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November 2017

New Jersey Sierra Club Joins Congressman Pallone at Woodbridge Brownfrield Park

The New Jersey Sierra Club joined Congressman Frank Pallone at the Woodbrige Waterfront Park today to address the importance of brownfield revitalization. The Sierra Club called for the reauthorization and full funding of the EPA’s brownfields grant program. The House is going to be voting on reauthorizing the program this week. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, released the following statement: "We are calling on Congress to preserve funding for brownfield revitalization through the EPA's Brownfields Grant Program. They must reauthorize the program with Congressman Pallone's bill. This program is important for improving the environment, health, safety,... Read more →


In his campaign for governor, Phil Murphy pledged to legalize marijuana in New Jersey. If the governor-elect succeeds in that effort, New Jersey drivers can expect to see their car insurance rates rise, Bob Jordan reports for the Asbury Park Press. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a nonprofit research organization financed by auto insurers, says that after marijuana was legalized in Colorado, Oregon and Washington, collision claims rose about 3 percent higher than would have been expected without legalized pot. Meanwhile, Lodi officials are trying to prepare for new statewide laws on marijuana by reviewing borough ordinances on smoke shops,... Read more →

Camden County PD Seeks Public's Help Identifying Burglary Suspect (video)

(Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a burglary and is asking for help from the public to identify the suspect. The incident occurred on Nov. 21 at approximately 3:20 a.m. on the 2500 block of Federal Street when a suspect broke into a jewelry store and stole multiple items before fleeing the area. The suspect, described as a black male with a beard, can be seen on surveillance video committing the crime. If you have any information about this suspect or crime, please call the Camden County Police Department tip line at (856) 757-7042. The... Read more →

OBITUARY: James J. Miloszenski, age 74, of Fairview; Vietnam War Army Veteran

On November 26, 2017. Age 74. Of the Fairview section of Camden. Beloved son of the late John S. and Mary Miloszenski. Loving brother of the late William C. Miloszenski (surviving wife Viola). Beloved uncle of William Miloszenski Jr. (Andrea) and James Miloszenski. James proudly served our country in the USMC during the Vietnam War. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 11 AM to 12 Noon at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral service 12 Noon in the funeral home Interment will follow in Brig. Gen. Wm. C.... Read more →

PATCO'S Santa's Silver Sleigh

Saturday, December 2nd Ride the train with Santa on Saturday, December 2, 2017 and make PATCO’s Silver Sleigh a part of your family holiday fun. Festive decorated PATCO trains will make three trips, leaving the Lindenwold station at 9 a.m., 10:35 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. and picking up passengers at all stops along the way. “We’re making the train ride part of the family holiday fun,” says John Rink, PATCO General Manager. “PATCO is the best way to enjoy holiday traditions in Philadelphia. Parking is free at our stations after 10 a.m. and our 15/16th & Locust St. Station is... Read more →

I-295 northbound ramp to I-76 westbound will close for overnight work in Bellmawr

Right two lanes of I-76 northbound also to close overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight closures this week of the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound, as well as the two right lanes of I-76 northbound, as the Direct Connection project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. Starting at 10 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, November 28 until 5 a.m. the next morning, and continuing each night this week through Friday, December 1, the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound will be closed, as well as the two right lanes of... Read more →


Related: CNBNews Tips and Snippets Related: CNBNews Point of View William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER—Year in and year out the players from the Gloucester Catholic and Gloucester High football teams display good sportsmanship at the annual Thanksgiving Day game between the two schools. Kudos to the players and fans for continuing this long-standing tradition which goes back seven decades if not longer. JEER—Our legal system has become a swinging door for criminals who know how to work the system. For example in November Gloucester City Police arrested Tavius Lindsey, a resident of Camden City for breaking into several... Read more →

Hammonton Graduate Named University Scholar

SELINSGROVE, PA (11/27/2017)-- Valerie Lohrman of Delran, N.J., is among the 212 students recently named Susquehanna University Scholars. The annual Scholars Program, held on Nov. 3, recognized Susquehanna's most successful student scholars. To be named a University Scholar, students must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 in full-time study for the past two semesters or equivalent credit hours of part-time study. Lohrman is a a creative writing major in the Class of 2018. A 2014 graduate of Hammonton High School, she is the daughter of Pamela Lohrman and Dan Lohrman. Susquehanna University is a selective, residential liberal... Read more →

