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November 2019

Helen M. Lewis, of Bellmawr, age 94

Helen M. Lewis (nee Nardone), on November 29, 2019, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of Wilkes-Barre, PA. Age 94. Beloved wife of the late John F. Lewis, Sr. Devoted mother of Helen Marie Lewis (LeRoy Spurgeon), John F. Lewis, Mary Theresa Jablonski (Frank), and Jean Boyer (the late Chuck). Loving grandmother of... Read more →


Kansas Wins Maui Jim Tourney in Overtime

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports LAHAINA (Nov. 30, 2019)---- The Kansas Jayhawks won in overtime against the Dayton Flyers in the Championship game of the 2019 Maui Jim Maui Invitational basketball tournament. It was standing-room-only at the Lahaina Civic Center on Wednesday. The Maui Jim NCAA tourney is the premier... Read more →


William McWhorter, 46, of Philadelphia Murdered in Camden City

(CNBNewsnet)CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Nov. 30, 2019)--Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki reported a homicide that occurred in Camden on November 29, 2019. The Camden County Police Department responded to reports of a man who appeared to be shot on the 700 block of... Read more →


Patricia Ann Sampson of Gloucester City; GCHS Alumnus, St. Mary's Parishioner

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--On November 28, 2019. Age 89. (nee Nolan). Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 59 years to the late Riley K. Sampson. Loving mother of Maryann Deacon, Patricia Sampson, Teresa Andrews, Betsy Sherrer (Karl), Kathleen Murchake and Gerald Sampson (Rose). Cherished grandmom of Nicole, William, Christina, Melissa, Dillon, Alyson,... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Holidays

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor The holidays are upon us! Family members will gather together, spending time with one another and eating lots of goodies! But, what about Fido? Your dog is part of the family and thus, should be included in the festivities! However, a certain amount of preparation is in order... Read more →


Op-Ed: Peyton’s Law –

Empowering Student Athletes/Parents to be Proactive about Cardiac Arrest Prevention By Sen. Mike Regan Nov 2019/The Center Square Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is reported to be the leading killer of student athletes in the United States and the leading cause of death on school campuses. An average of one in 300... Read more →


NJ Pick-6 Increases to $3.7 Million for Dec. 2

TRENTON (Nov. 29, 2019) – The Pick-6 drawing on November 28 produced seven winners of $2,941 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $5,882. The $3.7 million drawing will be held Monday, December 2, 2019. The winning... Read more →


2020 Philadelphia Flower Show Shines A Spotlight On Grace Kelly

Premiere Horticultural Event—and Philadelphia Itself—Honor Princess of Monaco Riviera Holiday—the theme of 191st PHS Philadelphia Flower Show (February 29-March 8, 2020)—evokes not only the citrus trees and lavender sweeps of a refined stretch of the Mediterranean coast. The horticultural tradition also spotlights the life and legacy of the late Grace Kelly,... Read more →


Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown will be Conducted in Maple Shade

Part of Statewide Year End Campaign The Maple Shade Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 6, 2019 and continuing through January 1, 2020, local and state... Read more →


Cellphone shock: Pennsylvanians Paying More in Fees Than Most

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center SquareNov 26, 2019 Pennsylvanians are paying more taxes on their cellphone bill than all but one of their neighbors and significantly more than the national average. That’s according to a report by a nonpartisan tax policy research group. The combined local, state and federal taxes... Read more →


D'IYANU Unwraps African Inspired Holiday Collection

Ready-to-Wear Brand Hosts Pop-up Events for Holiday Collection at Local Showroom Philadelphia, PA (November 2019) - Bells are already ringing as the world prepares for another season of joyous memories with loved ones. For Nigerian-born entrepreneur Addie Elabor and her fashion line D’IYANU, the holidays are not only a time to... Read more →


Beware of Certain Toys, Some are Dangeous

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center SquareNov 2019 With Black Friday just about here, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a news conference with a public interest group and a public health expert to highlight the findings in this year’s Trouble in Toyland report. Now in its 34th year, the study... Read more →


