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  • Corner Store Health Event Stresses Gun Safety

    Corner Store Health Event Stresses Gun Safety

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:29:23 GMT

    Officials in Cumberland County have been working hard this month in an attempt to raise awareness for Gun Safety Month. 

    Officials in Cumberland County have been working hard this month in an attempt to raise awareness for Gun Safety Month. 

  • Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest Winners Announced

    Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest Winners Announced

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:45:21 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.

  • 21 Could Become Legal Smoking Age in N.J.

    21 Could Become Legal Smoking Age in N.J.

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-06-23 20:14:33 GMT

    A bill to raise the legal age for smoking has made its way to the governor's desk.

    A bill to raise the legal age for smoking has made its way to the governor's desk.

  • Christie Gets Bill to Memorialize Late Trooper on Rt. 55

    Christie Gets Bill to Memorialize Late Trooper on Rt. 55

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:56:34 GMT

    New legislation to rename a portion of Route 55 after fallen State Trooper Frankie Williams is on its way to Gov. Christie's desk for final approval.

    New legislation to rename a portion of Route 55 after fallen State Trooper Frankie Williams is on its way to Gov. Christie's desk for final approval.

  • Fourth Of July Celebrations Set for Cumberland County

    Fourth Of July Celebrations Set for Cumberland County

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:22:43 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.

  • Bridgeton Seeks Litter Marshals to Help Clean City

    Bridgeton Seeks Litter Marshals to Help Clean City

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:11:13 GMT

    If you’ve ever found yourself shaking your head while watching someone throw food wrappers or beverage containers out a car window or when seeing someone illegally dump trash on a back road, then serving as a litter marshal might be just the thing - a way to proactively do something about it.

    If you’ve ever found yourself shaking your head while watching someone throw food wrappers or beverage containers out a car window or when seeing someone illegally dump trash on a back road, then serving as a litter marshal might be just the thing - a way to proactively do something about it.

  • Senate Republicans Release 142-Page Draft of Senate Health Care Bill

    Senate Republicans Release 142-Page Draft of Senate Health Care Bill

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-06-22 21:08:25 GMT

    After weeks of closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans have released a 142-page draft of their health-care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

    After weeks of closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans have released a 142-page draft of their health-care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

  • Preserving Precious History: Millville's Team Totem Project

    Preserving Precious History: Millville's Team Totem Project

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-06-23 14:32:51 GMT

    A group of local artists hopes to get the community’s support in bringing back one historic piece of Millville history. 

    A group of local artists hopes to get the community’s support in bringing back an historic piece of Millville history.  

  • SNJ Today Exclusive: 2 Dukes Players Get Gold Glove Awards

    SNJ Today Exclusive: 2 Dukes Players Get Gold Glove Awards

    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:13:55 GMT
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    The 2017 Cumberland County College (CCC) baseball team’s season ended several weeks ago, yet somehow they still keep winning: Awards that is. 

    The 2017 Cumberland County College (CCC) baseball team’s season ended several weeks ago, yet somehow they still keep winning: Awards that is. 

  • Guadagno in Cumberland County for AdvancePierre Foods Opening

    Guadagno in Cumberland County for AdvancePierre Foods Opening

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-06-21 21:31:03 GMT

    On Wednesday, June 21st, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno made a stop in South Jersey to help celebrate the opening of a new food-service facility.

    On Wednesday, June 21st, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno made a stop in South Jersey to help celebrate the opening of a new food-service facility.

  • OLMA Exchange Student Sad to Leave

    OLMA Exchange Student Sad to Leave

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-06-21 20:17:14 GMT

    We met 16-year-old Marina Dolz last winter when she was brought into the SNJ Today offices by her sponsor from Rotary International. The Spanish foreign-exchange student had expressed a willingness to write and an interest in journalism, so ...

