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

CNBNews CONSUMER ALERT: ShopRite Product Recall

(February 4, 2023)--SHOPRITE sent out the following notice earlier today about Fresh Ideation Food Group LLC of Baltimore, MD, voluntarily recalling the list of products below, as they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. These bacteria may cause foodborne illness. ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION AND SIZE 180397250 HAM & PINEAPPLE FLATBREAD PIZZA 12 OZ 180397260 BUFFALO CHICKEN FLATBREAD PIZZA 12 OZ 180397270 BBQ CHICKEN FLATBREAD PIZZA 11 OZ 180397280 MARGHARITA FLATBREAD PIZZA 11.5 OZ 180397380 PEPPERONI... Read more →


Rowan Wins Number 11 as Ross Scores Season High

UNION, NJ – Marcellus Ross scored a season-high 27 points, hitting six three-pointers, and Josh Wright hit a late three-pointer to lead #25 Rowan to a 95-88 win at Kean to remain unbeaten in conference play at 15-0. Rowan improves to 19-3 on the season and extends its winning streak to 11 games. Rowan held a slim 90-88 lead with 1:03 to play, and Kean couldn’t convert on its next possession. But the Profs did,... Read more →


I-76 Bridge Deck Project Advances in Gloucester City

I-76 eastbound lane closures Sunday for restriping. At least three lanes will be maintained. (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures on I-76 eastbound on Sunday as a project to repair the deck on the I-76 Bridge over Klemm Avenue advances in Gloucester City, Camden County. From 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Sunday, February 5, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close two lanes on I-76... Read more →


Active Shooter Alert at Lower Cape May Regional HS Determined to be False

Lower Township, NJ - On January 23, 2023 Cape May County Dispatch received a phone call reporting an active shooter at the Lower Cape May Regional High School. An immediate multi-agency response was initiated. Active Shooter protocols were swiftly activated by the school, law enforcement officers, as well as additional first responders. Ultimately the report was determined to be false. A thorough follow-up investigation was conducted by the Lower Township Police Department who identified the... Read more →


Two People Die in Philadelphia on Friday, Feb. 3

PHILADELPHIA PA (February 4, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)-Two people died in Philadelphia Friday, February 3, 2023. One was a homicide by shooting the other was a single auto traffic accident. Penn Presbyterian Hospital. The fatal shooting happened in the 18th District in the 4000-unit block of Market Street at 9:29 PM. The 21-year-old black male victim was shot multiple times throughout his body. He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:50 PM. No... Read more →


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: PERMIT ME TO TELL YOU WHAT I BELIEVE

I do not know of any one in Congress who possesses a better academic background, plus he has a great sense of humor. John Kennedy graduated magna cum laude in political science, philosophy, and economics from Vanderbilt University, was president of his senior class, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was an executive editor of the “Virginia Law Review”... Read more →


Browns Mills Man Guilty of Robbing Pemberton Bank

Jury Convicts Man of Robbing Pemberton Borough Bank Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 38-year-old Browns Mills man has been found guilty of first-degree Robbery for walking into a Pemberton Borough bank in the summer of 2019, announcing he had a gun, and demanding money from the tellers. After deliberating for approximately two and a half hours, a Superior Court jury returned the verdict against Cortney Bell on January 31 in a... Read more →


Tidal Wave Productions Offering New Graphic Novel

TIDALWAVE PRODUCTIONS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH SPECIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL In honor of Black History Month, comic book publisher TidalWave Productions will offer a new trade paperback called “Black History: Leaders: Volume 4,” featuring biographies of leading African American musicians. The trade paperback is scheduled for release this week. Every February for the last fourteen years of producing biography comic books, we celebrate Black History Month to show our respect for the black community’s work... Read more →


VIRTUA HEALTH GIVES FREE DEFIBRILLATORS TO ORGANIZATIONS

Life-Saving Tool That Increases Heart-Attack Survival Should be Widely Available in Public Places, Experts Say Virtua Health Seeks to Expand ‘AED’ Donation Program to mark Heart Month (MARLTON, N.J., Feb. 2, 2023) When a blow to the chest sent NFL player Damar Hamlin into cardiac arrest, he was fortunate to receive immediate, life-saving care, right on the football field. Emergency responders used an AED – automated external defibrillator – to restart the heart of the... Read more →


