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

Jefferson Washington Township Nurse Honored by NBNA/South Jersey Chapter

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ICU Nurse Renee Stephens, BSN, RN, CCRN, a resident of Glassboro, was recently honored with a Nurse Excellence Award by the South Jersey Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA). Stephens, who has been a nurse with us for 25 years, was celebrated with other award winners at a special ceremony held this month at the Woodcrest Country Club in Cherry Hill. The first Jefferson Health nurse in New Jersey to receive a COVID vaccine in December 2020 – Renee was honored for her commitment to nursing and to the communities we serve. She is... Read more →


Two Prominent Democrat Mayors Say Murphy Should Veto Public Records Bill

Gov. Murphy should veto public records bill, say mayors of N.J.’s two biggest cities by Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor May 22, 2024 The mayors of the state’s two largest cities are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to veto a controversial bill sitting on his desk that would revamp the state’s public records law. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, who are both running for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2025, criticized the bill as a step backward for government transparency and accountability. The measure would make numerous changes to the Open Public Records Act... Read more →


Legalizing Marijuana, a Good or Bad Idea ?

Changing tide of legalized marijuana too fast for some By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square CNBNews graphic files (The Center Square) — Though some politicians treat recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania as an inevitability, others remain skeptical. They warn that the social costs of drug use don’t disappear – and a legalized industry brings problems of its own. Still, elected officials consider reforms even if they oppose legalization. Rep. Paul Schemel, R-Waynesboro, has been an opponent of recreational use, but has proposed a bill to change marijuana possession from a misdemeanor to a summary offense. The idea is aligning law... Read more →


CNBNews Fishing Maryland: Your Opinion Needed

Proposed Regulations: Multiple Topics Open for Comment The following regulatory proposals have been printed in the Maryland Register: BLUEFIN TUNA, BILLFISH, SWORDFISH, AND SHARK - Recreational Reporting LOBSTER AND JONAH CRAB - Vessel Monitoring Systems OYSTERS - Amendment 1 to the 2019 Maryland Chesapeake Bay Oyster Management Plan OYSTERS - Container Rules SNAPPER GROUPER COMPLEX - Sheepshead Size Limit and Combined Catch Limit The department is seeking comments on the proposed regulations. Comments provide the department with additional information and perspectives. Please visit our Changes to Fishing Regulations page for information about what has been proposed and how to submit... Read more →


Mosquito Spraying Thursday in Camden County

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Thursday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water. “It’s important for homeowners to check their yard and get rid any standing water to prevent mosquitos from spreading,” Nash said. “Be sure to check flowerpots and other plastic containers for standing water. Being proactive have major impact on the mosquito population and help the hardworking people at the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission in their efforts.” Camden County Mosquito Commission... Read more →


NJ Comptroller: State Police Knew Minority Motorists Received Adverse Treatment But Did Nothing

CNBNews contacted Kevin D. Walsh, the Acting State Comptroller in September 2023. We asked Mr. Walsh if some actions taken in 2023 and 2024 by the mayor, council, and the upper echelon of the police department were legal. The following month, the CNBNews Editor, William E. Cleary Sr., was cited for theft and trespassing at Cold Springs Elementary School. The two charges were never proven. Was it just a coincidence? Most likely. But we will never know. Related: JUSTICE FOR ALL, NOT JUST FOR SOME Posted by the New Jersey Comptroller on - 05/21/2024 TRENTON—Key policies and processes that were... Read more →


New Jersey Governor Murphy Allows Cities and Towns to Raise Property Taxes, Exceed CAP

(The Center Square) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a package of bills that will allow cities and towns to consider overrides of a local property tax cap to offset proposed funding cuts to some school districts. A key provision of the Democratic-led proposal would allow school districts to exceed the state’s 2% cap on property tax levy hikes by leveraging portions unused in previous budget cycles. It would also create a Stabilized School Budget Aid Grant Program under the state Department of Education to provide grants equal to 45% of a school district’s state school aid reduction... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Windy Wilson, Himself

