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State: Township school leave policy violates law

The Cinnaminson board of education policy that prohibits employees on leave from coaching or otherwise participating in extracurricular activities violates state law, according to Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin.

The policy disregards both the state Law Against Discrimination (LAD) and the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA), Platkin said. Three women employed by the school district filed separate complaints challenging the policy after they were precluded from coaching extracurricular sports while on parental leave.

The attorney general issued Findings of Probable Cause that found sufficient evidence to conclude the district policy has a disparate impact based on gender and pregnancy, in violation of the LAD, according to a release from the attorney general.

Because pregnant female employees are more likely to take extended family leaves after giving birth, the Findings of Probable Cause found the Cinnaminson district’s policy means pregnant women are predictably more

likely to be precluded from coaching extracurricular activities.

During the course of its investigation, the attorney general’s office found that between 70 and 75% of the school district’s staff are female, and about 80% of the

leaves taken by employees after childbirth were taken by women. Yet the district awarded 72% of its extracurricular positions to men, the attorney general noted.

In all three cases filed against the district policy, affected employees were women

already on family leave following the births of their children. In one case, an employee who served as head coach for two years was not allowed to return to that role in the same sport because she was on leave during the season.

In another case, the district

policy prevented a woman who had coached the same sport for more than a decade from returning to her coaching duties nine months after she gave birth. In the third case, an employee was forced to cut short her leave so she could return to a coaching position, even though the district had permitted her to coach while on several prior maternity leaves.

“New Jersey’s anti-discrimination laws do not permit employers to follow the all-too-familiar view that a woman must choose between having a career and having a child,” Platkin explained. “These cases serve as a reminder that employment policies and practices cannot punish an employee for taking time off to bond with a new family member.

“We will always stand up to employers who violate our laws and will work to ensure that our residents’ rights are protected.”

Sundeep Iyer, director of the attorney general’s Division on Civil Rights, said the enforcement actions on March 26 demonstrate that “we are committed to enforcing these critical protections” against gender-based discrimination and pregnan -

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Burlington County plans to repave 37 miles of highways

Resurfacing work will start this month on 14 Burlington County roads totaling almost 37 miles under the county’s newest State Funded Overlay Plan.

The roads scheduled for the repairs cross through 15 Burlington County towns, including Bordentown; Mansfield; Riverton; Willingboro; Mount Laurel; Medford; Chesterfield; Hainesport; and Cinnaminson.

The first work is tentatively scheduled to begin Monday, April 8, with a 3.7-mile section of Mount Misery/Junction Road, also known as County Route 645, in Pemberton Township.

The Burlington County Commissioners approved a contract with Black Rock Enterprises of Old Bridge, Middlesex County, to perform the overlay and milling work on the roads. The $12.7 million contract is being funded

largely with New Jersey Department of Transportation aid.

Work on Mount Misery/ Junction Road will occur between CR 646 and CR 530. It is expected to take about three weeks to complete. Traffic will be maintained, but motorists will likely experience delays.

The new work will occur concurrently with the final repaving jobs from the county’s previous State Funded Overlay Program, which called for just over 34 miles of repaving on 17 county roads in 13 municipalities.

Burlington County is also completing resurfacing work on an additional 8.6 miles of County roads in six towns using county funding.

The work is in addition to repairs already made inhouse this year by crews from the Burlington County Division of Roads and Bridges. Already this year, crews have used close to 150 tons of asphalt to repair more than 9,900 potholes.

Residents can report the location of potholes on county roads by calling the Burlington County Pothole Hotline

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Stokes Road in Medford was busy on the morning of Sunday, April 7, as hundreds of volunteers gathered in the Rose In December floral shop’s parking lot and filled

‘A taste of home’

Fill-A-Bus event collects donated items for troops

buses with care packages for U.S. troops overseas.

“It is so important for us to support our troops,” said Tom McElwee, an Operation Yellow Ribbon (OYR) volunteer who served in the Navy from 1964 to 1968. “It was something this country did not do during the

Vietnam War.”

