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  • Millville Church Needs Help Stocking Its Food Pantry

    Millville Church Needs Help Stocking Its Food Pantry

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:58:38 GMT

    A Cumberland County church is striving to help the community in its time of need, but right now they need some help filling their food pantry.

    A Cumberland County church is striving to help the community in its time of need, but right now they need some help filling their food pantry.

  • Vineland Elementary School Burglarized, 20 iPads Stolen

    Vineland Elementary School Burglarized, 20 iPads Stolen

    Monday, October 16 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-10-16 18:59:00 GMT

    Cumberland County officials are looking for suspects in a recent burglary that took place at a local elementary school.

    Cumberland County officials are looking for suspects in a recent burglary that took place at a local elementary school.

  • S.J. Federal Credit Union Hosting Ryan and Krystle Howard for Book Signings

    S.J. Federal Credit Union Hosting Ryan and Krystle Howard for Book Signings

    Monday, October 16 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-10-16 18:54:48 GMT

    The aim of the book signings is to promote good sportsmanship and the importance of literacy and education.

    The aim of the book signings is to promote good sportsmanship and the importance of literacy and education.

  • Upcoming October Events at Cumberland County College

    Upcoming October Events at Cumberland County College

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-10-15 11:00:20 GMT

    The campus of Cumberland County College plays host to a couple of interesting events inside the Guaracini Performing Arts Center Theatre over the next few weeks, in addition to ghouls, goblins, and a New York Times bestselling author.  

    The campus of Cumberland County College plays host to a couple of interesting events inside the Guaracini Performing Arts Center Theatre over the next few weeks, in addition to ghouls, goblins, and a New York Times bestselling author.  

  • What Stores Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving 2017? These Retailers Are Resisting the Trend

    What Stores Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving 2017? These Retailers Are Resisting the Trend

    Sunday, October 15 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-15 04:00:38 GMT

    Shopping on Thanksgiving used to be a non-starter -- for great deals, you had to wait until Black Friday. But year after year, more stores have been opening on Thanksgiving, ensuring that the seasonal retail frenzy will begin at least a few hours before the official start of Black Friday.

    Shopping on Thanksgiving used to be a non-starter -- for great deals, you had to wait until Black Friday. But year after year, more stores have been opening on Thanksgiving, ensuring that the seasonal retail frenzy will begin at least a few hours before the official start of Black Friday.

  • Vintage Photos of the 1970s in N.J.

    Vintage Photos of the 1970s in N.J.

    Saturday, October 14 2017 7:05 AM EDT2017-10-14 11:05:09 GMT

    I grew up in the '70s. So, as a guy who went from pre-teen to adult during the decade, I'd like to share a few random facts about those good ole days: The population of the U.S. in 1970 was 204,879,000, the national debt was $450 billion and the average annual salary was approximately $7,800… 

    I grew up in the '70s. So, as a guy who went from pre-teen to adult during the decade, I'd like to share a few random facts about those good ole days: The population of the U.S. in 1970 was 204,879,000, the national debt was $450 billion and the average annual salary was approximately $7,800… 

  • Cumberland County SPCA Closing its Doors?

    Cumberland County SPCA Closing its Doors?

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:00:23 GMT

    “We need help,” said Bev Greco, Executive Director for Cumberland County SPCA. “It’s as simple as that.”

    “We need help,” said Bev Greco, Executive Director for Cumberland County SPCA. “It’s as simple as that.”

  • New Stockton Poll: Murphy Holds Big Lead Over Guadagno

    New Stockton Poll: Murphy Holds Big Lead Over Guadagno

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:19:39 GMT

    A new poll out by Stockton University reveals Democrat Phil Murphy still holds the lead among likely voters in this year's race for Governor.

    A new poll out by Stockton University reveals Democrat Phil Murphy still holds the lead among likely voters in this year's race for Governor.

  • Millville Police Investigating Drive-By Shooting

    Millville Police Investigating Drive-By Shooting

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:14:26 GMT

    Police in Cumberland County are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting that left one man injured.

    Police in Cumberland County are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting that left one man injured.

  • Vineland Residents Gather to Discuss Issues in Governor's Race

    Vineland Residents Gather to Discuss Issues in Governor's Race

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-10-13 13:56:15 GMT

    Thanks to a partnership with Montclair State University’s Center for Cooperative Media and the Center for Investigative Reporting, SNJToday along with media companies throughout the state are working together on a project called Voting Block NJ. 

    Thanks to a partnership with Montclair State University’s Center for Cooperative Media and the Center for Investigative Reporting, SNJToday along with media companies throughout the state are working together on a project called Voting Block NJ. 

  • Phil Murphy Leads Kim Guadagno in Campaign Spending

    Phil Murphy Leads Kim Guadagno in Campaign Spending

    Thursday, October 12 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-10-12 20:56:21 GMT

    With Election Day only a few weeks away, the candidates running to take the governor's seat are busy raising money to fund their final weeks of campaigning.

    With Election Day only a few weeks away, the candidates running to take the governor's seat are busy raising money to fund their final weeks of campaigning.

  • Christie: How These New Opioid Initiatives Will Save Lives

    Christie: How These New Opioid Initiatives Will Save Lives

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:20:19 GMT

    TRENTON -- Narcan has reversed more than 25,000 heroin and other opioid drug overdoses in New Jersey since 2014. But the nasal spray has a weak track record saving the lives of people who ingest Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times stronger than heroin.

    TRENTON -- Narcan has reversed more than 25,000 heroin and other opioid drug overdoses in New Jersey since 2014. But the nasal spray has a weak track record saving the lives of people who ingest Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times stronger than heroin.

  • NJ Loses Federal Funding to Expand ACA Enrollment

    NJ Loses Federal Funding to Expand ACA Enrollment

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:11:18 GMT

    New Jersey will lose more than 60 percent of the federal funding it expected to receive this year to help enroll vulnerable citizens in health insurance plans, a new report found, a change advocates fear will make it harder to reach those most in need of affordable care.

    New Jersey will lose more than 60 percent of the federal funding it expected to receive this year to help enroll vulnerable citizens in health insurance plans, a new report found, a change advocates fear will make it harder to reach those most in need of affordable care.

  • First Female Prosecutor of Cumberland County Serves with Passion

    First Female Prosecutor of Cumberland County Serves with Passion

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-10-11 20:12:14 GMT

    Jennifer Webb-McRae always knew what she wanted to be when she grew up. "I knew I wanted to be a lawyer because my family kind of put that notion in my head. They used to tease me and say I argued every point no matter what we talked about," she says.
     

    Jennifer Webb-McRae always knew what she wanted to be when she grew up. "I knew I wanted to be a lawyer because my family kind of put that notion in my head. They used to tease me and say I argued every point no matter what we talked about," she says.
     

  • Vineland Habitat for Humanity's ReStore Burglarized

    Vineland Habitat for Humanity's ReStore Burglarized

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-10-11 19:57:46 GMT

    On the morning of Tuesday, October 10th, someone broke into the Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity's ReStore on Delsea Drive in Vineland.

    On the morning of Tuesday, October 10th, someone broke into the Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity's ReStore on Delsea Drive in Vineland.

  • Boscov's to Hold 'Friends Helping Friends' Community Fundraising Event

    Boscov's to Hold 'Friends Helping Friends' Community Fundraising Event

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-10-11 20:01:51 GMT

    Boscov’s will host Friends Helping Friends, a community fundraising event on Tuesday, October 17th, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. in all 45 of their stores.

    Boscov’s will host Friends Helping Friends, a community fundraising event on Tuesday, October 17th, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. in all 45 of their stores.

  • Christie Criticizes Trump on Lack of Response to Opioid Crisis

    Christie Criticizes Trump on Lack of Response to Opioid Crisis

    Thursday, October 12 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-10-12 19:30:05 GMT

    Christie says that by not officially declaring the opioid crisis as a National Emergency, President Donald Trump is lessening the impact the National Opioid Commission can have on it.

    Christie says that by not officially declaring the opioid crisis as a National Emergency, President Donald Trump is lessening the impact the National Opioid Commission can have on it.

  • Guadagno Challenges Murphy to Additional Debates

    Guadagno Challenges Murphy to Additional Debates

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-10-11 17:30:11 GMT

    The two main party candidates for governor squared off on Tuesday, October 10th, in Newark for their first debate. 

    The two main party candidates for governor squared off on Tuesday, October 10th, in Newark for their first debate. 

  • N.J. Is No. 3 State for Trick-or-Treating, According to Candy Analysis

    N.J. Is No. 3 State for Trick-or-Treating, According to Candy Analysis

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:31:58 GMT

    Local trick-or-treating should figure among the best in the country this Halloween, according to an analysis of candy purchases from Ibotta, an app that reads shopping receipts.

    Local trick-or-treating should figure among the best in the country this Halloween, according to an analysis of candy purchases from Ibotta, an app that reads shopping receipts.

  • CCIA to Renovate Vineland Professional Complex

    CCIA to Renovate Vineland Professional Complex

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-10-11 14:42:26 GMT

    The Cumberland County Improvement Authority has acquired the property and facilities located at 71 Park Avenue with plans to upgrade. The newly-purchased property stands adjacent to the 275 Delsea Drive Professional Complex that the CCIA completed earlier in the year.

    The Cumberland County Improvement Authority has acquired the property and facilities located at 71 Park Avenue with plans to upgrade. The newly-purchased property stands adjacent to the 275 Delsea Drive Professional Complex that the CCIA completed earlier in the year.

  • Vineland Rotary Volunteers Wrap Gifts for Birthday Book Project

    Vineland Rotary Volunteers Wrap Gifts for Birthday Book Project

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-10-10 20:39:50 GMT

    Volunteers from the Vineland Rotary Club came out on Tuesday, October 10th, to wrap presents for the Cara McCollum Birthday Book Project.

    Volunteers from the Vineland Rotary Club came out on Tuesday, October 10th, to wrap presents for the Cara McCollum Birthday Book Project.

  • This Is the Best Sandwich in New Jersey, According to National Website

    This Is the Best Sandwich in New Jersey, According to National Website

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:20:38 GMT

    The state of New Jersey is cluttered with top-notch delis and sandwich shops offering a variety of tasty sandwiches. But according to the Daily Meal, a national food and drink website known for their rankings, the best sandwich in New Jersey can be found at maybe the most famous and historic sandwich shop in the Garden State.

