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June 24, 2009

INSIDE HOME & GARDEN • VHS GRADUATE LIST • WINNING CHOCOLATE • TEE TIME VOLUME 2 | ISSUE 20 | JUNE 24, 2009 CONNECTING YOU { JANET NIEDOSIK } T O V I N E L A N D . W E E K L Y. Visit us online www.grapevinenewspaper.com Two men use their life experiences to keep youngsters away from gangs and drugs. W hen “FedUp-4U” started up in 2008, the founders worked within the community to help at-risk kids, but in the back of their minds was the idea that they would like to take the program national. More than a year old now, the organization may not be nationally known, but organizers have teamed up with the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure to sponsor a “FedUp with Breast Cancer/Youth Unity Day on Saturday, June 27, in Landis Park. FedUp-4U co-founder James Cooper calls for calm during a candlelight vigil last Wednesday for Joshua Moore, a 19-year-old who was stabbed to death recently. “We wanted to touch more than just inner-city problems, and we want to go national with FedUp-4U. So the first organization we linked up with was the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure out of Central/South Jersey,” said James Cooper, the 41-year-old cofounder of FedUp-4U, whose father died of cancer. “We sent them a proposal; they liked the idea and they signed us on … until October of 2009.” Saturday’s “FedUp with Breast Cancer” event will include a 5-mile walk, a motorcycle run and a Top Cop 1-mile run. There will be food available, health vendors, a community volleyball game, and much more. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m., Cooper said. The fee is $30. The motorcycles will start the walk off and then run to the Deptford Mall and return to Landis Park. Originally billed as a “blanket walk” when it was scheduled to be held in April, handmade throws will be on sale Saturday for $200 with $50 of that price going back to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, according to Cooper. The Youth Unity Day is open to all students. Food and events are free to all children and teens that come out to the park by 10 a.m. Scheduled events include a girls’ softball tournament, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, hockey shootout and a 35-and-over Legend Basketball Game. There will be face Continued on page 10 Chamber Swears in DeSanto, New Officers Area businesses are also honored at Gala. The dawn of a new era for the Vineland business community was launched on Thursday night when the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce installed new officers (including a new president) and honored some local businesses at its President’s Gala, held at the Centerton Golf Club. 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Landis and those of other notables, including Thomas Welch of Welch’s Grape Juice fame. The history of Siloam Cemetery dates back almost as far as the history of the city itself. In 1864, just three years after the founding of the city of Vineland, Landis deeded a plot of land to Vineland to be used as a place of mourning. Almost from the start, Siloam’s trustees intended to construct a chapel to stand at the center of the grounds, though cost overruns delayed the project until it was finally completed in 1918. The glorious stained glass windows that grace the chapel have been boarded up for years, but the Association wants to let the sun shine through them once again. Other facets of the chapel’s restoration include new flooring and a new heating/air conditioning unit. The chapel, they hope, will once again be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for private meditation and remembrance ceremonies. Among the most ambitious portions of the restoration project is a plan to improve Landis’ grave plot by trimming back the overgrown trees that surround the founder’s burial place. The improved plot will feature a circular stone enclosure Continued on page 13 4 Spreading the Word Second Friday initiative is a return to Arts on the Avenue. TODD NOON High Efficiency Heating and Cooling and Water Heating Equipment Eligible for up to $1500 in Federal Tax Credits and up to $400 in Rebates 5 Handwriting Analysis Sadly, penmanship is becoming a lost art. DEBORAH A. EIN 6 8 Faces in the News First Daily Newspapers The town soon recognized a need for a daily newspaper to record and preserve its history. VINCE FARINACCIO 16 Vintage Vineland Serving Vineland for over 100 years! 17-21 HOME & GARDEN 22 23 24 26 30 31 PET CARE Crossword Community Calendar In Our Schools Entertainment DINING: Chocolate Contest It was down to five…and then…. STEPHEN WILSON 691-1950 State Lic. # 12089 28 34 Golf and Sports Listing Recipe Corner A favorite recipe for rice pudding, LISA DINUNZIO 35 REAL ESTATE With A Bang! WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Summer Off Start Your { STAFF } MIKE EPIFANIO Editor & Publisher DEBORAH A. EIN Managing Editor LORI GOUDIE Art Director GAIL EPIFANIO Controller JACK EPIFANIO Distribution SHERRY MUNYAN Advertising Executive MARIE HALPIN-GALLO Advertising Executive PATTY ALI Graphic Designer MARIE TEDESCO Editorial Intern The Grapevine 3660 E. Landis Ave. Vineland, NJ 08361 PHONE: 856-457-7815 • FAX: 856-457-7816 EMAIL: letters@grapevinenewspaper.com WEB: www.grapevinenewspaper.com The Grapevine is published on Wednesdays by Grapevine News Corp. Copyright © 2009. All rights reserved. ABOVE: A rendering shows the improvements planned for the grave plot of Vineland’s founder, Charles K. Landis. Improvements will include hardscaping to surround the plot in a circular design. The overgrown trees and shrubs currently surrounding the plot will be replaced by colorful plants and low-lying shrubbery. The design was prepared by Holly Bombeke Manders, a project manager with Manders Merighi Portadin Farrell Architects LLC. RIGHT: Local historian Dr. Frank DeMaio visits the gravesite of Charles K. Landis at Siloam Cemetery. DeMaio portrays Landis during re-enactments each year on Founder’s Day. Eyebrow Wax with Color Get your Loved One A Gift Certificate Today FREE HOURS exp. 07/07/09 the grapevine { 3 } Mon. – Wed. 9-5pm, Thurs. & Fri. 9-7pm Sat. 8:30-3pm & Sun., 9-1 pm WALK-INS WELCOME! NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY 5006 E. Landis Ave.Vineland (856) 691-2202 I Downtown Vineland { TODD NOON, EXEC. DIR., VDID/MAIN STREET } Spreading the Word A new advertising campaign and rolling out the carpet on second Fridays are two initiatives. n last week’s column, I noted that businesses are the lifeblood of any downtown. Many of our businesses have become identified with our downtown and, likewise, our downtown has become identified with some of its businesses. With that in mind, we are very excited about a couple of important initiatives. For one, we are rolling out an exciting newspaper ad campaign called “We are Downtown Vineland.” It is timed to tie in with the summer schedule of events and activities downtown. The ads will appear in three area newspapers—including this one— and will be either one full-size page or a twopage tabloid spread. The idea is to spotlight, in a very personal I way, participating businesses that make up downtown Vineland. This will be done in more than one way. Businesses have been given the choice of participating with a business cardsize ad for four, eight, or the full 12 weeks. Businesses that buy in for the 12-week period will also get small feature articles that will appear as part of the ad. I am happy to say that 16 businesses have signed up to participate and 12 of these businesses have signed up for the full 12 weeks. Based on the success of this campaign, we could do it again. Watch for the ads to start before the end of this month. Secondly, some of our downtown businesses are working together to stay open later on the second Friday of each month and to have some coordinated activities. The second-Friday artist receptions sponsored by the Vineland Community Art Alliance used to bring quite a few people to Landis Avenue. Fine art, refreshments, music, and socialization were the order of the evening. The aim is to revive and expand that concept along Landis Avenue. Four businesses—Bain’s Deli/Fuel House Coffee Co., La Bella Art Gallery & Gifts, Martini Shoes, and The Sweet Life Bakery—set the wheels in motion on Friday night, June 12, and the response was positive. Artwork, food, and music were common threads. It is great to see people coming out and spending an evening downtown, patronizing the local businesses, and having a good time. I encourage other downtown businesses to work together to expand the “Second Friday” concept. Keep your stores open, run sales, offer incentives for people to stop in—in other words, roll out the red carpet. We at VDID/Main Street Vineland will do everything we can to help and encourage this cooperation among businesses. What a great way of saying, “We are Downtown Vineland!” *** Make the 700 block of Landis Avenue your destination this Saturday for the second week of the Fresh and Specialty Foods Market. This week’s market will feature the Second Annual Baby Parade, starting at 9:30 a.m. The theme will be “Hollywood Babies” and entry classes are Babies (age 2 and under) and Toddlers (age 3 to 5). Winners will be judged in three categories—Most Creative Costume, Most Creative Costume and Float, and Chubbiest Cheeks. There is still time to register your child. Call the VDID/Main Street Vineland office or visit our website to see how easy it is. Also, you can cast your vote every week of the Market, in the Little Miss & Mister Cherry Tomato photo contest. For more information on the Fresh and Specialty Foods Market, including registration for activities and vendors, call the VDID/Main Street Vineland office or visit our website. *** Remember to support the downtown merchants and businesses. If you cannot stop in during the events, make a point of coming back at a later time. The businesses, and we at VDID/Main Street Vineland, will greatly appreciate your support and patronage. I For more information VDID/Main Street Vineland’s “endless summer” of events and activities, call 794-8653 or visit www.mainstreetvineland.org. TUESDAY All You Can Eat Dinner Buffet 5 pm – 9 pm $13.99 WEDNESDAY All Day – All You Can Eat Crabs & Spaghetti $22.95 with soup or salad $10 Pitchers of Beer! 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Moving from printing block letters to writing the fanciful script made me feel grown up…it really was a rite of passage. The dictionary describes cursive as a quick way to form letters, so you would think that it would be thriving in today’s fast-paced world. Ironically, less time than ever is taught teaching cursive in schools. Some people blame it on required tests in the third grade and the time needed to prepare students for the tests. Others believe the computer is edging out penmanship. The choice for homework these days is writing block letters or typing. My daughter, who goes to high school in September, prints out rough drafts, then types final versions on the computer. My boys, as fourth graders, were given the choice of printing or cursive on spelling tests. No contest: They chose printing. It seems our kids aren’t required to learn much beyond writing their own names in script. Last summer, after failing to see my boys learn cursive in the third grade, I encouraged them to practice their handwriting and set them up with something like what my secondgrade teacher had given me. It was like pulling teeth and the project was quickly abandoned. Well, if I can’t beat them, I’ll join them. This summer, we are typing. As time goes on, our kids are doing more of their schoolwork on computers, anyway. I taught myself touch typing one summer while in high school, but my daughter has already learned typing from computer classes at school. She has since picked up speed and honed her typing skills by “chatting” on the computer. She’s got the home keys down pat and might be a faster typist than I am (not such a tough feat). Boys are a different story. I took a quick completely non-scientific survey to see how many boys or men use the home keys rather than the “hunt-and-peck” technique. I couldn’t find a single male who has mastered touch-typing, even certain journalists. There are lots of fun software programs and online games to teach typing to kids. I settled on a BBC (British Broadcasting Company) online program of 12 lessons. The first lesson teaches the home keys, and each lesson after that adds a few keys. The animated program has become a family activity, with even my husband trying it out. (You can, too, at www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing.) Still, losing the art and skill of handwriting makes me sad. Calligraphy, once the standard etiquette for addressing wedding invitations, is rarely done by hand anymore. Envelopes and invitations are printed out on the computer using an italic or script font, if script is even selected. I can just imagine future history scholars needing to take courses in deciphering handwriting, as if it were another language. Think of all the beautiful penmanship in family letters and national documents that might have to be “translated” for future generations. The Declaration of Independence comes to mind, with all the patriotic language and notable signatures. And what about our John Hancocks? Although we all use similar cursive loops and curves, our signatures are uniquely our own. That’s the whole idea behind handwriting analysis—our penmanship tells something about us. In a USA Today article, reporter Megan Downs quotes Lisa Smoak, a parent volunteer at an elementary school in Florida, who took a card to school for her son’s fifth-grade class to sign. Of 22 pupils, only three signed in cursive. “My son is not comfortable with cursive,” said Smoak. “Can you imagine being an adult and not being able to sign your name to a document?” No, Mrs. Smoak, I cannot. But meanwhile, I suggest you teach your son to type. 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Nomination forms were distributed to all food service employees in the school district and nominations were reviewed by a committee of five food service employees, said Kristen Gilmore, a registered dietician in the district’s food service department. “Gloria received many glowing nominations from her fellow employees,” said Gilmore. “After careful review of the nominations of other fine employees, the committee unanimously chose Gloria as the recipient of the first-ever award.” Perez received an award certificate, gift certificates to her favorite nail salon and Home Depot, and her own parking spot with a sign reading “Food Service Employee of the Year.” Perez is pictured with Gilmore, left, and Karla S. Holt, District Food Service Director, right. Burke is Woman of the Year The Woman’s Club of Vineland held an end of the year President’s Award Luncheon highlighting the many activities of the year. New members where inducted into the club and Woman of the Year was announced. Shirley Burke was named Woman of the Year by president Mary Wolfe, shown pinning the Woman of the Year pin on Burke. Among the many contributions by Burke was the production of “Murder in the Rehearsal Hall” dinner mystery that she also wrote. In the top photo, Wolfe, left, is shown with new members Terry Casazza, Kathy Andersch, Mina Gruccio, and Joan Milanesi after their induction into the club by Carol Parks, membership chairman, far right. 1853 Vine Rd. Vineland 691-4848 Fax: 856-691-2294 marcaccimeats@verizon.net Specials For June 24-27 EBT FRESH DRUM STICKS lb. { 6 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 PICNIC AVERAGE (8-10 LB) lb. FRESH BEEF CUBES $ 69 LEAN 89¢ 95¢ FRESH 2 lb. BEEF SMOKED SWEET CENTER CHUCK PORK OR HOT CUT ROAST CHOPS ITALIAN PORK Customer Appreciation Day July 3rd from 11:00-3:00 BARBECUE We will have roasted pig, hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas. 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Batt Honored Former Bay-Atlantic Symphony Board of Trustees member Erica Batt was recently honored for her many years of service to the Symphony. In photo, Board member Sidney L. Brody of Vineland gives Batt an award in recognition of her service. Magazzu is Guest of Honor at Holly City Family Center Cumberland County Freeholder Director Louis N. Magazzu was the guest of honor at a reception given by members of the Holly City Family Center in Millville. Magazzu took part in a celebratory swim with the center’s Deep Water Cardio class and enjoyed chatting with other swimmers that included moms and their babies. Carol Hill, a member of the cardio class, referred to it as a “thank you for keeping us afloat” party. About a year ago, the center was nearly closed due to budget crunches. A rescue effort was launched when Magazzu, joined by other government officials, met with social service agencies to find a way for the center to remain open. 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Visitors to Philadelphia were expected to stop here to see Landis’ well-advertised experiment. efore the effects of the Panic of 1873 diminished, Vineland added yet another newspaper to its growing list of publications. Over the course of the following year, the town would finally witness the establishment of a newspaper that was free of the political entanglements, limited financing and multiple ownerships that plagued many of its predecessors and that would serve the community well into the 20th century. It was in October 1874 that A. C. Dalton founded Vineland’s The Weekly Item, a publication that proudly displayed the word “Fearless” below its title. Dalton produced his newspaper, which started as an 8 x 10-inch sheet, with a hand press. The public response was such that the size of the newspaper increased to 11 x 15 inches in a short time. With more opportunity B H.J. Toudy & Co., Bird’s Eye View, Centennial Buildings, lithograph, Philadelphia: 1875. and advantages offered by the Borough of Newfield, however, it wasn’t long before Dalton moved his business to its new location. While there had been several attempts in Vineland to establish a daily newspaper in order to transcend the norm of weekly publications, the efforts yielded only temporary results. By 1875, the town recognized a need for a daily publication that would record and preserve its history. Frank D. Andrews, writing in the Vineland Historical Magazine, also attributed the shift to a daily newspaper as the result of the nation’s Centennial Celebration, during which visitors to Philadelphia’s exhibitions were expected to stop in Vineland to witness Charles K. Landis’ well-advertised experiment. Walter Cansdell launched what was originally known as the Daily Journal on June 7, 1875. A printer by trade, Cansdell steered his enterprise away from the political leanings of previous Vineland papers. “No advocacy of Party in town or National Parties,” he wrote in his first editorial, promising “praise of the good and condemnation of the bad acts of all parties.” The editor also began shaping the paper into what would become the standard content of 20th century Vineland publications, including coverage of local meetings, reports on marriages and deaths and what Cansdell calls “town talk,” a forerunner to the Round Our Town column of the last century. Eat Lunch with Your Family! { 8 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 Now Open on Sundays! 12 – 7 pm Come and enjoy your lunch hour where you are treated like family. Take advantage of our daily lunch specials, cool climate and friendly atmosphere. You’ll feel right at home. Phone ahead and save time! (856) 205-0012 (we’ll save you a seat) 1383 S. Main Road • Vineland, N • (856) 205-0012 Fax: (856) 205-0047 J Within its first three months, the Journal grew from a small four-page issue with four columns per page to five columns and an increased length of five inches. By April 20, 1876, however, Cansdell announced that he had sold the publication to B. Frank Ladd and Obert Spencer. Before the new owners assumed control of the paper on May 1, the publication’s founder guaranteed that the new regime would not “meddle in politics.” The new owners made a few changes including reporting on sermons delivered at Sunday services, but for the most part, maintained the type of publication Cansdell established. On August 20, 1877, Spencer retired as an editor and relocated to Union City, Iowa. He remained a co-owner of the Journal until June 24, 1878 when he sold his share of the business to Ladd. One year later, Ladd decided to add a weekly edition of the paper that would offer a review of the news for those who had moved away from Vineland but wished to stay informed and also provide a very affordable subscription to the Journal. For those who couldn’t pay the $2 annual fee for the daily newspaper, the weekly offered a price of only 75 cents. Incidentally, the subscription charge remained $2 until 1916 when it increased to $3. In September 1879, the name of the Journal’s weekly edition was changed to the People’s Advocate. On December 10, 1880, it was called the Weekly Journal, a title that lasted until March 11, 1882, when that publication was discontinued. On December 14, 1880, the Daily Journal became the Evening Journal, the name it would carry well into the 20th century. The paper continued to grow in size and advertising, providing Vineland with the type of publication that not only reported current news, but effectively preserved the history of the town’s evolution as well. With Ladd’s death in 1913, his sons George and Edward took over management of the operation and introduced typesetting machines and other improvements that allowed it to outlive all other Vineland papers but one. I WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | NEW State-of-the-art Bath, Coming Soon! Kitchen & Lighting Design Centre Come to the place you can trust Plumbing, Heating & Electrical Supplies 601 S. Delsea Drive • Vineland | Family Owned and Operated for 59 years the grapevine { 9 } 856-692-9374 • 1-800-TEAM ACE • www.teamace.com Atlantic City Plumbing 3839 Atlantic Ave. • Atlantic City R.E. 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Cooper and co-founder Robert Kirby, Cooper’s twin sons, Deric and Eric, and his fiancé, Shemise Finch, run FedUp-4U. Relying on T-shirt sales and donations, Cooper worked out a program that targets at-risk children, ages 6 to 19, from Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton and Seabrook. The program runs for eight weeks every Saturday from 5 to 9 pm. “What we do is pick them up by bus,” Cooper said, adding that transportation is a big cost factor, but Pastor Charles Wilkins of the AME Church in Millville has donated the use of two busses each week for the program. “We take them to the recreation center in Bridgeton, it’s called the Alms. From 5 to 6 we feed them. From 6 to 7, they break down into different age groups, and we go over character building, gang awareness, discipline, peer pressure, drugs. “We cover everything they’re used to seeing on the streets or seeing on video or television and tell them what’s real and what’s fake. How it really is out there. “From 7 to 7:30, there’s group discussion and then from 7:30 to 9, they play basketball, double-dutch, kickball. Then they can use everything we taught them in the classes throughout the rest of the week,” Cooper said. He said volunteers come out each week to help with the program. The latest class graduated 150 kids. “On December 19, 2008, we graduated 77 kids, so you can see how the numbers have grown,” he said. Cooper also said the group stays in touch with graduates by e-mail or home visits. “A couple of them just graduated from Millville, Bridgeton and Vineland [high schools] and so far, knock on wood, they’re doing good, not been in any trouble. “ The kids that we go after, some of Come Check Us Out! NOW OPEN We ship tobacco anywhere in the USA Membership & Gift Certificates Available 9 am to 8 pm Mon.- Sat. Sun. 12-4 137 S. Delsea Dr. Vineland, NJ 08360 856-692-8034 { 10 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 Indoor & Outdoor Pipe & Cigar Smoking Areas LEFT: Freeholder Director Lou Magazzu speaks with a family member of Joshua Moore during a vigil last Wednesday. BELOW: Members of FedUp-4U’s second class join hands at their weekly meeting spot, the Alms Center in Bridgeton. them might be all F students and some of them might be all A students. We don’t judge that way. We just figure if you’re out there, you’re at risk. So we go to the heart of Delsea Gardens, Walnut Manor, wherever we think there’s a gang issue. “We go right into the neighborhood and pick the kids out. There is an application process; we need their guardians’ signature.” Basically, he said, the kids who want to participate in the program can do so. Cooper admitted that it wasn’t easy for some people to accept the organization. Both he and Kirby are not only old friends, but also they are ex-cons. “I did a “When we go out and talk to kids, the kids realize: He’s been where I’m headed.” total of eight years in state and federal prisons for drugs,” he said. Kirby, Cooper said, also did eight years in federal prison. “I came home in 2006, and we wanted to do something that would affect the community in a positive way, so we came up with the idea of FedUp-4U.” Cooper said the concept for FedUp-4U actually came to him while he was in federal prison. “Hence the name, Fed,” he said. FedUp-4U stands for Faith, Education, Demanding Universal Peace for You. “It was a struggle in the beginning,” Cooper said, admitting that he toyed with the idea of raising money illegally to fund the program. “I asked myself, ‘Do I get back into the game and maybe do something illegal to raise money for it or do I just tough it out?” He decided to stay crime-free and then his son, Deric, donated his $4,500 income tax return to start up the organization. “Now what 21-year-old would do that?” he asked. He was 21 at the time. “Our office is at 308 W. Chestnut Avenue; we’ve been there for over a year,” he added. “When they [the media] first started doing stories on me, every article had up top: ‘ex-con, ex-con, ex-con’ and some of the people had problems with it … like well you changed your life around, but they still shut me out. But I said it’s true … that ‘ex’ is really the key. I told them just give it a chance. 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For more information call (856) 641-7919 WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | the grapevine { 11 } Call our Physician Referral Hotline 1-800-770-7547 • www.SJHealthcare.net Continued on next page FedUp-4U Continued from previous page don’t really see that anymore.” Cooper agreed that his background is an important part of the FedUp-4U story. “When we go out and talk to kids, the kids realize: He’s been where I’m headed.” Cooper believes that FedUp-4U has established itself as a legitimate organi- schools now, where at first it was no, no, no. We don’t want you in here; you might send the wrong message.” Cooper also spoke at the Vineland Rotary Club recently. “Every day is a struggle, but then I walk into the mall and a parent comes up to me whom I’m not familiar with and gives me a hug and says, ‘Thanks, my son is in your program’ or ‘Thanks, my “We cover everything they’re used to seeing on the streets or seeing on video or television and tell them what’s real and what’s fake. How it really is out there.” zation, and now people are willing to deal with him and he is willing to take the story to anyone who will listen. “We speak at residential homes now; we spoke at the JINS (Juveniles in Need of Supervision) Detention Center, and we’re actually in schools now. We spoke at Bridgeton High School, Memorial Junior High School in Vineland, Landis Avenue School. We’re accepted in these daughter is in your program,” that’s the thing that motivates. That’s what really feels good, and I know that one day, the right grant will come along to fund a program like this. So we don’t cry; we don’t harp over the money issue. We just do what we gotta do.” And, in the meantime, Cooper said, “Whoever we can help, we are there to help.” I ABOVE: Kids in the program participated in last year’s Holiday Parade on Landis Avenue. RIGHT: Assemblyman Nelson Albano (center) joins Fed-Up 4U participants at the group’s veterans’ barbeque day in May. 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The gravestones, including a unique “cradle grave” of Landis’ infant son Henry, will be gently cleaned and repaired where necessary. Similar improvements will be made at the grave of Thomas Welch, the creator of Welch’s grape juice. Among other renovations planned are the painting of the fence surrounding the cemetery, additional landscaping upgrades and other work to the resting places of additional notable Vinelanders buried here, including glassmaker Victor Durand, Cumberland County College originator Charles Cunningham, and scientist (and collaborator to Charles Darwin) Mary Treat. The Siloam Cemetery Association hopes to fund the restoration project through donations from the public. According to Swanson, the group hopes to get much of the necessary labor and materials, including the stone for the enclosure at the Landis grave site, donated. Monetary donations are welcome and encouraged and can be made by calling the Siloam Cemetery office at (856) 6916715, by visiting Century Savings Bank, or by contacting Bob Swanson at Swanson Hardware on East Avenue. Members of the Association, led by Judith Rush, hope to keep the public informed of the project’s progress through regular updates on the cemetery Web site, www.siloamcemetery.com. The work is slated to be completed in time to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the founding of Vineland in May of 2011. I TOP RIGHT: The Siloam Association unveils their $250,000 plan to renovate the historic cemetery and its chapel. LEFT: A painting that was commissioned for the 100th anniversary of the cemetery’s dedication was found in the chapel. Anyone who has information about the painting should call (856) 691-6715. RIGHT: Mayor Robert Romano enjoys a bottle of Welch’s Grape Juice while visiting the grave of Thomas Welch, who is buried at Siloam Cemetery. “Let me know how you like your cigar and I can make it for you” Cuban native and former student of the Cigar King, Don Jose Pepin Garcia, Israel Aryen Rigo, a Cigar Master is pictured above rolling a custom cigar Come and See Our Cigar Gallery with over 200 Varieties of Cigars! Humidor & Cigar Accessories Available Get Your Ah-Ha Moment Slip Into Comfort We Have A Complete Line of Clarks Shoes Mens & Womens Custom Come In For A lized Service Fit & Persona Thank You! Your Feet Will UNSTRUCTURED IS NOW AVAILABLE WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Former Philadelphia Flyer, Bervic Parent Enjoys A Cigar Tasting Event In e Members Only Lounge Not Sold In Department Stores! 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DeSanto praised the work of GVCOC Executive Director Paige Desiere, who he described as “dedicated, organized and passionate.” DeSanto then recounted the chamber’s past decade, recognizing each of the past five presidents, all of whom were in attendance: Pearl Giordano, Hugh McCaffery, Dennis Palmer, Gary Galloway and Gina Biagi. DeSanto added that under his direction, the GVCOC needs to stay positive, creative and stay connected with each other. He related that the chamber’s board of directors has just completed its most recent long-range plan. As a result of that new plan, the GVCOC will be reaching out to the business people in the agricultural community, to professionals and to the city’s downtown merchants. Following the induction of officers and board members, the GVCOC presented “Outstanding Business Awards” to three long-time family businesses in Vineland. In a statement released prior to the President’s Gala, Desiere stated, “These exceptional businesses are being recognized as generational businesses that have exhibited staying power and have a reputation of treating the public in a manner that enhances the business community.” Martini Shoes, Inc. Martini Shoes was founded by Frank R. Martini in 1920. The first store was run from the home that he shared with his wife, Lena, and their three children George F., Harry J., and Gloria Martini. It was located on South East Avenue between Chestnut Avenue and Cherry Street. It is here that the reputation of excellent quality and customer service began. As the business grew, Frank moved his store to Landis Avenue in the Baker House Hotel. After the Baker House Hotel burnt down, the store was moved to 623 Landis Avenue. It is during this time that George and Harry joined their father in selling and repairing fine leather shoes. The business continued to expand and the men moved the store to a larger building, which remains its current location of 615 Landis Avenue. In the 1970s, George’s son Frank S. Martini joined his father and uncle in the family business. He worked diligently under his father to learn the trade of expert shoe fitting. Harry retired and in 1985 Frank and his wife Lynn took over the business and continued to run it with George who was then semi-retired. They not only continued the tradition of selling fine leather shoes and orthopedic footwear, but they also expanded the business to a second location in Ocean City, NJ. This store closed after several years due to the birth of Frank and Lynn’s son Frank, Jr. Frank and Lynn currently operate Martini’s Shoes with the same great service, quality and dedicated service that the business was founded on in 1920. They always put all of their efforts into pleasing their customers and satisfying them with excellent fittings and service. The highlight for the Martini family is continuing the tradition for 90 years; they are hard working and a true example of a three-generation-long, family-run business that has survived many obstacles but has never compromised in providing excellence in customer service and highquality merchandise, while gaining the loyal trust of their customers. Ploch Farms Ploch Farms was founded in 1915 by George Ploch, an immigrant from Germany. He located his business in Clifton, NJ. From its inception, Ploch Farms has been a leader in the wholesale LEFT: The new officers of the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce are sworn in on Thursday night at the Centerton Country Club. From left: Wayne Triantos, Gina Biagi, Robert DeSanto, Kathy Farinaccio and Victor LaTorre (Mayor Robert Romano administers the oath in the background). RIGHT: New GVCOC president Robert DeSanto gives a speech after being sworn in for a two-year term. BELOW: The GVCOC’s board of directors is sworn in. Board members include (not all pictured) Tony Asselta, Diana CaraballoBelcher, Kevin Bernhardt, Pete Capizola, Dennis DeMatte Jr., Jeff George, Cosmo Giovinazzi, Harry Hearing, Russell Kadlac, Kevin Kleiner, Hugh McCaffrey, Elviro Ocasio, Dennis Palmer, Ron Rossi, Diane Sacco, Dave Surdam, Lou Tramontana and Scott Zucca. production of vegetables in the northeast. On this original nine-acre plot in Clifton, Ploch Farms marketed its products to the metropolitan areas of Newark and New York City. This family business specialized in the production of high-quality lettuces, cabbages, and radishes. A variety of vegetables were grown throughout the years as the business was passed down from generation to generation. The founder, George Ploch, first passed the business to his son, John Ploch, Sr., who passed it onto his son, Edwin Charles Ploch, who finally passed it down to his son, John Edwin Ploch, the current owner and president. Ploch Farms was relocated to southern New Jersey in 1973 due to urban encroachment in the northern New Jersey area. Ploch Farms is now located in the heart of New Jersey’s agricultural sector—Vineland. The new location served well with productive soils, moderate weather patterns, a long growing season, and a predominately agricultural economy. Here, Ploch Farms, Inc. is a major producer of culinary herbs and fresh market vegetables. Currently, the farm operates at four separate locations. The main distribution center is located at the Brewster Road facility in Vineland and consists of 20 acres of land, as well as five greenhouses, three storage barns, three separate forced-air coolers, and a distribution/packing house. { 14 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 Edwin Charles Ploch, the original owner of the Vineland location, carried on the traditions that were begun in northern New Jersey. He grew the standard vegetables, but he also brought with him his knowledge of culinary herbs. The herb market would soon grow to be Ploch Farms’ main focus in the following decades. The current owner and president, John Edwin Ploch, has held the company since 1985. Rone Funeral Service In 1918, C. Calvin (Doc) Rone, then a pharmacist in Jersey City, moved to Vineland to work for local brothers Dr. Vincent Giacalone and Bart Giacalone at their Vineland Drug Company pharmacy at Seventh St. and Landis Avenue in Vineland. In 1932, Doc Rone fulfilled his desire to go into business on his own and, partner- ing with a licensed mortician named Larue, opened a funeral home at Seventh and Pear streets in Vineland. In 1936, Doc earned his own mortuary license and opened the first Rone Funeral Home at 624 Grape Street, Vineland. One year later, he moved to a larger facility at Eighth and Montrose streets. And, in 1955, following the destruction by fire of the Eighth Street facility, he built a state-ofthe-art mortuary at 1110 E. Chestnut Avenue, featuring three chapels, lounges, showrooms, and ample parking. That facility still houses the family mortuary business today and continues to stand as a monument to the vision, dedication, and commitment to excellence that were the essence of C. Calvin (Doc) Rone, founder of the Rone Funeral Service. At Rone Funeral Service, the highlight of their 77 years in business is the long- standing relationships they have established and maintained with so many of the extended families of Vineland and the surrounding communities. When generation after generation of the same families continue to call upon them in their time of need, they know that they have done their job, working to provide comfort, compassion, and personalized service to the bereaved. That has been, and will always be the mission of each succeeding generation of Rone and Geraci family management and, to them, the singular ongoing highlight of their business. Business Person of the Year The highlight of the evening was the announcement of the GVCOC’s Business Person of the Year. The announcment that the recipient for 2009 was Helen Kejzman came as a complete surprise to the former owner of the Ramada Inn (sold this year) and the Millville Motor Inn. Kejzman had the crowd in stitches as she recalled her business dealings and her working relationship with her late husband Harry. Kejzman was surrounded by her family at the Gala, including her two daughters, Lilly and Sherry. She was also joined by several of her former employees, which is a testament to the relationship she and her husband had with those who helped run their properties. Kejzman was chosen to receive the award this year, not only for her business acumen and success in the hospitality industry, but also for her family’s ongoing support of the community. I The Ploch family continues the family farming business that relocated to Vineland in 1973. Current president, John Ploch (left) holds the award after his son, Ryan (second from left), gave the acceptance speech. From left, Frank and Lynn Martini with son Frank, Jr. and daughters Lori and Lisa. Frank and Lynn were surprised by a moving tribute presented by their children prior to receiving their Outstanding Business Award. WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | the grapevine { 15 } Helen Kejzman, flanked by her daughters Lilly and Sherry, was honored as Businessperson of the year at the Chamber’s President’s Gala. The staff of Rone Funeral Service gather around Faustina Rone Geraci (fourth from left), who is flanked by her daughter Jana Scarpa and son James C. Geraci. VINTAGE VINELAND Do You Recognize These People? Look closely at the people and how they’re dressed, as well as the building. Over the years, the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society has acquired many old-time images. Kate Harbold, at the Society, is busy cataloging the photos from Vineland’s rich past, but she needs the help of The Grapevine readers in identifying the people and places captured on film so long ago. Every week or couple of weeks, we will publish a photograph. It might be a person, or a group of people, or a building, or an event. If you know something about the photo, we ask that you contact either Harbold at the Society or use the contact information on page 3 to inform us. The mission of the VHAS is to acquire, maintain, and preserve Vineland’s history. The Society was founded in 1864, just three years after the establishment of the town of Vineland. It is the second oldest historical society in New Jersey, second only to the New Jersey Historical Society. The VHAS consists of a museum, library, and archives, open to the public on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., same hours Tuesday through Friday for research. It is located at 108 South Second Street, Vineland (691-1111). ATTENTION Vineland Residents Do You Have Junk Vehicles On Your Property? The City of Vineland is initiating a program to address the growing problem of disabled, abandoned, and/or unregistered vehicles on private property. In addition to being an eyesore, these vehicles have the potential to leak gasoline, oils, transmission fluid and antifreeze onto the ground, causing environmental problems and general blight. In addition, the City of Vineland Code prohibits the storage of abandoned or unregistered vehicles on properties. City Code Enforcement staff are coducting neighborhood inspections throughout the City to identify properties with disabled/abandoned vehicles. The owners of these properties will receive notices from City staff requiring removal of the vehicle(s) from their property within 15 days. Property owners will also receive information regarding options to have the disabled/abandoned vehicles removed from their property at no cost. Our goal through this program is to provide convenient remedies for the affected individuals while improving the quality of life for all City residents. { 16 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 Any questions concerning the program should be addressed to Department of Licenses and Inspections, Code Enforcement Division, 856-794-3806. This program is supported in part by funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Home Garden and Environment-Friendly Advertising Performance Marketing and Signage (PM), a southern Jersey marketing and branding resource serving the Delaware Valley, now offers Eco-Flexx™ material for all billboard applications. Each year, the outdoor advertising industry uses approximately 250 million square feet of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or “vinyl” billboard flex, a material that is difficult to recycle. 