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Kenneth J. Murray, age 70, formerly of Runnemede, NJ.

Beloved son of the late John J. Murray and Elizabeth L. Murray (nee Gray). Went home to be with the Lord on January 21st 2021. He is survived by 5 sisters: Marilynn Matone of Old Forge, PA, Linda White of Somerdale, NJ, Robin Biello of Runnemede, NJ, Doris Kralle and Barbara Murray of Punta Gorda, FL. He is also survived by 4 brothers: David F. Murray of Las Vegas, NV, and the late John F. Murray, formerly of Bellmawr, NJ, Donald P. Murray, formerly of Blackwood, NJ and Fredrick P. Murray, formerly of Runnemede, NJ. Kenny had a deep love... Read more →

Ways People Decorate Their House With Confederate Flags 

Times are changing and showing your allegiance to the failed secession of the Confederacy is becoming increasingly risky. Fans of the rebel state are being forced underground again. Flying the Confederate flag in this day and age is likely to cause you some serious problems. You might lose your job and even your career. That’s why it’s best to take down the flag and bring it inside. But you don’t have to box it up, you can display your Southern pride all over the house and in every room for you and your guests to enjoy. All without worrying about... Read more →

5 Diet Tips In Case of Another Lockdown

Have you developed some love handles during the last lockdown? We get you. Everyone’s been there, and nobody liked it one bit. Just in case there will be another lockdown in your country or area, we thought about writing a short guide on how to eat well and form some healthy habits so you can avoid the nasty side effects of being locked inside your house. Fortunately, you can avoid the formation of love handles and other fatty deposits by doing mild exercises and making slight adjustments to your diet during this time. So without further ado, here are our... Read more →

1 million in FY 2021 Transit Village grants to revitalize areas around transit facilities

(Trenton) – The Murphy Administration today announced $1 million in FY 2021 Transit Village grants to help four municipalities advance projects that will improve quality of life in Atlantic, Hudson, Essex and Middlesex Counties. “The Department of Transportation’s dedication to the people of New Jersey extends far beyond our roadways,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “Initiatives like the Transit Village program spur community and economic growth and improve the quality of life for all New Jersey’s residents and visitors.” The Transit Village program is a multi-agency smart growth initiative, in which municipalities that have transit facilities within their borders can... Read more →

Vaccine Pop-Up Clinic for Vets Saturday, Runnemede

The Camden County Board of Commissioners in partnership with The Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center and the Borough of Runnemede will hold a COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Up Clinic on Saturday, January 30, 2021 for eligible Veterans. Veterans must be registered for care in the Philadelphia VA Healthcare System, be age 75+ or between ages 65 - 75 at elevated risk. When making an appointment, veterans can check on their eligibility. Appointments Only. Veterans with an appointment will be receiving the Pfizer vaccine. The appointment for their second dose will be made before they leave. Plan for a return visit... Read more →

4 Reasons To Buy Cbd Oil for Dogs& Where To Shop For It

In case you have been thinking about introducing CBD oil to your canine’s daily routine, but you can’t decide if it is the right thing to do or not, then you have an important task ahead of you. Unsurprisingly, you probably aren’t ready to just buy this product before first checking out if it can be any good for your pet. So, that’s the task that I am talking about. Before making this significant decision, you need to get more info about what it is that CBD oil can do for your animals. This means that you should look into... Read more →

Art therapy: Healing through creativity

From the very beginning, art correction was based on the psychoanalytic theories of famous scientists, Freud and Jung. In their opinion, the finished result of the creativity process (a drawing, a sculpture, an installation) reveals the unconscious mental states of the individual. Therefore, art psychological concepts can be defined from the point of view of psychoanalysis. There is an opinion that the Art therapy technique and its name were invented by the artist Adrian Hill. He taught his tuberculosis patients to draw and noticed that art distracted them from anxiety. Patients were freed from signs of mental disorder and anxiety... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing PA: Snow Geese are Arriving at Middle Creek / Live Stream