    The state of New Jersey is cluttered with top-notch delis and sandwich shops offering a variety of tasty sandwiches. But according to the Daily Meal, a national food and drink website known for their rankings, the best sandwich in New Jersey can be found at maybe the most famous and historic sandwich shop in the Garden State.

  • Vineland Developer Receives $46 Million in Federal Funding for 3 N.J. Projects

    Vineland Developer Receives $46 Million in Federal Funding for 3 N.J. Projects

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:00:49 GMT

    The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) and representatives of Eastern Pacific Development — a contractor based in Vineland — announced last week that the contractor has received over $46 million for the construction of three projects containing 168 units across New Jersey.

    The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) and representatives of Eastern Pacific Development — a contractor based in Vineland — announced last week that the contractor has received over $46 million for the construction of three projects containing 168 units across New Jersey.

  • S.J. Region's Puerto Ricans Working Together to Bring Relief to Devastated Island

    S.J. Region's Puerto Ricans Working Together to Bring Relief to Devastated Island

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-10-10 19:01:01 GMT

    VINELAND – It was 12 days of silence from the time Marcos Aviles's family in Vineland heard from cousins in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. While Aviles, a youth pastor at Higher Places Ministries, helped pack truckloads of supplies that have been brought to the church, he and his mother worried when – or if – they would hear from family members on the Caribbean island. The contact came Monday in an unusual way when one of the family members was ...

    VINELAND – It was 12 days of silence from the time Marcos Aviles's family in Vineland heard from cousins in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. While Aviles, a youth pastor at Higher Places Ministries, helped pack truckloads of supplies that have been brought to the church, he and his mother worried when – or if – they would hear from family members on the Caribbean island. The contact came Monday in an unusual way when one of the family members was ...

  • Drivers Stay Alert: It's Deer Mating Season in South Jersey

    Drivers Stay Alert: It's Deer Mating Season in South Jersey

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-10-10 19:09:00 GMT

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife has issued a reminder to New Jersey drivers to be alert for deer as mating season gets underway and the days start to get shorter.

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife has issued a reminder to New Jersey drivers to be alert for deer as mating season gets underway and the days start to get shorter.

  • $46 Million Grant Awarded to Vineland-Based Construction Company

    $46 Million Grant Awarded to Vineland-Based Construction Company

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:02:43 GMT

    A local developer has received state funding in efforts of revitalizing communities throughout the state, including in southern New Jersey.

    A local developer has received state funding in efforts of revitalizing communities throughout the state, including in southern New Jersey.

  • 'I Choose Cumberland'

    'I Choose Cumberland'

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-10-10 16:18:07 GMT

    My postings on this site are intended to help people who are considering moving to Cumberland County. My husband and I have two elementary school-aged kids. We are both educated and both work in academia, so ...

    My postings on this site are intended to help people who are considering moving to Cumberland County. My husband and I have two elementary school-aged kids. We are both educated and both work in academia, so ...

  • Cumberland County College’s University Center to Host Open House

    Cumberland County College’s University Center to Host Open House

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:07:18 GMT

    The Shirlee and Bernard Brown University Center at Cumberland County College will host a Fall Open House in celebration of its 10th Anniversary from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

    The Shirlee and Bernard Brown University Center at Cumberland County College will host a Fall Open House in celebration of its 10th Anniversary from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

  • Pilesgrove Company Launches 'Operation PR Families'

    Pilesgrove Company Launches 'Operation PR Families'

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-10-10 18:59:00 GMT

    Ida and Phil Yurgin, the owners of Miranda Motors in Pilesgrove, NJ, have come up with a novel approach to aiding hurricane victims in Puerto Rico who are still without power and basic supplies.

    Ida and Phil Yurgin, the owners of Miranda Motors in Pilesgrove, NJ, have come up with a novel approach to aiding hurricane victims in Puerto Rico who are still without power and basic supplies.

  • Jersey Reflections: Unfinished Works

    Jersey Reflections: Unfinished Works

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-10-10 15:13:58 GMT

    The control artists crave over endeavors can lead to editing that fails to deliver a definitive version.

    The control artists crave over endeavors can lead to editing that fails to deliver a definitive version.

  • CCC President Talks Life Changes and New Programs

    CCC President Talks Life Changes and New Programs

    Thursday, October 12 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-10-12 18:48:46 GMT

    The last 16 months have been a whirlwind for Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez, president of Cumberland County College.

    The last 16 months have been a whirlwind for Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez, president of Cumberland County College.

  • On the Ave: A Taste, and Thank You

    On the Ave: A Taste, and Thank You

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-10-10 15:15:08 GMT

    Main Street Vineland’s A Taste of Vineland & Volunteer Recognition Event is one of our most popular events of the year.

    Main Street Vineland’s A Taste of Vineland & Volunteer Recognition Event is one of our most popular events of the year.

  • Opinion: Supporting Our Libraries

    Opinion: Supporting Our Libraries

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-10-10 15:16:28 GMT

    Back in July, in this same space, I wrote about the need for passage of Assembly Bill A222 (S2171 on the Senate side), legislation that calls for a $125 million bond issue referendum for local libraries statewide.

    Back in July, in this same space, I wrote about the need for passage of Assembly Bill A222 (S2171 on the Senate side), legislation that calls for a $125 million bond issue referendum for local libraries statewide.

  • Miss Holly City 2018 Crowned in Millville

    Miss Holly City 2018 Crowned in Millville

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-10-10 15:52:50 GMT

    On Friday, October 6th, 15 young women from Millville competed for the Miss Holly City 2018 title as the annual Miss Holly City pageant took place at Lakeside Middle School. 

    On Friday, October 6th, 15 young women from Millville competed for the Miss Holly City 2018 title as the annual Miss Holly City pageant took place at Lakeside Middle School. 

  • Life Sentences: Special Moments

    Life Sentences: Special Moments

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-10-10 15:00:21 GMT

    From mom to grandmom, the columnist recalls precious moments—and forges new traditions.

    From mom to grandmom, the columnist recalls precious moments—and forges new traditions.

  • Vineland Celebrates Columbus Day and its Italian Heritage

    Vineland Celebrates Columbus Day and its Italian Heritage

    Monday, October 9 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-10-09 21:28:22 GMT

    The City of Vineland held its annual Columbus Day celebration to honor the community's Italian heritage.

    The City of Vineland held its annual Columbus Day celebration to honor the community's Italian heritage.

  • Police: 'Put the Brakes on' Tuesday

    Police: 'Put the Brakes on' Tuesday

    Monday, October 9 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-10-09 20:12:03 GMT

    'Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day' is a day-long initiative designed to increase awareness about safe driving behaviors and keep roads across the state fatality free. 

    'Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day' is a day-long initiative designed to increase awareness about safe driving behaviors and keep roads across the state fatality free. 

  • Vineland's Tess Fisher Advances to Quarterfinals of the NJSIAA State Singles Tournament

    Vineland's Tess Fisher Advances to Quarterfinals of the NJSIAA State Singles Tournament

    Monday, October 9 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-10-09 18:32:54 GMT

    Already a four-time winner of the South Jersey Interscholastic Tournament and the Cumberland County Tournament, Vineland's Tess Fisher is still searching for the illusive NJSIIA state singles tournament championship. 

    Already a four-time winner of the South Jersey Interscholastic Tournament and the Cumberland County Tournament, Vineland's Tess Fisher is still searching for the illusive NJSIIA state singles tournament championship. 

  • Guadagno, Murphy Face Off in First Debate Tuesday

    Guadagno, Murphy Face Off in First Debate Tuesday

    Monday, October 9 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-10-09 18:02:09 GMT

    New Jersey's major party gubernatorial candidates are gearing up to take center stage for the first debate on Tuesday October 10th.

    New Jersey's major party gubernatorial candidates are gearing up to take center stage for the first debate on Tuesday October 10th.

  • Federal, Local Officials Warn of Jury Duty Phone Scam

    Federal, Local Officials Warn of Jury Duty Phone Scam

    Monday, October 9 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-10-09 18:04:05 GMT

    Federal and local officials have issued a warning about a recent phone scam targeting new jersey residents.

    Federal and local officials have issued a warning about a recent phone scam targeting new jersey residents.

  • Cost of Gas Continues to Dip Across Garden State

    Cost of Gas Continues to Dip Across Garden State

    Monday, October 9 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-10-09 17:58:11 GMT

    Here's some good news for New Jersey drivers as gas prices continue to fall across the state.

    Here's some good news for New Jersey drivers as gas prices continue to fall across the state.

  • Where to See Monarch Butterflies in N.J. During their Southern Migration

    Where to See Monarch Butterflies in N.J. During their Southern Migration

    Sunday, October 8 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-10-08 19:00:15 GMT

    CAPE MAY -- Looking at a monarch butterfly, it's hard to imagine an insect with a four-inch wingspan flying all the way across Delaware Bay.

    CAPE MAY -- Looking at a monarch butterfly, it's hard to imagine an insect with a four-inch wingspan flying all the way across Delaware Bay.

  • Vintage Photos of Unique N.J.

    Vintage Photos of Unique N.J.

    Sunday, October 8 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-10-08 14:00:18 GMT

    Ask someone who isn't from New Jersey what makes the state unique and you'll likely hear a litany of the same old cliches. Ask some who IS from the state, and you most likely will get a variant on this theme: we're unique because we don't mind being unique.

    Ask someone who isn't from New Jersey what makes the state unique and you'll likely hear a litany of the same old cliches. Ask some who IS from the state, and you most likely will get a variant on this theme: we're unique because we don't mind being unique.

  • A Parasite Lurking in the Delaware Bay Reportedly Did this to a Fisherman's Foot

    A Parasite Lurking in the Delaware Bay Reportedly Did this to a Fisherman's Foot

    Sunday, October 8 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-10-08 11:50:06 GMT

    Stepping into the shallow water along the Delaware Bay caused a fisherman to get more than the bait fish he was seeking, according to a report. There was an odd tingling sensation around Floyd Morton's ankles and feet, a peculiar gnawing sensation, according to Delawareonline. It's called "swimmer's itch" by many, but the medical name is…

    Stepping into the shallow water along the Delaware Bay caused a fisherman to get more than the bait fish he was seeking, according to a report. There was an odd tingling sensation around Floyd Morton's ankles and feet, a peculiar gnawing sensation, according to Delawareonline. It's called "swimmer's itch" by many, but the medical name is…

  • The Opioid Epidemic in 6 Charts

    The Opioid Epidemic in 6 Charts

    Sunday, October 8 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-08 04:00:34 GMT

    By Andrew Kolodny, Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research, Brandeis University. Drug overdose deaths, once rare, are now the leading cause of accidental death in the Unites States, surpassing peak annual deaths caused by motor vehicle accidents, guns and HIV infection.

