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Hi, I’m Rob Hennessey, an avid motorcycle enthusiast, riding the gamut of bikes from Aprilias to Zundapps. There are many places you can read about great trails, motorcycles and such, but too few focus on gear. In this blog, I write about what goes beyond the actual ride. I’ll spend some time reviewing accessories, equipment, gear and the occasional bike.
Vernon Ogrodnek is the photography and multimedia editor at The Press of Atlantic City. He has been a staff photojournalist for more than 35 years, the last 25 years at The Press. The National Press Photographer’s Association, the New Jersey Press Association and other organizations have recognized him for his work. He was selected New Jersey Photographer of the Year two times. Over the last few years, multimedia has also been a focus including video, audio, audio slideshows, and 360-degree imagery. His approach to photography can be summed up in the words of Ansel Adams: “ You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”
Jamie Infanti, 16, is a student at Absegami High School. She is a member of the school's Interact group and is also president of Earth Shepherd, the school environmental club. This is her first trip with the Rotary International to the Hogar Escuela Armando Rosenberg school and orphanage in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Greg Seher works in Research & Development at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA). As a project analyst he evaluates various renewable energy, environmental mitigation, and related public policy programs and issues.
Greg is a lifelong Absecon resident, a graduate of Holy Spirit High School, holds a BA in Political Science from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, and is currently completing his Master’s in Environmental Science at Stockton College.
The Press believes that everyone has at least one great story to tell about what’s happened to them, on this long and winding road we call our lives. Stories can be uplifting, instructive or just plain entertaining for our readers. Call Michelle Brunetti Post at 609-272-7219 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to share yours.
Editorials on the Opinion Page represent the newspaper's institutional voice. That's why they're unsigned. But they're written by real-life individuals - usually Jim Perskie or Tim Faherty. But editorial writers always have thoughts and observations of their own. Check out Tim's blog.
Editorials on the Opinion Page represent the newspaper's institutional voice. That's why they're unsigned. But they're written by real-life individuals - usually Jim Perskie or Tim Faherty. But editorial writers always have thoughts and observations of their own. Check out Jim's blog.
Kevin Clapp has had a passion for pop culture and television since college, when reruns of "The Muppet Show" were required viewing. From "Buffy" to "Lost", "Cheers" to "Rescue Me," there's not much he won't sit down and watch.
James Clark has been following local high school sports since his time as a student at Ocean City High School in the 1980s. Clark also serves as The Press' soccer blogger and coaches his twin sons' U13 soccer team.
Hipple Patel is a senior at Egg Harbor Township High School. He hopes to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism. He has reported for New Jersey Newsroom and GroundReport, and is currently a part of his High School Yearbook staff. He has donated countless volunteer hours to his local hospital. He was able to exclusively interview the BP CEO during the Gulf Oil Disaster. His work has been featured on various news channels. He was also the winner of the syndicated show, Teen Kid News Online Reporter contest. He was narrowed down from many submissions to the top 10 and then eventually voted number one.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May — a steady pace that shows strength in the face of tax increases and government spending cuts if not enough to reduce still-high unemployment.