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February 14, 2019

Letters to the Ed: NEVER AGAIN

Friends, I’m writing today on the one year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which cruelly claimed the lives of 17 innocent students and educators. Much has happened since Parkland. Students became renowned activists and launched the March for Our Lives. Parents of children lost to gun violence became fierce advocates and some were elected... Read more →


22-Year-Old Camden City Man Shot and Killed

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (FEBRUARY 14, 2019)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in Camden on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Camden County Police responded to reports of a person who was shot at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and North 24th Street in Camden at approximately 9:38 p.m. When... Read more →


Officer Down: New York Detective Brian Simonsen Dies From Friendly Fire During Robbery

Detective Brian Simonsen New York City Police Department, New York End of Watch Tuesday, February 12, 2019 New York, NY (February 14, 2019)--Detective Brian Simonsen was shot and killed while responding to a robbery at a cell phone store at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and 120th Street in the Richmond Hill section of the city. Detective Simonsen and his... Read more →


South Jersey Gas to Host First Energy Assistance Expo in Pleasantville

FOLSOM, NJ, Feb. 14, 2019 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), is hosting the first City of Pleasantville Energy Expo, Feb. 15, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pleasantville Library Branch located on 33 Martin Luther King Avenue. The event is designed to connect customers in need with energy assistance resources to manage... Read more →


DEP STATEMENT ON U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PFAS ACTIONS

(February 14, 2019) TRENTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's announcement today is disappointing at a time when there is a critical need to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) known to be present in America's drinking water. The Trump Administration is leaving millions of Americans exposed to harmful chemicals for too long by choosing a drawn-out process that will... Read more →


Obituary: Dorothy K. Walsh of North Cape May; Formerly of Runnemede

Dorothy K. Walsh January 04, 1943 - February 13, 2019 Dorothy K. Walsh (nee Swiatek), on February 13, 2019, of North Cape May; formerly of Runnemede. Age 76. Beloved wife of Charles for 58 years. Devoted mother of Donna Walsh Tilotta and Charles Walsh III. Loving grandmother of Danielle Trucksess (Zach), Jessica Tilotta, Paige Walsh, and Peyton Walsh and great... Read more →


Alfred “The Rev” McKinnon, formerly of Gloucester City and Philly; Vietnam War Veteran

Alfred “The Rev” McKinnon On February 7, 2019, at the age of 64. Formerly of Gloucester City and Philadelphia PA. Survived by his wife, Tracy McKinnon; children, Rachel, Shara and Joseph; grandson, Jordan; siblings, John (Bonnie) Falkenstein, Cookie (Matt) Schmitz, Al (Lisa) Falkenstein, Jim (Brenda) Falkenstein, Timothy Falkenstein, Karl (Richelle) Martino and Dante (Katie) Martino as well as many loving... Read more →


5 tips to help you enter your 40s debt-free

(CNBNewsnet)(February 14, 2019)--How many people dream of being debt- CNBNews graphics file free in their 40’s? Your 20’s are the hungry years where you hunker down, save as much as you can and then put it all on a mortgage. Then come your 30’s when you work as hard as possible to pay off that mortgage swiftly and start saving... Read more →


New Pedestrian Crossing Overhead Signal Arms On Two Crosswalks On Main Street, County Route 537

Maple Shade, NJ (February 14, 2019)--Acting Chief Christopher Fletcher reports to the community that the Maple Shade Traffic Safety Department recently completed a project with the Burlington County Traffic Engineer’s Office to increase pedestrian safety on Main Street Maple Shade, also known as County Route 537. On February 8, 2019 the Burlington County Traffic Engineer’s Office replaced the overhead signal... Read more →


James A. Borowicz, Sr. of Runnemede; Audubon Fireman; Navy Veteran

James A. Borowicz, Sr., on February 10, 2019, of Runnemede, formerly of Audubon and Gloucester City. Age 79. Beloved husband of Carol (nee McMaster). Devoted father of Patricia Borowicz, James Borowicz, Jr. (Amy), Leon Borowicz (Terri), Kimberly Simon (Keith) and Carol Howarth (Bill). Step-father of Deborah Arena, Kenneth Breyer and Cathleen Scargle. Loving grandfather of Gary, David, Cassidy, Jessica, Kelly,... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod holds memorial for crew of Aircraft 1432

BOSTON (February 14, 2019)— The crew of Air Station Cape Cod held a 40th anniversary memorial service Wednesday for the crew of Aircraft 1432 who gave the ultimate sacrifice on Feb. 18, 1979. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Jim Stiles, Royal Canadian Air Force Captain George Burge, Petty Officer 2nd Class John Tait, Petty Officer 2nd Class Bruce Kaehler and Petty... Read more →


Burlington County Landfill Worker Craig Schoenberger Charged with Theft of $650

(CNBNewsnet)(February 14, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced that an employee at the Burlington County landfill who is responsible for accepting fee payments from trash haulers was charged yesterday with pocketing more than $650 in cash last year. Craig Schoenberger, 47, of Cinnaminson, (image)was charged by summons with one count of Theft by... Read more →


Bill to Help Residents at Risk of Homelessness Clears Assembly Committee

(TRENTON) – As a means of preventing homelessness in the state, a bill to provide temporary rental assistance to individuals facing eviction due to temporary conditions, such as loss of employment, temporary unemployment, and underemployment, cleared the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee Thursday. The measure is sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Patricia Egan Jones, Raj Mukherji, Benjie... Read more →


OPINION: ARE TRUMP AND OBAMA ERAS INTERCHANGEABLE?

By Joe Sixpack | CNBNews Contributor This will be the shortest commentary I ever made. I simply word-swapped every mention of ‘Trump’ with ‘Obama.’ Every other word is intact. Read for yourself to see if you think there might be a little bit of a double standard going on here and how a story like this one from would never... Read more →


Insomnia Cookies Brings Back Fan Favorites for Valentine’s Day

Red Velvet Cookies and Heart Cakes are back for a limited time PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insomnia Cookies is bringing back two fan favorites just in time for Valentine’s Day! The Red Velvet cookie and Heart Shaped Cookie Cake are back on the menu for a limited time as a tasty alternative to the outdated bouquet and candy pairing. Each Red Velvet cookie... Read more →


Salvatore J. Aversa, Co-Owner of Aversa's Flower Shop and Member of K of C; Services Saturday

Salvatore J. Aversa February 17, 1947 - February 12, 2019 Salvatore J. Aversa, on February 12, 2019, of Runnemede; formerly of Gloucester Twp. Age 71. Beloved husband of Roseanne Aversa (nee DiDonna) for 49 years. Devoted father of Tara Root (Michael) and Dana Macleod (Peter). Loving Pop Pop of Michael S. and Cooper Root and Abigail and Leo Macleod. Dear... Read more →


Philadelphia Union Partners With Roxborough United SC

Union enter into partnership with local youth club Roxborough United SC CHESTER, Pa. (February 13, 2019) – Philadelphia Union today announced it has partnered with Roxborough United SC. Under the collaborative arrangement, Union youth coaches will lead evaluation and training sessions for Roxborough United SC’s youth programs. The partnership was carefully designed with the goal of both clubs coming together... Read more →