BY Slim Randles Here he came, Windy Wilson himself. Marched right up to the official round table of the World Dilemma Think Tank at the Mule Barn coffee shop. Windy whipped off his beat-up old Stetson, grinned and bowed to us there as is fitting to the membership of the Supreme Court of Dang Near Everything. “May I kindly join you, compadres?” Windy said. Steve pointed to several empty chairs and Windy homesteaded on one in particular. He seated himself as though he were surrounded by servants and looked … regal. That ain’t easy for an over-the-hill cowboy camp cook,... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Red Lobster Explains Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dear Guests, You may be aware that Red Lobster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. We’d like to take a moment to explain what this means for our company, and for you, our valued guests. For more than five decades Red Lobster has been a part of your family’s life. We’ve been there for your celebrations, big and small. We may be the place that you first discovered your love of seafood. Or where you met the love of your life on a first date. Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and yes, weddings. We’ve been here for them all. And Red Lobster... Read more →


Investigation Into Double Shootings in Camden City Continues

Camden City NJ - Detectives are investigating two separate fatal shootings that killed two men in Camden City last Friday, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On May 17, 2024, at approximately 12:34 p.m., officers from the Camden County Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire in the area of the 800 block of Princeton Avenue in Camden. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim, identified as 24-year-old Marcus Corbitt of Camden, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by a patrol vehicle to Cooper University Hospital, where... Read more →


FIRE AT HOLT MARINE TERMINAL, Gloucester City; Due to the Fire, Residents Asked to Curb Water Usage

URGENT URGENT ALERT: LIMITED WATER RESOURCES LAST UPDATED: MAY 21, 2024 - 12:07PM URGENT NOTICE: Attention all residents: The Gloucester City Department of Utilities requires that you limit water usage for the next few hours due to the fire at the Holt location, which is depleting our water resources. Your cooperation is crucial. Thank you for your understanding. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--There was a fire at the Gloucester Marine Terminals on King and Essex Streets at around 10 AM today. One of the huge cranes caught fire, causing thick smoke that severely limited visibility. As far as we... Read more →


Police Remove Multiple Vehicles and a Body From Cooper River

Pennsauken, N.J. - Detectives are investigating after human remains and multiple motor vehicles were located in the Cooper River in Pennsauken, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Phil Olivo. On Thursday, May 16, 2024, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Pennsauken Police Department removed three motor vehicles that were submerged in the Cooper River along North Park Drive to the south of Kaighn Avenue in Pennsauken. Detectives located human remains inside the driver-side area of one of the vehicles. The identity of the individual is pending DNA testing. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Pennsauken... Read more →


James Joseph "Jimmy" Steiner, 73, of Lakehurst and Toms River

Mount Laurel, NJ – Formerly of Lakehurst and Toms River, NJ. On May 11, 2024, Age 73. Predeceased by his beloved parents, Charles Steiner and Margaret Steiner (nee Kilpatrick). Cherished brother of Charles (Liisa) Steiner and Jeanne (Gregory Gondecki) Steiner. Beloved uncle of Charles (Miriam) Steiner, Jr., Cheryl Steiner, Renee Steiner, Brian (Heather) Winter and Kevin Winter. Survived by many devoted great-nieces and great-nephews. Survived by his devoted and loving caregiver, Diane Waverly Haines for 28 years and good friend and roommate, Mitchell. J Jimmy was born in Toms River and raised in Lakehurst. He has been a resident of... Read more →


JUST CRAZY! New Proposal Will Ban Testing New Military Recruits for Marijuana

Five Things to Know, May 20, 2024 The American Legion MAY 20, 2024 1. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and others have been found dead at the site of a helicopter crash after an hourslong search through a foggy, mountainous region of the country’s northwest, state media reported. Raisi was 63. State TV gave no immediate cause for the crash in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province. With Raisi were Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, the governor of Iran’s East Azerbaijan province and other officials and bodyguards, the state-run IRNA news agency reported. 2. New recruits and incoming officers... Read more →


