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

SURVEY SAYS: Most Democrats Would Chose Someone Other Than Biden

Poll: 66% of Democrats would pick someone other than Biden if given specific options Kate Guenther | The Center Square (The Center Square) (July 12, 2024– A new poll shows 30% of Democrats would pick someone other than President Joe Biden as their nominee if other generic options existed. That would climb to 66% if voters were given specific alternatives. The polling underscores recent concerns about Biden's leadership and ability to govern. The Center Square Voters' Voice Poll, conducted in conjunction with Noble Predictive Insights, found 30% of Democrats would pick an unnamed someone else, but more (58%) would stick... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Hotter’n a chile pepper on a campfire

RELATED: HOME COUNTRY By Slim Randles When Windy Wilson joined us for coffee down at the Mule Barn coffee shop, we smiled. Windy doesn’t show up for too many of the b.s. coordinations and we think it’s because he doesn’t like the competition. “You boys seen that sun this mornin’?” “Sure did, Windy,” said Doc. “Looked about like the one we had yesterday.” “See, that’s just my point. You heard on the radio ‘bout that climatic change stuff, right?” “Right.” “Well, you remember ‘way back to July last year? I shore do. Hotter’n a chile pepper on a campfire, it... Read more →

Shirley Connelly, 84, of Gloucester City

Surrounded by her loving family at her side, Shirley passed peacefully on July 10, 2024, at the age of 84. (nee Connelly). Longtime resident of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of the late Harry F. Fox, Sr. Loving mother of Harry F. Fox, Jr. and his wife, Susan and Nancy Smatana and her husband, Steve. Cherished Grandmom and Nana to Ryan (Shannon), Danielle (Jon) and Lyndsey. Adored great-grandmother of Aiden, Addison, Liam, Mackenzie and Riley. Beloved sister of Wayne Connelly and sister-in-law of William Fox, Robert Fox and Rebecca Teeman. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Man found Dead on Beach; Suspect Wanted for Shooting

WILDWOOD CREST (July 11, 2024)-- According to the Cape May Herald a man was found unconscious and unresponsive on the Myrtle Avenue beach Tuesday morning, July 2. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, along with the New Jersey Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office, responded to assist with the investigation. A short time later, notification was made to the next of kin. The cause of death has not been determined and is pending an autopsy; the incident is still under investigation. There was no indication of foul play, police said. +++++ UPDATED: William C. Hoyle was taken into custody without incident... Read more →

NJ Gaming, a Tale of Two Industries: In Numbers

The bulk of New Jersey's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) comes from its overabundance of scientists and engineers. Investopedia claims that the state has a higher concentration of people working in those sectors than anywhere else. Put another way, New Jersey gets a huge chunk of money each year from healthcare, life sciences, and pharmaceuticals. That’s not all. A significant contribution to New Jersey’s economy comes from financial services and manufacturing. Around 218,000 people work in New Jersey's finance industry, with a similar number (230,000) employed in manufacturing. source Pixels However, these traditional industries are enduring competition from gaming. While just... Read more →

Public Meetings Planned to Discuss Camden County Link Trail

Commissioners to host public meetings (Camden City NJ) – The Board of Commissioners, in collaboration with the city of Camden, Pennsauken and Winslow townships will be hosting two public meetings to update residents on the local segments of the Camden County LINK Trail, a proposed 34-mile regional trail that will stretch from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to the south end of Winslow Township. The meetings are scheduled for July 29 at the Camden County Historical Society, 1900 Park Boulevard in Camden from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and for July 31, at the Star Building, 100 Erial Road in Sicklerville... Read more →

Tammy Harold Reinstalled as NAWBO South Jersey Board Member; will Co-Chair Diversity Committee

Tammy Harold, MBA, Director of Business Development for Women's & Children's Services at Jefferson Health - East Region, was recently reinstalled for her second year as a Board Member of the South Jersey Chapter of NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners). For the 2024/2025 term, Harold will serve as Co-Director of NAWBO's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Committee. NAWBO supports women business leaders through collaboration, education, mentorship, and networking. Jefferson Health is a proud Gold Sponsor and partner of the organization. A strong advocate for women’s health and youth, Harold – part of Jefferson’s management team for 8... Read more →

