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November 13, 2018

5 Cases of Ocean County Measles Outbreak

The New Jersey Department of Health is warning residents that 5 additional cases of measles — a highly contagious disease — have been confirmed in Ocean County. This brings the total to 11 confirmed cases. These individuals could have exposed others to the infection while in Ocean County on November... Read more →


Joseph R. Peterson, of Gloucester City; WW II Navy Veteran; Philadelphia Shipyard Machinist

Joseph Robert Peterson Gloucester City - On November 7, 2018. Age 92. Born in Gloucester City, he was the son of the late Joseph R. and Sara (Alloway) Peterson. Beloved father of Debra A. Peterson and Barbara Brown; grandfather of Neonta Peterson-Sittinghawk; great-grandfather of Eliyah, Elliott, Seth, Asa. He is... Read more →


Six Philadelphia Women Sentenced For Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

PHILADELPHIA (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced today that six Philadelphia women, several of whom are sisters and cousins, have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution for their role in a scheme to defraud the United States through the filing of false... Read more →


DEADLY ADENOVIRUS OUTBREAK INFECTS FOUR MORE KIDS

Lab testing over the weekend confirmed that four more children have been infected by adenovirus at the Wanaque Center, a pediatric long-term care facility in Passaic County. The state Health Department confirmed Monday that the viral outbreak has killed ten young patients. So far 33 patients have been infected, as... Read more →


COLORFUL MURALS PAY HOMAGE TO PAST AND PRESENT BRIDGE WORKERS

New Murals Craft a Better Transportation Experience for Pedestrians, Motorists Two new murals, which adorn the walls of the 5th Street Vehicular and Pedestrian Tunnels located beneath the Ben Franklin Bridge, were unveiled during a dedication ceremony on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The public was invited to see the artwork... Read more →


TOM GOLDSCHMIDT-TEACHER EXTRAORDINARE

by Gus Danks | GCHS Alumnus Class of '63 (reprinted from The Maryan 1963 yearbook) Tom was my English teacher at Gloucester Catholic High School in South Jersey fifty-five years ago. He died last week at the age of eighty-one. He graduated first in his class at Villanova many years... Read more →


Jogger was Attacked at Haddon Lake Park, Mount Ephraim on Sunday, November 11

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (November 12,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Mount Ephraim Chief of Police Brian Conte released the following information about an assault at the Haddon Lake Park on Kings Highway on Sunday, November 11. On November 11th, 2018 at approximately 7:00pm, the Mount Ephraim Police Department received a call for an assault at Haddon... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on Amazon Announcement of HQ2 Headquarters  

NJBIA President and CEO Michele N. Siekerka Esq. issued the following statement following the announcement of Northern Virginia and New York City as locations for Amazon's HQ2 Headquarters this morning. "We should take a moment to feel proud that Newark was considered as a finalist for Amazon HQ2 among the... Read more →


John W. Chisholm, of Bellmawr; Volunteer Fireman; LL Baseball Coach; Police Reserve

John W. Chisholm, on November 11, 2018, of Bellmawr; formerly of Haddonfield and Ocean City. Age 76. Beloved husband of 58 years to Dottie (nee Emerson). Devoted father of Dottie Jean Stackhouse, June Narducci, John (Beth), and Shane (Kristie). Loving grandfather of Charles Beckmeyer, Robert and Ryan Swisher, Jeanna and... Read more →


Kennedy Health Care Foundation, Joe Devine Dedicate ‘The Barsky Family Surgical Suite’ at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

Sewell, NJ – The Barsky family has had a long history with Jefferson Health in New Jersey. The late Dr. Paul Barsky played an integral part in the planning, construction, and 1972 opening of Jefferson Washington Township Hospital (which, for many years, was part of the then-Kennedy Health system). His... Read more →


Jefferson Health UPCOMING Wellness Community Programs (November/December)

