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National Park Newswire

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  1. Site of Powhatan village to become national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Powhatan Today

    The Daily Press of Newport News reports the National Park Service has purchased the historic Werowocomoco site. The Werowocomoco site is believed to be where Powhatan and Pocahontas lived when English settlers first arrived in Virginia in the early 1600s.

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  2. Site of Powhatan village to become national parkRead the original story

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    The Daily Press of Newport News reports the National Park Service has purchased the historic Werowocomoco site. The Werowocomoco site is believed to be where Powhatan and Pocahontas lived when English settlers first arrived in Virginia in the early 1600s.

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  3. Powhatan village becoming national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of shoreline erosion at the Werowocomoco site. No Mags, No Sales, No Internet, No TV courtesy of VIMS The National Park Service has purchased the historic Werowocomoco site in Gloucester County. The village on the banks of the York River was ...

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  4. Historic Liberty State Park train terminal reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Business Tax funded $11.3 million of the repair work, and an insurance policy funded nearly $5 million. A National Park Service Sandy Disaster Relief grant provided $2 million and the Federal Emergency Management Agency provided $1 million. The ...

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  5. Witness follows drunk driver who hit pedestrian, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... incident, police say a concerned citizen followed the driver, who was later identified as Richard Fox, 51, of National Park, Gloucester County. The witness called 911 and followed the driver onto the Atlantic City Expressway while updating the ...

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  6. Celebration of Native Plants June 28 at Prallsville MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | NJ.com

    ... the restoration projects in Hopewell Township and on Bulls Island in Delaware Township were funded by the National Park Service, Partnership for the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Delaware Bay Estuary Program. ...

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  7. Relics of 1777 Battle of Red Bank going on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Philly.com

    ... of the first systematic survey of the battlefield area, a two-year project funded by a $46,200 grant from the National Park Service, which in 2014 allocated $1.3 million to fund preservation at various battlefields. Along with the cannon fragment, ...

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  8. Unearthed Revolutionary War artifact tells story of 'American Tenacity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Jersey Journal

    NATIONAL PARK - A year ago workers doing an archeological survey at Red Bank Battlefield had a large and important discovery when massive chunk of metal was detected just two feet under ground. Covered in orange dirt and caked on mud, the cannon fragment didn't look like much, but they knew they had something special When workers dug up the artifact, they were able to determine that the 848-pound hunk of metal was actually a piece of a cannon from the British ship Augusta, which had exploded after the Battle of Red Bank in 1777.

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  9. Shooting the GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | New Jersey Herald

    The Delaware River flows through the Delaware Water Gap on a beautiful, sunny Tuesday. Visible in the photo, taken during a LIghtHawk flight, are Mount Tammany, left, on the New Jersey side of the gap and Mount Minsi, on the Pennsylvania side; Interstate 80; and Kittatinny Point, part of the National Park Service's Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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  10. Investigation of Acadia National Park death remains openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | New Jersey Herald

    The National Park Service wants help with its investigation of the death of a New Jersey man who suffered a fatal fall at Acadia National Park. The service is asking to talk to anyone who might've been in the area when 68-year-old Mark Simon of Glen Ridge fell to his death.

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  11. N.J. man falls to death while taking photos on cliff, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Acadia National Park in Maine, where a New Jersey man died Monday night after falling off a 40-foot cliff. Mark Simon of Glen Ride was photographing the sunset during a visit to Acadia National Park when he plunged about 40 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, BangorDailyNews.com said.

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  12. Man sought after skipping court on heroin chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | NJ.com

    WOODBURY - Authorities are looking for a National Park man who skipped court on a heroin possession charge, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. Jeremy M. Henderson, 41, failed to appear for an arraignment conference on a third-degree possession of heroin charge and a bench warrant was issued for him on May 31 by Judge Robert P. Becker Jr. Henderson is described as a white male, 6-feet, 1-inch tall, weighing 200 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair.

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  13. Christie signs law banning 'trophy animals' in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | NJ.com

    In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the Lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. TRENTON - New Jersey is now the second state in the U.S. to ban importing, selling, and owning "trophy animals."

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  14. G.C. Certified Gardeners to hold Herb and Garden ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Gloucester County Times

    The annual Herb and Flower Show, sponsored by the Gloucester County Certified Gardeners, will take place on Sunday, June 12, at the James and Ann Whitall House and Gardens, Red Bank Battlefield, 100 Hessian Ave. in National Park. There are two competitive divisions - Artistic and Horticultural.

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  15. National Park Memorial Day ceremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | NJ.com

    National Park Mayor, Mark Cooper and Fire Chief, Mark Gismondi placed memorial wreaths at the National Park Veterans Memorial, flanked by members of Borough Council and the Fire Department'.

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  16. Greater Woodbury Cooperative Ministries food pantry drop-off locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | The Gloucester County Times

    Gloucester County Democratic Headquarters, 27 S. Broad St., Woodbury, will be the drop-off site for non-perishable for items being collected for the Greater Woodbury Cooperative Ministries Food Pantry. Organized among various churches in Woodbury, Woodbury Heights, West Deptford, Wenonah, Westville, National Park and Deptford, the Greater Woodbury Cooperative Ministries, Inc. was founded by clergy and lay leaders to cooperate in local ministries beyond the resources of any one of their faith communities.

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  17. 14-ft fence: Bid to stop jumpers at White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Times of India

    ... Commission of Fine Arts and the National Capital Planning Commission, officials at the Secret Service and the National Park Service, which is also working on the fence project, said they had to find a way to keep people from penetrating the barriers ...

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  18. New York man injured in glider crash upgraded to stableRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    ... said. Responding to the scene were the New Jersey State Police, Blairstown Hose Company, North Warren EMS, National Park Service Police, the New Jersey State Park Police, the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation ...

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  19. Millbrook Village opens with a 'Spring Fling'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald - Toymaker Eleanor Fauber, right, helps Linda Drake, third from left, make a doll while her friends, Patti Lynch, left, of Long Valley, Jodie Reedell, second from left, of Washington, and Stella Munevar, of Chicago, look on during "Spring Fling" on Saturday at Millbrook Village in Hardwick. The historic village was open to the public for the first time in 2016 with tours being given by the National Park Service and volunteers.

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  20. You'll soon be banned from bringing 'trophy animals' into N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the Lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Both the state Senate and Assembly voted Thursday to make New Jersey the second state in the U.S. to ban parts and products that come from the hunting of African big-game animals and other species threatened with extinction.

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