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March 29, 2020

Obituary: Helen Louise Bain of Whiting

On March 27, 2020. (nee Spalthoff) Age 84. Of Whiting and formerly of Browns Mills, Hamilton Square. Loving wife of 54 years to the late William John Bain, Jr. Devoted mother of Barbara Bain of Morrisville, PA, Scott Bain of Trenton and Christine Bain of Morrisville, PA. Cherished grandmother of Tyler James Hunt and Lindsey Marie Hunt. Dear sister of Charles Spalthoff of South Carolina. Survived by devoted nieces, nephews and cousins. Helen was born in Bronx, New York and moved to Hamilton Square where... Read more →


NJ Governor's Statement on CDC Travel Advisory

The following is a statement by Governor Phil Murphy in response to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) strong travel advisory warning to the tri-state area after President Donald Trump decided against a quarantine, which he had earlier considered: “Throughout the day, I’ve been in constant communication with the White House, including discussions with the President and Vice President, who briefed me on tonight’s CDC travel advisory affecting the tri-state region,” said Murphy. “To be clear, this non-binding advisory guidance does not change the rules... Read more →


Facts on Eating for Health And Boosting Your Immune System Naturally

NAPSI)—Registered dietitian for California Strawberries, Colleen Wysocki, explains what factors play a role in immunity, eating for health, and how to boost immune systems naturally: Factors Influencing the Immune System Eating protein and foods high in vitamin C such as strawberries is key. Try this recipe for Strawberry & Tuna Kebabs on californiastrawberries.com. Factors that can influence immunity include: • Diet • Sleep • Stress • Exercise • Microbiome • Germs Eating for Health Eating for health means increasing whole foods while cutting back on... Read more →


Sunday's Coronavirus Update for Camden County; Gloucester City Has 1 New Case, Male in his 30's

Related: Former Gloucester City Residents/Friends Of CNBNews Reflect On *Wuhan/Coronavirus In Their Location (Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 25 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing. “We are starting to see an uptick in new cases based on more widespread testing throughout the county, this uptick does not mean our social distancing efforts aren’t working, but that residents now have more access and opportunity... Read more →


Smart Gadgets for Home That Make Our Lives Easier

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 29, 2020)--Technology plays a significant role in our everyday life. We see electronic devices more than just a whim. Smart automation a necessity that makes people’s life easier. There was a time when technological progress gave us the ability to switch the TV channels with a controller. Now smart home gadgets go way beyond that. For instance, there are wearable devices like sports watches. They track your heart rhythm and notify you if something is off with it and even address a potential heart... Read more →


Officer Down: Sergeant Ben Jenkins Shot & Killed After Stopping to Help Motorist

Sergeant Ben Jenkins Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada End of Watch Friday, March 27, 2020 Sergeant Ben Jenkins, age 47, was shot and killed when he stopped to assist a disabled motorist on US-93 near mile marker 106 in White Pine County shortly before 6:00 am. During the encounter with the subject, the man fatally shot Sergeant Jenkins. The man then stole Sergeant Jenkins' uniform and patrol car and fled the area. He was apprehended several hours later following a massive manhunt involving numerous agencies. Sergeant... Read more →


NRA-ILA: COVID-19 Draws Attacks on Second Amendment

During the COVID-19 crisis, many of our family members, friends, and fellow citizens have decided to exercise their right to self-defense for the first time. Unfortunately, many of them are being delayed or denied their rights not only by anti-gun bureaucracy put in place years ago, but also new obstacles created within the past few days and weeks. Anti-gun officials have taken advantage of declared states of emergency to restrict our rights by closing gun stores, delaying concealed carry permits, and shutting down background checks... Read more →


Important Information Regarding Powerball Jackpots

Following next Grand Prize win, Powerball jackpot will reset to $20 million with minimum roll increases of $2 million between drawings. TRENTON (March 28, 2020) – The Powerball Product Group announced changes to ensure the game continues to support good causes in all 48 U.S. lottery jurisdictions. The value of the Powerball jackpot is based on projected sales, which have declined due to the current health crisis and directives urging people to stay home. Following the next Grand Prize win, Powerball’s starting jackpot will reset... Read more →


