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April 2, 2020

Thomas T.J. Malone of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus

On March 30, 2020, at the age of 55. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of Nancy Malone (nee Moss) and the late Thomas Malone. Beloved brother of Barbara Malone Verduin (Elwood), Dorothy Malone Panaro (Eugene), Susan Malone Garcia (late Joseph), Trudy Malone Harrison (Robert) and the late Theresa Malone Rodgers (Gerry). Cherished grandson of the late Gertrude Moss. T.J. is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his best friend, Paul Burns. T.J. was born in Camden, NJ on October 15, 1964. He... Read more →


Camden County Keeping An Eye on Price Gouging

(Gloucester Township, NJ) (April 2, 2020)– To date, the Division of Weights and Measures has not discovered any instances of price gouging on critical resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Still, the Division is continuing to encourage residents who believe they have observed or been victimized by price gouging to report that activity to the Division’s inspectors. “After the governor’s emergency declaration last month, the Department of Health and Human Services immediately increased spot checks for price gouging. We are glad to report at this... Read more →


Testa, McClellan & Simonsen Advise NJ Tax Filers of Deadline Extension

TRENTON NJ (April 2, 2020)--Senator Michael Testa Jr. and Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik K. Simonsen are alerting residents that the deadline for filing New Jersey income taxes has been delayed until July 15, coinciding with the extended federal deadline. Senator Testa and Assemblymen McClellan and Simonsen informed residents that New Jersey Income Taxes are not due until July due to the coronavirus pandemic. (SenateNJ.com) “People are worried and concerned about the coronavirus pandemic,” said Testa (R-1). “COVID-19 has upended everyday life and created severe... Read more →


Cape May County Chiefs of Police Association Support Health Care Workers

From Left: Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner, who also serves as the President of the New Jersey State Chiefs Association; Claudio Pawlus from Claudio’s Pizza Kitchen in Cape May Court House; Director Thomas DePaul of the Cape May County Police Academy; Bob Williams from Hugit’s Steaks and Things in Cape May Court House; and Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives Paul Skill, who also serves as President of the Cape May County Chiefs Association. The Cape May County Chiefs of Police... Read more →


Mary M. Williams, of Haddonfield, Rams Alum

(nee Morrison) On March 10, 2020; Age 85; longtime Haddonfield resident and member of Christ the King Parish; Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Williams Jr.; Devoted mother of Andrew T. of Mt. Ephraim, Mary Louise (Jim) Kenney of Cherry Hill and Lisa Anne Begley of Cherry Hill; Loving grandmother of Harbor, Elizabeth, Savannah, Katharine, Jack and Luke; Cherished great-grandmother of Blake, Ava and Whitney; Dear sister of Edward (the late Bernadette) of Woodbury Hts. & Anne Jean (the late Leonard) Piontkowski of Sewell.... Read more →


Marian D Ehrmann, 88, of Mickleton, formerly of Brooklawn

Marian D Ehrmann, 88, of Mickleton, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ, Marian was a resident of Brooklawn for 35 years and has lived in Mickleton for the past 26 years. She was a graduate of Woodbury High School, Class of 1949, and married 51 years to her high school sweetheart James J. Ehrmann. Marian was devoted to her husband, and her pride and her greatest accomplishment was raising her 5 children.... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT; Route 130 northbound to be closed and detoured overnight

as Raccoon Creek Bridge project advances in Gloucester County Traffic to be shifted onto newly constructed northbound lane (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Route 130 northbound will be closed and detoured Friday night to shift traffic onto the newly constructed road and Raccoon Creek Bridge as the project advances in Logan, Gloucester County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, April 3 until 5 a.m. the next morning, Saturday, April 4, NJDOT’s contractor, PKF Mark III, Inc., will close and... Read more →


5 Things That You Should Know About Cannabis In 2020

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 2, 2020)--Don’t think you know all that you need to about cannabis in 2020? Find out some interesting facts about this hot topic right here in this article. While cannabis is still a touchy subject in many countries around the world, it is something that we should all know a bit more about. Cannabis companies are setting up all around the USA as more states legalize this drug. For many people, cannabis is scary, but it doesn’t need to be. In this article, we... Read more →


Joseph Peter DeStefano of Westmont

WESTMONT NJ--Suddenly, On March 30, 2020. Age 61. Of Westmont section of Haddon Township. In the loving care of his wife of 26 years, Jennifer DeStefano (nee Conn). Cherished father of Jennifer Mary, Stephanie (Jordan), Michele, Ashley (Sean), Helena, Domenic and Joseph. Beloved Son of Joseph DeStefano and Lillian DeStefano (nee D’Amico). Loving Brother of Debra, John and Sandra. Loving Son-In-Law of Theresa D’Amico (Philip) and the late Stephen Conn. Loving grandfather of Helayna, Georgah, Patrick, Marshall, Chase and Connor. Survived by his beloved granddog,... Read more →


