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January 14, 2020

Cedarville Students from NJ Named to Dean's List

CEDARVILLE, OH (01/14/2020)-- Cedarville University students were named to the Dean's List for fall 2019. This recognition requires the student to have a 3.5 GPA or higher for the semester and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours. The following local students were named to the Cedarville University Dean's List for fall 2019: Matthew Schroll of Marlton, NJ Zachary Chin of Marlton, NJ Sean Ball of Haddon Township, NJ Jacob Lindaberry of Delran, NJ Olivia Hyland of Shamong, NJ Cedarville University, located between Dayton and... Read more →

AMERICAN HEROES: Two Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan War from IED

Kandahar Province, Afghanistan--The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Both soldiers were killed in action yesterday when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The soldiers were conducting operations as part of NATO's Resolute Support Mission. The incident is under investigation. The two soldiers were identified as 29-year-old Staff Sgt. Ian P. McLaughlin of Newport News, Virginia; and 21-year-old Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon of Aurora, Illinois, the Pentagon... Read more →

Sabrina Casares of Galloway Graduates from the University of Iowa

IOWA CITY, IA (01/14/2020)-- Sabrina Casares of Galloway, NJ 08205was one of more than 1,800University of Iowa students to celebrate earning their degree from the UI during commencement ceremonies staged in December after the completion of the UI's fall 2019 semester. Casares received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with a major in Physical Therapy. Casares and the UI's newest graduates came from both near and far, some from the other side of the planet, drawn by the UI's nationally ranked academics, beautiful campus, competitive... Read more →

BUSINESS: Alex Hogan Assigned as General Assignment Reporter for FoxNews

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed WFMZ-TV, an independent television station, reporter Alex Hogan as a general assignment reporter. She begins her new role today. Since 2017, Hogan has served as a morning news reporter and fill-in anchor for WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In this capacity, Hogan covered various breaking news stories, including the trial of Bill Cosby, the 2017 Cosmo Dinardo murders and the 2018 Allentown car bombing. Previously, Hogan worked as a general assignment reporter for CBS affiliate WTAJ-TV covering the... Read more →

MyMedicalShopper Provides Response to DHHS Request for Public Comments

Portsmouth, NH – January 13, 2020 – MMS Analytics, Inc. dba MyMedicalShopper, the leading provider of healthcare price transparency solutions, submitted a detailed response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding proposed rule making to “give consumers personalized, real-time access to cost-sharing information,” shedding light on the secret world of healthcare pricing and empowering consumers to make more informed care decisions. The “Transparency in Coverage CMS-9915-P” rule requires most group health plans and issuers to give participants personalized access to provider pricing,... Read more →


Anti-vax protestors cheered on a victory in Trenton yesterday — but Democratic leaders are vowing that it will be short-lived. A bill that would have banned non-vaccinated students from attending public schools and daycare programs due to a religious exemption didn't garner enough support, and state Senate President Steve Sweeney says he will reintroduce the bill in the next legislative session. “We’re ready to go to war on this,” he said. “This is about public health. It’s about protecting people.” (NorthJersey.com / WHYY) CORY BOOKER... Read more →

Anna Green of Gloucester City, NJ

It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone we love and cherish. Family and friends must say goodbye to their beloved Anna Green (Gloucester City, New Jersey), who passed away at the age of 78, on January 6, 2020. She was loved and cherished by many people including : her husband Walter E. Green; her son David E. Green; and her siblings, Julio DiCresenzo (Joan), Mary Weigner, Frances Shone, Emma Malin (Elwood) and JoAnne Piontkowski (Robert). She was also cherished by nieces and nephews. Funeral... Read more →

Millville Woman Arrested for Killing Companion with Nail Clipper

MILLVILLE, NJ--On January 12, 2020, at 1:06 am, officers from the Millville Police Department and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the area of Country Meadows, 2300 South 2nd Street, Millville for a reported stabbing victim. Upon arrival on scene, responding officers located Axel Torres (of above address – Lot#31, age 35 years old), in front of Lot #31, unresponsive and suffering from a knife wound to his left leg. On scene officers began to render aid at which time emergency medical personnel arrived... Read more →

One Essex and One Union County Tickets Split $340,778 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot

TRENTON (Jan. 13, 2020) – Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $340,778 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, Jan. 12, drawing. Each ticket is worth $170,389. The winning numbers were: 05, 15, 19, 28 and 35 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailers will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for each winning ticket sold. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:  Essex County: Kings Super Market, 778 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills; and  Union County: Parkway... Read more →

ANE Adds Two New Hires in 2020 with Sights on New York Expansion

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. (January 14, 2020) - ANE, Agency Network Exchange LLC, announced the addition of Kevin Grove (right) as Regional Director and Frank Vetrano (left) as Director of Membership. “The quality of ANE is reflective of the caliber of talent we attract,” added Elizabeth Schenk, ANE’s Chief Executive Officer. “Both Kevin and Frank bring a wealth of knowledge and a stellar reputation to our growing staff. They will be instrumental in achieving our aggressive growth plans with our member agencies and carriers as well... Read more →