American Legion Baseball: Trio of Legion Alumni Among First Time All-Stars

The American Legion JUL 08, 2024 Of the players selected to Major League Baseball’s 94th All-Star Game, 32 are All-Star first-timers. That includes three of the four American Legion Baseball alumni named to the All-Star Game, which takes place July 16 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, home of the 2023 World Series champion Texas Rangers. Last year’s AL Rookie of the Year, Baltimore shortstop Gunnar Henderson (Post 20/Selma, Ala.), earned a starting spot in the game. Through July 7, he was batting .293 with 27 home runs and 61 RBIs. Joining Henderson on the American League All-Star roster... Read more →

James Leon Webb, 85, of Lumberton

On July 7, 2024. Age 85. Of Lumberton and formerly of Burlington, NJ and Philadelphia, PA. Loving father of Glen Webb and Gail Webb. Survived by the amazing care team at Mount Holly Rehab. and Care Center. James was a proud U.S. Army veteran serving our country during Korean War as a Staff Sergeant. Arrangements are Pending. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ Ph: 856 – 456 – 1142 Read more →

Margaret Bignell-Keenan of Gloucester City

Margaret E., nee Hoffman, died on July 3rd, 2024 at the age of 93. Born in Camden, NJ, lived in Philadelphia, PA, until moving to Camden, NJ in 1943. Was a Pennsauken, NJ resident for over 43 years before moving to Gloucester City, NJ in 1999, then to Blue Bell, PA which was her final residence since July 2021. Married to Edward B. Bignell (deceased) and Robert F. Keenan (deceased). Two brothers, Woodrow Hoffman and Joseph Hoffman (both deceased). Dear sisters-in-law Marion (Patrick) Rowan (deceased), Jane (Albert) Babcock (deceased), Claire (Henry) Murphy (deceased). Leaving behind loving memories of cousins, Theresa... Read more →

How To Protect Kids from Gaming Addiction: A Short Guide for Parents

Many parents today face the fact that children play all kinds of video games more and more. Be it a gaming console, a video game platform, or mobile games, kids are involved in these types of entertainment way more than before. This is not a problem per se but it becomes one when children start developing gaming addiction and literally become problem gamers. Even adults can easily fall victim to problem gaming and children and younger teenagers are particularly vulnerable to these types of addiction. This is why parents need to educate themselves and their children on the issues and... Read more →

Maryland's Striped Bass Getting Smarter

July 10, 2024 Ron McClain loves taking his granddaughter Savannah fishing and she has earned the nickname “Rockfish Barbie,” as evidenced by this keeper-size striped bass. Photo by Ron McClain It is time for summer vacations. Our youngest anglers are off from school and many parents and grandparents are creating lifetime memories with them, often through fishing together. As a reminder, all striped bass fishing in the Chesapeake Bay will be on hold from July 16-31 , in order to protect the fishery during what is statistically the hottest part of the year. But even when it is legal to... Read more →

American Legion Baseball: Scholarship Nomination Form Available Online

2024 American Legion Baseball scholarship nomination form available online The American Legion APR 05, 2024 Applications are available online for the 2024 American Legion Baseball Scholarship. The fillable nomination form is available here. Team managers and head coaches of post-affiliated American Legion Baseball teams must submit nominations for the American Legion Baseball Scholarship by July 15 to department headquarters. The American Legion awards between $22,000 and $25,000 in scholarships to deserving baseball players each year. Each Department Baseball Committee may select a player from its department to receive this scholarship. The American Legion will award several scholarships each year depending... Read more →

