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Signs of unity during time of uncertainty ‘The need The Sun There’s still a little less than nine months remaining until Christmas, but Harrison Township’s Christmas tree is already shining bright. The tree, located on Main Street at the Woodstown Road intersection, typically serves as a beacon of light during the holiday season. This spring, however, it’s a symbol of resilience. Harrison Township began lighting the tree during the weekend of March 21 as a sign of unity for township residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s just one way township officials are looking out for residents as the pandemic continues. “I want it to be a sign of hope,” Mayor Lou Manzo said about the tree. “I want residents to be able to talk about it.” Manzo came up with the idea of lighting the tree after seeing reports of people hanging up their Christmas lights shortly after the pandemic began. “Fortunately, we hadn’t taken the lights off the tree yet,”

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Normally reserved for the holiday season, Harrison Township’s Christmas tree, next to the Old Town Hall Museum in downtown Mullica Hill, has been lit up again this spring as a sign of hope and brighter days ahead during the current COVID-19 crisis.

Manzo said. The mayor texted the township’s Deputy Administrator Dennis Chambers about his idea early in the week of March 15. By the end of the week, the tree was lit again. “Everything is such a fluid

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situation,” Manzo noted. “I had a few emails that recommended it, that suggested it. I responded immediately and said, ‘We’re ahead of you. It’s going to happen.’” Manzo said the reaction from residents has been positive and

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not just regarding the tree lighting. Harrison Township has been rolling out its fully capable digital communication resources since mid-March, utilizing the township website and email

Around March 10, when the COVID-19 pandemic began taking hold of the nation, the American Red Cross began experiencing a flood of blood drive cancellations. As schools and businesses shut down, more than 500 scheduled blood drives were cancelled in the Penn-Jersey region. A week later, the national Red Cross issued a statement about the blood shortage created by all of the cancellations. Alana Mauger, communications manager for Red Cross Blood Services for the Penn-Jersey region, said since then, the organization has experienced an influx in donations, but given the uncertainty around the pandemic, the Red Cross continues to seek donations. “We’re back in a position where we are meeting patients’ needs, but the need is ongoing,” Mauger said. Mauger emphasized that COVID-19 is a respiratory virus,

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and there is no blood test to detect the disease. She also stressed there is currently no evidence that someone can contract a respiratory illness through donated blood. While blood is not needed to treat COVID-19 patients, it’s still critical when treating cancer patients, trauma victims and a variety of other conditions. Mauger said around a quarter of the supply goes to treating cancer patients. The Penn-Jersey region needs to collect around 600 pints every day to keep the area well-supplied. Mauger said they haven’t been quite hitting that goal, but at the moment, they have an adequate supply of blood. She said hospitals are using less blood overall, with many having postponed elective surgeries and other procedures in an effort to

conserve their resources. While supplies are adequate for the moment, the organization’s goal is still to get back to that 600 pint mark. “Non-essential” businesses have proven a critical partner in that effort, Mauger said. The current restrictions in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania have closed all “non-essential businesses.” However, these businesses do have permission to open for the purpose of a blood drive. Mauger said as their usual donation hot spots have closed, many “non-essential” businesses have offered up their space. She said community centers and local YMCAs have been especially ready and willing to help out. The organization is also currently taking added precautions to keep volunteers, staff and donors safe. “We understand that people are certainly concerned about being in a public place,” Mauger said. Anyone who arrives on site will have their temperature checked. If a staff member or donor’s temperature is elevated above 99.5 degrees, they are asked to leave. Mauger said this is the best way to ensure that anyone donating is symptom free. Donors will also be met with hand sanitizer at the door and will be repeatedly asked to use it throughout the donation process. They Red Cross has also

ramped up disinfecting procedures and is cleaning common spaces several times throughout the day. Mauger said they’re trying to ensure as few people are in a space as possible at any given time. This means fewer beds, and all beds in a room will be kept at least 6 feet apart. Because of fewer beds, the Red Cross is staggering slots throughout the day. Mauger said they’re still aiming to collect the same amount of blood, however. This means longer drive times with a drive that may have taken six hours now extending to around eight. Mauger said they’re strongly encouraging interested donors to book an appointment, to ensure their ability to contain the number of people in a room. “It’s really important for people to schedule an appointment; we don’t want to turn anyone away,” Mauger said. Some of the local upcoming drives include: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 9 at the Community House of Moorestown; noon to 5 p.m. at Crossfit Hygge-Cherry Hill and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 21 at the Cherry Hill Skating Rink. Anyone interested in donating can schedule an appointment online ahead of time at redcrossblood.org. Businesses interested in becoming a donation site can do so online or over the phone as well by visiting redcrossblood.org or by calling 1 (800) - REDCROSS.

Achieving a personal best

Clearview senior Zion Fearon recently took part in the 2020 NJSIAA Meet of Champions on March 8 in Staten Island, New York. Fearon won the first heat of the 400-meter run with a personal best time of 50.47 seconds. He placed ninth overall out of the top 22 qualifiers in the state.

