August 26, 2009

INSIDE BACK TO SCHOOL CHECKLIST • CUMBERLAND PLAYERS • NORTH ITALY BBQ VOLUME 2 | ISSUE 29 | AUGUST 26, 2009 CONNECTING YOU { STORY AND PHOTOS: MICKEY BRANDT } T O V I N E L A N D . W E E K L Y. Visit us online www.grapevinenewspaper.com At Organic Natural Foods Market, customer Gloria Branca (left) talks to employees (left to right) Sarah Chaudhri and Poonam Rattan. Dr. Ray Patel, store owner is at right. It’s not the health reform politicians are talking about… but many believe it’s a better way to better health. hey work outside of traditional Western medicine. They believe the body itself is its own best healer and that the mind, body, and spirit are integrated. They question prescription drugs and invasive medical procedures unless they are clearly necessary. Some carefully point out that they T practice healing and are not medical professionals. They practice holistically. They provide alternatives. Dr. Michael Sarnoff of Vineland first wants people to know what his practice is not. The Vineland chiropractor says, “It’s not cracking bones and relieving back pain. It’s about life enhancement.” He has been practicing since 1999 and clearly enjoys talking about the art of chiropractic. “Your nervous system controls all your organs and it’s totally contained in your spine,” he says. “If your spine is out of alignment, it’s like keeping your hand over your mouth while you’re talking.” He describes regular spinal adjustments as essential to health, not merely useful for relief of symptoms. His practice is called The Good Life, but, more importantly, it’s housed in the Café of Life, which also offers massage, childbirth classes, music and exercise classes for mothers and children, yoga, dance, and health and holistic healing events. Denise Cooper of Vineland recently started seeing Dr. Sarnoff for serious shoulder pain—she didn’t want to have surgery and explains why. “They said ‘Oh you need an MRI, oh you need to do this and that;’ I didn’t want to be a guinea pig for the doctors.” She says the pain is now gone, but she continues chiropractic to maintain her health. Health, that is, in the meaning Dr. Sarnoff gives it. “Health isn’t the absence of symptoms,” he says, “it’s the ability to adapt to internal and external changes.” Dr. Ray Patel, who owns Organic Natural Foods Market in Vineland, is a naturopath, using natural remedies to help his clients. He calls it “the science of nature.” His specialties include colonic cleansing, what he calls “a gentle warm colon bath that can Continued on page 22 Deneen DePre, Herschel Martin, and sister Megan Martin accept a check from Bob Burns and Tom Dechen. Support for Noah Last week, Brewster Fine Wines & Liquors donated $2,000 to the family of Noah Cook, who is in need of a new wheelchair after a July 16 car accident. Noah has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a brittle bone disorder that causes him to be confined to a wheelchair, but his chair was damaged beyond repair in the accident. Noah also sustained serious injuries. The following fundraisers have been scheduled for the benefit of Noah. DENNY’S, 1001 W. Landis Ave., Wednesday, August 26 from 8 to 11 p.m. FUELHOUSE COFFEE CO., 736 Landis Ave., Saturday, August 29 (see page 25). TEXAS ROADHOUSE, 2299 N. 2nd St, Millville, Sept. 21 through Sept. 24, from 3:30 to 10 p.m.; and Sept. 26 and Sept. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. (A Texas Roadhouse coupon—found on www.welovenoahcook.blogspot.com) must be presented. 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She currently works with her fiancee at R&R Flaim Next Generation Produce LLC. 2 Lt. 99¢ 49¢ Lb. $ 24 / 16.9 oz. 3.77 case Congratulations On your ballet recital, Samaria Jaliece Silva SOMMER MAID ICEBERG QUARTERS SWEET CREAM LETTUCE $1.79 lb. lg. head 69¢ ea. BUTTERSALTED ONLY LIGHTLY FARM FRESH GRADE A EGGS Extra Large 99¢ Dozen Happy Birthday To our Sweet 15, Miranda Jazelle Silva SHOP SMART • SAVE SMART • EAT SMART MASS OF FORGIVENESS HEALING & PEACE Forgiveness: To Forgive & Be Forgiven. Healing: Spiritual, mind & body. Peace: Peace in Christ. Gage Charles Gallo Today is your birthday. Happy Birthday to you. 2 YEARS OLD Love, Grandmom and Grandpop Gallo { 2 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 e Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Richard McAlear. Father’s gifts of teaching and healing are powerful indicators of the healing love of Jesus Christ being poured out on today’s world. All are welcome. More Faces in the News on page 5 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. 4. St. Padre Pio Parish, OLP Church, 4680 Dante Ave., Vineland Saturday Sept. 12th, at 5 PM Liturgy Rotary Supports Fedup-4U The Vineland Rotary Club presented Fedup-4u with a check for $1,300. From left is the director of Fedup-4U Shemise Finch, founder James Cooper and the president of the Rotary Club Ted Lane. The new date for Fedup 4U’s Pink Carpet Gala is September 27, at St. Anthony’s Hall. Call 364-8103 for more information. Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer On the swing, eating treats and making silly faces, these friends are from left: Madison Rudolph, Caden and Jace Quiles, and Mia Rudolph. INDEPENDENT LEADERS PENDENT EADERS ENT RS “WHY ARE WE RUNNING?” HY RUNNING?” NI Summer Fling at Veterans Home Several members of The Boys & Girls Club of Vineland performed for residents of the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Vineland at Dotty Cullen and Friends’ “Summer Fling” celebration. Club youth members sang, danced and entertained the veterans. Club Director Chris Volker stated: “These events give our young people a chance to show off their talents and, at the same time, do something that the veterans really enjoy— provide good entertainment. The Club strongly feels that it’s important to give back to these veterans that have given so much for us.” Other performers at the event included the Golden Boys of Delsea High and the fabulous Joy Dancers. Vineland Mayor Robert Romano also made an appearance and handed out Cracker Jacks to all of those in attendance. Pictured here are Club members and singers Najee Wilson, left, and Ashley Birmingham, right, with Dotty Cullen who has been holding events for veterans at the home for over two decades. Over the past few years, we have become disheartened over the path of the Freeholder Board…a path dictated by its current Director. As former Freeholders, we have tried in good faith to work for change within the structure of our party. Unfortunately, we could not overcome the exclusionary tactics, the false rhetoric, the bullying, and the selling of our county to outside interests. So now we will run as Independent Leaders and will address issues such as: u p Leaders r : Establishing a full time technical ll education school. . Developing a workable rkable transpor tation an. transportation plan. Creating Creating a viable open space and recreation plan with full community recreation involvement. Implementing a public review of review ethics in county g government. government. Bringing respect, dignity, and civility respect, dignity, back to county government. go nment. over ( (L-R) Jennifer (Lookabaugh) Sw , Bruce Peterson, and Jane Christy ) Jennifer ( g ) Swift, Bruce Peterson, wift, , Jane Christy r y WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | With With your h help on NOVEMBER 3RD, we will restore the NOVEM MBER re estore Freeholder Board to its rightful position as the truly representative Fre eeholde Board er ul tru representative uly government of all the people of Cumberland County. go rnment over nd County. y the grapevine { 3 } Paid for by Independent Leaders, Gregory Peterson, Treasurer, 49 Acorn Drive, Bridgeton, NJ 08302 or terson, Treasurer, eton, I Editor’s Letter The Race Riot of 1989 High Efficiency Heating and Cooling and Water Heating Equipment Eligible for up to $1500 in Federal Tax Credits and up to $400 in Rebates Not all anniversaries are celebrations. There are some events that we’d just as soon forget. In doing so, we might spare ourselves some discomfort, but we may also rid ourselves of the opportunity to learn from the past—even if it’s a part of our history that may not be among our proudest moments. August 28 marks the 20th anniversary of one such dark moment in the history of Vineland. Late that night and into the following morning, about 200 people rampaged down Landis Avenue in anger after a young black man was shot to death by a white Vineland police officer the day before. The shooting victim had been pursued by the police officer who was trying to arrest him on outstanding warrants for weapons offenses. The shooting occurred after a foot chase that ended in a gravel pit just off Southwest Boulevard when the suspect hurled rocks and swung a steel rod at the officer, resulting in the officer’s shooting of the man. The following evening, a Monday, about 100 blacks gathered outside police headquarters on Wood Street shouting, “We want justice.” By about five hours later, a crowd of 200 mostly teenage and young minority men began rioting along Landis Avenue, throwing rocks and bottles and smashing store windows at a couple dozen shops in the center of town. Nearly 100 state and Vineland police officers donned riot gear and patrolled the center city streets for hours, arresting more than 30 people (on charges of resisting arrest, rioting, burglary and aggravated assault) before the crowd dispersed and the rioting ended by 3 a.m. It is estimated that $100,000 in damage was done. But that’s just the material damage. The damage caused by both the shooting and the resulting riots cannot be measured. Vineland was always a relatively peaceful community. Prior to this incident, a Vineland police officer had never used fatal force in the city’s history. Relations between whites, blacks and Hispanics previously and since can be characterized as tolerant, if not harmonious. At the time of these incidents 20 years ago, I was away at college and I remember hearing about what had happened and being completely flabbergasted. It was surreal. These types of things only happened in cities like Detroit or Los Angeles, not in my little hometown. Just two years prior to the racial unrest, I remember that Vineland High School had two cafeterias and that the white kids ate in one, while most of the minorities ate in the other. (Apparently, this practice continued up until recently.) This was certainly not school policy, but a voluntary choice made by the students year after year. Even then, I knew that this was strange. I would occasionally eat in the “other” cafeteria with my black and Puerto Rican friends and nobody gave me a second glance. But the separation continued, and that separation extended beyond the lunchrooms. Even though the color barriers supposedly had been stricken down—at least legally—in the 1960s, obviously the underlying resentments still festered just below the surface. Twenty years later, we now have an African American sitting in the Oval Office of the White House. As a nation, we’ve come a long way in terms of improved race relations. Here in Vineland, the scars left by the shooting and riots in 1989 have faded, though they may never fully heal. I invite you to submit letters to the editor with your thoughts on how far Vineland has come—or how far the city has yet to go—in the achievement of a truly color-blind society. No inflammatory remarks will be allowed, but if you have thoughtful and thought-provoking comments to offer, we will welcome them. { CONTENTS } 1 Outside the (Pill) Box Many health practitioners—and their patients—profess they have the answer to better health. MICKEY BRANDT 2, 5 6 Faces in the News Fruit on the Vine A call for interested volunteers to come out to a networking event. TODD NOON 7 Just the Right Dose Patient care seems to have been replaced with an abundance of tests and medications. DEBORAH A. EIN 8 8 10 12 Community Calendar Letters to the Editor Crossword DINING: A Barbeque North Italy Club does not disappoint at its recent chicken barbeque. STEPHEN WILSON Serving Vineland for over 100 years! 