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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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Polar Bear Plunge Raises More Than $325,000 for Special Olympics

Last weekend, the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics New Jersey hosted their annual Polar Bear Plunge in Wildwood, where 1,042 people helped to raise more than $325,000. During the event, the water was a cool 37 degrees Fahrenheit and the air, with the wind chill, was about 30 degrees. The top fundraising team of... Read more »
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Project Sleeping Bag Raises Over $11,000 for Area Shelters

Harsh weather did not stop students at Bishop Schad Regional School and Carlos Mercado & friends from raising over $11,000 this past Thursday for the Vineland and Bridgeton Code Blue warming shelters. This was the largest donation in the project’s history toward the shelters that serve Cumberland County’s homeless population. The students at Bishop Schad Regional School and Carlos Mercado... Read more »
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Inspira Health Network Awarded ACR Accreditation in Radiation Oncology

The Inspira Frank and Edith Scarpa Regional Cancer Pavilion’s Department of Radiation Oncology has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may... Read more »
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Salem County Walking Club Announces February Schedule

The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services announced their February dates for their new indoor walking program. Walks will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from February 5th until the 26th at 10 am, in the large conference room at the Fifth Street Plaza, located at 110 Fifth Street in Salem. The new indoor walking schedule is... Read more »
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Millville Recreation Department Announces Annual Winter Photo Contest

The Millville Recreation Department will hold its annual Winter Photo Contest during the months of January and February. “Anyone can enter, you do not have to be a professional photographer,” stated Samantha Cruz, Millville’s Recreation Program Supervisor. “Adults, seniors, and even children can have lots of fun taking photos and entering the amateur contest,” stated Cruz.... Read more »
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CCTEC WIll Celebrate Career and Technical Education Month

Students and faculty at the Cumberland County Technical Education Center will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. This year’s theme is recognizing classroom innovators. CTE Month provides programs across the country an opportunity to demonstrate how career and technical education students are college... Read more »
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Chestnut Ridge Middle School Writes Letters to Veterans

Chestnut Ridge Middle School students and staff drafted get well wishes, notes of encouragement, and thanks to veterans as part of a service project in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. The notes were addressed “Dear Hero” and included positive messages such as: “I could not even imagine stepping up and risking my life. You did what... Read more »
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Greater Bridgeton Family Success Center to Hold Pajama Jam

Gateway Community Action Partnership’s Greater Bridgeton Area Family Success Center will hold a Pajama Jam on Thursday, January 29th from 4 to 6 pm The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required by Wednesday, January 28th. Kids will receive pajamas and popcorn for attending. All children must be accompanied by an adult.... Read more »
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Greater Bridgeton Family Success Center Holding Coat Drive, Distribution

Gateway Community Action Partnership’s Greater Bridgeton Family Success Center will distribute new and gently used coats, jackets, and sweaters on Thursday, January 22nd from 4 to 6 pm. The center has been collecting coats for the past few months and they will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. For additional information on the coat drive... Read more »
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