Hunter Romach of Haddonfield, NJ serves in leadership role at key Widener University event

CHESTER, PA (11/27/2017)-- Widener University recently partnered with the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia for a program that examined the intersection of free speech and civil discourse. A group of 16 undergraduate student volunteers took on leadership roles that helped make the event a success. "The First Amendment: Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World" featured a panel discussion between Widener President Dr. Julie E. Wollman and Delaware Law School Dean Rodney Smolla with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, as moderator. Their discussion, encompassing everything from free speech on college campuses to historical perspectives of... Read more →


(17/P110) TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife will have a new tool to use in its ongoing efforts to enforce wildlife laws as the state joins the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The compact – first developed in western states in the mid-1980s – recognizes the importance of deterrence through the suspension of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses and privileges in all member states resulting from violations concerning the pursuit, possession or taking of a wide range of wildlife, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mollusks, shellfish, and... Read more →

Years Before Heading Offshore, Herpes Researcher Experimented On People In U.S.

Marisa Taylor, Kaiser Health News Three years before launching an offshore herpes vaccine trial, an American researcher vaccinated patients in U.S. hotel rooms in brazen violation of U.S. law, a Kaiser Health News investigation has found. Southern Illinois University associate professor William Halford administered the shots himself at a Holiday Inn Express and a Crowne Plaza Hotel that were a 15-minute drive from the researcher’s SIU lab. Halford injected at least eight herpes patients on four separate occasions in the summer and fall of 2013 with a virus that he created, according to emails from seven participants and interviews with... Read more →


GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--The GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT (GTPD)will host a free training night for local clergy on Active Shooter Response and Church Security where you can gain some knowledge and have questions answered to help you become better prepared. All members of your clergy are invited, especially those who participate such as ushers. This will take place on Monday December 4th , beginning promptly at 6:30 PM AT THE BETHEL CHRISTIAN CENTER, 1583 BLACKWOOD CLEMENTON ROAD BLACKWOOD, NJ 08012 . The Gloucester Township Police Community Relations Bureau asks those planning to attend to please call 856-374-5735 or email communityrelations@gtpolice.com with... Read more →

CNB HUNTING/FISHING NEW JERSEY: Striped Bass fishing past 3 miles could net a fine

12.08.2015 Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Cutter Dependable’s fisheries boarding team inspects striped bass aboard a commercial fishing vessel off New Jersey during their fisheries patrol throughout December 2015. Dependable operated in support of Coast Guard 5th District’s Operation Grouper Grabber and Operation Stars and Stripers covering the offshore waters of New Jersey, Delaware, North and South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/CGC Dependable/Ensign Alexis A. Davis, Public Affairs Officer) PHILADELPHIA, PA (NOVEMBER 27, 2017)--The cold air brings with it many things each year; pumpkin-spiced coffee, frost on the ground, droves of holiday shoppers and adventurous fishermen heading out... Read more →


WINTERFEST’S HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING POWERED BY PECO The festive season on the waterfront kicks off with a shining night of performances, activities and fireworks powered by PECO PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 18, 2017): Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest brightens up the holiday season with the Holiday Tree Lighting Powered by PECO on December 1st, 2017 from 6-9PM. This year, multi-award winning R&B songstress Chanté Moore will headline the event, singing songs from her first-ever Christmas album, "Christmas Back To You," which consists of classic remakes and original songs alike. Festivities continue throughout the night with performances by the a cappella men’s group... Read more →

Franken Must Take His Own Medicine

November 27, 2017 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Sen. Al Franken: Yesterday, Sen. Al Franken broke his silence and did a media tour explaining away his sexual offenses. "I'm looking forward to getting back to work tomorrow," he said. He should instead take some of his own medicine and resign. Five years ago, Franken co-sponsored a bill, the End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act, to strengthen federal legislation on human trafficking, which includes sexual exploitation. The bill, which was approved by the Senate in December 2012, was necessitated because of the failure of the existing "zero tolerance" policy.... Read more →

