Third Street Row Homes Have Structural Issues; One Property Declared Unfit for Habitation/Occupancy

THIRD STREET ROW HOMES, starting on the right the addresses are 209, 211, 213, and 215. The 211 property has been declared unsafe for habitation, 213 is also empty; people are living in 209 and 215. According to Paul Clarke the owner of 211, the problem with the brick facade started when a contractor was doing work on 213 the adjoining property. (CNBNews photo) WILLIAM E. CLEARY SR. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 24, 2021)--A row of Third Street homes, addresses 209, 211, 213, and 215, could be in danger of collapse because the facade at 211 Third has... Read more →


George A. Mottram, of Gloucester City, age 73; Double-Dated with Elvis, Teacher, Mobile Oil Employee, GCHS Alumnus

Gloucester City - On September 24, 2021. Age 73. Loving husband of 50 years to JoAnn (nee Zedalis), his cherished daughters: Jaime Guldin (Michael) and Jodi Palumbo. Loving grandfather to Kyla, Michael, David, and Paul, and great grandfather to Jaxon. He is preceded in death by his sisters Jan and Bobbie and his grandson Joey. A lifelong Gloucester City resident, George was a standout athlete at Gloucester Catholic known for his quickness. “White Lightening” went on to attend Christian University in Memphis TN, where he once went on a double date with Elvis Presley…much to the chagrin of JoAnn. George... Read more →


Garden State Esports and Evil Geniuses Partner to Create Career Education Network for Students

New partnership will enhance opportunities for Garden State Esports participants to learn about careers in the esports ecosystem. New Jersey: September 24, 2021 -- Garden State Esports (GSE), the nonprofit esports league run by teachers for all New Jersey schools, announces today a partnership with iconic professional esports organization, Evil Geniuses (EG). This partnership will take GSE’s career education program, a program that connects GSE’s scholar athletes and the higher education institutions and employers looking to recruit them, to the next level. Thousands of students from GSE’s 130+ member school districts will have the opportunity to receive educational and career... Read more →


I-295 and Route 42 Exit closures for next week

Closures for restriping work rescheduled from earlier this week due to weather (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials are reminding motorists of overnight closures of several exits on I-295 and Route 42 tonight and next week as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. These closures were originally scheduled for this week, but were postponed because of weather. Friday, September 24 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound tonight, Friday, September 24 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Saturday, September 25 to... Read more →


OCTOBER EVENTS IN CAMDEN COUNTY

Italian American Festival & Car Show Celebrate Italian-American Heritage! Join us on Saturday, October 2nd for a day rich in tradition featuring Italian food, kid's activities, entertainment, local wine tastings and a beer garden. A car show featuring Italian-made autos will also be featured and it's not too late to sign up to showcase your classic car! For more information and Car Registration, visit sonsofitalynj.org Food Truck & Fall Craft Fair Food, Games, Pumpkin Painting, Live Music & More! The Gloucester Township Campus of Camden County Technical Schools will be sponsoring a Food Truck and Craft Fair Fall Festival on... Read more →


Stabbing Homicide/Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP NJ-- On Thursday, September 23, 2021, at approximately 7:30 a.m., officers from the Franklin Township Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Fries Mill Road for a 9-1-1 call reporting a male had been stabbed. Upon arrival, the responding officers discovered the victim, Dwaynne Mickles, 42, of Franklinville, deceased and appearing to have sustained stab wounds. An autopsy conducted by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feigin ruled the cause of Mickles’ death as multiple stab wounds, and the manner of death as homicide. Through aggressive investigation, Detectives from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Franklin... Read more →


Is It Pork Roll or Taylor Ham?

Norwescap’s Community Development program partners with the small business community to help benefit the public and downtown business district at the Phillipsburg Downtown Association (PDA) Fourth Annual Pork Roll Palooza. PHILLIPSBURG, NJ- September 23, 2021- It doesn’t matter what you call it, Pork Roll or Taylor Ham, this year you can decide for yourself at the Annual Pork Roll Palooza on Saturday, October 16th at Shappell Park in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, starting at 11 am. Be a part of this year’s festival and enjoy a fun and delicious afternoon, while supporting the small business community of the Phillipsburg area. The... Read more →


Let your most used furniture breathe a sigh of relief with customized chair covers 

Chairs are a very underrated household item. Chairs are in use every day, both indoors and outdoors. You often take them for granted. However, these tiny pieces of furniture can be quite expensive. Maintaining them can involve even more amount of money if they are antique and have been around for years. Removing accidental stains from the upholstery can be the stuff of nightmares. This is where the need for chair covers becomes prominent. Turn your imagination of unparalleled protection into reality To ensure your beautiful chairs remain protected, invest in a durable cover. Chair covers made from high-quality PVC... Read more →