    We met 16-year-old Marina Dolz last winter when she was brought into the SNJ Today offices by her sponsor from Rotary International. The Spanish foreign-exchange student had expressed a willingness to write and an interest in journalism, so ...

  • Jersey Reflections: Spirit of Glassboro

    Jersey Reflections: Spirit of Glassboro

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-06-21 18:32:13 GMT

    Hollybush Mansion sits rather unassumingly on the Rowan University campus, part of a collection of buildings that reside on the grounds dating back to the institution’s earlier incarnations as Glassboro Normal School and Glassboro State College. 

    Hollybush Mansion sits rather unassumingly on the Rowan University campus, part of a collection of buildings that reside on the grounds dating back to the institution’s earlier incarnations as Glassboro Normal School and Glassboro State College. 

  • Off the Shelves: Generational Divide

    Off the Shelves: Generational Divide

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-06-21 18:06:57 GMT

    Two years ago I was in the middle of a third house showing, looking for a single-level house for my in-laws when we received a call; my father-in-law wanted us to cease and desist. 

    Two years ago I was in the middle of a third house showing, looking for a single-level house for my in-laws when we received a call; my father-in-law wanted us to cease and desist. 

  • On the Ave: A Feather in Our Cap

    On the Ave: A Feather in Our Cap

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:32 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:32:23 GMT

    Main Street Vineland receives accreditation again from Main Street America. 

    Main Street Vineland receives accreditation again from Main Street America. 

  • Gleanings: Good Neighbors

    Gleanings: Good Neighbors

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:14:05 GMT

    Growing up on a farm, I had as my closest neighbors—about a quarter mile away—my grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

    Growing up on a farm, I had as my closest neighbors—about a quarter mile away—my grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

  • Three Dukes Selected to All-American Baseball Team

    Three Dukes Selected to All-American Baseball Team

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:59 AM EDT2017-06-21 14:59:26 GMT

    On Tuesday, June 20th, Dukes catcher Mitchell Walker, pitcher Jarret Quinn, and first-baseman Chris Salvey were selected to the 2017 Division III All-America Baseball Team. 

    On Tuesday, June 20th, Dukes catcher Mitchell Walker, pitcher Jarret Quinn, and first-baseman Chris Salvey were selected to the 2017 Division III All-America Baseball Team. 

  • Soar to Great Heights While Celebrating the Symbol of America

    Soar to Great Heights While Celebrating the Symbol of America

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:16:50 GMT

    United States citizens get to honor the symbol of America on June 20th by celebrating National American Eagle Day.

    United States citizens get to honor the symbol of America on June 20th by celebrating National American Eagle Day.

  • Lessons in the Water, Life for At-Risk Youth

    Lessons in the Water, Life for At-Risk Youth

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-06-19 23:00:29 GMT

    A national nonprofit organization, In His Wakes, made a stop in South Jersey on Monday, June 19th, giving kids from a youth group in Millville and Salem County’s Ranch Hope a special day to remember.

    A national nonprofit organization, In His Wakes, made a stop in South Jersey on Monday, June 19th, giving kids from a youth group in Millville and Salem County’s Ranch Hope a special day to remember.

  • Summer Staycations in South Jersey

    Summer Staycations in South Jersey

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-06-23 14:39:35 GMT

    The Cumberland County region offers families day-trip adventures. For a day trip or even for a string of adventures to make up a “staycation,” a vacation at home, here are local treasures to add to this summer’s list of places to go. 

    The Cumberland County region offers families day-trip adventures. For a day trip or even for a string of adventures to make up a “staycation,” a vacation at home, here are local treasures to add to this summer’s list of places to go. 

  • 'What's on Tap' Beer Festival Draws Big Crowds at Wheaton Arts

    'What's on Tap' Beer Festival Draws Big Crowds at Wheaton Arts

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:06:53 GMT

    Nearly 1,000 lovers of lager poured into Wheaton Arts in Millville this weekend for the What's on Tap Beer Festival.