Thousands of Free Resources

Xfinity Video Customers Can Say “Education” into the Xfinity Voice Remote to Access Nearly 2,000 Hours of Programming Created in Partnership with Common Sense Media PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast today announced that it has made nearly 2,000 hours of programming and thousands of free titles available to Xfinity video customers to give children and parents quick and easy access to educational programming by grade level as part of the company’s comprehensive response to the COVID-19 crisis. The collection is a joint effort with Common Sense Media, the... Read more →


Pennsylvania Business Files Lawsuit Against Gov. Over Coronavirus Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The world’s largest manufacturer of hand bells became the latest company to challenge Pennsylvania’s shut down order for non-life-sustaining businesses, this time arguing that Gov. Tom Wolf’s mandate violates the Fifth Amendment. Schulmerich Bells filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday that alleges the order infringes on the amendment’s “takings clause” that prohibits the government from seizing private property for public use. Schulmerich Chairman Jonathan Goldstein said the order denies... Read more →


APRIL Child Abuse Awareness Month

In recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month in April, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Child Advocacy Center of Gloucester County is sponsoring a social media campaign to bring awareness to effective child abuse and neglect prevention efforts. Due to the epidemic of the coronavirus and quarantine measures being ordered by the Governor of New Jersey, our public events had to be canceled to protect the safety and welfare of our communities in Gloucester County. Although our public events had to be cancelled, we at... Read more →


VISIT PHILADELPHIA Releases Research to Inform Recovery Planning

Research has always been the foundation for the work we do at VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and now, more than ever, we need to know how people are feeling and what they’re thinking about travel in order to develop a COVID-19 recovery initiative that will spur a regional rebound. We know it will take all of us to create and execute a successful recovery. Today, we’re releasing new insight that will help inform plans for us and our partners — elected officials, hoteliers, restaurant owners, museum and... Read more →


CNB Fishing Delaware: Latest emergency order allows restricted surf fishing for out-of-state visitors;

Out-of-state visitors must self-quarantine for 14 days before engaging in fishing, hunting, golf, visiting state parks and wildlife areas DOVER, Del. – A week after Gov. John Carney issued stay-at-home orders to slow the coronavirus spread, state parks and wildlife areas remain open but now with additional restrictions for residents and visitors. Under the latest directive, anyone who enters Delaware from another state must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days. The order applies to individuals who would like to fish, hunt or intended to visit state... Read more →


Area Teens Finalists in Music Competition

Three Toms River Teens Are Finalists in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Toms River, NJ — Three local teens have earned recognition for their original substance use prevention songs created for the 16th annual New Jersey Shout Down Drugs high school music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The music competition’s Prevention Concert was set to be held on April 3rd at the Two Rivers Theater... Read more →


New Jersey Lottery Walk-in Claims Desk Remains Temporarily Closed

due to Public Health Emergency Lottery Ticket Sales and Drawings will Continue TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – To mitigate further spread of COVID-19 the New Jersey Lottery’s front office remains temporarily closed for the collection of walk-in claims. The front office will remain closed through at least April 17 while we review and revise our protocols for paying claims. Claims less than $599.50 can still be immediately redeemed at any retailer and mailed claims will still be processed in the regular course of business. Winners... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $121,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, March 31, drawing produced seven players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000. Moreover, 16,356 other New Jersey players took home $73,110 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 31, drawing were: 08, 17, 51, 57, and 70.... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on NJ Tax Filing Deadline Extension

NJBIA President and CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. issued the following statement regarding today's announcement by Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to extend New Jersey's tax filing deadline to July 15. "Today's decision to extend the state tax filing deadline to July 15 is a proper one. The disruptions and financial hardships many New Jersey businesses and residents are enduring are simply overwhelming. "This extension will allow many businesses to keep operations running and it will keep disposable... Read more →


Home Nurse Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Severely Impaired Patient

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced that a 33-year-old man working as a caregiver in a Southampton home has been arrested for sexually assaulting a severely developmentally impaired girl under his care. Edmondo DiPaolo, of the 100 block of Daniels Avenue in Pemberton Township, was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree), Attempted Aggravated Assault (Second Degree) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). He was taken into custody on March 21 and lodged in... Read more →