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Maggie Hagan of Gloucester City, 56

On January 14, 2022. “Maggie” was 56. Of Gloucester City. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Raymond C. Hagan and Myrtle J. (Marks) Donahue. Maggie is survived by her beloved partner of 30 years, Alton Baker; loving children, Marie, Ray, Paul, Brittany, Justin, Holly and Cheryl; 5 step-children; Robert, Alton L. Michael, Kelly, Laura; 28 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was also predeceased by her son, John. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Maggie’s visitation on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street,... Read more →


Is Delta 9 Gummies the Same as Delta 8 Gummies?

Most people have heard of Delta 8, an edible cannabis oil that is used for medicinal or recreational purposes. It has been around for a year now, and thousands of patients in Canada are using it. However, Delta 9 has recently hit the market as a new form of cannabis-infused edibles. It contains a higher concentration of THC than Delta 8, which allows it to give users the same effect as Delta 8, but with more potency. This article will answer some questions about how these two products compare to one another and what differences might exist between them. What... Read more →


Gloucester City Council Jan. 20 Caucas Meeting Agenda

Click images to enlarge Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 6:00pm vanessa@cityofgloucester.org is inviting you to a scheduled Mayor and Council Caucus Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3508513428?pwd=amZ5RzIrUTVOMWJWT01NS1grTWFrZz09 Meeting ID: 350 851 3428 Passcode: D8mfP5 One tap mobile +13017158592,,3508513428#,,,,*806484# US (Washington DC) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Read more →


Freezing Rain and Snow Coming Use Caution When Driving on Thursday Morning

Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today issued a Winter Weather Congestion Alert for tomorrow morning’s commute based on the forecast for freezing rain and snow beginning tonight throughout New Jersey. A wintery mix of rain and sleet is expected to begin tonight, Wednesday, January 19, before changing over to snow tomorrow morning, Thursday, January 20. The storm may result in treacherous driving conditions for the morning commute. Motorists should consider working from home if that is an option. If you have to drive, slow down, use caution and plan extra travel time, particularly during the Thursday... Read more →


Fire Truck in Magnolia Collides with Vehicle, Two People Die, Investigation Ongoing

Magnolia, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a fatal crash involving a fire truck Wednesday morning in Magnolia, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Magnolia Police Chief Scott Paris. At approximately 9:54 a.m., a fire truck responding to a call collided with a vehicle at the intersection of White Horse Pike and Warwick Road. Two people inside the vehicle have been pronounced deceased. Three firefighters who were inside the fire truck sustained minor injuries. The investigation into the circumstances surrounding this crash is ongoing. No further details are being released at this time. Read more →


CNBNEWS TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 northbound Exit 26 to be closed Thursday night in Bellmawr

Closure necessary for Browning Road Bridge demolition (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 northbound Exit 26 will be closed Thursday night as the demolition of the Browning Road Bridge continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the I-295 northbound Exit 26, which becomes the left lane of I-76 westbound, from 9 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, January 20 until 6 a.m. Friday, January 21, weather permitting. The closure will allow underdeck removal and shielding work below the Browning Road Bridge. The following detour will be in place: I-295... Read more →


Newark Drug Trafficking Rink Indicted

Nine Members of Newark Drug Trafficking Ring Charged in Superseding Indictment Related: 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Newark NEWARK, N.J. – Nine members of a drug trafficking organization were charged today in a superseding indictment for their roles in heroin, fentanyl, and crack cocaine distribution scheme that sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of illegal drugs out of a residential building on Fairmount Avenue in Newark, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. The 34-count superseding indictment charges all defendants with conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, 400 grams or more of fentanyl, and 280 grams... Read more →


Gloucester County's Nature at Night

(January 18, 2022)--Nature at Night is Gloucester County Parks and Recreation’s news program featuring presentations of beautiful images and real animals on display. “Parks and Recreation created a new program designed to expose residents to the beauty of nature. Many of our events take place on the weekends or during the day, this program accommodates the schedules of those who can’t always attend our weekly events,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. Nature at Night will be hosted by Michael McGraw, Senior Wildlife Biologist at Resource Environmental Solutions LLC, for a journey through the wonderful world of reptiles! Nature at Night... Read more →


