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  • Vineland Salvation Army, CCTEC Students Team Up for Toy Drive

    Vineland Salvation Army, CCTEC Students Team Up for Toy Drive

    Sunday, December 17 2017 12:00 AM EST2017-12-17 05:00:37 GMT

    Two Cumberland County organizations are joining forces to provide some holiday cheer to children in need.

    Two Cumberland County organizations are joining forces to provide some holiday cheer to children in need.

  • Vintage N.J. Photos of Supermarkets

    Vintage N.J. Photos of Supermarkets

    Saturday, December 16 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-12-16 22:00:05 GMT

    If your mother brought you along for the trip to the supermarket as a child, you might remember the multitude of aromas in the store.

    If your mother brought you along for the trip to the supermarket as a child, you might remember the multitude of aromas in the store.

  • SNJ Rewind: South Jersey News Week in Review

    SNJ Rewind: South Jersey News Week in Review

    Friday, December 15 2017 8:00 PM EST2017-12-16 01:00:19 GMT
    “No flu shot can cover every strain, but we predict that certain strain will be coming around this year and the effectiveness of the flu shot can range from anywhere from 10 percent to about 50 percent."“No flu shot can cover every strain, but we predict that certain strain will be coming around this year and the effectiveness of the flu shot can range from anywhere from 10 percent to about 50 percent."

    Your SNJ Today recap of southern New Jersey news videos from the past week, plus a few event ideas for the weekend. 

    Your SNJ Today recap of southern New Jersey news videos from the past week, plus a few event ideas for the weekend. 

  • Police Seek Shoplifters Who Stole $1,400 in Baby Formula from Walmart

    Police Seek Shoplifters Who Stole $1,400 in Baby Formula from Walmart

    Friday, December 15 2017 5:26 PM EST2017-12-15 22:26:27 GMT

    Police say the two men pictured in surveillance photos allegedly stole more than $1,400 worth of baby formula from the Walmart located on State Highway 77 in Upper Deerfield Township. 

    Police say the two men pictured in surveillance photos allegedly stole more than $1,400 worth of baby formula from the Walmart located on State Highway 77 in Upper Deerfield Township. 

  • Grant of $737,000 Awarded for Cumberland County THRIVE Initiative

    Grant of $737,000 Awarded for Cumberland County THRIVE Initiative

    Friday, December 15 2017 4:57 PM EST2017-12-15 21:57:42 GMT

    Researchers at Rutgers University will work with the three-year program to come up with effective ways to combat the issues.

    Researchers at Rutgers University will work with the three-year program to come up with effective ways to combat the issues.

  • State Officials Serve Lunch at VOA Holiday Luncheon

    State Officials Serve Lunch at VOA Holiday Luncheon

    Friday, December 15 2017 4:56 PM EST2017-12-15 21:56:30 GMT

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Richard S. Mroz helped serve lunch at the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley holiday luncheon as part of Governor Christie's Season of Service initiative. 

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Richard S. Mroz helped serve lunch at the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley holiday luncheon as part of Governor Christie's Season of Service initiative. 

  • South Jersey Students Continue to Light Up Evangeline's World

    South Jersey Students Continue to Light Up Evangeline's World

    Friday, December 15 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-12-15 21:38:11 GMT
    Third grade students brought in over 100 books to send to Evangeline for her parents to read to her while going through treatment.Third grade students brought in over 100 books to send to Evangeline for her parents to read to her while going through treatment.

    Third-grade students and teachers at a Cumberland County elementary school are spreading holiday cheer to a young South Jersey girl battling cancer. 

    Third-grade students and teachers at a Cumberland County elementary school are spreading holiday cheer to a young South Jersey girl battling cancer. 

  • Bill Introduced to Rescue N.J.'s Nuclear Plants

    Bill Introduced to Rescue N.J.'s Nuclear Plants

    Friday, December 15 2017 4:25 PM EST2017-12-15 21:25:27 GMT

    On Friday, December 15th, lawmakers introduced a bill that would require New Jersey's electric utilities to purchase credits from nuclear power plants.

    On Friday, December 15th, lawmakers introduced a bill that would require New Jersey's electric utilities to purchase credits from nuclear power plants.

  • 'Holton's Heroes' Toy Drive in Third Year, Benefiting CHOP Patients

    'Holton's Heroes' Toy Drive in Third Year, Benefiting CHOP Patients

    Friday, December 15 2017 4:25 PM EST2017-12-15 21:25:00 GMT

    The non-profit organization Holton’s Heroes was launched two years ago as a way to support child patients, such as the kids at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

    The non-profit organization Holton’s Heroes was launched two years ago as a way to support child patients, such as the kids at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

  • 3-Year Old Cancer Patient Made 'Official' New Jersey State Trooper

    3-Year Old Cancer Patient Made 'Official' New Jersey State Trooper

    Friday, December 15 2017 12:38 PM EST2017-12-15 17:38:42 GMT
    Members of the New Jersey State Police helped make the holidays brighter for a South Jersey toddler battling cancer.Members of the New Jersey State Police helped make the holidays brighter for a South Jersey toddler battling cancer.

