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She-Bikes for Women Raises Over $4,300 for Salem County Women's Shelter

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (June 12, 2024)- – The second annual She-Bikes bicycle ride for women raised more than $4,300 for the Salem County Women’s Shelter. The Evelyn Hill Cycling Club members presented a check for $4,332 to Brenda Lore-Randazzo, residential manager of the shelter, on June 3. She said she hopes to use the funds to buy a second industrial refrigerator for the site, which assists victims of domestic abuse. “We are currently at capacity with 15 people, including some children,” Lore-Randazzo said. “These funds will have a huge impact on our ability to help them.” The Evelyn Hill Cycling... Read more →

Virtua Health to Provide Groundbreaking Lung-Cancer Advance 

New technology makes tumors glow, so doctors can better see them (MARLTON, N.J., June 6, 2024) An innovative drug “lights up” lung cancer cells, enabling surgeons to better see and remove malignant tumors during surgery. Virtua Health is the first provider in South Jersey to offer this important advancement, called Cytalux® (pafolacianine). “This is a groundbreaking product. It will help us operate more accurately and provide better cancer care,” said thoracic surgeon Matthew Puc, MD, program director of the Penn Medicine | Virtua Health Cancer Program based in Marlton, N.J. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths, with... Read more →

Will Alzheimer's Be Cured One Day?

Nearly 7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 13 million. Will we ever find a treatment or will prevention be the key? For more than a century, scientists have been studying Alzheimer’s Disease. And while we know more about the brain and the genetics of the disease than ever before, what we still don’t know is how to cure it. A complex and complicated disease, current treatments, including a combination of medications along with cognitive stimulation, may help to slow the progression. But what if anything has been proven to... Read more →

Top Signs that You Need a Career Change

In today's demanding workplace environment, staying in a career that no longer suits you can be detrimental to your well-being and professional growth. Recognising when it's time to make a career change is crucial for maintaining job satisfaction and overall happiness. Here are some top signs you might need to consider a career switch. Persistent Unhappiness and Lack of Motivation Feeling consistently unhappy or unmotivated at work is one of the most telling signs that you need a change. If you wake up every morning dreading the day ahead, it indicates that your current role no longer aligns with your... Read more →

UPDATE/Correction: This Incident Involved a Carjacking in Camden City

UPDATE (May 28, 2024): Gloucester City Police Lt. Jason Flood, the department's press spokesman, did not respond to our request for an explanation about this incident. However, this notice was posted on the GCPD's Facebook page later in the day. GCPD NOTICE--There was a large police presence in the area of Nicholson Road and Rutgers Avenue. The Camden County Police Department (CCPD) pursued a carjacked vehicle in Gloucester City. The suspects fled on foot to Jefferson Avenue. All four suspects were eventually apprehended and turned over to the CCPD on scene. There is no danger to the community at this... Read more →

June Is Philly Gay Pride Month

PHILADELPHIA, PA (MAY 28, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--Philadelphia will celebrate June as Philly Gay Pride Month with a 30 day and night celebration that will feature events, activities, benefits, specials and programs by community organizations, small businesses, charities, cultural institutions, tourist attractions, restaurants, bars and more. Aversa PR, BOS Philly and PhillyGayCalendar, along with other community organizations, organizers, leaders and out business owners have teamed up for the third year to bring together our community in the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection. Look for 100+ events coming in June. In the meantime, bookmark for updates. #loveislove Gay Pride Month Special... Read more →

Cedar Crest College Celebrates Class of 2024 Graduates

ALLENTOWN, PA (05/20/2024)-- On Saturday, May 11, the PPL Center in Allentown filled with students, staff, faculty, and supporters to celebrate the accomplishments of Cedar Crest College's Class of 2024 at Commencement. Graduates and their loved ones gathered to mark this significant milestone, celebrating the knowledge, skills, and experiences gained during their time at Cedar Crest. The event highlighted the values of leadership, service, and community that are integral to the Cedar Crest spirit. Kristina Cagle from Pittsgrove, NJ, graduated with a degree in Psychology. Charlie McClain from Willingboro, NJ, graduated with a degree in Political Science. Isabel Sandone from... Read more →

