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A look at local history: Liquor – or the lack thereof – has long story in borough

In the thriving suburban town of Collingswood, residents and guests can stroll the beautiful tree-lined streets, browse through unique shops and drink their favorite wines at some of the best restaurants in South Jersey.  However,...

A look at local history: The final resting place of thousands, Harleigh Cemetery a study in architecture

With fall and the spookiest of holidays getting closer as the days grow shorter, it’s a little easier to justify holding your breath as you pass by a graveyard and let long-buried superstitions get...

A look at local history: Stokes-Lee House the oldest home in the borough

Nestled in the middle of Lees Avenue, the three-story yellow house with red shutters sits majestically behind a tree that towers over the regal roofline. The expansive shade of the tree, however, can’t hide the...

A look at local history: Collingswood family is living history in Sears Kit Home

While holding the future in her arms, Jessica Todd was thinking about the past. After her second child was born four years ago, the Collingswood mother stayed up at night to nurse her baby daughter...

A look at local history: For 31 years, volunteers have brought Collingswood’s Holiday Parade to life

Planning for Collingswood’s 2019 Holiday Parade began the moment the last float crossed the end of the parade route in 2018.  Now in its 31st year, the annual event has continued to expand, all made...

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