691-1950 State Lic. # 12089 18-19 HOME & GARDEN 20 Theatrical Vineland The Cumberland Players traces its beginnings back to 1946. VINCE FARINACCIO 20 25 Vintage Vineland Entertainment 26-27 BACK TO SCHOOL 28 Recipe Corner Cucumbers inspire some really cool recipes. LISA DINUNZIO BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL STARTS 30 REAL ESTATE { 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 MARYANNE BERTRAND Advertising Assistant Get the kids in for their haircuts before school starts! STOP IN TO THE SALON & Enter To Win A Back Pack Full of School Supplies! Drawing 9/05/09 { 4 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 KIDS HAIRCUTS 14 Years & Younger ONLY $8 WOW (cannot be combined with any other offers or specials.) exp 08/31/09 Get your Loved One A Gift Certificate Today 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 HOURS 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 MIKE EPIFANIO Editor & Publisher The Grapevine is published on Wednesdays by Grapevine News Corp. Copyright © 2009. All rights reserved. I Faces in the News “Rapping” Up Summer Camp 2009 A group of Ellison Explorers campers “rapped” up the summer with “Making Music” week and a visit to CAS Music Productions in Vineland. Under the guidance of owner Chris Orazi, campers toured the production studio and learned first-hand how their favorite songs make their way onto CDs. Next, they recorded a rap song of their own. Called, “Ellison…The School That Rocks Out Loud,” the song put a perfect “rap” on Summer Camp 2009! Pictured are Ellison rappers, front row, from left: Kyle Kinkade (Milmay); Giuliano Finizio (Vineland); Ethan Infranco (Vineland). center row: Nicole Wolkowitz (Vineland); Kimberly Kinkade (Milmay); Kevin Kinkade (Milmay); Luca Colaprico (Milan, Italy); Gianni Finizio (Vineland); Back row: Cara Torres (Vineland); Gillian Moore (Millville); (Back Row) Ryan Banks (Vineland). 1853 Vine Rd. Vineland 691-4848 Fax: 856-691-2294 Specials For August 26-29 EBT marcaccimeats@verizon.net Saluting the Docs The Horizon NJ Health Physician Recognition Dinner was held recently. Pictured from left: Philip M. Bonaparte, MD-Vice President Clinical Affairs/ Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ and Chief Medical Officer at Horizon NJ Health; David B. Rosenberg, MD; and Karen Stover, Horizon NJ Health, Manager of Network Contracting and Servicing. In group photo, front row from left: Terri L. Murphy, DO, Anjali A. Desai, MD, Renu Doshi, MD, Michelle D. Corrales, MD, and Kemi A. Alli, MD. 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DIR., VDID/MAIN STREET } Fruit on the Vine Mark your calendar for the Volunteer Information and Networking Event on September 10. ur summer schedule of activities has wound down and we have some important events coming up in the fall, so this is a great time to get our current volunteers re-energized and new volunteers excited about joining us. We are having a networking event to do just that. It is important for everyone to know what VDID/Main Street stands for, what it does, and what its four standing committees contribute to the program. We want you to come to the networking event if you are interested in joining us in our work. If you are currently a volunteer, come and bring a friend. Since volunteers are the core of our organization—the fruit of our vine—we are calling the event V.I.N.E. (Volunteer Information and Networking Event). It will O take place on Thursday, September 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at Hangar 84, Sixth and Elmer streets. Free refreshments will be provided by Landicini’s Restaurant. Aside from the fellowship and the food, this will be an opportunity to have the Main Street program set out before you in a way that is easy to understand and in a way to get you excited about what we do. The roles and activities of the four committees— Organization, Promotions, Design, and Economic Restructuring—will be explained, so you can decide which is the best fit for you, whether you are new to VDID/Main Street Vineland or have been away for a while and want to come back. I want to thank our Volunteer Subcommittee—Lee Burke, Iris Jimenez, Ronda Abbruzzese, Gary Galloway, and Stephanie Castor-Litzie—for helping to put this event together. We would really like to have you join us. Call the VDID/Main Street office by Friday, September 4, so we can count you in. *** Looking ahead, there’ll be plenty of good eatin’ at the Third Annual Rock ’n Roll ’n Ribs ’n Chili Cook-Off, on Saturday, September 26 (rain date is September 27), on the 500 and 600 blocks of Landis Avenue. For a fee of $5, you can taste the entrants’ recipes and vote for your favorite. Your votes will determine the People’s Choice Awards picked by the public. For the Judges’ Panel Awards, a group of judges will visit each contestant individually and anonymously select their own winners. In case you want more than a taste, contestants will also be selling full servings of their chili and ribs at reasonable prices. In addition, a special award will be given by the Event Subcommittee for the “best booth showmanship.” Members of the city’s fire stations, and other local and area fire companies, are expected to take part in a separate competition for the Mayor’s Cup—awarded to the makers of the best firehouse chili. Competitors must cook in a kitchen approved by the city’s Health Department. The entry fee of $65 covers a required oneday vending permit, the necessary fire safety permit, and contest costs. To register, call the VDID office or visit the website. *** I want to thank everyone who helped with the International Food and Cultural Festival last Saturday, despite the rains that quickly came and shortened the event. These events are always the result of the hard work of our dedicated volunteers, with help and cooperation from various City departments. This year, we also had the partnership of the Mayor’s Youth Council with their Youth Fest event. As always, I appreciate the contributions made by everyone. No amount of rain can dampen their dedication. *** The “I am Downtown Vineland” ad campaign in local newspapers, including this one, shows the wide array of businesses downtown ready to serve. The businesses greatly appreciate your support and patronage. I For more information on VDID/Main Street Vineland’s events and activities, call 794-8653 or visit www.mainstreetvineland.org. { 6 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 1 I Gleanings { DEBORAH A. EIN, MANAGING EDITOR } Just the Right Dose As we walk through the stages of life, health care has a huge impact every step of the way. ith health care reform so much in the news these days, the topic of this week’s cover story hits close to home for most everyone. Perhaps it’s an oversimplification, but I believe the problem, besides the lifestyle that drives us to go to the doctor, is that when we get there, we are over-tested and over-medicated. After my first or second visit to the obstetrician during my first pregnancy, I hightailed out of his office to find an alternative. All the talk of amniocentesis and the likelihood of a Caesarian delivery drove me away. I was fortunate to find a group of five midwives in a practice with an equal number of obstetricians, who realized that not every patient needs or desires the same W level and type of care. Throughout the entire pregnancy, I never had an ultrasound until my baby was a week “overdue.” I’m all for finding alternatives to drugs, but I’m not an extremist. When we couldn’t find Bradley natural childbirth classes in the area, we participated in the classes offered through the practice (and probably would have in any event). I wasn’t interested in a home birth, and when the going got rough during labor, I accepted a dose of Demerol. After finding out in my second pregnancy that I was having twins, I had regular ultrasounds and after my twin due date, weekly stress tests. (Nonetheless, I stuck with my midwives.) I could have done without the first ultrasound, however, which was misread by a doctor (who, strangely enough, we never saw again) and caused us much unnecessary anxiety. And two friends of mine also worried about early ultrasounds that showed serious problems. Happily, months later, healthy babies were born. While maternal care seems to involve over-testing, pediatrics tends to lean toward over-medicating. I am not a parent who denies my children immunizations, but I do believe that all of us need to go easy on the antibiotics, especially when it comes to our children. We teach our kids to “just say no to drugs,” but actions do speak louder than words. In this week’s Back-to-School section, we have included information on antibiotic overuse. It speaks to all of us, but especially to parents who might be “surprised, maybe even angry, if they leave the doctor’s office empty-handed.” Most of us go to the doctor to get a prescription, especially if our children are ill, but there are real dangers in over-prescribing antibiotics. In a study published in Pediatrics, Nathan Kuppermann, professor and chair of emergency medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine, expands on a danger only mentioned in the article printed in our Back-toSchool section. He found that bacterial meningitis can be masked in children already on antibiotics for a presumed ear infection, strep throat or some other condition. Bacterial meningitis kills if not caught and treated quickly, so antibiotics can present a lethal danger in some cases. Another case in point is the story of the Gardasil vaccine for girls. Millions of women and girls as young as 14 have been inoculated with the vaccine, which is supposed to eliminate two of the many viruses that may cause cervical cancer. I wonder if we have just subjected a generation of American females to a guinea-pig trial, before finding out that the medicine might cause blood clots. Where does that leave the girl who has no family history of cervical cancer but several family members who have suffered blood clots and stroke? Is she still one less, as the pushy TV commercials professed? In our Letters to the Editor column a couple of weeks ago and again this week, readers have weighed in on the topic of health care reform. This week’s letter discusses Medicare and home health care, issues all of us will face as our parents and/or we ourselves age. It will help to have many people in all stages of life participating in this debate that will affect us all for many years to come. 