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May 2020

Gloucester County switched to “grab and go” meals

(Monroe Twp., NJ) -- To protect seniors and reduce risk of infection, congregate meal sites across the state have closed. Gloucester County switched to “grab and go” meals only in addition to home delivered meals. Food access and availability are among the major concerns of older Gloucester County residents amidst the Covid-19 pandemic “The Division of Senior Services staff and volunteers are on the front lines in responding to the increased demand for meals and ensuring food security for vulnerable older adults in our county,” said Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. Beginning May 26, 2020, the Pfeiffer Center in Monroe... Read more →


Memorial Day Message from Miss America 2020

This Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who have given their lives to preserve the freedoms of ours. We are forever indebted to those who have fallen, and to their loved ones, for the courage, fortitude, sacrifice, and heroism in the fight for the United States of America. The Miss America Organization has a long history of supporting our troops, both at home and abroad. This year, we recognize that Memorial Day looks different for many of us. Instead of community events to honor those brave men and women, many of us are at home, doing our part... Read more →


600,000 NJ People Seeking Unemployment Benefits

TRENTON – With more than 600,000 people now collecting unemployment in New Jersey, the Department of Labor is helping claimants through the process of certifying for weekly benefits so they receive payment without delay. The US Labor Department requires unemployment recipients to certify for benefits each week. In New Jersey, that means answering seven questions and attesting to the truthfulness of the answers. But, the certification questions have proven an obstacle for tens of thousands of filers per week because of their work situation. For example, a worker who expects to be recalled to their job after COVID-19 should nonetheless... Read more →


ENERGY COMPANY FED UP WITH DENIALS WONT REFILE FOR PERMIT; MEANTIME THOUSANDS UNEMPLOYED

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square Natural gas pipeline expansion project in New York, New Jersey Dead (The Center Square) – Williams Companies said on Thursday that while it may appeal Gloucestercitynews.net files decisions made by officials in New Jersey and New York last week, the energy company will not seek to refile permit applications for a natural gas expansion project in those states. The proposed natural pipeline additions to existing infrastructure would have provided enough fuel to power more than 2 million homes daily. In addition, it would have provided enough work for thousands of construction jobs across... Read more →


Rowan and Rutgers Universities to Receive $250K for COVID-19 RESEARCH

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that Rowan University and Rutgers University–Camden will receive a combined $250,365 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for research into COVID-19-related medical care. “The work being done at both Rowan and Rutgers–Camden will allow the facilities to support coronavirus-related programs and train our local workforce, as well as students, on how to work best during a pandemic,” said Congressman Norcross. “COVID-19 has already taken the lives of far too many people. This funding will advance the research, training initiatives and vital work being... Read more →


SWIMMING CLOSED AT STATE-OWNED BEACHES, LAKES

TRENTON - Swimming at state-owned ocean and lake beaches this weekend will remain closed, but visitors are welcome to enjoy passive recreation while maintaining a 6-foot social distance from others and wearing face masks or coverings, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. As part of the continued phase-in of park operations, the State Park Service is actively preparing for the summer swimming season. "We recognize that some visitors to our beautiful beaches and lakes may be disappointed that swimming is not yet permitted, but we remind the public that there are many other wonderful passive recreation... Read more →


Avalon Lions Postpone Charity Golf Tournament

AVALON, NJ --Out of an abundance of caution due to Covid-19, the Avalon Lions Club is moving back the date for its 12th annual charity golf tournament. In cooperation with the Avalon Golf Club, the Lions have changed the event’s planned date from June 28 to September 13, 2020. Details for the outing will be determined by the safety precautions in effect at that time, but the Lions promise a great day of golf, food and fun for participants. The tournament raises money for the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children and various other charitable causes throughout Cape... Read more →


Another Lackawanna Prison Employee Sentenced For Sexual Offenses

HARRISBURG― Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that a fourth Lackawanna County Prison employee was sentenced for her role in perpetuating a culture of sexual abuse within the prison. Samantha Heinrich, 36, of Sweet Valley, was today sentenced to 3-18 months of incarceration and 2 years of probation after pleading guilty to two counts of Official Oppression in February 2020. Heinrich, a counselor at the prison, was found guilty of abusing her authority, propositioning inmates, and engaging in sexual acts with them. The plea and sentencing stem from recommendations made by a Statewide Investigating Grand Jury. “This is another former... Read more →


