Bill Barlow

Freelance writer and editor

Location icon United States of America

I’ve had extensive experience writing and shooting photos for print and digital platforms, and worked more than a decade as an editor. I’ve worked hard news, profiles, magazine stories, in-depth stories and fluffy features.

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WHYY
When the sun goes down, Ocean City boardwalk lights go up in N.J. : Lifestyle : WHYY

Newsworks Tonight is a daily radio show that showcases the best reporting and storytelling from WHYY's talented staff of journalists and the work of partners such as NJ Spotlight, the Public School Notebook, PlanPhilly, and more. This holiday week, the beaches of Ocean City, New Jersey, are packed with visitors, drawn by the lure of summer fun and a respite from the heat.

Cape May County Herald
10/18/2017
Route 55 'Biggest of Big Lifts,' But Legislators Won't Quit

Quiet Maurice River Township, a rural stretch of Cumberland County along the Delaware Bay runs from the meandering loops of the Maurice River to the Cape May County border, has long been home to a political stalemate. There, amid the thick woods of that township, Route 55 meets Route 47 and ends.

Cape May County Herald
Prosecutor Sees Greater Workload; At Jail, Inmate Population Level

Lauded by supporters, derided by critics, barely noticed by much of the public and narrowly upheld in a recent decision in Trenton, a state Constitutional amendment that dramatically changed bail in New Jersey has had little effect on the number of inmates in the county jail, at least so far.

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With opposition mounting to Cape May County ICE plan, sheriff seeks to calm families : WHYY

It looks like a storm is brewing on the Jersey Cape over a move to give sheriff's department officers training and expanded powers on immigration enforcement. The department has sought training for three officers under a federal program known as 287(g), which allows for training and support at the local level through the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE.

Press of Atlantic City
11/23/2017
Egg Harbor Township marijuana grower expects change with new governor

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - In an out-of-the-way warehouse off Delilah Road, the Compassionate Care Foundation grows and distributes marijuana, in full compliance with state law. Rows of the plants thrive under day-and-night grow lights, with scrutiny from the state Department of Health that is nearly as intense.

Press of Atlantic City
10/26/2016
Time, salt air takes its toll on Middle Thorofare Bridge

LOWER TOWNSHIP - The captains of the big fishing trawlers heading out to the Atlantic from Lund's and other fisheries face their first challenge almost immediately: passing under the drawbridge spanning Middle Thorofare. The channel has a 50-foot opening from upright to upright.

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