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Joseph P. Driscoll, Jr., of Bellmawr; Active St. Mary’s Parishioner, Air Force Veteran

Joe died peacefully surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of nearly 60 years Olive M. Driscoll (nee Pine), and his children: Denise (BJ) Glassman, Nancy (Pat) Gartland, Joe (Kim) Driscoll, Susan (Bob) Leonchuck, John (Katie) Driscoll, and Colleen Long (Joe). He was adored and loved by his 29 grandchildren, the Glassmans: Bill (Nicole), Bob (Tiff), Kim, Krista (Cesar), Dan, Liz (Joe), Jim, and Eric; the Gartlands: Patrick (Stephanie), Erin (John), Michael (Alexis) and Sean; the Driscolls: Luke, Allison, and Liam; the Leonchucks: Michael Blaise, Rebecca, Nick, and Jeanette; the Driscolls: Catherine (Chris), Joe, Jack, Olivia, Sam, Genevieve, and... Read more →

NJ Students on Dean's Commendation List at Gettysburg College

GETTYSBURG, PA (01/15/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work were recently placed on the Deans' Commendation List. The following students from your area have been placed on the Spring 2020 list: Emily Bostrom of Hainesport (08036) Jillian Caputo of Haddon Township (08108) Gabriela Connor of Haddonfield (08033) Rebecca Daly of Marlton (08053) Kelsey DiPenta of Mount Laurel (08054) Dylan Elliott of Sewell (08080) Zachary Evans of Egg Harbor Township (08234)... Read more →

Valuable tips for traveling with family during the pandemic

by Gary Saitowitz Traveling is an integral part of human life. It may be for recreation or necessity. However, it is unavoidable. Despite all this, the onset of Coronavirus has halted every aspect of human life, including traveling. With the social distancing norms, all across the globe, individuals are facing a lot of problems while traveling nationally or internationally. In case you feel that your loved ones need a vacation, experts provide you with safety tips that you must comprehend. Keep in mind that these safety tips are for your security, and you must pay careful attention to them. Also,... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Concertina razor wire tops the 8-foot non-scalable fence that surrounds the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, on Jan. 14, 2020. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) courtesy of Epoch Times CORRECTION: The police officer who supposedly died from being hit in the head with a fire extinguisher actually died from natural causes; specifically a heart attack. The rioting in the streets that we have witnessed across our Nation last summer is sadly continuing into this year. As everyone knows January 6 a large number of people made up of Trump supporters, along with insurgents from Black Lives Matter... Read more →

GreatSchools: When teens lie (because they all do!)

Hank Pellissier “Nelly, where are you going?” asks her mother one Saturday night, as her 16-year-old daughter scampers out the front door in a low-cut shirt and miniskirt. “Shannon and I are going to a movie, I forget the name. Then we’re gonna eat at the new whatchamacallit cafe and I’ll be back by 11 or 12. Don’t wait up!” “Okay… but… but… but…” Nelly’s mom frowns suspiciously as her daughter disappears into the night. She wonders: Was my daughter’s last-minute outfit change related to the furious spasm of texts she just got? Did she really break up with Dragomir,... Read more →

Philadelphia Man Identified, Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Camden, N.J. – A Philadelphia man has been identified as the driver in a fatal hit-and-run incident in Runnemede on Jan. 3 and has been charged for his involvement, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Runnemede Police Chief Paul Dailey. Gregory Graves, 40, of Philadelphia, is charged with one count of second-degree Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident, one count of third-degree Being Involved in a Fatal Accident with a Suspended License, and one count of third-degree Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution. Officers responded to the intersection of the S. Black Horse Pike and East Clements... Read more →

NJ Residents Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's List

GETTYSBURG, PA (01/15/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean's Honor List. The following local students have been awarded this outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2020 semester. Meredith Amato of Woodbury (08096) Rebecca Blaszczyk of Swedesboro (08085) Tyler Carmolingo of Mullica Hill (08062) Macey Cohen of Marlton (08053) Casey Creagh of Burlington (08016) Declan Cronin of Haddonfield (08033) Laura Duffy of Marlton (08053) Paige Evans of Egg Harbor Township (08234) Chloe Fuetterer of... Read more →

WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: A 4.6 Plan For 46 Work to Do Out of the Gate

Ignore the big shiny object of the President-elect Biden pandemic proposal– what matters is reality and where he puts his shoulder to the wheel. When he is sworn in on January 20, 2021, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. will be the 46th President of the United States. At Taxpayers for Common Sense we have some serious suggestions for sensible, fiscally-sound federal policies. And we’re always looking for ways to make suggestions that everyone, even those sad people who haven’t discovered the joys of contemplating new fiscal policies, will find memorable. Dare we say, “catchy”? Today we reveal a set of “Four... Read more →

10 Ways to Write a Perfect Essay

by Henry Mcdowel There may not be such a thing as “perfect,” but in the essay writing world, a student can get pretty close if he has a solid plan for crafting one and is willing to put in the time and effort. Most students have learned the step-by-step process for crafting an essay: Pick a topic that meets the requirements of the instructor for both breadth and depth. Conduct appropriate research or engage in some critical brainstorming to identify the elements that should be included. Formulate a thesis statement that will guide all that you plan to include. Organize... Read more →

Frank W. Mowatt, Sr. of Runnemede, age 77

Frank W. Mowatt, Sr. on January 14, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 77. Father of Debbie Frederico (Mark) and Frank W. Mowatt, Jr. (Christine). Grandfather of Erica Frederico (Sarah), Breanna Frederico, Frankie Mowatt (Victoria), Laura Mowatt, Morgan Mowatt and great grandfather of 4. Brother of Nancy Thistle (Glenn). "I will miss you dad and I love you always, you were always there for me and you will always be in my heart." Services and interment private. Read more →

Gambino Crime Family Associate Peter Tuccio Pleads Guilty to Arson in Queens

Defendant Set Fire to Victim’s Car to Induce Protection Payment Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino, left, and Peter Tuccio walking along in New York City Tuccio has pleaded guilty in an arson case. (Image courtesy of New York Daily News) Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Peter Tuccio pleaded guilty before United States Magistrate Judge Steven L. Tiscione to using fire to commit the felony crime of extortion. When sentenced, Tuccio faces a mandatory sentence of 10 years’ imprisonment, as well as forfeiture, restitution and a fine of up to $250,000. Seth D. DuCharme, Acting United States Attorney for the... Read more →

Marlene Baranello, of Bellmawr, 77

Surrounded by her loving family, Marlene passed peacefully on January 14, 2021, at age 77. Of Bellmawr. Formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Cherished daughter of the late James and Mary Baranello (nee D’Alessio). Beloved sister of Jean Baranello Abbonizia and her late husband, Arthur James Abbonizia. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and great dogs and cats. Marlene loved pizza and bowling, time spent with family and friends, and enjoyed eating out whenever the occasion arose, cheese steaks were her favorite. She enjoyed special time spent with her best friend Nancy. Marlene attended a Senior Care... Read more →

Op-Ed: “Society In Decline”

by Earl Foster So we had another election where voting is questionable depending on your perspective. In spite of countless reports of ballot harvesting, and missing ballots, those in any authority refuse to acknowledge there was/is a problem. Were the “Legal American” people cheated out of their vote and the election process? We may never know as a dangerous president was set due to a virus situation unleashed on the world and used by politicians to gain particular advantages over society in the opinion of many. During the year 2020 we saw that certain riots, looting and destruction of property... Read more →