Kennedy Responds to Jeff Van Drew’s Appointment to Trump Campaign Fundraising Committee 

Instead of raising money for Trump, Van Drew should be fighting to get more money and resources for South Jersey Brigantine, NJ- Today, NJ.com reported that Jeff Van Drew is one of only 22 House Republicans appointed to the “House Congressional Captains” program that will help raise money for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. Amy Kennedy released the followingstatement: With 100,000 Americans now dead from coronavirus and people across South Jersey struggling to stay safe and pay the bills, it is outrageous that Jeff Van Drew is dedicating his time to getting Donald Trump re-elected instead of standing up for our... Read more →


Chinese National Arrested For $20 Million Scheme To Fraudulently Obtain Loans

MUGE MA, a/k/a “Hummer Mars,” lied about his phony companies having hundreds of employees; MA’s Company Also Fraudulently Held Itself Out as Representing New York State in Procuring COVID-19 Supplies MUGE MA, a/k/a “Hummer Mars Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), Kevin Kupperbusch, Eastern Region Special Agent-in-Charge of the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”), and Jonathan D. Larsen, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Swedesboro, N.J. Resident Samantha Silvers Receives Academic Honors BOSTON, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) May 21, 2020 - Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. Swedesboro (08085) resident Samantha Silvers, a Northeastern University student majoring in media arts, was recently named to the University's dean's list for the Spring semester, which ended in April 2020. To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single... Read more →


Rep. Norcross Thanks Service Members

Related: American Hero Face of Defense This weekend, we honor all the men and women who fought for our freedom and made the ultimate sacrifice. Each one of these Americans were sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers and friends. Each one of these brave service members is loved, is mourned and is missed by their families, friends and communities. Local Memorial Day Events Camden County will host a Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony, viewable online from May 23rd at 10 a.m. through the week of the 25th. National Moment of Remembrance will have a national moment of remembrance on Monday at 3 p.m.... Read more →


Secretary Robert Wilkie’s Memorial Day Message

Related: American Hero Face of Defense ARLINGTON, VA (May 25,2020)--Our country has been blessed with men and women whose sacrifices allowed us to flourish as individuals, as a society, and as a Nation. On Memorial Day, we pause to remember, honor and express our gratitude to all those Americans who lost their lives in uniform. The names of many of them are forever memorialized in our Department of Veterans Affairs, State Veterans, and American Battle Monuments cemeteries across our country and around the world. It is true that this Memorial Day is somewhat different. As we fight the Coronavirus pandemic,... Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time to Remember

Related: American Hero Face of Defense STATE COMMANDER'S MEMORIAL DAY MESSAGE For 120 years the VFW has honored the legacy of the men and women who served in our nation's military and made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. Our annual Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies have ensured the sacrifices of our fallen - and the Gold Star families of these heroes - are never forgotten. Their sacrifices remind us that our freedom did not come cheaply, it was earned with precious American blood. This Memorial Day will be different considering the physical distancing and stay-at-home orders issued across the... Read more →


SJ Leaders Call for Reopening Plan/Timetable for Atlantic City and Other Low Impact Regions

Immediate Action Needed To Prevent Economic Collapse Trenton - Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), Deputy Assembly Speaker John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester) and Assemblymen John Armato (D-Atlantic) and Vincent Mazzeo (D-Atlantic) today called upon Governor Phil Murphy to immediately issue actionable plans with specific timetables for the reopening of Atlantic City and other regions of the state that have seen far fewer infections from COVID-19 than harder hit counties. Neighboring states have all begun implementing phased regional re-openings based on medical data, but New Jersey has yet to even announce the criteria by which such decisions will be made. Significantly, the Commonwealth of... Read more →


Obituary: Rosie Lee Knight of Sicklerville

On May 16, 2020. Age 82. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Philadelphia and Newburgh, NY. Survived by Jeffery Knight and Veronica Knight. Daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline Bethea. Rossie worked many years for the US Postal service and as a ward clerk at St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh, NY. A Private Memorial will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Rossie Lee Knight. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: MCCANN HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Lawmakers in Pennsylvania want to end COVID-19 disaster declaration