PETS ARE THE BEST: Turmeric Good For Dogs

10 reasons why turmeric is good for dogs by Dr. Peter Dobias, DVM Discover how adding turmeric to your dog’s diet can boost their overall health and longevity If you’re wondering whether or not dogs can eat turmeric, how much to give, and what health benefits it provides for dogs, you’re not the only one! Many dog lovers are looking for natural alternatives to conventional drug-based treatments to keep their dogs healthy and mobile. (Image) Peyton Cleary catching some rays and watching the waves on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (March 2023) Turmeric is one of the oldest medicinal plants... Read more →

American Legion Baseball: 2023 Player of the Year Enjoys Hall of Fame Visit

Baseball Hall of Famer and Legion Baseball alum Rollie Fingers, 2023 American Legion Baseball Player of the Year Jacob Cyr, and Americanism Commission Chairman Mark Avis at Cooperstown, N.Y., on May 25. Photo by Steve Cloud / The American Legion The American Legion MAY 26, 2024 Last August, Jacob Cyr opened the American Legion World Series with the third no-hitter in ALWS history and closed it with a shutout to lead League City Post 554 to Texas’ first ALWS title. Given the opportunity over this Memorial Day weekend, of course Cyr took the chance to pick the brains of Hall... Read more →

Biden Approves NJ's Offshore Wind Farm

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) (July 10, 2024)— The Biden administration has approved New Jersey's first offshore wind project, but the plan faces pushback — and the likelihood of legal challenges — from critics who say it will ruin the state's storied coastline. The Atlantic Shores South project, given a green light by the U.S. Department of the Interior last week, calls for installing 200 towering wind turbines less than nine miles off the coast — providing enough electricity to power more than 1 million homes. It's the ninth offshore wind project approved by... Read more →

Major Act Withdraws from Atlantic City Airshow

Joint Statement from the Greater Atlantic City Chamber, in association with Visit Atlantic City and the South Jersey Transportation Authority: “We regret to announce the cancellation of the 2024 Visit Atlantic City Airshow due to a major act withdrawing from the Airshow. This decision was not made lightly, and we understand the disappointment it may cause. We extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all who have supported this event over the past number of years.” Read more →

NJ Assemblyman Moen's Statement on the Cancellation of the 2024 Atlantic City Airshow

Assemblyman Moen not happy that Atlantic City Air Show was canceled: "I was disappointed to learn that the Atlantic City Airshow has been cancelled. The Airshow is a popular annual event that brings visitors to Atlantic City and generates business for South Jersey as a whole. I realize this was a difficult decision made by the event organizers, and I hope that the Airshow is able to return next year. As Chairman of the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee, I will continue to work on legislation that supports tourism in Atlantic City, South Jersey, and throughout our state."... Read more →

Support the Camden County Hero Scholarship

The Football Frenzy Fundraiser works as follows: *Each individually numbered ticket has a list of professional football teams on the front of the ticket. Each team is given a corresponding team letter/symbol to be used throughout the season. *On each ticket there is a list for each of the 18 weeks of the football regular season. Under each week is a combination of 3 letters/symbols that correspond to the teams listed on the front. These 3 letters/symbols are the teams you will use for that specific week of the season. Your 3 teams change every week. *For each week you... Read more →

$1 Billion Bitcoin Whale Selloff Causing Price To Stall Michael Graw taps into the current trend of updating retro games. The Tamagotchi-style game will be made available on mobile devices, via app stores, and the $PLAY currency will be used as a reward and as an acquisition token, giving this play-to-earn token utility. Other notable ventures include the Mega Dice Bitcoin has been pushing the $72,000 resistance mark since March, fuelled by the SEC’s acceptance of Bitcoin spot ETFs. While the world’s largest cryptocurrency passed the $70,000 mark in March, April, May, and the beginning of June, it ran out of steam in mid-June, falling to $65,000 amid... Read more →

