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


BY Slim Randles A building project (for those of us who are carpenterially challenged) can be a confusing nightmare of little whatchits we never learned the name of and have no idea how to use. Oh, if we need a two-by-four that's eight feet long, we're on pretty safe ground and can head on over to MundoSlab, the building center that dedicates about half an acre to tar paper. It's fun going over there, and you never know when you'll find something you can't live without. You can buy the stuff in there from the kid who mowed your lawn... Read more →

Humane Society Releases Horrible 100 Report

aource Humane Society The Humane Society of the United States has released its annual Horrible Hundred report which exposes problematic puppy mills throughout the country, underscoring the necessity of New Jersey’s proposed legislation (S2511/A4051) to cut off the puppy mill-to-pet store pipeline. This annual report is compiled by researchers as they comb through federal and state inspection records for instances of animal welfare violations and suffering. Public records show that numerous breeders cited in the report have supplied puppies to New Jersey pet stores in recent years. For example, Wayne Puppies, a New Jersey pet store, acquired puppies in December... Read more →

Teaneck Man Arrested for Allegedly Terrorizing Pro-Palestine Woman

(NEWARK, NJ— The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today welcomed the arrest of a man who allegedly hurled racially charged epitaphs and brandished a knife at a woman who was participating in a motor vehicle procession in support of Palestine on Teaneck Road. Ebrahim Yehounatan, 71, who was arrested by police on Friday, May 3, has been charged with second-degree bias intimidation for his unprovoked threats and harassment. He also faces charges of possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes and harassment. SEE: NY man charged for incident Teaneck NJ pro-Palestine protest ( In a statement, CAIR-NJ... Read more →

Project SEARCH Class of 2024 Honored Throughout Jefferson's New Jersey Hospitals

Nineteen members of the Project SEARCH Class of 2024 — at our hospitals in Cherry Hill, Stratford Hospital, and Washington Township — were honored at recent ceremonies. The events celebrated the achievements of 12 Camden County-based YALE School NJ Project SEARCH program participants — six working at each of our Cherry Hill and Stratford hospitals — as well as the seven Gloucester County-based Project SEARCH program participants who worked in Washington Township. The Project SEARCH interns attended classes at the hospitals every day throughout the school year, working and learning alongside Jefferson Health employees. Jefferson has been involved with Project... Read more →

Multiple Alarm Fire 700-Unit Block of Division Street, Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 20, 2024)— A fire broke out Wednesday evening, around 7 PM, at a residence in the 700-unit block of Division Street. The fire was confined to the third floor. According to The Patch, residents of that dwelling were displaced. A fire department spokesman said, firefighters confined the blaze to that floor and brought the fire under control in about 20 minutes. There were no reported injuries. Investigators from the Gloucester City Fire Department (GCFD) determined that the fire was accidental. Red Cross personnel assisted displaced residents at the scene. During the incident, the GCFD received assistance... Read more →

State Indictment Alleges Norcross Brothers Led a Criminal Enterprise

"It’s often said that in New Jersey politics is a blood sport," Platklin told reporters. "And what’s meant by that is that if you don’t go along with the demands of those in political power, you’ll get hurt." By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Jun 18, 2024 (The Center Square) — New Jersey's top law enforcement official has charged one of the state's most influential Democratic power brokers with racketeering with indictments alleging that he and others illegally collected millions of dollars in state credits. In a 13-count indictment unsealed on Monday, New Jersey Attorney General Matt Platkin... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report June 19: The Sport of Fishing Brings Families Together

Maryland Fishing Report – June 19 John Miller celebrated Father’s Day with his son Garret and father Jack, three generations of anglers doing what they love. Photo by Jack Miller. Father’s Day was a wonderful day for people to spend time with family – and many chose to go fishing and enjoy the day together. As summer officially begins this week, we can look forward to many more opportunities to join friends and family in the great outdoors. For anglers who catch striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay, remember that summer heat can be deadly for fish that are not... Read more →