How to Find Out if Your CBD Gummies Have THC in Them

If you've been on the hunt for a strain of CBD gummies and want to make sure they don't have THC in them, there are some easy ways to find out. But before you start investigating, know that these tests are not 100% accurate. They're just good enough to help you know if your gummies do indeed contain THC or not. If you're using these hemp-based products for medical purposes, it's essential to know whether or not your CBD gummies have THC in them, as THC can seriously impair the effects of this type of healing treatment. Here are some... Read more →


NJBIA Shares Their View on Murphy's Inauguration and New Legislation Approved

NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding the inauguration of Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver today, as well as several bills that the governor took action on today. “We congratulate Governor Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver on their re-election and wish their families and the administration well over the next four years. NJBIA looks forward to continuing to have a seat at the table with the administration regarding policies and issues that impact our businesses and residents, particularly as we emerge from the pandemic. “While we congratulate the governor today, we also... Read more →


Gloucester City One Of Five Towns In Camden County With The Highest Tax Percentage Increase In 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews TRENTON – Property taxes in New Jersey climbed by nearly 2% again last year, restrained by the cap but still amounting to a $583 million tax hike. The statewide tab now exceeds $31 billion. The tax bill on the average home unofficially rose to $9,266, according to a New Jersey 101.5 review of county abstracts of ratables and Department of Treasury home assessment data. Gloucester City Municipal building, Broadway and Monmouth Streets. In the background is St. Mary's Church, which was built by Irish immigrants in the late 1800s(CNBNews photo credit) +++++ Looking at... Read more →


Betcity app | Review

What you need to know about Betcity The Betcity bookmaker is the biggest and oldest bookmaker in Russia. It was established in 2003 and licensed in 2009. Since that time Betcity was working on developing its work: everything is still updating and players can solve any problem in a second. In 2021 Betcity is one of the most reliable bookmakers in the world. The bookmaker offers players almost 30 types of sports disciplines, a huge number of events are available in each of the sections. Most of the events are football matches, there are hundreds of them. There are both... Read more →


New Federal Regulations for Entry-Level CDL Drivers

New Federal Training Requirement for Entry-Level CDL Drivers Begins Feb. 7 TRENTON – Effective Feb. 7, drivers interested in obtaining or upgrading a commercial driver license (CDL) in New Jersey will be required to complete additional federally-mandated training. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued regulations requiring CDL applicants complete Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) from an FMCSA-approved training provider before taking the CDL skills test. The list of approved training providers can be found on FMCSA’s Training Provider Registry. A link to the registry is also available on the NJMVC website in the CDL section. The new ELDT... Read more →


Rowan junior Eli Atiya and senior Ryan Murphy named to the D3Baseball.com 2022 All-America Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan junior Eli Atiya and senior Ryan Murphy have been named to the D3Baseball.com 2022 Preseason All-America Team, with Atiya earning a second-team mention and Murphy being chosen to the third team. Both players were named to the D3Baseball All-America team in 2021 after being key players during the Profs’ run to the NJAC Championship and the Division III College World Series, with Murphy receiving third-team status and Atiya earning honorable mention. In 2021, Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) went 9-2 as a starter, posted a 1.68 ERA and topped the staff with 72 strikeouts, while... Read more →


Ronald A. Zaleski, 59, of Cherry Hill; Campbell Soup Employee for 30 years, Rutgers University Alum

