The Daily Journal from Vineland, New Jersey on February 7, 2015 · Page A14
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The Daily Journal from Vineland, New Jersey · Page A14

Vineland, New Jersey
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Saturday, February 7, 2015
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N EIGHBORS SATURDAY,FEBRUARY7,2015 WWW.THEDAILYJOURNAL.COM A14 VINELAND — American Legion Post No. 4 in Vineland held a coloring contest for fourth- and fifth- grade students in Vineland Public Schools. To qualify, students drew a picture of the Tath- a m Life Saving Station and Museum in Stone Harbor. Established in 1871, t he station is the oldest building in Stone Harbor. Used as a Coast Guard station from 1915 to 1945, it now houses the Ludlam American Legion Post No. 331, war memorabilia and museum displays of the maritime service. It is named after Stephen C. L udlam, a recipient of the Purple Heart and Distinguished Service Cross. W inners are: » First place — Desiree Castro, a fifth-grader at Mennies Elementary School. » Second place — Luz Bautista-Cruz, a fifth- grader at Sabater Elementary School. » Third place — Amer ie Guzman, a fourth- grader at Mennies. SUBMITTED PHOTO From left are Mennies Elementary School Principal Lisa Arena, fourth-grader Amerie Guzman, A merican Legion Post No. 4 member Grant Connelly, post Commander Pat Sweeney, post member Bob Wolfe, fifth-grader Desiree Castro, Assistant Principal Kristen Speakman and post member John Provenzano. Desiree placed first and Amerie placed third in the post’s coloring c ontest. SUBMITTED PHOTO From left are American Legion Post No. 4 member Grant Connelly, Commander Pat Sweeney, S abater Elementary School fifth-grader Luz Bautista-Cruz, post member John Provenzano and Sabater Vice Principal Ed Benish. Luz placed second in the post’s coloring contest. Vineland students win American Legion coloring contest STAFF REPORTS Alyssa James was selected as the Positive Behavior Support in Schools winner at Millville Senior High School. She was n ominated by Jennifer Kundera. She won four tickets in a suite for a Philadelphia 76ers game. mmm Erica McCracken , d aughter of Cheryl and Joe McCracken of Vineland, was named to the dean’s list for the fall se- m ester at Caldwell University. She is an art therapy major and plans to graduate this year. S he is a 2011graduate of Vineland High School a nd a 2013 graduate of Cumberland County College. mmm Manuel H. Ehrlich Jr. , of Parsippany and formerly of Vineland, was sworn into service as President Barack Oba- ma’s appointment to the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board on Jan. 4. He will serve a five-year term in Washington, D.C. Ehrlich, the son of Miriam and Manuel Ehrlich Sr., graduated from Vineland High School and earned a degree in chemistry from Drexel University. He also earned Master of Art, Master of Education and Counseling P sychology for Business and Industry degrees from Columbia University. His career has been devoted to hazmat solu- t ions and training throughout the United S tates. mmm Sara Penka was honored as Student of the M onth for January by the Millville Woman’s Club. H er community service includes volunteering for Cumberland County Historical Society, Millville H istorical Society and First Presbyterian Church. Her activities include marching band, theater, National Honor Society and the Madrigals singing group. She hopes to attend Purdue University to major in microbiology and continue on to veterinary school. mmm M egan Iaconelli of Vineland was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Iaconelli is a sophomore majoring in nursing. mmm Janice Girone and Carina Cafiso , both of Vineland and eighth-graders at Edgarton Christian A cademy in Newfield, participated in the 57th a nnual South Jersey High School Choral Festival, under the direction of music teacher Karen Jeffers. T hrough the audition process, both students q ualified for the Soprano I position of the Junior High Chorus. mmm Steven Paul of Bridgeton is a senior political science major with a minor in business and a European Union Scholar at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa. Paul was a member of the team representing Denmark in the fall 2014 Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation. The conference is part of the curriculum in the European Simulation course offered at the college. The three-day role-playing exercise, held in Washington, included about 150 students from 15 schools. T he goal of the exercise was for students to amend aproposal