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – House lawmakers formally advanced a resolutionThursday to terminate Pennsylvania’s disaster declaration for COVID-19 in an attempt to relieve economic pressure from the state-enforced shut down. The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee voted along party lines in favor of a resolution, sponsored by Lebanon County Republican Rep. Russ Diamond, that would end the state of emergency declared by Gov. Tom Wolf on March 6. Wolf cited special powers given under a disaster declaration as the basis for his forced business closures that went into effect March 23, as... Read more →


COVID-19 Can Cause Kidney Injury

(NAPSI)—According to a recent Harris Poll, too many people don’t know all they should about the dangers of coronavirus—particularly how it can affect the kidneys. Most Americans don’t know it, but the coronavirus can hurt patients’ kidneys as well as their lungs. COVID-19, it seems, attacks more than just the lungs. In the new National Kidney Foundation-Harris Poll Survey on COVID-19 and Kidney Health, the findings show low levels of awareness on both the risk of developing an acute kidney injury as a result of COVID-19 and of the long-term effects of kidney damage. “A significant number of patients going... Read more →


Osvaldo Thomas, 41, of N.Y., Charged in South Brunswick, Bound Brook, Sussex County, Gloucester Twp., and Cherry Hill

Camden City N.J. – A man who stole thousands of dollars from victims throughout New Jersey is facing charges from multiple departments, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer, Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins, and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan. Osvaldo Thomas, 41, of Bronx, N.Y., has been charged in South Brunswick, Bound Brook, Sussex County, Gloucester Twp., and Cherry Hill. In Gloucester Twp., he’s charged with one count of third-degree Impersonation and one count of third-degree Theft by Deception. In Cherry Hill, Thomas is charged with one count of third-degree Impersonation, one count of... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Doubles Down

on Commitment To Team Members With $600,,000 in ShopRite Gift Cards Atlantic City, N.J. (May 21, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City doubled down today on their commitment to team members providing a second round of $100 ShopRite Gift Cards to 3,000 full-time, part-time and on call personnel. The first Gift Card Distribution effort took place on May 7 and 8, where $100 ShopRite gift cards were safely provided to team members who made less than $50,000, including those who are tipped and toked. After an enormous amount, of positive feedback from team members and their families,... Read more →


Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters

Best Friends Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters. That means 83 dogs or cats are killed every hour just because they don’t have safe places to call home. That’s the bad news. Peyton (CNBNews file photo) Now the good: Best Friends Animal Society and our 2,700+ partners across the country are doing something are coming together and doing something about it. Government and private shelters, small and large shelter organizations, spay/neuter organizations and people like you are coming together to save more lives faster. Imagine a world where puppy mills don’t exist. Where our... Read more →


“Surveillance Capitalism Meets The Coronavirus Shock Doctrine"

The Intercept Presents “Surveillance Capitalism Meets The Coronavirus Shock Doctrine,” A Live Discussion on Thursday, May 28 (4 p.m. ET) with Naomi Klein, Shoshana Zuboff and Host Mehdi Hasan New York, NY – May 21, 2020 – On Thursday, May 28, Intercept senior columnist Mehdi Hasan will host a live video discussion with Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein (“The Shock Doctrine" and "On Fire: The Burning Case for A Green New Deal") and Shoshana Zuboff (“The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power,”), the Charles Edward Wilson Professor Emerita at Harvard... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Cainan Liddawi of Shamong New Jersey Achievement Recognition RANDOLPH CENTER, VT (05/21/2020)-- Vermont Tech is pleased to announce awards and honor society inductions. Cainan Liddawi of Shamong, New Jersey, has been recognized for the Best Community Development Award for a non-RA - Cainan is a student in the Vermont Tech Computer Engineering Technology program. 2020 Saint Francis University Commencement LORETTO, PA (05/22/2020)-- Saint Francis University congratulates more than 600 students who received their academic degrees on May 10, 2020. Celeste Azzari, Woolwich Twp, NJ - Bachelor of Science - Marketing Keith Braxton, Glassboro, NJ - Bachelor of Science - Accounting... Read more →


MVC Agency, Inspection Station Closures Extended Until June 8

Headquarters, Online Services to Continue Operations TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced that all agency, road testing, and inspections facilities will remain closed until at least Monday, June 8. The closures are part of the Murphy Administration’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Many MVC customer functions can be completed through the Commission’s online services, which remain operational “24/7” and have been expanded. Most renewals of driver licenses, non-driver IDs, and registrations – including, for the first time, some commercial registrations – can be processed online at NJMVC.gov. Customers can also... Read more →


