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HOME COUNTRY: KRUD TV & The Academy Awards

Slim Randles Doc hadn’t even finished loading his coffee with fake sugar before Steve piped up. “I think it’s disgusting and weird and unnatural and it should be outlawed!” the tall cowboy said, coming to rest at the philosophy counter of the Mule Barn truck stop. “Aw Steve,” said Doc, “the coffee isn’t that bad.” “Coffee? Nay, I say unto you, Doc. It ain’t the coffee … it’s them Academy Awards on the television. You see them? All them good-looking women Scotch-taping themselves into those dresses so they almost stay on? Those weird guys they’re with who only shave on... Read more →


I AM a Teenager, which means I'm a senior citizen who feels like a teenager. I got everything I wanted when I was a teen, but it's been 60 years since then. I don't have to go to school or work anymore, and I get money every month. I have my own place to live and no curfew. I have a driver's license and my own car, so I can go wherever I want. I have an ID that lets me buy drinks from the whisky store and go to bars. The people I hang out with aren't worried about... Read more →

Camden County Under a Code Blue Alert

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, advises municipalities that the region will be under a Code Blue Advisory Monday evening into Tuesday morning. The Health Officer has issued the Code Blue advisory for Camden County effective from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., beginning January 8 to the morning of January 9. Temperatures during the code blue will drop as low as 31 degrees. Please note that the new after-hours code blue emergency hotline is 2-1-1. “It is crucial that everyone gets inside and away from these dangerous elements,”... Read more →


August 15 - We moved to our new home in Jersey. It's so beautiful here. The lake to the north looks so majestic. I can hardly wait to see it snow-covered. I'm going to love it here! October 14 - Jersey is definitely the most beautiful place on earth. The leaves have turned all the colors and shades of red and orange. Went for a ride through the park and saw some deer. They are so graceful. Certainly they are the most wonderful animals on earth. This must be paradise, I LOVE IT HERE!! November 10 - Deer season will... Read more →

GROWING UP GLOUCESTER- Jack 'Bomber' Bennett Reminisces About GCity in 50s & 60s

EDITOR'S NOTE--I came across an article written in 2011 by Jack "The Bomber" Bennett while researching an upcoming piece. Jack reminisces about growing up in Gloucester City during the 50s and 60s and how wonderful it was back then. As a lifelong resident of the city, I can't help but feel sad about the changes we are seeing today. Nonetheless, Jack did a fantastic job of taking us down memory lane and reminding us of the "Happy Days" in Gloucester City. We reprinted his story below. Thank you, Jack for sharing this, Bill +++++ (click the map to enlarge) by... Read more →