Robert W. J. Kain, 92, WW II Navy Veteran, KofC Council 674, GCHS Alum

Robert W.J. Kain (Bob/Beans) of Deptford, NJ died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on January 9, 2020. Age 92. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Brill). Loving father of Maureen Underwood (Harry) of W. Deptford, Theresa Kain-Henry (Tom) of W. Deptford, Vincent Kain (Beth) of Glassboro, Julie McHenry (Pat) of Gloucester, Ronnie Kain-Beckett (Pat) of Deptford, Edward Kain (Cathy) of Somerdale, Marie Poloney (Adam) of Pitman and the late Robert J. Kain. Robert was blessed with fourteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Robert was... Read more →

Support veterans and families who need our assistance

Dear American Legion Family and Friends, It was a year ago when American Legion members, posts and staff members worked together to collect, process and distribute more than $1 million in Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) grants for Coast Guard families who were ensnarled in the Bill Oxford, National Commander federal government shutdown. Fortunately at this time, we don’t have to step in for the federal government to ensure the brave men and women of the Coast Guard are compensated for keeping our nation safe. But... Read more →

Rutgers University–Camden Named “Best Bang for the Buck” University

By Mike Sepanic Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a great value, while also earning high overall rankings among research universities across the nation. Among schools in the Northeast, Rutgers–Camden is named 24th in the “Best Bang for the Buck” category, which recognizes those institutions that help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices. In Washington Monthly’s overall 2019 ranking for national universities, which emphasizes such factors as social mobility, research, and promoting public service, Rutgers–Camden is ranked... Read more →

Tinton Falls Man Sentenced to Prison Term for Crimes Against 63-Year-Old Special Needs Victim

FREEHOLD – A Tinton Falls man was sentenced to an aggregate 19 years in a New Jersey State Prison following his October conviction for retaliating against a 63-year old male with special needs, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Luis Vializ, 49, of Tinton Falls, was sentenced by Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Vincent N. Falcetano Friday morning, January 3, 2020. Upon a motion by the State, Judge Falcetano found Vializ to be a statutory persistent offender and ordered Vializ to be sentenced to... Read more →

Election 2020: Trump Co-Chairs Condemn NJ-2 Candidate Richter for Anti-Trump Rhetoric

New Jersey State Senator Joe Pennacchio & State Senator Michael Testa Jr., who co-chair President Trump’s New Jersey re-election campaign, issued the following statement condemning NJ-02 candidate David Richter for anti-Trump comments he made in today’s New York Times. “Accusing President Trump of abandoning his principles is the type of rhetoric you would expect to hear from his Democratic Socialist opponents like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, not an allegedly “Republican” candidate for the US House of Representatives. If Republicans can’t trust Richter to defend... Read more →

Elaine Dean, of Gloucester City age 51

Elaine Dean age 51 years of Gloucester City, NJ passed away suddenly on January 2, 2020. Elaine is survived by her mother, Janet Dean of Voorhees, her sister, Laura Gates of Port Orange, FL, her brothers, John Whittaker of Port Orange, FL and Thomas Dean of South Carolina. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Marquise Dean, Jasmine Dean and Destiny Berry. Her church was a very important part of her life. She volunteered whenever she could to help others. A memorial service will be... Read more →

Michael A. Gleeson of Gloucester City, NJ

Michael A. Gleeson of Gloucester City, New Jersey passed away on January 4, 2020. He was predeceased by : his parents, Mary Jane (Nee Lannon) and Chester Gleeson; his brothers, Jason Gleeson and David Armstrong; and his grandparents, Charles Gleeson and Bertha. He is survived by : his step-father David Armstrong; his grandparents, Betty Gleeson and Raymond Lannon; his significant other Amy; and and also Ally Marie Slover. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, friends. Funeral services were under the direction of the... Read more →

Human Trafficking, a World Wide Problem

Every day, HSI agents around the globe work to uncover, dismantle and disrupt human trafficking. They come face to face with the worst of humanity – traffickers profiting off the forced labor and commercial sex of their victims using physical and sexual abuse, threats of harm and deportation, false promises, economic and psychological manipulation, and cruelty. Human trafficking victims have been found in communities nationwide in the agriculture, hospitality, restaurant, domestic work and other industries, as well as in prostitution that is facilitated online, on... Read more →

How to Make Your New Jersey Home Sell Faster

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 14, 2020)--If you are thinking of selling your home in New Jersey, there are a number of steps that you can take to ensure that your home appeals to the typical New Jersey buyer, regardless of the estate agent that you choose or the time that you choose to sell your home. By following these interior design tips, you will soon be able to ensure that your home only stays on the market for as little time as possible. Paint Your Walls Due to... Read more →

NJEA: There is no place for hate in NJ

The New Jersey Education Association’s (NJEA) Delegate Assembly stands in solidarity with Jewish Americans and all persons of diverse religious beliefs in light of recent anti-Semitic violence and murder in Jersey City, New Jersey and Monsey, New York. Sadly, these are not isolated incidents. Reports of violence against individuals and groups based on their religion have been steadily increasing in recent years. As NJEA’s policy-making body consisting of representatives from throughout the state, the Delegate Assembly voted on Jan. 4 to make a formal statement... Read more →