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February 26, 2020

*The Camden County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau

Did you know that any school, library, civic organization, gardening club within Camden County can request a speaker. The Camden County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau will be glad to come out this winter or spring to give a talk. The list of available talks and the request form is on our website, https://mastergardenerscamdencounty.org/speakers-bureau/ Read more →


New Jersey American Water to Start Annual Spring Cleaning

Water main flushing begins this month and continues through the fall New Jersey American Water’s Travis Serles flushing a hydrant in the company’s Delran service area. (Photo Credit: New Jersey American Water) CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – FEB. 26, 2020 – Beginning March 2 and into the summer months, New Jersey American Water will perform the annual cleaning of its water distribution system to ensure customers continue to receive high-quality, reliable water service. Flushing the system helps to clean out any buildup of mineral deposits and... Read more →


Altman sells out Cory Booker Says James Beach & Barbara Holcomb

Last week, instead of standing with New Jersey's progressive champion Cory Booker, paid political protester and lifelong Republican Sue Altman decided to stand with his opponent. Cory has been a persistent advocate for South Jersey and true progressive in the Senate on issues such as civil rights, social justice, and environmental protection. When Donald Trump abused his power as President, Cory stood up to Senate Republicans and fought for a fair impeachment trial. We are proud to support Cory Booker for another term in the... Read more →


NY Man Charged with Seeking Sex Online with ‘Underage Girl’

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 42-year-old Staten Island man has been charged with attempting to arrange a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 14-year-old girl. In reality though, John Emilio, of the 600 block of Wooley Avenue, was communicating with a detective from the BCPO High-Tech Crimes Unit. During the investigation, Emilio sent nude pictures of his genitals, said he was very excited that he would be having sex with a girl so young, and looked forward... Read more →


Gloucester City PD Issues Road Closures/Parking Restrictions for St. Patrick's Parade

February 25, 2020 On Sunday, March 1st. the 5th. annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin on Johnson Blvd. at Monmouth Street at 1:00 pm. The parade will proceed west on Monmouth Street to King Street, then south on King Street to Cumberland Street. In order to accommodate the parade, the following road closures/ no parking will be in place from 10:30 am until the Highway Dept. finished sweeping the parade route following the parade. When viewing the attached maps, all streets highlighted in yellow... Read more →


Helen E. Comber (nee Karschies) of Runnemede

Helen E. Comber (nee Karschies) of Runnemede, formerly of Barrington. Age 84. Beloved wife of the late Richard Sr. Devoted mother of the Richard Jr. (Betsy), Frank (Diane), Mark (Barbie) and Helene (Matthew). Loving grandmother of 17 and great grandmother of 9. Dear sister of Hildegard Lipschutz and Elizabeth Gilles. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation from 9am to 11am Monday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 11am at the funeral home. Inurnment New St. Mary’s Cemetery,... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: BUDGET INCLUDES $50M IN ONE-TIME AID FOR DISTRICTS

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy outlined his vision for the state's 2021 budget. The budget address is an annual tradition, and one major focus this year is education. The Democratic governor's $40.9 billion proposed budget devotes $19 billion to various programs, including an expansion of the "free college" program to Rutgers, Rowan, and other public universities. (Asbury Park Press) Budget, budget, budget: Read Gov. Phil Murphy's full NJ 2021 budget address (NorthJersey) 6 points in NJ Gov. Phil Murphy's budget address that affect you (Patch) Key... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sumter County Corporal Andrew Gillette Murdered

ANDREW GILLETTE Sumter County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina End of Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2020 SUMTER COUNTY, SC (February 26, 2020)--Corporal Andrew Gillette, age 37, was shot and killed while he and other deputies attempted to serve a detention order and eviction notice at a home at 3120 Thomas Sumter Highway at 11:30 am. The subject named on the orders opened fire, striking Corporal Gillette in the chest. Other deputies who were on the scene returned fire and killed the subject. Corporal Gillette was a... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $60,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Feb. 26, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $60 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Feb. 25, drawing, 12 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 21,582 other New Jersey players took home $80,864 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey.... Read more →


*The DOT Organization Town Hall Meeting

The DOT organization is collaborating with the Camden County College 21st Century Scholars Program to offer the community a platform to discuss and click image to enlarge strengthen political concerns. It has been proven that the best way healing can take place is to educate and inform all involved. The meeting will cover: Speak on current political issues affecting the community Steps to be taken to motivate and energize the community Send concerns from the communities to Washington Registration to vote 2020 Census Information Camden... Read more →