Non-Profits in Camden City and Salem Receive $950,000 from NJ American Water

CAMDEN City, N.J. – May 20, 2024 – New Jersey American Water today announced the distribution of $950,000 in Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) funding to two local New Jersey nonprofit organizations: Camden Lutheran Housing Inc. and Stand Up for Salem, which were announced in coordination with the N.J. Department of Community Affairs (DCA). These grants will be used to fund affordable housing development and maintenance; community outreach initiatives and organizing support; historic preservation; and business development and career trades training. New Jersey American Water’s 2024 NRTC funding, totaling $950,000, will support 10 projects across these two nonprofit organizations, in... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: KRUD TV & The Academy Awards

Slim Randles Doc hadn’t even finished loading his coffee with fake sugar before Steve piped up. “I think it’s disgusting and weird and unnatural and it should be outlawed!” the tall cowboy said, coming to rest at the philosophy counter of the Mule Barn truck stop. “Aw Steve,” said Doc, “the coffee isn’t that bad.” “Coffee? Nay, I say unto you, Doc. It ain’t the coffee … it’s them Academy Awards on the television. You see them? All them good-looking women Scotch-taping themselves into those dresses so they almost stay on? Those weird guys they’re with who only shave on... Read more →


CHICKIE'S & PETE'S, SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY KICK OFF 100 DAYS OF SUMMER

WITH FREE TOLL FRIDAY ON THE AC EXPRESSWAY AND HONOR VETERANS THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND * Chickie's and Pete's to Pay Memorial Day Friday Tolls for Cars Heading to Shore following the Summer Kick-Off Celebration at the Frank S. Farley Plaza with FREE Crabfries for all!* Philadelphia, PA – Chickie’s & Pete’s, home of world famous Crabfries®, teams up once again with the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) and the Atlantic City Expressway to kick-off the summer by paying travelers tolls Memorial Day Weekend. Chickie's and Pete's will be paying tolls (cash and EZ Pass) for all drivers at the... Read more →


More of Your Money for Camden City

NEW YORK (May 20, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced grant awards from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to expedite the assessment and cleanup of brownfield sites in New Jersey while advancing environmental justice. These investments through EPA’s Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup (MAC) Grant Programs and Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grant Programs will help transform once-polluted, vacant, and abandoned properties into community assets, while helping to create good jobs and spur economic revitalization in overburdened communities. EPA selected four communities in New Jersey to receive grants totaling $3 million in competitive EPA Brownfields funding... Read more →


Simplifying Complex Finances with Atton Accounting & Consulting

Navigating the complexities of financial management can be a daunting task for businesses and individuals alike. However, Atton Accounting & Consulting is here to provide a seamless solution. As a leading accounting and consulting firm, they specialize in delivering comprehensive financial services that simplify even the most intricate financial landscapes. At the heart of Atton's approach is a commitment to providing crystal-clear financial reporting and analysis. Their team of seasoned professionals understands that accurate and transparent financial information is the foundation for sound decision-making. By leveraging advanced analytical tools and industry-leading best practices, Atton ensures that clients have a clear... Read more →


The Cooper Foundation Announces Inaugural Recipients of Linda Brand Scholarship

Scholarship program in memory of Cooper’s Linda Brand (1948-2023) (CAMDEN, NJ) - The Cooper Foundation recently announced the recipients of the inaugural Linda Brand Scholarship, a testament to the enduring legacy of a beloved leader and colleague. The scholarship was established by Linda Brand, assistant vice president for patient access and financial navigation at Cooper University Health Care, who sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer in October 2023. "Linda was not only a talented leader but a cherished friend to many at Cooper. Her dedication to nurturing talent and empowering others was unparalleled," said Philip A. Norcross, Esq., chairman of... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Request Mutual Aid to Stop Disturbance Involving Juveniles and Adults