Ronald A. Zaleski of Cherry Hill passed away January 9, 2022. Age 59. Beloved husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 33 years of Dawn M. (nee Neidich) and adult children, Rebekah Zaleski of Cherry Hill, NJ; Andrew Zaleski of Winter Garden, Florida and Amelia Zaleski of Cherry Hill, NJ. Devoted son of Regina Zaleski (Sokolski) and the late Robert Zaleski, Sr. Brother of Robert Zaleski, Jr (Shelia), Jeanine Zaleski-Farley, and Richard Zaleski (Kristina). Cousin of Kevin Neimeyer (Jennifer) Uncle of Benjamin Stehly, Nathan Stehly, Kathryn Moran, William Moran, Dittmar Gagnon, Crosley Gagnon, Abigeal Gagnon, Hayden Gagnon,... Read more →


NJ Residents Leaving the State Because of High Taxes

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – While Americans continued to move out of higher taxed blue states in 2021, migration patterns were different than they were in 2020, a report by United Van Lines indicates. United Van Lines customers primarily moved for new jobs or to be near family, resulting in their destination states being more varied than they were in 2020 when they primarily moved to western and southern states from northern states, its 45th Annual National Migration Study found. The annual study tracks the company’s exclusive data for customers’ state-to-state migration patterns... Read more →


NJ to Receive $1.1 Billion from Feds to Fix Bridges

By T.A. DeFeo / The Center Square contributor The Center Square) – The federal government is sending more than $1.1 billion to New Jersey to help the state repair its bridges. The money is part of the more than $27 billion Bridge Replacement, Rehabilitation, Preservation, Protection, and Construction Program. The funding was included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. New Jersey officials say the funding will help improve about 480 bridges in poor condition and about 4,500 bridges in fair condition. “Every state has bridges in poor condition and in need of repair, including bridges with weight restrictions that... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Belmont University Fall 2021 Dean's List

NASHVILLE, TN (01/18/2022)-- The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Fall 2021 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours (exclusive of audit and pass/fail courses this semester) and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C (inclusive of audit, pass/fail courses and zero-credit courses). Jillian DeBrito of Wall Township (07719) Ashleigh Neilio of Magnolia (08049) William Sapp of Medford (08055) Gisele Englehart of Moorestown (08057) Brooke Wentzel of Pitman (08071) Ethan Szczepanek of Cinnaminson (08077) Katherine Massaro of Shamong (08088) Megan Steltz of Tabernacle (08088)... Read more →


3 Cops Involved in a Shootout at Academy Park HS Charged with Manslaughter in Connection with Death of 8-Year-Old

Media, PA (January 18, 2022)– District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer today announced the filing of criminal charges against three Sharon Hill Police officers in connection with the death of eight-year-old Fanta Bility and the wounding of three others on August 27, 2021. Officers Devon Smith, Sean Dolan, and Brian Devaney are each charged with a total of twelve (12) criminal counts of manslaughter and reckless endangerment for their actions that night. “From the moment the call came in on August 27th, my team of investigators and prosecutors has worked tirelessly to achieve justice for Fanta and the other victims of that... Read more →


"9 Days for Life”

ARCHBISHOP NELSON J. PÉREZ ENCOURAGES FAITHFUL TO PARTICIPATE IN THE “9 DAYS FOR LIFE” INITIATIVE CALLING FOR AN END TO ABORTION “9 Days for Life” is a national initiative sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; it will take place January 19-27, 2022 Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez encourages faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to join in solidarity with Catholics from throughout the country by prayerful participation in “9 Days for Life,” a pro-life novena sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). On January 22, 2022, our nation marks the 49th anniversary of Roe v.... Read more →


Gloucester City Public Works Department Seeking Applicants for Position of Laborer, Salary $35,483

Gloucester City Public Works Department is seeking applicants for the position of Laborer. Starting Salary is $35,483. Applicants must be a resident of Gloucester City and possess a valid New Jersey Driver's License. This is a full-time position with a chance for advancement. Applicants may apply via email to Public Works Superintendent Alex Tedesco Tedesco@cityofGloucester.org ++++ An application can be obtained at the Gloucester City Municipal Building 512 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Duties are described on the New Jersey Civil Service website under local job title 02248 (advertising space donated as a public service by CNBNews https://www.gloucestercitynews.net ) Read more →


