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Edith D. Pflugfelder, of Williamstown, age 96

September 12, 1924 - March 27, 2021 Williamstown - On March 27, 2021. Age 96. Born in Harrisburg, PA and later raised in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Cloyde and Viola (Wagnerfeld) Lewis. Edith is survived by her son, John Striewski (AnnaMarie); grandchildren, Chris (Marc), Melissa (Brent); great-grandchildren,... Read more →


Nearly all of New Jersey’s wildfires are caused by people

DURING PEAK SEASON, FOLLOW EIGHT TIPS TO PREVENT WILDFIRES TRENTON – Mid-March through May is peak wildfire season in New Jersey. Nearly all of New Jersey’s wildfires are caused by people, through accidents, carelessness, negligence and even arson. In 2020 the Forest Fire Service responded to more than 1,000 wildfires, 12... Read more →


Lowe's Store Robbed, Suspect Arrested

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (March 31, 2021)----Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher Fletcher announces an arrest during an overnight burglary and theft at the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store, 2834 Route 73 North, Maple Shade, NJ. Gloucestercitynews.net files Maple Shade Police responded to the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store on 3/31/21 at approx. 2:50 AM... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: LEAP Academy High School Senior Maya Goodwin, Clinches 1,000 Points

CAMDEN PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CELEBRATES STUDENT-ATHLETE WHO HITS HISTORIC SPORTS MILESTONE DESPITE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (CAMDEN CITY ) – Yesterday, LEAP Academy University Charter School, a high-performing public charter school in Camden, hosted a special celebration with students and faculty to recognize a standout student-athlete who just reached a 1,000-point milestone in... Read more →


Archdiocese of Philadelphia to hold Holy Thursday Mass

HOLY THURSDAY MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER – April 1st 7:30 p.m. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will be the principal celebrant and homilist. This Mass commemorates the Last Supper, during which Christ instituted the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist, the Sacrament of Holy Orders, and gave us His commandment to love... Read more →


Julia C. Binck, of Bellmawr NJ

Julia C. Binck, of Bellmawr NJ passed away on March 29, 2021. She was 91. She was predeceased by : her husband George Jr.; her great grandchild James; and her brother Joseph Carminati. She is survived by : her children, George Binck, III (Patricia) and Julie Fitzpatrick; her grandchildren, Michelle Zarnosky... Read more →


Qualifying Medical Conditions Under the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program

Every U.S. state has legislation on the use of marijuana. More than two-thirds of the United States, including the District of Columbia, actually legalized marijuana for medical use. Others are considering bills to legalize it for medical use, as well. If you live in New Jersey, you no longer need to... Read more →


CHRIS HERREN, former NBA Player Speaks Out on Addiction Surge During Pandemic

Chris Herren went from NBA player to addict to recovery and opening the first addiction recovery center of its kind in the D.C. area WARRENTON, Va., March 29, 2021—As COVID cases surged across the country so has the addiction crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S.... Read more →


St. Augustine Prep Swimmer Shane Washart Headed to Harvard, and the Olympic Trials

(photo provided) Seconds after his record-setting performance, senior Shane Washart takes a moment to process what he had just accomplished. Since 2017 Shane's brother Zach held the school's 500m free record. Shane is the son of Diana (Elenbark) Washart and Frank Washart. Grandparents Carol and Bill Elenbark, former Gloucester City residents;... Read more →


Top e-Learning Resources For Effective Learning 

Top e-Learning Resources For Effective Learning Over the past few years — and especially since COVID-19 — the realm of electronic learning has quickly developed, leading to immeasurable changes throughout the educational sphere. Today, we have a robust and effective electronic learning management system that is supported by a wide range... Read more →


New Jersey American Water to Purchase Egg Harbor City Water/Sewer System for $21.8M

Acquisition Will Add 3,000 New Customer Connections CAMDEN, N.J. (March 29, 2021) – New Jersey American Water announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire the water and wastewater assets of Egg Harbor City, N.J. for $21.8 million. The municipally owned water and wastewater systems serve approximately 1,500 customer connections... Read more →


What Is the Latest Sports News Today: Where to Find the Actual Information?