CNBNews Book Review: Wicked Humor, Self Help, Poignant Personal Stories, Creating The Right Culture

“Enemy Queen” by Robert Steven Goldstein (NAPS)—Full of wicked humor, artful eroticism, scintillating dialogue, and a bit of intrigue, “Enemy Queen” is an exhilarating romp set in a North Carolina college town. When attorney Stanley Berman and professor Thomas McClellan share a house, they spend evenings drinking wine, playing chess and lamenting their ineptitude with women. Then the professor hatches a scheme to bring a young woman into the house. The counselor is dubious but persuaded nonetheless. The two find themselves outwitted by Victoria, a young woman who is clever and inscrutable. She initiates passionate encounters with them, but as... Read more →


Bills Now Favored To Win AFC East

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 24, 2020)--It’s been a really long time since anyone besides the New England Patriots won the AFC East. They’ve won the division every single year since 2009 and while they came in second in 2008 (when Tom Brady was lost for the season and Matt Cassel had to step in), that’s still the only time since 2003 that they haven’t won the division. Of course, a lot has changed this offseason as Tom Brady has left the building. Brady had led the Patriots to the playoffs every single year, so now we’re going to find out if Bill Belichick... Read more →


NJ Senate Plans Investigation of COVID 19 Nursing Home Deaths

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The New Jersey Senate is establishing a “Review and Recovery” committee to study the state’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. The bipartisan committee will look at a variety of issues including the state’s response to long-term care facilities and the unemployment system. “It’s clear that mistakes were made and important lessons can be learned to improve the state’s response as we move forward,” Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean said. “It’s our sincere hope that this bipartisan review will save lives and help New Jersey to recover with strength and... Read more →


The Recovery Village Telehealth app

Advanced Recovery Systems remains dedicated to the health, safety and long term recovery of our patients as we respond to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). While our treatment centers remain open at this time, we’re excited to announce the launch of The Recovery Village Telehealth app, our new telehealth service. As a leader in behavioral health, we are committed to doing our part to contain the pandemic, without impacting our daily efforts to meet the urgent needs of those affected by addiction. The Recovery Village Telehealth app will expand access to our high-quality, evidence-based treatment programs so that patients... Read more →


Atilis Gym Owner Calls Murphy A Slime Ball; Releases Video Statement on Legal Case Status

BELLMAWR, NJ (May 23, 2020)--Ian Smith, co-owner of The Atilis Gym, Ian Smith Bellmawr released a video statement (see below) regarding their legal battle with the State of New Jersey. During the video Smith calls Murphy a "slime ball". Yesterday, Friday, the state of New Jersey filed documents to shut the gym down. A judge granted the request. The attorney for the gym owners will be filing a federal case against Gov. Murphy on Tuesday, May 26 claiming they have been robbed of due process and violated their constitutional rights. Courts are closed on Monday because of the holiday. “We... Read more →


Beach Tags Required in Avalon

AVALON, NJ---Beach Tags Required: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Martin Pagliughi has signed an executive order that will require beach tags on Avalon’s beaches as of Friday, July 3rd, 2020. Seasonal tags will cost $25 through June 30th, 2020; as of July 1st, tags will cost $30. No beach tags are required for Memorial Day weekend. Starting Friday, May 22nd, sitting/sunbathing is allowed on Avalon’s beach. Beach Tag Booth: The Avalon Beach Tag booth will open for the season on Friday, May 22nd from 10:00am-4:00pm, and will remain open daily. Customers must wear masks to conduct a transaction. Customers... Read more →


How to Study and Remember Everything 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2020)--As the exams are approaching, many students spend days and nights memorizing the course material. Yet, to perform your best in college, you need to comprehend and understand what you’re studying. To improve your memory and comprehension, use the tips below for an effective revision. To study effectively, you need to make room from other academic tasks and papers. For example, a professional online paper edit company essay-editor.net can fix grammar in your essay. You’ll get your written assignment improved by the best editor so that it better meets the professor’s expectations. How to study and remember: six... Read more →


New Jersey Faces $10 Billion Revenue Deficit

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey is facing a nearly $10 billion revenue shortfall through the end of fiscal year 2021, according to a report issued by state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file A $2.72 billion deficit is projected for the remainder of fiscal 2020, which was extended from June 30 to Sept. 30. A deficit of $7.2 billion is projected by the end of fiscal 2021. The state saw a steep decline in revenues in April. Overall revenue collections were down 59.7 percent, led by a 60 percent to 90... Read more →


