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Westampton Burlington County Times (Newspaper) - February 12, 2021, Westampton, New Jersey2a february 12 13, 2021 Burlington county times circulation our Home delivery customers should receive their paper by 6 30 . Weekdays and 8 . Sunday. For service inquiries please Call our service Center by 9 . At 1-888-489-1010. Notice unless otherwise requested in Advance by a customer All print subscription packages include the thanksgiving Day edition and All customers Are charged for the newspaper at the sunday newspaper rate. Click on sub Scriber services at the Bottom of the Page. Advertising directory classified. 866-938-3010 monday thursday 8 30 . To 5 . Friday 8 30 . To 6 . Retail. 215-949-4255 Legal. 215-949-4112 advertising fax. 609-871-8002 obituaries. 215-949-4196 Billing questions please Call 866-470-7133. News directory information. 609-871-8000 automated Call Center. 888-489-1010 local and business news. 609-871-8164 opinion. 609-871-8164 Community Calendar. 609-871-8164 life features. 609-871-8164 sports. 609-871-8060 websites. 609-871-8164 news tips. 609-871-8164 email. newspaper in education. 215-354-3100 postmaster Send address changes to Burlington county times 116b burrs Road Westampton no 08060. The Burlington county times is published daily except saturdays by the Burlington times inc., 116b burrs Road Westampton no 08060. Periodicals postage paid at Riverton no uses 079-860. How to submit news we accept submissions for military College and High school student honors Community sports scouting news students of the month and nonprofit group news and celebrations. We run a free Calendar of events held by nonprofits As a Public service to Reader but can not guarantee All items will run due to the volume of submissions. Submissions should be received three weeks or More in Advance. They can be submitted at or emailed to . Photos must be mpg 200 Dpi or higher. In addition to submitting a Calendar item you can buy an and if you want to guarantee publication on or by a specific Date. Please Contact the classified advertising department at 866-938-3010. Address Burlington county times Hometown news 116b burrs Road Westampton no 08060. Questions Audrey Harvin 609-871-8164, fifteen minutes of your time on any Day from Friday through monday on an Urban Street Corner a suburban Back Yard a farm i eld anywhere in the world can make a difference for Birds and people. This years great backyard Bird count is about to begin and even if you dont know the difference Between a tufted Titmouse and a dark eyed Junco you can participate and help scientists determine where the Birds Are. That in formation in turn can help shed Light on conditions for people As Well. And besides All that its just fun to count Birds. They re so charismatic and they re everywhere said Becca Rodomsky Bish great backyard Bird count project Leader for the Cornell lab of ornithology. The great backyard Bird count is a joint project of the lab of ornithology National Audubon society and Birds Canada and is made possible in part by founding sponsor wild Birds unlimited. Entertainment value aside Rodom sky Bish said Birds can actually be very important indicators of changes. More Birds fewer Birds diff Erent kinds of Birds healthy Birds unhealthy Birds the data can signal problems that could also affect people said Rodomsky Bish and Sarah Sargent executive director of the Erie Bird Observatory. Scientists can use such Bird data to Tell whether natural systems Are in har Mony and balance Rodomsky Bish said. If you have healthy Bird populations it does Tell you its a healthy environment said Sargent whose Erie county based nonprofit is dedicated to Avian research education and Conser vation. Unhealthy Bird populations can signal an unhealthy environment. Whether healthy or unhealthy it can spill Over to people she said. How to count what you see participants in the great backyard Bird count will help scientists get a snapshot of where the Birds Are around the world right now. The experts said the count is done in february because Birds Arentt migrating at this time. Its a wonderful Way everyday peo ple can share Bird sightings and contrib Ute to the scientific eff Ort Rodomsky Bish said. Birding experience Isnit necessary although Sargent said binoculars can help people see More details on the Birds to identify them. At this time of year in Pennsylvania Ohio new York Maryland new Jersey and Delaware counters could come across a Titmouse or a Junco. Crows pigeons House sparrows Robins and mallards Are also possibilities. Northern cardinals especially the males with their Bright red color Are also out there and Are always a show stopper in Winter Rodomsky Bish said. Both women recommended Cornell labs free Merlin Bird id App for count ing this weekend. Rodomsky Bish de scribed it As a tool designed by the lab of ornithology to walk people through the Steps to identify what Bird they re seeing. More information about it and the count can be found at . Counters also can enter their Birds using the Bird Mobile App or via com Puter. Even counting just a single Bird helps Rodomsky Bish said. In 2020, which she described As a bumper year there were 27 million Birds counted by 268,000 participants in More than 100 countries. Birding during the pandemic Sargent said that before the Corona virus pandemic groups often organized counting events that brought people to Gether to share their results. But she said the annual Bird count is something people can do whether they re in a group or not. The fun thing about it is anybody can do it anywhere Sargent said. She said its also something that can help people get out of the House during the Winter when they might be going stir crazy. She said More people have taken up birdwatching during the pandemic. Theress been a huge uptick in people doing birding activities she said. Great backyard Bird count organizers encourage people to follow the health and safety protocols for your area not gather in Large groups to Wear masks and maintain social distance. How to participate in great backyard Bird count Dana massing Erie times news Usa today network a dark eyed Junco eats seed from one of the backyard feeders of Janet Price of Erie on jan. 13, 2012. Price is the president of the Presque Isle Audubon society. Jack Hanrahan