On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) will hold a ribbon cutting and open house at its new Alms Center Location in Bridgeton from 6 to 8 p.m. This new branch of RCSJ's campus will provide much-needed opportunities Cumberland County residents.
On Thursday, Dec. 12, students from the Cumberland County Technical Education Center (CCTEC), helped spread the spiritual message of Peace on Earth and Good Will Toward Men, by participating in their annual Toy Drive.
Mamrak, a graduate of Gloucester County College (now RCSJ), always dreamed of being a filmmaker. With 33 years invested in the film industry, he has returned to the South Jersey to share his behind-the-camera knowledge and movie-making experiences with student interns eager to follow in his footsteps
On December 5 and 6, more than 100 volunteers gathered at the YMCA of Cumberland County in Vineland to assemble and distribute bicycles to local at-risk youth during Ron Jaworksi’s 2nd Annual Jaws Bike Drive.
According to the U.S. Department of Education, ESL programs are the fastest-growing component of state-administered education programs -- and educators like Dr. JoAnne Negrin are helping to lead that charge.
Local recording artist Martin Muniz (also known as "MartyAfterDark") has released his second album, titled: Water Temple. The album draws inspiration -- and its name -- from the popular 1998 video game, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
The Corning Incorporated Foundation presented a $10,000 check on Nov. 25 to Rowan College of South Jersey in support of a program that will allow the college to partner with Millville’s Lakeside Middle School to provide enrichment opportunities in STEAM-related careers as they relate to Cumberland County.
A local resident who recently entered the world of authordom participated in her first book signing event earlier this month. Kelly L. Miletta, from Cedarville, held the event at The Spot at The Ave, in Vineland, to celebrate her first children’s book entitled, Some Bugs I Know.
After over 30 years of advocacy, Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River & Its Tributaries has finally seen one of their biggest goals completed: the 1,400-acre Cumberland County farm known as "Holly Farm" will officially be preserved by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
The Bridgeton Holiday House Tour, hosted by Bridgeton Main Street Association, will take place from 3:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. The tour, which has been held for over 30 years, brings hundreds of people into Bridgeton's Historic District surrounding the downtown to enjoy the Victorian homes, churches, and public buildings.
A new mural created by George Perez received a dedication ceremony on Veteran's Day on Landis Avenue in Vineland. The mural serves to honor the men and women of the United States military. Isaiah Showell was there to speak to the artist, as well as a local student who helped paint the mural, Vineland Mayor Anthony Fanucci, and more.
The Vineland Environmental Commission has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 Green Communities Achievement Award by the NJDEP Division of Parks and Forestry - NJ Forest Service, the NJ Community Forestry Council, and the NJ Tree Foundation.
The Levoy Theatre and its resident company, the Off Broad Street Players (OBSP), were awarded New Jersey’s statewide honors for outstanding artistic and technical achievement in community theater at the annual Perry Awards in Union County last month.
As part of its ongoing effort to combat drug and alcohol abuse and the local effects of the national opiate addiction crisis, the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders held a dedication ceremony for the “Capital Recovery Center” on October 28.
At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 24, the the Vineland Police Department allowed community members to tour their new headquarters, located at 620 East Plum Street. This is the culmination of a $20 million construction project that began in January 2018, and now the finished building boasts 66,000 square feet of space.
Last week, the Bridgeton Public Library unveiled a gallery of iconic Cumberland County photo art which will serve to complement its bookshelves of literature and videos. The gallery of enlarged, framed color photos, donated by local photographer, Gil Walter, are also offered for sale — with all proceeds going toward the Bridgeton Free Library fund.
An area resident recently made history by accepting the top position at a local medical fitness facility. In August, Amanda Meschi, of Pittsgrove, became the first female director at the Inspira Health Fitness Connection, located in Vineland.
On Tuesday, October 8, officials from the Gateway Community Action Partnership have announced that the organization has received a five-year, $1 million grant from the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation to support the Southeast Gateway initiative.
Millville’s City Commission, at a regular meeting on October 1, voted to approve a five-year, $5.34 million shared services agreement with Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) for trash, recycling, and bulky waste collection services to begin next year.
Hundreds of local students and young adults have participated in and benefited from a summer employment program conducted at the Jersey Shore which provides them with needed income as well as valuable workplace experience.
SNJ Today speaks to Russ Jurczyk, franchise owner, Gorilla Vapes; Nicole Lunsford, owner of Gorilla Vapes of Vineland; a Vapin’ on Safari employee named Oscar; Shaq Johnson, an employee with Gorilla Vapes and Vineland resident, Donna Bermudez, all pro-vapers on the other side of this hot topic.
A new gallery exhibition titled, "Strobe's Sensational Seven" will open with a reception Friday, September 20, 6:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. at the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts located at 22 North High Street in Millville, N.J.
The proposed plan would move around 57,800 cubic yards of soil from the contaminated non-residential properties within 26.5 acres. The soil would then be sent off-site for disposal and the properties would be restored.
Cole’s naturally perceptive sensitivity allows him to know exactly what to do to make someone feel better. During his weekly visits to patients at the Veteran’s home, Hannah has seen a very special bond between Cole and seniors who relate to his overcoming of a disability.
Luck filtered through abundant sunshine and nearly perfect weather for Laurel Lake’s 4th annual triathlon on Saturday, July 27. The event, held in memory of William Laubengeyer, brings community volunteers and athletes together each year to challenge themselves and support each other.
Amber Egorov, a local elementary school teacher received a prestigious National Geographic Educator certificate, in April. A third-grade teacher at Anthony Rossi Elementary School in Vineland, Egorov joined an elite group of teachers from across the globe to earn a certificate from this distinguished program.
The Cumberland County Office on Aging has announced that through a grant from the New Jersey Department of Health the Office on Aging will be giving vouchers for the USDA Senior Citizens Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to remove over 57,000 cubic yards of soil from 40 non-residential properties impacted by the former Kil-Tone Company Superfund Site in Vineland.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem Counties (BBBS) has been awarded a $100,000 Core Mission Grant by Impact100 South Jersey, a women’s collective giving fund at Community Foundation of South Jersey.
Most children get excited about summer break. No school, no homework, no hassles. While free from a lot of the stresses of the school year, we hear of many kids who do little else but sit around and look at their electronic screens all day. Well, not anymore!
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.