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Officials discuss stepping up efforts in midst of pandemic By KRYSTAL NURSE

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The Sun During a time when New Jersey’s seniors are more vulnerable than ever, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester County officials are working hard to keep them safe and fed as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Burlington County Meals on Wheels is operating normally within the guidelines set by state and local officials, according to Christine Gonnelli, assistant public information officer for the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The organization is serving more than 400 fresh, home-delivered meals per day. Its clients have responded to surveys, so Meals on Wheels can address their needs as it provides shelfstable foods, wellness calls and correspondence to provide upplease see SENIORS, page 7

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Lisa Hughes of Cinnaminson with her current foster dog, Shelby, a mutt with possible boxer and mastiff roots. Shelby will move into her permanent home next month via a successful adoption. Hughes estimates she’s fostered 600 dogs for The Riley Rescue organization in the last 10 years. Inside on page 12, find out why now is the perfect time to foster or adopt a pet.

More positive cases of COVID19 are confirmed in Burlington County as health department employees dedicate efforts to protecting the public. Communicable disease staff at the county Health Department have been preparing for pandemics, such as the current COVID-19, as part of their daily tasks, said Nicholas Gangemi, spokesman for the county. “Burlington County will be providing drive-thru testing for residents,” he shared. The health department does training throughout the year, running Point-of-Distribution (POD) sites with the assistance of its Medical Reserve Corps, law enforcement and healthcare partners. November was the most recent practice drill for the county as it worked with the Tabernacle

Office of Emergency Management and Seneca High School to conduct a drive thru flu shot clinic, which Tabernacle’s OEM Director Bob Sunbury said was a success. Gangemi added the county has been reviewing and learning from the testing sites throughout the state to provide an efficient one in Burlington. No word was given on where and when future sites will be in the county. Echoing Gover nor Phil Murphy’s comment on more positives arising from the sites, Gangemi asked the public to not conflate the positives or cause panic. “With an increased number of tests taking place, we are getting a more accurate picture of how the virus is spreading through the community,” he explained. More positive tests, he clariplease see PANDEMIC, page 10

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‘We will emerge better than ever’ Township committee addresses residents The following is a message from Cinnaminson Township Committee: Cinnaminson Township Committee extends our best wishes to our fellow residents, friends and families as we collectively endure the many challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The township committee remains engaged with our professionals, emergency management committee and a variety of agencies throughout all levels of government to guide us through this troubling time. Although the directives from our county, state and federal leaders have placed restrictions on our normal way of life, which is without question in the best interest of everyone, we also understand the importance of maintaining essential public services.

With that in mind, township employees continue to work and meet the needs of residents. In addition, although municipal parks and playgrounds are closed to meet mandatory social distancing measures, at this time our walking paths remain open throughout all township parks so that residents have a place to go to unwind and exercise. Local businesses, the backbone of our community, are also suffering along with us and we encourage residents to patronize our businesses to the extent allowable. Finally, let us remember and take pride in the fact that our first responders remain steadfast in providing care, ensuring our safety and maintaining public order for the entire community. We are all in this together and together we will emerge better than ever.

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Cinnaminson Police Department revises firearms application process The following is a release from the Cinnaminson Township Police Department: Due to the current public health emergency and the closing of all township buildings to the public, we are temporarily revising our firearms application process. New Jersey is using an online Firearms Application & Registration System. This system has been mandated by the Governor’s Office. All applicants must utilize this system. This includes anyone obtaining a firearms ID card for the first time, duplicate ID cards, change of address and anyone applying for handgun permits. Access the system through https://njportal.com/

NJSP/FARS. The new online application is applicant driven; if you make a mistake while applying, you may simply re-apply. The applicant must utilize the correct ORI for the correct police department. The ORI for Cinnaminson Police is NJ0030800. Applicants are required to mail payment by check to our agency for their owed fees: • ID Card: $5 (no fee for duplicate ID card or change of address) • Permit to purchase a handgun is $2 each Please mail check payable to Township of Cinnaminson to: Firearms, Cinnaminson Police Department, 900 Manor Road, Cinnaminson NJ 08077. Approved ID cards/permits will