Rhode Island students from NJ named to Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (01/31/2023)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the Fall 2022 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and countries. They include: Ellie Sennhenn of Audubon (08106) Chris Bracchi of Berlin (08009) Alyssa Gentile of Blackwood (08012) Melanie Wilson of Blackwood (08012) Katie Reichert of Bordentown (08505)... Read more →


Cooper Receives Prestigious Baby-Friendly Designation

(CAMDEN City, NJ) Cooper University Health Care has achieved the highly prestigious international Baby-Friendly designation after a rigorous review process conducted by Baby-Friendly USA, the organization responsible for bestowing this certification in the United States. This distinguished honor demonstrates that Cooper is adhering to the highest standards of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. These standards are built on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, a set of evidence-based practices recommended by the World... Read more →


William J. Burleigh, 82, of Bellmawr; formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus Class of '58

William Joseph Burleigh Jr, 82, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2022 surrounded by family and friends after a hard fought battle with cancer. He was born November 22, 1939 in Camden, NJ. Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley Ann Burleigh (Hall), his 3 children, William J. Burleigh III (Sandy), Patricia A. Reilley (William), and James Burleigh Sr. (Angela), 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Bill also leaves behind... Read more →


Temple Economic Professor, 'The Philadelphia economy was not built on the sale of championship T-shirts’

' Temple University Professor of Economics Michael Leeds explains why the Phillies’ and Eagles’ success make for great stories but ultimately do not impact the economy as we might expect. Photography By: Joseph V. Labolito Excitement has taken hold of the region during the last few weeks as the Philadelphia Eagles prepare to appear in their second Super Bowl in five years time. It's a great story for the city but that doesn't necessarily mean... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story:

Does a Two-Hour Delay Warrant the News?

By Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist PHILADELPHIA PA--Fox29News, 6ABCNews, and 1210 AM radio were all talking on air about the Gloucester City School District starting classes two hours late the day after the Super Bowl (photo credit CNBNews photographer Amanda Stevenson Lupke image from the 2018 Super Bowl parade) SEE PHOTO ALBUM +++++ GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (FEBRUARY 3, 2023)--On Thursday, February 2, 2023 Fox 29 posted a facebook announcement that Gloucester City School District's schools... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: How Your School District in Pennsylvania Hides Funds to Raise Taxes

By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square Abington School District Administration Building, one of a dozen school districts the Pennsylvania auditor general noted had exploited a legal loophole to avoid a referendum on tax increases. By Montgomery County Planning Commission The Center Square (The Center Square) – The auditor general published a 200-page report Monday that provided more insight into how 12 school districts raised taxes while hiding nearly $400 million funds – without violating... Read more →


Resorts Casino Hotel to Host The Spinners, a Tina Turner Tribute show...

...The Super Trans AM Seventies Concert Experience & more ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (February 1, 2023) – A legendary entertainment lineup is slated for The Superstar Theater at Resorts Casino Hotel with Super Trans AM playing live on Saturday, March 4th, Tina – Tribute to the Queen of Rock N’ Roll scheduled for Saturday, March 25th and The Spinners live on Friday, April 21st. The Starlight Room at Resorts’ will also host Phriends: The One with... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Alumni Scott Rolen and Fred McGriff Headed to Hall of Fame

Scott Rolin (left) and Fred McGriff The American Legion JAN 24, 2023 FacebookTwitterMore18 The Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023 will be 100 percent American Legion Baseball alumni. Scott Rolen was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) in voting announced Jan. 24. He and Fred McGriff, who the Contemporary Baseball Era Players Committee selected in December, are the only two players selected to the Hall of... Read more →