    Nearly 1,000 lovers of lager poured into Wheaton Arts in Millville this weekend for the What's on Tap Beer Festival.

  • 15-year-old with Autism Collects Thousands of Crayons and Coloring Books for Donation

    15-year-old with Autism Collects Thousands of Crayons and Coloring Books for Donation

    Friday, June 16 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-06-16 23:55:05 GMT

    One year, and about ten thousand crayons and one thousand coloring books later, a local boy makes a big donation to St. Jude's.

    One year, and about ten thousand crayons and one thousand coloring books later, a local boy makes a big donation to St. Jude's.

  • Cumberland County TEC to be Renamed After a Generous Donor

    Cumberland County TEC to be Renamed After a Generous Donor

    Friday, June 16 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-06-16 23:56:01 GMT

    Cumberland County TEC will be going by a new name now thanks to a monetary donation by a generous benefactor.

    Cumberland County TEC will be going by a new name now thanks to a monetary donation by a generous benefactor.

  • Food Bank of South Jersey to Feed Hungry Children

    Food Bank of South Jersey to Feed Hungry Children

    Friday, June 16 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-06-16 23:39:59 GMT

    School is out for summer and the community food bank of New Jersey wants to make sure no child in South Jersey goes hungry this season.  

    School is out for summer and the community food bank of New Jersey wants to make sure no child in South Jersey goes hungry this season.  

  • Retired Doctor Donates $1 Million to Local Health Center

    Retired Doctor Donates $1 Million to Local Health Center

    Thursday, June 15 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-06-15 22:14:44 GMT

    A recently retired Vineland physician made a large contribution to a local health center.

    A recently retired Vineland physician made a large contribution to a local health center.

  • Historic School Closes Its Doors

    Historic School Closes Its Doors

    Thursday, June 15 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-06-15 21:23:12 GMT

    The doors at Landis Intermediate School officially closed for good as its last group of students departed for summer break.

    The doors at Landis Intermediate School officially closed for good as its last group of students departed for summer break.

  • State Leaders Announce Proposal to Provide Millions of Dollars to Fund Education

    State Leaders Announce Proposal to Provide Millions of Dollars to Fund Education

    Thursday, June 15 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-06-15 22:20:58 GMT

    State Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto stated that the new agreement announced on Wednesday, June 14th, would provide $100 million in new school aid for underfunded districts and $25 Million to expand preschool education.

    A new agreement would provide $100 million in new school aid for underfunded districts and $25 million to expand preschool education.

  • Judge: N.J. Statehouse Renovations to Continue

    Judge: N.J. Statehouse Renovations to Continue

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-06-14 21:02:25 GMT

    New Jersey lawmakers got their day in court over the battle to halt Governor Chris Christie's plans to renovate the Statehouse.

    New Jersey lawmakers got their day in court over the battle to halt Governor Chris Christie's plans to renovate the Statehouse.

  • Bridgeton Public Schools Promote Summer Reading Program

    Bridgeton Public Schools Promote Summer Reading Program

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-06-14 21:25:05 GMT

    This summer, Bridgeton Public Schools is kicking off its 4th Annual Summer Reading Program by providing students in grades K–8 with take-home book packs customized by Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company.

    This summer, Bridgeton Public Schools is kicking off its 4th Annual Summer Reading Program by providing students in grades K–8 with take-home book packs customized by Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company.

  • All American Car Raffle Being Held by Big Brothers Big Sisters

    All American Car Raffle Being Held by Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-06-14 20:25:26 GMT

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem Counties now has tickets available for the All American Car Raffle. 

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem Counties now has tickets available for the All American Car Raffle. 