For some, sport is an important activity, a matter of a lifetime, and for others, it is an incredible and interesting action. From ancient times until today, sport is considered a physical or intellectual activity that is carried out for the purpose of competition or training. Today there are many sports:... Read more →


Patricia Hubbs, of Gloucester City, age 55

Patricia Hubbs March 28, 2021, Of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away suddenly on March 28, 2021. Age 55. Born in Camden City, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Florence (Lonabaugh) Lucas. Patricia is survived by her husband, Richard D. Hubbs, Jr; daughter, Tina Holmes; sons, Matthew Wilson... Read more →


William Wells of Coatesville Charged with Tax Evasion

PHILADELPHIA – Special Agent in Charge Thomas Fattorusso announced that William Wells of Coatesville, was charged by Information with tax evasion, in violation Title 26, United States Code, Section 7201. The charges against Wells were filed on March 29, 2021. The information alleges that Wells, a part-owner of a paving company... Read more →


Scientists at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University Report...  

Stopping Gene-Regulating Activity of Signaling Molecule in the Heart Could Aid Heart Failure Prevention, (Philadelphia, PA) – The human heart works under high demand, constantly pumping oxygen-rich blood through the body. When faced with disease, however, fulfilling this demand can become increasingly difficult and harmful. In the case of chronic high... Read more →


College Lacrosse: Stockton 14 Rowan 9; Senior Ashley Lechliter scored 4 goals

GLASSBORO - Senior Ashley Lechliter scored four goals but it wasn't enough as Rowan fell to Stockton, 14-9, in non-conference action this evening at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. With the Profs trailing 7-4 at halftime, Elise Cohan got Rowan (2-4) on the board in the second half with two straight goals... Read more →


Virginia Governor Pardons Mathew Rushin, Wrongfully Convicted After Car Crash

Matthew Rushin, a young, Black, autistic man who was wrongfully convicted after a 2019 car accident, has been released from prison. After he was conditionally pardoned by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam in November 2020, Matthew remained in prison, contracting COVID-19 while behind bars. On Monday, March 29th, after a long and... Read more →


7 Instagram Accounts that Food Lovers Should Follow

Introduction Food is the true constant in life. Scintillating dishes and scrumptious meals never go out of style or season. For that reason, and for several others, the tree of Instagram accounts is ripe with channels that cover food. Even when it comes to Instagram marketing, posts that include food are... Read more →


Kimmel Cultural Campus Reopening in the Fall

SEASON KICKS OFF WITH A SPECTACULAR BROADWAY LINE-UPSHOWCASING 13 BLOCKBUSTER PRODUCTIONS WITH A COMBINED 42TONY AWARD® WINS BEGINNING WITH THE RETURN OF HAMILTON (Philadelphia, PA, March 30, 2021) – With positive news and reports from Broadway touring industry organizations, the Kimmel Cultural Campus is announcing the return of live Broadway programming... Read more →


Rowan Field Hockey Receives NFHCA National Academic Team Award

BROCKPORT, NY (March 30, 2021)-– The Rowan University field hockey team received the 2020 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Team Award. The National Academic Team Award recognizes institutions that have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the first semester of the... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Turkey Hunting Season to Open in April

Self-serve Required Turkey Harvest Registration Provided at Check Stations Delaware’s statewide one-day turkey hunt for youth ages 10 to 15 and for non-ambulatory disabled hunters requiring a wheelchair will be held Saturday, April 3, followed by the four-week spring turkey hunting season from Saturday, April 10 through Saturday, May 8. The... Read more →


North Wildwood Man Charged with Attempted Human Trafficking of a Child and other Charges

WOODBURY, NJ (March 30, 2021)--Gloucester County Acting Prosecutor Christine A. Hoffman announces that Robert C. Reinhart (DOB 10/03/1968) of North Wildwood, NJ, was arrested on March 29, 2021, and charged with one count of Attempted Human Trafficking of a Child (1st Degree), Luring of a Child (2nd Degree), and Attempted Sexual... Read more →


Elementary School Alumni of Archdiocese of Philadelphia Honored for Raising Money to Fight Leukemia & Lymphoma

The students and their families raised over $150,000 to fight Leukemia and Lymphoma Pauline Hartman, Alexa Mervine, and Barbara Nather are three Archdiocese of Philadelphia Elementary School alumni who were recently recognized by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) as “Students of the Year 2021” for raising $153,336.96 for the Delaware... Read more →


Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program is accepting applications through April 30

Dunkin’ of Greater Philadelphia to Award $50,000 in Scholarships to Regional High School and College Students Philadelphia, Pa. (March 15, 2021) – Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees today announced the launch of its twelfth annual Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program, which will award $50,000 in scholarships to area high school... Read more →


