Camden Diocese Student Athletes for September

By Mark Zimmaro - October 7, 2021 The Catholic Star Herald highlights the Diocese’s student athletes who stood out during the month of September. Sadie Arasim Paul VI High School, Haddonfield Volleyball It seems Sadie Arasim plans on making her final season on the Paul VI High School girls volleyball team her very best. The senior outside hitter has already surpassed her career high in kills with 112 in the month of September and has 265 in an Eagles’ uniform during her four years. Arasim, the lone senior on the team, has also contributed 48 digs and 20 aces, pricing... Read more →


Johnson Park Animal Haven, Middlesex County Closing

Animals will be moved to new homes at sanctuaries, zoos, and/or rescue farms across the state MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – After careful consideration and comprehensive research, and in recognition of the increasing threat that severe weather poses to Johnson Park, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners have made the decision to close the Johnson Park Animal Haven. The process to move all animals from the haven to new homes across the state is underway. “For generations, Middlesex County families have visited the animals at the Johnson Park Animal Haven; the park has not only brought joy to those families... Read more →


OCTOBER EYE ON VISION: HALLOWEEN EYE SAFETY MONTH

October 15, 2021 Optometric Physician Dr. Russell W. Chappius III presents South Jersey Eye Associates “Eye on Vision” for October. October is Halloween Eye Safety Month. To ensure that your family enjoys a vision-safe Halloween, follow these safety tips from Dr. Chappius: Avoid costumes with masks, wigs, floppy hats or eye patches that block vision. Refrain from pointed props such as spears, swords or wands that may harm other children’s eyes. Carry a bright flashlight to improve visibility. Never buy cosmetic contacts without a prescription! Never share your cosmetic contacts with others or use someone else’s contacts! Improper use of... Read more →


South Jersey Events: CatDaddy Debut at TimeOut2. Nov. Gun Buy Back;

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021 AT 9 PM – 1 AM CatDaddy The Band to debut at the new TimeOut2 GLOUCESTER, NJ O'Donnell's Restaurant & Bar Event by Marty Mason Group · CatDaddy the Band GROUP PAGE O'Donnell's Restaurant & Bar Duration: 4 hr CatDaddy the Band will make its debut at the new TimeOut2 Sports Bar in Gloucester, NJ. TimeOut2 has taken over O'Donnells, 401 South Broadway, in Gloucester City. Come out and join us to ROCK the house at this new venue! SATURDAY AT 10 AM – 4 PM Cash For Guns - Camden County 690 Ferry Ave, Camden,... Read more →


Senator Sarlo Visits Stockton Atlantic City & Galloway Campuses

Galloway, N.J. -N.J. Senator Paul Sarlo, (D-Bergen Passaic), chairman of the New Jersey Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, toured the Stockton Atlantic City and Galloway campuses on Wednesday, Oct. 13 to see the progress of the city campus and surrounding University District, and the main campus growth. “Sen. Sarlo has been a great supporter of Stockton and a champion for higher education in New Jersey,” Stockton President Harvey Kesselman said. “We are thrilled to show him how the state’s investment in Stockton is benefitting not just our students, but the city of Atlantic City and the region.” Sarlo toured the... Read more →


MVC Offering Knowledge Test Appointments, Oct. 23

NJMVC Offers Knowledge Test Appointments at Rowan College at Burlington County on Oct. 23 165 Available Appointments Scheduled at NJMVC.gov TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced it will be offering a limited number of driver knowledge tests by appointment at Rowan College at Burlington County on Saturday, Oct. 23. This initiative is an expansion of the pilot program that began at Passaic County Community College on Sept. 25, when the NJMVC first offered knowledge tests off-site. Appointments can only be scheduled online at NJMVC.gov. No applicants should ​come to the test location unless they ​already have... Read more →


Delaware American Legion Welcomes Home "One of their Own"

(American Legion Post 6 photo) ‘He’s one of our own’ The American Legion OCT 13, 2021 FacebookTwitterMore64 For decades, members of U.S. Army Air Force 2nd Lt. George M. Johnson’s family awaited word that his remains would be returned home to Seaford, Del. When they finally were, members of Nanticoke Post 6’s American Legion Family were there to help ensure he got the return he’d earned. Johnson was a member of the 38th Bombardment Squadron’s 30th Bombardment Group and was one of 10 servicemen killed Jan. 21, 1944, when the bomber he was co-piloting crashed into a Tarawa lagoon in... Read more →


Putting Your Home Up for Sale: 5 Tips

Selling your home can be an extremely stressful undertaking – especially if you have never had to do it before. This task takes a great deal of time and preparation to make it as stress-free as possible, and the decisions you make along the way are vital for creating a streamlined process. There are several aspects that need careful consideration before putting your home on the market – and by reading this blog, you’ll gain helpful insight into the steps that need to be taken along the way. Check out these key tips on putting your home up for sale... Read more →


