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Orchard Valley Middle School Students Win Top Prize at Future City Competition

Orchard Valley Middle School students, under the direction of technology education teacher William Schlupp, won a top special category prize in the 2015 Future City Competition. Steven Roth, Shane Waters, Justin Londono, and Jacob Donneys participated in the event held at Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor, Pa. The team won the prize from the PennJerDel Chapter of... Read more »

Vineland High School Automotive Students Place Second in Universal Tech Competition

Two seniors at Vineland High School’s Automotive Technology Program placed second overall this past Saturday in the Universal Technical Institute “Top Tech Challenge” at its campus in Exton, PA. The competition has both an ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) written general knowledge test, and hands-on diagnostic and identification components to test the competitors’ knowledge and skills sets.... Read more »

Atlantic City Electric Prepared for Winter Snowstorm

Atlantic City Electric is closely monitoring a weather forecast that calls for heavy snow and gusty winds that could potentially affect the company’s service territory today into Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning until 6 p.m. Tuesday. Total snow accumulation for our region is expected to be several inches. Atlantic City... Read more »

Bridgeton Family Success Centers To Host Madden 15 Tournament Fundraiser

Gateway Community Action Partnership of Bridgeton will host a Madden 15 Tournament on Saturday, January 31st, at 11am. The video game tournament will be held at the Alms Center, 1 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Bridgeton. Proceeds will benefit the 2015 College Tour, enabling 50 students to visit eight colleges and universities on the East Coast.... Read more »

Student Competition for New Washington Twp. School District Logo

Students in the Washington Township Public School District are invited to compete in designing a new logo for the District. The contest is open to all K-12 students of Washington Township Public Schools. Logos should reflect the District’s Mission statement, be simple and memorable in their design, and work well in black and white as well... Read more »
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Citizens United Chili Bowl Fundraiser

The Citizens United 10th Annual Chili Bowl and Auction will be held on Saturday, March 7th. The annual fundraiser benefits a wide variety of projects and activities that cover all aspects of watershed protection for the Maurice River and its tributaries. For more information, to provide items for the auction, or to register for the event, go to: http://cumauriceriver.org/donate.
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Vineland Office of Emergency Management: Winter Weather Advisory

The Vineland Office of Emergency Management is preparing residents for the potential winter storm that is expected to hit the area on Monday and Tuesday. They are urging residents not to call 911 to report power outages or non-emergency issues. For emergencies regarding utilities, contact the following: Vineland Electric Utility – Power outages: 856.794.4280 (for hearing impaired: 856.794.4194) Vineland... Read more »
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Complete Care Network to Present Children’s Dental Health Month Program

In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Complete Care Health Network will present a children’s story program on February 7th. It will be held in the Gant Room at the Millville Public Library from 10 am to Noon. The purpose of the children’s program is to increase awareness about the importance of healthy food for teeth, oral health, and good... Read more »
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Vineland High School Names Miss Vineland 2015

Vineland High School junior Jaclyn Kell was crowned Miss Vineland 2015 this past Saturday. Kell, the daughter of Kim and Michael Kell, was among 11 VHS students vying for the title. The new Miss Vineland accepted the ceremonial tiara and roses from senior Angela Doulis, the reigning queen. First runner-up in the contest was Zabrina Hernandez.  Second... Read more »
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February Music Lecture Series by the Bay-Atlantic Symphony

The Bay-Atlantic Symphony will hold their February music lecture series, beginning on Monday, February 9th. Paul M. Somers, co-founder of Maurice River Music, will discuss French musical culture dating back to last century in this installment of music lectures.  The first lectures will be located in Little Egg Harbor Township and Vineland. The first lecture will... Read more »
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Community Saddened by Passing of Kurt Snyder

Members of the Washington Township Public Schools, the Board of Education and the community at large were saddened to learn of the sudden passing of former Board President Kurt Snyder on Wednesday, January 21st. Snyder was elected to the board in April of 2008 and served three terms as president during his six years on... Read more »
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Inspira Health Network Announces Affiliation with Jefferson

Inspira Health Network has announced an affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and Health System (Jefferson), which will provide specialty health care services to residents in South Jersey. The affiliation will expand several of Inspira’s key clinical programs by linking community physicians with Jefferson sub specialists involved in related clinical and research activities. As part of... Read more »
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Washington Twp High School Junior Conducts Orchestra

Washington Township High School junior Joelle Jordan, a pianist, composed an adaptation of musical group Clean Bandit’s songs “Rather Be” and “Real Love,” which was performed by her peers in the school orchestra. The orchestra performed Jordan’s composition as part of the District String Festival on Tuesday, January 20th.  “I really admire arrangers and composers,”... Read more »
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Free Workshop will Explore Impact of Media in World War II

A free workshop, open to the public, will explore the power of the still photograph and moving feature that revealed the mass murders and atrocities of World War II concentration camps. The workshop, titled “The Limited Power of the Still Photograph and the Moving Picture: Atrocity Films and Liberation Photographs of the 1945 Opening of... Read more »
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D’Ippolito School to Host PARCC Informational for Parents

D’Ippolito Elementary School will be hosting a Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test parent information night. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 3rd from 6 pm to 8 pm. At the event, parents of D’Ippolito students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will become familiar with PARCC and... Read more »
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Maurice River Music’s Salon Concert

Clarinetists Christopher and Karen Di Santo, bassoonist Ping Liang, and pianist Norma Meyer will be the featured performers at Maurice River Music’s next salon concert. The concert will be held on Sunday, February 8th at 2:30 pm, at a residence in the Mauricetown area. The program will include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Divertimento No. 3 in B-flat... Read more »
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Annual Helping Hands Super Bowl Hoagie Sale Approaching

With the pre-order deadline for the annual Helping Hands Super Bowl Hoagie Sale just one week away, representatives from Washington Township schools came to Birches Elementary on Thursday to film a short commercial promoting the sale. Middle school principals, Dr. Steve Gregor (Orchard Valley) and Jim Barnes (Chestnut Ridge), dressed in hoagie costumes, displaying their dedication... Read more »
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Millville Soccer Association Spring 2015 Registration

Only one week left to register for the Spring 2015 soccer season. Online registrants will receive a $5 discount from the cost of registering in-person. Note that online registration ends on Friday, January 30th at midnight. Additionally, one last in-person registration will be held on Saturday, January 31st from 9am-12pm. Those registering for the Recreational Division will... Read more »
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Inspira Health Network to Hold Free Knee Pain Seminar

Inspira Health Network will offer a free seminar for knee pain on Thursday, January 29th at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Merighi’s Savoy Inn. The latest techniques for custom knee replacement will be presented by orthopedic surgeon, Seth Silver, M.D. During the presentation, Dr. Silver will review how custom knee replacement can reduce... Read more »
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Beth Israel Congregation to Host 48th Brotherhood & Sisterhood Service

Clergy from the Vineland Ministerium will come together with the area faith community as Beth Israel Congregation hosts the 48th Annual Brotherhood & Sisterhood Service. The event will be held at the synagogue located at 1015 East Park Ave. in Vineland on Friday, February 6th at 7 pm. The Brotherhood & Sisterhood Service will feature the theme “Tolerance... Read more »
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