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January 19, 2021

Paul Thomas Devine, Top Technology Teacher in Delaware, Real Estate Agent, and Contractor

Paul Thomas Devine Paul Thomas Devine, age 72 years, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 with his wife by his side. Mr. Devine was born on February 26, 1948, in Gloucester City, NJ, and was the second son of Richard and Grace Devine. Mr. Devine was a graduate of Gloucester High School and earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Glassboro State College in technology education. He accepted a teaching position with the Christina School District in Newark, DE where he remained 29 years teaching at both Central Middle School and at Glasgow High School.... Read more →

Camden County GOP Awards The Line To Ciattarelli

Ambrosino: “Ciattarelli is getting our line” HADDON HEIGHTS (January 19, 2021)--– Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino announced today that after a conference call with the organization’s executive board that CCGOP will award the county line to Jack Ciattarelli in the gubernatorial primary. Rich Ambrosino said, “CCGOP’s by-laws state the chairman has the authority to award the organization line to candidates, but I prefer to be more inclusive and usually rely on a screening committee to interview candidates and make a recommendation. With Doug Steinhardt’s exit from the race a screening committee is no longer necessary, Jack Ciattarelli gets the... Read more →


Over 100 workers joined a Zoom event yesterday to push for a bill led by Sen. Loretta Weinberg. The Healthy Terminals Act would distribute a $4.54-per-month benefit to approximately 4,000 subcontracted airport workers in Newark in an effort to make their health care plan more affordable. (NorthJersey) DATA: WHY THE SURGE IN GUN PURCHASES IN NEW JERSEY? Last year (2020), over 442,000 New Jersey residents applied to get a gun permit. That's significantly higher than the number of people who applied a year before (2019): 102,000. What's contributing to this big change? Residents “are purchasing guns at a rate that... Read more →

Harrisburg, PA Woman Arrested for Stealing Pelosi's Laptop from Capitol Building January 6

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Federal authorities arrested a Pennsylvania woman Monday and accused her of stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during the Jan. 6 breach of Capitol Hill. Riley June Williams was taken into custody in Dauphin County, Pa., for her alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill breach. Dauphin County Prison Riley June Williams, of Harrisburg, was taken into custody after a former romantic partner told the FBI she took the computer during the attack and attempted to sell it to Russian intelligence officials. She’s been charged with violent entry... Read more →

Shawn Massey, Charged with Alleged Murder of Pine Hill Resident

Camden City, N.J. – An extensive search continues for a missing and endangered man who has now been charged in a Dec. 23 homicide in Pine Hill, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Pine Hill Police Chief Christopher Winters. Shawn Massey, 38, of Gibbsboro, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder in the homicide of Joseph Bottino, 54, of Gloucester Township. Police were called to the 100 block of Watsontown-New Freedom Rd. around 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 23 after Bottino was found dead with visible traumatic injuries. Bottino was known to hunt in that... Read more →

Chad Barrett Jones, of Kentucky Charged for Actions at U.S. Capitol

CHAD BARRETT JONES Alleged To Have Been Part of Crowd that Violently Stormed Door to Speaker's Lobby WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Kentucky man was arrested and charged yesterday in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol last week during which he joined a crowd of individuals who unlawfully entered the U.S. Capitol and disrupted the conduct of business by the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. Chad Barrett Jones, 42, of Coxs Creek, Kentucky, was charged by criminal complaint with one count of assault on a federal officer, in violation of Title 18, United States... Read more →

NJ Amusement Parks 6th highest in value in 2019

By Mary Stroka | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Home to Mountain Creek Waterpark, Tomahawk Lake Water Park, Storybook Land, Land of Make Believe, (Wild West City, Casino Pier, and many more attractions, New Jersey stacked up as the sixth highest-producing state for value-added from amusement parks and water parks in 2019, according to a Bureau of Economic Analysis report from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Garden State brought in $309 million of the estimated $14.1 billion that amusement parks and water parks across the nation added to the economy that year. Florida (at $5.9 billion), California... Read more →

Teresa A. Severance of Deptford/Gloucester City, Past Sheriff and Holt Employee, GHS Alum Class of 74