    Members of the New Jersey State Police helped make the holidays brighter for a South Jersey youngster battling cancer.

    Members of the New Jersey State Police helped make the holidays brighter for a South Jersey youngster battling cancer.

  • Jersey Reflections: Cumberland Oil, or Bust

    Jersey Reflections: Cumberland Oil, or Bust

    Friday, December 15 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-12-15 13:00:28 GMT

    Lewis Steelman’s oil discovery east of Millville grabbed some headlines, but turned out to be fake news.

    Lewis Steelman’s oil discovery east of Millville grabbed some headlines, but turned out to be fake news.

  • Team Nissan Celebrates Reopening of Vineland Facility

    Team Nissan Celebrates Reopening of Vineland Facility

    Thursday, December 14 2017 5:24 PM EST2017-12-14 22:24:46 GMT
    The new facility has over 5,000 square feet of showroom, 13 offices, and a service shop.The new facility has over 5,000 square feet of showroom, 13 offices, and a service shop.

    Team Nissan officials say it was hard work, determination, and the support of the community that helped get them through tough times to end up where they are today.

    Team Nissan officials say it was hard work, determination, and the support of the community that helped get them through tough times to end up where they are today.

  • Warming Centers Open During Extended Code Blue, Volunteers Needed

    Warming Centers Open During Extended Code Blue, Volunteers Needed

    Thursday, December 14 2017 5:18 PM EST2017-12-14 22:18:48 GMT

    Multiple Code Blue alerts have been issued throughout South Jersey over the past week —since last Friday, December 8th — and will continue to be in effect until at least the morning of Sunday, December 17th.

    Multiple Code Blue alerts have been issued throughout South Jersey over the past week —since last Friday, December 8th — and will continue to be in effect until at least the morning of Sunday, December 17th.

  • Cape May Brewing Benefit Helps Keep Food Bank Shelves Stocked

    Cape May Brewing Benefit Helps Keep Food Bank Shelves Stocked

    Thursday, December 14 2017 4:39 PM EST2017-12-14 21:39:11 GMT

    The holiday season tends to be a time where food banks across the country see an abundance in donations, which prepares them to give plenty of food out to their clients.

    The holiday season tends to be a time where food banks across the country see an abundance in donations, which prepares them to give plenty of food out to their clients.

  • CCC's Alpha Delta Nu Donates 72 Blankets in Blanket Drive

    CCC's Alpha Delta Nu Donates 72 Blankets in Blanket Drive

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:32 PM EST2017-12-14 17:32:46 GMT

    Cumberland County College’s (CCC) nursing honors society held a campus-wide blanket drive for the area’s homeless.

    Cumberland County College’s (CCC) nursing honors society held a campus-wide blanket drive for the area’s homeless.

  • Volunteers Help CASA Provide Gifts for Kids this Christmas

    Volunteers Help CASA Provide Gifts for Kids this Christmas

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-12-14 00:00:28 GMT
    Each year CASA of Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties asks the community for support of their Angel Tree.Each year CASA of Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties asks the community for support of their Angel Tree.

    Santa’s elves were hard at work in Bridgeton on Wednesday, December 13th, wrapping those presents to guarantee that kids in Cumberland, Salem, and Gloucester counties get a gift for Christmas.

    Santa’s elves were hard at work in Bridgeton on Wednesday, December 13th, wrapping those presents to guarantee that kids in Cumberland, Salem, and Gloucester counties get a gift for Christmas.

  • Cumberland County College Holds 'Celebration of Lights' for Area Children

    Cumberland County College Holds 'Celebration of Lights' for Area Children

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-12-13 21:42:29 GMT

    Cumberland County College gave local elementary school students a chance to experience holiday traditions from around the world.

    Cumberland County College gave local elementary school students a chance to experience holiday traditions from around the world.

  • Remembering Pat DiNizio, N.J.'s Professor of Rock

    Remembering Pat DiNizio, N.J.'s Professor of Rock

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:51 PM EST2017-12-13 20:51:52 GMT

    Pat DiNizio will go down as one of the most talented musicians ever to come out of New Jersey. When I first learned of his passing on the morning of Wednesday, December 13th, I recalled how ...

    Pat DiNizio will go down as one of the most talented musicians ever to come out of New Jersey. When I first learned of his passing on the morning of Wednesday, December 13th, I recalled how ...

  • Vineland Police Investigating Homicide, Home Invasion

    Vineland Police Investigating Homicide, Home Invasion

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 5:23 PM EST2017-12-13 22:23:54 GMT
    Suspects forced entry into the home and killed Amir El-Basirbey.Suspects forced entry into the home and killed Amir El-Basirbey.

    Police say 24-year-old Amir El-Basirbey was shot and killed inside a home after unknown suspects forced entry into the home.

    Police say 24-year-old Amir El-Basirbey was shot and killed inside a home after unknown suspects forced entry into the home.