GOTCHA! Philadelphia CBP Intercepts Fake COVID Vax Card -

One of 30K Seized Nationally January 14, 2022 PHILADELPHIA – Sometimes things are just too easy. CBP officers found this fake COVID vaccination card, one of 30,000 CBP seized nationally. On Saturday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers were conducting routine international parcel inspections for dangerous, illegal, or prohibited products when they encountered an obviously counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination card. CBP officers immediately noted the vaccination card’s poor print quality, unclear logos of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS), and uneven borders. While fake vaccination cards are selling for as much as... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Knocks Out Shipment of Dangerous Ketamine

Concealed inside Boxing Mats destined to N.C. Release Date: January 14, 2022 PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia Customs and Border Protection officers were no lightweights when they beat the North Carolina consignee to the punch and delivered a knockout blow to nearly seven pounds of dangerous ketamine on January 5. CBP officers discovered ketamine, which is a dangerous substance that is used as a club drug and in sexual assaults while inspecting a shipment manifested as “Boxing Wall Mats” from the Netherlands. CBP officers didn’t pull any punches. They immediately detected an anomaly when they x-rayed the shipment of two-floor boxing mats.... Read more →


Attention Gloucester County Residents!!! Rabid Raccoon in Deptford Township

(Deptford Township, NJ) – Residents in the vicinity of 200 Ogden Road, Deptford Township should be aware that a raccoon tested positive on January 10, 2022. There were no animals or humans exposed. The Gloucester County Health Department would like to remind you to be aware of this incident and take appropriate safety measures for all children and pets. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus in the saliva of infected animals. If left untreated can cause death. Post-exposure treatment is needed immediately. All pet owners are urged to check the vaccination status of their pets. Residents should... Read more →


Camden County Commissioners Expands Covid Testing

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners continues to expand testing capacity in the new year as demand is extremely high and COVID-19 cases have significantly increased across the region. The Board has opened new test sites at the Charles DePalma Public Works complex, the county complex at 2600 Mt. Ephraim Avenue in Camden City, and now lists three more locations by CAMCare Health Corporation. These new sites are being commissioned in tandem with the other county sites that are already operating at the Camden County Health Hub and Cooper testing locations. “Right now, the demand for testing is... Read more →


The Ultimate Guide to Selecting an Oversized Throw Blanket for Couch

Have you ever felt the need to spruce up your living room with a new throw blanket for a couch? If so, then this is the article for you! Here we will be discussing all of the best features and benefits of oversized blankets. We'll tell you how they work wonders in any space, so read on if you're interested in picking out one today. Oversized throw blankets for the couch are the perfect item to bring a new sense of style and comfort into your living room. They're available in tons of different colors, sizes, patterns, and more! Oversized... Read more →


Gloucester County Animal Shelter at Full Capacity, Please Consider Adopting One of These Precious Dogs

Full kennels at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s kennel is full of animals looking for their forever homes! “We have a lot of dogs at the shelter patiently waiting for homes. There’s a match for everyone,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “We are committed to finding each animal their perfect home. We will always prioritize the well-being of the animals when finding their forever families.” Director Frank J. DiMarco is the liaison to the shelter and would like to remind residents that adoption fees remain only $35.00 for dogs and cats 5 years and... Read more →


Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Live At The Fillmore, a Tribute to the original Allman Brothers Band

Presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Live At The Fillmore (The Definitive Tribute to the original Allman Brothers Band) on Saturday, January 29th at 8PM. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale September 30th at 10AM Tickets are $19, $39 and $25 Tickets Available from: www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000 COVID-19 Updates There are new protocols in place, per the Camden County Department of Health for all indoor events at the Scottish Rite Auditorium (Collingswood, NJ) until... Read more →


Attention Gloucester County Residents: COVID-19 Testing moving to Swedesboro Public Works

