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July 27, 2020

Volunteer Center of South Jersey Announces Local Scholarship Winners

DeAisha Johnson Sewell, New Jersey— The Volunteer Center of South Jersey proudly announces the winners of the 2020 Scholarship Award for Volunteer Excellence (SAVE). This year’s winners are Thomas (TJ) Edmund, Jr. of National Park and DeAisha Johnson of Sicklerville. Under the program, two (2) $500 scholarships are awarded annually to seniors attending a high school in any of the South Jersey Counties (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem). It is a competitive program and student academics are considered alongside their volunteer efforts. Thomas (TJ) Edmund, Jr. “We established the scholarship with the thought that a young... Read more →


COVID-19 Testing 7 Days a Week at AFC Urgent Care

Come in today for your COVID-19 Test. These past few months have been challenging for everyone, and we hope that you are all safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As the state of this public health emergency changes from day to day, we will remain focused on keeping our employees, and our patients safe, healthy, and informed. COVID-19 TESTING available to everyone daily from 8am-5pm at all of our 4 locations. Please wear a mask Patients will need to wear a mask at all times in the center. Don’t have a mask? No problem! Call us ahead of time... Read more →


Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff William Nichols Drowns Trying to Save Son from Rip Current

Deputy Sheriff William K. Nichols DeSoto County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi End of Watch Wednesday, July 22, 2020 WILLIAM K. NICHOLS Deputy Sheriff William Nichols drowned while attempting to save his son from a rip current near Sandestin, Walton County, Florida. He was able to get his son to safety but was swept back away from shore. His body was recovered a short time later. Deputy Nichols had served with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Office for 10 years and served as the agency's Search and Rescue director. He is survived by his wife and two children. BIO Age 33 Tour 10... Read more →


COVID-19 and Antibody Testing at AFC Urgent Care

COVID-19 Travel PCR Testing Itching to get away? Many popular destinations are requiring COVID-19 testing for all visitors prior to their scheduled trip! We got you covered with our Pre-Travel COVID-19 Swab! Please call ahead for details! :) 856-553-6611 - Washington Twp. 856-566-3333 - Clementon 856-516-4700 - Williamstown 856-665-1010 - Pennsauken *You MUST be asymptomatic in order to receive this test* AFC Urgent Care | 475 Hurffville Crosskeys Road , Suite B, Sewell, NJ 08080 Read more →


Officer Down: Police Officer Scott Hutton, Shot & Killed

Police Officer Scott Hutton Alexander Police Department, Arkansas End of Watch Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Alexander, Arkansas--Police Officer Scott Hutton was shot and killed when he went to pick up a patrol car from another officer's home at the beginning of his shift at 7:10 pm. Due to the anti-police social unrest occurring nationwide, the officer was holding a firearm when he looked through the door's peephole. He switched the gun to his left hand, and as he opened the door it discharged. The round struck Officer Hutton, fatally wounding him. The officer who was holding the gun when it... Read more →


RR Crossing Repairs Begin in Pitman Tuesday

Necessary safety work will require detours (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a three-day closure and detour of East Holly Avenue/CR 624 in Pitman, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m., tomorrow, Tuesday, July 28, until 7 a.m. Friday, July 31, East Holly Avenue/CR 624 is scheduled to be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing between Commerce Avenue and Montgomery Avenue. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as new asphalt... Read more →


Upscale River Pointe Luxury Apartments Now Leasing; Estimated $17.4 Million Spent to Build/Renovate Complex

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 26, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---Cyzner Properties the owner of the River Pointe Apartment complex, (a.ka.a. Chatham Square, Meadowbrook Mews) 58 Crescent Blvd., and Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City is accepting applications for one or two-bedroom unit. The monthly rental price begins at $1,400. Gloucestercitynews.net files RELATED: Details of Gloucester City's Sale of Chatham Square Cyzner purchased the property from the City of Gloucester in 2018 for $1.5 million. Formerly known as The Chatham Square Apartments, and Meadowbrook Mews, the city purchased the 100 apartments in 2008 for $4.3 million. Over the next 10 years,... Read more →


Brace Yourself for the Truth: All Kids Lie!

12 tips for raising truthful kids Parents rate honesty as the quality they most want to teach their children. We asked the experts for their best advice for raising honest kids. by: Charity Ferreira /greatschools.org Brace yourself for the cold, hard truth: all kids lie. They do it for many of the same reasons adults do: to avoid getting into trouble, to avoid hurting another person’s feelings, or to make themselves look better. The ability to tell a lie develops early — as young as 2½ for some kids — and it’s a normal and important stage of kids’ cognitive... Read more →


Tahir Gregory of Atlantic City Sentenced to Prison for Selling Illegal Drugs

MAYS LANDING— A 41 year-old Atlantic City man has been sentenced on narcotics possession charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tahir Gregory, 41, (photo) was sentenced on July 21, 2020, to New Jersey state prison for a sentence of 15 years with a 7 ½ year period of parole ineligibility. “This defendant persistently threatened the welfare of women and children in our community for far too long. He preyed on their weaknesses and vulnerabilities. I want to thank our law enforcement partners for ensuring that he will no longer have the ability to harm victims for the foreseeable... Read more →


Pennsylvania Health Tells Blue Jays No!