    By Andrew Kolodny, Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research, Brandeis University. Drug overdose deaths, once rare, are now the leading cause of accidental death in the Unites States, surpassing peak annual deaths caused by motor vehicle accidents, guns and HIV infection.

  • Local Author's New Book Traces Paranormal Activity in South Jersey

    Local Author's New Book Traces Paranormal Activity in South Jersey

    Monday, October 9 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-10-09 19:34:28 GMT

    One South Jersey author and paranormal investigator is giving readers a closer look into the spooky stories of the area in her book, Haunted Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties.

    One South Jersey author and paranormal investigator is giving readers a closer look into the spooky stories of the area in her book, Haunted Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties.

  • Food Industry Commercialization Center to Be Built in Bridgeton

    Food Industry Commercialization Center to Be Built in Bridgeton

    Friday, October 6 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-10-06 20:42:02 GMT

    Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced on Thursday, October 5th, that Cumberland County has received grant funding for a project that will bring more jobs into the area.

    Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced on Thursday, October 5th, that Cumberland County has received grant funding for a project that will bring more jobs into the area.

  • More N.J. State Police Officers Head to Puerto Rico

    More N.J. State Police Officers Head to Puerto Rico

    Friday, October 6 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-10-06 20:43:28 GMT

    These additional troopers will focus primarily on law enforcement and humanitarian aid to the island.

    These additional troopers will focus primarily on law enforcement and humanitarian aid to the island.

  • Vineland Rotary Club Gathering Christmas Gifts for Haitian Kids

    Vineland Rotary Club Gathering Christmas Gifts for Haitian Kids

    Friday, October 6 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-10-06 20:09:24 GMT

    Christmas may be a few months away, but members of the Vineland Rotary Club are getting ahead of the game by getting presents ready to children in need.

    Christmas may be a few months away, but members of the Vineland Rotary Club are getting ahead of the game by getting presents ready to children in need.

  • Festival of Fine Craft at WheatonArts this Weekend

    Festival of Fine Craft at WheatonArts this Weekend

    Friday, October 6 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-10-06 17:15:36 GMT

    Visitors can stop by to enjoy a variety of unique local craftspeople, artists, and performers at the Festival of Fine Craft at WheatonArts Oct 7 & 8.

    Visitors can stop by to enjoy a variety of unique local craftspeople, artists, and performers at the Festival of Fine Craft at WheatonArts Oct 7 & 8.

  • Bump Stocks at Center of Gun Control Debate Following Las Vegas Massacre

    Bump Stocks at Center of Gun Control Debate Following Las Vegas Massacre

    Friday, October 6 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-10-06 17:10:47 GMT

    Following the early Monday morning shooting in Las Vegas (October 2nd), lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are taking aim at a new debate over bump-stock regulations, and New Jersey's major party candidates for governor are siding with each other on the issue.

    Following the early Monday morning shooting in Las Vegas (October 2nd), lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are taking aim at a new debate over bump-stock regulations, and New Jersey's major party candidates for governor are siding with each other on the issue.

  • Bear Hunt Starts in a Few Days and Could Be N.J.'s Last for Awhile

    Bear Hunt Starts in a Few Days and Could Be N.J.'s Last for Awhile

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:51:37 GMT

    Bear hunting in New Jersey will resume Monday, four weeks before an election in which the leading candidate for governor has pledged to bring the shooting to a stop. Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate and ahead in the polls, has criticized Gov. Chris Christie for expanding a hunt held every year since he took… 

    Bear hunting in New Jersey will resume Monday, four weeks before an election in which the leading candidate for governor has pledged to bring the shooting to a stop. Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate and ahead in the polls, has criticized Gov. Chris Christie for expanding a hunt held every year since he took… 

  • Vineland Thrift Store's Proceeds Going to Veterans in Need

    Vineland Thrift Store's Proceeds Going to Veterans in Need

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:51:23 GMT

    In 2009, Glenn started his non-profit organization, Celebrating Our Veterans, to assist those struggling to get food and clothing by referring them to people and places who were in a position to help.

    In 2009, Glenn started his non-profit organization, Celebrating Our Veterans, to assist those struggling to get food and clothing by referring them to people and places who were in a position to help.

  • Man Didn't Get Fair Trial After Police Taped Over Video, Judges Rule

    Man Didn't Get Fair Trial After Police Taped Over Video, Judges Rule

    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-10-05 19:56:29 GMT

    A Vineland man sentenced to five years in prison on a heroin possession charge will get a new trial because of a lost police booking room video recording.

    A Vineland man sentenced to five years in prison on a heroin possession charge will get a new trial because of a lost police booking room video recording.

  • N.J. Democrats Want to Ban Device that Helped Las Vegas Gunman Fire More Shots

    N.J. Democrats Want to Ban Device that Helped Las Vegas Gunman Fire More Shots

    Thursday, October 5 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-10-05 18:39:02 GMT

    TRENTON -- A group of veteran Democratic state lawmakers want New Jersey to institute an outright ban on the sale and possession of "bump stocks," a gun accessory that the gunman in this weekend's Las Vegas massacre used to allow his weapons to fire bullets more rapidly. 

    TRENTON -- A group of veteran Democratic state lawmakers want New Jersey to institute an outright ban on the sale and possession of "bump stocks," a gun accessory that the gunman in this weekend's Las Vegas massacre used to allow his weapons to fire bullets more rapidly. 

  • CCIA Awarded $2.5 Million to Build Food Commercialization Center in Bridgeton

    CCIA Awarded $2.5 Million to Build Food Commercialization Center in Bridgeton

    Thursday, October 5 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-10-05 18:09:17 GMT

    U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced that the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for construction of a Food Industry Commercialization Center adjacent to the Rutgers Food Innovation Center in Bridgeton.

    U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced that the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for construction of a Food Industry Commercialization Center adjacent to the Rutgers Food Innovation Center in Bridgeton.

  • AtlantiCare Partners with VA to Provide Medical Care to Veterans

    AtlantiCare Partners with VA to Provide Medical Care to Veterans

    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-10-05 19:54:04 GMT

    Effective immediately, veterans who are members of the VA Choice Program can get care at any AtlantiCare facility with approval from the VA.

    Effective immediately, veterans who are members of the VA Choice Program can get care at any AtlantiCare facility with approval from the VA.

  • New Jersey Is about to Hit OxyContin Makers with a Major Lawsuit

    New Jersey Is about to Hit OxyContin Makers with a Major Lawsuit

    Thursday, October 5 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-10-05 15:04:50 GMT

    Two major U.S. manufacturers of opioids are likely to be named in civil suits by New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino as early as this week for deceptive practices in marketing the highly addictive drugs, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell ...

    Two major U.S. manufacturers of opioids are likely to be named in civil suits by New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino as early as this week for deceptive practices in marketing the highly addictive drugs, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell ...

  • Need a Job? 17 Applebee's in N.J. are Holding Open Interviews

    Need a Job? 17 Applebee's in N.J. are Holding Open Interviews

    Thursday, October 5 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-10-05 14:49:48 GMT

    You may have heard that Applebee's is closing over 100 restaurants nationwide, but 17 locations in South Jersey are doing well enough to need more servers, cooks, bartenders and other employees. The chain is hosting a hiring event Monday at the South Jersey locations, plus six restaurants in Delaware, in hopes of filling a total of ...

    You may have heard that Applebee's is closing over 100 restaurants nationwide, but 17 locations in South Jersey are doing well enough to need more servers, cooks, bartenders and other employees. The chain is hosting a hiring event Monday at the South Jersey locations, plus six restaurants in Delaware, in hopes of filling a total of ...

  • Millville Restaurant, Area Businesses Raise $8k for Mexican Earthquake Relief

    Millville Restaurant, Area Businesses Raise $8k for Mexican Earthquake Relief

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-10-04 20:00:54 GMT

    On Tuesday, October 3rd, Eric Herrera, owner of the El Guacamole restaurant in Millville, along with his family and local business owners joined together in Vineland for an earthquake relief dinner to raise money for victims impacted by the natural disaster. 

    On Tuesday, October 3rd, Eric Herrera, owner of the El Guacamole restaurant in Millville, along with his family and local business owners joined together in Vineland for an earthquake relief dinner to raise money for victims impacted by the natural disaster. 

  • Monmouth Poll: Murphy Still Leading Guadagno

    Monmouth Poll: Murphy Still Leading Guadagno

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-10-04 18:37:29 GMT

    A new Monmouth University poll reveals Democratic candidate Phil Murphy holds the lead over his opponent in this year's New Jersey governor's race.

    A new Monmouth University poll reveals Democratic candidate Phil Murphy holds the lead over his opponent in this year's New Jersey governor's race.

  • The Leaves in South Jersey Are A-Changin'

    The Leaves in South Jersey Are A-Changin'

    Thursday, October 5 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-10-05 13:58:17 GMT

    It seems the unseasonably warm weather that lasted into the end of September has robbed South Jersey of early fall colors. But never fear, the recent cool nights could ensure a spectacular autumnal display of changing leaves. Dr. Jason Grabosky of the Ecology Evolution and Natural Resources department of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension explained the variables involved with the timing of the leaves changing from green to hues of red, yellow and orange. rabosky said daylight and ...

    It seems the unseasonably warm weather that lasted into the end of September has robbed South Jersey of early fall colors. But never fear, the recent cool nights could ensure a spectacular autumnal display of changing leaves. Dr. Jason Grabosky of the Ecology Evolution and Natural Resources department of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension explained the variables involved with the timing of the leaves changing from green to hues of red, yellow and orange. rabosky said daylight and ...

  • Pascal Sykes Foundation Announces 2017-18 Grant Awardees

    Pascal Sykes Foundation Announces 2017-18 Grant Awardees

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-10-04 16:21:30 GMT

    As in previous years, grants were again awarded to Strengthening Families Collaborations, Traditional grantees and Transportation Plus grantees.  

