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October 21, 2020

When Should You Get a Water Softener?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 22, 2020)--Water is a critical part of our daily lives. The water we use every day for cooking, bathing, and cleaning must be up to standard. However, our water supplies can suffer from hard water, which is water with high levels of calcium and magnesium salts. A water softener helps... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Regional Tournament Sites for 2021-23

The American Legion National Executive Committee (NEC) approved American Legion Baseball regional tournament sites for 2021-23 at the Fall Meetings, Oct. 14-15. Resolution 28 confirms that the dates for the regional tournaments will be Aug. 3-8, 2021; Aug. 3-7, 2022; and Aug. 2-6, 2023. Regional sites will be: Region 1: Shrewsbury,... Read more →


Incident Command Post Established for Oil Cleanup Efforts on Delaware Shore

DELAWARE BAY--A unified command consisting of the United States Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has been established today as cleanup efforts continue on oil patties that washed ashore at various locations on the Delaware Bay coastline between Fowler Beach and Cape Henlopen, Delaware. Crew... Read more →


Suspect in Burlington City Killing Commits Suicide at Motel  

BURLINGTON NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a man suspected of killing an elderly woman inside her home Wednesday afternoon fatally shot himself last night as he was approached by investigators. Kenneth Mackintosh, 51, was a transient handyman who occasionally did work... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Harold L. Preston Shot and Killed Investigating a Domestic Call

Sergeant Harold L. Preston Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2020 HOUSTON, TEXAS--Sergeant Harold Preston, age 65, was shot and killed at about 9:30 am as he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call in an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Holly Hall... Read more →


Rowan's Student-Athletes Aided by Professor Bullard's COVID Study

GLASSBORO, NJ - When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended the seasons for many collegiate student-athletes last spring, Rowan University assistant professor and faculty athletics representative JoAnne Barbieri Bullard, Psy.D., noticed the struggles through conversations with her students, peers and the media. That led the Rowan professor to initiate a study on... Read more →


Lisa Marie Nevius, of Sicklerville, formerly of Gloucester City

Lisa Marie Nevius On October 18, 2020. Age 29. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving mother of Donald W. Avant, III and Jasmine Marie Havers. Survived by her mother, Florence Tofani-Nevius; father Daniel E. Nevius and step-mother Carmella Branca; brother Daniel “D.J.” Nevius, Jr., twin sister Desiree Ann Nevius, sister... Read more →


Union staff hosts job shadowing program

that aims to combat high dropout rates amongst Hispanic students CHESTER, Pa. (October 20, 2020) – Philadelphia Union, in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University and Major League Soccer, hosted their third annual Rompe Las Barreras (Breakthrough the Barriers) job shadowing program for Hispanic high school students last week. SNHU, a... Read more →


GHS Lady Lions Senior Day

The GHS Senior Lady Lions Soccer Team celebrated their final year on the GHS Fields. These young ladies will be leaving, but have helped build a foundation for the future of the program. A special thank you to all the parents who have made many sacrifices to help promote their daughters.... Read more →


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Jasper Blankenship Comes to Town

CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 21, 2020)-- It’s a rare treat to have old Jasper Blankenship come down from the diggin’s to stock up on supplies. And he favored us with stories at the Mule Barn this bright morning over coffee, too. “Well, Doc,” Jasper said, “you’re right. I wasn’t always a miner.... Read more →


NJBIA Supports Bill Establishing GEARR Commission

Legislation that would bring much-needed regulatory relief to New Jersey businesses is being supported by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association today. A-4810 would create and formalize the Government Efficiency and Regulatory Review (GEARR) Commission. NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz said it would make permanent a red-tape-review... Read more →


John M. Buntz of Westville Grove

John M. Buntz, Sr. of Westville Grove passed away suddenly on October 3, 2020. He was aged 83 years. Legacy Jack worked at Book Binders in Philadelphia, Citation Graphics in Pennsauken and Novelty Printing in Philadelphia during his career. John served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. John... Read more →


72 Temple and Fox Chase Cancer Center Physicians ‘Top Doctors in Cancer Care’

PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2020)—Philadelphia magazine has named 72 Temple and Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians to its “Top Doctors in Cancer Care” list for 2020. Physicians on the list were nominated by their professional peers. “Temple Health is proud to have so many of its physicians across 25 different specialties selected... Read more →


NJBIA NEWS: 2020 Indicators of Innovation Report

NJBIA’s updated 2020 Indicators of Innovation report, a comprehensive examination of how New Jersey’s innovation economy compares to other states in the region, shows the Garden State’s overall innovation score remains stuck in the middle of the pack. The study released today analyzed data for 12 indicators in three major areas... Read more →


Leaving Windows Live Mail for Outlook: Good or Bad Idea?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 21, 2020)--Many WLM users are thinking about replacing it with MS Outlook. This idea seems to be rational because the client has already become outdated and unable to offer new features and useful updates. If you are among those clients who are tired of such limitations, you have the only... Read more →


Lindajean Rothwell, of Woolwich Township

Of Woolwich Township, NJ. Passed away on October 17, 2020. Age 67. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of Florence (Green) Flood and the late Harry Cutler. Lindajean is survived by her loving sisters, Florence “Flossi” Logan (Edward), Barbara Gendaszek, Helen Wurst (Scott); brother, Ernest Nelson (Sue); nephews, Ryan Joshi,... Read more →


Start of Annual Acenda Spirit of the Holidays Toy Drive

GLASSBORO, NJ - (October 21, 2020) – Acenda is hosting its annual Spirit of the Holidays Toy Drive virtually this fall. The program, which benefits children and youth throughout New Jersey, will run through Friday, December 4. "We are proud to be able to continue our Spirit of the Holidays toy... Read more →


Temple U Hospital Treats 1st Patient in Multicenter International Clinical Trial of RejuvenAir®

Metered Cryospray System for Treatment of COPD with Chronic Bronchitis (Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University Hospital has treated the first patient in a multicenter international clinical trial utilizing the RejuvenAir® System for the treatment of patients suffering from moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with chronic bronchitis. Chronic bronchitis,... Read more →


Ocean State Job Lot Celebrates 43rd Anniversary with “Crazy Deals®” Promotion

from October 22nd through October 28th Region’s Premier Closeout Retailer rewarding customers who spend $30.00 or more with gift cards equal to 40% of their purchase NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (October 20, 2020) – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), a privately-held, family-operated discount retail chain with 143 stores in New England, New... Read more →


New Jersey MVC Vehicle Center in Manahawkin Closed

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced that, effective immediately, the Manahawkin Vehicle Center is closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19. The Manahawkin Vehicle Center will reopen Monday, November 2. The employee who tested positive was last in the Manahawkin Vehicle Center on Saturday, October... Read more →