The incident occurred in the area of Broadway and Ridgeway Street. Because of the number of people involved in the rumble, Gloucester City Police requested help from surrounding communities. It is not known what started the street fight. The police cars above were parked on Broadway between Market and Ridgeway Streets. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 19, 2024)(CNBNews)—Gloucester City police were called to the Broadway and Ridgeway Street intersection at approximately 10 PM Sunday, May 19, to curb a disturbance involving adults and juveniles. According to the GCPD, there was a large fight on Broadway and Ridgeway Street involving juveniles and... Read more →


Angela Cottone Fights for Mental Health:

Stepping into the Celebrity Boxing Ring for a Cause Close to Her Heart [Atlantic City, NJ] – Angela Cottone, esteemed advocate and mother, is set to champion a cause close to her heart as she steps back into the ring 10 years later for a celebrity boxing match dedicated to raising awareness for mental health. War at the Shore, scheduled for June 8th at the Showboat in Atlantic City, NJ, aims to shed light on the struggles faced by countless individuals battling mental health issues while honoring the memory of Cottone's beloved son and his profound wish to make a... Read more →


Jordan Ford, a Barnegat High School Senior, Wins Shout Down Drugs Competition

BARNEGAT, NJ—Jordan Ford, a senior at Barnegat High School, clinched first place in the 20th Annual Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey. Ford's winning entry, "Fading," captures the struggles of drug misuse through a deeply personal narrative, earning him a $5,000 music contract. "I had no clue what to do for days. I was on the verge of giving up," Jordan said. His perseverance paid off when he tapped into the profound emotional toll of drug misuse, linking it to his personal experiences with loss. "I channeled the emotions... Read more →


Cannabis Business to Replace Webers, Brooklawn; Bogey's Waterfront Restaurant at a Standstill

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor THE WEBERS Drive-In RESTAURANT on U.S. Rt 130, Brooklawn, has been demolished to make room for another marijuana business. WEBERS had the most delicious rootbeer which was served in frozen drinking mugs. It was built in the 1960s and was a favorite spot for teenagers who took their dates there after a dance or a movie. BROOKLAWN, NJ (MAY 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--According to Brooklawn Borough Administrator Ryan Giles, a company named 310 Crescent Blvd LLC bought the Webers property for $750,000. Giles said a Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Complex will be built on the... Read more →


Louis Wronski, of Voorhees, age 94

Voorhees, NJ. On May 12, 2024, age 94. Louis is survived by the caring staff of the Autumn Lake Healthcare at Voorhees. His burial will be in the Waterford Memorial Park Cemetery, 629 Pestletown Road, Waterford, NJ 08089 at a date and time to be announced. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Louis Wronski. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →


Margayanret Tandourjian, 90, of Mt. Laurel

Margaret Tandourjian, Age 90, Of Mount Laurel, (nee Yayhlain) the adoring wife of the late Rostom R. Tandourjian for 61 years, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2024. She was the loving mother of Marc Tandourjian, Aaron Tandourjian and his wife Mary, and the late Lisa Cook. Margaret was the devoted grandmother of Katie Retkowski and her husband Michael, Amanda Dooley and her husband John, great-grandmother to John Ryan, Alisa, and Jackson. Grandmother to Mary Margaret, Gregory Tandourjian, and Chrysti Cook. She was predeceased by her grandson, Michael Cook. Margaret was born on April 11th, 1934, in Pontiac, Michigan. She... Read more →


Chad Vega, 67, of Maple Shade

Maple Shade, NJ. On May 14, 2024, age 67. Born in Puerto Rico. Chad is survived by his ex-wife Josephine Bentley and the caring staff of the Palace Care Center, Maple Shade, NJ. Chad proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. His burial will be announced at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Chad Vega. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →


Denise Bangura, of Maple Shade

Maple Shade, NJ formerly of Philadelphia, PA. On May 14, 2024, age 70. Denise is survived by the caring staff of the Palace Care Center, Maple Shade, NJ. Her burial will be in the Waterford Memorial Park Cemetery, 629 Pestletown Road, Waterford, NJ 08089 at a date and time to be announced. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Denise Bangura. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →


Joseph Conpra, of Toms River, Korean War Army Veteran, Boilermaker

Toms River, NJ. On May 15, 2024, age 89. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Joseph was predeceased by his loving wife, Gertude E. Conpra in 2022. Joseph proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and later worked as a Boilermaker. His burial will be in the BG William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Province Line Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562 at a date and time to be announced. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joseph Conpra. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph:... Read more →


Web UI Kits: What They Are and How to Make the Most of Them 

As a business owner, you're probably familiar with the challenges of creating an engaging website or app that effectively conveys your brand message while providing a seamless user experience. Fortunately, UI kits offer a solution to streamline the design process and elevate your online presence. In this guide, we'll explore how web UI kits can benefit your business. The meaning of UI kits in web design UI kits are like toolboxes for web designers. They're filled with ready-to-use design elements like buttons, menus, and forms. These kits save time by providing pre-made elements, which means designers can focus on making... Read more →


Is The Latest Development Plan for Gloucester City's Waterfront Just DEJAVU ?

Dorothy Philbin and William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 18, 2024)(CNBNews)-In the August 24, 2023 edition of the Courier Post, there was a large article about upscale apartments to be built at Freedom Pier. However, nine months later, little activity was observed. I wondered if this is another of the many construction projects planned for the waterfront that have fallen through over nearly 40 years. Many of them were announced right before an election. Once the election was over, the plans were put on the shelf to gather dust. Not too long ago, ClearysNoteBook listed the many failed... Read more →


EAST PASSYUNK PRESENTS THE GRAND OPENING RECEPTION AND AFTER-PARTY FOR THE DEBUT

OF THE RAINBOW GATE AT 18TH AND EPA photo provided Philadelphia, PA - East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District presents a brand new public art project to light up the famous South Philadelphia food street and shopping corridor. Art lovers, foodies,neighbors and community members are invited to the grand opening reception for the Rainbow Gate at Mifflin Triangle (1845 EPA) on Wednesday, May 22nd from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, followed by an after-party. Come meet artist David Guinn and celebrate his instalment of the Rainbow Gate with light refreshments from P'unk Burger and FUEL, plus live entertainment provided by Fred S.... Read more →


7 Ways To Choose A Reliable Bitcoin Casino: The Ultimate Guide To The Bitcoin Casino Sites

Online gambling is experiencing a significant shift, with Bitcoin emerging as a game-changer in the industry. Bitcoin's focus on fast transaction processing, high-security standards, and complete user anonymity makes it a superior option to traditional online casino payment methods. However, with a growing number of Bitcoin casinos popping up, choosing the right one that meets your requirements can be challenging. But fret not, gambler! This complete guide provides seven essential factors to consider when selecting a reliable Bitcoin casino in 2024. With this information, you can pick the right Bitcoin casino with the best gaming experience, security, and convenience. 6... Read more →


VanDrew's Bill that Punishes Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Okayed by House

Washington, DC - Yesterday, Congressman Van Drew's bill, the Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act, passed through the House of Representatives. This bill is part of a package of bills that have been passed by the House that reinforce immigration law to ensure that any illegal that assaults an American or commits a crime is permanently detained until they are deported. This bill was brought to the floor during Police Week, where we honor the sacrifice of the men and women of our law enforcement who lay their lives on the line every day to ensure our... Read more →


Frank A. DiGiacomo,age 84, GCHS Alumnus

Frank A. DiGiacomo, on May 9, 2024, age 84 of Cherry Hill, NJ. Beloved father of Frank A. (Kelly) DiGiacomo, Jr. and the late Vincent M. DiGiacomo. Loving grandfather of Emily DiGiacomo and Michael DiGiacomo. Born and raised in Camden, NJ and attended Gloucester Catholic High School and St. Joseph's University. A long time Advertising/Publishing Executive who spent much of his career Bobit Business Media. Frank was an avid and well-travelled golfer who will be missed and remembered by many family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation and funeral on Wednesday morning, May 15 from 10:00AM... Read more →


It's That Time of Year Again: Our Annual Spring Raffle Fundraiser is Back!

