Baby Kenneth Dione Shaklin Jr., Age 4 Months

Baby Kenneth went home to the Lord in Heaven on September 16, 2021, at 4 months old. Beloved and cherished son of Kenneth Dione Shaklin, Sr. and Laura K. Schuler. Beloved brother of Mateo and Isabella. Adored grandson of Christopher and Dawn Schuler and Kimberly Shaklin. Beloved Godson of Cindy Tobin and Burlieght Trower. Also survived by many loving aunts and uncles. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to his visitation on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated... Read more →


William B. "Dors" Dorsey Jr., Teacher, Basketball Coach, Camden Catholic High School Alum Class of '64

Pennsauken – Formerly of Westville, Mount Ephraim and Westmont. Age 75. William was known to all as “Dors” and was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in 1964. He graduated from LaSalle College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and graduated from Glassboro State University (Rowan University) with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education. Dors taught 3 years at St. Margaret’s School in Woodbury Heights. He then taught Business at Catherine Gibbs School. Dors taught Homebound Instruction for the Camden County Educational Services in Clementon for over 20 years. He was an assistant coach at Haddonfield High School... Read more →


Leona Ann Eksterowicz, of Brooklawn age 62

Leona Ann Eksterowicz, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2021. She was 62 years old. Leona was born in Oklahoma City on September 2, 1959, before spending most of her childhood in Willingboro, NJ. She resided in Maple Shade, NJ for many years before moving to Brooklawn, NJ in 2012. Leona enjoyed a career as a restaurant server for 45 years. Leona is survived by her son, Brian Eksterowicz, her loving partner, Frank Canzanese, her siblings, Kathrin Capizola, Charles Vester, and Vivian Vester. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends, who will remember her generosity, loyalty, kindness,... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Enrolled 487 First-Year Students, Included in that Number are 9 NJ Residents

ANNVILLE, PA (09/17/2021)-- LVC is proud to announce its largest first-year class in history. The 487 new students surpassed the 478 new enrollees in 2019. Aside from last years' COVID-affected enrollment across the country, LVC has welcomed record classes of new enrollees in four of the past five years. Local students include: Cheyenne Wilk of Burlington (08016), a graduate of Burlington Township High School, who is planning to pursue a degree in biochemistry and molecular ciology. Lucey Walton of Medford (08055), a graduate of Shawnee High School, who is planning to pursue a degree in creative writing. Madison Ayers of... Read more →


Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested in Rahway Following High Speed Chase on Garden State Parkway

image courtesy of Flicker Lower Township, NJ - On September 17, 2021, Cape May County Dispatch received a 911 call from a female on Lincoln Blvd stating that her husband drove off with her three children in a black Chevrolet Tahoe bearing a Pennsylvania license plate. As dispatchers gathered more information from the female it was learned that all of the children were under the age of five years old and that the driver may possibly have a handgun in his possession. Lower Township Patrol Officers began searching the area and located the vehicle within minutes on Seashore Road. A... Read more →


Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3

Dear William, Fox Chase Cancer Center will proudly host the 22nd Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Registration is open and available here! Peyton Cleary (CNBNews photo) It's not too late to join in! Bring your canine companion and join us for a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase campus to raise much-needed funds for cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Don’t miss this amazing event featuring food, music, entertainment for children, raffles, contests and prizes, and more. A variety of vendors and animal rescue organizations will... Read more →


*Take Charge of your Health; Men's Health Fair 9-25-21

Take charge of your health. CAMcare Health Corporation and the Burlington-Camden chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Inc. are teaming up for a discussion about men’s health. For more information visit www.camcare.net. Read more →


Delaware River Festival Returns Sept. 24 to Oct. 3

WILMINGTON — It’s official! We are one month out from the 2021 Delaware River Festival. The Delaware River Festival returns Sept. 24 to Oct. 3 with an exciting hybrid of online and in-person activities in Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE), in conjunction with the Philadelphia Water Department, the Center for Aquatic Sciences, the Independence Seaport Museum, Camden County Parks, and others, are proud to bring you this amazing week of fun and educational things to do. We’ll have paddling events, nature walks, kite flying, online storybook readings, animal presentations, sponsored evenings at Evil Genius... Read more →


