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Daylight Savings Time – What Are You Really Losing?

As daylight savings time begins this Sunday, March 8th, we’re losing an hour of sleep, a precious thing for all of us. Losing an entire hour out of our day throws our bodies and minds off more than we realize. Our body is on its own clock. It gets into a routine of waking up... Read more »

Millville Development Corpation Launches Kickstarter Project

MILLVILLE:  The Millville Development Corporation has announced their plans of a new public art program, called “Tile the Town.” For the project, a wide variety of artists will be hand-painting 12 x 12 inch ceramic tiles that will be fastened to buildings all around Millville’s Glasstown Arts District. The project requires $2,500 in funds to... Read more »

Rowan University to Hold Annual “Back to the Boro” Event

GLASSBORO – Rowan University’s annual “Back to the Boro” event will be held on Sunday, April 12th. The event allows students to give back to the Glassboro community by completing cleanup projects at residential properties. “This unique program shows residents that these young college students care about where we live and who they live with,”... Read more »

Center for Family Services Offering Healthcare Assistance

MILLVILLE – A navigator is offering assistance to people who are having trouble signing up for the Affordable Care Act. The Center for Family Services will have staff available at the Millville Public Library on the following Fridays this month: Friday, March 13th, 20th, and 27th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. For more information or to make... Read more »

Barse Elementary School Celebrates Read Across America

VINELAND – Barse Elementary School celebrated “Read Across America” with a surprise visit from the New Jersey Education Association’s (NJEA) “Cat in the Hat” and special guest readers. The Cat in the Hat made his appearance following a reading of Dr. Seuss’s “Green Eggs and Ham” by first grade teacher Michele Thompson. He greeted each... Read more »

The Grand Prize Winner of Millville’s Winter Photo Contest Announced

MILLVILLE – The Grand Prize Winner of Millville’s Winter Photo Contest is Brian Kutner, with his picture, “An Idyllic Afternoon on Wheaton Pond.” Kutner’s photo showed a scene of the old Wheaton factory at G Street and Route 47.  His was one of the many pictures that were entered with scenes of landscapes, trees, children,... Read more »

Annie Jr. Schedule Revised Due to Weather

VINELAND – The Vineland All-Middle School Production Company’s performance of Annie Jr. has some cancellations and time changes due to inclement weather. The Friday, March 6th performance has been cancelled, because of the school district being closed for the day.  The opening-night, Thursday March 5th was cancelled last night because of the snowstorm. In addition to... Read more »

Millville Woman’s Club Book Discussion

MILLVILLE – The Millville Woman’s Club’s book discussion will now feature “The Girls of Atomic City” by Denise Kiernan. The true story covers the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where young women were brought to help construct the atomic bomb. The discussion will be held on Tuesday, March 24th at 10:30 am at the... Read more »

Orchard Valley Students Recognized for Their Participation in Future Cities Competition

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – The Orchard Valley Middle School’s Future Cities team was recently recognized for their participation in the 2015 Future Cities Competition in Radnor, PA, that took place earlier this month. “The students benefit not only by putting their technology and engineering knowledge and skills into practice, but also by honing their public speaking... Read more »

Millville High School Hosts Annual Unplugged Show

MILLVILLE – Millville High School recently completed their 15th Annual Unplugged Show. Unplugged is a special show provided for students who don’t usually perform in more traditional high school performances and venues. The show gives them a chance to display their talent to the school and public. Coordinated by Mr. John Clementi, Millville’s Unplugged featured... Read more »

Millville Chamber of Commerce to Host Informational Luncheon

MILLVILLE – The Millville Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon on Wednesday, March 11th beginning at 11:30 am. The event will take place at the New Jersey Motorsports Park and the topic of New Jersey’s clean energy program will be discussed. South Jersey Gas representative Melissa Stevens will speak on this topic regarding new energy... Read more »

Bunker Hill Middle School Sixth Grader Wins Love Your Library Contest

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Megan Bradley received free movie tickets after being selected as the winner of Bunker Hill Middle School’s Love Your Library Contest. As part of the contest, every time students checked out a library book between February 2nd and February 28th, their names were written on a heart and placed into a jar.... Read more »

Human Resource Association of South Jersey to Hold Round Table

VINELAND – The Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey will hold a breakfast round table on Tuesday, March 10th at the Luciano Center at Cumberland County College. Sponsoring the round table event is Armando Riccio, Esq. Registration for the event begins at 7:30 am and the session ends at 10:30 am. Tom Murphy of Leadership Strategies, Carol... Read more »

Cumberland County Library Announces March Computer Class Schedule

BRIDGETON– The Cumberland County Library is currently offering free computer classes through March. All are welcome to take computer classes, however there will be a charge of $5 per class for non-residents. The non-resident fee is due when registering for class. The March Cumberland County Library Computer Class Schedule is as follows Tuesday, March 10th Internet... Read more »

Human Resource Association of South Jersey to Hold Monthly Meeting

VINELAND – The Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey will hold its monthly gathering on Thursday, March 19th at the Luciano Center at Cumberland County College. Networking begins at 5:30pm and the dinner meeting begins at 6:15pm. Dr. Michael Seitchik, President of Michael Seitchik LLC, a firm specializing in executive education, will speak on executive... Read more »

Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee to Hold Yard Sale

The Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee will hold a Yard and Flea Market sale on Saturday, March 28th. The sale will benefit the Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee to fund additional projects and programs. The State Park is asking food vendors to attend the event. Spots are priced at $15 and vendors must supply their own table, covering, and... Read more »

Cumberland Christian School’s “A Night at the Museum”

VINELAND – On Tuesday, March 17th the Cumberland Christian School elementary students will transform their classrooms into a history museum as part of the school’s Open House History Fair. Each classroom has picked a theme for the event. Arwen Sunderland’s 3rd grade class is studying the history of Nebraska, their teacher’s home state. Students chose a famous person, place... Read more »

Grenloch Childhood Center to host “Kindred Spirits”

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – On April 14th, The Grenloch Terrace Early Childhood Center Home will host a workshop entitled “Kindred Spirits” for early childhood educators. “Kindred Spirits” is intended for primary educators who are classroom teachers, basic skills teachers, special education teachers, speech language specialists, reading specialists, supervisors, student-teachers, and administrators. Attendees will have the opportunity... Read more »
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Franklin Township Library Celebrates Read Across America Week With Dr. Seuss Themed Magic Show

Local magician Keith Frye stopped by the Franklin Township Library to put on a Dr. Seuss themed magic show. “Five years old is the perfect age for a child because magic is still very real, to them,” said Keith Frye.” Read Across America Week and Dr. Seuss’s birthday celebrations have become hugely popular over the... Read more »

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Staff Plays “Minute to Win It”

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP– On Friday, February 27th, staff members at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School took turns coming to stage” and partaking in games based on the NBC Show, “Minute to Win It.” Hosted by fifth-grade teacher Matt Loiacono,  students watched the staff play games such as stacking aluminum cans, emptying tissues boxes, and making a slinky stick to... Read more »
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