ury I. Kruty Named Special Agent in Charge for IRS- Criminal Investigation in Pennsylvania/Delawar

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Yury I. Kruty has been selected as the new Special Agent in Charge for IRS- Criminal Investigation (CI) in Pennsylvania and Delaware. He is one of 21 Special Agents in Charge across the country, each responsible for a specific field office. Prior to his selection as the Special Agent in Charge, Mr. Kruty worked for two years in the New York Field Office as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge. In this position, Mr. Kruty oversaw four groups of special agents in the Long Island, New York area. He also oversaw the Use of Force Program for... Read more →


Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer Retiring effective Dec. 1

Camden City, N.J. – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer has announced she is retiring effective December 1, 2021. Mayer was sworn in as Acting Prosecutor on October 1st, 2019. She immediately set out to strengthen the relationship between the CCPO and the community by creating the position of Community Engagement Coordinator. “She saw the value in having the community view the office as a partner in safeguarding liberty and justice, and sought to break down the unwarranted stereotype that a prosecutor’s office is a faceless entity that exists only to imprison others,” said Acting First Assistant Prosecutor Mary... Read more →


Samaritan Hosts Virtual Tree of Life Ceremony

to Remember and Honor Loved Ones This Holiday Season Mount Laurel, N.J. – Samaritan invites community members to take part in its annual Tree of Life: Season of Lightillumination program, a time to remember, recognize, and honor loved ones who are no longer with them in this physical world. The program will be held virtually and is available for viewing starting Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 7 p.m. on Samaritan’s website: SamaritanNJ.org/Tree. The program will remain up through December 2022 for multiple viewing and sharing. As part of the program, individuals are invited to dedicate a symbolic light in memory... Read more →


The Meaning Behind The Give Me Liberty, Or Give Me Death Speech

The now-famous ‘Give me liberty, or give me death speech was made by Patrick Henry, a delegate to Continental Congress. It went on to inspire not only many people during the time of the revolutionary war but even during more modern times. The motto even made its way onto various symbols and icons, such as the Gadsden flag. For anyone that is interested in purchasing one of these or any other flags that were inspired from that time in America’s history, then visit https://ultimateflags.com/collections/liberty-or-death-flag/. Talking about freedom Patrick Henry’s speech began by addressing the then President of the Continental Congress.... Read more →


Dr. David P. May Named New Chief Quality & Safety Officer at Jefferson Health – New Jersey

David P. May, MD, MBA, FACS, has been appointed Vice President and Chief Quality & Safety Officer at Jefferson Health – New Jersey. In this role, Dr. May will lead the New Jersey division of Jefferson Health — made up of three acute care hospitals and numerous outpatient facilities — in its goal of delivering consistent, high value, coordinated care and standard-setting patient outcomes across the continuum of care. Dr. May will also be responsible for overseeing quality, patient safety, infection control, clinical risk management, patient experience and outcomes and managing Jefferson’s leading enterprise safety management sytem, OnPoint. He joins... Read more →


Make the Holiday Season Bright, Donate Energy Assistance Programs This Giving Tuesday

Energy assistance programs help local families and individuals who continue to experience financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Nov. 29, 2021) – This Giving Tuesday, Atlantic City Electric is offering opportunities to give back locally through the Good Neighbor Energy Fund and Gift of Energy programs. The holiday season can be difficult for many as they continue to face financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, experience challenges meeting their basic needs, and may be separated from loved ones. These Atlantic City Electric programs provide meaningful support for South Jersey families and individuals who need support paying... Read more →


Gloucester Township Awarded Neighborhood Preservation Grant

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ– Gloucester Township has been awarded a 5-year designation, including an initial $125,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP). Pending annual State budget capacity, the Arts District in Downtown Blackwood is anticipated to receive up to $125,000 a year for a total of five years to assist with economic and community development. In addition to funding, the State’s NPP Team of place-based revitalization experts will provide a robust array of technical assistance and training to guide and empower this local effort. The focus will be on revitalizing the Downtown Blackwood section... Read more →


Kevin Taylor of Maryland, GHS Alumnus, MHS Lift Manager, Youth Coach in Wes

Kevin W. Taylor, age 65, of Elkton, MD, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 with his loving family by his side. Born in Camden, NJ, Kevin was the son of the late Evan and Rosina (Gordon) Taylor. He was a graduate of Gloucester High School Class of 1974 and went on to complete trade school. Before retiring, Kevin worked at MHS Lift Inc. in Brooklawn, NJ and Seaford, DE for over 35 years. He began as a technician and rose through the ranks as a service manager and technical trainer before becoming the... Read more →