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Here is a list of the general characteristics of children, the kinds of gardening activities they enjoy most often, potential problems they may encounter, and safety concerns. ONE- TO TWO-YEAR-OLDS Toddlers are learning to walk and talk. They learn about the world through touch, smell, sight. They may not be able to understand a lot of words, but they are ready to learn colors, names of plants, etc. An adult should watch toddlers in the garden at all times. Activities for toddlers: Gardening Activities for Youth Source: Rutgers Cooperative Extension. James Nichnadowicz, Union County 4-H Agent & Lydia B. Blalock, Ph.D., Extension Specialist in Youth Development Children reap many benefits from gardening. They learn about the lifecycle of plants, how to observe living things, and the importance of following directions. Children also see visible results from their efforts. A child caring for a garden, or even just one plant, is rewarded with beautiful flowers and delicious fruits or vegetables. In addition, gardening is a healthy physical activity. Children of all ages can benefit from gar- • Touch fuzzy leaves—examples: Hairy leaves of an eggplant (beware of thorns where leaf joins stem) or lamb’s ear. • Pick (with help) bright colored flowers, beans, and peas. • Smell “sweet” scented flowers and leaves such as peppermint, and pineapple sage. • Play with moving garden ornaments like plastic pinwheels. • Listen to wind chimes, birds, and insects. • Use a small plastic watering can to help water plants. • Hold earthworms. • Dig and scratch in the soil with plastic garden tools. Potential problems in the garden: • May walk on plants, pull them apart, etc. • May try to eat dirt, insects, worms, and poisonous plants. • May play with fertilizers and pesticides Check Out Our Gift Shop &! 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Residents who utilize convenience centers may also bring the commingled paper to their local convenience center. For more information, call the Cumberland County Improvement Authority at 825-3700 or visit our website at www.ccia-net.com. • Difficulty handling small seeds and digging up useful plants. • Eating poisonous seeds. • Will try to “help” with fertilizers and pesticides. • May try to use “adult” tools. SIX- TO NINE-YEAR-OLDS Gardening can provide elementary school children with opportunities to reinforce skills learned in school such as counting, sorting into categories, colors, etc. Children in this age group want to help (seeking adult approval), and may try to accomplish tasks or use tools/chemicals without supervision. Make sure the child understands what he/she may or may not do without your supervision and/or permission! 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(Note: On a cool day, if the pile is right, it will give off steam when the center of the pile is exposed.) • Help spread grass seed. Potential problem in the garden: • Fill out a seed order form. • Help to select plants for the garden. • Join a 4-H Garden Club or Plant Science Club. • Grow plants for a fair or junior flower show. • Donate plants and produce to a homeless shelter. • Turn over a garden plot for the elderly. • Help design a garden. • Make crafts using materials from the garden. • Arrange flowers. • Add compost to the garden. Potential problem in the garden: • May want to use power tools. TWELVE-YEAR-OLDS AND OLDER Teens desire a sense of independence, yet want and/or need adult help. They are self-conscious; may feel inferior and/or incapable, and may view gardening as a hobby for adults. Teens are ready for indepth, longer learning experiences and they want to get outside their community to explore. 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Websites: • National Gardening Association, www.kidsgardening.com. • Rutgers Cooperative Extension, www.rce.rutgers.edu has numerous technical publications on gardening and child development, as well as more information about how to join 4-H. Curriculum: Garden in the City—60-page curriculum that presents 11 lessons on how to plant a vegetable garden with a group of children in 4th grade and up. From Cornell Cooperative Extension. For more information on how to join the Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, see the 4-H web site at www.nj4h.rutgers.edu. For information on becoming a Rutgers Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteer, visit www.rce.rutgers.edu/mastergardeners. For gardening information, see the Rutgers Cooperative Extension website at www.rce.rutgers.edu, or call your county’s Rutgers Cooperative Extension Office (listed under Government Offices in the phone book). I We reserve the right to limit quantities while quantities last. 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Steamed and raw clams also available. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Child Safety Seat Check. Vineland Wal-Mart, W. Landis Ave. Meet Buck the Buckle Up Dog. Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department officers will speak about the Project Lifesaver Program, for tracking persons with Alzheimer’s, dementia, etc. through an electronic tracking device. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 451-4449, ext. 138. Affordable CHIROPRACTIC CARE WE ACCEPT ALL HEALTH INSURANCES NO INSURANCE NEEDED! NO REFERRAL NEEDED! WALK-INS WELCOME. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 Nature Club Picnic. Parvin State Park, 701 Almond Rd., Pittsgrove. Visitors welcome. Bring your own plate and utensils. If it rains, picnic will be indoors. 6:30 p.m. SUNDAY, JUNE 28 Weekly Dance. North Italy Club Hall, East Ave. and Virano Ln. County chapter of the Single Parents Society holds the dances To register, or for more information on the parade, call Dalesandro at 6968513. Registration forms can also be picked up at the VDID/Main Street/Vineland office, 603 E. 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The Veteran’s Commission and Veteran’s Interment office, Human Services, Youth Services, County Interagency Coordinating Council and the Mental Health Board will also be located at 99 W. Broad Street. The move translates into $40,000 per year savings in lease payments for the county, in addition to giving everyone a little more elbow room to their jobs,” said Director Magazzu. Freeholder James A. Dunkins, senior services chairman, added: “The County was able to expand the parking area at the Office on Aging Broad Street site, which will in turn help address overflow parking for the Court House.” The new telephone numbers for the offices at 99 W. Broad Street are as follows: • Outreach Services, 459-3090. • Veteran’s Commission and Veteran’s Interment, 459-3071 • Human Services, 459-3080 • Youth Services, 459-3082 • County Interagency Council, 4593081 • Mental Health Board, 459-3080 AND WELLNESS CENTER 691-5900 1420 S. Lincoln Ave. • Vineland, NJ 08360 A FREE BLACKBERRY TRAINING SEMINAR will be held Tuesday, June 30, at Bain’s Deli/ Fuelhouse Coffee Co. So if you have a BlackBerry or are thinking of buying one, sign up for one of two sessions available between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Learn all the tricks, tips and shortcuts to get the most from your BlackBerry smartphone, directly from a BlackBerry representative. Space is very limited. Visit www.swansoncommunications.com for details. To RSVP, call 563-0330. www.doctormainiero.com ALL PHYSICIANS ARE asked to attend a political forum hosted by The Cumberland County Medical Society. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo will be the featured guest speaker at this town-hall style meeting, which will give practitioners an opportunity to ask questions regarding impending healthcare legislation, tort reform and other important issues that affect doctors and their patients. The meeting is set for Wednesday, July 1, at the Ramada Inn (Landis Ave. & Rt. 55) from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Physicians may e-mail Sharon Austino (sharon.austino_ccms@comcast.net) with questions/issues that they would like discussed. RSVP by phone to Sharon Austino, 498 1759 or via her e-mail. ADVERTISE IN The Grapevine and get incredible results. Get amazing results from your advertising campaign in The Grapevine. Get the benefit of our distribution to every residence in Vineland (approx. 22,250)! Ride the wave of excitement as The Grapevine’s debut has excited our town’s citizens. For a free and no-obligation advertising consultation, call 856-457-7815 or e-mail: sales@grapevinenewspaper.com today. THE SECOND ANNUAL BABY PARADE is set for Saturday, June 27, to take place on the 700 block of Landis Avenue, starting at 9:30 a.m. The theme is “Hollywood Babies” and entry classes are Babies (age 2 and under) and Toddlers (age 3 to 5). Contestants will be judged in three categories—Most Creative Costume, Most Creative Costume and Float, and Chubbiest Cheeks. “There was a tremendous response to last year’s Baby Parade, and it was great seeing so many babies with their families downtown,” said event organizer Donata Dalesandro. Registration for the Baby Parade will take place up to the date of the event. THE CUMBERLAND CONTROL LINERS model flying club will hold its first meeting on Thursday, June 25, at 7 p.m. in the Link Trainer Building, Peterson Street, at Millville Airport. In the photo, graduates of the Millville Army Air Field Museum’s Program entitled “Introduction to Aviation: Aviation Through Model Aeronautics,” display the “control-line” model airplanes they built and flew at Millville Airport. Having completed the program, the students are official members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics and the newly formed Cumberland Control Liners Club. The { 24 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 GENTLY USED SPRING AND SUMMER clothing and toiletries are being accepted for Trinity Episcopal Church’s clothes closet. The items are given away free of charge to those in need. Drop items off on Saturday July 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Eighth and Wood streets. Receipts are given upon request. Call 691-1589 with questions. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Animal Friends Foundation Yard Sale. 4 Pleasantview Dr., Millville (Laurel Lake). Pet items, knick-knacks, household items and other goodies. All proceeds will support AFF’s spay and neuter programs throughout southern New Jersey. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (not open to early birds). 503-5572. HIGH SCHOOL REUNIONS VINELAND HIGH CLASS OF 1944 will hold its 65th-year reunion at Eastlyn Golf Course on September 12. Letters will be going out shortly with details, but classmates who have changed their addresses or wish further information may call Ed Giglio at 691-9305 or Evelyn Goldstein at 692-6199. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Cohanzick Zoo 75th Anniversary Celebration/Movie Night. Cohanzick Zoo, Bridgeton. Movie follows the Anniversary celebration. Movies are PG rated. Bring your favorite lawn chair or blanket and watch the movie on a huge movie screen. Dusk. only at South Jersey’s Premier Car Wash Just $850 YES! Voted #1 “Best of Best” 2008 + Tax Can get my car clean INSIDE & OUT??? THE VHS CLASS OF 1989 is hosting its 20th Class Reunion “bash” on August 7, at Centerton Country Club, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 per couple. Single tickets are $65 each. Please make checks payable to “VHS Class of 1989” and send to Utopia Salon, 510 N. East Ave., Vineland, NJ 08360 Attn: VHS Class of 1989. Classmates are also invited to join the groups on Facebook.com and Classmates.com. For additional information, contact Lynn Crescenzo at 794-9200. SUNDAY, JUNE 28 Italian Day Festival. Bruni Melini Memorial Park, Central Ave., Minotola. Sicilian-American Club of South Jersey serves up BBQ platters of chicken, corn on cob, Italian tomato salad, hot and sweet fried peppers, semolina bread. Noon-5 p.m. $9. 697-3359. THURSDAY, JULY 2 Cataract Coffee Talk. SurgiCenter, 251 South Lincoln Ave. For anyone interested in learning more about cataract surgery. Register with Stacey, Nurse Manager at 691-8188 ext. 272. EVER Guaranteed! Windows included with this ad. Best Wash 2611 S. Main Rd. Vineland, NJ 08360 (Between Grant & Sherman) GV THURSDAY, JULY 2 Photographic Society Meeting. Newfield Senior Center, Catawba Ave. and Church St, Newfield. New members welcome. 7:30 p.m. 794-2528 or 691-4563. DELSEA REGIONAL CLASS OF 1974 is having a 35th Class Reunion on October 31, 2009, at the Adelphia Restaurant. If that is you, leave your name, address, and phone number with Felicia at 696-4311. JULY 6 THROUGH 11 Cumberland County Fair. Fairgrounds, Carmel Rd., Millville. 4-H & Open Class exhibits, farm machinery, animal exhibits, amusement rides, fireworks on the 4th of July and demolition derbies on Monday and Saturday. Kids Day on Wednesday, Gates open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 4 p.m.; Wednesday and Saturday, at 11 a.m. Admission $5, kids $4. Free parking. 825-3820 VINELAND HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1980 Reunion Committee is planning a 30-year gala for 2010 and is updating its contact information for class members. If you are a member of the Class of 1980 or know someone who graduated from VHS in 1980, send your name, address and other contact information via email to: classof80reunion@aol.com. WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | WEDNESDAY, JULY 8 Planning Board Meeting. Council Chambers, City Hall, Seventh and Wood sts. 7:30 p.m. VINELAND HIGH CLASS OF 1984 will hold its 25-year reunion on Friday, August 14 at the Centerton Country Club, 7 to 11 p.m. Cost is $50 per person and tickets must be purchased by July 10. Contact Dan Trongone for tickets or more information. 327-4252 or faadan@comcast.net. Make check payable to VHS Class of 1984 Reunion Committee and mail to 3285 Cornucopia Ave., Vineland, NJ 08361. JULY 11 AND 12 Walk in the Vineyard Wine Trail Weekend. Bellview Winery, Atlantic St., Landisville. Special vineyard tours, wine tasting, winery tours, and grape-themed recipes. 11 a.m.-5 p.m, Free admission. 697-7172, www.BellviewWinery.com the grapevine { 25 } TUESDAY, JULY 14 City Council Meeting. Council Chambers, City Hall, Seventh and Wood sts. 7:30 p.m. I In Our Schools Cerione, Johnathan Chanza, Carl Cheeseman, Carli Anne Cherwien, Andrea Colleen Chieffo, Matthew Claire, Hakim Clark, Matilda E. Clark, Shanell Nicole Clark, Chandler Anthony Clarke, Denae Lashae Clarke, Chelsea Mariah Clay, Ashley Monique Clements, Jerome M. Clements, Jr., Alicea Nichole Clendaniel, Alicia Nicole Clendaniel, Jeremy Alexander Clifford, Paul Michael Cohen, Selina Marie Cohen, Jerry Wayne Coker, Carlos Quantrell Clayton Cole, Jr., Ariel Jesus Colon, Cassandra Rivera Colon, Gilbert Colon, Jr., Jalissa Deanna Colon, Lisa Marie Colon, Zuleika Colon, Patrick Jules Connelly, Molly O. Cook, Jaquan Lamont Cooper, Enrique Cordero, Jr., Yamiel A. Cordero, Dwight Corniell, Estefani Corona, Yocelyn I. Cortes, Angel L. Cosme, Jr., Joshua Franklin Cossaboon, Amanda Lynn Creech, Clinton Crowell, Francisco Cruz, Gabrielle Leigh Cruz, Jessica A. Cruz, Jonathan Cruz, Joshua Cruz, Judith Cruz, Melanie Cruz, Christopher Cuba, Khaleed R. Curry, Kevin Peter Curtis, George Alexandre Dampeer, Lauren Kelly Daplyn, Frank J. Dastolfo, Ralph Thomas Dauito, Katlin B. Davis, Markedia Davis, Kayla Diana Dayton, Joshua Warren Dean, Robert DeAngelis, Shannon Marie DeAngelis, Jason M. Degand, Amarilis DeJesus, Blanca I. Delgado, Sean S. DeLoach, Denise Delvalle, Maxwell Anthony D’Emilio, Thomas Denby, Daniel John Deola, IV, Chelsea N. Derby, Warren John Devonshire, Jomarie Enid Diaz, Michael Anthony DiSalvia, Kenneth M. Donnelly, Peter Anthony Doulis, Richard Joseph Downey, Tia Mercedes Drew, Pierre John Dreyer, Vyacheslav Drozd, Victoria Caroline Druziako, Glendon Durham, Vanessa Samantha Dwyer, Jessica Renee Dzindzio, Stephanie Joann Echevarria, Kristen Marie Edgerton, Alyssa Edwards, Brittney Nichole Elbertson, Victoria Marie Epp, Justin Andrew Escobar, Joseph Michael Fairman, Nayalee Falcon, Jonathan Fanelli, Frank Ryan Farside, Michael Anthony Farside, Jr., Jose Jordano Fernandez, Pablo N. Fernandez, Rachel Ann Ferrari, Vincent Edo Filippi, Giovanni Anthony Finazzo, Alexandria Marangely Flores, Annamarie Flores, Jacqueline Naomi Flores, Jeanine Nichole Flores, Roberto FloresSantana, Tressa Victoria Fonseca, Kyle Ryan Forcinito, Nicholas Anthony Foschi, Malcolm Nagee Foster, Christopher D. Garcia, Katherine Renee Garcia, Jacqueline R. Giannakaris, Alexis Faye Giannini, Megan E. Gilroy, Jessica Marie Girtain, Luis Felipe Gomez, Yimelis Gomez, Alexcia Gonzalez, Ashley Rose Marie Gonzalez, Brianna Lynn Gonzalez, Carmelo Gonzalez, Jose Antonio Gonzalez, Jr., Joseph Gonzalez, Ryan Gonzalez, Stacy Lee Gonzalez, Andrew Thomas Goode, Amirah Nicole Gould, Scott Daniel Graiff, Dominique Lashawn Greer, Christian Don’A Griffin, Zachary Hunter Griffin, Natalie Ann Gross, Maciej W. Grudzien, Anabel Guadarrama, Nicholas Ryan Gundaker, Natasha Marie Guzman, Yazkalee Maria Guzman, Jessica L. Gyles, Jillian Marie Hair, Courtney Renee Hamilton, Andrea Y. Handy, Quantaya La’Shawn Harold, Charity Alexandrea Harris, Danasia Harris-Parker, Raymond Thomas Harris, Amanda Lynn Hartje, Daniel James Hayes, Walter Sebastian Hayes, Joshua Robert Headley, Laura Elizabeth Heller, Carlos Ivan Hernandez, Cecilia Hernandez, Denisse Hernandez, Joel Hernandez, Joshua Hernandez, Juan Carlos Hernandez, Frank Higman, II, Louis M. Hills, Pak Lam Ho, Kevin A. Hobson, Jr., David Lee Hofflinger, Jessica Nickole Holiday, James Deon Holland, Brittany Morgan Howell, Ineza Emma Marie Hughes, Sabrina Marie Iglesias, Christina Irene Isihos, Kimberly Ann Jackson, Javier Mercado, Carlos Daniel Mercado, Diana L. Mercado, Rafmelkis O. Metz, Jennifer Lynn Miller, Joshua Miller, LeAnne Marie Miller, Sean Mark Miller, Shaniqua Renee Miller, Kathy Marie Mojica, Alexandra Catherine Molina, Zachary M. Molisee, Cynthia A. Momoh, Cassandra Marie Montalvo, Jan Montalvo, Raquel R. Montalvo, Xavier Montanez, Hanais Montero, Christian Lee Moore, Raheem Jamal Abdul Moore, Sharee Moore-Pierre, Ezequiel Morales, Helen Morales, Mauricio Agustin MoranRios, Jr., Robert Moroz, Dana Lynne Mosley, Brianna J. Moye, Amanda Lee Muniz, Jasmine Iris Muniz, Joseph Angelo Napoli, Amanda Nash, Gerardo J. Navarro-Ramos, Inna A. Nechay, Brittany LeShay Nellom, William Zachary Nichols, Elisabeth Nuhfer, Jonatan Nunez, Jasmine Ocasio, Leonard Oglesby, III, Michael Alcide Oliva, Richard M. Oliva, Alexander Francis Oilver, Carlos Ortiz, Jenyfer Andrea Ortiz, Jordan Edward Ortiz-Wolff, Jose R. Ortiz, Jr., Rebekah Ortiz, Tasira Dominque Ortiz, Victor Anthony Otero, Victoria Iris Otero, Danielle Marie Owens, David Harry Owens, Christian Padilla, Chasite Evelyn Palmer, Willie A. Palmer, Amanda Lee Pando, Brittney Lynn Pantelione, David Anthony Parisi, Anthony Parker, Robert L. Parker, Dana Marie Parks, Abhijit Kiritkumar Parmar, Mandeep Singh Parmar, Reema Vinay Patel, Jose Paz, John Gerald Pearson, Amanda Nichole Pedersen, Scott K. Pedersen, Kayla Dawn Pelosi, Alicia Nicole Perez, Christopher Daniel Perez, David Diego Perez, Edith E. Perez, Ernesto Perez, Jr., Hector J. Perez, Jillian Leigh Perez, Jorden Luiz Perez, Krystal Lee Perez-Rodriguez, Marcos Perez, Michael Abel Perez, Corey Andrew Petit, Jaclyn Petit, Janelle Petit, Krystal Lynn Pettek, Mia Peyton, Tara E. Phillips, Hannah J. Piatt, Amber N. Pierce, Jeffrey Pierre, Alex Barrett Place, Thomas D. Platt, Johnathan Polanco, Richard Jarred Porreca, Javon C. Porter, Michael Anthony Pratt, Kelsey B. Price, Jordon Anthony Pritchett, James Scott Prospero, Sonal Puri, Angel Quiles, Herminio Quinones, Amber Lynn Rahn, Erubiel Ramirez, Elizabeth Ramos, Joshua Ramos, Oliver Edgardo Ramos, Shanique J. Ramos, Willow Ravell, Colin Rawls, Matthew Steven Rayford, Rebecca Sue Redel, Justin A. Reimels, Nicholas Anthony Repp, Brizehida Marlene Reyes, Gabriel Daniel Reyes, Israel Reyes, Jazcelyn Abril Reyes, Marily Reyes, Valeria Marie Reyes, Zuleyka Reyes, Daniel Rhodes, Miguel Angel Ribot, Jr., Gabrielle Lianna Riccardo, Gina Marie Ridolfo, Lauren Paije Riley, Elisabet Debora Rios, Ismael Rios, Alexander Rivera, Ashley Ivette Rivera, Christopher Rivera, Desiree Rivera, Elle Raven Rivera, Jacquelyn Cleo Rivera, Janean Rivera, Jeanette Victoria Rivera, Lisbeth Marie Rivera, Liz Marie Rivera, Moises Rivera, Porsha Elizabeth Rivera, Sarong Rivera, Wendy Lira Rivera, Jamar Maurice Rivers, Tatiana A. Roberts, Jasmin Mercedez Vineland High Graduates 673 Photos courtesy of Carla Hockenbury Threatened by the rain that has plagued southern New Jersey for most of June, 673 Vineland High School seniors were able to receive their diplomas at the school’s 131st Commencement Exercises at an outdoor ceremony in Gittone Stadium last Thursday evening. With most eyes anxiously focused skyward, parents, family and friends packed the grandstand. The event was conducted at a hurried pace, with the usual speeches curtailed drastically. Following the ceremony, most of the graduates boarded buses and embarked on the Project Graduation all-night drug and alcohol-free party held annually to keep commencement night safe for all. Commencement 2009 was videotaped by VPS Broadcasting and will be aired on Channel 9 numerous times over the next several weeks. Souvenir copies on DVD are available for $19.95 each. To order a copy, call 794-6700 ext. 2103. Here is a list of the graduates, as of June 16, 2009: Alyxandria M. Abreu, Emanuel Acosta, Justin E.Acosta, Kayla Lee Acosta, Josue M. Adorno, Nicole Leigh Afanador, Hannah Eve Ahrens, Lauren Ashley Alicea, Samantha Alicea, Jean Carlos Almestica, Daiana Nataly Alvarez, Daniel Michael Alvarez, Janice Marie Alvarez, Jelissa Alvarez, Zanih Ginesa Alvarez, Deanna Marie Alvino, Andrew Wade Anastor, Jessica Autumn Andreoli, Yezenia Gladys Andujar, Nelson Aponte, Yisell Mary Aquino, Jaclyn Arbona, Celil Ardahan, Kaitlynn Marie Arena, Jennifer Arocho, Kristin Lynn Arocho, Ramon Vincent Arocho, Jessica Marie Arsenault, Omir Mutesa Artis, Amanda Marie Asselta, Leigh A. Auger, Damaris Avila, Gilberto Aviles, Jr., Matthew Phillip Aviles, John Anthony Ayala, Massiel N. Azcona, Elvira I. Babenko, Jasmine Luz Baez, Jesus Baez, Jovan Bailey, Rebecka Katherine Ballentine, Nicholas P. Banko, Shane Allen Barber, Sara Lin Baruffi, Gregory Batie, Isiah Battle, Jasmine A. Beatty, Christopher Bell-Santana, Alicia DyShawn Bennett, Quawlee Lamar Bennett, Troy M. Bennie, Maria Lynn Berezin, Taylor Lauren Berger, Sergio Bermudez, Sarah Lindsey Bernhardt, John Nicholas Bertonazzi, Kimberly L. Beu, James E. Bishop, III, Justin B. Blount, Christian J. Bock, Brian Christopher Bond, Jamal R. Boozer, Phallon J. Bordley, Amanda Borrero, Michael Ruben Borrero, Alexandra Marie Bossi, Avery Ke-Was-Kum Bowen, David Anthony Boyd, Michael Ronald Boyer, Erika A. Briones, Aiyanna Gaila Brown, Ashlee Taylor Brown, Briana Nicole Brown, Channing Stephen Brown, Darell Otis Brown, Janice Faye Brown, Meghan Ann Brown, Sylvia Michelle Brown, Vaunique R. Brown, Rebecca Burgos, Iris Shoray Burnett, Kaitlin Karla Burns, Shanae M. Burt, Drew William Bushek, Alexander Maurice Byrd, Marya Cabatingan, Michael Anthony Cales, Ezequiel A. Camara, Jason Candelaria, Courtney Michelle Cannon, Michel Cano, Sorali Caraballo, Anthony Toomy Carei, Fernando Carney, Robert J. Carpenter, Juan Jose Cartagena, Christopher G. Castellini, Timothy James Castellini, Veronica Natalie Castilla, Nicole Castro, Carla Elaine Catrambone, Ariel Jasmine Rene Ceasar, Lizbeth Marie Centeno, Nicholas Michael { 26 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 Anthony Phillip James, Jonathan Michael Jamison, Luis Miguel Jarquin, Brittany Jean Jessie, Maritza A. Jimenez, Rebecca Jimenez, David Lester Johnson, Donald Johnson, Erik Jordan Johnson, Kahla C. Johnson, Lauren Elizabeth Johnson, Aleashio Leonard Lee Jones, Hans Daniel Jones, III, Kendra Tonette Jones, Lester Danell Jones, Marissa Jenette Jones, Julio Alberto Jordan, Emanuel A. Juarez, Rosa Maria Juarez, Michael Anthony Kalowitz, Asli Karakaya, Sergey Karpenko, Sheyda Karvar, Katherine Elizabeth Karwowski, Samuel Wesley Kaslon, Laura Brooke Kaspar, Tracy Lynn Kelly, Michael J. Kenney, Samuel E. Kerusenko, Dakota Bradley Kielbasa, David James King, Amber Marie Koebernik, Daniel Joseph Kreck, Robert Daniel Kuzmicz, Idney Maria Langston, Robert J. Lashley, III, Michael J. Lathberry, Alysa Victoria Layton, Emilie Lebron, Kiasha Shanae Lecator, Natasha T. Lee, Shamikia Lynn Lewis, Stanley Dontae Lewis, Michael John Leyva, Ciara C. Lillia, Ashley Nicole Llabres, Maia Eden Lods, Daniel Lee Lopez, Evan Miguel Lopez, Frankie Lopez, Jr. , Javier Lopez, Jeffrey Lopez, Jerryanette Lopez, Jocyline Ashley Lopez, Omar Lopez, Raymond Anthony Lopez, Chelsea Elisabeth Lorence, Alyson Nicole Luciano, Luis Xavier Lugo, David Lunsford, II, Sierra D. Luster, Shannon Cheri Madgey, Francesca Mainiero, Jasmin Marie Maldonado, Reinaldo Maldonado, Jr., Roberto Anibal Maldonado, Sasha C. Malloy, Meisha-gaye Kevena Manning, Michelle Lillian Manson, Christopher Alfonso Marcelino, Nicholas Gennaro Marino, Javier Marrero, Matthew C. Marrero, Marquitta Sherria Martin, Iraida Ivette Martinez, Jocelyn Martinez, Victoria Martinez, Nuno Matias Coimbra Martins, Raymond Mass, Patrick Dominic Massaro, Yamil O. Matos, Yarilyn Matos, Marcus Stephans Mattioli, Joseph Dominic Maurice, Marrisa T. Maven, John J. Mayville, Morgan McLemore, Katherine Lynn Medina, Miguel Angel Mejia-Galvan, Jorge Mejias, Jr., Erika Marie Melendez, Naiomi Marie Mendez, Juan Mensing-Alvarado, Alexsii Robinson, Vannessa L. Robinson, Richard Robles, Andre Solomon Rodgers, Candido Rodriguez, Jr., Carlos Rodriguez, Christal Lynn Rodriguez, Christina Angelica Rodriguez, Claudio Rodriguez, Efrain J. Rodriguez, Isamar Rodriguez, Jessica Renee Rodriguez, Joel Rodriguez, Linda Shanell Rodriguez, Luz Normary Rodriguez, Ricky Rodriguez, Joshua Jamar Rogers, Ana Maria Roman, Timothy Philip Romer, Michael Christopher Romero, Jenise Marie Rosa, Anthony Rosado, Giovanni Aries Rosado, Mathew Rosado, Nina Raquel Rosario, Ricardo S. Rosario, Michael Jared Roslatov, Tifanie C. Rostien, Nicholas Harry Rothman, Amanda Elizabeth Rowe, Ariel Ruiz, Christine Ruiz, Kelly Rene Sainson, Liliya Sakhan, Angelica Sanchez, Justin Mathew Sanchez, Michael Angel Sanchez, Ly-Ann Enid Santa, Anibal Santiago, II, Antonio Jose Santiago, Chad Julian Santiago, Freddy Santiago, Jr., Luis A. Santiago, Marianna Jasmine Santiago, Sandy Paula Santiago, Yaritza I. Santiago, Angel Luis Santos, III, Arnaldo Jose Santos, Louis Giovanni Santos, Darryl John Saull, Melanie Nicole Schaffer, Joshua Scott, Kayry Segarra, Breana D. Sept, Victor Manuel Serrano, Jr., Rabia Yasmin Shaikh, Matthew Ives Shaud-Gentry, Stephanie Shaw, Viktoriya Shcherbyna, Diana Leontievna Shubrat, Valentin V. Shulzhenko, Harjit Singh, Harpreet Singh, Jatinder Singh, Shamika Shantell Slater, Joseph Ananais Smalley, Kristel Norene Smiley, Alexandra Leigh Smith, Andrea Nicole Smith, Derek Allan Smith, Dillon Zachary Smith, Jaszmene Smith, Jessica Ryan Smith, Michael G. Smith, III, Matthew A. Snyder, Janet Sosa, Kenneth Soto, Kimberly Lynn Speranza, Tiffany Staas, Victoria Carol Staas, Christopher Ryan Stenger, Marcus Stratton, Chad L. Stuart, Glenn L. Stulz, Jr., Erika Lynn Suda, Brianna Surrency, William Theodore Sykes, II, William M. Szabo, Amber Nicole Taylor, Shenequa D. Taylor, Yasmin Taylor, Mustafa A. Telfair, Leonel E. Thomas, Branden Wesley Thompson, Jeremy Courtez Thompson, Steven Tirado, Brandon Delmore Tomasso, Anthony Tonetta, Giselle Torres, Neyshadaly Torres, Samantha Torres, Wildelia Torres, Scott Theodore Traina, Christina Marie Trasferini, Adrian D. Tribbitt, Alyssa Marie Trovarelli, Kaitlyn M. Trovarelli, Kevin Truong, Jenille Avion Tyson, Sonaisa Tyson, Joseph Francis Valcarce, Crystal Elaine Vargas, John Anthony Vargas, Michael Angel Vargas, Samantha Marie Vargas, Jonas Vasquez, Jy’Isha Lynn Vasquez, Maria Kathleen Vastano, Ivelisse Vazquez, Tatiana Marleen Vega, Angelica M. Velazquez, Destanie N. Velazquez, Janeirys Velazquez, Melissa Ashley Velazquez, Dagmabel Velez, Emily Elida Velez, Enid Velez, Jonathan C. Velez, Nivea N. Velez, Nicole B. Vena, Jessica Marie Vera, Priscilla Vera, Gina Mary Vernacchio, Natasha Marie Vicente, Stephanie VicenteNieves, Joshua William Villanueva, Vincent James Vita, Shannon Marea Vohringer, Brigid Catherine Wallace, Samantha E. Wallace, Marcus Schyler Ware, Christen D. Waters, Mario Watford, Brett A. Watson, Christina Delaphine Watts, Kreshona Danae Waye, Ebony Princess Wells, Kyrstin Megan Wells, Monica Shonte Wesby, Mark Wheaton, Robert Whitaker, Eric L. Wiggins, Julia Anna Wilderman, Derrick D. Williams, Devin D. Williams, Ethan Hayes Williams, Rashad N. Williams, Christopher Jamiaz Willis, Chrystal Millara Winchester, Bazeil Tyrek Winters, Kayla C. Witt, Meghan Joelle Wolfe, Tyrell Dontae Womack, Rebecca Rose Yearby, Nicole Lynn Zalinskie, Anthony E. Zayas, Kirsten Amanda Zieminski, Jennie Marie Zink, and Joshua Zub. Anytime, Summertime Kids Camp® Dates and Weekly Theme Schedule June 22-26 Cheerleading! ___________________________ June 29- July 3 Wild West ___________________________ July 6-10 Jolly Roger’s Hidden Treasure! ___________________________ July 13-17 Whales, Sharks & Mermaid’s! ___________________________ July 20-24 Who’s Your Hero? ___________________________ July 27-31 Fantasy Castle! ___________________________ August 3-7 Time Travelers! ___________________________ August 10-14 Coastal Cowabunga ___________________________ August 17-21 Sports Spectacular ___________________________ August 24-28 Guppies to Puppies ENROLL FOR SUMMER CLASSES OR SUMMER CAMP ANYTIME Petway Fifth Graders Honor Role Models Petway School celebrated its Third Annual Role Model Breakfast in an event made possible through the support of the Vineland Education Association (VEA) and a generous FAST Grant from the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Fifth grade students invited their role models to the breakfast, where each student presented his or her role model with a certificate and a carefully written essay. Petway School was honored to have several special guests attending this year, including Vineland’s Mayor Romano and wife Anne Romano, Charles Ottinger, the Superintendent of the Vineland Public Please call to schedule your FREE Introductory Class. Advanced reservations are required to ensure space is available (856) 765-5634 www.tlgmillvillenj.com Book Your Awesome Birthday Bash Today! Schools, Janet Morrison, from NJEA, Frank Giordano, President of the Vineland Board of Education, Allan Bernadini, VBOE Vice-President, Dr. Keith Figgs and Dr. Mary Gruccio, Assistant Superintendents of VPS, Hank Ehrlich, Stage Director, and F. John Sbrana, the District’s Communication Coordinator. Chyaira Palmer, top photo, chose Mrs. Dana Speziali, her third grade teacher, as her role model. Speziali, Petway School’s 2009 Teacher of the Year, is moved to tears as she reads Palmer’s essay explaining how she changed Palmer’s life and made her a better student and person. Brennan Finley and his role model, Carlos Mercado, who the student credits for being a positive influence in his life. Kelsey DeMatte and her role model Jill Perugini. dobetter in school WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Weak Basic Skills F rustration with School Lack of Confidence No Motivation Helpyour child A few hours a week can help your child improve weak study skills and gain the Educational Edge™. Your child can discover that learning is fun. Our testing pinpoints problems and we tutor in reading, phonics, study skills, math and SAT/ACT prep. Since 1977, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of kids do better in school. Call us and let us help your child break the failure chain. Your child can succeed in school. the grapevine { 27 } 1-800-CAN LEARN Independently owned and operated ©2002 Huntington Learning Centers, inc. 1601 N. High Street Millville, NJ 08332 856-825-4003 Corps Building (2041 W. Landis Ave). $200 cash prize for best hand. $20 per bike, $15 passenger. Contact Rusty Hughes 609-226-0023 or email at HOG1000@aol.com. ship and fair play. Also, a presentation by the Philadelphia Flyers-Phantoms Development Department. 691-0030, ext. 113. or www.ccaymca.org; start. Four-person scramble format. For pre-registration or sponsorship information, call 691-7400 or visit www.vinelandchamber.org/events. THURSDSAY, JULY 16 THROUGH JULY 27 Midget Football/Cheerleading Signups. Third St. and Chestnut Ave. 6-7:30 p.m. on Fridays, June 26 and July 10, 17 and 24. Saturday registrations are from 9 a.m.-noon on June 27; July 11, 18 and 25. 297-6280 or 974-3645. THURSDSAY, JULY 23 Amputees Across America. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 1237 W. Sherman Ave. A welcome recption will be held in honor of the cyclists who are riding in bicycle relays across the country (started in California on May 27) and visiting hospitals to increase public Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic. Buena Vista Golf Club, Rt. 40 and Country Club Lane, Buena. $150 per player (includes lunch, dinner, practice range, green and cart fees). $20, lunch only. $40, dinner only. 11 a.m. registration and picnic lunch. Noon shotgun WEEKLY THROUGH OCTOBER 6 Senior Golf Association Events. KARTING SERIES Championship Karting International (CKI), a World Karting Association-sanctioned series and the top touring karting series in the United States, makes its East Coast debut at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s 1.1-mile F1 New Jersey karting track, June 26-28. CKI, created by motorsports veterans RJ Valentine (also a principal of New Jersey Motorsports Park) and Phil DeLaO, made its debut with more than 100 competitors in New Castle, Ind. at the end of May, including a host of European drivers. In a nod to the strong karting community in and around southern New Jersey, CKI will offer a Rotax Master class with a purse of $1,500 cash with the victor pocketing $500; 2nd place delivers $400 and 3rd place $300; 4th 200 and 5th $100. Entry fees for the Rotax Masters class are at a reduced rate of $200. Spectators can watch the Championship Karting International race at F1 New Jersey by purchasing tickets for $15 at the gate. Children 12 and under receive free admission to all events at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Entry forms and more information on Championship Karting International can be found at www.championshipkartracing.com. More information on F1 New Jersey is available at www.njmp.com. GOLF TOURNAMENTS, SPORTS CAMPS, ETC. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 5-Mile Blanket Walk. Landis Park. Proceeds will benefit SJH Foundation, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and Fedup-4u. The event will urge youth to be gang- and drugfree. 364-8103. Various courses throughout southern New Jersey. Annual membership $20. JUNE 30: Mays Landing. JULY DATES: July 7 (Centerton), July 14 (off), July 21 (Back Creek), July 28 (Westwood). AUGUST DATES: Aug. 4 (White Oaks), Aug. 11 (Patriots Glen), Aug. 18 (off), Aug. 28 (TBA). Call Paul Doerr to join or for exact dates, entry deadlines, tee times, locations, and additional information, 691-4098. WEEK OF JULY 13 Super Sports Camp. YMCA 1159 East Landis Ave. For ages 9 to 12. A new sport every day in a non-competitive environment. Focus is on developing and improving specific skills and techniques while learning the value of sportsman- SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Semper Marine Detachment #205 Poker Run. Registration 10 a.m.