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First Case of Monkeypox Detected in Vineland

Vineland — The Vineland Health Department was notified Aug. 10 by an area hospital of a laboratory test confirming the city’s first positive test result for monkeypox, one of the viruses associated with the orthopoxvirus genus. Based on this notification an investigation and contact tracing was initiated by the health department and the local public health officials. The department conducted […]

Help Map the Maurice This Weekend

MAURICE RIVER TWP. — Join Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River & Its Tributaries, Inc. staff and volunteers at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 in a major vegetative cover mapping project that is taking place within the wild and scenic Maurice River corridor. The maps resulting from this effort will serve as a tool to better understand the migration […]

Catching Up With Trout

The Reminder gives weekly updates on the season 31-year-old and three-time American League MVP Mike Trout is having with Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Trout’s statistics are up to date as of early Tuesday afternoon. The Angels are 47-63 and sit 23 games back in American League West behind the Houston Astros. Trout was recently diagnosed with […]

Water Restrictions Announced for Vineland

VINELAND — Due to the extreme heat and lack of rain, the city of Vineland Water Utility is experiencing dangerously low water volume pumping capacity required to meet the existing water consumption demands by residents and commercial customers. Currently, all 10 of the city’s water pumping wells are running 24 hours a day. These wells can pump 12,592,800 gallons every […]

Spot the Spotted Lanternfly? Crush It!

DEERFIELD TWP. — For many, this spring was their first encounter with the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect pest. Beginning in April the spotted lanternfly nymphs began to hatch from egg masses that overwintered outside on hard surfaces like trees, buildings, and patio furniture. The early nymphs are black with white spots and undergo three stages where they grow from […]

SJ Apple Fest Is Sept. 10 & 11

PILESGROVE TWP. — The South Jersey Apple Fest will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 10 & 11 at the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway (Route 40). Visitors to the show will enjoy delicious treats from apple pie by the slice, candy apples, apple bread, apple butter, apple sauce, and of course apple cider. Bakers are invited to enter […]

Cumberland County School Board Petition Deadline Nears

BRIDGETON — Petitions to run for a local school board in Cumberland County may be dropped off from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Cumberland County Store in the Cumberland Mall. Petitions also may be dropped off at the Cumberland County Courthouse by appointment by contacting Kelly Hoffman at 453-4871. Petitions are due […]

$8 Million Library Expansion Celebrated

MILLVILLE — A groundbreaking was held Tuesday for the $8 million expansion and renovation of the Millville Public Library. The $920,000 Community Capital Needs NPP grant awarded to the city’s Neighborhood Preservation Program district will allow the project to proceed after construction costs skyrocketed in connection to pandemic-related cost increases. The NPP is a program of the NJ Department of […]

Cumberland County Fair Family Fun Continues Through Saturday!

Cumberland County Fair Family Fun Continues Through Saturday! MILLVILLE — The Cumberland County Fair continues welcoming visitors through Saturday at the fairgrounds at 3001 Carmel Road in the Holly City. General admission is $5. Hours are: 1-11 p.m. Wednesday, July 6; 4-11 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 7 & 8; and 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday, July 9. Today is Wristband Wednesday […]

Celebrate the Fourth With a Boom & a Bang

Cumberland County residents will have more than one opportunity to look skyward this Fourth of July and see an array of fireworks celebrating the nation’s Independence Day. The Millville Recreation Department will host a Fourth of July celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. at Union Lake Park, 1414 Canal St. Residents will enjoy live music, pie eating contest, watermelon eating […]


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