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VIDEO: Area Students Attend Portfolio Review at RRCA

Area students attended the first annual Fine Arts College Fair and Portfolio Review Night on March 26th in the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts. Co-hosted by the Millville High School’s Fine and Performing Arts Department, this event gave students the opportunity to have their portfolio critiqued by colleges from various art schools normally only... Read more »
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Rabies Incident Reported in Deerfield Township

CUMBERLAND COUNTY – A rabies incident in Deerfield Township, involving a duck and a raccoon, sent two people for treatment this past week. Although ducks cannot contract rabies (only mammals can contract the disease), the owners touched the duck’s wounds with bare hands which could result in the transmission of the virus.  The individuals were... Read more »
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Vineland High School Students Win Awards at Cumberland County Research Competition

VINELAND – Students from Vineland High School won a host of awards at the 27th Annual Cumberland County College Research Competition. The competition was held in the College gymnasium on Thursday, March 19th. First-place finishers included Meranda Cardona in Biochemistry for her project “Got Iron? Are You Really Getting the Iron You Need?” along with Sean... Read more »
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Cape May Begins Preparation for Coast Guard Community Festival

CAPE MAY – Area museums and cultural sites are preparing their displays for the ‘Coast Guard Community Festival’ taking place from Friday, May 8th to Sunday, May 10th. “We are honored to work with Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to tell their story through our exhibit,” said Dr. Joseph Salvatore, Executive Director at Naval... Read more »
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Camden County College Selected as a Top School for Military Members

CAMDEN COUNTY – Camden County College was selected as a ‘Top School’ for the 2015 Military Advanced Education Guide. The guide measures best practices in the education of military service members and veterans. The MAE Guide was assembled using results of a questionnaire on military-supportive policies that was administered to more than 600 private, public, for-profit,... Read more »
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Chestnut Ridge Middle School Seventh Graders to Welcome Guest Speakers for Earth Day

SEWELL – Chestnut Ridge Middle School seventh-graders on Team Shining Stars will celebrate Earth Day on Friday, April 24th, by welcoming two guest speakers to the school’s multi-purpose room. A representative from Waste Management will speak to students about recycling during second and third period. Also a guest speaker from Urban Engineers will discuss water... Read more »
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Local Surgeon Stresses Importance of Early Screening for Colorectal Cancer

VINELAND – March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and colorectal cancer expert Peter J. Senatore Jr. MD., a double board-certified colon and rectal surgeon at Inspira Medical Group, wants to raise awareness of the potentially life-threatening disease. “Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly occurring cancer in the U.S. and nearly five percent of... Read more »
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Vineland High School Latin Club Participates in Certamen Quiz Bowl

VINELAND – Members of Vineland High School’s Latin Club competed in the Certamen, a quiz bowl style competition, at Princeton University on Tuesday, March 17th. Although the VHS team was not one of the three teams that advanced to the next round, it did show improvement according to team members Angela Benson and Massimo Moi.... Read more »
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Millville High School Students Participate in NJ Model Congress

MILLVILLE – Twenty-three Congressmen and women from Millville High School competed in the New Jersey Model Congress competition held at Rider University. Ryan Pletcher was chosen as Overall Chair for the Republican Party, Stephanie Risley was selected as “Whip” for the Democratic Party, and Nicholas Makos was elected as overall party leader for the Republican... Read more »
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Vineland High Schoolers to Give Anti-Bullying Presentation

VINELAND – Students in Terry Kuhnreich’s “Search for Conscience” classes at Vineland High School will be visiting Johnstone Elementary School on Wednesday, April 1st at 10:00 am. The goal of the visit is to teach younger students why bullying is wrong. They will be performing skits, talking to the students, and playing games with the... Read more »
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Free Sign-up Event for the South Jersey Spring Heart Walk

CUMBERLAND COUNTY – Inspira Health Network and the American Heart Association are hosting a free sign-up event for the 2015 Southern New Jersey Spring Heart Walk. The event will be located at Inspira Fitness Connection in Vineland on Wednesday, April 1st from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. The Heart Walk, scheduled for Saturday, May 16th in... Read more »
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Softball Prospects Sharpen Skills at VHS Clinic

VINELAND – More than 45 middle school girls attended the first annual Vineland High School Softball hitting clinic on Saturday, March 14th, and Saturday, March 21st in the VHS North Gymnasium. Participants worked closely with the high school players and coaches to improve their offensive game in preparation for the upcoming season. “We wanted to... Read more »
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Grand Slam Club of Washington Township to Host Clothing Drive

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – The Grand Slam Club, the booster organization of Washington Township High School Baseball, will be hosting a clothing drive on Saturday, April 11th. The effort will take place from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm in front of the WTHS 11/12 wing. The club will be collecting wearable and usable clothing (men’s, women’s, and children),... Read more »
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Washington Township Board of Education Recognizes Hurffville Elementary’s Read-a-Thon

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Hurffville Elementary School librarian Beverly Siti and her fellow related arts teachers donned their western gear and embraced the Wild, Wild, West theme of this year’s read-a-thon during a presentation to the Board of Education at its March meeting. The Board commended the teachers, and participating students for their extraordinary, collaborative efforts... Read more »
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Cumberland County College Theatre to Present “Little Shop of Horrors”

VINELAND – Cumberland County College’s Department of Theatre will present “Little Shop of Horrors” from Thursday, April 16th to Sunday, April 19th. The show will be held in the Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center, located on Sherman Avenue and College Drive. “Little Shop of Horrors” is a spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies and... Read more »
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Kindergarten Students at Grenloch Terrace to Celebrate Earth Day

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Kindergarten students in Mrs. Angela Otto’s class at Grenloch Terrace Early Childhood Center will honor Earth Day on Thursday, April 23rd. Otto will begin the program at 1:10 pm with a discussion on recycling and trash separation. Students will then do a writing exercise brainstorming ways they can help the Earth. After their... Read more »
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VIDEO: Cumberland County College Hosts Fourth Annual Cumberland County Military Honors Event

CUMBERLAND COUNTY – “Thank you” was the message in Vineland as Cumberland County College hosted the fourth annual Cumberland County Military Honors Event. “Gives you a nice feeling, that people appreciate the military,” said veteran Frank Tyler. The College, along with the Cumberland County Veteran Affairs Department, teamed up to honor local veterans with service... Read more »
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Cumberland YES Campaign Launched by CCIA

The Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) today announced it is launching a campaign to better position the county as an attractive location to conduct and grow business. The Cumberland YES campaign is part of the CCIA’s new marketing strategy specifically directed at CEO’s, site locators, commercial realtors and development executives. According to Jerry Velazquez, CCIA... Read more »
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Whitman Elementary Staff Members Take Part in Walk in Memory of Former Colleague

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Whitman Elementary School faculty and staff participated in the “Get Your Rear in Gear” two-mile walk on Sunday morning at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. The walk raised funds for colon cancer research and helped increase awareness into early prevention and checkups through the Colon Cancer Coalition. The Whitman staff group... Read more »
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Woodruff School ACE Music to Perform The Lion King JR.

UPPER DEERFIELD – The Woodruff School ACE Music Department will perform Disney’s The Lion King JR. at Woodruff School Cafetorium beginning on Thursday, April 16th. The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor and the 1994 Disney film. “We are incredibly lucky, proud, and excited... Read more »
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