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Walking Tour Finale

by Russell Swanson, Exec. Dir., VDID, Main Street Vineland

The finish line is in sight on the last leg of our “walking tour” of The Ave—the south side of the block between West Avenue and Delsea Drive. It’s the westernmost block of Landis Avenue covered within our Vineland Downtown Improvement Zone. After we finish, we’ll tally up the totals and give you a rundown, in a future column, of the number of businesses on The Ave. You’ll see for yourself the number and variety of businesses in our downtown—The Ave.

On the south side…

• 79 W. Landis Ave.

—Veterans Administration—Cumberland County Outpatient Clinic

• 75 W. Landis Ave.

—The Fade Away Barbershop

• 71 W. Landis Ave.—Custom Graphics

• 69 W. Landis Ave.

—New Life Tabernacle—New Life Academy

• 61 W. Landis Ave.

—Vineland Public Schools Administrative Offices

• 37 W. Landis Ave.

—Members 1st of NJ Federal Credit Union

• 29 W. Landis Ave.

—Quality Inn

• 25 W. Landis Ave.

—Henry M. Ricci, P.C., Certified Public Accountant

—Payroll Xpress, LLC

—Ronald Maccri, Progressive Insurance

• 17 W. Landis Ave.—Academy Professional Complex

—Academy Ballroom and Event Center (Suite A)

—Academy of Healthcare Excellence (Suite B)

—Twin Realty, LLC (Suite C)

—Excellent Homecare of South Jersey (Suite D)

—Excellent Staffing Agency of South Jersey (Suite E)

—Excellent Medical and School Supplies (Suite F)

• 7 W. Landis Ave.—Rite Aid Pharmacy


Come and see some fun, frisky felines on The Ave as the Empire Cat Club presents “The Empire Returns,” a Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) sanctioned allbreed cat show, on Saturday, February 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Landis MarketPlace, 631 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. Tickets for the show—$8 for adults, $6 for children ages 6 to 12, and free admission for children under age 6—can be purchased at the door. Free parking is available in the large lot in the rear of the marketplace.

CFA is the largest registry of pedigreed cats and known as the most prestigious pedigreed cat registering association in the world. For more information or to volunteer, e-mail


We’re proud to be presenting a free concert by the esteemed United States Air Force Heritage Brass of the USAF Heritage of America Band on Saturday, March 14, at 3 p.m., at the Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave.

We are grateful to Samuel Coraluzzo Co., Inc./Torrissi Transport for sponsoring this concert, which will show off the ensemble’s wide repertoire of music, including classical, patriotic, and jazz selections to new compositions and distinctive arrangements. Seating is open—first come, first served. No ticket is necessary.


This is all the more reason to make The Ave your destination for your shopping needs. Save money on gasoline, avoid the long lines at the big-box stores, malls, and shopping centers—and also enjoy the events we have on The Ave.

For more information on Main Street Vineland, call 856-794-8653, visit or check us out on Facebook. You can also e-mail

On The Ave