A depiction of the Second Coming of Jesus could help revive a little church in North Camden. The faded, water-damaged, but still-grand canvas bears the name of H. Willard Ortlip, who left Philadelphia society portraiture behind to become an international street preacher - and a painter of sacred subjects on a grand scale.
A colonial-era building at New St. Mary's Cemetery in Bellmawr will soon be history. The expected demolition of the Hugg-Harrison-Glover house next year will be a lamentable - and unnecessary - consequence of the I-295/Route 42 "Direct Connection" project.
Kevin Riordan is the Inquirer's South Jersey columnist. He’s been a journalist for nearly 40 years.