NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

Samuel F. Andaloro Jr., age 63, aka 'Disc Jockey Caveman Sam', Firefighter, Communicator, Jokester, GCHS Alum

Samuel F. Andaloro, Jr. on November 17, 2022, of Deptford. Age 63. Beloved husband of Kathleen A. Andaloro (nee Riskus). Loving brother of Mary (John) Foster of Mickleton, John (Bridget) Andaloro of Delaware, and the late Josephine (Joseph) Comly. He is survived by many caring cousins, nieces and nephews. Sam was never one to stay idle, always the communicator and often the jokester. He enjoyed his Disc jockey days when he was better known as “Caveman Sam”. He also operated a ham radio set and spent time talking to other club members until recently. Sam was part of the Andaloro Farm Family. He served his community as a proud volunteer and life member of the Deptford Fire Department and Tacoma Fire Company for more than 40 years. He also was a member of the Camden County Fire Police. Sam will be missed by his loving wife, Kathy, with whom he... Read more →


Camden County Health Dept. Confirms Rabid Raccoon Confirmed in Gloucester City

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHHS) that a raccoon removed from a yard in Gloucester City has tested positive for rabies. CNBNews graphic files On Nov. 17, a raccoon was killed by two family dogs in a residential backyard. The Animal Control Officer (ACO) for Gloucester City picked up the raccoon and arranged for rabies testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton (PHEL). There are no known human exposures to this raccoon. On Nov. 22, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services was then notified by PHEL that the animal was rabid. The ACO associated with Gloucester City and the pet owners were notified. The health department received proof of vaccination for the dogs. The dogs received a rabies booster shot and will be under confinement and... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: Hospital Ratings II

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Following up on last week's New Jersey Hospital Ratings article, here are the local hospital ratings and why they got the grade they got. Leapfrog*, the author of the study, does not say how two hospitals have the same problems but different ratings. The only conclusion is the number of incidents but that is an inference. Cooper Hospital - B. Problems were post-surgical infections and blood clots, unnecessary falls, and death from treatable complications. Jefferson (Cherry Hill) - A. Problems were objects left in the body after surgery, post-surgical infections, unnecessary falls, and death from treatable complications. Benefit was responsiveness. Jefferson (Stratford) - A. Problems were objects left in the body after surgery and death from treatable complications. Benefits were especially trained ER doctors and responsiveness. Jefferson (Washington Township) - A. Problems were objects left in the body after surgery, post-surgical infections, death from treatable complications... Read more →


How to Combat Loneliness When Moving In on Your Own 

Perhaps you’ve just accepted a new job that has required you to move to another part of the country or maybe you’ve recently split from your husband or wife and are moving into your own place in the next few months. Whatever your reason for moving into a new place on your own, whether it’s indeed your decision or not, in an effort to combat loneliness, continue reading for some handy tips and techniques, just in case. Use Your Time to Learn a New Hobby As an adult, it should be virtually impossible, unless of course you’re suffering with your health and are unable to be fully mobile, that you can’t find anything to do with yourself and your time. However, if you do find yourself at a proverbial loose end, then you should have several different hobbies ready to start in case you do find yourself becoming bored and... Read more →


WARNING: CC Health Department Confirms that Cat In Lindenwold Tested Positive for Rabies

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHHS) that a cat found in Lindenwold has tested positive for rabies. RABIES ALERT ! On November 16, a Lindenwold resident found a sick stray cat. The resident picked up the cat in a cloth and brought it to a local animal hospital. The cat was exhibiting symptoms of rabies, was euthanized and the animal hospital arranged for rabies testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton (PHEL). The only known human exposure was the Lindenwold resident. On November 21, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services was notified by PHEL that the animal was rabid. The resident and the employees of the animal hospital were notified. All precautions were taken at the animal hospital, so no exposures occurred there. Camden County health... Read more →


Help for 800,000 Veterans Still Lacking

By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square The Southeastern Veterans Center in Spring City, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of www.dmva.pa.gov (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania has the better part of a million veterans living within the commonwealth, but support for them can be lacking. “I don’t like that veterans have to take care of veterans,” Rep. Joe Webster, D-Collegeville, said, noting a lack of centralized support. “Our nation should be taking care of these veterans. It shouldn’t fall to a 501(c)(3) or a group of guys just helping a veteran down the street … Our nation asks for the full measure – we’re not then taking care of them when they have sacrificed greater than the average citizen.” Webster, himself an Air Force veteran, is hosting a panel discussion on veterans in crisis to address suicide prevention and mental health support in his Montgomery County district at the end of November.... Read more →


