News & Events
May 27, 2013
Deptford residents gathered near Oak Valley School Sunday afternoon for a dedication ceremony at the new Veterans Memorial Park on College Boulevard.The day began with a parade that ran through the Oak Valley section of the township from the Oak Valley firehouse. More than 1,000 veterans from Deptford were personally invited to attend. In addition to the dedication ceremony, the event included a barbecue, raffle and classic car show.The 10-acre park is situated on land donated to the township...
March 5, 2013
EP Henry, a leading manufacturer of unit concrete products in North America, debuted The Statue Garden exhibit during the 2013 Philadelphia International Flower Show, the world’s oldest and largest indoor flower show.
Taking on the “Brilliant” theme of this year’s show, the EP Henry exhibit juxtaposes British characteristics of cautious restraint and droll humor in a proper English Statue Garden setting, complete with formal boxwood hedges bordered by flowering perennials, Old English stone w...
November 6, 2012
In an effort to advocate increased adoption of permeable pavement solutions by the environmental protection and transportation agencies, EP Henry and ICPI (Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute) jointly hosted a special event and demonstration for U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) yesterday at the Woolwich Township Municipal Building in Swedesboro, NJ.Sustainable paving options, such as permeable interlocking concrete pavers manufactured by EP Henry and other ICPI members, all...
July 28, 2012
They were supposed to be on the same side. Exactly 15 months ago Friday, eight Americans were in a meeting room on an Afghan military base, planning the future of that country. Then gunfire rang out. An Afghan pilot began shooting, killing all eight Americans in the meeting and one more who ran from another room into the hallway to help. They were "air advisers," eight active service members and one retired Army lieutenant colonel. Their goal was not to design bombs or plan attacks, but to...
June 30, 2012
From inside the Afghan air force headquarters in Kabul came the pop-pop-pop of gunfire.
A disgruntled Afghan pilot emptied a 9mm pistol into a group of U.S. air advisers working to rebuild that nation's air force.
Several were hit and slumped at a table. One air adviser from another room was shot to death after wounding the gunman.
In the end, nine Americans - eight Air Force airmen and a retired Army lieutenant colonel - lay dead, along with the Afghan officer.
The loss in April 2011 - one o...
June 29, 2012
It would be an unforgettable and horrific morning in the life of a military lawyer from South Jersey.
The cellphone of Lt. Col. Sally Stenton rang shortly after 10 a.m. that day in a NATO office at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan.
When the Cherry Hill native answered, the caller calmly blurted out disturbing news to her colleague and Air Force superior.
"Ma'am," said the female Air Force major, who was calling from a nearby Afghan headquarters building where Stenton often worked as...
June 21, 2012
PALMYRA, NJ - When a musical ice cream truck drove down Cinnaminson Avenue on Wednesday, no one appreciated seeing and hearing it more than Javier Mendoza of Creative Pavers and his co-workers. Refreshing Popsicles helped the men as they installed a landscaping project for a young family in the soaring heat. While the extreme weather may have caused other landscapers to call it a day, the Creative team from West Deptford, Gloucester County, made this project a priority and worked through th...
June 11, 2012
EWING - Surrounded by mulch, some flowers and a wheelbarrow or two, Ken Gough, 56, said last week he has found a way to escape from the cares of life temporarily in a gardening program at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital. "It's nice to get out of the closed unit," said Gough, a patient at the institution. "It gives me a chance to get out of myself for a little while and not focus on what I'm up against." The small farm, consisting of a greenhouse and several rows of crops, has existed since the...
June 6, 2012
Facebook LIKE's = Donations to USO
EP Henry Joins the Cause with a Matching
(Philadelphia, PA) - 6abc is once again using
social media to raise money for a worthy cause! From June 8th
- June 22nd, WPVI will donate 25¢ to the Liberty USO for every new
(incremental) LIKE to the 6abc Action News Facebook page! And
partnering up with WPVI is Delaware Valley-based hardscape
manufacturer - EP Henry. The 109-year, family-owned business
will match every WPVI donation, ma...
