Also, bands from the Lenape Regional High School District will perform in Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade for the first time.
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Alice Paul Institute announces honorees of 2019 Alice Paul Equality Awards
In celebration and to kick-off March as Women’s History Month, the Alice Paul Institute (API) will hold its annual Alice Paul Equality Awards on Feb. 28. The event is largest fundraising event of the year for the non-profit organization. The 2019 Alice Paul Equality Awards honorees include: The Education Award Honoree Jeannine LaRue, The Empowerment Award Honoree Kimberly Ramalho and The Equality Award Honoree Donald Norcross.
Man faces homicide charge for fatal collision from August in Mt. Laurel
The following information is on file with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office:
Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mt. Laurel Chief of Police Stephen Riedener announced that a 25-year-old Nutley man has been charged with causing the death of another motorist during a collision on Route 73 in Mt. Laurel during the summer. William Dunbar was charged with aggravated manslaughter in the first degree and vehicular homicide in the second degree.
Lenape and Seneca high school marching bands to perform in Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade
Lenape and Seneca high schools will band together to create a large ensemble and take over the streets of Philadelphia for the 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade. This performance will be the first by any band from the district in the historic parade through the streets of Philadelphia.
Burlington County’s annual free flu clinics continue for residents for 2018–2019 season
The Burlington County Health Department is continuing to host a series of clinics this year to provide free flu vaccines to county residents. Clinics are scheduled through January and will be held at locations all throughout the county. Remaining clinics in the 2018 schedule are listed here.
‘Barry the Baron’ debuts as new costumed mascot for Rowan College at Burlington County
Rowan College at Burlington County welcomed Barry the Baron this week. Barry is the costumed personification of the school’s longtime mascot — The Baron. He debuted this week clad in a full set of shining, silver armor, with a bright red cape in tow, to bring some character to the school’s longtime mascot.