Multiple Persons Shot in the 2800 Unit Block of North Barney Street

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 19, 2024)--The following information is preliminary and subject to change as the investigation concludes. Updates will be sent as they become available. At approximately 6:22 PM, police received a call reporting multiple individuals had been shot at 28xx North Barney Street. The victims include a 19-year-old male who was shot once in the left leg, a 31-year-old female who was shot once in the left hand, and a 23-year-old male who was shot once in the right buttock. All three were transported by private vehicle to Temple Hospital and have been placed in stable condition. At approximately... Read more →

Experts explain why you should not count cards when playing Card counting might seem like a guaranteed way to beat the casino. Who doesn’t want to beat the casino anyway? Hollywood and many shows have depicted card counting as a macho move to get some big wins and beat the casino. It’s not as easy as you think, and many people advise against it. Let’s look into why you should not count cards when playing as explained by many experts in the industry. It’s Not Easy As You Think Ok, let’s get this straight; counting cards is not easy. You may be hyped about learning to count cards based... Read more →

Heat Advisory until Saturday in South Jersey & Philly

Advisory: Heat Advisory until 06:00 AM Saturday * WHAT...For the Heat Advisory, heat index values ranging from 95 to 100 degrees. For the Excessive Heat Watch, dangerously hot conditions with heat index values ranging from 100 to 105 degrees possible. * WHERE...Portions of northern Delaware, central, northern, and southern New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania. * WHEN...For the Heat Advisory, until 6 AM EDT Saturday. For the Heat Advisory, the hottest temperatures and heat indices are forecast to occur on Friday. For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Saturday morning through Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during extreme heat... Read more →


Pinterest \The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code range air quality alert Thursday for Southwestern New Jersey. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles...visit * AFFECTED AREAS: GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON Read more →

Linux-Based Tools for Enhancing Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Sustainability initiatives are becoming increasingly important on campuses nationwide as students and faculty seek to reduce their environmental impact and promote green practices. Linux, known for its robustness and flexibility, offers a variety of tools that can help you contribute to these sustainability efforts effectively. In your quest for more sustainable practices, you might often find yourself juggling numerous assignments and projects. Perhaps you’ve even wondered if there’s a paper writing service that can write my essay for me while you focus on developing a campus recycling program or a green tech workshop. Services like can be invaluable in... Read more →

Leveraging Virtual Assistance Experience for Post-Grad Job Market

As you approach graduation, you may be contemplating how to effectively leverage your virtual assistance experience in the post-grad job market. Working as a virtual assistant during college not only provided you with extra income but also equipped you with a diverse skill set that is highly valuable to future employers. Your virtual assistant role involved managing assignments, handling client communications, and maintaining schedules, all of which are transferable skills. While studying, you may have also relied on websites that help you write essays, such as DoMyEssay, to manage your academic workload efficiently. Highlighting Transferable Skills Communication Skills As... Read more →

GTPD Investigate Two Vehicle Crash With Injuries

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (JUNE 19th)--On Tuesday, June 18th, 2024, at approximately 11:55 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Erial-Blenheim Road for a reported motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles in the roadway with damages and injured occupants. Investigation showed that the vehicles collided head-on and the impact resulted in significant damage to both vehicles. The impact was so severe that it caused one of the vehicles to overturn resulting in a driver extraction. Two drivers and one passenger were transported to local hospitals with serious bodily injuries. Erial-Blenheim Road was closed between... Read more →

Learning Astrology: Why It’s So Popular Among College Students

Astrology has recently surged in popularity among college students. This ancient practice seems to perfectly blend with the unique social and intellectual atmosphere of college, where students are often on a quest for deeper self-understanding and meaningful connections. But why is astrology particularly appealing to this academically driven demographic? Let’s explore the varied reasons that make astrology so captivating to students involved in college life. As a college student, you might find yourself overwhelmed with school, assignments, and searching for services or tools that could ease your academic burden, like an essay writing service that offers masters essay writing service... Read more →