  • New N.J. Area Code Goes into Effect in January

    New N.J. Area Code Goes into Effect in January

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 2:49 PM EST2017-12-13 19:49:14 GMT
    The changes will take effect starting January 20th.The changes will take effect starting January 20th.

    Residents and businesses with a 609 area code are likely to be switched over to the new 640, and the process will be finalized by mid-August of next year. 

    Residents and businesses with a 609 area code are likely to be switched over to the new 640, and the process will be finalized by mid-August of next year. 

  • NOAA Hopes $450,000 in Funding Will Bolster U.S. Ocean Farming

    NOAA Hopes $450,000 in Funding Will Bolster U.S. Ocean Farming

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:36 PM EST2017-12-13 20:36:01 GMT

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says it will be providing $450,000 to expand aquaculture operations and production in the region in hopes offsetting the country's $14 billion seafood trade deficit. 

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says it will be providing $450,000 to expand aquaculture operations and production in the region in hopes offsetting the country's $14 billion seafood trade deficit. 

  • Pat DiNizio, Lead Singer of N.J. Band Smithereens, Dies at 62

    Pat DiNizio, Lead Singer of N.J. Band Smithereens, Dies at 62

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 12:11 PM EST2017-12-13 17:11:54 GMT

    Smithereens lead singer Pat DiNizio, a New Jersey native and one-time independent candidate for U.S. Senate, died Tuesday at 62, the band announced.

    Smithereens lead singer Pat DiNizio, a New Jersey native and one-time independent candidate for U.S. Senate, died Tuesday at 62, the band announced.

  • Opinion: Holiday Breakfast

    Opinion: Holiday Breakfast

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-12-13 13:00:27 GMT
    Bridgeton Mayor Albert KellyBridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly

    The holiday season can be a very busy time; it can also be a very stressful season.

    The holiday season can be a very busy time; it can also be a very stressful season.

  • Cumberland County Church Members Celebrate 'Our Lady of Guadalupe'

    Cumberland County Church Members Celebrate 'Our Lady of Guadalupe'

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 4:44 PM EST2017-12-12 21:44:18 GMT

    On Tuesday, December 12th, volunteers of the Parish of the Holy Cross in Bridgeton ran a mini-marathon as part of their festivities for Our Lady of Guadalupe Day. 

    On Tuesday, December 12th, volunteers of the Parish of the Holy Cross in Bridgeton ran a mini-marathon as part of their festivities for Our Lady of Guadalupe Day. 

  • Life Sentences: ’Tis the Season...

    Life Sentences: ’Tis the Season...

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 1:22 PM EST2017-12-12 18:22:46 GMT

    ..for gift-giving and merriment, for flu and pneumonia, for Christmas trees and decking the halls.

    ..for gift-giving and merriment, for flu and pneumonia, for Christmas trees and decking the halls.

  • Healthy Cooking Tips for the Holiday Season

    Healthy Cooking Tips for the Holiday Season

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 1:20 PM EST2017-12-12 18:20:34 GMT
    This time of year is great for an apple or pear cobbler. It can be topped with dairy-free ice cream for those who don’t eat dairy.This time of year is great for an apple or pear cobbler. It can be topped with dairy-free ice cream for those who don’t eat dairy.

    It is the most wonderful time of the year. A season that also centers around food with holiday office parties, cookie exchanges, and family get-togethers.

    It is the most wonderful time of the year. A season that also centers around food with holiday office parties, cookie exchanges, and family get-togethers.

  • Vineland Native Recounts 'Thomas' Fire, Ventura Devastation

    Vineland Native Recounts 'Thomas' Fire, Ventura Devastation

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:19 AM EST2017-12-12 15:19:31 GMT
    Photo: Brian GalettoPhoto: Brian Galetto

    We need your help. I am asking all friends and family members from the East Coast to consider donating to help our community.

    We need your help. I am asking all friends and family members from the East Coast to consider donating to help our community.

  • Secret Santa Pays off $49,000 in Layaways at Millville Walmart

    Secret Santa Pays off $49,000 in Layaways at Millville Walmart

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 3:35 PM EST2017-12-12 20:35:10 GMT
    A Secret Santa delivered holiday cheer to many Millville residents over the weekend.A Secret Santa delivered holiday cheer to many Millville residents over the weekend.

    Rivera is one of more than 200 customers of the Millville Walmart who found out that a Secret Santa paid for their layaway balance.

    Rivera is one of more than 200 customers of the Millville Walmart who found out that a Secret Santa paid for their layaway balance.

  • Flu Season Starts Stronger Than Last Year

    Flu Season Starts Stronger Than Last Year

    Monday, December 11 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-12-12 00:00:25 GMT
    “No flu shot can cover every strain," said Ballaro. "But we predict that certain strain will be coming around this year and the effectiveness of the flu shot can range from anywhere from ten percent to about fifty percent."“No flu shot can cover every strain," said Ballaro. "But we predict that certain strain will be coming around this year and the effectiveness of the flu shot can range from anywhere from ten percent to about fifty percent."

    It seems like everyone knows someone who’s got a bad cold or even worse the flu.

    It seems like everyone knows someone who’s got a bad cold or even worse the flu.