    As in previous years, grants were again awarded to Strengthening Families Collaborations, Traditional grantees and Transportation Plus grantees.  

  • Cumberland County College Open House and Student Night Oct. 17

    Cumberland County College Open House and Student Night Oct. 17

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-10-04 19:10:43 GMT

    Cumberland County College will be hosting its annual College Night and Open House event on October 17. All prospective students are welcome to attend and gain additional information on potential higher education destinations.

    Cumberland County College will be hosting its annual College Night and Open House event on October 17. All prospective students are welcome to attend and gain additional information on potential higher education destinations.

  • Vineland High School Students Eligible for Degrees with Early College Program

    Vineland High School Students Eligible for Degrees with Early College Program

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-10-03 21:17:39 GMT

    A Cumberland County high school has started a program that will give its students a chance to earn two degrees at once.

    A Cumberland County high school has started a program that will give its students a chance to earn two degrees at once.

  • Bridgeton Fire Department Purchases Mechanical CPR Machines

    Bridgeton Fire Department Purchases Mechanical CPR Machines

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-10-03 20:30:10 GMT

    The Bridgeton Fire Department received new state-of-the-art equipment they hope will help save more lives.

    The Bridgeton Fire Department received new state-of-the-art equipment they hope will help save more lives.

  • Jersey Reflections: Vineland Landmark

    Jersey Reflections: Vineland Landmark

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-10-03 18:05:24 GMT

    This year, Christ the Good Shepherd parish is celebrating a landmark anniversary of one of its churches, a Vineland icon, located on the corner of Landis Avenue and Myrtle Street.

    This year, Christ the Good Shepherd parish is celebrating a landmark anniversary of one of its churches, a Vineland icon, located on the corner of Landis Avenue and Myrtle Street.

  • On the Ave: Finding the Dollar Signs

    On the Ave: Finding the Dollar Signs

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-10-03 17:39:42 GMT

    I’ve written in earlier columns about seminars and trainings we offer to help our businesses start, succeed, and grow. 

    I’ve written in earlier columns about seminars and trainings we offer to help our businesses start, succeed, and grow. 

  • Bridgeton Launches Mobile Police Substation

    Bridgeton Launches Mobile Police Substation

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-10-03 14:50:34 GMT

    When it comes to preventing crime at the local level, there are some basic strategies but in most neighborhoods it starts with having a police presence. That presence mostly comes through patrols, but for neighborhood “hot spots,” the idea of a police substation has always had its appeal.

    When it comes to preventing crime at the local level, there are some basic strategies but in most neighborhoods it starts with having a police presence. That presence mostly comes through patrols, but for neighborhood “hot spots,” the idea of a police substation has always had its appeal.

  • Vineland to Host Patriot Day Ceremony on 9/11

    Vineland to Host Patriot Day Ceremony on 9/11

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:00:50 GMT

    Members of the community asked to meet in Vineland on Monday, September 11th, at the Vineland Fire Headquarters to remember all of those whose lives were lost on the terrorist attacks on the East Coast 16 years ago.

    Members of the community asked to meet in Vineland on Monday, September 11th, at the Vineland Fire Headquarters to remember all of those whose lives were lost on the terrorist attacks on the East Coast 16 years ago.

  • N.J. Task Force One Rescues Four-Legged Friends in Texas

    N.J. Task Force One Rescues Four-Legged Friends in Texas

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:53:08 GMT

    After being deployed to Texas on Sunday, August 27th, to help with relief efforts related to Hurricane Harvey, New Jersey Task Force One (NJ-TF1) has been keeping busy rescuing stranded victims of all kinds.

    After being deployed to Texas on Sunday, August 27th, to help with relief efforts related to Hurricane Harvey, New Jersey Task Force One (NJ-TF1) has been keeping busy rescuing stranded victims of all kinds.

  • NJ State Police to Coordinate Motor Coach Checks

    NJ State Police to Coordinate Motor Coach Checks

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:46:08 GMT

    On Friday, September 1st, the New Jersey State Police Transportation Safety Bureau in coordination with the Office of Target Hardening will be deploying troopers from the Motor Coach Compliance Safety Audit Review Unit (MCSARU) to enhance the safety of the motor coach industry. 

    On Friday, September 1st, the New Jersey State Police Transportation Safety Bureau in coordination with the Office of Target Hardening will be deploying troopers from the Motor Coach Compliance Safety Audit Review Unit (MCSARU) to enhance the safety of the motor coach industry. 

  • How You Can Help Harvey Victims

    How You Can Help Harvey Victims

    Friday, September 1 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-09-01 15:11:51 GMT
    Aug 31, 2017 01:33 PM2017-08-31 17:33:00 GMT
    © Courtesy of US Coast Guard / Twitter© Courtesy of US Coast Guard / Twitter

    While a state-backed emergency task force has already been deployed to Texas to help victims there, and Red Cross volunteers from New Jersey have also made their way to assist rescue efforts, there are countless ways we in South Jersey can help the victims of Harvey.

    While a state-backed emergency task force has already been deployed to Texas to help victims there, and Red Cross volunteers from New Jersey have also made their way to assist rescue efforts, there are countless ways we in South Jersey can help the victims of Harvey.

  • Mike Trout Donates $27,000 to Red Cross for Harvey Relief

    Mike Trout Donates $27,000 to Red Cross for Harvey Relief

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:18:04 GMT

    Many in the South Jersey area alone have been stepping up to the plate to help including local celebrity and All-Star baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout.

    Many in the South Jersey area alone have been stepping up to the plate to help including local celebrity and All-Star baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout.

  • FocalPoint Workshop Coaches Local Business Owners to Prosper

    FocalPoint Workshop Coaches Local Business Owners to Prosper

    Aug 30, 2017 01:10 PM2017-08-30 17:10:00 GMT

    With energetic encouragement from local FocalPoint business coach Jerry Covella and intense interaction among themselves, a dozen Millville business people now feel empowered to take their enterprises to the next level after a series of informative and motivating sessions.

    With energetic encouragement from local FocalPoint business coach Jerry Covella and intense interaction among themselves, a dozen Millville business people now feel empowered to take their enterprises to the next level after a series of informative and motivating sessions.

  • New Jersey Red Cross Sends Extra Volunteers to Texas

    New Jersey Red Cross Sends Extra Volunteers to Texas

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:32:05 GMT

    The New Jersey division of the American Red Cross has sent an additional 19 volunteers to Texas to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

    The New Jersey division of the American Red Cross has sent an additional 19 volunteers to Texas to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

  • Christie: Texas Lawmakers 'Hypocrites' for Seeking Harvey-Related Aid

    Christie: Texas Lawmakers 'Hypocrites' for Seeking Harvey-Related Aid

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:50:04 GMT

    Governor Chris Christie called lawmakers in Texas "hypocrites" for seeking a federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey, after they voted against federal aid to New Jersey for Superstorm Sandy.

    Governor Chris Christie called lawmakers in Texas "hypocrites" for seeking a federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey, after they voted against federal aid to New Jersey for Superstorm Sandy.

  • Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe Takes on State

    Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe Takes on State

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:01:05 GMT

    For the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribe, it’s been a tale of woe, with a recent battle to regain state recognition.

    For the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribe, it’s been a tale of woe, with a recent battle to regain state recognition.

  • New Jersey Activates Task Force to Assist Harvey Victims

    New Jersey Activates Task Force to Assist Harvey Victims

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:16:08 GMT

    New Jersey residents are heading to Houston to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

    New Jersey residents are heading to Houston to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Christie Issues Executive Order Honoring Late Jim Whelan

    Christie Issues Executive Order Honoring Late Jim Whelan

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:51:09 GMT

    Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order on Friday, August 25th, that honors the passing of Senator Jim Whelan.

    Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order on Friday, August 25th, that honors the passing of Senator Jim Whelan.

  • Lidl Beginning to Hire Workers for South Jersey Stores

    Lidl Beginning to Hire Workers for South Jersey Stores

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:25:04 GMT

    As Lidl, a discount German grocer, is in the final stages of constructing stores across South Jersey, the hiring process for new workers begins.

    As Lidl, a discount German grocer, is in the final stages of constructing stores across South Jersey, the hiring process for new workers begins.

  • Millville Executive Airport to Host Wings of Freedom Tour

    Millville Executive Airport to Host Wings of Freedom Tour

    Saturday, August 26 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-08-26 20:00:12 GMT

    The Millville Executive Airport will host a squadron of rare World War II aircraft as the Millville Army Air Field Museum (MAAFM) honors World War II Veterans.

    The Millville Executive Airport will host a squadron of rare World War II aircraft as the Millville Army Air Field Museum (MAAFM) honors World War II Veterans.

  • Christie Signs New Tax on Fantasy Sports Betting

    Christie Signs New Tax on Fantasy Sports Betting

    Thursday, September 14 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-09-14 19:37:08 GMT

    Governor Chris Christie has officially signed a new bill into law to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports betting.

    Governor Chris Christie has officially signed a new bill into law to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports betting.

  • $1 Million Dollar Powerball Ticket Sold in South Jersey

    $1 Million Dollar Powerball Ticket Sold in South Jersey

    Thursday, September 14 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-09-14 16:31:09 GMT

    While the Powerball winner of the $750 million jackpot was not from New Jersey, 28 others in the state, including here in South Jersey, still woke up with some extra cash in their pockets.

    While the Powerball winner of the $750 million jackpot was not from New Jersey, 28 others in the state, including here in South Jersey, still woke up with some extra cash in their pockets.

  • Cumberland County's Champ: Richie Kates Focus of Award-Winning Documentary

    Cumberland County's Champ: Richie Kates Focus of Award-Winning Documentary

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-08-22 15:59:45 GMT

    SNJ Today documentary celebrates Richie Kates, who rose to the top in the world of pro boxing and in his community.

    SNJ Today documentary celebrates Richie Kates, who rose to the top in the world of pro boxing and in his community.

  • Opinion: Having Their Day in Court

    Opinion: Having Their Day in Court

    Thursday, August 24 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-08-24 18:50:23 GMT

    The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape will have just that, and a ruling could lead to essential funding.

    The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape will have just that, and a ruling could lead to essential funding.