On January 14, 2021. (nee Cooney) Age 65. Of Deptford and formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Edward R. Severance. Predeceased by her parents: Raymond Cooney, Sr. and Teresa Mary Cooney (nee Coons). Cherished mother of Tracy (Anthony) Hartman (nee Boody) and the late Raymond E. Cowgill, III (surviving Paula Abate). Beloved and devoted grandmother of James D. Spencer, Anthony Hartman and Angela Rae Cowgill. Predeceased by her brother, Raymond Cooney surviving wife Eileen Cooney (nee Murphy). Dear Aunt of Danielle (Tyler) Zook (nee Cooney) and Dean Cooney (fiancé Katelyn Cairns). Teresa was born on July 26,... Read more →

Credit Score Goals! 5 Ways To Improve Your Credit Score 

What are your major plans for this year? Maybe you plan to purchase a new house, or perhaps you want a massive house renovation this year. Maybe you are also planning to apply for an auto loan, or you want to realize that long-time dream of yours to start up a new business that requires a considerable amount of cash. Your credit score has a significant impact on whatever major plans you have for this year. Your credit score matters a lot in all purchases you make and even your major financial decisions. Those entities that loan you money would... Read more →

Brian C Jensen shares insights about the relevance of having a wellness regime during the pandemic phase 

(CNBNews)(January 19, 2021)--No one anticipated that the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak would adversely affect people across the globe. The sudden change in the daily routine has made people undertake excess stress and anxiety. It is challenging for people to stay at home for a prolonged time and maintain social distancing rules. Additionally, professionals also have to undergo several work instabilities, like pay cuts and job losses. Many employed full-time people have either lost their jobs or are working part-time at lesser pay. All these have made people extraordinarily paranoid and nervous. Brian C Jensen talks about the importance of wellness. The... Read more →

Best Friends Animal Society Innovative Web-based platform

(NAPSI)—The lives of nearly 733,000 cats and dogs could be saved with the help of caring humans and an innovative Web-based platform introduced this week by Best Friends Animal Society. Envisioned as a tool to help animal lovers help their communities save more pets, the new community lifesaving dashboard combines groundbreaking data visualization technology with the most comprehensive data set on animal welfare ever published. Two years in the making, the tool crowdsources, validates and translates complex data about the dogs and cats in U.S. shelters. It brings an unprecedented level of transparency to the animal welfare movement, unlocking new... Read more →

Reinventing Yourself This Year? Upgrade Your Bedroom This 2021

New Year is the perfect time to start and reinvent yourself. People tend to reset their routine and create resolutions to improve themselves. Individuals desire to be better, always. Sometimes, to change your life, you will have the desire to change your environment such as getting a new workplace, moving to a new city, quitting your existing job and having a reason to relocate. People are aware how their current surroundings affect their energy. Fortunately, you can change your environment within your reach. You don't need to move! How about upgrading your bedroom instead? A bedroom is your sanctuary. It... Read more →

Former Gloucester City Resident Paul Devine Succumbs to COVID-19

Paul Devine Former Gloucester City resident Paul Devine, died Monday afternoon, January 19, 2021. Gary Devine, his brother, said Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Recently he caught COVID-19 which was just too much for his brother to fight. "Throughout his life, Paul was always in the best shape; he never had a weight problem," said Gary. Earlier in life, he lifted weights, and during the time he attended Glassboro State College, where he received his degree, he was on the school's wrestling team." Paul worked as a teacher in the Delaware school system. He also worked in real estate,... Read more →

Wayne W Skain, of Gloucester City; Employed by Crescent Mobile Home

A horse perseveres with his heart and wins with his character. You don’t look back, you keep it all on the track. Wayne W. Skain certainly left it all on the track. He was wild & crazy, generous and had a great sense of humor. Wayne won each of us over with his rugged character and a beer. On Saturday January, 9th, 2021, after 71 laps around the track, Wayne passed away at Virtua-Lourdes Hospital in Camden. we’ll look back and smile because it was life and Wayne decided to live it. Wayne was born in Camden and had been... Read more →

Gwendolyn Vonceil Egner Ryan, Long Time Nurse; Bellmawr Board of Health

Peacefully, on January 15, 2021. Mother of 6 children and former nurse of Bellmawr, NJ. More recently of Mt. Laurel and Cherry Hill and a long-time resident of Sea Isle City. Loving and devoted wife of over 60 years to the late James J Ryan Sr. Beloved mother of Richard, Kathleen Pacifico, James Jr. (Sara), David (Stacey), Jennifer Alleva (David) and Daniel (Christie). Cherished "Mom-Mom" to 17 grandchildren and the late Jaime DeMaria, and 15 great grandchildren. Dear sister to the late Barbara Dubiel (Joseph). Treasured aunt and devoted friend to many. Born in Philadelphia on August 23, 1929, Gwen... Read more →

