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GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Gloucester Catholic's Annual Christmas Appeal will arrive in your homes shortly. Be among the first to make an online donation to support Ram students and their families who need financial assistance for tuition. Merry Christmas from Gloucester Catholic! Three Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- CLICK HERE TO MAKE ONLINE DONATION! TRADITIONAL MAIL Kindly make check payable to: Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Merry Christmas from Gloucester Catholic! Once a Ram... Always a Ram Read more →


Vehicle Crashes into a Gloucester Township Home

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 5, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)On Saturday, December 3, 2022 at approximately 2147 hours the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) responded to a motor vehicle crash where it was reported that a vehicle had struck a residence. A car crashed into a home on Erial Road, Gloucester Township (photo provided) As a result of the investigation, it was determined that the driver of the vehicle swerved, resulting in the vehicle striking a curb, traveling through the resident's yard, and eventually striking the side of the residence. This crash caused a small fire which was quickly put out by the resident. All Gloucester Township Fire Departments responded to scene and quickly assisted GTPD in providing aid and assistance. The occupants of the residence were safely removed from the residence and did not sustain any injuries. The vehicle occupants were removed from the vehicle and provided with medical assistance by Inspira EMS... Read more →


Camden County Commissioners to Preserve Stella Farm

The iconic farm produces the region’s best sweet corn (Cherry Hill, NJ) – In an effort to continue preserving farmland and green spaces in Camden County, the Board of Commissioners have purchased the development rights to Stella Farms in Winslow Township, setting its future as a forever farm in stone. Stella Farms was established in 1921 when Joe and Rose Stella moved to a property on New Freedom Road in Winslow Township and planted a garden. That garden eventually turned into a fully-fledged farming operation and as of 2022, has had three generations of family members cultivate some of the most beloved fresh fruits and vegetables in the South Jersey region. “The residents of Camden County and beyond all know and love Stella Farms, particularly for their sweet corn. This farm is a huge asset to our county as it contributes to the state’s output of sweet corn,” said Commissioner... Read more →


Total Guide to Online World Cup Betting by a BetZillion Expert Tim Harrison

Qatar will host 32 Nations (including Qatar) as they battle for who will be crowned the Soccer world champion for the next four years. While the players can focus on the matches, the betting aspect is another area you cannot push aside, as sportsbooks and bettors are excitedly anticipating this event. However, participating in the biggest soccer competition as a bettor requires you to have a betting account that enables you to wager. While numerous soccer World Cup bookmakers will offer betting markets on this event, it is essential to look for and stick to a betting platform that suits your needs. Gloucestercitynews interviewed Tim Harrison, a betting expert at BetZillion, where they discussed a guide to Online World Cup betting. How Does the World Cup Work? The tournament usually comprises 32 teams divided into eight groups, i.e. four teams per group. Each team competes with the other teams in... Read more →


VIDEO: The Problems Children Experience from Living in Fatherless Homes

"Six men have fathered 87 children with 50 different women. Children who come from fatherless homes are five times more likely to commit suicide, 32 times more likely to run away, 20 more times to have a behavioral problem, 14 more times to commit rape, 10 more times more likely to abuse drugs," said TV talk show hostesses Iyania. TV talk show hostesses Iyania did a show on the number of children who have no father living with them. On the heels of her controversial multipart mega-fix, Iyanla sits down with Jay, who has fathered 34 children with 17 different women, in-studio for a no-holds-barred discussion. Iyanla has also invited onto the show five other men who are in similar situations. "No heat, no judgment," Iyanla says. Tune in Saturdays at 9/8c. For more on #FIXMYLIFE, visit http://WatchOWN.tv/Iyanla submitted by Bonnie Read more →


What Kind of High Can I Expect from HHC Vape Pens?

Anyone interested in the thriving, albeit new, minor cannabinoid scene has probably heard about hexahydrocannabinol (HHC). It is a compound that provides an intoxicating high between 70% and 80% as potent as delta-9-THC. Now that it is technically legal, as long as products follow the rules outlined in the 2018 Farm Bill, manufacturers are quickly churning out products containing HHC. HHC vape pens are among the most popular sellers because they provide a fast-acting high. Furthermore, brands sell their wares in an array of delicious flavors. However, before purchasing an HHC vape pen, it is a good idea to figure out the high that likely awaits you. This article investigates how HHC can make you feel but first, let’s learn a little more about the cannabinoid. HHC Explained HHC is a “minor” cannabinoid found in cannabis. While it occurs naturally, there is such a minute amount that manufacturers cannot extract... Read more →


Non-Citizens Eligible for Driver Licenses in NJ

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Calling it “smart and good” for New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that will allow those with undocumented immigration status to obtain professional licenses if they meet all of the requirements. Murphy held a virtual bill signing on Facebook that includes sponsors and representatives from Make the Road NJ, an immigrant advocacy organization. The bill will apply to the half a million undocumented residents living in New Jersey, the governor said. Rutgers University student Estrella Rivas introduced Murphy and told of her plans to become a doctor. She came to the United States from El Salvador when she was 5 years old, and without the bill would be unable to pursue that dream. The bill was not without its critics. According to northjersey.com, it faced opposition from most Republican lawmakers and from some advocacy groups when it... Read more →


Zion Elam-Sturgis, age 23, of Philadelphia, Pleads Guilty

PITTSBURGH – A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident pleaded guilty in federal court today to violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. Zion Elam-Sturgis, age 23, of Philadelphia, pled guilty before United States District Judge Robert J. Colville. According to information provided to the Court, Elam-Sturgis admitted to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectible amount of cocaine base, in Butler, Pennsylvania, between January 2017 and June 2020; and to possessing with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectible amount of cocaine base on June 2, 2020. Judge Colville scheduled sentencing to occur on March 21, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The law provides for a minimum of five years’ imprisonment and a maximum sentence of not more than 40 years in prison and a fine... Read more →


Margaritas Mexican Restaurant Opening Franchises in NJ

Toms River & Metuchen, NJ (November 30, 2022) – Margaritas Mexican Restaurants – a popular 35-year-old Northeast full-service brand known for its inviting and authentic Mexican atmosphere, scratch kitchen and the best margaritas outside of Mexico – announced the signing of a multi-unit franchise agreement including its two existing New Jersey restaurants located in Toms River and Metuchen, plus three new locations to open in the state by 2028. Behind the multi-unit signed agreement are seasoned restaurant entrepreneurs Agam Vaidya, Sanjay Patel and Dipak Patel. Agam always wanted to go into business for himself, and with over three decades of experience in the restaurant industry – working as a line cook all the way up to director of operations managing 13+ restaurants from NYC to Philadelphia – he was ready to take the next leap. Agam and Sanjay – best friends of 30 years – met while working together in... Read more →


American Legion Champs Attend MLB World Series

By Henry Howard HUSTON, Texas--While they may not have been together since celebrating their American Legion World Series (ALWS) championship in August, Troy (Ala.) Post 70 members picked up right there they left off. “They have a brotherhood, a camaraderie,” said first-year coach Ross Hixon, whose team finished the season with a 32-6 record. “They are a really fun group to be around.” The reigning ALWS champions were honored Saturday night during Game 2 of the Major League World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The Astros won 5-2 to even the series. After the first inning, the public address announcer welcomed the team as players and coaches were shown on the Jumbotron. On the field, there was a strong contingent of American Legion Baseball alumni. Among them: Houston’s Alex Bregman, who homered in the game; manager Dusty Baker and Game 1 starter Justin Verlander. Bryce Harper, J.T. Realmuto,... Read more →