*Comedy Night Beef & Beer April 3

The purpose of the Camden County Hero Scholarship and Camden County Detective's Association is to render financial and educational assistance to the surviving spouse and children who are left with little or no support, when a law enforcement officer, firefighter or emergency medical person loses his/her life or is totally and permanently disabled in the line of duty. https://www.camdencountyhero.com Read more →


Home Country: Helping Steve At The Mule Barn Truck Stop

Slim Randles l CNBNews Contributor Steve was out in the Mule Barn truck stop parking lot the other day, tightening something with his wrenches under the hood of his pickup truck. The rest of us stood around looking wise. “You sure it ain’t the solenoid?” said Bert. “I don’t think they make them anymore,” said Doc. “It’s usually the solenoid,” Bert said, with finality. Out of self defense, Steve emerged from his cavern of wires and metal long enough to say, “Didn’t I see you... Read more →


NIH Purchases of Aborted Fetal Parts for ‘Humanized Mice’ Testing

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it received 676 pages of records from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) showing that the agency paid thousands of dollars to a California-based firm to purchase organs from aborted human fetuses to create “humanized mice” for HIV research. The records show that NIH paid at least $18,100 between December 2016 and August 2018 to Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR) for livers and thymuses from second trimester aborted fetuses. They include at least 26 such purchases from ABR by Dr.... Read more →


Obituary: Elizabeth Hiddeman, of Stratford

Stratford - On February 17, 2020. Age 96. Services and Burial will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Elizabeth Hiddemen. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN–HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


George "Mickey" D. Graham, Jr. of Gloucester City; Retired Mailman, Korean War Army Vet., Rams Alum

Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on February 21, 2020. Age 88. Lifelong resident of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 54 years to Theresa A. Graham (nee McQuaid). Loving father of Theresa Graham Hughes and her husband, Robert, Patricia Graham McCahill and her husband, Kevin and Christine Graham. Cherished Poppy of Christopher, Daniel and Patrick Hughes, Kevin, Matthew and Thomas McCahill and Frank and Kimberly King. Predeceased by his sisters, Sarah Graham Leidvanger and Helen Graham Laskey. Also survived by many loving nieces and... Read more →


Camp Invention Summer STEM Program Coming to Charles G. Harker School

Nationally Recognized Program Inspires Local K-6 Students to Become Confident Problem Solvers Woolwich Twp, NJ – February 25, 2020 — Camp Invention®, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Charles G. Harker School the week of July 27 - July 31, 2020. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in grades K-6 to find their “inner inventor” by learning the process of innovation. Using... Read more →


*McDonald’s Gospelfest Presents Fabulous 2020 Lineup

Yolanda Adams straight from her performance of the National Anthem at Superbowl 54, Kelly Price & Hezekiah Walker; Gospel Legend Tremaine Hawkins, Deitrick Haddon, Jonathan McReynolds, a Special Guest Appearance by Erica Campbell, plus, Group Fire, Tiffany Andrews and more Newark, NJ –The 38th Annual McDonald’s Gospelfest returns to the Prudential Center Arena (25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ) on Saturday, May 9th for the gospel event of the year. All-Star Gospel line up Yolanda Adams, Kelly Price, Hezekiah Walker with his Love Fellowship Tabernacle Choir,... Read more →


Is Your Business Prepared to Negotiate the Hybrid Cloud Skills Gap?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 26, 2020)--Today's IT specialists are working overtime to garner fast-evolving skills. That's why industry leaders are reaching out to third-party hybrid cloud experts. Many business operators consider the hybrid cloud a significant asset. That’s largely because it allows work product to seamlessly move between public and private clouds in a cost-effective and secure fashion. This best-of-both-worlds flexibility offers an uptick in data deployment possibilities. But one of the challenges industry leaders continue to face is that navigating the hybrid cloud calls for particular skills... Read more →


AG's from New Jersey, New York and Others Suing EPA Over Pollution from Other States

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square The attorneys general of New York, New Jersey and three other states are accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) of violating the Clean Air Act by not addressing pollution that is coming from other states. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in New York is asking the court require the EPA to propose and adopt a plan addressing the problem and set a specific date. New Jersey is leading the lawsuit that also includes Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts... Read more →