« June 17, 2019 | Main | June 19, 2019 »

June 18, 2019

Shooting at Cooper's Poynt Park, One Dead, One Injured

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 18, 2019)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide that occurred in the city on June 16, 2019. At approximately 12:59 a.m. a Camden County Police officer was attempting to clear a parking lot at Cooper’s Poynt Park... Read more →


Railroad-crossing repairs begin in Camden County

Necessary safety work will require road closure and detours this week (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a four-day closure and detour of 4thAvenue that began today in Mount Ephraim, Camden County. Beginning at... Read more →


DUVALL: TASK FORCE REPORTS A SOUTH JERSEY LAW FIRM AND LOBBYIST CONTROLLED TAX BREAK PROGRAM

CHERRY HILL - NJ CD-1 GOP candidate Josh Duvall released the following statement pertaining to the EDA Task Force report. Josh Duvall “The first EDA Task Force report is now public. You can read it yourself. Click here “Allow me to share some of the most interesting findings: “Special Interests,... Read more →


Gorgeous Gloucester City and South Jersey: Top Spots to Photograph

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--With over 300 million photographs uploaded to Facebook every day and over 95 million photos uploaded to Instagram, photography has become a major hobby. Indeed, everyone with a smartphone is probably more photo savvy than in decades past. From selfies to group photos, nature shots to stunning cityscape imagery, social... Read more →


Seven Jefferson Health New Jersey Interns Graduate from Project SEARCH Work-Transition Program

The third class of talented Y.A.L.E. School interns recently graduated from Jefferson Health’s Project SEARCH program at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. Launched in Cincinnati in 1996, Project SEARCH is a work-transition program for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities; it has grown to more than 400 host employer... Read more →


CNB TIPS AND SNIPPETS: Love Your Money; Local Fisherman Nets $3,362

LOVE YOUR MONEY--Gloucester City mayor and council is on another spending spree. The governing body passed two bond ordinances on May 23 totaling $3,137,000. The $3.1 million of taxpayers money will be used to purchase a fire pumper, a street sweeper, a backhoe, a pick-up truck, a 4-wheel vehicle, body... Read more →


Joy through Art: How an Associate's Son Spreads Happiness through Creativity

Nick Farrauto, 17-year-old son of Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ED Nurse, Tracey Sosa, has a unique talent that he shares not only with his mother’s coworkers, but with the world. Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as a young child, Nick’s tendencies began to worsen during his adolescence. But after a... Read more →


Graduates can celebrate their accomplishments

Written by Mary Beth Peabody The academic year is quickly coming to an end for most elementary and secondary students at South Jersey Catholic Schools. Meanwhile, graduates have already begun their summer, enjoying some vacation time and preparing for the next phase of their lives. Secondary school graduates will share... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: BILL WOULD DRAMATICALLY CHANGE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

A much-debated affordable housing bill that would significantly change the requirements for new construction was approved by the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee yesterday. Committee members voted with their party: the Democrats said yes, and the Republicans said no. The legislation would require every new high-density housing development to... Read more →


NJBIA's FY2020 Budget Toolkit Supports Need for Structural Reforms, No New Taxes

Behind its continued call for no more taxes and for structural reforms as part of the FY2020 State Budget, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association today re-released its budget data from this year to further underscore why the Garden State desperately needs to reverse course. "With less than two... Read more →


New Jersey Realtor's Educational Foundation Awards their Annual Scholarships

Trenton, N.J. (June 17, 2019)— Last week New Jersey Realtors Educational Foundation presented 39 scholarships to students pursuing a college education. They are proud to announce this year the scholarships totaled $53,400. Established in 1969, the NJ Realtors Educational Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Through the years, hundreds... Read more →


Welcome to “Carefree” Boating at the Shore

MediaWize Business partners Sean McNulty, left, and Adam Fox are introducing the Carefree Boat Club concept to the Jersey Shore in Avalon. By Donald Wittkowski/Somers Point There are no dock fees or insurance costs. No back-breaking cleaning or maintenance, either. Your boat will be fueled up and ready to go... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to East Stroudsburg University Dean's List

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (06/13/2019)-- A total of 1,520 students have been named to the Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the Spring 2019 semester of the 2018-2019 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost vice president for academic affairs. Students eligible for the Dean's List... Read more →


Terminally Ill Who Request Doctors Make Decisions For Them Undergo More Aggressive Final Treatments

Rutgers study finds dying patients accept aggressive or experimental treatments even if it lessens their quality of life (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Terminally ill patients who request that physicians make decisions on their behalf are more likely to receive aggressive treatments in the weeks before they die, according to a Rutgers study. The study,... Read more →


NJ students named to President's List at Clemson University

CLEMSON, SC (06/13/2019)-- Local students have been named to the President's List at Clemson University for the spring 2019 semester. They are: Juliana M. Baumann of Haddonfield, whose major is Women's Leadership Patrick H. Cusack of Marmora, whose major is Biosystems Engineering Joseph Andrew DeSimone III of Mullica Hill, whose... Read more →


Face of Defense: Coast Guard Station Tybee, proud to be a part of the community

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 18, 2019)--Nestled amongst the thick trees of historic Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island is Coast Guard Station Tybee Island, Georgia. One of only two Coast Guard small-boat stations in Georgia, Station Tybee Island’s area of responsibility runs from Saint Catherine’s Island to just north of Saint Helena... Read more →


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Life is not a fairy tale, if you lose your shoe at midnight, you’re drunk.

If women are upset at Trump’s naughty words, who in the hell bought 80 million copies of 50 Shades of Gray? Jim Comey answered, “I don’t know,” “I don’t recall,” and “I don’t remember” 236 times while under oath. But he remembered enough to write a book. President Trump should... Read more →


Trisha Flanagan: Cory Booker’s Reward For Co-Authoring Editorial

Now we know his price LAWRENCEVILLE – Upon learning South Jersey Democratic powerbroker George Norcross will be heading up the Turnpike to co-host a fundraiser for Cory Booker’s vanity presidential campaign on June 28, Republican Senate candidate Trisha Flanagan remarked, “We now know what Cory Booker’s reward for co-authoring a... Read more →