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Can we really afford to cut those jobs at a time when the unemployment rate is going up every month? We all need to consider the repercussions. I request that you contact your Congressional delegate(s) and urge them not to cut the Medicare home health benefit simply in the name of “reform.” —Michael F. Comegys, Director Bayada Nurses, Cumberland County I COMMUNITY CALENDAR HAPPENINGS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 Low Back Pain and Sciatica. The CyberSpot, 610 E. Landis Ave. 7-8 p.m. Heidi Shelley from the Foundation for Wellness Professionals will speak about natural methods to eliminate back pain without use of drugs aor unnecessary surgery. Free but limited to first 20 callers. 691-1313. THE LANDIS THEATER FOUNDATION invites any interested persons to attend a “town hall” style meeting at the Vineland Public Library on Wednesday, August 26 at 7 p.m., to discuss details of the ongoing redevelopment of Vineland’s historic Landis Theater. Discussions will include the timetable for completion of the theater and its projected Grand Opening, management structure and community involvement, and a description of planned performances. A question and answer session for members of the public will follow the presentation. Vineland in Need of Rent Control Fairmount Avenue Car Cruise In case you are wondering what the Fairmount Avenue Car Cruise is ….it isn’t. Let me explain. Yours truly had taken ill and had an extended hospital stay near the day of the great Delsea Drive-in Cruise. A group of cruisers were staging around the corner from my home (on Fairmount Avenue). These friends and fellow gearheads decided to swing (cruise) by my house and make me remember that my car buddies were thinking about me. Cruisers from Nostalgia Knights and South Jersey Cruisers Association Car Club were the lead rides. I got the best seat in the house, which was from the comfort of my front lawn. I’m now on the mend and this gesture is an example of what I’ve stated for a long time. The car community is made of the finest group of people you want to meet. Thank you one and all. —Ben Notaro, Vineland Medicare Cuts Will Devastate Home Health Community We should not destroy home health care in the name of “reform,” we should be supporting it. The proposed $50 billion cut in Medicare reimbursements to the home health community over the next 10 years will have a devastating effect in reduced client benefits and significant losses in jobs. As an employee in the home health community, I can attest to the fact that patients recover more quickly when the home care they receive is delivered in the comfort and familiarity of their home as opposed to a more restrictive environment. Perhaps, at some point, we all have experienced a loved one or someone we know who has benefited from home care services. Home care allows patients to take an active role in their care, without restricting their independence or limiting family interaction and ultimately saving time and money for Medicare. In addition to the numerous benefits that home health care offers, think about the economic impact this level of cut could have on our already weakened economy. These cuts will put many jobs in jeopardy. The home health community directly employs one mil- { 8 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 According to the Truth & Renting booklet published by the NJ Department of Community Affairs, “The State of New Jersey has no laws that establish, govern or control rents.” The tenant is almost entirely at the mercy of the landlord. The landlord makes the rules, controls and maintains the property, determines services to be afforded and can raise the rent at will. And there is very little the tenant can do about it. Because the state does not protect the tenant, it is up to the municipalities to do so. More than 100 communities in the state have passed some type of rent control ordinance designed to protect the tenant from unconscionable rent increases and eviction. The City of Vineland is in dire need of a rent-control ordinance. Thirty-four percent of the population of Vineland or 20,000 citizens rent and occupy 6,723 units. Forty-three percent pay between $500 and $749 rent per month. The city has recently initiated an inspection program to ensure all rental units are kept up to code. The problem is, only 1,600 units or 24 percent of all rental units will be inspected. This leaves about 92 percent of all citizen/renters with absolutely no protection at all. Mobile home park owner/tenants are particularly vulnerable to ownerllandlord abuse because they own their own homes which are located on rented land. If the homeowner is forced into eviction because the landlord imposes unreasonably high rent increases, the equity in the home decreases. Most “mobile” homes are not designed to be moved and the costs of doing so are prohibitive; and once moved, the home always loses its value. The tenant can try to sell the home, but if a mobile home park has the reputation of exorbitant rent increases, the home becomes difficult to sell. The alternative to moving: The tenant must pay the higher rent, but in doing so the home and the neighborhood often suffers because there is less available income for upkeep improvements and maintenance. In Vineland there are 20 mobile home parks with a minimum of 2,000 units total. That is 30 percent of all rental units in the city—one in every 10 citizens. There was a time when mobile homes were considered AMY SERRA will be returning to Vineland from Los Angeles to do a product demonstration with Become Beauty Cosmeceuticals on August 27 and 28 from noon to 2 p.m. at Thomas Serra Salon, 1167 East Landis Avenue. Serra is also booking one-on-one mini-facials from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Different than a cosmetic, the scientific promise of a “cosmeceutical” skin-care product is prevention and repair at a cellular level. Call Thomas Serra salon for details. FREE FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING is being sponsored by Friends Village at Woodstown. The foursession workshop, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, is designed to help caregivers and family members of individuals with Alzheimer disease and related disorders, to cope with the everyday and long-term care needs of their impaired relatives. Workshop topics will include the medical overview of dementia (9/8), daily care issues (9/15), enhancing communication and managing behaviors (9/22), as well as legal and financial issues (9/29). The sessions will start at 9:30 a.m. and run to 11 a.m. each Tuesday. Seating . will be limited, so R.S.V.P to Kristina Zumbo, CSW, SJ Program Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, by September 3, at 797-1212 ext. 414. All sessions will be held in the Fenwick Commons Community Room, Friends Village, Woodstown. includes materials. Class size is limited to 15. The Clay College Ceramic Arts Studio is located at 108 N. High Street. Call 765-0988 for more information and to register, or log onto cccnj.edu CAT ADOPTION DRIVE at Cumberland County SPCA means reduced fees for cats and kittens to promote feline adoptions and lower euthanasia rates. When: Now through September 30 Fee: Kittens $60 (regularly $80), Cats $45 (regularly $80)I Includes: Spay/Neuter surgery, shots, parasite treatment, i.d. tag, cat carrier. Why: To find good homes for the abundance of kittens/cats we are caring for and save lives. Where: Visit the cats at CCSPCA, 1244 N. Delsea Drive in Vineland or the Millville Petsmart. View the cats online at www.cumberlandcountyspca.org DH/PERFIL LATINO TV, Inc. states that both of its productions Perfil Latino and Una Hora con Dios will be showing under Telemundo signal (ch 62) on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Perfil Latino is an established weekly, bilingual, multicultural, community-oriented television program that started 12 years ago in the form of 5- to 10-minute educational segments sponsored by the Hispanic congregation of St. Mary Magdalen Church in Millville. The contents of the segments, the services provided to the public and the enthusiasm of its presentation further the creation of a full 30-minute independent program. Una Hora con Dios is s religious broadcast promoting the Catholic faith, and featuring local and regional parishes. The programs aired on Comcast cable QBC TV-2, but now will also be showing under Telemundo signal. WORKING WITH CLAY is a creative way for youngsters to express their individuality. Cumberland County College’s Clay College offers non-credit pottery courses for children and teens. Classes are scheduled for four age groups including teens. The fee for each class is $100 (teen class $150) and Continued on page 10 THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 Public Meeting. Vineland City Hall, 640 E. Wood St., (Council Chambers, 2nd Floor). Discussion of the Vineland Municipal Utility’s progress. Utility reps will discuss past accomplishments, future strategies, customer service initiatives, electric utility infrastructure improvements, and water utility infrastructure improvements. 7 p.m. CHURCH NEWS Jewish Federation of Cumberland County, in conjunction with Beth Israel Congregation of Vineland and Congregation B’nai Tikvah of Turnersville, invites the community to Rhapsody, an evening of incomparable music with performances by Israel’s rising young piano star Lev Chebotarev and local composer, performer and teacher Ross Kuhnreich on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 7 p.m. at Beth Israel Congregation (1015 East Park Avenue Vineland). A dessert reception will be served following the concert. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Admission is $18. Call 696-4445. Bishop Sylvestre D. Romero will visit Trinity Episcopal Church (Eighth and Wood streets) on Sunday, September 6. He will celebrate and preach at the 9 a.m. Eucharist. On Sunday, September 13, Bill and Karen Itzel and Family present a Gospel Concert at 5:30 p.m. at Newfield Park, Catawba Avenue in Newfield. