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  1. Kid going to college? The 7 cooking skills they need to know

    When our oldest child left for college last fall, I knew I would miss him terribly. But would he miss or even think about home? We’re really close, but Solomon is an independent guy and had spent plenty of time away, so I was pretty sure he wouldn’t be homesick. I was happy to call him weekly, but I wasn’t sure what might prompt him to initiate a call or text.
  2. Legendary broadcaster Ed Hurst still behind the mic at 90

    When Ed Hurst, of Margate, looks back on his 73 years working in radio and television, some years stand out as favorites.
  3. Taking action, prevention important in face of diabetes

    I often speak on the “disease of the century,” diabetes — and for good reason, it is a serious disease. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death, and having diabetes nearly doubles our chance of having a heart attack. I was a gestational diabetic, I have close family members who are diabetic and pre-diabetic, and a friend who is legally blind from diabetes and recently had a stroke, a complication of diabetes. We are all touched by diabetes.

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    75 looks good on Wonder Woman

    She may not look it, but Wonder Woman is celebrating her 75th birthday this year.

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    Comic-Con live blog: Female heroes make a splash, new trailer for "The Flash"

    This Thursday through Sunday is Comic-Con International in San Diego, the biggest comic and pop-culture convention of the year, the event that launches 1,000 trailers, teasers and bits of leaked footage for upcoming movies and TV shows.

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    Jeffrey Walker helped Comic-Con evolve

    LOS ANGELES - In a galaxy known as New York, in a drab age before Trekkies and light sabers, there lived a curious boy who liked comic books, time travel and Elvis. He read Isaac Asimov and tuned in to John Zacherle, this Phantom of the Opera-type guy with scraggly hair and a creepy laugh who introduced horror movies on Channel 9, which, if you were a kid at the time, was something close to splendid.

Why is country dominating South Jersey beach concerts?

You don’t need to look far to find the connections between summer living and country music.

100 years ago today, ‘man-eater’ terrorized the Jersey Shore

Long before the summer of 1975, when Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” convinced moviegoers not to go near the water, the Jersey Shore had its own bit of shark-attack history, in some ways much stranger than fiction.

Local shark researchers study sea’s big predators

Shark Week is back.

For Hammonton's The Early November, the 2nd act is the charm

One of the most successful bands in the area, the Hammonton-based alternative rock band The Early November, ran out of steam in 2007. Constant touring had left the members burnt out, and they went on “indefinite hiatus.”

Your guide to this summer's big concerts

The highlights of the summer concert season in southern New Jersey can be summed up simply — Justin Bieber, country and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers.

R&B Mother's Day double bill Saturday in A.C.

R&B fans can get two for the price of one today. Charlie Wilson and Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly will appear in the same show for the first time in Atlantic City history.

Egg Harbor Township writer walks with elephant giants

I stomped through the dusty Cambodian jungle in a line of 10 or so people, listening to the voice of our guide as he bushwhacked ahead. A mud-coated branch slapped me across the cheek, and I looked down to find little wisps of mud up and down my arms, a distinct trail left by the giant gray wrinkly bodies we were following. Elephants, considering their size, are incredibly easy to lose.

Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

For most people, Easter has come and gone. But for some Christians in South Jersey, today marks the end of an eventful week.

Finding South Jersey's sound through songbirds

It’s time to open up the windows, let some fresh air in and take in the warm weather.

Taste (and make) shore meals with 'The Jersey Shore Cookbook'

What is Jersey Shore cuisine?

So you want to plan a wedding? Here are some tips

With the Bliss Bridal Expo taking place from noon to 4 p.m. April 3 at the Carriage House in Galloway Township, it’s a good time to think about weddings and how to make sure yours is a success. Here is some advice from local experts on making sure your big day is a great day.

70 South Jersey love stories for Valentine's Day

We asked Press of Atlantic City readers to send in their stories of love.

Manahawkin teen performs Sunday on Rutgers stage

Emily Gulden believes in preparing herself to achieve her goals.

Star power the name of the game with award shows

Award Show Season is upon us.

South Jersey artists create ways to survive in stormy economy

Multimedia artist Drew Dennis, of Pleasantville, believes people should pursue careers in whatever inspires them. For him, that means following a calling for the visual arts while living in a county dominated by casinos.

What South Jersey children want to accomplish in 2016

A lot of New Year’s resolutions have to do with being better adults.

Making turducken: Three times the flavor, work

Thanksgiving is a more-than-busy time for Jeff Schwartz.

NaNoWriMo urges writers to jot down 50,000-word novels

Words have been compared to a lot of things.

Cape May festival comes together for the love of jazz

Two of Michael Kline's loves - music and the city of Cape May - come together in the Exit Zero International Jazz Festival next weekend.

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