Police reporting online or by phone only The following is release is from the Cinnaminson Township Police Department: Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, a number of police re-

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Free internet, faster connection help remote schooling Comcast program aids districts during COVID-19 social distancing By MADELEINE MACCAR

their jobs or education with athome internet limitations. “During this difficult time, when schools and workplaces are closed due to the coronavi-

promised by the new normal of working and learning from home, both Wachman and a As more cases of COVID-19 press release further explained. are discovered in New Jersey “A hallmark of this program and Pennsylvahas been our flexnia, residents are ibility in adjusting “During this difficult time, when schools Internet Essentials hunkering down in their homes to meet the needs of and workplaces are closed due to the for long-term isolow-income residents lation. in our footprint,� coronavirus, access to the internet has COVID-19, Wachman explained more popularly of the two-pronged never been more important.� known as the approach. ALEXANDRA WACHMAN coronavirus, is Eligible, low-inComcast public relations manager the communicome new customers cable, flu-like disin a Comcast service ease that affects area can get 60 days the respiratory system and is at rus, access to the internet has of complimentary Internet Esthe center of the current pan- never been more important,� sentials service by signing up demic. Efforts to slow the spread said Alexandra Wachman, Pub- for the program, typically availof the virus have non-essential lic Relations Manager at Com- able to eligible households for employees from all industries cast. “With this in mind, we are $9.95 a month. It must be applied and public, private and parochi- going to offer 60 days of free for by April 30. al school students gearing up to internet service through our InAdditionally, Internet Essenwork and learn from home for ternet Essentials program ... for tials will permanently and auan indefinite but long-term pe- low-income Americans. Addiriod. tionally, we’re increasing speeds But with the spike in tele- of the service for all new and excommuting and at-home virtual isting customers.� classrooms comes the reality Inter net Essentials has that some households and low- helped more than eight million income areas are without either customers since 2011 by providinternet access or the tools to get ing low-cost, high-speed internet online — especially in the face to eligible households. of widespread library closures Effective March 16, Comcast that further restrict affordable rolled out “two substantial proaccess for many. Even more gram enhancements� for Interaren’t sufficiently equipped to net Essentials and those famihandle the digital demands of lies most technologically com-

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tomatically increase its speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for new and existing customers alike. All new services and initiatives are available to both New Jersey and Pennsylvania Comcast customers, according to Wachman. “In this way, we will ensure that Internet Essentials customers will be able to use their internet service for all their increased needs as a result of this health crisis,� she noted. Five additional steps have also been announced offering increased affordability, connectivity or access to information. Xfinity WiFi hotspots will be available free to anyone who needs them (a hotspot map can be accessed at xfinity.com/wifi), while a pause in all data plans will offer unlimited data at no additional charge for 60 days.

Disconnects and late fees will also be suspended temporarily, as long as customers communicate with Comcast about the need for a moratorium in payment. School-age children can now access a variety of educational content by saying “education� into an X1 or Flex voice remote. Those same remotes can tap into the most up-to-date COVID-19 information when a user says “coronavirus� into them. And to accommodate the sudden and long-term shift in internet usage, all systems and networks will be monitored, tested and enhanced to support spikes in user patterns. Numerous school districts throughout both states have already taken advantage of the programs and services currentplease see COMCAST, page 10

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The games must go on. We're living in a strange time, with the weather warming and longer hours of sunlight, but also with empty baseball and softball fields in South Jersey and beyond. Sports, at every level, has been suspended as we take measures to fight off the coronavirus pandemic. The opening of the spring high school season has been postponed indefinitely. But that doesn't mean South Jersey Sports Weekly will shut down, too. Sure, with no games there is less happening, but there are still sports stories to tell and we'll try our best during this period to deliver you the quality sports journalism you've come to expect from us. Stay in. Stay safe. And stay tuned for your weekly dose of local sports here each week.