Stay on Top of This Year's Migration Today is the first official migration update for 2021. Middle Creek staff looks forward to sharing our observations with you as the migration season continues. While the last year has certainly been challenging and different, the snow geese and other waterfowl that call Middle Creek home at this time of year didn’t get the memo as they have been continuing their migration on schedule. While most of Middle Creek Lake is frozen, snow geese, tundra swans, Canada geese, and a variety of duck species are still utilizing the lake as an overnight roost.... Read more →

WASHINGTON POLITICS: Democrats Introduce Bill Raising Wage to $15 by 2025

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 incoming Senate Budget Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT), incoming Senate HELP Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA), Senate), Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) to introduce legislation gradually raising the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2025. LOVE YOUR MONEY! files The Raise the Wage Act of 2021 would gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 over five years. Thereafter, the federal minimum wage would be indexed to median wage... Read more →

William J. Muldoon, 62, of Brooklawn, Gloucester Catholic HS Alumnus Class of '76

Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on January 25, 2021. Age 62. Lifelong resident of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 40 years to Elizabeth A. Muldoon (nee Kraft). Loving father of William J. Muldoon, Jr. (John M. Donges), Dennis M. Muldoon (Samantha) and Bridget P. Muldoon (Lauren). Cherished grandfather of Lincoln C. and Clementine L. Muldoon. Predeceased by his father, Joseph P. Muldoon and his mother, Ruth A. Muldoon. Beloved son of Natalie Muldoon. Loving brother of Eileen Batavick, Michael Muldoon (Roberta), Linda Yodis, Natalie McBride (Thomas), Patricia Holwell and the late Deborah Krasowski (Surviving John). Also survived... Read more →


Alcatraz Female/Spayed Alaskan Husky/Mix 2 years 3 months Azizi Male/Neutered Mixed Breed, Medium (up to 44 lbs fully grown)/Mix 2 years Brittany Female/Spayed Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)/Mix 2 years 2 months Christopher Male/Neutered Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)/Mix 4 years Cruz Male/Neutered Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)/Mix 1 year 6 months Donnie Male/Neutered Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)/Mix 5 years 8 months Ducky Male/Neutered Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)/Mix 4 years Eddie Male/Neutered Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)/Mix 1 year 1... Read more →

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. files “Climate change is a serious threat to our communities, with devastating consequences both globally and here in South Jersey,” said Congressman Norcross. “The work being done at Rutgers–Camden is critical to deepening our understanding of how changing temperatures are affecting ecological systems around the world. This funding will advance the vital research being conducted right here to ensure a safe and... 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 Kennedy, Taylor, Gracie, George, Charlotte. Admired cousins Tony Beatrice, Roz Ezzi and Godson, Jimmy Ezzi. Predeceased by his loving mother Mary Beatrice DiGioia (Dominic), his father George Waterson Sr., and brother George Waterson Jr. Bob grew up in Camden, attended high school and proudly earned his GED. He went... 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 events in their virtual Workout Event Series. Kicking off later this month, the series will feature co-band-led workouts events designed to get participants motivated and moving – from the comfort of their own homes. The first event will take place this Friday, January 29th at 8pm ET, featuring special... 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 of this pandemic. While vaccinations are available at sites throughout the county and the city, it is imperative that we get these services directly into the heart of heavily-impacted communities,” said County Commissioner Jon Young. “In addition to making vaccines available, we will need the public’s help in communicating... 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 know that 76% of millennials lack this important skill? If you want to control your bankroll and start winning, this article will be of great use. Read it attentively and we guarantee that your money management skills will significantly improve. Things to remember If you ask professional and successful... 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 in a specific location. However, the non-store retailers function online. However, a considerable section of the retail stores is still physical stores that focus on multiple products! Are you planning to open a retail outlet? If yes, you need to get into detailed planning. It is necessary to arrange... 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 Pike, Clementine Project H.O.P.E, 519-525 West Street, Camden RMG Mount Ephraim, Mount Ephraim Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford ( Shoprite Pharmacy, Laurel Springs Shoprite Pharmacy, Berlin Please note these vaccinations are only for Health Care Worker who fall into the Category 1A rollout plan. Health Care workers... 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 sites throughout the county. The following groups are eligible for vaccination as of this morning: Paid or unpaid persons working or volunteering in a healthcare setting; Residents of long-term care facilities and other congregate settings; Frontline first responders; Persons aged 65 and older; and Persons aged 16 to 64... 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 positions over the next five years. The National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (H.R. 447) invests nearly $3.5 billion over five years to scale-up apprenticeship opportunities, streamline access to apprenticeships for workers and employers and expand apprenticeships into new in-demand industry sectors and occupations. According to the Department of Labor,... 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. “Dotty” D’Augustino. Beloved sister of the late George H. Sturgis, Jr. Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis April 27, 1943 - January 21, 2021 Ann was born in Camden and was a 1964 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. She was known as “Sturg” and excelled at basketball where she played... 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 employee who tested positive was last in the facility Thursday, Jan. 21. Cherry Hill will reopen Wednesday, Feb. 3, and the employee who tested positive was last there Tuesday, Jan. 19. Due to the closure of Trenton Regional, IRP and IFTA walk-in services will be unavailable until Feb. 5.... 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 Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “The Murphy administration recognizes the importance of quality-of-life projects funded by the Bikeway Grant Program.” The Bikeway Grant Program provides $1 million in grants annually to counties and municipalities in order to promote bikeways as an alternate mode of transportation that support the State’s goal... Read more →