Samaritan’s 2021 Giving Thanks Preserving Memories

Annual Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Provided 300 Meals to Local Hospice Families Mount Laurel, NJ – Samaritan donors and volunteers continued their yearly tradition of giving in 2021, hosting their 21stannual Thanksgiving meal delivery, Giving Thanks Preserving Memories on Saturday, November 20. This year, Samaritan was able to supply 300 meals to 75 hospice families throughout the local community. Giving Thanks Preserving Memories is an annual event that provides families with the gift of spending time together and preserving memories instead of preparing and cooking on what could be their last holiday together. To help ensure the health and safety of... Read more →


*Events and Entertainment in Gloucester City Dec. 1-9

Steve Cofield and Sweet at Time Out II at O’Donnell’s 401 North Broadway Wednesday, December 1 from 7 pm to 10 pm +++++ Fuzzy Side Up TIME OUT II DEBUT at O'Donnell's Friday, December 3 401 N Broadway, Gloucester City ++++++ RUMMAGE SALE December 4, Saturday 10-2 Faith , Friends,Food Our Mission is to Honor God and Serve Our Neighbors Join us for an afternoon with members of our congregation. Shop for yourself or that special someone for Christmas. Grab a bite to eat and take home a bake good at prices you’ve seen back in the day. +++++ Saint... Read more →


SCOTUS ABORTION CASE TRIGGERS ACTIVISTS

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming Supreme Court case that will decide whether the Mississippi abortion law is constitutional: On December 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the most important abortion case ever brought since Roe v. Wade; indeed, it could overturn Roe. The case involves a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. A decision is not expected until June 2022. One thing is for sure: there will be plenty of pro-life and pro-abortion protesters outside the Supreme Court. The way protesters... Read more →


George J. Reilly, of North Wildwood/Runnemede.

George J. Reilly, on November 26, 2021, of North Wildwood, formerly of Runnemede. Age 74. Son of the late George and Margaret "Peggy" Reilly. Beloved husband of Elaine for 52 years. Loving father of Colleen (the late Michael) Mosco and Christine (Steven) Schmidt. Devoted grandfather to Luca Mosco, Steven and Veronica Schmidt. Dear brother of Daniel (Edie) Reilly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. George proudly served in the US Navy. After his service to his Country, he worked as a manager of a successful supermarket chain. George also worked as a ground's coordinator for the Black Horse Pike... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story: To Vax or Not to Vax (V)

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor Part II Our federal administration is not making out very well in court but this decision was predictable. Today Federal District Judge Mathew Schelp overruled the federal rule that all health care workers in facilities which accept Medicare and Medicaid (basically all) must be vaccinated. courtesy of unsplash.comvaccinated. A year ago these health care workers were our heroes; this year they are losing their jobs. The same is true of most first responders. In many, if not most of these cases the workers aren't against the vaccine but don't want the government dictating what chemicals... Read more →


Geraldine "Gerry" McAdams (nee Stringman); Former Teacher with Runnemede School Systeem

Geraldine "Gerry" McAdams (nee Stringman), on November 27, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late George McAdams. Devoted mother of Rob McAdams, Judy Fleming (Miles), and Jane McAdams. Loving Mom Mom of Jillian Fleming and Jessie Schulman and great grandmom of Amelia Dickenson. Dear sister of the late Judith Teasdale. Cherished aunt of Jim Teasdale (Mary Jane) and David Teasdale. Gerry retired as a 5th grade teacher after many years with Runnemede School System. There will be a viewing from 10am to 11am Friday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 11am at the funeral home. Interment... Read more →


NFL Ticket Prices Rose 84% for Philadelphia Eagles Games Since 2006

A number of NFL teams have come under fire for the significant increases in ticket prices which have occurred over the last 15 years. The Philadelphia Eagles were among those implicated in the criticism, with fans today paying 84% more to see their favorite side compete than they would have all the way back in 2006. This sounds like quite a scandal, but are there good reasons for price hikes like this, and could teams choose to make tickets more affordable, or are the eye-watering expenses of seeing live football here to stay? Image Source: Pixabay The 10 worst offenders... Read more →


Winners of South Jersey Gas First Responders Grant Program Announced

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., November 29, 2021 – Today, South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), announced the winners of its annual First Responders Grant Program. This year, 16 grants totaling nearly $67,000 were awarded to local first responder departments. “The South Jersey Gas First Responders Grant Program enables our company to give back to organizations whose continued efforts keep our customers and communities safe,” said Brent Schomber, President and COO, South Jersey Gas. “As we come into the holiday season, we are proud to partner with this year’s winners to support their work and future initiatives.”... Read more →


Gloucester City's Waterfront Remains Undeveloped, and is Wasting Away

UPDATED SEE VIDEO BELOW William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews This past month a $10.5 million lawsuit was filed against the City of Gloucester City by Rocco D'Antonio, who was the developer of the proposed Organic Diversions Compost Plant in the Southport section of the City. The City in return counter sued the developer. The project was first announced in 2010 at a December 22 council meeting, at the time Mayor William James (now deceased) said a letter of intent was signed with D'Antonio to build the food-waste-to-energy facility at a cost of $30 million. The project was expected to... Read more →