Tips to Help You Decide the MOST PROFITABLE BUSINESS MODEL FOR YOUR STARTUP

INTRODUCTION Startups are usually the product of massive, creative, and brilliant ideas. Even the most creative idea, though, will easily fade and die if it is not properly executed. That is why a sound, sustainable business model must be at the core of any successful startup. You should be targeting a... Read more →


Rowan's August, Agyemang and Kokolis Earn NJAC Athlete of the Week Honors

PITMAN, NJ – Softball player Emily August and track & field athletes Nana Agyemang and Nick Kokolis earned New Jersey Athlete of the Week (NJAC) honors. August was named the NJAC Pitcher of the Week while Agyemang was selected the NJAC Track Athlete of the Week. Kokolis was chosen the NJAC... Read more →


Gregory Stevens, of Philadelphia Arrested for Robbery; Suspect was Wearing Ankle-Monitor

Charged with Armed Robbery of Kensington Pharmacy PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Gregory Stevens, 27, of Philadelphia, PA, was arrested today and charged by Indictment with Hobbs Act robbery and using a firearm during a crime of violence. The Indictment alleges that on February 22,... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: Discover These Dog-Friendly Travel Destinations

by Mike Powell | CNBNews Contributor Swan on the Lake (image Pixabay) The warm season calls for a much-deserved vacation—the only time you get to turn off your work notifications, find a house sitter, and pack your bags to savor every moment outside. But, if you are like many people, you... Read more →


NJ Senate Amends Marijuana Laws

Todd DeFeo / The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The state Senate has approved – and the governor has signed – legislation to amend New Jersey’s recently enacted marijuana legalization laws. A-5472/S-3565 amends a section of the law that bars law enforcement officers from alerting parents when a child... Read more →


NRA-ILA: Kamala Harris is Lying. She and Others are Coming After Your Guns

Vice President Kamala Harris sat for a segment with “CBS This Morning” in which she advocated for a raft of gun control measures. On Wednesday March 24, Vice President Kamala Harris sat for a segment with “CBS This Morning” in which she advocated for a raft of gun control measures. During... Read more →


New Jersey Students Named to The Dean's List at MCPHS University

BOSTON, Massachusetts March 29, 2021 - MCPHS University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester: * Marina Ahmed is a native of Penns Grove, N.J. (08069) and is pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy. Marina will graduate from the Boston,... Read more →


Delaware to Issue 1000 additional Surf fishing Permits

Special Off-Peak Permit Pilot Program to Cast Off in Late May In response to the eighth modification to the COVID-19 emergency order, issued by Gov. John Carney on March 29, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmenta l Control will issue up to 1,000 additional one-year Surf-Fishing Permits for 2021.... Read more →


The People Act Bill would make Sweeping Changes to Current Election Laws/Procedures

Senators spar over For the People Act Alyce McFadden March 25, 2021 2:59 pm (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Members of the Senate Rules Committee questioned expert witnesses and debated the merits of the For the People Act during a contentious hearing Wednesday. The bill would make sweeping changes to the current election... Read more →


CNB News Consumer Tips: Eviction Moratorium Order

by Sana Chriss Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Lots of people are having difficulty paying their rent due to the pandemic. But today, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released an eviction moratorium order. It protects people from being evicted for not paying their rent if they complete... Read more →


Keeping Safe and Living Well

From sourcing fresh produce to exercising in your local neighborhood it is important to live well, look after yourself and look out for those around you. Take any opportunity you can find to improve your life. When you look after yourself you have the energy and output to enrich your community.... Read more →


University of Alabama's Langston of Mickleton Helps Students Safely Volunteer the Pandemic

TUSCALOOSA, AL (03/29/2021)-- Nonprofit organizations across the country were among the many who felt the overwhelming impact of COVID-19. But last fall, when several Tuscaloosa nonprofits needed help like never before, The University of Alabama's student-led organization Serving Bama found a way to safely continue vital, in-person volunteer services, and they... Read more →


Why a Leading NJ College Health Program is Launching Virtual Platforms...

to Transform Traditional Learning Models During Pandemic EWING, NJ March 30, 2021 – Founded 50 years ago, the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is leveraging innovative virtual platforms to redefine traditional learning models and foster community-engaged learning. Higher education was hit hard... Read more →