Help Stomp Out Spotted Lanternfly

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula is an extremely invasive insect which feeds on hardwood trees, fruit trees, grapevines, and other agricultural crops. Camden County is one of eight counties that the New Jersey Department of Agriculture has placed under quarantine as part of an effort to contain the spread of the destructive pest. “The state is asking all individuals and businesses travelling in and out of a quarantined county to inspect vehicles and outdoor items such as packing bins, firewood, paving stones, and lawn equipment for egg masses that should be destroyed,” said Commissioner Carmen... Read more →


Delaware Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp Art Winners Announced

State Artist Claims 1st Prize in Trout Stamp Contest for Fourth Time The results are in, and two artists have won top honors in Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp art contests. A painting of a tundra swan by Broderick Crawford of Tiger, Ga., will grace the 2022/23 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp. In the 2022 Delaware Trout Stamp art contest, George Bradford of Georgetown, Del., took the top prize with his painting of a brown trout. Mr. Bradford also won second place in the Trout Stamp contest for his painting of a rainbow trout. The annual stamp art competition drew seven... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORY: Ferdinand McWilliams, of Gloucester City, Irish Immigrant, Civil War Veteran

(September 2, 1908)-Camden Post Telegram Company D, Fourth New Jersey Volunteers FERDINAND McWILLIAMS was born in Ireland. In 1870 at the time of the Census he gave his age as 41, this would translate into a birth date in 1828 or 1829. Other sources indicate his birth year as 1820 and 1830. He went to California by way of Cape Horn to seek his fortune in the California gold fields during the 1849 gold rush. He struck it rich and set out for home, only to be robbed, shot, and left for dead while crossing the Isthmus of Panama. He... Read more →


CCPO Hosts Walk to Remember Homicide Victims

September 25th is National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. This Saturday, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is hosting the “Shine Their Light Walk” at the beautiful Haddon Lake Park in Haddon Heights to honor and remember lives lost to homicide. “Losing a loved one in such a tragic way is unimaginable,” said Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. “It’s our hope that we can ease some of that pain by bringing people together who’ve experienced this same kind of loss.” Media are invited to take photos and videos of the walk. The loved ones of murder victims will... Read more →


Who is Calman Shemi and everything you need to know

Calman Shemi is an Argentinian-Israeli artist who likes to specialise in colours to create art pieces that are full of energy and shapes, whilst ensuring they remain as vibrant as possible when they are put onto the canvas in which he creates his paintings. This article will highlight everything that is needed to be known about the South American and will provide an in-depth look at how he has managed to become incredibly successful in the art industry and a favourite for many personal collectors. Who is Calman Shemi? As mentioned, Calman is an Argentinian-Israeli artist who specialises in paintings.... Read more →


What Does a Good Access Control Policy Look Like And Why is it Important?

LeoWolfert/Shutterstock.com Access control is paramount for good cybersecurity, whether this relates to a small business or a larger corporation. A smaller business generally means one that employs below 10,000 employees, whereas a larger multinational corporation can employ hundreds of thousands of personnel. Adequate data security, referred to in the industry as information security, is a key part of modern company management for any modern business dealing with a large amount of corporate/sensitive data. Billions of users are online today, and millions of organizations have a digital presence which would be an out-of-control cybersecurity situation if it were not for access... Read more →


Events in Camden County

Drive-In Movie Night - September 25th Food Trucks, Games & Activities for Children Mayor David R. Mayer and Council are excited to announce that Gloucester Township will be hosting the fourth annual Drive-In Movie Night on September 25th at 5:30 PM. Admission is free. There will be food trucks, games, and activities for children. The movie: THE KARATE KID, will begin at dusk. In case of bad weather, the rain date is Sunday, September 26th. Read More. 12th Annual Riverfront Art Festival - September 25th Enjoy Fine Arts & Crafts, Local Vendors, & Live Music The 12th Annual Gloucester City... Read more →


CNB FISHING MARYLAND: The Pleasant Days of September Perfect Time for Anglers

September 22, 2021 Mia and Dominic Kronk got to go fishing with their father and enjoy a fun day on the Bay together. Photo by Kenny Kronk The pleasant days of September offer wonderful opportunities to spend time with children and make lasting memories they will take into their adult life. Forecast Summary: September 22 – September 28: As we welcome the arrival of fall, Bay conditions will stabilize later this week after a windy and rainy period from Wednesday through Thursday. However, after Friday, expect sunny and calmer conditions with cool nights the rest of the week. Bay surface... Read more →


Buyer's Guide to eJuice: Everything You Need to Know

Vaping is exploding. It's hotter than ever, but sorting through the hype can be difficult. Many people are blinded by marketing tactics, commercials, and promises of performance. There are tons of brands that make it challenging to find the best product at an affordable price. If you're looking for vape juice that will please you long-term, this article is for you. What's the Difference Between Juices? If you've spent any time at all reading about vaping, you've probably read some crazy statistics about juice. Some say it's 90% flavor, 5% flavoring, and 5% nicotine. Others say it's 90/10/1, respectively. The... Read more →