  • County Charter Schools Induct 42 into National Jr. Honor Society

    County Charter Schools Induct 42 into National Jr. Honor Society

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-06-14 19:10:50 GMT

    Forty-two scholars from the Vineland and the Millville Public Charter Schools were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society at a candlelight ceremony on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

    Forty-two scholars from the Vineland and the Millville Public Charter Schools were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society at a candlelight ceremony on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

  • Christie Announces Bipartisan Bill to Help Addicts

    Christie Announces Bipartisan Bill to Help Addicts

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 9:07 PM EDT2017-06-15 01:07:13 GMT

    On Monday, June 13th, Christie announced that a bipartisan agreement has been reached for a three-bill package that will bring help to those dealing with drug addiction and provide them with a second chance at life.

    On Monday, June 13th, Christie announced that a bipartisan agreement has been reached for a three-bill package that will bring help to those dealing with drug addiction and provide them with a second chance at life.

  • Pride in Millville Awards Honor Local Residents, Organizations

    Pride in Millville Awards Honor Local Residents, Organizations

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-06-14 20:39:57 GMT

    On Tuesday, June 13th, the city of Millville showed just how proud it was of some of its residents.

    On Tuesday, June 13th, the city of Millville showed just how proud it was of some of its residents.

  • 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.  

  • Bonus Features: Jimmy Muhammad, Dave Bontempo on Richie Kates

    Bonus Features: Jimmy Muhammad, Dave Bontempo on Richie Kates

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-06-13 19:16:42 GMT

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J. — The late James Wallace Muhammad was an integral part of boxer and Vineland resident Richie Kates' life.  Although he passed away in January 2017, his legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of many individuals from South Jersey to Philadelphia and beyond.  SNJ Today was lucky enough to record an extraordinary interview with Muhammad for the 2017 documentary Richie Kates: Uncommon Journey. While we tried to get as much of Jimmy in ...

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J. — The late James Wallace Muhammad was an integral part of boxer and Vineland resident Richie Kates' life.  Although he passed away in January 2017, his legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of many individuals from South Jersey to Philadelphia and beyond.  SNJ Today was lucky enough to record an extraordinary interview with Muhammad for the 2017 documentary Richie Kates: Uncommon Journey. While we tried to get as much of Jimmy in t...

  • Food for Thought: Peach of a Dad

    Food for Thought: Peach of a Dad

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-06-13 18:48:49 GMT

    My dad’s birthday was in June, so every year he got the double-whammy from the family for not only his birthday gift but for Father’s Day as well. 

    My dad’s birthday was in June, so every year he got the double-whammy from the family for not only his birthday gift but for Father’s Day as well. 

  • Life Sentences: Slow Down, Already

    Life Sentences: Slow Down, Already

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-06-13 18:48:22 GMT

    When you’re too harried to find your way into a bathroom stall, perhaps it’s time to slow your life down. 

    When you’re too harried to find your way into a bathroom stall, perhaps it’s time to slow your life down. 

  • Jersey Reflections: Beatles Classic Re-Released

    Jersey Reflections: Beatles Classic Re-Released

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-06-13 18:47:59 GMT

    The half-century anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is now underway with CD/vinyl re-releases that celebrate one of the most highly regarded albums in the history of rock music.  

    The half-century anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is now underway with CD/vinyl re-releases that celebrate one of the most highly regarded albums in the history of rock music.  

  • Rotary Club of Vineland’s Hunger Project Helps Feed Local Families

    Rotary Club of Vineland’s Hunger Project Helps Feed Local Families

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-06-13 18:58:19 GMT

    More than 100 volunteers packed more than 100,000 meals on Sunday for distribution through food pantries to local families.

    More than 100 volunteers packed more than 100,000 meals on Sunday for distribution through food pantries to local families.

  • M25 Initiative Giving Homes to the Homeless in South Jersey

    M25 Initiative Giving Homes to the Homeless in South Jersey

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-06-13 15:17:56 GMT
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    Dr. Robin Weinstein, President of the M25 Initiative and Convener of the Cumberland County Housing First Collaborative, has announced that the Collaborative moved their first three clients from the streets into permanent supportive housing on June 12, 2017.  

