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18 hrs ago | Patch.com

Memorial School to Host Brain Drain Games April 30

The Memorial School in Cinnaminson plays host to the 22nd annual Brain Drain Games April 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Consortium for the Gifted and Talented will host the event, a regional learning experience for gifted and talented fourth graders that originated in western Pennsylvania in 1996.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Moorestown, NJ, Maple Shade, NJ, Hainesport, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

N.J. State Police civilian employee charged in Hurricane Sandy generator scam opts for trial

SPRINGFIELD -- A civilian employee of the N.J. State Police indicted last year on charges she posed as an inspector after Hurricane Sandy to take a generator from two men selling them on a Burlington County roadside will take her case to trial, according to a report in the Burlington County Times .

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Courier News

Realty tax a loser, but it's not going anywhere

TRENTON -- There are politicians who complain a lot but do nothing and there are those who take action even though the chances of success are dismal.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Home, Home Selling, US Politics, Jon Corzine, US Senate, Democrat

Philly.com

Burlington County

MOUNT LAUREL In 2001, Yaron Avitov helped found GoldTier, a banking software company, at Burlington County College's business incubator, which rents office space and administrative services to local start-ups at a reasonable cost.

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Related Topix: Mount Laurel, NJ

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

PHOTOS: N.J. Weedman, marijuana legalization activists protest outside Statehouse in...

TRENTON - At 4:20 p.m. on 4/20, Ed "N.J. Weedman" Forchion and marijuana legalization protesters held a public "smoke-out" outside the Statehouse in Trenton to draw attention to marijuana policies.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Prison

Patch.com

Moorestown Man to be Honored at Boy Scout Dinner

Jim Brennan Jr., President of Sea Box in East Riverton, is being honored by the Burlington County Boy Scouts as the 2014 "Distinguished Citizen of the Year."

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Related Topix: Moorestown, NJ, Riverton, NJ

The United States Army

Three community leaders become ASA honorary commanders

Two community leaders from Burlington County and one from Mercer County with close ties to the Army and its respective reserve component forces pledged to a one-year tour of duty at Joint Base McGuire-Dix Lakehurst, serving as honorary commanders for Army Support Activity Fort Dix, during a ceremony held outdoors near historic military vehicles at ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Dix, US Army, Mercer County, NJ, Fort Dix, NJ, Lakehurst, NJ

Sat Apr 19, 2014

New Jersey State Police

Troopers Arrest One of New Jersey's Top 12 Most Wanted

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, members of the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit arrested James Wade Barclay, ending the hunt for one of New Jersey's top 12 fugitives that spanned for more than two decades.

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Patch.com

Burlington County Hosts Free Workshop April 24

Entrepreneurs are invited to Burlington County's free Technology Business Workshop on April 24 at Burlington County College held during the state's weeklong effort to highlight the importance of technology and entrepreneurship.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ

NBC Philadelphia

Brush Fire Burns in NJ

The fire burned about five acres of land off S Pemberton Road near U.S. Route 206 in Lumberton, Burlington County.

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The Daily Journal

City garage facility does need upgrade; Join 'Magic' and raise funds to do good deeds

So, I decided to take a look for myself. I stopped by the city impound lot and garage facility on Columbia Avenue and what I saw appalled me.

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Related Topix: Millville, NJ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Patch.com

Footlighters to Perform Avenue Q May 2-17

The Burlington County Footlighters conclude the 2013-14 season with a performance of Avenue Q at The Playhouse in Cinnaminson May 2-17.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Collingswood, NJ, Maple Shade, NJ

Patch.com

Actor Eric Martinez Speaks to High School Students About Bullying

Moorestown High School learned about bullying from a victim who overcame his own personal bullies and landed on TV.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Moorestown, NJ

Business Journal

Earn a Rutgers business degree at Burlington County College

Students at Burlington County College's Mount Laurel campus can soon earn a Rutgers School of Business-Camden undergraduate degree without ever leaving the community college classroom, the Courier-Post reports .

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBS Local

A Weekend Warmup

We are more than half way through the month of April and still forecasting lows in the 20's and 30's, and frost! A Frost Advisory is in effect through early Friday morning for Philadelphia's suburbs, Mercer County and Northwestern Burlington County, NJ.

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The Jersey Journal

Editorial: State Ethics Commission needs independence to serve as N.J. watchdog

A contretemps over cats was the years-long fuse that's sparked yet another round of unsavory revelations about the Christie administration and its strong-arm tactics.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Opinion

Daily Mail

Mother, 49, 'drives her 3 teenagers into New Jersey river to try to kill them'

Two women died from breast cancer and ten more diagnosed after technician gave negative results to 1,289 patients because she was 'behind in work' 'Third day in court today.

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Patch.com

Report: Camden Man Accused of Pointing Gun at Burlington County Women, Boy

A Camden man has been charged with pointing a handgun at two women and a young boy at a house in Palmyra, the Burlington County Times reports.

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Click2Houston

Van with children hits river; mother charged

A New Jersey woman accused of driving a van with her three teenage children into a river has been charged with attempted murder, weeks after a Florida woman drove a minivan with her three children into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Related Topix: Mount Holly, NJ

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Van with children hits river; mother charged

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