NJ Residents Named to The University of Scranton Fall 2020 Dean's List

SCRANTON, PA (01/14/2021)-- Local residents were among more than 1,800 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2020 fall semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. The students are: Zachary S. Morrison of Shamong (08088), a freshman biology major in the University's College of Arts and Sciences. Dominick J. Spera of Mount Laurel (08054), a freshman biochemistry major in the University's College of Arts and Sciences. Grace... Read more →

NJ Residents Named to East Stroudsburg University Announces Fall 2020 Dean's List

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (01/19/2021)-- A total of 1,543 students have been named to the Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the Fall 2020 semester of the 2002-2021 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs. Students eligible for the Dean's List are those who have attained a 3.50 quality point average or better and are enrolled full-time. The letter grade "B" earns 3 quality points per credit, and the grade "A" earns 4 quality points per credit. Emily Cubler of Burlington (08016) was among those named to East Stroudsburg University's... Read more →

Michele C (Simpson) Phillips, of Magnolia

The Universe falls in love with a stubborn heart. Michele C. Phillips was a fighter who fought for those she cared about in a way that lead others to join her. She loved her family and kids under constant worry about how they’re doing. She enjoyed being a mom and a grand mom. To the world Michele may have been just a mother, but to her family she was the world. On Wednesday January 13, 2021 Michele passed away comfortably at home in Magnolia, surrounded by the love of her family at the age of 55. Michele was born in... Read more →

Anne M. Thompson, Bellmawr, 92

Anne M. Thompson (nee Whildin), on January 16, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 92. Beloved wife of the late Carl L. Thompson. Devoted mother of Carol Anne Anderson (the late John P. Anderson), Bruce Thompson (Linda), and the late Herbert A. Thompson. Loving grandmother of Heather Green (Jeffrey), her special Angel Marti Ramos (Wilfredo), Kelly Palmer (Gregory), Annemarie Woodward (Eric), Megan Mills (Tyler), Mark Thompson, and Jeff Thompson and great grandmother of 11. Dear sister of Herbert Whildin and the late Maurice "Sonny" Whildin Jr. and Edward "Dorry" Whildin. Anne retired from Sears and Roebucks after more than 30 years of... Read more →

Lebanon Valley College Recognizes Fall 2020 Dean's List Honorees from New Jersey

ANNVILLE, PA (01/14/2021)-- Lebanon Valley College congratulates more than 800 students named to the Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester. Dean's list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0. Local students include: Ariana Genna of Newfield (08344), a graduate of Camden County Vocational-Technical School, is pursuing a bachelor of arts in political science and social justice & civic engage.. Megan O'Malley of Marlton (08053), a graduate of Cherokee High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in early childhood education. Daniel Gorenberg of Cherry Hill (08003), a graduate of Cherry Hill High School East,... Read more →

OPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! You Are Hurting Our Children!

You Can No Longer Blame Trump, What Happens Now Is On Your Watch- ~CNBNews (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools has compounded the crisis—but that can be fixed. Recently, two important developments have created an opportunity for a new national strategy to address the economic and health challenges facing schools, while equipping every classroom with healthy air filtration technology. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), recently signed into law,... Read more →

Department of Defense Vetting National Guardsmen in Washington, D.C.

Armed National Guard patrol in DC (photo courtesy of Reuters Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller released the following statement pertaining to vetting National Guard in DC As is normal for military support to large security events, the Department will vet National Guardsmen who are in Washington, D.C. While we have no intelligence indicating an insider threat, we are leaving no stone unturned in securing the capital. This type of vetting often takes place by law enforcement for significant security events. However, in this case the scope of military participation is unique. The D.C. National Guard is also providing additional training... Read more →

90-Bed Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center in Cherry Hill Opens

THE RECOVERY VILLAGE CHERRY HILL AT COOPER New inpatient center to offer treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions LAKE WORTH, FL - (January 13, 2021) - Advanced Recovery Systems and Cooper University Health Care announces that it will open The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper, a new, 90-bed inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center in Cherry Hill, NJ, on Monday, January 18, 2021. This state-of-the-art facility offers a full continuum of care for adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. As two leaders in behavioral health care, the joint venture between Cooper and... Read more →