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Rutgers University–Camden Receives $233,066 for Climate Change Research

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that Rutgers University–Camden will receive $233,066 in federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research into the effects of climate change on ecological diversity. Gloucestercitynews.net files “Climate change is a serious threat to our communities, with devastating consequences... Read more →


Bob Waterson of Bellmawr; Air Force Veteran, Mt. Laurel MUA Employee, Auto Detailer

Bob Waterson Robert “Bob” Waterson, age 80, from Bellmawr NJ, passed away peacefully at his home in Bellmawr on Monday, January 25, 2021. He is survived by his dear friend and former spouse Frances Waterson. Beloved father to Robert Waterson (Dawn), Darlene Sokoloff (Shanon), and Donna Conte (Brian). Cherished Grandpop to... Read more →


CARDIO SPORT Teams Up With Ryan Key of Yellowcard & Derek Sanders of Mayday Parade

For Exciting Livestream Workout Taking Place This Friday, Jan 29th Register Now The Workout of Sports™ brought to you by Cardio Sport®, is the most fun, dynamic and innovative fitness training program that both novices and gurus will ever experience. The brand is excited to announce their next few virtual workout... Read more →


Camden City Seniors Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

CAMDEN CITY,NJ--Camden City seniors received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at First Nazarene Baptist Church on Thursday morning. The vaccinations came via a partnership between Project H.O.P.E., the Board of County Commissioners, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, and the City of Camden. “The city has faced enormous challenges over the course... Read more →


Home Country: Bachelor Windy Wilson and Widow Mamie Dilworth

by Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Windy, my man,” said Doc, “how are you and the widow getting along?” “She’s been sorta creepitatin’ up on my blind side, Doc,” Windy said. “Which side is that, Windy?” “Very humoristic, Dud. Ha. Ha.” We had all been watching, as closely as we could,... Read more →


Importance Of Money Management When Gambling

Without any doubt, gambling is a great way to spend time. It is fun, vivid, and entertaining. And for some people, it may be even financially rewarding. Unfortunately, too many players continue to lose money just because they concentrate on the games and rules, and not on financial literacy. Did you... Read more →


Things to know before you start a retail store

The retail vertical has been evolving steadily! Previously, this industry was all about mortar and brick stores. Today, the concept of online retail stores is becoming familiar, and people are shopping online. The popular eCommerce websites are the best instances of online retailers. However, the brick and mortar retail stores function... Read more →


Where to Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccination in Camden County

COVID-19 Response Health Care Workers who currently fall into Category 1A in the Camden County vaccine rollout who are not associated with a hospital system can now get vaccinated at one of these seven locations in Camden County. CAMCare Health Corporation, 817 Federal Street, Camden CAMCare Health Corporation, 121 White Horse... Read more →


NJ Dept. of Health Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Beginning today, Jan. 14, the New Jersey Department of Health has expanded the population eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations at sites throughout the state. These groups can start making vaccination appointments immediately at the county’s newly opened vaccination center in Blackwood as well as at other vaccination... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Bipartisan Group Introduce Legislation to Expand Apprenticeships

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) joined House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) and a bipartisan group of colleagues in unveiling a proposed reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act that would create nearly one million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship... Read more →


Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis, Star Basketball Player for Gloucester Catholic and Lady Goldtrotters

Cherry Hill – Formerly of Gloucester City and Myerstown, PA. On January 21, 2021. Age 77. Loving daughter of the late George H. Sturgis, Sr. and Marie Anna Sturgis (nee McCully). Cherished sister of Harry J. Sturgis, Sr. and many devoted nieces and nephews. Survived by her best friend, Dorothy S.... Read more →


Paterson, Cherry Hill, Trenton, Camden MVC Closed

TRENTON – The Paterson Regional/Licensing Center, Cherry Hill Vehicle Center, Trenton Regional/Vehicle Center, and Camden Licensing Center have been closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19 at each location. The Paterson, Trenton, and Camden Centers will reopen Friday, Feb. 5. At each of these three locations, the single... Read more →


