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September 17, 2019

Pennsylvania Residents have the Highest Student Loan Debt in the United States

The Center SquareSep 16, 2019 Pennsylvania residents placed at the top in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt for college graduates in the 50 states. The analysis characterized student loan debt as a growing problem in the United States, noting that the debt hit a new high of $1.5 trillion this year. Nearly 20 percent of U.S. adults have student loan debt, the study said.. The average borrower in Pennsylvania has a debt of $36,193, according to the... Read more →

Westville Resident & Sicklerville Resident Indicted for Kidnapping and Murder

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Camden County Police Department reported that 32-year-old Brandon Beverly, of Westville, and 22-year-old Jalen Carr, of Sicklerville, were indicted by a Camden County Grand Jury for the kidnapping and murder of Curtis Jenkins III. Both Beverly and Carr were indicted for Felony Murder, Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Kidnapping and Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery as well as numerous weapons charges. Brandon Beverly was also charged with Knowing and Purposeful Murder. This investigation began on June... Read more →

Officer Down: Investigator Dornell Cousette Shot and Killed Serving Warrant

Investigator Dornell Cousette Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Monday, September 16, 2019 Tuscaloosa, Alabama--Investigator Dornell Cousette was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant at a home near the intersection of Short 17th Street and 33rd Avenue at 6:25 pm. The subject was wanted for failing to appear on prior felony charges and had been located at his home by a bondsman. When Investigator Cousette arrived at the scene to assist the man ran inside the home. Investigator Cousette pursued him... Read more →

CNB 2015 Archives: Parking Congestion at Cold Spring School Complex Upsetting Parents, Guardians and Residents

School Supt. Comments on the Problem: PUBLISHED Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Earlier today on Cold Springs Drive, both photos submitted by a parent by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (September 15, 2015)—Since the Cold Springs Pre-School and Elementary School opened earlier this month we have heard from a number of parents, guardians and residents about the traffic congestion on Cold Springs Drive in the morning when school opens and later in the day at school dismissal. Some parents have said it... Read more →

6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

Gloucestercitynews.net--Wouldn’t it be wonderful if prostate cancer could be prevented? Unfortunately, we’re not there yet—but we do have an understanding of what measures can be taken to help reduce your risk of developing prostate cancer. Precancerous lesions are commonly seen on prostate biopsy many years before the onset of prostate cancer. We also know that there’s an increased prevalence of prostate cancer with aging. These facts suggest that the process of developing prostate cancer takes place over a long period of time—often more than a... Read more →

Obituary | Thelma P. White of Runnemede

July 31, 1924 - September 13, 2019 Thelma P. White (nee Bowers)-On September 13, 2019, of Runnemede. Age 95. Beloved wife of the late George. Devoted loving mother of Cheryl White. Dear sister of Blanche Wentzell (Elwood), Christiana Mitchell (Paul), Florence Briggs (Stanley), and Alexander Leighton “Late” (Barbara). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Thelma was a talented seamstress. She altered or created everything from Halloween costumes to prom gowns for friends and family. There will be a visitation on Thursday, September 19,... Read more →

Obituary: Matthew K. Kennett, of Bellmawr

Matthew K. Kennett, on September 16, 2019, formerly of Bellmawr, surrounded by his family. Age 47. Beloved father of Grace Mackenzie and Colin Miller. Survived by their mother, Jennifer Miller. Dear brother of Stephen Kennett of Williamstown (Cheryl), Diana Pennington of Blackwood, Joseph Kennett of Southampton, and Ted Kennett (Lauren) of Downingtown, PA. Loving uncle of Dianalynne Pennington (Marcus), Jennifer Flynn, Stephen Barron, Andrew, Alexandria, and Adam Kennett, Kaya, Jason, and Ashley Flynn, Darius Gans, Ariah, and Ava Kennett. Matthew worked at Ravioli House and... Read more →

James “Jimbo” Kormann, Sr. of Gloucester City; U.S. Air Force Veteran

Gloucester City - Surrounded by his family, on September 16, 2019. Age 68. Predeceased by his parents, Jasper and Wanda Kormann and brother Philip Kormann. Survived by his children, James Jr., Krystal and Gloucester City News blog files Angela; siblings, John Jr. (Norma), Paul (late Gail) (Cheryl), Gary (Loretta), Phyliss Hopkins (late Joe), and Anthony (Charlotte); grandchildren Isabella, Alexandria, Ayden, Abrianna and Yadiel and many nieces and nephews who he loved dearly. Jimbo worked for Garlock Bearing for over 20 years and was honorably discharged... Read more →

Arlene Walens, of Gloucester City; Retired Nurse, Longtime Highland Park Church of God Member

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Surrounded by her loving family at home, Arlene passed away peacefully on September 15, 2019 at age 84. (nee Gordon). Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 61 years to Edmund A. Walens, Jr. Loving mother of Cheryl Hill (Ron), Edmund A. Walens, III (Kim), Carole Walens and Donna Hutchinson (Mike). Cherished grandmother of Mindy Knight (Ryan), Andrew Myers (Renee), Steven Myers, Andrea Myers (Mike), Marci Hutchinson, Megan Hill, Tyler Hill and Keith Walens. Beloved great grandmother of Elias, Michael, Ryan, Brayden,... Read more →


An indictment released by the U.S. Attorney's office claims that four people who owned or worked in Prime Aid pharmacies in Union City, N.J. and the Bronx, N.Y. launched a $99 million scheme in 2009. The team allegedly bribed doctors for prescriptions and pocketed millions in reimbursements for specialty drugs that never made it out the door to patients. (Associated Press/NJ.com) STEM TEACHERS COULD GET $20K IN COLLEGE LOAN AID Last week, the state Senate passed a loan-assistance measure that would make up to $20,000... Read more →


Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a report by the Attorney General of Missouri: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has issued a 185-page report on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church committed by priests, deacons, seminarians, and nuns. The Attorney General’s office reviewed more than 2,000 files on priests who worked in Missouri since 1945. It also read the files of more than 300 deacons, seminarians, and nuns. News reports and communication gleaned from victims were also accessed.... Read more →

Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Program Receives $3,539,086 Grant

Gloucestercitynews.net--CHERRY HILL, NJ (Sept. 17, 2019)--– U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to prepare preschool-aged children for success in kindergarten and beyond. “Every child deserves the opportunity to grow and learn in a supportive, safe environment,” said Congressman Norcross, a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor. “This funding will give hard-working parents more options for high-quality, affordable school and daycare options. Our South Jersey kids and their families deserve the... Read more →

PorAmor Makes it Easy for Brides/Grooms to Give Personalized Gifts to Wedding Party/Guests  

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Washington, DC) PorAmor Weddings, the first and only wedding party and wedding guest gift giving service that does all the gift selection, assembling, and packaging work for the bride and groom, launched September 16, 2019 to fill a significant wedding market void. PorAmor is a customized service offering everything brides and grooms need for all their gift giving occasions, from the time they select their wedding party to the time they send out thank you gifts and cards. PorAmor saves the bride and groom time... Read more →

Philadelphia City Council Considering New Building Law To Ensure Energy Conservation

Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 17, 2019)--Philadelphia is home to 600,000 buildings, including the towering Comcast Technology Center, and building owners in the city may soon need to tweak their structures, to ensure that their energy-conscious features are working as they should be. City Council is reportedly mulling over a brand-new building law that will safeguard energy conservation within the region's skyscrapers and its structures of lower heights. If the regulations do change, leaders of new developments, such as the Schuylkill Yards project, will also need to... Read more →

Jefferson Health New Jersey Upcoming Fall and Winter Wellness Events

Jefferson Health to Host Fitness Classes in Stratford, NJ Jefferson Health offers a wide variety of fitness classes, and this fall, all community members are invited to get fit with basic yoga and resistance training classes at Jefferson Stratford Hospital (18 E. Laurel Road, 3rd Floor Room L). Basic Yoga: A mixed-level yoga experience with the basics for new students, yet still challenging for advanced students. Bring a yoga mat. When: Thursdays Session I: September 26 Session II: January 9 Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Fee: $75... Read more →

Joanne Dunn of Palmyra, formerly of Blackwood

January 30, 1959 - September 15, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--PALMYRA, NJ--Joanne Dunn (nee Carnuccio), on September 15, 2019, of Palmyra, formerly of Blackwood. Age 60. Beloved wife of Daniel “Chip” Dunn. Devoted mother of Billy Stanley (Susan), Michael Stanley (Christine), Jenai Cerquoni (Joe), Daniel Stanley (Jessie), Daniel Dunn, Ashley Colligan and Evan Dunn (Stephanie). Loving grandmother of Kyrstin, Ethan, Norah, Leah, Colten, Kaylin, Kenzie, Sloan, Kayden, Kylie, Blake and Ellis. Dear daughter of Francis and Dolores (nee Longo) Carnuccio. Dear sister of Marianne (Jim) Gina (Paul), Lorraine... Read more →

Secret Docket Revealed: FAC Wins Cal Supreme Court Rulings Requiring Public Access to Clemency Files

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Sept. 16, 2019)--The California Supreme Court has issued a series of rulings rejecting the governor’s efforts to seal key clemency records, ensuring transparency in a critical aspect of the criminal justice process. The rulings — six unanimous opinions issued Sept. 11 — reject Gov. Gavin Newsom’s efforts to keep secret the files the Governor submits in support of his requests for the Supreme Court’s consent to grant clemency to twice-convicted felons. As a result, Governor Newsom is required to publicly release some previously sealed records... Read more →

Need a New iPhone? 5 Smartphone Financing Options You Should Know About

Gloucestercitynews.net (Sept. 17, 2019)--Did you know about 81% of Americans own smartphones? The peer pressure to get one continues to pile up, especially when you consider how almost everything you used to do on a PC or laptop now gets done on a phone. You can manage emails, monitor business analytics, and interact on social media right on a smartphone. Owning a smartphone is becoming a necessity. Unfortunately, the more useful and more powerful they become, the more expensive they are too. If you want... Read more →

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $192,000,000

Gloucestercitynews.net--TRENTON (Sept. 16, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $192 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, Sept. 13 drawing, 18 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 34,703 other New Jersey players took home $129,652 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday,... Read more →


Saint John’s Hospice (SJH), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will host its 6th annual Fall Fling Gala with dinner, auctions, music and entertainment at the American Swedish Historical Museum. Fred Gigliotti, Director of Emergency and Temporary Housing, Office of Homeless Services of the City of Philadelphia will be the evening’s special guest speaker. Friday, September 20, 2019 7:30 p.m. American Swedish Historical Museum 1900 Pattison Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19145 This year, SJH will honor The Worker's Compensation Section... Read more →

Gov. Murphy Announces Opening of NJ India Center in Gurugram, India

Event Kicks Off Governor Murphy’s Seven-Day, Six-City Economic Development Mission to India; New India Office Demonstrates State’s Commitment to Strengthen Economic Ties, Promote Business Investments in New Jersey Gloucestercitynews.net--NEW DELHI, INDIA (Sept. 16, 2019)--– Governor Murphy, alongside Choose New Jersey, today announced the opening of the New Jersey India Center in Gurugram, India. The opening of the New Jersey India Center kicks off Governor Murphy’s seven-day, six-city economic mission trip to India. Governor Murphy is the first Governor in New Jersey history to visit India... Read more →