Some Tips on Choosing Minimum Deposit Casinos

When it comes to selecting a low minimum deposit casino, players need to consider a few key factors. With so many online casinos available today, it can be difficult to know which ones are the best for low deposits. In this article, we'll provide you with some tips on how to choose the right low minimum deposit casino for your gaming needs. What is a Minimum Deposit Casino? A minimum deposit casino is an online casino that requires players to make minimum deposits of less than $10. This kind of online gambling site offers players the opportunity to play their favorite games without having to spend a large amount of money upfront. Typically, the lower the minimum deposit, the fewer games, and features are available. Before you sign up for an online casino with minimum deposit, it's important to read through their terms and conditions. This is where you'll find... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Employee Earns BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers

Jefferson Health’s Kellie Lytle — an administrative assistant for Clinical Education/Professional Development/Life Support Education and Clinical Excellence — was recently honored with a Beyond Expectations of Excellence (BEE) Award for Extraordinary Caregivers. The Westampton, NJ, resident was nominated for displaying a positive attitude, treating others with respect, placing patients and families at the center of all she does, and promoting a positive patient experience. "Kellie is proactive and extremely attentive to the smallest details," wrote the award nominator. "She goes above and beyond to coordinate programs and education sessions, and to ensure our departments run smoothly. Kellie always makes us smile." BEE honorees — nominated by patients, visitors, nurses, physicians, and employees — are non-nursing employees who work side-by-side with clinical nurses to provide exemplary patient care and improve the patient experience. This award complements the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, bestowed on nurses who make a profound difference in... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Camden City and Camden County Have Lowest Unemployment Rates in History

(Camden CITY, NJ) – The state Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) released data highlighting how Camden County and Camden City’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest levels in September. According to the state LWD report from Nov. 2, Camden City’s unemployment rate fell to 5.5%, while the county’s fell to 3% in September of 2022. In July of 2020, during the height of the pandemic, the unemployment rate was 22% for the city and 16.2% for the county. “The number of residents gainfully employed right now is record-breaking in the city and the county,” said Camden County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “To think where we were as a community just two short years ago, from watching neighbors, friends and family members lose jobs during the pandemic to a tremendous resurgence of the job market over the last year. It’s hard to believe we are in this new... Read more →


Lower Township PD Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers

Lower Township — Law enforcement officials from Lower Township, will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end-of-year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 2, 2022, and continuing through January 1, 2023, local, county, and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated. The national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” effort endeavors to raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving through high-visibility enforcement and public education. “During the last five years New Jersey has experienced more than 33,000 alcohol-involved crashes resulting in 662 fatalities," said Captain Donald Vanaman. “This is a critical law enforcement program that can save lives during a time of the year when social gatherings with alcohol increase the risk of impaired driving.” Last year, 23% of all motor vehicle fatalities... Read more →


Maryland Dogfighting Ring Busted

We kill fighting dogs that quit." ~Laron Mecco “Frog” West ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, a Forestville, Maryland, man pleaded guilty to conspiring to engage in dog fighting. According to court documents, from at least May 2015 through August 2020, Laron Mecco “Frog” West, 46, and other conspirators from Virginia, D.C., and Maryland, used a messaging app private group, which they generally referred to as "The DMV Board" or "The Board," as a place where they and their associates could discuss training fighting dogs, exchange videos about dogfighting, and arrange and coordinate dog fights, away from the view of law enforcement authorities. Members of The DMV Board also used the messaging app to compare methods of killing dogs that lost fights, as well as to circulate media reports about conspirators who had been caught by law enforcement and discuss strategies to minimize the likelihood that they would be seen themselves. According... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: South Jersey Hospital Ratings - Part II

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet The State of New York says it isn't so. Legally-grown marijuana plants intended for sale through government-approved dispensaries - 300,000 plants or $750 million worth of pot - are rapidly rotting on the vine, so to speak. It doesn't take a lawyer to see this one coming, so here it is. The New York government gave priority for dispensary approval to people who have had prior pot offensives or members of their families with the same offensives. Prior business ownership or management is a plus. Think about this. A very young shift manager from McDonalds who has been arrested for pot possession will get a dispensary license before a mature business person with a health care or chemistry background and a clean police record. Does that sound right? A civil rights group didn't think it was right and filed a discrimination suit. The law moves slowly,... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering:

Great GHS Idea; Gcity Thai Boxing; O'Hara's Penthouse; Meat/Fish Prices; School Lawsuit Settled; Olive & Mabel

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews THE GHS SENIOR PARKING SPOT...What a great idea.-- On a recent walk, we noticed some of the parking spots at Gloucester High School (GHS) were painted with different designs. Wanting to know more, we contacted School Superintendent Sean Gorman. "The new Senior parking spot tradition that we started has been wonderful. Seniors are assigned a parking spot in our lot. They worked with our Senior Class Advisor and Art Department Chair to personalize their design for their spot and completed the work themselves. Current Board of Education member Jackie Borger mentioned that she had heard of another local school district that allowed their Seniors to do this and thought it would be a marvelous tradition to begin here. We were able to connect with the other local school district, and our Maintenance Department helped support us in bringing this new tradition to GHS," said... Read more →


Keith Parsons, age 50, of Stroudsburg Sentenced to 24 Months for Selling Heroin and Fentanyl

CNBNews graphic files SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on November 10, 2022, United States District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani sentenced Keith Parson, age 50, of Stroudsburg, PA, to 24 months imprisonment and a 3-year term of supervised release, for Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, from approximately November 2020 until November 2021, in Monroe County, Parson distributed street-level quantities of a substance containing heroin and fentanyl, including from his residence in Stroudsburg. On November 10, 2021, a search warrant was executed at Parson’s residence and authorities located approximately 5 grams of a substance containing heroin and fentanyl, along with packaging materials and other items consistent with drug use and distribution. The matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and its state and local law enforcement partners... Read more →


Ice Climbing: the growing popularity of a dangerous sport

Think you want a dose of adrenaline? Well, look no further than ice climbing, one of the most dangerous sports in the world. For anyone who loves winter sports and activities that involve the outdoors, ice climbing might just be for you. Ice climbing requires an intense amount of agility, a high level of physical fitness, strength, balance, and stamina. This sport is most certainly not for the faint of heart. It involves tackling frozen landscapes and battling the odds of avalanches, as well as falling ice and rocks. If you’re not put off yet, read on to discover why this dangerous sport is growing so much in popularity. What is ice climbing? Ice climbing is one of the most extreme sports in the world. It involves swinging metal tools into sheets of ice to gain height. In doing so, chunks of ice are thrown into your face and into... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town on SEPTA

Annual Tradition Continues with Free Ride from NRG Station on Special ‘Santa Express’ Train Join SEPTA and Center City District for a fun-filled holiday train ride from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station, followed by a festive parade to welcome Santa Claus to Rothman Orthopedics Ice Rink at Dilworth Park. Stay and skate with Santa and shop for gifts at the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market. The SEPTA Santa Express will be specially decorated for the occasion, and helpers will be at NRG Station to hand out special 2022 SEPTA Santa Express bags, buttons, and more. Details: Festivities start at NRG Station at 10 a.m. with live music, balloon animals, a special appearance from Paws, and more. The northbound Santa Express Broad Street Line train leaves NRG Station at approximately 10:45 a.m., arriving at City Hall at about 11 a.m. (The ride from NRG to... Read more →


Arthur Kosciuk, age 92, of Audubon

Peacefully on November 17, 2022, with his family by his side, of Audubon, NJ. Age 92 years. Beloved husband of 58 years to the late Rita M. Kosciuk. Dear father of Mary C. Kosciuk, Eileen M. (Michael) Whilleson and Michael Kosciuk. He is also survived by two granchildren, Megan M. Mooney and Kaitlyn J. Kosciuk; and two great grandchildren, Siobhan and Liam. Funeral Service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. The family requests contributions be made in his memory to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, Audubon & Collingswood, NJ. Read more →


Amazon Scams You Need To Be Aware Of

We've all gotten that email, text or call masquerading as Amazon. But something always feels... not right. Have you ever received a text claiming you've won a raffle or that there's been suspicious activity on your Amazon account? The only suspicious activity here is the message itself—because it's a scam. If you believe you've been getting more spammy calls, emails and texts recently, don't worry! You're not alone. According to a report by The Federal Trade Commission, Amazon was the most impersonated business last year. Almost one-third of people who contacted the FTC about a business impersonator between June 2020 and June 2021 said that the attacker claimed to be from Amazon. There are different Amazon scams, such as Amazon phishing scams, Amazon job scam, and Amazon gift card scams, among others. Here are some Amazon scams you need to be aware of. Amazon Phishing scams Phishing scams are online... Read more →


Ryan Menkins, 37, of Malvern, PA Pleads Guilty to Distributing 900 Pills of Fentanyl

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Ryan Menkins, 37, of Malvern, PA, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge H. Slomsky, for his role in distributing more than 900 pills containing a dangerous fentanyl analog, a Schedule I controlled substance. In August 2019, Menkins and his co-defendant, Kevin Swing, were charged by Superseding Indictment with conspiracy to distribute and distribute a substance containing a fentanyl analog for their scheme to sell fentanyl disguised as prescription oxycodone. In May 2018, Swing used an intermediary to sell more than 900 pills containing the narcotic cyclopropyl fentanyl, a fentanyl equivalent, to Menkins for $5,600. Each pill was imprinted with “ETH 446,” typically found on Oxycodone Hydrochloride 30 mg pills. In other words, the fentanyl pills were intentionally mislabeled as legitimate prescription oxycodone pills. In January 2020, defendant Swing pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to 6 ½... Read more →


How to Get Started with Online Investing

For the people looking at online investing, you’re in the right place. As a method of generating income, investments online can definitely be useful. However, it is not as simple as going online, doing a quick web search, and clicking on the buy button. There are dedicated platforms, intel to learn, and observations to make too. The potential return often outweighs the risk of depreciation, but not in every context, and that is why it is responsible to gain an overview of the various channels before committing them to a portfolio. For some useful tips on where and how to begin, keep reading. The First Steps Overview It will be helpful to have a clear and focused agenda to become established as a trader and a seller online. Tick off the following tasks and you will have a solid foundation for achieving your investment goals. Set a Budget Budgets are... Read more →


Charles Ferrara, of Collingswood, Camden County Employee, Camden City Bd. of Ed., Army Veteran

Charlie, a longtime resident of Collingswood, NJ passed away on November 16, 2022 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Joan E. Ferrara (nee Wyatt). Dear father of Verna "Pud" Doughty (Don Ruth), Rose (Matt) Kondrla and Charles Ferrara (Michelle). Loving grandfather of Matthew (Dana), Kyle (KC), Tyler (Natalie), Nickalaus (Marissa) and Gianna (Jeff) and great grandfather of Jaxson, Liv, Kaia, Kruz and baby boy on the way. He also survived by many nieces and nephews. Charlie proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1947-1948 and then the U.S. Army Reserves for over 40 years until 1989. He was a longtime member and current commander of Army Navy Garrison #51 and a member of AmVets Post #101 and Cherry Hill American Legion Post #372. Charlie was a union pressman in the printing industry for over 20 years before joining the Camden County Sheriff's Office... Read more →


Camden County Residents Encouraged to Take Broadband Survey

(Camden City, NJ) – One of the essential things that the COVID-19 pandemic revealed here in New Jersey is equitable broadband access's role in our everyday lives. From telehealth appointments to online schooling and more, having high-speed broadband access statewide is critically essential. To ensure that broadband has 100% availability statewide to all residents and businesses, the state has embarked on a mission to identify areas of New Jersey that lack access. Residents can provide firsthand information on broadband availability, cost, reliability, and competition within their communities through an interactive web tool. “By participating in this survey, the state will be able to make the necessary upgrades to broadband to make sure that every resident of Camden County has top quality access regardless of where they live,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “We encourage everyone in our community to log on and share their feedback so our communities can... Read more →


Benjamin Norman Anderson, 69, of Lawnside

Benjamin Norman Anderson, known to all as Norman, entered his eternal resting place on November 16, 2022, at the age of 69. Born in Lawnside, NJ on October 15, 1953 to the late Travis Bud Anderson and the late Mary Nell Norman. Norman was a graduate of the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf in Trenton, NJ. Norman liked to read the sports section of the newspaper. He loved doing word searches and crossword puzzles. He loved all sports. His favorite football team was the Philadelphia Eagles. Norman would volunteer at the Camden Rescue Mission and he loved people. Norman is survived by his loving sisters and their families, Maxine Toomer (Stanley), Rosie Anderson, Catherine Jenkins (Brauncy) and Marshada Chapman as well as a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Saturday, November 26, 2022 from 10 to... Read more →


Gloucester City Holding Property Sale Monday

NOTICE OF SALE OF PROPERTY Please be advised that the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden, shall conduct a sale of surplus property online. The address of the auction site is govdeals.com. The surplus property is being sold in an "as-is" condition without express or implied warranties. The online auction will be held starting 11/21/2022, and the surplus property being sold is as follows: John Deere riding mower L110 Serial GXL110A101012 Lowe Line 14ft flat bottom boat Serial LWN00044M73D-14BJ with a trailer no VIN or serial to identify trailer. Stanley hydraulic system with a Honda engine, BR67 breaker with attachments, CO25 circular saw with 2 diamond blades and a DS11 chainsaw. Used firefighter turn out gear. Ferno 28Z ProFlex Stretcher Serial # 07 035982 All bidders must pre-register with GovDeals at govdeals.com. City of Gloucester City reserves the right to accept or reject any bids submitted. Vanessa L. Little,... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Release Images of Shooting Suspect; City Employee was Killed

PHILADELPHIA PA (November 20, 2022)--The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is looking to identify the male suspect as well as a suspect vehicle, depicted in the following surveillance video excerpts, as part of an ongoing investigation into the shooting death of an on-duty city sanitation worker that occurred on Friday, November 18th, 2022, at approximately 10:33 AM, in the 7300 block of Rowland Avenue. The suspect vehicle, driven by an individual(s) in addition to the suspect, is described as a 2015 to 2019 Subaru Outback, dark in color, with a roof rack, dark tinted windows, and an unknown Pennsylvania license plate. THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA IS OFFERING A REWARD OF $20,000, LEADING TO AN ARREST AND CONVICTION FOR EVERY HOMICIDE. Suspect Description: Black male that at the time of the incident was wearing a dark blue jacket over a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black “Jordan 11” athletic shoes... Read more →


New Study Reveals More People are Starving; NJ Saw 89 Percent Increase

The number of Americans without enough food over one seven-day period spiked by 89 percent in New Jersey, 47 percent in Pennsylvania, and 30 percent nationwide between October of 2021 and October of 2022, according to a report by the nonprofit group Hunger Free America, based on an analysis of federal data. The report was released today at a press conference with Hunger Free America CEO Joel Berg, NJ Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Congressman Andy Kim, and Food Bank of South Jersey President & CEO Fred Wasiak. Over that year, the number of people without enough food increased from 500,022 to 942,604 in New Jersey, from 616,836 to 907,960 in Pennsylvania, and from 19.9 million to 25.7 million nationwide. Hunger Free America attributes the surge in food insecurity to the expiration of the expanded Child Tax Credit and universal school meals, coupled with the impact of inflation. Many federal benefit... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Citizens Academy

Learn more about your Police Department and the people behind the badge during our FREE 14 week course for any Gloucester Township, New Jersey resident 16 years of age or older- fill out your application today! https://gtpolice.com/programs/community-relations/citizen-police-academy/ The course begins January 19, 2023, and the classes will be on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to approximately 8:30 PM. The course will include an overview of the Police Department and the Administration, Police Communications, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Traffic Safety, K9, Special Response Team, Crime Scene Unit and much more. Also, all attendees of the GTPD Citizen Police Academy will be trained in the use of CPR for the home. This is also the first step as a community partner and those who may be interested in becoming a Gloucester Township Police Volunteer! If you feel you would like to be part of this cooperative effort between the police and the... Read more →


Camden County Traffic Alert: Roadwork Will Cause Street Closures in Pennsauken

(Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will install a new gas main on Union Avenue in Pennsauken from Monday, November 21 to Wednesday, November 23. There will be a full road closure of Union Avenue as crews move down Union Avenue between Park Avenue and Maple Avenue. Closures include Park and Pennsylvania avenues, Marion and Pennsylvania avenues, Orchard Avenue and Collins Lane, and between Collins Lane and Maple Avenue. CNBNews graphic file “Since crews will be working in several locations during peak commuting hours, motorists should plan to take alternate routes to avoid any delays,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, when traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert for crew members and debris.” Daily work hours are between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. The Camden County Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining over 1,200 miles of county roadway... Read more →


NRA-ILA ALERT: New Jersey's Bruen-Buster Bill Is Back For Full Assembly Vote

On Monday, November 21, the full Assembly is expected to vote on A.4769. This legislation started out as a “copy-cat” strategy, mimicking what New York did to lash out at the Supreme Court post-Bruen. The bill arbitrarily and drastically expands the number of places labeled as “sensitive places” where concealed carry is prohibited. Over the last month, the bill has been assigned to multiple committees and amended several times to clean up drafting errors, among other things. Incredibly, this bill is so deeply flawed that all of this time and effort has been spent in vain. Anti-gun Majority Democrats simply deny that the United States Supreme Court affirmed the right to carry. The court spoke resolutely and was unambiguous. Your immediate assistance is needed to help block A.4769 which is unconstitutional and will: Drastically increase the cost of obtaining permits and credentials. Expand the already-rigorous New Jersey training requirements. Use... Read more →


Camden County Travel Alert: Roadwork to cause lane shift in Camden City

(Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will return to Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard in Camden City to install natural gas services from Monday, November 21 to Wednesday, November 23, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. As a result there will be a lane shift on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard between South 3rd Street and Broadway. PSE&G will install services to the new gas main on State Street in Camden City from Monday, November 21, to Wednesday, November 23, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. There will be alternating traffic with flaggers on State Street between North 7th and North 10thstreets. PSE&G is working on gas services on Haddon Avenue in Camden City from Monday Nov. 21 to Wednesday Nov. 23 from 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. There will be alternating traffic with flaggers between Kaighn and Newton avenues. image courtesy of clipart “Since crews will be working... Read more →


SEPTA ANNOUNCES Thanksgiving Day Holiday Service

PHILADELPHIA PA--On Thursday, November 24 SEPTA will operate on a Sunday schedule on all modes due to the expected low volume of riders on the system. Also, customers should check System Status for bus detour information due to the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Philadelphia International Airport SEPTA would also like to remind customers traveling to/from Philadelphia International Airport that SEPTA's Regional Rail Airport Line offers service seven days a week, between 5 a.m. and midnight with convenient connections to University City, Temple University, Center City and Amtrak's William H. Gray III 30th Street Station. Visit SEPTA.org for more information. Servicio para del Día de Acción de Gracias El jueves 24 de noviembre, SEPTA operará con un horario de domingo en todos los modos debido al bajo número de pasajeros esperado. Además, se recomienda a los pasajeros consultar el apartado “estado del sistema” para obtener información sobre desvíos de autobuses causados por... Read more →


INTAGE EUROBAR GRACE AND PROPER IN SOUTH PHILADELPHIA NOW OPENED

HAWTHORNE'S RESTAURANT GROUP ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING Philadelphia, PA - Hawthorne's Restaurant Group announces the grand opening of Grace and Proper at 941 S. 8th Street this Friday at 4:00pm. Husband-wife duo Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico have teamed up with their long-time operations director Susan Freeman on the opening of this new vintage Eurobar located in the Italian Market. Grace and Proper is named and designed to celebrate both the New and Old World together, where classy meets comfortable. While the Portuguese-inspired food menu will surely entice locals and visitors, the cocktails and wines will be the star of the show at this latest addition to the thriving Philadelphia bar scene. The 660 square ft. space will offer seating inside and outside for 70+ guests, with bar and high-top seating. Opening hours will be Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4:00pm to Midnight, Friday and Saturday, Noon to 1:00am, and Sunday, Noon... Read more →


News Organizations Falsely Report that Governor Abbott Declared Invasion at Southern Border

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor Nov 15, 2022 Haitian migrants, part of a group of over 10,000 people staying in an encampment on the U.S. side of the border, cross the Rio Grande river in Del Rio, Texas on September 19, 2021. PAUL RATJE / AFP / Getty Images (The Center Square) – Numerous news outlets and social media pundits on Tuesday misreported that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared an invasion at the southern border. According to an analysis of available data by The Center Square, he did not. Abbott tweeted Tuesday content from his personal Twitter account from a letter he sent to some Texas judges on Monday without citing the letter or linking to it. Some officials in Texas later explained to The Center Square that they found the tweet to be misleading and that they “jumped the gun” in response, misunderstanding its context. In... Read more →


Article III Project: Regarding AG Garland Naming Special Counsel to Investigate Trump

WASHINGTON — Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Article III Project, issued the following statement after Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to investigate former President Donald Trump. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files “By appointing a special counsel to investigate his boss’s top political enemy, Attorney General Merrick Garland continues to politicize and weaponize the Biden Justice Department, all while ignoring smoking-gun evidence of the Biden family’s foreign corruption. Garland announced he’s essentially giving his special counsel whatever he needs to investigate the non-crimes of objecting to a presidential election (like Democrats did in 1967, 2001, 2005, and 2017) and keeping personal copies of presidential records (like Clinton did with highly classified tapes hidden in his sock drawer), both expressly permitted by federal statutes. “The blatant political bias within the Biden Justice Department erodes trust from the American people that justice is fairly applied to everyone, regardless of their... Read more →


AccuWeather: Watch Out for Snow Squalls

Snow squalls to create dangerous travel conditions in parts of the Northeast on Friday "As a strong cold front moves through, the jet stream will quickly sink out of Canada and well south of the region, allowing polar air to spill southward and eastward," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Mike LeSeney explained. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – November 18, 2022 –A round of heavy snow showers and squalls marching east across portions of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Friday will lead to dangerous travel conditions on the highways during one of the busiest travel days of the year, according to AccuWeather meteorologists. A fresh blast of cold air and atmospheric energy arriving in the region will be responsible for the snow threat. The same blast of cold air will lead to a December-like chill in the region this weekend while reinforcing the ongoing, major lake-effect snow event downwind of the Great Lakes.... Read more →


ATTEMPTED CARJACKING IN GLOUCESTER CITY

A tan Dodge Journey, not the actual vehicle driven by the suspects William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Today, Friday, November 18, there was an attempted carjacking at the Wawa 1315-17 Market Street, across from the Cold Springs School campus. According to a prepared statement released by the Gloucester City PD, officers responded to the location after receiving a call at 10:15 AM. The victim told police that two black males dressed in all-black clothing approached her while sitting in her vehicle. The male (or males) showed a handgun and asked her to open the door. When she refused, the suspects attempted to open the locked doors. The report stated that the victim sounded her horn and pulled out of the parking spot. She reported that the suspects fled toward nearby U.S. Route 130. They drove a tan Dodge Journey with New Jersey License Plates,... Read more →


Financial Scammer Ruja Ignatova, The Cryptoqueen

By Brian McColl | TradingPedia It’s been almost five years since one of the most recognized financial scammers in the world, Ruja Ignatova, boarded a flight and was never seen again. As she was added to the FBI Ten Most Wanted earlier this year, my team and I decided to analyze how Ignatova, better known as the “cryptoqueen”, may have changed her look since 2017 in order to stay under the radar. We entrusted a criminal sketch artist with the task of exploring the possibilities of what Ruja Ignatova might look like today based on the most recent photos available before her disappearance in 2017. We asked them to add five years of aging and examine the options of her gaining or losing weight, undergoing cosmetic surgery procedures, and even changing her gender. To track the natural aging process that must have occurred over the past five years, we looked... Read more →


Ruth Anne Munyan, 92, formerly of Westville

Ruth Anne Munyan (nee Meister), age 92, formerly of Westville, NJ and more recently Gilbertsville, PA, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2022. Born in Philadelphia in 1929 to Harold and Naomi Meister (nee Harney), Ruth spent nearly all her life in South Jersey, marrying the late Amos Munyan, Sr. in 1948. Between them, they raised seven children. Like many of her generation, Ruth left high school early to help support her family. Despite the lack of a formal education, she cherished knowledge and was a voracious reader - Ruth finally got her high school diploma in 1981. Much of her working career was with Bell Telephone as a directory assistance operator, retiring in 1991. She then went on to take art classes as a hobby and become an accomplished artist in her own right until Parkinson's robbed her of the ability to hold a brush. Ruth was a devout... Read more →


Bob Kotter, Who Loved Gloucester City, Succumbs to Prostate Cancer; Vietnam War Marine Veteran, GHS Alum

By CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 18, 2022)(CNBNews)--Robert “Bob” Kotter, who was born and raised in Gloucester City, succumbed to his battle with stage 4 prostate cancer on Sunday, November 13. He was 74 years old. A U.S. Marine, Bob fought in the Vietnam War. CNBNews interviewed Kotter in February 2020, when he told us that Agent Orange caused his cancer. U.S. planes and helicopters dropped that poisonous chemical on the jungles of Vietnam to kill the heavy vegetation during the war. At the time of the 2020 interview, he was living in his truck and was in the later stage of his cancer. The doctors increased Kotter’s chemotherapy four times weekly as cancer had spread to his bones. For a decade or more, Bob lived in the family home in the 400 block of Market Street, taking care of his elderly parents. He cooked their meals, kept them... Read more →


Lake Effect Snow Blizzard in New York Headed into the History Books, says Accuweather

Could this week’s lake-effect snow in New York go into the history books? The Empire State has a long history of monster snowfalls. Taking a look back at some of the most historic lake-effect snowstorms in New York can help offer insight into what this storm could unleash. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – November 17, 2022 – A potentially historic lake-effect snowstorm is on the doorstep for areas in western New York and parts of Ontario, Canada, AccuWeather meteorologists warn. Winter storm watches and lake-effect snow warnings have been issued ahead of this long-duration event, which could cause travel shutdowns and potentially create a new page in the weather history books. BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 2: Trucks stand still along the New York State Thruway after a five-mile-wide band of lake-effect snow dumped more than two feet of snow and closed a 16-mile stretch of the road December 2, 2010... Read more →


New Jersey Number 1 Again for the Wrong Reason

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor image source state of New Jersey (The Center Square)(November 18, 2022)--– New Jersey is the only state in the country where county-level political parties can endorse candidates in primary elections and give them preferential placement on the ballot. But a new poll, conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University found that most New Jersey voters believe county-level parties should stay out of the balloting process. Under New Jersey's election laws, candidates nominated for primaries by local Democratic or Republican organizations are listed on a party, or county, line at the top of a ballot. Other candidates, including independent write-ins, are listed in other columns jokingly referred to as "ballot Siberia." The university's survey of 800 voters between Oct. 24 and Nov. 1 found at least 65% said they believe county-level political party organizations shouldn't be allowed to give endorsed candidates preferential ballot positions. "The... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Bagels and Co. Taking Over Philly

GRAND OPENING INFORMATION FOR FISHTOWN: Bagels and Co. is about to take over Philadelphia with a citywide expansion that will see six new bagel and coffee shops expand to six new locations. Glu Hospitality and co-owners Derek Gibbons and Tim Lu announce that the popular Northern Liberties-based bagel, coffee, lunch and deli shop will now open new locations in Fishtown, Brewerytown, Temple Campus, Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and Center City. The first new location is now ready! Bagels and Co. Fishtown will grand open this Friday, November 18th, with a free bagel and cream cheese giveaway between 8:00am to 10:00am and no purchase necessary. On Saturday, November 19th the grand opening continues with free coffee from 9:00am to 11:00am. On Small Business Saturday, on Saturday, November 26th, Bagels and Co. will offer a free $10 gift card when you purchase a $50 gift card, plus a free small hot/iced coffee when... Read more →


Philadelphia ICE Removes Murderer Gustavo Guadalupe Gonzalez Jimenez To Mexico

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Philadelphia Field Office removed an unlawfully present noncitizen foreign fugitive on Nov. 9. Gustavo Guadalupe Gonzalez Jimenez, 26, was wanted in Mexico for negligent homicide and injuries. Gonzalez was flown from Alexandria International Airport to Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas, on a flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations Unit. ERO Harlingen then transported Gonzalez via ground transportation to the Matamoros Port of Entry. Upon arrival at the port of entry, ERO turned Gonzalez over to Mexican authorities who took him into custody on a warrant for criminal homicide. “Dangerous criminals such as Mr. Gonzalez seek to take advantage of our systems and the generosity of the American people in order to avoid prosecution for their crimes,” said David C. O’Neill, Acting Field Office Director in charge of ERO’s Philadelphia office. “The men and women of ERO are... Read more →


Five Hacks to Get Your Essay Done Quickly When You're Short on Time

What do you do when you’ve got to complete an essay within a day? You might panic a bit. You do not know how to get it done within a short period. You keep on wondering and waste more time. Don’t worry; there is a solution to every problem. Here are five tips to get your essay done quickly and on time. Organize And Plan ‘A goal without a plan is just a wish’. The saying goes true for writing an essay too. You won’t be able to finish your work if you have not planned. Writing an essay requires you to devote some time. Writing a five-page essay in one night is not easy. It requires you to research thoroughly, whether the topic is literature, arts or science. Don’t jump to work right away. Take time to chalk out a plan. Outline the essay. Organize the headlines properly. Research... Read more →


Lower Township PD report: Police Respond to 1049 Calls

The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 1049 calls, averaging a total of 150 calls per day. Police also made a total of 7 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents by date: 10-31-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 5 Fire Related Calls - 2 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 1 Traffic Enforcement - 11 Public Services – 164 Domestic Violence Incidents - 2 Theft – Taylor Lane, Cold Spring Simple Assault – Misty Lane & Old Mill Dr., North Cape May Criminal Mischief – Garfield Ave., Wildwood, NJ 11-1-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 6 Fire Related Calls - 2 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 0 Traffic Enforcement - 9 Public Services - 132 Domestic Violence Incidents - 2 Theft – Cedardale Ave., Villas 11-2-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 2 Fire Related Calls - 3 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 0 Traffic Enforcement - 24 Public Services - 71... Read more →


Fatima Catholic Outreach Center Thanksgiving Event

Parishioners, volunteers, and donors (many of whom are Hispanics) assisted with the center’s beautification and repairs project. The Fatima Catholic Outreach Center will host a Thanksgiving Celebration to mark recent beautification and maintenances of its buildings and grounds made possible by generous donations and the work of over 150 parish volunteers and community group members. Fatima Catholic Outreach Center is a ministry of Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Bensalem. Approximately the center has served around 3,800 individuals this year. The Thomas Edison Electric Company donated nearly $14,000 to help the Center pay for labor and materials needed to upgrade lighting. Special recognition will be given to Mr. Joseph White, CEO of Thomas Edison Electric Company. Certificates of recognition will be awarded to 150 dedicated volunteers during the celebration. Saturday, November 19, 2022 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 3:00 (recognition presentation) Fatima Catholic... Read more →


Joanne B. Gurick, Gloucester City Community Volunteer, Eucharistic Minister, Camden County Employee

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 17, 2022)--The world in which we live equally distributes talent. But, it doesn't equally distribute opportunity. Joanne B. Gurick (nee Smith) believed in this world and created opportunities for those that fill it. She was strong, smart, and resilient. A straight-up warrior who was tough as nails. The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Joanne was incredibly dedicated to her community and a fierce advocate who took action for the rights of our children, our neighbors, and our animals. Nothing gives us more courage and hope to face life's uncertainties than remembering our moments of glory. Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, allow me to sew love. Where there is doubt, faith, and where there is despair, and hope. A time will come when my life... Read more →