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  1. Endangered critters elude camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Philly.com

    Cameras mounted inside wildlife crossings beneath the Atlantic City Expressway a year ago have produced a few amusing images but not hard evidence of the passageway's usage. A curious but common everyday raccoon sits up on hind legs and peers into the darkness in one of seven images the state Department of Environmental Protection released this month.

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  2. An example of the tomato that is being bred by scientists at Rutgers. Jeff Fusco / For The InquirerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Philly.com

    The quintessential Jersey tomato is the one you can taste even decades after its flavor first burst on your tongue. It's that indelible, summer-defining tomato you picked up at a farmstand on the White Horse Pike in Hammonton in 1960 and have been trying to buy, or grow, ever since.

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  3. Jersey Tomato's Spirit RipensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Philly.com

    The quintessential Jersey tomato is the one you can taste even decades after its flavor first burst on your tongue. It's that indelible, summer-defining tomato you picked up at a farmstand on the White Horse Pike in Hammonton in 1960 and have been trying to buy, or grow, ever since.

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  4. WWII veterans remember the war's end 70 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Philly.com

    Sea Owl while the troop ship waited with scores of others to pass through the Panama Canal on the way to combat in the Pacific. A member of the 57th Fighter Group, he had just left a grueling fight against the Germans in Europe and was preparing to take on the Japanese when he and his comrades learned of fearsome new bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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  5. Wild About: Blueberry ice creamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Philly.com

    What it is: Blueberries are supposed to be a super food. So they should still be good for you when they are enrobed in cream and sugar and frozen and made into ice cream, right? Let's go with that theory and talk about the blueberry ice cream produced by Royale Crown Homemade Ice Cream & Grille in Hammonton.

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  6. N.J. farms expecting a good blueberry harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Philly.com

    Workers head out each morning to pick the plump, ripe blueberries from bushes that run in long rows, like ribbons, across thousands of acres around Hammonton. All the care and labor - the pruning, fertilizing, and watering - comes down to this peak harvest time, usually from mid-June through the end of July.

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  7. Farewell to a friend, and Jersey Shore diningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    Craig LaBan: I learned the very sad news this morning that my friend Ed Hitzel - the South Jersey food critic, publisher, and broadcaster - died Monday night at 64 of a heart attack while eating at one of his favorite restaurants, Joe Italiano's Maplewood Restaurant in Hammonton. Eddie, as he was known to friends and listeners of his "Table for One" radio show , had become a true South Jersey restaurant icon, publishing a well-read magazine featuring the region's dining scene, a project he started after leaving the Atlantic City Press, where he wrote restaurant reviews until the early 1990s.

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  8. N.J. food critic and host Ed HitzelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    Ed Hitzel, 64, of Mays Landing, N.J., known for tough but fair restaurant reviews as well as an encyclopedic knowledge of the Jersey Shore restaurant and food scene, died Monday, June 29. Mr. Hitzel was stricken during dinner with friends at the Maplewood restaurant in Hammonton, N.J., whose spaghetti he frequently raved about. His wife of 33 years, Susan, told the Atlantic City Press that the cause was cardiac arrest.

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  9. Joseph F. Tomasello, 61, Atlantic County sheriff's officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Philly.com

    Joseph F. Tomasello, 61, of Cape May Court House, an Atlantic County sheriff's officer from 1980 to 2005, died of pancreatic cancer Tuesday, June 9, at home. Born in Hammonton, Mr. Tomasello graduated from Pleasantville High School and served in the Army in West Germany in the 1970s.

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  10. Timothy O'Hara, 55, police captainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Philly.com

    He needed a bit of bravery, she said, because "on his way, the skies opened and he had a hailstorm." On Sunday, May 24, Mr. O'Hara, 55, of Hammonton, who retired in December 2002 as a Hamilton Township, N.J., police captain, died of a heart attack at the home of his mother, Mary Alice, in Delran.

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  11. Farm-labor contractor penalized over low wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Philly.com

    After paying $6.50 an hour to 125 nursery workers, a Philadelphia-based farm-labor contractor has been ordered to pay $146,100 in civil penalties for back wages and other federal violations. The U.S. Department of Labor in September 2014 sued Heng Heng Agency Inc. and its president, Visith Oum, for what it said were repeated and willful violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.

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  12. Farm-labor contractor penalized over low wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Philly.com

    After paying $6.50 an hour to 125 nursery workers, a Philadelphia-based farm-labor contractor has been ordered to pay $146,100 in civil penalties for back wages and other federal violations. The U.S. Department of Labor in September 2014 sued Heng Heng Agency Inc. and its president, Visith Oum, for what it said were repeated and willful violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.

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  13. Roots' rapper takes his cause to the theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Philly.com

    AS RAPPER Dice Raw sees it, the for-profit incarceration industry is as much an enemy of the African-American community as poverty, drugs and lack of educational opportunities. Inspired by author Michelle Alexander 's 2012 book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness , Raw in 2013 released a CD, "Jimmy's Back," his own take on the issue.

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  14. James Matro, farm ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Philly.com

    Gaetano James Matro oversaw workers on more than 500 acres of fruit and vegetable farmland, but he still liked to get his boots muddy. "When he got out of the hospital the first time, on Jan. 6, he went right back to work that same day," son Guy said, referring to lung problems his father, known as James, was battling.

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  15. Artists' event will celebrate their love for the PinelandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Philly.com

    "I paint what I'm passionate about. I paint where I am," says the prolific watercolorist, who lives in a woodsy, light-filled home in Mullica Township, Atlantic County.

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