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December 13, 2019

Louise A. Fowler, of Gloucester City, age 73

Louise A. Fowler (Gloucester City, NJ)(Dec.13, 2019)—Surrounded by her family at home, on December 11, 2019 at the age of 73. Of Gloucester City (nee Hickson). Loving and devoted wife of 24years to Earl T. Fowler, Sr. Loving mother of Michelle and Thomas Quinn, Dawn and Vincent Digiacomo, Stephanie and John Bryszewski, Kimberly and Michael Morrell and Earl Jr. and Kelliann Fowler. Cherished grandmother of Megan Cairns (Mike), Erin Boyle (Kevin), Thomas Quinn III (Jordan), Derick Fowler (Ashley), Amber Digiacomo, Vincent Digiacomo Jr., Dominick Digiacomo, Samantha Bryszewski, John Bryszewski, Jr., Hannah Bryszewski, Michael Morrell, Colin Morrell, Earl Fowler III, Abigail Fowler... Read more →


Clifton apparel firm apologizes; Lord Ganesh underwear removed after Hindu protest

Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon has apologized and withdrawn thong and panty carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesh after Hindu protest; which called it “highly inappropriate”. Sarah D. from Customon, in an email to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed (who spearheaded the protest), wrote: “We do apologize for such an inconvenience and thank you for your notification that allowed us to take action”… “the subject design belongs to a third party designer…the designer is going to get a warning”. The objectionable products were not found on the Customon website when searched today. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of... Read more →


Pa Governor Orders Flags at Half-Staff in Memory of DelCo/Gloucester City Fireman

MORTON, PA (December 10, 2019)—Former Gloucester City firefighter Michael Malinowski died suddenly on December 3. Malinowski was a volunteer firefighter with the Gloucester City Fire Department from 1996 to 2015. A few years back he and his family moved to Morton, Pa where he continued to serve as the captain of the Morton Rutledge Volunteer Fire Department. On Monday evening, Dec. 2 Malinowski responded to the report of trees and wires down just after 8 p.m. in Nether Providence, Pa. Following the call, Malinowski reported to officers that he was feeling ill, according to the DelcoTimes. published Gloucestercitynews.net Related: Gloucester City... Read more →


FBI Seeking Public’s Help in Jersey City Shootings

December 12, 2019 In conjunction with the Newark Field Office’s investigation of the Jersey City shooting, the FBI has created a web page for the submission of photos and videos that could contain information relevant to the crimes. Members of the general public are asked to submit that media at fbi.gov/jerseycity. “We live in a technological era where people capture information without even realizing it,” said Special Agent in Charge Gregory W. Ehrie. “We have long said that members of the public—who say something when they see something—are a force multiplier in our efforts to deter and fight crime. We ask... Read more →


Dennis Barth Returns as Gloucester Catholic Baseball Coach

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Dec. 13, 2019)-- –Veteran baseball skipper Dennis Barth will return to Gloucester Catholic as head coach of a Rams’ program he helped to establish as one of the best in New Jersey over the past several decades. Barth left GCHS in 2012 to serve as head coach at Rutgers-Camden, where he guided the program to the only two NJAC conference championships in school history. Barth replaces Adam Tussey, who resigned as Rams coach after four successful seasons. “I’m excited to return as coach – everyone knows our high expectations here at Gloucester Catholic, and coach Tussey left a... Read more →


Homeward Bound is hosting its first annual Tinsel Tails “Yappy Hour”

Tis the season for cocktails and celebration! Homeward Bound is hosting its first annual Tinsel Tails “Yappy Hour” benefiting shelter pets at Wedgwood Country Club on Wednesday, December 18th from 6-9PM. Tickets are $25 if pre-ordered online and $30 at the door. Prices include two drinks, entry for the Basket of Cheer door prize and heavy hors d’oeuvres. There will also be chances to win several fantastic prizes and purchase tickets for our 50/50 “Holiday Halvsies” raffle. Please mark your calendars and help make this a favorite annual event! Tickets can be purchased online at www.HomewardBoundNJ.org. About Homeward Bound Pet Adoption... Read more →


ESU Graduates 486 Students during Winter Commencement Exercise

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (12/2019)-- A total of 486 students received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Winter Commencement ceremony today, Saturday, in Koehler Fieldhouse. The following local students will receive degrees: Kelsey Nusbaum of Villas (08251) William Stewart of Moorestown (08057) East Stroudsburg University, one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, opened in 1893 as East Stroudsburg Normal School. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate programs, 21 master's programs and two doctoral program. Over 6,000 students are enrolled for the high quality, affordable, and accessible education... Read more →


ANTI-VAXXERS SWARM TRENTON. BILL CLEARS COMMITTEE

Hundreds of so-called anti-vaxxers — a group that has become increasingly aggressive in its attempts to spread misinformation — descended on the State House in Trenton yesterday. But they got the room wrong — it's a byzantine building, after all — and then refused to leave the event they crashed. (It was an NJ Transit hearing.) They showed up to protest legislation that would make it harder for parents who try to skirt the state's vaccination law by claiming a religious exemption. The chaos didn't work: the Senate Health Committee approved the bill. Its next stop is the full state Senate.... Read more →