Thomas R. Arrera, Sr. of Bridgeton, formerly of Gloucester City and Mantua

Surrounded by his loving family at home, on March 26, 2020, at age 78. Of Bridgeton. Formerly of Gloucester City and Mantua. Loving husband of 57 years to Veronica Ann Arrera (nee Miller). Loving father of Thomas R. Arrera, Jr. (Debra), Mark Arrera (Diane), Kelli Weinhardt, Michele Fowler (Ed), Denise Scinlari (Nick) and Pauleen Arrera. Cherished grandfather of Robert, Daniel, Cate, Regina, George, Dallas, Cheyenne, Ashley, Sophia, Nicole, Zack and Beltain and great-grandfather of Bella, Olivia, Luke, Nora, Thomas, Jaxon and Charles. One of 10... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: NC Trooper Nolan J. Sanders, 26, Killed in Traffic Accident

Trooper Nolan J. Sanders North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina End of Watch Friday, March 27, 2020 Trooper Nolan Sanders, age 26, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on I-795 near exit 22 at mile marker 19 in the Pikeville area of Wayne County, at 7:17 pm. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert before landing on its side. Trooper Sanders suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Trooper Sanders had served with the North Carolina Highway Patrol for five... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News Delaware: Enjoy trout season while maintaining a safe distance

from other anglers and fishing less-crowded areas Downstate ponds open; upstate streams opening early for anglers next week DOVER, Del. – Take advantage of the early opening of the upstate trout season for adult anglers on Tuesday, March 31 to help minimize crowds and accommodate responsible outdoor recreation during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) period. Anglers Gloucestercitynews.net graphics are reminded to practice safe social distancing – a minimum of six feet, or about the length of some fishing rods – and to choose less-crowded areas to... Read more →


MVC Agencies Remain Closed to the Public Two More Weeks

Headquarters and Online Services Will Continue Operations TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton announced today that the closure of all New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency, road testing, and inspections facilities will be extended past this Monday, through April 12, as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Chief Fulton says other Commission operations are continuing, through online submissions from customers as well as other functions, including those that support commercial trucking critical to keeping the supply chain moving... Read more →


Gloucester County Senior and Disability Services are teaming up to feed the vulnerable

The Gloucester County Division of Senior Services and the Division of Human and Disability Services are teaming up to serve seniors across the County. “Our Department of Senior Services serves senior meals through our Serv-A-Tray nutrition program. Our drivers deliver meals to our homebound seniors and checks on our seniors daily,” Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. We are extremely grateful for the support of our volunteers from our own community and the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, added Freeholder Director Damminger. “We’re delivering 400 meals a day... Read more →


CONGRESSMAN VAN DREW REQUESTS DRIVE THRU TESTING FOR COVID-19 IN SOUTH JERSEY

Washington-Today, Congressman Van Drew requested a drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 in South Jersey from FEMA and Governor Phil Murphy. Currently there are no testing sites in South Jersey. Congressman Van Drew has requested that this location be able to be utilized by residents of South Jersey only and he has advocated for the location to be somewhere in western Atlantic County, to be as accessible to as much of the region as possible. Congressman Van Drew has been discussing options with Atlantic County Executive... Read more →


Bellmawr Man Faces Numerous Charges for Shooting Gun at Cop

Camden City, N.J. – A Bellmawr man is facing numerous charges after he fired a gun at police and the bullet went through a neighbor’s home where a child was sleeping, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Bellmawr Police Chief William P. Walsh. Logan Vancamp, 31, of Bellmawr, faces charges of first-degree Attempted Murder, second-degree Aggravated Assault, second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, fourth-degree Aggravated Assault and fourth-degree Criminal Mischief. Bellmawr Police... Read more →


Seniors Beat Up Line Jumper

I was in a long line at 7:45 AM today at the grocery store that opened at 8 AM for seniors only. A young man came from the parking lot and tried to cut in at the front of the line, but an old lady beat him back into the parking lot with her cane. He returned and tried to cut in again but an old man punched him in the gut, then kicked him to the ground and rolled him away. As he approached... Read more →


CDC Issues Travel Advisory for NJ, NY, CT

Due to extensive community transmission of COVID -19 in the area, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately. This Domestic Travel Advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial services, and food supply. These employees of critical infrastructure, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidance-essential-critical-infrastructure-workforceexternal icon), have a special responsibility... Read more →