As Summer Gets Underway, Celebrate Don’t Fry Day

Learn How to Be Sun Safe WASHINGTON – Friday, May 24, was the 16th annual “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage Americans to take a few simple steps to protect their skin and eye health while outdoors. Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun can increase the risk of developing skin cancer and cataracts, so it is important to be aware of the strength of the sun’s UV rays and take simple steps to protect your skin and eyes while outdoors. “Remember to protect your skin and eyes from UV rays before you go outdoors,” said Joseph Goffman, Assistant Administrator for... Read more →

A Reimagined Spruce Street Harbor Park

KICK-OFF SUMMER ON THE WATERFRONT FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH HUNDREDS OF FREE PROGRAMS Expect more music, more games, more fun this summer on the Delaware River Waterfront. The game-changing transformation of the Delaware River Waterfront that will culminate with the new Park at Penn’s Landing, actually begins NOW with a revamped Spruce Street Harbor Park opening on May 24th, complete with a new performance venue with programming presented by Independence Blue Cross, the addition of a corner store, exciting new food and beverage offerings, and more to come! Independence Blue Cross Summerfest is set to follow closely behind, opening... Read more →

Morrestown Porchfest May 18

The first-ever Moorestown Porch Fest will raise money for Perkins Center for the Arts! Moorestown Porch Fest is presented by Ian Thomas in partnership with Homegrown Moorestown and the Moorestown Music Collective. The event, held on Saturday, May 18, will kick off at noon on Perkins’ porch at 395 Kings Highway in Moorestown, with Township Council members to support the event. Throughout Moorestown, 80+ performers at 23 individual sites will entertain crowds. Perkins Center has also programmed a lineup of live music in front of its building from noon to 4 pm, featuring Michelle Show, Jersey Cornpickers, Perkins Conservatory, and... Read more →

Samaritan Honors Volunteers

Mount Laurel, NJ – As a not-for-profit, community-based organization, Samaritan relies on the support of a volunteer base of almost 400 individuals of all ages and talents. The organization continues to welcome all those interested in volunteering to join its growingvolunteer team in selfless, compassionate service through a wide range of opportunities, including providing companionship to patients, becoming a Friendly Caller, assisting with office work, helping with fundraisers and more. Recently, Samaritan honored its volunteers for notable service hour milestones and continued dedication to its mission at its 2024 Winterfest celebration – an annual event recognizing the hard work, commitment... Read more →

New Jersey’s State Fair Meadowlands Is Back With a Sensational Lineup

East Rutherford, NJ, May 1, 2024 – State Fair Meadowlands is back with a lineup of new and favorite all-ages entertainment. This year’s program is packed with electrifying stunts and acrobatic acts, thrilling amusement rides, magicians, world class musicians, racing pigs and delicious fair food. Tickets for the State Fair Meadowlands, the summer’s largest, long-lasting New Jersey event of the summer, go on sale today. The Fair takes place from June 20 - July 7. All-Ages Entertainment This year’s free entertainment is an all-ages affair. Circus Lena is a vintage circus making its New York Metro area debut. Taking place... Read more →

Black/African American Caregiver Symposium

Tuesday, May 21, 2024, from 10:00 am-2:00 pm St. John Neumann Center1039 N. Lawrence St, .Philadelphia, PA 19123 Join the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter for an educational symposium focused on engagement, support, and resources for caregivers within Philadelphia's Black / African American community. Sessions will focus on the identity of the caregiver and aspects of caregiver health, Alzheimer's research and how to participate, ready-to-use tips and tools for dementia caregivers, and more! Plus, an interactive caregiver panel on Voices of Experience and Q&A will be featured. Free parking and lunch will be provided for attendees. Register today at Read more →

