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March 2020

Julia Ann “Sheila”  Kenney of Gloucester City; Bartender at Vincent's Mansion House and Bayer's Tavern

Gloucester City – On March 24, 2020. Age 61. (nee McDonald) Loving wife of 20 years to Kevin Kenney. Loving mother of Siobhan Cianfrani (Brian). Cherished mom-mom of Cassiday, Luci and Elijah. Beloved daughter of Mary McDonald and the late Hugh McDonald. Beloved step-mom of Kevin T. Kenney (Hanna) and Brittany L. Kenney. Dear sister of Moria Dillon (Martin), Thomas McDonald, Seamus McDonald and Joseph McDonald (Nuala). Predeceased by her sister, Breda Hill and her brother, Michael McDonald. Beloved daughter-in-law of Rosemary Kenney and sister-in-law of Tom Kenney (Carol), Pat Kenney (Nancy), Joe Kenney (Lori) and Bob Kenney (Lori). Also... Read more →


Mount Laurel Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Mt. Holly, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 29-year-old Mount Laurel man has pled guilty to possessing child pornography. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Robert J. Dwyer, of Hollowell Way, will serve three years in New Jersey state prison in exchange for pleading guilty to one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The plea was entered March 11 in Superior Court in Mount Holly before the Hon. Jeanne T. Covert, A.J.S.C., who scheduled sentencing for June 24. The investigation began after the BCPO High-Tech Crimes Unit received information from the National Center for Missing... Read more →


Phone Accessories You Need When You Travel

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Most people adore traveling. It’s an amazing opportunity to see beautiful places, meet interesting people and learn a lot about our planet. A pleasant journey awakens positive emotions and creates a memory that will last with us forever. Of course, you should take care of the stuff you’re going to take with you. There are multiple supplies, which are necessary for travelers that ensure their safety and comfort. The best way to buy all the traveling items is to go online shopping. For example, StartMyHobbyTrip.com is the top place to acquire the best travel accessories that can meet... Read more →


Officer Down: Trooper Justin R. Schaffer, Struck and Killed by Fleeing Vehicle

Trooper Justin R. Schaffer Washington State Patrol, Washington End of Watch Tuesday, March 24, 2020 WASHINGTON STATE--Trooper Justin Schaffer, age 28, was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle while attempting to deploy stop sticks during a vehicle pursuit along I-5 in Chehalis. The suspect driving the vehicle had stolen an item from a convenience store in Lacey the previous day. The man had threatened the clerk with a stun gun and threatened to run him over. Thurston County deputies spotted the truck the following day and attempted to stop it in Maytown. The vehicle fled into Lewis County with... Read more →


27 Pennsylvania Businesses Warned to Comply with Coronavirus Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Pennsylvania State Police said Tuesday that troopers warned more than two dozen businesses to shut down in compliance with the governor’s mandate issued last week. Col. Robert Evanchick said the warnings came during the first day of statewide enforcement. Only two regions – comprising Clearfield, Clarion, Forest, Elk and Jefferson counties in the northwest and Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming and most of Luzerne counties in the northeast – showed 100 percent compliance. "As expected, we found the overwhelming majority of people and businesses across the commonwealth are voluntarily complying... Read more →


NEW JERSEY CONSTRUCTION WORKERS SPEAK OUT:

FEAR OF BEING LEFT BEHIND BY CONGRESS AS COVID-19 GRINDS INDUSTRY TO A HALT COVID-19 Relief Bills Leave Behind Nation’s 11 Million Construction Workers and Their Families Newark, NJ – COVID-19 has decimated the U.S. construction industry, and Congress has done little to stop it or to provide relief for workers in this major jobs sector, a leading international building trade union charged Monday. Although construction is the 6th largest U.S. employment sector – larger than the transportation, financial, and information sectors – the needs of construction workers have been excluded from COVID-19 relief bills currently being considered by Congress.... Read more →


“YOU GOT TIME ON YOUR HANDS, OBVIOUSLY!”

