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November 11, 2019

Here's How You Can Leverage The Benefits Of Online Betting

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 11, 2019)—With several digitized platforms today, everything is done on the fingertips, and online gambling is one such instance. Online betting has provided an outlet to the punters to place their stakes from anywhere around the world. It has been prevailing for over a decade now and continues to expand with each passing year. Online wagering attracts millions of gamblers with their exciting offers and deals. Moreover, it is a convenient option for most of the bettors that also offers security regarding your... Read more →

Ellen A. Farley of Gloucester City, age 88

On November 10, 2019. Age 88. Of Gloucester City. (nee Crilley). Loving wife of 56 years to the late William F. Farley. Survived by her children, W. Michael Farley and his wife, Colleen, Patrick F. Farley and Kevin D. Farley; sister, Theresa L. Dunn; and her nephew, Keith Dunn. Predeceased by her grandson, Michael J. Farley; brothers, Steven Rhodes, Joseph “Pat” Crilley and Francis W. Crilley; and her nephew, Kenny Dunn. Ellen was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a graduate of Haverford High School... Read more →

Harvey N. Scherfel of Williamstown, formerly of Runnemede

October 24, 1942 - November 11, 2019 Harvey N. Scherfel, on November 11, 2019, of Williamstown, formerly of Runnemede. Age 77. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Meadows. Devoted father of Raymond Metts, Pauline Seawood (Joseph), Melanie Scherfel, Kimberly Scherfel (Timothy Holland), Michael Scherfel (Rany Chiev), Joseph Scherfel (Leah Bakos), Frank LaFontono, IV (Cheryl), Eric LaFontono (Lisa) and the late Karen Wenda. Beloved father-in-law of Edward Wenda. Loving Poppy of 15 and great grandpop of four. Dear brother of Robert Scherfel (Marge) and the late... Read more →

On a Winter’s Night: 25th Anniversary Concert

Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes On A Winter’s Night for their 25th Anniversary Concert featuring Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler, and Cliff Eberhardt on November 15th. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime is at 8 PM. These are among the brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement for the past three decades. In 1993 Christine Lavin gathered them together along with folk and American artists to... Read more →

Gloucester City's First Baptist Church Receives 10 Trees from NJ Tree Foundation

(CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City, NJ) (November 11, 2019)-Saturday, November 9, the NJ Tree Foundation planted ten trees at the First Baptist Church and neighboring apartments on Monmouth Street in Gloucester City. Twenty-two volunteers came out to help with the planting, including students from Rutgers, Watershed Ambassadors, and Pastor Rick from the First Baptist Church. Littleleaf lindens, cherries, and crape myrtles now stand in tree pits along the street, as well as 34 grasses and shrubs that will help to attract native pollinators. The pits were created only... Read more →

Obituary: Robert W Davy of Haddon Township

Robert “Bob” Davy of Haddon Township passed away October 27, 2019 at the age of 64. Born in Detroit, at age 10 Bob had moved to Cherry Hill where he had graduated from Camden Catholic High School. Growing up he developed a love for the game of golf and caddied for Tavistock country club carrying two bags at a time. After receiving his degree from Villanova University in business administration, Bob opened his own financial planning and accounting practice that enabled him to do what... Read more →

Philadelphia Fire Dept. to Reopen Fire/EMS Companies with Graduation of Class 196

PHILADELPHIA, PA--A 60-year-old retired postal worker. A three-time graduate of the Fire Academy. A woman whose PFD legacy dates back more than a century. These are just a few of the standout members of Fire Cadet Class 196, one of the largest groups in recent memory to join the Philadelphia Fire Department. The city has been eagerly awaiting the Nov. 13 graduation of these 121 EMT-certified firefighters, who will enable the PFD to begin reopening fire/EMS companies that were closed in 2009 during the Recession.... Read more →


A man in Parlin, NJ is suing Amazon after being fired for testing positive for marijuana, even though he has a valid medical marijuana prescription at the time. The man is only identified in court documents at D.J.C. He says Amazon violated his civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act by firing him from the Amazon warehouse in Edison. D.J.C. was prescribed medical marijuana to help treat anxiety and a panic disorder. (NJ.com / Asbury Park Press) HOME OF AMERICAN DREAM MALL CEO ROBBED... Read more →

Alvernia Students from NJ Compete for College Soccer Team

READING, PA.-- The following Alvernia students were named members of the university's men's soccer team in fall 2019: Sean Barnard of Southampton (08088) Damien Jennings of Palmyra (08065) Alvernia is an active member of the Middle Atlantic Conference's (MAC) - Commonwealth Conference, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the NCAA. Founded in 1912, the MAC is one of the oldest intercollegiate athletics associations in the United States. The MAC boasts 17 Division III schools, spanning four states, including Alvernia, Albright, Arcadia, Delaware Valley, DeSales,... Read more →

New Union Training Programs Start in January!

