TABERNACLE >> Seneca High School juniors William Feldscher and Alice Gaehring have been accepted to The New Jersey Governor’s School.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Around the same time many 16-year-olds were still navigating the high school terrain, Rowan College at Burlington County student Kaya Kraft was in the process of graduating.
MOUNT HOLLY >> The Burlington County Board of Commissioners will celebrate National Park Week (April 17-25) by encouraging residents to get outdoors and visit a county park.
MEDFORD >> Two team members will represent ShopRite of Medford on special edition Cheerios boxes that call attention to the struggle of being food-insecure, while also thanking people who have worked to make a difference.
PHILADELPHIA >> Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees have announced the launch of its 12th annual Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program, which will award $50,000 in scholarships to area high school and college students.
GLASSBORO >> The Community Music School (CMS) at Rowan University is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Barnegat, NJ-based Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation which will provide scholarships for students who have not had access to music education.
TABERNACLE >> Five Seneca High School students studying Russian earned awards in the national Olympiada of Spoken Russian competition March 23.
VOORHEES >> Small, cramped outdoor cages, unsanitary conditions, usually it is a story about hoarding cats or dogs, but bunnies? Last month dozens of rabbits and bunnies were rescued from a hoarding situation in Lancaster County.
EVESHAM >> Cherokee High School senior Katrina Le has been selected a “Senior Student Spotlight” winner for the month of March by New Jersey Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield.
PORT REPUBLIC >> The anchor from a ship that sank more than 240 years ago at the Battle of Chestnut Neck has been restored and is on display at the Marine Field Station at Stockton University.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Although Myles Lawhown has only worked at Rowan College at Burlington County for about two years, he’s already made quite an impact as Manager of Student Accounts. And, when considering the level of care and attention he devotes to each student and project, the title of…
GALLOWAY >> It’s not often that a boat sinking is good news. But recently three boats were intentionally sunk off the Jersey shore to create an artificial reef and fish habitat at the Little Egg Reef, and a research project for Stockton University.
BROWNS MILLS >> Deborah Specialty Physicians has announced the appointment of Navinder Jassil, MD, of Mount Laurel, as Director of Endocrinology and Diabetes Services, focusing on diabetes management and endocrinology care.
EVESHAM >> Cherokee High School Russian language students participated in the virtual Delaware Valley Olympiada, hosted by Temple University, March 23.
MOUNT HOLLY >> Burlington County plans to distribute more than 600 kits of naloxone overdose antidote to individuals and families as part of continuing efforts to combat the opioid and substance use disorder epidemic.
WESTAMPTON >> Burlington County is forming an Overdose Fatality Review Team as part of its continuing efforts to combat the substance use disorder epidemic.
The faces of 41 extraordinary frontline heroes now surround Citizens Bank Park and will soon be celebrated by the Phillies and their fans, along with Toyota, on Opening Day this week.
WOODLAND TWP. >> New Jersey’s Pine Barrens aren’t barren at all! To the contrary, they’re filled with interesting native plants, some found nowhere else in the world.
WESTAMPTON >> Reuniting a lost pet with their owners is always a happy occasion at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.
MEDFORD >> Shawnee High School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Future Educators of America (FEA), and Child Development classes hosted its first virtual “Read Across America” March 18-19.
MEDFORD >> St. Mary of the Lakes Knights of Columbus Council 6520 will host its 14th annual charity golf tournament on Monday, June 14 at Medford Lakes Country Club. Net proceeds benefit Medford’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Family Promise of Burlington County, and 1st Way of Burli…
MOUNT HOLLY >> Burlington County Commissioner Director Felicia Hopson will be joined by four standout women leaders for a virtual town hall next week on County government and the County’s COVID-19 response and economic development push.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Although the familiar law enforcement motto “To protect and to serve” applies to all citizens, when it comes to those with intellectual disabilities, it bears special significance. Working with people with intellectual conditions presents a unique set of challenges, and…
FOLSOM >> SJI's Veterans Engagement Team (VETS) helped collect nearly 3,800 pounds of food for the Red Cross Service to Armed Forces program.