  • Bridgeton Renames Street in Honor of Local Hero Richie Kates

    Bridgeton Renames Street in Honor of Local Hero Richie Kates

    Monday, September 11 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-09-11 21:05:02 GMT

    On Sunday, August 20th, Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly, as well as other local officials and residents, came together to rename Burt Street at Bridgeton City Park to "Richie Kates Sr. Way" in honor of the former boxing light-heavyweight title holder.

    On Sunday, August 20th, Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly, as well as other local officials and residents, came together to rename Burt Street at Bridgeton City Park to "Richie Kates Sr. Way" in honor of the former boxing light-heavyweight title holder.

  • Feds Say N.J. Residents Got Home Loans They Didn't Qualify for After Hurricane Sandy

    Feds Say N.J. Residents Got Home Loans They Didn't Qualify for After Hurricane Sandy

    Friday, September 8 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-08 20:18:07 GMT

    New Jersey lent almost $1 million in home loans after Hurricane Sandy to residents who were not eligible to receive them, and therefore the state should pay back the money, federal government auditors said. 

    New Jersey lent almost $1 million in home loans after Hurricane Sandy to residents who were not eligible to receive them, and therefore the state should pay back the money, federal government auditors said. 

  • A Look Back at How New Jersey Has Kicked Butt in Little League World Series

    A Look Back at How New Jersey Has Kicked Butt in Little League World Series

    Friday, September 8 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-09-08 20:13:06 GMT
    New Jersey has a rich history of success in the Little League World Series at Williamsport, Pa., including four world titles since 1949. Only California, with seven titles, has more (but they play year-round). Connecticut also has won four world championships.With help from the Little League media guide, here's a look at how the state's 11-… .repubhubembed{display:none;} SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source that is dedicated to providing current...
    New Jersey has a rich history of success in the Little League World Series at Williamsport, Pa., including four world titles since 1949. Only California, with seven titles, has more (but they play year-round). Connecticut also has won four world championships.With help from the Little League media guide, here's a look at how the state's 11-… .repubhubembed{display:none;} SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source that is dedicated to providing current...
  • OceanFirst to Donate $10,000 to Support Bridgeton Summer Feeding Program

    OceanFirst to Donate $10,000 to Support Bridgeton Summer Feeding Program

    Sunday, August 20 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-08-20 21:00:06 GMT

    Along with the check presentation, Gateway will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially launch the summer feeding program of the Healthy Food Express.

    Along with the check presentation, Gateway will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially launch the summer feeding program of the Healthy Food Express.

  • DUI Checkpoints Planned for Labor Day Weekend in South Jersey

    DUI Checkpoints Planned for Labor Day Weekend in South Jersey

    Friday, September 8 2017 2:07 PM EDT2017-09-08 18:07:06 GMT

    "Drive sober or get pulled over." Police departments are putting out that warning throughout South Jersey as they gear up for the busy Labor Day weekend, which is about two weeks away.

    "Drive sober or get pulled over." Police departments are putting out that warning throughout South Jersey as they gear up for the busy Labor Day weekend, which is about two weeks away.

  • Christie Opposes Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan

    Christie Opposes Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:03:09 GMT

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is making it clear to the Donald Trump Administration that he is standing firm against proposed natural gas and oil exploration off of New Jersey's coast.

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is making it clear to the Donald Trump Administration that he is standing firm against proposed natural gas and oil exploration off of New Jersey's coast.

  • Emmy Nomination for SNJ Today Arts Program 'ArtC'

    Emmy Nomination for SNJ Today Arts Program 'ArtC'

    Thursday, September 7 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-09-07 16:03:09 GMT

    MILLVILLE, N.J. — ArtC, hosted by Bill Horin, has been nominated for an Emmy in the “Arts Program, Special” division. The Mid-Atlantic Emmys made the announcement on Wednesday, August 16th.   

    MILLVILLE, N.J. — ArtC, hosted by Bill Horin, has been nominated for an Emmy in the “Arts Program, Special” division. The Mid-Atlantic Emmys made the announcement on Wednesday, August 16th.   

  • Phil Murphy Visits Vineland for Town Hall

    Phil Murphy Visits Vineland for Town Hall

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-09-06 20:23:04 GMT

    New Jersey 2017 Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy made a stop in South Jersey last night to speak with members of the community.

    New Jersey 2017 Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy made a stop in South Jersey last night to speak with members of the community.

  • Powerball Jackpot of $430M Ranks as 12th Largest U.S. Lottery History

    Powerball Jackpot of $430M Ranks as 12th Largest U.S. Lottery History

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-09-06 15:01:06 GMT

    Wednesday's Powerball jackpot of $430 million is the 12th largest prize in U.S. lottery history. The drawing, which will be held at 11 p.m. is also the ninth biggest Powerball jackpot. The cash option is $273.4 million.

    Wednesday's Powerball jackpot of $430 million is the 12th largest prize in U.S. lottery history. The drawing, which will be held at 11 p.m. is also the ninth biggest Powerball jackpot. The cash option is $273.4 million.

  • Celebrity Judges Announced for 2017 Miss America Pageant

    Celebrity Judges Announced for 2017 Miss America Pageant

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-09-05 19:13:07 GMT

    The team behind the Miss America pageant has announced this year's celebrity judges.

    The team behind the Miss America pageant has announced this year's celebrity judges.

  • NASA Helps Stockton Students' Experiment Blast Off into Space

    NASA Helps Stockton Students' Experiment Blast Off into Space

    Monday, September 4 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-09-04 19:30:07 GMT

    Two students from Stockton watched closely as NASA blasted their experiment into space Monday on board the Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station.

    Two students from Stockton watched closely as NASA blasted their experiment into space Monday on board the Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station.

  • New Jersey One of Few States to Win Approval of Fed Education Plan

    New Jersey One of Few States to Win Approval of Fed Education Plan

    Friday, September 1 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-09-01 21:40:10 GMT

    New Jersey this week became one of the first states to win federal approval of its latest accountability and monitoring plans - with districts next required to submit their own extensive plans for following the law by the start of the school year. 

    New Jersey this week became one of the first states to win federal approval of its latest accountability and monitoring plans - with districts next required to submit their own extensive plans for following the law by the start of the school year. 

  • Jersey Reflections: Cameo Appearance

    Jersey Reflections: Cameo Appearance

    Sunday, August 13 2017 5:00 AM EDT2017-08-13 09:00:10 GMT

    In 1964, the Atlantic City Race Course in Mays Landing made a cameo appearance in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Marnie, a psychological thriller starring Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren.

    In 1964, the Atlantic City Race Course in Mays Landing made a cameo appearance in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Marnie, a psychological thriller starring Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren.

  • 6 Exceptional South Jersey Wineries

    6 Exceptional South Jersey Wineries

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-08-29 19:59:09 GMT

    South Jersey has plenty of local wineries if you know the right places to look. Here is a small group of the wineries in the South Jersey region to start exploring the region's magnificent wine scene.

    South Jersey has plenty of local wineries if you know the right places to look. Here is a small group of the wineries in the South Jersey region to start exploring the region's magnificent wine scene.

  • State Officials in South Jersey for National Farmers Market Week

    State Officials in South Jersey for National Farmers Market Week

    Thursday, August 31 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-08-31 20:42:06 GMT

    To highlight all that New Jersey farmers have to offer, the state's secretary of agriculture and health commissioner both visited the Rottkamp's Farm stand in Bridgeton (Cumberland County) on Thursday, August 10th.

    To highlight all that New Jersey farmers have to offer, the state's secretary of agriculture and health commissioner both visited the Rottkamp's Farm stand in Bridgeton (Cumberland County) on Thursday, August 10th.

  • Part of Route 55 to Be Named After Fallen N.J. State Trooper

    Part of Route 55 to Be Named After Fallen N.J. State Trooper

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-08-29 19:25:05 GMT

    A portion of Route 55 will now be known as State Trooper Frankie L. Williams Memorial Highway now that Governor Chris Christie has given final approval

    A portion of Route 55 will now be known as State Trooper Frankie L. Williams Memorial Highway now that Governor Chris Christie has given final approval

  • Christie Signs 50 Bills into Law, 'Garden State' Official New Jersey State Slogan

    Christie Signs 50 Bills into Law, 'Garden State' Official New Jersey State Slogan

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 3:20 PM EDT2017-08-29 19:20:07 GMT

    On Monday, August 7th, Governor Chris Christie signed more than 50 bills into law that will have varying effects on the citizens of New Jersey. 

    On Monday, August 7th, Governor Chris Christie signed more than 50 bills into law that will have varying effects on the citizens of New Jersey. 

  • Free Parking for Veterans at Some Parking Meters in N.J.

    Free Parking for Veterans at Some Parking Meters in N.J.

    Thursday, August 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-08-24 17:57:10 GMT

    The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is taking steps to show gratitude to the state's military veterans.

    The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is taking steps to show gratitude to the state's military veterans.

  • Hair to Stay: The Local Barbershop

    Hair to Stay: The Local Barbershop

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-08-22 19:48:07 GMT

    As many small businesses fade in the shadows of big chains, neighborhood barbershops still make the cut for many. 

    As many small businesses fade in the shadows of big chains, neighborhood barbershops still make the cut for many. 

  • 4,700 Firearms Collected in N.J. During 'Guns for Cash' Event

    4,700 Firearms Collected in N.J. During 'Guns for Cash' Event

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-08-23 19:29:11 GMT

    State and local law enforcement held a two-day gun buy-back event last weekend — Guns for Cash — and the results are in.

    State and local law enforcement held a two-day gun buy-back event last weekend — Guns for Cash — and the results are in.

  • American Gaming Association Unveils New Code of Conduct in A.C.

    American Gaming Association Unveils New Code of Conduct in A.C.

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:12:06 GMT

    Officials with the American Gaming Association (AGA) met at Stockton University in South Jersey on Tuesday, August 1st, to unveil a new code of conduct to help promote responsible gaming.

    Officials with the American Gaming Association (AGA) met at Stockton University in South Jersey on Tuesday, August 1st, to unveil a new code of conduct to help promote responsible gaming.

  • Bill Grants Back Pay to Furloughed State Employees

    Bill Grants Back Pay to Furloughed State Employees

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-08-22 17:56:09 GMT

    State employees who could not go to work back in July due to the state shutdown are going to get paid.

    State employees who could not go to work back in July due to the state shutdown are going to get paid.

  • USDA Program to Help Organic Food Producers, Handlers in Garden State

    USDA Program to Help Organic Food Producers, Handlers in Garden State

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-08-22 19:52:08 GMT

    Officials with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture say they are now accepting applications for the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program to help reduce organic certification costs.

