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Nature Around Us: Angler from the Sky

Although kingfishers can be migrants in southern New Jersey, we have them year-round unless we get a hard freeze. Since their diet consists primarily of fish, open water is critical to their sustenance.

Hidden Complexions: African American Inventors Still Inspire Us

Throughout the history of the United States, many brilliant men and women of African descent have left a profound and enduring mark on this country, and the world, by using their ingenuity to create inventions that have helped further the progress of mankind.

On the Ave: A Tour, Cats, and Music

We now reach the last leg of our journey along The Ave — the block between West Avenue and Delsea Drive. It’s the westernmost block of Landis Avenue covered within our Vineland Downtown Improvement Zone. It’s a long block and includes two shopping plazas, other multi-business complexes, and the former Landis Middle School (now the headquarters of the Vineland Board of Education).

Nature Around Us: Vulture Culture

For years I have been delivering presentations on Vulture Culture all over the state. It’s proved to be interesting and a great deal of fun. Vultures exist worldwide and they’re deeply ingrained in many societies. The service that they provide to the environment and to humans is indisputable. They are one of nature’s cleanup crews.

On the Ave: Revving Up for 2020

I have some news about our campaign for public financial support for the Military Mural downtown. It was such a success that it netted more than was necessary to cover the expenses.

Millville Matters: Winter into Spring

As the winter months linger, days are getting longer and new events in the area are being presented. Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center will host free family art workshops on February 8, 22 and March 7, 21. “A Garden of Quilts” exhibit will be held in the Wheaton Event Center on March 14. The PushCart Players will present a children’s play The Velveteen Rabbit on Saturday, March 21.

On the Ave: Volunteers Welcomed

We’re always looking for new volunteers — or volunteers to rejoin us. By getting involved now, you can be part of the planning and implementation stages.

Mayoral Musings: Code Blue Mandate

While the form of Code Blue varies from community to community, in Bridgeton it is always staffed by volunteers, it is hosted in churches, and we’ve been fortunate enough to be able to provide bedding, meals, and wrap-around services.

Nature Around Us: Winter Eagle Festival Set for Feb. 1

Each year there is a marvelous opportunity to gain greater insight into the New Jersey Delaware Bayshore and its avian denizens, especially our eagles and their compatriot raptors and waterfowl. This year’s Eagle Festival is happening this weekend, and it’s a super way to spend your Saturday on February 1.

Jersey Reflections: Bedside Chat with John Lennon and Yoko Ono

As a junior at Atlantic City High School waiting for the elevator to reach the ninth floor of the Amsterdam Hilton where she would interview John Lennon and Yoko Ono in March 1969, Alisa Cooper was, in her own words, “a nervous wreck.”