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music of these Grammy and Dove nominees. If it rains, call 697-3005 for alternate location. St. Padre Pio Parish, OLP Church, (4680 Dante Ave.) will hold a Liturgy, Mass of Forgiveness, Healing and Peace on September 12 at 5 p.m. The Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Richard McAlear. All are welcome. WEEKLY THROUGH OCTOBER 6 Senior Golf Association Events. Various courses throughout southern New Jersey. Annual membership $20. Call to join or for schedule. 691-4098. AUGUST 19 & 26, SEPTEMBER 9 Vineland Ice Hockey Registration. Canlan Ice Arena, 2111 Industrial Way. Offering both high school level Varsity and J-V positions. Any skater, grades 8 through 12, attending the following schools is eligible: Vineland, Delsea Buena, Millville, Bridgeton, Oakcrest, Cumberland Christian, and Sacred Heart. 7-9 p.m. Absolutelyglass @comcast.net. THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 Tax Workshop. Cumberland County College, George P Luciano Family Center, . 3322 College Dr. Free workshop is for Vineland/Millville and Bridgeton Urban Enterprise Zone businesses, CPA’s, accountants and financial services. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 563-0440. AUGUST 29 & 31, SEPTEMBER 2 North Vineland Little League Fall Ball Registration. Dr. Charles Cunningham Park, West Ave. and Wheat Rd. All age groups: 816 years old (Jr. Farm League, Farm League, Little League, Senior League). Players must live in North Vineland between the areas on the North side of Landis Avenue to the Malaga border and West of Main Road to the Norma border. Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Monday 6-8 p.m.; Wednesday 6-8 p.m. $10. 794-8806. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 Giant Yard Sale. Vineland High School South, 2880 E. Chestnut Ave. The sale, rescheduled due to rain on 8/22, will be held in the parking lot, next to the auditorium. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (Rain date is August 23.) Space reservations can be made by calling 794-6800 ext. 2539. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 Financial Healing Seminar. Acquire the Legacy Counseling Center, 717 Landis Ave. A discussion of family sending plans, financial setbacks, freedom from debt etc. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free will donations. 213-5845 ext. 112. SEPTEMBER 4 THROUGH 6 AMA Superbike Championship Weekend. New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville. The American Superbike class will be joined by the Daytona SportBike, SuperSport and SunTrust Moto-GT classes. 327-7217. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 Car Wash Fundraiser. Veterans Memorial School, 424 S. Main Rd. The girls’ tennis team at Vineland High School wash cars to benefit the Dream Foundation. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 for cars, $7 for trucks. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 2nd Annual Run For Life. Wheat Road Golf, 2142 E. Wheat Rd. 5K this year in memory of Ronald K Brownlee Jr, who lost his battle with leukemia last June. All proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 9 a.m. 5 K Run or 1 Mile Walk $20 if reg by Sept. 5, $25 day of race. www.therunforlife5k.com. surgery. 9 a.m. Register with Stacey, Nurse Manager at 691-8188 ext. 272. SUNDAY, AUGUST 30 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, and more. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $7 members, $9 nonmembers 697-1814. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Photographic Society Meeting. Newfield Senior Center, Catawba Ave. and Church St, Newfield. New members welcome. 7:30 p.m. 794-2528. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Old Timers Baseball Reunion. Semper Marine Hall, W. Landis Ave. (opposite 84 Lumber). All former players, family members, and fans are invited to come out and mingle with old teammates and to honor newly elected members to the Hall of Fame. 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. $20 payable at the door. only at South Jersey’s Premier Car Wash WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Just $850 YES! Voted #1 “Best of Best” 2009 + Tax Can get my car clean INSIDE & OUT??? TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 City Council Meeting. Council Chambers, City Hall, Seventh and Wood sts. 7:30 p.m. MONDAY, AUGUST 31 Women’s Health Institute Lecture Series. SJH Regional Medical Center, Sherman Ave., Vineland. This month’s lecture will focus on interstitial cystitis, a urinary bladder disease that can cause pain, pressure and frequency of urination. 6 p.m. Free. Register at (800) 770-7547. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 Planning Board Meeting. Council Chambers, City Hall, Seventh and Wood sts. 7:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Ellison’s 15th Annual Golf Tournament. Buena Vista Country Club, Rt. 40, Buena. This year’s golf outing is part of The Ellison School’s 50th Anniversary celebration. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a buffet luncheon. Tournament at 1 p.m. Putting and hole-in-one contests offering more than $6,500 in prizes. Entry fee of $150 includes greens fees, carts, tips, luncheon and dinner. Advertisement and sponsorship opportunities are available. 691-1734. GOLF, SPORTS, ETC. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 Red Cross Blood Drive. Vineland Developmental Center, East Campus Auditorium, 1676 E. Landis Ave. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. EVERY SATURDAY Canoe & Kayak Trip. Parvin State Park, 701 Almond Rd, Pittsgrove. On Parvin Lake and Muddy Run. Meet at 10 a.m. at Fire Ring (between CS 13 and 15). Bring your own boat or rent one from Al & Sam’s. 358-8616. EVER Guaranteed! Windows included with this ad. Best Wash the grapevine { 9 } THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Cataract Coffee Talk. SurgiCenter, 251 South Lincoln Ave. Learn more about cataract 2611 S. Main Rd. Vineland, NJ 08360 (Between Grant & Sherman) GV Letters Continued from page 8 affordable housing, but those days are but a memory. An average mobile home being sold in Vineland is $84,38 with over 40 percent on the market in the $89,000 to $140.000 range. Mobile home park owners in Vineland charge their tenants $500 or more for rent. Imagine paying $6,000 or more a year in rent on top of a $50,000-plus mortgage. Over 50 percent of the homes in our city are valued between $50,000 and $100,000 and they own their own land. Mobile homes in Vineland are definitely not “affordable.” The renter has only one means of protection under the law and that is to have the municipality pass a rent-control ordinance. It is necessary to convince our elected officials that such a need exists. Rent control refers to laws or ordinances that set price controls on the renting of residential housing. It functions as a price ceiling on residential property. Rent control is necessary to prevent landlords from imposing rent increases that force key workers or vulnerable people (i.e. senior citizens) to leave an area. Maintaining a supply of affordable housing is essential to sustaining an economy. Homeowners who support rent control point to the neighborhood instability caused by high or frequent rent increases and the effect on schools, youth groups, and community organizations when tenants move frequently. In some regions, rent control laws are more commonly adopted for mobile home parks (sometimes called manufactured home communities). Reasons given for these laws include residents owning their homes (and renting the land), the high cost of moving “mobile” homes, and the loss of home value once they are moved. Rent control (sometimes called rent stabilization) is a collection of laws that regulate how much a landlord can raise (or must reduce) the rent, limit reasons for eviction, protect against substandard housing, and preserve affordable housing in a community. The only way to convince the city committee that a rent control ordinance is needed is for the tenants to make a visible show of support. More than 200 Vineland renters have already voiced their support through a grassroots organization know as Vineland MHP Citizens for Rent Control. For more information, contact: Vineland MHP Citizens for Rent Control c/o Joseph L. Ready 1616 Pennsylvania Ave. Lot 239 Vineland, NJ 08361 —Joseph L. Ready, Vineland The Grapevine’s Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1. ____ ‘n Boots 5. So. Am. Cuniculus 10. Boston Orchestra 14. Herb for burns 15. Higher up 16. Scottish hillside 17. Br. King 1016-1035 18. Evil spirit 19. Mentally healthy 20. Cathode 21. Licensed practical nurse 22. -__, denotes past 23. 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In addition to Solution to August 12 puzzle 28. Equally 29. Skin disease caused by mites 32. Soft baby food 33. Gone by 34. Cambridge river 36. Where wine ferments (abbr.) 37. Browning of the skin 39. Own (Scottish) 40. A scrap of cloth 41. Point between E and SE 48. Norm 51. Lincoln’s state 53. Sodium 54. Other name for Czech capital 55. Expressed pleasure 57. MN 55120 58. Japanese food 60. W. Samoan monetary unit 61. Frosts 64. They ___ 65. Prohibition 66. Golf score 67. Before 68. 