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March 17, 2020

NJ Turnpike Will Hold Public Hearings on Increasing Tolls, Wednesday; Where the Gas Tax Money Go?

The schedule of public hearings on the New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s proposed toll adjustment and capital program has been changed. The hearing that had been scheduled for Ramapo College on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 7 p.m. has been canceled. The hearings at the Turnpike Authority headquarters in Woodbridge and at Camden County College will be held as scheduled. The hearing in Woodbridge will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Attendees will be asked to adhere as closely as... Read more →


Officer Down: Police Officer Christopher Walsh, Shot and Killed, Suspect Commits Suicide

Police Officer Christopher Walsh Springfield Police Department, Missouri End of Watch Monday, March 16, 2020 Police Officer Chris Walsh, age 32, was shot and killed as he and another officer confronted an active shooter at a convenience store at 2885 E Chestnut Expressway. Dispatchers had received numerous calls about shootings at various locations throughout the city between 11:24 pm and 11:43 pm, including one reporting a vehicle crash and shooting at the convenience store. Officer Walsh and another officer arrived at the scene and immediately... Read more →


MURPHY: AMID COVID-19, STAY INSIDE FROM 8 P.M. TO 5 A.M.

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a statewide curfew to slow the spread of coronavirus: residents must stay home after 8 P.M. This will help us stay away from each other — and this social distancing will "flatten the curve," public health officials say. The virus has killed three people in our state, and nearly 180 people have tested positive. Less contact saves lives. (WHYY) / (NJ.com) More — so much more — on the coronavirus in NJ: All public, private schools ordered to shut down... Read more →


Carino Boys All-Star Game Cancelled

Reluctantly, the Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced the due to our current situation with the Caronavirus that has created havoc in our world, our Annual All-Star Game along with the Tim Lenahan Memorial 8th Grade All-Star Game has been cancelled for this year. The uncertainty of the health crisis has prevented the rescheduling of the events to a later date. The Club looks forward to continuing the tradition next season. Additionally, plans for our upcoming Awards Banquet scheduled for Thursday, April 9th are being... Read more →


*325th Anniversary Parade Applications Now Available!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--June 2020 marks the 325th anniversay since Gloucester Township's incorporation in 1695. To kick off the 325th anniversary festivities, we will be hosting an anniversary parade in on May 2nd as a way to commemorate our town’s rich history and we’d like you to join us! Local groups, organizations and businesses are encouraged to participate in the parade and enter their own unique floats. The parade will start at the intersection of Davistown Road and the Black Horse Pike and travel North to... Read more →


Third Case of Wuhan Virus in Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing an additional presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. The patient, a woman in her 50s, is currently in self-isolation at her home in Haddon Township and is maintaining frequent contact with the county Health Department. In regard to the trace investigation being facilitated with the patient, preliminary information suggests that there is only one direct exposure, a friend, in addition to her family. “This is now our third case,... Read more →


Most Attractive Bonuses Offered By Online Casinos

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 17, 2020)--Online casinos are offering all kinds of bonuses to attract players. They are very innovative when it comes to this, and there is a number of popular bonuses that keep their existing customers and bring new ones. The following are the most attractive types of bonuses currently offered by popular online casinos. Make sure you take advantage of them and maximize your chances for profits. A welcome bonus is a standard type of bonus given by online casinos. You can get this... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Salute To St. Patrick

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor March 17, 2020 [Note: We run this article each year on March 17] The heroics of St. Patrick are not appreciated as much as they should be. He is the first person in history to publicly condemn slavery, and one of the first leaders to champion the cause of equal rights. There is much to celebrate on March 17. Fortunately, his writings, though slim, are eye-opening accounts of his life: Letter to the Soldiers of Coroticus and Confessionreveal much about... Read more →


Children’s National to Make March Matter for Children in the Hospital

(NAPSI)—This month, kids across the region will enjoy playing sports, spending time with friends or traveling for family vacation on spring break. Sadly, hundreds of other children will remain in the hospital fighting to get stronger, coping with life-altering diagnoses and enduring treatment. But thanks to dedicated doctors, nurses, child life specialists and more, pediatric hospitals, like premier pediatric hospital Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., make treatment and coping with conditions as positive an experience as possible for patients and their families. Hospitals like... Read more →


*Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Spring Show event!

Visitors will find everything they need for Spring decorating and home remodeling Tuckahoe, New Jersey, April 4-5, 2020 from 10am to 4pm: The Spring in TuckahoeCraftsmen & Home Event is coming to the Upper Township Community Center, 1790 Route 50, Tuckahoe, NJ, on April 4-5, from 10am to 4pm.This two- day gathering of artists, craftsmen, home improvement and direct sales vendors has something for everyone. Over 80 vendors are expected to participate, and the event is held indoors. Visitors to the show will find wood... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Give FERC a chance

By Rea S. Hederman Jr The Center Square The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – or FERC – recently ruled that wholesale electricity grid operator, PJM, must set a new price floor for bids to supply electric capacity to PJM’s 13-state mid-Atlantic/Midwest region. State utility regulators in the region are unimpressed by the rule and Maryland, New Jersey, Illinois, Ohio, and Pennsylvania have even threatened to leave the PJM market altogether. Such threats are premature. Motivated by recent power plant subsidies in Illinois, New Jersey and... Read more →


*Designer Bag Bingo sponsored by Brooklawn Fire Co. Ladies Aux.