New Approach to Tracking How Deadly 'Superbugs’ Travel Could Slow Their Spread

Newswise — ANN ARBOR, Mich. and Chicago -- Killer bacteria – ones that have out-evolved our best antibiotics -- may not go away anytime soon. But a new approach to tracking their spread could eventually give us a fighting chance to keep their death toll down. Using data from a 2008 outbreak of one of the most-feared “superbugs,” and modern genetic sequencing techniques, a team has successfully modeled, and predicted, the way the organism spread between and within dozens of healthcare facilities. The approach can tell if the bug is spreading within a hospital, nursing home or long-term acute care... Read more →


Written by Peter G. Sánchez From Christian hip-hop artist TobyMac to Archbishop Jose Gomez, Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis — home of the Indianapolis Colts —was the home to more Hail Mary’s than quarterback Peyton Manning ever threw. Eighty-four youth and ministry leaders from the Diocese of Camden joined thousands from around the nation in celebrating their Catholic faith from Thursday, Nov. 16 to Saturday, Nov. 18 at the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC). “I hope you have an encounter with God that lasts a lifetime,” TobyMac said as he energized the dancing and screaming youth with his hits such... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Agents Arrest Illegal Alien Convicted of Rape in Arizona

Release Date: November 27, 2017 TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station apprehended a 40-year-old Mexican man in the desert near Sasabe, Arizona, on Saturday afternoon for illegally entering the United States. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection While processing Juan Sotelo-Carasco, agents conducted a records check and learned he was convicted and sentenced in 2016 for rape in Contra Costa County, California. Sotelo is being held in federal custody pending prosecution for felony criminal immigration violations. Read more →

DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Fall Photo Contest Winner

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (Nov. 27) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Andy Smith’s Rapids on the Mongaup in the Fall entry was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Fall 2017 Photo Contest. Seventy photographs were submitted by 21 individuals for the contest. “DRBC’s inaugural photo contest was a great success, and we thank everyone who entered,” said DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini. “Andy’s photograph captured the unique perspective of lively rapids flowing down New York’s Mongaup River, a Delaware River tributary, framed by the vibrant and beautiful golden tree colors of autumn lining the riverbanks.”... Read more →


North Jersey’s Morris Canal was once the main mode of transportation for goods headed to New York. But time, transportation advances and development turned it into a relic, with only pieces of the original 102-mile footprint remaining, James M. O’Neill writes for The Record. Now the disjointed sections are being reclaimed as the Morris Canal Greenway, with a goal of creating hiking and biking parks stretching across six New Jersey counties. SCIENTISTS URGING STATE TO LIMIT CHEMICAL IN DRINKING WATER New Jersey scientists are urging the state to strictly limit a chemical that has been linked to cancer, developmental problems,... Read more →

Garage Fire in Lower Township

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 27, 2017) --The Lower Township Police Department received a 911 call reporting a structure fire located on the 200 block of Lennox Avenue, in the Fishing Creek section of Lower Township, on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at approximately 5:20 a.m. Upon arrival, officers observed the detached garage fully engulfed in flames. Fire crews from Station 60 - Villas, Station 61 - Townbank and Station 62 – Erma, arrived quickly and were able to contain the fire to only the garage. There was minor heat damage to the vinyl siding on the residence; however, the detached garage... Read more →

Francis E. “Reds” Quinlan
, O'Donnell's Bartender, Known for his Famous Eggnog and Manhattans

Reds Quinlan, Age 83 Surrounded by his loving family, on November 25, 2017, at the age of 83. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 53 years to the late Florence Quinlan (nee Sauer). Loving father of Catherine Wiley (late Glenn), Theresa Graf (Matt), Margaret McIntyre, Debra Marshall (Bob), Joseph Quinlan (Kim), Regina Stief (Mike) and the late Francis Quinlan. Cherished grandfather of 20, great-grandfather,of 20 and great-great-grandfather of one. Beloved brother of Alice Marino. Predeceased by his brothers Fred, George and Jim Quinlan and his sister, Marie Fabritiis. Reds was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School and worked at... Read more →

Philly paying millions to resolve allegations of police misconduct

by Chris Palmer, Samantha Melamed & Mark Fazlollah - Staff Writers/PHILLY.COM Gloucester City News blog files Marcia Hintz was working a full-time job caring for mentally challenged adults, raising a grandchild, and providing medical assistance to her longtime companion when members of a Philadelphia police narcotics squad busted into her Mayfair home in 2006 and arrested her for selling drugs. Roger High, on the other hand, already had a lengthy criminal record and was out on bail awaiting trial on drug charges when that same narcotics squad picked him up that year on a new case. Hintz and High would... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s NJ Human Resources Dept. Recognized for Excellence in Diversity

