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January 19, 2020

Gary G Watermasysk, Brooklawn Volunteer Fireman, Zoning Board Member

On January 16th, 2020, Gary G. Watermasysk, age 68, passed away from this earth while surrounded by his family. He was predeceased in death by his parents, Stanley and Dorothy (Sing) Watermasysk, and his siblings Stanley, Russell and Dorothy. Gary is survived by his four children Scott (Beata), Mark (Kim), Keith (Kristen), and Kristi-Lynn; his grandchildren Kylie, Kollin, Kendal, Kelsey, Jason, Emily, Kaylee, Caleb, Zachary, and Sophia; the mother of his children and friend Sandy Sheehan; and life-long friends Don and Kathy Ellis. Gary was... Read more →


Take the Connect 2020 Biking and Walking Survey Help Improve Biking and Walking in Collingswood and Haddon Township Collingswood and Haddon Township are working on a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The goal is to develop a bicycle and pedestrian network that helps to further connect the two communities, with a specific focus on travel to the Haddon Avenue corridor. The plan will identify strategies and improvements that will help to create a safe and comfortable multimodal network between Collingswood and Haddon Township that balances... Read more →

Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony Jan. 22

Camden County residents will be honored for their selfless contributions to improving their community at the 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on January 22nd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Every year since 2001, the Camden County Freedom Medal has been presented to honor extraordinary Camden County citizens who have generously contributed their time and effort to better their community... Read more →

"Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place Tuesday, January 21st

Programs Offered for Caregivers "Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place on Tuesday, January 21st from 5 PM to 6:30 PM at Camden County Senior Services in Blackwood. Caregivers will learn about stress and its effects, practice stress management techniques, and develop problem-solving skills. Some of the strategies include breathing, imagery, humor, massage, meditation, and yoga. Space is limited so reserve your spot by contacting Rose Candy at (856) 858-3220 or rose.candy@camdencounty.com. Read More. "Branching Out to Caregivers" is a caregiver support group that... Read more →

Towns in New Jersey Join Second Amendment Sanctuary Movement

CNBNews.net NEW JERSEY—Some towns in New Jersey have joined the Second Amendment sanctuary movement, according to ammoland.com. This movement is a form of civil disobedience that has taken off in Virginia, and it is also making strides in Kentucky. CNBNews graphic files Alexander Roubian of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society stated that two towns in the Garden State have already declared themselves as Second Amendment sanctuary jurisdictions, while “we are aware of dozens of others that are supportive of passing similar measures. We have... Read more →

Camden County Prosecutors Office to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 20, 2020, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office will observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. The observance of this holiday encourages Americans to help improve their communities and uphold the ideals that all humans are equal, regardless of race, religion or background, and should be judged by the content of their character. We urge our fellow citizens to participate in this day of... Read more →

LONELINESS: The Public Health Threat No One Talks About

Too much time alone can be bad for your health but modern technology can help keep you connected. (NAPSI)—There is a public health threat looming across the United States that’s not visible to most but affects nearly half of all Americans daily: loneliness. Social isolation is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day and is twice as harmful as obesity. Worst of all, loneliness is a contributing factor in senior suicides, which are rising in the U.S. While it is not... Read more →

David Richter Calls for Three Constitutional Amendments to Fix a Broken Congress

VINELAND, NJ – David Richter, Republican candidate running to represent New Jersey’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced yesterday that if elected, he intended to draft and introduce three proposed amendments to the United States Constitution to fix what he termed a “broken Congress.” During a speech Richter gave last night to the New Jersey Constitutional Republicans at the Ramada Inn in Vineland, New Jersey, he said that “the biggest challenge to the long-term success of our country is our huge... Read more →

STUDY: More Residents Moved Out of New Jersey than any other State

ST. LOUIS – Jan., 2020 – Americans are moving into Idaho, and Idaho is moving up—in the ranking of most popular 2019 moving destinations, that is. Where are people moving to? According to the results of United Van Lines’ 43rd Annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year, Idaho saw the highest percentage of inbound migration among states experiencing more than 250 moves* with United Van Lines: 67.4 percent. This is Idaho’s first time leading the list of inbound... Read more →