Guest Opinion: I Share Your Plea For Peace

Greetings my friend, It has been some time since we last corresponded. I write to share your plea for peace expressed in your editorial – the Hatred and Ruthlessness Must Stop. The decades of fermenting suspicion, isolation, mistrust, and division - by media and political organizations alike - has boiled over,... Read more →


ROWAN UNIVERSITY SPORTS: From Runner To Runway, Meet Rowan's Kevin Lauer

Kevin Lauer is a cross country/track runner at Rowan University by Joe Nicolo '22 GLASSBORO, NJ - Kevin Lauer is a cross country/track runner at Rowan University and he has quite an interesting resume. He is majoring in Elementary Education and flying past his competition on the track. Along with his... Read more →


$1 million in FY 2021 Bikeway grants

(Trenton) – The Murphy Administration today announced five Bikeway Grants totaling $1 million to help advance local Bikeway projects in four counties – Atlantic, Burlington, Hudson, and Ocean counties. “Transportation infrastructure is more than just roads and bridges. Investing in bikeways encourages people to consider alternate forms of public transportation,” NJDOT... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Media Blackout Of Nazi-Like Event

January 25, 2021 by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what happened at a pro-life Mass on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade: In the 1930s, Nazis routinely invaded religious services at synagogues. There have been many copycat events in the United States since that... Read more →


NJ News Commons: VACCINE HOTLINE LIVE, BUT SHORTAGES HAMPER EFFORTS

The state's vaccine hotline went live yesterday, but the call center is already flooded with interest. Over 60,000 people have called in already — but only a small fraction have been able to set up appointments. Plus, the sites are already experiencing vaccine shortages. So far there hasn't been universal follow-through... Read more →


Eugene Wayne Fort, of Laurel Springs, 64

On January 16, 2021. Age 64. Of Laurel Springs. Beloved son of the late Randolph and Bernice Fort (nee Holmes). Survived by many loving caregivers and his church family at Solid Rock Baptist Church in Berlin, as well as 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Eugene was a fan of Philadelphia Phillies... Read more →


KAISER HEALTH NETWORK: Police Often Break Own Rules Using ‘Rubber Bullets’

Fractured Skulls, Lost Eyes: By Liz Szabo and Jay Hancock and Kevin McCoy, USA TODAY and Donovan Slack, USA TODAY and Dennis Wagner, USA TODAY Megan Matthews thought she was dying. “I thought my head was blown off,” said Matthews, 22, who was hit in the eye with a sponge-tipped projectile... Read more →


New Jersey Prepares for 2021 Election; Will It Be Mail-In Ballots? Or Vote in Person?

GENESIS OBANDO | JANUARY 22, 2021 | NJ DECIDES 2021, POLITICS A little housekeeping wouldn’t hurt to ensure your personal voting process will be shipshape Credit: Both photos: (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) File photos: It’s yet to be decided whether New Jersey voters will cast their ballots in 2021 in person or... Read more →


Philadelphia Diocese Launches Catholic Charities Appeal

Monday morning at a news conference, Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez launched the 2021 Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA), the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's single largest and most important annual fundraising initiative. It benefits hundreds of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries in the Archdiocese. This year’s fundraising goal is $12.5 million... Read more →


Dixie Cups Manufacturer Leaving Pennsylvania for Kentucky

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The manufacturer of Dixie brand cups has announced plans to consolidate manufacturing operations to a single site located in Kentucky and close down a plant in Pennsylvania. Georgia-Pacific announced earlier this month that it would expand its Lexington to accommodate... Read more →


DNREC Updates A-Street Ditch PCB Cleanup Pilot Project

A new report prepared for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control indicates that the innovative technology being tested in Wilmington’s A-Street Ditch cleanup pilot project continues to show promise. The report summarizes data collected one year after biologically-enhanced carbon pellets were applied to sediments in the ditch to... Read more →


Florida Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

TRENTON (Jan. 25, 2021) – One Florida Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Sunday, January 24, drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize. In addition, 9,168 players won $45,390 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 2,205 of those tickets doubling... Read more →