-noon at Millville Harley Davidson, ends at Marine Uncle Ricky’s Outdoor Bar (856) 691-4454 Beer • Wine Mixed Drinks Frozen Cocktails Come & Check Our Our Expanded Menu! Steak, Pasta, Homemade Pizza, Fish & Crabs & Much More! { 28 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 TEE IT UP! 18 -H o l e Co u r s e H a n d i c a p – A c c e s s i b le Wheat Road Golf 18 Hole Chip-n-Putt Driving Range Complete Proshop Factory Trained Club Fitters (get it right before you buy!) At Golf Lessons & Clinics by PGA Pro Frank Carman Bi r t h d a y Pa r t y P a c k a g e s Gi ft Cert ifi cat es Availab le $5.00 until 5PM • $6.00 5PM to Close Eat In or Take Out Outdoor Tent Seating Available Fund Raising Opportunities for your school or organization CLAMS CASINO $10 per dozen Call for Details 800-273-0433 www.wheatroadgolf.com U-PEEL SHRIMP $6 per dozen OPEN 7 DAYS Next to Wheat Road Golf 2142 E. Wheat Road 73 Landis Ave. Upper Deerfield Twp. Located next to Rita’s Water Ice VINELAND NJ 08361 856-453-PUTT (7888) www.landislinks.com Hours: 11 am-10pm Daily ESPN NATIONAL GOLF CHALLENGE FRIDAY, JULY 10 Searching for America’s Best Two-Some. Ron Jaworski’s Running Deer Golf Club, 1111 Parvin Mill Rd., Pittsgrove. Presented by Callaway Golf, a national Amateur 2 Person better ball event. 1 p.m. Tee Times Fee to members of Ron Jaworski Golf Courses $60, non-members $110. Each participant receives one-year subscription to Golf Magazine and a dozen Callaway iX Tour Balls. Call Running Deer Pro-Shop 3582000 ext. 18 for details and sign ups. Now Open Mondays 10 to 5 219 Bridgeton-Fairton Rd, Bridgeton, NJ 856-455-1144 Website:bbcycle.net/index.htm Email:bbcycle@juno.net B&B Cycle and Marine Inc. awareness of amputees as people with active lifestyles. 4 p.m. SATURDAY, JULY 25 Barbara Cook Run-Ride-Walk for Cancer. New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville. This year’s event will feature new bike routes including 62-mile (Metric Century) and 31-mile rides, plus an 8mile fun ride for family riders. A postevent barbeque fundraiser will include raffles and auctions. Longer cycling events begin 8 a.m., other registrations 4:30 p.m., events at 6 p.m. Visit www.ACTIVE.com. Varicose • Veins • Featured on ? and WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Reach Out To The Most Qualified Specialist Minimally Invasive Insurance covered 30 min. Office Treatment Ask for a free sample! 100% delicious 100% fat-free Free Vein Screening Call to schedule an appointment Charles L. Dietzek, D.O., FACOS Raymond S. 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FREE SUMMER CONCERTS AT GIAMPETRO PARK Enjoy these free concerts all summer long, as well as dancing on the adjacent dance floor. Held Monday evenings at 7 p.m at the Enrico Serra Band Shell. If raining, the concert will be held at Memorial School Auditorium, Main Road and Chestnut Avenue. • June 29: 4 J’s Combo • July 4 (Saturday): Red, White & Blue Band • July 6: Phil Vitale Trio • July 13: Joe Luisi, One Man Big Band • July 20: Ross Ippolito Combo • July 27: Buddy Gale Big Band • August 3: Greg Albert Duo • August 10: Corky Gale’s Combo • August 17: Doctors of Rhythm • August 24: Gene Boney Band • August 31: Frank Marone Combo • September 7: Bud Cavallo Duo Special arrangement for persons with disabilities can be made if requested in advance. Contact the Business Administrator’s Office at 794-4000 ext. 4144. Transportation arrangements for seniors and/or disabled should be made through CATS (691-7799) at least 48 hours ahead of time. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 Friday Night Flashback. Merighi’s Savoy Inn Bistro, E. Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. Nicky G from 95.1 WAYV, plays ’60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, and today’s music. 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Megan Chappius Quartet and Tocomac. Bellview Winery 150 Atlantic St., Landisville, 697-7172. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy. 4-8 p.m. $5 cover includes wine tasting. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 The Walk of Fame. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. 6 p.m. $10-$12. (frontgatetickets.com). SATURDAY, JUNE 27 South Jersey Song Writers Guild. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Open Mic. 7 p.m. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 Wet Chapel, The Civil Suits, The Other Car, Clock Strikes Twelve. Fuel House SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Savoy Unplugged: Johnny’s Cousin Steve. Merighi’s Savoy Inn Bistro, Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover. Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 6:30 p.m. $10. LOOKING AHEAD THURSDAY, JULY 9 Romantic Spanish Music. Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. Program features the vocals of Calixto Negron with Benny Munoz on the guitar. CDs by both performers will be on sale after the program. 6-7:30 p.m. Free, but seating is on a first-come, firstserved basis. 794-4244. JUNE 26, 27, AND 29 Nightlife at Old Oar House. Old Oar House Brewery, 123 N. High St., Millville, 2931200. Fri.: The Founders, 9 p.m. Sat.: Take Two, 9 p.m., Mon.: Trivia Night 8:30-10:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 Bring the Music! Festival. U-Sell Flea Market, 2896 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland. Upand-coming national touring acts and an assortment of the area’s greatest local bands. More than 15 bands on two stages. Tickets $15 online, $20 at the gate. (frontgatetickets.com). SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Band Of Worship. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 6 p.m. $5. AT THE CASINOS HEADLINERS, COMEDY ACTS, AND MORE JUNE 24, 25, 26, 27, AND 30 Nightlife at Bennigan’s. 2196 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 205-0010. Wednesday: ’70s and ’80s Throwback Night (frozen drink specials) 8 p.m.midnight, Thursday.: Karaoke with DJ Bob Morgan, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday: Blue Moon Dance Party, $3 Blue Moon drafts, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday: Latin Dance Party, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Tuesday: Country Western Dance Party (beer and shot specials), 8 p.m.-midnight. Tickets: 1-800-736-1420; www.ticketmaster.com unless otherwise noted. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 The Smothers Brothers. Borgata. 9 p.m. $39.50. 1-800-298-4200. Spryo Gyra. Hilton. 8 p.m. $30. $23; Sat., 9 and 11:15 p.m., $28. Order tickets by phone at the Comedy Stop Box Office: 1-877FUNNY-AC or 609-348-0920. Visit www.comedystop.com. Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles. Tropicana. Liverpool Club Theater in North Tower. Wed.–Sun., 8:30 p.m., $25. OPENING JUNE 22 Fame. Tropicana. Monday and Thursday 8 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 3:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday 7 p.m. JUNE 23 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6 Carnival of Wonders. Trump Plaza. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, 9 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday. $25. JUNE 24 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6 Cirque Dreams Pandemonia. Taj Mahal. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday, 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $35 and $25. HEADLINERS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 Disco Biscuits with Lotus. Showboat House of Blues. 8:30 p.m., $50, $32.50, $27.50. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 STYX / REO Speedwagon. Borgata. 8 p.m. $54.50, $49.50. 1-800-2984200. Boyz II Men. Resorts. 8 p.m. $45 and $35. 1st Annual Legends of Hip Hop. Showboat House of Blues. 9 p.m., $35, $27, $22. Live Nude Comedy. Tropicana. Shannon Elizabeth, Greg Giraldo, Andy Dick, and The Whitest Kids U’Know. 9 p.m. $35-$75. THURSDAY, JUNE 25 Talent Showcase. Fuel House Coffee Co., { 30 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. Karaoke and Open Mic Night. $3. JUNE 25, 26, AND 27 Nightlife at Villa Filomena. Villa Filomena Ristorante & Lounge, 821 Harding Hwy., Buena, 697-7107. Thurs.: Ladies Night, Fri.: Live music, Sat.: Italian Accordian. COMEDY & MORE 30th Anniversary Show: Paul Anka, Ann Margret, Tony Orlando. Caesars. 9 p.m. $55-$105. Bruce In The USA. Hilton. 9 p.m. $15. Comedy Club at Borgata. Borgata Music Box: three comedians daily, 9 p.m. (except during headliner engagements) 1-800-298-4200. Comedy Stop at the Trop. Three comedians nightly. Sun.-Thurs., 9 p.m., $23; Fri., 9 and 11:15 p.m., JUNE 25, 26, AND 27 Nightlife at Bojo’s. 222 N. High St., Millville, 327-8011. Thurs: Ladies Nite with Charlie. Fri: Maines Street. Sat: Singalong. Sun: Nascar/Baseball. I Culinary Adventures { STEPHEN WILSON / PHOTOS: JILL M C CLENNEN The Occasional Contest Chocolates on Occasion received about 40 entries in their contest. J ust a few weeks ago, I read with great interest in The Grapevine about a contest that was being staged by Chocolates on Occasion. Members of the public were invited to invent a new chocolate candy that could be made by the chocolate shop. I e-mailed the owner, Amy Barbera, to see if I could stop by to see what the contest was all about. Before my visit, Amy e-mailed me a list of 10 entries that had been submitted. She asked if I could help her winnow the list down to five finalists. We looked them over and decided on these five: #1 Cheerios, mini M&M’s and pretzel pieces enrobed in white chocolate. #2 Ladyfingers, soft caramel, and whole almonds enrobed in chocolate. #3 Marshmallow, soft caramel, and chocolate, topped with pecans. #4 Sunflower seeds and almonds in dark chocolate. Store owner Amy Barbera held the contest to mark the shop’s fifth anniversary. #5 Chocolate-covered pita chips. Last Wednesday, I visited the chocolate shop, located at 782 S. Brewster Road (you can also visit them online at www.barberas chocolate.com). It had been a while since I had been to the shop, and I had forgotten how cute it was. The first thing I saw was a welcome sign on a small table with a dish of samples on it. That certainly makes a good first impression! Upon walking into the main part of the shop, I was struck by the chocolatey aroma. The woman at the counter welcomed me and asked how I was, as she did for everyone who entered after me. (Yes, I’m a sucker for good service!) In the middle of the service area was a dinette table with the five contest entries on it. A sign instructed patrons to taste each piece, and place their name, phone number, and choice of winner on a scrap of paper and into the nearby cookie jar. Continued on next page Gourmet Lunches & Dinners Take Outs & Package Goods SERVING THE FOOD YOU LOVE IN A VERY DIFFERENT WAY. Milmay Tavern has “food with flavor” Better Food Better Prices Tuckahoe Road & Millville-Mays Landing Road, Milmay N.J. 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Amy soon appeared from the back. We chatted for a while, and I was happy to hear that Chocolates on Occasion is celebrating its fifth anniversary—this is what inspired the chocolate contest. She had received about 40 different entries for the contest, so it was a challenge to pick the five that eventually were chosen to be voted upon. All five had all been made the day before, and with the cookie jar full of votes, it seemed the response had been good. I waited patiently for another guest to taste the chocolates and vote, then it was my turn. I started with choice number one, the Cheerio chocolate. The first sensation I got was salty—the pretzels stood out, but the crunch and sweetness of the M&M’s and Cheerios soon overtook the pretzels. It was good, although I’m not much of a white chocolate fan, and I found the candy to be too sweet overall. Next up were the chocolate-covered ladyfingers. The piece I had was chewy and slightly bitter from the dark chocolate and caramel, and the almonds added a nice touch. It had a good balance of cakey, chewy, crunchy, sweet and bitter. The chocolate-covered marshmallow was next. I must confess that I don’t like marshmallows, so it was hard to consider it the best. It did have nice contrasts, however—spongy marshmallow, chewy caramel, crunchy pecans. The entry with sunflower seeds and almonds was really good. I liked the sunflower seeds, because they have a distinct flavor and the saltiness contrasted nicely with the dark chocolate and made me think of baseball season. The almonds incorporated a classic flavor to the candy. I had high expectations for the choco- WINNERS ANNOUNCED First Place: Marshmallow w/chocolate, caramel and rolled in pecans Second Place: Lady fingers topped with a layer of caramel and whole almonds drizzled with chocolate Third Place: Dark chocolate with sunflower seeds and chopped almonds It was close! Second and third place were separated by just one vote, as were third and fourth. Therefore, all five contenders will be sold at Chocolates on Occasion throughout the month of July. late-covered pita chip, because I liked the idea of the salty, crunchy chip covered in chocolate. Unfortunately, the pita chip was totally lost in the chocolate and I’m not exactly sure why. It was a great idea, but it just didn’t do it for me in the end. I wrote my choice down on a paper and dropped it in the cookie jar. The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate, second place will get $30 and third place will get a $20 gift certificate. In addition, one person who submitted their choice will win a gift certificate as well. And you may end up seeing the winner in the display case, alongside the roughly 120 other chocolates at Chocolates on Occasion, depending on how popular the winning entry is. I Stephen Wilson along with his wife Jill McClennen owns The Sweet Life Bakery. You may contact him via e-mail at thesweetlifebakery@verizon.net. Sweet Life Bakery 1/2 Price Appetizers 3 pm – 6 pm Daily 12 noon – 6 pm Saturday & Sunday Domestic Drafts $1.75 Lunch Buffet $5.99 Monday – Friday Pizza, Pasta, & Salad Bar The Happy Hour BAR ONLY Celebrates Strawberry Season with Strawberry Lemonade Strawberry Cupcakes and More! Whet Vineland’s Appetite. Get your restaurant noticed by advertising on these dining pages in The Grapevine. Every residence in Vineland receives Vineland’s neighborhood bakery, where everything is made from scratch and quality counts. 6th Street between Landis and Elmer in Downtown Vineland { 32 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 1 Large Pizza With One Topping, Dozen Wings and 2 Liter Soda Take Out & Delivery Saturday – Thursday 2 Large Pizzas $16.99 Take out or Delivery Only The Grapevine… There’s no better way to draw customers into your establishment! Call today for advertising information: $ 19.99 856-563-0030 856-692-5353 www.thesweetlifebakery.com 856-457-7815 947 North Delsea Dr. Vineland, NJ 08360 EATING OUT From fine dining to lunch spots to bakeries, the area has choices to satisfy any appetite. Call for hours. Amato’s Restaurant, 782 S. Brewster Rd., Vineland, 692-5756. Veal, chicken, seafood, and pasta specialties for dinner. Open for lunch, too. Closed Sundays. Andrea Trattoria, 1833 Harding Hwy., Newfield, 697-8400. Chef/owner Andrea Covino serves up Italian specialties in an atmosphere of fine dining. Annata Wine Bar, 216 Bellevue Ave, Hammonton, 609-704-9797. Food served tapas style, specialty martinis, catering, private parties. Extensive wine list. Live music Friday nights. Bagel University, 1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 691-0909. This breakfast and lunch spot offers a menu of sandwiches named for colleges near and far. Bain’s Deli, 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, 5631400. Come in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Daily specials include coffee of the day. Barbera’s Chocolates on Occasion, 782 S. Brewster Rd., Vineland, 690-9998. Homemade chocolates and candies, custom gift baskets. Bennigan’s Restaurant, 2196 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 205-0010. Entrees, desserts, drink specials. Take-out, too. Happy Hour buffet Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. NFL flat-screen TVs. Big Apple, 528 N. Harding Hwy., Vineland, 6975500. Steaks, veal, chicken dishes. Meet friends at the bar. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Big John’s Pizza Queen, 1383 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 205-0012. The “Gutbuster” a 21-oz. burger, pizza, salads, wings, subs, dinners. Bojo’s Ale House, 222 N. High St., Millville, 327-8011. All food is homemade, including the potato chips. Casa Dori II, Brewster Rd. and Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 794-1888. Authentic Italian, lunch and dinner; catering avail. Continental Room at the Ramada Inn, W. Landis Ave. and Rt. 55, Vineland, 6963800. Open for lunch Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Open to hotel guests and the public. Crust N Krumbs Bakery, Main and Magnolia rds., 690-1200. Cakes, pies, cookies, breads, and doughnuts. Custom wedding cakes, too. Deeks Deli & Kustard Kitchen, 1370 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 691-5438. Call for lunch and dinner specials. Soft ice cream and cakes year-round. Mon.-Sat 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Denny’s, 1001 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 6961900. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Take-out, too. Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. Open 24 hours. Kids eat free Tues. and Sat. Dominick’s Pizza, 1768 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland, 691-5511. Family time-honored recipes, fresh ingredients. Donkey’s Place, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland, 690-1777. One-of-a-kind cheesesteaks made on large, fresh poppyseed rolls. of July BBQ 4th Graduations, Reunions, BBQ’s, Dinner Parties, Engagements, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Birthday, Retirement, Teen Parties, Christenings, Showers, Etc. No job too big or small We can accomodate any multi ethnic cuisine including asian, spanish, italian you name it we can make it over 14 years experience vegan and gluten free 856-692-7473 • Cell 609-247-8341 • Fax 856-692-7664 Continued on next page Beautiful Smiles, Made Affordable OUR SERVICES MILLVILLE FAMILY DENTAL Union Lake Crossing Shopping Center 2144 N. 2nd St., Millville WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | NEW PATIENT WELCOMING PACKAGE $ 80 (reg. $230.) Includes oral exam, full mouth series of x-rays, cleaning & polishing, oral cancer screening, periodontal (gums) evaluation. With coupon only. Not valid with other offers. Emergency Walk-Ins Welcome • Same-Day Denture Repair • • • • • • • • • • • Cleaning & X-Rays Porcelain Veneers Cosmetic Dentistry Periodontal Therapy (Gum Treatment) Full Mouth Reconstruction Implant Rehabilitation Root Canals (One Visit) Full & Partial Dentures Bleaching White Fillings Crowns & Bridges 856-825-2111 Open 7 Days a Week. Day & Evening Hours Proud Member Of The Allied Dental Practices Of NJ Personalized Dentistry SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO OUR SENIOR CITIZENS the grapevine { 33 } Se Habla Español E D W A R D P O L L E R , D D S • G L E N N P R A G E R , D D S • TO D D P R A G E R , D D S • D A N I E L D I C E S A R E , D M D Continued from previous page Dreamz Cafe, 2184 Union Lake Crossing, Millville, 765-5029. Panini, sandwiches, salads, soups. Also, gelato, Italian coffee, desserts, smoothies, and frappuccino. Esposito’s Maplewood III, 200 N. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 692-2011. Steaks, seafood and pasta dishes at this Italian restaurant. Eric’s, 98 S. West Ave., Vineland, 205-9800. Greek and American cuisine. Pizza, too. Five Points Inn, E. Landis Ave. & Tuckahoe Rd., Vineland, 691-6080. Italian cuisine and dinner buffets to savor. Family-owned. Fresh Restaurant, 1405 Mays Landing Rd., Millville, 327-3435. Jumbo lump crabcakes, Black Angus burgers. Wed. is pasta night. Gardella’s Ravioli Co. & Italian Deli, 527 S. Brewster Rd.., 697-3509. Name says it all. Daily specials, catering. Closed Sunday. General Custard’s Last Stand, 2578 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 696-2992. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner served Tues.-Sat. Gina’s Ristorante, 110 N. High St., Millville, 825-4241. Italian cuisine, lunch and dinner, BYOB, nothing over $20. Giorgio’s Restaurant 363 E. Wheat Rd., Buena, 697-2900. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Italian cuisine, pizza. Giovanni’s Italian-American Deli. 1102 N. East Ave., Vineland, 692-0459. Pizza, Italian subs, all your lunch favorites. The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course, 4049 Italia Rd., Vineland, 691-5558. Restaurant and lounge open to the public for lunch Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Jake’s. 611 Taylor Rd., Franklinville, 6945700. Italian-American, served lakeside. Lunch, dinner, happy hour, Sunday brunch. Joe’s Poultry. 440 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 692-8860. Barbecue and Kosher chickens, homemade sides, catering. Kawa Thai & Sushi, 2196 N. Second St. (Rt. 47), Millville, 825-9939. Thai and Japanese cuisine. BYOB. Landicini’s Family Restaurant & Pizzeria Landis and Lincoln aves., Vineland, 691-3099. Italian cuisine, gourmet pizza salads. Open for lunch and dinner. Larry’s II Restaurant, 907 N. Main Rd., Vineland, 692-9001. Three meals daily. Sunday breakfast buffet, early-bird dinners. Library V Restaurant, 206 Rt. 54, Buena, 697-9696. Renowned for prime rib, steaks, seafood, salad bar. Closed Mon. and Tues. La Locanda Pizzeria & Ristorante, 1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 794-3332. Pasta, veal, chicken. Lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday. Lucia’s Ristorante, 785 W. Sherman Ave., Vineland, 692-0300. Italian fine dining and regional cooking. Marciano’s Restaurant, 947 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 563-0030. Italian-American cuisine, seafood and veal. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast buffet. Manny & Vic’s, 1687 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 696-3100. Daily pizza specials, delivery. Manny’s Pizza, 426 N. High St., Millville, 3275081. Daily pizza specials, delivery. Martino’s Trattoria & Pizzeria, 2614 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 692-4448. Brick oven pizza, risotto, polenta. Three meals daily. Merighi’s Savoy Inn, E. Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. { 34 } the grapevine | JUNE 24, 2009 Banquet/wedding facility as well as intimate restaurant. Nicky G. Fridays 9 p.m.–midnight. Milmay Tavern, Tuckahoe and Bear’s Head rds., Milmay, 476-3611. Gourmet lunches and dinners in a casual setting. Moe’s Southwest Grill, 2188 N. 2nd St., Millville, 825-3225. Tex-Mex, burritos, catering. MVP Bar, 408 Wheat Road, Vineland, 697-9825. Full bar menu, live entertainment, drink specials. Neptune Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, 1554 South Delsea Drive, Vineland, 6922800. American cuisine, array of cocktails. Next Oar, 127 N. High St., Millville, 293-1360. Weekly menu, made-to-order dishes. Olympia Restaurant, 739 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 691-6095. Authentic Greek cuisine—lamb dishes and salads. Paperwaiter Restaurant & Pub, 1111 Village Dr., Millville, 825-4000. A special place for all your special occasions. Pegasus, Rts. 40 and 47, Vineland, 6940500. Breakfast, lunch, dinner specials; convenient drive-thru, mini-meal specials. Pete’s Pizza, 20 W. Park Ave., Vineland, 2059998. Pizza (including whole wheat), subs, wings. Open daily 11 a.m-10 p.m. The Rail, 1252 Harding Hwy., Richland, 6971440. Bar and restaurant with daily drink specials and lunch specials. Richland House, 1303 Harding Hwy., Richland, 697-5700. Eclectic dinners and casual lunch fare. Closed Mondays. Saigon, 2180 N. Second St., Millville, 3278878. Authentic Vietnamese—noodle soups, curry, hotpot, Buddhist vegetarian. Serene Custard, NW Blvd. and Garden Rd., Vineland, 692-1104. Pulled pork, hot dogs, homemade ice cream, party cakes. South Vineland Tavern, 2350 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 692-7888. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Seafood and prime rib. Steakhouse at Centerton Country Club, 1022 Almond Rd., Pittsgrove, 358-3325. Lunch and dinner. Steaks, reserve wines, upscale casual. Stewart’s Root Beer, 585 Delsea Dr., Vineland, 696-8062. Burgers, hot dogs, fries, floats and shakes. Sweet Life Bakery, 601 East Landis Ave., Vineland, 692-5353. Neighborhood bakery. Homemade pastries, cakes, coffee. Tony Sopranos, 107 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 405-0200. Pizza, Mexican Southwest fare, Atkins-friendly salads. Uncle Ricky’s Outdoor Bar, 470 E. Wheat Rd., Vineland, 691-4454. Ribs, chicken, fish, steaks. Always clams, eat in or take out. Villa Filomena, 821 Harding Hwy., Buena Vista, 697-7107. Dinner combos, grilled meats, fish. Lunch and dinner daily. Wheat Road Cold Cuts, 302 Wheat Rd., Vineland, 697-0320. Deli and catering. Wild Wings, 1843 E. Wheat Rd., Vineland, 691-8899. Dinners, grilled sandwiches, wings in eight flavors. Willmott’s Pizza. 12 S. Seventh St., Vineland, 696-1525. Hand-tossed pizzas, stromboli, breakfast pizza. Take-out or eat in. Winfield’s. 106 N. High St., Millville, 3270909. Continental cuisine and spirits served in a casually upscale setting. Ye Olde Centerton Inn, 1136 Almond Rd., Pittsgrove, 358-3201. American classics served in a building right out of a Rockwell painting. I Recipe Corner { LISA ANN DiNUNZIO } Recipe Swap Wishing Grandma a Happy Birthday by sharing her rice pudding recipe. reetings! Memories, what a wonderful thing! To be able to recall and remember happy and cherished moments with family and friends is truly a gift, and one that keeps on giving. Memories last a lifetime, and as you will read in the story published today, cooking or baking with a loved one can bring joy, laughter, learning, bonding, and sweet precious memories. Enjoy the recipe, and create a fond memory with someone special in your life! The following recipe, story and photo was sent by Stephanie Baruffi, who writes: “I often get teased because I don’t remember things easily. I find that I forget even more these days being the mom of two boys ages 1 and 2! I But there are some things in my life I will never forget for as long as I live. One of those things is cooking with my grandmom when I was a little girl. If I close my eyes right now, I can picture us standing together at her counter making what is still one of my favorite recipes to this day, Grandma’s Rice Pudding. She would teach me how to measure the milk, pour the exact amount of long-grain rice, all the while speaking like Julia Child! I remember how hard I laughed and how excited I was to be there together with her. “So in honor of my grandmom’s (Dorothy “Dolly” Claypoole) 80th birthday, which she will celebrate on June 28, I thought I would share her recipe with you (exactly as she has it written down) in G hopes that you too could share it with someone whom you love. I hope you enjoy it as much as I still do to this day. And by the way, doing the Julia Childs voice makes the rice pudding taste just a little bit sweeter! Happy Birthday Gram!” Grandma’s Rice Pudding 1 gallon of milk, minus one quart 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 tbs. vanilla 3 1/4 cups Uncle Ben’s long grain rice 2 tsp cinnamon Heat milk on low until milk begins to steam. Add rice and stir. Keep heat on low entire time. Stir every few minutes until mixture has consistency of a milkshake. In a separate bowl beat together sugar, eggs and vanilla. After you get “milkshake” consistency, shut off stove and pour egg mixture into the rice mixture, mix everything together evenly and allow pudding to cool. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve. As always, Bon Appetit. I Lisa Ann is the author of Seasoned With Love, Treasured Recipes and Lisa Ann’s Seasoned With Love II. Send recipes for publication to lapd1991@aol.com or to The Grapevine, 3660 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ 08361. 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INSIDE DOUBLE MAKEOVER • BBQ’S, PARTIES • VINTAGE VINELAND • TEE TIME VOLUME 2 | ISSUE 19 | JUNE 17, 2009 CONNECTING YOU { VINCE FARINACCIO } T O V I N E L A N D . W E E K L Y. Visit us online www.grapevinenewspaper.com Guthrie’s myspace captions this photo “Me and Donovan in Denmark 2002.” The 1960s iconic Woodstock legend performs here on the 40th anniversary of that famous music festival. umberland County Fairgrounds might not have the prestige accorded Max Yasgur’s farm in upstate New York, site of the Woodstock Festival held 40 years ago this summer, but it shares the distinction of hosting a legendary performer C from that festival this weekend. Arlo Guthrie will take the stage at the 3rd Annual Southern Shore Music Festival on Saturday evening for a set of new and old material from his catalogue. Festival organizer Bob Rose had been trying to book Guthrie for the past two years. “I tried to get Arlo for the first Southern Shore Music Festival three years ago, but the dates hadn’t worked,” he said. “We talked about booking him last year and he was out of the country, so we sort of penciled him in in advance for ’09 and at the beginning of the year we confirmed. This is his only New Jersey show until the fall.” Guthrie, the son of singer-songwriter and folk icon Woody Guthrie, is a Brooklyn native who now makes his home in Massachusetts. Still, he’s no stranger to New Jersey. Over the years, he has performed throughout the state, including an appearance at Appel Farm in Elmer 10 years ago and in Cumberland County in 1991. “It took some time to get him for the Bridgeton Folk Festival,” said Rose of the event he first organized in the 1980s. “He kicked off the next decade for us. At that point, that was the biggest crowd we ever had.” At a 2006 festival performance broadcast by Scottish radio, Guthrie told the crowd that, as a kid, he answered the door one day and discovered a guy named Bob Dylan looking for Woody. He explained that, at that time, “my dad was down the road in a hospital” and that Dylan went to see him there. Guthrie said he visited his dad after that, but the truth is, he and his siblings had been visiting their father at Graystone Psychiatric Continued on page 20 Time in a Bottle Second grade teacher Mrs. Veronica Glogau and her class at Bishop Schad Regional School buried a time capsule last week. It included a class photo, a list of timely facts (President, favorite toys, TV shows, movies, songs, etc.), a school uniform, a Phillies poster from the World Series win, and what each student said he or she would like to be when grown up. The class made a date to return in 10 years to dig up the time capsule around the time they graduate from high school. I Nicholas Vicente, Janice Girone and Carly Mayhew lower the time capsule into the ground. Photo of entire class on page 32 Se Habla Español Buy with Confidence Buy from 1517 SOUTH DELSEA DRIVE, VINELAND NJ 856-692-1700 • www.rossihonda.com 2008 President’s Award Winner & 2008 Council of Excellence Winner Rossi HONDA Visit Us At www.rossihonda.com I Faces in the News Sisters Place in Soap Box Derby Two sisters won First Place trophies in the recent Soap Box Derby sponsored by the Vineland Downtown Improvement District. Pictured here, Rachel Berman, 16, captured first in the Super Stock Division (1417 year olds) and sister Cori, 11, took first place in the Stock Division. Their sponsor was ACE Plumbing and the names of their cars were Rockin’ Ray and Crazy Cab. A Visit to Baker House The Vineland Service Clubs Council recently held its monthly meeting at Baker House, a senior living community. Sherry Kohl gave the group a presentation about the assisted living facility, especially the amenities for residents, such as an on-site Wellness Director, attractive apartments and the family-like atmosphere. Pictured from left: Service Clubs President Shirley Burke, Kohl accepting certificate of thanks, and Service Clubs Council treasurer B.J. Giercyk. Carpenter Wins Scholarship Vineland High School senior, Robert Carpenter, received a first-time $5,000 scholarship given by global engineering firm Hill International, for his participation in Cumberland County’s ACE mentoring program during the last two years. 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Writer Vincent Farinaccio and Festival organizer Bob Rose discussed the fact that the festival takes place just a couple of months prior to the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. Guthrie performed at that famous music festival and will likely reminisce about it with those who attend the Southern Shore Music Festival this weekend. *** In my May 27, 2009 editor’s letter, I wrote that Sid Brody was the oldest Jewish War veteran in Vineland. A couple of readers (including Brody) contacted me since then to point out that, while Brody certainly deserved the recognition he was given as grand marshal of the veteran’s motorcade preceding the Cumberland County Community Festival two weeks ago, he is in fact, too young (at 88) to be Vineland’s oldest Jewish War veteran. That unique honor belongs to Tom Lerner, 93, a veteran of World War II. I apologize to both Brody and Lerner for the error. *** While speaking with Sid Brody on the phone last week, he suggested that we publish a notice declaring the number of copies we distribute each week. He reasoned that many people (including current and potential advertisers) in Vineland probably are unaware of the fact that we mail The Grapevine to every residence in the City of Vineland, in addition to dozens of copies throughout the region and even to several other states. Who am I to argue with a businessman as successful as Brody has been? So here goes: Total number of copies of The Grapevine delivered by the U.S. Postal Service: June 10, 2009 issue: { CONTENTS } 1 Arlo Guthrie Headlines The Southern Shore Music Festival has him coming to Vineland this weekend. VINCE FARINACCIO 3 & 28 Faces in the News 7 A Library of Ideas Kids and adults alike can dive into summer reading opportunities. DEBORAH A. EIN 8 The Panic of 1873 Vineland Railway Company was sold at a loss several months before. VINCE FARINACCIO 10 12 Community Calendar Martini Shoes and Q-Ball Both these downtown businesses deserve kudos as well as your patronage. TODD NOON 13-16 HOME & GARDEN 17 18 23 Golf and Sports Listing Backyard Parties DINING: The Best BBQ It was down to two…and then…. STEPHEN WILSON 27 Recipe Corner Heart Healthy… Bob DeSanto’s risotto recipe. LISA DINUNZIO 29 30 34 36 Crossword In Our Schools Entertainment Vintage Vineland Transportation Futures They were discussed at a recent Planning Board meeting. LEE BURKE 22,409 Number of copies distributed in the past year (52 weeks): Hey Dads & Grads Hey Dads & Grads Start Your Summer Start Your Summer Off Right With A Off Right With A Whole New Style! Whole New Style! 1.16 million In addition to these copies delivered to your mailboxes, we also distribute an additional 750 copies to area businesses and institutions each week. Thanks for the suggestion, Mr. Brody. *** With Father’s Day fast approaching this coming Sunday, June 21, many of you may have the same reaction I did when I realized how quickly the date has snuck up on me. I cannot believe how quickly time has passed me by this year. Maybe I’m getting old or maybe it’s just a function of having kids or the rat race of publishing a weekly newspaper, but it seems that we went from January to June in the blink of an eye. In any event, I’d be remiss not to mention my dear old dad in this space this week. As mentioned in my Mother’s Day column a few weeks ago, my mom and dad have been incredibly supportive of me (their names are even included in the staff list at right) since I started The Grapevine (as they’ve been throughout my life). My father has done everything from running errands, to selling ads, to his current gig—delivering copies of the newspapers to area businesses every Tuesday and Wednesday. 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Registration is required, and the Family Fun Nights continue every Tuesday night through August 11 with a magician, an author/illustrator, a singalong, zoo animals, and storytelling on various nights. The Library will also host morning story- O times for the younger set (six months to 5) and afternoon reading clubs for ages 6 and up. Activities for various age groups include an American Girl Party, a Monster Party, Puppy Tales (kids read to therapy dogs), a Young Writers Club, and an Independent Reading Club. For teens, the theme at the Library this summer is “Express Yourself @ Your Library.” This can be accomplished through activities such as a read-a-thon (read for at least an hour and a half, and you will be able to join in a pizza party and receive a free book), making book trailers for Life as We Knew It and Twilight, creating your own comic strip (work alone or in pairs on Bitstrips.com), writing book reviews, being a reading buddy to a younger child, getting in on a book discussion (A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass), even entering a teen writing contest. And here’s the best part—getting in on the Summer Reading Program at the Vineland Public Library is free. Most of the programs are funded by Friends of the Vineland Public Library. All you need to do is register, so if any of these activities interest you, call the Library at 794-4244, ext. 4246. Learn more about library programs and services from the library’s web page at www.vinelandlibrary.org Adults may add to their summer reading list the just-announced Cumberland County College One Book-One College 2009-10 selection of Strong Medicine Speaks: A Native American Elder Has Her Say by Amy Hill Hearth. A “must read” on campus, members of the community are also urged to read the book. The One Book-One College program is highlighted each year with an on-campus visit by the author. Hearth is set to visit CCC on November 4. According to a college press release, “Strong Medicine Speaks captures the voice of 85-year-old tribal elder Marion ‘Strong Medicine’ Gould as she looks back on her life as a Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indian. The oral history offers an inside look at contemporary Native American life …. The book came about when author Amy Hill Hearth learned that Read and Watch The Vineland Public Library (VPL) Children’s Department is partnering with Four Star Video to encourage children to read this summer. Children ages 3 to 12 who read five books from July 6 to August 14, and answer a few questions about the books they read (or were read to them) can receive a coupon for a free G or PG video or DVD rental from Four Star Video. Blank coupons will be available in the VPL Children’s Department on July 6. The coupons will be stamped for each book the child reads and discusses with a librarian. When children have five stamps, they can redeem the coupon at Four Star Video, at 2630 East Chestnut Avenue in Vineland. she had a female ancestor, born circa 1700, who was a member of the Lenni-Lenape tribe. Hearth set out to learn more about the tribe, eventually meeting Strong Medicine. With great care, the matriarch tells of her ancestry— tracing it back from 1524 when the once-powerful tribe first encountered the Europeans, through the strife and bloodshed of America’s early years, up to the 20th century.” For more information about the One Book-One College program at Cumberland County College, call 691-8600 ext. 358. I Gold & Silver is at a 25 Year High! • Gold Jewelry • Silver Jewelry • Sterling Silver Flatware • Gold Rings • Gold Bracelets • Gold Chains • Gold Class Rings • Dental Gold • Other Gold or Silver Items • U.S. Eagles • K-Rands • Pandas • Mexican-Pesos • Canadian Maple Leaf • Gold and Silver Bars • National Currency • U.S. Paper Money 1864 to 1922 • Don’t Forget That Old Jewelry Box That’s Full of Jewelry WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | the grapevine { 7 } 2581 E. Chestnut Ave. Vineland, NJ 08361 Owned & Operated by the Avena Family for over 35 years (856) 794-1600 • 856-776-6407 I Historical Vineland { VINCE FARINACCIO } The Panic of 1873 By September 20, all trading was suspended on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time ever. istory, as they say, repeats itself and several recent concerns that have taken root nationally as well as in this area are part of that very cycle. Just as the current influenza scare in the form of swine flu has a local precedent in the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, the recession we’ve been struggling through this year is a similar version of an economic crisis Vineland first experienced in the 1870s. It took Vineland founder Charles Landis several years to draw people to this area, bringing with them their business and agricultural skills to help shape the town he envisioned. By 1864, three years after it was founded, Vineland began to see an influx of settlers. Over the next eight years, businesses sprang forth in the center of town and Vineland soon began to forge its identity through what it manufactured, produced and sold. But 12 years into its existence, Vineland, along with the country, was threatened by what is commonly referred to today as the Panic of 1873. The date commonly given for the start of the panic and for what became known as The Long Depression is September 18, 1873. According to an H 18 -H o l e C o u r s e H a n d i c a p – A c c e ss i b l e October 2008 New York Times article comparing the current recession to that of its 19th century predecessor, Jay Cooke and Company, the prominent Philadelphia banking firm connected with the early stages of the Northern Pacific Railroad, suspended payments on notes it had issued, a prelude to its declaration of bankruptcy. The rail industry plays a significant role in the Panic of 1873. According to online sources, there were 35,000 miles of track laid in the United States in the first eight years after the Civil War. Always a risky business, the railroad was one of the biggest employers in the country. Just prior to September 18, the New York Times reported, “railroad and real estate speculation had been rampant and values had multiplied to unheard of heights.” It’s not surprising, then, that a grandscale project like the Northern Pacific Railroad would help trigger the economic panic of this period. Vineland’s investment in its own rail line exemplifies the difficulties in financing such a venture at this time. Unable to meet expenses, the Vineland Railway Company was sold at a considerable loss for its shareholders several months before the Panic of 1873. The effect of the crisis on the rail B i r th d a y P a r t y P a c k a g e s Fund Raising Opportunities for your school or organization $5.00 until 5PM • $6.00 5PM to Close Thanks to Vineland’s record grape crop of 1871, the town was spared of the collapse of farm prices that resulted from the financial crisis of 1873. 