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CUMBERLAND COUNTY NEWS

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Bridgeton Celebrates the Opening of Riverside Cafe, ‘A Cafe With a Cause’

The cafe trains foster youth and young adults to provide employment, stability, and skills.

Check Out Community Theater in Cumberland County

Theaters around the region are in full rehearsal mode, working to keep you entertained this summer.

Cumberland County College Celebrates 52 Years in Service, Reopens as Part of Rowan College of South Jersey

After 52 years in service, Cumberland County College took a major step in becoming Rowan College of South Jersey.

Bridgeton Glass Manufacturer Unveils Massive New Solar Farm, Will Power Facility for 30 Years

A glass packaging manufactuing company in Bridgeton has flipped the switch to renewable energy.

Monthly Farm Market Kicks Off in Millville this Saturday at the Village on High

A monthly Farm Market kicks off in Millville this Saturday at the Village on High.

Parade Will Celebrate Division III World Series Champs: Cumberland County College Dukes

The Cumberland County College Dukes will be honored with a celebratory parade following their exciting win as National Champions at the 2019 NJCAA World Series tournament in Greeneville, Tennessee.

RCGC President Discusses Pending Merger with Cumberland County College

On Friday, June 28, CCC is holding a historic event that will “honor its past and celebrate its future” as Cumberland County College prepares to enter into a new era by combining with RCGC in what is known as a jointure.

Millville’s Glasstown Productions Wins Gold Telly Award for One of Its Documentaries

When folks think of the film industry they tend to conjure up images of Los Angeles or New York or maybe even Georgia, but not South Jersey. Now that Millville’s Glasstown Productions has won a Gold Telly award, however, it may be time to count Cumberland County among the country’s film production hotspots.

Local, Multi-Talented Artist Stays Humble While Creating Magnificent Pieces

Cumberland County is home to dozens, if not hundreds of artists who, in a different time and place, may have been recognized as some of the best in their fields by the citizens of the world.

Miss Cumberland County Alyssa Rodriguez Competes for the State Crown This Month

The 2019 Miss New Jersey Pageant will soon be upon us, and for the highly intellectual, reigning Miss Cumberland County, whether she wins or loses is irrelevant.

Jersey Reflections: Inland Cousin Contributes

By: Vince Farinaccio Photo courtesy of Wildwoods, New Jersey Facebook page. Early Vinelanders aided the...

Millville Matters: Planning for Summer

The unofficial start of summer is upon us, bringing more activities in and around the Glasstown Arts District, Millville. Some of you may be looking for programs for the kids to enjoy throughout the summer, and others may want to explore our own backyards. Here are suggestions to guide you in your search.

Singing Ambassadors of Vineland Take the Stage on June 1st for One Last Show

Formed in Vineland in 1957, the Singing Ambassadors choral group has been a mainstay on the Cumberland County community entertainment scene for more than six decades.

Jersey Reflections: Wild and Wind-Twisted

Vineland’s Baker intended to christen the new settlement Florida City before naming it Wildwood.

Cumberland County Legends Donates $60,000 to CompleteCare Family Health Foundation

The Cumberland County Legends recently donated $60,000 to the CompleteCare Family Health Foundation, proceeds from their 10th annual Cumberland County Legends event held at the Grove at Centerton on March 30th.

Vineland Is Seeing a Big Increase In Recycling Participation

In January of 2019, the City of Vineland introduced new 96-gallon Trash and Recycling carts, and since that time residents have responded by dramatically increasing the amount of materials being recycled.

The Creative Enterprise Center Wants to Help You Help the Community

By: Ahmad Graves-El The Creative Enterprise Center in Millville is a collabrative co-working workspace that gives entrepreneurs and...

Bridgeton ACE Students Excel in Their First Year as Engineering Students

It’s finals week at Rowan University and Juan Vera and Yael Garcia are in the midst of studying. The friends—since they were both sophomores at Bridgeton High School—have had quite a standout year as freshmen engineering students.

Vineland School Program Helps Students to Be the Best Versions of Themselves

Some local students and their teacher are setting an example that we all might do well to follow.

Local Steak Master Vies to be National Champion

Millville LongHorn Steakhouse Grill Master Spenser Burlew recently took home the regional win after competing in the Steak Master Series, where the restaurant’s grilling experts are put to the test.

Cherry Blossom Festival Reflects on the Seabrook’s History as a Japanese Settlement

Between 1944 and 1947, more than 500 families of Japanese ancestry worked and lived around Seabrook Farms as part of government relocation programs.

Cumberland County College Mourns Professor John H. Gibbs

John H. Gibbs was one of the original CCC English professors.

Local Habitat for Humanity Chapter Celebrates 30 Homes in 30 Years

On the morning of March 24th, Rosa and Carlos Gonzalez and their two daughters woke up in their new Vineland home for the first time.

‘Project Prom Dress’ a Runway Hit with Local High School Students

Cumberland and Salem county prom-goers headed to the Hopeloft building in Bridgeton for the opportunity to check out prom dresses during Project Prom Dress.

L’America the Beautiful

Vineland author Joe Orazi talks about his recent novel.

Recipes, Plus Sides at the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society

A history lesson—in spirituals, dialogue, and soul food recipes—beckons you to the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society this Saturday.

Vineland Police Department Looking to Identify Man in Fraud Investigation

Officials from the Vineland Police Department are asking for the public’s help to identify a man in regards to an active fraud investigation.

Take Me to the Cohanzick Zoo

By: Clyde Hughes, Reporter African leopard siblings are just one of the attractions at...

Earth Day at 49

A look at how the day came to be 49 years ago and how we can make small changes each day to help conserve Planet Earth and its natural resources.

Sgt. Dominick Pilla Remembered in Vineland Middle School Name Dedication

Lincoln Avenue Middle School's name was changed to the Sgt. Dominick Pilla Middle School last year, and the school recently held a ceremony to honor Sgt. Pilla.

CASA to Hold First-Ever Open House this Weekend

This weekend a local non-profit will be hosting a fun holiday-themed event to raise awareness about the work that they do to help kids in the community.

Local Businesses, Nonprofits ‘Chip In’ to Make a Difference in Cumberland County

When local businesses and nonprofit organizations aspire to give back to those in need,...

STEAM Camp Offers South Jersey Students Learning Activities During Summer

School may be out for the summer, but who says the learning has to stop.

Beyond Hate: A Conversation with a Reformed, Former KKK Member

Chaplain Joe Bednarsky was once the head of the Ku Klux Klan; today he preaches love over hate for all out a South Jersey church.

County Soup Kitchen Serves Those in Need Five Days a Week

It’s difficult to assess how many of those people were in the city of Vineland alone, but with the help of the Spirit and Truth Ministries Soup Kitchen, there is a place for people in the area to come in off the streets for a warm meal and a little push in the right direction.