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Vineland Announces Holiday Lighting Contest

The City of Vineland and the Vineland Municipal Utilities have announced plans for the 2022 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest. The contest is an opportunity for residents to showcase their creative talents with wonderful holiday displays. Participants are encouraged to be original, colorful, and imaginative with their use of lights, seasonal characters, scenes, and appropriate decorations.

Judging will take place on Tuesday, December 6 from 6 to 9 p.m., and winners will be announced on Thursday, December 8. Thanks to friends at Corning, total prize money has been increased this year to $1,500. Top five winners will receive prizes ranging from $500 for first place to $100 for fifth place.

To enter, send an e-mail to by 4 p.m. on Monday, December 5. Your e-mail must include your name, address, and a daytime phone number. Contest is open to Vineland residents only.

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Millville Halloween Contest Winners Named, Holiday Contest Set

Millville Recreation held their first annual Halloween Decorating Contest for homeowners and businesses. With approximately 30 entries, the judges had a hard time picking the winners.

1st Place: 22 Jenny Drive

2nd Place: 106 Whitall Avenue

3rd Place: 1212 Cedarbrook Avenue

Best Business: Garden State Highway Products

Best Storefront Window: Domino’s Pizza

Judge’s Choice Award: Verna’s Flightline

For those who enjoy decorating for the holidays, the Millville Recreation Department will be holding a Holiday Decorating Contest for both homes and businesses. Enter by calling the Millville Recreation Department at 856-825-7000, by December 8. Judging will take place December 9 to 11