    Dr. Robin Weinstein, President of the M25 Initiative and Convener of the Cumberland County Housing First Collaborative, has announced that the Collaborative moved their first three clients from the streets into permanent supportive housing on June 12, 2017.  

  • Terry Nugent of Millville Is 'South Jersey Times' Boys Golf Coach of the Year, 2017

    Terry Nugent of Millville Is 'South Jersey Times' Boys Golf Coach of the Year, 2017

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-06-13 13:56:47 GMT

    Terry Nugent jokes that he used to get so angry losing to his older brother Jim on the golf course that sometimes he would even try to cheat. The past five seasons with the Millville golf team have been similarly frustrating as ...

    Terry Nugent jokes that he used to get so angry losing to his older brother Jim on the golf course that sometimes he would even try to cheat. The past five seasons with the Millville golf team have been similarly frustrating as ...

  • State Assembly Votes on Ballot Selfies

    State Assembly Votes on Ballot Selfies

    Monday, June 12 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-06-12 19:44:48 GMT

    The members of the New Jersey State Assembly voted 74 to 2 on Thursday, June 8th, to approve a bill that will allow voters to post selfies of themselves voting to social media.

    The members of the New Jersey State Assembly voted 74 to 2 on Thursday, June 8th, to approve a bill that will allow voters to post selfies of themselves while voting to social media.

  • Vineland Rotary Packs, Distributes 20,000 Family Meals

    Vineland Rotary Packs, Distributes 20,000 Family Meals

    Monday, June 12 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:07:18 GMT

    The Vineland Rotary Club was busy this weekend getting food together for families in need in the area.

    The Vineland Rotary Club was busy this weekend getting food together for families in need in the area.

  • New Law Changes Your Driver License Expiration Date

    New Law Changes Your Driver License Expiration Date

    Monday, June 12 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-06-12 19:42:47 GMT

    Drivers in New Jersey won't have until the end of the month to update their expiring licenses anymore.

    Drivers in New Jersey won't have until the end of the month to update their expiring licenses anymore.

  • Sweet News: First Jersey Corn of the Season Has Arrived

    Sweet News: First Jersey Corn of the Season Has Arrived

    Monday, June 12 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-06-12 15:01:54 GMT

    CARNEYS POINT TWP. -- Used to be that farmers were worried they wouldn't have a crop of sweet corn ready for market for the July 4 holiday. Fred DePalma doesn't have that problem. He's been pulling corn, an early supersweet variety, since June 3. "I just enjoy raising corn," said DePalma as he walked along...

    CARNEYS POINT TWP. -- Used to be that farmers were worried they wouldn't have a crop of sweet corn ready for market for the July 4 holiday. Fred DePalma doesn't have that problem. He's been pulling corn, an early supersweet variety, since June 3. "I just enjoy raising corn," said DePalma as he walked along...

  • Partially Treated Wastewater Flowed into River, Report Says

    Partially Treated Wastewater Flowed into River, Report Says

    Monday, June 12 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-06-12 14:57:17 GMT

    An equipment failure at the at the city's sewerage treatment plant on Fowser Road wasn't discovered by the workers until the wastewater had been dumped from the plant into the nearby Maurice River...

    An equipment failure at the at the city's sewerage treatment plant on Fowser Road wasn't discovered by the workers until the wastewater had been dumped from the plant into the nearby Maurice River...

  • Sneak Peek of Glass Weekend '17 at Wheaton Arts

    Sneak Peek of Glass Weekend '17 at Wheaton Arts

    Friday, June 9 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-06-09 23:00:26 GMT

    Every other year, Wheaton Arts opens their campus to visiting artists, traveling galleries, and special exhibitions to celebrate the biannual “Glass Weekend.”

    Every other year, Wheaton Arts opens their campus to visiting artists, traveling galleries, and special exhibitions to celebrate the biannual “Glass Weekend.”