NJ Students Named to Bloomsburg University Fall 2019 Dean's List

BLOOMSBURG, PA (01/13/2020)-- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulates the more than 1,900 students who were named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received will be named to the Dean's List. Grace Castiglia of Marlton, majoring in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, was named to the list. Faith Duffy of Cherry Hill, majoring in Early Childhood Education, was named to... Read more →

Wawa Seeks Nominations from Middle Schools for Future Food Scientist Program

Opportunity offers Behind-the-Scenes Program at Wawa’s Innovation Center and Chance to Develop New Recipe for Your Neighborhood Wawa Store Wawa, PA (Friday, January 17) – Wawa is now accepting nominations for the third annual Future Food Scientist Program, a unique, half-day field trip to the Wawa Innovation Center for 8th grade students to learn about careers in food science through interactive stations educating youth on nutrition, sensory testing, food safety and marketing. Students will have the opportunity to apply what is learned in developing recipes... Read more →

Students from NJ Named to the University of Vermont Dean's List

BURLINGTON, VT (01/13/2020)-- To be named to the dean's list at the University of Vermont, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. The following students from your area have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester: Kennedy Brown of Bellmawr (08031) Joshua Childs of Ocean View (08230) Madison Dykas of Oaklyn (08107) Julia Kropiewnicki of Mullica Hill (08062) Anthony Lasalle of Sewell... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Department Is Now Using Neighbors By Ring

To Connect With Residents and Solve Crime Sign up for Neighbors by Ring and connect with GTPD! GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (January 18, 2020)--GTPD is encouraging all residents to sign up with Neighbors by Ring. You do not need a Ring device to sign up and you will be able to communicate with neighbors in your area. You will have the ability to post and view video of crimes and suspicious activity. We have listed frequently asked questions about the Neighbors App below: How does the... Read more →

The Past President of Newell Rubbermaid Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Defendant admitted to traveling to Canada to withdraw funds from Swiss bank account at ATMs to avoid detection PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jeffrey Cooley, 66, of Toledo, OH was sentenced to one month incarceration, 12 months’ supervised release, and a $210,000 fine by United States District Court Judge Joshua D. Wolson for filing a false tax return which reported that Cooley had purchased an offshore trust company years after he actually did in order to evade paying appropriate taxes.... Read more →

NRA-ILA: Three Anti-Gun Bills Passed by Virginia Senate

SUPPORT NRA-ILA On Thursday, January 16th, the Virginia Senate voted to pass three of the anti-gun bills that the Senate Judiciary Committee approved on Monday. The fight is far from over! Dozens of other gun control bills from Michael Bloomberg’s wish-list have still not been taken up by a committee. Second Amendment supporters have demonstrated an unprecedented showing in support for our rights. It is critical that law-abiding citizens not back down and remain ready to oppose this agenda at every turn. View Related Articles... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

NJ Students named to the Becker College Dean's List for the fall 2019 WORCESTER/LEICESTER, MA (01/17/2020)-- Becker College recognized the following local residents who were named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester. The Dean's List recognizes all full-time students (24 or more credit hours earned for the academic year; 12 minimum each semester - September through May) whose term grade point average is 3.50 or higher with no grade below a B- and no incomplete (I) or withdrawal/failing (WF) grades. Troy Bohonko,... Read more →

List of Winners, 2020 Deer Classic All-time Top 10 List

EDISON, NJ--The annual Garden State Deer Classic, held January 9 to January 12, featured outstanding white-tailed deer harvested during the previous year's hunting seasons and recognized the hunters who took them. The deer were entered in the Outstanding White-tailed Deer Program. The Deer Classic was held at the Garden State Outdoor Sports Show at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison. The 2020 show and Deer Classic was an event ideal for sportsmen and sportswomen and for exhibitors, drawing 40,000 sporting enthusiasts. The... Read more →

EFF to Argue In NJ Supreme Court; Can you be made to Turn Over Password to Encrypted iPhone?

Trenton, New Jersey—On Tuesday, January 21, at 1 pm, EFF Senior Staff Attorney Andrew Crocker will ask the New Jersey Supreme Court to rule that the state can’t force a defendant to turn over the passcode for his encrypted iPhone under the Fifth Amendment, which protects American’s rights against self-incrimination. The Fifth Amendment states that people cannot be forced to incriminate themselves, and it’s well settled that this privilege against self-incrimination covers compelled “testimonial” communications, including physical acts. However, courts have split over how to... Read more →