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May 2008


Media Release May 28 Related: Hunting and Fishing TRENTON - If it's been a while since you've gone fishing in New Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection has a special message for you: We want you back. That's the upshot of a newly launched direct-mail and radio-advertising campaign that invites anglers... Read more →

Leona S. Skill, 80, of Deptford, formerly of Bellmawr

Leona S. Skill (nee Hagmaier), 80, of Deptford, N.J. died on May 29th. Born in National Park, N.J. she resided in Bellmawr for 40 years before moving to Deptford 17 years ago. She was a dedicated wife, mom, grandmother, and homemaker. Leona was predeceased by her husband George in 1990. She... Read more →

May 31, 2008 - Bass n Blues n Bass n Blues n Drum

http://www.sportfishermen.com Friday morning was slow but it picked up (or did more fishermen show up later?) and we ended up with a pretty nice weigh-in list. The Saturday forecast isn't wonderful (unless you are a weather forecaster) - Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning then showers... Read more →

The Philadelphia City Sail Program

Apprenticeship Program Philadelphia City Sail’s Apprenticeship Program: Each fall the staff at City Sail identifies twelve students, usually who completed the Summer Sail Training Program, who displayed the best mix of awareness, perseverance,discipline, passions and aptitude for maritime arts. These twelve students are awarded an apprenticeship for the winter - tuition... Read more →

DOD Releases the names of 8 Casualities Killed between May 23 & May 28

The Department of Defense announced today the death of the following soldiers who died while fighting in either Iraq or Afghanistan. The incidents occurred between May 23rd and May 28th. Pfc. Kyle P. Norris, 22, of Zanesville, Ohio, died May 23 in Balad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered... Read more →

High School Baseball: Gloucester Catholic Advances to the Finals

Gloucester Catholic faced Holy Spirit the third seed in the Non-Public A South high school baseball semi-finals this afternoon in Atlantic City winning the game by a score of 9-3 The Rams’ Rob Wilgus hit a three run homerun and Steve Bruno had two doubles. Gloucester Catholic’s freshman Casey Brown pitched... Read more →

Philadelphia: Memoriam planned for Saturday

http://www.southphillyreview.com/view_article.php?id=7012 A Point Breeze memorial celebrating departed loved ones, including those who lost their lives to gun violence, takes place noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at 1429-35 Point Breeze Ave. The rain date is June 7. The event is being organized by South Philly H.O.M.E.S. and 365 Plan members, neighbors who... Read more →

St. Joseph's Prep wins second straight Catholic League baseball title

http://www.philly.com/dailynews First was the Steve Bruno situation. A year ago, as a sophomore, Bruno earned first-team Daily News All-City honors - he played shortstop; we put him at DH - while helping the Hawks capture the Catholic League championship. But rather than face an 18-day shutdown due to an academic hiccup... Read more →


May 29, news release Ewing, NJ… The honors continue to pour in for the members of The College of New Jersey women’s lacrosse team as four players received honors with three of them landing a spot in the first team. Seniors Karen Doane (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan) and Toni-Anne Cavallo (Cedar Grove, NJ/West... Read more →

National Registry of Saltwater Anglers on Horizon

Posted by Carl Price NJ Outdoors at 5/29/2008 5:49 AM and is filed under uncategorized NOAA Fisheries Service is undertaking an initiative to build a new program to improve the collection, analysis and use of recreational saltwater fishing information. Part of the initiative will include creating a national registry of saltwater... Read more →

Troops Kill Enemy Fighters, Disarm Bombs in Afghanistan

American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 29, 2008 - Coalition and Afghan national security forces killed an unknown number of enemy fighters and neutralized homemade bombs in Afghanistan over the past two days, military officials said. Combined forces killed several extremists during an operation today in Helmand province. While patrolling near... Read more →

Soldiers Join Forces With Kansas City Runners to Help Brain Injury Victims

By By Army Spc. Jason Jordan Special to American Forces Press Service KIRKUK, Iraq, May 29, 2008 - On opposite sides of the globe, two groups of people in very different environments worked together to raise money for individuals suffering from brain injuries. U.S. Army soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division's... Read more →