1/100 kyat 69. Electric brain test { 10 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 Save our Communities, Our County, Our Improvement Authority Cumberland County Improvement Authority is undergoing a transition, and it may not be for the better. This is a letter of encouragement and support of Steven Wymbs, CCIA’s executive director. Wymbs needs our help because his job is in jeopardy; his contract was deemed “Null and Void” at a recent CCIA meeting. For the past six years I have witnessed Freeholder Louis Magazzu openly criticize Wymbs and CCIA’s operation. Several times he created roadblocks in its operations and has most recently maneuvered the appointments to this board resulting in a board majority that answers directly to Magazzu. Wymbs has effectively solved critical problems. He preserved the former Millville National Bank, a landmark that became the cornerstone for Millville’s downtown revitalization. This improvement set the tone for Millville’s successful Arts District. He was an invaluable member of committees that worked to repair and preserve the famed Holly Murals and the Governor Stokes Mausoleum. Under Wymbs’ leadership, the CCIA sponsored the “More to Offer” tourism campaign, which the CCIA’s Magazzu-controlled board voted to cut this year. In comparison, and in a down economic market, all of our surrounding counties either continued their tourism campaigns or initiated one where one had not existed before. With Wymbs at the CCIA helm, thousands have benefited by the CCIA’s many Environmental Enhancement Grants each year. Cumberland County needs Steven Wymbs to continue building and maintaining our communities. His continuation with CCIA as its executive director should be an essential concern of anyone committed to improving our County. —Jane Y. Christy, Independent Leader Candidate for Freeholder WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Do You Have Dangerous Trees? Call For Your Free Evaluation Good, Clean Work At Reasonable Prices Don’t Be Fooled. Call A Certified Aborist. For All Your Tree Care. the grapevine { 11 } Pruning • Tree Removals • Storm Damage Elevations • Shrubbery Trimming • Stump Grinding Owner Operated Local Business • Fully Insured Owner Working At All Jobs! FREE ESTIMATES www.forresttreesurgeon.com 10% Off Any Tree Service Forrest Tree Surgeon • 856-694-0922 Must present coupon at time of estimate. Not valid with other offers. Exp. 9/12/09 Grapevine p12-17 082609-de:Layout 1 8/24/09 8:29 PM Page 12 I Culinary Adventures Gourmet Lunches & Dinners Take Outs & Package Goods SERVING THE FOOD YOU LOVE IN A VERY DIFFERENT WAY. { STEPHEN WILSON | PHOTOS: MARIE GALLO } A Barbeque to Remember North Italy Club’s chicken barbeque lives up to the hype. S Milmay Tavern has “foodFood • Better Prices with flavor” Better DUNGENESS CRAB SPECIAL $9.95 Tuckahoe Road & Millville-Mays Landing Road, Milmay N.J. Chuck Boone Band Saturday, August 29 (609)476-3611 Open 6 days 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Closed Monday Crowds gather outside the North Italy Hall, while club members busy themselves preparing the barbequed chicken and other delicacies. everal months ago, I went to a function at the North Italy Club on East Avenue in Vineland. While there, I was handed a piece of paper by someone. In it, Mary Tootsie Louisane told me that the North Italy Beneficial Association makes “the most mouth-watering, succulent” chicken at its barbeque. I then read about the secret sauce that has been handed down since the first barbeque so many years ago. This was a chicken barbeque that I needed to check out. Fast forward to last weekend. On Facebook, Den (the chef at the North Italy) had posted a few updates informing his friends that he had been working hard to prepare the chicken barbeque. The morning of, he invited everyone to come out and enjoy the festivities. Jill and I arrived at the North Italy Club about an hour after the barbeque had omena lla Fil Vi is NOW Same Owner, Same Staff, Same Wonderful Service & Food You’ve Come To Love! RESTAURANT • LOUNGE • BAKERY Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner   { 12 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 s Cakes A r Fabulou Try Ou   rs   e s Appetiz   ced Drink Redu y 3-6pm • day-Frida Mon nu ray of me lightful ar utiful patio y a de Come enjo items on our bea ery ge ra From Bak and beve nd Treats Come & Party On Our Outside Patio & Bar! 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The fire pits were off to the right, and the chickens were all lined up in the same manner as at the Forest Grove and Dorothy barbeques. We spotted two sheltered areas and walked over to the larger shelter, since it appeared as though the chickens were being served there. Fortunately, there wasn’t a line, so we walked right on up, gave up our tickets, and got two platters in return. We were invited to grab as many grilled long hots as we’d like, then were directed to a large pan of the spicy local peppers. I picked up the tongs and placed a few into one of the platters. They looked nice and charred and were covered in oil. Den told me that a group of 15 to 20 guys usually get together every year to put on the barbeque, and it’s a great opportunity for them to hang out and spend some time with their fellow club members. The preparations usually start on Thursday, as there is much work to be done. The pits need to be cleaned, the racks that hold the chicken need to be powerwashed, and the club grounds have to be tidied up. And of course, the food needs to be made. Cases of long hots are cleaned, the spe- was yelled out, and in a flash, I had my sausage and pepper sandwich. I put a little catsup on it, and chowed down. It was great, the sausage (from Joe’s Butcher Shop) was excellent, and the peppers were hot, but pleasantly so. Last year’s long hots were HOT, too hot in my opinion, but this year’s have been great. We went home to eat the chicken, because we Indoors and outside, folks chowed down on good eats at the wanted to share with North Italy chicken barbeque. Mayor Robert Romano (No. 33 Grandmom. The chicken above) and wife Ann, far right, came out to eat and mingle. was perfectly cooked, with crispy, salty, and slightly smoky skin. The meat was moist and tencial basting sauce is prepared, tomatoes der. The macaroni salad was surprisingly are sliced, corn is shucked. The macaroni good, as was the corn on the cob. The salad is made on Friday, which allows two sliced tomatoes were juicy and sweet, and full days for all the flavors to mingle. since all the produce was from local farms There is a lot of work to be done at an (kudos to the North Italy Club for that), event such as this, and you have to appreI’m not surprised everything was so deliciate all the time and effort that’s put in! Before we left, Jill and I passed the cious. Good job guys, I can’t wait until smaller of the shelters and couldn’t help your next barbeque… I’ve already marked but notice that there were sausages and January 31, 2010, on my calendar. I peppers being cooked. The smell was Stephen Wilson along with his wife Jill enticing, so I had to have one. I was told McClennen owns The Sweet Life Bakery. there were sweet and hot sausage, and You may contact him via e-mail at sweet and hot peppers. 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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. Serving 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. MLB games on 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. Featuring the “Gutbuster” a 21-oz. burger, pizza, salads, wings, subs, dinners. 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. & 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. 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 Sun. 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, 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 for all occasions. Kawa Thai & Sushi, 2196 N. Second St. (Rt.47), Millville, 825-9939. Thai and Japanese cuisine. BYOB. FRUIT • PRODUCE • DELI • SANDWICHES 1362 S. Delsea Dr. Vineland SPECIALS FREE EGGS 856-362-5978 WITH ANY PURCHASE OVER $15 JERSEY NECTARINES…..$129 lb. GREEN & YELLOW SQUASH…79¢ lb. ROMAINE LETTUCE……85¢ a head XTRA LARGE LONG WATERMELONS.$449 ea { 14 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 CUBAN PEPPERS………69¢ lb. MANGO’S….$500 Box or 80¢ea ASPARAGUS……………….$299 lb. JERSEY CORN…35¢ an ear/$385 dz GREEN BELL PEPPERS……69¢ lb JERSEY TOMATOES……….59¢ lb. Since 1957 AMERICAN CHEESE WHITE & YELLOW $2.49 lb. BUFFALO CHICKEN BREAST $5.99 lb. PREMIUM HOMESTYLE TURKEY BREAST $5.99 lb. PREMIUM TAVERN HAM $4.49 lb. PREMIUM BOLOGNA $3.19 lb. MILK • EGGS • FRUIT BASKETS LISCIO BAKERY ROLLS • BREAD Featuring Dietz & Watson Meats & Cheeses DELI SPECIALS Best Pizza in Town 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. La Locanda Pizzeria & Ristorante, 1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, 794-3332. Pasta, veal, chicken. Lunch and dinner. Closed Sun. Lucia’s Ristorante, 785 W. Sherman Ave., Vineland, 692-0300. Italian fine dining and regional cooking. Marciano’s Restaurant, 947 N. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 563-0030. Italian-American cuisine, seafood and veal. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast buffet. Manny & Vic’s, 1687 N. Delsea Dr., Vineland, 696-3100. Daily pizza specials, delivery. Manny’s Pizza, 426 N. High St., Millville, 327-5081. Daily pizza specials, delivery. 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, 825-3525. 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. Live lobsters, seafood, prime rib, steak, cocktails and wine. 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. 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However, if there is a buyer identified for the lands known as Cohanzick Golf Club, it is important to note that the Board of Chosen Freeholders would support that that acreage be carved out of the total project to allow the golf course to remain an active facility.” Freeholder and County Planning Board Liaison Nelson Thompson said, as it stands today, if the Coastal Wetlands Conservation Program Funds are used to acquire the land, it must go fallow. “We are appreciative of the efforts put forth by Green Acres to preserve open space in our county. We are also pleased that Green Acres has indicated that if a buyer is identified prior to them acquiring the land, they will be happy to work with the buyer by carving out the necessary acreage to allow the golf course to remain open.” Notice of whether or not Green Acres will be successful in receiving the grant is anticipated sometime in November. Delivery Available tionnaire posted on the Cumberland County web page. County officials are eager to get as much input from the public on such topics as redevelopment, transportation, renewable energy in a “green economy,” and marketing the County’s tourism. Freeholder Director Louis N. Magazzu, liaison for the Economic Development Board, is encouraging all residents to weigh in. “We are taking a long-range approach to the ways we can improve economic growth in the County, and we feel that to kick off this effort we need to start with what the people want to see happen in the communities in which they live and do business.” Economic Development chair Matt Milam said the board is gearing up for a long-range plan workshop at the end of the month where responses on the survey will be carefully analyzed and discussed. “We want to roll up our collective sleeves and take a hands-on approach to the way the County responds to 21st century challenges in this new economy.” Freeholder liaison William Whelan insists on the importance that issues like quality of life for residents and businesses have in developing communities throughout the county. “Clearly the environment where we raise our families, work and build our businesses must be one that encourages one to stay in Cumberland County and to invest in its success.” School Wins “Painting a Brighter Future” Grant A fresh coat of paint brightens up any room, and this summer Arthur P. Shalick High School will receive up to 40 gallons of paint to refresh its learning environment. Shalick High was selected from more than 250 schools as the winner of a paint grant through Swanson Hardware Supply’s partnership with True Value Foundation’s “Painting a Brighter Future” program. A True Value Foundation