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January 12, 2021

Obituary: Sarah Marie Vaughn, age 103

On January 2, 2021. Age 103. Services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Sarah Marie Vaughn. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →


Helen I. Hansen, of Voorhees/Woodbury

Voorhees and formerly of Woodbury – On January 10, 2021. Age 84. (nee Miller). Beloved wife of the late Harold L. “Hal” Hansen. Harold and Helen founded “Happy Tours, Inc.” to provide tour services for travelers. Helen worked for Shop Rite for many years. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to... Read more →


Angel Torres, of Glassboro Charged with Killing Collingswood Man

Camden City N.J. – A Glassboro man has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a Collingswood man, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Angel Torres, 31, of Glassboro, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder in... Read more →


Murphy Defends COVID-19 Actions

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy defended his actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the state had to tackle the pandemic head-on and eschew business as usual. Gloucestercitynews.net files “We haven’t sugarcoated our problems and we haven’t followed the old Trenton... Read more →


Chairwoman Vigilante Urges County Republicans To Stand With Jack Ciattarelli

Vigilante joins Essex County Chair in saying, “It’s time for the party to get behind Jack Ciattarelli.” MULLICA HILL (January 12– Borrowing a line from Jack Ciattarelli, Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante said today that “It is time to make Phil Murphy one and done in ’21.” “While I am... Read more →


CCPO Highlights Resources on Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Camden City, N.J. – In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month and National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Jan. 11, Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer is highlighted ways to identify potential cases and the resources available for those who need it. “Human trafficking is a complex crime that often... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Launches Online Emergency Reporting 

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN 12, 2021 – New Jersey American Water announced today that customers can now report a water outage, leak, or other water emergency online. Eliminating the need to report an emergency by phone, customers can now notify the company through the New Jersey American Water website or through... Read more →


Photo Released of Person of Interest Wanted for Questioning About Murder of Officer Sicknick

WASHINGTON, DC (January 12, 2021)--The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington DC Office, released a photo today of a person of interest who may be involved in the murder of US Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick. The officer died last week trying to block protestors from entering the Capitol Building in DC.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: NJBIA Statement on State of the State Address

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement in response to today’s State of the State address by Gov. Phil Murphy. “The past year has brought historic challenges to New Jersey and we thank the Governor and his administration for their efforts to best... Read more →


CCT Schools Appoints New Board Member

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Education at Camden County Technical Schools officially appointed its newest member, Jerry J. Silvi of Cherry Hill, during the district’s December Board meeting. Silvi was unanimously approved to serve a four-year term. “I’m pleased to welcome Jerry Silvi as a CCTS board member,” said... Read more →


BILL DONOHUE: Free Speech Under Attack

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on freedom of speech: The censoring of Parler by Amazon, Google and Apple is the most serious assault on freedom of speech we have ever seen by private companies in American history. Instead of addressing those... Read more →


Steven Leo Carr, Jr. of Gloucester City, age 29

Steven Leo Carr, Jr. “Leo”, Age 29 Of Gloucester City was called home to our Lord on January 6, 2021. Leo is the cherished son of Pattie (nee Rink) and the late Steven L. Carr, Sr. Cherished brother of Nathan Rink – Bishop all of Gloucester City. Maternal grandson of Irene... Read more →


CC Library New Hotspot Lending Plan

(Voorhees, NJ) – As part of its ongoing effort to bridge the digital divide widened by the pandemic, the Camden County Library System began a new hotspot lending program today for remote workers and learners. The program comes in addition to a variety of new digital services already made available through... Read more →


Camden County Surrogate's Office Moves to Gloucester Township

Message from Surrogate Michelle Gentek-Mayer "The boxes are unpacked, and the workstations are in place! We are now established in our new offices inside of Forrest Hall, located at 509 Lakeland Road in the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township. Once again, I would like to thank everyone who had a part... Read more →


Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township Welcomes Two New Breast Surgeons

The Comprehensive Breast Center, located at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township, recently welcome two new breast surgeons to its team of physicians: Kristin Brill, MD, FACS, and Susanna M. Nazarian, MD, PhD, FACS. We spoke with Dr. Brill and Dr. Nazarian about their experiences in the medical field,... Read more →


California's Dangerous Sanctuary Policy Leaves 3 Victims After Illegal Alien Murders Woman

LOS ANGELES — Herbert Nixon Flores, a 46-year-old criminal alien with an extensive criminal history, is the prime suspect in the murder of 35-year-old Karen Ruiz in the Pacoima area, Jan. 6. Flores shot and killed himself according to law enforcement officials days later. Flores, a repeat immigration offender, had been... Read more →


Pandemic Updates and Virtual Programming

The Camden County Board of Freeholders declared a state of emergency in Camden County in response to the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result of the declaration, all nonessential employees and personnel county-wide were asked to work from home. This declaration was amended to extend the... Read more →


Why Do You Need Sports LED Screens?

(CNBNews)(January 12, 2021)--Sports stadiums are not just designed for physical activities; they are also intended to keep the audience entertained not just with the sports but also with the content being displayed on the billboards. They have also become the prime source of generating revenue for the owners as advertisers and... Read more →


New NJDOT customer web site 

Apply for Outdoor Advertising permits online E-commerce system fulfills promise to make doing business easier (Trenton) – Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced the release of a new customer web site making it dramatically easier for businesses and the public to obtain Outdoor... Read more →


Delaware State Park Offices to Reopen Tuesday with Limited Hours

Virtual Programs Offered While Nature Centers Remain Closed The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its state park offices Tuesday, Jan. 12, with limited hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. Park offices were closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 11 to limit the spread... Read more →


Officer Down: K-9 Lyka Lucas Died After Falling from a Rooftop

LYKA LUKAS JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (DEC. 28, 2021)--K9 Lyka Lukas died after falling from the rooftop of the Dr. A. H. McCoy Federal Building in Jackson, Mississippi. She and her handler had responded to the rooftop to conduct a search after receiving reports that an unmanned drone had landed on the building.... Read more →