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How do you like your beer, wine, gin, coffee, tea? Try crafted.

April 5, 2018 12:01 am0 comments
How do you like your beer, wine, gin, coffee, tea? Try crafted.

A new trend in libations benefits local communities A trend that began some 40 years ago in California rolled slowly westward and seems now to be cresting in Gloucester and Salem counties. Like most of the ephemeral waves emanating from the third largest state in the nation, this one is […]

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Once vital for farmers, Swedesboro Auction House starts new community career

March 1, 2018 12:01 am0 comments
Once vital for farmers, Swedesboro Auction House starts new community career

It’s something less than four acres but the familiar plot of land on Leahy Avenue in Swedesboro is the last significant piece of open land left in Swedesboro, according to Mayor Thomas Fromm, who happily admits that the small square of land is, “my baby.” That “baby” is the Swedesboro […]

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Local log cabin, oldest of its kind, is lifetime of love, work, for owners

February 1, 2018 12:01 am1 comment
Local log cabin, oldest of its kind, is lifetime of love, work, for owners

Deep in the country’s past, on what was once a quiet footpath in the mixed-woods forest just upland from the Nehaunsey brook, there was built a single hand-hewn log cabin with a single room and a single fireplace to heat it. Remarkably, the cabin, constructed circa 380 years ago, still […]

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Historic Library Stays Vital Through Innovation, Thanks To Dombrosky

January 4, 2018 12:01 am0 comments
Historic Library Stays Vital Through Innovation, Thanks To Dombrosky

Four decades after it began, Margaret Dombrosky has retired from the career she never intended to have. Dombrosky, who prefers her nickname, ‘Marge”, said goodbye to the institution she shepherded from old-fashioned rigid and somber, to high activity hectic and razor’s edge new. This month she leaves her job as […]

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From FUReverAsFriends, stories in the spirit of the season – A look at the work of four pet therapy teams

November 30, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
From FUReverAsFriends, stories in the spirit of the season –  A look at the work of four pet therapy teams

  You know what a happy Christmas season story is, right? It will have children, of course, and good deeds that help others. There will be a moment of miracle, perhaps, and a lesson in understanding or empathy or love. Best of all, there will be an animal or several, […]

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Kingsway, police prepare for possible drug crisis

November 2, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Kingsway, police prepare for possible drug crisis

James Lavender knows better. The superintendent of Kingsway Regional School District,  Lavender knows that these days, it’s impossible to ignore the accounts, media stories, first-hand witnesses and loud alarms from community leaders about a growing nationwide crisis of drug abuse. He also knows that, while impossible to ignore, it is, […]

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