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SALEM COUNTY NEWS

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SCC Celebrates 60th Anniversary of High-Ranking Practical Nursing Program

On Saturday, Oct. 5, guests at Salem Community College were treated to brunch while learning about the past and present of SCC's successful and influential Practical Nursing program.

Salem County Prepares for Fourth Annual “Knock Out Opioid Abuse” Day

The Salem County Office of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services and the Municipal Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse will be participating in New Jersey's fourth annual "Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day."

Genealogical Society to Host Informative Program on Black Settlements of Salem County and the Underground Railroad

The Genealogical Society of Salem County will host a program titled "The Black Settlements of Salem County and the Underground Railroad" presented by Janet Sheridan on Tuesday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Friends Village Auditorium located at 1 Friends Drive in Woodstown.

Bone Run & Walk Returns to Parvin State Park in Pittsgrove on Oct. 19, Registration Open

The CompleteCare Family Health Foundation recently announced that registration for the 2019 Halloween Bone Run & Walk is open to the public. This 5k run and one mile walk will take place at 9am on Saturday, October 19 at Parvin State Park in Pittsgrove, N.J.

Salem County to Host Free Stress Reduction and Communication Training Oct. 22

A free, highly interactive session to provide techniques for stress reduction and communication building will be offered by the Salem County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services - Municipal Alliance Program and Office of Mental Health.

Salem County Officials Warn Public to Avoid Contact with County Lakes Due to Harmful Algal Bloom

The department also urges that people avoid swimming, water sports, and other activities including fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and recreational boating.

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to Make Stop in Salem County Starting Sept. 25

The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall will soon arrive in South Jersey, making its first visit to Salem County from Sept. 25-29 in Pennsville's Riverview Park.

Salem County to Host Picnic for Veterans and Their Families This October

The Penns Grove VFW will host a free picnic for veterans and their families on Saturday, October 19 from noon to 3 p.m.

Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Announces More Than $100k in Scholarships for Salem City Students

The Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation has announced in a recent press release that it has allocated more than $100,000 to distribute from the Acorn Fund college savings accounts of over 60 students graduating in the class of 2019.

Genealogist Offering Free Public Lecture at Woodstown Friends Village Sept. 10

WOODSTOWN, N.J. — The Genealogical Society of Salem County will host a program entitled,...