Camden County Holding Public Meeting February 7 for Skatepark in the Park System

(Camden City, NJ) – Next week, a public meeting will be held to discuss a proposed skatepark in the Camden County Parks System. The project is still in its conceptual phase that was included in the county’s $100 million Parks Alive 2025 project which was announced in April 2022. “We’re holding this meeting to update our residents on the progress of this endeavor and to gauge feedback and concerns,” said Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to... Read more →


Newlin Evans IV Pleads Guilty to Setting Pemberton Apartment Fire in 2022

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 23-year-old Burlington Township man pled guilty yesterday to starting a fire at a Pemberton Borough apartment in the spring of 2022 that killed a 22-year-old resident of the complex. CNBNews graphic files Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Newlin Evans IV entered the plea in Superior Court in Mount Holly to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) in exchange for a 22-year sentence in state prison, of... Read more →


Joseph P. Carroll, age 64 of Westville

Joseph P. Carroll, age 64 of Westville, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Virtua- Lourdes Hospital, Camden. Joe was born in Danbury, CT and had been a resident of Westville. His home contributed to the manpower of our great nation, upholding the ideals of our American freedoms in the U.S. Navy where he served on the USS John King, between 1977 and 1981 He worked as a crane operator for Central Sign Crane... Read more →


Black History Month Being Celebrated in CC Library System

(Voorhees, NJ) – To celebrate Black History Month, the Camden County Library System is hosting a series of educational and recreational events throughout the month of February. Events include workshops, book clubs, discussions and more, for both youth and adults. “February provides an incredibly important opportunity for all of us to come together as a community to learn about and honor Black history here in America,” said Commissioner Melinda Kane, liaison to the Camden County... Read more →


AccuWeather: Total Damage and Economic Loss Caused by Southern Ice Storm about $12 Billion

AccuWeather Global Weather Center - February 2, 2023 - AccuWeather preliminarily estimates the total damage and economic loss from the severe ice storm in the South, which led to widespread power outages and closures, hampered travel, the cancellation of thousands of flights, brought down trees and power lines through Texas, Arkansas, southern Oklahoma, and into Tennessee, and resulted in at least 10 deaths, to be $10 to $12 billion. STORY: Deadly ice storm snarls travel... Read more →


Red Flags to Look Out for at Online Casinos

Online gambling is becoming increasingly popular, which comes as no surprise given the numerous games, bonuses and other conveniences they offer casino players. Some of these benefits about which you can learn more at Casinocrawlers.com and other online casino platforms have made online gambling the choice of entertainment for many. However, there's the other side of the coin, in that, not all online casinos are trustworthy. For that reason, it is of utmost importance to... Read more →


Regarding the Tragic Death of Sayreville Councilwoman, Eunice Dwumfour, age 30

(NEWARK, NJ)(February 2, 2023)(CNBNews) On Wednesday night, Sayreville Republican Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, age 30, was found shot to death in her car outside her home. In response to Councilwoman Dwumfour’s tragic death, 32BJ SEIU Vice President and New Jersey District Director Kevin Brown issued the following statement: “Last night, the epidemic of gun violence gripping this country robbed New Jersey of a truly dedicated public servant with enormous potential. While we will never know the... Read more →


Some Camden City Streets to be Temporary Closed for PSE&G Restoration Work

(Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will perform road restoration work on Haddon Avenue in Camden today, Feb. 2, Friday, Feb. 3, and from Monday, Feb. 6 through Thursday, Feb. 9, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. There will be a partial road closure eastbound on Haddon Avenue at the intersection with Newton Avenue. Newton Avenue will be closed between Haddon and Trenton avenues. “Since crews will be working in an area with heavy traffic, motorists... Read more →


"Sonny" F. King, of Gloucester City; an Old Truck Driver who Loved Family, Fishing, Throwin’ Shoes

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Life is like a box of chocolates. You never do know what you're going to get, but “Sonny” kept it simple, Stu…. Herbert F. “Sonny” King, Sr. kept family first and didn’t need much, just his Natty Ice and pack of smokes. He was someone we could love and understand, just a simple man. The life given us by nature is short, and this world is not my home; I'm just a passing... Read more →