The tragedy of abortion in America, it is the Leading Cause of Death for Children

New York legislators cheered and applauded Tuesday night after the state Senate removed restrictions on late-term abortions, allowing unborn babies to be aborted up until the day of birth. The Reproductive Health Act passed with a 38-28 vote and was signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). "Today we are taking a giant step forward in the hard-fought battle to ensure a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own personal health, including the ability to access an abortion," Gov. Cuomo said. republished from the January 23, 2019 CBN News ++++ Leading Pro-Life Org’s National... Read more →


Authorities Investigating MVA t at Abessinio Stadium, 16-Year-Old Driver Loss Control of Jeep, Injuring 4 People

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (October 16, 2021)---Delaware Natural Resources Police and Wilmington Department of Police are investigating a vehicle accident with serious injuries that occurred Friday afternoon at the Abessinio Stadium, located within Wilmington State Parks. A 16-year-old Wilmington man failed to maintain control of his 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee while reversing from a parking space. The Jeep, traveling in reverse, first struck two parked vehicles, a 2012 Hyundai Accent and a 2009 Cadillac Escalade. The Jeep then continued in reverse striking two individuals that were sitting on chairs behind the Escalade trapping a 65-year-old Dover woman under the Jeep. The female... Read more →


CNB Travel News: Experience a Romantic Escape Above the Clouds in Philadelphia

image provided PHILADELPHIA PA--Experience a romantic escape above the clouds at Philadelphia’s first-and-only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel and Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center. Unwind together in secluded settings while soaking in unobstructed SkyHigh views or celebrate life’s special moments with celebratory amenities and luxe Jeff Leatham florals. Be inspired by this itinerary for time together. 1. Take love to new heights Embark on a journey above the clouds to the highest situated hotel in North America. Guests arrive in style as they check-in at the Sky Lobby, located on the 60th floor. 2. Plan a... Read more →


Explore a New Community Before Buying or Building

When it comes time to move, the decision should not be made lightly. There are several attributing factors that could greatly impact your choice of location. Some things to consider when selecting a community to live in are as follow. Property taxes HOA dues Local school district Local park district Shopping and nightlife Transportation and commuting This extensive list only touches on a few of the key things that people should consider before moving to a neighborhood. It doesn't matter if the new home you like has every detail you are looking for, including marble countertops, a rolling library ladder,... Read more →


Patricia J. Ziegler, 79, of Audubon Park

(nee Pearce) On October 9, 2021, of Audubon Park, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Ziegler. Dear mother of Anthony (Susan), Richard S., Gerard (Christine), Jr., Manda (Scott) and step-children, Douglas and Adam. Loving grandmother of Anthony, Alyssa, Scotty, Jenna, Cash and Dallas. She is also survived by her sister, Barbara (Jack). Funeral service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to your local animal shelter. Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, Audubon and Collingswood, N Read more →


SJ Resident Donates $9,000 to Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township

Michelle Donio, of Buena, NJ, donated $9,000 from a fundraiser held last month in her honor to the Patient Assistance Fund at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township, where she has received care since December 2020. The Patient Assistance Fund provides financial assistance with rent and utilities for those in need during cancer treatment. The presentation took place at a special event for women, titled “Innovations in Women’s Health,” recently held at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. Donio, a lifelong competitive equestrian and riding instructor for 30 years, thanks friend Jackie Smith of Summer Jade Stables in Waterford, NJ -... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey at Supports ACS's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Event

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Team from Jefferson Health - New Jersey was out in force Sunday at Cooper River Park for the annual American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” event. For more than two decades, “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” has united communities throughout the U.S. in the fight against this deadly disease. Today, Making Strides is the largest network of breast cancer events in the nation. Sunday's event at Cooper River Park was sponsored by Making Strides of Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. For more information about cancer care and services at Jefferson Health - New Jersey,... Read more →


DANGER! WARNING! FDC WARNS PUBLIC ABOUT DELTA-8 THC

5 Things to Know about Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol – Delta-8 THC Español (SEPTEMBER 14, 2021)--Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as delta-8 THC, is a psychoactive substance found in the Cannabis sativa plant, of which marijuana and hemp are two varieties. Delta-8 THC is one of over 100 cannabinoids produced naturally by the cannabis plant but is not found in significant amounts in the cannabis plant. As a result, concentrated amounts of delta-8 THC are typically manufactured from hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD). It is important for consumers to be aware that delta-8 THC products have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for... Read more →


Jefferson Health Honored at Three Little Birds “Wave of Light” Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Event

Jefferson Health was honored at Friday night’s “Wave of Light” event at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. The event was sponsored by Three Little Birds, a nonprofit organization that provides pregnancy and infant loss support. Jefferson Washington Township Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia were presented with two CuddleCots, for use in their hospitals to support parents who have experienced infant loss. The CuddleCots were provided through the fundraising efforts of Elmer, NJ, couple Quinn Labriola and Steve Wdzieczkowski, who lost their full-term baby, Cash, in September 2020. The two wanted to make the donation in memory... Read more →