The Gloucester County COVID-19 Testing Site is moving to the Swedesboro Public Works Bays, 141 Glen Echo Drive Swedesboro, effective January 18. The Gloucester County COVID-19 Testing Site is a partnership with the New jersey Department of Health and Vault Health. All testing is done by Vault Health. Vault Health will administer PCR and Rapid testing. Individuals do not need ID or insurance to receive a COVID-19 test. Appointments are mandatory for all individuals looking to receive a COVID-19 test at the Gloucester County COVID-19 Testing Site. To make an appointment please visit: https://NJcovidtestingappt.as.me/Gloucester Vault Health is working to establish... Read more →


Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts Presents One-Night-Only Performance by AXIS Dance Company

Photo Credit: David DeSilva, Dancers Yuko Monden Juma, JanpiStar, Sonsherée Giles, Louisa Mann, DeMarco Sleeper, 2021. Photo Courtesy of AXIS Dance Company. Live In-Person Performance: February 19, at 8 pm Pfleeger Concert Hall GLASSBORO, NJ—Rowan University’s College of Performing Arts, home of the Marie Rader Presenting Series, is thrilled to present a one-night-only performance by AXIS Dance Company, one of the nation’s most acclaimed ensembles of disabled and non-disabled performers. Founded in 1987 and based in Oakland, CA, AXIS creates powerful productions that challenge perceptions, and redefine dance and disability. As part of their national tour for 2021-22, AXIS will... Read more →


Fatal Shooting at Maple Shade Fox Meadow Apartments

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (January 17, 2022)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a 32-year-old resident of the Fox Meadow apartments in Maple Shade was fatally shot last night in the parking lot of the complex. The investigation began after officers from the Maple Shade Police Department were called to the apartment complex just before 6:30 p.m. for a report of shots fired. The victim, Ezekiel Sanders Jr., was found on Gardenia Drive with gunshot wounds and taken by ambulance to Jefferson Hospital in Cherry Hill, where he was pronounced dead at 7:20... Read more →


PA Continues to Move US Sports Betting Forward

In something of a frustrating case of déjà vu, many of the biggest sporting events around the world are once again facing the risk of postponements and cancellations because of rising numbers once again – despite this many online sportsbooks are thriving with ever growing numbers as players look to the likes of this Ladbrokes review for events still going ahead. With all of the excitement from an uptake in the biggest sports, however, also comes the excitement for new services being launched across the US with changing legislation, and Pennsylvania continues to be a leader within the US for... Read more →


Wreaths Across America Announce New Theme and New "TEACH the Next Generation" Curriculum

National Nonprofit Wreaths Across America Announces New Theme and Planned Curriculum to TEACH the Next Generation in 2022 and Beyond COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — Jan. 17, 2022 — Each year, millions of Americans come together to REMEMBER the fallen, HONOR those that serve and their families, and TEACH the next generation about the value of freedom. This gathering of volunteers and patriots takes place in local and national cemeteries in all 50 states - most recently at more than 3,100 participating locations - as part of National Wreaths Across America Day. Each year, a new theme is chosen to help... Read more →


Top 6 Different Types of Hats Women Should Wear to Boost Their Style and Confidence

The popularity of hats is growing and people all over the world are choosing them to showcase their fashion statement. The hats can drastically improve your image in society. At the same time, they can protect you from harmful outdoor elements. Some women prefer hats that look beautiful. On the other hand, some women choose them due to their effectiveness and features. Despite your objective, hats are undoubtedly one of the best fashion investments. Not only the felt hats, but other types of fedora and straw hats will also look great if you chose them correctly. However, you need to... Read more →


Rhys R. Lershe Indicted for Attempted Murder, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Terroristic Threats, Theft

Westampton Man Indicted for Attacking Elderly Neighbors, Stealing Car Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 44-year-old Westampton Township man has been indicted for breaking into the home of his elderly next-door neighbors last summer, attacking them in their bedroom and then driving off in their vehicle. A grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging Rhys R. Lershe with Attempted Murder (First Degree), Robbery (First Degree), two counts of Aggravated Assault (Second Degree), Burglary (Second Degree), Terroristic Threats (Third Degree), Burglary (Third Degree), Theft by Unlawful Taking (Third Degree) and Endangering Another Person (Third Degree). The indictment was signed... Read more →