Forcing gun stores to close, Gov. Murphy gibes gun owner: March 25, 2020 Alex "Alejandro" Roubian New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy came out with Executive Order 107 closing all businesses, except those that he believed were essential. Not surprisingly, he did not consider gun stores and ranges “essential” and forced them to close. His arrogance shines when NJ2AS President and Managing Editor, Alex “Alejandro” Roubian asked him why he did not consider this essential. Help support our lawsuit to overturn Governor Murphy’s unconstitutional closure of essential facilities like gun stores and ranges. Watch below: Read more →


Investors Bank Operations Under COVID-19 Restrictions

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Investors Bank has announced that it remains committed to serving the banking needs of its customers during this critical time – for however long it lasts, and is making every effort to quell the spread of COVID-19. Most in-branch services at Investors will be conducted by appointment only. Drive-thru operations and ATM service, where available, will continue with amended hours. “These are unprecedented times,” said Investors Bank Chairman and CEO Kevin Cummings. “Our culture and reputation as a bank that cares has never been more important. Protecting everyone’s health and well-being – our customers, employees, and... Read more →


A Message from Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --Spring has arrived! I am sure that no one expected to celebrate spring with a “No Travel Order” but these are unprecedented times. That is what we are experiencing with this COVID-19 National Crisis. The men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department are adjusting our operations and continue to prepare for the public safety concerns of our community during this crisis. I am proud to say that our officers, dispatchers, and staff have stepped up to the challenge. We have taken on the challenge and are fiercely determined to come out on top by serving... Read more →


GET USED CARS IN APEX, WITH PEACE OF MIND

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 26, 2020)--One of the hardest things to get alongside a used car is your peace of mind. Getting a used car usually comes with a lot of apprehension and suspicion, especially when you are getting them at Apex. Accountability, fidelity, and reliability have unfortunately become a luxury when it comes to the task of getting used cars. A NEW ERA IN THE USED CARS BUSINESS Apex imports have set out to introduce a new era in the purchase of used cars in Apex. With a passion to do things differently, they have been able to provide the peace... Read more →


Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn

BROOKLAWN, NJ --Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, at home after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, with his loving family by his side. Chris was the loving husband of Linda Griffith-Boldizar. Loving father of Brittany, Christopher (Hannah), Sydney and Paige. Cherished grandfather of Gracie, Maddox, Quinn and Myla. Beloved son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy Lee Connelly (née Hopkins). Loving brother of Randy (Patti), Eric (Andrea), Jennifer (John), Daniel (Lynn), Jason (Christina) and Lisa (Jack). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and devoted friends who stood by... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Residents/Friends Of CNBNews Reflect On *Wuhan/Coronavirus In Their Location

UPDATED (see asterisk below) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC--We have been in South Carolina for several weeks and will be home this weekend. Each February-March we, like so many other snowbirds from the north, head south to get away from the cold temperatures. We stay in a rented home on Hilton Head Island. Like most people we have been captivated by how devastating this Wuhan virus (also known as the Coronavirus) has become. Sadly more and more people are dying from it. Just recently we heard that a Gloucester City woman in her 30's has... Read more →


Rutgers center awarded $525K to study treatment for opioid use disorder 

Project is one of 19 to receive inaugural grants from FORE NEW BRUNSWICK (March 2020) — The Center for Health Services Research at Rutgers University has been awarded funding from the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) for a project that aims to build knowledge and evidence on effective treatment strategies to improve access and outcomes of medications for opioid use disorder in primary care settings in New Jersey. The need to increase treatment for opioid use disorder is particularly urgent in states like New Jersey, where overdose rates continued to grow through 2018, even as national rates began to... Read more →


Rutgers Medical School Research Team Participates in Groundbreaking Covid-19 Test

Newswise — Dr. David Alland, Director of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Public Health Research Institute, which is within the Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases (i3D), along with his colleagues Drs. Padmapriya Banada and Sukalyani Banik, have conducted the first evaluation of an innovative point-of-care test to detect COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS CoV2 coronavirus that has affected citizens around the world. Cepheid has received Emergency Use Authorization clearance of this test by the Food and Drug Administration. One of the biggest advantages of this test is that it is very fast... Read more →