CAMDEN >> On March 18, Lieutenant General R. Scott Dingle, The U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command, visited Cooper University Health Care to meet with hospital leadership and current Army personnel embedded at Cooper as part of Army Medical Depar…
WESTAMPTON >> Burlington County will continue to distribute free food to county households this weekend with help from members of the Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council and New Jersey Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego.
EVESHAM >> After a year spent mostly at home with limited in-person social interaction, a visit to a bustling, unfamiliar vaccine clinic can be a bit overwhelming, especially for those with special needs. In response, organizers of the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site creat…
March is National Nutrition Month® and ShopRite’s retail dietitians are embracing the annual event’s 2021 theme, “Personalize Your Plate,” by offering shoppers a range of customized, online services that promote healthy eating choices.
CHERRY HILL >> Almost everyone loves the Boardwalk – and kids with autism are no different. That’s why NeurAbilities Healthcare made its newest autism treatment center look like the iconic seaside attraction: So young patients can have fun while overcoming challenges and developing new…
Miss Jersey Senior America, Inc., has announced the 2021 Miss New Jersey Senior America Pageant will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 3 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 815 Route 37, in Toms River.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Robin A. Walton, the latest to join Rowan College at Burlington County’s Board of Trustees, comes equipped with almost two decades of experience in government and community relations within the higher education, healthcare and library services realms. Throughout her ext…
PALMYRA >> The Belfquih family of four had always dreamed of being homeowners. Now, after 12 years of living in a 2-bedroom apartment in Evesham Township, their dream has finally turned into a reality, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties’ (BMC) Affordable…
MOUNT LAUREL >> Lavett Ballard has stories to tell. These stories, capturing the African American experience within a historical framework, upend familiar narratives with regal accessories, royal color palettes and symbolic imagery. The result? The oppressed regain a power previously l…
Medford Odd Fellows Lodge 100 member Geirr Stende, left, presents a $1,000 check to Ian Ruegg of the Medford Lakes Lions Club on March 4. The donation is for the Medford Lakes Lions Club Food Bank, which provides canned goods, household needs and personal care items to needy families in Medf…
MEADOWBROOK, PA. >> Cooper University Health Care and Redeemer Health have announced a new partnership creating an integrated cancer program at Holy Redeemer Hospital that will be overseen by MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.
MOUNT HOLLY >> Burlington County senior citizens can find information about the many services and programs available to assist them by accessing the latest Directory of Services for Aging and Disability Services.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Of all the trends we could’ve predicted five years ago, vaccination selfies during a once-in-a-century global pandemic were probably not among them. And yet, here we are. Over the past few months, we’ve been inundated with photo and video footage of celebrities, politic…
EVESHAM >> Cherokee High School senior Makayla Bazzle has been selected as February’s “Senior Student Spotlight” winner by New Jersey Assemblyman Ryan Peters.
PENNSAUKEN >> The Food Bank of South Jersey received a $25,500 donation Feb. 24 from Dunkin’ of greater Philadelphia to help fight hunger throughout the region.
EVESHAM >> Virtua Health administered its 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 27. The health system – South Jersey’s largest – first operated a vaccine clinic for health care workers in Voorhees, and now serves as the health care partner for the Burlington County COVID-19 Vacci…
EVESHAM >> Cherokee High School’s Creative Arts Media 2 students celebrated Black History Month by creating shadow box silhouettes featuring Black Americans who impacted the course of American history.
WESTAMPTON >> The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners honored a Burlington County Central Communications dispatcher and Delran police officer for their roles in the safe delivery of a healthy baby girl during a snowstorm.
MEDFORD >> The Shawnee High School Yellow Ribbon Club, which is dedicated to supporting the men and women of the military, partnered with Jesse Pagliuso, owner of Lakes Coffee in Medford Lakes, to host their annual Valentine’s Day event, “Hug-a-Vet”.
MEDFORD >> Michele Church, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, has announced the 2020 highest achievers from the Medford sales office.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Did you miss out on the opportunity to get free dental care for your child in February? Don’t sweat it. In the spirit of giving, Rowan College at Burlington County has announced an extension of its popular Give Kids a Smile program.