    Officials with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture say they are now accepting applications for the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program to help reduce organic certification costs.

  • Mutts in South Jersey Animal Shelters Await Adoption

    Mutts in South Jersey Animal Shelters Await Adoption

    Monday, August 21 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-08-21 20:04:09 GMT

    Monday, July 31st, was National Mutt Day, and shelter animals across South Jersey are waiting for a second chance.

    Monday, July 31st, was National Mutt Day, and shelter animals across South Jersey are waiting for a second chance.

  • N.J. Lawmakers Approve Bills Regarding State Shutdowns

    N.J. Lawmakers Approve Bills Regarding State Shutdowns

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-08-21 17:22:09 GMT

    New Jersey lawmakers have approved a number of bills in response to the state government shutdown that affected New Jersey during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

    New Jersey lawmakers have approved a number of bills in response to the state government shutdown that affected New Jersey during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

  • New Jersey Gas Prices Rise for Third Straight Week

    New Jersey Gas Prices Rise for Third Straight Week

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-08-21 17:12:04 GMT

    Drivers in New Jersey continue to pay more at the pump.

    Drivers in New Jersey continue to pay more at the pump.

  • The M25 Initiative Gives $13,500 to Area Churches and Nonprofits

    The M25 Initiative Gives $13,500 to Area Churches and Nonprofits

    Sunday, July 30 2017 5:00 AM EDT2017-07-30 09:00:13 GMT

    The M25 Initiative Mustard Seed Mini-Grant Program provides seed funding through matching grants for innovative start-up and on-going projects of faith-based organizations and collaborations in Cumberland County.

    The M25 Initiative Mustard Seed Mini-Grant Program provides seed funding through matching grants for innovative start-up and on-going projects of faith-based organizations and collaborations in Cumberland County.

  • Here's What the Pine Barrens Look Like after Largest Forest Fire in a Decade

    Here's What the Pine Barrens Look Like after Largest Forest Fire in a Decade

    Friday, August 18 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-08-18 15:30:07 GMT

    Driving along the major county roads that wind through the Pine Barrens, lush, green trees reach out from the dense forest, making it hard to tell that a six-day-long forest fire raged in the woods last week.

    Driving along the major county roads that wind through the Pine Barrens, lush, green trees reach out from the dense forest, making it hard to tell that a six-day-long forest fire raged in the woods last week.

  • 10 South Jersey Beach Bars You Need to Visit This Summer

    10 South Jersey Beach Bars You Need to Visit This Summer

    Monday, July 31 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-07-31 15:19:03 GMT

    With nearly 130 miles of coastline, New Jersey beaches are a great place to grab a drink, some gourmet fare, and amazing views of the water. Here are some standout venues in the southern part of the Garden State to experience this summer. 

    With nearly 130 miles of coastline, New Jersey beaches are a great place to grab a drink, some gourmet fare, and amazing views of the water. Here are some standout venues in the southern part of the Garden State to experience this summer. 

  • DEP Gives Out Free J-Hooks to Educate Public on Flounder Fishing

    DEP Gives Out Free J-Hooks to Educate Public on Flounder Fishing

    Friday, August 18 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-08-18 19:16:09 GMT

    State officials are handing out freebies to help save and protect South Jersey flounder this summer.

    State officials are handing out freebies to help save and protect South Jersey flounder this summer.

  • Ben Franklin Bridge Closed Sunday Morning for Tour De Shore

    Ben Franklin Bridge Closed Sunday Morning for Tour De Shore

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:30:10 GMT

    Drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge will need to find a different route this weekend.

    Drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge will need to find a different route this weekend.

  • LoBiondo Secures $3.6 Million for Millville Executive Airport

    LoBiondo Secures $3.6 Million for Millville Executive Airport

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-08-17 16:12:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02), Chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, today announced $3,668,030 in federal funding to the Delaware River & Bay Authority (DRBA) for the Millville Executive Airport. The discretionary federal funding will go towards rehabilitation of the runway and runway lighting. 

    WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02), Chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, today announced $3,668,030 in federal funding to the Delaware River & Bay Authority (DRBA) for the Millville Executive Airport. The discretionary federal funding will go towards rehabilitation of the runway and runway lighting. 

  • Franklinville Veteran Chosen as GoFundMe's Hero of the Month

    Franklinville Veteran Chosen as GoFundMe's Hero of the Month

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:33:07 GMT

    Franklinville's Donnie Davis, founder of Operation Safe Haven, has been named GoFundMe's hero for the month of July. 

    Franklinville's Donnie Davis, founder of Operation Safe Haven, has been named GoFundMe's hero for the month of July. 

  • Phil Murphy Announces Running Mate for N.J. Governor Campaign

    Phil Murphy Announces Running Mate for N.J. Governor Campaign

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-08-16 16:50:07 GMT

    Murphy's opponent, and current lieutenant governor, Kim Guadagno, is expected to announce her running mate this week. 

    Murphy's opponent, and current lieutenant governor, Kim Guadagno, is expected to announce her running mate this week. 

  • OceanFirst Bank Announces Winner of their Sing the Jingle Contest

    OceanFirst Bank Announces Winner of their Sing the Jingle Contest

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-08-15 19:14:09 GMT

    A few lucky kids put their jingle-singing skills to the test to win South Jersey's heart as well as a giant check.

    A few lucky kids put their jingle-singing skills to the test to win South Jersey's heart as well as a giant check.

  • Fallen Marine Corporal Returns Home for Proper Burial

    Fallen Marine Corporal Returns Home for Proper Burial

    Monday, August 14 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:28:06 GMT

    Corporal Dan Baldassare, 20, of Freehold New Jersey, was tragically killed in a military plane crash earlier this month. 

    Corporal Dan Baldassare, 20, of Freehold New Jersey, was tragically killed in a military plane crash earlier this month. 

  • Waterspout Forms in Delaware Bay, Threatens Three in Canoe

    Waterspout Forms in Delaware Bay, Threatens Three in Canoe

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:15:06 GMT

    This weekend's wild weather resulted in a water spout forming out in the Delaware Bay on the afternoon of Sunday, July 23rd, which left three people in a dangerous situation.

    This weekend's wild weather resulted in a water spout forming out in the Delaware Bay on the afternoon of Sunday, July 23rd, which left three people in a dangerous situation.

  • Governor for a Day: Sweeney Covers for Christie

    Governor for a Day: Sweeney Covers for Christie

    Monday, August 14 2017 1:35 PM EDT2017-08-14 17:35:08 GMT

    New Jersey had a new governor for the day as Senate President Steve Sweeney stepped in to cover for Governor Chris Christie.

    New Jersey had a new governor for the day as Senate President Steve Sweeney stepped in to cover for Governor Chris Christie.

  • Christie Issues Conditional Veto on New Family Leave Bill

    Christie Issues Conditional Veto on New Family Leave Bill

    Monday, August 14 2017 1:11 PM EDT2017-08-14 17:11:09 GMT

    Governor Chris Christie vetoed a new bill on Friday, July 21st, that would have expanded paid leave for workers in the state.

    Governor Chris Christie vetoed a new bill on Friday, July 21st, that would have expanded paid leave for workers in the state.

  • Tips on Preventing Forest Fires

    Tips on Preventing Forest Fires

    Friday, August 11 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-08-11 20:50:10 GMT

    The U.S. Forest Service offers tips on ways you can prevent wildfires from starting.

    The U.S. Forest Service offers tips on ways you can prevent wildfires from starting.

  • 21: New Jersey's New Legal Smoking Age

    21: New Jersey's New Legal Smoking Age

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:26:14 GMT

    Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law on Friday, July 21st, to raise the smoking age in New Jersey.

    Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law on Friday, July 21st, to raise the smoking age in New Jersey.

  • Forest Fire at Wharton State Forest 60-Percent Contained

    Forest Fire at Wharton State Forest 60-Percent Contained

    Friday, August 11 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-08-11 14:54:06 GMT
    Courtesy New Jersey Forest Fire ServiceCourtesy New Jersey Forest Fire Service

    Smoke from a fire burning in Burlington County is being seen throughout South Jersey on the morning of Friday, July 21st, as firefighters work to fully contain the blaze. 

    Smoke from a fire burning in Burlington County is being seen throughout South Jersey on the morning of Friday, July 21st, as firefighters work to fully contain the blaze. 

  • City's Police, Fire Chief Reads to Kids at Millville Public Library

    City's Police, Fire Chief Reads to Kids at Millville Public Library

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:41:42 GMT

    The Millville Public Library invited Millville's Police Chief Jody Farabella and Fire Chief Michael Lippincott to read to kids who were visiting for the day.

    The Millville Public Library invited Millville's Police Chief Jody Farabella and Fire Chief Michael Lippincott to read to kids who were visiting for the day.

  • Guadagno, Murphy Share Similar Sentiments Regarding U.S. Healthcare

    Guadagno, Murphy Share Similar Sentiments Regarding U.S. Healthcare

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-08-09 20:16:05 GMT

    Major party gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno had the spotlight to share their views on health care in the state at the health care forum.

    Major party gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno had the spotlight to share their views on health care in the state at the health care forum.

  • N.J. Lottery Introduces New 'Quick Draw' Game

    N.J. Lottery Introduces New 'Quick Draw' Game

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-08-09 16:41:06 GMT

    The drawings are held every five minutes and will allow players to purchase a 'Quick Draw' play from $1 to $10. 

    The drawings are held every five minutes and will allow players to purchase a 'Quick Draw' play from $1 to $10. 

  • Courtenay Reece, Destined to Be Library Director

    Courtenay Reece, Destined to Be Library Director

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:27:28 GMT

    When you watch children as they’re growing up, there are times when you can instinctively guess what type of career they will have as adults. Some are born to be track stars because of their love of running, some are groomed to be mathematicians because of their inherent numerical problem-solving skills, and others who spend the majority of their adolescence in libraries may be destined to become library directors. Courtenay Reece, the newest library director of the Millville P...

    When you watch children as they’re growing up, there are times when you can instinctively guess what type of career they will have as adults. Some are born to be track stars because of their love of running, some are groomed to be mathematicians because of their inherent numerical problem-solving skills, and others who spend the majority of their adolescence in libraries may be destined to become library directors. Courtenay Reece, the newest library director of the Millville P...