Quick Lane Bowl to Feature Fabulous Ford Field and the Henry Ford Museum

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews ALLEN PARK-- The Quick Lane Bowl and the Detroit Lions Community Relations Team paraded three principals to speak about and preview this year’s bowl game. These included Pat Narduzzi, Pitt head coach, Chris Creighton, Eastern Michigan head coach and John Hanighen, C.E.O. Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centers. The Quick Lane Bowl will take place December 26th at 8:00 P.M. (EST). Chris Creighton, Eastern Michigan head coach, John Hanighen of the Quick Lane Bowl and Pat Narduzzi, Pitt head coach. Photo courtesy of Lars Hjelmroth, Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network Some special Detroit flavor incorporated with... Read more →


Free Camden County Senior Citizens Legal Workshop

The Camden County Board of Freeholders, the Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Senior & Disabled Services and the Surrogate’s Office announce free legal workshops for senior and disabled residents of Camden County. Those attending this workshop receive, at no cost, a Last Will and Testament, an Advance Directive for Health Care (Living Will) and Power of Attorney (POA). Participants are required to be Camden County residents aged 60 and over. Disabled citizens must be aged 18 and over and residents of Camden County. Workshops are limited to 35 participants per session and pre-registration is required. DUE TO... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Chesapeake Bay striped bass season closes December 15,

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources December 11, 2019 Photo by Keith Lockwood While everyone is caught up in the pre-holiday rush, those looking for a little respite will find plenty of fun fishing opportunities this month. The preseason stocking of trout has begun and walleye, chain pickerel, yellow perch, and catfish are all eager to entertain those who fish for them. The Chesapeake Bay striped bass season will come to a close on December 15, and the past couple weeks have been like the grand finale at a fireworks display. This will be the final weekly Maryland Fishing... Read more →


The Best Online Roulette

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 13, 2019)--Today it can feel as if there are not enough hours in the day to finish what we set out to do and because of this many of us look online to buy goods and services quickly. Convenience is the name of the game and anything that makes our lives that little bit easier it welcomed. But it’s not only those things that help our lives run smoothly that we find online, increasing numbers of us are turning to the internet to find our favorite casino games, so much so, that bricks and mortar venues are now second to... Read more →


Muhlenberg College Football, with Roger Baldacci of Sewell, Reaches First 'Final Four

Will Host Semifinal December 14 ALLENTOWN, PA (12/2019)-- What happens when an elite offense meets an elite defense? In this case, the defense prevailed hands down. The fourth-ranked Muhlenberg football team defeated sixth-ranked Salisbury, 24-8, to advance to the NCAA Division III semifinals for the first time in program history. Roger Baldacci, Class of 2023, of Sewell (08080) is a member of Muhlenberg's football team. Muhlenberg will host the semifinal game in the NCAA Division III football playoffs against North Central on Saturday, December 14, at noon. The game will be live-streamed on ESPN3. Muhlenberg is the only undefeated team left... Read more →


Aircraft Maintenance: The Small Parts That Make Your Aircraft Safer

Gloucestercitynews.net(December 13, 2019)--Aircraft safety is of vital importance, and establishing a maintenance checklist is a critical pre-flight aspect of this. Whether you’re a fleet manager whose aircrafts' maintenance schedule is based on the inspection standards set in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations or the owner of a high-usage aircraft, we’ve spotlighted a few points of aircraft maintenance that deserve extra attention to guarantee a safe and comfortable flight. Grommets Grommets are often used to protect wires, tubing and control cables from continuous grating against any sharp edges within the plane. They are vital for preventing against potential smoke... Read more →


NEA REPORT: Pennsylvania K-12 schools paid out $18,028 per student in 2017-18

The Center Square Public schools in Pennsylvania spent $18,028 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the eighth highest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report. Gloucestercitynews.net image files The change in public school expenditures per student based on ADA data from 2016-17 to 2017-18 stood at 2.73 percent, the NEA said. Public education expenditures in the state would equal $16,838 per student based on fall 2017-18 enrollment totals, the NEA said. Nationwide, such education expenditures averaged $12,602 per student over the same time period. x pending per... Read more →


IT’SUGAR TO OPEN WORLD’S FIRST CANDY DEPARTMENT STORE

AT AMERICAN DREAM IN EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 NEW JERSEY (December 12, 2019) – IT’SUGAR, known for its over-the-top sweets, giant candy, and absurdly wonderful sugar creations, is excited to announce that it will open on Saturday, December 14 in American Dream located in East Rutherford, New Jersey. At three stories and over 22,000-square-feet, IT’SUGAR American Dream will be the world’s first department store of candy. The one-of-a-kind IT’SUGAR store will greet visitors with a 3-story tall Statue of Liberty replica covered in over 1.5 million Jelly Belly beans, symbolizing the freedom to treat yourself. Once inside, customers... Read more →