Erie times news do you have questions about new jerseys Ovid vaccination process Call 855 568-0545. Call Center operators Are available from 8 . To 8 . Seven Days a week. No hotline for Ovid vaccination questions with Valentines Day and a Polar vortex in the same month there be a better time to adopt a warm snuggle pet. Both Setsuki and Chloe want to be yours for Valentines Day presidents Day Flag Day and every other Day. Both Are looking for a Long term exclusive relationship and would love to be your one and Only. Its hard to believe that a stunning Seal Point siamese girl like Setsuki does not have a Valentine its like when the prettiest girl in school does not get invited to the dance but that Only Hap pens on television right Setsuki May be the prettiest girl in Burlington county and Sheds also Sweet and fun. This eight year old girl enjoys playing and is very affectionate with her Foster family. Setsuki will Bond very closely to her chosen person and will never stray. She does enjoy going for walks on a harness though Setsuki has diabetes but is currently in remission. She will rely on her new family to feed her at regular intervals and watch out for diabetes flares. Set Suki also tends to Over Groom her fur which is common in siamese cats and eats a limited ingredient food. Setsuki does not need Flowers and definitely no Candy for Valentines Day she just wants a special person to love for the rest of her life. If that could be you Call the shelter at 609-265-5073 and choose option four to speak to a staff member and arrange a meet. Because of her medical condition and age set sukits adoption fee has been prepaid by the friends of the Burlington county animal shelter. Chloe is another Beauty who is look ing for her happily Ever after. Chloe is Sweet and Loving though quite shy. Chloe like most introverts loves spending time at Home with her favor Ite people. Sheds no party girl but she will make everyday seem like the Best Day Ever once she warms up Chloe is As Friendly Loyal and affectionate As can be. Chloe is very smart and has Learned several commands and she is quite gentle when taking her treats. Chloe enjoys spending time outdoors and is though from her photos she like most South Jersey ans does not seem too fond of the Snow but she is quite fond of taking walks with her Volunteer friends with plenty of Breaks for head pats and Back scratches of course. Chloe would do Best in a quiet Calm Home with no other pets and no Chil Dren. While she does need time to warm up to new people and places once she gets to know you youll have a Best Friend for life can Chloe be your forever Valentine to meet this Lovely girl Call the Bur Lington county animal shelter at 609 265-5073 and choose option four to speak to a staff member. The Burlington county animal Shel ter is located at 35 Academy drive submit an adoption application visit or Call 609-265-5073 and choose option 4 to set up an appointment. For More information visit . Adopt us Setsuki Chloe seek True love for Valentines Day Setsuki photos Courtesy of friends of the Burlington county animal shelter Chloe first Brick and mortar location. The new business owner signed her lease on nov. 1 and opened the studio on dec. 19. In less than two months Carr Mcmanus has sold 40 member ships and generated a High number of drop ins she said. She is also off ering each class on zoom to any client who is unwilling or unable to attend a live session during the Coron virus pandemic. Both zoom and in person sessions with charged up Cost $10 per class. It started with people i know but Ive met so Many new faces during this Carr Mcmanus said. And through word of Mouth promotion. Before the pandemic broke out last Spring Carr Mcmanus would rent space in other facilities around willing Boro and Edgewater Park. After the pandemic broke out she resorted to zoom and off ered two months of free sessions. As the weather warmed up though the Willingboro native switched to out door classes and started charging again. She scheduled her first session in the parking lot behind the t & i uni sex Salon in her Hometown not know ing whether anyone would show. Almost 30 people came. I think people were tired of being stuck in the House Carr Mcmanus said. And they kept coming throughout the rest of the summer and fall Accord ing to the owner. Yet As fall continued Carr Mcmanus realized that she be Able to schedule outdoor sessions through the Winter. So she started driving around and looking for a studio. She found one in an old dentists office that needed a new floor paint Job and bathroom. The Start up costs were $11,000, according to the owner. I saved everything i had so i could put it into the studio she said. Her clients Are Happy that she did. Nicole Doss an Edgewater Park Resi Dent and a manager at a logistics com Pany drives 20 minutes three nights a week to take classes at charged up. Ciji makes it feel like a party rather than working out. You dont even real ize All the calories you re burning Doss said. Its such a great Way to relieve stress. Radee Westfi eld a Willingboro Resi Dent attends a virtual session with charged up once a week. The longtime client said he is planning on returning to in person sessions pandemic restrictions allow. Its just the Way she incorporates heavy workout moves with the ease of dancing he said. By the end of the workout you dont even realize that you did 300 squats in five or six songs. Carr Mcmanus is running two classes a night and making Between $200 and $250 per session. She is also renting her space to other instructors to Lead their own classes. The White Collar professional wants to become a full time dance fitness teacher and business owner. And she has already done the math on what it will take at least five classes per Day with each session generating a mini mum of $150. The owner will need other instructors to fill the daytime hours while she holds onto her Rutgers Job she said. But As More sign on she is hoping to scale Back her hours and transition to the dance studio full time. Its my dream. Its my passion Carr Mcmanus said. Its everything. Contact jarrad Daniel Saff Ren at and follow him on twitter jarrad Saff. Please help support local journalism with a subscription to the Burlington county times. Studio continued from Page 1a

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