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June 2013 Issue
Fathers of the Year
What are your memories of your father? What lessons do you wish your kids could learn from you? What are the worst jokes you've gotten away with? Those are the questions we asked four South Jersey dads—a CEO, a landscape artist, an independent contractor,...
 
A Network of Support
There’s good news: For South Jersey families with special needs children, help is all around.
 
South Jersey’s Outstanding Teachers
Wherever you are today, you probably have a teacher to thank. Every day, they’re using their unique ability to tailor their teaching, reach out and make an impact, whether we’re sitting in the front row of class raising our hand or maybe quietly observing...
 
Athletes of the Year
Whether they’re wrestling in the tot division, capping off a record-breaking high school season, or competing for a Division I university, South Jersey is full of remarkable athletes who are making their hometowns proud.
Star Students: June, 2013
Moorestown Friends School senior Joseph Kiernan, a Haddonfield resident, will join three other students from the United States in Kyoto, Japan, this summer for the International Geography Olympiad. Kiernan qualified for the international competition...
Star Teams: June, 2013
Pooling their resources together, the four Lenape Regional high school softball teams—Lenape, Shawnee, Seneca and Cherokee—each raised money for four different cancer foundations by selling T-shirts. The combined total money raised was a whopping $5,690,...
Star Coaches: June, 2013
Tracy Burkhart, in her 13th season as head softball coach at her alma mater, led the Minutemaids to the South Jersey Group IV championship. It was the fourth sectional title for Burkhart. She also guided the squad to the Group IV state title for the...
Star Citizens: June, 2013
Maria Iannone, a Chestnut Ridge Middle School student, earned national recognition and a $5,000 college scholarship after winning the annual “Doodle 4 Google” competition in the sixth- and seventh-grade category.
In with the New
With the growing number of people living longer and more active lifestyles comes another statistic on the rise: hip and replacements among younger patients.
A Sharper Image
Advancements in radiology have led to faster diagnoses—and less anxiety—for patients.
Radiology is a vast specialty that encompasses everything from X-rays that detect broken bones to long-term therapy for cancer. Driven by technology, the field...
A Good Night’s Sleep
If you have trouble staying asleep and never seem to feel well-rested in the morning, it could be more than just a lot on your mind that’s preventing you from catching some Z’s.
Freestyle Living
Forget the myths. One look at the trends shows assisted living communities are nothing like what they used to be.
Faces and Places: June, 2013
Stacy Gorodetzer’s second-grade class at Whitman Elementary School in Washington Township held a special Mother’s Day program in which they honored their moms.
Family News: June, 2013
Adventure Aquarium in Camden is encouraging local kids to participate in the “I’m a M.E.S.S.” coloring contest, which runs from May 17-June 30.
Editor’s Note: June, 2013
I know we tend to say this every year, but I really mean it when I say I can’t believe summer is here. We’re halfway through June already and I feel like spring breezed by completely undetected. It’s just the way life goes these days. My 5-year-old...