  • Bottino Cancer Foundation Donates $120K to Cancer Care in South Jersey

    Bottino Cancer Foundation Donates $120K to Cancer Care in South Jersey

    Monday, December 11 2017 4:53 PM EST2017-12-11 21:53:12 GMT

    On Monday, December 11th, the Bill Bottino Cancer Foundation donated $120,000 to the Inspira Health Network Foundation Cancer Care in Vineland and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Care Center in Washington Township.

    On Monday, December 11th, the Bill Bottino Cancer Foundation donated $120,000 to the Inspira Health Network Foundation Cancer Care in Vineland and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Care Center in Washington Township.

  • 5 Pups Need Owners, Even if They Don't Do Yoga

    5 Pups Need Owners, Even if They Don't Do Yoga

    Monday, December 11 2017 3:08 PM EST2017-12-11 20:08:27 GMT

    Within a few hours of being rescued, the dog had a litter of five puppies at the Pampered Pup Luxury Pet Resort. 

    Within a few hours of being rescued, the dog had a litter of five puppies at the Pampered Pup Luxury Pet Resort. 

  • 500th Flood-Prone Home in State Demolished in South Jersey

    500th Flood-Prone Home in State Demolished in South Jersey

    Monday, December 11 2017 5:08 PM EST2017-12-11 22:08:43 GMT
    Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Buyout Program celebrated its 500th demolitionSuperstorm Sandy Blue Acres Buyout Program celebrated its 500th demolition

    A program started under Governor Chris Christie's administration has reached a big milestone.

    A program started under Governor Chris Christie's administration has reached a big milestone.

  • Cumberland County Code Blue Warming Centers Open Through Dec. 14th

    Cumberland County Code Blue Warming Centers Open Through Dec. 14th

    Monday, December 11 2017 10:05 AM EST2017-12-11 15:05:27 GMT
    A Code Blue is in effect Dec. 11th-Dec. 14th in Cumberland County.A Code Blue is in effect Dec. 11th-Dec. 14th in Cumberland County.

    Warming Centers, which will be open from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., in Cumberland County include the following ...

    Warming Centers, which will be open from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., in Cumberland County include the following ...

  • See the Rise of Non-English Speaking Residents in Your Town

    See the Rise of Non-English Speaking Residents in Your Town

    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-12-11 04:12:08 GMT

    New Census data shows that about 2.6 million New Jersey residents now speak a language other than English at home and that population grew faster over the past decade.

    New Census data shows that about 2.6 million New Jersey residents now speak a language other than English at home and that population grew faster over the past decade.

  • Vintage N.J. Photos That are Works of Art

    Vintage N.J. Photos That are Works of Art

    Saturday, December 9 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-12-09 14:00:11 GMT

    There are always some that simply stand out because they were taken by folks like you and me, usually using the basic cameras we had available to us back in the day.

    There are always some that simply stand out because they were taken by folks like you and me, usually using the basic cameras we had available to us back in the day.

  • American Red Cross: Give Blood for the Holidays

    American Red Cross: Give Blood for the Holidays

    Saturday, December 9 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-12-09 12:00:19 GMT
    Give the gift of blood to help others this season.Give the gift of blood to help others this season.

    The American Red Cross is asking South Jersey residents to "think outside the gift box" and donate blood this holiday season.

    The American Red Cross is asking South Jersey residents to "think outside the gift box" and donate blood this holiday season.

  • Healthcare Careers Explored at Gateway Regional High School

    Healthcare Careers Explored at Gateway Regional High School

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-12-08 22:02:12 GMT

    A South Jersey high school gave students a chance to explore different careers in healthcare.

    A South Jersey high school gave students a chance to explore different careers in healthcare.

  • Campos Family Denied Stay of Removal, Face Deportation to Mexico

    Campos Family Denied Stay of Removal, Face Deportation to Mexico

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:17 PM EST2017-12-08 22:17:34 GMT

    Oscar and Humberta Campos leave behind three children, ages 16 to 24, who are U.S. citizens.

    Oscar and Humberta Campos leave behind three children, ages 16 to 24, who are U.S. citizens.

  • M25 Initiative's Mission to End Homelessness in Cumberland County Continues

    M25 Initiative's Mission to End Homelessness in Cumberland County Continues

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-12-08 22:44:13 GMT
    This year alone the Housing First Collaborative was able to provide housing to 22 homeless individuals, which officials say not only helps end homelessness but also provides a brighter future to those in need.This year alone the Housing First Collaborative was able to provide housing to 22 homeless individuals, which officials say not only helps end homelessness but also provides a brighter future to those in need.

    Local and state officials gathered in Cumberland County to discuss how far the county has come in its fight against homelessness and what more still needs to done.

    Local and state officials gathered in Cumberland County to discuss how far the county has come in its fight against homelessness and what more still needs to done.

