WESTAMPTON >> Burlington County is expanding its addiction services with the launch of a Recovery Center to better help residents obtain treatment and other critical mental health and community support to assist them through recovery.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Combining meaningful experiences with difficult challenges is par for the course in any college education. This was no different for Taylor Hamilton, and when she enrolled at Rowan College at Burlington County, she forged a path toward an exciting future.
A regional provider of healthcare services for people with autism and other neurological conditions will open a new treatment facility in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., on Oct. 1.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Tristan McLean of Mount Laurel has joined Rethink Innovations as a project manager and sales engineer, it was announced by company CEO Allyson Christoffersen. Rethink Innovations is a technology solutions provider of audio visual, access control and video surveillance t…
MOUNT HOLLY >> Burlington County voters will have several options to safely and securely cast their ballots in the upcoming November General Election under the County’s plan for compliance with recent New Jersey laws and executive orders mandating the election be held largely with Vote…
MOUNT HOLLY >> For the first time in months, history buffs, art enthusiasts and those interested in learning more about the natural sciences will be able to safely visit Burlington County’s outstanding museums and galleries.
Youth sports are back on track. Spectators lined the basketball courts at Freedom Park in Medford recently for the JKMBS (Joseph Kessler Memorial Basketball Association) Tournament.
EVESHAM >> On Sept. 14, the Evesham Police Department investigated a shoplifting at the Whole Foods Market, located at 940 North Route 73 here, where the male depicted in the attached photograph shoplifted over $1,000 worth of shrimp, crab meat and paper towels.
Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan have announced that a 35-year-old Bass River Township drug dealer has been charged with causing the death of a customer who overdosed on fentanyl earlier this year.
CAMDEN >> Cooper University Health Care, the region’s leading academic health system, has announced the formation of Cooper Care Alliance (CCA), a new community-based physicians group. Cooper also announced that three well-known community physicians have joined the CCA, including Dr. C…
New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) reached a milestone in its commitment to help remove the barriers to energy efficiency, providing income-eligible customers with over 5,000 free energy-saving kits, containing energy and water-saving products to help them lower their energy bills and reduce thei…
Deborah Heart and Lung Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nation…
More than two years, Susan Rosati remembers her first suspicion that “something just wasn’t right.” She had been feeling very tired for some time and began experiencing an extremely painful burning sensation when urinating.
TRENTON >> Secretary of State Tahesha Way, chair of the New Jersey Complete Count Commission, has announced that New Jersey has reached a self-response rate of 68.1 percent for the 2020 Census, surpassing the last three censuses in self-response: the 1990 Census self-response rate of 6…
MOUNT HOLLY >> Burlington County’s coronavirus pandemic response has extended beyond COVID-19 testing and obtaining and distributing protective equipment and supplies.
MOUNT HOLLY >> Reema Y. Scaramella, president of the Burlington County Bar Association, has announced the launch of a reduced-fee referral program. One of only a handful in the state, the bar-sponsored program will provide representation at low hourly rates or flat fees to litigants wh…
WESTAMPTON >> With the coronavirus pandemic still active and the start of the seasonal flu season fast approaching, Burlington County health officials are stressing the importance for all residents to obtain a seasonal flu vaccine as soon as possible.
CHERRY HILL >> Bancroft, one of the region’s largest providers of specialized services and supports for children and adults with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and brain injury, was awarded a $5,000 grant from the COVID-19 Response Fund, managed by Community Founda…
EVESHAM >> On Sept. 15, the Evesham Police Department in unison with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office arrested Erry Grullon-DeLarosa, 18, and YoAnthony Ragosa-Cruz, 20, both of New Brunswick for receiving stolen property.
WESTAMPTON >> Burlington County officials, first responders and residents came together Friday morning to pay their respects to the more than 3,000 victims who lost their lives 19 years ago during a solemn 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.
Angela L. Mastrangelo has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP, where she will continue her diverse practice representing clients in all aspects of restructuring, reorganization, and liquidation.
According to new research from the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council and the American Academy of Nursing, older adults are more vulnerable and experience more casualties after a natural disaster compared to other age groups. That’s why this National Preparedness Month, the Red C…
MOUNT LAUREL >> The Alice Paul Institute’s (API) Executive Director, Lucienne Beard, has announced she will retire at the end of 2020, after nearly 30 years of involvement with the non-profit organization and eight years as Executive Director.
Kids and parents took an expected dip in the water at this year's Lake Pine Cardboard Boat Race, an annual end of Summer event for children in the Medford Community.
MOUNT LAUREL >> In 2010, Instagram was invented, an earthquake devastated Haiti, Apple unveiled the iPad and a local, first-generation college student began her studies at Rowan College at Burlington County only to stop a few semesters after.
Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina has announced that a 54-year-old Philadelphia man pled guilty Sept. 10 in Superior Court to grabbing a woman who was walking along a Mount Laurel roadway last year and attempting to sexually assault her after dragging her into a nearby wooded area.
Knights of Columbus St. Mary of the Lakes Council 6520 in Medford has been awarded the distinction of Star Council, the international organization’s top honor for local councils.
MEDFORD >> On the last Saturday of every month, more than green grass covers the lawn of Medford Friends Meeting, the historic Quaker meetinghouse at 14 Union Street here.
Sept. 1, Ken D’Andrea a life-long resident of Evesham Township announced he is seeking re-election for Evesham Township Council as an Independent candidate. D’Andrea is teaming up with another long-time Evesham Township resident Stephen Fortino. “We are both very passionate about our hometow…
MOUNT HOLLY >> The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the County will host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony commemorating those who died as a result of the terror attacks from 19 years ago.
HADDONFIELD >> The Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) has received a $100,000 grant from the PSEG Foundation to support Transform South Jersey, an initiative designed to aid small cities and towns in the eight southern New Jersey counties to increase social cohesion and build …
MOUNT LAUREL >> More than 50 percent of people do not have a will or estate planning document. If you are one of those people, if you pass away without a will, the state will provide one for you.
EVESHAM >> Virtua Health announced Sept. 9 the latest component of its food access initiatives: the Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store. This year-round, 40-foot store-on-wheels is the newest addition to Virtua’s portfolio of programs that position food as a form of medicine.
MEDFORD >> Drama Kids of Medford, Voorhees and Williamstown, which is part of an international franchise organization and has a proven drama program that builds speaking and acting skills and confidence in children and teenagers, has recently facilitated collaboration with other Medfor…
The Burlington Country recycling schedule will shift to the next day due to the Labor Day Holiday. Normal Monday recycling will shift to Tuesday and Tuesday recycling will shift to Wednesday, Wednesday shifts to Thursday, Thursday shifts to Friday and Friday recycling shifts to Saturday.
Artists of all ages worked the beach at Lake Pine in Medford for the annual Community Labor Day Weekend Sand Castle Contest.
TRENTON >> New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher has announced the department is partnering with The Community Food Bank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), The Food Bank of South Jersey, Mercer Street Friends, and Norwescap to help prevent food waste.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Help bring the love of reading to area kids of all ages by donating new and gently used books during Laurel Brook Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center’s Back-to-School Book Drive now through Sept. 15. The Mount Laurel skilled nursing facility is hosting the initiative i…
TRENTON >> Governor Philip D. Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan presented badges to New Jersey's newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at Arm and Hammer Park Sept. 4.
ATLANTIC CITY >> South Jersey Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI) has announced it will offer customers a free smart thermostat through a new initiative to help customers. Devices will be distributed through the promotion (while supplies last), which runs through Sept.13.
HADDONFIELD >> On Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon, South Jersey women will gather virtually for “Why We Give,” an event that explores what makes female philanthropy unique and introduces diverse groups of women to others that are actively addressing needs in our region. Originally schedul…
TRENTON >> Isles, a non-profit community development and environmental organization headquartered in Trenton, has announced that Sean Jackson has been selected to serve as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective Oct. 1.
CAMDEN >> MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has announced that Kay Yoon-Flannery, DO, MDP, FACS, FACOS, will join its breast surgery team beginning in September, announced Generosa Grana, MD, director of MD Anderson at Cooper. Dr. Flannery will also serve as co-director of the Janet …
ShopRite announced Sept. 1 that it has kicked off its annual Family Meals Month celebration with a full slate of new in-store and virtual classes created by its health and wellness team, all designed to help families get more enjoyment out of every meal.
EVESHAM >> On Aug. 13, 2020, Alec Ohlstein called 911, reporting that an Evesham police officer threatened him by pointing his firearm at him after he refused to obey the officer’s orders to pull his vehicle over.
HADDONFIELD >> Cathedral Kitchen, the largest emergency food provider in Camden, has worked tirelessly to shift from on-site dining to take out and meal delivery in an effort to provide emergency food aid to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On May 28, 2019 - you know, about 479 years ago - I wrote the following: “So who will win in 2020? It’s still a long way away, so much can happen, but if I had to bet? I’d say Trump.”
MOUNT LAUREL >> Our experiences shape who we are. And our hardships, traumas and shortcomings can spur life-altering changes -- both positive and negative. Rowan College at Burlington County student Noelle Ault knows this well.
NEWARK >> NJ TRANSIT customers are welcome to make purchases at rail ticket windows once again beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. Ticket window purchases were temporarily suspended as a precaution to protect customers and employees against the spread of COVID-19.
EVESHAM >> The Evesham Police Department needs the public's assistance in identifying the depicted subject in reference to overnight vehicle burglaries on multiple occasions here.