Morristown Business Association Candle Light Stroll

Main Street Saturday from from 2-8pm. Watch for pedestrians. Speed limit 15 mph The Mooristown Business Association (MBA) is hosting the Candle Light Stroll event in support of our local merchants on Main St. from 2-8pm Saturday, Nov. 30 Horse/Carriage rides will be available at Main & High Streets. Motorists are... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: The Speed Kills Myth is Alive & Well in Pennsylvania

Sadly, the speed kills myth is alive and well in Pennsylvania. A real 25-state analysis was done of NHTSA data, which showed that 1.6% of crashes are caused by excessive speed. Barely above zero, then. Nowhere does anyone ever put into a bill that speed limits must be posted at the... Read more →


Cancer Foundation Hosts Concert in Somers Point

MediaWizeNovember 28, 2019 The Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation spent Thanksgiving with friends and family and will finish the week with a grateful celebration all about giving back. Grateful Dead cover band Pure Jerry is headlining the fourth annual Concert For A Cause at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Clancy’s By... Read more →


Two Atlantic County Men Plead Guilty to Setting Man on Fire

MAYS LANDING – Two men pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated assault after setting a man on fire in March, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Brandon Perez Brandon Perez, 23, of Hammonton and David Sult, 24, of Mays Landing, both pleaded guilty to second degree aggravated assault in exchange... Read more →


Remembering Inky, the Thanksgiving Whale

MediaWizeNovember 28, 2019 Sheila Dean, co-director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, holds a replica of a pygmy sperm whale like the one found in Longport on Thanksgiving Day 1994. Submitted by STEVE JASIECKI It was 1994 on Thanksgiving Day when a female pygmy sperm whale ended up stranded on a... Read more →


Obituary: Warren A. Theckston “Tex”, of Gloucester City

On November 26, 2019. Of Gloucester City. Age 82. Born in Camden, he is the son of the late Howard and Caroline (Wiedeman) Theckston. Tex is survived by his loving children; Dorothy Passini (Dennis), Teresa Theckston, Jacqueline Sherriton (Brian), James Theckston; step-children, Gerald Sheridan, Eileen Nemeroff (Dave) and Kathleen Chiodi (John);... Read more →


Lower Township Police Arrest Four Suspects on Robbery Charges

Villas NJ (Nov. 29, 2019)--- On Monday, November 25, 2019, at approximately 4:30 P.M., officers from the Lower Township Police Department responded to a call in the Villas section of the Township for a subject reporting he was assaulted and then robbed at gunpoint. Upon arrival, officers found the victim with... Read more →


Coast Guard closes search for missing kite surfer near Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (Nov. 29, 2019)-—The Coast Guard has closed the search for a missing kite surfer near Ocean City, New Jersey, after the missing individual called and reported themselves to be safe, Friday morning. Coast Guard Station Atlantic City watchstanders received a call from 911, notifying them of a kite... Read more →


A Guide to Preparing Your Home for the Holidays

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 29, 2019)--The festive season is rocketing into view and, as all grown-ups know at this time of year, that means more work, more guests, more mouths to feed and more joy and laughter to nurture. The festive period is full of fun for your close and extended family, and visiting... Read more →


Cancer linked with a more than doubled risk of dying from stroke

Credit: Getty Images utah778 Newswise — People living with or beyond cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to new Penn State research, and certain types of cancer may boost the risk even more. Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine found that compared to... Read more →


Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

Don’t Fall Victim to Online Schemes ‘Tis the season for holiday gifting, and many shoppers will go online this time of year to find the best deals on popular items. But the sellers you buy from may not be what they seem. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3),... Read more →


Action Wellness Honors Three “Friends For Life”