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 for the second shot, though it is required. (TAPinto Camden) Plus: Coronavirus vaccine hotline fields 60K calls already (WHYY) Volunteers needed to gather data for (Planet Princeton) As expected, state call center is barraged with calls (ROI-NJ) TAMMY MURPHY'S PLAN FOR MATERNAL MORTALITY RATE Tammy Murphy, the state's... 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 and Eagles and professional wrestling. He loved to dancing and listen to music, especially Michael Jackson. Eugene was a decorated Special Olympic athlete having participated in track and field, bowling and basketball. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 1:30 PM at... 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 fired by law enforcement at a May 29 protest in Denver. “Everything was dark. I couldn’t see.” Matthews, a soft-spoken art major who lives with her mother, had gone to the demonstration against police brutality carrying bandages, water bottles and milk so she could provide first aid to protesters.... 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 by mail. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. Several key questions remain unanswered about voting in 2021. Will voting in person be... 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 the change. While not revealing investment figures for the expansion, the company said the move would result in 50 new jobs at the Kentucky facility. “Investments like this are what will create a #BetterKentucky for our people through quality jobs and opportunities,” Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear tweeted on Saturday.... 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 clean up polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Conducted by the DNREC’s Watershed Approach to Toxics Assessment and Restoration (WATAR) program, the technology deployed in the A-Street Ditch project uses an activated carbon product (SediMite™) with the addition of PCB-destroying micro-organisms. The activated carbon sequesters PCBs and over time the micro-organisms degrade... 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 their prize with DOUBLER. The winning numbers were: 11, 25, 40, 53 and 59. The Cash Ball was: 04. The DOUBLER add-on feature doubles the $2,500 third-tier prize to $5,000 when added to a game play for an additional $1 per play. It also doubles all of the other... 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 the program are to provide annual savings and rate stability for participating consumers. The program previously included PSE&G account holders, however, this portion of the program has been temporarily suspended due to a lack of savings in comparison to PSE&G residential default service. The Township continues to look for... 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 distinction over a long number of years. As he assumes the leadership of Gloucester Catholic at this important moment, please see the Q & A below that provides insight into who Mr. Iacovone is. Question 1: Can you tell us a little about your family’s history with Gloucester Catholic?... Read more →