Gloucester City Council: Plans for Irish Pub and Sailing Vessel for former CC Base Announced

By John Schmidt This summer will be the first time in twenty years that people will step foot on the pier down on the waterfront. The announcement came at last week's monthly city council meeting. The city is planning on opening an Irish Pub, as well as bringing in a sailing... Read more →

Westville: Private Citizen Donates $140,000 to Local Library

By Sara Martino NEWS Correspondent "We received a letter from the office of the Gateway Regional High School asking us to attend a meeting to discuss the school budget", said acting Westville Mayor Russell Welsh during the council meeting May 15. The regularly Wednesday evening scheduled meeting of council was moved... Read more →

Doane nominated for Division III Athlete of the Year

Media Release May 28 Ewing, NJ… The College of New Jersey senior Karen Doane (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan) has been nominated by the Board of Collegiate Women Sports Awards as a candidate for the 2007-2008 Division III Athlete of the Year representing lacrosse. This spring, Doane led the Lions’ women’s lacrosse team in... Read more →

Brooklawn: Students Petition School Board to Save Mr. W’s Job

By John P. Schmidt NEWS Correspondent The Brooklawn Board of Education BOE last week honored six former students who had been inducted into the National Honor Society at Gloucester City High School. Three of the six students were in attendance at the BOE meeting. Jessica Lindsay, Marisa Cooper and Brett Darrow... Read more →


Source http://ems.gmnews.com GREG BEAN of the Edison/Metuchen Sentinel put into perspective the reason why the taxpayers of New Jersey should be upset over outgoing Keansburg Superintendent of Schools Barbara A. Trzeszkowski of Keansburg, who will retire June 30 after 40 years in the district, receiving a severance package of $740,926. According... Read more →

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST Tsuyu,or the Rainy Season in Japan

Commentary by Hank F. Miller Jr. The rainy season or monsoon season sets in around the end of May and lasts till about the end of July and sometimes even longer in most regions of the Japanese Archipelago. The meeting of a high cold atmospheric pressure front over the sea of... Read more →


Media Release Ewing, NJ…After 35 years of service as the Head Athletic Trainer at The College of New Jersey, Joe Camillone, right, (Ewing, NJ) will be retiring on June 1, 2008. Over the course of his tremendous career, Camillone dedicated himself to the safety and betterment of student-athletes at the College.... Read more →

HS Softball : Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic Seniors Honored Before Big Game

By Albert Countryman Jr. On a beautiful, crisp night for softball with a huge crowd in attendance, the Gloucester City High School team defeated cross-town rival Gloucester Catholic, 4-2, using the long ball. In the top of the first inning, Sam Dobleman crushed a fast ball way over the left field... Read more →


Media Release May 27 GLASSBORO, NJ – Five Rowan University women’s lacrosse players were named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region Teams. Attack Lauren Crennan (jr. Pottstown, PA/Owen J. Roberts) and midfielder Kerry O’Donnell (sr. Toms River, NJ/Toms River E.) were chosen to the Boardwalk All-Region first team.... Read more →

Airmen MIA From Vietnam War are Identified

Media Release, May 27 The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of four U.S. servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors. They are Maj. Barclay B. Young, of... Read more →


Media Release May 27 Ewing, NJ – The College of New Jersey’s senior first baseman William Kropp (Pottstown, PA/Owen J. Roberts) has been named to the 2008 CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division Second Team for his outstanding play on the field and excellence in the classroom. Kropp becomes... Read more →

Comrades, Loved Ones Provide Reminders of Memorial Day's Meaning...

http://www.defenselink.mil To many Americans, Memorial Day means a day off from work with picnics, pool openings, and barbecues. But for those who have lost a comrade, or loved in combat one, the day takes on a whole new significance. Here are some of their stories. .................... Army 1st Lt. Brent Pounders... Read more →

Woodbury Boys State Delegates Named

Delegates have been chosen to represent Woodbury High School at the 2008 American Legion Jersey Boys State session. The annual event will be held June 15-20 at Rider University, Lawrenceville. Included will be Christian Schoning, David Carl, Kennon McMahon and Scott Bassler. These delegates are sponsored by American Legion Post 133... Read more →