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When the sports world stood still: By RYAN LAWRENCE Sports Editor On the day before baseball’s annual spring holiday, Major League Baseball’s opening day, Rob Christ sat in his home perched in front of a computer screen. If he looked to his left or right, he saw the same thing. His wife was on a computer. All three of his kids, students at Lenape High School, were working on laptops. Christ, the longtime head baseball coach of an Eastern team that advanced to the Group 4 state championship game last spring, looked out at the overcast, gray, drizzly weather and joked to his wife that it reminded him of most high school opening days. “I’d rather be inside on a day like this,” Christ said, before catching himself. “Any day on the baseball field is better than one off of it.” Christ’s words echo those of just about everyone in the baseball community, be it high school,

college or pro, and in the sports world at large. Two weeks after the NBA postponed the remainder of its season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the first domino to fall in temporarily collapsing sports as we know it across America, local baseball coaches are facing the reality that their spring seasons could be in jeopardy. “I tend to be an optimist and think that things will work themselves out, whether we get back or we start a season at the beginning of May and this all clears out sooner rather than later,” Christ said. “But to be honest with you, right now the earliest we’re scheduled to go back is April 20,” he added, while acknowledging that teams would need at least a week to get back into baseball shape. “Two weeks from April 20, we’re already into the first week of May,’ Christ said. “How many weeks could you have that constitute a season? And then even if it’s three weeks, you’re into

Memorial Day and you have the playoffs and so on. Obviously every single day (that passes) diminishes the possibility.” Although he had to make the difficult phone call to tell his players that their annual Florida trip, and a chance to play nationally ranked IMG Academy, had been canceled, Christ tries to stay hopeful. Summer travel teams could complicate things, but the coach has mentioned that high school baseball in Iowa takes place over the summer. Or perhaps the NJSIAA and the five major leagues in South Jersey — the Colonial, Olympic and Tri-County conferences, the Cape-Atlantic League and the Burlington County Scholastic League — could be a little creative and follow the suggestion of the popular South Jersey baseball Twitter account @TWIBaseballNJ to field a March Madnessstyle, 64-team tournament in lieu of an abbreviated season, with doubleheaders over three consecutive weekends. That, of course,

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Your thoughts What local businesses have you been supporting? Send your thoughts to the email address listed to the right.

ness is still OK, but eating is a no go. In financially able, there are still ways to support businesses you know and love. Purchase a gift card to use later or to give now to your letter carrier, child’s teacher or anyone who is still working during the quarantine. You can also donate gift cards to the Animal Welfare Association’s Online

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Statewide student assessments for spring canceled

Given the continued threat of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to school communities and the resulting school closures, Governor Phil Murphy on March 24 announced the state is cancelling all statewide student assessments for the spring 2020 testing window. Cancellation includes the springtime administration of the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA), ACCESS for ELLs and the Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) assessment. The federal Department of Education (USDE) has notified states it will grant a waiver to any state that is unable to assess its students due to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing relief from federally mandated testing, accountability, and reporting requirements for this school year. With students unable to attend school

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Seniors: Organizations join to help day a week per Camden County town. In addition to meals, the Camden County Freeholder Board is working to get any senior or disabled resident essential supplies when they call the County Citizen Relief Emergency Worker (CREW) hotline at (856) 858-3220. Help is also available for picking up prescriptions, getting to medical appointments and other essential needs. The Gloucester County Division of Senior Services and the Division of Human and Disability Services are partnering to serve 400 homebound seniors. Through the county’s Serv-ATray nutrition program, drivers deliver meals and check on homebound seniors daily. The program also serves the county’s blind and visually impaired population. “We’re very grateful for the opportunity to partner with Senior Services to deliver meals to our impaired seniors,� county Freeholder Jim Jefferson said in a county statement. “We are continuously checking in on all of our seniors to make sure they are staying safe and healthy during this time.� The county’s Division of Senior Services and the Division of Human and Disability Services are restricting public access to their offices, but are still available to provide assistance. Seniors who are 60 or older with nutritional needs can call the Division of Senior Services at (856) 384-6900. Residents are encouraged to call the Division of Human and Disability Services at (856) 856-6842 if they know someone under the age of 60 who is disabled and homebound.