The IRS Is Stretched Thin and Underdelivering

WEEKLY WASTEBASKET As trillion-dollar spending bills and new federal programs pop up like spring flowers, there are some cracks in the infrastructure that make these investments possible. A recent hearing with the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and a report from the Inspector General make it clear the IRS is... Read more →


Law Enforcement Solves 2017 Cherry Hill Bank Robbery

Gloucestercitynew.net files Camden City, N.J. (March 29, 2021)--– Detectives have made an arrest in a 2017 bank robbery in Cherry Hill, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan. Phillip Thomas, 39, of Elkton, M.D., has been charged with one count of... Read more →


3 Suspects Arrested for Double-Shooting in Pemberton Last Month; 1 Man Still in Hospital

(L.-R) Todd McKinney, 19, of Trenton, Damier Smith, 20, of Pemberton Township and Marlon Sutton, 22, of Camden Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that three suspects have been charged with a double shooting last month in the Sunbury Village section of Pemberton Township.... Read more →


NJ Politics: DOC Commissioner Marcus Hicks Impeachment

GOP challenger says the incumbent has sat on impeachment resolution for over a month, while innocent women are assaulted at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility Egg Harbor Township, March 29, 2021 – Former Assemblyman and successful small business owner Vince Polistina today pressed Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo, in his role as Chairman of... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: NJ Transit Bay Head Substation BAD FOR Our Lungs & Barnegat Bay

BY NEW JERSEY SIERRA CLUB NJ Transit is moving forward with its Bay Head Yard Substation Replacement Project. The project would replace two aging substations that were damaged in Superstorm Sandy. The proposed substation location would be on the banks of Twilight Lake, an estuary of Barnegat Bay. “NJ Transit is... Read more →


Face of Defense: Rocky Marciano, Undefeated Heavyweight Boxer and WWII Army Veteran

Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. Rocky Marciano is the only heavyweight professional boxer to have finished his career undefeated. He also holds the record for the highest knockout-to-win ratio in world heavyweight title fights at 85.71%. Marciano... Read more →


5 Cannabis and Nicotine Products On the Rise

With cannabis becoming more legal around the world, and with more science coming out surrounding the benefits of the more legal, nonpsychoactive versions of cannabis, the industry has been skyrocketing. This movement isn’t necessarily linked to more smoking. Many of the cannabis products are not consumed via smoking, and actually, plenty... Read more →


Revealed: The most supportive states to raise autistic children; New Jersey One of the Best

West Virginia, New Mexico, and Tennessee have been named the top three worst states to raise an autisic child. The states have been named after analysis of data looked at resources available for people with autism, individual state laws requiring insurance coverage, if a state is part of the ADDM Network... Read more →


Virtual Boxing Lessons for CC Residents

Gloucestercitynews.net files The virtual class will teach fundamental boxing techniques, sequences and basic movements. Boxing gloves or hand weights work just fine for the class and no extra equipment is required to participate. Cardio exercises will run rampant and a total body workout will happen in the 60-minute Zoom meeting! Have... Read more →


*Household Hazardous Waste Collection 4-10-21

Camden County is hosting a Hazardous Waste Collection event for county residents at the Pennsauken Sanitary Landfill on April 10th from 8:30 AM to 3 PM. Please note that this event is subject to cancellation due to the continued COVID pandemic. As such, we ask that all residents planning to attend... Read more →


Route I-295 Retaining Wall Failure in SJ Shows Damaging & Unnecessary Projects

BELLMAWR, NJ -- A retaining wall along I-295 in Bellmawr collapsed last week. The right lane of I-295 North from Exits 26 to 28 had to be closed and will remain closed until the wall is repaired. The retaining wall was part of the $800 million Direct Connection project being completed... Read more →


Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City, has successful residency match

at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine SCRANTON, PA (03/23/2021)-- Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City, along with other medical students at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) learned their residency placements during the National Resident Matching Program's "Match Day," an event at which all fourth-year M.D. students around the country... Read more →


Thomas C. McKenna, of West Collingswood Hts., formerly of Bellmawr, age 58

Thomas C. McKenna, Jr. passed on March 27, 2021. Age 58. Of West Collingswood Heights formerly of Bellmawr. Devoted Son of Thomas C. McKenna, Sr. and the late Anna Rebecca McKenna (nee Rhodes). Beloved brother of Joyce Green (Jimmy) and Kathleen Melfi (Vincent). Loving uncle of Jaime (Jason), Joe (Jordan), Brittany... Read more →