  • Positive Youth Development Coalition Holds Gun Safety Events

    Positive Youth Development Coalition Holds Gun Safety Events

    Friday, June 9 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-06-09 22:25:52 GMT

    June is National Gun Safety Awareness Month and members of one Cumberland County group are doing what they can to get the word out.

    June is National Gun Safety Awareness Month and members of one Cumberland County group are doing what they can to get the word out.

  • New Jersey Initiates #77 Campaign to Stop Distracted Drivers

    New Jersey Initiates #77 Campaign to Stop Distracted Drivers

    Friday, June 9 2017 2:07 PM EDT2017-06-09 18:07:07 GMT

    The State of New Jersey's new campaign encourages drivers to call #77 to report dangerous or distracted drivers on the road.

    The State of New Jersey's new campaign encourages drivers to call #77 to report dangerous or distracted drivers on the road.

  • Working to End Homelessness in Cumberland County by 2020

    Working to End Homelessness in Cumberland County by 2020

    Thursday, June 8 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-06-08 23:34:42 GMT

    Ending homelessness in Cumberland County by 2020, that’s the mission of the Housing First Collaborative and organizers are hoping to put a big dent in that goal by the end of September.  

    Ending homelessness in Cumberland County by 2020, that’s the mission of the Housing First Collaborative and organizers are hoping to put a big dent in that goal by the end of September.  

  • Tri-County Community Rotary Club Adds New Members

    Tri-County Community Rotary Club Adds New Members

    Thursday, June 8 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-06-08 16:33:26 GMT
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    The Tri-County Community Rotary Group serves Atlantic, Cumberland and Gloucester counties. The club has joined forces with a number of local organizations to provide support.

    The Tri-County Community Rotary Group serves Atlantic, Cumberland and Gloucester counties. The club has joined forces with a number of local organizations to provide support.

  • Vineland Rotary Awards $21,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

    Vineland Rotary Awards $21,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

    Thursday, June 8 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-06-08 14:33:29 GMT

    When it comes to outstanding youth, 16 of the Vineland area’s finest were the honored recipients of $21,000 in scholarships at the Rotary Club of Vineland’s Annual Scholarship and Recognition event on Tuesday, June 7, 2017. 

    When it comes to outstanding youth, 16 of the Vineland area’s finest were the honored recipients of $21,000 in scholarships at the Rotary Club of Vineland’s Annual Scholarship and Recognition event on Tuesday, June 7, 2017. 

  • $1 Million Donated to Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

    $1 Million Donated to Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

    Thursday, June 8 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-06-08 16:00:14 GMT

    Judy and Peter Leone have pledged $1,000,000 to support operating and capital needs of WheatonArts, a globally renowned cultural resource located in Southern New Jersey that serves a broad base of constituents, including local residents, regional cultural tourists, and world-class artists.    

    Judy and Peter Leone have pledged $1,000,000 to support operating and capital needs of WheatonArts, a globally renowned cultural resource located in Southern New Jersey that serves a broad base of constituents, including local residents, regional cultural tourists, and world-class artists.    

  • Sears and Kmart Stores to Close in South Jersey

    Sears and Kmart Stores to Close in South Jersey

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:35:29 GMT

    The parent company of both Sears and Kmart has announced more stores are set to close this year, and South Jersey is on the list of areas across the country that will be affected.

    The parent company of both Sears and Kmart has announced more stores are set to close this year, and South Jersey is on the list of areas across the country that will be affected.

  • Cumberland County Primary Results Won't Be Official Before Friday

    Cumberland County Primary Results Won't Be Official Before Friday

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-06-07 17:43:46 GMT

    According to the Cumberland County Clerk’s office, the results from Tuesday’s Primary Election will not be certified before Friday, June 9th. 

    According to the Cumberland County Clerk’s office, the results from Tuesday’s Primary Election will not be certified before Friday, June 9th. 