Detectives Investigating a fatal shooting in Camden

Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Camden, announced Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Sunday, November 28th, Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation on the 1000 block of Lois Street at approximately 10:32 p.m. and located a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He has been identified as Takwail Bailey, 29, of Camden. The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital. He was pronounced deceased at 10:57 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call CCPO Homicide Unit Detective Andy McNeil at 609-575-2231 or Camden County Police... Read more →


Six Certified Nurse Midwives Join Jefferson Health – New Jersey

Six Certified Nurse Midwives have joined the staff of Jefferson Health – New Jersey as members of Jefferson NJ Primary & Specialty Care. They will practice at Jefferson offices in Mullica Hill, Sewell, West Deptford, Haddonfield, and its newest location, 205 E. Laurel Road in Stratford, which recently opened. The new Jefferson NJ Nurse Midwives are: · Ellen Appleton, CNM · Jennifer Barraclough, CNM · Victoria Asturrizaga, CNM · Jessica Hayes, CNM · Meredith Stein, CNM · Katherine Wormster, CNM Nurse Midwives (CNMs) are master’s level clinicians who provide primary healthcare to women of all ages. Using a team approach,... Read more →


Independent: State Interest-Rate Caps over Payday Loan System Do Not Help Borrowers

The recent analysis conducted by the Independent journalists did not prove the interest-rate caps applied in some US states to be very effective. According to the head of the Online Lenders Alliance, Andrew Duke, borrowers still cannot leave the lending loop. The investigation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau showed that 80% of all payday loans are taken to repay the previous loans. How does it happen, and why do the interest caps not help? What Are Interest-Rate Caps? In some US states, the activity of land-based and Internet companies that provide people with small payday loans online no credit... Read more →


CNB Archives: Video Urges Public To Say Merry Christmas

Originally published on December 15, 2015 Bill Donohue would like to share something special: "The video, 'Say Merry Christmas,' is produced by the Say Merry Christmas network; it is a joy to watch. Anyone who supports the Catholic League will realize why it is so dear to us. The presentation is flawless. I would like to thank Catholic League members Rita and Denis Larrivee for bringing this to my attention. Please pass it around." http://www.catholicleague.org Say Merry Christmas - Vocal Carrie Rinderer and the American Christian Life United choir... Read more →


Monmouth County Prosecutors Office Investigating Allegations of Hazing and Sexual Assault Involving Wall HS Students

WALL TOWNSHIP – The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has assumed sole responsibility for conducting separate criminal investigations stemming from allegations that acts of hazing occurred within the Wall Township High School football program and unrelated allegations that one or more sexual assaults involving juveniles took place off-campus, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Tuesday. Members of the Wall Township Police Department had been assisting during the early stages of these investigations, yet out of an abundance of caution, and in order to avoid any appearance of impropriety and to protect the integrity of the investigations, the Department has since... Read more →


New Year’s Raffle First $25,000 Prize Announced

Four $25,000 Prizes Remain Before Grand Prize Drawing TRENTON (Nov. 29, 2021) – The first $25,000 prize winning ticket in the New Year’s Raffle has been announced. The winning ticket number is #051003 and was sold at Mill Creek Exxon Tiger Mart, 450 Route 3 West Service Rd., Secaucus, in Hudson County. Tickets are still on sale for New Jersey Lottery’s New Year’s Raffle. Only 500,000 tickets total are available for sale, with a New Year’s Day Grand Prize Drawing for $2,000,000! In addition to the Grand Prize Drawing, four “early-bird” drawings still remain for a $25,000 prize. Tickets are... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Stockton University Repopulating Atlantic White Cedar Trees on Galloway Campus

For immediate release; with photo November 11, 2021 Galloway, N.J. - Stockton University is contributing to state efforts to repopulate Atlantic white cedar trees in New Jersey by replanting a section on the university's campus. Last spring a cedar swamp was cleared for the purpose of replanting new cedar seedlings. Over several days this fall, some 2,500 cedar seedlings were planted on the wetlands clearing. ​​The replanting was coordinated by Matthew Olsen, ​​assistant professor of Environmental Science, Kyle Caccamesi, a senior Environmental Science major, and Bob Williams, of Pine Creek Forestry. The trays of seedlings were donated by New Jersey... Read more →


RECENT STUDY: Housework linked to sharper memory and better falls protection in older adults

Findings independent of other types of regular physical activity Newswise — Housework is linked to sharper memory, attention span, and better leg strength, and by extension, greater protection against falls, in older adults, finds research published in the open-access journal BMJ Open. The findings were independent of other regular recreational and workplace physical activities, and active commuting. Regular physical activity is good for maintaining optimal physical and mental health. And among older adults, it curbs the risks of long-term conditions, falls, immobility, dependency and death. Yet global monitoring data indicate that in 2016, physical activity was well below recommended weekly... Read more →