of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership bet ween the U.S. and the Eu- ropean Union. mmm Nicole Curcio of Vineland, a senior early childhood education major, w as named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at E lizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa. m mm Christopher J. Jarema o f Pittsgrove was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. mmm The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Seton Hall University in South Orange: Vito Carbonara , Gabrielle Lovis one and Rachel Masilotti of Vineland; Michael DePalma of Millville; and Alysia Long of Bridgeton. mmm R achel Gavigan of Vineland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gavigan, a nd Christopher Gabor of Woodbine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gabor, were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at M ount St. Mary’s Univer- sity in Emmitsburg, Md. mmm The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at The College of New Jersey in Ewing: Desiree A ponte and Katelin Letizia of Vineland; Delanie Libro of Woodbine; Sarah Lippincott of Millville; and Karisma Pantaleon of Bridgeton. mmm Brooke Deckert , d aughter of Paul and Bar- bara Deckert of Millville, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pa. She is a sophomore majoring in political science with a pre-law concentration. Deckert is a 2013 graduate of Millville S enior High School. WHO’S NEWS SUBMITTED PHOTO Alyssa James SUBMITTED PHOTO Erica McCracken FILE PHOTO Manuel H. Ehrlich Jr. SUBMITTED PHOTO From left are Sara Penka; Sandy Walter, chairman of the M illville Woman’s Club Education and Youth Committee; and Barbara Scudder, the club’s first vice president. SUBMITTED PHOTO Janice Girone (left) and Carina Cafiso CELEBRATIONS Happy birthday to Jim Rosati , who celebrates Feb. 10. Chamber honors Millville Woman’s Club president SUBMITTED PHOTO Linda Green (center), president of the Millville Woman’s Club, was honored as Citizen of the M onth for January by the Millville Chamber of Commerce. Also pictured at the chamber l uncheon at New Jersey Motorsports Park are club members Angie Fenton (left) and M arianne Lods. American Red Cross b lood drives will be con- d ucted as follows: » 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. R edeemer Lutheran C hurch, 2384 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. » 2 to 7 p.m. Monday. Landis School, 61W. Landis Ave., Vineland. » 2 to 7 p.m. Monday. Moose Hall, 187 W. Wheat Road, Vineland. » 1to 6 p.m. Monday. First United Methodist Church, 201N. Second St., Millville. » 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. F eb. 13. Inspira Medical C enter Vineland, 1505 W. S herman Ave., Vineland. » 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Frid ay. Inspira Medical Cent er Elmer, 501W. Front St., Elmer. » 2 to 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Millville Elks Lodge No. 580, 1815 E. Broad St., Millville. » 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 4. Cumberland County College, Sherman Avenue and College Drive, Vineland. » 2 to 7 p.m. March 9. Moose Hall, 187 W. Wheat R oad, Vineland. » 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 1 6. Inspira Health Network Fitness Center, 1430 W . Sherman Ave., Vinel and. » 11a.m. to 4 p.m. M arch 23. Vineland Developmental Center, 1676 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. » 2 to 7 p.m. March 23. Millville Elks Lodge No. 580, 1815 E. Broad St., Millville. For appointments or information, call (800) GIVE-LIFE, or visit BLOOD DRIVES MILLVILLE SENIOR H IGH SCHOOL »Class of 1980: Seeks a ddresses for classmates in preparation for the next reunion. Classmates are asked to email address to b gilmartin61@com- c or swim- m VINELAND HIGH S CHOOL »Class of 1995: Will hold its 20-year reunion f rom 7 to 11p.m. March 14 a t the Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course, 4049 Italia Ave. “We will have the ballroom area and patio set aside for our group a nd will be mingling and d ancing the night away w ith a disk jockey,” said Karen (Caterina) Morvay. “Significant others are w elcome and cocktail attire is preferred.” Tickets are $55, includ- i ng dinner, desserts, beer a nd wine. A cash bar will b e available for other al- c oholic drinks. Tickets, available in advance only, m ay be purchased at the G reenview Inn or online at For information, email Nicole Mazzei-Williams at nmazzeiwil- l or Kar en (Caterina) Morvay at k; call Tiffany (Gaburo) Esposito at (609) 774-6053; or v isit groups/VHS1995. REUNIONS

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