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continued from page 1 dates as details and plans unfold. Gonnelli said drivers are healthy, but if they show any signs or symptoms of illness, they will be asked to stay at home and recuperate. Drivers handle sealed meals: Clients unlock their door when a driver arrives, and their meal is placed on a table inside the entrance so there is no airborne contamination. “We are still concerned for the general health and well-being of our clients at this time and are trying to maintain as much normalcy as possible,� Gonnelli said. “The county’s caterer, Colonial Village Catering and Special Events, is proactively taking steps to reinforce all safe food practices set forth by the Burlington County Health Department.� The Office on Aging director as well as a dietitian met with the Meals on Wheels caterer to ensure flexibility and the safety of client food. Drivers were instructed to let clients know that all sanitation rules are being followed. Meal delivery is five days a week but the county is prepared if a situation arises. “The clients are especially thankful that we are able to provide meals at this time and do it in a way that keeps all of us safe,� Gonnelli said. The Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services is also keeping seniors fed and has launched a hotline. All residents enrolled in the Camden County Nutrition Program automatically began receiving home delivery of meals as of the week of March 16. Seniors in need of meals can call the division at (856) 374-MEAL to make immediate arrangements. “If you are a senior and you cannot get to the store, if you cannot cook for yourself, whatever the reason, we will make arrangements to make sure that you have nutritious meals throughout this crisis,� county Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Division of Senior and Disabled Services, said in a March 19 statement. Through the program, clients receive seven meals per week with drop-offs occurring one

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Constructing kindness: Local business aids those in need By KELLY FLYNN The Sun On March 14, Cherry Hill resident Chris Bruner took to a local Cherry Hill Facebook group with a simple offer: “If you or your family are having a difficult time buying groceries, please let me know.” Since then, Bruner, who owns Cherry Hill-based construction company American Construction, and his employees have distributed food to more than 200 families across South Jersey. While the COVID-19 pandemic has put his construction business largely on hold, Bruner is paying his employees to pick up groceries and distribute them. The operation is entirely selffunded, and Bruner is refusing payment for groceries and donations from the public. Bruner said the idea came about March 13 when he began noticing a lot of panic on Facebook. At that moment, he and

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Chris Bruner, who owns Cherry Hill based construction company American Construction, and his employees have distributed food to more than 200 families across South Jersey since March 14. his wife Jessica decided that rather than just sit at home frightened, they were going to show the community that people

need to come together during times of need and help one another. So, on Saturday morning, he

posted in a few Cherry Hill community Facebook pages and offered to buy groceries for Cherry Hill families who couldn’t afford

food or who are at-risk and uncomfortable leaving their home. He encouraged families not to feel embarrassed and promised that they would maintain the anonymity of anyone who contacted them. That same day, he and his wife were out until midnight running to grocery stores for those who contacted them. Bruner said he recognized that COVID-19 is going to slow down his business in the weeks to come, and he wanted to find a way to get his employees their 40 hours. So, he offered anyone who felt comfortable a choice to join their efforts and get paid to run errands for those in need. The company’s trucks are being used for grocery transport, and Bruner’s Cherry Hill home has become an unofficial command center. The company is taking every precaution to ensure that they don’t spread the virus. Employees are wip-

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Comcast: Free internet, faster connections support students at home continued from page 3 ly available, with many directly helping low-income households in their areas receive free internet to aid in their children’s continued education. MaST Community Charter School, which has three Philadelphia locations, is one of those schools, according to

CEO John F. Swoyer III. “We have families using the Comcast Essentials package with their pricing discount to access internet throughout our schools,” he said. “We see the impact of access and learning to be key at a time like this for all students.” In New Jersey’s Burlington

County, Evesham Township School District Director of Curriculum and Instruction Danielle Magulick has seen households in need also benefit from accessible internet providing their children’s remote classroom. “Comcast’s Inter net Essentials is one program that

we typically talk to families about,” she said. “We do have families who are using the 60 days of free internet.” Both Swoyer and Magulick said their districts are using Comcast in conjunction with other available technologies, from devices to programs, in order to ensure as seamless a

transition as possible from inperson classrooms to at-home screens. “We are trying to ensure children are engaged while at home and our teachers are using our virtual portal ... to make this happen,” Swoyer said. “They are doing an excellent job.”