The Unsolved Murder of a Sicklerville Man Killed in Camden City on January 28

Camden City, N.J. – The latest edition of “CBS 3 Mysteries” featured the unsolved murder of a man in Camden earlier this year. Reporter Joe Holden interviewed Detective Brad Redrow with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit about the death of Santino Thomas, 28, of Sicklerville. Holden also spoke with the victim’s mother, Michelle Wilson. “He was a family person. He loved his kids, he loved me, of course. He loved his brothers, his sisters. He used to play a lot of jokes and be silly. He was a very caring person. Everybody loved him,” Wilson told Holden. Watch... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Federal Assistance After Hurricane Ida Tops $23.5 Million

Trenton, NJ – More than $23.5 million in federal assistance has been approved for New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Ida two weeks after landfall. More than 42,000 News Jersey residents have registered for FEMA assistance. FEMA has approved more than $11.7 million to more than 2,700 families in New Jersey including: More than $10.8 million in Housing Assistance grants for repairs to primary residences or for rental of temporary housing. More than $950,000 for grants to repair or replace damaged personal property or to pay for disaster-related necessary expenses and other serious needs. Other assistance provided also includes: More than... Read more →


Survivors Who Are Not U.S. Citizens Could Be Eligible for Disaster Assistance

Survivors of Tropical Storm Ida, including those who are not U.S. citizens, may be eligible for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Residents of any of the designated New Jersey counties for FEMA’s Individuals and Households Assistance Program – Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties – are encouraged to apply for assistance by going online at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). Help might be available to non-citizen nationals and qualified aliens. Their status will not be jeopardized by requesting disaster assistance. A “qualified alien” generally includes: Individuals who are... Read more →


*Gloucester City Public Works Superintendent Advises Residents of Stricter Recyclable Rules

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 2, 2021)--Alex Tedesco, Superintendent of the Gloucester City Department of Public Works recently released a statement pertaining to the update of the city's recycling program. Tedesco said in a prepared statement, "The FCR Recycling in Camden City, the Recycling Collection Center for all communities in Camden County is now carefully inspecting recycling products being delivered to their facility for contaminated, non-recyclable products within the recycling stream. When identified the FCR refuses to accept the material. Which means full-truckloads of partially contaminated recyclable materials are sent back to the Public Works Department and city employees must hand... Read more →


*Attention Burlington County Residents! Volunteers Needed

Burlington County is looking to grow its Domestic Violence Response Teams. These teams consist of volunteers who work with Providence House, Domestic Violence Services, and local police departments to help people who experience domestic violence by empowering and advocating for victims. Gloucestercitynews.net files If you would like to volunteer please contact: Amy Baum, DVRT Coordinator Providence House, Burlington Phone: 856-904-4344 E-mail: abaum@cctrenton.org Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


*Fox Chase Paws for the Cause 2021

Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the 22nd Annual Paws for the Cause dog walk on Sunday, October 3, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Peyton, Me and Bella ...Come Join Us In addition to a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase campus, participants will enjoy food, music, entertainment for children, raffles, contests and prizes, and more. A variety of vendors and animal rescue organizations also will be on hand on the day of the event. Since its first year, Paws for the Cause has raised more than $600,000 for cancer research at Fox Chase. If you are interested... Read more →


*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published

Gloucestercitynews.net/CNBNewsnet comment rules, subject to change. Starting immediately we will no longer accept comments with an anonymous name. No further comments will be published with just a first name or with a made up name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name and a working email address. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your full name. We feel that people, who in the past were able to hide behind a computer screen, won’t be so embolden to viciously attack an opposing point of view now that their name is... Read more →


*The Virtual Walk to End Lupus

The Virtual Walk to End Lupus Now South Jersey is part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s signature walk program. Benefiting the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, proceeds from the walk directly support those affected by lupus in the tri-state region through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. The Walk to End Lupus Now brings communities together to solve this great mystery of a disease. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure, but you can help raise awareness and support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans and 5 million people worldwide, including the... Read more →


*HAPPENINGS AND EVENTS IN GLOUCESTER CITY

Proprietors Park, King Street, Gloucester City, NJ (photo courtesy of South Jersey Adventures) ++++ Pigs on the Wing live music Jalapenos Every Tuesday Jalapenos Bar and Grill | Gloucester City Justin the Performer w/ Greg O'Connell on cajon drum brings interactive live music to Jalapenos every Tuesday at 8pm. Fellow performers encouraged! Jalapenos Bar and Grill, 314 Jersey ave, Gloucester City, NJ 08030, +++++ +++++ Post Parade party with The Broken Shillelaghs Sun Sep 19 2021 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Come to the best post parade party in town. This event will be inside and out. The broken... Read more →


Why Was The Winslow Township Middle School Placed On Lockdown?