June 5, 2012
A white Peony blooms beside the newly renovated and landscaped gravesite of Charles K. Landis, the founder and visionary of this city. "He was the founder of the city and he deserved better than what was here," said Terry Sherman, superintendent of Siloam Cemetery where Landis was buried in 1900. The public is invited to a special open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Siloam Cemetery. The event will include tours and a graveside dedication at 1:30 p.m. of the newly remodeled Landis family p...
May 18, 2012
With a vision of a green, sustainable building and courtyard in front of the building, Perkins Center for the Arts has garnered the invaluable support of individuals from both the public and private sectors who have a passion for the planet. Perkins Center for the Arts is partnering with EP Henry, Rutgers University, Leonburg Nursery and the Borough of Collingswood to create an Eco-Plaza at Perkins Center-Collingswood.
Through the expertise of Landscape Architects, Cairone & Kaupp and pr...
May 3, 2012
From the top of the new World Trade Center, a group of Air Force men transported nine engraved bricks to the joint base last weekend. They will be placed in a new memorial being built here. The memorial will honor nine NATO air advisers killed by a member of the Afghan military April 27, 2011, during a meeting in Kabul. The advisers had trained at the joint base in a new program the Air Force has incorporated into the Air Adviser Academy here. Col. J. Olaf Holm, commandant of the academy, d...
February 23, 2012
EP Henry is the proud recipient of the
President's Volunteer Service Award from The President's
Council on Service and Civic Participation for our contribution to
the Brooklawn 9-11 Memorial and Monument.
Please visit the EP Henry YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/ephwebisodes to see JC Henry's
message about EP Henry's involvement with this project along with
videos of some of the veterans speaking about their relationship
with EP Henry.
February 23, 2012
Woodbury, NJ-February 23, 2012-EP Henry, the premier family-owned and operated manufacturer of Hardscaping™ products in North America, will launch its `Ohana Ho`olaule`a exhibit during the 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show, the world's oldest and largest indoor flower show.
This year's exhibit will showcase an idyllic family retreat, complete with a cabana outfitted with a grill, outdoor shower, plunge pool and Hardscaping featuring environmentally friendly EP Henry Eco™ Pavers. ...
September 12, 2011
Brooklawn Police Captain Steven Saymon, like many other first responders to the World Trade Center attack on 9-11-01, wanted to attend the tenth anniversary on Sunday 9-11-11. Unfortunately, he was never invited to the ceremony by the New York City Mayor's office, so he decided to pay tribute in his own way and closer to home. "As part of my emotional healing, I wanted to go back for the tenth anniversary," he said. "But after several attempts of contacting Mayor Bloomberg's office with no re...
July 20, 2011
Who to Hire for a service professional to provide work at your
residence can be a tough decision. There are many variables and
factors, especially when it comes to tough and sometimes dangerous
work such as tree service. This article explores a Top Ten list of
things to consider when hiring a tree service company. These items
are very informative and important to know when obtaining estimates
for tree work.
1 - Safety
Safety is the most important aspect of tree work that nee...
May 12, 2011
Garden and porch swings, gliders, benches, and other outdoor
furniture are made from various wood. Redwood, cedar, and teak are
three of those woods. Each has its own benefits.
First, redwood is an evergreen of the cypress family. Coast
redwood, and California redwood in particular, is fairly soft, a 2
on a scale of 1 to 4, has a reddish color, and a straight grain. It
is resistant to moisture and decay, is light weight, and valued for
its beauty. Because redwood lacks resin, it is resista...
May 2, 2011
Washington, D.C. - Mayor Vincent C. Gray selected the American
Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) as a Partner of the Year for
the 2011 Mayor's Environmental Excellence Awards. The
awards recognize organizations for their commitment to advancing
sustainable principles in building design and operations.
"Mayor Gray and the District Department of the Environment are
leading an aggressive effort to make Washington one of the most
sustainable cities in the world," said ASLA Executive Vice