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March 2, 2021

John Ricca, of Maple Shade, formerly of Atlantic City

On February 25, 2021. Age 67 years of Maple Shade, formerly of Atlantic City, NJ. Burial will be private at Waterford Memorial Park, Waterford Works, NJ. There will be no visitation or service. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Patricia Nash Johnson, of Sewell; Retired Employee of NJ Youth & Family Services; GCHS Alum

On February 28, 2021. Age 77. Of Sewell. Formerly of Gloucester City. Beloved daughter of the late John and Mary Nash (nee Ash). Loving mother of Tara Johnson Blaisdell and her husband, Jon and Christopher Johnson and his wife, Chrissy. Cherished grandmother of Sean, Megan and Ryan. Predeceased by her sister, Mary Lou Nash. Patricia was a graduate of St. Mary’s School in Gloucester City and a 1962 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. She recently retired from the NJ Department of Youth and Family Services in Sewell, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday morning, March 5th from 10 to 11:30 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Her funeral service will be celebrated at 11:30... Read more →


Two from Philadelphia Charged with Causing Fatal Traffic Accident on Tacony-Palmyra

Brandon Moore left, and Jonathan Ramos Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Public Safety Director Patrick J. Reilly announced that two Philadelphia men who were traveling at a high rate of speed on the Tacony-Palmyra bridge late last year have been charged with causing a five-car collision that killed one of the drivers. Jonathan Ramos, 28, of the 500 block of East Louden Street, was charged with Vehicular Homicide (Second Degree), Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident (Second Degree), Causing Death While Driving with a Suspended License (Third Degree), and Endangering an Injured Victim by Leaving the Scene without Rendering Aid (Third Degree). Ramos surrendered with his attorney yesterday at the Prosecutor’s Office in Mount Holly. Brandon Moore, 23, of... Read more →


Anne T. Hall, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Anne T. Hall Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on March 1, 2021, at the age of 74. (nee Reddy). Resident of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City. Devoted wife of 54 years to J. Walter Hall, Jr., Adored mother of Sharon Anne Moore (Robert) and Donna Lynn Lacovara (Marc). Proud grandmother of Kaitlyn Gattinelli (Anthony), Kendal Lacovara, Alesa Lacovara (Anthony) and the late Marc Lacovara, Jr. Beaming great- grandmother of Rylie and Chloe Lacovara, Alexander Kates, and Carter Jo Gattinelli. Dedicated to her grandpuppies, Lucy Lu and Louie. Survived by her brother, Daniel A. Reddy, III. Predeceased by her parents, Daniel A. and Anna Reddy and sister, Patricia Gerber (Al). Annie worked as a payroll clerk at South Jersey Port in Camden,... Read more →


Pick-6 Rolls to $4.0 Million for March 4 Drawing

TRENTON (March 2, 2021) – The Pick-6 drawing on March 1 produced nine winners of $3,047 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $15,235. The winning numbers for the Monday, March 1, drawing were: 05, 06, 20, 22, 30 and 35. The XTRA Multiplier was: 05. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. The $4.0 million drawing will be held Thursday, March 4, 2021. ### All New Jersey Lottery game winning numbers and drawings for the Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick-6, and CASH4LIFE games can be viewed on the NJ Lottery website (www.NJLottery.com) or on... Read more →


James “Dilly” William Indicted on Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges

Stroud Township Man Charged With Drug Trafficking And Firearms Offenses SCRANTON: The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that James Williams III, also known as “Dilly,” age 40, of Stroud Township, Pennsylvania, was indicted on February 23, 2021, by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking and firearms charges. According to Acting United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, the indictment alleges that on March 29, 2018 and April 18, 2018, Williams distributed and possessed with intent to distribute cocaine within 1,000 feet of Stroudsburg High School, in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. The indictment further charges Williams with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams and more of cocaine on May 3, 2018. The indictment also alleges that Williams, a convicted... Read more →