Pennsylvania Family Doctor Charged with Dispensing Drugs in Exchange for Sex

PITTSBURGH - A physician who operated private family practices in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, and Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances and health care fraud, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The 161-count Superseding Indictment, returned on March 10 and unsealed today, named Emilio Ramon Navarro, 58, of Coal Center, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant. "The U.S. Attorney’s office supports in NO MORE week, March 8-14, 2020, a week dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault by increasing awareness and inspiring everyone to become part... Read more →


6 Unique Travel Experiences to Add to Your List 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 25, 2020)--In the process of envisioning your next holiday? Not keen on doing the predictable? Driven to make this getaway the most memorable yet? Here is a breakdown of six unique travel experiences to add to your list. Film location tours If you’re a bit of a film or television ‘junkie’, you can’t go wrong with film location tours. These tours take you onto some of the most infamous sets and film locations of the world’s best-loved movies and TV series. Think Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Peaky Blinders, and Downton Abbey, to name a few.... Read more →


All Essential Philadelphia Services Remain Open

PHILADELPHIA PA--All non-essential City of Philadelphia government operations were halted, and all City government buildings will be closed to the public. Below are the essential City services that are still in operation. Public safety All Philadelphia Police, Fire, EMS, Prisons, and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) operations remain unchanged. On March 11, OEM established an Emergency Operations Center to bring City departments and external stakeholders together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to set objectives and coordinate real-time interagency communication, information sharing, resource and equipment procurement and decision making. The Community Crisis Intervention Program (CCIP) teams continue to be available... Read more →


Anthony A. Orapallo, owner of Gloucester Liquors; A Man Who Brought Joy, Laughter, Everywhere He Went

SEWELL NJ--On March 19, 2020. Age 69. Of Sewell. Formerly of Philadelphia. Loving and devoted husband of 32 years to Patti Jo Orapallo (nee Westerson). Loving father of Andy Orapallo, Alyssa Lynn Orapallo, Angelo Orapallo, Kristian Orapallo, Anna Maria Bonner, Anthony A. Orapallo Anthony Orapallo and the late David Orapallo. Cherished grandfather of David, Lilie, Giovanni, Mia, Anthony, Ian and Mercadies. Beloved brother of John, Nicholas, Sabatino, Patrick, Joseph, Rosie, Maryanne Orapallo and Butchie Ficcara. Predeceased by his parents, Anthony Orapallo, Sr. and Theresa (nee Bunodono) and brother, Michael. Anthony was the owner and operator of Gloucester Liquors in Gloucester... Read more →


Stella Mary Pusey "Stel", of Mullica Hill, formerly of GCity; Rowan Employee, GHS Alum Class of '58

Mullica Hill formerly of Gloucester City - On March 23, 2020. Age 79. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late, William W. and Stella H. (Hyk) Taylor. Beloved mother of Lawrence Pusey, Debbie Moore (Greg), Tina Williams and Sharon Allison. Loving Stella Pusey (Gloucestercitynews.net files) grandmother of, Matthew Guedon, Mitch Guedon, Patrick Moore, Nick Allison, Jennifer Allison, Jessica Allison, Nicole Allison, Thomas Pusey and Christopher Pusey. Stella retired in 2003 from Rowan University, Glassboro, where she worked as a secretary since 1986. Stella graduated from Gloucester City High School. Due to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order, Stella’s graveside... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Atheists Chastise Pence for Church Donation Appeal

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor March 24, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on atheist critics of Vice President Mike Pence: Organized atheists, unlike most Americans who are non-believers, are more often than not driven by hatred of religion and the faithful. Their impulses are totalitarian: they would ban all religious expression if they could. A classic case is Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). FFRF has gone ballistic because Vice President Mike Pence recently implored Americans to make donations to their church, even if they cannot attend during the coronavirus crisis. The atheists said that no American public official... Read more →


ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA PROVIDES SUPPORT TO THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

PHILADELPHIA PA (March 24, 2020)--Individuals, families, and children impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and in need of emergency assistance will receive critical support and resources from two agencies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Catholic Social Services (CSS) and Nutritional Development Services (NDS). Family Service Centers, part of the Community-Based Services Division of CSS, will continue to provide emergency food and diaper assistance to those in need and as well as those impacted by coronavirus. Seven such centers are located throughout the five-county metropolitan area and are the first point of contact for individuals, families, and parishes when they seek... Read more →


Danger! Flushing Sanitizing and “Flushable” Wipes

New Jersey American Water Warns Against Use of wipes impacts wastewater treatment facilities and could lead to sewer backups and unexpected repair bills CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – MAR. 23, 2020 – With hand hygiene at the top of everyone’s minds and toilet paper in high demand, many households are increasing their use of sanitizing wipes and “flushable” wipes. However, New Jersey American Water is telling customers not to flush these wipes down the toilet. Flushing wipes, paper towels, or other paper products not intended for use in wastewater systems, down the toilet can lead to sewer backups and in-home plumbing... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: BABY Bleach Female Dachshund / Chihuahua /

SEE MORE PETS HERE Please visit our Facebook page for regular updates on Adoption Days at our facility in Matawan, NJ. How do I adopt from Husky House? We ARE NOT a walk-through facility. Adoptions are by approved appointments only. Fill out a non-binding application We will be checking your vet and personal references Phone interview Homevisit Upon completion and approval of application & homevisit, come meet the dog(s)! If you have any other questions regarding adoption please email us at [email protected]. Return to Search Page SEE MORE PETS HERE Bleach Dachshund / Chihuahua / Mixed Baby Female Available for... Read more →


Distilleries in Pennsylvania Pumping Out Hand Sanitizers Amid State Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square Caitlin Bagenstose and Logan Snyder make hand sanitizer March 16, 2020, at the Eight Oaks Farm Distillery in New Tripoli, Pa. Matt Rourke / AP Photo (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania distilleries began pumping out hand sanitizer this month to combat price gouging and depleted store shelves as fear of the coronavirus pandemic spreads. It’s a welcome development for the industry after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all nonessential businesses to shut down indefinitely – including the state-owned liquor stores. He likewise instructed bars and restaurants to suspend all dine-in services. Maggie’s Farm Rum... Read more →


(Video) NJ School closures especially hard for parents of kids with special needs

BY Joanna Gagis, Producer/Correspondent | March 23, 2020, This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com John is an eight year old with cerebral palsy and autism. At school, he works one-on-one with an aid all day. But, like so many other kids with disabilities, the closing of schools means John doesn’t get the daily services he depends on. Neither do his brother and sister — each with different needs. “I have a typical 6 year old and... Read more →


(Video) Disabled Woman Issues Message to Politicians Using Pandemic to Push Gun Control

Americans are flocking to gun stores because they know the only reliable self- defense during a crisis is the Second Amendment. Carletta Whiting, who’s disabled & vulnerable to coronavirus, asks Dems trying to exploit the pandemic: Why do you want to leave people like me defenseless? Related: NRA-ILA: New Jersey Stops Firearms Transfers! Gun Supporters File Lawsuit Against NJ Gov. & State Police for Shutting Down Gun Stores source https://www.nraila.org/ Read more →


Donald W Marade, of Gloucester City

Donald Marade, age 74 of Gloucester City, passed away at home on Tuesday March 17th, 2020. He was Preceded in death by his sister Yvonne. He is survived by his brother Robert Marade (Mary), his children; Edward Marade, Michael Marade, daughter Ginna Irizarry (Alesio), his grandchildren Drake Winchester and Liam Byrd, Step Daughters Anna Olsen, Cheryl Gedling, Shannon Shoemaker, Christina Shoemaker (Kevin Cabanas), and Keirston Jefferson (Kevin) as well as many step grandchildren nieces and nephews. Don worked many jobs throughout his life. He owned a roofing business and tire business. He loved playing poker and talking his nonsense to... Read more →