Delayed start of the vacation: top ideas what to do now at home

Still looking for ideas on how best to spend the quarantine period without getting in a bad mood. Especially booked trips that could not be started and also in the foreseeable future may not be made up. What remains in this time, which is marked by Corona and what ideas can help to be able to travel after all? Unpack your bags. Ways to travel from home The health situation of the Corona virus is... Read more →


Very Limited Edition of Boondocks 18-Year-Old Straight Bourbon Whiskey, (MSRP $279.99)

Acclaimed Master Distiller David Scheurich oversees Signature Collection Bourbon Bayonne, NJ, FEB 1, 2023 – Royal Wine Corp is proud to release Boondocks 18-Year-Old Straight Bourbon Whiskey (MSRP $279.99), the latest in Boondocks’ Signature Series Collection. This exceptional cask-strength bourbon will have a limited production of just 1,620 individually numbered bottles. Like all of Boondocks’ premium whiskeys, ryes, and bourbons, this limited edition is created by the legendary master distiller David Scheurich, a 45+ year... Read more →


Selma Police Officer Gonzalo Carrasco Jr., Shot & Killed

Police Officer Gonzalo Carrasco, Jr. Selma Police Department, California End of Watch Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Police Officer Gonzalo Carrasco was shot and killed at 11:45 am at the 2600 Block of Pine Street in Selma. While on patrol, Officer Carrasco was stopped by a homeowner who stated that a man was on her property. When Officer Carrasco investigated, the subject fired several shots, striking Officer Carassco. The subject fled the scene. Officer Carrasco was... Read more →


SLICE LAUNCHES FOOTBALL SHAPED SPECIAL PIZZA FOR SUPER BOWL

AND HEART-SHAPED PIZZAS FOR VALENTINE'S WITH A CHANCE TO WIN 24K GOLD DIPPED ROSE FROM STEVEN SINGER photo provided Philadelphia, PA - Celebrate love, football, Philly and pizza this February! SliCE goes for a touchdown with not one, but two special pizzas for Super Bowl Season and Valentine's Day. Say "be mine" with specially delivered heart-shaped pizza-gram starting now through February 14, 2023, with all varieties (including gluten free) available for the same price as... Read more →


Qing Hua Zhou, of Philadelphia formerly of Bellmawr

On January 31, 2023. Of Philadelphia, PA and Formerly of Bellmawr. Loving father of Guo T. Zhou and Guo Shun Zhou both of Philadelphia. Beloved grandfather of Le Nan Zhou. Also survived by many devoted and beloved family members. Qing was born and raised in Zhoushan City in Zhejiang Province in China. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Sunday, February 5th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL... Read more →


Grand Jury Indicts Hells Angel Ken Caspers Jr., after Investigation into Brutal Beating at the Vallejo Clubhouse

Fourth Member Indicted Caspers is the fourth individual to be indicted in the Eastern District of California based on an investigation into a brutal beating at the clubhouse for the Vallejo chapter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. The other three defendants—Jaime Alvarez, Dennis Killough Jr., and Michael Mahoney—were indicted by a grand jury in 2022. When Casper's home was searched by law enforcement, he had in his possession several handguns. It is unlawful for... Read more →


Carmen O. Amelio, age 74, Vietnam War Army Veteran, Retired Campbell Soup Employee

Of Atco. On January 31, 2023. Age 74. Beloved brother of Patricia Germino, Eleanor Panagopoylos, and Ronnie Amelio. He was predeceased by his father and mother, Benjamin and Violet Amelio. Carmen was born in Camden, NJ, and proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for 25 years as a machine mechanic with Campbell Soup in Moorestown, NJ. Carmen enjoyed riding his bike, bowling, and playing baseball, and he... Read more →


NORTHERN LIBERTIES CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

WITH A NEW AUDIO WALKING TOUR AND NEW WINDOW STORIES INSTALLATION Philadelphia, PA - Northern Liberties Business Improvement District announces plans to celebrate the neighborhood’s rich history this February. Launching for Black History Month are two new activations, including a new Audio Walking Tour: Northern Liberties Black History and Window Stories, a series of vinyl window clings that tell the stories of Black residents who lived in Northern Liberties in the 1800’s. The combined activities... Read more →


AccuWeather’s Spring Prediction Released

AccuWeather Global Weather Center – February 1, 2023 – AccuWeather released its official spring forecast for the United States on Wednesday, highlighting what people across the nation can expect as meteorological spring begins in about a month. There will still be “some winter-like conditions to contend with,” AccuWeather Lead Long-Range Forecaster Paul Pastelok said. Around the same time that meteorological spring begins, the polar vortex could shift again, sending a blast of bitterly cold air... Read more →


Building a Gloucester City Champion

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Recently early on a Saturday morning, Gloucester Lions Coach Liam James gathered his Defending South Jersey Group I Champions varsity basketball team to instruct a clinic for future stars. Led by Senior 1,000 points scorers Aydan Hagan and Liam Gorman, these five y/o kindergarteners listened intensely and work through fundamental drills. This Annual 9:00 AM event is one of several ways the current Lions work to help build the Lions into future... Read more →


Marijuana Edibles Recovered on a Juvenile in Evesham; Police Urge Parents to Be Alert

MARLTON, N.J. (February 1, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)- A popular snack for kids is now a part of police's latest warning to parents after a bag of what seemed to be just tasty, fun-shaped crackers were confiscated from a local teen after authorities discovered it was actually a bag of edibles. Evesham Township Police are trying to get the word out to parents after they say they recently confiscated a bag of animal crackers, actually containing marijuana, from... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Alvernia PT and OT Students Serve Patients in Belize

READING, PA (01/31/2023)-- Alvernia University physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) students and faculty served patients in a nine-day interdisciplinary, intercollegiate clinical study abroad experience across five local community organizations in Belmopan, Belize. "Our goal was to provide sustainable education first and, second, rehabilitation," said Dr. Robin Zappin, assistant professor of physical therapy Alvernia University. "We wanted to teach as many healthcare workers and community members about wellness, prevention and rehabilitation as possible to... Read more →


Rhode Island Students from NJ Named to Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (01/31/2023)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the Fall 2022 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and countries. They include: Ellie Sennhenn of Audubon (08106) Chris Bracchi of Berlin (08009) Alyssa Gentile of Blackwood (08012) Melanie Wilson of Blackwood (08012) Katie Reichert of Bordentown (08505)... Read more →


Filthy Fuhrer, and Four Others of the White Supremacist Gang 1488s Sentenced

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Filthy Fuhrer, formerly Timothy Lobdell, 46; Roy Naughton, aka Thumper, 44; Glen Baldwin, aka Glen Dog, 41; Colter O’Dell, 30; and Craig King, aka Oakie, 57, were sentenced this week in Alaska to life in prison without the possibility of parole. All five defendants were convicted of racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy in aid of racketeering, murder in aid of racketeering, kidnapping resulting in death, and kidnapping conspiracy. Fuhrer and Naughton were also each... Read more →


Black History Month Celebration of African Americans in the arts

Programming throughout February includes theater, art exhibitions, and musical performances BURLINGTON, N.J., January 31, 2023 – This February, in celebration of Black History Month, Discover Jersey Arts honors the work and impact of African American voices in the arts. The contributions of African American artists have been vast — from The Harlem Renaissance, to the Black Arts Movement through today. Discover Jersey Arts, an ArtPride New Jersey Foundation program, celebrates the contributions of both artists... Read more →


Why Some Some States Don't Allow Home Grown Weed

By Vincent Bitetti, CCO My wife has a small vegetable garden. She grows everything from seed. She got that habit from me. Cuttings/clones always seem to have aphids or other pests or disease. Her pride and joy: heirloom tomatoes. Other favorites include radishes, zucchini and herbs like rosemary and basil. That being said, she buys plenty of organic, locally sourced produce at the supermarket -- the home grown produce she grows at home does not... Read more →