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Solidarity: Harrison shows signs of unity continued from page 1 newsletter to keep residents up to date on the latest pandemic information. About two years ago, Harrison announced a partnership with 4SureFun Media to manage its website and digital communication platforms. Residents

were invited to provide their phone numbers and email to receive digital communication. The township sends out a weekly newsletter named Happening in the Hill with a slew of township news, events and links for residents. On March 14, the township released its first newsletter specifically related to the pandemic. Two days later, when Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency, Manzo began sending out daily newsletters to residents. They included the latest local closures and news, updates on local COVID-19 cases and summaries of conference calls and email exchanges Manzo had with county and state officials. “We wanted to just stay connected with the community in the best way we could,” Manzo said. “At the county and state level, the connectivity and providing different resources and answering different questions has been very good,” he later added.

Manzo is also happy with how the township has kept functioning despite most municipal employees working from home as of March 22, following Murphy’s “stay at home” order. Municipal employees continue to monitor voice mails and emails during the closure. The Harrison Township Police Department is still operating as normal and trash is being collected on schedule. “It’s been as smooth as it could be,” the mayor said. “We’ve tried to maintain the services that we have to maintain.” After canceling its March 16 meeting, the Harrison Township Committee plans to have its next scheduled meeting on Monday, April 6, streamed online. Manzo said officials are still discussing how to handle public comment online, but he expects details to be released sometime in the days leading up to the meeting. “This is unprecedented,” Manzo said about the pandemic. “We need to take a breath, be as patient as we can.”

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punishable by penalties of up to $10,000 for the first offense and increase with additional violations. Those who take advantage of our consumers during this time of vulnerability may also be required to pay the consumer restitution and legal fees. “Any resident that experiences price gouging or any solicitation with false claims to cure COVID-19 should notify the NJ Division of Consumer Office immediately,” said Freeholder Liaison Lyman Barnes. The NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Office can be reached at (973) 504-6240. For more information or answers to questions you may have, please contact the Gloucester County Consumer Protection office at (856) 218-4185 or visit www.gloucestercountynj.gov.

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Community Response & Recovery Fund offers help United Way of Gloucester County knows that some of the area’s most vulnerable individuals are at risk and have to make changes due to the spread of COVID-19. In response, our United Way is launching the Community Response & Recovery Fund to assist local community organizations and better serve our county residents. United Way is already seeing the impact on the residents of our community and our local nonprofit agencies. Many organizations have had to change the way in which they provide services to the community as the community tries to reduce the spread of this disease. This has included the closure of local child development centers, free tax preparation sites and support group meetings. Virtual and mobile services are being used when possible and community resources such as local food pantries are struggling

to keep up with demand. As a United Way, we are uniquely situated to be able to shift and address the needs of our community. In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Board of Directors has launched the “Live Healthy Micro-Grant program” which provides funding to local nonprofit organizations to purchase supplies and take preventive measures to stop and prevent the spread of this disease. During this critical time, there are unprecedented challenges many are facing. During a public health crisis like COVID19, vulnerable populations are more at risk to suffer from economic, social and emotional consequences. Incidents of mental health crises, domestic violence, homelessness, job loss, child abuse and food insecurity will increase over the next several weeks and months as we work to contain and mitigate the virus.

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The UWGC Community Response & Recovery Fund was set up to help address the critical needs of the community through partnership with local nonprofit providers. Due to the risk of exposure to the virus that could be transmitted on items, only monetary donations are being accepted at this time. To make a donation to the fund, please visit uwgcnj.org/donate, send donations by mail to 454 Crown Point Rd. Thorofare, NJ 08086 specially marked for the COVID-19 Response, or make a donation through the United Way of Gloucester County’s Facebook page. These funds will only be utilized to assist individuals in Gloucester County, New Jersey. For more information contact United Way of Gloucester County Executive Director Michael Gower at (856) 845-4303 ext. 14 or by email at mgower@uwgcnj.org.

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Live Healthy micro-grants

The United Way of Gloucester County has opened up one-page applications for “Live Healthy” micro-grants that will focus on preventative measures to battle the spread of COVID-19. The purpose of the micro-grants is to help non-profit agencies meet the increasing demand for supplies such as wipes, soap, thermometers and other prevention materials that will keep the community members safe. “We are committed to helping our community members live

healthier lives,” said Michael Gower, executive director of the United Way of Gloucester County. “These micro-grants are a response to the current pandemic and to assist in the aid of prevention measures for our frontline agencies whose resources may need additional support right now.” These grants will support local nonprofit organization by providing up to $200 in funds to be used for the purchase of supplies and materials designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Agencies must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and must have a physical location and provide services to Gloucester County residents. Agencies interested in applying must submit a complete application. More information can be found on the United Way of Gloucester County’s website at www.uwgcnj.org or by emailing Nicole Morse, Director of Community Initiatives at nmorse@ uwgcnj.org.