73 Landis Ave. Upper Deerfield Twp. Located next to Rita’s Water Ice 856-453-PUTT (7888) www.landislinks.com Hours: 11 am-10pm Daily { 8 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 Video Games Hot Dogs• Chili/Cheese • Nachos • Sausage • Sodas & Soft Pretzels Indoor & Patio Seating • Gift Certificates Available Senior Citizen Rates FREE VEIN SCREENING industry was such that, according to the New York Times, “railroad construction dropped from 7,000 miles in 1873 to 1,700 in 1875.” The failure of Cooke sent Wall Street into an immediate panic, and over the next day, additional banks began to fail. By September 20, all trading was suspended on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time ever. The government decided to pour money on the wound by announcing it would buy what turned out to be a total of $13 million in bonds. When, the following year, Congress passed a bill that the New York Times reported “would allow for more printing of currency to spur inflation and reduce the real value of debts,” President Ulysses S. Grant vetoed it. Agriculture, another leading employer in the country and certainly a significant Vineland business, was another casualty Varicose Veins? Leg Swelling? 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Frank Andrews, in the Vineland Historical Magazine, acknowledged that in this period of the city “the unprecedented growth of the preceding years had practically ceased and doubts were expressed.” Yet, just as today, Vineland probably didn’t have as bad an experience as other areas of the country, particularly major urban centers, which absorbed the brunt of the 14 percent unemployment rate by 1876. Ever vigilant of Vineland’s wellbeing, Landis undertook a trip to Europe in 1874 in order to entice more individuals to settle and work here. And soon, stability and growth returned, apparently ahead of most of the nation. The Long Depression, the New York Times claimed, took four years to conclude. According to Andrews, it seems that Vineland’s “long” depression lasted only two. I Specializing in spider and varicose vein treatment Please Call for appointment 856-309-VEIN (8346) Charles L. Dietzek, D.O., FACOS Raymond S. 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SJH Fitness Connection, 1430 W. Sherman Ave. Speaker Scott Burlingame will speak about the signs and symptoms of stroke. Noon, $6 per person or $10 per couple. SUNDAY, JUNE 21 SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Super Bingo Game. Notre Dame School, 601 Central Ave., Landisville. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the game begins at 1 p.m. There are door prizes, raffles, a $1,000 Jackpot. Tickets can be purchased by calling 629-7811. Salute to Fathers. Bellview Winery, Atlantic St., Landisville. A wine and gourmet cheese tasting festival on Father’s Day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jazz musician Dirk Quinn will play 1-4 p.m and vineyard and winery tours will be given at noon, 2 and 4 p.m., weather permitting. Sparkling beverages available for children. Admission, as well as the tours and the tasting, is free. TUESDAY, JUNE 23 Family Fun Night. Purple Penguin Ice Cream, 1008 Harding Hwy., Newfield. Benefits Malaga Fire Co. Pony rides for one hour, music, clowns, face painting, cartoon characters, good food. Bring a chair/blanket. 6:30 p.m. 697-4731. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Classic Car Cruise. Landicini’s, 3600 E. Landis Ave. (between Gullo’s and Liquor Store). All years of cars welcome. 5-8 p.m. 691-3099. TUESDAY, JUNE 23 NJAWBO Networking Lunch. The CyberSpot, 610 E. Landis Ave. Any woman in business is welcome and can attend three chapter events before becoming a member. Noon–2 p.m. $15. Registration required, 673-4045 or www.NJAWBO.org. dents get accepted to their dream schools like I did.” Students can enroll for the classroom course or sign up for private tutoring at www.ivyinsiders.com or by calling 1-888-448-9773. The classroom course begins at $699 and private tutoring costs vary by the number of hours. Use the discount code NJ21grapevine when signing up and save $100. SUNDAY, JUNE 21 Weekly Dance. North Italy Club Hall, East Ave. and Virano Ln. County chapter of the Single Parents Society holds the dances for people age 50 and up, married or single. Live band performs music for waltz, rhumba, swing, foxtrot, line dances, MONDAY, JUNE 22 Five Secrets To Permanent Weight Loss. Vineland Public Library, E. Landis Ave. Heidi Shelley, The Foundation for Wellness Professionals will speak about SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Rotary Club Yard Sale. Loyle Lanes CORRECTED DATE: VHS CLASS OF 1944 will hold its 65th-year reunion at Eastlyn Golf Course on September 12. Letters will be going out shortly with details, but classmates who have changed their addresses or wish further information may call Ed Giglio at 691-9305 or Evelyn Goldstein at 692-6199. Department of Children & Families (Outreach to At-Risk Youth grant). AN SAT TUTORING PROGRAM will be held by Carolyn Brooks, who will hold an Ivy Insiders program this summer at Vineland High School. Ivy Insiders has been very successful in test prep for the previous few years. Last year the average improvement was 264 points on the SAT and 100 on SAT II. Brooks will hold two three-week classroom courses at Vineland High running from July 7 to July 31 and from August 14 to September 4. Classroom courses include 18 hours of lecture and four practice exams, which will be graded each week to measure progress. Brooks will also offer private tutoring throughout the summer. “The reason I decided to get involved with this program is really because I want to help the students in our area,” says Brooks, a Wharton School of Business student. “I feel that there is so much potential in students of our community…. I am hoping that this program will help many more stu- SENIOR CARE OF VINELAND provides support to elderly and disabled individuals within the community. It is starting a therapeutic sewing class and is in need of a variety of supplies to get up and running. The supplies most needed are fabrics, threads, scissors, unused or gently used working sewing machines, rulers, unused notions, embroidery and needlepoint projects, and latch hook kits. Those interested in helping may contact Katie Smith at sewingseniors@gmail.com. In photo, from left: Ana Elisa Montalvo, Elizabeth Arbona, Margarita Puerta, Carmen Ortiz, and Dorcas Muñoz. THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of Vineland recently held a Job Fair at the Carl Arthur Recreration Center. The event was designed for students who attend some of the alternative high schools in Vineland, such as Second Chance, Creative Achievement and Success Program. Sessions were held in the areas of job search, interview techniques, resume development, presentation skills and volunteerism. The Club staff also distributed applications for various jobs in the area. Tim Andrews from the One Stop Career Center was on hand to discuss youth programs available at the center. The job fair was made possible through grant funding from the United Way of Greater Cumberland County and the New Jersey A CHILD SAFETY SEAT CHECK will be hosted by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department at the Vineland Wal-Mart on Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Buck the Buckle Up Dog will be at the event. Also, officers will speak about the Project Lifesaver Program, which is geared toward tracking persons with Alzheimer’s, dementia, Down Syndrome, and who are autistic through an electronic tracking device that is available through the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department. For more information, call Officer Arnie Escobar at 4514449, ext. 138. Spirit E-310 { 10 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 $499.00 ALL BRANDS IN STOCK! 2155 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, NJ love Dad would ill! a new gr www.applianceplusvideo.com New Store Hours! 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Landis Ave., will be awarded “Outstanding Business” status by the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce at its annual President’s Gala on Thursday at Centerton Country Club. This is a fitting honor for one of this region’s oldest family-run businesses. Frank R. Martini, a cobbler from Italy, came to this country in 1920 and started to sell shoes out of his East Avenue home. His grandson, Frank S. Martini, with wife Lynn, are now in charge of a business that is still going strong! The business endured from those East Avenue days to its first Landis Avenue location in the old Baker House hotel. A fire in 1940 forced the elder Martini to relocate across the street, three doors down from its present location. Sons George F. and Harry J. Martini came into the business and it eventually moved into the building that formerly housed the F.W. Woolworth store, occupying half the bottom floor. That was 51 years ago and Martini Shoes has been in that location ever since. George Martini’s son and daughter-in-law still operate the business the old-fashioned way, with the customer as the priority. Through years of experience, they have knowledge of their product and of what their customers like. Lynn Martini is also an artist and the store is joining a growing number of downtown spots were the work of fine area artists and photographers can be seen and purchased. We congratulate and salute Martini Shoes for 89 years of a job well done! Q-Ball Billiards, at 133 W. Landis Avenue, is also in our spotlight. Those passing by the business will notice the building’s bright new exterior. Q-Ball was the third business to successfully complete the City of Vineland’s Façade Improvement program, in which more than 70 downtown businesses have enrolled. In recognition, Q-Ball joined the ranks of Sun National Bank and Bain’s Deli/Fuel House Coffee Co. as the latest recipient of a Charles K. Landis medallion from VDID/Main Street Vineland at a special ceremony. Congratulations to Q-Ball Billiards, another downtown fixture making Landis Avenue is a great place to shop or play. *** Make the 700 block of Landis Avenue your destination this weekend for the grand opening of this summer’s Fresh and Specialty Foods Market, which begins its fifth year. Presented by VDID/Main Street Vineland and sponsored again this year by Sun National Bank, the Market will run each Saturday (except July 4) until August 15, from 8 a.m. to noon. It will feature fresh fruits, vegetables, and other pro- duce, as well as flowers and crafts. We are excited to kick the Market off this week with the Fifth Annual Health Expo presented by the Vineland office of ASPIRA, Inc., an agency serving our state’s Latino youth. The Expo will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will have health vendors and job staffing agencies giving useful information. Music and food, plus plenty of family-friendly activities including arts, crafts, and a variety of games and activities for children are also on tap. During Market hours, Miss Kathy—always a favorite with kids—also will be on hand. Also, you can cast your vote every week of the Market, in the Little Miss & Mister Cherry Tomato photo contest. The winner will be crowned at the International Food & Cultural Festival on August 22 and will ride in the Holiday Parade on November 28. All the proceeds will go toward downtown revitalization. *** Thanks to all those who helped to make Cruise Down Memory Lane a success this past Saturday. *** For more information VDID/Main Street Vineland’s “endless summer” of events and activities, call 794-8653 or visit www.mainstreetvineland.org. FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY SERVICE •FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY SERVICE SPRING MAINTENANCE SPECIAL FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY SERVICE •FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY SERVICE A GREAT VALUE!! 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WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | OPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 8:00 AM-7:00 PM • SUNDAY 9:00 AM-5:00 PM • 856-696-1644 the grapevine { 15 } Home Garden and THIS FATHER’S DAY GIVE HIM SOMETHING RELIABLE KM 90 R Model Shown KM 55 R KOMBISYSTEM One Powerhead. Multiple Attachments. $ 18995 Powerhead Only SAVE NOW! Attachment WAS NOW $ 99 $ 99 139 ONLY Blower 99 Offer valid through 6/30/09 at participating dealers while supplies last. Fairgrounds on Carmel Road in Millville will take place July 6-11, 2009. According to Bergen, many people have expressed an interest in entering exhibits for judging and display. The Cumberland County Fair Association’s Board of Directors is pleased to host this popular activity that showcases the creative abilities, hobbies and interests of county residents. Home Arts Exhibitors booklets and entry forms are available at the County Fair Office, Carmel Road, Millville (825-3820) or the 4H Center, 291 Morton Avenue, Rosenhayn (451-2800) as well as in local libraries. All exhibits with the exception of food, may be brought to the Fair on Sunday, July 5, from noon to 4 p.m. All food items are to be dropped off on Monday only, July 6, between noon and 2 p.m. Judging begins on Monday afternoon. All divisions entered are open to nonprofessional men and women. All classes will be judged and cash premiums and ribbons awarded. Children under the age of 18 may exhibit projects but are not eligible for awards or premiums. Divisions include Handiwork, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Crafts, Woodworking, Baked Goods, Vegetables and Flowers. The Home Arts Exhibitors book lists all classes to be entered under each division. For more information, contact Mary Jane Surface, Home Arts Building Coordinator at 825-3820 or 455-7634. FSA County Committee Nominations Due August 3 Angela J. Andreoli, County Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Cumberland County has announced that farmer and rancher candidate nominations begin June 15 for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees. The nomination period continues through August 3. “We are counting on as much participation as possible, because county committees are an important link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, “said Andreoli. “We have seen…increased nominations of minority and women producers and we hope that will continue.” FSA county committee members make decisions on disaster and conservation programs, emergency programs, commodity price support loan programs and other important agricultural issues. Members serve three-year terms. To be eligible to serve, a person must participate or cooperate in a program administered by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and reside in the local administrative area in which the person is a candidate. FSA will mail ballots to producers beginning November 6. The voted ballots are due back to the local county officeby December 7. Newly elected committee members and alternates take office January 1, 2010. Find additional details and required forms at www.fsa.usda.gov. I MS 290 STIHL FARM BOSS® $ 35995 16″ bar ATTENTION Vineland Residents Do You Have Junk Vehicles On Your Property? The City of Vineland is initiating a program to address the growing problem of disabled, abandoned, and/or unregistered vehicles on private property. In addition to being an eyesore, these vehicles have the potential to leak gasoline, oils, transmission fluid and antifreeze onto the ground, causing environmental problems and general blight. In addition, the City of Vineland Code prohibits the storage of abandoned or unregistered vehicles on properties. City Code Enforcement staff are coducting neighborhood inspections throughout the City to identify properties with disabled/abandoned vehicles. The owners of these properties will receive notices from City staff requiring removal of the vehicle(s) from their property within 15 days. Property owners will also receive information regarding options to have the disabled/abandoned vehicles removed from their property at no cost. Our goal through this program is to provide convenient remedies for the affected individuals while improving the quality of life for all City residents. All prices are NES-SRP. Available at participating dealers while supplies last. © 2009 STIHL NES9-641-88092-6 Rental Country, Inc. { 16 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 The Vineland Water Utility is presently in a Stage II – Mandatory odd/even Water Restrictions, by a State issued Administrative Consent Order. The Order is in effect until further notice. Stage II is mandatory odd/even outside use per odd/even street address. Enforcement is as follows: 1 st Violation: Warning 2nd Violation: Warning 3rd Violation: $100 Fine 4th Violation: $250 Fine 5th Violation: Water Service will be shut off until Emergency is over There are exceptions for some new sod & seeding, as well as commercial use. Please refer to Ordinance No. 2008-63. Thank you for your cooperation. John A. Snidenbach, CPWM Superintendent Water Utility PUBLIC NOTICE WATER RESTRICTIONS Father’s Day solutions start at STIHLusa.com Any questions concerning the program should be addressed to Department of Licenses and Inspections, Code Enforcement Division, 856-794-3806. This program is supported in part by funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. City of Vineland WATER UTILITY 330 E. Walnut Road Vineland, New Jersey 08360 • (856) 794-4056 FAX (856) 794-6181 John A. Snidenbach, Superintendent 24. Saturday registrations are from 9 a.m. to noon on June 6, 13, 20 and 27; July 11, 18 and 25. 297-6280 or 974-3645. WEEK OF JULY 13 Super Sports Camp. YMCA 1159 East Landis Ave. For ages 9 to 12. A new sport every day in a non-competitive environment. Focus is on developing and improving specific skills and techniques while learning the value of sportsmanship and fair play. Also, a presentation by the Philadelphia Flyers-Phantoms Development Department. 691-0030, ext. 113. or www.ccaymca.org; READY FOR FOOTBALL? JUNE 22 THROUGH 25 Youth/Prep Football Camp. Vineland High School, E. Chestnut Ave. Excel Football Camp is holding the 3rd Annual Summer Skills Day Camp. The camp is instructed by College Coaches dedicated to improving the skills of every athlete. SJ Excel camp coaches will develop and improve players’ position-specific skills, at all levels (beginners welcome), for success in the fall season. Coaches instructing are from Lehigh University, William Paterson University, Rowan University, Wesleyan University, Wilkes University, Cheyney University, and area high school coaches. A certified athletic trainer will be present. Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Lunch and drinks provided daily. Call 691-2934, or e-mail: sjexcelfootballcamp@verizon.net. • Youth Camp: Ages 6-13/Grades 1st8th, Fee is $140 • Prep Camp-: Ages 14-18/Grades 9th-12th, Fee is $160 Team Rate: 7 or more players Sign In/Late Registration is June 22 at 8:30 a.m. (All checks payable to SJ Excel Football Camp) WEEKLY THROUGH OCTOBER 6 Senior Golf Association Events. Various courses throughout southern New Jersey. Annual membership $20. JUNE DATES: 23 (Running Deer), and 30 (Mays Landing). JULY DATES: July 7 (Centerton), July 14 (off), July 21 (Back Creek), July 28 (Westwood). AUGUST DATES: Aug. 4 (White Oaks), Aug. 11 (Patriots Glen), Aug. 18 (off), Aug. 28 (TBA). Call Paul Doerr to join or for exact dates, entry deadlines, tee times, locations, and additional information, 691-4098. THURSDSAY, JULY 16 Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic. Buena Vista Golf Club, Rt. 40 and Country Club Lane, Buena. $150 per player (includes lunch, dinner, practice range, green and cart fees). $20, lunch only. $40, dinner only. 11 a.m. registration and picnic lunch. Noon shotgun start. Four-person scramble format. For pre-registration or sponsorship information, call 691-7400 or visit www.vinelandchamber.org/events. GOLF TOURNAMENTS, SPORTS CAMPS, ETC. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 5-Mile Blanket Walk. Landis Park. Proceeds will benefit SJH Foundation, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and Fedup-4u. The event will urge youth to be gang- and drugfree. 364-8103. TENNIS, ANYONE? JUNE 22 THROUGH 26 AND JUNE 27 THROUGH 31 Tennis Camp. Vineland High Tennis Courts, E. Chestnut Ave. VHS coaches Harry Silverstein and Vince Luciano will instruct the tennis clinic for boys and girls ages 9 to 12. 5-7 p.m. Cost $100. 692-2283.. SATURDAY, JULY 25 Barbara Cook Run-Ride-Walk for Cancer. New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville. This year’s event will feature new bike routes including 62-mile (Metric Century) and 31-mile rides, plus an 8-mile fun ride for family riders. A post-event barbeque fundraiser will include raffles and auctions. Longer cycling events begin 8 a.m., other registrations 4:30 p.m., events at 6 p.m. For additional details, or to register, visit www.ACTIVE.com. THROUGH JUNE 27 Midget Football/Cheerleading Signups. Third St. and Chestnut Ave. 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, May 15 and 29; June 5, 12, 19 and 26; and July 10, 17 and Uncle Ricky’s Outdoor Bar (856) 691-4454 Beer • Wine Mixed Drinks Frozen Cocktails Come & Check Our Our Expanded Menu! Steak, Pasta, Homemade Pizza, Fish & Crabs & Much More! TEE ITUP! At Wheat Road Golf 18 Hole Chip-n-Putt Driving Range Complete Proshop Factory Trained Club Fitters (get it right before you buy!) only at South Jersey’s Premier Car Wash WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Just $850 YES! 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During an indoor affair you can simply dust off some board games or turn on a ballgame to entertain your guests. But when outside, especially if you have a lot of space, be it in the backyard or at the park, you’ll need to provide your guests with something more sufficient. Relaxed games such as horseshoes or badminton are typically popular fare for summer festivities, as they aren’t too competitive and won’t leave your guests sweating up a storm. Be sure to provide games that both adults and kids can enjoy. 2. Have lots of water on hand. When hosting a party indoors, water is Escape the heat in our air conditioned rooms! Summer Birthday Party Special 2 hours of party time, cake, pizza, drinks & decorations for up to 10 kids all for $350! 2 Private Rooms • Cafe/Movie Area CUSTOMIZED BIRTHDAY PARTIES Stuffing Parties Available Stuff Your Own Cuddly Friend WWW.TOWNPLAYALOT.COM 692-TOWN (8696) BABYSITTING SERVICE AVAILABLE 106 W. 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Woody Guthrie was a victim of Huntington’s dis- He continues to play with a group that has included his son Abe on keyboards, grandson Krishna on drums and granddaughter Sarah Lee on vocals. ease, and today his son’s non-profit Guthrie Center battles the affliction through walk-a-thons that help raise awareness of the disease and funding to discover a cure. Guthrie first achieved recognition in 1967 for “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” his 18-minute talking blues about a reallife 1965 Thanksgiving dinner gone awry when a littering incident turns into a humorous account of military worthiness during the Vietnam War era. While the song existed in both a shorter non-political performance version in 1966 and a revised live rendition known as “Alice’s Restaurant and the Rainbow Roach Affair,” audiences still celebrate the officially released track found on Guthrie’s debut album. Philadelphia radio station WXPN, in a tradition observed by a number of U.S. FM stations, ritually broadcasts the track in its noon timeslot on Thanksgiving Day. A film version of the song, starring its composer, was directed by Arthur Penn in 1969, the same year Guthrie performed on the opening night of the Woodstock Festival. Rose acknowledges that the timing for Guthrie’s appearance here this year is significant. “It’s the 40th anniversary of Woodstock,” he said. “There’s no better person to have than someone who played there. He’s a ’60s icon. When you think of the ’60s and the movement in the ’60s, Arlo Guthrie was there in the beginning. And he’s continued the legacy started by his father, Woody, obviously. Also, there’s Some of the Guthrie touring crew—Killer Bramer, Jody Lampro, Jeannie Burns, Arlo, Marie Burns, son Abe Guthrie, and Annie Burns. the fact that his connection with Steve Goodman, who played the first Bridgeton Folk Festival, is so strong.” In 1972, Guthrie recorded Goodman’s tribute to the fading glory of the railroad, “City of New Orleans,” for his album Hobo’s Lullaby. The tune, with an infectious chorus that greets and inquires after the country through which its verses travel, (“Good morning, America, how are ya?”), propelled him into the charts and the song has remained a staple of Guthrie’s sets throughout the years. Guthrie has recorded three albums with his father’s former sidekick, Pete Seeger, the first, Together in Concert, in 1975, Precious Friend in 1981 and 1994’s More Together Again. Seeger’s name has been back in the limelight lately with Bruce Springsteen’s CD release and tour of the Stay Cool This Summer Join The YMCA Summer Camp Programs & Summer Enrichment June 22 – August 28 SJ EXCEL FOOTBALL CAMP Skills Day Camp Mon.-Thurs., June 22 to 25 Youth Camp Ages 6-13, Grades 1st-8th $120 before June 15th $140 After Prep Camp Ages 14-18, Grades 9th-12th $140 before June 15th $160 After FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Worldwide Convenience • Personal Attention Facility Membership • Stay cool working out in our new air conditioned Family Fitness Center, Free Weight room and gymnasium and swim in our pool • Interest free monthly Bank draft 25 – 50 % off Joining fees through June 25th • Pay in full–no Joining fee & get 13th month for no additional fee! • Ages 18 months – 15 years • 10 – 1 week sessions • Licensed camp and child care provider w/ trained, screened and experienced staff • Serving campers for over 60 years • Added Value—end your camp week with Saturday gym and pool use 2 -4pm for camper and their parent(s) { 20 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 Savings Home Equity Checking VISA Credit Cards Auto Loans VISA Check Cards Personal Loans Online Banking Plus Much More! Register now for Summer; Classes begin week of June 22 8:30am – 3:30pm • Swim Lessons- 6 months through advanced Adult level • Group Exercise—land and water • Penguins Summer Swim Team Vineland High School • Instruction by College Coaches • One-on-one private sessions available throughout June & July (contact Bob, 609-381-8660) • Lunch and Drinks Provided • Athletic Trainer Present “Serving Members for Over 70 Years” 37 West Landis Ave. Vineland, NJ 08360 856-696-0767 Also serving members at: 28A Cornwell Dr. Bridgeton, NJ 08302 Visit our website: www.ccaymca.org or call (856)691-0030 for more information YMCA of Vineland Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA 1159 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ 08360 For Information & Signups, contact Cedric Dawkins 856-453-9094 691-2934 sjexcelfootballcamp@verizon.net www.cumcofcu.org elder folk statesman’s repertoire. When Seeger celebrated his 90th birthday last month at a concert celebration at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Guthrie was there, joining other performers in renditions of “Oh Mary, Don’t You Weep,” “Takes a Worried Man to Sing a Worried Song” and “Victory Song/Precious Friend.” As he did 41 years earlier at New York’s Carnegie Hall when he shared the stage with the likes of Dylan, the Band and Odetta in a posthumous tribute to his father, Guthrie honors his forbearers in both his understanding and execution of the material. This week he will do it once again when he appears at a tribute for singer Theodore Bikel. For a number of years, Guthrie performed with his backing band Shenandoah. While he recently returned to solo performances, as with his 20062007 tours, he continues to play with a group of musicians that has included his son Abe on keyboards as well as his grandson Krishna on drums and his granddaughter Sarah Lee on vocals. Recent sets include traditional classics like “St. James Infirmary,” selections from his dad’s songbook like “Pretty Boy Floyd” and the anthemic “This Land is Your Land” as well as his own compositions, such as “The Motorcycle Song” and “Coming Into Los Angeles.” “He’s one of the most well-known troubadours in the world,” Rose said. “He’s a down-to-earth person, a great performer and he has a rapport with the audience. His stories mean as much to the audience as some of his songs.” Rose is hoping this year’s festival will draw 1,500 people. He said attendance for the first Southern Shore Music Festival two years ago was 700 and that last year’s totaled around 1,000. In addition to Guthrie, this Saturday’s lineup will also feature Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Bonerama, Hoots and Helmouth, Eilen Jewell, Nora Whittaker, 61 North and Nik Everett. Tickets are $25 at the door and $35 at the gate. Gates will open at 10:30 a.m. Performances will begin at 11 a.m. For additional information, call 453-2184. I NINE HOURS OF PEACE AND MUSIC Arlo Guthrie headlines the 3rd Southern Shore Music Festival, which has replaced the former Bridgeton Folk Festival. Location: Carmel Green at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds, 3001 Carmel Rd., Millville. Also on the lineup: • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals • Bonerama, Hoots & Hellmouth • Eilen Jewell • 61 North • Nora Whittaker • Nik Everett. Gates open 10:30 a.m. Performances 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Advance tickets $25, $35 at the gate. For tickets: brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006. For festival details, www.southernshoremusicfestival.com or 453-2184. The location offers acres of on-site parking, is easily accessible off of NJ routes 49 and 55, plenty of open space and an abundance of shade. Handicap accessible parking and walkways. Arlo at the grave of Huddie Ledbetter, better known to the world as “Lead Belly,” who survived a life that included brutalizing poverty and long stretches in prison to become an emblematic folk singer and musician. Ledbetter was friends with Woodie Guthrie and Pete Seeger. Don’t know what to do with your Cumberland County Does… shrink wrap? WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | the grapevine { 21 } To prepare the shrink wrap for recycling, remove doors, zippers, vents, nylon stripping, etc. and other non-shrink wrap materials and roll into a 4’-5’ wide bundle, keeping it free from dirt and other debris. To secure the roll, tie it with a strip of shrink wrap. 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It was hot out that day, so it was a relief when our section of line moved inside, out of the sun. Ahead, I could see the end of the line and into the kitchen area, where a dozen or so { STEPHEN WILSON / PHOTOS: JILL McCLENNEN } Best Chicken Barbeque It was a toss-up between Forest Grove Fire Department Dorothy Fire Hall. T people were swiftly and efficiently preparing the plates. Jill, who had gone off to take pictures while I waited in line, reappeared from a side door trailing Tom, a man in rubber boots. She had a big smile on her beautiful face, and she thanked Tom for showing her around. She snapped a few pictures of the people working in the kitchen and then began to tell me about the scene she had witnessed behind the fire hall. Long cinderblock fire pits had been built behind the fire hall for the sole purpose of the annual chicken barbeque. In the pits were the burning embers of charcoal, glowing with pure heat and sending off plumes of bluish smoke. As the smoke wafted skyward, it encountered hundreds of chickens and infused them with a smoky flavor. The chickens had been halved and placed into flat, pallet-sized cages that filled with a single layer of chicken. As the birds cooked, two burly men on each side were blackened from use. A long line of of the pit flipped the chicken cages to these cages sat over the coals, each one ensure that they cooked evenly and on both sides. The men made their way down the pit, flipping one cage after another. After being cooked on both sides, the chickens were then sauced with the homemade barbeque sauce and finished over the hot coals. It was very hot, and the air was thick with smoke, so I commend the guys who were working the fires. When the chickens were done cooking, they were put onto plates and moved inside, where a small army of folks put lettuce, potato salad, tomatoes and pickles on the plate. A giant Kaiser roll on top finished the platter, and the plates were then placed into brown paper bags. Some people brought cardboard boxes to put their platters into, although we only got one platter. I gave a woman my ticket, and the gentleman standing next to her passed me a bag. All in all, it was a very smooth transaction considering all the food that was being produced. In the foyer area, Newfield Library was holding a bake sale in conjunction with the barbeque to raise money for the operations of the library, and the standard bake sale goodies were available. Continued on next page The Top Banana DIV. OF ZUKERMAN FOODS Wholesale Outlet Wheat Road & Delsea Drive, Vineland • 641-0815 HOURS: Mon. – Thurs. 9-6:30; Friday 9-8; Sat. 9-6; Sun. 11-5 Sale 6/17/09 to 6/22/09 Major Credit Cards Accepted NOW ACCEPTING E.B.T. CARDS!!! EGGS & MILK LOW PRICE ALWAYS! Ready to pick up. Easy shop by Phone or Fax 641-0813 LEHIGH FARMS NORTHWEST GROWN RED DEL. 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Open 6 Days a Week 20 South 6th Street, Vineland, NJ 08360 P (856) 690-1777 F (856) 690-1677 the grapevine { 23 } EGGS dozen 88 Ea. ¢ www.donkeyscheesesteak.com EXP. 7-13-09 • Weight Determined Before Cooking • Promotions are Subject to Change at any Time • Offer Good for Children ages 13 and under SHOP SMART • SAVE SMART • EAT SMART Continued from previous page Before we ate the Forest Grove platter, Jill and I went to Dorothy to try their chicken. The layout was similar, the fire pits and saucing looked just about the same, but the whole affair had more of a party atmosphere. There were games and a hayride for the kids, and beer and clams for the grown-ups. Many people were eating their chicken and licking their fingers while sitting at one of the dozens of faded red picnic tables. Jill and I sat and ate the Dorothy platter, which came with corn, potato salad, and pickles… it was excellent. The chicken had a nice smoky flavor, and we left satisfied. We then went home to eat the platter from Forest Grove. It was still warm, and I went right for the legendary potato salad, which did not disappoint. I’m kind of picky with my potato salad, but this really was worth the hype. I was told that about 1,800 pounds of potatoes were cooked this year, and it was all prepared from scratch by volunteers who started making the salad on Friday evening at midnight, and who worked in rotating shifts. The chicken was great as well; it was juicy and with a hint of smoke. The skin was wonderfully salty, and we definitely enjoyed everything on the platter. Both chicken barbeques of the day were well worth it. Congratulations to Forest Grove chicken barbeque! I can’t wait until next year… I Stephen Wilson along with his wife Jill McClennen owns The Sweet Life Bakery. You may contact him via e-mail at thesweetlifebakery@verizon.net. EATING OUT From fine dining to lunch spots to bakeries, the area has choices to satisfy any appetite. Call for hours. Amato’s Restaurant, 782 S. Brewster Rd., Vineland, 692-5756. Veal, chicken, seafood, and pasta specialties for dinner. Open for lunch, too. Closed Sundays. Andrea Trattoria, 1833 Harding Hwy., Newfield, 697-8400. Chef/owner Andrea Covino serves up Italian specialties in an atmosphere of fine dining. Annata Wine Bar, 216 Bellevue Ave, Hammonton, 609-704-9797. Food served tapas style, specialty martinis, catering, private parties. Extensive wine list. Live music Friday nights. Bagel University, 1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 691-0909. This breakfast and lunch spot offers a menu of sandwiches named for colleges near and far. Bain’s Deli, 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, 5631400. Come in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Daily specials include coffee of the day. Barbera’s Chocolates on Occasion, 782 S. Brewster Rd., Vineland, 690-9998. Homemade chocolates and candies, custom gift baskets. Bennigan’s Restaurant, 2196 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 205-0010. Entrees, desserts, drink specials. Take-out, too. Happy Hour buffet Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. NFL flat-screen TVs. Big Apple, 528 N. Harding Hwy., Vineland, 6975500. Steaks, veal, chicken dishes. Meet friends at the bar. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Big John’s Pizza Queen, 1383 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 205-0012. The “Gutbuster” a 21-oz. burger, pizza, salads, wings, subs, dinners. Bojo’s Ale House, 222 N. High St., Millville, 327-8011. All food is homemade, including the potato chips. Casa Dori II, Brewster Rd. and Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 794-1888. Authentic Italian, lunch and dinner; catering avail. Continental Room at the Ramada Inn, W. Landis Ave. and Rt. 55, Vineland, 6963800. Open for lunch Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Open to hotel guests and the public. Crust N Krumbs Bakery, Main and Magnolia rds., 690-1200. Cakes, pies, cookies, breads, and doughnuts. Custom wedding cakes, too. Deeks Deli & Kustard Kitchen, 1370 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 691-5438. Call for lunch and dinner specials. Soft ice cream and cakes year-round. Mon.-Sat 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Denny’s, 1001 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 6961900. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Take-out, too. Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. Open 24 hours. Kids eat free Tues. and Sat. Dominick’s Pizza, 1768 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland, 691-5511. Family time-honored recipes, fresh ingredients. Donkey’s Place, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland, 690-1777. One-of-a-kind cheesesteaks made on large, fresh poppyseed rolls. Continued on page 26 Sweet Life Cumberland County’s Finest Seafood Restaurant Since 1975 The SEAFOOD HOUSE Bakery Celebrates Strawberry Season with Strawberry Lemonade Strawberry Cupcakes Strawberry Rhubarb Pie and More! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY Treat Dad to a Delicious Dinner at the Neptune June 21, 2009 Don’t Go the Beach Come to Deek’s for Fried Oreo’s & Waffle Treats Ice Cream Cakes • Catering ORDER EARLY! SOMETHING NEW & Kustard Kitchen DAD’S & GRADS DON’T FORGET OUR DAILY SPECIALS Every Monday Prime Rib $9.99 Every Thursday Snow Crabs $14.99 { 24 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 OPEN Year Round Custard Stand 856-691-5438 1370 S. Main Road Vineland, NJ Super Lunch Specials From $4.99 Gift Certificates Make the Perfect Gift! 1554 S. Delsea Drive, Vineland Vineland’s neighborhood bakery, where everything is made from scratch and quality counts. 6th Street between Landis and Elmer in Downtown Vineland 856-692-2800 856-692-5353 www.thesweetlifebakery.com Newly Renovated & Open For the Summer The Best Sushi Bar in Cumberland County Beer Garden Let BJ’s Cook for You Tonight! To Place an order Call (856)825-8123 Now serving soft serve and water ice BYOB LUNCH SPECIAL Available 11am -2pm Mon. 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Special Whole Roaster $6.99 + tax Fiesta Dog Tuesdays $3.99 Fish & Chips Wednesday $5.99 Slider Thursdays $3.99 MONDAY-THURSDAY The Looking Glass Cafe is Millville Arts Districts’ Original and Longest Running Casual Dining Establishment Catering On- and Off-Premises Available for Your Special Event 16 N. High St. Millville NJ 08332 Coming Soon Hibachi Japanese Steak House • Catering • Banquet Facilities/Wedding Reception • Eat In/Take Out & Delivery We deliver min. $25-$30 Hours: Open 7 Days A Week M-Th: 11am-10pm Fri & Sat: 11am-11pm Sunday: 12 noon-10pm 10% OFF ANY REGULAR PURCHASE (minimum purchase $15) w/this coupon-Not Valid w/other offer-CCR-Expires 6/30/09 231 N. 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Panini, sandwiches, salads, soups. Also, gelato, Italian coffee, desserts, smoothies, and frappuccino. Esposito’s Maplewood III, 200 N. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 692-2011. Steaks, seafood and pasta dishes at this Italian restaurant. Eric’s, 98 S. West Ave., Vineland, 205-9800. Greek and American cuisine. Pizza, too. Five Points Inn, E. Landis Ave. & Tuckahoe Rd., Vineland, 691-6080. Italian cuisine and dinner buffets to savor. Family-owned. Fresh Restaurant, 1405 Mays Landing Rd., Millville, 327-3435. Jumbo lump crabcakes, Black Angus burgers. Wed. is pasta night. Gardella’s Ravioli Co. & Italian Deli, 527 S. Brewster Rd.., 697-3509. Name says it all. Daily specials, catering. Closed Sunday. General Custard’s Last Stand, 2578 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 696-2992. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner served Tues.-Sat. Gina’s Ristorante, 110 N. High St., Millville, 825-4241. Italian cuisine, lunch and dinner, BYOB, nothing over $20. Giorgio’s Restaurant 363 E. Wheat Rd., Buena, 697-2900. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Italian cuisine, pizza. Giovanni’s Italian-American Deli. 1102 N. East Ave., Vineland, 692-0459. Pizza, Italian subs, all your lunch favorites. The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course, 4049 Italia Rd., Vineland, 691-5558. Restaurant and lounge open to the public for lunch Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Jake’s. 611 Taylor Rd., Franklinville, 694- 5700. Italian-American, served lakeside. Lunch, dinner, happy hour, Sunday brunch. Joe’s Poultry. 440 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 692-8860. Barbecue and Kosher chickens, homemade sides, catering. Kawa Thai & Sushi, 2196 N. Second St. (Rt. 47), Millville, 825-9939. Thai and Japanese cuisine. BYOB. Landicini’s Family Restaurant & Pizzeria Landis and Lincoln aves., Vineland, 691-3099. Italian cuisine, gourmet pizza salads. Open for lunch and dinner. Larry’s II Restaurant, 907 N. Main Rd., Vineland, 692-9001. Three meals daily. Sunday breakfast buffet, early-bird dinners. Library V Restaurant, 206 Rt. 54, Buena, 697-9696. Renowned for prime rib, steaks, seafood, salad bar. Closed Mon. and Tues. La Locanda Pizzeria & Ristorante, 1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 794-3332. Pasta, veal, chicken. Lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday. Lucia’s Ristorante, 785 W. Sherman Ave., Vineland, 692-0300. Italian fine dining and regional cooking. Marciano’s Restaurant, 947 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 563-0030. Italian-American cuisine, seafood and veal. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast buffet. Manny & Vic’s, 1687 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 696-3100. Daily pizza specials, delivery. Manny’s Pizza, 426 N. High St., Millville, 3275081. Daily pizza specials, delivery. Martino’s Trattoria & Pizzeria, 2614 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 692-4448. Brick oven pizza, risotto, polenta. Three meals daily. Merighi’s Savoy Inn, E. Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. Banquet/wedding facility as well as intimate restaurant. Nicky G. Fridays 9 p.m.–midnight. Milmay Tavern, Tuckahoe and Bear’s Head rds., Milmay, 476-3611. Gourmet lunches and dinners in a casual setting. Moe’s Southwest Grill, 2188 N. 2nd St., Millville, 825-3225. Tex-Mex, burritos, catering. MVP Bar, 408 Wheat Road, Vineland, 697-9825. Full bar menu, live entertainment, drink specials. Neptune Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, 1554 South Delsea Drive, Vineland, 6922800. American cuisine, array of cocktails. Next Oar, 127 N. High St., Millville, 293-1360. Weekly menu, made-to-order dishes. Olympia Restaurant, 739 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 691-6095. Authentic Greek cuisine—lamb dishes and salads. Paperwaiter Restaurant & Pub, 1111 Village Dr., Millville, 825-4000. A special place for all your special occasions. Pegasus, Rts. 40 and 47, Vineland, 6940500. Breakfast, lunch, dinner specials; convenient drive-thru, mini-meal specials. Pete’s Pizza, 20 W. Park Ave., Vineland, 2059998. Pizza (including whole wheat), subs, wings. Open daily 11 a.m-10 p.m. The Rail, 1252 Harding Hwy., Richland, 6971440. Bar and restaurant with daily drink specials and lunch specials. Richland House, 1303 Harding Hwy., Richland, 697-5700. Eclectic dinners and casual lunch fare. Closed Mondays. Saigon, 2180 N. Second St., Millville, 3278878. Authentic Vietnamese—noodle soups, curry, hotpot, Buddhist vegetarian. Serene Custard, NW Blvd. and Garden Rd., Vineland, 692-1104. Pulled pork, hot dogs, homemade ice cream, party cakes. South Vineland Tavern, 2350 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 692-7888. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Seafood and prime rib. Steakhouse at Centerton Country Club, 1022 Almond Rd., Pittsgrove, 358-3325. Lunch and dinner. Steaks, reserve wines, upscale casual. Stewart’s Root Beer, 585 Delsea Dr., Vineland, 696-8062. Burgers, hot dogs, fries, floats and shakes. Sweet Life Bakery, 601 East Landis Ave., Vineland, 692-5353. Neighborhood bakery. Homemade pastries, cakes, coffee. Tony Sopranos, 107 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 405-0200. Pizza, Mexican Southwest fare, Atkins-friendly salads. Uncle Ricky’s Outdoor Bar, 470 E. Wheat Rd., Vineland, 691-4454. Ribs, chicken, fish, steaks. Always clams, eat in or take out. Villa Filomena, 821 Harding Hwy., Buena Vista, 697-7107. Dinner combos, grilled meats, fish. Lunch and dinner daily. Wheat Road Cold Cuts, 302 Wheat Rd., Vineland, 697-0320. Deli and catering. Wild Wings, 1843 E. Wheat Rd., Vineland, 691-8899. Dinners, grilled sandwiches, wings in eight flavors. Willmott’s Pizza. 12 S. Seventh St., Vineland, 696-1525. Hand-tossed pizzas, stromboli, breakfast pizza. Take-out or eat in. Winfield’s. 106 N. High St., Millville, 3270909. Continental cuisine and spirits served in a casually upscale setting. Ye Olde Centerton Inn, 1136 Almond Rd., Pittsgrove, 358-3201. American classics served in a building right out of a Rockwell painting. Graduations, Reunions, BBQ’s, Dinner Parties, Engagements, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Birthday, Retirement, Teen Parties, Christenings, Showers, Etc. No job too big or small multi ethnic cuisine including asian, puerto rican, italian you name it we can make it We can accomodate any Whet Vineland’s Appetite. Get your restaurant noticed by advertising on these dining pages in over 14 years experience { 26 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 FATHER’S DAY SPECIALS Big Daddy Tuscan Tortellini Seafood Manicotti Veal Chops Fried Stuffed Shrimp King Neptune 856-692-7473 • Cell 609-247-8341 • Fax 856-692-7664 The Grapevine. Every residence in Vineland receives The Grapevine… Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Father’s Day Specials Sunday 8:00am-1:00pm Scrabbed Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Ham, Italian Sausage, Cream Chipped Beef, French Toast, Hotcakes, Breakfast Pizza and much more. Adults: $8.95 Children 10 & Under $5.95 856-563-0030 947 North Delsea Dr. Vineland, NJ 08360 FREE HEAD OF ROMAINE with any purchase (while supplies last) OPEN 8am-6pm 7 days a week Tuckahoe Rd. (between Landis Ave & Chestnut) Blueberries & Jersey Asparagus NOW IN There’s no better way to draw customers into your establishment! Call today for advertising information: 856-457-7815 I Recipe Corner { LISA ANN DiNUNZIO } Recipe Swap Here’s a healthy way to prepare risotto. into 2-inch by ¼-inch slices 6 1-inch lemon rind slivers 6 medium-sized fresh basil leaves, chopped into small pieces 3 (14 ½ oz.) cans College Inn low sodium chicken broth (or 1 45-oz. can) ½ cup frozen peas, defrosted and patted dry to remove all moisture G reetings! When I received the recipe printed in today’s column, it got me to thinking—I have never actually tried risotto. Can you imagine, being Italian and not ever tasting risotto! I guess it’s because that’s one dish I never saw the elders in my family make. I have seen many different recipes for it, and even watched food TV hosts prepare it. However, it’s one dish I’ve yet to cook. But that’s all about to change, I’m planning on making a healthy version of risotto very soon. So thank you Mr. DeSanto. By sharing your recipe with us, it has given me the nudge I needed to give risotto a try. I hope other readers will too! Also, don’t forget that Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, and it’s the perfect time to make your Pop a special meal or favorite dessert! I’d like to wish my dad a Happy Father’s Day, too. I appreciate and love ya, Dad! The following recipe and story is shared by Bob De Santo, who writes: “Hi Lisa, I read your feature regularly. I thought you and your readers might be interested in my recipe. It is not only ‘heart-healthy’ but quite tasty! Shrimp or chicken may be added if desired.” of broth, add peas and another ladle of broth. Stir until broth is absorbed and keep adding and stirring ladles of broth. Approximately 10 minutes from adding peas, add basil and lemon rinds. For about 5 minutes more, add broth and stir constantly, remove pan from heat and allow risotto to “simmer” for 2-3 minutes. Serve immediately thereafter. Notes from Bob: * Texture of risotto will be soft. If “al dente” is preferred, add peas at 13-15 minutes, and follow remainder of instructions, sample taste for desired texture. * Heart-healthy recipe requires low-sodium broth with no butter, cheese or cream added as is traditionally done in many risotto recipes. As always, Bon Appetit. I Lisa Ann is the author of Seasoned With Love, Treasured Recipes and Lisa Ann’s Seasoned With Love II. Send recipes for publication to lapd1991@aol.com or to The Grapevine, 3660 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ 08361. Bob De Santo’s “Heart-Healthy” Risotto 1 cup Arborio Rice ½ cup Pinot Grigio or white wine of choice ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ½ Vidalia onion, diced ½ yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut In a pot, bring chicken broth to a boil, keep hot over medium heat. In a 10-inch to 12-inch pan (preferably 3 to 4 inches deep), heat olive oil over low-medium heat. When oil is hot, add onions and peppers, stir with wooden spoon for approximately 2-3 minutes until onions are translucent, not brown. Add risotto (Arborio Rice) and constantly stir to toast risotto, (approximately 2 minutes). Add wine and continue to constantly stir for another 2-3 minutes. Now, at approximately 10 minutes from start, add first ladle of chicken broth, constantly stir until most of the broth is absorbed. Keep adding a ladle of broth approximately every 2-3 minutes until most of the broth is absorbed. 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Day & Evening Hours Proud Member Of The Allied Dental Practices Of NJ Personalized Dentistry SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO OUR SENIOR CITIZENS the grapevine { 27 } Se Habla Español E D W A R D P O L L E R , D D S • G L E N N P R A G E R , D D S • TO D D P R A G E R , D D S • D A N I E L D I C E S A R E , D M D I Faces in the News Before A Mother’s Day Makeover A Mother’s Day Makeover drawing was held by MiMi & Kelsey’s Salon (825 S. Delsea Dr., Suite 7) on May 9, and the winning mother/ daughter was Judy and Kristen Pszwaro of Pittsgrove. The prize was a free makeover for each by MiMi & Kelse’s, plus to-andfrom limo ride starting at MiMi & Kelsey’s to Merighi’s Savoy Inn for dinner and drinks. The limousine was provided free from Touch of Class Limousines and Merighi’s Savoy Inn gave the winners up to $75 free food and drink. The makeover and trip was photographed by Flash & Co. and the winners received a free photo history of their adventure. Judy Pszwaro’s hair color was changed to a red brown rich color, sun kissed with peekaboo foils. Her new cut is a razored layer with a stacked back for volume. Daughter Kristin’s hair color was transformed to a rich chocolate brown base with lots of sunkist foils of blonde, red and caramel. Her new cut flatters her fine natural contours. It’s not often that four diverse businesses can so easily and completely cooperate and join together in providing a free special event. What better reason than to honor our mothers and daughters together. Watch for MiMi & Kelsey’s next makeover drawing in August. The four participating businesses: • MiMi & Kelsey’s, 825 S. Delsea Dr. • Touch of Class Limousines Service, 881 S. Main Rd. • Merighi’s Savoy Inn, E. Landis Ave. • Flash & Co., 815 E. Main St., Millville Snakes ’n’ Scales Educates and Entertains Pineland Learning Center students had a first hand encounter with a live, 100-pound Burmese python during the Snakes ’n’ Scales show put on by reptile expert, Bill Boesenberg. Boesenberg also brought his seven-foot American alligator to Pineland Learning Center’s Vineland campus last week. “We brought the ‘Snakes ‘n’ Scales’ event to PLC as an exciting end-of-the-year activity,” said Fred Eccleston, Executive Director of PLC. “Not only is it a one-of-a-kind experience for our students but it also provides an opportunity for learning through a unique outlet.” After Braidi Makes Dean’s List Samantha Braidi has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring Quarter at Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology. Now a third-year student in RIT’s College of Science, Braidi is studying for a degree in Applied Mathematics. She is the daughter of Jay and Debbie Braidi of Vineland. The 2007 graduate of Vineland High School is one of the nearly 16,500 fulland part-time students enrolled in some 200 career-oriented and professional programs at RIT, a school that is internationally recognized for academic leadership in computing, engineering, imaging technology, and fine and applied arts, in addition to unparalleled support services for students with hearing loss. Eight Organizations Awarded Funds More than $56,000 was awarded in grant money from the Progresso/General Mills Plant Community Relations program to eight local community service organizations. Although the primary focus of grant criteria is for programs dealing with children’s nutrition and fitness, consideration is also given to a small percentage of programs focusing on the arts, education, and youth mentoring. The recipients are Boys and Girls Club of Vineland Fitness and Nutrition Program, $15,000; Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem counties Mentoring Program, $15,000; The Petway Elementary School Cultural and Arts program $4,400; Appel Farms Community Outreach, $10,000; South Jersey Youth Alliance Basketball Program, $3,300; Cumberland Players Kids at CP, $2,000. Checks were issued previously to Salvation Army of Vineland Summer Camp, $3,000 and Salvation Army of Bridgeton After School Program, $3,600. The new fiscal year has started, and the company is accepting applications from qualified organizations. For details, call Karen Bush at 213-9186. In the photo: Award recipients, from left, Chris Nelson (Cumberland Players), Bob Middleton (South Jersey Youth Alliance), Lori DeMatte, Debbie Eisinger, and Jen Frederico (Petway Elementary School), Lawrence Schmidt (Appel Farms), and Chris Volker (Boys & Girls Club of Vineland). { 28 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 Samantha Braidi The Grapevine’s Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1. Singer Haggard 6. Ancient Greek coin 10. Doctors’ group 13. Homer’s epic poem 14. Left Bank resident 16. Kitchen appliances 18. Ambulance personnel 19. Counterbalance container 20. Cuckooes 21. MN 55051 22. Point midway between N and NE 23. Attires 24. Rows rising 27. Volcanic craters 29. Bard or lyricist 30. Swine 32. Invests in little enterprises 33. Uncovers 35. Ac____: entree 36. Helps little firms 37. An open skin infection 38. Blind gut (pl.) 39. Make certain of something 41. Anxieties 43. What we breathe 44. Canadian law enforcers 45. Prefix for outside 46. Swiss river 47. Don’t know when yet 50. Shower spray deterrent 53. Short, amusing opera 54. Expressed pleasure 55. Myriameter 56. “Smile Please” author Jean 57. Regretful DOWN 1. Bog down 2. ____entary: basic 3. Rock cleft 4. Household god (Roman) 5. Newspaper chiefs 6. Dramas set to music 7. Naked 8. ___l: spoken 9. Long tedious lists 10. More aired 11. The bay state (abbr.) 12. Article 15. 14 line verse form 17. Clerical clothing 21. Designer Jacobs 23. Belonging to Solution to last week’s puzzle Cronus’ mother 24. Foot appendage 25. Fencing swords 26. Phonograph record 27. Manuscripts (abbr.) 28.Swedish rock group 29. Pakistani rupee 31. Young women’s association 33. One who receives a loan 34. They ___ 35. Nag and object 37. Wooer 38.Camcorders 40.Algonquian chief 41. Noisy quarrel 42.Beige 45. Catch sight of 46.Showily imitative of artists 47. Himalayan goat 48.Casket stand 49. Griffith, Rooney 51. Kiss hit “B___” 52. a.k.a. Dao 53. Sacred Hindu syllable Grand Opening FRESH Our Lady of Pompeii Church (Parish of St. Padre Pio) FO ODS MARKET m– (Opposite Vineland Post O ce) & Will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its first Mass on Sunday, July 12, 2009. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. immediately followed by a brunch at Merighi’s Savoy Inn. Cost of the brunch is $20 for adults and $10 for children under 12. R.S.V.P. by June 30, Contact the rectory at 856-691-7526, additional details or reservations. SPECIALT Y WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | This Week’s Features Aspira’s 5th Annual Health Expo and Miss Kathy With Lots of Games and Fun Activities for Children of All Ages Former parishioners welcome! Every Week — Jersey Fresh Produce Plus Market Runs ru Aug. 15 WIC & Senior Coupons Accepted the grapevine { 29 } More info: 856-794-8653 or MainStreetVineland.org VINELAND TROLLEY VINELAND TROLLEY RIDE THE TROLLEY TO AND FROM THE MARKET FREE! Runs Landis Ave — Kidston Towers to WalMart This event is sponsored in part by VDID/Vineland Main Street. This ad has been paid for with funds approved for such use by the New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone Authority. I In Our Schools Members of the Johnstone Elementary School Safety Patrol raised $430 through a bake sale and blanket sale to help a Johnstone student who is battling an illness. The students made the 20 fleece blankets during their recess and also at home. Safety Patrol members include Hana Flumenbaum, Melanie Milam, Damon Lane, Alexis Rosado, Olivia Messore, McKenzie Bond, Edith Mendoza, Grelda Cuevas, Katherine Sosa, and Natalia Butler. Annual All Sports Banquet Some 122 senior student-athletes were honored for their contributions to Vineland High School athletics at the 23rd annual VHS All Sports Booster Club banquet. These 25 received The Coach’s Award, given to student-athletes who exemplified the sacrifice and spirit of the entire team: Joel Hernandez, Wrestling; David Johnson, Baseball; Marcus Ware, Boys Basketball; Charity Harris, Girls Basketball; Kimberly Beu, Fall Cheerleading; Marianna Santiago, Winter Cheerleading; Maciej Grudzien, Boys Crew; Dana Mosley, Girls Crew; David Owens, Boys Cross Country; Danielle Owens, Girls Cross Country; Kaitlin Burns, Field Hockey; Jerome Clements, Football; Kerry Cerana (junior), BROTHER-SISTER ACT: Twins Danielle and David Owens won a total of five letters in various sports at Vineland High. Below: Three-letter winners, from left, Rashad Williams, Eric Wiggins, Brittany Nelson, Lauren Daplyn and David Owens. Bottom photo: Hall-of-Fame inductees, from left, Vic Voltaggo, James C. Geraci (representing his father, James A. 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This year’s group are Brad Gandee, one of the finest swimmers in VHS history; Vic Voltaggio, a professional baseball umpire for 24 years; and Carmella Johnson, a three-time All-South Jersey track star. The club also names a posthumous Hall of Fame athlete. This year’s recipient was James A. Geraci, a member of the famous 1939 VHS State Champion football team. Eight $500 scholarships were awarded to these deserving senior athletes: Peter Doulis, Danielle Owens, Juan Hernandez, Kaitlin Burns, Michael Oliva, Dana Parks, Jeremy Clifford, and Gina Ridolfo. The Carole F. Reilly Scholarship—was presented for the first time by the Delaware Bay Lighthouse Keepers and Friends Association to Elle Rivera. Senior athletes were honored for their participation as follows: Triple Awards: Lauren Daplyn, Girls Soccer/Girls Swimming/Girls Track; Brittany Nelson, Girls Cross Country Manager/Girls Track/Winter Track; David Owens, Boys Cross Country/Boys Track/Winter Track; Rashad Williams, Boys Cross Country/Boys Track/Winter Track; and Eric Wiggins, Boys Cross Country/Boys Track/Winter Track. Double Awards: Andrew Anastor, Football/Track; Kaitlynn Arena, Girls Track/Field Hockey; Kimberly Beu, Fall and Winter Cheerleading; Taylor Berger, Girls Cross Country/Girls Track; Justin Blount, Winter Track/Boys Track; Vaunique Brown, Girls Tennis/Girls Track; Drew Bushek, Boys Swimming/Lacrosse; Anthony Carei, Boys Track/Boys Cross Country; Angel Cosme, Winter Track/Boys Track; Peter Doulis, Wrestling/Football; Tia Drew, Fall and Winter Cheerleading; Charity Harris, Girls Basketball/Girls Track; Maritza Jimenez, Girls Soccer/Softball; Tracy Kelly, Field Hockey/Girls Track; Stanley Lewis, Winter Track/Boys Track; Francesca Mainiero, Girls Swimming/Field Hockey; Leanne Miller, Field Hockey/Softball; William Nichols, Boys Track/Winter Track; Danielle Owens, Girls Cross Country/Girls Track; Dana Parks, Girls Soccer/Softball; Mandeep Parmar, Boys Soccer/Boys Tennis; Scott Pedersen, Boys Soccer/Lacrosse; Erubiel Ramirez, Boys Cross Country/Winter Track; Rebecca Redel, Girls Tennis/Girls Track; Miguel Ribot, Football/Lacrosse; Gina Ridolfo, Girls Cross Country/Girls Crew; Tatiana Roberts, Girls Soccer/Softball Manager; Marianna Santiago, Fall and Winter Cheerleading; Brandon Tomasso, Baseball/Boys Soccer; Scott Traina, Boys Soccer/Lacrosse; Christopher Willis, Winter Track/Boys Track; and Rebecca Yearby, Girls Soccer/Softball. 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Ellison Graduates Class of 2009 With a theme of “great expectations” The Ellison School awarded certificates of graduation to the Class of 2009, on Friday, June 5. Thirteen members in all, every student bid a fond farewell to their home away from home during formal remarks. The graduation ceremony’s keynote speaker was John C. Lore III of Ellison’s Class of 1987, who credits much of his success and determination to the foundation he received as a student at The Ellison School. Lore graduated from Northwestern University School of Law and is the Founding Co-Director of the Children’s Justice Clinic and Associate Clinical Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law. Following Lore’s address, three awards were presented. Two of them (Master Sergeant Paul Springer and Founder’s Award) went to Rahi Patel of Vineland and the Headmaster’s Award was earned by Andrew Sager of Vineland. In the photo, the Class of 2009, back row, from left: Tehran Habersham (St. Joseph High School); Jeremy Novick (Middle Township High School); Andrew Sager (St. Augustine Prep); Christopher Painter (Salem County Technical High School); Velton Koons (St. Augustine Prep); Rahi Patel (Vineland High School); Lindsay Dwyer (Sacred Heart High School). Front row: Jillian Kutner (St. Joseph High School); Abiha Kazmi (Vineland High School); Alexander Kaplitz (St. Augustine Prep); Zachary Novick (Middle Township High School); Renee Androckitis (Vineland High School); and Kristen Natoli (Our Lady of Mercy Academy). LOWEST CORPORATE RATES IN SOUTH JERSEY Contact Mark at 856-596-4446 x3208 One Comar Place Buena, NJ 08310 www.theprocomputerservice.com WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | VHS Students Compete in NJ Model Congress Students from the Vineland High School Model Congress Club, Political & Legal Education, and A.P. U.S. Politics & Government recently participated in the 2009 New Jersey Model Congress, according to advisor Louis Russo. Students worked on this extra and co- the grapevine { 31 } dobetter in school Weak Basic Skills F rustration with School Lack of Confidence No Motivation Helpyour child I In Our Schools See You in 10? How many of these students will gather around the flagpole in 10 years? They are all students in Mrs. Veronica Glogau’s second grade class at Bishop Schad Regional School. They buried a time capsule last week, and plan to dig it up as they graduate from high school in a decade. A few hours a week can help your child improve weak study skills and gain the Educational Edge™. Your child can discover that learning is fun. Our testing pinpoints problems and we tutor in reading, phonics, study skills, math and SAT/ACT prep. Since 1977, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of kids do better in school. Call us and let us help your child break the failure chain. Your child can succeed in school. 1-800-CAN LEARN Independently owned and operated ©2002 Huntington Learning Centers, inc. 1601 N. High Street Millville, NJ 08332 856-825-4003 curricular activity since October. They formed their own political parties and party platforms, researched and wrote their own bills, competed for leadership positions at the New Jersey State House, and attended the Congress at Rider University to debate and vote on all student bills. Among those earning special honors: Junior Dylan Calvelli was elected as the Stars Party Whip. He also passed his bill into law and was named as the outstanding delegate in his committee. Senior Ariel Ceasar won the position as the Chairperson of the House Committee on Energy, Health, and Labor. Senior Brandon Tomasso was elected as the Stripes Party Whip and passed his bill into law. Jose Jimenez, Scott Huston, Meghan Medina, Eric Roig, Jennifer Bauer, Tiffany Ballin, and Micheal Gleisberg passed their bills in their respective committees. Other students who participated in all phases of Congress: Chelsea Derby, Charles Fiore, Stanley Lewis, Justin Blount, Cynthia Momoh, Eric Wiggins, Ethan Williams, Christian Moore, Jordan Perez, and Elvira Babenko. In the photo, front row, from left: Ariel Ceasar, Christian Moore, and Cynthia Momoh. Back: Eric Wiggins, Stanley Lewis, Dylan Calvelli, and Justin Blount. Wizards at Chemistry { 32 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 Students in the Wizardry 101 Club at Vineland High School recently showed the “magic” of chemistry to fourth grade students at Johnstone Elementary School. Wizardry 101 is a chemical demonstrations group open to Honors and Advanced Placement chemistry students at Vineland High School. The governing body of the club, referred to as the Wizard Council, for the 2008-09 school year, consisted of Maria Berezin, Jeremy Clifford, Sonal Puri, Rabia Shaikh, Kayry Segarra, and Julia Wilderman. All Merlins and Master Merlins perform in the annual play performed for district elementary students. In the photos: Rob Carpenter with the “elephant toothpaste.” Queen Victoria Druziako and King Brandon Tomasso. Letters of Intent Signed by Future NCCA Athletes Ten Vineland High School senior student/athletes have signed national letters of intent to participate in NCAA Athletics. Seated, from left: Leanne Miller (Softball), Goldey Beacom College; Maritza Jimenez (Softball), Robert Morris University; Carli Cherwien (Women’s Crew), University of Southern California; Dana Mosley (Women’s Crew), Rutgers University; Sarah Bernhardt (Women’s Swimming), Millersville University; and Dana Parks (Softball) St. Joseph University. Standing, from left: Marcus Ware (Basketball), Monmouth University; Macieg Grudzien (Men’s Crew) Temple University; Giovanni Finazzo (Men’s Crew), LaSalle University; and Andrew Anastor (Football), Northeastern University. Tomasso Nets NJSIAA Scholarship Brandon Tomasso, Salutatorian of the Vineland High School Class of 2009 and a two-sport athlete, was one of 375 student/athletes honored at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Association’s annual luncheon. Tomasso, who participated in soccer and baseball, received a $500 scholarship from the NJSIAA. He will attend Brown University in the fall and major in international relations/Italian and minor in archaeology. Tomasso is pictured here with Don Robbins, VHS Supervisor of Athletics. Dads & Grads with Homemade Chocolates Chocolate Caramel Apples Gift Baskets & Trays Handmade Fudge Celebrate Creech Earns NHS Scholarship Amanda Creech, a Summa Cum Laude senior at Vineland High School, has won a $1,000 scholarship from the National Chapter of the National Honor Society, one of 150 recipients from more than 6,000 applicants nationwide. Creech was one of just four students from New Jersey to win the NHS scholarship. “This is the first time in the history of Vineland High School that we have had a student qualify for this scholarship,” said Carole Dallago, long-time advisor to the VHS Chapter of NHS. Creech, the daughter of Russell and Joanne Creech, is the president of the National Honor Society at VHS and plans to attend Boston University, majoring in pre-med. As a member of the President’s Youth Leadership Council, she was invited to attend the President’s inauguration. Open Father’s Day From 10-2 Check out our Phillies Baseball and Tuxedo Apples for Dad Stop in and see our gift selection of gift for your favorite teachers and little ballerinas 782 S. BREWSTER RD. VINELAND • 856-690-9998 Bishop Schad Memorial Scholarships Members of the Schad Family presented four seventh grade students with scholarships to Bishop Schad Regional School. The students were chosen based on the following considerations: academic performance in religious studies, the number of years the student has attended the school, the number of family members attending or having previously attended the school, and their involvement with extracurricular activities. Pictured in the front row are the recipients, from left: Paul Bergamo, Julia Martini, Morgan Smith and Frank Conroy. Schad Family members in back row are David Schad, Louis Schad, Francis Schad, and Tom Schad. In the photo: Creech with, from left, Theodore E. Peters, VHS Executive Principal, Carole Dallago, and Dr. Thomas McCann, VHS South Principal. Anytime, Summertime Kids Camp® Dates and Weekly Theme Schedule June 22-26 Cheerleading! ___________________________ June 29- July 3 Wild West ___________________________ July 6-10 Jolly Roger’s Hidden Treasure! ___________________________ July 13-17 Whales, Sharks & Mermaid’s! ___________________________ July 20-24 Who’s Your Hero? ___________________________ July 27-31 Fantasy Castle! ___________________________ August 3-7 Time Travelers! ___________________________ August 10-14 Coastal Cowabunga ___________________________ August 17-21 Sports Spectacular ___________________________ August 24-28 Guppies to Puppies ENROLL FOR SUMMER CLASSES OR SUMMER CAMP ANYTIME WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | All About JROTC More than 200 Vineland High School students attended an assembly to learn about the Air Force (AF) Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) unit that will form at the school in September. VHS students selected their 2009-10 courses earlier this year. Since the JROTC program is now available, students must submit enrollment slips, signed by a parent, and specify which elective they want to drop to make room in their schedule for the new option. Parents with questions about the AF JROTC program at VHS may contact Edward Benish, an Administrative Assistant at VHS, at 794-6800 ext. 2892 or email ebenish@vineland.org. Please call to schedule your FREE Introductory Class. Advanced reservations are required to ensure space is available the grapevine { 33 } Barse Students in St. Jude Math-a-thon Students from Dane Barse Elementary School donated $1,222 to the St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital by participating in the St. Jude Math-a-Thon. Since 1995, Dane Barse students have raised $20,944 for St. Jude, the only pediatric cancer research center in the country where families never pay for treatment that is not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. “We are very proud of all the children and their hard work” said teachers Janice Jefferson and Karen Coulter. (856) 765-5634 www.tlgmillvillenj.com Book Your Awesome Birthday Bash Today! I Entertainment JUNE 19 AND 20 Favorite Artists. Lakeside Middle School Performing Arts Center, 2 N. Sharp St. Millville. The Arts of the Dance Centre presents its 48th annual recital, with the students portraying their favorite artists, including painters, musicians, composers, singers, dancers, and choreographers. Some of the artists featured will be Degas, Elvis Presley, Tchaikovsky, Annie Lennox Garth Fagan, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers (pictured). 7 p.m. Revue for beginner students Saturday 2 p.m. Tickets $12. 692-9606. SOUTHERN SHORE MUSIC FESTIVAL, DANCE AND MORE DANCE, THIRD FRIDAY, AND HANGAR 84 ROCK SHOWS. midnight, Thursday.: Karaoke with DJ Bob Morgan, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday: Blue Moon Dance Party, $3 Blue Moon drafts, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday: Latin Dance Party, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Tuesday: Country Western Dance Party (beer and shot specials), 8 p.m.-midnight. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Iam The Dream, A’s Rage, KFM, Chris Martin. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. $10. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 JJ Pharo & Pharo Bros. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Country, rock, folk and blues. 7 p.m. THURSDAY, JUNE 18 Punchline. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. 6 p.m. $12-$14. THURSDAY, JUNE 18 Karaoke Night. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. $3. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Static Addiction. Steakouts Home Plate, 85 Harding Hwy. (Rt. 40), Pittsgrove, 358-3144. Also Jager Girls. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. JUNE 18, 19, AND 20 Nightlife at Villa Filomena. Villa Filomena Ristorante & Lounge, 821 Harding Hwy., Buena, 697-7107. Thurs.: Ladies Night, Fri.: Live music, Sat.: Italian Accordian. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Arlo Guthrie at Southern Shore Music Festival. Carmel Green at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds, 3001 Carmel Rd., Millville. Legendary singersongwriter Arlo Guthrie headlines. Also on the lineup: Eilen Jewel (pictured), 61 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 For the Fallen Dreams. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. 6 p.m. $10-$12. (frontgatetickets.com). Everett. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. JUNE 17, 18, 19, 20, AND 23 Nightlife at Bennigan’s. 2196 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 205-0010. Wednesday: ’70s and ’80s Throwback Night (frozen drink specials) 8 p.m.- JUNE 18, 19, AND 20 Nightlife at Bojo’s. 222 N. High St., Millville, 327-8011. Thurs: Ladies Nite with Charlie. Fri: The Bryer Band. Sat: Singalong. Sun: Nascar/Baseball. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 Tacony Palmyra with special guest Nik FRIDAY, JUNE 19 Friday Night Flashback. Merighi’s Savoy Inn Bistro, E. Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. DJ Nicky G from 95.1 WAYV, plays ’60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, and today’s music. 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover. FRIDAY, JUNE 19 Hooked On You. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Book signing with author/poet Joseph Mangraviti. 8 p.m. FRIDAY, JUNE 19 Ace Enders. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. Also, Person l, My Favorite Highway, Dangerous Summer. 6 p.m. $10-$12. (frontgatetickets.com). FRIDAY, JUNE 19 De Osos + Adams Wilson. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. $6. FRIDAY, JUNE 19 QATSI. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., { 34 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 Millville, 327-3714. Live Acoustic and Electric Sounds. 7 p.m. JUNE 19 AND 20 Where the Sidewalk Ends. Vineland Senior High School 11-12 stage, Chestnut Ave. and Brewster Rd., Vineland. Dance and stroll along with students from Maxine’s Studio of Dance as they present their annual recital. Dancers from beginner to senior advanced will perform Friday 7 p.m. and Saturday 3 p.m. Produced, directed, staged, designed and choreographed by Kimberly Chapman, Kelly Bocchetti Millar, and Maxine Chapman. Christopher Chapman designed the lighting and Kimberly Chapman painted the canvas backdrop. Tickets $25 for reserved, $15 for general admission and $10 for groups of 10, senior citizens, and students. Tickets can be purchased at Maxine’s Dance Studio or at the door. 691-6059, or www.vrdc.org. JUNE 19, 20, AND 22 Nightlife at Old Oar House. Old Oar House Brewery, 123 N. High St., Millville, 293-1200. Fri.: Danny Eyer Band, 9 p.m. Sat.: Joe Kozak, 9 p.m., Mon.: Trivia Night 8:30-10:30 p.m. North, Hoots & Hellmouth, Nora Whittaker, Nik Everett, and more. Gates open 10:30 a.m. Performances 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Advance tickets $25, $35 at the gate. For tickets: brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006. For fest details, 453-2184 or www.southernshoremusicfestival.com. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Savoy Unplugged: Andy DiMacale. Merighi’s Savoy Inn Bistro, Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 The Dirk Quinn Band. Bellview Winery 150 Atlantic St., Landisville, 697-7172, Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy. 4-8 p.m. $5 cover includes wine tasting. SUNDAY, JUNE 21 Poetry On High. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Hosted by Chris Ney, featured poet Toni Collins. 2-5 p.m. an assortment of the area’s greatest local bands. More than 15 bands on two stages. Tickets $15 online, $20 at the gate. (frontgatetickets.com). SUNDAY, JUNE 21 The Classic Crime. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. 6 p.m. $12-$15. (frontgatetickets.com). A LOOK AHEAD FRIDAY, JULY 10 Vineland Homecoming of Drop Dead Sexy and Eleven Eleven. Merighi’s Savoy Inn, Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Advance tickets $10, at the door $15. Buy tickets online at www.savoyinn.com. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 Bring the Music! Festival. U-Sell Flea Market, 2896 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland. Up-and-coming national touring acts and AT THE CASINOS HEADLINERS, COMEDY ACTS, AND MORE Tickets: 1-800-736-1420; www.ticketmaster.com unless otherwise noted. COMEDY & MORE Comedy Club at Borgata. Borgata Music Box: three comedians daily, 9 p.m. (except during headliner engagements) 1-800-298-4200. Comedy Stop at the Trop. Three comedians nightly. Sun.-Thurs., 9 p.m., $23; Fri., 9 and 11:15 p.m., $23; Sat., 9 and 11:15 p.m., $28. Order tickets by phone at the Comedy Stop Box Office: 1-877FUNNY-AC or 609-348-0920. Visit www.comedystop.com. Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles. Tropicana. Liverpool Club Theater in North Tower. Wed.–Sun., 8:30 p.m., $25. OPENING JUNE 22 Fame. Tropicana. Monday and Thursday 8 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 3:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday 7 p.m. JUNE 23 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6 Carnival of Wonders. Trump Plaza. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, 9 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday. $25. JUNE 24 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6 Cirque Dreams Pandemonia. Taj Mahal. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday, 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $35 and $25. WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | HEADLINERS FRIDAY, JUNE 19 D.L. Hughley. Borgata. 9 p.m. $50 / $40. 1-800-298-4200. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Diana Krall. Borgata. 8 p.m. $95, $75, $65. 1-800-298-4200. BJ Novak. Borgata. 9 p.m. $39.50. 1-800-298-4200. Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Harrah’s. 9 p.m. $50, $40, $30. Alla Pugacheva. Trump Taj Mahal. 7 p.m. $60-$300. WXPN Welcomes Buddy Guy. Showboat House of Blues. 9 p.m., $65, $55, $40, $35, $30. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 Disco Biscuits with Lotus. Showboat House of Blues. 8:30 p.m., $50, $32.50, $27.50. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 Bruce In The USA. Hilton. 9 p.m. $15. the grapevine { 35 } VINTAGE VINELAND Do You Recognize These People? Look closely at the people, the building, the landscape…and check out the faces in the window. Over the years, the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society has acquired many old-time images. Kate Harbold, at the Society, is busy cataloging the photos from Vineland’s rich past, but she needs the help of The Grapevine readers in identifying the people and places captured on film so long ago. Every week or couple of weeks, we will publish a photograph. It might be a person, or a group of people, or a building, or an event. If you know something about the photo, we ask that you contact either Harbold at the Society or use the contact information on page 4 to inform us. The mission of the VHAS is to acquire, maintain, and preserve Vineland’s history. The Society was founded in 1864, just three years after the establishment of the town of Vineland. It is the second oldest historical society in New Jersey, second only to the New Jersey Historical Society. The VHAS consists of a museum, library, and archives, open to the public on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., same hours Tuesday through Friday for research. It is located at 108 South Second Street, Vineland (691-1111). WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH { 36 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 In the current economic climate, business owners and managers must stretch every dollar. In times like these, many businesses cut advertising to save a few bucks. But trying to save money in this manner can be disastrous. Research shows that companies that continue to advertise during recessions emerge from the lean times stronger than their competitors. Starting or continuing an advertising program in The Grapevine will help to protect or expand your market share now and put you in a stronger position when the economy improves. In good times or bad, no business can survive without customers. Advertising in The Grapevine brings customers through your door. To get an amazing return on your advertising investment in the most widely read newspaper in Vineland, simply call 856-457-7815. We’ll work within your budget to set up an effective and affordable advertising plan that will spread your message to every residence in the city of Vineland (approx. 22,350). Start growing your business today by making our readers your customers. ADVERTISE. I Civic Engagement { LEE BURKE } Transportation Futures The Planning Board approves a Master Plan circulation element that provides a comprehensive review of all modes of transportation within the City of Vineland. epresentatives of OrthRodgers & Associates and Nelson/ Nygaard, transportation and engineering consultants, presented their analysis and recommendations to the Planning Board at its June 10 meeting. The report, which was funded by the South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (SJTPO), covered a six-month study of the city’s transportation needs. The last transportation study was done 17 years ago and was part of the 1992 master plan. The new plan emphasizes safety and efficiency of all motorized and nonmotorized transportation modes: • vehicular (automobile and trucking), • pedestrian, • bicycle, and • transit (including bus and passenger rail). The report also referred to the 2002 SJTPO and New Jersey Transit South Jersey Regional Rail Study, which evaluated the potential for restoring passenger service. Four corridors were included, with the Glassboro to Vineland-Millville service determined to be the most feasible. In February, 2009, the New Jersey Office of Smart Growth released a report entitled “Analysis of South Jersey Rail Expansion Alternatives.” The Office analyzed the rail expansion options that concluded the alternatives running along the existing freight line R connections to Vineland stood out as “most closely aligning with State Plan Principles.” Further, the report stated, “A line that serves small communities while also providing park-and-ride services at select stations would provide greater benefits to the citizens of the region and to the service provider.” In May, 2009, Governor Corzine announced support for plans to expand diesel light rail service from Camden to Glassboro and for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Routes 42 and 55 as well as improvements to the NJ Transit Atlantic City rail line. The Orth-Rodgers report contains a specific recommendation: To maximize the economic development benefits of rail passenger service, and support the smart growth strategy of encouraging development in existing centers, the City should support and lobby for alignment proposals that incorporate the existing freight lines, rather that those proposing a NJ 55 alignment. A Vineland station stop should be located in Downtown to encourage infill and redevelopment, and support Vineland’s vision of being a walkable community. City Engineer Brian Myers noted that the section of Circulation Element dealing with the safety of the roadway system, particularly at identified problem areas, is being addressed. He referred to the intersections of Oak Road and West Avenue, Park and West avenues, and Wheat Road and East Avenue as ones on which the City has already begun its traffic analysis to reduce the relatively high number of angle vehicular crashes. The report also identified the Landis Avenue (Route 56) and Mill Road intersection as having the highest number of crashes of any intersection in the City. A Vineland station stop should be located in Downtown to encourage infill and redevelopment, and support Vineland’s vision of being a walkable community. Now Open Mondays 9 to 5:30 219 Bridgeton-Fairton Rd, Bridgeton, NJ 856-455-1144 Website:bbcycle.net/index.htm Email:bbcycle@juno.net B&B Cycle and Marine Inc. 50%OFF GRAND OPENING Miracle Cleaners Miracle Myers was very impressed with the consultant’s recommendation to initiate a Residential Traffic Management Program for traffic calming defined as “the combination of mainly physical measures that reduce the negative effects of motor vehicle use, alter driver behavior and improve conditions for non-motorized street users.” Its focus is to encourage motorists to drive at a speed that residents of the area consider compatible with the surrounding land use. Concurrent with the Master Plan Circulation Element report, the City has issued a Request for Qualifications/ Proposal (RFQ/P) for a Parking, Circulation and Landscaping Strategy for the downtown redevelopment district. The City believes its parking and landscaping affect not just its transportation and appearance, but its economic vitality and quality of life. Eleven proposals are under review by the offices of redevelopment, planning and engineering for recommended solutions that ensure economic return while supporting broad community and development goals. To review the nine goals of the Circulation Element plan and other specific recommendations on roadway design, bicycle-compatible roads and routes, a Sidewalk Priority Index (including school walking boundaries), preferred truck routes and increased use of transit services, click on www.vinelandcity.org and go to Public Works, Planning Department and download the report. Interested parties may also contact Kathie Hicks, Planning Supervisor, by calling 7944101 during the normal City office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. I WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Cleaners the grapevine { 37 } 20 Years Experience Mon-Fri 8:00 – 6:00 Sat. 8:30 – 5:30 • 856-765-0044 Union Lake Crossing Shopping Center (Facing ShopRite Market) LIMITED TIME OFFER Now Is The Time To Buy! Excellent Interest Rates REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS The following transactions of $1,000 or more were filed with Cumberland County in the month of May 2009 (transactions may have occurred in an earlier month). Names listed may, in some cases, be those of buyers’ or sellers’ representatives. 5/1/09 for $105,000 1840 Silver Run Rd., Dale Andrews to Philip Heun on 5/1/09 for $200,000 501 E St., Kenneth B Robbins, Jr. to Bryan W Page on 5/4/09 for $40,000 1104 Woodland Dr., Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. (Trust, by Atty.) to Scott Elliott on 5/4/09 for $84,900 12 Birch Rd., Richard Symes to George Skelly on 5/4/09 for $110,500 2020 Valley Ave., Sherwood Forest Homes LLC to Misty L Wilson on 5/4/09 for $165,000 4 Nicholas Ct., Pleasant Property Investments LLC to Junell Lilly on 5/4/09 for $225,000 414 E Vine St., Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. & C (by Atty.) to JI Associates LLC on 5/5/09 for $57,000 602 Brian Ave., RPJ Properties LLC to Howard C Wolbert on 5/5/09 for $180,000 128 Wharton St., Hovnanian K at Millville II LLC to Robert C Stanfill, III on 5/6/09 for $227,583 132 Wharton St., Hovnanian K at Millville II LLC to Barry L Ballard on BRIDGETON 30 South Ave., Otis Tucker to Joshua Ventures LLC on 5/1/09 for $24,000 646 Buckshutem Rd., Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. (Trust, by Atty.) to Ackerman Investments LLC on 5/1/09 for $68,000 269 W Commerce St., Lance Hayes to Lakhwinder Kaur on 5/1/09 for $110,000 23 Cedar St., Crusader Servicing Corp. to Julian Mendez on 5/4/09 for $14,000 8 York St., Buford J Bailey (Est. by Adm.) to Basilio Ruiz-Perez on 5/4/09 for $82,000 27 Westwood Ave., Matthew Suppa to Brian Caulford on 5/7/09 for $154,500 COMMERCIAL TWP 236 Foam Rd., William Randazzo to Dale Pidliskey on 5/4/09 for $5,500 DEERFIELD TWP 501 Irving Ave., FKA Beneficial New Jersey Inc. to Ryan Briggs on 5/6/09 for $24,000 71 Pindale Dr., Anthony J Crokus to Jamie M Dean on 5/8/09 for $200,000 HOPEWELL TWP 45 Pineview Terr., Joanina L Grusemeyer (Ind. Atty.) to Jennifer Puelles on 5/4/09 for $168,000 MILLVILLE 2723 Cedar St., HSBC Bank USA Trust (by Atty.) to George Lazos on ISLAND IN KITCHEN This beauty consists of 3 large bedrooms, remodeled kitchen with island, tiled floor in kitchen and dining room, large family room off the kitchen, full finished basement, above ground pool and yard completly fenced with vinyl fencing, excellent for entertainment. $181,000 Vineland BEAUTIFUL WOODFLOORS What a beauty! This perfect rancher consists of 3 large Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, wood floors in bedrooms and living room, completely remodeled bathroom, large dining room, tiled eat in kitchen, 2 car attached garage, finished basement family room with a fireplace and lets not forget the large fenced in back yard. CALLTODAY FOR YOUR PRIVATETOUR!!! $189,000 Vineland 27 Twin Oaks Dr., Sherwood at Twin Oaks LLC to Adam C Murray on 5/4/09 for $182,780 18 Ridge Ave., Cumberland County Sheriff to Beneficial New Jersey Inc on 5/5/09 for $2,954 248 Fayette St., Bank of New York Trust to William Warren on 5/5/09 for $41,000 2 PLUS ACRES This 3 Bedroom rancher is like brand new. Large eat-in Kitchen, 2 full Baths, Basement nice and high with Family room, sits on almost 2 Acres. Home seems small but is very deceiving. $189,900 Vineland With rates at historic lows, now is a great time to buy a new home or consider refinancing your existing mortgage. For unparalleled service, great rates and a variety of financing options, call Blaise R. Menzoni. FHA • VA • Conventional 5 LARGE BEDROOMS This home is as spacious as they come. Five large bedrooms with nice size closets. Two full Baths upstairs. Remodeled Kitchen, tile floors in Kitchen and Foyer, extra large family room with an extra finished room, great for office or extra bedroom. Nice corner lot. A MUST SEE! $245,000 Vineland { 38 } the grapevine | JUNE 17, 2009 Call Me Today (609) 501-2340 CARMEN MINGUELA Realtor / Associate Bilingual Circle of Excellence, 2003 thru 2008 Blaise Menzoni LOAN OFFICER Gateway Funding DMS, LP Office 856.692.9494 Fax 856.691.3687 Cell 856.297.7087 1 17 E. Landis Ave • Suite C • Vineland, NJ 08360 1 Graham Realty • 1101 E. Landis Ave. Vineland, NJ 08360 Business (856) 606-0696 ext 107 Fax: (856) 691-3020 Licensed by NJ department of Banking and Insurance CMINGUELA@AOL.COM Clifford Graham broker of record Opening Doors to Home Ownership 5/6/09 for $331,720 1 Tomasello Dr., Michael Joffe to Khawla Gamar on 5/6/09 for $360,000 1104 Earle Ave., Ronald N Spiels to Rhonda S Spiels on 5/8/09 for $175,000 UPPER DEERFIELD 10 Old Burlington Rd., William C Taylor to Backyard Investments LLC on 5/4/09 for $150,000 28 Old Deerfield Pk., Michael Robinson to Victor Pelaez on 5/7/09 for $132,500 VINELAND 27 N Valley Ave., Samuel Ehrlich (by Atty.) to B&B Venture Group LLC on 5/1/09 for $91,500 700 Yale Terr., Federal National Mortgage Assoc. (by Atty.) to Stanley Murray on 5/1/09 for $130,000 1706 N West Blvd., John J Foster to Armando Barrera on 5/1/09 for $380,000 2617 Pinehurst Rd., Hovnanian K at Vineland LLC to Kevin P Vai on 5/4/09 for $202,000 2633 Medina St., Hovnanian K at Vineland LLC to Gina M Barber on 5/4/09 for $222,900 1171 Livia Ln., Landmark Development No. 4 LLC to Jean-Philippe Silva on 5/4/09 for $233,900 2750 Inverness Rd., Hovnanian K at Vineland LLC to Love Fellowship Tabernacle on 5/4/09 for $257,900 2558 Simonelli Rd., NVR Inc. to Jorge Cardona on 5/4/09 for $271,735 1581 James Ct., Michael Cohen to Adina Lynn Dehainaut on 5/5/09 for $196,000 1295 S State St., RPJ Properties LLC to Brenda K Zeledon on 5/5/09 for $210,000 787 S East Blvd., John A Bonato, III to O’Connell Properties Inc. on 5/5/09 for $500,000 108 W Oxford St., US Bank Trust (by Atty.) to Diana Morris on 5/7/09 for $118,905 817 Cambridge Pl., US Bank Trust to Landis Investments LLC on 5/8/09 for $71,000 A Must See!!!!!!!!! Brand new Kitchen– A Beauty! All new laminate floors throughout. Powder Room completely redone. New, bigger, better bathroom. New hot water heater. His/Her closets in Master Bedroom. A Must See…! Vineland City. $145,000 Maintained in Tip Top Condition Just as nice as any one of the condo units in Terrace East, but priced right for a quick sale. Come see why substitution plays a big role in buying at the right time at the right price. Vineland City. $133,000 Don’t let this one slip by! Lovely 3 Bedroom. Mud Room that leads into the kitchen which has beautiful oak cabinets with all new stainless steel appliances. Dining Room with sliding glass doors leading to the deck. Roof, heater and C/A new in 2006. Full unfinished basement with outside entrance. Bring All Offers. Don’t let this one slip by! Vineland City. $184,900 Great New Construction Being Built on a Private Lot with a Nature’s Scene. Highlights include an Open Floor Plan with Cathedral Ceilings in the Living Room, Dining Area and Kitchen. Recessed Lighting. Master Bedroom with a Private Full Bath and His/Her Closets. Great Floor Plan makes for Roomy Space. Full Basement waiting to be Finished to Double Your Living Space. 1400 sq ft at this price, what a steal! (Picture shows a Model Home). Vineland City. $184,900 Very Charming Two story with 3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom and a half bath. Large Living Room with Gas Log Fireplace, Eat-in Kitchen, Florida Room, Large Yard with 2 car detached garage. Hardwood floors thru out. Easy to show! Vineland City. $169,000 For Sale or Rent For Sale or Rent: – – – Beautiful 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home situated on large lot! 9 ft. ceilings, large Master Suite with shower and soaking tub, upgraded kitchen cabinets, security system and more! Vineland City. $259,900 Go Green Neighborhood Builder, Daphne Associates, brings to Vineland- A Go Green Neighborhood! Builder is a registered ENERGY STAR® New Builder Partner. Model Home and remaining 19 homes will be built as ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes. Learn more by going to energystar.org. Model Home features- Granite Counter tops; custom cabinetry; Tiled floors, ; Bamboo floors; Conservatory and Sun Room; Master Bedroom with cathedral ceilings, double sized Walk-in closet and Grand Master Bath. Vineland City. $349,900 Remarkable Home Built by Beazer Homes. Custom built with many upgrades: Granite counter tops, breakfast nook with Trey ceilings and a 3-tier bump out window, crown molding in Dining Room, sunken Living Room with Stone Fireplace and sliding glass doors leading to the EP Henry custom patio, Cherry colored hardwood floors; huge Master Bedroom with 2 walk-in closets and large private bath with two sinks and private commode…. many more upgrades… too many to list. Call for a full list of amenities and appt. Vineland City. New Construction Affordable living! New construction 2-Story home offering a great floor plan with1636 sq ft of true living space. 10-year home warranty. All are located upstairs. Master Bedroom Suite with large walk-in closet and a private bathroom. Full basement. Spacious back yard. Ready to be sold! Vineland City. $182,500 Available almost immediately! Lovely 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a half bath home with great designer kitchen adorned by granite counter tops rolled tile back splash and new appliances. Family room has custom oak framed fireplace and cabinets. Beautiful French doors invite you onto the huge composite deck with professional landscaped yard and vinyl fencing. Vineland City. $219,000 WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Condo Living At Its Finest! Upgraded hardwood floors thru out main level and stairway. Central vacuum. Lots of living space with 1969 sq ft. Access to a pool and gym. Shared basement; great for storage. Private balcony. Hurry… won’t last long! 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INSIDE H O ME & GA R D EN • 1 91 8 FLU EP ID EMIC • T RO UBA D O R • T EE T IME VOLUME 2 | ISSUE 18 | JUNE 10, 2009 CONNECTING YOU { STORY AND PHOTOS: ED HILT } T O V I N E L A N D . W E E K L Y. Visit us online www.grapevinenewspaper.com For about 12 days starting June 17, bicyclist Chris Gottwald will race across America for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem counties. Chris Gottwald pedaled on a lonely road through the mountains of Arizona, a couple of hours into the second day of his 3,000-mile bicycle Race Across America with still a couple of hours to go before rest. Something kept running through his mind. It wasn’t the thrill of competing in bicycle’s most grueling race. It wasn’t the many miles he had already pedaled as part of a two-man team in the 2008 edition of the race. It wasn’t the many more miles he would have to endure. Cold, tired and hungry, all he could think about was a chicken sandwich. Appearing out of nowhere like a ghost in the night, there it was. A Hardee’s sign. Hardly fine dining, but it looked like heaven to Gottwald, a Vineland resident. “Pull over,” Gottwald yelled to the five-man crew accompanying him on the race. “There’s a Hardee’s over there. Get me something to eat.” The crew, puzzled, glanced at the sign. “Uh, Chris,” someone said, “that’s not a Hardee’s sign. It’s a traffic sign. It says ‘No passing.’ ’’ The Race Across America has played with many a mind of the long-distance bicycle competitor. Riders often get only a few hours sleep per day on this approximately 12-day cross-country trip. Sleep deprivation leads to hallucinations. Broken Continued on page 12 Andrew Scoma, Britney Kott, Joshua Piccione and Salan Marie Chapman with Sigmond Ronis, Chairman of the Award Committee for Post 601. Olympiad Award Winners STORY AND PHOTOS: MARIE TEDESCO On Sunday, the top five Cumberland County graduating scholar-athletes were honored for their outstanding achievements by the Jewish War Veterans Memorial Post 601. The 35th Olympiad Awards were held at Beth Israel Synagogue on E Park Avenue in honor and memory of the 11 Israelis who lost their lives due to terrorism at the 1972 Olympic games in Munich Germany. “This is a way of honoring them,” commented Howard Hoffman, the commander of Post 601. Several wartime veterans, who served in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, attended the event and represented Continued on page 10 Owners of WILHELM ROOFING John & Dotty Wilhelm Trust Us To Help Them Weather The Storm.              COMING SOON! NEW CAPITAL BANK BRANCH Our Focus Is You. 175 S. 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Original Home of the Monster Milkshake All of Our Ice Cream Is Homemade Fresh Daily on the Premises N.W. Blvd. & Garden Rd. Vineland, NJ 856-692-1104 I Faces in the News McCrossan Joins Sun Sun National Bank has named Swarthmore, Pennsylvania-resident Patricia McCrossan as senior vice president and marketing director. In her role, McCrossan oversees the bank’s branding, client acquisition and retention initiatives, as well as its advertising and public relations. She is responsible for creating and implementing strategic marketing plans and overseeing activities that contribute to the growth of the bank’s businesses with emphasis on establishing the corporate brand and messaging. She also manages market, competitor and customer research, as well as drives targeted tactics to support the bank’s strategic growth plan. McCrossan brings nearly 30 years of banking and wealth management marketing experience to her position. Prior to joining Sun, she held executive-level positions with GenSpring Family Offices, a bank-owned wealth management firm in Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Glenmede Trust, PNC and Wachovia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned a bachelor of science from Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the Institute of Private Investors, Family Women’s Club Plans Anniversary The Woman’s Club of Vineland, a member of General Federation of Women’s Clubs, held its planning board meeting for the upcoming 20092010 year recently. One of the highlights for the coming year will be a celebration in October of the 110th Anniversary of the formation of the Woman’s Club of Vineland. Pictured is Woman’s Club of Vineland second vice-president Shirley Burke, first vice-president Janice Bader and president Mary Wolfe. For more information about the Woman’s Club of Vineland call 825-8583 or visit www.womasclubofvineland.net Air Field Earns Encore Awards The Millville Army Air Field Museum (MAAFM) recently received a Paul Aiken Encore Award, recognizing patrons of the arts, history and cultural community of our region and the State of New Jersey, by the South Jersey Cultural Alliance at their 14th annual awards banquet held recently. The Museum was selected by the Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission to receive the award in recognition of its ongoing work promoting the history and culture of southern New Jersey. The award specifically acknowledges the Museum’s dedication to preserving and promoting the history of the Millville Army Air Field, which was ‘America’s First Defense Airport’—dedicated in 1941 by the U.S. War Department to protect the Atlantic coast from foreign invasion. The air field’s vital role as a pilot training base during World War II had worldwide impact and also influenced the growith and development of southern New Jersey and its surrounding communities. “It is a great honor to receive this prestigious award and be recognized along with so many outstanding organizations and individuals,” said Russell Davis, MAAFM president. “Our Museum board of directors, staff, volunteers and membership are dedicated to preserving and promoting Millville’s unique WWII aviation history, honoring our military and veterans, and educating young people. “The historic role of Millville Airport during WWII is an important part of the cultural heritage of southern New Jersey,” continued Davis. “Our Museum works diligently to create ongoing awareness through our displays, eventsand outreach programs. We sincerely thank the South Jersey Cultural Alliance and the Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission for recognizing these efforts with this 2009 Encore Award.” Wealth Alliance and the VIP Forum, part of the Corporate Executive Board. In the community, she serves on various boards and committees for Penn State Graduate School, Penn State Planned Giving Advisory Board and Forum of Executive Women. Money-Kennedy Roman Masiloti Capital Bank Announces New Hires and Promotion Capital Bank of New Jersey, the Vineland-based community bank owned by hundreds of local stockholders, announced that it has hired Shannon Money-Kennedy as manager of its new branch office located at 1234 West Landis Avenue. Kennedy has spent 18 years in the banking business in Cumberland County working for two other institutions. She is a Vineland native and a Millville resident. The West Landis Avenue branch, adjacent to Wal-Mart Supercenter, is expected to open in July. In addition, Bruni Roman has been promoted to Assistant Branch Manager of Capital Bank’s headquarters at 175 South Main Road. Roman is a long-time Vineland resident and has worked locally in the banking industry for more than 25 years. She has been employed by Capital Bank since January 2008. Capital Bank also announced its partnership with Reliant Card Acceptance as its exclusive merchant credit card provider. Vince Masilotti, who recently joined Reliant as its VP of Business Development, is Capital Bank’s merchant credit card representative. Masilotti is a Vineland resident and has worked locally in the merchant credit card processing business for five years. WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | the grapevine { 3 } Pictured from left: Donna Vertolli, MAAFM board member; Andrew Kondrach, board chairman; Lisa Jester, executive director; Bob Trivellini, board member; Russell Davis, president; Matt Pisarski, principal planner, Cumberland County; and Roy Kaneshiki, vice-chairperson of the Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission SEND US YOUR FACES — IT’S FREE! Get your photos published in The Grapevine… birthdays, engagements, weddings, anniversaries, births, graduations, awards. Send them the address listed on p. 5. I Letters The Foundation is currently comprised of the following members: John Bianchi, Rich Gardella, Pearl Giordano, Doug Grant, Robert Moran, William O’Brien, Josephine Pagano, Richard Pescatore, Terri Pickett, Linda Sikking, Doris Simmerman and Florence Volpe. The Library’s director is Gloria Urban. The Foundation Board wishes to extend an invitation to the public to attend the Foundation Board’s next regularly scheduled meeting on June 15, at the Vineland Public Library, 1058 East Landis Avenue. The Foundation Board seeks new members to join the Foundation and assist in various fundraising events and activities. The Board has successfully raised funds for the Library and its capital improvements including the new addition to the Library through such fundraising events as philanthropist of the year and wine tasting dinners. The Foundation is eager to sponsor new events. The Foundation meets once a month in the early evening hours at the Vineland Public Library. The meetings are fun and interactive. There is no financial obligation to join the Foundation Board. It is the hope and intention of the Foundation that the new membership will result in the infusion of fresh ideas for fundraising events so that the Foundation can carry out its goals as they relate to the Vineland Public Library. —Richard M. Pescatore President Vineland Public Library Foundation Hershey Ice Cream donated the SUPER Water Ice. The following is a copy of the letter I received from Lisa A. Williams, ADC, CALA, Supervisor of Recreation at the N.J. Veterans Memorial Home at Vineland. I wanted to share her comments with all who contributed to this event. It was an effort that we can all take pride in and know we made a difference in some very SPECIAL LIVES— OUR VETERANS’. Thank to all who participated. —Pearl Giordano Our Most Precious Resources Our children are our greatest resource in Vineland. Many adult children have returned to Vineland after the completion of their education, but more are needed through your encouragement. If you have a son or daughter, they should be inspired to get their education and then look for job opportunities in Vineland. If parents spur their children to come back to their hometown, we will regain these valuable resources. It is important to remember that when your son or daughter gets married and has children, they could be many miles away. You will miss seeing your children and grandchildren on a daily or weekly basis. Grandmom and Grandpop will not be a regular part of their young life. I praise ALL those families for raising fine young men and women who have returned and continued the tradition of making Vineland their home and improving the community. Because of their decision to return to Vineland and put their energies into this community, the town has clearly benefitted. I know their parents will remain a big part of their lives and of their grandchildren’s lives, as well. After all, in the end, isn’t that what life is really all about. —Stephen I. Plevins Salute to Veterans Ceremony a Highlight Dear Pearl, On behalf of the residents of the NJ Veterans Memorial Home at Vineland, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to you and all involved with the Cumberland County Festival for the Salute to Veterans Ceremony, which was held on Saturday. May 30th, during the NJ Vintage Grand Prix at the New Jersey Motorsports Park. Because of your organization’s efforts. our Veterans were able to receive an honorary escort to the Motorsports Park, receive recognition during the program and enjoy a beautiful sunny day at the Racetrack. The Salute to Veterans Ceremony was a moving tribute to all Veterans who sacrificed their time with their families, careers and youth to support and defend our great Nation. These men and women came home years ago, but many did not receive any acknowledgement for the physical and emotional issues that they faced. We were all so grateful that you, the entire staff at the NJ Motorsports Park, the V.S.C.C.A. and the NJ Vintage Grand Prix invited our facility to take part in such a wonderful event. I was so proud to be a part of an event that showed such great patriotic pride for our Veterans. Words cannot express how grateful we are to have you all come into our lives here at the Veterans Home. You are truly making a difference in the lives of others. Again. I sincerely appreciate all that your Organizaiion has done to make the Salute to Veterans Day during the NJ Vintage Grand Prix a huge success. It will be an event that my residents will remember for the rest of their lives. —Lisa A. Williams Supervisor of Recreation Vineland Veterans Memorial Home Hey Dads & Grads Hey Dads & Grads Start Your Summer Start Your Summer Off Right With A Off Right With A Whole New Style! Whole New Style! Library Foundation Membership Drive The Vineland Public Library Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that raises money for the Vineland Public Library. The Foundation Board is a separate and distinct entity from the Library itself. The Foundation’s mission is to create an endowment that will nurture the financial needs of the library and ensure that the Vineland Public Library will remain in an economically strong and viable position to carry out its goals. The Foundation has currently undertaken a membership drive. The focus of the Foundation’s fundraising efforts as well as the endowment are centered upon the Library’s capital improvements and equipment needs as distinguished from funding for day-to-day library operation, salaries, etc. The recent addition of the Library’s electronic sign/message board as well as the Library’s new building expansion are examples of the type of financial assistance upon which the Foundation has focused its efforts. Cumberland County Festival a Success Thank you to the staff of The Grapevine for your support for the Cumberland County Festival. It was a great success and a wonderful experience for all concerned. Sid Brody and Dottie Cullen were overwhelmed with the event and honoring them for their many contributions to our Veterans and Community was well deserved. Serene Custard and Verona Custard made “Thunder Fluff” Ice Cream that thrilled all who tasted the delicious Ice Cream! Serene won the People’s Choice Award with their Chocolate Nutty Fluffwhich, will be served at the Motorsports Park: Brighten Room Restaurant, Cumberland Dairy gave us great milk for the World’s Best Soft Serve, Taylor Equipment of Edison, N.J., provided the soft-serve machine and Dads & Grads Special Wash & Cut { 4 } the grapevine | JUNE 10, 2009 only (reg. $14) With This Coupon exp. 06/30/09 $ 1100 HOURS Gift Certificates Make the Perfect Father’s Day Gift! 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The Hometown Heroes project honored 24 unsung, everday heroes in Vineland earlier this year and the scholarship funds allow us to continue to promote among high school students the values of courage, compassion, character, humanity, personal initiative, and responsibility. We hope to continue both the Hometown Heroes project and the scholarships next year and are proud to have partnered with the Rotary Club in this endeavor. — Mike Epifanio, Editor & Publisher The 2009 Vineland Rotary Scholarship recipients: Monica C. Chieffo (Harry D. Doerr Scholarship, Temple University); Sheyda Karvar (Harry D. Doerr Scholarship, VHS); Brigid C. Wallace (Harry D. Doerr Scholarship, VHS); Gina M. Ridolfo (John Spoltore/Matt Blatt Most Inspirational Scholarship, VHS); Janeirys Velazquez (Harry Kejzman Scholarship, VHS); Christopher G. Castellini (William F. Dudley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship, VHS); Jessica R. Dzindzio (Otto Schwabe Memorial Scholarship, VHS); Michael V. Greico Jr. (Msgr. Joseph G. Stoerlein Scholarship, Sacred Heart High School); Rebecca D. Wiberg (Rev. S. Ross Collins Scholarship, Cumberland Christian School); Jesse V. Dondero (Leslie N. Kotok Scholarship, St. Augustine Prep); Victoria C. Druziako (Shaye Kotok Scholarship, VHS); Sarah L. Bernhardt (Grapevine’s Hometown Heroes Scholarship, VHS); Carli A. Cherwien (Grapevine’s Hometown Heroes Scholarship, VHS); Priscilla Vera (Grapevine’s Hometown Heroes Scholarship, VHS); Vaunique R. Brown (Grapevine’s Hometown Heroes Scholarship, VHS); Paul M. Cohen (Kimball Cup Award, VHS); Christina I. Krawiec (Kimball Cup Award, Sacred Heart High School). The Grapevine’s Hometown Heroes Scholarship recipients (clockwise from top left and pictured with Grapevine publisher Mike Epifanio and Rotary Club scholarship committee co-chair Dr. Tim Jacobsen): Priscilla Vera, Carli A. Cherwien, Vaunique R. Brown and Sarah L. Bernhardt. 