Popular Online Gambling Games in Australia

Online gambling in Australia after 2001 began to flourish because users' winnings since that time ceased to be taxed. People began to see online casino games as an outlet and a chance to earn easy money with minimal investment. Especially in the last 3 years, our experts have been tracking the constant growth of the popularity of gambling platforms in Australia and the increase in the total profitability of the industry by more than 20% per year. This interest in gambling games catalyzed the emergence of and many similar platforms. In this article, our experts will tell you the... Read more →

Outdoor Adventure Experience Gifts in Philadelphia

The buzzing city of Philadelphia is filled with so much history and culture. But did you know that there are also a lot of fun outdoor activities to do in the city? Did you also know that outdoor activities can become pretty amazing experience gifts? Check out the best outdoor adventure experience gifts in Philadelphia below! Urban Kayaking on the Schuylkill River Seeing the city from a new angle is always a lot of fun. This kayak tour ranks pretty high up there in the outdoor adventure experience gifts in Philadelphia. It’s a perfect gift for any water lover, for... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Blotter

JUNE 18, 2024 PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia police officer shot a 31-year-old Hispanic male Saturday afternoon after the suspect produced a gun during a traffic stop. The incident occurred around 3:20 pm on Saturday, June 15th, on the 2700 block of North 6th Street near West Somerset Street. Officers were following up on a tip from a police helicopter unit regarding a dirt bike recklessly weaving through traffic. A uniformed officer in a marked patrol car arrived at the location, where they found the suspect alongside the dirt bike. As the uniformed officer explained the vehicle would be confiscated due... Read more →

"Suspects 005 and 006"- GT Day/ Drone Show Fights

Wanted By The Gloucester Township Police: On June 1, 2024 before sundown, Gloucester Township Police and numerous mutual aid Police Officers from nearby towns were attempting to disperse an unruly crowds during the Gloucester Township Day Festivities on Chews Landing Road. The unknown pictured suspects, labeled as "Suspect 005" and "Suspect 006," were captured on video kicking and stomping on defenseless victims on the ground during numerous fights at Veterans Park and the nearby shopping center. Submit your ANONYMOUS TIPS to or email them to [email protected]. These suspects are two of MANY we'll be featuring in the upcoming... Read more →

Setting Employees Up for Advancement: 5 Key Strategies

Every organization wants motivated, engaged employees who are constantly developing their skills and improving performance. One key way to achieve this is by setting up systems and programs to facilitate employee advancement within the company. Providing clear paths for progression motivates staff and also enables you to fill higher-level positions from within your existing talent pool. This article explores 5 effective strategies for setting employees up for advancement opportunities. 1. Provide Training and Development Programmes One of the most fundamental ways to facilitate advancement is through training and development programs. These allow employees to expand their skillsets and capabilities, preparing... Read more →

Top Tips for a Productive Work-From-Home Routine Working from home has become a staple for many. However, maintaining productivity outside the structured environment of an office can be challenging. Here are some practical tips to help you stay on track and make the most of your work-from-home experience. 1. Create a Dedicated Workspace Having a specific area for work can significantly enhance your focus. Whether it's a spare room, a corner in your living room, or even a well-organized desk, make sure this space is solely for work. Keep it tidy and stocked with everything you need to avoid unnecessary interruptions. 2. Stick to a Schedule... Read more →

Camden County PD and Camden School District Creating New Truancy Program

(Camden City, NJ) – Since the pandemic took hold of the nation and the world in 2020, school districts everywhere have been negatively impacted by skyrocketing truancy. This is especially true in urban landscapes and Camden City was not immune to these national trends. Based on that, the Camden County Board of Commissioners will spearhead a multi-pronged partnership to create alternatives for Camden students who are no longer engaged in the traditional school system. This new program is rooted in identifying at-risk youth and then offering them an alternative by providing individuals a seat in the Hopeworks program. This time-tested... Read more →