Voorhees, NJ (November 27, 2017) – Jefferson Health in New Jersey was recognized at the Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year Awards for “Excellence in Diversity” by The Rosen Group, a Cherry Hill, NJ-based firm that provides direct hire and contract placement of Human Resource professionals. The award – one of seven presented in various categories under the heading of “Awards for Excellence” – recognized the Jefferson Health Human Resources Department in New Jersey for its accomplishments in the field of diversity. Jefferson Health was selected for its involvement with Project SEARCH, a work-transition program for young adults with... Read more →


Written by Peter G. Sánchez Forty years after recording her breakthrough hit “You Light Up My Life” for the movie of the same name, Debby Boone is still surprised at the platinum-selling album’s longevity and its impact on listeners. “It’s a nice song,” she remembered initially thinking. “I had no idea that it would be so big.” Nevertheless, she’s grateful for the success it has given her, and the opportunity to connect with audiences —including her upcoming appearance in Sewell on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Investors Bank Performing Arts Center. Boone, the daughter of singer Pat Boone and Shirley Foley... Read more →


published Thursday, January 03, 2013 Report by Mark Lagerkvist Posted On January 2, 2013 Will this be the year New Jersey voters finally arrest the double-dipping practices of their county sheriffs? Or will the wallets of taxpayers in the Garden State continue to be held captive by “retired” law enforcement officials who collect both salary and pension? 2013 could bring a showdown at the polls, as nine double-dipping incumbents face re-election. Here’s who they are — and how deep they dip from the governmental trough: Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino, $267,984 a year — $138,000 in salary plus$129,984 from pension;... Read more →

Out of the woods, and into a home

by Mary McCusker , Edward Wright sat on the couch of his home in Bridgeton, staring at the wall across from him with a thousand-yard stare on his face. The 56-year-old veteran was not reflecting upon the nine years he spent in the U.S. military several decades ago. His thoughts centered on more current circumstances. He had just finished recounting his experiences as a homeless veteran. “Nine years in the military — I could do that. Living in a tent in the woods for two years, though, that was hell.” Just two months ago, Wright sat at the Veterans Multi-Service... Read more →

CNB Travel: Kids Find Much To Love In Philadelphia's Historic District

PHILADELPHIA PA--Kids have been having a ball in Philadelphia’s Historic District for nearly three centuries now—but never more than lately. In 2017, the original city positively bursts with opportunities for children to learn, play, eat and even relax. Here’s a list of go-to spots in the supremely easy-to-get-around District for visitors of all ages, but especially for ages 0 to 12. Keep in mind that every older group of kids should enjoy younger age groups’ recommendations too. The Early Years, Ages 0-2: Franklin Square – The tot lot at this historic city-block park—planned in the 17th century by William Penn... Read more →

WinterFest Ice Skating Rink is Back

Cherry Hill, NJ) — The Freeholder Board is bringing the WinterFest Ice Skating Rink back to Cooper River Park this year to provide family fun from Dec. 1 to Feb. 14. “Come to the grand opening celebration featuring a tree lighting ceremony and a performance from a local skate team. While you are there, head into the tent to warm up with some hot beverages and food,” said Freeholder Jeffrey Nash, liaison to the Camden County Parks Department. “There will also be a free carousel, Ferris wheel and horse-drawn carriage rides that will get you into the holiday spirit.” The... Read more →

GO RAMS! Bonfire, Pep Rally Held Prior to Thanksgiving Clash vs. Gloucester City High!

Gloucester Catholic faithful held a bonfire and pep rally at the Patrick Peyton Athletic Complex Wednesday evening prior to the Rams' Thanksgiving Day clash against Gloucester City High School. Senior players were honored in advance of playing their final scholastic game. Coach Casey Murphy and Athletic Director Patrick Murphy addressed the large gathering of parents, fans, and alumni who assembled at the Sewell fields. In addition, senior Andrew Stetser captured a pie-eating contest, and Mr. Tom Flynn led the crowd in a singing of Gloucester Catholic's school song! A large bonfire was then set, capping off the festivities on the... Read more →