Endangered Western Lowland Gorilla Arrives at Philadelphia Zoo for Breeding

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Zoo is thrilled to announce the arrival of 11-year-old female western lowland gorilla Patty to its growing family. Patty came to the Zoo on an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP) breeding recommendation with the Zoo’s silverback, Motuba, to ensure the survival of this species and maintain a genetically diverse population. Western lowland gorillas are considered critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Western lowland gorillas are threatened by a number of things including habitat destruction due to mining and logging. “Patty is a wonderful addition to our... Read more →

SUNDAY, East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District Flavors on the Avenue

Philadelphia, PA - East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District presents Flavors on the Avenue on Sunday, April 28, 2024, from 11:00am to 5:00pm. One of the city’s largest and longest-running food festivals returns to South Philadelphia for the 18th year. Neighbors, visitors, foodies and music lovers will come together for an all day, all ages celebration with five blocks of street food, seasonal sips, craft beer, live music and sidewalk sales. Over two dozen of Philadelphia’s top restaurants, cafes and bars will be participating, including Barcelona Wine Bar, Bing Bing Dim Sum, Cantina Los Caballitos, Le Virtu, Ember & Ash,... Read more →

South Philadelphia Angler Catches a Massive Hog Striper, Weight 40 Pounds

photo provided CNB HUNTING AND FISHING NEWS (April 19, 2024)--Rob Bongiovanni Jr., a remarkable fisherman from South Philadelphia, caught a massive 40-pound hog stripper near the Delaware Memorial Bridge on Wednesday, April 17, around 11:30 PM. His skills and determination are truly impressive, and his catch is a testament to his hard work and dedication. Furthermore, it's worth mentioning that he is the nephew of Gary and Rose (Bongiovanni) Devine, which shows that fishing talent runs in the family. Gary and Rose reside in Pilesgrove. Gary, a retired plumber, is a former resident of Gloucester City. Read more →

COMMUNITY EVENT: Philadelphia Zoo and Craft Hospitality Host Philly Wine Fest 2024

Wine Lovers Have the Option of Two Day-Time Sessions on Saturday, May 18 Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo is partnering with Craft Hospitality to bring a fabulous selection of wines to the Zoo for Philly Wine Fest: Spring Edition on Saturday, May 18. More than two dozen wineries will be pouring a wide selection of specially curated seasonal reds, whites, rosés and more. The event will take place on the Zoo’s Impala Lawn with live entertainment performing throughout the day on Impala Stage. Guests are invited to choose from two sessions, 1:00-3:00pm or 4:30-6:30pm, with Early Access options available for... Read more →

Manayunk's 35th Arts Festival Anniversary June 23

MANAYUNK ANNOUNCES 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MANAYUNK ARTS FESTIVAL AND REOPENS APPLICATIONS FOR ARTISTS Manayunk, PA - The largest outdoor, juried arts festival in the tri-state region returns to celebrate a special milestone this year. Manayunk Development Corporation announces the 35th Anniversary of the Manayunk Arts Festival on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23, 2024. Three hundred exhibiting artists - and thirty emerging artists - will showcase the best in fine arts and crafts from across the country. Hundreds of thousands of collectors, buyers, designers and visitors are expected to flock to historic Main Street for the outdoor, closed... Read more →

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members

BATON ROUGE, LA (03/18/2024)-- The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Heather Blanchard of Valencia (08104) at Meredith College. Carolann Cautin of Mount Laurel (08054) at Nova Southeastern University. Sierra Hamlin of Cherry Hill (08002) at Texas A&M University. Amelia Laubsch of Bridgeton (08302) at The College of New Jersey. Cecelia Lawyer of Audubon (08106) at The College of New Jersey. Katharyn Mackiewicz of Cinnaminson (08077) at Widener University. Megan Majewski of Millville (08332) at The College of New Jersey.... Read more →