  • No N.J. Voter Info Shared to Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

    No N.J. Voter Info Shared to Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

    Friday, August 4 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-08-04 20:08:09 GMT

    New Jersey has yet to submit any voter information to the Voter Fraud Commission created by President Donald Trump.

    New Jersey has yet to submit any voter information to the Voter Fraud Commission created by President Donald Trump.

  • Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest Winners Announced

    Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest Winners Announced

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-06-26 15:03:03 GMT

    The Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC) hosted an awards event in recognition of the winners of the Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest celebrating June as Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month in Cumberland County.

    The Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC) hosted an awards event in recognition of the winners of the Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest celebrating June as Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month in Cumberland County.

  • Fourth Of July Celebrations Set for Cumberland County

    Fourth Of July Celebrations Set for Cumberland County

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:33:52 GMT

    The following southern New Jersey municipalities will be hosting a multitude of Independence Day festivities to celebrate the Fourth of July.

    The following southern New Jersey municipalities will be hosting a multitude of Independence Day festivities to celebrate the Fourth of July.

  • WheatonArts to Host Inaugural 'What's On Tap' Craft Beer Festival

    WheatonArts to Host Inaugural 'What's On Tap' Craft Beer Festival

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-06-13 22:03:24 GMT

    More than 20 craft breweries and over 50 different types of beer will be at the inaugural “What’s on Tap” Craft Beer Festival at WheatonArts in May.  The festival on Saturday, June 17th, in Millville from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  

    More than 20 craft breweries and over 50 different types of beer will be at the inaugural “What’s on Tap” Craft Beer Festival at WheatonArts in May.  The festival on Saturday, June 17th, in Millville from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  

  • 63rd Wedding Anniversary, 60 Years in Millville for Pastors

    63rd Wedding Anniversary, 60 Years in Millville for Pastors

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:48:44 GMT

    Reverends Gerritt and Anita Osgood Kenyon, pastors of the First Assembly of God for more than 50 years, are celebrating their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday, May 29th.

    Reverends Gerritt and Anita Osgood Kenyon, pastors of the First Assembly of God for more than 50 years, are celebrating their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday, May 29th.

  • South Jersey Gas Announces Winners of First Responders Grant Program

    South Jersey Gas Announces Winners of First Responders Grant Program

    Thursday, March 30 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-03-30 17:09:53 GMT

    FOLSOM, N.J. - On Wednesday, South Jersey Gas announced the winners of its inaugural First Responders Grant Program. There were 20 $1,000 grants awarded and are designed to provide critical support for operations conducted by first responders. All paid or volunteer fire, emergency medical services, and police departments serving at least one of the municipalities in the South Jersey Gas service area were eligible to apply. In total, they received more than 80 applications...

    FOLSOM, N.J. - On Wednesday, South Jersey Gas announced the winners of its inaugural First Responders Grant Program. There were 20 $1,000 grants awarded and are designed to provide critical support for operations conducted by first responders. All paid or volunteer fire, emergency medical services, and police departments serving at least one of the municipalities in the South Jersey Gas service area were eligible to apply. In total, they received more than 80 applications...

  • Arts & Innovation Center Grand Opening March 24

    Arts & Innovation Center Grand Opening March 24

    Friday, March 17 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-03-17 19:37:24 GMT

    After a swift construction phase and a soft opening earlier this year, Cumberland County College’s new Arts & Innovation Center will host a Grand Opening event on Friday, March 24th from 6-9 p.m.

    After a swift construction phase and a soft opening earlier this year, Cumberland County College’s new Arts & Innovation Center will host a Grand Opening event on Friday, March 24th from 6-9 p.m.

  • Exploring New Jersey's Musical Heritage

    Exploring New Jersey's Musical Heritage

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-07-11 20:48:08 GMT
    Jim Albertson in his Millville home surrounded by his extensive collection of folk recordings.Jim Albertson in his Millville home surrounded by his extensive collection of folk recordings.

    In Michael Gabriele's latest book, New Jersey Folk revival Music: History & Tradition, the Jersey native traces the Garden State's role in America's folk-music history, from the Lenni-Lenape to the Pinehawkers, and Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan.

    In Michael Gabriele's latest book, New Jersey Folk revival Music: History & Tradition, the Jersey native traces the Garden State's role in America's folk-music history, from the Lenni-Lenape to the Pinehawkers, and Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan.

  • Winter Car Care

    Winter Car Care

    Thursday, January 19 2017 11:06 PM EST2017-01-20 04:06:30 GMT
    With the region’s first two snow events coming on weekends, you might be feeling like we’re going to dodge the snowball this winter. Not so fast! Take a look at Nor'Easter Nick’s forecast for the rest of winter. And if you’re not prepared for snowy (or messy) driving conditions, consider this fair warning. The Grapevine has three pages of winter driving tips and advertisers who can help you get your vehicles ready to weather the storms. Ultimate Winter Driv...
    With the region’s first two snow events coming on weekends, you might be feeling like we’re going to dodge the snowball this winter. Not so fast! Take a look at Nor'Easter Nick’s forecast for the rest of winter. And if you’re not prepared for snowy (or messy) driving conditions, consider this fair warning. The Grapevine has three pages of winter driving tips and advertisers who can help you get your vehicles ready to weather the storms. Ultimate Winter Driv...
  • Forecasting February

    Forecasting February

    Thursday, January 19 2017 10:53 PM EST2017-01-20 03:53:54 GMT

    Whether or not you’re a fan of winter weather, I think we can all agree that snow is pretty, right? Early January brought our first significant snow of the season to everyone. From Camden to Cape May, a general four to eight inches of snow fell. Temperatures rapidly warmed and it all melted away. So, is that all she wrote? Absolutely not! There’s plenty more where that came from and as a snow lover, I’m very excited. Let’s recap my winter forecast...

    Whether or not you’re a fan of winter weather, I think we can all agree that snow is pretty, right? Early January brought our first significant snow of the season to everyone. From Camden to Cape May, a general four to eight inches of snow fell. Temperatures rapidly warmed and it all melted away. So, is that all she wrote? Absolutely not! There’s plenty more where that came from and as a snow lover, I’m very excited. Let’s recap my winter forecast...

  • On the Ave: Retail Outside the Box

    On the Ave: Retail Outside the Box

    Thursday, January 19 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-01-20 03:46:42 GMT

    I’m sure that at least some of you have read or heard about some of the iconic big-box store chains that are closing stores in malls throughout the country. My purpose is not to closely analyze that situation, but it’s interesting to compare and contrast that situation with downtowns—with ours in mind. The chains are closing stores for several reasons. Online shopping has put a huge dent into making purchases at brick-and-mortar stores. You can...

    I’m sure that at least some of you have read or heard about some of the iconic big-box store chains that are closing stores in malls throughout the country. My purpose is not to closely analyze that situation, but it’s interesting to compare and contrast that situation with downtowns—with ours in mind. The chains are closing stores for several reasons. Online shopping has put a huge dent into making purchases at brick-and-mortar stores. You can...

  • Jersey Reflections: New Identity

    Jersey Reflections: New Identity

    Wednesday, January 11 2017 1:53 PM EST2017-01-11 18:53:51 GMT
    Hammonton’s final Peach Queen was chosen in 1962. The next year, a Blueberry Queen was crowned and the town’s new identity took hold. Hammonton, which just celebrated its sesquicentennial, wears the title of “Blueberry Capital of the World” proudly, providing what one source claims is 80 percent of the state’s blueberries and celebrating its main crop with an annual festival. But in the town’s early days, this fruit was not the one that earned Ha...
    Hammonton’s final Peach Queen was chosen in 1962. The next year, a Blueberry Queen was crowned and the town’s new identity took hold. Hammonton, which just celebrated its sesquicentennial, wears the title of “Blueberry Capital of the World” proudly, providing what one source claims is 80 percent of the state’s blueberries and celebrating its main crop with an annual festival. But in the town’s early days, this fruit was not the one that earned Ha...
  • Vineland Public Library Exhibits 'Artists of Southern New Jersey'

    Vineland Public Library Exhibits 'Artists of Southern New Jersey'

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 10:42 PM EST2017-01-11 03:42:53 GMT

    The Vineland Public Library is exhibiting photography, paintings, and alternative art forms from the Artists of Southern New Jersey in the Doris Tripp Memorial Room the entire month of January. Of the artists featured on display are Bob Reid, Anne Reid, Henry Fickenscher, Marie Fickenscher, and Pat Acton—all of whom are longstanding residents of South Jersey. The Artists of Southern New Jersey is a not-for-profit group supporting local artists in the region...

    The Vineland Public Library is exhibiting photography, paintings, and alternative art forms from the Artists of Southern New Jersey in the Doris Tripp Memorial Room the entire month of January. Of the artists featured on display are Bob Reid, Anne Reid, Henry Fickenscher, Marie Fickenscher, and Pat Acton—all of whom are longstanding residents of South Jersey. The Artists of Southern New Jersey is a not-for-profit group supporting local artists in the region...

  • Harry E. Hearing Receives Vocational Service Award

    Harry E. Hearing Receives Vocational Service Award

    Thursday, January 5 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-01-05 20:40:00 GMT

    Harry E. Hearing was honored with the Vocational Service Award by Charles Loyle of the Vineland Rotary Club on November 11th, 2016.  Certified Public Accountant, Harry E. Hearing, has been honored with the Vocational Service Award by the Vineland Rotary Club at a recent event lead by chair for the award, Shirley Burke. The award acknowledges a resident of Vineland whose performance in a profession or vocation has shown ...

    Harry E. Hearing was honored with the Vocational Service Award by Charles Loyle of the Vineland Rotary Club on November 11th, 2016.  Certified Public Accountant, Harry E. Hearing, has been honored with the Vocational Service Award by the Vineland Rotary Club at a recent event lead by chair for the award, Shirley Burke. The award acknowledges a resident of Vineland whose performance in a profession or vocation has shown ...

  • Two New South Jersey Road Signs are Leaving Local Drivers Confused

    Two New South Jersey Road Signs are Leaving Local Drivers Confused

    Tuesday, December 27 2016 1:58 PM EST2016-12-27 18:58:25 GMT

    One sign depicts a canoe on the shore of a lake, and the other shows an osprey clutching a fish as it flies over the East Point Lighthouse. Neither sign bears any wordage. The signs popped up earlier this fall on state routes 47, 50, and 9, as well as several county routes from Cape May to Salem counties. In an unscientific poll taken by 30 South Jersey drivers, 27 guessed that the canoe sign meant canoe launch or lake access, two people guessed it meant nature trails, and one person...