paint grant helps renew an atmosphere that sets a positive tone for educators to teach and children to learn. Partnering with True Value Foundation, Residents Asked to Weigh In on Green Economy United Lawn L.L.C. 41 S. Wade Blvd. Millville, NJ 08332 856-327-3212 • Fax: 856-293-9588 { 18 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 The Cumberland County Economic Development Board wants to know what residents in all 14 municipalities think should be the County’s approach to its future development initiatives. Toward that end, residents are invited to take a few minutes to answer a short ques- CRABTREE’S LANDSCAPING And Turf Management Beautifying the outside since 1989 Serving Vineland, Millville & Bridgeton Areas COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL OVER 2 0 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE! Total Landscape Renovations In-ground Irrigation Systems Sodding, Mulching, Hydroseeding Waterfalls & ponds 856.875.0774 Shalick High was selected from more than 250 schools as the winner of a paint grant through Swanson Hardware…. educational environment in their respective communities. Who better than a hardware store owner to help convince local school officials on how 40 gallons of paint can enhance the learning environment for area students. Retailers identified elementary, junior high or high schools in their neighborhoods that met basic qualifications and encouraged the schools to apply for paint grants, which were awarded based on need. An extensive judging process evaluated several aspects of the school, including student population, involvement with the surrounding community and the reasoning behind the school’s request. Using this set of criteria, an advisory committee of True Value Company professionals identified the top 60 applicants as grant winners, each of whom were notified by their local True Value hardware store. True Value Foundation was established in 2008 to unite True Value retailers in helping people in their communities build stronger lives through charitable programs. Through the foundation, America’s local hometown True Value hardware stores are encouraged to support youth programs, create solutions for community and social issues, and inspire adults to continue to learn through new experiences. By uniting retailers in this mission through local initiatives, the foundation brings positive change to more people in True Value communities. 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By September, the group brought in Philadelphia drama coach Mary Myers to instruct its members on the basics of acting. The next month, it officially organized with Jesse T. Morie as president and the Orchard Road Community Hall as its rehearsal place. With Myers as director, rehearsals for the troupe’s first full-length play, Ring Around Elizabeth, were underway by early 1947. According to the Times Journal, this production, sponsored by the Vineland Kiwanis Club, was presented at the Vineland High School auditorium on March 20 and 21, 1947. Myers remained at the helm for the May staging of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit as well as the December production of George Washington Slept Here, which actually opened at the West Trimble Lodge in West Collingswood before its Vineland presentation on December 11 and 12 under the sponsorship of the Newfield Kiwanis Club. By this point, rehearsals had moved to the Borough of Vineland Republican Club. The Times Journal identifies Frank Meottle and Virginia Curtis as the directors of the Little Theatre’s fifth and sixth plays, 1948’s Petticoat Fever and 1949’s Another Language. Curtis soon joined Sid Caesar’s television hit Your Show of Shows Cumberland Players… outlived the other five organizations formed in February 1946. where future playwrights Woody Allen and Neil Simon were staff writers before producing works the Little Theatre would stage over the next several decades. With sponsorship ranging from the Vineland VINTAGE VINELAND Pinelands Backdrop Who are these men in uniform? Do you recognize any of them or know their story? ers in identifying the people and places captured on film so long ago. If you know something about this photograph, we ask that you contact either Harbold at the Society or use the contact information on page 4 to inform us. Also, the VHAS is starting an oral history project, and encourages anyone with stories of Vineland to come to the VHAS and be interviewed. The interviews will not be made public; they will just be preserved. If you prefer, you may write your stories down and send them to VHAS. For instance, tell the history of your street or neighborhood, tell how you grew up in Vineland, including the anecdotes, firsthand or secondhand accounts, stories that tell the unique characteristics of growing up in Vineland. 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 Seventh Street, Vineland (691-1111). { 20 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 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 read- Junior Police to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Little Theatre mounted two more productions in 1949, The Man Who Came to Dinner, directed by Florence Horowitz, and My Sister Eileen, the first of a record 14 plays, directed by Philadelphia Plays and Players member John J. Crowley, according to the group’s website. In March 1950, between performing a pair of one-act plays at events sponsored by the Exchange Club and the Chamber of Commerce, the Little Theatre purchased the building on Sherman Avenue that was once the South Vineland Methodist Church. Work soon began on turning the structure into a theater. “It took them three years to add a stage, put a basement in, bathrooms, lobby and they all did it themselves,” Johnson explained. A Times Journal article from October 1950 reveals that the building was utilized while it was being refurbished. The article describes the building’s entire interior as the set for a forthcoming production of Arsenic and Old Lace, citing that it was the first time “the group had an actual set to work in.” While the new facility effectively accommodated rehearsals, the production would be transferred to Vineland High School for the November 6 and 7 performances, the first not sponsored by an outside group. A 1952 Times Journal article reported that, with the impending merger of Vineland Borough and Landis Township, the Little Theatre “appropriately changed its name to ‘Vineland Community Theatre,’” a move that did not prevent the continued use of the original moniker. The group’s new home was officially christened with the November 1953 production of Come Back Little Sheba, launching a rewarding six decades at the Sherman Avenue site. Building on its drama and comedy repertoire, the group slowly added musicals to the mix so that today it is a standard summer feature. Children’s theater and teen workshops followed. By 1962, the group won first prize in the New Jersey Theatre League’s Drama Tournament with a production of Sunday Costs Five Pesos. In 1977, the name was changed to Cumberland Players but it remains the same organization that offers our area brief visits by Arthur Miller, Thornton Wilder and even William Shakespeare. I Next week: Inside Cumberland Players. Varicose • Veins • Featured on ? and WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Reach Out To The Most Qualified Specialist Minimally Invasive Insurance covered Please Watch for Our Free Vein Screening in the Fall 30 min. Office Treatment Charles L. Dietzek, D.O., FACOS Raymond S. 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Discounted Pre-Paid Massage Packages Available Acupuncture, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Reflexology, Massage, Herbs, Nutrition, Acupressure, Meditation, Essential Oils, Reiki, Hypnotherapy, Ayurveda, Feng Shui, Educational Workshops, Emotional Freedom Technique (856) 794-9696 Madison Square 782 Brewster Rd. Vineland, NJ 08361 Monday – 9 am – 2 pm • Tuesday – 9 am – 9 pm Wednesday – 9 am – 9 pm • Thursday – 9 am – 8 pm Friday – 9 am – 5 pm • Saturday – 7 am – 4 pm 1350 S. West Blvd. Vineland, NJ 08360 individually created affirmations to help relieve the underlying emotional stress of the condition. According to Schwailik-Giunta, EFT works by combining the positive verbal words with the kinesthetic act of tapping and realigning the meridians—subtle energy lines—of the body. The practitioner says she was on a healing journey for many years, trying many modalities. EFT worked so well for her she decided to Dr. Ray Patel performs a colonic cleansing, a procedure he estimates he’s done about 4,000 times in the past few years. offer it to others. “EFT is great with stress and not revealing where her body is hurting or phobias and can be effective in just a few tight, but says Rink can always tell. sessions,” she says, “and some say it cures “On a one-to-10 scale, she’s about a 20 things that were incurable.” Schwailikwith me,” Ambrose proclaims. Giunta has been an EFT therapist for a year Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is and is also a certified nutrition consultant. a modern therapy based on an ancient art. Patrecia’s husband, Lou Guinta, Ph.D., is Locally, Patrecia Schwailik-Giunta is a a certified hypnotherapist, using a techpractitioner. She describes it as the “emonique that might be better known than his tional version of acupuncture.” It’s a simple wife’s. Dr. Guinta warns, though, that hyptapping procedure that gently realigns the notism is woefully misunderstood by many body’s energy systems. because its therapeutic use is confused Schwailik-Giunta first discusses the with common stage hypnotism. He doesn’t client’s emotional and physical issues. induce trances, he doesn’t cast spells. He Then, under guidance, the client performs strongly asserts how many myths there are a repetitive series of taps on certain points to overcome about his practice. on his or her face and torso while repeating Continued on next page CCC Donation Helps Health Care Students Teaming with high schools from Vineland, Millville and Bridgeton, as well as the Cumberland County Technical Education Center, Cumberland County College recently donated 285 textbooks, valued at more than $30,000, for dual-credit courses that enable students to accumulate college credits while taking classes to meet high school graduation requirements. The donation is part of Cumberland County College’s Healthcare Careers Preparation Pathways program that makes accessible a career ladder leading to family-sustaining jobs in health care. Dual-credit courses are an integral part of that career ladder. CCC purchased the books through a community-based job training grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. In the photo, from left: Diane Garrison and Jeanne Setser, Millville Senior High School; Dr. Jacqueline Galbiati, CCC interim vice president; Charlotta Birdsall, Bridgeton High School; Tammy Monahan, Vineland High School; Paula Corson, Millville Senior High School; and Veronica Pensa, Cumberland County College. BEST O THE BE F 15 Yea ST rs 2009 SPECIAL SPE I S CIAL Tai Tai Chi Classes at Yi’s s at Yi’s Karate of Vineland Karate Vineland If you’ve ever wondered if If you’ve ever wondered if u the Martial Arts is right for Martial Arts is right you or your child – NOW is you r your child NOW is the time to nd out! the time to nd out! 