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January 10, 2021

Bob Alcorn, age 51, of Gloucester City, Electrician at Juliani Electric

Robert J. “Bob” Alcorn, age 51 of Gloucester City, passed away in Camden on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Bob was born in Trenton. He had been a longtime resident of Gloucester City and worked as an electrician at Juliani Electric in Cherry Hill. Bob is survived by his parents Robert F.... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Big Rube Comes to Thomas Murphy's Tavern, Gloucester City

Derek Timm | Special to CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2021)--A few weeks ago Thomas Murphy's Pub, 157 SOUTH BURLINGTON STREET, teamed up with one the guys who made Mitchell and Ness a global brand and is known as a fried chicken aficionado. SEE FULL MENU Thomas Murphy's Pub 157... Read more →


NRA-ILA NEWS: Biden to Nominate Anti- 2ND-Amendment Judge Garland for AG

NRA-ILA--At a news conference on January 7th, President-elect Joe Biden announced he will nominate U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Judge Merrick Garland for Attorney General. Biden’s choice of a noted Second Amendment opponent to lead the Department of Justice is an overt assault on gun rights... Read more →


Weekly Wastebasket: The Rule of Law Must Prevail

This is not normal. And this is not a normal Weekly Wastebasket. At Taxpayers for Common Sense we use this piece to inform, vent, and occasionally rile up our supporters (and opposition). We had another scintillating budget process Wastebasket in the works. The events of January 6, however, intervened. The following... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Who Is Guilty Of Inciting Riots?

ABC News (Australia) Looters have overrun streets in Washington DC and New York City and fires have been ignited near the White House as the US experienced its sixth night of violence fuelled by the killings of black people at the hands of police. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-0... During the summer... Read more →


Funding for Paulsboro Offshore Wind Facility Okayed

PAULSBORO, NJ--The BPU has approved Docket No. QO20080539 – In the Matter of the Clean Energy Programs and Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 and Docket No. QO20120770 – In the Matter of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between South Jersey Port Corporation and the Board of Public Utilities. This will direct... Read more →


20-Year-Veteran of Philly PD Sentenced for Distributing Child Pornography

PHILADELPHIA – First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that James Strohm, 49, of Philadelphia, PA, a 20-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, was sentenced to 172 months in prison, 20 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $79,000 in restitution and more than $27,000 in special... Read more →


Clinical trial will test combination monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (purple), isolated from a patient sampleNIAID A Phase 2/3 clinical trial has begun to evaluate a combination investigational monoclonal antibody therapy for its safety and efficacy in people who have mild or moderate COVID-19. The two... Read more →


Carneys Point's Opportunity Zone to receive $3.5 Million to Boost Economic Development Efforts

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.5 million grant to the Carneys Point Township Sewer Authority, Carneys Point, New Jersey, to make sanitary sewer service infrastructure improvements needed to support the community and its growing business needs.... Read more →


DEP REPORTS RECORD NUMBER OF BALD EAGLE NESTS; FOUND IN 21 COUNTIES

CONSERVATION SUCCESS IN NEW JERSEY (JANUARY 10, 2021) TRENTON – More than 40 years after facing near-extinction, New Jersey’s bald eagle population is soaring and reaching new milestones, including confirmation for the first time of nesting pairs found in each of the state’s 21 counties, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine... Read more →


Francis E. Burkhardt, Jr., of Gloucester City; Retired Postal Clerk, U.S Coast Guard Vet

Francis Edward Burkhardt, Jr. Gloucester City – On January 5, 2021. Age 97. Loving husband of 60 years to the late Dorothy Elizabeth Burkhardt (nee Humenic). Cherished father of Francis Burkhardt, Kenneth (Mary Lou) Burkhardt and Elyse (Michael) McLean. Devoted grandfather of 8 and great-grandfather of 20. Francis was born in... Read more →


Kiwanis Club Sponsors MARTIN LUTHER KING Day of Service Projects

UPDATED HADDONFIELD NJ: Improving the lives of children in our community is the focus of several community service projects on Martin Luther King Day, January 18. Low-contact and no-contact community service projects have been developed by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons for participation by local residents. Several drop-off boxes will... Read more →