“This is our sixth year,” said December Giberson-Shover, owner of the shop, who was busy coordinating the Fill-ABus event. “We collect donations year round.”

They include trail mix, granola, protein bars, hot sauce, Tastykakes and Girl Scout cookies, along with shampoo, soap, deodorant and feminine hygiene products. The care boxes are sent to troops all around the world, with financial donations covering shipping costs.

“My son Zachary was deployed again on Friday (April 5),” Giberson-Shover noted with a touch of sadness and concern. She got involved with OYR after he joined the Army. “That’s when I started to see the soldiers’ needs when they were deployed,” she added.

Giberson-Shover came up with Fill-A-Bus in 2017 and has run it every year. Since its inaugural, the initiative has raised more than $100,000 in comfort items and donations from local businesses and residents.

Jennifer Knueppel – a volunteer with the South Jersey chapter of OYR who welcomed visitors and directed vehicles during the April 7 event – said she was thrilled about the turnout.

“This is one of the big events,” shared Knueppel, pointing out the 30 dozen egg carton boxes the volunteers filled and loaded onto school buses donated by the Lenape Regional School District. “Our chapter regularly sends care packages directly to 200 men and women around the globe through the U.S. Post Office.”

“I have some friends in the service who are on active duty,” volunteer Anna Yannessa said. “They really look forward to receiving the packages from home.”

Marijean

collects the donations from boxes around town, and Seth “Jekyll” Schoenfeld and AJ “Rage” Pancamo, members of the Pinelands chapter of the Knights of the Inferno Firefighter Military Motorcycle Club.

“I am a veteran with the Air National Guard,” said Schoenfeld, the club’s vice president.

“It is a taste of home” for the troops overseas when the care packages arrive.”

Sergeant at Arms Pancamo, an Army veteran, said the motorcycle club is made up of first responders and military members proud to support OYR efforts. Students in the U.S. Air Force ROTC program at Seneca High school were also among volunteers for the Fill-A-Bus event, including Samuel Schmitz and Jonathan Glowacki.

A highlight of the day was when Marijean Andl, representing Operation One Nation, presented Giberson-Shover with a check for $35,571 to buy supplies and pay for ship -

Helping to fill buses were Thomas Wolff and Sherry Campanelli of the Medford Sunrise Rotary Club, which

ping costs. A school bus driver and president of the Lenape district Support Staff Association, Andl said she was delighted by the large turnout and the commitment to “support the troops.”

Individuals who want to make donations can go to www.operationyellowribbon. org/donate-care-packageitems for information about collection sites.

Items needed include protein bars and powder, liquid or powdered drink mixes, pouches of tuna or chicken (not cans), gum, candy, nuts, chips in cans, trail mix, dried fruit, baby powder and wipes, toothbrushes and toothpaste, saline eye drops, Chapstick, tissues, hand sanitizer, sunscreen lotion, breakfast bars, meat sticks, ground coffee, tea bags, sunflower seeds, deodorant sticks, shampoo, conditioner, bath soap, body lotion, emery boards, shower sponges and loofahs, Q-Tips and feminine hygiene products.

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County hosts Earth Fair, a celebration of sustainability

This year’s Earth Fair at Historic Smithville Park will take place Sunday.

The annual festival of sustainability, recycling and stewardship coincides with the 54th global Earth Day celebration. It will feature a wide variety of environment friendly programs, displays, activities, food and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This year’s festival will spotlight recycling and how to keep your home and garden green and sustainable. Among the featured presenters will be New Jersey naturalist Patt Sutton, who will share stories and information about her acclaimed Cape May Wildlife Garden featuring hundreds of native species of plants, perennials, trees, shrubs, grasses and ferns. There will also be presen -

tations from the Burlington County Master Gardeners, the Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, the Burlington County Soil Conservation District, Geologist and Hydrologist Pierre Lacombe and mushroom specialists, Hodgins Harvest.