Gloucester City Easter Egg Hunt MARCH 30

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MARCH 21, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--Gloucester City's Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2024, starting at 9 AM at the Girls Softball Complex, Johnson Blvd. You can meet the Easter Bunny and have your picture taken. Bring your basket. The event is for children 9 years old and under. The Easter Egg Hunt was originally scheduled for March 23. However, because of the chance for inclement weather. Read more →

Rowan Clinched NJAC Mens Basketball Title

MONTCLAIR, NJ (Feb. 14, 2024)(CNBNews)--– Rowan clinched its second straight NJAC men’s basketball regular-season title despite falling to Montclair State, 113-110, in double overtime in the final game of the regular season. The #21 Profs (19-6) have earned the top seed and a bye in the 2024 NJAC Championship and will host a semifinal game on Wednesday, February 21st at 7 p.m. in Esby Gym. Rowan finished the regular season with a 13-5 mark in the conference and despite the loss, was helped by second-place Stockton falling to Kean, 72-56, this evening. Marcellus Ross scored a team-high 31 points, hitting... Read more →


Collingswood, NJ (February 1, 2024) (CNBNews)– On February 24, Philadelphia and South Jersey art lovers have a special chance to meet internationally acclaimed glass paperweight artist Paul J. Stankard, witness him work in the glass studio, and be among the first to see the brand new documentary about his art and life. “Paul J. Stankard: Flower and Flame”, a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Daniel R. Collins which celebrates the flamework and studio glass pioneer’s work, wit, and wisdom, will make its South Jersey debut at Perkins Center for the Arts in Collingswood on February 24. “Paul J. Stankard is... Read more →

Exploring the Global Playground: A UK Gambler's Guide to International Online Casinos

In the United Kingdom, the world of online gambling is vast and varied, offering a myriad of options for the enthusiastic bettor. However, navigating this digital gambling landscape can be a complex task, especially when considering platforms based outside the UK. This blog post aims to guide UK residents through the nuances of online gambling, particularly about international sites. The UK's Legal Framework for Online Gambling The UK stands out for its well-established and clear legal framework governing online gambling. The Gambling Act of 2005 set the foundation for regulating online gambling activities within the country. This Act, along with... Read more →

Gloucester City LL Winter Clinic, Register Now

**Winter clinics reminder and time change for coach pitch** COACH PITCH division winter clinics will now be held from 11:30-1 p.m. for all 3 dates. For all divisions -Absolutely no cleats allowed in the batting cage. Only sneakers. -If your player has their own equipment (glove/bat/helmet) be sure to bring it. Read more →

AFC & NFC Championship Games Sunday Start 2 PM

Doubleheader Coverage of AFC and NFC Championship Games airs Sunday, January 28, beginning at 2 p.m. ET. The winners meet at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on February 11, 2024 NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cumulus Media’s (NASDAQ: CMLS) Westwood One, America’s largest audio network and the official network audio partner of the National Football League, will present live play-by-play coverage of NFL Conference Championship Sunday, presented by Intuit Turbo Tax. Doubleheader coverage will begin with the pregame show at 2:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, January 28 before the Kansas City Chiefs and the Baltimore Ravens... Read more →

DUNKIN Hosting Adoption Party

Today, January 27, Dunkin’ will host an adoption party to help Donut, a 4-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier Mix, find his forever home. The Dunkin’ located at 1399 Delsea Drive, will treat dog lovers to a FREE Medium Hot or Iced Coffee from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. as part of the event. The adoption party will also include the Dunkin' prize wheel with special giveaways, including Dunkin’-themed dog toys, Dunkin'-branded swag and more. Dunkin’ will also donate 1,000 pounds of dog food to the Philly Bully Team to help support their mission to save Philadelphia’s Pit Bulls. During the... Read more →

