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Gloucester City Teacher Arrested

Displayed with permission from CNB News.net UPDATED: by CNBNews Staff (February 9, 2016…9PM)–When School Superintendent, Joe Rafferty, was asked after Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting if he had a comment about the arrest, he responded: “No comment. We defer to the Gloucester City Police Department.” During the meeting Light’s arrest was not mentioned by […]

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Ethics Complaint Dismissed Against Mt. Ephraim School Board President

The School Ethics Commission dismissed the Complaint filed by Mt. Ephraim School Board Members, Deena Noonan, Nicholas Salamone, Jr., and Catherine Villardo against Joan Greenwood, who was Board President last year. Noonan, Salamone, and Villardo filed an Ethics Complaint on August 24, 2015 alleging that Greenwood, as Board President, violated N.J.S.A. 18A:12-21, et seq., which is the […]

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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 […]