3 & 14 Faces in the News 5 8 Letters Return of Market Days The Saturday markets include different fun family events each week. TODD NOON 7 School Trips Have you taken the chaperoning challenge? DEBORAH A. EIN 8 The 1918 Flu Epidemic Vineland residents were affected in March and more severely in the fall. VINCE FARINACCIO 15-17 HOME & GARDEN 18 20 22 24 In Our Schools Community Calendar Entertainment Up and Coming Troubador opens for Maps and Atlases on Saturday at Hangar 84. JACQUELIN VOEGTLIN 25 26 Golf and Sports Listing DINING: A Locavore’s Meal Our columnist shows off the Jersey bounty to visiting friends. STEPHEN WILSON 29 Recipe Corner Baked macaroni and cheese, for starters. • LISA DINUNZIO 30 31 Crossword REAL ESTATE: Adding Value WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | { STAFF } MIKE EPIFANIO Editor & Publisher DEBORAH A. 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Now that my youngest are in fourth grade, I can look back on trips to the zoo (both Philadelphia and Cape May), to Storybook Land, to the Discovery Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences and Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, and the list goes on. Last year, I accompanied my then-third graders on a class trip to Johnson’s Corner Farm (in Burlington County) to pick strawberries, and it inspired a return trip with the family in the summer. A couple of school trips have been especially memorable. When my daughter went to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden with her first grade class, her brothers were almost three, and I was looking forward to spending some rare one-on-one time with the big sister. She came home a couple of days before the trip and informed me that I was assigned to chaperone another little girl as well. So much for our mother-daughter time, but I would welcome the sweet little girl into our fold. Make that the sweet little girl with ADHD. An hour into the trip, I realized I wasn’t going to be able to keep up with this energizer bunny. There were busloads of school groups at the aquarium that day, and she was always one step ahead of us, blending into the crowd. It soured me on school trips for a while, and I thought I might be banned from chaperoning ever again, because, yes, we lost her for a while. So you can imagine my apprehension when I was assigned to chaperone three boys (one of my own and two classmates) on this year’s fourth-grade trip to Wheaton Arts. What’s that they say, people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones? How about schools shouldn’t schedule class trips to glass museums! In truth, I loved the trip and from going four years ago with my daughter, I remembered it as an enjoyable day, when we learned about different art forms (ceramics, woodworking, etc.) and glassmaking, an important historic industry in the southern New Jersey area that has also grown into an artistic endeavor. But three boys at the glass museums? To add to my angst, there was a driving rain last Friday, so we were darting from one glass shop to the next all day long. We couldn’t picnic outside as we did on a sunny day four years earlier. This year, we watched the glassblowing demonstration first, then visited the ceramic and crafts shops, then had an indoor lunch. After lunch, I took the boys to the General Store, where they could look for souvenirs. In addition to penny candy (it’s more than a penny these days, but the old-fashioned stick candy is still affordable to boys with a small stash of spending money), this is my favorite spot to buy marbles, and the store has tons of other interesting inexpensive items. There was still an hour or so before we would board the buses, and only “glass houses” left to visit. Well, the boys had been extremely well behaved so far, but did I dare take them into the Paperweight Shop, for example, where “the prices can go as high as $10,000”? I could hear echoing in my brain the “you broke it, you bought it” refrain from childhood. It turns out I had nothing to worry about. I needed to remind my crew of the no-touching rule just once or twice. There was a moment or two when they met up with an energetic classmate in the Christmas shop (all glass-blown ornaments on several trees, including a topsy-turvy tree just dangling in the center of the room…Yikes!). But it was the only time I felt like I was walking on eggshells. We came away from this trip as we did our journey to Johnson Corner Farm last year—wanting to go back in summer. We will pick a sunnier day for the family trip, however. Call it a staycation, call it a day trip—there are plenty of places to go and things for families to do right here in our own backyard. Stay tuned: In a couple of weeks, The Grapevine will highlight some fun inexpensive trips you can take in and around Cumberland County. 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The Market starts June 20 and runs each Saturday (except July 4) from 8 a.m. to noon through August 15. It is presented by VDID/Main Street Vineland and is sponsored again this year by Sun National Bank. We call it the Fresh and Specialty Foods Market rather than a farmers’ market because, to expand its appeal, we increased the diversity of what the Market offers. In addition to fresh fruits, vegetables, and other produce, flower vendors and crafters will sell their wares. This is in addition to an exciting weekly lineup of events and activities for the family and children, including the return of favorite events from past years and some new ones. The Market will kick off with the Fifth Annual Health Expo presented by the Vineland office of ASPIRA, Inc., an agency serving our state’s Latino youth. The Expo will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will have health vendors and job staffing agencies doling out useful information. The Expo will also have music, food, and family-friendly activities. During Market hours, Miss Kathy—always a favorite with kids—will also be on hand. The Baby Parade was lots of fun last year and on June 27, it’s back with the theme of Hollywood Babies, parading at 9:30 a.m. After the Fourth of July break, bring your pet to the Market on July 11 for the second annual Pets on Parade. The competition will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the winners will be announced at 11 a.m. Lots of treasure will be hidden downtown—just waiting to be found— as kids will have a chance the following week to go on a Pirate’s Treasure Hunt. Come to Eco Day at the Market on July 25 and see how being friendly to the environment can be educational and entertaining. Everybody loves animals and fascinating critters of all sizes from Bridgeton’s Cohanzick Zoo visit the Market on August 1. The next Market, on August 8, conveniently falls on Vineland’s 148th birthday, so we’re going to celebrate at the Market. The Market will wrap up on August 20, as we encourage kids to contribute their drawings and paintings for the Children’s Clothesline Art Show. Each week of the market, you can cast your vote in the Little Miss & Mister Cherry Tomato photo contest. The winner will be crowned at the International Food & Cultural Festival on August 22, and will ride in the Holiday Parade on November 28. All the proceeds will go toward the great cause of downtown revitalization. For more information on the Fresh and Specialty Foods Market, including registration for activities and vendors, call the VDID/Main Street Vineland office or visit our website. *** Thanks to all the volunteers and staff who helped out at Thunder on the Avenue on Saturday, May 30, and the Vineland Family Soap Box Derby this past Saturday. It’s the hard work and dedication of people like these that make our events successful and bring thousands of people to Landis Avenue. Speaking of events that bring thousands of people to the Avenue, don’t forget to check out all the vintage and exotic cars for the annual Cruise Down Memory Lane this Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m., with the rain date on Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. VDID/Main Street Vineland be sponsoring the event, which is organized by Corvettes Unlimited. In addition to the cars, lots of food will be available and Cruisin’ 92.1 WVLT will be doing a live radio remote from 4 to 9 p.m. For more information, call Corvettes Unlimited at 691-0012, or the VDID/Main Street Vineland office. For more information about VDID/Main Street Vineland’s “endless summer” of events and activities, call 794-8653 or visit www.mainstreetvineland.org. Event Schedule FRESH Jun 20 FO ODS MARKET Opening Day featuring Aspira’s 5th Annual Health Expo, along with Miss Kathy (Games & Activities) Jun July July July July Aug Aug Aug VINELAND TROLLEY VINELAND TROLLEY & SPECIALT Y { 8 } the grapevine | JUNE 10, 2009 27 4 11 18 25 1 8 15 2nd Annual Baby Parade Market Closed for Holiday Pets on Parade – All pets welcomed! Pirate’s Treasure Hunt (for kids) Eco Day Cohanzick Zoo Vineland’s 148th Birthday Party! Children’s Clothesline Art Show RIDE THE TROLLEY TO AND FROM THE MARKET FREE! Runs Landis Ave — Kidston Towers to WalMart This event is sponsored in part by VDID/Vineland Main Street. This ad has been paid for with funds approved for such use by the New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone Authority. I Historical Vineland { VINCE FARINACCIO } The 1918 Epidemic Vineland was immune to neither spring nor fall flu outbreaks. here were no signs yet of panic. Health department authorities agreed that it was best to close all public facilities so as to prevent an outbreak. Hope prevailed, since months earlier the first wave proved to be less dangerous than expected. What no one at the time knew was that the second strain had mutated, becoming more lethal and changing its target without calculation or concern. What originally was fatal to juveniles, the elderly and the already ill, now preyed largely on healthy adults in their 20s and 30s. This might sound like a scene from a science fiction tale or a worst-case account of the recent swine flu, but it’s actually a description of what Vineland confronted in 1918 as it tried to fend off the influenza epidemic. The first wave of what is also known as the Spanish flu had struck the world in March. The second wave began in August, but it wasn’t until early October that its T symptoms surfaced in Vineland. Within three days of shutting down churches, movie theaters and dance halls, the borough witnessed the start of a monthlong crisis as the flu took up residency here. On October 7, the Evening Journal reported that an estimated 500 people had been stricken with the flu in this area. The newspaper attempted to calm residents by reporting that most of the cases were mild and, with proper precautions, would run their course with “little danger.” Overcrowding at the hospital along with a severely reduced staff who, unlike many of their co-workers, had temporarily managed to stave off the flu, forced Vineland Hospital Association President Frank Mennies to issue a plea for additional nurses. While some women responded, the appeal would continue for the rest of the month. By October 8, state authorities, who had not yet advised Vineland officials, issued a set of instructions, most of which the borough had already implemented on its own. At the same time, Philadelphia was reporting that its battle with influenza was waning. Whether that was considered a telltale sign for this area or just wishful thinking, doctors in Vineland were announcing two days later that the epidemic here had abated. The worst cases, they said, had developed into pneumonia. The Evening Journal also wrote that, according to reports, the borough was faring better than other towns. The next day, however, the state, realizing the seriousness of the flu’s spread in this area, sent Dr. Hymen Kean, a U. S. Public Health Service assistant surgeon, to Vineland where he met with local physicians and addressed residents at a public meeting. By now, the Evening Journal reported, it was believed that half of Vineland was infected. Stanisics Hall was commandeered for use as an auxiliary hospital and 30 brand new beds belonging to the Training School were transported to the hall. Within two days, all but nine were occupied. By October 15, it was announced prematurely that the epidemic here had diminished. Shortly after, it was decided that public facilities would not reopen until October 24. The Vineland epidemic was surrounded by conflicting reports on the number of cases and deaths that occurred here. An October 16 Evening Journal article reported that the results of a Borough Board of Health census indicated the epidemic wasn’t as bad as anticipated. The census—taken 18 days before the quarantine was lifted, hospitals emptied and fatalities subsided—revealed that of the 5,083 individuals recorded, 1,052 had been ill, 596 had recovered and six had died, a contradiction of the original report of 10 deaths. But, as the Evening Journal pointed out, the census had failed to include the southwest portion of the borough and any deaths of Landis Township residents treated in Vineland were not part of the tallies. So, while the borough might have had a lower death count than expected, the figures would be much higher if we examined the area that is now Vineland. For example, at the Training School, of the 287 cases among staff and patients, there were 28 deaths. The ban on public assemblies was extended another week. By November 3, area churches reopened for services and during that week, while the auxiliary hospital closed, dance halls, theaters and pool halls were back in operation. I Honda. Power you can count on. HRR216K2VXA Lawnmower $499 At work, home or play… † WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | HRX217K2HXA Lawnmower EU2000i Generator $729 † $999 † 12 MONTHS No Payments No Interest Option* See these products at the Honda Power Equipment Dealerships listed below. Vineland Rental Country, Inc. † Prices shown are manufacturer’s minimum advertised price. * The Honda Power Equipment Mastercard® card issued by Wells Fargo Financial National Bank is a dual-line credit card. 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Consult your local Yellow Pages. © 2009 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. AH916-01-89441-2 the grapevine { 9 } Scholar-Athletes Continued from cover their various organizations. Included among them was the oldest Jewish War Veteran, Tom Lerner, 93, World War II. In addition, to receiving plaques from Post 601, each senior shook hands with and received letters of commendation from Cumberland County public officials, who spoke about their admiration for both the youth and the veterans. In particular, Cumberland County Freeholder Nelson Thomspon explained the importance of role models for today’s youth. He said: “You cannot argue with success. The mentoring process from [each student’s] faculty and the commitment of their parents mean so much. I am glad that the veterans recognize the future. What better mentors than war veterans?” Sigmond Ronis, awards committee chairman from Post 601, announced that the five Olympiad Award recipients are all outstanding in their respective sports and excelled exceedingly in each of their academic studies. Britney Kott from Millivlle Senior You choose the best cancer care… Why not choose the right imaging center, too. For cancer patients, the right care offers comfort when they need it most. At South Jersey Healthcare, we know that our patients want compassionate care that’s not only close to home, but also features the latest technology. That’s why SJH now offers Cumberland County’s only dedicated PET/CT scanner. It helps physicians in our community more effectively diagnose and treat cancer. And it’s available at the SJH Frank and Edith Scarpa Regional Cancer Pavilion in Vineland, so our patients don’t have to travel to receive leading-edge imaging services. South Jersey Healthcare’s Imaging Services are bringing the latest technologies to your neighborhood. For more information call (856) 641-7919 High School said with a smile: “I feel really good. I am honored to get this award.” For the last three years, she has run as a sprinter for the Millville track team, picking up medals all along the way. In the fall, she will be attending East Carolina University on a full academic and athletic scholarship. Her major is psychology. When notified, Joshua Piccioni was surprised. “I am thankful for being chosen.” He played soccer for Cumberland Regional High School, which is a sport that he has played for most of his life. He { 10 } the grapevine | JUNE 10, 2009 Call our Physician Referral Hotline 1-800-770-7547 • www.SJHealthcare.net Clockwise from top left: Dana Parks, Salan Marie Chapman, Andrew Scoma, Britney Kott and Joshua Piccione. Opposite: At the head table during the breakfast are Vineland Mayor Robert Romano, Post 601 Commander Howard Hoffman, Senator Jeff Van Drew, Freeholders Jane Jannarone and Nelson Thompson, County Clerk Gloria Noto and County Sherriff Robert Austino. will be attending Drexel University for Architectural Engineering on a scholarship this fall and plans to continue playing soccer. Salan Marie Chapman from Bridgeton High School says that she feels special. “There are just so many good athletes and I got nominated.” Among her numerous accomplishments, Ronis mentioned that Chapman lettered varsity 12 times and played three sports: tennis, softball and basketball, which she says for right now softball is her favorite. For this upcoming fall, she plans to attend Rutgers University for Pharmacy. Dana Parks from Vineland High School recognizes that she had a good support system to help her through school.“ I am so very grateful for my parents who have helped me so much.” During her high school career, Parks played soccer and softball, in which she made captain for both teams in her senior year. She will be attending St. Joseph’s University with a scholarship for business with a concentration in sports marketing management. Andrew Scoma felt honored to be picked by Sacred Heart High School. “I am proud that my school chose me to represent them.” During his athletic career, Scoma has been honored numerous times while playing soccer, track and swimming on Sacred Heart’s swim team. In the fall, he plans to attend Goldey Beacon College for Computer Science. After the end of the program, Louis Magazzu, the Director of the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders commented that the awards ceremony recognized America’s positive potential. 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Gottwald, who will turn 38 just days before the race, isn’t subjecting himself to this for fame, prize money ($10,000 to the victor) or personal glory. He’s doing it for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem counties. With the words and symbol of Big Brothers Big Sisters on his jersey as he travels across the nation, Gottwald hopes to raise money and awareness for that noble cause. Anyone wanting to join him in the fundraising effort, “Miles For Mentoring,” should access the website www.miles4mentoring.com for more information or to make a donation. “This is not about me winning the race; it’s about Big Brothers Big Sisters,” Gottwald said. “If I had a choice between winning the race and getting nothing for Big Brothers Big Sisters, or coming in last or not finishing or not even starting, and Big Brothers Big Sisters could get $100,000 or $1 million, I wouldn’t even show up. My focus is on Big Brothers Big Sisters. It’s all for them. It’s not for me.” A devoted family man, Gottwald spends as much time as possible with his wife, Jessica, and two beautiful daughters, Ghianama, 7, and Paezen, 3. His job as a FAA airspace system inspection pilot, flying out of the FAA William J. Hughes Tech Center in Pomona, frequently takes him far from home. He has trained relentlessly, pedaling about 10,000 miles a year, and up to 500 miles a week to get ready for this race. He bicycles from his Vineland home to work at the FAA Tech Center each day he is working at the office, a round-trip of 56 to 90 miles, depending upon whether he opts to take the “short” or “long” route. But somehow Gottwald has found room in his busy life for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Around the same time he decided to dedicate his Race Across America entry to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem counties by making them a beneficiary of fundraising efforts, he also signed up to be a Big Brother. He will soon meet his “Little.” Gottwald believes in the organization’s mission to mentor children. And he Fabrizio Chiropractic Get Relief From HEADACHES NUMBNESS NECK PAIN LOWER BACK PAIN NEW PATIENT SPECIAL Consultation, Spinal Exam, X-Ray if needed $ 45.00 Dr. Theresa A. Fabrizio DC Mention this ad, exp: 7/1/09 Gottwald with wife Jessica and daughters, Paezen, 3, and Ghianama, 7. Behind them hangs a team jersey presented to Gottwald after he finished second (first in his age group) in the 2006 “Race to Replace” the retiring Lance Armstrong, whom he met afterward. 856.692.0077 1790 N. 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To race 3,000 miles, and not think of himself, but think of Big Brothers Big Sisters, says a lot about him as a person and his character.” The race also says a lot about his dedication and toughness. Seasoned solo riders will take on this 3,000-mile Race Across America—facing sleep deprivation, extreme changes in elevation and weather, various road conditions and the potential for injury—on budgets of more than $20,000. Gottwald will run this race on about $8,000. Gottwald finished second last year on a two-man team (with bicycle shop owner Jeremy Burcham, of Connecticut) with a 8:30am – 3:30pm Vineland High School { 12 } the grapevine | JUNE 10, 2009 • Instruction by College Coaches • One-on-one private sessions available throughout June & July (contact Bob, 609-381-8660) • Lunch and Drinks Provided • Athletic Trainer Present For Information & Signups, contact Cedric Dawkins 691-2934 sjexcelfootballcamp@verizon.net five-man crew that included wife Jessica, two mini-vans, an air mattress and a prayer. Other teams had fully-stocked RVs with sleeping quarters and showering facilities, team doctors, a masseuse, a crew of eight to 10 people and the best food for the best performance. Gottwald was hoping for some of the same advantages and comforts this year as the well-financed riders, but that will depend upon how much money arrives via fundraising. Most likely, Gottwald will run this race about the same as last year, pedaling away and surrounded by two minivans and seeking that Hardee’s sign. But he’s not backing down. “Even if we are doing this at the greatest disadvantage, I don’t see why we wouldn’t be on the podium as a top-three finish,” Gottwald said. “That’s our minimum level of acceptance. I think it would have to take something catastrophic for us to not be in the top three.” Gottwald, a native of Indiana with other stops before settling in southern New Jersey four years ago, began his love of bicycle racing on BMX bikes as a child. He rode in races in Indiana and Europe in his late teens when his family moved overseas. His love of aviation took him to Purdue, a top aviation school that has produced astronauts. He was also on the cycling team at Purdue, and was the captain of the team as a junior and senior. When the Discovery Channel held its “Race to Replace” campaign in 2006 in an attempt to identify a top American racer through a race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway following Lance Armstrong’s retirement, Gottwald came in second overall and first in his age group. He met Armstrong afterward. The Discovery Channel Lance Armstrong team jersey presented to Gottwald for his finish hangs in his home. Gottwald, with a bicycle rider’s body of not quite 5-foot-10 and 140 pounds, would love to have a full-time career as a pro bicycle racer. But it wouldn’t pay the bills. “Unfortunately, it’s not like baseball or basketball where you can sit the bench and make a million dollars a year,” Gottwald said. So he continues to perform for love and a modest amount of prize money. Gottwald’s second, and last, super marathon Race Across America is not typically how he competes. He races in pro events that usually have stages in the style of the Tour de France and has been in the same race as Armstrong a few times. Gottwald said he will race at least another five years as a pro before pulling back to amateur and recreational status. Coaching is a possibility. The training and racing can be dangerous. Injury in the sport isn’t a matter of if, but when. Gottwald suffered a concussion and a broken collar bone from one crash, broke his hand at least twice and collided with a car during a training session that left his bike broken in two. Fortunately, he was in one piece after that accident and his injuries were minimal. These days, as he approaches 40 with a wife and young children at home, he said he is a little more conservative and careful in his racing style. “I still have to come home and cut the grass and be a dad,” he said. Jessica, his wife, has been totally supportive of the commitment. Gottwald’s entry into the “Race to Replace” was her idea. But she also sounds like she is looking forward to when his schedule is cut back for time and safety reasons. “It is hard sometimes,” Jessica said. “Sometimes, it’s almost like being a single mom in trying to take care of the house and the kids and everything else. But I know how much it means to him, and I know it’s not going to be forever.” Not forever. But a little while longer. Gottwald still has some things he would like to accomplish. One last Race Across America for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem counties is on the list, and for good reason. “With this race for Big Brothers Big Sisters, I would like to try to pay back to society all the things that I have gained and learned from racing and riding,” Gottwald said. “It’s really been a blessing. The sport has been really good to me. I hope this Race Across America for Big Brothers Big Sisters has a positive impact on not only my “Little,” but a lot of people.” I FREE VEIN SCREENING Varicose Veins? Leg Swelling? 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Enforcement is as follows: 1 st Violation: Warning 2nd Violation: Warning 3rd Violation: $100 Fine 4th Violation: $250 Fine 5th Violation: Water Service will be shut off until Emergency is over There are exceptions for some new sod & seeding, as well as commercial use. Please refer to Ordinance No. 2008-63. Thank you for your cooperation. John A. Snidenbach, CPWM Superintendent Water Utility PUBLIC NOTICE WATER RESTRICTIONS the grapevine { 13 } City of Vineland WATER UTILITY 330 E. Walnut Road Vineland, New Jersey 08360 • (856) 794-4056 FAX (856) 794-6181 John A. Snidenbach, Superintendent I Faces in the News Senior Bowling and Pinochle Champs The Cumberland County Director of the Office on Aging (OAD) and Disabled congratulates the winners of this year’s Cumberland County senior pinochle and bowling tournaments. Both events are co-sponsored by the Cumberland County Recreation Commission and the Cumberland County OAD. The 2009 Cumberland County Senior Bowling Tournament Men’s Division winners (top right) are, from left: Kim Gauntt, Cumberland County Recreation Commission; Bill Ruth, 2nd Place Mens Handicap Division; George Henry, 2nd Place Mens Scratch Division; Misono Miller, Director of the OAD; Vince Gendusa, 1st Place Mens Scratch Division; and Ed Baldwin, 1st Place Mens Handicap Division. The Senior Bowling Tournament Womens’ Division winners (below right) are, from left: Jean Vanaman, 1st Place Women’s Scratch Division; Joan Perticari, Women’s High Game; Mike Loyle, Owner of Loyle Lanes; Beverly Finlaw, 2nd Place Women’s Scratch Division; and Evelyn Schroeder, 1st Place Handicap Division. From left: Misono Miller, Director of the OAD; Barbara Auer, Senior Pinochle Tournament Runner-Up; Renee Roberts, Pinochle Tournament winner; and Virginia Smith, site coordinator. Vittorini-Manley Wed Brett Wayne Vittorini and Kristy Lee Manley were united in marriage on Friday, May 29, at the Wedding Chapel in Kissimmee, Florida. Brett Vittorini is the son of Bruce and Dee Vittorini of Bridgeton. Kristy is the daughter of the late David and Brenda Manley, of Sunbury, Pennsylvania. The couple will reside in Florida. Brett is in sales and service at Motorcycle Parts. Kristy works at a local pub as a bartender. 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Run Creating a Southern Chalet Birdhouse is one easy DIY project for homeowners looking to add some aesthetic appeal to their property. a pretty rose vine up the back for a fragrant, peaceful hideout. Sweet Dog Suite: That special four-pawed family member deserves a staycation, too! Build an exquisite dog house—complete with columns and a window—and you’ll have a furry friend for life. Watch the other dogs drool with envy, especially when they find out this cool canine campout was in the August 2008 issue of Southern Living magazine. Southern Chalet Birdhouse: One part gracious Southern architecture, two parts sass—and the perfect abode for the robins of summer. Let the children help out with the custom paint job! “Cut Above” Raised Garden Bed: Nothing smells as sweet or tastes as good as home-grown flowers and veggies. Even if you didn’t plant for an early summer harvest, there’s still time to plant to enjoy the bounty of fall. 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For all of the above projects, Staggs chooses pressuretreated Southern Pine. “It’s a no-brainer to me: pressure-treated Southern Pine is real, it’s genuine and it’s a beautiful product,” says Staggs. “Add to that the natural, long-lasting, sturdy and safe elements, and you just can’t go wrong. If you’re conscious of your carbon footprint, then wood is your product; it’s one of the only naturally renewable products out there, and it takes remarkably less energy to manufacture than alternative building products. It’s the real thing for real families.” To download free plans for these easy DIY projects, visit www.spanpine.com. 4-H Partners with Boys & Girls Club The Boys & Girls Club of Vineland recently teamed up with the 4-H Club to teach youth about gardening, horticulture and environmental issues. 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For more information on the Boys & Girls Club, call 696-4190 or visit www.vinelandbgc.org shown that the cumulative impact of waste from all of the pets, livestock, and resident waterfowl within a watershed can have a significant impact on water quality. Anyone who walks a pet must properly dispose of the waste by picking it up, wrapping it, and either placing it in the trash or flushing it unwrapped down the toilet. New Jersey municipalities are required to adopt and enforce local pet waste laws. Be sure you know what your municipality requires, and follow it. For more information about recycling programs in Cumberland County, call the Improvement Authority at 825-3700, or visit www.ccia-net.com. CUMBERLAND COUNTY COOPERATIVE FAIR July 6-11 Cumberland County Fairgrounds, Carmel Rd., Millville Admission $5 / Children $4 Free Parking 4-H & Open Class Exhibits, Farm Machinery, Animal Exhibits, Petting Zoo, Pet Show, Horse Show, Tractor Pull, Amusement Rides, fireworks on the 4th of July and demolition derbies on Monday and Saturday & much more. 4-H Invitational Slated for Last Day of Fair The Cumberland County 4-H Program will be hosting a 4-H Invitational Rabbit, Small Animal, Cavy and Herpetology Show on Saturday, July 11, during the Cumberland County Fair. This event, which will be held at the Fairgrounds on Carmel Road in Millville, is open to 4-H members from throughout New Jersey and surrounding states, including Delaware and Pennsylvania. Show registration opens at 9:30 a.m. in the 4-H Rabbit Building and judging starts at 10 a.m. Diann Capoferri of Bridgeton is the show secretary. Early registrations must be postmarked by Monday, June 22. Members and Kids Day on Wednesday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday Gates Open at 4 p.m.; Wednesday and Saturday, Gates Open at 11 a.m. Cumberland County Fair Association, PO Box 611, Bridgeton, NJ 08302 Phone: (856) 825-3820 Pick Up Pet Waste Clean and plentiful water is important to our families, our environment, and our quality of life. Pet waste that is left on sidewalks, roads, driveways, parks, and yards can mix with rainfall and melting snow and travel to storm drains and surface waters. This causes pollution and an increased risk of disease. It may be difficult to imagine how one dog or cat depositing waste can result in potential water pollution. However, studies have leaders of the Animals A-Z, Bunny Brigade, Cotton Tales & Friends and Not Just Snakes 4-H Clubs will be assisting with the show. For more information about the Cumberland County 4-H Invitational, contact the 4-H Center at 451-2800. 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Annually, PHI provides two $1,000 scholarships to young women from Vineland High School and Cumberland County College entering the field of education. They have adopted families at the holidays through Salvation Army, worked with Tiny Tim Foundation, walked in walk-athons, and volunteered at various nursing homes, library programs and Council for Exceptional children functions. PHI sisters NO Brushes Straps Buffers Attention Self Service Customers! Specially Formulated For Al’s Super Suds Car Wash • Super Pre-Soak It’s a High Foaming Film Busting Product to be applied AT Low Pressure. Before the Normal High Pressure Soap Cycle 3 State-of-the-Art Laser units Learning New Things from Days of Old The Ellison School’s third grade class recently enjoyed taking a look back to colonial days. As part of a Social Studies unit on Early American Living, Trish Harvie’s students experienced a day in the life of a student in the 1700s. The students dressed in early American clothing and pretended that their classroom was a one-room schoolhouse. They made marbles and horn books, and snacked on corn bread and cider. The class also learned about popular trades of the 1800s and tried their hands at making yarn from pieces of real sheep’s wool. Anuj Patel, became a printing apprentice and experienced what it was like to wear a yoke used for carrying buckets of water. “It was really heavy, but I had a lot of fun,” says Patel. In the photos: Top left: Jonah Hammerstedt (Vineland) decked out in colonial garb. Bottom left: Addisen Antonucci (Mays Landing). In group photo back row, from left: Tess Fisher (Vineland), Taha Shahzad (Vineland), Jake Ottinger (Vineland), Trish Harvie (teacher), Jonah Hammerstedt (Vineland), Paxton Antonucci (Mays Landing), Helen Chung (Millville). Middle row: Julia Albertson (Vineland), Luca Basolis (Vineland). 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Fourth St. Bill Boesenberg, an expert in reptiles, provides an up-close reptile experience for 7th to 12th graders. 10 a.m. obtained by contacting the VA at 1877-222-VETS or visit www.va.gov.                                           THE FIRST SUPER HERO PARTY hosted by South Jersey Healthcare (SJH) Auxiliary is set for Saturday, June 13, at the South Jersey Healthcare Fitness Connection Community Room (1430 W. Sherman Avenue). Boys ages 3 to 7 will enjoy games, crafts, activities, snacks and Super Hero visits will occur from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit the SJH Foundation. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the SJH Foundation at 691-6551. THE VINELAND LIONS CLUB will host the Camden Eye Center’s Mobile Vision Clinic on Saturday, June 13, in the Maintree Shopping Center (ACME), 301 S. Main Rd. The Mobile Vision Clinic will perform eye health and vision screenings between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for children and adults. Call 691-1802 for more details. 45*6 478869:       !       “” “#                      $           $    %        &   $                $       ‘   %    (%  )          45*6 478869:    $                      &        *          $           A USED BIKE COLLECTION, sponsored by the Vineland Rotary Club is set for Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Portable sewing machines, including treadle sewing machines are also being collected. Many Americans have used bicycles gathering dust in a garage or basement. They bring almost nothing in terms of resale and fill our dwindling landfills. Millions of people in developing countries throughout the world have no means of transportation other than their feet. Pedals for Progress gathers used bikes and sewing machines and ships them to willing partners worldwide. For drop off and pickup information, call Vineland Rotarian Henry Hansen at 696-0643. THREE AREA BUSINESSES that have shown sustainability and viability over the years are being honored this year at the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce President’s Gala on Thursday, June 18, at Centerton Country Club. They are: Rone Funeral Service, Martini Shoes, Inc., and Ploch Farms. Tickets for the evening are $65; call Chamber office at 691-7400. HOLLY CITY FAMILY CENTER, a recreation and fitness facility located at 8 East Mulberry Street in Millville has announced plans to expand its fitness center to add “female-friendly” equipment. A 12-piece women’s fitness circuit featuring relaxing music and audio station prompts will be added. In addition, an outdoor walking track will allow for fresh-air fitness fun this summer. The new women’s circuit equipment will be available to the public June 22. The outdoor walking track is opening June 10 and new flooring is scheduled for installation in the cardio and women’s fitness area later this summer. The $60 joiner fee will be waived for anyone signing up as a new member in June. Additionally, Holly City Family Center hopes to attract former members of the recently closed Curves of Millville by offering them the first month free, and honoring the former facility’s monthly rate until the end of 2009. Seniors will continue to receive the discounted $22.25 rate per month. Holly City Family Center features a swimming pool, tanning beds, modern cardio equipment, exercise classes, strength training, massage therapy and nutrition programs. Call 293-0609. AN ENROLLMENT CLINIC FOR VETERANS is being held by U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo to assist local vets who might be eligible to participae in the VA healthcare system. The Vineland enrollment clinic will be held Monday, June 15, at the Veterans Memorial Home (524 N.W. Boulevard) from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be representatives from the VA to answer questions and explain enrollment eligibility. Vets are asked to bring their DD-214 forms and tax forms. Additionally, the VA has re-opened enrollment to its medical benefits package for Category 8 veterans by increasing the income threshold by 10 percent. Category 8 veterans are urged to attend and enroll. For more information, call Bill Carson in LoBiondo’s Mays Landing Office at 609-625-5008 or 1-800-4714450. Enrollment details can be { 20 } the grapevine | JUNE 10, 2009 SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Carnival of the Animals. Lakeside Middle School, 2 N. Sharp St., Millville. Magnolia Hill Studios presents a fun-filled carnival for the whole family. Production features Magnolia Hill students. 