Obituary: Edward Burke of Deptford

Deptford - On March 22, 2020. Age 66. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Burial will be held at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Edward Burke. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Kaia Grant KILLED by Suspect

Police Officer Kaia Grant Springdale Police Department, Ohio End of Watch Saturday, March 21, 2020 SPRINGDALE, OHIO (March 22, 2020)--Police Officer Kaia Grant, age 33, was killed when she was intentionally struck by a vehicle during a pursuit at 8:30 pm. The pursuit began in a neighboring jurisdiction when officers attempted to stop an armed, suicidal subject. The pursuit proceeded onto I-275 where Officer Grant and a police sergeant were preparing to deploy stop sticks near State Route 4. The driver intentionally swerved toward them, striking them both. Officer Grant was flown to a local hospital where she was pronounced... Read more →


Transmission of Coronavirus on Diamond Princess Began before Quarantine Period

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 23, 2020)--The coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Diamond Princess that was put on quarantine in Yokohama triggered international criticism directed at Japan for its alleged mishandling of the situation. The ship had docked alongside Daikoku Futo pier off Yokohama port in the late hours of Feb. 3, where Japanese officials immediately placed it on quarantine for 14 days. A number of passengers were already sick and had a fever. Samples were immediately taken from 273 people on Feb. 4, with priority given to symptomatic people and those who were in close contact with the infected man. The initial results showed 10... Read more →


AFSCME: Stop Playing Games, Pass the Stimulus Package; Call Your Representative

This is the worst public health crisis in a century, and so many AFSCME everyday heroes are answering the call. Thank you for charging to the front lines like you always do, putting the health and safety of your communities first. Stop Playing Games with our money. Pass the Stimulus package! (Gloucestercitynews.net)unsplash.com You’ve stepped up. Now it’s time for federal lawmakers to step up and give us the resources to do the job. Click here to call your representatives in Washington and tell them to pass a robust package of aid to state and local governments now. The coronavirus outbreak... Read more →


NRA-ILA: New Jersey Stops Firearms Transfers!

TRENTON, NJ (March 23, 2020)--At a time when uncertainty about social order has prompted a large number of Americans to exercise their Second Amendment right to self-defense, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has made it impossible for Garden Staters to do so. On March 21, the New Jersey State Police issued the following message to Federal Firearms Licensees. On Saturday March 21, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy announced he is putting New Jersey in lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus. Per Executive Order 107, he is ordering the residents of New Jersey to stay home, directing all non-essential retail businesses... Read more →


Why Invest in Stocks and Bonds? Your Questions, Answered

Gloucestercitynews.net(March 23, 2020)--Everyone finds themselves in a time of financial hardship sometimes. Whether that happens in your early twenties or your late sixties, it all hurts the same. It's important to take steps toward better finances and prevent those kinds of hardships from happening. That said, some people are in better situations than others, and it's always easier said than done. We're going to explore the idea of investing in this article. We'll talk about why the decision to invest in stocks and bonds is a wise one, and how it might be easier than you think. "A lot of... Read more →


Congressman Norcross and ShopRite Management Discuss Wuhan Virus

News Release WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) met with a ShopRite executive in South Jersey today to discuss the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and to discuss the impact it’s had on ShopRite’s business and the measures they have taken to help keep employees and patrons safe. Norcross also briefed the faculty on Congress’ actions in protecting workers and families, including passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. “Back in Congress, we have been working hard to pass strong, bipartisan bills that protect the health, economic security and well-being of American families. Congress has passed... Read more →


CC Freeholder Lou Cappelli Statement on Virus

(March 21, 2020) “To be clear, we are entering a critical phase of the battle against COVID-19 in Camden County. There has not been a time in this nation’s history, not since we as a nation, were called to fight the evils of fascism in WWII, that we have asked for this kind of national participation to save lives. We are asking for your attention to be turned to your most basic instinct to preserve our community by following Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107, so we can flatten the curve and stop the spread of this virus. We have one... Read more →