Pandemic: Burlington County takes steps to combat coronavirus continued from page 1 fied, does not mean it is getting worse in the county. It means staffers are improving “their understanding with each day.” As of deadline, the county has at least 20 cases, with more to come as the health department verifies tests. Communicable disease staff, like other medical professionals, are facing shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) on

the front lines. The county, Gangemi mentioned, is working to obtain such required equipment and seeks to have professionals at the sites fully protected before coming in contact with the disease. Professionals work with positive COVID-19 residents, each hour, to learn where they went so others can be informed. “Our communicable disease staff has been working around the clock on this, and they do an amazing job with what they do,”

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bluish lips or face.” More information can be found by visiting Coronavirus.gov. Gangemi said those with mild cases can often accomplish recovery with a 14-day self-quarantine, fluids and rest. Residents are encouraged to call their physicians if they experience any symptoms to learn next steps in their health. For further information on the recovery process of mild cases, read The Sun’s coverage in the article titled “Doctors: ‘We want to protect everyone’.” While the county finalizes its plans for the pop-up testing site, Gangemi said offices of emergency management coordinators are familiar with tracking disaster-related expenditures, and will submit a reimbursement to the federal government at the end of

the health crisis. Many of the expenses related to the virus, however, can be reimbursed federally. Reimbursement, however, could take time. Burlington County is represented in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ). Representatives Andy Kim (NJ-03), Donald Norcross Jr. (NJ-01) and Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02) cover the county in the House. Residents are urged to practice social distancing to help contain the virus’ spread. “It’s critical that everyone takes the social distancing process seriously,” Gangemi reiterated. “Just because you aren’t in the high risk population, doesn’t mean you won’t contract the disease. “Stay home.”

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Dog days of isolation: By RYAN LAWRENCE The Sun

My eyes are tired from staring at computer and television screens for days on end. My back is achy from sitting at a chair at my makeshift desk (spoiler: it’s the kitchen table) at home. I h ave n’ t been out of the house in three days. I’m healthy and so are my RYAN LAWRENCE friends and family, which is obviously the most important thing for anyone as we wait out the novel coronavirus epidemic. But I’m also getting a little stir crazy. COVID-19 hasn’t made its way into our household, but it’s still managed to hold us hostage. As I run through my tasks — checking email, loading photos, making phone calls for interviews — I see a figure out of the corner of my eye. And then I hear a thump at my foot. It’s a tennis ball that’s no longer suitable for tennis, but plenty suitable for Linus’ favorite pastime.

Linus, a 7-year-old rescue dog (perhaps a shepherd-Lab mix?) knows not of COVID-19, and like the mailman, neither snow nor rain (or a global pandemic) is going to rob him of his life. And so I take the hint and take a break from work. Exercise is essential and a dog is as good an excuse as any to take advantage of spring weather. Feeling trapped? Bored? Looking for a new hobby until you can return to your old ones back in the good ol’ days when you left your house? Foster or adopt a dog or cat in need of a home. Now. Think it through: If you’ve already flirted with the idea of bringing a puppy or kitten into your home, there really is no better time than now. The excuse of not being home long enough for house training? It’s gone. And because some shelters across the country are having to close their doors to visitors or limit interaction to scheduled appointments — to adhere to keeping people apart and prevent the coronavirus from spreading further — there are more dogs and cats in need now, too. The Riley Rescue, one of the many local groups that regularly

You feel trapped inside your house and are running out of things to do, right? Here’s why quarantine is the best time to adopt or foster an animal in need.