6 Incredible Uses of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

image courtesy of unsplash.com When most people think about blockchain, the first thing they often think about is cryptocurrencies. However, the applications of this technology stretch far beyond cryptocurrencies. Its ability to provide fairness and transparency makes it so valuable and useful in numerous sectors. We have rounded up six real-world uses of both blockchain and cryptocurrencies, so you can see how the technologies impact the world. Battling Electoral Fraud Blockchain uses ledgers that cannot be changed. Once data is stored in blocks, it is easy to follow it to see how and when data was added to a block.... Read more →


Camden County Martin Luther King Jr., Freedom Medal Winners for 2022

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is proud to announce the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal Winners. The MLK Freedom Medal is presented to county residents who have selflessly contributed their time and effort to better their community in conjunction with the goals of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since the Freedom Medal was introduced in 2001, this prestigious award has been given to almost 1,200 of Camden County’s most deserving residents. Click the winner's name’s below to read bios. Camden County Congressional Freedom Award Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering: Gloucester City, Brooklawn and Westville (XVII)

William E. Cleary Sr. I CNBNewsnet A RECENT WINTER DAY IN GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-Have you given any thought to what job you like to do if you make it to heaven? I have. I like to be in charge of moving the clouds around in the sky. You would get to travel the universe. And, if you get tired just lay down on one of those soft fuzzy clouds. ++++++ POTHOLE SEASON--Watch out, pothole season is here. These two beauties are slowly turning into craters near the intersection of Market Street and Lane Avenue, across from Gentlemen's Den and Anyzek... Read more →


Maple Township Police Winter Weather Advisory Until 10 PM Tonight

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE...Salem, Gloucester, Camden, and Northwestern Burlington. * WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A brief period of freezing rain after a brief period of snow will cause slippery road conditions this evening. * AFFECTED AREAS: SALEM ... GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON Instructions: Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be... Read more →


FREE COVID-19 drive-up testing along with walk-up vaccinations

To honor the life and enduring legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., The City of Camden and its partners will be offering FREE COVID-19 drive-up testing along with walk-up vaccinations. Providers will be on-site offering other COVID-related information, resources, and counseling services. For questions or information contact: The City of Camden – Office of the Mayor by phone 856-757-7201 or email Mayor@ci.camden.nj.us North Camden Community Center 520 Market St, Camden, NJ, 08102 Monday, Jan 17th, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Read more →


MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: Coastal Flood Advisory until 11:00AM Monday

The Maple Shade Township Police Department released the following information regarding tidal flooding in low-lying areas. * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...Tidal areas of Atlantic, Cape May, and southeastern Burlington Counties in New Jersey. * WHEN...From 5 AM to 11 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...At this level, flooding begins on the most vulnerable roads in coastal and bayside communities, and along inland tidal waterways. Some partial or full road closures are possible. * AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... CAPE MAY ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ...... Read more →


Frank L. Caratola, age 96, of Bellmawr

Frank L. Caratola (Bellmawr, New Jersey), who passed away on January 13, 2022 at the age of 96. He was loved and cherished by many people including : his wife Jeannette; his children, Dean (Judy) and Denise (Tim); his grandchildren, Salvatore (Christina), Jennifer (James), Mariessa (Evan) and Tim Jr. Dear; his nephew Jim Spinelli (Eleanor); and his niece Ginger Catarina. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 19th 2022 from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM at the Annunciation Bvm Church (601 W Browning Rd, Bellmawr, NJ 08031). A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, January 19th 2022 at 11:00... Read more →