Gloucester Township Energy Aggregation Public Information Session

Gloucester Township is once again pleased to announce the relaunch of its Energy Aggregation Program (EAP), or as it is officially known in the state of New Jersey, Government Energy Aggregation (GEA), available this time to Residential Atlantic City Electric account holders only, beginning in March 2021. The primary goals of... Read more →


Thomas Iacovone, Jr. Named Interim Principal at GCHS, Succeeds Ed Beckett

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2021)--On Saturday, January 23rd, Mr. Thomas Iacovone, Jr. officially became the Interim Principal of Gloucester Catholic. Please take the time to get to know Mr. Iacovone, a teacher, administrator, coach, father, and husband. He succeeds Mr. Ed Beckett ’78 who served and led Gloucester Catholic with... Read more →


Resident Cited by Housing Office for Stockpiling Wood, Debris, and Unknown Substance on Roof

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Part of the rain gutter is hanging down from the top roof soffit and is being held in place by a thin rope. There are numerous bags, of an unknown substance stored on the shed roof. The property has been in this condition for... Read more →


Microsoft's Case Western Reserve’s signature software

CLEVELAND—Case Western Reserve University’s HoloAnatomy® Software Suite will star this week in a pair of online events that Microsoft is hosting for colleges and universities: On Tuesday, Jan. 26, representatives from the university and Microsoft will present a webinar titled “A New Vision for Medical Education”for colleges and universities interested in... Read more →


Joan E. Villanova (nee Chandler), 86, of Gloucester City

Joan E. Villanova (nee Chandler), 86, of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on January 7, 2021. Mother of Allen Villanova, Joseph J. Villanova (Michelle) and Darren Villanova. Sister of Jack, the late Gloria, the late Charlotte and the late Dorothy. Grandmother of Joseph A. Villanova and Gloucestercitynews.net files Mickelle Villanova. Services... Read more →


NJ CONFIRMS FIRST 2 CASES OF NEW CORONAVIRUS STRAIN

On Friday, health commissioner Judy Persichilli announced that the state has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 that are caused by a second strain — the variant is called B.1.1.7, and is associated with the U.K. This strain is more contagious than the original, but there's no evidence that it is more... Read more →


ProPublica : Investigating New York City's Police Force, The Largest in The Nation

SERIES: THE NYPD FILES Images from videos obtained by ProPublica and THE CITY show New York City Detectives using chokehold. Source ProPublica Still Can’t Breathe How NYPD officers continue to use chokeholds — which can be deadly and are explicitly prohibited by the department — on civilians, while officers with substantiated... Read more →


Choosing Good Ink for Your Printer

With so many different ink options available, it can be hard choosing the best type for your printer. However, before you blindly stick with genuine cartridges, take a moment to check out our advice and get the best ink replacement for printer machines possible. Don’t Buy Genuine Ink The first step... Read more →


CNB Medical: “Sandwich Generation” Caregivers

Taking care of their kids and their parents can keep many in the Sandwich Generation from saving for their own future—but help is available. (NAPSI)—The Sandwich Generation, named for the population of Americans caring for both their school-aged children and an aging parent or other relative, has been uniquely affected by... Read more →


Moorestown Police Investigating Home Burglary

MOORESTOWN, NJ --(January 24, 2021)--Saturday, January 23 at 7:38 am, Moorestown Gloucestercitynews.net files officers were dispatched to a report of a residential burglary that occurred in the 400 block of Crescent Ave near Pleasant Valley Ave. The resident arrived home and discovered that between about 9:00 am on 1/22/2021 and 7:30... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Sock Drive

Help us help those who are in need, and THANK YOU to those who have donated a LARGE quantity so far! We are collecting NEW, unused socks at the GTPD Watch Desk, located at the front bottom floor of 1261 Chews Landing Road, Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 until February 19th! Those... Read more →


Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices: How to Save Cash on Them

Image by Wirestock The cost of prescription drugs in the US are continually rising. This has resulted in many consumers forgoing their medications. For example, insulin, a necessity for survival for Type 1 diabetes patients, has increased in price quadruple times. With this, consumers are left with hard choices—to buy or... Read more →