rescue dogs from high-kill shel- ment. She guesstimated that ters in the South, was scheduled she’s fostered around 600 dogs in to pick up almost 60 dogs last the last decade, including Shelby, weekend. a 3-year-old mix from Alabama “Yeah, it’s a lot,” Washing- who was in rough shape after ton Township resident Heather Christmas. McKeever, one of the people that “She was found on the streets helps run the rescue, said with a pregnant, she was put into a kill laugh. “It’s two to three months shelter and had her babies there, worth of dogs (during normal but she was in such bad shape times). And I already have anoth- that at two weeks she could no er trip scheduled in two weeks. longer nurse them,” Hughes Our only hesitasaid. “We took the tion is if (governpuppies, bottle fed ment restrictions) All have “If there’s a way them. stop state-to-state been adopted. But transfer. That’s to be selfish and she was so sick why right now she couldn’t travdo something people are trying el at first. to get as many “When she got good, this is it.” dogs as they can here I expected a up here, because half-dead dog. Her LISA HUGHES if they stop it, skin was in bad The Riley Rescue foster then what are you shape, nutrition going to do?” not good. Within a If the dogs can’t week, with a bath be rescued from high-kill shel- and getting regular good food, ters, well, you probably know she was awesome. Absolutely where this is going. And this is freaking awesome.” where you come in. In two weeks, Shelby will And here’s the thing: You move in with her permanent don’t have to commit to having family in Delran. And Hughes an animal in your home for the will surely have replaced her long-term. Rescues and animal with one of the 60-some pups welfare organizations are always headed North last weekend. looking for fosters for pets, too. “If there’s a way to be selfish Lisa Hughes of Cinnaminson and do something good, this is has made a long-term commit- it,” Hughes said. “Because when

you watch a family walk out of here with tears in their eyes, holding this dog because they lost theirs, I can’t tell you how good that feels.” Fostering a dog also increases its chances of being adopted. When they’re in high-kill shelters or first arriving in a temporary place, dogs often look scared or shy behind chainlinked fences or cages. But when they’re in a loving foster home … “They see its personality,” McKeever said. “I had a dog on Facebook posted for two weeks. Not one inquiry. Not one. It went into a foster home and in one day I had 35 applications for the dog. Just from one picture the foster took of it all snuggled up on her daughter.” If you’re looking to do something good during these scary times, if you’re suffering from cabin fever and need an excuse to get out, or you’re looking to give your kids an activity that will get them away from their addicting screens, give an animal in need a home through fostering or adopting. You have the time. They have the need. Now excuse me while I head outside to chase tennis balls with Linus.

Bruner: Local business aids struggling families throughout the region continued from page 8 ing down all the supplies before dropping them off and placing groceries on porches or doorsteps while asking those they’re helping to stay in the house. He said over the weekend, supplies were extremely low around the region, and they were travelling to three or four grocery stores to get people the food they needed. “Grocery stores looked like war zones,” Bruner said. As of Monday, March 16, stores were beginning to have more stock, and they could

streamline their operation a bit more. He’s not sure how long they’ll continue doing this, but Bruner said his phone and Facebook page haven’t stopped being inundated. He said as long as people need help and they’re able to provide it, they’re going to keep going. “I can’t say no,” Bruner said. He said the people they’re helping run the gamut. They’ve been contacted by single mothers worried about finding diapers and formula for their children. They’ve run to the store for elderly couples, or for families with a member undergoing

cancer treatment. The operation has also expanded out from Cherry Hill as more and more people learned about what they were doing. As of Tuesday, March 17, they’d helped more than 200 families from across South Jersey, including residents of Cherry Hill, Mt. Laurel, Washington Township, Somerdale, Moorestown, Turnersville, Voorhees, Camden, Haddon Heights and Collingswood. Bruner said everyone who’s contacted them has been in serious need. “We weren’t sure what to

expect from people, but we haven’t seen anyone take advantage of the service,” Bruner said. While several people have offered to donate, Bruner’s response is that the operation is 100 percent self-funded, and their sole goal is to set a good example for their children and other people in the community. He said the people they’ve helped have been overwhelmed with gratitude. One couple opened the door in tears and explained that they were going hungry prior to their visit and wouldn’t have eaten if Bruner’s

team hadn’t arrived. He said they feel honored to get to meet and help so many grateful people. “I feel like we are the lucky ones; we are getting to see the best side of people,” Bruner said. Editor’s note: At this time, Bruner is still operational but limited to helping those in serious need. The company is also trying to limit their own exposure to COVID-19 because they don’t want to infect those they are helping. Therefore, they’ve asked only those who are in serious need contact them.