  • Dena Blizzard's 'Chardonnay Go' Board Game Follows Viral Video

    Dena Blizzard's 'Chardonnay Go' Board Game Follows Viral Video

    Friday, December 8 2017 2:22 PM EST2017-12-08 19:22:48 GMT

    After Dena Blizzard's Facebook Live video went viral, a parody of the Pokémon Go craze, she knew she had something that a lot of women could relate to.

    After Dena Blizzard's Facebook Live video went viral, a parody of the Pokémon Go craze, she knew she had something that a lot of women could relate to.

  • Inspira Medical Center Vineland Receives Teaching Hospital Award

    Inspira Medical Center Vineland Receives Teaching Hospital Award

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:25 PM EST2017-12-08 22:25:48 GMT

    Inspira Medical Center Vineland has been recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by a medical non-profit.

    Inspira Medical Center Vineland has been recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by a medical non-profit.

  • Bridgeton's 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' Celebration to Feature Fireworks

    Bridgeton's 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' Celebration to Feature Fireworks

    Friday, December 8 2017 12:18 PM EST2017-12-08 17:18:28 GMT
    The Parish of the Holy Cross hosts fireworks again this year on Tuesday, Dec. 12th.The Parish of the Holy Cross hosts fireworks again this year on Tuesday, Dec. 12th.

    The Parish of the Holy Cross will be holding "Our Lady of Guadalupe" celebrations December 11 and 12th.  

    The Parish of the Holy Cross will be holding "Our Lady of Guadalupe" celebrations December 11 and 12th.  

  • Code Blue Extended Through the Weekend

    Code Blue Extended Through the Weekend

    Friday, December 8 2017 12:17 PM EST2017-12-08 17:17:49 GMT

    A Code Blue has been extended due to winter weather expected to hit Cumberland County this weekend.

    A Code Blue has been extended due to winter weather expected to hit Cumberland County this weekend.

  • Second Inspira Auxiliary Art Etc. Event a Hit for Artists, Art Lovers

    Second Inspira Auxiliary Art Etc. Event a Hit for Artists, Art Lovers

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:07 PM EST2017-12-07 21:07:55 GMT
    The event showcased a wide array of paintings, photographs, art prints, fused glass, handcrafted jewelry, wood carvings, Christmas stockings, and more.The event showcased a wide array of paintings, photographs, art prints, fused glass, handcrafted jewelry, wood carvings, Christmas stockings, and more.

    The Inspira Auxiliary Cumberland County’s second annual Art Etc. Sale drew more than 26 artists and art lovers from throughout South Jersey.

    The Inspira Auxiliary Cumberland County’s second annual Art Etc. Sale drew more than 26 artists and art lovers from throughout South Jersey.

  • Bridgeton Set to Start Municipal ID Card Program Next Week

    Bridgeton Set to Start Municipal ID Card Program Next Week

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-12-07 21:38:07 GMT

    The City of Bridgeton will begin issuing Bridgeton Municipal ID cards next week.

    The City of Bridgeton will begin issuing Bridgeton Municipal ID cards next week.

  • Pentagon Performance Inc. to Help U.N. Mission in Congo

    Pentagon Performance Inc. to Help U.N. Mission in Congo

    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:15 PM EST2017-12-07 22:15:57 GMT
    Pentagon Performance Inc. will provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services in Congo to the U.N.Pentagon Performance Inc. will provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services in Congo to the U.N.

    The company received the notification back in September and is currently in the final stages of contract negotiations.

    The company received the notification back in September and is currently in the final stages of contract negotiations.

  • Sheep Found with Exotic Tick Tests Negative for Diseases

    Sheep Found with Exotic Tick Tests Negative for Diseases

    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:21 AM EST2017-12-07 14:21:01 GMT

    A sheep tested negative for livestock diseases after its owner found an exotic tick on it that had not previously been seen in the United States, the state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.  
     

    A sheep tested negative for livestock diseases after its owner found an exotic tick on it that had not previously been seen in the United States, the state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.  
     

  • New Census Data: Nearly a Third of N.J. Residents Don't Speak English at Home

    New Census Data: Nearly a Third of N.J. Residents Don't Speak English at Home

    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:17 AM EST2017-12-07 14:17:15 GMT

    About 2.6 million residents, or 30.7 percent, above the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home, according to U.S. Census Bureau numbers released Thursday.

    About 2.6 million residents, or 30.7 percent, above the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home, according to U.S. Census Bureau numbers released Thursday.

  • Prayer Vigil Held for Parents Being Deported to Mexico

    Prayer Vigil Held for Parents Being Deported to Mexico

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:57 AM EST2017-12-07 13:57:25 GMT
    Officials gathered in hopes of raising awareness about cases just like these in hopes of keeping families together.Officials gathered in hopes of raising awareness about cases just like these in hopes of keeping families together.

    A South Jersey community rallied together this morning to show their support to a mother and father who are set to be deported back to Mexico this Friday.

    A South Jersey community rallied together this morning to show their support to a mother and father who are set to be deported back to Mexico this Friday.