Note:The advertorial was first posted in March. Since then Bath and Designs Inc. has moved into its new location at 520 South Broadway. By Sara Martino Plumbing originated during the ancient civilizations such as the Roman, Persian, Indian and Chinese, centuries ago during a time when public baths were used and... Read more →

Gloucester City: A Tribute to those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

A Thank You to Those Who Served/Song and Slide Show Gloucester City Councilwoman Kellie Ferry released the following statement regarding the upcoming Memorial Day "Come join the VFW and the American Legion on May 26, 2008 as they start off the Memorial Day Celebrations by paying tribute to the fallen soldiers... Read more →

Family of boy hit by baseball holds onto hope

http://ap.google.com/article/ The ball had struck his chest at the precise millisecond between heartbeats, sending him into cardiac arrest, according to his doctors. He crumpled to the ground and stopped breathing. WAYNE, N.J. (AP) Now Domalewski is severely disabled, left with brain damage after being struck in the chest by a line... Read more →

Kurt W. Reintzel, age 32, of Haddonfield, University of Delaware Alumni

REINTZEL, KURT W. On May 22, 2008, age 32, of Haddonfield, beloved son of Warren A. & Susan (nee Rodgers) of Haddonfield. Also survived by his sister, Lisa S. Pendarvis (Robert) of Haddon Twp., his grandfather, Warren H. Reintzel of Haddonfield, 2 aunts, Bonnie Juda (Dennis) of Philadelphia, PA and Barbara... Read more →

Alfred Miaczynski, of Audubon, Decorated WW II Army Vet, former Postal Worker

MIACZYNSKI, ALFRED F. Age 90, of Audubon, passed away at Brighton Gardens in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, May 21, 2008. Mr. Miaczynski was born in Camden and had been a longtime resident of Audubon. Alfred Faithfully defended his country as a Tech Sgt. in Co. G of the 168th Infantry of... Read more →

Arlington 'Flags In' Tribute Begins Memorial Day Commemoration

A Thank You to Those Who Served/Song and Slide Show Media Release By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 23, 2008 - More than 3,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines officially kicked off the Memorial Day commemoration last evening as they placed 265,000 miniature flags at every grave at... Read more →


The family of the late Barbara (nee Hillman) Lauria would like to thank friends, relatives and neighbors for their prayers and condolences received during the recent bereavement suffered in the loss of their wife, mother, daughter and sister. “On behalf of myself and all of our family members I would like... Read more →

Rutgers Quartet Honored By New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association

Media release May 21 PISCATAWAY, N.J.– Four members of the Rutgers baseball team were honored by the New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association (NJCBA), as voted by the league's eight Division I head coaches. Junior center fielder Luis Feliz (New Brunswick, N.J.) was a First Team All-State selection, while freshman first baseman... Read more →

John Francis Morrone III, 61 of Deptford, member of Teamsters Local 107 Philadelphia

John Francis Morrone III, on May 21, 2008 of Deptford. Age 61. Husband of Jean Morrone (nee Mabie). Father of Lillian Palladino (George) of Deptford, John Morrone IV (Bridgette) of Woolwich and Jean-Marie Morrone (Arnold) of Westville. Brother of Gregory Morrone (Doris) of Philadelphia and cousin Judy Morgan (Marianne) of Philadelphia.... Read more →

Gloucester City: Mayor and Council Meeting Agenda, Tonight at 8 PM

Thursday, May 22, 2008 City Hall, 313 MONMOUTH STREET Agenda 1. Call Meeting to Order: 2. Pledge of Allegiance: 3. Roll Call: Brophy, Ferry, Hagan, Hutchinson, Marchese, Parry and James 4. Open Public Meetings Act Notice: This meeting is being held in accordance with the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act,... Read more →


The Gloucester City Planning Board meeting Wednesday night ended around 11 PM. Being considered were applications for Commerce Bank to open a branch at the intersection of Broadway and Cumberland Street. And allowing The Dog House, a restaurant/tavern on King Street to add an outside deck to their property. The Board... Read more →