The GFWC Woman’s Club of Runnemede is thrilled to announce that our annual Spring Raffle fundraiser is back, and this year, we've made it easier than ever for you to participate! With three convenient ways to purchase tickets, you have more opportunities to win fantastic prizes while supporting a great cause. Here’s how you can join in the excitement: In-Person: Join us at Phily Diner at 31 S Black Horse Pike, Runnemede, NJ 08078 every Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM (weather permitting) to buy your tickets in person. PayPal: Purchase your tickets online effortlessly through PayPal... Read more →


Cost-Saving Tips for Starting Your Kansas LLC: A Budget-Friendly Guide

Starting a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Kansas offers numerous benefits, including liability protection and tax advantages. However, the process can be costly if not managed carefully. This guide provides practical, budget-friendly tips to help prospective entrepreneurs establish their LLCs in Kansas without breaking the bank. By following these strategies, you can conserve resources while laying a strong foundation for your business. From choosing the right formation method to minimizing recurring expenses, optimizing tax advantages, and streamlining legal and administrative tasks, this guide covers essential steps to start your LLC efficiently and economically. Choose the Right Formation Method DIY LLC... Read more →


Living on the Streets of Albuquerque is Dangerous

Albuquerque Is Throwing Out the Belongings of Homeless People, Violating City Policy by Nicole Santa Cruz ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. On a recent morning, Christian Smith ran an errand, leaving a shopping cart carrying everything she owned near the Albuquerque, New Mexico, underpass where she’d been sleeping. When she returned, the cart was nowhere to be found. image source iSTOCK Most of the belongings, such as clothing, makeup and blankets, could be replaced in time. But she panicked when she realized... Read more →


Arguments under way in Menendez Trial

Did he take bribes, or was he duped by his wife? by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor May 15, 2024 After a slow start, Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial hit warp speed Wednesday, with the defense team using opening arguments to blame everything on his wife and ending the day by demanding a mistrial. With 12 jurors and six alternates seated after two and a half days of questioning, the case kicked off after lunchtime with prosecutor Lara Pomerantz methodically outlining the 18-count indictment against Menendez — a Democrat and New Jersey’s senior senator — and two of his co-defendants,... Read more →


Van Drew Relaunches the Bureau of Prisons Reform Caucus

Washington, DC - Today, Representative Van Drew (R-NJ) along with Representative Cartwright (D-PA) announced the relaunch of the bipartisan Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Reform Caucus. Joined by 12 other members of Congress, this caucus is committed to addressing the issues plaguing our federal prison system, such as understaffing, poor working conditions, and staff retention. The BOP Reform Caucus will address these issues head-on to advocate for policies that aim to improve the overall effectiveness of the BOP workforce. "I am pleased to announce the launch of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Reform Caucus," said Rep. Van Drew. "With Federal Corrective... Read more →


Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Camden County will host six hazardous waste collections this year. During these collections, county residents can bring hazardous materials not suited to be thrown out into the regular garbage such as antifreeze, oil-based paints, weed killer, household cleansers and more. At each collection, all residents must show proof of residency and remain in their vehicles throughout the event. All materials to be dropped off should be placed in the rear cargo area of the vehicle, not in the passenger seating area. Read more →


Employment Weekly Job Fair Cherry Hill Mall

By NMG Media Group (OTHER EVENTS) FRIDAY, MAY 17 202410:00 AM — 2:00 PM EDT Are you looking for new employment opportunities? Join us for the Employment Weekly Job Fair at the Cherry Hill Mall on Friday, May 17 from 10 am to 2 pm. We will be in the Nordstrom Corridor. Gold Sponsor: Camden County Department of Events Camden County One Stop Camden County Prosecutor's Office Camden County Juvenile Detention Camden County Workforce Development Board Camden County Children's Services Camden County College Camden County Police Department (Metro) New Jersey Department of Labor Silver Sponsor: Inspira Health Bronze Sponsors include:... Read more →