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Off-Roading Amid the Beasts at Six Flags

May 29, 2013 03:41 PM ET | Joanna Buffum | Permanent Link

A pair of rowdy zebras wrestle, an elephant rolls around in a dirt bath, a brown bear takes a lonesome swim and another scratches his back on a chain link fence. Welcome to the new Safari Off Road Adventure at Six Flags in Jackson.

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Celebrating Camden’s Master of Haiku

May 23, 2013 03:29 PM ET | Nick DiUlio | Permanent Link

From his home in Camden, Walt Whitman often composed lines of poetry that reflected the cruelties of war and the beauty and struggles of simply being human. As Memorial Day approaches, it’s a good time to look at the work of another celebrated (if far less famous) Camden poet, Nick Virgilio.

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Haddonfield Blowing Out 300 Candles

April 11, 2013 03:57 PM ET | Nick DiUlio | Permanent Link

Haddonfield turns 300 this year. I hope they’re saving me a slice of the cake. As part of its yearlong tercentennial celebration, the township is running a contest asking people why they love the place so much.

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Getting to Know NJ’s Peace Pilgrim

March 12, 2013 05:50 PM ET | Nick DiUlio | Permanent Link

It’s National Women’s Month, which seems like a perfect time to reflect about an exceptional South Jersey woman named Mildred Norman Ryder, known to most as Peace Pilgrim.

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Special Tour Salutes Black Civil War Veterans

February 27, 2013 03:33 PM ET | Nick DiUlio | Permanent Link

As Black History Month draws to a close this week, Richard Stockton College is hosting a field trip that should delight Civil War buffs and armchair historians alike.

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Two Rescue Dogs: Even Better Than One

February 06, 2013 08:52 PM ET | Nick DiUlio | Permanent Link

Growing up I knew that one day I would own a dog. But if you had told me that I would wind up adopting not one, but two of them from rescues, I probably would have thought you were crazy.

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The Pen is Mightier Than the Storm

November 30, 2012 09:33 PM ET | Nick DiUlio | Permanent Link

Superstorm Sandy is still very present for countless Jersey Shore residents struggling to rebuild their lives, homes and businesses. Now one local author has come up with a great way for literary types to help those in need.

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