BROOKLAWN, NJ (February, 2020)--Brooklawn Fire Company Ladies' Auxiliary is sponsoring a designer bag bingo Saturday April 4, 2020 at the Brooklawn Firehouse, 100 S Wilson Ave, Brooklawn. Doors open 6:15 pm, bingo starts 7 pm. No one under age 18 admitted. Admission $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Includes 10 bingo games. Only 150 tickets will be sold. Tables of 8 may be reserved in advance. Contact brooklawnladiesauxiliary@yahoo.com or call/text 609-280-1848 for tickets. Additional bingo tickets, daubers, wristlet raffle tickets, and 50/50 tickets available... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Poaching,Criminal Charges filed Against Dover Man

DOVER, Del. – A Dover man was arrested March 3 on multiple poaching and criminal charges following an investigation by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police. On Feb. 15, a Fish & Wildlife officer responded to a complaint near Smyrna regarding a shot fired from a pickup truck toward hunters who were in a field amidst snow goose decoys. The vehicle from which the shot was fired was seen later driving through and making ruts in the field occupied by the goose hunters. Ryan... Read more →


Pharmacist Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Steal More than $4.5 Million in Prescription Reimbursements

And for Unlawful Opioid Distribution and Agrees to Pay $300,000 to Settle False Claims Act Litigation PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Charles F. Kohlerman, IV, 50, of Media, PA, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment and two years of supervised release by United States District Court Judge R. Barclay Surrick for one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and 14 counts of distributing and dispensing oxycodone outside the course of professional practice and not for a legitimate medical purpose. The... Read more →


Pine Hill Borough COVID-19 Update

In an attempt to do our part in flattening the Coronavirus (COVID-19) curve, as well as protect our community and employees, the borough hall will close to the public at 12:00pm today, Monday, March 16, 2020, and will not reopen until further notice. In addition to the following instructions, you can call 856 783-7400 during regular business hours (See “Hours of Operation” in the left-hand column of this site for those times) to obtain information or for questions that might not be addressed. Lastly, Wednesday... Read more →


Starting March 30 Camden County College Will Move Classes Online

(Blackwood, NJ) – In order to ensure the health and well-being of students, faculty, and staff, along with the larger community we serve, Camden County College will temporarily move classes to online instruction until further notice. Classes will be suspended at 2pm on Saturday, March 14 for student Spring Break, which has been extended through March 29 to facilitate the transition to online learning. When classes resume on Monday, March 30, students will attend classes remotely. “Camden County College will remain fully open and operations... Read more →


William F Burrows of Pennsauken/Audubon

William F Burrows was called to the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020. William, “Bill” was a devoted son, brother, uncle, husband and grandpop. He was fiercely loyal to his family and loved and cared for them with all his heart. Bill was born in Camden on January 6, 1938 and lived most of his life in Pennsauken and more recently in Audubon, NJ. He was a devout Christian and a lifelong member of the Pennsauken Gospel Hall. Bill is predeceased by his parents, William... Read more →


A Message from Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher Fletcher on COVID-19

(March 16, 2020)--As we continue to be challenged by the fluid response required by Covid-19 and after receiving some additional direction from our federal, state and county partners, the Maple Shade Police Department wanted to ensure the public was aware of some minor changes being put in place to protect our personnel. As an agency that prides itself in customer service and personal contacts, it is difficult for us to make this shift in protocol, but nonetheless it is necessary. Going forward, the Maple Shade... Read more →


*GHS Alumni Scholarship Social April 4

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester High School Alumni Association "Spring Fling Back to the Prom" will be held on Saturday, April 4 at The Elizabeth Ballroom, Highland Boulevard, and Sylvan Avenue from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased at the door or from Wayne Smith @ 856-456-4580 or Janet Bevan @ 856-456-5511. All proceeds benefit the "Scholarship Fund". Read more →


OPEN SPACES AT STATE PARKS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS AVAILABLE

ENCLOSED FACILITIES, CAMPGROUNDS AT STATE PARKS, FORESTS AND RECREATION AREAS CLOSED TRENTON -Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today that public may still access the State Parks, forests, recreation areas and Wildlife Management Areas, including roads, parking areas, trails, lakes and other open space areas for healthful passive recreation. However, campgrounds, visitor centers, nature centers, restrooms and similar facilities at state parks, forests, recreation areas, Wildlife Management Areas and historic sites are closed until further notice in order to protect public health... Read more →


A Message from Lower Township Mayor Frank Sippel

Dear residents, (March 16, 2020)-- The President of the United States has declared a national emergency and the Governor a State Emergency referencing the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This is a time to listen to the experts and take necessary steps to mitigate the spread of this virus. As of today, we are unaware of anyone in Lower Township or Cape May County that has been affected by the Coronavirus. However, this information is changing by the hour. The safety and well-being of the residents of Lower... Read more →


A Woman Vice President 

Context from the Center for American Women and Politics In last night's debate, former Vice President Joe Biden committed to selecting a woman as his running mate in the 2020 presidential election. Bernie Sanders, while noting the importance of choosing a progressive, also said that he would in all likelihood be choosing a woman vice president. The Center for American Women and Politics [CAWP], a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, highlights resources from its research about women and the executive... Read more →


EVENT CANCELLATIONS IN SALEM COUNTY

SALEM NJ (March 16, 2020)--The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services is canceling a series of events planned though the Office on Aging and Disabilities during the month of March and the First Wednesday Senior Luncheon scheduled for April 1st. In addition to the programming, SCOOT trips to the Christiana Mall on Tuesday morning have been suspended through March as well as the New Castle Farmers Market trip scheduled for March 27th. Due to recommendations we have received from the Centers for Disease... Read more →