Weekly Roundup: Dental care, NJ driving, Seneca soccer

Weekly Roundup: Dental care, NJ driving, Seneca High School soccer

Catch up on what happened this week in Tabernacle.

Rowan College at Burlington County to offer free dental care for children on Feb. 1

Rowan College at Burlington County will host its 15th annual “Give Kids A Smile” day on Friday, Feb. 1, in its Health Sciences Center at the college’s Mt. Laurel Campus.

According to college officials, Give Kids A Smile is a one-day program that provides free dental care to children ages 12 and younger who might not otherwise have access to oral health care. It is part of the American Dental Association’s national effort to bring attention to the number one childhood disease, tooth decay.

Sun Editorial: Recent study confirms ‘shocking’ news that driving in NJ is not pleasant

Before we get into the specifics, go ahead and guess where New Jersey ranked on a recent Bankrate list of the best and worst states for drivers. Pick a number, any number, between one and 50.

If you guessed 50, as in the worst in the nation, you’d be close. New Jersey ranked as the fourth-worst state in the union for drivers, which should come as a surprise to exactly no one who has driven here for more than 20 minutes.

The full story can be found here.

Seneca boys soccer coach named Large School Regional Coach of the year

Seneca High School boys soccer coach Sam Maira has been named Large School Regional Coach of the year.

Maira described the team as “astonishing,” winning the conference championship, which Seneca hasn’t won since 2009, followed by winning the South Jersey championship for the first time, making Seneca history.

“It’s a great team accomplishment that somebody recognized our team enough to say ‘OK, he’s coach of the year,’” Maira said. “You’re not coach of the year unless your team does some pretty outstanding things. I’m really happy — I’m happy for the players, I’m happy for the history of the program.”

The full story can be found here.