Action Wellness to be Presented with Pioneer Award by Center for AIDS Research at UPENN PHILADELPHIA, PA (NOVEMBER 2019) - Every year, Action Wellness observes World AIDS Day in partnership with AmeriHealth Caritas. On December 1, as a part of their annual campaign “Action Heroes Wear Red”, friends and supporters are... Read more →


5 Pieces of Essential Equipment for a New Dental Surgery 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 29, 2019)--A surgeon is only as good as their tools, and this also goes for a dentist. When opening, upgrading or launching a new dental surgery, it’s vital that you first have all the supplies you need to provide excellent care for your patients. Your skill and technique might be... Read more →


NJ American Water Invests $470,000 in Somerdale Infrastructure

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – NOV. 2019 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,800 feet of aging water main in Somerdale this fall. The company will upgrade the 6-inch water lines with new 8-inch ductile iron main along North and South Hilltop Avenue from West Maiden Lane to Ogg Avenue.... Read more →


Delaware Police and Marine Corps Reserve Team Up

Toys for Tots program DOVER (Nov. 27, 2019) – DNREC Natural Resources Police units from Delaware State Parks, the Division of Fish & Wildlife, and the Environmental Crimes Unit have teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to provide toys for children in local communities for... Read more →


All-American Joseph Domanico Named League Performer of the Week

TROY, NY (11/26/2019)-- Following an All-America effort at the NCAA Championship Meet, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township 08108 and Haddon Township High School has been selected as the Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week by the Liberty League, it has been announced. A senior captain,... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Seizes more than 20,000 Counterfeit Oral-B Toothbrush Heads from China

Release Date: November 27, 2019 PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 20,400 counterfeit Oral-B toothbrush heads recently in Philadelphia that were destined to an address in Delran, N.J. CBP officers seized 20,400 counterfeit Oral-B toothbrush heads in Philadelphia November 7, 2019. CBP officers initially examined the air... Read more →


NextFab Returns With Annual Gift Guide 

Just In Time for Small Business Saturday Philadelphia, PA (November 2019) - Start checking holiday gifts off your list withNextfab’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide, filled with local, handmade products, perfect for Small Business Saturday. NextFab operates locations in South Philadelphia, Downtown Wilmington, Delaware, and NextFab’s new 30,000 sq.ft. North Philadelphia location... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report – Nov. 27: Perfect Weather for Striped Bass

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources Nick Long spent a quiet evening on the bay fishing with his dad and holds up a beautiful fall striped bass as the sun sets. Photo by Travis Long Although the mornings can be a bit nippy, good fishing opportunities exist from the... Read more →


Coast Guard searches for missing kite surfer near Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, N.J.(Nov. 28, 2019)-- —The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kite surfer near Ocean City, New Jersey, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Station Atlantic City watchstanders received a call from 911, notifying them of a kite surfer, reportedly wearing all black, seen drifting out to sea after falling off... Read more →


CNBNews COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS AND EVENTS

The Gloucester City Library thanks patrons and families for their patience and is now happy to announce Tiny Tots morning story hours are back. Story hours will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays as usual at the library, 50 N. Railroad Avenue. **** Trinity Lutheran Church... Read more →


Delaware's Low-Digit Surf-Fishing Tag Auction starts Black Friday

Dover (Nov. 27, 2019) - DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will auction Low-Digit Surf Fishing Tags starting Black Friday, Nov. 29 at www.usgovbid.com. Between Nov. 29 and Dec. 11, bidders will have the option to bid on 10 tags, including tags 36, 63, 125 and 225, and on six “choice”... Read more →


Holiday Events in Camden County This Weekend

More Exciting Events Happening this Weekend in Camden County Collingswood Holiday Parade The 2019 Collingswood Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, November 30th beginning at 10 AM and will run along Haddon Avenue beginning at Zane Avenue. Named the Best Main Street Experience by South Jersey Magazine, the parade features... Read more →


Remembering Pearl Harbor

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--The Camden County Freeholder Board and Gloucester County Freeholder Board will mark the 78th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, December 7th 1941, on Friday, December 6th at 10 AM on the Battleship New Jersey. The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available. Read more →


