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VHS Baseball Parents Association Sponsoring Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

VINELAND – The Vineland High School Baseball Parents Association is sponsoring a fundraising pasta dinner on Sunday, April 26th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the North Italy Beneficial Association. Tickets are $10 each and will include pasta, meatballs, salad, bread, coffee, and dessert. Soft drinks and bottled water will be available for purchase.... Read more »

Salem County Walking Club Announces April Schedule

SALEM COUNTY – The Salem County Department of Health & Human Services announces the April dates for their Walk N’ Talk program. Walks will take place on Tuesday and Thursday at different locations throughout Salem County. All walks will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the health topic for the month is nutrition. The Walk N’... Read more »

Ready, Vet, Go! Assistance Program to Visit Millville Library

MILLVILLE – A case worker from Catholic Charities will be at the Millville Public Library to talk to veterans and screen them for eligibility for the “Ready, Vet, Go!” program. The free program was created by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden to help homeless and low income military veterans with financial assistance and/or housing. The... Read more »

Sabater Elementary Sponsoring NYC Theater Trip

VINELAND – Sabater Elementary School is sponsoring a New York City theater trip or a chance to spend a day in the city on Sunday, May 3rd. The bus will leave the parking lot on North Main Road across from McDonald’s at 8:00 a.m. and will leave the city at 7:00 p.m. They are expected... Read more »

Cocktails for a Cause Raises Money for Jewish Family Service

MARGATE – More than 250 of the area’s community leaders, supporters, and business owners gathered for “Cocktails for a Cause” to benefit Jewish Family Service on Wednesday, March 18th. The 8th Annual Cocktail Party, held at Nero’s Italian Steakhouse in Caesars, raised $55,000 to benefit children and family services at JFS. Co-chairs Farah and Michael... Read more »

Artists Corner: Russell Grecco

MILLVILLE – Russell Grecco was educated at Trenton State and the University of Connecticut. He resides in Ocean View, New Jersey. The inspiration for his work in ceramics comes from years working as an educator for children with disabilities. Children of all abilities demonstrated that it was always important to be oneself and create from... Read more »

LoBiondo Welcomes Submissions from District High School Students for Annual Art Competition

Representative Frank A. LoBiondo announced that his office is now accepting submissions from high school artists across South Jersey for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition, hosted by the U.S. House of Representatives. “Always a strong showing of creativity from South Jersey students, I am pleased to again have my office participate in the annual Congressional... Read more »
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Golden Learning Summer Camp to Hold Open Houses

VINELAND – Golden Learning Summer Camp, a new educational program for children ages 3-14, will be hosting open houses on Saturdays, April 18th, May 16th, and June 13th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The open houses will show the children and families of the community the many experiences the camp has to offer. “We... Read more »
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Orchard Valley Middle School Stages Final Production of Crazy for You

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Orchard Valley Middle students performed their final performance of the Gershwin musical “Crazy for You” on Friday, March 27th. OVMS drama teacher and current Teacher of the Year, Amy Leso directed the production. Students Trey Jackson and Natalie Stillwagon starred as the lead characters Bobby Child and Polly Baker. Do you have community news... Read more »

The Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce Announces April Outstanding Citizen

MILLVILLE – The Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce announced that its “Outstanding Citizen” selection for April 2015 is Rene Brecht. Renee is being recognized for her key role as one of the organizers of Code Blue, a designated state “warming center.” “I’m really excited about working with Renee because first and foremost, she has a... Read more »

Millville Senior High School Key Club Elects New Officers

MILLVILLE – Millville Senior High School’s Key Club has elected new officers. The new officers are as follows: Kacie Reynolds – President Megan Branin – Vice President Astry Lopez – Treasurer Julian Allen – Secretary Shantaya Woodson – Editor Ariyanna Santiago – LGT According to, Key Club International is a student-led organization that teaches... Read more »

Fifth Grade Students Create Healthy Snacks for Future Chef Contest

VINELAND – Donning snappy white chef’s jackets and distinctive white hats, the top chefs from the district’s elementary schools whipped up their signature after-school snacks as part of the finals of the Future Chef Contest. After 30 minutes of preparation, the final dishes were put on display to be sampled and judged by Superintendent Dr.... Read more »

A Taste of Organic Farming

VINELAND – With the last of the snow finally melting away, Cumberland County and Atlantic County can finally return to do what they’re known for … farming. Farms line the streets of towns all around the area. Each farmer that owns these farms likes to try something new each season. Whether it’s a fruit, a... Read more »

Washington Township Football Players to Team with Project Unify Peers for Football Clinic

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Washington Township High School head football coach Mark Wechter and approximately 30 members of his Minutemen football team will buddy up with classmates involved in Project Unify during a football clinic on Wednesday, April 8th from 2:15 p.m. – 3:20 p..m. Students with and without disabilities will be teamed together and will... Read more »

Millville High School Graduate Completes US Marine Basic Training

Justin Canion, a Millville High School graduate, was welcomed home by his family and friends after completing Basic Training with the United States Marine Corps. Justin’s parents, Bruce and Sandy Scarpulla hosted a reception for Justin at the American Legion Hall in Millville to honor him for his achievement.   Do you have community news or... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Camden County College Selected as a Top School for Military Members

BLACKWOOD – 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, not-for-profit, four-year,... Read more »
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