Learning Image Search on Google

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 13, 2019)--In simple words, searching via a photograph or an image. Just like we use words to initiate searches about topics and themes, in reverse image search one uses photos to do the same. Why is Reverse Image Search Important? As our world and content creation has become more and more photo-oriented, the need for finding origins of an image are gaining importance. Thousands of images get uploaded on the web every minute. It is impossible to keep track of this huge data in today's world. There are many uses of reverse image search. The most common use is to... Read more →


LAUREN ASH, KARAMO AND KELLY ROWLAND ANNOUNCED AS JUDGES FOR ‘MISS AMERICA

“Access Hollywood” Hosts Kit Hoover And Mario Lopez to Serve as Co-Hosts for Dec. 19 Two-Hour Live Telecast. Uncasville, CT (December 11, 2019) – “Superstore” co-star Lauren Ash, “Queer Eye” culture expert Karamo and singer/songwriter/actress Kelly Rowland have been selected as judges for the upcoming “Miss America 2020” broadcast, which returns to NBC for a two-hour live special Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The trio will judge the 51 compelling candidates based on messages of female strength, independence and empowerment in the candidates’ efforts in the areas of scholarship, talent and social impact.... Read more →


McCafferty, of Wall Township, Awarded as Women's Ice Hockey Sweeps UCHC Awards

ELMIRA, NY (12/12/2019)-- Mary McCafferty, Wall Township, NJ, was one of three players on the nationally-ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team sweeping all three United Collegiate Hockey Conference (UCHC) North Division weekly awards for the first time this season, as announced by the league office on December 3. Sophomore forward Mary McCafferty '22 was named UCHC Player of the Week for the first time as a Soaring Eagle. First-year forward Kelly Matthews '23 received Rookie of the Week honors, while junior Elizabeth Hanson '21 was crowned the Goalie of the Week. McCafferty logged her first multi-point game of the season... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Entertainment Schedule

DEMETRI MARTIN Wandering Mind Tour Saturday, February 8 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **On Sale Friday, December 13 at 10 a.m.** Tickets: $49.00, $39.00, $29.00 ZUCCHERO Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **On Sale Friday, December 13 at 10 a.m.** Tickets: $79.00, $59.00, $39.00 2019 - 2020 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 12/9 – 12/12 – Dan Naturman & Tom McTiernan - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 12/13 – The Cult “A Sonic Temple” - Sound Waves 12/16 – 12/19 – Craig Gass & Joe Fernandez - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 12/27 & 12/28 – Jim Breuer - Sound Waves 12/28 – Earth... Read more →


Winter Holidays Arrived Early for Pediatric Patients at Virtua Health

Annual Toy Run Delivered Gifts and Smiles to Local Children Young patients at Virtua Voorhees Hospital received a touch of holiday magic recently when the Joseph Lacroce Foundation hosted its ninth annual toy delivery. A caravan of classic and collector cars traveled to the hospital, where an assembly line of volunteers unloaded dozens of donated gifts. Leading the line-up was Virtua’s Mobile Pediatric Unit, a specially equipped van that brings much-needed health services to children in underserved communities. Virtua launched the mobile program in spring 2018 thanks to a $1 million donation from the Lacroce Foundation. Services include developmental screenings, lead... Read more →


Video: The Rutgers-Camden Gospel Choir

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Dec. 13, 2019)--The Rutgers–Camden Gospel Choir began in spring 2019 under the guidance of founding director Dionne Fields, a Rutgers–Camden graduate and part-time lecturer of music. Members include students and community members from throughout the region, as well as musicians in the choir's accompanying band. Learn more about the Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts: http://go.rutgers.edu/7vjw4e6o Read more →


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Offers Free Coping With the Holidays Support Groups

Marlton, N.J. – For most people, the holidays are a happy, festive time of year. But, if you are coping with the loss of a loved one this time of year, the season can be lonely, depressing and often difficult to handle. Holidays or not, it is important for you to find a way to take care of yourself. The Samaritan Center for Grief Support, a member of the Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Family of Services, announces a number of free, one-time support groups to help those grieving the loss of a loved one to cope during the holiday season. While... Read more →


Camden City Mayor Moran & Freeholder Rodriguez thank the SJ Federal Credit Union

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Mayor Frank Moran & Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez thank the South Jersey Federal Credit Union for their partnership & ongoing support of the annual Teddy's Toys holiday event on December 17, 2019 at Adventure Aquarium along the Camden Waterfront Read more →


100 Student-Athletes Named To Fall Academic All-Big Ten Team

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference recognized a record 100 Rutgers student-athletes on the Fall 2019 Academic All-Big Ten list, it was announced Wednesday. Seven different programs were represented on the list including 33 from football, 19 from women's soccer, 15 from field hockey, 11 from women's cross country, 10 from volleyball and six from both men's soccer and men's cross country. The 100 Scarlet Knight selections are a fall school record since joining the Big Ten for the 2014-15 academic season, surpassing the 85 from the Fall of 2018. Peter Tilton was recognized as one of 43 Big Ten... Read more →