Education Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 17, 2020)Educational services across the world have got interested in the use of various web tools for their strict performance due to their simplicity as well as teamwork globally. The digital environment ensures content, mutual benefit and also proper security amongst the members. Some of the tools include blogs, wikis, podcasts and social networking. Teachers who are the curriculum implementers ought to clearly define and use the tools to their more significant advantage as well as assist the learner meaningfully. Various education web tools are necessary for any teacher to conceptualize for effectiveness. Consequently, fundamental mainly due to the... Read more →


Walt L. Heim Jr., age 85, Long-Time Gloucester City Businessman, Owner of Heim's Pure Foods

Walter L. Heim, Jr HADDON HEIGHTS, NJ--On March 20, 2020, after a long and joyful life, Walter L. Heim, Jr., age 85, passed away suddenly and peacefully at his home in Haddon Heights, NJ due to cardiovascular disease. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Dorothy (née Sheldon) and his 5 devoted daughters, Kathy (Tom Rivers), Theresa (Jim Cook), Mary Beth (Bill Staffieri), Margaret (Mark Harris) and Bernadette (Mark Simonetti). He was so proud of his 17 cherished grandchildren and 9 treasured great-grandchildren. His late granddaughter Emily greeted her Pop-Pop in Heaven. Walt is also survived by... Read more →


Sick Leave in New Jersey, What the Law Provides

SHEILA NOONAN | | EXPLAINER, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ With the effects of the new coronavirus continuing to evolve, here’s a timely review of the state’s law on sick leave This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com When influenza struck New Jerseyans particularly hard in the winter of 2018, state lawmakers and health care professionals used the widespread virus to illustrate the need for earned sick-leave time legislation statewide. People were coming to their workplaces with symptoms of... Read more →


Shih Chang Chao, of Cinnaminson, age 94

On March 17, 2020. Age 94. Of Cinnaminson. Survived by his children, King Lung Chao, Chen Chao, King Chao, Su Chen Chao and Su Ling Chao. Born on April 15, 1925 in Fujian, China to Chao Yee Li and Lin Chuen Shuew. Shih worked in the restaurant industry for many years in South Jersey and Philadelphia. At the request of his family, Entombment will be private in Lakeview Memorial Park Mausoleum, Cinnaminson. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Shih Chang Chao. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →


Paul E. Roller, of Gloucester City

Paul E. Roller, on March 19, 2020, of Gloucester City, formerly of East Stone Gap, VA. Age 78. Devoted father of Linda Liberkowski (John) and Donna Roller. Loving grandfather of Peter Ciambrano (Brandie), Brandon and Tyler Liberkowski. Great grandfather of Anthony and Stephanie Ciambrano. Dear brother of Dennis Lane (Marie). Also survived by the mother of his children Nora Boresky (Michael), niece Jennifer, nephew Dennis and many cousins including Diane Schoell and Nancy Lacy (Steve). Paul loved to roller skate, dance and watch sports. After retiring from Stone Container, Paul worked part-time for Sangarlo's Pizza. Services to be scheduled at... Read more →


Formula One generates over $1.2 Billion in sponsorships

Despite switch from free-to-air to pay-TV reducing global audience numbers in 2019, says GlobalData’s Sportcal According to the 2019 F1 Audience report, Formula One has seen a 3.9% decline in unique viewers globally, with audiences falling to 471 million following the move from free to air to pay TV. Yet, this iconic racing series is growing audiences in the US, Middle East and Asia and still remains highly attractive to sponsors worldwide, with companies spending an estimate of $1.2bn annually on partnerships, according to Sportcal, a GlobalData company. Sportcal’s latest report, ‘The Business of Formula One 2020’, reveals that technology... Read more →


CNB Fishing News NJ: Most trout-stocked waters close Monday for preseason stocking.