7 p.m. Miss Kathy of Pageant Wagon Productions in the lobby at 6 p.m. Tickets $8, available at the door. 981-0481. tively on two fields, followed by an awards ceremony, barbecue, and evening fireworks. Games 5:30, barbecue 7 p.m., fireworks 8:45 p.m. High School Reunions VINELAND HIGH CLASS OF 1944 will hold its 65th-year reunion on Friday, August 14 at Eastlyn Golf Course, on September 12. Letters will be going out shortly with details, but classmates who have changed their addresses or wish further information may call Ed Giglio at 691-9305 or Evelyn Goldstein at 692-6199. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Shekinah Chapter #82 Yard Sale. Shekinah Lodge, 1317 Fairton Rd, Millville. Benefits this charitable organization that contributes to various charities, i.e., Seeing Eye, Shriner’s Burn Hospital, Heart Association, Diabetes Association, etc. 8:15 a.m.-noon. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Evening on the Mediterranean. Villa Filomena, Rt. 40, Buena. Buffet dinner, prizes, Chinese auction, live music. Benefits Sharon Parsons Bortle Scholarship Fund. 7 p.m.-midnight. $30. 794-6929. SUNDAY, JUNE 14 Queen of Angels Parish Chicken BBQ. St. Michael Church, 504 S. West Ave., Minotola. Noon-6 p.m. $9. 697-5226. THE VHS CLASS OF 1989 is hosting its 20th Class Reunion “bash” on August 7, at Centerton Country Club, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $100 per couple until June 15, and $125 per couple after June 15. Single tickets are $50 each until June 15 and $65 each after June 15. Please make checks payable to “VHS Class of 1989” and send to Utopia Salon, 510 N. East Ave., Vineland, NJ 08360 Attn: VHS Class of 1989. Classmates are also invited to join the groups on Facebook.com and Classmates.com. For additional information, contact Lynn Crescenzo at 794-9200. Say “Thank You” To Your Favorite Teacher In Your Life Grab – n- Go Boxes! Teacher Gifts, Gift Baskets & Trays, Chocolate Dipped Apples, and so much more! Don’t Forget Your Dads, Grads, & The Little Ballerinas SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Covenant Coffee House. Covenant Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Landis Ave. and State St. Music, food, friends. 7 p.m. No cost, donations accepted. 691-0206 MONDAY, JUNE 15 Bikes, Burgers & Banana Boats. Purple Penguin Ice Cream, 1008 Harding Hwy., Newfield, 697-4731. 5:30- 8 p.m. Benefits Malaga Vol. Fire Co., 20% discount for all bikers, tell a friend, bring a neighbor. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Cruise Down Memory Lane. Landis Avenue 5-10 p.m. Annual Vineland tradition organized by Corvettes Unlimited. Rain date June 14, 2-7 p.m. Cruisin’ 92.1 WVLT will do a live radio remote 4-9 p.m. Call 691-0012 or VDID/Main Street Vineland at 794-8653. MONDAY, JUNE 15 NAMI Cumberland County Annual Picnic. Chestnut Assembly of God, 2554 E. Chestnut Ave. National Alliance on Mental Illness holds its annual picnic The picnic will be open to all members, their families, and anyone else interested in learning about NAMI. Those coming can bring a hot or cold entrée or side dish of their choice. 6 p.m. 794-9987. 782 S. Brewster Road Vineland 690-9998 Tues.-Fri. 10-5:30 • Sat. 10-2 SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Support Animal Friends Foundation. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Bring your favorite “four-legged” friends to Celebrate Tucker’s Birthday. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 503-5572. DELSEA REGIONAL CLASS OF 1974 is having a 35th Class Reunion on October 31, 2009, at the Adelphia Restaurant. If that is you, leave your name, address, and phone number with Felicia at 696-4311. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Classic Car Cruise. Landicini’s, 3600 E. Landis Ave. (between Gullo’s and Liquor Store). All years of cars welcome. 5-8 p.m. 691-3099. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 South Vineland United Methodist Church Strawberry Festival. Main Rd. and Sherman Ave. Some 100 cases of strawberries will be prepared for the festival, held rain or shine. 1-6 p.m. Cost for an “all you can” eat strawberry shortcake is $7 per person. Hot dogs and soft drinks will be available at an extra cost. For advance tickets or information, call Art Schalick at 498-3160. VINELAND HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1980 Reunion Committee is planning a 30-year gala for 2010 and is updating its contact information for class members. If you are a member of the Class of 1980 or know someone who graduated from VHS in 1980, send your name, address and other contact information via email to: classof80reunion@aol.com. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Super Bingo Game. Notre Dame School, 601 Central Ave., Landisville. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the game begins at 1 p.m. There are door prizes, raffles, a $1,000 Jackpot. Tickets can be purchased by calling 629-7811. DR. JOHN MAINIERO SUNDAY, JUNE 21 Salute to Fathers. Bellview Winery, Atlantic St., Landisville. A wine and gourmet cheese tasting festival on Father’s Day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jazz musician Dirk Quinn will play 1-4 p.m and vineyard and winery tours will be given at noon, 2 and 4 p.m., weather permitting. Sparkling beverages will be available for children. Admission, as well as the tours and the tasting, is free and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to relax and enjoy the music. A picnic area is also available to those who wish to bring a lunch. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Final Challenger Game of Season. Cunningham Park, West Ave. and Wheat Rd. All four teams will be play consecu- VINELAND HIGH CLASS OF 1984 will hold its 25-year reunion on Friday, August 14 at the Centerton Country Club, 7 to 11 p.m. Cost is $50 per person and tickets must be purchased by July 10. Contact Dan Trongone for tickets or more information. 327-4252 or faadan@comcast.net. Make check payable to VHS Class of 1984 Reunion Committee and mail to 3285 Cornucopia Ave., Vineland, NJ 08361. Affordable CHIROPRACTIC CARE WE ACCEPT ALL HEALTH INSURANCES NO INSURANCE NEEDED! NO REFERRAL NEEDED! WALK-INS WELCOME. WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | THROUGH JUNE 22 A.J. Meerwald Homeport Sails. 2800 High St. (Bivalve), Port Norris. • June 13, Bay Days River Cruises, noon, 2 and 4 p.m.; • June 20, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:304 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m. (Graduation Specials) • June 21, 8 a.m.-noon (Father’s Day Fishing Sail). Public sail ticket prices vary by event, but generally range from $15 to $35. For reservations, call 785-2060. the grapevine { 21 } MONDAY, JUNE 22 Five Secrets To Permanent Weight Loss. Vineland Public Library, E. Landis Ave. Heidi Shelley, The Foundation for Wellness Professionals will speak about methods to lose weight without the use of drugs or “dieting.” 7-8 p.m. 691-1313. SEND US YOUR EVENT NOTICES. We want to help you publicize your events. Send them to us at the address listed on page 5. AND WELLNESS CENTER 691-5900 1420 S. Lincoln Ave. • Vineland, NJ 08360 www.doctormainiero.com I Entertainment STATIC ADDICTION, COVER BANDS, WINE AND CHEESE ART SHOW OPENING, A DANCE RECITAL, AND HANGAR 84 ROCK SHOWS. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Static Addiction. Steakouts Home Plate, 85 Harding Hwy. (Rt. 40), Pittsgrove, 3583144. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Vineland-based band, playing upbeat, high energy covers of alternative and modern rock hits, geared toward getting the crowd moving. Their new frontman, Angel Santiago, was formerly the frontman for the Vineland-based originals band, Days Like These, a signed, nationally touring act. The event will also feature Jager Girls and giveaways. THURSDAY, JUNE 11 Beatles Cover Night. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. FRIDAY, JUNE 12 The Subdudes. Appel Farm, 457 Shirley Rd., Elmer. New Orleans-inspired rock band. 8 p.m. Tickets $29.50; purchase online at www.appelfarm.org or by calling Appel Farm at 800-394-1211. THURSDAY, JUNE 11 Eleven Eleven. Annata Wine Bar, 216 Bellevue Ave. Hammonton, 609-704-9797. An 80s cover band. $10. 8:30 p.m. Bacharach Physical Therapy has the best care. And we’ll prove it. At Bacharach Physical Therapy, we know you’re not just a number. You’re a person. That’s why we offer: • Personalized recovery plans • Customizable care • Convenient, ?exible appointment times • 15 locations in South Jersey • State-of-the-art facilities • Specialty certi?cations { 22 } the grapevine | JUNE 10, 2009 FRIDAY, JUNE 12 Art Show Opening: Kyle Brandon. Fuel CONCERT SERIES AT GIAMPETRO PARK Enjoy these free concerts all summer long, as well as dancing on the adjacent dance floor. Held Monday evenings at 7 p.m at the Enrico Serra Band Shell. If raining, the concert will be held at Memorial School Auditorium, Main Road and Chestnut Avenue. • June 22: George Tanger • June 29: 4 J’s Combo • July 4 (Saturday): Red, White & Blue Band • July 6: Phil Vitale Trio • July 13: Joe Luisi, One Man Big Band • July 20: Ross Ippolito Combo • July 27: Buddy Gale Big Band • August 3: Greg Albert Duo • August 10: Corky Gale’s Combo • August 17: Doctors of Rhythm • August 24: Gene Boney Band • August 31: Frank Marone Combo • September 7: Bud Cavallo Duo Special arrangement for persons with disabilities can be made if requested in advance. Contact the Business Administrator’s Office at 7944000 ext. 4144. Transportation arrangements for seniors and/or disabled should be made through CATS (6917799) at least 48 hours ahead of time. JUNE 11, 12, AND 13 Nightlife at Bojo’s. 222 N. High St., Millville, 327-8011. Thurs: Ladies Nite with Charlie. Fri: Red House. Sat: Singalong. Sun: Nascar/Baseball. JUNE 10, 11, 12, 13, AND 16 Nightlife at Bennigan’s. 2196 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 205-0010. Wednesday: ’70s and ’80s Throwback Night (frozen drink specials) 8 p.m.midnight, Thursday.: Karaoke with DJ Bob Morgan, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday: Blue Moon Dance Party, $3 Blue Moon drafts, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday: Latin Dance Party, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Tuesday: Country Western Dance Party (beer and shot specials), 8 p.m.-midnight. So don’t settle for less than the best care. Let Bacharach’s friendly, experienced staff get you back to what’s important to you, the right way. JUNE 11, 12, AND 13 Nightlife at Villa Filomena. Villa Filomena Ristorante & Lounge, 821 Harding Hwy., Buena, 697-7107. Thurs.: Ladies Night, Fri.: Live music, Sat.: Italian Accordian. FRIDAY, JUNE 12 Friday Night Flashback. Merighi’s Back to Life.™ Savoy Inn Bistro, E. Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. DJ Nicky G from 95.1 WAYV, plays ’60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, and today’s music. 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover. House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. Art show wine and cheese reception featuring works by Kyle Brandon, Photographer. Music, wine & cheese spread. 7 p.m. $15. Sixth St., Vineland. Troubador is opening act (See profile on next page.) 6 p.m. $12-$15. (frontgatetickets.com). MONDAY, JUNE 15 Drop Dead Gorgeous. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. 5 p.m. $12-$15. FRIDAY, JUNE 12 Dan Barry. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Live Acoustic Music. 7 p.m. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 For the Fallen Dreams. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. 6 p.m. $10-$12. JUNE 12 AND 13 Nightlife at Old Oar House. Old Oar House Brewery, 123 N. High St., Millville, 2931200. Fri.: Ravioli Shanker, 9 p.m. Sat.: Acoustic Soul, 9 p.m. JUNE 19 AND 20 Favorite Artists. Lakeside Middle School Performing Arts Center, 2 N. Sharp St. Millville. The Arts of the Dance Centre presents its 48th annual recital. 7 p.m. Revue for beginner students Saturday 2 p.m. Tickets $12. 692-9606. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Savoy Unplugged: Frank Camparri. Merighi’s Savoy Inn Bistro, Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Ellipses and Old, Fat, & Ugly. Bellview Winery 150 Atlantic St., Landisville, 6977172, Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy. 4-8 p.m. $5 cover includes wine tasting. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Arlo Guthrie at Southern Shore Music Festival. Carmel Green at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds, 3001 Carmel Rd., Millville. Legendary singersongwriter Arlo Guthrie is the headliner. Also on the lineup: Eilen Jewel, 61 North, Hoots & Hellmouth, Nora Whittaker, Nik Everett, and more artists to be announced. Gates open 10:30 a.m. Performances 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Advance tickets $25, $35 at the gate. For tickets: brownpapertickets.com or 800-8383006. For festival details, www.southernshoremusicfestival.com or 453-2184. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Bread & Butta. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Music. 7 p.m. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Maps and Atlases. Hangar 84, 20 S. AT THE CASINOS HEADLINERS, COMEDY ACTS, AND MORE Tickets: 1-800-736-1420; www.ticketmaster.com unless otherwise noted. COMEDY & MORE Comedy Stop at the Trop. Three comedians nightly. Sun.-Thurs., 9 p.m., $23; Fri., 9 and 11:15 p.m., $23; Sat., 9 and 11:15 p.m., $28. Order tickets by phone at the Comedy Stop Box Office: 1-877FUNNY-AC or 609-348-0920. Visit www.comedystop.com. Comedy Club at Borgata. Borgata Music Box: three comedians daily, 9 p.m. (except during headliner engagements) 1-800-298-4200. Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles. Tropicana. Liverpool Club Theater in North Tower. Wed.–Sun., 8:30 p.m., $25. FRIDAY, JUNE 12 Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat XXV. Tropicana. 9 p.m., $50-$150. HEADLINERS FRIDAY, JUNE 12 The Psychedelic Furs. Showboat House of Blues. 9 p.m., $25. JUNE 12 AND 13 Chicago / Earth Wind & Fire. Borgata. 8 p.m. $126, $86, $66. 1-800-298-4200. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Chuck Mangione with Stanley Jordan Trio. Showboat House of Blues. 8 p.m., $55, $50, $40, $35. Vince Gill. Caesars. 9 p.m. $85, $65, $55, $45. SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Harrah’s. 9 p.m. $50, $40, $30. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 Bruce In The USA. Hilton. 9 p.m. $15. FREE Business Checking & FREE Online Business Banking Dial 1-800-690-3440 for more information or see us online at www.newfieldbank.com to sign-up for Online Business Banking. WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Real-time Online! BOARDWALK HALL SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Fleetwood Mac. 8 p.m. $49.50$149.50. Member FDIC the grapevine { 23 } Up and Coming Troubador’s age range is 16 to 18, but their music is mature, well composed and musically cohesive. { JACQUELIN VOEGTLIN} o I’m standing backstage at Hangar 84, surrounded by kids sporting spiked hair and tight jeans. I can’t help but think that the next act will be something punk, screamo, metal. And then I hear 17-year-old Erika Ricchini, unknown to me up to this point, on stage with her band Troubador. Her voice pulls me like a siren would from the back of the place to the very front of the stage. I couldn’t have been any closer if I tried…and I did. Hailing from Delran, New Jersey, the band is made up of drummer Adam Cattell, guitarist Phil Smith, guitarist Chris Small, bassist Elliott Reynolds and singer/pianist Ricchini. Most impressive after hearing their set, was learning that Troubador’s age range is but 16 to 18 years old. You wouldn’t know this from the music they belt. It is mature, well composed and musically cohesive. This is an achievement that most young musicians struggle with. The band formed when “Erika passed a note to Chris in Algebra class, asking him if he’d like to start a band,” says Phil Smith. From that day they began practicing as a unit, and it came together quickly. The band has a folkie, beautiful sound and is often compared to the Texas-based group, Eisley. This has much to do with lead singer Ricchini’s outstanding vocal abilities. She’s got a S haunting and imperfectly perfect way about her. The constant comparison to the aforementioned band “does not bother [Troubador] at all.” They admit they would not exist if it weren’t for Eisley, but say, “I hope we are never perceived as an Eisley cover band.” There’s no chance of th. One of the great things about younger, unsigned musicians is the innocence and truth behind the tunes. A manufactured group with plenty of managerial training will often lose its sincerity—and fast. Troubador’s lyrics have everything to do with failed relationships and the typical high school goings-on, and can easily be viewed as yet another whiney group of youngsters. However, the musical accompaniment brings their work to another level—a more perceivable and mature place. So, how’d they pull it off? Guitarist Phil Smith recognizes “a guy named Dave Adams, who has worked with Steve Howe, guitarist for multi platinum selling band Yes,” as a huge help in the recording process. Adams helped Troubador record for free, which speaks volumes. A man with Dave Adams’ resume wouldn’t help any old band he came across. The group admits that they were rushed through the recording HANGAR 84 NEXT THREE SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Maps and Atlases. Hangar 84, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland. Troubador is opening act. 6 p.m. $12-$15. (frontgatetickets.com). MONDAY, JUNE 15 Drop Dead Gorgeous. 5 p.m. $12-$15. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 For the Fallen Dreams. 6 p.m. $10-$12. process, but you wouldn’t know it. The band doesn’t have too much recorded as of now, but plans to spend plenty of time in the studio very soon. They’re hoping to “come out of [the studio] with some form of tangible recording, like CD or vinyl, as opposed to online mp3.” Troubador is scheduled to release their debut album, which is not yet titled, this July and guitarist Chris Small is “looking forward to [seeing] where we go in the future with the music we are working on.” My guess? They’ll go pretty far, but hey, that’s just one opinion. Check them out for yourself at www.myspace.com/troubadork. Better yet, head to Hangar 84, where they will open for Maps and Atlases on Saturday, June 13, and see them perform live. I Getting Divorced? Bonnie L. Laube, Esq. Graduations, Reunions, BBQ’s, Dinner Parties, Engagements, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Birthday, Retirement, Teen Parties, Christenings, Showers, Etc. 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Jason Britton, star of SPEED’s hit television show “Superbikes,” will perform with Team No Limit, and be part of the Team ProMotion event featuring a motorcycle track day, vendors, dyno shootouts and a custom bike show. The event is part of the Formula X presented by Cooper Tires weekend. During the weekend, Team ProMotion is offering track day opportunities for $199 for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. Off-track activities will include vendors, custom and vintage bike shows, dyno shootouts and wheelie machines. More information on All Revved Up and Team Pro-Motion, including ticket information is available at www.njmp.com. Children 12 and under are admitted free to all events at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Wheat Road Golf 2142 E. WHEAT ROAD, VINELAND 856-794-8585 www.wheatroadgolf.com Open 7 days a week 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Run 4 Ricky. Buena Regional High School, 274 Friendship Rd., Buena. 5K run, 1-mile walk and a kids fun run for children 12 and under. All proceeds benefit the Ricky Wilcox Scholarship Fund for graduates of Buena Regional. Event starts at 10 a.m. Entry fee per player $25, $15 for children 7-12, $10 for 6 and under. 697-9125 or visit www. Run4Ricky.org. Wheat Road Golf is a solely owned and operated golf merchandiser that represents most every pro-line golf company in the world. Owned and operated by Ricky Fiocchi, the facility is located on 125-plus acres. Fiocchi started with a simple driving range that he and his wife built by hand. Since then, they have constructed an 18-hole executive course and one of the finest pro shops in the area. Frank Carman, PGA Professional, has joined Wheat Golf to offer the golfer the best instruction in the area. Men, ladies, juniors, beginners, and even the advanced golfer can find help at Wheat Road Golf. They are a factory-authorized custom fitting center for Callaway, Ping, Ping WRX, Titleist, Cobra, Ben Hogan, Taylormade, Adams, and Mizuno. This allows you to get the right clubs at no extra charge in a speedy time frame. Within 7-10 days, you can have the set that’s made for you. Clubfitters Tom, Rich, and Jeff will be glad to fit you into the right clubs. Take the time, it will be well worth it. Uncle Ricky’s Outdoor Bar is conveniently located next door with a full menu and cocktails. This open-air bar is reminiscent of a bar down in The Keys complete with palm trees and a raw bar. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly with live music on Saturdays and Sundays. Serving clams—steamed, Italian or casino style—fresh fish, Dungeness crab, pasta and steak, the kitchen is open till 12 midnight every day! Uncle Ricky’s Bar is open 7 days a week and is located right next door to Wheat Road Golf. They accept Visa/MC and their phone number is (856) 691-4454. www.wheatroadgolf.com THURSDSAY, JULY 16 Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic. Buena Vista Golf Club, Rt. 40 and County Club Lane, Buena. $150, fee per player (includes lunch, dinner, practice range, green and cart fees). $20, lunch only. $40, dinner only. 11 a.m. check in registration. 11 a.m. picnic lunch. Noon, shotgun start. Four-person scramble format. For preregistration or sponsorship information call 691-7400 or go to www.vinelandchamber.org/events. JUNE 22 THROUGH 25 Youth/Prep Football Camp. Vineland High School, E. Chestnut Ave. MondayThursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Lunch and drinks are provided daily. Early enrollment by June 15. Call 691-2934, or e-mail: sjexcelfootballcamp@verizon.net. Uncle Ricky’s Outdoor Bar (856) 691-4454 Beer • Wine Mixed Drinks Frozen Cocktails Come & Check Our Our Expanded Menu! Steak, Pasta, Homemade Pizza, Fish & Crabs & Much More! TEE ITUP! 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Showing off the local bounty makes some visiting Our friend Kristen remembered about a friends’ trip special. bottle of homemade cherry brandy that her father had given her earlier in the day. She hen guests are visiting went into the house and declared that is from out of town, I always was a 2007 vintage, the very year that Jill wonder what they are and I made brandy with Kristen and her going to eat. Every meal father Sam (you may remember this brandy offers the opportunity to show visitors from an article I wrote last summer). So who we are, by sharing the best of what we Gabby and Greg had the opportunity to eat. Last weekend, we had our dear friend taste this bitter flavorful southern Jersey Gabby and her boyfriend, Greg, who are liquor that Jill and I had a hand in creating. both chefs, visit us from New York City. The next day, before a canoeing jaunt I picked them up on Saturday in down the Maurice River, the four of us Philadelphia, where they had taken the bus went to the bakery for espresso and breakfrom New York. We drove into Vineland in fast. I started cutting tender green spears the afternoon, and got to the bakery right came with rice and beans, as well as greens. of asparagus, and I cracked brown speckbefore the beginning of Thunder on the We tore into the platters, and as usual, the led eggs that we get from a local farmer. Avenue. No one had eaten lunch, so we chicken was my favorite. Monica at A Taste Into my cast iron pan went diced onion, needed something fast and delicious. We of the Islands always serves up some great- salt and pepper, and the asparagus. The sent Gabby and Greg down a few blocks to tasting jerk chicken, and she gives it a few eggs (mixed with organic milk) then went A Taste of the Islands with our friend whacks with her cleaver before placing it on into the pan with a sizzle, and in a few Elizabeth to pick up some Jamaican taketop of the rice and beans. This roughly cut, minutes we had some awesome scrambled out. They returned with platters of jerk bone-in roast chicken is very participatory, a eggs. With some sliced avocado and a fine chicken and pork, and curried goat. Each primal way to eat food, and everyone dug in, grating of Grana Padano cheese, the A Locavore’s Meal W asparagus-flecked eggs went onto rye bread that Grandmom supplied. It was the perfect fuel for a canoeing trip. After a few hours floating peacefully down the Maurice, we headed for our house where a backyard barbeque was planned. One of the best facets of owning the bakery is the ready access to a professionally stocked kitchen, and I had taken advantage of this by preparing some items ahead of time. I had boiled beets I got from a local farm stand; I had washed ruffled green leaves of lettuce that I’d picked from my garden; I had made salad dressing with extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) and some homemade raspberry vinegar given to me a few months ago. When we got back to the house, we found that Grandmom had made potato salad and my mother-in-law had created a batch of her amazing deviled eggs (also from the local brown eggs). Greg and Gabby wanted to help, so Greg butchered a free-range chicken that I had picked up at Bagliani’s in Hammonton while Gabby made a wonderful marinade with lime juice, garlic, brown sugar, EVOO, and salt and pepper. Greg then grilled the chicken outside with John, along with local aspara- Sweet Life Bakery Celebrates Strawberry Season with Strawberry Lemonade Strawberry Cupcakes Strawberry Rhubarb Pie and More! The THINK WINGS For Your Next Back Yard Party This Summer! 10% Discount on 250 Wings or More! Homemade Potato Salad, Discounted Party Combos Available & So Much More Call For More Information! WEEKLY LUNCH SPECIALS Weekdays 11am – 2pm { 26 } the grapevine | JUNE 10, 2009 Vineland’s neighborhood bakery, where everything is made from scratch and quality counts. 6th Street between Landis and Elmer in Downtown Vineland Don’t Go the Beach Come to Deek’s for Fried Oreo’s & Waffle Treats Ice Cream Cakes • Catering ORDER EARLY! SOMETHING NEW & Kustard Kitchen DAD’S & GRADS 856-692-5353 www.thesweetlifebakery.com OPEN Year Round Custard Stand 856-691-5438 1370 S. Main Road Vineland, NJ EATING OUT gus, thick slices of onions and whole jalapeño peppers. Gabby peeled, diced, and dressed the beets that I had cooked the previous day while I made a quick salsa with a can of organic black beans, fresh garlic greens, oregano, tart crisp rhubarb (all from the garden), a plum tomato, and EVOO. I then threw together some guacamole from ripe avocados I had picked up at La Plaza on Landis Avenue. Everything came together nicely, and after heating some fresh corn tortillas on the grill, dinner was ready. We laid everything out on the dining room table and dug in. We made little tacos with the tortilla and various fillings. Fresh Jersey strawberry shortcake and Jill’s homemade limoncello finished off the dinner wonderfully. We were proud to serve a locavore meal from mostly locally grown or raised items. Our friends were impressed not only with the food, but also with Vineland and the whole region. I think they’re already planning their next trip back. Stephen Wilson along with his wife Jill McClennen owns The Sweet Life Bakery. You may contact him via e-mail at thesweetlifebakety@verizon.net. From fine dining to lunch spots to bakeries, the area has choices to satisfy any appetite. Call for hours. Amato’s Restaurant, 782 S. Brewster Rd., Vineland, 692-5756. Veal, chicken, seafood, and pasta specialties for dinner. Open for lunch, too. Closed Sundays. Andrea Trattoria, 1833 Harding Hwy., Newfield, 697-8400. Chef/owner Andrea Covino serves up Italian specialties in an atmosphere of fine dining. Annata Wine Bar, 216 Bellevue Ave, Hammonton, 609-704-9797. Food served tapas style, specialty martinis, catering, private parties. Extensive wine list. Live music Friday nights. Bagel University, 1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 691-0909. This breakfast and lunch spot offers a menu of sandwiches named for colleges near and far. Bain’s Deli, 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, 563-1400. Come in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Daily specials include coffee of the day. Barbera’s Chocolates on Occasion, 782 S. Brewster Rd., Vineland, 690-9998. Homemade chocolates and candies, custom gift baskets. Bennigan’s Restaurant, 2196 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 205-0010. Entrees, desserts, drink specials. Take-out, too. Happy Hour buffet Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. NFL flat-screen TVs. Big Apple, 528 N. Harding Hwy., Vineland, 697-5500. Steaks, veal, chicken dishes. Meet friends at the bar. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Big John’s Pizza Queen, 1383 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 205-0012. The “Gutbuster” a 21-oz. burger, pizza, salads, wings, subs, dinners. Bojo’s Ale House, 222 N. High St., Millville, 327-8011. All food is homemade, including the potato chips. Casa Dori II, Brewster Rd. and Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 794-1888. Authentic Italian, lunch and dinner; catering avail. Continental Room at the Ramada Inn, W. Landis Ave. and Rt. 55, Vineland, 6963800. Open for lunch Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.3 p.m. Open to hotel guests and the public. Crust N Krumbs Bakery, Main and Magnolia rds., 690-1200. Cakes, pies, cookies, breads, and doughnuts. Custom wedding cakes, too. Deeks Deli & Kustard Kitchen, 1370 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 691-5438. Call for lunch and dinner specials. Soft ice cream and cakes year-round. Mon.-Sat 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Denny’s, 1001 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 696-1900. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Takeout, too. Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. Open 24 hours. Kids eat free Tues. and Sat. Dominick’s Pizza, 1768 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland, 691-5511. Family time-honored recipes, fresh ingredients. Donkey’s Place, 20 S. Sixth St., Vineland, 690-1777. One-of-a-kind cheesesteaks made on large, fresh poppyseed rolls. Dreamz Cafe, 2184 Union Lake Crossing, Millville, 765-5029. Panini, sandwiches, salads, soups. Also, gelato, Italian coffee, desserts, smoothies, and frappuccino. Esposito’s Maplewood III, 200 N. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 692-2011. Steaks, seafood and pasta dishes at this Italian restaurant. Eric’s, 98 S. West Ave., Vineland, 2059800. Greek and American cuisine. Pizza, too. Five Points Inn, E. Landis Ave. & Tuckahoe Rd., Vineland, 691-6080. Italian cuisine and dinner buffets to savor. Family-owned. Fresh Restaurant, 1405 Mays Landing Rd., Millville, 327-3435. Jumbo lump crabcakes, Black Angus burgers. Wed. is pasta night. Gardella’s Ravioli Co. & Italian Deli, 527 S. Brewster Rd.., 697-3509. Name says it all. Daily specials, catering. Closed Sunday. General Custard’s Last Stand, 2578 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 696-2992. continued on next page Catering For All Your Party Needs! Graduation • Family Reunions Company Picnics Backyard Get Together Customized Party Packages Available Let Us Do All The Work No Matter How Big or Small!!! NOW AVAILABLE WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Our Famous Jersey Fresh Strawberry Shakes $ 00 A Cheesesteak or California Burger Combo 584 S. 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Italian-American, served lakeside. Lunch, dinner, happy hour, Sunday brunch. Joe’s Poultry. 440 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 692-8860. Barbecue and Kosher chickens, homemade sides, catering. Kawa Thai & Sushi, 2196 N. Second St. (Rt. 47), Millville, 825-9939. Thai and Japanese cuisine. BYOB. Landicini’s Family Restaurant & Pizzeria Landis and Lincoln aves., Vineland, 6913099. Italian cuisine, gourmet pizza salads. Open for lunch and dinner. Larry’s II Restaurant, 907 N. Main Rd., Vineland, 692-9001. Three meals daily. Sunday breakfast buffet, early-bird dinners. Library V Restaurant, 206 Rt. 54, Buena, 697-9696. Renowned for prime rib, steaks, seafood, salad bar. Closed Mon. and Tues. La Locanda Pizzeria & Ristorante, 1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 794-3332. Pasta, veal, chicken. Lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday. Lucia’s Ristorante, 785 W. Sherman Ave., Vineland, 692-0300. Italian fine dining and regional cooking. Marciano’s Restaurant, 947 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 563-0030. ItalianAmerican cuisine, seafood and veal. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast buffet. Manny & Vic’s, 1687 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 696-3100. Daily pizza specials, delivery. Manny’s Pizza, 426 N. High St., Millville, 327-5081. Daily pizza specials, delivery. Martino’s Trattoria & Pizzeria, 2614 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland, 692-4448. Brick oven pizza, risotto, polenta. Three meals daily. Merighi’s Savoy Inn, E. Landis Ave. and Union Rd., Vineland, 691-8051. Banquet/wedding facility as well as intimate restaurant. Nicky G. Fridays 9 p.m.–midnight. Milmay Tavern, Tuckahoe and Bear’s Head rds., Milmay, 476-3611. Gourmet lunches and dinners in a casual setting. Moe’s Southwest Grill, 2188 N. 2nd St., Millville, 825-3225. Tex-Mex, burritos, catering. MVP Bar, 408 Wheat Road, Vineland, 6979825. Full bar menu, live entertainment, drink specials. Neptune Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, 1554 South Delsea Drive, Vineland, 6922800. American cuisine, array of cocktails. Next Oar, 127 N. High St., Millville, 2931360. Weekly menu, made-to-order dishes. Olympia Restaurant, 739 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 691-6095. Authentic Greek cuisine—lamb dishes and salads. Paperwaiter Restaurant & Pub, 1111 Village Dr., Millville, 825-4000. A special place for all your special occasions. Pegasus, Rts. 40 and 47, Vineland, 6940500. Breakfast, lunch, dinner specials; convenient drive-thru, mini-meal specials. Pete’s Pizza, 20 W. Park Ave., Vineland, 205-9998. Pizza (including whole wheat), subs, wings. Open daily 11 a.m-10 p.m. The Rail, 1252 Harding Hwy., Richland, 697-1440. Bar and restaurant with daily drink specials and lunch specials. Richland House, 1303 Harding Hwy., Richland, 697-5700. Eclectic dinners and casual lunch fare. Closed Mondays. Saigon, 2180 N. Second St., Millville, 3278878. Authentic Vietnamese—noodle soups, curry, hotpot, Buddhist vegetarian. Serene Custard, NW Blvd. and Garden Rd., Vineland, 692-1104. Pulled pork, hot dogs, homemade ice cream, party cakes. South Vineland Tavern, 2350 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 692-7888. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Seafood and prime rib. Steakhouse at Centerton Country Club, 1022 Almond Rd., Pittsgrove, 358-3325. Lunch and dinner. Steaks, reserve wines, upscale casual. Stewart’s Root Beer, 585 Delsea Dr., Vineland, 696-8062. Burgers, hot dogs, fries, floats and shakes. Sweet Life Bakery, 601 East Landis Ave., Vineland, 692-5353. Neighborhood bakery. Homemade pastries, cakes, coffee. Tony Sopranos, 107 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, 405-0200. Pizza, Mexican Southwest fare, Atkins-friendly salads. Uncle Ricky’s Outdoor Bar, 470 E. Wheat Rd., Vineland, 691-4454. Ribs, chicken, fish, steaks. Always clams, eat in or take out. Villa Filomena, 821 Harding Hwy., Buena Vista, 697-7107. Dinner combos, grilled meats, fish. Lunch and dinner daily. Wheat Road Cold Cuts, 302 Wheat Rd., Vineland, 697-0320. Deli and catering. Wild Wings, 1843 E. 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Throughout the years I have created recipes, tweaked recipes and have taken pleasure in trying other people’s recipes, many of which have fast become some of my favorites. So keep those recipes coming, don’t underestimate how much someone else would enjoy one of your tried-and-true favorites! The following recipe and story is shared by Josephine Yuhas, who writes: 2 lbs. New Yorker American cheese, cut into cubes Salt and pepper, to taste crumbs. Top the macaroni and cheese with a layer of the bread crumb mixture and bake as directed. G “These have quickly become family favorite recipes since purchasing your cookbook, Lisa Ann’s Seasoned With Love II, about a year ago.” My husband Nick and I really enjoy home-cooked meals. As parents, business owners, and with running our children, Christopher and Alyse, to their many sport events, we look forward to a comforting meal whenever time allows, and this is as comforting as it gets! I often make these, and other dishes to share with my church family as well. I hope that other Grapevine readers enjoy them as much as we do.” Preheat oven to 350°. In a large sauce pot add milk, cheese, butter, salt and pepper over medium heat. Allow ingredients to warm through and melt together, stirring occasionally. Grease a large casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Add the cooked and drained macaroni to the baking dish. Start to ladle the cheese, milk and butter mixture over the macaroni, (you may not need to use all the liquid mixture). Sprinkle the top generously with the bread crumb topping (recipe below), then bake uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the bread crumbs turn golden brown. Remove from oven; wait 10 minutes before serving. Coconut Custard Pie 3 cups milk 4 eggs, beaten 1 cup flaked coconut ¾ cup sugar 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract ½ tsp. salt 1 unbaked pie shell Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl add milk, eggs, coconut, sugar, vanilla and salt. Mix ingredients until well combined. Pour into pie shell and cover edge of crust with aluminum foil or pie shield, to prevent crust from burning. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Serves 8. As always, Bon Appetit. I Lisa Ann is the author of Seasoned With Love, Treasured Recipes and Lisa Ann’s Seasoned With Love II. Send recipes for publication to lapd1991@aol.com or to The Grapevine, 3660 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ 08361. Bread Crumb Topping 1 stick butter 3 cups Italian seasoned bread crumbs Baked Macaroni & Cheese 1 ½ lbs. elbow macaroni, cooked al dente (to the bite) and drained 1 qt. milk ½ lb. butter Melt butter in a sauté pan, add and toss the bread crumbs thoroughly. Place crumb mixture into a bowl, and when slightly cooled mix with your fingers to bring together the butter and brea ATTENTION Vineland Residents Do You Have Junk Vehicles On Your Property? 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