  • Allstate Insurance Donating Winter Gear to Domestic Violence Shelters

    Allstate Insurance Donating Winter Gear to Domestic Violence Shelters

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:31 PM EST2017-12-06 22:31:07 GMT
    Allstate will be collecting winter coats, hats, gloves, and scarfs for women and children living in domestic violence shelters.Allstate will be collecting winter coats, hats, gloves, and scarfs for women and children living in domestic violence shelters.

    Allstate Insurance agencies across the region, including in South Jersey, are teaming to help bring an end to domestic violence.

    Allstate Insurance agencies across the region, including in South Jersey, are teaming to help bring an end to domestic violence.

  • Report: Homelessness Down in New Jersey

    Report: Homelessness Down in New Jersey

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:25 PM EST2017-12-06 22:25:11 GMT
    Since last year homelessness among families with children has declined 7.5-percent.Since last year homelessness among families with children has declined 7.5-percent.

    Efforts to bring an end to homelessness throughout New Jersey are proving to be successful with new reports show a decrease in homeless residents throughout the state.

    Efforts to bring an end to homelessness throughout New Jersey are proving to be successful with new reports show a decrease in homeless residents throughout the state.

  • Tax Credits Helps Vineland Poultry Expand

    Tax Credits Helps Vineland Poultry Expand

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:33 PM EST2017-12-06 22:33:56 GMT
    The company says the plan is to expand, using the former Vineland Kosher Poultry building as a new facility.The company says the plan is to expand, using the former Vineland Kosher Poultry building as a new facility.

    Vineland Poultry will be awarded $2.2 million dollars in tax credits over a 10-year period, as part of the Grow N.J. program and use it to fund an expansion.

    Vineland Poultry will be awarded $2.2 million dollars in tax credits over a 10-year period, as part of the Grow N.J. program and use it to fund an expansion.

  • Police Searching for Missing Millville Man

    Police Searching for Missing Millville Man

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:13 PM EST2017-12-06 19:13:16 GMT
    Gronczewskis car was located in a parking lot at the Silver Run Road Bluffs Preserve on the morning Tuesday, December 5th.Gronczewskis car was located in a parking lot at the Silver Run Road Bluffs Preserve on the morning Tuesday, December 5th.

    The Millville Police Department, with the assistance of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, NJSP Marine and Aviation Unit, and the Atlantic County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, are searching for a missing Millville man.

    The Millville Police Department, with the assistance of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, NJSP Marine and Aviation Unit, and the Atlantic County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, are searching for a missing Millville man.

  • Legislation Heading to State Senate to Ban Operating a Drone While Drunk

    Legislation Heading to State Senate to Ban Operating a Drone While Drunk

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:32 PM EST2017-12-06 18:32:47 GMT

    New Jersey lawmakers are working to make operating a drone while drunk, and other harmful actions with the aviation device, illegal.

    New Jersey lawmakers are working to make operating a drone while drunk, and other harmful actions with the aviation device, illegal.

  • Holiday Trees, Menorahs Usher in Holiday Season in Vineland's Downtown

    Holiday Trees, Menorahs Usher in Holiday Season in Vineland's Downtown

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:00 AM EST2017-12-06 15:00:24 GMT
    The holiday spirit is visiting Downtown Vineland once again this year with two holiday-themed events.The holiday spirit is visiting Downtown Vineland once again this year with two holiday-themed events.

    The holiday spirit is visiting Downtown Vineland once again this year with two holiday-themed events.

    The holiday spirit is visiting Downtown Vineland once again this year with two holiday-themed events.

  • Four Tips to Avoid Buying Dangerous Toys for the Holidays

    Four Tips to Avoid Buying Dangerous Toys for the Holidays

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-12-06 00:00:24 GMT
    After handling a handful of cases dealing with children, Thomas Vesper set out to create what’s now known as the Toys Safety Program.After handling a handful of cases dealing with children, Thomas Vesper set out to create what’s now known as the Toys Safety Program.

    After handling several cases dealing with children and their safety, Thomas Vesper set out to create what’s now known as the Toys Safety Program.

    After handling several cases dealing with children and their safety, Thomas Vesper set out to create what’s now known as the Toys Safety Program.

  • NJ Federal Credit Union Awards Grants to Salem, Cumberland County Educators

    NJ Federal Credit Union Awards Grants to Salem, Cumberland County Educators

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-12-05 22:02:52 GMT
    The 2017 Mini Grant WinnersThe 2017 Mini Grant Winners

    Educators from the Cumberland and Salem County School districts were awarded with Back to School Mini Grants.

    Educators from the Cumberland and Salem County School districts were awarded with Back to School Mini Grants.

  • Good Conditions Mean Picture-Perfect Christmas Trees This Year

    Good Conditions Mean Picture-Perfect Christmas Trees This Year

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-12-05 21:38:55 GMT

    A Christmas Tree farmer at the Airport Tree Plantation in Millville shares the secret on how they grow picture-perfect trees.

    A Christmas Tree farmer at the Airport Tree Plantation in Millville shares the secret on how they grow picture-perfect trees.