Penn State Health/The Medical Minute: Skin Cancer

Newswise — Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but with early detection and attention to personal care, it’s preventable, highly treatable, and in many cases, curable. “The three most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma,” said Dr. Charlene Lam, a dermatologist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. “Those are the ones that you hear about most often, and they probably represent 90 to 95% of the skin cancers out there.” In most cases, they’re all caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from... Read more →


TO TAKE OVER MAIN STREET ON JUNE 22-23 WITH 300+ ARTISTS, * From 1990 to 2024, The Manayunk Arts Festival continues to grow as the tri-state area’s largest outdoor juried arts festival Philadelphia, Pa. - Manayunk Development Corporation is excited to celebrate the 35th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival on Saturday, June 22nd from 11:00am to 7:00pm and Sunday, June 23rd from 11:00am to 6:00pm. The tradition of being the tri-state area’s largest outdoor juried art festival will continue as Main Street hosts approximately 300 different local and nationally known artists and crafters.Over 100,000 collectors, buyers, and designers will visit Main... Read more →

Questions to ask from a home designer before hiring their services

Introduction Purchasing a house is such a big investment as the house owner gets through the negotiations, huge paperwork, etc. Now is a high time to turn the house into a home by hiring the services of a professional home designer. There are many benefits to hiring the services of a professional home designer, as it helps in making the home functional as well as aesthetic.If you'd like to know more about home design in Melbourne check out Carlisle Homes. It is very important to know certain things before hiring the services of a professional home designer. Home designers are... Read more →

An Ultimate Guide in choosing the best rehabilitation center

Introduction It is correctly stated that addiction is one of the serious medical conditions that have caused adverse effects on many individuals and their loved ones all around the world. There are many reasons that can lead to an individual falling into the trap of addiction, like peer pressure, carrier issues, family problems, etc. It is very easy to be an addict, but recovering from addiction is very difficult. To find out more about alcohol rehab in Melbourne visit The Hader Clinic. It is important to seek assistance from rehabilitation centers as they provide a variety of treatment programs... Read more →

Rachel Eileen Mikels, of Gloucester City

Born on June 12th, 1967, in Harrisburg, Pa. She suddenly passed away on June 9th, 2024, at age 56. She resided in Gloucester City, NJ. Survived by her husband, James Mikels Sr., birth parents (late Mr. Stephen Sr. and Mrs. Joan Huggins), her siblings: Anna Marie, Stephen Jr., Charles, Lisa, Joel, Raymond, Dave, and (late sister Pearl), adopted parents (late Mr. Curtis and Mrs. Nancyjean Zane, siblings: (late Esther), Jennifer, and Robert, long-time companion Joseph Osler Sr., children: Laura Huggins, (late James Jr.), (late Felicia), and Matthew, 5 step-children: Cynthia, Joseph Jr., Deborah, Erin and Jeremiah, 20 grandchildren, 44 nieces... Read more →

Haddon Township's Summer Solstice Music Festival June 21

Where: Haddon Avenue between Strawbridge Avenue & Cooper Street, Haddon Township, NJ What: On the first day of summer, Haddon Township’s Summer Solstice Music Festival kicks off the season of fun with a free, family-friendly music festival. This year’s event will feature live music, food trucks, a beer garden, artisan vendors, a kid zone, and much more for the whole family to enjoy. The event is pet-friendly and open to the public. “Is there anything better than live music outside with friends and family in the summertime?,” said Haddon Township Mayor Randall Teague. “This event is always fun and memorable... Read more →