Steve Shannon Tire Summer 4-Wheel Jamboree

The Bloomsburg Fairgrounds will crawl with 4-wheel drive vehicles gathered from across the country for a powerhouse off-road weekend, Friday through Sunday, July 12-14. Witness all types of custom builds, experience a MOD Monster Truck Show, take a ride in a real monster truck, discover off-road trends, connect with knowledgeable owners/builders, shop ‘show-only’ pricing from industry experts in the Performance Marketplace, and watch the mud fly during the infield show all weekend long at the 37th Annual Steve Shannon Tire Summer 4-Wheel Jamboree in Bloomsburg. WHERE: The Bloomsburg Fairgrounds (980 W Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA) DATES/TIMES: Friday, July 12: 10... Read more →

Gloucester Township Public Schools Job Fair

On Wednesday, July 10th, Gloucester Township Public Schools will host a job fair at Charles W. Lewis Middle School from 9am-12pm and 4pm-7pm. Positions available: Bus Drivers, Bus Aides, Food Services, PT Custodians, Substitute Teachers, Classroom Aides, Latchkey Aides, Warehouse. Onsite interviews will be available. For more information, please call (856) 227-1400. Read more →

CNB Entertainment News: Atlantic City Celebrity Convention July 25-28

The Ultimate Celebrity Experience Atlantic City Celebrity Convention to take place July 25-28 at ACX1 Studios Brantim Entertainment is bringing the big-screen hot list to the Atlantic City boardwalk this summer with the first annual Atlantic City Celebrity Convention at ACX1 Studios. From July 25 to 28, celebrity actors, big-time film directors, and the icons you’ve been eager to meet will gather by the ocean for a one-of-a-kind conference experience. Taking place inside the East Coast’s hottest new film and music production studio, ACX1, the Atlantic City Celebrity Convention promises an unforgettable four-day experience that puts fans, aspiring actors, and... Read more →

Blame Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and President Joe Biden

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor Jul 4, 2024 Reports: Mayorkas’ parole programs enable violent crimes to be committed against Americans The finger of blame for the violent crime that has befallen Americans is Mayorkas and Biden (The Center Square) (July 8, 2024)– A wave of violent crime has befallen Americans nationwide connected to parole programs created by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, according to several reports. A pattern has emerged of single men illegally entering the U.S. who are considered inadmissible under federal law. Instead of being processed for removal, Border Patrol agents released them... Read more →

CNBNews Face of Defense: Vincentown NJ Native Serves Where Future Warriors Train

Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Green By Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach GREAT LAKES, Ill. - Sailors are some of the most highly trained people on the planet, and this training begins at Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, otherwise known Chief Petty Officer William Gaskill, a native of Vincentown, New Jersey, is currently stationed at NSGL serving with RTC Great Lakes. Gaskill, a 2002 graduate of Shawnee High School, joined the Navy 13 years ago. Gaskill also earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Rutgers University in 2007. “I’ve always wanted to serve... Read more →

Mosquito Spraying in Camden County

Mosquito spraying throughout Camden County Wednesday (Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Wednesday 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... Read more →

Monday & Tuesday Air Quality Alert issued

(Blackwood, NJ) — On Monday, July 8, Camden County will be under a Code Orange Ozone Action Day Alert. This alert means that the air is unhealthy to breathe, and sensitive members of the public – including those with heart or lung disease such as asthma, the elderly and young people – may experience health effects. Additionally, on Tuesday, July 9, there will be a slightly more moderate Code Yellow due to Ozone. “On Monday, we recommend for everyone to try to minimize the time they are spending outside or using transportation to limit exposure to the elements,” said Dr.... Read more →


AT 40+ RESTAURANTS AND RETAIL SHOPS EVERY THURSDAY THIS SUMMER STARTING JULY 11TH * New Italian-Style Weekly Happy Hour and Sidewalk Market to feature exclusive food and drink specials, outdoor dining, live music, sidewalk sales, sip and shop events, and much more * Philadelphia, PA - Get ready to sip, savor, shop and stroll this summer during a new Italian-inspired tradition in one of Philadelphia's most famous neighborhoods. East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District presents Passyunk Passeggiata every Thursday, from July 11th to August 31st, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at 40+ locations. The weekly happy hour and sidewalk market is... Read more →