Gloucester City Announces 1st Round of UEZ Business Revitalization Investment Program Awards

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 1, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--0Mayor Baile and City Council are pleased to announce the first round of 2023 UEZ Business Revitalization Investment Program awards. Solutions in Warehousing Inc., Sunshine Florist, and Art's Deli have made building upgrades to improve their structures and thus can grow their customer base. This program also provides for signage, building facade improvements, and retrofit projects. If you are a UEZ-certified business in Gloucester City, this program can help you... Read more →


"Frizzblock Fredo" Brandao age 22 of the Violent Boston NOB Streets Gang Sentenced to Prison

BOSTON – A Boston man was sentenced yesterday in connection with his involvement in the violent Boston-based street gang, NOB. Michael Brandao, a/k/a “G Fredo,” and “Frizzblock Fredo,” 22, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to nine years in prison and three years of supervised release. In April 2022, Brandao pleaded guilty to RICO conspiracy and conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances. Brandao is one... Read more →


Alzheimer’s Awareness Presentation: Impact of Alzheimer’s in the Community 

February is the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day, Black History Month and American Heart Month. As such, we’re offering a series of programs to educate you on the brain and heart connection, among other topics. Take part in education in the way that meets your needs—virtually, in person or on demand. A selection of upcoming programs is listed below with the full list available at alz.org/crf. Review the options and register today. FEBRUARY PROGRAMS Alzheimer’s... Read more →


CODE BLUE IN CAMDEN COUNTY FEB. 1 INTO FEB. 6

Camden County Health Department issues “Code Blue” (Gloucester Township, NJ) – Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, advises municipalities that the region will be under a Code Blue Advisory Tuesday evening into the morning of Monday, Feb. 6. CNBNews graphic file The Health Officer has issued the Code Blue advisory for Camden County effective from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., beginning Jan. 31 to the morning of... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Capture Suspect with a Gun; Investigation into Shooting of Teen Continues

UPDATED ANOTHER SHOOTING TODAY AT 5:30 PM. (JANUARY 31, 2023)-- 35TH DISTRICT SHOOTING.. 16XX WEST CHEW AVENUE ON THE HIGHWAY AT 5:30 PM. A 20 YEAR OLD BLACK MALE WAS SHOT ONCE IN THE CHEST, ONCE IN THE BACK OF THE LEFT ARM, AND ONE TIME IN EACH LEG.. MALE WAS TAKEN TO ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER VIA PRIVATE VEHICLE IN STABLE CONDITION.. SCENE HELD..NO ARREST. POLICE CAPTURE SUSPECT PHILADELPHIA PA (JANUARY 31, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--At approximately... Read more →


The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII

By Joe Reagan, Director of Military and Veterans Outreach at Wreaths Across America At the entrance to the U.S. Army Infantry Museum, located in Ft. Moore, GA, (formerly Ft. Benning), visitors begin their journey by walking up a 100-yard ramp that shows the history of the U.S. Army Infantry. It is a symbolic representation of what is ingrained in every infantry soldier – you can have all the tanks, artillery, planes, trucks, and anything else... Read more →


Peg Hughes, Longtime Manager of the Gloucester City Ben Franklin 5 and 10

Marjorie “Peg” B. Hughes of Mickleton, NJ, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2023 at the age 89. Peg was born in Gloucester City, NJ, and resided there for 87 years. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah (Harvey) Hughes. Peg is survived by her loving nephew, Charles West (Jackie), and her cherished great-nephew, Charles West III. She was also predeceased by her brother, Kay Hughes in 2009 and her sister, Mable... Read more →


CAN YOU GUESS WHAT STATE HAS THE HIGHEST CORPORATE TAX?

Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) (January 31, 2023)--— New Jersey has the nation’s highest top statutory corporate tax rate, according to a new Tax Foundation report. CNBNews graphic file The Garden State is one of 44 that charges corporate income taxes, which the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit says accounted for 7.07% of state tax collection and 4.04% of state general revenue in fiscal year 2021. New Jersey's 11.5% top marginal corporate... Read more →