Happenings and Events in Philadelphia

Storytime in the Wintergarden The Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn welcomes families on Tuesday mornings for a free storytime for children ages 2-5, featuring Miss Mary from the Free Library of Philadelphia. Storytime in the Wintergarden will be held every Tuesday morning from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., starting March 2 through March 30. Wednesdays in the Wintergarden Live outdoor entertainment will be provided every Wednesday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. in the beautiful Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn. Performances include dance ensembles, cultural groups and local musicians. Concerts run from March 3 through April 14. Select concerts are supported with funds from the Music Performance Trust Fund, American Federation of Musicians, and Local 77. Family Saturdays Bring the kids to the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn every... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Local Students on Dean's Commendation List at Gettysburg College for Fall 2020 GETTYSBURG, PA (02/25/2021)-- 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 Fall 2020 list: Carson Butler of Camden (08102) John Comegno of Moorestown (08057) Katherine Cona of Haddon Township (08108) Gillian Cortese of Mount Laurel (08054) Kathryn DeLia of Marlton (08053) Dylan Elliott of Sewell (08080) Arthur Keegan of Haddonfield (08033) Corinna Kelly of Moorestown (08057) Georgia Larzelere of Medford (08055) William Myers of Haddon Heights... Read more →


WHO WILL PAY FOR NJ's TUTION FREE COLLEGE PROGRAM?

NJ's Community College Grant Program Permanent 02/26/2021 New Law Will Continue to Guarantee Tuition-Free Community College Education to More than 50,000 New Jersey Students Each Academic Year Who is Going to Pay for the Free Tuition? Answer...YOU! Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files JERSEY CITY – Fulfilling his promise to make tuition-free community college a reality, Governor Phil Murphy today signed A4410, permanently establishing the Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG), which will allow qualified students to attend any New Jersey community college without tuition or educational fees. “For far too long, higher education has been out of reach for countless New Jerseyans due to its high cost,” said Governor Murphy. “Today’s bill signing underscores our continued commitment to college affordability, ensuring that our young people and working... Read more →


What You Need To Consider Before Adopting a Dog

Getting a new dog can be exciting, scary, and overwhelming all at the same time, especially if you are adopting a rescue dog. Bringing a dog home is something that everyone within your home must be on board with, so make sure that they are fully committed as dogs can be hard work, especially if they have behavioral problems. They are, of course, worth the effort, but what else should you think about before committing to take on a dog? Time If you work, do you have enough time for a dog? You need to make sure that your new dog has company throughout the day, or else they may become bored and destructive. You also need time to adapt to having a new dog... Read more →


Cuomo Finally Agrees to Outside Probe Overseen by New York Attorney General

Facing new sexual harassment claims: By Delphine Luneau | The Center Square (The Center Square) – After initially trying to set the terms of an investigation into his own behavior, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo relented Sunday and agreed to the establishment of an independent probe by the state Attorney General’s Office into allegations that he has sexually harassed multiple former staffers. The series of events unfolded after a New York Times report over the weekend in which Charlotte Bennett accused Cuomo of making inappropriate comments to her during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. She was ultimately moved to a new position. Her remarks followed those of Lindsey Boylan, who had levied similar accusations against the governor late last year on social media... Read more →


Tactics that you should Stay Aware of during the Home Buying Process 

Buying a house is a complex task and includes a backstage too. For buyers, gaining knowledge about home buying from the windows of specialized expertise is crucial. With Real estate agents who work in these technical fields alongside you, you can easily stay prepared for the best deal. However, one should remember that there are certain loopholes and elements in the home buying process that an agent might not mention. Below are a few such pointers that one should pay keen attention to. The booming real estate space Many people in the urban area are starting to prefer private homes and country escapes over high-rise buildings. In contrast, people in less populated locations might want to shift to an apartment. Others working from home seek... Read more →


NJ Students Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's List for Fall 2020

GETTYSBURG, PA (02/25/2021)-- 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 Fall 2020 semester. Rebecca Blaszczyk of Swedesboro (08085) Emily Bostrom of Hainesport (08036) Tyler Carmolingo of Mullica Hill (08062) Macey Cohen of Marlton (08053) Gabriela Connor of Haddonfield (08033) Jourdynn Cooper of Estell Manor (08319) Declan Cronin of Haddonfield (08033) John Demas of Moorestown (08057) Laura Duffy of Marlton (08053) Chloe Fuetterer of Linwood (08221) Annabel Gorman of Moorestown (08057) Matthew Granito of Moorestown (08057) Mikayla Holmbeck of Moorestown (08057) Jennifer Johnson of Berlin... Read more →


