Public Hearing on Two Bond Issues Totaling $2,250,000 to be Held Thursday Night in Gloucester City Council Chambers

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 22, 2021)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City council will hold a public hearing on two million dollar plus bond issues on Thursday evening, September 23, at 7:30 PM in the council chambers at the Gloucester City Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The first bond ordinance totaling $1,050,000 will pay for the replacement of sewer mains at various locations, including, but not limited to, Barnard Avenue totaling $950,000, and $100,000 of the bond will pay for the construction of a new pole barn for the sewer and water utility department. A section of the ordinance outlining the... Read more →


What’s Hiding behind Cash Advance Online Loans Taken from Apps

image unsplash.com While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t gone anywhere, direct lenders became the only solution for many people. For more convenience, instant cash advance online loans are now provided in a mobile format. Apart from a mobile browser, clients can also use mobile apps for sending an online application and receiving approval. Just take a look at Instant Сash Advance. This online service has already adjusted its financial services to the mobile format. When financial technology companies started offering alternatives to predatory payday loans, the apps like Earnin, Dave, and Branch were brought to the market. The major issue standing... Read more →


Statement from Joe Giralo on OSC Public Letter on Egg Harbor City Water Deal

“The revelations in the OSC letter today are deeply disturbing. After decades of mismanagement, the last thing the County Clerk’s Office needs is another incompetent leader. Perhaps Mayor Jiampetti should spend more time focused on her day job instead of the campaign trail." Read more →


Donna Marie (Ribeiro) King, of Mt. Ephraim

On September 19, 2021, Donna Marie King (nee Ribeiro) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children. Born February 21, 1960, in Philadelphia, PA. Resident of Mount Ephraim, NJ. She was loved by all who knew her, touching hearts and leaving lasting impressions with each person she met. Beloved mother and best friend of Thomas (Ninamari) King, Christina King, and Anthony King. Proud grandmother to Josephine King and will be forever missed by her nephew and Godson Andrew Waddington. Daughter of the late Christina (nee Cicala) and Jack Ribeiro. Loving sister to Frank DelVecchio, Carol (Ron) Deak, the late Alan (Pat)... Read more →


DIY Home Projects — Here’s How to Know When You Should Call a Professional

DIY homeowners saved more than an impressive $20,000 for kitchen renovations and additions, according to one 2018 report. However, while this certainly highlights the cost-saving benefits that often come along with doing the job yourself, there are several instances when DIY may simply not be the answer. Whether you’ve just moved to Gloucester City, or you’ve been a longtime resident looking to pull off a major remodel, here’s what you should know. When you’re out of your depth There are a number of situations when doing the job yourself may seem like common sense; such as when a room needs... Read more →


The Red Coats to Invade Haddonfield, Saturday, June 4

Festivities begin at 9 am with The Skirmish beginning at 2 pm. Event is Free and Open to the Public. HADDONFIELD, NJ – The British are coming! On Saturday, June 4, 2022 the British will invade and be challenged on Kings Highway by colonial troops. Redcoats, on horseback, will charge, muskets will be fired, and the Continentals will delay the redcoats before they head off to the Battle at Monmouth. General Washington had ordered the militia to “annoy” the Redcoats, and so on June 4, 2022, we will again. This exciting reenactment event is free and open to the public.... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Preparing to Repair 42-Inch Water Main on Springdale Road, Cherry Hill

CAMDEN, N.J. – SEPT. 21, 2021 – New Jersey American Water is preparing to repair a 42-inch water transmission main on Springdale Road in Cherry Hill between the intersections of Lark Lane and Wilderness Way starting September 27. This critical pipeline supplies water to customers in several towns throughout Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. New Jersey American Water identified the leak through the use of acoustic leak detection technology, which enabled company engineers to “hear” the water coming out of the deeply buried pipe, despite being located next to a creek. The company used this award-winning technology to quickly... Read more →


6 Tips Every Property Manager Needs to Know 

image unsplash.com Being a property manager is one of the most stressful jobs that a person can have. Property managers are often responsible for managing the finances of the properties they manage, as well as the overall upkeep of the area. Dealing with finances, maintenance, and clients can lead to confusion and frustration. Here are some tips that all good property managers must know to be successful at their job. #1) Keep Finances Organized Keeping accurate and up-to-date financials for each property that you manage is a crucial part of being a property manager. A good property manager will keep... Read more →


Gloucester City History: THE CIVIL WAR

Gloucester City was officially part of Union Township and was to only town still remaining in Union Township at the outbreak of the Civil War. Whereas, some other parts of present day Gloucester City where part of Centre Township and Haddon Township. The Anderson Guards and the Union Guards. Many of the men from Gloucester City served in the 4th New Jersey when the Civil War started. Initially 200 men from Gloucester joined the Anderson Guards and the Union Guards. Their enlistments were only for 3 months and when their enlistments were up, most re-enlisted and became part of a... Read more →