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Going to the (virtual) chapel: By KRISTEN DOWD The Sun When it was announced three weeks ago that major sporting events, concerts and other large gatherings would be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indian Mills United Methodist Church Pastor Jack Orr thought of his 94-year-old mother living in central Pennsylvania. He thought about how he would feel if she was attending church in the midst of this health emergency, and he thought about his own church’s older congregation. Then he decided it was time to shutter his Shamong church — at least for a while. “It was better to err on the side of caution rather than risking the spread of the virus,” Orr explained via email, “which could have grave consequences for (older congregants).” Indian Mills UMC suspended

all gatherings on Friday, March 13, the same day schools in Burlington County closed through April 20. In fact, it was around this time most houses of worship throughout the region were doing the same, going along with federal recommendations to avoid large gatherings in order to curb the spread of the highly contagious respiratory virus. But when one door closes, another opens — or, more specifically in this case, a virtual door. Buildings may be closed, but services are continuing. Churches, synagogues and other religious institutions have been turning toward live streaming, social media platforms and other virtual technology to reach and support congregations. For some, they are experimenting in the media for the first time. For others, it’s old hat, having been live streaming for years. Regardless of experi-

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Virtual worship: Churches turn toward web, social media during pandemic continued from page 14 nity — and beyond. Despite its already well estab- counsel from the Bible, accordloosening its reins because of “I decided to attempt live lished hold in the digital world, ing to Clark. Solid Rock is using the COVID-19 pandemic, Had- streaming to give people in our the church is using this time to direct mailings to inform the donfield UMC will, for the time community some assurance of expand upon its offerings and public of the online church serbeing, be able to archive its tradi- God’s grace in the midst of this reach its congregants in any and vices and other ways to receive tional services, too. crisis and, through technology, every way. assistance and support. “One License came out this keep connected with each other “I’m going to pay attention to Other missions continue past weekend and they’re giving and with others all around the needs and opportunities, what Solid Rock Baptist is largely away temporary I’m hearing, recommensubscriptions so dations,” Heckert said. closed to the public at this point, “We’re trying to encourage virtual that people can “Things that will help with some staff members there stream worship us expand on what we’re during the day and a few “mostly connections, encourage people to call necessary” people in attendance music,” Heckert doing.” at services. As of last week, said. “We jumped The church’s mission on each other, check in on each other.” Solid Rock was also continuing on that, and that’s is to embody the love of REV. CHRIS HECKERT how we’re able to Jesus Christ through its Friday evening Reformers archive our tradigrace-filled community, Unanimous Addictions Ministry. Haddonfield United Methodist Church tional services.” “Because of the nature of inspired worship and In nearby transformational mis- addictions,” Clark said, “it is Moorestown, Saint Matthew Lu- world who are also experiencing sion, and leaders are now exam- critical that we are here to assist theran Church offered its first this crisis,” Orr said. ining how to carry and embody those in need.” live Sunday service after closing The live stream is through that mission with the current While not in the virtual realm, the church to the public three the church’s Facebook page @ COVID-19 recommendations and Saint Matthew is also finding a weeks ago. Not yet equipped indianmillsumc. Both the 8:30 restrictions. way to continue supporting the to jump into Facebook Live or and 11 a.m. services are live Heckert is looking to utilize community with the Live Civilly Vimeo, Pastor Margaret Marks streamed, and they are available video conferMoorestown said the plan was to start with for replay. The stream is com- encing plat“I decided to attempt Ministerium a podcast and then work from ing from music director Floss f o r m Z o o m Food Pantry, there. Marks is recording the Tavani’s home, since Floss and to host small housed on site live streaming to podcast with Deacon Bill Law- her husband Dan are equipped groups. He exand supported rence, and it will be available with both an organ and WiFi, of by the town’s perimented give people in our through the church website at which the church does not have with a colministerium community some www.stmatthew-lutheran.org. the latter. of churches league in host“We’re learning new things. “We had over 128 responses ing a g roup and Live Civassurance of God’s We’re trying to do more,” she during the (first) livestream, meditative illy group. The said, adding the church has been which is way above our weekly prayer session pantry is typigrace in the midst recording services for about 20 attendance average,” Orr said on Zoom, in cally open the years to send in CD format to of the church’s first recording which particifirst and third of this crisis.” church members who are shut- on Sunday, March 15. “Hopefully pants would be Mondays of PASTOR JACK ORR in without web access. “They get the need to connect and the con- encouraged to each month, Indian Mills UMC it and really appreciate it. We’ll venience of church at home will light a candle, although it continue to do that.” keep people tuning in. had to close on listen to a book Live streaming was not a “We also had people watching excer pt and March 16. foreign concept to Solid Rock our live stream from Mexico and take five or 10 minutes of silence “Our problem that I’m learnBaptist Church in Berlin, which Italy,” Orr added. “The Tavanis’ in unison. ing other congregations are also has offered various events via daughter and her family were Heckert is also planning to having,” Marks said, “is getting live stream in the past. Regular watching from Rome. My wife post more devotional and inspi- volunteers to do the work.” services, however, were never Debi and I went on a mission rational videos online. Regardless, the pantry will be streamed until two weeks ago. trip to LaPalmilla Mexico in “We’re trying to encourage open on Sunday, April 5, from “People responded well,” Co- 2017, and our host family tuned virtual connections, encour- noon to 2 p.m. and again from 5 Pastor Charles Clark III said via in.” age people to call on each other, to 7 p.m. For safety, bags will be email. Indian Mills UMC is looking check in on each other,” Heckert assembled and distributed outIn addition to live stream- to utilize social media beyond said, adding he has been getting side, and anyone who is facing a ing Sunday morning and eve- live streaming. overwhelmingly positive feed- need can take advantage of the ning services, Solid Rock is also “We are working on providing back. “Elementary school-aged pantry. live streaming its Thursday words of comfort and encour- kids to age 99 have been engaged The food pantry at Indian night prayer meeting. All live- agement on social media,” Orr with the church in some way or Mills UMC is also still available streams are accessible through said, “as well as inviting prayer another.” for those in need. Orr suggests the church website at www.soli- requests from our community At Solid Rock Baptist, church patrons reach out via call or text drockbaptist.org. and around the world.” members can submit prayer re- to the pantry coordinator at (609) After consulting with colquests on the website, and the 534-6495 to coordinate. Beyond services leagues and checking his laptop Haddonfield UMC does not plan is to soon have information Haddonfield UMC leadership online for parishioners to call have a pantry on site, but in recamera, Orr decided to try live streaming to stay connected to made the decision to cancel in- and speak to someone, offering sponse to the novel coronavirus the Indian Mills UMC commu- person worship three weeks ago. prayer together and receiving pandemic, Heckert put out a

