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Delran Public Schools Kick Off Series of STEM-Focused Events with New Innovation and Fabrication Lab

On Friday, Sept. 27th, the Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance in partnership with the Delran Township Board of Education, Barnes and Noble of Moorestown, the Delran Education Association, Delran Parent Teacher Organization, and FableVision, kicked off its community event series in the Delran Innovation and Fabrication Laboratory with a special "technology meets literacy" connection.

South Jersey Fire Departments Given More Than $2.5 Million in Funding

Congressman Donald Norcross announced last week that 10 South Jersey fire departments have received over $2.5 million in funding from the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Agriculture

New Jersey’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Decline

New Jersey's unemployment rate continues to decline for the fifth consecutive month.

Investigation Continues for Missing 5-Year-Old, Dulce Maria Alavez, Total Reward Increased to $35k (Video)

In a press conference, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae asked residents of the city to keep an eye out for anything that could help investigators find 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez.

Missing Child’s Grandmother Pleads for Her Safe Return, $20k Reward Offered

The search for Dulce Maria Alavez continues as Dulce's grandmother makes an emotional plea for her safe return and a $20k reward is offered for information on the case.

Amber Alert Issued for Missing 5-Year-Old Girl in Bridgeton, Last Seen Being Led From Playground Toward Red Van

he New Jersey State Police have issued an Amber Alert for Dulce Maria Alavez, the 5-year-old girl who went missing on Monday, Sept. 16 after arriving at the Bridgeton City Park with her mother, brother, and another relative. Police now believe she was abducted by a Hispanic man driving a red van with a sliding side door and tinted windows.

Twelve New CASA Volunteers Set to Speak Up for Abused and Neglected Children, Next Volunteer Training Begins Oct. 9

Twelve more community volunteers were sworn in over the past few weeks by Superior Court judges in Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates. These generous volunteer advocates will work to ensure the best interests of abused and neglected children in our communities are met.

Governmental Task Force Formed to Investigate Risks of Electronic Cigarettes

Murphy signed Executive Order No. 84 on Thursday, Sept 12, to create the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force, it will focus on creating a strategy to "protect New Jersey residents from the hazards of electronic cigarettes."

New Jersey Legislators Look to Ban All Vaping Products

If S-3265 is passed, New Jersey would be the second state after Michigan to stop the sale and distribution of flavored electronic smoking devices.

Gov. Murphy Announces Universal Arts Access for State Public Schools

Over one million New Jersey students participate in some form of arts education including classes in Dance, Music Theatre or Visual Arts.