AHCA/NCAL Reacts to Distribution of Provider Relief Funds for Skilled Nursing Facilities

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and long term care facilities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released the following statement after HHS announced $4.9 billion in funding to help skilled nursing facilities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following statement is attributable to Mark Parkinson, president and CEO of AHCA/NCAL. “We appreciate HHS sending this much-needed funding to skilled nursing facilities. Long term care providers are privileged to care for our country’s Greatest Generation. The Administration has given us the... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: Finding Fido

Dawn O Watson/CNBNewsnet I have addressed the steps to take if you have lost your dog. But what should a responsible person do if he or she finds a dog? If the dog is friendly check to see if he has tags. There may be an address and/or phone number listed. If he is wearing a license tag, there is probably a veterinarian’s number on it. If he is wearing a rabies tag it will usually list the county from which the rabies shot was issued. You can call your county animal shelter or animal control officer (often a police... Read more →


Nursing graduate leaves a legacy of service to the Rutgers‒Camden and Camden communities

CAMDEN CITY NJ--– Hecmarie Berrios could be considered the mayor of the Rutgers School of Nursing‒Camden. Sometimes working two jobs to support herself, Berrios made time to participate in a variety of activities on campus, hold leadership positions, and do community service work, all while excelling in her courses. “I love caring for and helping others,” says Berrios. The Camden native decided at a young age to become a nurse. “I get a chance to save lives,” Berrios explains. “We’re there for the patients every step of the way.” A 2014 graduate of the Camden Academy Charter High School, the... Read more →


Trump Administration’s Operation Warp Speed Accelerates AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

to be Available Beginning in October Responding to President Trump’s call to develop 300 million doses of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine by January under Operation Warp Speed, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and AstraZeneca are collaborating to make available at least 300 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine called AZD1222, with the first doses delivered as early as October 2020. The agreement between AstraZeneca and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the HHS office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, will accelerate the development and manufacturing of the company’s investigational vaccine to... Read more →


CNB Business News: South Jersey Marketing Co. Expands into Major Markets

Clearbridge Branding Agency, a South Jersey-based branding and marketing company has announced its expansion into two major markets: Philadelphia and Chicago. GLASSBORO, NJ,May 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Clearbridge Branding Agency, a South Jersey-based branding and marketing company has announced its expansion into two major markets: Philadelphia and Chicago. With current locations in Glassboro and Millville, New Jersey, president of Clearbridge Branding Agency, Kevin Pustizzi, said that the demand for the company’s services necessitated the need to open up two new locations. “We provide a first-in-class offering of branding, marketing, and digital services,” Pustizzi stated. “We’ve had tremendous success in the... Read more →


Sicklerville Resident Assaults Officers, Claims to Have COVID 19 Virus During Arrests

On May 21st, 2020, at approximately 8:06 PM, Officers responded to Girard Avenue in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township for a report of a physical dispute between family members. During the investigation, Randall Rivers became irate and uncooperative with Officers. Officers attempted to calm Mr. Rivers but to no avail as he began screaming obscenities and expressing his displeasure for police being at his home. At the conclusion of the investigation, Mr. Rivers was advised that he was under arrest. At that time, he became combative with Officers and resisted being handcuffed. He then assaulted two officers by repeatedly... Read more →


DEP PROVIDES ENHANCED GUIDANCE ON HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS

TRENTON -The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection today announced that it has developed a color-coded health alert index to provide the public with strong and clear guidance on suitable recreational activities in freshwater lakes and other water bodies impacted by harmful algal blooms, also known as HABs. The DEP is committed to working with local officials to implement the index as soon as possible. The new index will make it clearer to the public that, in some instances, boating and related activities may still be permissible when lower levels of harmful algal blooms are detected. "DEP scientists carefully reviewed... Read more →


CNBNews Book Review: Four Powerful Stories Of Love, Growth And The Soul

Rachael’s Return” by Janet Rebhan (NAPSI)—Caroline Martin has everything but the thing her soul craves most: a daughter. During a routine hysterectomy, she unwittingly aborts the little girl she’s always longed for, leaving the unborn baby’s soul in limbo. She shares a hospital room with a pregnant woman who’s just been shot by her boyfriend. Her unborn child is barely hanging on—and the soul of Caroline’s hovering baby cannot resist the urge to rebirth via this unclaimed fetus. In the aftermath, two engaging heavenly guides struggle to find a way to help Caroline and her would-be daughter forge the link... Read more →