Avalon Volunteer FD Awarded $571,428 from FEMA to purchase 120 dual-band radios

Avalon — Avalon Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $571,428 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the purchase of 120 dual-band radios, Chief Ed Dean announced today. “This is a major win not only for Avalon, but for the eleven other departments and communities that partnered with us in this application,” Dean said. “By making the switch from our current VHF radios to dual-bands, all of our departments will be able to better coordinate efforts before arrival on scene and maintain safety while performing our firefighting duties.” The money comes from FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program... Read more →


Annual Senior Citizen Picnic Enjoyable

(West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners held the Annual Senior Citizen Picnic on Sept. 21 at Red Bank Battlefield Park in National Park. Seniors were encouraged to wear their favorite Philadelphia Sports team’s gear with the theme being “Philly, Philly.” “The Senior Picnic is always a great event. The seniors have a great time, they dance, have lunch and learn about services and programs that are available in a fun venue. It is a true tradition in Gloucester County and it was important to the Board of Commissioners that we made the picnic possible in 2021,”... Read more →


The 8th Annual Merchantville Music Festival Goes LIVE Saturday,

The 8th Annual Merchantville Music Festival Goes LIVE Saturday, September 25th, 2021 at 3:00 PM Five of the bands that participated in the virtual fest are back and LIVE! The festival opens with the acoustic garage punk inspired duo The Koosmans, followed by Lounge Act led by Charlie Koury, owner of Merchantville’s Charlie’s Crepes. Lounge Act will be playing original songs and “Loungify” select covers. Following Lounge Act is Baltimore’s Ari & the Buffalo Kings. Ari is originally from Pennsauken. Their original tunes are inspired by Spanish guitar, classical flute, folksy three-part harmonies, and rhythms from around the globe. Also... Read more →


Gloucester County Household Special Waste Collection Saturday

(Swedesboro, NJ)—The County of Gloucester announced the Household Special Waste Collection Day will take place Saturday, September 25 at the Solid Waste Complex at 493 Monroeville Rd., Swedesboro 08085. Materials will only be accepted at this location. “Disposing of household waste improperly can affect an entire landfill or recycling plant,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “Improper disposal of waste can affect an entire truck of garbage. These collection days are the perfect time to clean out your attics and garages to properly dispose of these items.” There have been special rules put in place to keep our employees and... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: 96th Street Bridge in Stone Harbor to Have Overnight Closures until Sept. 30

The following was provided by the County of Cape May: Notice of Night Closure for 96th Street Bridge (C.R. 657) Borough of Stone Harbor and Township of Middle STONE HARBOR, NJ — The 96 th Street Bridge along Stone Harbor Boulevard leading into the Borough of Stone Harbor will be undergoing structural repairs to the bascule span (movable span) during nighttime hours Monday through Thursdays beginning September 20 th and extending until September 30th. Traffic will not be able to pass over the bridge between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am during those nights. There will be no... Read more →


Military Service Medal Event in Gloucester County

(West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. at the auditorium at RiverWinds in West Deptford. This year 37 veterans will be honored at the Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony. Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger said, “The men and women who answer the call to serve and defend our nation deserve the utmost respect and recognition. We are privileged to have presented these veterans with their federal medals. Commissioner Dan Christy, liaison to the office of Veterans Affairs said, “The Gloucester County Office of Veterans Affairs... Read more →


Annual Fall Dune Grass Planting Event in Avalon Saturday, Oct. 23

Avalon’s fall dune grass planting event will be held on Saturday, October 23rd at 8:30am! We invite you, your friends, and community organizations to take part in this environmental enhancement effort! After the planting, there will be a light lunch offered at Avalon Community Hall. If you are interested in volunteering for this effort, please call Sue Keen at (609) 967-5924 or Chuck McDonnell at (609) 967-3066 no later than October 15th. Read more →


Newark Teachers and Parents ‘Left in the dark’

Patrick WallSep 23, 2021/ CHALKBEAT Even as COVID forces students to quarantine, Newark’s traditional and charter schools are limiting who gets notified — and officials won’t share the COVID case count. Erica Seryhm Lee for Chalkbeat School had been in session less than a week when first graders at McKinley Elementary School were sent home. Someone in their classroom had tested positive for COVID. They were among the first students at their Newark school ordered to quarantine, but they wouldn’t be the last. Since classes started Sept. 7, dozens of students across multiple grade levels have had to quarantine for... Read more →


10,000 Acres of Atlantic White Cedar Forests to be Restored in the Pinelands

TRENTON – A component of the Murphy Administration’s strategy to ensure New Jersey becomes more resilient to climate change, the Department of Environmental Protection will restore 10,000 acres of globally threatened Atlantic white cedar forests to the state’s Pinelands region, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today as part of the State’s recognition of Climate Week. New Jersey’s Atlantic white cedar forests have been adversely impacted by climate change, including by sea-level rise and storm surge that have brought saltwater into these fragile freshwater ecosystems, leaving ghost forests where thriving Atlantic white cedars once stood. “This is the largest forest restoration... Read more →