Celebration of New Jersey Wine Regions at Garden State Wine Growers Association

Second Annual International Wine Summit A Full Schedule of Teaching and Tastings Paid Tribute to the Judgement of Princeton (Atlantic City) – The Garden State Wine Growers Association (GSWGA) held its second annual International Wine Summit, Monday, June 3, 2024, at Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus. Dozens of wine experts from New Jersey to Italy celebrated a two-fold mission: sharing the stunning quality of New Jersey wines with an international audience while exposing Americans in underrepresented regions to Italian wines. The summit offered an educator’s spin on wine tastings with panel discussions featuring representatives from New Jersey’s wineries along with... Read more →

Sun Safety! Six Million People Treated Every Year for Skin Cancer

Sun safety is always in season. It’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the weather. Why? Exposing your skin to the sun year-round means you are exposing it to ultraviolet radiation, which can cause sunburn, skin aging (such as skin spots, wrinkles, or “leathery skin”), eye damage, and skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the U.S. Skin cancer is on the rise in the U.S. The National Cancer Institute estimates there were 100,640 new cases of skin melanomas and 8,290 related deaths in 2024. In 2021, there were an estimated... Read more →

Walmart Guilty of Unlawful Pricing Practices in NJ, Fined $1.64 Million

Record Settlement for NJ Office of Weights & Measures Includes $1.61 Million Civil Penalty Consent Order TRENTON — Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs (“Division”) announced today that international retailer Walmart has agreed to pay $1.64 million to resolve allegations that the chain repeatedly engaged in unlawful unit pricing practices at its 64 retail stores throughout the state. The settlement, which includes a $1.61 million civil penalty, is the largest ever obtained by the Division’s Office of Weights and Measures (“OWM”). According to the allegations, the international retailer violated New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA”)... Read more →

Proven Side Hustles to Boost Your Income in 2024

In today's dynamic and ever-changing economy, relying on a single source of income is no longer a secure path to financial stability. With the rise of the gig economy and advancements in technology, diversifying your income streams has become more important than ever. One effective way to boost your earnings and achieve greater financial freedom is by exploring side hustles - part-time jobs or entrepreneurial ventures that complement your primary source of income. Side hustles not only provide an opportunity to earn extra money on top of your full-time job but also offer the flexibility to pursue your passions and... Read more →

Extreme Heat Can Be Deadly to Workers

CNBNews graphic file Most states are experiencing an unprecedented heat wave and the U.S. is on track for the hottest summer on record. Heat is a well-known and recognized occupational hazard for outdoor and indoor workers that can cause serious or fatal illness when they are not provided the necessary protections and training. Each year, thousands of workers become sick from occupational heat exposure, and too many of those illnesses result in fatalities. New employees whose bodies have not had time to adjust to working in the heat are most vulnerable — nearly 3 out of 4 workers who die... Read more →

Federal investigations recover $531K in back wages, damages for over 300 home care workers

U.S. Department of Labor | June 18, 2024 Department of Labor finds Marlton, Cherry Hill companies shortchanged low-wage workers MARLTON, NJ – Employers expect people working in the home healthcare industry to commit themselves to addressing their clients’ most basic needs and yet, federal investigators too often find — as they did in two recent South Jersey cases — some employers seem less than dedicated when it comes to paying their employees fully for their hard work. Two recent investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division of Marlton-based Comfort Hands Home Care LLC of and... Read more →

Longtime NJ Democrat Political Boss Indicted on Racketeering Conspiracy Charges

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews George E. Norcross III threatened the developer that he would “f**kyou up like you've never been f**ked up before. ~From the Indictment TRENTON, NJ (June 17, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--George E. Norcross III, also known as King George, the long-time South Jersey Democratic political boss, has been indicted today on racketeering charges by the State of New Jersey. Five others included in the indictment are Philip A. Norcross, George’s brother, Dana L. Reed, former Camden City Mayor William Tambussi, Sidney Brown, and John O’Donnell. George E. Norcross III sometimes called King George" by his enemies and friends... Read more →