NJ Transit Announces Cancellation of Controversial TransGrid Power Plant

New Jersey Continues Transition Away From Methane Gas Trenton, NJ - This morning, NJ TRANSIT announced the cancellation of the controversial TransitGrid project claiming it is not “financially feasible.” With the approval of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), NJ TRANSIT will redirect over $500 million in federal grant funding to other resiliency projects in the state of sites that were impacted from Superstorm Sandy in 2012, including improvements at Hoboken Terminal ($88 million), County Yard in New Brunswick ($175 million), and the Raritan River Bridge ($240 million). This announcement is especially timely coming off of this week’s news of a... Read more →

Michael S. Stein Esq., Receives Patriot Award

Hackensack, NJ (January 26, 2024) - Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. is proud to announce that Michael S. Stein, chair and managing partner of the firm, was presented with the Patriot Award on January 25, 2024. The award was conferred in recognition of Stein’s ongoing support of J. John Kim and his service as an Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) Officer in the New Jersey National Guard. Kim graduated with honors from the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s School in May 2023. In addition to serving his clients as a partner at Pashman Stein, Kim serves in the U.S. Army... Read more →

XO Bar Returns to Resorts Casino Hotel

Valentine-themed pop up at Bar One is open now through Thursday, February 29th ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (January 19, 2024) – Valentine’s Day is just under a month away, and XO Bar located at Bar One is back and better than ever! This year’s theme is naughty or nice, and guests are invited to bring their sweethearts to enjoy delicious valentine-themed cocktails like The Love Bug, The Red Velvet Flirtini and The Spicy Hot Shot. XO Bar isn’t just for lovers – on February 6th, iconic AC drag queen Brittany Lynn is set to bring a Galentine’s Day Queen Cabaret to... Read more →

Hotel Workers Happy! House votes to overturn job-killing joint-employer rule

WASHINGTON (Jan. 12, 2024) – American Hotel & Lodging Association President & CEO Chip Rogers released the below statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) dangerous joint-employer regulation. “Today’s House vote is a victory for common sense. Neither companies nor their employees want this job-killing regulation, which will destroy the franchise model that supports millions of small business jobs,” said AHLA President & CEO Chip Rogers. “The bipartisan nature of this vote underscores how destructive this misguided Biden Administration rule would be to our fragile... Read more →

New Labor Department regulation will harm hotels and independent contractors

WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2024) – American Hotel & Lodging Association President & CEO Chip Rogers issued the following statement today after the Department of Labor released a new regulation that radically changes the way workers are classified as independent contractors or employees. The regulation, which is scheduled to take effect in March, will limit opportunities for individuals to work as independent contractors and hurt hotels’ ability to maintain operations. “We are extraordinarily disappointed that the Labor Department dismissed the concerns of the thousands of small business owners AHLA represents and is insisting on making it harder for hotels to maintain... Read more →

Call for Submissions for Photography 43 “Point of View”

Call for Submissions for Photography 43 “Point of View” Perkins Center for the Arts is seeking submissions for Photography 43, a juried photography show, held in January 2024 with the theme for this year of “Point of View.” There are four cash prizes. Artists are invited to learn more and submit their work here: Drop-off is Jan 5 and 6 at the Moorestown gallery at Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy. Moorestown. The show will run January 10 to February 23, 2023. Awards will be announced during the artists' reception on Jan. 20, 5-8pm. Read more →

Job Opportunities in Gloucester County: Barn Laborer, Maintenance Worker, Teachers Aide

You can email a completed application for any of the following positions to [email protected]. Applications can be found here: Read more →


Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist If you have watched the news on TV or read the news online, you probably know that President Joseph Biden is talking about bringing back the military draft. If you were born after 1980, you might not know what a draft is. When you turned 18 and male, you had to sign up with the Selective Service. This is frequently done at school. President Ronald Regan (1980 - 1988) wanted an all-volunteer Army. Lord only knows why. Since then, the number of volunteers has decreased and in 2023 the registration is only 40% of what... Read more →