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Positive motivations attained through hypnosis help Dr. Guinta’s clients with weight management, smoking cessation, habits and phobias, addictions, and other emotional problems. “If you can listen and follow directions, I can help you if you want it,” he says. Similar to his wife, Dr. Guinta came to hypnotherapy through personal experience. Evolving the Bridge Wayne Mesiano is a bridge-builder. His bridge crosses a significant divide from one side where there is a patient needing help to the other side where physical, mental, and spiritual growth and healing can bring that help. Mesiano, a licensed acupuncturist, recently opened Evolutions for Conscious Living, in Vineland, which he calls an integral medicine and holistic health center. He has gathered a group of practitioners who work individually and together to “assist people in changing health behaviors which will help them develop as a person as well.” He could be called a grounded visionary and his calm but intense demeanor complements both aspects. Evolutions is a business and he steadfastly runs it, but his ideals and hopes go far beyond. He believes the changes holistic care can bring at a deep level are going to be “the new health care. “Health care reform has to be people reforming themselves,” Mesiano says. “There has to be a values shift—from materials to well-being of the self, and health must be foremost in the shift.” Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are the key vehicles to this new way of living. The instrument is the needle that Mesiano says “tonifies” the circulation of energy (called chi) in the body, stimulating it if it is low or suppressing it if it is too high. Conditions responding to acupuncture include digestion issues, back and muscular-skeletal pain, allergies, women’s issues, and emotional depression. Ultimately, it treats the spirit. “It’s a bridge to reach the patient on all levels: physical, mental, and spiritual,” Mesiano says, “the highest level is connection to soul development.” Surrounding the hub of Mesiano’s nineyear-old acupuncture practice now stand spokes of professionals, including his wife, Jill, who offer reflexology, yoga, massage, Reike, holistic nutrition, and homeopathy. In addition to acupuncture, Mesiano personally provides Chi Gong, Tai Chi, zero balancing acupressure, essential oils, and meditation. Patrecia Schwailik-Giunta and Lou Giunta practice their EFT and hypnotherapy at his center. Evolutions is still in its first year, looking high and looking deep, trying to evolve to reach those still unknown heights and insights. —Mickey Brandt Patrecia Schwailik-Giunta demonstrates EFT with Janet Sacco, seated. 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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. High St., Millville, 327-3714. Ann Boyle’s Turn of the Sentry, 6-9 p.m. AUGUST 28 AND 29 Nightlife at Old Oar House. Old Oar House Brewery, 123 N. High St., Millville, 2931200. Fri.: Fuss, 9 p.m. Sat.:Ottomatix, 9 p.m. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 Punky O’ Dell. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. 7 p.m. THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 Don’t Call Me Francis. Annata Wine Bar, SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 Bound By Nothing, Rob Smith, Peanut Butter Lovesicle. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, 563-1400. Noah Cook benefit. 5 p.m. $10. EAGLE SOARS IN FIRST SEASON The Hammonton arts community has been enjoying its first summer of performances at the rebuilt Eagle Theatre. This weekend, two shows are on tap. 216 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, 609-7049797. 9:30 p.m. Tickets $10. AUGUST 27, 28, AND 29 Nightlife at Villa Fazzolari. Villa Filomena Ristorante & Lounge, 821 Harding Hwy., Buena, 697-7107. Thurs.: Ladies Night, Fri.: Live music, Sat.: Italian Accordian. MONDAY, AUGUST 31 Frank Marone Combo. Giampetro Park Enrico Serra Band Shell, E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. Free concert. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 An Evening of Music With Friends. Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. Sometimes silly, sometimes serious, join these Friends and more as they journey together in their favorite songs. This special cabaret event features the volunteers that helped bring The Eagle Theatre to life. Come out for a night of incredible music as these artists bring their talents to the stage. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 and $10. 609-704-5012. AUGUST 27, 28, AND 29 Nightlife at Bojo’s. 222 N. High St., Millville, 327-8011. Thurs: Ladies Nite with Charlie. Fri: Ravioli Shanker. Sat: Singalong. Sun: Nascar/Baseball. THROUGH AUGUST 31 Myer Glick Artwork. Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, 794-4244. Original paintings in acrylic and watercolors; hand-crafted stained glass work. This exhibit focuses on local resident and Holocaust survivor Myer Glick’s zest for life. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 Riddlesbrood Touring Theatre Company. Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. You’re the next contestant on “Cash a La Carte.” Get ready to play all of your favorite TV gameshows in this new interactive comedy. Whether it’s spinning a wheel, guessing a price or answering trivia, in this show…you’ll play, you’ll laugh, and you’ll win. So what are you waiting for…come on down! 8 p.m. Tickets $15 and $13. 609-704-5012. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 Tom Moran/Ant Farm. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. High St., Millville, 327-3714. 5 p.m./ 7 p.m. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Bud Cavallo Duo. Giampetro Park Enrico Serra Band Shell, E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 7 p.m. Free concert. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 Buddy Gale Orchestra. Michael Debbi Park, Cedar Ave., Richland. Big Band favorites from the 1930s to the present. 7 p.m. rain or shine. Seating available or bring a lawn chair. Free concert. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 Nightlife at Ramada. Harry’s Lounge at Ramada, W. Landis Ave. and Rt. 55, Vineland, 696-3800. Wednesday: Ladies Night, 1/2 price appetizers all night and live entertainment. Happy Hour MondaySaturday, 4-6 p.m. $1 off all drinks. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 Solfege Radio, Class 6, Break The Chair, Right After All, To Satellite, April May, Pop Art Paranoia. Fuel House Coffee Co., 636 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, 563-1400. 6 p.m. $0/$12. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 Don’t Call Me Francis. Merighi’s Savoy Inn, 4940 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, 6918051. Benefits The Courage and Valor Foundation, which was created to ensure that we remember forever, the fallen firefighters of September 11th. 9 p.m. $12. Call about VIP Package Deal $50. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 Book Launch. Bogart’s Books, 210 N. AT THE CASINOS Tickets: 1-800-736-1420; www.ticketmaster.com unless otherwise noted. HEADLINERS, COMEDY ACTS, AND MORE WWW.GRAPEVINENEWSPAPER.COM | Melissa Etheridge. Showboat House of Blues. 9 p.m. $102, $87, $67, $52, $42. 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 comics 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: 1-877-FUNNYAC or 609-348-0920. comedystop.com. Fame. Tropicana. Monday and Thursday 8 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 3:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday 7 p.m. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 The Black Crowes. Borgata. 8 p.m. $59.50, $49.50. 1-800-298-4200. Susie Essman & Richard Lewis. Hilton. 8 p.m. $35. Heaven & Hell. Showboat House of Blues. 8:30 p.m. $65, $49.50. Donna Summer. Taj Mahal. 8 p.m. $75, $50 and $35. Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles. Tropicana. Liverpool Club Theater in North Tower. Wed.–Sun., 8:30 p.m., $25. HEADLINERS THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 Blue October Cult with Switchfoot and Ours. Showboat House of Blues. 8 p.m. $35, $30. THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5 Hypno-Sterical. Trump Marina. Thurs, and Fri. 9 p.m., Sat. 10 p.m. $22.50. THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6 Carnival of Wonders. Trump Plaza. 8 p.m. Tues., Wed., Thurs., Sat.; 9 p.m. Fri.; 3 and 7 p.m. Sun. $25. the grapevine { 25 } FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 Counting Crows. Borgata. 8 p.m. $85, $65. 1-800-298-4200. Dom Irrera & Jeffrey Ross. Borgata. 9 p.m. $35. 1-800-298-4200. THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6 AUGUST 29 AND 30 Ragdoll. Trump Marina. 8 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. $25. Cirque Dreams Pandemonia. Taj Mahal. 