Camden County Free Legal Workshops

The Camden County Board of Freeholders, the Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Senior & Disabled Services and the Surrogate’s Office announce free legal workshops for senior and disabled residents of Camden County. Those attending this workshop receive, at no cost, a Last Will and Testament, an Advance Directive for Health Care (Living Will) and Power of Attorney (POA). Participants are required to be Camden County residents aged 60 and over. Disabled citizens must be aged 18 and over and residents of Camden County. Workshops are limited to 35 participants per session and pre-registration is required. DUE... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Soldier Helps Others in Hurricane Maria’s Aftermath

By Army Spc. Samuel Keenan, 65th Press Camp Headquarters SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 24, 2017 — Army Pfc. Roberto Rivera was in his bedroom when Hurricane Maria moved into the municipality of Naguabo, Puerto Rico. Army Pfc. Roberto Rivera, a military police officer in the Puerto Rico National Guard is shown in a photo taken of him in San Juan, Nov. 11, 2017. Rivera lost his home and all of his belongings due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Puerto Rico Army National Guard photo by Spc. Samuel D. Keenan “I was at home, trying to sleep,” the 20-year-old Rivera... Read more →

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Online Shopping Scams; Don’t Be a Victim

November 24, 2017 HOUSTON, TX—With the holiday shopping season underway, criminals are also gearing up to do a little “shopping” of their own. The FBI reminds you to look out for scams designed to steal your money and personal information, especially while shopping online. When shopping online, research the legitimacy of the individual or company you are purchasing from. Make sure a site is secure and reputable before providing your credit card number online. Don’t trust a site just because it claims to be secure. Beware of purchases or services that require you to pay with a gift card. If... Read more →

Celebrate the holidays safely with your pets

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2017 (Clayton, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding pet owners to be cautious during the holiday season so they are not spending the holiday at the animal hospital with their furry friends. Freeholder Director Robert Damminger said, "The holidays can be a vulnerable time for our pets and the most important way we can protect them is by providing oversight and supervision so that they are not exposed to food or situations that can be harmful to them." Freeholder Dan Christy, liaison to the Gloucester County Animal Shelter, said, “It... Read more →


WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (NOVEMBER 22, 2017)--The West Deptford Police Department would like to take a moment to thank another one of our local businesses for their generosity and support. Cento Fine Foods CEO, Rick Ciccotelli, purchased several rifle racks for the interior of our patrol vehicles, which will allow our officers more efficient and safer access to their weapons in an emergency situation. Rick's Father and Founder of Cento Fine Foods, Alfred Ciccotelli Sr., was a MP Staff Sgt. in WWII and his family has always been proud supporters of local law enforcement. We appreciate the support we receive from... Read more →


PUBLISHED Wednesday, January 09, 2013 CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW BY William E. Cleary Sr. I've been up and down and over and out and I know one thing, Each time I find myself flat on my face I pick myself up and get back in the race ~ FRANK SINATRA UPDATED: The second tumor was not removed. It is located on the adrenal gland. The plan is to continue to watch it. If the size of the tumor gets bigger a decision will be made at that time about whether or not to remove it. (CNBNewsnet)Last August a routine test... Read more →

AG Josh Shapiro: Beware of Holiday Shopping Scams

Beware of Holiday Shopping Scams 11/22/2017 Attorney General Shapiro: “Be vigilant and protect yourself from Grinches looking to steal your hard-earned money” HARRISBURG — As the holiday season arrives, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is warning Pennsylvanians to beware of scams and deceptive advertising while shopping at stores or online this year. “Thanksgiving reminds us how much we have to be thankful for, but the holiday season also brings deceptive advertising and online scams,” Attorney General Shapiro said. “These kinds of scams get more sophisticated every year. Be vigilant and follow these tips from the Office of Attorney General to protect... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL NEWS: ’Tis The Season: So Many Holiday Happenings In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA PA--As temperatures drop in the history-rich, tradition-steeped city of Philadelphia, holiday spirit spills from shops, theaters, restaurants, parks and stadiums. This year promises the return of the city’s very own Christmas Village to LOVE Park. Every must-do holiday list includes visits to Macy’s Christmas Light Show, a spin around the skating rink and more festive fun at Philadelphia City Hall, a seat at The Nutcracker, a nosh at Latkepalooza and a spot on the sidewalk for the Mummers Parade. These, and dozens more activations and traditions are supported by the Philly Holiday Festival, a creation of Welcome America, and... Read more →