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ--(September 18, 2021)--Friday, September 17, at approximately 9 AM , the Winslow Township Police Department school resource officer was notified that the Winslow Township Middle School was placed into a lockdown, after school staff had located an alleged airsoft rifle in a students backpack. Several units responded to the Middle School. In an overabundance of caution, the High School and the Board of Education Office were both placed into lockouts. Responding units conducted a swift investigation and determined that there was no threat to any of the students and staff, and the lockdowns and lockout were lifted within... Read more →


*South Jersey Pumkin Show is in October Plus The Apple Fest is in September

Salem County Fairgrounds, New Jersey; The 18th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show will open to the public on Saturday, October 9 & Sunday, October 10, 2021. This two-day “Festival of Pumpkins” will be held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway, Woodstown, New Jersey. The event has new show hours of Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday, 10am to 5pm. The South Jersey Pumpkin Show has become one of the best ways to welcome the autumn harvest with kids and parents alike. Festival goers visiting will enjoy pumpkin desserts, over 150 vendor booths, rows and rows of Craftsmen, Fall... Read more →


Samaritan Offers Free Virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop

Workshop to take place on Tuesday, September 21 Mount Laurel, NJ – Did you know that more than 50 percent of people do not even have a will or estate planning document prepared for themselves? Now is the time to learn more about the importance of your will and explore your estate planning options – Samaritan is hosting a FREE virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop on Tuesday, September 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. “It is crucial for individuals to have their personal affairs in order and prepare for the unexpected well before a crisis strikes,” explains Mary Ann Boccolini, president... Read more →


SKYLANDS STADIUM’S JACK-O’-LANTERN EXPERIENCE IS PURE HALLOWEEN FUN

6,000+ Hand-Carved Jack-O’-Lanterns, Beer Garden and Fall Festival Fun Augusta, N.J. —Get ready for some Spooktacular Halloween fun with the Skylands Stadium’s second annual Jack-O’-Lantern Experience. Taking place at beautiful Skylands Stadium in Augusta, N.J., the Jack-O’-Lantern Experience runs for 28 days during Oct. 1 - Nov. 7. This year’s event promises to be Sussex County’s premier family entertainment destination, with a fall festival, beer garden, live music, seasonal food and beverages, carnival rides and more. Take a 30- to 45-minute, self-guided walking tour through a ghoulishly delightful Halloween experience, illuminated with 6,000 hand carved jack-o’-lanterns. Enjoy the rides, including... Read more →


*Animal Welfare Association to Host Pets for Vets Adoption Event

Pets for Vets waives adoption fees for Camden County residents who are active military, reservists or veterans Voorhees, NJ – Animal Welfare Association (AWA) will host a Pets for Vets tent event at its shelter in Voorhees from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. Proudly supported by the Camden County Commissioners, Pets for Vets aims to share the joy of the human-animal bond between veterans and shelter pets. “Owning a pet can provide veterans with invaluable companionship,” says AWA Executive Director Maya Richmond. “Not only do pets help us stay active and socialize, they also make us... Read more →


*Camden County History Alliance Invites Public to History Month Events

Camden County History Month to Feature More Than Seventy History Events Camden NJ— The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to join us for Camden County History Month from October 1 to October 31, 2021, when thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with special exhibits, reenactments, and guided tours for adults and children. The vast majority of the more than seventy events and activities during the month are free. Camden County History Month is hosted by the Camden County History Alliance, an association of 50 Camden County history organizations, historic sites, and... Read more →


PET NATION: The Inside Story of How Companion Animals Are Transforming Our Homes

The pet population in the U.S. has almost doubled since 1998: nearly 70% of the country now owns a pet. They used to get left out in the cold; now they sleep in better beds than we do. They used to have a handful of kibble options that tasted like cardboard; now there are entire stores devoted to gourmet organic delicacies for them, catering to every diet from gluten-free to raw. Mobile salons now come to them, and pet spas, pet psychics and pet masseuses are all on the rise. Wall Street is pumping beaucoup bucks into pet businesses. And... Read more →