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Brooklawn Petco To Open February 22

  The new Petco store in Brooklawn, N.J. officially opens for business on Monday, February 22 and the store’s official Grand Opening will take place during the weekend of February 27-28. There will be a ribbon cutting, give-aways, demos, pet adoptions, and samples during the Grand Opening Weekend. The details of Petco’s Grand Opening: Saturday, […]

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Bellmawr School Board Honors January Staff of the Month

During its January 27th meeting, the Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) heard a presentation from students in Ms. Krapf’s Academically Talented (AT) class at Bell Oaks. School superintendent, Annette Castiglione, recognized the two staff members as January “Staff of the Month.” From Bellmawr Park School, Pam Aleti, was recognized. From Ethel Burke School, paraprofessional, Maryann Reed, […]

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Bellmawr Students Do Well On PARCC Tests

During last week’s meeting, the Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) heard a presentation on the district’s PARCC scores from Director of Special Services, Dottie Specht, and Supervisor of Student Services, Roseanne Yezzo. Of the district’s scores, School superintendent, Annette Castiglione, said: “We anticipated the absolute worst, but I think we did well in comparison to […]

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Mt. Ephraim Schools Hope For New Chrome Books

During her report to the Mt. Ephraim Board of Education (BOE) last week, School Superintendent, Leslie Koller said she is working on trying to get Chrome Books for the second phase of the 1:1 laptop initiative for other grades. She also wants to meet the technology team about increasing internet speed for the district. She […]

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Plenty of Support, Gifts During A.J. Gonzales Day

May 29, 2015 was declared “A.J. Gonzales Day” and Mayor Frank Filipek signed a Proclamation making it official. During the May 28, 2015 council meeting, week’s council meeting, A.J. was introduced to the Borough of Bellmawr’s elected officials and also to local law enforcement officers who were in attendance. Several agencies from surrounding areas came […]

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Mt. Ephraim Report Cards to Change

Report cards in the Mt. Ephraim schools will have a different look because of the new student management system, said Mt. Ephraim School Superintendent, Leslie Koller, at last week’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting. Koller explained: “OnCourse is our new student management system. Because the templates are different, the report cards will look different than […]

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Tiny Little Pieces is a Special Learning Facility

Tiny Little Pieces is a special learning facility. Amanda Cardone is an experienced educator with a big heart for special needs children and always had a dream of opening a learning facility of her own. Cardone earned her master’s degree in special education from Arcadia University and has years of experience in early intervention strategies. […]

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Attorney Alleges Misconduct, Criminal Acts by Councilman; Plans to Sue

A lawyer representing a Borough of Bellmawr employee has put the Borough on notice that she intends to institute a lawsuit against the Borough and Councilman Paul Sandrock for alleged criminal acts and official misconduct. The attorney, Cheryl Cooper, also urged the Borough to conduct its own investigation into Sandrock’s alleged activities. Via letter dated […]

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Gloucester City BOE OKs Plan for Lights At New School

The Gloucester City Board of Education (BOE) voted last week to authorize a design change for the new middle school to include field light proposals at a cost budget of $125,000. School Superintendent, Joe Rafferty, clarified by saying: “It is just a conduit that is going to be underground. It is not the lighting itself.” […]

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Bellmawr’s Early Childhood Center Opens

Despite delays, the doors to Bellmawr School District’s Early Childhood Center (ECC) finally opened for students on November 16. As was previously reported, historic fill (dinner plates and bottles) had been unearthed during the early excavation work at Bellmawr Park. Because of that, construction had to stop while the site was remediated. The final cost […]