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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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Woolwich scientist a real-life ‘rock star’

November 5, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Woolwich scientist a real-life ‘rock star’

By Jean Redstone Dr. Kenneth Lacovara of Woolwich is a bona fide, famous, nationally-acclaimed rock star.  The kind of rock star who is on a first name basis with a star character in the film, “Jurassic World” and who has traveled our world on adventures of discovery. But Bon Jovi […]

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Saving animals in need the “right thing to do” for these volunteers

October 1, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Saving animals in need the “right thing to do” for these volunteers

By Jean Redstone Oddly, when Pamela Thompson invited her new friend Marley to her Mullica Hill home one of the first items she bought to make him comfortable was peppermint oil. For the furniture, of course. And vanilla and orange extracts, though she wouldn’t be baking for him. The scents […]

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Annual Heritage Wine Festival Promises Bigger and Better Experience

September 3, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Annual Heritage Wine Festival Promises Bigger and Better Experience

By Kimberly Zayac Wine lovers rejoice in anticipation of Heritage Vineyard’s annual fall wine festival. Set to take place September 19-20, the Mullica Hill, New Jersey winery is in full planning mode. “This year feels like a celebration because we were New Jersey Winery of the Year this year, so […]

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Township Officials Respond to June’s Devastating Storm

August 6, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Township Officials Respond to June’s Devastating Storm

By Kimberly Zayac The power of Mother Nature was made plain on June 23, when a quick-moving but heavily damaging storm made its way through Gloucester County. During the storm, large trees were ripped from the ground due to high winds and pounding rain. Electricity was lost in the majority […]

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Wile E. On The Loose – Coyote Sightings In Area Leave Some Residents Concerned

July 2, 2015 12:01 am0 comments
Wile E. On The Loose  –  Coyote Sightings In Area Leave Some Residents Concerned

By Kimberly Zayac In the nearly 15 years that Mickleton resident John Dormann has raised Babydoll Sheep, never have any of his flock been harmed by natural causes. However, early one morning in mid-May, he and his wife awoke to a gruesome scene. Walking into their backyard, Dormann saw one […]

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Jersey Asparagus Is A Long Term Labor of Love

June 4, 2015 1:01 am0 comments
Jersey Asparagus Is A Long Term Labor of Love

By Jenny Cowan Nothing says summer like the taste of freshly picked fruits and vegetables. With plenty of homegrown farm stands to choose from throughout Gloucester County, “farm to table” is a way of life in the summer for many living in South Jersey. Over the years this area has […]

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