Rowan's Marcellus Ross Scores 33 Points in Win Over Ramapo

MAHWAH,NJ – Marcellus Ross poured in a career-high 33 points and Rowan erased a 10-point second-half deficit to pick up an 80-72 win over Ramapo in NJAC men’s basketball action this afternoon. The Profs improve to 13-3 (6-3 NJAC) and snap a two-game losing streak in the process. Ross, who scored 25 points in the second half, connected on a personal best eight three-pointers in the game, while shooting 11-for-23 from the field. Andrew Seager added 11 points and seven rebounds while Josh Wright chipped in with 10 points off the bench for the Profs. Trailing 40-30 just two minutes... Read more →


Vernon J. Coultas Jr., age 44, of Gloucester City

On January 8, 2022. “Big Vern” Age 44. Of Gloucester City. Loving father of Lacey Coultas (Maddie DelRossi), Colin Coultas (Trinity Booth), Wesley Coultas (Amber Strike); beloved son of Charles and Robin (Dilks) Harris. He is also survived by his grandson, Joshua Coultas; grandmother, Betty Dilks, and the late Robert Dilks; brother, Charles Harris, III (Jessica Ferry); sister, Deeanna Harris-Romeo and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 10 am to 11:30 am at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Interment will be held at a later date. Family requests... Read more →


Alliance for Free Citizens Pleased with U.S. Supreme Court Decision

6-justice majority blocks Biden's vaccine mandate (Fairfax, Virginia) - On Thursday the Alliance for Free Citizens, a national grassroots organization dedicated to the restoration of constitutional principles, gained a major victory in the United States Supreme Court alongside other allied challengers. A 6-3 majority granted the petitioners' request to stay President Joe Biden's OSHA-enforced COVID-19 vaccine mandate while it is being reviewed in the 6th Circuit and potentially again by the Supreme Court. Holding that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration lacked the statutory authority to issue the mandate, the Court stated: “The agency claims the power to force 84... Read more →


Peter "PJ" P. Braun, Jr., age 31, Succumbed to Injuries Sustained in Automobile Accident

Passed away on January 9, 2022, at the age of 31, from injuries sustained from a tragic automobile accident on September 23, 2003. Born in Elizabeth, NJ he was the son of the late Peter P. Braun, Sr., and Mary Anne E. Jackowsky. Peter is survived by his loving mother, Mary Anne Jackowsky; brother, Brandon Braun, and his niece, Karina Braun. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Wednesday, January, 19th at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 25 Oak Street, Salem, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Wednesday, January 19 from 8:15 to... Read more →


Recruitment Pipeline

Foreseeing the shortage in talent A trend in the western world is the shortage of teachers. While not yet acute, industry will be affected in the long term. With education policy dictated for the most part by the government, companies will need to position themselves to improve their attractiveness to competent staff in the decades to come. A recent Review Paper (Nov 2021) submitted to Parliament identified a growing shortage in STEM teachers and, among its many recommendations, suggested improving salaries significantly more than what is currently planned. While the number of teachers did rise somewhat in the last couple... Read more →


David Brown Fatally Shot in Gloucester Twp.

Gloucester Township, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting outside an apartment building in Gloucester Township, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. At approximately 11:35 p.m. on 1/13/2022, officers responded to the 1300 block of Blackwood-Clementon Road for reports of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located a male on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound. He has been identified as David Brown, 28, of Clayton, N.J. The victim was transported to Jefferson Stratford Hospital. He succumbed to his injury at approximately 12:34 a.m. on 1/14/2022. Anyone with information is asked to... Read more →


Shaun Giberson, 40, of Point Pleasant Beach, Pleads Guilty to Terroristic Threats

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on January 7, 2022, Shaun Giberson, 40, of Point Pleasant Beach, pled guilty before the Honorable Michael T. Collins, J.S.C., to Terroristic Threats in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3a,relative to threats made in Point Pleasant Borough on March 17, 2021. Giberson also pled guilty to Arson in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:17-1b(1), in connection with an unrelated incident that occurred in Manchester Township on August 18, 2020. At the time of his sentencing on February 25, 2022, the State will be seeking a term of five years New Jersey State Prison as to each... Read more →