Visitors can shop at the festival’s Artisan Marketplace featuring upcycled and recycled goods and creations, visit a pop-up nature center or pedal their way to a delicious beverage courtesy of Wheelie Good Smoothies.

Among the Earth Fair attractions returning this year are the Sustainable Living and Recycling Tents. Both feature displays, games and collection bins for plastic bags/film and small e-waste items such as ear buds, cell phones and power cords. There will also be a plant

and seed swap station and unwanted plastic flowerpot dropoff.

New to the festival this year will be a collection of excess reuseable bags. Unwanted, gently used bags will be collected, sorted and sanitized and then delivered to Farmers Against Hunger to use as part of the nonprofit’s operations to distribute surplus produce to area food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries.

The festival will feature entertainment and activities for all ages, including a children’s puppet parade, storytellers, the Burlington County Library System’s Mobile Library, 4-H Clubs small animals, food trucks, a beer garden and more.

A complete list of all activities and entertainment is available online at https://www.co.burlington. nj.us/1958/Earth-Fair. Please recycle this newspaper.

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Feel the Earth move?

How rare events can eclipse our daily lives

ome say the ground shook. Others didn’t feel a thing. Lamps swayed and staircases shifted. Foundations of homes and buildings were damaged. The Washington Monument was hit hard enough to jostle tourists inside.

Those were some of the effects Americans mostly on the East Coast experienced nearly two weeks ago, when a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck just north of Whitehouse Station in north Jersey at about 10:30 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The April 5 quake was felt across the New York City area and from Philadelphia to Boston, with aftershocks even hours later. But there were no deaths or major damage, according to the New York Times.

The story was about the same 13 years ago, when an even mightier temblor of 5.8 struck the U.S. on the afternoon of Aug. 23 in Mineral, Virginia. No lives were lost, but damage was estimated in the millions.

Although not the strongest earthquake to have occurred in the eastern or western U.S. at that point, the 2011 temblor was likely felt by more people than any other in North America’s history, the USGS noted, mostly because of large distances at which people felt the ground under them shake and population density in the eastern part of the country.

“The 2011 earthquake in

Virginia was significant in raising awareness of East Coast earthquake hazards and the importance of research to understand when and where earthquakes can occur,” explained David Applegate of the USGS. “Damaging earthquakes do not strike the eastern U.S. often, but the potential consequences of not understanding and planning for such events – with their widely distributed shaking – could be severe.

“The next significant earthquake on an Eastern U.S. fault may not occur for hundreds of years, yet there is a small chance it could happen at any time.”

Applegate turned out to be right nearly two weeks ago. Like the solar eclipse that had everyone abuzz on April 8, the 2024 quake was on everyone’s lips as a collective American experience. We don’t have many of those, namely events that can jolt us out of our routines the way 9/11, the JFK assassination and the moon landing did.

“Shared experiences define what it means to be an American,” according to the Pew Research Center.

In a 2016 survey, Pew found that Americans are primarily bound together during major events, but more by those that occurred during their generations. The very oldest of us will likely cite the Great Depression and World War II, the survey showed. Boomers and Gen Xers relate not only to JFK’s death and the moon walk, but to the Vi-

etnam War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Millennials and Gen Zers will mostly recall the 9/11 attacks, but also the election of America’s first Black president, Barack Obama; the tech revolution; and mass school shootings.

Events like these have a way of bringing Americans together by yanking us out of a collective stupor characterized by a focus only on ourselves.

“Every so often, amidst the frequent incivility and conflict in society, we notice reductions in the

angry ‘noise’ emanating from the media and politics,” wrote Dr. Saul Levine for Psychology Today in 2017. “For a while at least, sounds of animosity diminish, and people are, well, ‘nicer’ to each other.”

Were we nicer toward each other during the recent earthquake? The eclipse?