call on Facebook promoting a new mission — collecting for the Cherry Hill Food Pantry. Within a day, the video had reached more than 4,000 people, and the donation receptacle outside the church had to be emptied. “The food pantry has been really hit hard. Fewer people are donating, fewer people are volunteering and, of course, the demand has gone up,” Heckert said. “We’re trying to find relevant content that will become viral for a positive reason. So we’re trying to use this food collection as something positive people can get behind. But the goal is not to get views — the goal is to get food donated.”

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“We are continuing to monitor the situation and will have online services until we feel it is safe to do otherwise,” Clark said. “We feel this is a public health issue, so we will continue to examine the health order directives.” Orr echoed those sentiments, saying Indian Mills UMC will likely be continuing like this for the “unseeable future.” Church activities will continue to be suspended for the health and well being of the community, and they will continue to worship via Facebook, including services for Holy Week and Easter. Marks noted Saint Matthew is following the Burlington County school closing schedule, as means the church will stay closed through at least Easter as well. “If they close longer, we will close longer,” she said. From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Heckert said there are four major points to remember. “One, take this seriously. Two, we have to do everything we can to flatten the curve. Three, we have to stay engaged in ministry; people have never needed us more than now. And four, we have to innovate,” Heckert said. “What ministry looked like (two weeks ago) is not what it looks like now. We just have to keep trying things. “Now’s the time for us to do what we do best,” he continued, “and to offer people hope and care.”


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