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February 25, 2021

Free Food for Camden County Residents Friday

Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey to bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County. Drive-up only, While supplies last. Must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Read more →


From the Desk of

Mayor Daniel T. Spencer, Jr.
City of Gloucester City

My Fellow Citizens of Gloucester City, As a lifelong City resident, and now Mayor, my singular concern has always been the health, safety, and welfare of our residents. Recently, I became aware of a violation of a newly adopted NJDEP regulation for water quality involving PFNA. In 2020, the City authorized and funded in excess of one (1) million dollars’ worth of improvements to the water treatment system. The new treatment included the installation of state-of-the-art filters with granular activated carbon (GAC). This treatment method, currently in operation, is a highly reliable and proven option to remove certain chemicals, particularly organic chemicals, from water. Currently, New Jersey and California are the only two states to enact PFNA regulations as stringent as 13 part per trillion... Read more →


*Camden County LIBRARY HOTSPOT LEARNING PROGRAM

(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 the library system to support the community during this crisis. The Verizon 4G Jetpack hotspot can be used to connect phones, computers, and other devices to the internet while at home or on the road. The devices are now available at all branches of the library system and can be checked out to adults for two weeks (with no renewals). “Anyone who has been working or learning from home this year knows how important... Read more →


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Delaware State Parks Fee Season Begins March 1

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds visitors to Delaware State Parks that 2021 entrance fees will be in effect starting Monday, March 1 through Nov. 30. State park entrance fees for vehicles registered in Delaware are $4 at inland parks and $5 at ocean parks. Fees for out-of-state vehicles are $8 at inland parks and $10 at ocean parks. Entrance fees will remain in effect through Nov. 30, which is the normal fee season end date. Daily park entrance fees may be purchased via a credit-card machine at most park locations, where fee attendants are on duty or self-registration envelopes provided at park entrances that are then placed in designated secured drop boxes. Revenue generated from park entrance fees is used to... Read more →


Deadspin: Tiger Woods’ crash proves that Kobe Bryant’s death taught the media nothing

Writing this on the first anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s memorial service is sadly ironic and eternally frustrating, as it serves as a dejected reminder of just how unprofessional and chaotic the media landscape can be, as both of these unfortunate events were so recklessly covered. In case you forgot, TMZ told the world that Bryant was dead before his family had even been notified. And somehow Rick Fox’s name got caught up in the whirlwind, as his loved ones thought he was dead. Far too often, bloggers and media personalities masquerade as journalists. This sad truth, along with the loss of copy editors in newsrooms and society’s social media addiction, has given rise to a new strain of content that is often intoxicating but rarely... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: The top frauds of 2020

by Monica Vaca Associate Director, Division of Consumer Response and Operations 2020 was a tough year. Between the pandemic and the economic crisis, we all had our hands full. And scammers didn’t take any time off either — 2020 was a busy year for fraud. In 2020, the FTC got more than 2.2 million reports about fraud, with people telling us they lost nearly $3.3 billion. Here’s what we heard from you in 2020: The top fraud of 2020 was imposter scams. Scammers showed up wearing many different hats — from that of a government official, to a known business, to a dear family member or friend. The FTC got nearly 500,000 reports of imposter scams, and people reported losing a lot of money to... Read more →


Please Cooperate with Contact Tracers

(Camden, NJ) – Thanks to the hard work, sacrifice, and determination of Camden County’s residents, we have successfully “flattened the curve,” but now our community faces the challenge of slowing the spread and keeping it down. The Camden County Department of Health is asking members of the community to be part of the solution by actively working with our team of contact tracers whenever they call. “In addition to wearing a mask and social distancing, cooperating with the health department’s contact tracers may be the best way to help slow the spread of coronavirus in your community,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Health Department. “If you receive a call from our contact tracers because you have contracted COVID-19 or were exposed to someone... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $30,000,000

Two Ocean County Tickets Win $30,000 TRENTON (Feb. 24, 2021) – There were seven third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, February 23, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Two of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $30,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations: Ocean County ($30,000): Bay Avenue Farm, 93 East Bay Ave., Manahawkin; Ocean County ($30,000): Corner Store, 1636 Route 72 W., Manahawkin; Hudson County ($10,000): West New York Discount LLC, 6309 Park Ave., West New York; Mercer County ($10,000): Wawa #8357, 1200 State Highway 33, Hamilton; Monmouth County ($10,000): Kwik Shop, 38 New Brunswick Ave., Matawan; Ocean County ($10,000): Krauszers, 660... Read more →


CNBNews Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Pond Trout Season to Open Early

Anglers Encouraged to Practice Responsible Social Distancing; Newton Pond Closed for All Angling Feb. 23 through 27 Until Opening Gloucestercitynews.net files Delaware’s 2021 downstate pond trout season will open early to minimize opening day crowds and accommodate responsible outdoor recreation during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) period. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s plans are subject to change based on health and safety considerations, and any further restrictions or changes to the season will be announced. Anglers are encouraged to practice social distancing while fishing, which is currently six feet from other individuals, approximately the length of some fishing rods. Only Newton Pond near Greenwood in Sussex County will be stocked with trout, where the trout fishing season will open several days earlier... Read more →


Bridget J. Pidgeon, of Gloucester City, age 49

Bridget J. Pidgeon, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at the age of 49. Bridget was a devoted mother and grandmother. It was her “Job” to make sure everyone was taken care of in ways. She dedicated her life to her children and then later, her grandchildren. She was very active and a devout member of the Epiphany Church of Gloucester City and her grandkids always enjoyed attending church and functions with mom mom. Bridget is the loving daughter ofJoy (nee: Gurlin) and the late Robert Pidgeon. Beloved wife of the late Michael Rathof; loving mother of Justin Pidgeon, Amber Rathof, Kristen Rathof, Caitlyn Rathof, Michelle Rathof, Michael Rathof Jr. and the late Jeremy Rathof; dear sister of Brenda, Robert Jr., Bonny, Bertha and... Read more →


CARES Act Applications Now Available for Maryland Fishing Industry

Final Week To Apply The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces that applications remain available through February 28, 2021 for economic relief funds for the commercial seafood industry through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), for those who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application will be available to eligible members of the seafood industry on the Maryland OneStop website. The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2021. An appeals process for rejected applications is now available online. If you applied for CARES relief and your application was rejected, please check your email to see if you qualify for an appeal. All instructions and relevant information will be found with that email. The appeal will be part of your... Read more →