Former CFO Of New Jersey Orthopedic Care Provider Admits Embezzling Over $1 Million

Newark, N.J. – The former chief financial officer of a New Jersey orthopedic care provider today admitted stealing over $1 million from the company for his personal use, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Harry Wolfmuller, 70, formerly of Belmar, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of wire fraud. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: From 2007 through 2015, Wolfmuller was employed as the chief financial officer for “Company A,” an orthopedic care provider with offices... Read more →

Support the Camden County Animal Shelter on #GivingTuesday

ClearysNoteBook files (Blackwood, NJ) – The Camden County Animal Shelter (CCAS) will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that encourages individuals, communities and organizations to support philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year, please consider making a donation to the Camden County Animal Shelter to celebrate #GivingTuesday,” said Freeholder Jonathan Young, liaison to the CCAS. “Your gift will go a long way toward helping house, feed and care for the animals waiting to be adopted into a caring home.” Held on November 28 this year, #GivingTuesday annually takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving to inspire people... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing MD: Natural Resources Police Help Rescue Distressed Boater off Kent Point

November 22, 2017 In high winds and rough seas, Maryland Natural Resources Police officers and local first responders performed a dramatic rescue of a boater in medical distress Thursday in the Chesapeake Bay. An emergency call by a marine towing company at about 6 p.m. triggered an all-out response to assist a 63-year-old Stevensville man aboard a sailboat off Kent Point, the southern tip of Kent Island. The man was disoriented and possibly in diabetic shock, and his boat was at the mercy of deteriorating conditions. Three officers boarded a 19-foot Boston Whaler patrol at Kent Narrows and headed south,... Read more →


Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Center City Philadelphia will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving following the beatification of Father Solanus Casey, a Capuchin friar from Detroit, Michigan. Father Thomas Betz, O.F.M. Cap. will be the main celebrant. Father Casey is only the second man born in the United States to be beatified. Friday, December 1, 2017 5:15 p.m. Saint John the Evangelist Parish (Upper Church) 21 South 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Background information on Father Solanus Casey A member of the Capuchin Franciscan Order, Father Solanus Casey was born November 25, 1870 and died July 31, 1957. He... Read more →

Gloucester County & Camden County Republican Committees Two-County “Toys for Tots” Drive

- December 5, 2017 - Adelphia Restaurant, Deptford, NJ – 7-9pm (NOVEMBER 25, 2017 - TURNERSVILLE, NJ) – In the season of giving, the Gloucester County and Camden County Republican Organizations proudly announce a two-county sponsored “Toys for Tots” drive that will be held on Tuesday, December 5th from 7-9pm at Adelphia Restaurant, 1750 Clements Bridge Road, Deptford, New Jersey. The “Toys for Tots” Foundation is run by the United States Marine Corp Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy gifts for Christmas and Hanukkah. Event includes open buffet, beer and wine with an admission... Read more →

Shopping Safety Tips

(GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) is sharing the following shopping safety tips from the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home of McGruff the Crime Dog, who says you need a personal safety and security plan to keep criminals at bay and you from seeing red. This year many shoppers will be out early to find those big bargains on Black Friday or online for Cyber Monday, but the criminals will be out too. NCPC has 10 great tips to help you shop safely while getting those great holiday bargains throughout the shopping season. 1. Do not... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 4 No. 23 (November 26, 2017) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 17. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →

Voorhees' Romero, North Hunterdon girls crowned regional champs at Nike Cross Nationals

Northeast Regionals The North Hunterdon girls cross country team and Chris Romero of Voorhees left their mark at Bowdoin Park in New York, respectively winning the girls championship team title and the boys championship ... Read more →

'Secret Santa' foots bill for $10K worth of layaway items at Toys 'R' Us in Cherry Hill

Dozens of South Jersey families are getting toys for free, thanks to the generosity of a local "secret Santa." ... said. Charlie K., whose full-name has been withheld, told CBS in Philadelphia that he was "trying to fulfill some Christmas wishes for people." He said it was the first time he had paid for layaway items ... Read more →

GlobalPost Report: The US Coast Guard is operating floating prisons in the Pacific Ocean

If you've followed the War on Terror at all, you're almost certainly familiar with the US detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba — a US prison that exists outside the realm of the US justice system. Read more →