Julius Jones’ Claims of Innocence Supported by New Evidence

New and compelling evidence has emerged that Julius Jones, a man on death row in Oklahoma since 2002, did not commit the murder he was convicted of and for which he was sentenced to death. Roderick Wesley Jones is currently awaiting execution for the 1999 killing of Edmond businessman Paul Howell. Since Jones’ conviction, the state has faced scrutiny for relying on the testimony of Jones’ co-defendant, Christopher Jordan, who told jurors that Jones shot and killed Howell. Jordan, who admits to being at the scene of the murder, took a plea deal in exchange for his testimony and is now a free man after serving 15 years in prison. Jones has always maintained his innocence. His family says he was eating dinner at their... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Releases Entertainment Schedule for March

Live Entertainment Work Hard, Play Hard Rock, Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.- Guests can enjoy live music trivia on Mondays in the Hard Rock Cafe. This music-themed trivia event will award $1,000 in prizes to winners and will feature three rounds of ten questions, with a final round bonus question. Motor City Live: The Classic Hits of Motown- Produced by Allen Valentine, this romantic series will feature Motown renditions of timeless love songs such as “Reach Out (I’ll Be There),” “This Old Heart of Mine,” “Please Mr. Postman” and more. Tickets cost $29 and will be sold as individual tables of two and four seats to ensure social distancing under Hard Rock’s industry-leading Safe + Sound protocols. Shows will take place on Saturday’s at... Read more →


A Guide to Renovating an Old House: 8 Tips to Remember 

There are several reasons why people decide to purchase an old house which has seen better days. One of the main motivations is usually the affordable price tag attached, giving homebuyers the chance to enter the property market quicker than if they were to purchase a new build. Other reasons include the ability to effectively work on a blank canvas to create the ideal house and those who want to enjoy an old-fashioned property's original features. Despite the positive aspects that are gained, make no mistake: attempting to breathe new life into a fixer-upper is far from an easy task. There are various aspects you have to take into consideration. Plus, if you do not pay the right amount of attention to certain issues, that... Read more →


Travelers Entering State of New Jersey Must Quarantine Themselves

WELCOME TO THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY'S TRAVELER ADVISORY FORM image courtesy of unsplash.com New Jersey has issued a travel advisory that asks anyone entering New Jersey from any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate region (New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware) to quarantine at home, in a hotel, or in other temporary lodgings following recommendations from the CDC: If travel is unavoidable, travelers should consider getting tested with a viral test (not an antibody test) 1-3 days before the trip and again 3-5 days after the trip. If travelers test positive, they should self-isolate for at least 10 days and should postpone travel during that time. If travelers test negative, they should quarantine for a full 7 days after travel. If testing is... Read more →


NJ and Central Jersey Rifle Club Want to Exchange Properties; Public Hearings Set

In accordance with N.J.S.A. 13:1D-51 through -58, the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program and Division of Fish and Wildlife, will hold two public hearings to seek comments on a proposed exchange of property with the Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club, Inc. in Jackson Township, Ocean County and Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth County. The NJDEP is proposing to transfer approximately 43.05 acres of land it owns in Jackson Township, Ocean County to the Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club (the Club) in exchange for approximately 86.8 acres of land owned by the Club in Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth County. The DEP property is currently part of the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area and a portion of it has been... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Reserve Deputy Constable Martinus Mitchum, age 38, Shot and Killed

Reserve Deputy Constable Martinus Mitchum Second City Court of New Orleans Constable's Office, Louisiana End of Watch Friday, February 26, 2021 NEW ORLEANS, LA--Reserve Deputy Constable Martinus Mitchum, age 38, was shot and killed outside of George Washington Carver High School while escorting a disorderly subject off the property during a high school basketball playoff game. The subject had been denied entry into the game and became engaged in an altercation with a staff member. Deputy Constable Mitchum, who was working a security detail at the game, intervened in the disturbance and escorted the subject out of the building. Once outside, the subject drew a handgun and shot Deputy Constable Mitchum in the chest, killing him. Members of the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, who were... Read more →


The Future of Destiny 2 Raiding

It is no secret to anyone that a Destiny 2 raid is a defining activity. It is a 6-men group cooperative mission where usually your goal is to find the target and kill it. A raid is always this super challenging but at the same time breathtakingly cinematic experience with these super epic battles against the worst enemies in the universe. And for those that want more, you can always switch to a harder difficulty called the Prestige Mode. Then what’s unique to Destiny 2 specifically is the raid-type activity called lairs. These also feature puzzles and boss fights, although unlike full-length raids, lairs are shorter. Not all raids were made equal. Some of them were not as successful or popular in the community as... Read more →