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04/12/2017 09:45 AM
Memorial planned for 'Pretty Boy' Larry Sharpe | Bob Shryock column

"Pretty Boy" Larry Sharpe, who wrestled more than 1,000 matches around the world and was a mega-hit in Japan, died Monday at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury after a lengthy illness. Larry was 66. Larry was a wrestling purist through his younger years at Paulsboro High School, Gloucester County College and Trenton State College, compiling an enviable collegiate record.


04/10/2017 12:28 PM
Share your wishes because your decisions matter

On Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon, Bayada at Inspira, a partnership to provide home health care and hospice services, and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury host a free "Speak-up -- Start the Conversation" event to celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day. Join Americans across the country in making your future healthcare decisions known to family, friends and healthcare providers.


04/06/2017 09:45 PM
Woman, 55, fatally stabbed in Paulsboro

Police called to the unit block of Capital Street in Paulsboro about 5:40 a.m. for a report of an unconscious woman found the body of Alesia Burns. An autopsy conducted at Inspira Hospital in Woodbury concluded that she died of multiple stab wounds and ruled the death a homicide, authorities said.


04/06/2017 02:35 PM
Hop on down to one of these local Easter Egg Hunts

The Pilesgrove-Woodstown MAPSA Community Egg Hunt will be held at Woodstown High School on April 8. Day begins at 8:30 a.m. in the school cafeteria with a free breakfast of French toast sticks, sausage patty, hash brown and juices. A photo session with the Easter Bunny will also be held, be sure to bring your own camera.


03/26/2017 08:24 AM
Paul Stankard discusses 3rd book | Bob Shryock column

Paul Stankard, the peerless glass paperweight artist from Mantua, discusses his third book, "Studio Craft as Career; Guide to Achieving Excellence in Art-Making," at the Gloucester County Public Library, Tuesday, March 28, 7 p.m. Stankard, whose work is exhibited in museums and private collections throughout the world, will reference his newest book during a 45-minute talk that is free and open to the public. He also will show samples of his intricate work and sign book copies that will be sold.