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Pedestrian struck by car in Burlington County

A pedestrian was struck by a car in Burlington County Friday afternoon, police said. At 2:25 p.m. Friday, a pedestrian, whose name was not released, was struck by a car driving in the area of Wynwood Drive and Winding Lane in Cinnaminson Township, Cinnaminson Township Police said. The pedestrian was taken to the trauma center at Cooper University Hospital, in Camden, police said.
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Golfer struck by lightning was former dentist, math teacher

WESTAMPTON - The victim of a fatal lightning strike here was a former dentist who also pursued a life-long interest in mathematics. Michael J. Ward practiced dentistry in Bordentown for 25 years before becoming a math teacher, an obituary says. "I try to do (for students) what worked for my...
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Destination CBP: Five NJ all-star baseball teams set to compete in Carpenter Cup Classic

Burlington County will look to defend its 2019 title when the Carpenter Cup Classic makes its return to South Philadelphia beginning Monday at FDR Park. First played in 1986, the event brings together some of the best high school baseball players to showcase their skills in front of major league scouts and college coaches. New Jersey will have five teams participating again this year - Burlington County, Tri-Cape, Olympic-Colonial, Jersey Shore and Mercer County.
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City of Burlington Public Schools adding new college credit opportunities for students

BURLINGTON CITY — Starting this fall, the City of Burlington Public Schools will make 15 college credits available to Burlington City High School upperclassmen. Nine credits will be available through a Teacher Pathways program, designed to give students interested in teaching a small taste of the job. Six are going to be accessible via a year-long Black history elective, which will connect local history to the larger American narrative from a Black perspective, according to district officials.
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Golfer killed by lightning strike on New Jersey golf course

A man seeking shelter on a golf course from a pop-up thunderstorm in southern New Jersey died on Wednesday, authorities say, when lightning struck a tree near him. The man was in his 70s, according to a CBS Philly report, and was pronounced dead on the scene at Burlington Country Club in Westampton, N.J., a private club in Burlington County. He was about 500 yards away from the clubhouse, according to the report.

Saturday Recycling Drop Off

Due to the issues with Burlington County Recycling Collection, the Borough will have all recycling dumpster lids open behind the fire house during Saturday Large Trash Drop Off. Residents can dump paper, cardboard, cans, glass bottles, and plastic bottles (All boxes MUST be broken down, NO plastic bags, NO Styrofoam) between 7:30 am and 12:30 pm. We will continue this process until the County system is back up to 100%.
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Lightning strike kills golfer, 70, at Burlington Country Club

WESTAMPTON - A 70-year-old man was fatally struck by lightning on a golf course here Wednesday, authorities say. Michael Ward, a Florence resident, was found unconscious around 3:45 p.m. at Burlington Country Club on Burrs Road, according to Westampton police. The death was believed to be the first lightning fatality...
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New waxing salon looking to open several locations in South Jersey

Hairlessness is in, according to Dale and Brittany Westergard, the owners of LunchboxWax, a new waxing salon. That's why the franchisees of the national chain are opening locations in some of South Jersey's biggest towns, they said. The more people that live in a place, the more potential customers the...