Alzheimer's Camden County Symposium

Thursday, June 27 | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Katz JCC Jewish Community Center | 1301 Springdale Road | Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 Join us for an information-packed program covering caregiver-focused topics that include understanding and responding to dementia-related behavior, the role of pet therapy, diagnostic testing, the value of respite care, and available resources for home and adult day care. Presenters: LISA BODENHEIMER, MSW, LCSW, ASW-G, Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology JIMCUCINOTTA, Senior Vice President of Business Development, CAMcare Health Corporation and Alzheimer's Association Volunteer Community Educator SUSAN JOSEPHSON, Aleph Home Care... Read more →

Center City-Wide Shopping, Dining, Arts & Culture, and Civic Happenings

Photo by G. Widman EXPERIENCE Juneteenth Events in Center City Celebrate the historic and liberating holiday of Juneteenth in Center City at one of the many arts and cultural institutions hosting events this week. There’s everything from jazz performances to free museum admission and a celebratory block party taking place right here in downtown Philadelphia. See below for Juneteenth happenings. Parkway Central Library: A String, Sing, Story & Musical Thing for Juneteenth! | June 17 | 5:30 p.m. | 1901 Vine Street City Winery: A Juneteenth Concert with The Baylor Project | June 18 | 7 p.m. | 990 Filbert... Read more →

Philadelphia School of Circus Arts Invite Children to Run Off to THE BIG TOP

AT SUMMER CIRCUS CAMP IN MT. AIRY Philadelphia, PA -- Philadelphia School of Circus Arts announces 2024 Summer Circus Camp June 17 - August 23, for students looking to run off to the region's big top. PSCA’s award-winning camp is back and has options for kids ages 4 -5 (Kinder), 6 -7 (Junior), 8 – 12 (Youth) and 13 – 16 (Teen). Campers are divided into groups within each camp by age and experience level. No prior experience is needed for camp. Each session lasts one week and culminates in an immersive circus show presented to family and friends. Children... Read more →

NJ American Wate Annual Volunteer Fire and EMS Grant Program

CAMDEN, N.J. – JUNE 11, 2024 – Recognizing the bravery and commitment of volunteer firefighters and first responders, New Jersey American Water announces its 2024 grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders (e.g., ambulance and first aid squads) located within the company’s service areas. "New Jersey American Water is excited to uphold its commitment to backing the courageous firefighters and first responders with its yearly grant initiative," remarked Mark Iannarella, Health and Safety Director at New Jersey American Water. Iannarella, who was previously a career firefighter for 13 years and began as a volunteer with Pennsauken Fire Department... Read more →

How to Choose the Best Seed Bank for High-Yield Marijuana Seeds

When it comes to cultivating high-yield marijuana plants, the foundation of your success lies in selecting the right seed bank. The market is flooded with options, each promising top-tier quality and exceptional results, making it challenging to discern which one truly delivers. The difference between a bountiful harvest and a disappointing yield often hinges on the quality of seeds you start with. This guide is designed to demystify the process, providing you with essential insights and practical tips to identify the best seed bank for your high-yield marijuana seeds. With confidence and knowledge, get ready to embark on a rewarding,... Read more →

Reputation and Reviews: How to Research and Select a Reliable Gambling Site In Ohio

Choosing a reliable gambling site can feel like a shot in the dark. The internet is teeming with options, but how do you know which ones are trustworthy? Making an informed choice is crucial, especially in a state like Ohio, where regulations and offerings can be quite specific. The right site ensures a fair game and guarantees that your money and personal information are safe. In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of researching and selecting a reliable gambling site in Ohio. We’ll cover the importance of reputation, the role of reviews, and what specific factors you should... Read more →

