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February 8, 2020

How Can CIOs Drive Positive Culture Changes?  

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 8, 2020)--As accepted leaders in technology, IT professionals have the best chance to model the preferred behaviors. Creating a stirring narrative also helps employees visualize the impetus for culture change and get on board faster. image courtesy of unsplash.com Digital technologies have changed the way that we work and live. Organizations are rushing to stay on top of the latest innovations as well as changing customer expectations. Corporate culture must also evolve. In the past, many companies maintained cultures that emphasized stability, predictability, and... Read more →

Comcast Contractor Rewiring Gloucester City

Gloucestercitynews.net photo Contractor Buckley Cable (photos above and below) working on Johnson Blvd., across from the baseball fields CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 8, 2020)--Buckley Cable, a company subcontracted by Comcast has been working throughout Gloucester City running new cable lines. Gloucester City Police Lt. Steve Burkhardt was asked who pays for the officers that are assigned to direct traffic at these work sites? "When the contractor needs officers for traffic control, they pay a fee to the city to cover the officer’s pay... Read more →

Law Enforcement Investigating Fatal Shooting of 4-Year-Old in Brown Mills

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP (February 8, 2020)-- - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David Jantas announced that a 4-year boy died last night from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Emergency medical technicians and officers from the Pemberton Township Police Department were called to the family’s home on Maricopa Trail just after 7 p.m. and discovered Lincoln Mack with a gunshot wound to his cheek. He was transported to Capital Health Emergency Department at Deborah Hospital, where he was pronounced... Read more →

Kimmel Center Presents : Grey Rock

"'Making theater shows in Palestine' — with a limited infrastructure and lack of state funding — 'sometimes feels like building rockets,' [Amir Nizar Zuabi, playwright] said. 'But when they take off, it’s glorious.'" – The New York Times PHILADELPHIA PA--A play about the inalienable right to dream, Grey Rock tells the story of a Palestinian man so enamored with the 1969 American moon landing that he muses, "shouldn't Palestine, the land of prophets, also have a presence on the moon?" Without money or technology, but... Read more →

"Hatchet Killer" Shane Whipple, 29, of Berlin Sentenced to 75 Years Prison Term

Camden City, N.J. – A Berlin man was sentenced to life in prison Feb. 7 for brutally killing his aunt with a hatchet inside her Berlin apartment in 2018, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer. Shane Whipple, 29, of Berlin, (photo) was sentenced to 75 years subject to the No Early Release Act by Judge Mark Chase. Whipple was convicted Dec. 10, 2019 of killing his aunt, 44-year-old Jennifer Whipple. Detectives said Whipple was staying with his aunt at her Berlin apartment before... Read more →

Gloucester City Weekend Sports

Related: Gloucester High School Gloucester Catholic https://darrowphotos.com GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (February 8, 2020)--The future GHS basketball standouts were on display this weekend. The Gloucester City Basketball Travel boys grade 3/4 hosted Oak Valley, while the Lions Junior Varsity and Varsity Boys hosted up and coming Salem County Vocational from Woodstown. Pictured below #13 Adrian DelGado Pictured below #15 Austin Elmore Pictured below #33 Evan Coxe Pictured below Jon Smith Pictured below Xavier DePoder Pictured below Goucester Connor Cohan Read more →

Patrick J. Tobin of Mickleton; Basketball and Softball Coach, GCHS Alumnus

Patrick J. Tobin, of Mickleton, New Jersey, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 2, 2020. He was 46 years old. Patrick was born in Woodbury, New Jersey and graduated from Gloucester Catholic & Wilmington University. Patrick spent his life dedicated to helping others with his career as a Registered Nurse. Patrick's greatest passion was his family, especially his three adorable daughters whom he loved to the moon and back. He was larger than life and always brought out the best in everyone he encountered along... Read more →

Donna M. Miller of W. Collingwood Hts.