  • First District Nominates GOPs Sauro and Campbell for State Assembly Seats

    First District Nominates GOPs Sauro and Campbell for State Assembly Seats

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-06-07 20:54:11 GMT

    The First District, which covers much of Cumberland and Cape May counties, the primary election is on the Republican side with three candidates running for the two seats.

    The First District, which covers much of Cumberland and Cape May counties, the primary election is on the Republican side with three candidates running for the two seats.

  • Geisinger CEO on Critical Issues Related to N.J. Health-Care System

    Geisinger CEO on Critical Issues Related to N.J. Health-Care System

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-06-06 22:29:44 GMT

    AtlantiCare and Geisinger Health System held a community luncheon Tuesday, June 6th, to discuss the critical issues they face in today's health-care industry.

    AtlantiCare and Geisinger Health System held a community luncheon Tuesday, June 6th, to discuss the critical issues they face in today's health-care industry.

  • Cumberland County Chooses Sheriff, Freeholder Candidates in Tuesday's Primary

    Cumberland County Chooses Sheriff, Freeholder Candidates in Tuesday's Primary

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-06-07 14:38:57 GMT

    In Cumberland County, candidates are running for three Board of Chosen Freeholders seats and for the county sheriff seat.  

    In Cumberland County, candidates are running for three Board of Chosen Freeholders seats and for the county sheriff seat.  

  • Bridgeton Welcomes First Food Truck at City Park

    Bridgeton Welcomes First Food Truck at City Park

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-06-06 22:25:38 GMT

    Sunrise Catering is offering park goers Caribbean-influenced food, along with a few summer favorites at Bridgeton’s City Park.

    Sunrise Catering is offering park goers Caribbean-influenced food, along with a few summer favorites at Bridgeton’s City Park.

  • Trump Seeks Public Comments on Offshore Drilling in Atlantic County

    Trump Seeks Public Comments on Offshore Drilling in Atlantic County

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-06-06 22:18:55 GMT

    The Trump Administration is seeking public comment on a plan for offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

    The Trump Administration is seeking public comment on a plan for offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Jersey Reflections: Wind Energy, Circa 1850

    Jersey Reflections: Wind Energy, Circa 1850

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-06-07 17:16:14 GMT

    Leesburg, the Maurice River Township community, is probably best known today as the South Jersey location that houses Bayside State Prison.

    Leesburg, the Maurice River Township community, is probably best known today as the South Jersey location that houses Bayside State Prison.

  • On the Ave: Laughs on The Ave

    On the Ave: Laughs on The Ave

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-06-07 16:49:31 GMT

    It’s a fact that I don’t know of anyone who doesn't like to laugh.

    It’s a fact that I don’t know of anyone who doesn't like to laugh. 

  • Ex-Cumberland County Chief of Detectives Settles for $150,000

    Ex-Cumberland County Chief of Detectives Settles for $150,000

    Monday, June 5 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-06-05 23:10:56 GMT

    Cumberland County has approved a $150,000 payment to its former chief of detectives who filed a whistle-blower suit over what he claimed were "unlawful" practices by the prosecutor's office.

    Cumberland County has approved a $150,000 payment to its former chief of detectives who filed a whistle-blower suit over what he claimed were "unlawful" practices by the prosecutor's office.

  • Millville Police Officers Surprise Boy at His Birthday Party

    Millville Police Officers Surprise Boy at His Birthday Party

    Monday, June 5 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-06-05 22:23:39 GMT

     Four officers with the Millville Police Department surprised 9-year-old Harry at his birthday party on Saturday.

     Four officers with the Millville Police Department surprised 9-year-old Harry at his birthday party on Saturday.

  • Polls Open at 6am Tuesday for N.J. Primary Elections

    Polls Open at 6am Tuesday for N.J. Primary Elections

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:46:23 GMT

    Democrats and Republicans across the state of New Jersey head to the polls on Tuesday, June 6th, to pick their party's candidate to run for governor.