Winslow Township Trash Schedule

Winslow Township announces that curbside trash and recycling materials normally picked up on Monday, December 25th will be picked up on Tuesday, December 26th and will continue to be picked up one day late until Saturday December 30th. Those residents scheduled for bulk pick-up this week will have bulk items picked up on Friday, December 29th. This includes items such as mattresses (wrapped), toilets,etc. To learn more please visit Contact Information: Public Works Public Works 609-567-0700 [email protected] Read more →

Recycle Your Holiday Tree at TreeCycle

DNREC, Delaware Center for Horticulture Team Up to Keep Trees Working for our Environment The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) are encouraging families to recycle their live holiday trees by hosting TreeCycle, a free-of-charge, family-friendly tree recycling event that will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024 at the DCH parking lot, 1810 North Dupont Street, Wilmington, Del. The rain date will be Sunday, Jan. 7. To keep your holiday trees working for the environment, the Davey Tree Expert Company will be onsite... Read more →

The GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede Celebrate its 75th Anniversary

photo provided Members of the GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede gather at the Harry E. Williams Center to celebrate the organization's 75th Anniversary. RUNNEMEDE, NJ (December 19, 2023)(CNBNews)--The GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede celebrated its 75th Anniversary on November 28, 2023, at the Harry E. Williams Center. Mayor Nick Kappatos read the proclamation, officially recognizing this remarkable milestone. Chartered in 1948 as part of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs of GFWC, the club has been a community pillar for 75 years, fostering civic, cultural, charitable, and social interests. Under the theme "Beacons of Light in a Troubled... Read more →

Hopkins Road to close in Haddon Township

(Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will be restoring roadway on Hopkins Road in Haddon Township on Tuesday Dec. 19 and Wednesday Dec. 20 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. On Tuesday, there will be a partial road closure westbound on Hopkins Road between Crystal Lake Avenue and West Greenman Road. On Wednesday, there will be a partial road closure westbound on Hopkins Road between West Greenman and East Greenman roads. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also,... Read more →

SEPTA to Stop Accepting Tokens Effective Jan. 1

Token Sales Ended in 2018; Customers Encouraged to Switch to SEPTA Key Card PHILADELPHIA (December 18, 2023) – SEPTA would like to remind customers that the Authority will no longer accept tokens for fare payment effective January 1, 2024. The sale of tokens ended in 2018; however, SEPTA has continued to accept tokens on buses and trolleys and via fare kiosks located at stations and bus loops. Customers must use any remaining tokens before they expire at the end of the year. Tokens are valued at $2 each and are not redeemable for cash. SEPTA encourages customers to add the... Read more →

Building Strong Thesis Statements: The Backbone of Your Essay

Have you ever wondered what makes an essay click? Well, it's all about that thesis statement. As the experts say, the guiding force sets the vibe and roadmap for your entire piece. You can say that it's the game plan, determining the mood and route of your writing journey. This guide is your backstage pass into crafting killer thesis statements. Whether you're a seasoned wordsmith, nailing this skill is your ticket to creating essays that leave a mark. This article will unravel the secrets of how to build strong thesis statements. Keep on reading! Image Source: Clarity is Key... Read more →

Enroll by December 31st for Coverage Starting January 1st

ATTENTION NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS If you are a New Jersey resident and you do not have health coverage through an employer or other programs such as Medicare or Medicaid, you have two weeks left to enroll for coverage that starts January 1st, 2024. Nine in 10 people who enroll through Get Covered New Jersey qualify for financial assistance with health insurance premiums, and many pay $10 per month or less. Quickly find quality, affordable health coverage with the Get Covered New Jersey Shop and Compare tool. Find out in minutes whether you are eligible for financial help. All you need... Read more →

Mount Ephraim Fire Department Has Rescheduled Santa's Visit To Thursday, December 21

CNBNews graphic file MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (December 16, 2023)CNBNews)--Greetings! Due to the rainy forecast, the much-awaited visit of Santa Claus to Mt. Ephraim has been postponed to Thursday, December 21. The dedicated team at Mt. Ephraim Fire Department is working tirelessly to finalize Santa's new route, which will be revealed to you very soon. Stay tuned for more updates, and we hope you will join us in welcoming Santa to our town with joy and cheer! ======================== source Mount Ephraim Fire Dept. Read more →