Francis “Joe” Hutchinson, of Gloucester City, Vietnam War Marine Veteran

On September 17, 2021, Francis “Joe” Hutchinson, of Gloucester City, passed away at the age of 71. He was surrounded by those that truly loved him. He will be remembered as a true, proud American and United States Marine. Joe was proud to have served in the United States Marine Corps, 1967-1970. He was sent to Vietnam in 1968, fighting in the battle of Khe Sanh, surrounded by the enemy at Rock Pile in combat at Quang Tri. No matter how he was treated when he came home from the war, he still loved his country and the people in... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: HOUSTON POLICE OFFICER BILL JEFFREY SHOT AND KILLED BY DRUG DEALER

Senior Police Officer William Jeffrey Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Monday, September 20, 2021 HOUSTON, TEXAS, Senior Police Officer Bill Jeffrey was shot and killed in the 5300 block of Aeropark Drive at about 7:30 am while serving a warrant in Harris County. He and other officers had gone to the apartment to serve an arrest warrant as part of a high-level narcotics case. They made contact with a female subject who answered the door. As they spoke to her the wanted man emerged and opened fire without warning, striking Officer Jeffrey and another officer. Officers were able... Read more →


New Jersey Jackals Baseball Team Host Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival Sept. 25

Saturday, September 25, the New Jersey Jackals baseball team will be hosting the Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival located at Yogi Berra Stadium at Montclair State University. Below are more details: RIGHT ON THE BASEBALL FIELD! 100+ Beers 25+ Food Trucks LIVE Music by Alternate Groove Party Band Much, much more ADMISSION: $8 per person Children 36" tall and shorter are FREE FREE Parking BEER SAMPLING Beer Tokens: $5 each (12-ounce pour) Sampling Mug: $15 - includes six 5-ounce beer samples ADDRESS Yogi Berra Stadium 8 Yogi Berra Drive Little Falls, NJ 07424 Tickets: yogiberrastadium.com Read more →


Murphy Says Two-Year-Olds and Up Must Wear Face Mask While in Child Care Center

A pre-Kindergarten class from Bradford School poses for pictures during a short graduation ceremony June 10, 2020, in front of the school in Jersey City, New Jersey. Seth Wenig / AP photo By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – All child care center workers in New Jersey must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and anyone who is at least two years old must wear a face mask while in a child care center. The mandates are part of Executive Order No. 264, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed on Monday. Under the order, any child care... Read more →


Reach Your Destination at RCSJ's Fall 2021 Open House on the Gloucester Campus!

Find Your Fit - About this event Find Your Fit - Reach Your Destination at RCSJ's Fall 2021 Open House on the Gloucester Campus! + Explore majors and connect with experienced faculty + Speak with staff from various departments such as Admissions and Financial Aid + Take a self-guided tour of our expanded campus *Hosted in conjunction with the Gloucester County Professional Counselors Association Regional College Fair *Due to current public health conditions related to COVID-19 all attendees will be required to wear a face mask regardless of vaccination status. We look forward to seeing you there! Date and time... Read more →


Trenton, NJ's Capital, Poorest City in the State

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square THere are an estimated 39.5 million Americans living below the poverty line, which, in the lower 48 states, is an annual income threshold of $12,880 for an individual and $26,500 for a family of four (Alaska and Hawaii have a slightly higher threshold). Living in poverty can have serious consequences and impacts nearly every aspect of life -- and those problems can be compounded for those who are facing poverty while also living in very poor neighborhoods. Residents of poor neighborhoods often struggle with higher crime rates, limited employment opportunities, lower... Read more →


Timothy Trout of Bellmawr graduates from UMass Lowell

Record number of degrees presented at 2021 Commencement LOWELL, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) Sept. 15, 2021 - Timothy Trout of Bellmawr, N.J. is among 4,582 graduates in UMass Lowell's Class of 2021. Trout received a education specialist degree in education administration planning and policy. Despite the pandemic, UMass Lowell was able to offer graduates the chance to safely celebrate their success through a combination of virtual ceremonies and the in-person presentation of their diploma covers with a family photo at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell May 12 through 14. "For those of you joining us in person, we're thrilled that... Read more →


New Jersey #JusticeforJ6 Rally, Saturday, September 25 at the State Capitol Annex, 11AM

Washington, DC -- Today, Look Ahead America is promoting its New Jersey #JusticeforJ6 rally, which will be held on Saturday, September 25th at the State Capitol Annex at 11AM. Last Saturday, September 18th, Look Ahead America held the initial #JusticeforJ6 rally in Washington, D.C. outside of the U.S. Capitol building. This event was a great success and was a peaceful exercise of our First Amendment rights. We expect the same for the New Jersey rally this coming weekend. During this Saturday’s rally, Look Ahead America will also be introducing a draft resolution that will be presented to the New Jersey... Read more →


