurysm shattered her brain, her health and her expected future, Theresa Gattuso O‘Connor sat herself down and began writing her story.  She was looking, she said, for herself, for the person […]

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