Although all waters were open to fishing while trout were being stocked from the Pequest Hatchery this past week, most trout-stocked waters close Monday, March 23. To ensure a successful stocking season preseason stocking began a week ahead of schedule. Special trout regulation waters remain open during the closure; consult pages 20-23 in the Freshwater Digest and the Spring Trout Fishing Information pagefor information. Be sure to check the Updates section for any changes. Spring Trout Fishing Information Trout Regulations (pdf) Trout Allocations Trout Fishing In New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest Get your license and trout stamp online! Read more →


Pennsylvania Republicans: How Can Governor Wolf Legally Shut Down Businesses

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Legislative Republicans questioned the constitutionality of Gov. Tom Wolf’s sudden shut down order for non-life-sustaining businesses, arguing that it caused nothing but chaos and panic across the state. It’s the latest criticism levied against Wolf’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak – mostly from members of the state’s majority party – which has killed one resident and sickened 268 others. “The Wolf Administration set off a panic tonight throughout the Commonwealth with its edict to shut down employers,” House GOP leadership said in a news release Thursday evening. “The ill-prepared... Read more →


MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: Texts about martial law are fake

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (March 20,2020)--A current nationwide viral text campaign about the imposition of martial law under the Stafford Act is FAKE NEWS. In this time of crisis we must all do our part and stop the flow of fake news and disinformation campaigns. If you get this virial text, STOP, do not forward it. DELETE IT. Rely on only trusted government sources for accurate news. In addition to this viral text campaign, many scammers and fraudsters are preying on the American public during this perilous time. Now is not the time to rely on social media outlets that primarily... Read more →


From Broadway to Broad Street, our curtains will rise again!

(Philadelphia, PA, March 22, 2020) – From Broadway to Broad Street, the curtains will rise again! The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization announced the 2020/21 Broadway Philadelphia season today, reminding the community to be hopeful in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020/21 season features a dazzling lineup of Tony Award®-winning productions, the most recent Broadway hits, and beloved returning classics. The upcoming season boasts a combined 49 Tony Awards® and 47 Drama Desk™ Awards, as well as four brand-new national touring shows making their Philadelphia premieres – Pretty Woman: The Musical, The Cher Show,... Read more →


FBI SEES RISE IN FRAUD SCHEMES RELATED TO THE PANDEMIC

Scammers are leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal your money, your personal information, or both. Don’t let them. Protect yourself and do your research before clicking on links purporting to provide information on the virus; donating to a charity online or through social media; contributing to a crowdfunding campaign; purchasing products online; or giving up your personal information in order to receive money or other benefits. The FBI advises you to be on the lookout for the following: Fake CDC Emails. Watch out for emails claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or other organizations... Read more →


How Dental Technology Helps Athletes  Get Back In The Game

Playing a physically-demanding sport can exact a steep toll on athletes. It may even cost them their teeth. The National Youth Sports Safety Foundation estimates that, on average, 3 million teeth are knocked out every year during organized sporting events. While dentists advise athletes to wear mouthguards in most sports, the data indicates many do not. High-contact athletic competitions such as ice hockey, football, basketball, lacrosse, mixed martial arts and extreme sports (skateboarding, snowboarding, mountain biking) see athletes pay the price with their pearly whites, leading to costly trips to the dentist. Dental implants, bridges or dentures are options for... Read more →


Karakatsanis: Release All People Jailed Pretrial to Lessen the Impact in U.S. Jails/Prisons

source: CIVIL RIGHTS CORPS Former public defender and civil rights lawyer Alec Karakatsanis – one of the leaders in the national movement to end money bail and rethink the criminal legal system – is Alec Karakatsanis sounding the alarm about the emerging COVID-19 health crisis in the prison system. Unless protective measures are put into place, the situation could quickly develop into a dire emergency among the nation’s incarcerated people. In the midst of a public health emergency that’s unprecedented for our lifetime, Karakatsanis – who has won the release of tens of thousands of incarcerated people through impact litigation... Read more →