NJ DEP Youth Inclusion Initiative Program

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection today kicked off its fourth annual Youth Inclusion Initiative program, which partners with community-based organizations to give young people from overburdened communities the opportunity to learn about various careers in the environmental field through interactive skill-building activities. For the first time, participants will have opportunities to work on projects in their home communities, ranging from cleaning up parks to planting community gardens. Since its inception in 2021, the summer program has grown from 18 participants to nearly 80 this year, and from two host organizations to eight this year. Beginning as... Read more →


The U.S. Marshals Service, along with federal, state, and local partner agencies, led Operation We Will Find You 2, a six-week national operation from May 20 to June 24, 2024. The operation resulted in the recovery and location of 200 critically missing children, including endangered runaways and those abducted by noncustodial persons. With technical assistance from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), 123 children were removed from dangerous situations, and 77 were found in safe locations. (U.S. Marshals Service poster) ==================== Washington, DC – The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), along with federal, state, and local agencies in... Read more →

Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival

Saturday, July 13 & Sunday, July 14, 2024 (Haddonfield, NJ) - It’s the 30th anniversary of the Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival with more than 200 artists showcasing the best of fine art and craft from the region and beyond! This two-day outdoor festival, sponsored by Subaru, will be held Saturday, July 13 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, July 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. As always, a curated selection of artists and crafters will exhibit a wide range of work, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, fiber, paper, drawings, paintings, photography, and wearable art. Enjoy live music and the... Read more →

South Jersey Students Win SkillsUSA Championship

Atlanta, Ga. (Grassroots Newswire) July 3, 2024 - Career and technical students from South Jersey won one of the nation's highest awards at the 2024 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Atlanta, on June 26-27. More than 6,000 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest skill competition in the world and covers 1.79 million square feet, equivalent to 31 football fields or 41 acres. Students were invited to the event to demonstrate their technical skills, workplace skills and personal skills in 115 hands-on competitions including robotics, automotive technology, drafting, criminal justice, aviation... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD Respond to Blackwood Fire, Three Firemen Injured

Gloucester Township Police Respond to Commercial Fire At 1900 Erial Road VIDEO: BLACKWOOD, NJ (July 7, 2024)--On Friday, July 5th, at approximately 3:28 pm, Gloucester Township Police Officers observed a heavy smoke condition in the area of 1900 Erial Road in Blackwood. Officers located flames in the rear lot of the commercial business which were contained to several large box trailers and a truck. Gloucester Township Fire Departments from Erial, Blackwood, and Lambs Terrace along with Cherry Hill, Pennsauken, and Voorhees Fire Departments arrived and gained control of the fire. Camden County HazMat, Camden County Office of Emergency Management,... Read more →


CNBNews graphic file Advisory: Heat Advisory until 08:00 PM Tuesday, July 9, 2024 Dear Wm Cleary, * WHAT...Heat index values up to 104 expected. * WHERE...Portions of northern Delaware, most of New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania. * WHEN...From 10 AM Monday to 8 PM EDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Peak heat indices on Wednesday are forecast to reach or exceed 100 degrees, and therefore an extension of this heat advisory into Wednesday is probable. * AFFECTED AREAS: NEW CASTLE ... SOMERSET ... MIDDLESEX ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... MERCER ... SALEM ...... Read more →

Water Quality along New Jersey Shoreline Not Always Safe for Beachgoers

EPA Awards of $258,000 to New Jersey to Support Water Quality Monitoring Coast Guard Helicopter Flying Over Ocean in Wildwood Crest (CNBNews photo) NEW YORK – In June at Bradley Beach, NJ, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Lisa F. Garcia announced $258,000 in grant funding to help New Jersey ’s coastal communities protect the health of beachgoers. She was joined by Congressman Frank Pallone Jr., Ranking Member of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Shawn LaTourette, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Bradley Beach Mayor Larry Fox and other dignitaries. The funding will assist... Read more →

