Posts By Joe Amditis

Celeste Whittaker

Celeste Whittaker’s career as a sports journalist spanned over three decades. Born and raised in Willingboro, New Jersey, she spent 17 of her 24 years at the Courier Post reporting on sports.

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Preserving Black landmarks in South Jersey

By Emmanuel Young, SJIEP Fellow (2022) Across South Jersey, many towns have historical sites of significance to the history of African Americans. In Gloucester County, an old schoolhouse that predates desegregation and a church that once served as a stop along the Underground Railroad are two historical landmarks that play a crucial role in preserving… Read More

Willingboro HANDS hosts Fresh Friday events to engage locals in town’s development plans

By Jayden Cohen-Boyce, SJIEP Fellow (2022) On the first Friday of each month, Willingboro Heart and Soul (HANDS) hosts “Fresh Fridays” events at different locations throughout Willingboro. The evening series provides an opportunity for the community to gather and participate in activities, including basketball, double dutch, and make-and-take crafts.  Fresh Fridays also serve as a… Read More