Hosts FREE Bariatric Weight Loss Seminars VOORHEES, NJ (Nov. 12, 2018) – Gain a better understanding of the different surgical weight loss options by attending one of Jefferson Health - New Jersey’s FREE weight loss seminars hosted by its bariatric surgeons. These seminars will help prospective bariatric patients feel more... Read more →


Department of Defense Medal of Honor Monday

This article is part of a weekly series called “Medal of Honor Monday,” in which the Department of Defense highlight one of the more than 3,500 Medal of Honor recipients who have earned the U.S. military’s highest medal for valor. Imagine that the ship carrying you to the D-Day invasion... Read more →


Tony Luke Jr. speaks at Opioid Q & A Panel

(Franklinville, NJ)(November 2018)-- On Monday Oct. 15, Delsea High School hosted an Opioid Question and Answer Panel as an opportunity to openly discuss the impact of drug addiction on the entire family, and share the various resources available to help those with addiction and their loved ones through the journey... Read more →


Joseph D. Ashton, formerly of Gloucester City; Army Veteran & Member of The Shepherds Lodge

On November 6, 2018, of Washington Twp., formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 75. He was the beloved husband of the late Alice M. (nee Schaub), dear brother of Anthony Ashton, Sr., Katherine Brown (Richard) and the late John Birney. He is also survived by many dear nieces and nephews.... Read more →


Phils’ Broadcaster Gregg Murphy Discusses The Gloucester Catholic Experience!

source Gloucester Catholic HS GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--During the recent 2018-19 Gloucester Catholic Open House, award-winning broadcaster and voice of the Philadelphia Phillies Gregg Murphy, a proud Ram parent, discussed with attendees his family's GC experience. Watch the entire Gregg Murphy Presentation at the GCHS Open House by clicking... Read more →


HHS Releases Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition

Federal physical activity guidance updated for the first time since 2008 (Chicago) – Today, Adm. Brett P. Giroir, M.D., assistant secretary for health, announced the release of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans at the American Heart Association’s Scientific... Read more →


James Woods Uses Twitter To Support Wildfire Victims, Calls On Hollywood Stars To Help

Woods has been doing yeoman’s work trying to help people. Via Fox News: Conservative actor James Woods called for Hollywood to take a break from “trolling Twitter” to focus on helping victims of California’s destructive wildfires that have killed at least 31 people. “Every Californian with a #BlueCheckMark is invited... Read more →


NJ Takes Action Against Dozens of “Notarios” Fraudulently Offering Immigration Services 

DCA Initiative Aims To Protect Immigrant Communities from Fraud Newark – The Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that it has issued Notices of Violation against 28 businesses that allegedly defrauded consumers by offering immigration services that they are not legally permitted to provide. The Notices of Violation, which seek... Read more →


Results Of Investigation Into Fatal Police-Involved Shooting At Panera Bread In Princeton

TRENTON (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– In compliance with the Attorney General’s Independent Prosecutor Directive on Police-Use-of-Force Investigations, this public statement is being issued on the findings of an investigation into the fatal police-involved shooting that occurred at Panera Bread in Princeton, N.J., on March 20, 2018. Scott L. Mielentz, 56, of Lawrenceville,... Read more →


JeffSTAT Helicopters become First in NJ to Carry Blood For Emergency Transfusions

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP NJ (November 13, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Monday, November 12, Jefferson Health’s JeffSTAT helicopters became the first health system transportation service to carry units of lifesaving blood for emergency transfusions. This new service is the result of a collaboration between JeffSTAT – the helicopter program that routinely transports acutely ill and... Read more →


Philadelphia Announces Road Closures for 2018 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

PHILADELPHIA– The City of Philadelphia would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of the city relating to the 25th annual AACR Philadelphia Marathon on the weekend of November 16 – 18. Delays can be expected. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, avoid areas... Read more →


Exosomes “Swarm” to Protect Against Bacteria Inhaled Through the Nose

An image depicting inhalation and activation of a new mechanism of the immune system described in the JACI study. Newswise — Boston, Mass. — Bacteria are present in just about every breath of air we take in. How the airway protects itself from infection from these bacteria has largely remained... Read more →