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Willingboro Township Community Newspaper

Military veteran Gerald Williams, right, of Willingboro, N.J., salutes with others during Memorial day ceremonies at Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, N.J. more photo’s page 14


G.M.P Under New Management


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EXPERIENCING ALL THAT THE GRAND MARKET PLACE HAS TO OFFER The sights . . . the sounds . . . the food! It’s no wonder South Jersey residents have flocked to Grand Market Place for so many years. It’s a place where you can find just about everything and have a great time experiencing all that the Grand Market Place has to offer. Over 100 merchants offer their finest selections of produce, delicacies, and unique specialty items from around the globe.

picked fruits and vegetables . . . meats, fish, and poultry . . . exotic herbs and spices . . . candies and nuts . . . plants and exotic dishes from a world of thriving cultures.

Spending a day at the Market has never been this much fun! Make shopping at the Grand Market Place a There’s a great family affair, as variety of freshso many other

families have for years. At every turn, there’s another great gift . . . another great recipe idea . . . another incredible buy! What work up an apyou will experipetite - lucky ence first hand for you! There’s no better place in Amish section to sit down, relax and enjoy a tasty treat: the best tasting ribs ribs in town . . . herb roasted

at the Market is the customer care and attention given to you at every stall: it’s like being at your very own friendly neighborhood shopping can

chicken hot off the rotisserie . . . . fresh sandwiches . . . you may well discover a dish you’ve never even heard of but can’t wait to try. Recently, the Grand Market

Place change over to new management. I met with assistant managers Travis Gilliam as he explain how they want to make improvement but maintained to preserve its intangible quality of history - its ambiance. Come and see this rare South Jersey jewel for yourself - it’s a living monument to the past, the present and the future


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d n u Aro n w o T Runyan Hosts Veterans Expo in Willingboro

Renovated Municipal Building

Violinists Performs at the Willingboro Jazz Festival

Volunteers from the Willingboro Democratic Club greet Jazz festival attendees

performers at the VFW Post 4914 fundraising concert.

performers at the VFW Post 4914 fundraising concert.

Runyan Legislation to Address VA Backlog Passes House

Willingboro Library

College Students volunteer time to help repair homes.


Volunteers from the Willingboro Democratic Club greet Jazz festival attendees

Photo: of the Willingboro Jazz Festival

Stage of the Willingboro Jazz Festi

Large crowd at the VFW Post 4914 fundraising concert.

Runyan Hosts Veterans Expo in Willingboro

Memorial Day 2012

Performers sing at the VFW Post 4914 fundraising concert.

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Delran NJ Golden Corral Restaurant


Golden Corral – Delran NJ If you are in search of an extraordinary restaurant to have some breakfast, that will provide oodles of varieties than test out a Golden Corral Restaurant. Every person would indulge when presented with a feast similar to this. These places offer a lot to every person to have the chance to uncover things they can appreciate, like maybe an original omelets with their selection of fixings or suppose they may like flaky biscuits with creamy sausage gravy. Whatever your style Golden Corral will without a doubt have many elements to make you glow with a smile. Golden Corral’s legendary, endless buffet is located in Delran, New Jersey. Golden Corral buffet features an abundant selection of both familiar favorites and continuous new menu offerings. Golden Corral proudly serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Their breakfast is served seven days a week, offering steak with breakfast including a beverage! They offer catering for your next event from 10 to 55 people. Golden Corral also offers ToGo orders and group meeting spaces. Golden Corral offers a mouthwatering variety of foods to choose from including USDA, grilled-to-order Sirloin Steaks, pork, seafood, and chicken. We also have a fresh salad bar, an endless breakfast buffet featuring our made to order Omelettes, fluffy pancakes, sausage, bacon, a bakery and dessert buffet, and

dozens of other items to choose from.

Come in and experience our legendary, endless buffet!

Don’t miss The Chocolate Wonderfall- a multi-tiered, flowing fountain of chocolate surrounded by a variety of fresh fruit and bakery goods that can be dipped into the chocolate! Help Yourself to Happiness by skewering and dipping your selections into the chocolate fountain. Some of the endless dipping selections include:

2904 Rte 130 Delran, NJ 08075 (856) 824-9700

Red strawberries Fluffy marshmallows Coconut macaroons Rice Krispies Treats


Amish Meats - Amish Bakeries - The Shed Lot

Grande Market Produce 4340 Route 130 Ste 800

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Willingboro Public Library

Teen Summer Reading Winner-Quania Rouse: Total of 95 Books, WOW! Quania Rouse (right) accepts her prize, a Kindle ereader, from Head of Youth Services Sandi Cronce. Quania topped all the teen summer readers with her total of 95 books read. Congratulations, Quania.

We Heard You! Borrow a Kindle

Want to try out an e-reader? Kindles and Kindle Touches are now available for two week loan

by adult borrowers in good standing. They come preloaded with a selection of best sellers

and high demand books. Ask at the circulation desk if any are not currently on loan. If all are checked out, search the word “kindle� in our catalog and place a hold to get the next available. Three of the Kindle Touches were donated by the Friends of the Library. Thanks, Friends!