Donna M. Miller (nee Polidora), on February 6, 2020, of W. Collingswood Hts. Age 65. Loving daughter of the late William and Mary Polidora. Devoted mother of Eddie Miller and his wife Shannon. Dear Mom-Mom of Ava, Ella and Braeden. Sister of Bill Polidora and his girlfriend Cheryl Knecht. Aunt of Dana McGovern (Michael) and great aunt of Keagan, Finnegan, Cavan and Maeve. There will be a visitation from 6 to 8pm Tuesday eve at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 8pm at the funeral... Read more →

In Response to Climate Change, the State DEP Begins Reforms Environmental Requirements

TRENTON - One week after Governor Phil Murphy and Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced a comprehensive effort to modernize New Jersey's environmental regulations to protect our communities and economy against the threats of climate change, the Department of Environmental Protection is moving forward with a collaborative rule making process, holding several stakeholder events throughout February and March, to make the New Jersey Protecting Against Climate Threats (NJ PACT) reforms a reality. The DEP has scheduled a series of stakeholder sessions to gather input from residents,... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Allergies

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Spring is a lovely time of year—except when your dog has allergies. Dogs can suffer from many of the same types of allergies that plague humans. For example, pollen can cause dogs to scratch and bite their skin, certain weeds can make a dog sneeze, and some trees give Fido weepy, sticky eyes! Hey may even develop "hot spots", or scratch until his fur comes out in patches. If your dog shows signs of allergies, call your veterinarian. He may recommend an... Read more →

NJ SIERRA CLUB: Philly Refinery Led Nation in Benzene Pollution

TRENTON NJ (February 7, 2020)--The Environmental Integrity Project released a report today which monitored benzene levels at 100 refinery fence lines across the nation. As of the third quarter of 2019 (which ended on September 30, 2019), fence line benzene levels at 10 refineries exceeded the EPA “action level”. Facilities like the Philadelphia Energy Solutions in Pennsylvania had the highest benzene levels where net concentrations were 49 and 444% greater than EPA Action Level and three times higher than California’s chronic reference exposure level. The... Read more →

Atlantic City Electric Customers Continue to Experience Improvements in Energy Service

Continued modernization of the energy grid playing major role in improving service performance MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Feb. 6, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric customers across South Jersey are continuing to experience improvements in the reliability of their energy service, a result of Atlantic City Electric’s ongoing efforts to modernize the local energy grid. During the past five years, energy system upgrades and new innovative technologies have driven a 22 percent decrease in the frequency of electric outages customers experienced. The frequency of outages and the... Read more →

First Grantees of New $1 Million Camden City Community Grant Program Announced

Conner Strong & Buckelew, American Water, The Michaels Organization, NFI, The Cooper Foundation Sponsor Community Building Grants to 29 Camden City Based Non-Profit Organizations CAMDEN CITY, NJ – George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Health Care, announced today that 29 Camden City based non-profit community organizations will receive grant awards from the first ever Camden City Community Grant Program. Each grantee will receive a $5,000 grant to fund a significant community building activity within the next 18 months. Conner Strong & Buckelew, American... Read more →

The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden City Hosts Garbage Bag Gala

Fashion Show Supports Women’s and Family Programs at Kroc Center Camden City, NJ – The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden will hold its 5th Annual Garbage Bag Gala Fashion Show, presented by U.S. Facilities, on Friday, May 15 at the renovated Marian House in Cherry Hill in support of women’s and family programs at the Kroc Center. Presented by U.S. Facilities, Inc. and sponsored by New Jersey American Water, this awe-inspiring runway show will showcase fashions created from recycled... Read more →

4th-Graders in Pennsylvania Score 4 Points Above National Avg. on Math; NJ 4th-Graders Score 6 Points Above

The Center Square Fourth-graders in Pennsylvania on average scored 244 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is four points above the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The Pennsylvania students’ average score ranked in a tie for eighth among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Among the fourth-graders in Pennsylvania who took the assessment, 81 percent tested at or above the basic achievement level, while 47 percent tested at or above the proficient level,... Read more →

Major North Philadelphia Drug Dealer Headed to Prison for 30 Years

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Edward Stinson, 30, of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced to 360 months’ imprisonment and five years’ supervised release by United States District Court Judge Paul S. Diamond for leading the Stinson Drug Trafficking Group, which sold crack cocaine in and around the Norman Blumberg Apartment Complex in North Philadelphia from about 2010 through 2015. In January 2019, the defendant was found guilty at trial of conspiracy to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base (“crack”)... Read more →