Bradley Fighting Tanks Gain Defensive Edge

UKRAINE’S BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLES GAIN NEW DEFENSIVE EDGE WITH SHIELDS Rinat Akhmetov’s Steel Front starts testing new steel screens Kyiv, 04 July 2024 – The deployment of Bradley Fighting Vehicles, provided by the US, has played a crucial role in strengthening Ukrainian defences against russian aggression. As part of Rinat Akhmetov's Steel Front, Metinvest is now producing steel screens to protect the Bradleys. The first samples will be tested within a week. Bradleys are highly valued for their durability, mobility and firepower. However, they are not invulnerable and nor are the soldiers operating them. The Steel Front screens completely enclose... Read more →

Eagles Soar: Philadelphia's NFL Season Preview

Credit The Philadelphia Eagles are gearing up for an exciting 2024 NFL season, filled with high expectations and a desire to bounce back from last year's disappointing finish. As the team prepares to take flight, fans are eager to see how the Eagles will navigate their schedule, leverage their talent, and address key challenges. This preview will delve into the pivotal aspects of the Eagles' upcoming season, providing a comprehensive outlook on what to expect. A Season of Redemption The 2023 season ended on a sour note for the Eagles, who started strong with a 10-1 record but faltered down... Read more →

Gloucester City Summer Concert Presents Laura Cheadle & J Wiggy

Laura Cheadle & J Wiggy Next Up to Perform at the Gloucester City Summer Concert Series on Tuesday July 9 at 7:00 pm! The Gloucester City Summer Concert Series continues with a spectacular performance by national recording artist Laura Cheadle. Prepare to be wowed by music that touches your heart, lyrics that speak to your soul, and a live performance so powerful it will take your breath away! The evening will kick off at 7 PM with an entertaining set by opening act J Wiggy under the beautiful summer sky. Be sure to visit the Huggs Tavern Beer Garden, where... Read more →

Mark Metler Succumbs, at the age of 76

Mark Metler, a beloved member of the Kelsch Associates community, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2024, at the age of 76. Despite facing the challenges of a disability, Mark lived a life full of joy, determination, and remarkable accomplishments. Born on October 16, 1947, Mark grew up with an indomitable spirit and had a positive and inspiring outlook. He celebrated life by marking each holiday and keeping in touch with family, friends, and extended family. Mark's disability never defined him; his resilience and passion did. Mark and Terri Simmerman married in 1995 and spent 15 years together until she... Read more →

Essentials of Replacement Diplomas: Where to Buy One and Why

Losing an original diploma can be a stressful situation, but knowing the essentials of obtaining a replacement diploma can make the process seamless. A reliable source to purchase a replacement diploma is directly from the issuing institution. They ensure the authenticity of the document and the process generally involves submitting personal details such as your name, graduation date, and degree obtained. The legal aspects of acquiring a replacement diploma are crucial. Each educational institution has specific guidelines that must be followed to maintain the integrity of the diploma awarded. This often includes verifying your identity and providing any necessary documentation... Read more →

How to Use AV Technology to Reach Your Business Goals

Tech is everywhere. It surrounds us, and it’s a part of everything we do. That includes business, and if you understand how to use technology to reach your organizational goals, you can get there much faster. Audiovisual (AV) technology is just one way you can reach your business goals, whether you’re focusing on internal productivity or external marketing. As businesses strive to stay competitive and innovative, this is how they can harness the power of AV technology. Understanding AV Technology Anything that uses audio or visual signals is AV technology. These systems are used to create, manage, and deliver audio... Read more →

Memories of Gloucester City: The Rock Hall Crabbing Trip, Back in the Day

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews ROCK HALL, MARYLAND (JULY 6, 2024)-- The Maryland Fishing report we publish weekly has a picture of a man holding a gigantic Blue Claw Crab that he caught in the Chesapeake Bay. Seeing that photo brought back memories of the Rock Hall Gang from Gloucester City. For several years, between 50 and 100 men would travel to Rock Hall, Maryland, in the summer for an All-You-Can-Eat Crab picnic. The fee was nominal, maybe $25. It was 40 years ago, and most of the people who were involved have died. As such this reporter is... Read more →