    Democrats and Republicans across the state of New Jersey head to the polls on Tuesday, June 6th, to pick their party's candidate to run for governor.

  • SNJ Today Richie Kates Documentary at PHILAFILM

    SNJ Today Richie Kates Documentary at PHILAFILM

    Monday, June 5 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-06-05 17:41:21 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA, PA. — The 40th annual Philadelphia International Film Festival & Market (PHILAFILM) is being held Monday, June 12, through Saturday, June 17 in the City of Brotherly Love. This year's PHILAFILM festival will include a screening of the 2017 SNJ Today documentary Richie Kates: Uncommon Journey.  

    PHILADELPHIA, PA. — The 40th annual Philadelphia International Film Festival & Market (PHILAFILM) is being held Monday, June 12, through Saturday, June 17 in the City of Brotherly Love. This year's PHILAFILM festival will include a screening of the 2017 SNJ Today documentary Richie Kates: Uncommon Journey.  

  • GlassWeekend '17 Reflects Beauty of Glass Art

    GlassWeekend '17 Reflects Beauty of Glass Art

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:01:43 GMT

    WheatonArts will hold GlassWeekend '17, an international symposium, and exhibition of contemporary glass from June 9-11 at the WheatonArts campus in Millville. 

    WheatonArts will hold GlassWeekend '17, an international symposium, and exhibition of contemporary glass from June 9-11 at the WheatonArts campus in Millville. 

  • 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.

  • Cumberland County's Champ: Richie Kates Focus of New Documentary

    Cumberland County's Champ: Richie Kates Focus of New Documentary

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-06-13 15:32:35 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.

  • 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

    Friday, March 17 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-03-17 19:37:23 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...
  • Apocalypse Now: Zombies Wreak Havoc in Vineland

    Apocalypse Now: Zombies Wreak Havoc in Vineland

    Monday, November 21 2016 9:34 PM EST2016-11-22 02:34:55 GMT

    Dominick Forgen (center) is seen here receiving his prizes for winning first place in the writing/video contest recently sponsored by the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society. Pictured with him are Sister Rosa Maria Ojeda, principal of Bishop Schad Regional School, and Richard Salls, Jr., an account manager with W.B. Mason, the office supply store, which provided a $50 gift card as a prize. Photo Courtesy of Vineland Historical Antiquarian Society. The Vineland Historical an...

    Dominick Forgen (center) is seen here receiving his prizes for winning first place in the writing/video contest recently sponsored by the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society. Pictured with him are Sister Rosa Maria Ojeda, principal of Bishop Schad Regional School, and Richard Salls, Jr., an account manager with W.B. Mason, the office supply store, which provided a $50 gift card as a prize. Photo Courtesy of Vineland Historical Antiquarian Society. The Vineland Historical an...

  • Millville Songwriter Shares About Life, Love, and Staying True to her Passion Despite Adversity

    Millville Songwriter Shares About Life, Love, and Staying True to her Passion Despite Adversity

    Nov 22, 2016 08:45 PM2016-11-23 01:45:00 GMT

    By Taylor Henry Lizz Sooy carries a notebook and pen wherever she goes. Lyrics hit her when she least expects them to, and she must be prepared when they do. Sooy is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from Millville who has just released her first album, “Catch Me.” It debuted in October after two years of writing and recording. The collection of songs she had recorded was supposed to be an EP, but eventually the project turned into an 11-song album. “It hasn’t...

    By Taylor Henry Lizz Sooy carries a notebook and pen wherever she goes. Lyrics hit her when she least expects them to, and she must be prepared when they do. Sooy is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from Millville who has just released her first album, “Catch Me.” It debuted in October after two years of writing and recording. The collection of songs she had recorded was supposed to be an EP, but eventually the project turned into an 11-song album. “It hasn’t...