  • Sea Girt Christmas Tree Case Solved, Squirrel Charged (and Released on Bail)

    Sea Girt Christmas Tree Case Solved, Squirrel Charged (and Released on Bail)

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 3:38 PM EST2017-12-05 20:38:20 GMT

    Officials in Sea Girt were stumped by the case, but after police launched a full investigation, they finally nabbed the little suspect.

    Officials in Sea Girt were stumped by the case, but after police launched a full investigation, they finally nabbed the little suspect.

  • Larry Levari: The Birdhouse Man of Vineland (VIDEO)

    Larry Levari: The Birdhouse Man of Vineland (VIDEO)

    Friday, December 8 2017 11:42 AM EST2017-12-08 16:42:31 GMT
    Larry Levari finds joy in crafting birdhouses.Larry Levari finds joy in crafting birdhouses.

    Larry Levari, a Vineland native, started making birdhouses five years ago. 

    Larry Levari, a Vineland native, started making birdhouses five years ago. 

  • NJ P.R.I.D.E Troops Return from Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

    NJ P.R.I.D.E Troops Return from Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 5:15 PM EST2017-12-05 22:15:32 GMT
    Members of NJ P.R.I.D.E. spent two months in Puerto Rico to aid the territory in hurricane relief efforts.Members of NJ P.R.I.D.E. spent two months in Puerto Rico to aid the territory in hurricane relief efforts.

    Two months after Governor Chris Christie deployed hundreds of New Jersey law-enforcement officers to help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico, they are finally back home.

    Two months after Governor Chris Christie deployed hundreds of New Jersey law-enforcement officers to help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico, they are finally back home.

  • DEP to Use $9.5 Million Grant for Air Quality Enhancement

    DEP to Use $9.5 Million Grant for Air Quality Enhancement

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 5:25 PM EST2017-12-05 22:25:36 GMT
    The DEP says the project will help reduce the amount of pollutants in the air.The DEP says the project will help reduce the amount of pollutants in the air.

    The projects have passed the preliminary project selection process and are now awaiting further review before they can be approved to receive the federal funding.

    The projects have passed the preliminary project selection process and are now awaiting further review before they can be approved to receive the federal funding.

  • Cumberland College to Hold Annual Celebration of Lights

    Cumberland College to Hold Annual Celebration of Lights

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 3:33 PM EST2017-12-12 20:33:33 GMT

    Cumberland County College will hold its annual Celebration of Lights event to spotlight other holiday celebrations.

    Cumberland County College will hold its annual Celebration of Lights event to spotlight other holiday celebrations.

  • Opinion: Another Type of Hero

    Opinion: Another Type of Hero

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 11:44 AM EST2017-12-05 16:44:40 GMT
    Bridgeton Mayor Albert KellyBridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly

    These six men had no context for acting heroically, they just did what needed to be done. Say the word “hero” and many thoughts come to mind.

    These six men had no context for acting heroically, they just did what needed to be done. Say the word “hero” and many thoughts come to mind.

  • Jersey Reflections: Cumberland’s Oil Well

    Jersey Reflections: Cumberland’s Oil Well

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 11:30 AM EST2017-12-12 16:30:16 GMT

    New Jersey, the Garden State, has long been known for its agricultural achievements, but it was poised for renown of a different type when, in the early 20th century, the discovery of oil on Cumberland County property was announced and heralded the attention of national news.

    New Jersey, the Garden State, has long been known for its agricultural achievements, but it was poised for renown of a different type when, in the early 20th century, the discovery of oil on Cumberland County property was announced and heralded the attention of national news.

  • On the Ave: Holiday Events

    On the Ave: Holiday Events

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 11:23 AM EST2017-12-05 16:23:03 GMT

    The Christmas Parade may be in the books, but holiday events on The Ave are just getting hot. Take a look of what’s happening.

    The Christmas Parade may be in the books, but holiday events on The Ave are just getting hot. Take a look of what’s happening.

  • Building Bright Futures with the ACE Mentor Program

    Building Bright Futures with the ACE Mentor Program

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 3:17 PM EST2017-12-05 20:17:41 GMT
    The Cumberland County Team was created in 2004 as the third affiliate of NJ ACE and is now one of nine groups in the state. In that first year, eight students participated. Now, the number is 30.The Cumberland County Team was created in 2004 as the third affiliate of NJ ACE and is now one of nine groups in the state. In that first year, eight students participated. Now, the number is 30.

    More than two dozen local high school students are designing and constructing their possible futures every Wednesday evening at the Cumberland County Arts & Innovation Center in Millville under the precise and enthusiastic guidance of volunteer mentors of the ACE Mentor Program of America.

    More than two dozen local high school students are designing and constructing their possible futures every Wednesday evening at the Cumberland County Arts & Innovation Center in Millville under the precise and enthusiastic guidance of volunteer mentors of the ACE Mentor Program of America.

  • This Is the Biggest New N.J. Football Change No One Is Talking About

    This Is the Biggest New N.J. Football Change No One Is Talking About

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 10:24 AM EST2017-12-05 15:24:14 GMT

    New Jersey high school sports will have a new look in 2018.

    New Jersey high school sports will have a new look in 2018.