Officials seek PPE donations The Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is seeking donations to fulfill personal protective equipment (PPE) orders to local hospitals and emergency responders. The OEM has been working around the clock to keep the community safe and informed on the COVID-19 pandemic. “For a doctor, nurse or emergency responder, the difference between safely treating a COVID-19 patient and falling ill is a thin polymer layer,” Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said. “There’s a national shortage of protective equipment, and we’re doing everything we can to gather the masks, gowns and gloves needed to keep them safe.” OEM has been in contact with the state to get supplies to local healthcare and emergency response providers, but they’re seeking Gloucester

County residents’ help. Officials are asking for the following: • N95 masks • Surgical masks • Isolation gowns • Eye protection • Face shields • Nitrile gloves • Contractor trash bags • Disinfecting wipes • Hand sanitizer OEM is asking residents, local and regional businesses and non-health care industries (including construction, dental, veterinary, manufacturing, breweries, mining, fisheries etc.) to donate their PPE. Donations must be unused and original packaging is preferred, but not required. “We know there’s a high demand for PPE across the country right now,” Freeholder Dan Christy, liaison to the Office of Emergency Management, said. “The shortage puts our

medical personnel at risk of becoming infected, sidelined or maybe even hospitalized themselves. If you would like to donate, please drop off your unused donations to the Office of Emergency Management at 1200 N. Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ 08312. If you have any questions, please call the OEM at (856) 307-7100. To stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 news in Gloucester County, visit www.gloucestercountynj.gov. New Jersey residents can call New Jersey’s COVID-19 hotline at 2-1-1 or (1-800) 962-1253 with questions. The call center is open 24/7 and has multi-language capacity. Residents can also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, text your zip code to 898-211.


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Riding into the history books PVI senior Grayson Link, who first began riding horses at 3, named NJ Equestrian of the Year By JEFF WOLFE Special to SJSW Grayson Link, an 18-yearold Paul VI High School senior, was named the 2020 New Jersey Equestrian of the Year by the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board this winter. Link represented New Jersey 4-H. As Equestrian of the Year, Grayson will attend functions hosted by the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board and represent the board at various events. “Grayson’s love for horses, commitment to excellence, and experience in the equine industry is why she was chosen as New Jersey’s Equestrian of the Year,” New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher said. “We know she will be a wonderful ambassador for the Garden State and a great role model for individuals who are interested in equine.”

Link, who lives in Franklinville in Gloucester County, started riding on her third birthday and began riding lessons at age 5. She went on to be the 4-H Equestrian of the Year in 2019, the Gloucester County Equestrian of the Year in each of the last two years and to be involved in the 4-H horse program for 14 years. She also is a four-time champion and two-time reserve champion in the State Horse Show, has been president and vice president of the Little Bits 4-H Club, won the Mary and Fred Kossatz Scholarship Award and the Gerry Leonarski “Making the Best Better” Scholarship, was a Horse Management 4-H Fair Competition Grand Champion from 2013-18, and a Varsity U.S. Equine Federation Athlete from 2017-2019. “I was shocked at first when they called my name and I’m just

overall honored and excited that they chose me to represent the New Jersey equine industry,” Link said. “I’ve been through a bunch of different competitions and it is incredible that I’ve been connected to these animals since I was 3 and to see that I’m representing New Jersey now.” Link was also honored at a meeting in March of New Jersey’s Third Legislative District and the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders. “This was a huge accomplishment for Grayson and it shows that hard work pays off,” Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said in a press release. “We are all very proud.” “As a former athlete I understand how much hard work goes into winning these prestigious awards,” said Assemblyman Adam J. Taliaferro, a football standout at Eastern Regional High School and Penn State. “After hearing about Grayson’s involvement in the equine industry and community it’s no surprise that she is being recognized.” Last year was a trying one for Link as her long-time horse Dandy, who she rode in competition, passed away in March and then her other horse, which was 32, passed away in August. “Dandy was the horse that shifted my thinking into really wanting to do something in the equine field,” Link said of the solid Appaloosa. Link ended up using her aunt’s horse Siona in competition for much of 2019. That aunt is Katie Pratt, who serves as Link’s train-

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Paul VI High School senior Grayson Link had a challenging 2019, losing two of her beloved horses. But in 2020, the Auburn University-bound Link’s lifelong dedication to the sport culminated with being named New Jersey Equestrian of the Year. er and was the last Gloucester County resident to win the New Jersey Equestrian of the Year in 2006. “My aunt has been my trainer and cheerleader,” Link said. “She taught me that the connection with your horse is more important than ribbons and trophies.” That connection is so important to Grayson that she hopes to share the benefits of being around horses with others in the future. “I eventually want to become an equine therapist that uses horses as support animals to help people,” Link said. “Whenever I go to the farm, I’m able to escape everything. I see that horses have that connection with people and take away stresses because you can focus on what you are doing at that farm. I just feel at home there.”

Link plans to attend Auburn University and major in its animal science program with an equine concentration. She also plans to compete with the school’s equestrian club team. Link is also involved in several high school activities. While Paul VI recognized her equestrian competitions as a varsity sport, she is also on the varsity dance team, and in the national and Italian honor societies. Link said her experience with horses has helped her handle other situations in life as well. “Working with animals is quite a talent and you can learn a lot of leadership skills,” she said. “When you’re working with an animal, you know how your horse will react in certain situations. I feel like from riding horses so long, the skills I’ve learned can be implemented in life.”


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