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History Safeguarded

John Scarpa may not live full-time in Vineland currently but he believes in supporting his hometown. Over the years, he has made generous donations to a variety of local organizations

Cumberland Connection

Richard W. Conner was known most notably as an entrepreneur and philanthropist, but his affiliation with the Christmas season might be how Cumberland County remembers him best. In his 30s,

Filmmaker Brings It Home

Award-winning screenwriter, director, actor and producer Ray Mamrak wants to bring the lights, camera and action to his alma mater, and he is focused on doing it through the Rowan

Park It!

New Jersey has more than 50 protected areas designated as state parks, state forests, recreation areas, and other properties, many of which are in South Jersey. The New Jersey Department

Safety First

December is a time of celebration for many diverse religious observances in New Jersey, but whatever the holiday, these festivities often include lights and decorations. The New Jersey Department of

First Bike

Christmastime has historically been used by many as an opportunity for thinking not of one’s self, but of others—especially of those in need. On December 5 and 6, more than

Monumental Gift

Entrepreneur and philanthropist John F. Scarpa has pledged $8 million to the Stockton University Foundation. It is the largest gift in the university’s history. The gift from The John F.

Holly Jolly

Christmas came early this year for residents of Cumberland County and throughout the state. Last week, three days before Thanksgiving, Governor Phil Murphy’s office issued a statement that the New

Time Marches On

Earlier this month, on Saturday, November 2, the Vineland High School Marching Band came in second place at the annual Cavalcade of Bands New Jersey State Championship. “The Cavalcade of

Aerie Art

Cumberland County resident Peter Galetto, Jr. wears many hats. He’s an entrepreneur, he’s a board member at Inspira Health—and for more than eight years, he’s been a glass artist, blowing