Kevin Riordan is the Inquirer's South Jersey columnist and also serves on the Inquirer's Editorial Board. He's been a journalist for more than 40 years.

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A new farm taps into deep roots in Lawnside | Kevin Riordan

Micaiah and Cynthia Hall are cultivating their half-an-acre backyard in Lawnside into a source of fresh produce for their three children and for farmers markets in Camden County and Philadelphia.

Opinion

After years of silence, LGBTQ stories liberated us | Kevin Riordan

Ignorant proclamations by “authorities” who knew nothing about the facts of LGBTQ life had for too long dominated not only public perceptions of us, but our own as well.

Opinion

After losing everywhere else, anti-Norcross Democrats see hope in Collingswood win

Progressive Democrats in Camden County fielded dozens of candidates in last Tuesday's primary. In only one town could they claim victory over the powerful party machine led by George E. Norcross 3d: Collingswood.

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Renaming Camden’s Woodrow Wilson school could be more than a history lesson | Kevin Riordan

There's talk about changing the name of Woodrow Wilson High School in East Camden.

Opinion

New Jersey couple donate their land to Native Americans whose ancestors once called it home

Jim and Margaret Hogan thought it was time to give back to the Native Americans who have lived in Burlington County for centuries. So they donated their land.

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Fifty years after Stonewall, what’s next for LGBTQ+ equality?

Share your thoughts with the Inquirer.

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A club for people who love cars, coffee, and kids

A South Jersey club for people who love all sorts of cars - sports, classic, vintage, custom - also collects 6,000 toys annually for Deborah Heart and Lung Center.

Opinion

After raising three sons, she’s running her own barber shop

Donna Brosious loved being a working mother and spent much of her career in fashion, makeup, and hair. And after her boys were grown, she discovered a new outlet: barbering.

Opinion

Philly’s ‘rainbow wave’ election a beginning, not an ending | Kevin Riordan

In a first, three openly LGBTQ City Council candidates are on Philly's Democratic primary ballot Tuesday.

Opinion

As a beloved prep school struggles, some see hope

Alumni and friends of Bishop Eustace Preparatory School, a private Catholic institution in Pennsauken, say the school is like a family. But family members who want to help recruit students and raise money say the board of trustees isn't listening. But that may be changing.