Archdiocese on the Resumption of Mass Sometime in June

PHILADELPHIA, PA --The Archdiocese of Philadelphia released the following statement on Saturday pertaining to the anticipated resumption of Mass. In mid-March, the celebration of public Mass was suspended in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the obligation for the faithful to attend Mass was dispensed. Those decisions were not made lightly and were always intended to be temporary measures. They were made out of necessity for the common good and in recognition of the fact that all of us share a responsibility for the preservation of public health, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this unprecedented time, the... Read more →


AHCA/NCAL Provides Roadmap to Governors

to Address Long Term Care Workforce Needs During Pandemic Calls on states to help with immediate and long-term solutions to honor heroes on the frontlines and bring in additional staff to protect residents WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) released a “Long Term Care Workforce Roadmap for Governors and States,” outlining ways state public health officials can help nursing homes and assisted living communities address workforce needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the roadmap, AHCA/NCAL offers possible solutions to states to help increase the number of clinical and support staff, protect... Read more →


Medical Examiner’s Office Employee Charged with Stealing, Deceased Woman’s Credit Cards

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that an employee of the Burlington County Medical Examiner’s Office has been charged with stealing credit cards from a deceased woman and purchasing nearly $7,500 in home improvement supplies, electronics, airline tickets and other items. Willie Garcon, 49, of the 1200 block of New York Avenue in Brooklyn, was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking (Third Degree) and Credit Card Theft (Fourth Degree). He was taken into custody yesterday and lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly. A detention hearing will be held soon in Superior Court, after which the case will... Read more →


Local Police Arrest 37-Year-Old Sicklerville Man for Pointing a Loaded Handgun, Possession of CDS

CRIME REPORT GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 22, 2020)--Gloucester City Police, on May 15, were dispatched to the area of Broadway and Chambers for a male pointing a handgun while inside of the vehicle. An officer observed the suspect vehicle turning onto Bergen Street as the call was being dispatched. A motor vehicle stop was conducted on Burlington and Somerset Streets. Darrell Jenkins (37) of Sicklerville was placed under arrest after officers observed a fully loaded handgun and CDS inside of the vehicle. There were also spent shell casings inside of the vehicle indicating it had been fired at some point.... Read more →


CNBNews April & May Cheers and Jeers

"No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow." ~MAYA ANGELOU JEER--Did you see the massive graffiti (right-hand top of photo)on the ramp on the 295 Missing Moves project in Bellmawr? Those responsible have added to the cost of the $180 million projects since their scribble will have to be removed. A Hiss! Boo! to whoever is supposed to be keeping the vandals away from that area. No doubt the police are spending their time with the "professional" protestors at the Browning Road gym, a mile away. Here’s hoping... Read more →


What are the narrative essay writing help tips?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 22, 2020)--People who have devoted themselves to writing essays know that choosing the right way of expressing ideas can sometimes be difficult. Depending on the title and the main purpose of the essay, it can be written in a narrative, descriptive style, or example discussion. Each style demands to follow its own principles of composing, such as style, words, literary devices and so on. Each principle may seem simple at first glance, but using them all together can create the essay's atmosphere, and as a result a reader will easily grab whatever the author wants to give it. To... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Nazareth College Dean's List Spring 2020 ROCHESTER, NY (05/20/2020)-- Nazareth College students named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List. Matthew Kaye of Wall Township, NJ (07719) Erin Lonergan of Cinnaminson, NJ (08077) Ethan McAnally of Delran, NJ (08075) A student's grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in order to be included on the dean's list at Nazareth Nazareth College's academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science,... Read more →


Norcross Announces Approval of Online Grocery Shopping for SNAP Recipients in NJ

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow households in 13 new states, including New Jersey, the ability to order groceries online with their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Beginning next week, New Jerseyans on SNAP will be able to shop for groceries online from Amazon starting May 27 and participating Walmarts, ShopRites and The Fresh Grocers starting on May 28. Once operational, online purchasing will be available in 36 states and the District of Columbia, home to more than 90% of SNAP participants. Last month, Norcross joined... Read more →