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania health officials told the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday to find a new place to play their home games amid an alarming rise of coronavirus cases in the southwestern corner of the state. Gloucestercitynews.net files The team hoped to use PNC Park in Pittsburgh for their shortened 2020 season after the Canadian government denied access to their home field at the Rogers Centre over concerns that players would unwittingly transmit the virus across the border when traveling to and from games in the United States. Pennsylvania Secretary of... Read more →


Owners of Atilis Gym Arrested & Released; Charged with Contempt of Court

Camden City, N.J. (July 27, 2020)--– The owners of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr were arrested and released early Monday morning after continuing to operate their business despite a judge issuing a contempt order against them on Friday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Ian Smith, 33, of Delanco Township, and Frank Trumbetti, 51, of Williamstown, are charged with one count of fourth-degree Contempt, one count of Obstruction, and one count of Violation of a Disaster Control Act, both disorderly persons summons. On July 24, the Honorable Judge Robert T. Lougy, issued a court order for Trumbetti and... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Mind Dysmorphia

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor My husband used to ask me, “Don’t you just love an adventure?” The answer was always an enthusiastic, “Yes!” But now, my brain can’t keep up with my age. Inside, I’m still a kid. Outside, I’m pushing seventy. My face still breaks out when I’m nervous. Only now my pimples are on top of my wrinkles. I don’t know which product to use, Retinol or Clearasil. One product is supposed to plump up the area, the other is made to dry it. It’s confusing. A couple of weeks ago I tried to sashay. You know, the... Read more →


Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr

Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away suddenly on Sunday March 29, 2020. He was born on February 9, 1995, the son of William and Karen (Yannessa) Holdcraft. Mark Joseph Holdcraft, Mark was an avid fan of music, wrestling, and hockey. Mark is survived by his parents William and Karen, brother Kevin Holdcraft (Ali), sister Brooke Moser (Andy), brother Billy Holdcraft, sister Melissa Holdcraft, sister Lisa Hall, maternal grandmothers Mary Novello, nephews Brayden and Santino, nieces Viviana and Kylie, and many other beloved family members and friends. There will be a visitation from 12 noon to 1pm Saturday,... Read more →


How to Choose the Best Online Casino Game

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 27, 2020)--Playing games at online casinos can be a fun way to pass time and maybe even make a small fortune while doing so. You can play just for fun or for real money, depending on how lucky you're feeling. Most online casinos offer free play so you can test out the games beforehand before betting any real money. These days, online casinos offer a range of games, from basic slots and video poker games to roulette, craps, and card games. You can even play live poker or blackjack against a real dealer over a high-definition video stream. Try... Read more →


STUDY: What Factors Help Predict Who Will Keep Their Memory into Their 90s?

Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – Why do some people stay sharp into their 90s, even if they have the amyloid plaques in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease? And why do others reach their 90s without ever developing any plaques? These questions are explored in a new study published in the July 22, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study involved 100 people who did not have dementia and were followed for up to 14 years, when they were an average of 92 years old. The people had tests of... Read more →


Lillian M. (nee Collins), of Bellmawr; Bookkeeper at Philadelphia National Bank, Kids Castle Employee

On May 18, 2020, Lillian M. (nee Collins), of Bellmawr, NJ, age 76 years. Beloved wife of Joseph W., Sr. Devoted mother of Marjorie Maiese, Joseph Kolesinski (Anna Marie), Lillian M. (nee Collins) Renee' Herrell, Anneliese Stackhouse, and step-son William Kolesinski (Laura). Predeceased by her sons James Kolesinski and John Kolesinski. Loving sister of James Lee Collins, Alfred Stetser, Grover Stetser, George Collins, William Collins, Myrtle Susan Collins and Joseph Collins. Predeceased by her brother Walter J. Collins, and Sister Linda Stetser. Loving grandmother of 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and predeceased by 3 grandsons and 1 great-grandson. Also survived by... Read more →


What The Eviction Moratorium Means

Camden City, N.J. – In March 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 106, protecting tenants in rental properties and homeowners facing foreclosure from being removed from their homes as a result of COVID-19. As of July 25, the eviction moratorium is still in effect. “What the eviction moratorium means is that tenants who can’t pay their rent or mortgage due to COVID-19 can’t be locked out or forcibly removed from their properties unless their behavior is violent or is considered a threat to other tenants or determined to be in the interest of justice,” said Acting Camden County Prosecutor... Read more →