Gloucester's Game Lions - Rams OT

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Nov. 28, 2019)--The annual battle between our two neighborhood schools ended regulation tied a 6 - 6. After scoreless first quarter Gloucester Catholic High hit pay dirt first taking a 6 - 0 lead in 2nd but Gloucester High battled back to tie the game at 6 -... Read more →


PETS ARE THE BEST

November and December are filled with holiday merriment, but an unexpected trip to the veterinary hospital can instantly spoil the cheer. There are many seasonal dangers for pets, including consumption of toxic foods and decorations, that can devastate a Thanksgiving, Christmas or holiday celebration. Peyton Cleary/CNBNews graphic From chocolate and turkey... Read more →


Investors Bank’s Foundation Grant Aids Bridge Academy With Capital Campaign

Investors Bank Senior Market Manager Linda Martin (second from right) and Assistant Vice President and Lawrenceville Branch Manager Carole Bursac (second from left) present a grant check from Investors Foundation for $15,000 to Bridge Academy Director of Education Susan K. Morris (center) and Bridge Academy students Trisha Saple (far left) and... Read more →


Parade of Lights is Just a Week Away!

. The holiday season is around the corner, which can only mean it's time for Parade of Lights! Join us next Saturday, December 7 for a festive day of fun for the whole family, with crafts galore and tons of activities in our merry Makerspace and Santa's Workshop on the Water.... Read more →


Justice Dept Launches National Strategy to Address Murdered Native Americans

WASHINGTON—Attorney General William P. Barr launched a national strategy last week to address missing and murdered Native Americans. The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) Initiative places MMIP coordinators in 11 U.S. Attorney’s offices including the District of Oregon who will develop protocols for a more coordinated law enforcement response to... Read more →


Researchers discover HIV drug is effective against Zika virus

A research team at Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine has discovered that a drug used to treat HIV is effective in suppressing Zika virus, suggesting potential global implications for treating mosquito-borne viral diseases. Photography By: Ryan S. Brandenberg Laura H. Carnell Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience Kamel... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Nov. 18-24

DOVER (Nov. 27, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov. 18-24 made 1,433 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters,... Read more →


Happy Thanksgiving from Gloucester Township Police

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--As we enter into the Holiday Season, we at the Gloucester Township Police Department have much to be thankful for. We are thankful that we live in a nation that guarantees us our freedoms. We are thankful for those whom we are honored to help at their time of... Read more →


A Glimpse From The First Cannabis Café in America

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 28, 2019)--Cannabis has been recognized for both its benefits and contributions to one’s society. With this, the usage of marijuana has extended into different sectors and services. Alongside this growth and development, the first-ever Cannabis Café in America has become available for service and open to the public. A weed... Read more →


Holly Jolly Senior Dance

BELLMAWR, NJ (Nov. 29, 2019)--The Camden County Board of Freeholders presents the Holly Jolly Senior Dance on Wednesday, December 18th from 3:30 PM to 6 PM at the Bellmawr Ballroom. Join us for light refreshments, live music, and an evening of fun. Please do not arrive before 3:15 PM. To register,... Read more →


Samaritan’s Tree of Life Ceremony in West Deptford Brightens the Holiday Season

Moorestown, N.J. – The community is encouraged to gather family and friends to celebrate the season as Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice presents their annual Tree of Life ceremony on Monday, December 2, at 7 p.m. at the West Deptford Municipal Building, located at 400 Crowne Point Road. The candlelight ceremony is... Read more →


Mikhail Peleg: Soon, Machete will please fans with new hits

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 28, 2019)--After a long creative work hiatus, the popular Machete band intends to return to the big stage. This information was shared by Mikhail Peleg, the band’s producer. The leader of the band, Yaroslav Malyi, said that a creative break was necessary for the group. They traveled around the world,... Read more →