Fishing Maryland: Rich Watts Snares a Heavy Jumbo Blue Crab

Rich Watts holds up what every crabber is looking for, a heavy jumbo blue crab. Photo by Rich Watts It’s the Fourth of July – time for family gatherings and barbecues, and steamed blue crabs will be on the most wanted list for many. Blue crab catches have been good recently, so we wish all our recreational crabbers the best of luck. On July 4, unlicensed anglers are free to fish anywhere in the state without a fishing license – so feel free to take someone fishing. Forecast Summary: July 3 – July 9: Continued warm and sunny with moderate... Read more →

MAN & WITCH: Dance of a 1000 Steps

Synopsis Tami Stronach, the iconic Childlike Empress in The Never Ending Story (celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year), makes her long-awaited return to the big screen in the new fantasy film MAN AND WITCH: THE DANCE OF A THOUSAND STEPS. When a lonely goatherd discovers that he has been cursed at birth to never take a wife, he makes a bargain with a reclusive witch to reverse the spell, only to find that if he can't complete her three impossible tasks, he will never find true love.     Starring Tami Stronach The NeverEnding Story's "Childlike Empress" in her triumphant... Read more →

New Jersey One of Top States for Credit Card Skimming Scams

Card Skimming Scams Post Date:06/20/2024 Image Adapted From: FICO CLICK HERE TO VIEW STATES STATS Summary Reported card skimming incidents increased by 40 percent from 2022 to 2023. More specifically, New Jersey is one of the top five states, accounting for nearly 50 percent of card compromise reports (CCRs). The outlook for 2024 shows a continued upward trend, which means increased card skimming opportunities for threat actors to capture and steal customer data and financial information through various physical and digital methods. Threat actors seek methods to conceal their attacks better and evade multiple security measures. This stolen data has... Read more →

The Importance of Lithium-ion Batteries Safety

Division Offers Best Practices to Help Families Stay Fire Safe TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Division of Fire Safety is today raising awareness about the importance of safe use and disposal of lithium-ion batteries. The public is using an increasing number of lithium-ion batteries in devices such as smartphones, laptops, e-cigarettes, e-bikes, cars and more due to their ability to store a significant amount of energy in a small space. They offer a great advantage to consumers daily. While they are safe to use and offer many benefits, they can also pose risks when... Read more →

Virginia K. Duru, 67, of Maple Shade

On July 4, 2024, at the age of 67, Virginia passed peacefully in the care of The Palace Rehab and Care of Maple Shade. (nee Burns). Formerly of Mantua and Magnolia, NJ. Loving mother of Lynwood R. Jakubec, Jr. (Shannon Shoemaker) and Karen Smith (Anthony Puleo, Jr.). Cherished grandmother of Jeremey, Morganna, Allison, Daymion, Gabrielle, Kody, Donavin and Gavin. Beloved sister of Lillian Burns. Predeceased by her brother, Fredrick E. Burns, Jr and her sister, Ruthann McIlvaine. Virginia was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Fredrick and Virginia Burns. She worked many years as a bus aide for Holcomb... Read more →

New Jersey DEP Issues Air Alert

Air Quality Alert until 12:00AM Monday image courtesy of Pexels The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange air quality alert Sunday for Ocean and Southeastern Burlington Counties. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles...visit * AFFECTED AREAS: OCEAN ... COASTAL OCEAN... Read more →

How Online Slot Machines Teach Casual Game Designers?

Online slot machines have revolutionized the gaming industry with their engaging mechanics, compelling visuals, and sophisticated psychological strategies. Casual game designers can learn a lot from the success of Sbobet88 online slots, integrating these elements into their games to enhance player engagement and satisfaction. Understanding Player Psychology Online slot machines are masters at leveraging player psychology to maximize engagement. They use a combination of random rewards, near-misses, and the illusion of control to keep players spinning the reels. Casual game designers can apply these principles to their games by incorporating unpredictable rewards and creating scenarios where players feel in control,... Read more →