*HELP WANTED: Gloucester City PD Seeking Special Law Enforcement Officer-Class II Position

Minimum qualifications for SLEO personnel: 1. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States; Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey during their term of appointment; Must be at least 18 years of age; Must possess and maintain a valid New Jersey driver’s license; Must be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently and have a high school diploma or its equivalent; Must be sound in body and of good health and be able to perform the physical functions of the duties assigned; Must be of good moral character and... Read more →


DIRECT CONNECT PROJECT BELLMAWR: I-295 and Route 42 Exit closures overnight this week

Closures necessary for restriping work (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight closures of several exits on I-295 and Route 42 this week as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Wednesday, September 22 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound on Wednesday, September 22 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday, September 23 to restripe the roadway. The following detour will be in place: I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 northbound wishing... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: COVID BOOSTER SHOTS ARE ON THE WAY TO NJ

The NJ Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli says as many as 1.1 million New Jersey residents could soon be eligible to receive a third shot of the Pfizer vaccine starting next week.The CDC still has to officially approve a distribution plan, and proposals to administer booster shots for Moderna or Johnson & Johnson are still under review. Those who have not completed the first round of shots are urged to complete their initial dosage or begin the process if they haven’t yet started. (NJ Spotlight News) BUDGET DECISION DASHES GREEN-CARD HOPES Thousands of foreign-born professionals waiting for permanent residency... Read more →


New $184 Million Silvestri Tower Opens at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

It was a big day at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital on Tuesday, when a ribbon cutting celebration was held for the new seven-story, $184 million Silvestri Tower. The Tower’s opening marks the conclusion of the final phase of an overall $222-million construction project at the hospital. The first phase, completed in 2019, included a new 8-level, enclosed parking facility. The new hospital tower features 90 private rooms, a new main entrance and two-story lobby, a new cafeteria with outdoor dining space, a new Same-Day Surgery Unit, new Admissions and Pre-Admission Testing areas, and much more. Shown at the ribbon cutting,... Read more →


Michael J. Simon of Runnemede, Retired Philadelphia Police Officer and Camden County Investigator

Michael J. Simon, "Mike", on September 19, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 76. Beloved husband of Virginia "Gina" (nee Zirilli). Loving and devoted father of Michael J. Simon III. Loving Pop of Isabella Skidmore (Cavin) and Sophia Simon and great grandpop of Rosalie Skidmore. Dear son of the late Michael and Mary (nee Laino) Simon. Mike joined the Philadelphia Police Department in October 1965. He served the people of Philadelphia of 25 years until December 1990, when he retired with the rank of Sergeant. He served proudly with the men and women in Philadelphia and rose through the ranks of Corporal,... Read more →


Report Says: Children Growing Up in Households Without a Biological Father Struggle Throughout Their Life

Dads’ Resource Center shares findings from comprehensive survey analysis showing damage caused by biological fathers not being in the home STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – (September 20, 2021) – Roughly 25% of the children in America grow up without their biological father in the home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This has become so common to hear that many people don’t think much of it. They shrug their shoulders and go on about their business, not realizing the devastating impact that this statistic is having on the country. Dads’ Resource Center has completed an analysis of the National Longitudinal Survey... Read more →


James J. Lind, 2nd, of Bellmawr, age 81

James J. Lind, 2nd, on September 18, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 81. Beloved husband of late Joan B (nee Fox) Lind. Devoted father of Dawn Lind, James A. Lind and Donald B. Lind. Loving brother of the late Florence DiPietro. Dear uncle of Karen Bolger (Frank), Debbie Dworcyk (Pat) and many other nieces, nephews and extended family. James was a Friend of Bill W. and longtime member of Local #669 UA. There will be a visitation from 9am to 11am on Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial service 11am at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers... Read more →


PET TIPS: PET ANXIETY ADMID TRANSITIONING ROUTINES

You can help your pet get through separation anxiety and other disruptions of the new normal. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—As students return to in-person learning and pet parents gradually begin to spend more time outside the house, pets around the country are having to adapt to new daily routines, adjust to more time alone and navigate more frequent social interactions. Pets thrive on predictability, so it’s not uncommon to see them exhibit anxious or destructive behaviors when their routines shift dramatically. Fortunately, there are many resources and tools available to help pet parents make this transition as seamless as... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: MASKETEERS ARE NOT DOING US ANY FAVORS

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why some Americans love masks: Have you ever noticed that in the big cities, there are many more people walking around with masks than in the suburbs? When I leave Long Island to go to work in New York City, few are wearing masks outdoors. But as soon as I get to the Big Apple, it changes: people are wearing masks walking down the street, on bicycles and in cars. What explains the difference? For one, liberals dominate in urban America, and it is they—the masketeers—who are enamored... Read more →