  • CCTEC Students Roll into Cumberland Mall for Sushi Class

    CCTEC Students Roll into Cumberland Mall for Sushi Class

    Monday, December 4 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-12-05 00:00:24 GMT

    Sophomore culinary students from the Cumberland County Technical Education Center hopped off of the school bus and into Sushi Lover at the Cumberland Mall on Monday where they got a hands-on lesson learning how sushi is made.

    Sophomore culinary students from the Cumberland County Technical Education Center hopped off of the school bus and into Sushi Lover at the Cumberland Mall on Monday where they got a hands-on lesson learning how sushi is made.

  • U.S. Supreme Court Officially Hearing Sports Betting Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Officially Hearing Sports Betting Case

    Monday, December 4 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-12-04 21:12:33 GMT

    There are only four states in which sports betting is legal.

    There are only four states in which sports betting is legal.

  • Millville Police Investigating Sunday Morning Shooting

    Millville Police Investigating Sunday Morning Shooting

    Monday, December 4 2017 3:18 PM EST2017-12-04 20:18:18 GMT

    Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured in Cumberland County Sunday.

    Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured in Cumberland County Sunday.

  • One Cumberland Raises Over $56,000 During Sunday Telethon for Puerto Rico

    One Cumberland Raises Over $56,000 During Sunday Telethon for Puerto Rico

    Friday, December 8 2017 12:36 PM EST2017-12-08 17:36:38 GMT

    Through the generosity of local businesses, officials, and community members, One Cumberland was able to raise more than $56,000 and isn't stopping there.

    Through the generosity of local businesses, officials, and community members, One Cumberland was able to raise more than $56,000 and isn't stopping there.

  • Vineland Students Get Props from Rep. LoBiondo for 2017 Congressional App Challenge Win

    Vineland Students Get Props from Rep. LoBiondo for 2017 Congressional App Challenge Win

    Monday, December 4 2017 11:18 AM EST2017-12-04 16:18:28 GMT
    Lobiondo with the winners of the 2017 App Challenge.Lobiondo with the winners of the 2017 App Challenge.

    “Eating Green” App was selected from 17 submissions across South Jersey to represent the 2nd Congressional District

    “Eating Green” App was selected from 17 submissions across South Jersey to represent the 2nd Congressional District

  • N.J. Bear Hunt Underway, for Perhaps the Last Time in a While

    N.J. Bear Hunt Underway, for Perhaps the Last Time in a While

    Monday, December 4 2017 10:43 AM EST2017-12-04 15:43:37 GMT

    N.J. bear hunters returned to the woods before dawn Monday as protesters prepared to gather in Fredon later this morning.

    N.J. bear hunters returned to the woods before dawn Monday as protesters prepared to gather in Fredon later this morning.

  • Mega Millions Ticket Worth $4M Sold in N.J.

    Mega Millions Ticket Worth $4M Sold in N.J.

    Monday, December 4 2017 10:44 AM EST2017-12-04 15:44:11 GMT

    A Mega Millions tickets worth $4 million was sold in New Jersey for Friday night's drawing.

    A Mega Millions tickets worth $4 million was sold in New Jersey for Friday night's drawing.

  • Life Sentences: Laughing with Friends

    Life Sentences: Laughing with Friends

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:00 PM EST2017-11-23 18:00:27 GMT

    It takes the edge off stressful moments and makes the good ones just hilarious.

    It takes the edge off stressful moments and makes the good ones just hilarious.

  • Jersey Reflections: ‘Boat Bird’ in Bridgeton

    Jersey Reflections: ‘Boat Bird’ in Bridgeton

    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:30 AM EST2017-11-23 15:30:10 GMT

    After a series of less than successful test runs during 1910 for the new engine he had invented and installed in a biplane, Bridgeton manufacturer Henry Hettinger spent five months altering his plane for another flight in spring 1911.

    After a series of less than successful test runs during 1910 for the new engine he had invented and installed in a biplane, Bridgeton manufacturer Henry Hettinger spent five months altering his plane for another flight in spring 1911.

  • Old Bridgeton Nail House Gets $93K Grant, Mayor Envisions Welcome Center

    Old Bridgeton Nail House Gets $93K Grant, Mayor Envisions Welcome Center

    Saturday, November 11 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-11-11 12:00:26 GMT

    The 200-year-old Cumberland Nail and Iron Works Office, also known as the Nail House, has received a grant of approximately $93,000 from the New Jersey Historic Trust.

    The 200-year-old Cumberland Nail and Iron Works Office, also known as the Nail House, has received a grant of approximately $93,000 from the New Jersey Historic Trust.

  • Jersey Reflections: Daylight Saving Time

    Jersey Reflections: Daylight Saving Time

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-11-01 19:19:49 GMT

    If there’s an American blueprint for Daylight Saving Time, it would probably be in the form of a comment made by Benjamin Franklin while he was serving as an agent in London in the late 1700s.

    If there’s an American blueprint for Daylight Saving Time, it would probably be in the form of a comment made by Benjamin Franklin while he was serving as an agent in London in the late 1700s.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...