8 p.m. Wed., Thurs;, 9 p.m. Fri.; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Sat. and Sun. $35 and $25. I Read the school handbook and make sure I your child understands the rules. Review the school’s federal “report card.” The Dangers of Antibiotic Overuse Source: www.kidshealth.org Every year, your family probably faces its share of colds, sore throats, and viruses. When you bring your child to the doctor for these illnesses, do you automatically expect a prescription for antibiotics? Many parents do. And they’re surprised, maybe even angry, if they leave the doctor’s office empty-handed—after all, what parent doesn’t want their kid to get well as quickly as possible? But your doctor could be doing you and your child a favor by not reaching for the prescription pad. HOW ANTIBIOTICS WORK Antibiotics, first used in the 1940s, are certainly one of the great advances in medicine. But overprescribing them has resulted in the development of bacteria that don’t respond to antibiotics that may have worked in the past. Plus, kids who take antibiotics when they aren’t necessary run the risk of adverse reactions, such as stomach upset and diarrhea. To understand how antibiotics work, it helps to know about the two major types of germs that can make people sick: bacteria and viruses. Although certain bacteria and viruses cause diseases with similar symptoms, the ways these two organisms multiply and spread illness are different: Bacteria are living organisms existing as single cells. Bacteria are everywhere and most don’t cause any harm, and in some cases may be beneficial. Lactobacillus, for example, lives in the intestine and help digest food. But some bacteria are harmful and can cause illness by invading the human body, multiplying, and interfering with normal bodily processes. Antibiotics are effective against bacteria because they work to kill these living organisms by stopping their growth and reproduction. Viruses, on the other hand, are not alive and cannot exist on their own—they are particles containing genetic material wrapped in a protein coat. Viruses “live,” grow, and reproduce only after they’ve invaded other living cells. Some viruses may be fought off by the body’s immune system before they cause illness, but others (colds, for example) must simply run their course. Viruses do not respond to antibiotics at all. WHY IT’S HARMFUL TO OVERUSE THEM Taking antibiotics for colds and other viral illnesses not only won’t work, but also has a dangerous side effect: over time, this practice helps create bacteria that have become more of a challenge to kill. Frequent and inappropriate use of antibiotics selects for strains of bacteria that can resist treatment. This is called bacterial resistance. These resistant bacteria require higher doses of medicine or stronger antibiotics to treat. Doctors have even found bacteria that are resistant to some of the most powerful antibiotics available today. PLAN TO BE INVOLVED I Mark school events on the family calendar. I Attend the back-to-school program. I Schedule and attend parent-teacher conferences. I Meet leaders of the parent-teacher group. PLAN HEALTHY MEALS I Have nutritious food on hand for breakfast and after-school snacks. I Find out how much school breakfasts and lunches cost. I Find out whether snacks and drinks are available at school or can be brought from home. I Ask where to obtain weekly school lunch menus. I Alert school staff if your child has a severe food allergy. ARRANGE TRANSPORTATION I Practice getting to school with your child. • BUS: Make sure she knows where and when to be picked up before and after school. • BICYCLE: Review road safety and make sure he has a helmet. • ON FOOT: Walk the route together and review pedestrian safety guidelines. I Arrange a carpool if necessary and introduce your child to the other adults and children. I Compile contact information of parents who can pick up your child in an emergency. MAKE AFTER-SCHOOL PLANS I Arrange child care or after-school activities. I Choose extracurricular activities carefully to avoid overscheduling. I Make sure your child knows where to go after school each day. HELP YOUR CHILD PREPARE FOR SCHOOL I Arrange for your child to play with others in his age group before classes start. I Discuss your child’s feelings about starting school and talk over any concerns. I Talk with your child about her daily school schedule. I Talk about peer pressure with your child. I Have your child memorize your home address and home and work phone numbers. I Tour the school with your child so she can find her classrooms, the restrooms, and the cafeteria. I Arrange a time for you and your child to meet his new teachers. LAY THE GROUND RULES I Establish a firm bedtime before school starts. I Determine where and when your child will do homework. I Figure out a plan for balancing homework and play time. I Set rules for the time spent on TV, video games, and computer use for non-school projects. Back-to-School Checklist Source: www.schoolfamily.com Don’t forget a thing! This comprehensive checklist will help make sure all your i’s are dotted and t’s crossed before your child’s first day. FIRST STEPS I Call the school district with questions about your child’s school. I Find out what day classes start and what time your child should arrive. I Enroll your child (if she is not already registered from the previous year). I Fill out emergency contact sheets and any other required forms. CHECK MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS I Make sure your child has all required immunizations. I Schedule a physical exam for your child if needed to participate in school activities. I Get your child’s vision checked before school starts if he is due for an exam. I Notify the principal’s office, the school nurse, and your child’s teachers about any health problems or medications. STOCK UP ON SCHOOL SUPPLIES I Check the school website or call for a list of required supplies. I Find out whether students will store supplies at school or bring them home each day. { 26 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 I Buy a backpack or bag to carry daily items. I Review the school dress code. I Buy school uniforms and gym clothes, if necessary. LEARN ABOUT THE SCHOOL 1370 S. Main Rd. Vineland I Find out whether the teacher prefers to communicate by phone, e-mail, or written note. Get that new look for School Open 7 days Walk-Ins Welcome 856-794-2727 I Know what your child is expected to learn in her grade level. I Familiarize yourself with the information on the school website. I Note the phone numbers for checking school Boys! ’s Men Young cut Hair closures or reporting absences. I Find out the procedure for taking your child out of school ear.ly. We Welcome April Bernard to our Staff Antibiotic resistance is a widespread problem, and one that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls “one of the world’s most pressing public health problems.” Bacteria that were once highly responsive to antibiotics have become increasingly resistant. Among those that are becoming harder to treat are pneumococcal infections (which cause pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, and meningitis), skin infections, and tuberculosis. TAKING ANTIBIOTICS SAFELY So what should you do when your child gets sick? To minimize the risk of bacterial resistance, keep these tips in mind: • Treat only bacterial infections. Seek advice and ask questions. Letting milder illnesses (especially those thought to be caused by viruses) run their course to avoid the development of drug-resistant germs may be a good idea—but it’s still best to leave what constitutes a “mild illness” up to your doctor. Even if the symptoms don’t worsen but linger, take your child to the doctor. At the office, ask questions about whether your child’s illness is bacterial or viral, and discuss the risks and benefits of antibiotics. If it’s a virus, don’t pressure your doctor to prescribe antibiotics, but ask about ways to treat symptoms. • Use antibiotics as prescribed. • Don’t save antibiotics for next time. • Never use another person’s prescription. Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD Date reviewed: November 2008 Ask your doctor about ways to treat the symptoms that are making your child uncomfortable, such as a stuffy nose or scratchy throat, without the use of antibiotics. The key to building a good relationship with your doctor is open communication, so work together toward that goal. Use the medication properly. Antibiotics are only effective against a bacterial infection if taken for the full amount of time prescribed by the doctor—and they take time to kick in, too, so don’t expect your child to feel better after taking the first dose. Most kids take one to two days to feel a lot better. Similarly, don’t let your child take antibiotics longer than prescribed. And most important, never use antibiotics that have been lying around your home. Never take antibiotics that were prescribed for another family member, either—doses for kids vary, and if your child did have an illness requiring antibiotics, you’d want to make sure you were treating it correctly. Help fight antibiotic resistance by taking simple steps to prevent the spread of infections. Encourage hand washing, make sure your kids are up to date on immunizations, and keep kids out of school when sick. Doctors are aware of increasing antibiotic resistance and are trying to solve the problem. New antibiotics may be on the horizon, but antibiotics will continue to need to be prescribed and used appropriately. I CREATIVITY Amanda Morgan’s Boutique of &STYLE    New Shine & Gloss Treatments Specializing in current coloring techniques & hair texturizing. Manicures – Pedicures – Acrylics – Waxing – Full Bridal Services.                                                                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Recipes taste so much better when made with fresh ingredients. But now it’s time to “switch gears” and focus on autumn with its own glorious splendors and gifts. Apples will be in abundance and I, for one, look forward to recipes made with this healthy “good for you” fruit. So send in those favorite “apple” recipes and enjoy the last few weeks of summer! The following story and recipe were submitted by Deanna Brown who writes, “When cucumbers are in abundance from our garden, I like to make this recipe for my family. It’s a delicious, creamy and cool salad that’s perfect to serve on a hot summer day.” 856-453-PUTT (7888) www.landislinks.com Hours: 11 am-10pm Daily (1) Round of Golf for a Group of 4, FREE Hot Dog or Nachos & (1) FREE Soda – Only $25.00 Hot Dogs• Chili/Cheese • Nachos • Sausage • Sodas & Soft Pretzels Indoor & Patio Seating Gift Certificates Available Video Games G “Since cucumbers are plentiful right now, I would like to share this recipe for refrigerated pickles.They are delicious and a great way to use those extra cucumbers from your garden.” Creamy Cucumber Salad 3 cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tsp. salt 1 cup sour cream 2 tbs. fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tsp. sugar Black pepper, to taste 1 head romaine lettuce, washed, dried and chopped Refrigerator Pickles 7 cups unpeeled sliced cucumbers 2 cups chopped onion 1 cup chopped pepper 2 cups sugar 1 cup white vinegar 1 tbs. salt { 28 } the grapevine | AUGUST 26, 2009 In a medium bowl, toss cucumber with salt; cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours, or until well chilled. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, lemon juice, onion, sugar and pepper, mix well. Reserve 1/4 cup of the mixture for garnish. Combine cucumber with remaining sour cream mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until well chilled. To serve, arrange cucumber slices on top of the romaine lettuce and drizzle with reserved sour cream mixture. Here’s another recipe, this one submitted by Amelia Schenk, who writes: In large bowl, add sugar, vinegar and salt. Add cucumbers, onion and pepper, mix well. Let sit until they form their own juice (approx. a few hours, or overnight in the refrigerator). Then put cucumbers into jars and refrigerate. These also freeze well. As always, from my kitchen to yours, 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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