How to Bundle Insurance Policies to Save Your Small Business Money

CNBNews graphic file There are several duties associated with managing a small business, including ensuring you have the appropriate insurance coverage. Insurance is crucial for safeguarding your company from threats and unanticipated circumstances. But the expenses can go up rapidly. Putting your insurance policies together is a good way to cut these costs. This in-depth tutorial will show you how to combine insurance policies to save costs for your small business without sacrificing coverage. What Is Insurance Bundling? Purchasing several insurance plans from one provider is known as insurance bundling. When businesses bundle their policies, many insurance firms offer reductions... Read more →

The Medical Benefits of Magic Mushrooms: Exploring Psychedelic Therapy

Magic mushrooms, known scientifically as psilocybin mushrooms, have been the subject of increasing medical research and interest. Recent studies suggest that psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms, offers significant potential benefits for mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD. This emerging evidence challenges previous stigmas and opens new avenues for treatment. Medical researchers have observed that psilocybin can enhance neuroplasticity, enabling the brain to form new connections more effectively. This ability may help in addressing treatment-resistant depression and other complex mental health issues. Furthermore, controlled clinical trials have shown promising results in reducing symptoms and improving... Read more →

Gloria U. Rodriguez (nee Gleason) formerly of Audubon

Gloriana U. Rodriguez (nee Gleason), formerly of Audubon, NJ, passed away on June 13, 2024 at the age of 93. CNBNews graphic file Born 1931 in Newton, NJ and raised in Blairstown, NJ, on Lake Susquehanna, Gloriana was the wife of the late Hector Rodriguez of Camden, NJ, sister of the late Vince Gleason of WI, and daughter of the late Vincent Gleason and Catherine Bunino. Gloriana was a graduate of Georgian Court College and was a member of the order of The Sisters of Mercy. She taught several grade levels at Mount Saint Mary Academy and directed student musicals... Read more →

SJ Environmental Program STEM Awarded $40,000 Grant from NJ Audubon

Moorestown, NJ, June 17, 2024 – Save the Environment of Moorestown (STEM), a community-led non-profit in Moorestown, NJ, has been awarded a $40,000 grant through New Jersey Audubon as part of its Watershed Restoration and Community Engagement Program. STEM is one of only six NJ organizations that received New Jersey Audubon funding (totaling $228,000) through a grant with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. STEM, founded in 1972 by a group of Moorestown residents, received $40,00 for its “Swede Run at Swede Run Field Geomorphic and Ecological Study.” STEM will perform a complete environmental analysis of Swede Run as it... Read more →

Peyton and Me Traveling through Gloucester City, Wildwood Crest, Myrtle Beach

UPDATED 6/17/24 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNEWS ANYONE DOWN THERE? --A few weeks ago Peyton found this uncovered manhole on Walnut Avenue in Gloucester City. The Public Works Department had placed a marker over it, but someone removed it. 700 BLOCK OF CHERRY STREET BECOMES DUMP SITE—For decades this area was just a vacant lot. But last year, the property was converted into a storage yard for industrial equipment, and a dumping site for old bricks and weeds. Residential homes are located in the same block. Why the Gloucester City Housing Office, along with the mayor and council, would... Read more →

Fishtown Taps, Summer Long Happy Hour at Two Dozen Restaurants, Bars and Breweries Tuesdays

Philadelphia, PA - Fishtown District announces the launch of a summer-long weekly happy hour at some of the hottest bars, restaurants and breweries in Philadelphia. Fishtown Taps will run every Tuesday, from June 11th through October 29, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, with drink deals at over two dozen bars, breweries and restaurants. Look for $5 beers, $6 wines, $7 signature cocktails - plus many Fishtown Taps locations will offer discounted and/or special appetizer and small plate specials. Fishtown District will partner with the app FYND to showcase the specials and weekly updates all summer long. Participants will include Alamodak Middle... Read more →

Sunday, June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Camden County, N.J.- Saturday, June 15, 2024, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Each year hundreds of thousands of aging individuals are subjected to elder abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is an annual initiative that was launched in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The New Jersey Division of Aging Services defines Elder Abuse as any “knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult.” Elder Abuse includes... Read more →