Cowtown Cowboy Collecting Donations for Salem County Animal Shelter

Cowtown Cowboy Outfitters is helping making tails wag this holiday season by offering a 20% discount when you bring in a donation for the Salem County Humane Society from now until Wednesday, December 24th. The donations will help better the shelter’s animals lives as they await their new home. They are looking for items including food, beds, toys, medicine, and more.... Read more »
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Washington Township High School Honors November Students of the Month

Washington Township High School announced the school’s November Students of the Month at a special breakfast in their honor. In addition, the school announced Freshman Daniel Law, sophmore Karli Griggs, junior Nicholas Mammerelli, and senior Gabrielle DiEmma as the overall student of the month for each grade level. They were honored for having the top grade point average... Read more »

Thomas Jefferson Elementary Fifth Grader Wins School’s National Geographic Bee

Thomas Jefferson Elementary fifth grader Jack Tinkelenberg won the school’s Annual National Geographic Bee, defeating the rest of the fourth and fifth classmates who took part in the building level competition. In the final round, he outlasted classmate Katie Sims and fourth graders Savien Castro and Samantha Pray to claim the title. Tinkelenberg will take a one-hour... Read more »
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Loveable Dog, Left Abandonded After Owner Passed, Needs Home

Key-La-La, or Key-Key for short, was left without a home after her owner suddenly passed away. Nobody in the family was able to take her for more than a few weeks, where Key-Key was then returned to an abandoned home, being left with no electricity,water, or food. While the absence of an owner was tough,... Read more »

15 Washington Township Students Selected to Orchestra Group Sets New Record

15 Washington Township High School students were recently selected to the All-South Jersey Senior High Orchestra, setting a new school record. Auditions were held this past Saturday at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees. Hundreds of students from more than 50 South Jersey schools auditioned to be part of the prestigious musical group. “This is the... Read more »

Cumberland County Board of Trustees Meeting to Take Place on December 18th

The Cumberland County Board of Trustees will hold their December meeting earlier than normally scheduled. The meeting will take place on Thursday, December 18th at 5 pm in the Trustee Boardroom of the Luciano Conference Center. Topics being discussed include a consideration to enter into a shared services agreement with Cumberland County for Public Information Officer Services... Read more »

Girls Cross Country Team Brings Holiday Cheer to Young Hospital Patients

40 members from the Vineland High School girls cross country team took a trip to the Hamilton Mall’s Build-A-Bear store as part of an annual team tradition benefiting pediatric patients. “The girls were sure to put extra love into creating and outfitting the bears,” said Anna Centuolo, assistant coach. “The team wrote out custom birth certificates to... Read more »
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Whitman Elementary Chorus Teams With Symphony Orchestra Group For Holiday Concert

The Whitman Elementary School Chorus recently performed with the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey (PSNJ) to a packed house at the Eastern Center for the Performing Arts. The Annual Holiday Pops Concert was the second in a series of concerts the orchestra performs each season. The students performed “Let It Go” with Broadway singer Alexa... Read more »

D’ippolito Principal and Vineland Police Officer Honored

D’Ippolito School Principal Gail Curcio and Juvenile Officer Sgt. Tim McLaughlin, of the Vineland Police Department, were honored Monday at Dr. Mary Gruccio’s Superintendent’s staff meeting Curcio has worked in the district for 34 years. She has served as a teacher, supervisor of instruction, staff development facilitator, and for the past nine years as principal. Sgt. McLaughlin has been... Read more »

Max Leuchter Honors Students at Character Recognition Ceremony

Max Leuchter Elementary School in Vineland recently honored students during their Character Recognition Award Ceremony. Every month the school teaches a character trait lesson and asks the students to practice that trait. At the end of each month, teachers are asked to nominate a student who displayed the given trait the best. The ceremony recognized students... Read more »

Vineland Resident Named to South Jersey Symphonic Band

Pennsville Memorial High School senior flutist, Jenna Garrett, has qualified to perform with the South Jersey Symphonic Band. Garrett, of Vineland, was among 800 student musicians from all over South Jersey who auditioned for a seat in the band, sponsored by The South Jersey Band and Orchestra Directors Association (SJBODA). The band will perform together with... Read more »

Washington Township Board of Education Honors Board Member

Washington Township Board of Education President Ginny Murphy praised outgoing board member Chet Nawoyski at their Monday, December 15th meeting, his final as a school board member after five years of service. He was also presented a plaque for his persistence and contributions. “I think of Chet Nawoyski as ‘Mr. Accountability’,” Murphy said. “He is about raising... Read more »

Cumberland Health Department to Hold Free Flu Clinics

The Cumberland County Health Department is holding a series of free flu clinics now through Monday, January 5th. Health experts now recommend that everyone 6 months of age and older get vaccinated against influenza every year. High does vaccine for people ages 65 and older is also available. The next clinic will take place at... Read more »

Vineland Man Wins 10th Award for Continuing Education

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association announced that Warren L. Crescenzo, a Vineland area speech-language pathologist, has received his 10th Award for Continuing Education. The award was granted to him for completing 70 hours of continuing education during a three-year period. Crescenzo has provided services to children and adults with communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders, in a variety of settings, since... Read more »

Atlantic City Electric Cautions Customers of Scam

Atlantic City Electric is warning customers about a phone scam that entails them being threatened with getting their electricity shut off. This is a resurgence of the same scam that occurred earlier in the year. Scammers are calling customers and requesting that they pay them immediately by purchasing a Green Dot Moneypak card. Atlantic City Electric is... Read more »

Millville Library Announces Upcoming Computer Classes

Millville Public Library is offering a variety of computer classes this winter and spring including the basics of using the internet, learning Windows 7, and a resume and cover letter writing class. Those interested in signing up should register with the Reference Desk at the Millville Public Library located at 210 Buck Street in Millville or by... Read more »

Whitman Elementary Fifth-Grader Wins School’s National Geographic Bee

After three rounds of intense competition, Whitman Elementary School fifth grader Megan Bailey took the victory at their National Geographic Bee. Bailey outlasted 14 other fourth and fifth grade students during the challenge that proved to be both educational and entertaining. Questions included topics ranging from sports teams to things that are “Weird, But True.” All students in... Read more »

Gateway CAP and Bethany Grace Church Team Up to Fight Homelessness

Gateway Community Action Partnership is collaborating with Dr. Rob Weinstein, Pastor of Bethany Grace Community Church to provide assistance to homeless individuals and couples in the Cumberland County area. Bethany Grace Community Church is donating $1,000 to Gateway Community Action Partnership, to provide funding to shelter the area’s homeless. The Church also started a campaign to raise money from the... Read more »

Vineland Public Library Reveals Details for January Book Club Meeting

Vineland Public Library has announced the book club will be discussing The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult at their January 28th meeting. A summary of the book is as follows: Becoming friends with Josef Weber, an old man who is particularly loved in her community, Sage Singer is shocked when one day he asks her to kill him... Read more »

Salem County Christian Academy to Host First Dodgeball Tournament

The Salem County Christian Academy in Pennsville will be hosting their First Annual Dodgeball Tournament. The double elimination contest will take place on January 17th from 1-5 pm. The fee for each team is $60 and must consist of at least 6 players. All proceeds will support health and wellness initiatives at the academy. Awards will be given for the first, second, and... Read more »
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