Register Now for the Del Payne Memorial 5K The second annual Del Payne Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held Sat., Sept. 29 at 8 a.m. rain or shine in Millcreek Park. Registration begins at 6:45. This event, which raised almost $10,000 for the library in 2011, will again be held for the benefit of the library. Visit www. or www. runningintheusa. com to register now or pick up a registration form at the library and turn it in at the circulation desk. Interested in sponsorship or ad book opportunities? Email 5krun@ Interested in being a race day volunteer? Email .See our full sponsor list and more at our Pinterest page or http://www.!/ DelPayneMemorial5kRunWalk.


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Willingboro Public Library Fund Raising Event Program: Del Payne Memorial 5K Run/ Walk Day, Date & Time: Sat., Sept. 29, 8am Registration begins at 6:45am for this USTAF sanctioned event in honor of the late library trustee Del Payne for the benefit of Willingboro Public Library. Registration fee $25. The run will be held in Millcreek Park, Beverly-Rancocas Road, Willingboro, rain or shine. Exhibits Exhibit: Lee High – Walk N Wag Exhibit Displayed: Sept. 4-28 Lee High’s charcoal and pastel portraits are masterful visual renditions that reflect her love, sensitivity and caring for wildlife. The warmth, passion and enthusiasm that em-

anate from the work of this Willingboro resident convey the strong feeling Lee has for all animals. Meet the Exhibitor: Sat., Sept. 8, 2 pm. Refreshments will be served. Children’s Programs Program: Get Your Most Important School Supply Every Open Day in September. Kids from Kindergarten to 6th grade, hurry to the library and get your “Most Important” School Supply – a library card! Every student who registers for a library card this month can visit the Children’s Room for a prize! Program: Tiny Tots Story Time Wed., Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, 10:30 am. Parents, bring your toddlers (ages 18 months to 5 years old) to the library

and listen to stories and learn finger plays with your little one. Afterward, enjoy interactive toys and snacks in the library’s meeting room. Program: Your Child’s Basic Rights with an IEP Mon., Sept. 10, 6 pm. If your child has an Individual Education Plan (IEP), join NJ Span and learn about your child’s basic rights and how you can become your child’s advocate. Light refreshments; registration starts Aug. 20. Program: Back-2School Trivia Madness Tues., Sept. 18, 4 pm. Tweens in Grades 5 and 6, play the BEST team trivia game ever. Outwit, outrun, and outplay other teams as you race for points and prizes in this fast-

paced and fun game! Teen Programs Program: Back-2School Movie Break Thurs., Sept. 20, 3:30 pm. Teens in Grades 7-12, you’re back in school and probably need a break from homework already. You’ve read the book, now see the movie, The Hunger Games; movie candy will be served. Family Programs Program: Family, Fun and Fitness! Sat., Sept. 15, 3 pm. Bring the whole family to the library for Zumba and smoothies! Program: South Jersey Ghost Research Tues., Sept. 25, 7 pm. Do you believe in ghosts? Come hear Certified Ghost Investigators talk about their sightings, where they’ve

found ghosts, and listen as they share recordings of ghosts trying to communicate; this program is appropriate for the entire family. Adult Programs Program: African Heritage Film Festival Thurs., Sept.13, 6:30 pm. Willingboro Public Library and the Rancocas Valley Chapter of The Links, Incorporated present another inspiring documentary film. Light refreshments served. Computer Classes Program: PC Basics Wed., Sept. 5, 2 pm. This two-hour session introduces students to PCs and the Windows XP operating system. Sign up starting two weeks before each class to learn the basics of using a computer

and saving and finding your files.

Legendary Locals

Program: Internet and E-mail Wed., Sept. 12 & 19, 2 pm. Discover the Internet, and sign up for a free e-mail account. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting Aug. 29. Program: Facebook, What’s It All About? Thurs., Sept. 20, 6 pm. Improve your personal and professional lives with Facebook. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting Sept 6. Friends of the Library Join the Friends for their monthly meeting on Mon., Sept. 10, at 7 pm. Library Board Trustees

Are you a legendary local like Rev. W.R. James (pictured at left)? Josh Bernstein, author of “Images of America: Willingboro,” is doing a new book on Willingboro celebrating the people who have made an

impact in the community, from school teacher to sports star. If you or a member of your family fits the bill, we’d like to include you in the book. The book will include photos and short stories on each person. Contact Josh at newshound14@ or speak to a librarian at the reference desk. Proceeds from the book will benefit the Willingboro Public Library.

We Heard You! Drive Up Bookdrop


The Board of Willingboro Public Library Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. on the second Wed. of the month, Sept. 12. Willingboro Public Library

Try out our new drive up bookdrop (for books only) at the rear Southeast corner of the library, facing the parking lot.

Memorial Day 2012

Memorial Day 2012 PhotoGallery Photo’s credit AP :


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