$23.2 Million Powerball Jackpot in Passaic County

One Sussex County Ticket Wins $2,000,000 and One Passaic County Ticket Wins $1,000,000 TRENTON (Jan. 24, 2021) – New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James Carey announced that the only Powerball jackpot winning ticket from the Saturday, January 23, drawing was sold in New Jersey, winning the $23.2 million jackpot prize. The... Read more →


Interesting Statistics about the Vietnam Memorial Wall

photo courtesy of Mark Phipps A little history most people will never know. There are 58,267 names now listed on that polished black wall, including those added in 2010. The names are arranged in the order in which they were taken from us by date and within each date the names... Read more →


Five Tips When Traveling With Your Dog

by Ane Graham | CNBNews Contributor Fur parents increasingly see their pets as core family members, which means- it can be hard to leave the house without finding your best friend beside you. Peyton (Gloucestercitynews.net) Taking your dog on your next trek can make the trip a lot more fun though... Read more →


Onah Ike Nwatu Succumbs

The Nwatu family regrets to inform you the painful and unexpected exit and transition to heaven of, Mr. Onah Ike Nwatu of Amechi Awkunanaw, Enugu State January 20, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy Nwatu, children Cindy, Scott, Renee, late son Troy, and his 3 sisters. He will... Read more →


Cars from the 1950s and Early 1960s with the Added Continental Kit

(CNB News)(January 25, 2021)--Back in the day when you could tell the make of a car just by looking at it, there was a period when the so-called Continental kit accessory became a customizing aftermarket appearance that gave the vehicles that distinct flair. This external spare wheel mount was seen during... Read more →


Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $2,033,234 Jackpot in Hudson County

TRENTON (Jan. 24, 2021) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $2,033,234 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Saturday, January 23, drawing. The winning numbers were: 05, 16, 18, 21, and 29 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000... Read more →


Double Murder in Edgewater Park

EDGEWATER PARK – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that two men were fatally shot early this morning at a residence in the 200 block of Dogwood Road. Police were called to the house just before 1 a.m. and discovered the bodies... Read more →


How Internet From Space Brings Faster Internet To Rural Areas

TECHNOLOGY IMPROVING OUR LIVES Enjoying a rural lifestyle no longer has to mean you have to give up the kind of Internet connectivity urban dwellers have, thanks to today’s out-of-this-world satellite systems. (NAPSI)—For many in the American countryside, signals from space have been most welcome for some time. That’s because, in... Read more →


Larry King R.I.P.

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor January 23, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Larry King: Larry King was perhaps the greatest interviewer of all time. Unlike today's cable news hosts, Larry came to the table without cue cards. There were no canned questions prepared by... Read more →


CNB Books: Historical Fiction, Real-Life Thriller And Lovable Characters

To Round Out Your Reading List “The Ticket” by Karen Schutte (Green Spring Publishing) (NAPS)—A touching account of a true American family, filled with ambition, promises, love, loss and a legacy of survival. Destined to a life of servitude, Karl Kessel, a turn-of-the-century German immigrant from Yugoslavia, receives an unexpected gift:... Read more →


CONSUMER TIP: BEWARE OF FAKE EMAILS!

USPS® and the Postal Inspection Service are aware of the circulation of a fake email/email scam claiming to be from USPS officials including the Postmaster General. Please know USPS officials would never reach out directly to consumers and ask for money or Personal Identifying Information (PII). Please read the information below... Read more →


College of Charleston Students from NJ Named to President's List and Dean's List

CHARLESTON, SC (01/22/2021)-- College of Charleston congratulates more than 2,600 students who were named to the President's List and Dean's List for Fall 2020. College of Charleston congratulates more than 2050 students who were named to the President's List and Dean's List for Fall 2020. Emily DeBaecke of Columbus (08022) was... Read more →


Dorothy M. Maglio, of Mt. Ephraim, 93

Dorothy M. Maglio (nee Huntzman), on January 17, 2021, of Mt. Ephraim. Age 93. Beloved wife of John M. Loving mother of the late Robert. Dear grandmother of Dorothy Maglio and Jamie Maglio. Great grandmother of Stanley Zinkus, Angel Collazo, Colin Gibson and Marlena Gibson. Great-great grandmother of Briella, Gabriel and... Read more →