Two Newark Officials and Two Newark Business Owners Charged with Conspiracy by US Attorney's Office

A former Newark city official and officer of the Newark Community Economic Development Corp. (NCEDC), along with two Newark business owners, were indicted today by a federal grand jury in connection with a conspiracy for the official to obtain corrupt payments intended to influence and reward him for assisting the business owners with the acquisition and redevelopment of various Newark-owned properties, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Carmelo G. Garcia, 45, of Hoboken, New Jersey, a former Newark official, and Frank Valvano Jr., 52, of Florham Park, New Jersey, and Irwin Sablosky, 60, of Springfield, New Jersey, co-owners of... Read more →


A List of Top Design and Storage Ideas for Your Very Own Fitted Wardrobe

Fitted wardrobes have undoubtedly proven to be one of the best ways you can utilise storage in your bedroom or living space, and they can even add to your room's aesthetic. With a fitted wardrobe, it's easy to optimise storage for all your items and belongings, be it clothes, accessories, shoes, and more. You can design your fitted wardrobe to suit what you own – for example, if you have an excess of shoes, you can choose to have it built with more shoe racks, and if you have a bevvy of suits, you can opt for more hanging rails.... Read more →


Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen NAMED October 2021 Porker of the Month

Citizens Against Government Waste Names... (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen our October 2021 Porker of the Month for demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) be allowed to use its petrifying powers to investigate every detail of how average Americans are spending their money. CNBNews graphic files Secretary Yellen is insisting that the IRS should have access to any bank account with transactions greater than $600, meaning every taxpayer is essentially subject to a frightening audit regardless of tax status and whether there is any reasonable cause to believe they have... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: 11 K-9's DIE WHILE ON DUTY BETWEEN JUNE 4 AND SEPT. 11; FIVE FROM HEATSTROKE

K9 Kitt Braintree Police Department, MA EOW: Friday, June 4, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Zena Cocoa Police Department, FL EOW: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Cause: Heatstroke K9 Max St. Joseph Police Department, MO EOW: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Jas Savannah Police Department, GA EOW: Sunday, July 25, 2021 Cause: Automobile crash K9 Rex Michigan State Police, MI EOW: Sunday, July 25, 2021 Cause: Vehicular assault K9 Byrd Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX EOW: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Cause: Heatstroke K9 Ivar Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, LA EOW: Friday, August 20, 2021 Cause:... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Scholar earns American Academy of Nursing Fellowship

CAMDEN CITY, NJ— Robin Cogan, a lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden, and a school nurse in Camden, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), one of the highest honors that can be bestowed in the field. Robin Cogan MEd, RN, NCSN Clinical Coordinator of the School Nurse Program Cogan is among 225 Fellows of the class of 2021, joining a small group of school nurse leaders inducted into the Academy. FAAN selection criteria include contributions to nursing and health care, reducing health disparities and inequalities, and influencing health policies and health care delivery. “School nurses have... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL NEWS PHILADELPHIA: Four Seasons Hotel Celebrates the arrival of autumn

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia celebrates the arrival of autumn with seasonal offerings to inspire a cosy getaway. Embrace the cosy season with a living installation by Jeff Leatham and Team Leatham. A striking mountain of off-white pumpkins and delicate pampas grass set the stage on the Level 1. The 60-second elevator ride reveals a wall of vibrant orange orchids, mango calla lilies, green hydrangeas and free spirit roses that change colours over time. Cycle the City Take in the crisp air and the changing foliage while on a bike ride with complimentary electric bikes for Hotel guests from local retailer... Read more →


Maksim Stankevich of Bensalem Charged with Abuse of Corpse

BENSALEM, PA--OCTOBER 14, 2021-- A 41-year-old man is being charged with abuse of corpse after a man overdosed in his Bensalem Township apartment last month, and instead of calling for help, he wrapped the victim’s body with a rope and blanket and left him behind a red dumpster of a nearby apartment complex. Maksim Stankevich is also being charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after taking the overdose victim’s cellphone, backpack and two T-shirts. The charges, all second-degree misdemeanors, were filed Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, before Magisterial District Judge Joseph P. Falcone. Stankevich is being held... Read more →


Frank Torres-Lopez Arrested in Puerto Rico for Murdering Man in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING—After more than a month-long homicide investigation, involving multiple local law enforcement agencies and additional assistance from agencies in Texas and Puerto Rico, a 25 year-old man has been arrested in Puerto Rico and charged in the fatal shooting of a man in Atlantic City on Aug. 1, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Frank Torres-Lopez Frank Torres-Lopez, 25, was arrested in Puerto Rico on Sept. 29, 2021, by police there and he is charged with the following offenses in the fatal shooting of 42 year-old Juan Matute-Figueroa on Aug. 1, 2021: · 1st degree Murder · 2nd... Read more →