November 2019 The weather might be turning cold as 2019 ends, but that just means 2020 is coming up and the new year brings new Union Youth training programs, starting with a set of clinics kicking off in January! New camps with new ideas Revamped and relaunched this year, Union Youth training programs are designed to provide kids of all levels an opportunity to take their individual games to the next level by creating a unique atmosphere where players receive the highest coaching instruction while... Read more →

Jake Davis of Woodbine Named Runner of the Month

TROY, NY (11/06/2019)-- The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced its men's cross country award winners for October 2019 and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Jake Davis of Woodbine 08270 and Ocean City High School has been named the Division III North Runner of the Month. In two meets, he was first on the team in both while helping the Engineers to a pair of top five finishes. A junior, Davis (Woodbine, NJ / Ocean City) was 12th overall in the men's Silver Division... Read more →

NJBIA Warns of Lame Duck Session Impacts on NJ Business

NJBIA President and CEO Michele N. Siekerka Esq. issued the following statement today regarding the current lame duck session of New Jersey's Legislature. "NJBIA urges our lawmakers to hit the pause button on policies and mandates that add increased burdens on New Jersey businesses, both small and large, as leglislators work on their priorities for the close of the current Legislative session. "Over the past 20 months, business in New Jersey has been hit with a wide range of mandates and added costs that have... Read more →

Notice of Construction on Ingrams Thorofare Bridge on Avalon Boulevard

The following information was provided to Avalon by the Office of the Cape May County Engineer regarding construction work coming to Ingrams Thorofare Bridge, the “high span” bridge on Avalon Boulevard in Middle Township, just west of Avalon: Notice of upcoming bridge construction Avalon Boulevard over Ingram’s Thorofare The County of Cape May has entered into a contract with South State Construction for the reconstruction of the existing bridge deck and miscellaneous structural repairs to the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge located along Avalon Boulevard. The proposed... Read more →

Philadelphia's Fall Leaf Recycling Season is Here

PHILADELPHIA PA--The City’s annual leaf recycling program is provided by the Streets Department. Recycling leaves reduces the amount of materials that reach the waste stream and saves landfill space. Mechanical collection and bagged drop-off services are provided. The 2019 program begins Tuesday, November 12 and ends Saturday, December 21. Bagged Leaf Drop-Off Bagged Leaf Drop-Off is offered citywide on Saturdays at 13 locations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (except on November 16 and 30). Only bagged leaves and yard waste will be accepted, no... Read more →

SJ Congressman Van Drew Joins Local Officials to Discuss Beach Nourishment Issue

Congressman Jeff Van Drew, far right, with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello, and Stone Harbor Mayor Judy Davies-Dunhour NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ--New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew held a press conference on Friday, November 8th at North Wildwood’s 7th Street beach to discuss a ruling by Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt regarding the availability of sand from Hereford Inlet for non-emergency federal beach stabilization projects. Congressman Van Drew asked Secretary Bernhardt for a meeting involving officials from Avalon, Stone Harbor, and... Read more →


Do you know drinking 8 ounces of water or more each day is essential to keep you healthy and active? Drinking a sufficient amount of water reverses the aging process, improves the skin condition, and helps to lose weight. Well, losing weight by drinking water may seem unusual to you. But it is possible. Suppose you love to drink a can of soda each day. Drinking a can of soda is responsible for adding 16 to 18 pounds of weight to your body. However, if... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Say "Thanks for Giving "

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--Around the world, more than enough food is produced to feed the global population—but more than 820 million people go hungry each year. After steadily declining for a decade, world hunger is on the rise, affecting 11 percent of people globally. There were an estimated 775 million undernourished people in 2014 – a record low - but that number increased to 820 million in 2018. 37 million people face hunger in the U.S. today — including more than 11 million children and nearly... Read more →

CENSUS: 11.4% of Pa Residents Live in Poverty; In NJ 10.3% Live in Poverty

The Center SquareNov 2019 Pennsylvania residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 11.4 percent of the state’s population, the 26th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data. The state’s poverty rate was down 0.4 percentage points from the two-year average of 2015-16 (11.7 percent), the Census Bureau reported. Nationwide, the median household income stood at $63,179 last year, which was unchanged from 2017, according to the analysis. But the U.S. poverty rate... Read more →


Recognized for ‘commitment to opening the doors of economic opportunity for women business enterprises’ T he Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) was presented with the 2019 Partner of the Year Award from the Women’s Business Enterprise Council East (WBEC East). The event was held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Philadelphia. The Partner of the Year Award is presented to a corporate or government member who has been instrumental in WBEC East’s successful achievement of their annual goals and “in recognition of your commitment to... Read more →

The Shreiber Family Pet Therapy Program of Rowan University Opens

GLASSBORO, NJ --Rowan University celebrated the generosity, vision and love of South Jersey business executive Gerry Shreiber Nov. 7 with a ribbon cutting for the pet therapy center he funded this spring. Shreiber, president and CEO of J&J Snack Foods Corp. of Pennsauken, donated $3 million in June to establish The Shreiber Family Pet Therapy Program of Rowan University. The program, which will have as many as five or six certified therapy dogs on campus starting in 2020, establishes a permanently funded Rowan resource to... Read more →