CNB Medical News: Virtua Hospitals Named Among Best in U.S. for Maternity Care

All three Virtua facilities with maternity divisions earned places on the new U.S. News & World Report list. (MARLTON, N.J., Dec. 8, 2023) Virtua Health’s three hospitals with maternity divisions earned the distinction of “high performing” on U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 list of Best Hospitals for Maternity Care. These facilities – Virtua Mount Holly Hospital, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden – welcome 9,000 babies annually, the most of any South Jersey health system. “This recognition by U.S. News affirms Virtua’s exceptional quality of care for parents and their newborns. At Virtua,... Read more →

Stratford Christmas Tree Lighting Friday Night

Don't miss the Stratford Christmas Tree Lighting event happening on Friday night at Yellin School. Santa Claus will be making his grand arrival from the North Pole at precisely 6:10 pm. Parking will be available at JP-2 and the Stratford Swim Club, with handicapped parking space reserved for Yellin School attendees only. Instructions: Parking at JP-2, or Stratford Swim Club. Police Officers will be crossing. Read more →

Holiday Guide Featuring Upcoming Winter Events Throughout the Garden State

ArtPride New Jersey Discover Jersey Arts spotlights live theater, art and musical performances happening this holiday season BURLINGTON, N.J. – November 28, 2023 – ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service organization, today announced the release of its annual Winter Holidays Guide, featuring upcoming in-person events throughout the Garden State. The guide curates festive holiday experiences from theaters, museums, dance companies and art centers. The initiative is dedicated to increasing awareness and participation in the arts in New Jersey. “The Winter Holidays Guide is an essential resource for celebrating the holiday season with artistic flair. Our guide is your... Read more →

The United Postal Service Ready for Surge in Package and Mail Deliveries

WASHINGTON, DC — As the holiday season approaches and online shopping activity intensifies, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is strongly positioned to handle the expected surge in package and mail deliveries in a superior and routine manner ahead of and following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. “Our commitment is unwavering, and our preparation is thorough. We have been strategically planning early and leveraging significant investments in our people, infrastructure, delivery network, and technology,” said Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy. “Thanks to the Delivering for America plan, we will be the most affordable way to ship and mail holiday... Read more →

*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published comment rules, subject to change. We no longer accept comments with an anonymous name. No further comments will be published with just a first name or with a made up name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name and a working email address. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your full name. We feel that people, who in the past were able to hide behind a computer screen, won’t be so embolden to viciously attack an opposing point of view now that their name is public. This should... Read more →

Gloucester City Municipal Office Closing Early

Copyright: Karenr | GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 21, 2023)--The municipal offices of Gloucester City, NJ will be closing an hour earlier at 4 pm on Wednesday, November 22, for Thanksgiving. Please take note of this change and plan accordingly. Happy Thanksgiving Wishes From Gloucester City Mayor, Dayl Baile, and members of City Council Read more →

The Silver Sleigh Coming Saturday, Dec. 2

Join Us On Saturday, December 2nd Make taking the train ride part of the family holiday fun! Children and adults alike will enjoy the opportunity to ride the train with Santa on Saturday, December 2, 2023. Specially decorated PATCO trains will make three trips, leaving the Lindenwold station at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. and picking up passengers at all stops along the way. After enjoying their ride with Santa and his elves, complete with seasonal music, Santa’s Sleigh passengers can shop at Christmas Village in Love Park, check out the light show and “Christmas Carol” display at... Read more →


Please join Maple Shade Police, Chaplains, and First Responders on Tuesday, November 14th from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM to help donate food for the Maple Shade Food Bank. All who donate will receive one free water ice compliments of the Maple Shade Custard Stand! Address/Location Maple Shade Township Police Department 200 N Stiles Ave Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →