Gloucester Township PD Investigating MV Crash Involving Juvenile

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On 5/17/2021 at approximately 8:50 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the area of Sicklerville Road between Kings Rd. and Jarvis Rd. for a report of a pedestrian motor vehicle crash. Fire and EMS were on location treating a juvenile victim. The victim appeared to have severe injuries and was transported to Cooper Trauma by EMS. The striking vehicle remained on location. The Gloucester Township Serious Crash Investigation Team was called and are investigating the crash. The section of Sicklerville Rd. between Kings Rd. and Jarvis Rd. was closed for approximately two and a half hours. The victim is currently being evaluated and is listed in critical condition. The Juveniles name is not being released at this time. If anyone witnessed... Read more →


6ABC Video: Wildfire Engulfs Bass River Forest in Little Egg Harbor Township

(WPVI Chopper 6 photo) Late Sunday evening the forest fire was blazing. LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ (MAY 18, 2021)--A fire that broke out Sunday afternoon around 4 PM in the Bass River Forest burned throughout the night and into Monday evening. Officials told WPVI the fire consumed 617 acres of land that splits between Ocean and Burlington counties. Fire officials at first estimated the fire burned about 900 acres on Sunday night, but were able to reassess Monday morning and reduced the number of acres destroyed. Monday at 11PM the wildfire was 75 percent contained, authorities said. Officials report about 70 firefighters with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service from the central and southern parts of the state battled to get the fire under... Read more →


Pennsylvania Crooks Sentenced for Salem County Armed Bank Job

CAMDEN, N.J. – Two Pennsylvania men who robbed a bank in Carneys Point, New Jersey, in July 2018 while brandishing a firearm were both sentenced today to federal prison, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Antwaine Thomas, 41, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 272 months in prison and Kareem Moore, 31, of North Wales, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 168 months in prison. Both previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an indictment charging them with armed bank robbery and brandishing a firearm during a bank robbery. Judge Rodriguez imposed both sentences today in Camden federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: On July 30, 2018, Thomas and Moore walked into the Fulton Bank... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Offers Tips for Summer Travel Seasona

Tips for Summer Travel Season – Arrive Alive, Don’t Text and Drive In 2020, Fatal Crashes Increased in New Jersey (CAMDEN CITy, NJ) – May is Trauma Awareness Month, which coincides with the traditional start of the summer travel season. In the United States, trauma is the leading cause of death for ages 1 through 46, with motor vehicle crashes being a significant contributor to trauma-related deaths and injury. The trauma team at Cooper University Health Care, a leading academic health system, treats more than 3,500 trauma patients a year, many of them injured in motor vehicle accidents. Cooper University Hospital is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in South Jersey and the busiest trauma center in the region. The National Highway Traffic Safety Council... Read more →


Abigail Harris Named to President's List at Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, SC (05/12/2021)-- Abigail Harris, a Senior Communication Disorders major from Mullica Hill, was among approximately 665 Bob Jones University students named to the Spring 2021 President's List. The President's List recognizes students who earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester. Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading. BJU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, health professions, and business. BJU has over 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we... Read more →


Pro Publica Report: U.S.Congress Cheated Hawaiians Out of Millions of Dollars Worth of Land

Mike Kahikina served on the Hawaiian Homes Commission from 2011-2019. He was stunned to learn that the federal government was selling excess property that could have gone to the land trust that he and other commissioners oversaw. Credit:Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser The U.S. Owes Hawaiians Millions of Dollars Worth of Land. Congress Helped Make Sure the Debt Wasn’t Paid. In a 1995 law, the U.S. promised to pay its land debt to Hawaiians, thousands of whom are waiting for homes. But Congress, including the state’s own delegation, voted to give the land to other parties. by Rob Perez, Honolulu Star-AdvertiserMay 7, 6 a.m. EDT Co-published with Honolulu Star-Advertiser Series:Promised Land A Failed Housing Pledge to Native Hawaiians ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses... Read more →


Murphy Signs Order Implementing Second Phase of COVID-19 Restriction Easing

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy last night signed Executive Order No. 239, moving forward with the COVID-19 restriction easing announced last week. The easing includes the complete removal of the outdoor gathering limit; an increased indoor gathering limit; the complete removal of all percentage-based capacity limits for indoor businesses, outdoor businesses, and houses of worship,; and an increased indoor large venue capacity. Additionally, the prohibition on indoor interstate youth sports competitions is being lifted. "Throughout the pandemic, data and public health needs have guided the hard decisions we've made on COVID-19 restrictions,"said Governor Murphy."With COVID-19 metrics trending in the right direction amidst substantial progress on our COVID-19 vaccination program, we can move forward with these significant steps towards a return to normalcy." The following changes... Read more →


Senior Tim Hutchison, Juniors Mike Husni, John Maldonado Rowan Football Tri-Captains

GLASSBORO, NJ - Senior Tim Hutchison and juniors Mike Husni and John Maldonado have been named the tri-captains of the Rowan football team for the 2021 season, which will mark the Profs' return to competition since the 2020 season was canceled due to the pandemic. Hutchison, a 6-1 linebacker, played in all 10 games for the Profs in 2019 and recorded 28 tackles, with 17 solo tackles. A Rowan Scholar-Athlete, he also posted one sack for 10 yards and had a pass break-up while notching six total tackles in games vs. Christopher Newport and the season-ending win over TCNJ. Husni, a 5-10 quarterback, was the Profs' signal caller in all 10 games last season and passed for 1,802 yards and 15 touchdowns, while rushing for... Read more →


Caroline M. Burkhardt (nee Harrison), formerly of Gloucester City

Caroline M. Burkhardt (nee Harrison), age 68 of Blackwood formerly of Gloucester City, passed away on Tuesday April 13, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital in Washington Twp. Caroline is survived by her husband Richard Burkhardt, Sr., her son Richard, Jr. and was predeceased by her children, the late Michelle Burkhardt and the late Amanda J. Garamano. Caroline was also predeceased by his brothers John C. Harrison, CHarles Harrison and her sister Terry Williams. Relatives, friends and neighbors are invited to gather the Burkhardt family on Wednesday morning between 10:00 am and 11:00 am at Creran Celebration Etherington & Creran Funeral Homes 700 Powell St. Gloucester City where a remembrance ceremony will begin at 11:00 am. A graveside tribute will follow at New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr. Read more →


*Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, Registration Now Open!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April, 2021)--The 5th Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Ron Jaworski's Blue Heron Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. The tournament will provide families with financial needs the opportunity to give their sons and daughters a Gloucester Catholic High School education! All proceeds directly fund scholarships and tuition assistance. A limited number of golfing spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Last year's tournament sold out, so please register as soon as possible, if interested, online by clicking on the link below. After all spots are filled, all subsequent registrations will be put on a waiting list. Gloucester Catholic is a school with an inspiring tradition. Since 1926, GCHS has... Read more →


Matt Speakman of Haddon Heights enrolls at McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, MD (05/12/2021)-- Matt Speakman of Haddon Heights has enrolled at McDaniel College as a member of the Class of 2025. This list includes students who have deposited as of May 3. Speakman is a graduate of Haddon Heights High School and plans to study business administration. McDaniel College is a diverse, student-centered community of 1,800 undergraduates. Students can choose from more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including pre-professional specializations and student-designed majors, plus 20 graduate programs. McDaniel offers access to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., plus a European campus in Budapest, Hungary. For more information about McDaniel College, visit www.mcdaniel.edu. McDaniel College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of... Read more →


Inter-State Removals: 101

As we develop as a society, distance is no longer the obstacle it once was and with the emergence of the digital nomad who can work where he pleases, long-haul relocations are on the rise. It isn’t a simple thing to pack up all of your personal possessions and transport them to the southern states and if this is something you are planning to do in 2021, here are a few tips. Make Good Use of Digital Solutions – Finding long-distance movers in NYC is easy using a search engine like Google; make sure you go with an established outfit, one with many online reviews and the resources to handle the project. Browse potential providers’ websites and pay attention to federation membership; this is a... Read more →


Some excellent and peppy ideas to make attractive T-shirt designs

If you are one of those who is creative and innovative, T-shirt design may provide you with an outlet. If you are interested in graphic designing, illustrations, and typography, this article is for you. You may put the design on the T-shirt and make it look appealing. These days, youngsters are interested in bold prints and attractive designs. However, the process is not that easy. You require the best guidelines and tips for coming up with high-quality designs. T-shirt printing and graphics are not one-day phenomena. You have to continue practicing so that you can come up with attractive products. Expert advice on highly appealing T-shirt designs Not just T-shirts, designs on anything you carry attracts the attention of others. Your job is to explore... Read more →


Belmont University Announces Spring 2021 Dean's List

NASHVILLE, TN (05/12/2021)-- The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Spring 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). Approximately 53 percent of Belmont's 6,170 undergraduate students qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean's List. Belmont Provost Dr. Thomas Burns said, "Students achieving the Dean's List recognition at Belmont have clearly demonstrated enormous commitment to their educational endeavors - they have invested deeply in their studies and in their future. We are happy to celebrate their success and know that their continued, consistent and comprehensive dedication... Read more →


The Ongoing Global Trend for Health & Fitness: Great Career Opportunities

If you are wondering what career direction your kids will take, or are looking for an exciting career for yourself, the sports and fitness sectors are booming and for many active youngsters, this offers a rewarding and exciting career. If we look back to the start of the 21st century, we can see the start of the global fitness movement, with sports like soccer gaining in popularity, while MMA and boxing also enjoyed a growing audience. Gyms & Fitness Centers The number of gyms and fitness centers around the US is a reflection of how much people care about physical fitness, especially the younger generations, while yoga and Pilates have also enjoyed a boom. In 2005, there were more than 14,000 certified Pilates instructors and... Read more →


Do you need help with your water bill?

New Jersey American Water Reminds Customers About Payment Assistance Programs During ‘Utility Assistance Week’ CAMDEN City, N.J. (May 17, 2021) – In honor of Utility Assistance Week (May 17-21), New Jersey American Water wants to remind customers who need help with their water or wastewater bill to apply for the company’s H2O Help to Others Program™ and utilize other payment assistance programs. “While water service is a tremendous value at just a penny per gallon, we understand the water bill is not the only bill our customers pay and that many people are facing additional hardship due to the COVID-19 public health emergency,” said Mark McDonough, president of New Jersey American Water. “We want to be sure customers are aware of our assistance programs and... Read more →


NJ Politics: Brotschol Calls On Sherrill To Return Ocasio-Cortez Donation

Asks Does Sherrill Support Ocasio-Cortez In Calling Israel An Apartheid State Lake Hiawatha, NJ/May 17, 2021 – Today, Hillery Brotschol, Republican Congressional candidate for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District called on Democratic Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill to return the political donation Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made to her campaign in light of Ocasio-Cortez’s attacks on the State of Israel. Brotschol asked if Sherrill agrees with Ocasio-Cortez that Israel is an apartheid state. Brotschol reiterated her strong support for the State of Israel, declaring that it is the one and only true democracy in the Middle East, and noted the special relationship between the United States and Israel since Israel’s founding in 1948. She further decried the anti-Israel stance that much of the Democratic Party has taken in its... Read more →


MOVING when Cold

So, when is the best time to move? The first warm days of early spring, summer holidays, cool autumn months, or a less busy winter? You are the only one who can answer this question and choose the most favorable day for moving. Before hiring the out of state movers check moving company reviews and ask for a moving Quote. Be prepared to save your money and download and print a moving checklist. Autumn is usually seen as a time of endings and assessments and is therefore not suitable for abrupt changes and new beginnings, such as moving out of the house. However, moving in the fall has its own significant advantages: Moving In The Fall ADVANTAGES OF MOVING IN THE FALL Pleasant weather-it is... Read more →


CNB Tips/Snippets:

Area Schools Getting Millions; Waterfront Restaurant/Storage Facility for Brooklawn

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LOVE YOUR MONEY--Washington has announced it is sending $2.765 billion to the state of New Jersey's Department of Education to be dispensed to school districts throughout the state. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files According to the Courier Post, the Camden City School District will receive the highest amount of funding – $100 million – under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund in the ARP Act. The funding formula is based on Title 1 No Child Left Behind standing and other factors. A random list of schools in the Camden County region and the money they will receive is listed below. A link to the full list along with links to other districts in Burlington, Cumberland, and Gloucester, are below... Read more →


Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center’s Pet Pantry

The Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center’s pet pantry is overflowing thanks to the generosity of their partners at Amazon and the Camden County Board of Commissioners. Friday, May 14, the Center celebrated the one-year anniversary of its partnership with the Amazon distribution center in Swedesboro, which has brought over 50 tons of pet food to the shelter since beginning during the height of the pandemic last year. Through this partnership, pet food items which would have otherwise been thrown away due to marketing changes, minor damage, or customer return, are now donated to the shelter on a weekly basis. The food is used to support animals in the shelter’s care and is distributed throughout the community to assist pet owners in need. “This partnership has... Read more →


Catherine P. Zawojski, of Cherry Hill, Brooklawn; Member of Post 72 Aux., Boro Fire Dept. Aux

Catherine P. Zawojski Cherry Hill and formerly of Brooklawn – Age 91. On May 13, 2021. (nee Cline) Loving wife of 66 years to the late Paul William Zawojski. Devoted mother of Judith (James) Kain, Karen (Fred) Robinson, Josie Smith and Maryann (Marcus) Stewart. Beloved grandmother of Sean, Fred Jr., Paul, Kyle, Sydney, Tyler, Jeremiah, Mariah, and Laylah. Dear Sister of Richard (Diane) Cline, Phyllis “Betty” Cline, Patricia (late Christian) Kraft, Gerald Cline, and Dennis Cline. Loving brother-in-law of Richard “Dick” Weichman. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Catherine was born and raised in Gloucester City and was a 1947 Graduate of Saint Mary’s High School. She worked as a factory worker for Nanette Clothing Manufacturers in Gloucester City which produced children’s clothing... Read more →


*Jim E. Ferry Sr. Foundation Golf Outing, Westwood Golf Club; Proceeds Benefit K-9

The annual Jim E. Ferry Sr., Foundation Golf Outing will be held on June 7 at the Westwood Golf Club in Woodbury. Proceeds from the event will go to the Gloucester City Police K-9 unit. Click the image below to read the details. Read more →


7 Dishes You Definitely Shouldn’t Eat on a First Date

It often happens that on the first date of two unfamiliar people, some absurdity occurs anyway. Nevertheless, there are incidents that you can avoid. They are related to the food you choose. If you and your chosen one decide to dinner in a restaurant, it is crucial to know a few tips and peculiarities. Not all dishes that a restaurant serves are suitable for a first date. Remember which food you shouldn’t order at the first meeting when Ukrainian women dating so as not to drop a clanger. Tacos and Burritos Mexican cuisine is distinguished by its zesty taste, which not everyone can master. In addition to the specific smell from the mouth, the portions are usually quite large. And, unavoidably, you will not be... Read more →


Camden County Events and Programs

SOURCE CAMDEN COUNTY Virtual DisABILITIES Classes and Programs Fun Virtual Activities to Stay Busy and Active The Camden County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs is offering online and virtual programming. Visit www.CamdenCounty.com for a weekly listing of classes like dancing, yoga, boxing and fitness. Read More. Senior Classes Available Virtually this Spring Diverse Ways to Get Fit While Staying Safe The Camden County Board of Commissioners presents a wide variety of activities for county seniors 55 and older - from learning how to dance and box, to meditation and yoga. The best part is, it can all be done from the comfort and safety of your own home. You must be a Camden County resident in order to participate, Click Here to learn more.... Read more →