ZenSports Announces ICX Funding, Betting, and Trading

Peer-to-Peer sports betting app adds the native cryptocurrency from ICON's blockchain protocol, ICX, to its platform for funding, betting, and trading SAN FRANCISCO, Januar 25, 2020 ( - ​​​​​ZenSports, the mobile peer-to-peer sports betting marketplace where anyone in any legal market in the world can create and accept sports bets with anyone else in any legal market in the world without the need for a centralized bookmaker, has just announced the launch of funding, betting, and trading in ICX. ICX is the native coin built on ICON’s blockchain protocol, and which can be used for real-time payments and also as... 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 months according to neighbors. (CNBNews photo) (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2021)--A Monmouth Street resident living in the 800 unit block contacted us about a home in their neighborhood. They were concerned that the substance in the bags being stored on the roof along with the firewood and debris... 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 learning more about Case Western Reserve’s mixed-reality curriculum. The session will highlight Case Western Reserve’s rapid pivot from classroom to all-remote teaching of its mixed-reality anatomy curriculum using Microsoft HoloLens. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Microsoft’s HoloLens Industry Summit will include an education break-out sessionled by Case Western Reserve and... 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 files Mickelle Villanova. Services are being held privately at the request of the family. The Farnelli Funeral Home of Williamstown, NJ, Read more →


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 lethal. The cases: a man in Ocean County, plus a child in North Jersey. (Politico / WHYY) HOW BIDEN'S FIRST ORDERS WILL IMPACT NJ RESIDENTS This write-up by reporter Colleen O'Dea frames what you might be able to expect from Biden's first executive orders in Washington. He has already... 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 claims of abuse go without any meaningful punishment. by Topher Sanders, ProPublica, and Yoav Gonen, THE CITY, video by Lucas Waldron, ProPublica Jan. 21, 5 a.m. EST Investigating America’s Largest Police Force ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories... 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 in getting good ink is to avoid buying genuine ink cartridges. This may come as a shock to you, especially because printer manufacturers spend a lot of money trying to convince you that their ink is the only viable option on the market. The reason you should avoid genuine... 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 the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent survey and white paper from New York Life, “Caregiving and COVID-19: How the pandemic is expanding the sandwich generation.” This is largely due to an enhanced demand on the typical type of care the generation provides as a result of the coronavirus’... Read more →

Moorestown Police Investigating Home Burglary

MOORESTOWN, NJ --(January 24, 2021)--Saturday, January 23 at 7:38 am, Moorestown 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 am on 1/23/2021, someone forced open a garage window and entered the garage. The person then used force to open the door from the garage to the interior of the home. Assorted jewelry was stolen from the master bedroom. Anyone with information is asked to contact Moorestown PD Detectives... 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 new socks will be be distributed to those in need this winter through one of our local homeless outreach programs. The first batch of sock distribution began on January 19th by our friends at One Love South Jersey. They delivered the socks to OperationKindness, Joseph's House of Camden, Anna... 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 not to buy? The Rise of Prescription Drug Costs Health Affairs published a study in 2019 that examined the price list of brand-name and generic drugs. The data was from 2005 to 2016 based on a large pharmacy database. The study showed that newly developed drugs are to blame... 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 winning ticket was sold at Quick Mart, 155 Lakeview Ave., Clifton in Passaic County. That retailer will receive a $30,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket. “Congratulations to the winner of this multi-million-dollar jackpot! We encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket, make a copy... 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 ( Taking your dog on your next trek can make the trip a lot more fun though it also has its challenges. But if you’re aware of the steps you need to take, traveling with your pet wouldn’t be as difficult as you might think. Here are 5 tips to make your journey with your dog safe and enjoyable! Research Before going on a trip with... 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 forever be irreplaceable and missed, and always in our hearts. 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 the 1950s and early 1960s. It enhanced the “long and low” look that was so popular at the time. Continental kits and Imperial trunk bumps made a brief reappearance in the 1980s “pimpmobiles,” along with faux Rolls Royce Grilles, chrome wire wheels, and padded fabric top treatments. Contemporary examples... 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 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at N & A Services Inc., 1054 Broadway, Bayonne in Hudson County. This is the largest Jersey Cash 5 jackpot ever, surpassing the previous record of $1.96 million in 2013. Drawings are daily at 10:57 pm and jackpots start at... 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 of James Gist III, 29, of Westampton and Marcus Thompson, 29, of Willingboro. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. Approximately 10 people had gathered at the house to celebrate a birthday. The decedents were the only ones struck by gunfire. The motive for the shootings continues to... Read more →