The latter drew many people to ecstatic watch parties planned around the country. The quake wasn’t planned, but it had us talking to each other all the same.

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Nominations sought for 2024 Outstanding Women Awards

Burlington County Commissioner Director Felicia Hopson and Commissioner Allison Eckel announced that nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards are now open.

The commissioners and the Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council will honor the outstanding contributions and leadership of women from the county. This year’s awards will include a new category recognizing excellence in humanities, such as the arts, film, history, music, theater or writing.

Applications will be accept-

ed until the close of business on Friday, June 28.

The awards are sponsored by the Women’s Advisory Council and the Burlington County Board of Commissioners.

The council is looking for women who have made significant contributions in their chosen field and who have demonstrated their support for women in our communities. The nominees may have acted as mentors, role models or advocates for other women.

In addition to the new humanities category, the council will select women to honor in the following categories:

community service and volunteerism, diversity/inclusion, military or veterans service, education/mentorship, first responder/law enforcement, government, health care and law.

Nomination criteria and forms are available online at https://burlingtoncountynj. formstack.com/forms/outstandingwomen2024. Questions can be emailed to womenscouncil@co.burlington. nj.us.

Winners will be honored at the annual Outstanding Women Awards Banquet in September.

Letter to the editor

Alarming trends

The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2024 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report reveals alarming trends demanding urgent attention. With the number of Americans affected by Alzheimer’s steadily rising, the impact on individuals, families, and the healthcare system is profound.

An estimated 6.9 million Americans aged 65 and older have Alzheimer’s. In New Jersey alone, 185,300 people were living with the disease as of 2020.

The financial burden is staggering, projected at $360 billion nationwide, with 272,000 New Jersey caregivers contributing 494 mil-

lion hours of care valued at $10.8 billion, facing their own health challenges.

Compounding these challenges is a shortage of dementia care specialists and direct care workers. States like New Jersey face critical shortages in healthcare professionals trained to support individuals with dementia and their caregivers.

It’s clear that comprehensive solutions are needed to address this crisis. Initiatives to increase funding for research, support caregiver respite programs, and expand access to dementia care specialists are essential. Additionally, standardized training in dementia care naviga-

tion is imperative to equip healthcare professionals with the skills needed to support those affected by Alzheimer’s.

As a society, we must prioritize action to confront the growing impact of Alzheimer’s disease. The future well-being of millions of Americans depends on our collective response to this urgent public health crisis.

View the full report at alz. org/facts and find support through the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at (8000 272-3900.

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Special to The Sun Burlington County Commissioner Director Felicia Hopson and Commissioner Allison Eckel (left) present the 2023 Burlington County Outstanding Women Award for diversity and inclusion to Ashanti Holley, assistant superintendent and chief diversity officer for the Burlington County Institute of Technology and Burlington County Special Services School District, during last year’s

continued from page 1 cy-based discrimination.

“That includes taking enforcement action against discriminatory family-leave policies that disproportionately harm women and pregnant people, even when those policies don’t single out women or pregnant people on their face,” he added.

In addition, national data and data from the school district demonstrate that women and pregnant people are much more likely to take extended leave to care for or bond with a new child than men, meaning that they are more likely to be precluded by the district’s policy from participating in extracurricular activities over the course of an entire season.

The attorney general’s investigation also found sufficient evidence to conclude that the school district’s policy violates the NJFLA, which protects an employee’s right

Policy: School leave

to engage in part-time work while on family leave and to continue part-time employment that began before the employee’s family leave.

The regulations implementing the NJFLA provide that an employee on family leave “may commence” parttime employment during a leave. The regulations also expressly provide that an employee “may continue parttime employment that commenced prior to the employee’s family leave.”

Because the school district prohibited employees on family leave from continuing their part-time employment as coaches while on parental leave, the attorney general found the policy likely violated the NJFLA.

Messages requesting comment were sent to the board of education and district.

Schools superintendent Stephen Cappello, in a statement,

said the district was surprised by the Attorney General’s announcement.