    One sign depicts a canoe on the shore of a lake, and the other shows an osprey clutching a fish as it flies over the East Point Lighthouse. Neither sign bears any wordage. The signs popped up earlier this fall on state routes 47, 50, and 9, as well as several county routes from Cape May to Salem counties. In an unscientific poll taken by 30 South Jersey drivers, 27 guessed that the canoe sign meant canoe launch or lake access, two people guessed it meant nature trails, and one person...

  • Vineland Holiday Tree Contest Winners Announced

    Vineland Holiday Tree Contest Winners Announced

    Thursday, December 15 2016 8:51 AM EST2016-12-15 13:51:09 GMT

    The Holiday Tree Contest is a partnership between Main Street Vineland and Vineland Public Schools, individuals and groups can add ornaments to CommUNITY Tree through January 6th. VINELAND, N.J. - Main Street Vineland announced the winners of the Holiday Tree Contest at its CommUNITY Tree Event on Monday at the southwest mini-park in downtown Vineland. Over 100 students from Vineland Public Schools set up 10-holiday trees last month in downtown...

    The Holiday Tree Contest is a partnership between Main Street Vineland and Vineland Public Schools, individuals and groups can add ornaments to CommUNITY Tree through January 6th. VINELAND, N.J. - Main Street Vineland announced the winners of the Holiday Tree Contest at its CommUNITY Tree Event on Monday at the southwest mini-park in downtown Vineland. Over 100 students from Vineland Public Schools set up 10-holiday trees last month in downtown...

  • LoBiondo Applauds Local High School for Winning Congressional App Challenge

    LoBiondo Applauds Local High School for Winning Congressional App Challenge

    Wednesday, December 14 2016 3:52 PM EST2016-12-14 20:52:50 GMT

    On Tuesday, Congressman Frank LoBiondo spoke at Cumberland County Regional High School after a team of students won the 2016 Congressional App Challenge.The 3-person team submission was called County College Class Conversion” and is a mobile application designed to instantly allow students to learn which completed courses at one school receive credit at another university or college. This is the second year in a row that the winning team...

    On Tuesday, Congressman Frank LoBiondo spoke at Cumberland County Regional High School after a team of students won the 2016 Congressional App Challenge.The 3-person team submission was called County College Class Conversion” and is a mobile application designed to instantly allow students to learn which completed courses at one school receive credit at another university or college. This is the second year in a row that the winning team...

  • Bridgeton Mayor Teams Up with PAL for Toy Drive

    Bridgeton Mayor Teams Up with PAL for Toy Drive

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 3:46 PM EST2016-12-06 20:46:16 GMT
    BRIDGETON, N.J. - Mayor Albert B. Kelly will be measuring the success of this holiday season on how well a local toy drive helps underprivileged children in the area. As he’s done in years past, Kelly will be holding the “Mayor’s Holiday Breakfast” at the Marino Center on Washington Street on December 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. His one standing request, aside from bringing a healthy appetite, is that those attending bring at least one u...
    BRIDGETON, N.J. - Mayor Albert B. Kelly will be measuring the success of this holiday season on how well a local toy drive helps underprivileged children in the area. As he’s done in years past, Kelly will be holding the “Mayor’s Holiday Breakfast” at the Marino Center on Washington Street on December 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. His one standing request, aside from bringing a healthy appetite, is that those attending bring at least one u...
  • Bay Atlantic Symphony Welcomes New Executive Director

    Bay Atlantic Symphony Welcomes New Executive Director

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:55 PM EST2016-12-06 18:55:43 GMT

    Meg Sippey was chosen to be the Bay Atlantic Symphony's new executive director on December 6, 2016. Photo Courtesy of the Bay Atlantic Symphony.  BRIDGETON, N.J. - The board of directors for the Bay Atlantic Symphony have announced the appointment of Meg Sippey as the symphony’s new executive director. A professionally-trained musician herself, Sippey has more than a decade of administration experience in the performing arts. In her new role, her responsibilities w...

    Meg Sippey was chosen to be the Bay Atlantic Symphony's new executive director on December 6, 2016. Photo Courtesy of the Bay Atlantic Symphony.  BRIDGETON, N.J. - The board of directors for the Bay Atlantic Symphony have announced the appointment of Meg Sippey as the symphony’s new executive director. A professionally-trained musician herself, Sippey has more than a decade of administration experience in the performing arts. In her new role, her responsibilities w...

  • Tree of Hope Coffee House Supports Cumberland County Addiction Recovery

    Tree of Hope Coffee House Supports Cumberland County Addiction Recovery

    Friday, December 2 2016 1:58 PM EST2016-12-02 18:58:56 GMT

    MILLVILLE, N.J. - What began as separate programs aimed at raising funds and awareness has become a unique event in support of addiction recovery. On Friday, December 2nd starting at 6 p.m., several different music groups will be performing at this year's new Tree of Hope Coffee House. All are local to Cumberland County and include Silent Culture, Jeff Lang, Hendricks House Recovery Group, Ryan Carr, and Jim Dallet who will also be giving his personal testimony on addi...

    MILLVILLE, N.J. - What began as separate programs aimed at raising funds and awareness has become a unique event in support of addiction recovery. On Friday, December 2nd starting at 6 p.m., several different music groups will be performing at this year's new Tree of Hope Coffee House. All are local to Cumberland County and include Silent Culture, Jeff Lang, Hendricks House Recovery Group, Ryan Carr, and Jim Dallet who will also be giving his personal testimony on addi...

  • Vineland Once Again Hosts the 2016 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest

    Vineland Once Again Hosts the 2016 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 1:52 PM EST2016-11-30 18:52:20 GMT

    VINELAND, N.J. - Vineland will continue its tradition of hosting the 2016 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest. This annual holiday competition will have cash prizes totaling $1,000, courtesy of Corning Glass, which will be awarded to the top five contest winners. The 2016 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest is open only to Vineland residents. Judging will take place on December 14th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Participants are asked to have displ...

    VINELAND, N.J. - Vineland will continue its tradition of hosting the 2016 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest. This annual holiday competition will have cash prizes totaling $1,000, courtesy of Corning Glass, which will be awarded to the top five contest winners. The 2016 David Di Giovacchino Holiday Lighting Contest is open only to Vineland residents. Judging will take place on December 14th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Participants are asked to have displ...

  • Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce Announces Parade Float Winners

    Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce Announces Parade Float Winners

    Thursday, December 1 2016 2:21 PM EST2016-12-01 19:21:20 GMT

    MILLVILLE, N.J. - The Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the Millville Christmas Parade’s float competition. The First Place winner of the Christmas Float competition was the Millville Girls Softball League.  The 2nd place winner was Cub Scout Pack 138 and the Millville Soccer Association took 3rd place. The winning float depicted kids gathered around a tree decorated with homemade decorations and the float adorned with holly leaves each ...

    MILLVILLE, N.J. - The Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the Millville Christmas Parade’s float competition. The First Place winner of the Christmas Float competition was the Millville Girls Softball League.  The 2nd place winner was Cub Scout Pack 138 and the Millville Soccer Association took 3rd place. The winning float depicted kids gathered around a tree decorated with homemade decorations and the float adorned with holly leaves each ...

  • Phone Scammers Target Vineland Municipal Utilities Customers

    Phone Scammers Target Vineland Municipal Utilities Customers

    Friday, November 25 2016 12:13 PM EST2016-11-25 17:13:57 GMT
    VINELAND, N.J. - The Vineland Municipal Utilities (VMU) is alerting its customers of a viral phone scam ringing around the region. Calls have been made by a group of individuals claiming to be utility customer service representatives and demanding payment over the phone to avoid termination of service. Customers have been reportedly hassled to take immediate action and pay their past bill using a pre-paid “Money-Pak” card. Once a card number is given, the imposter d...
    VINELAND, N.J. - The Vineland Municipal Utilities (VMU) is alerting its customers of a viral phone scam ringing around the region. Calls have been made by a group of individuals claiming to be utility customer service representatives and demanding payment over the phone to avoid termination of service. Customers have been reportedly hassled to take immediate action and pay their past bill using a pre-paid “Money-Pak” card. Once a card number is given, the imposter d...
  • 42 New Hall of Famers Score at Vineland High School

    42 New Hall of Famers Score at Vineland High School

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 9:33 PM EST2016-11-24 02:33:56 GMT
    New inductees pose with their awards as they are welcomed as new members to the All Sports Booster Club Hall of Fame on November 22nd, 2016. Photo Courtesy of  Gia Messore, public information officer/academic video production officer for Vineland Public Schools.  VINELAND, N.J. - The Vineland High School All Sports Booster Club gained 42 inductees to its Hall of Fame from Vineland High School (VHS) on November 22nd. The new members are acclaimed athletes and coaches ...
    New inductees pose with their awards as they are welcomed as new members to the All Sports Booster Club Hall of Fame on November 22nd, 2016. Photo Courtesy of  Gia Messore, public information officer/academic video production officer for Vineland Public Schools.  VINELAND, N.J. - The Vineland High School All Sports Booster Club gained 42 inductees to its Hall of Fame from Vineland High School (VHS) on November 22nd. The new members are acclaimed athletes and coaches ...
  • Millville Goes Live from Town Hall

    Millville Goes Live from Town Hall

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 1:38 PM EST2016-11-23 18:38:42 GMT
    C.A.S. technicians, Josh Bonanno (standing, left) and Mike Springsteadah testing the system. Photo courtesy of C.A.S. Music Productions. VINELAND, N.J – Technology: whether you love or you hate it, there is no denying the synergy it brings to Millville occupants and legislature. City residents are jumping on board with a new live-streaming video broadcast system, leading interactive entry to Town Hall meetings through Comcast, Civic Plus, and YouTube. Those looking...
    C.A.S. technicians, Josh Bonanno (standing, left) and Mike Springsteadah testing the system. Photo courtesy of C.A.S. Music Productions. VINELAND, N.J – Technology: whether you love or you hate it, there is no denying the synergy it brings to Millville occupants and legislature. City residents are jumping on board with a new live-streaming video broadcast system, leading interactive entry to Town Hall meetings through Comcast, Civic Plus, and YouTube. Those looking...