News Bites: South Jersey Week in Review

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The third week of July has been full of rich and uplifting stories, including Cumberland County College and the Lenni-Lenape tribe both striving for statewide recognition, as well as Salem farmers donating to Habitat for Humanity. 

Click on the headlines below to read the full stories (and to see related SNJ Today News video). Or, just peruse the list below to catch up on the week's news in South Jersey.

Cumberland County College

1. A Guitar Maker's Odyssey

With only a handful of basic woodshop tools, a modest, makeshift work table set up in his living room, primitive materials and devices—plus more than six decades with a passion for wood—Lorenzo Ingegneri is working on one of his new guitars.  Minute fragments of bone blow into the air as dust settles in the folds of Ingegneri’s striped cotton shirt. Inside his quaint Buena home.... (Read More)

Lenape, Lawsuit

2. Live Nation Donates $30,000 to Boys and Girls Club of A.C.

While Pink gave fans good vibes with her performance at last week's Atlantic City BeachFest Concert Series, a well-known entertainment company put smiles on other people's faces by giving them a financial contribution. (Read More)

Diner, Vineland, Historic

3. Philadelphia 76ers Officially Open Sixers Innovation Lab

There’s going to be more than just basketballs bouncing around the Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex on the waterfront in Camden. (Read More)

Hammonton, Airport

4. Mandela Washington Fellows Visit Rutgers University-Camden

Tuesday, July 18th, is Mandela Day, which honors the legacy of South Africa's Nelson Mandela. (Read More)

E-Z Pass

5. New York is Ripping Off New Jersey E-ZPass Holders, AAA says

Drivers using E-ZPass tags issued by other agencies are being charged the cash rate at New York bridges and tunnels run by the MTA, instead of receiving the E-ZPass discount, a AAA study found. (Read More)

6. Kids Learn Right Way to Rescue a Stranded Sea Turtle

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is hosting a summer program where they’re teaching children the proper things to do when they notice a marine mammal stranded ashore. (Read More)

Farmers, Salem

7. Farmers of Salem and Agency Partners Donate $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity

For the third year in a row, New Jersey based property and casualty insurer, Farmers of Salem, recently partnered with its independent agent network to raise awareness and donations for Habitat for Humanity. (Read More)

Teachers, Summer Insitute

8. Teachers Become Students at South Jersey Summer Institute

Local educators are switching roles and becoming students this summer during the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey’s annual South Jersey Summer Institute. (Read More)

Atlantic City, Small Businesses

9. New Help for Small Businesses in Atlantic City

The New Jersey Economic Authority has created two new programs designed to help small businesses in Atlantic City. (Read More

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