“… We regret that this information was communicated to the public in such a misleading manner, which suggests that a definitive finding has been made,” Cappello said “In reality, over the last two years, as we have fully complied with electronic requests for information, we have never had an opportunity to communicate directly with the Division of Civil Rights about these cases.

“Salary equity and rich family leave policies are one of the many reasons that public education in New Jersey offers one of the most family friendly workplaces for working parents. We are proud to be part of that tradition.

“As a father of four, I know firsthand how important it is to create a positive culture where employees feel valued and respected. In partnership

with the Cinnaminson Board of Education, and the labor organizations representing our employees, we remain committed to the well-being of all employees and take great pride in supporting them throughout their careers, and especially when they choose to start a family,” Cappello said.

The superintendent said in light of the announcement, the district will “conduct a review of our current practices, to ensure they are serving the needs of both our employees and our students.”

“We look forward to the forthcoming process and the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to an equitable working environment for all our employees,” he said.

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APRIL 17-24

Happenings at the Cinnaminson Library at 119 Riverton Road, Cinnaminson. For more information about the events below contact 856-829-9340.

April 17 – 1 p.m. – Easy Painting with Acrylics.

April 17 – 2 p.m. – Community Resource Navigators.

April 18 – 10:30 a.m. – Tai Chi.

April 18 – 2 p.m. – Intro to Pronunciator for Language.

April 18 – 4-4:45 p.m. (15 min.) – Read to a Dog: Wilson.

April 18 – 6 p.m. – Teen Movie Night: “Little Shop of Horrors.”

April 19 – 10:30 a.m. – Pom-Pom Painting.

April 21 – 1:30 p.m. – Postcrossing Meetup event.

April 22 – 2 p.m. – Cinnaminson Cinema: American Fiction.

April 22 – 6:30 p.m. – Books and Broomsticks: Witch Ball Craft.

April 23 – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime.

April 23 – 2 p.m. – The Healing Art of Doodling.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

Orchard Friends School is excited to announce its 10th annual Run & Ride to support students with learning differences! Whether you’re a marathoner, power walker, or weekend biker, you are invited to join our family friendly event, a fun timed 5K race along the scenic Delaware River. Free T-shirts to the first 100 registrants! Prizes and raffles as well!

What: Orchard Friends School 10th Annual Run & Ride Where: Orchard Friends School, 405 Linden Avenue, Riverton, NJ 08077 When: Saturday, April 20, 2024, Race begins at 9 a.m. (Registration at 8 a.m.) Contact: Courtney Bell, cbell@orchardfriends.org, (856) 786-1123.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

Cinnaminson Township Planning Board meeting at 6:30 p.m., 1621 Riverton Road.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Cinnaminson Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the district’s budget at 5 p.m., Cinnaminson Middle school, 312 Forklanding Road.

BOATING SAFETY COURSES

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers Early Spring Boating Safety Courses in Cinnaminson. It’s not too soon to start preparing for a safe boating season and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Marlton Flotilla, wants you to have the proper credentials as well. Before you shove off this year, make sure you take the boating safety course and earn your New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate. Select the dates and times most convenient for you: April 27 and 28 – 1-4:30 p.m. (Both sessions required) May 16 – 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

All courses will be held at the Cinnaminson Library, 1619 Riverton Road, Cinnaminson.

Boaters should register by contacting Auxiliarist Mark Rubino, (609) 364-0929.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Cinnaminson Township Police Department will have boxes inside their lobby area to dispose unused, unwanted and expired medicine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of Drug Enforcement Administration’s “National Take Back Initiative.”

SUNDAY, MAY 19

Cinnaminson Township May Day

with food, fun and music will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Wood Park. Businesses, organizations and teams based in Cinnaminson can start registering for the day.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Cinnaminson Township Police Department in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will hold Cops and Bobbers – Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs – program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Steel’s Pond Memorial Park.

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