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Three Top Tips to Help Ease Your Digestion 

One of the most annoying things to deal with is poor digestion and acid reflux. If you are familiar with IBS, IBD, or if you simply have a very irritable stomach, then you’ll know how difficult it can be to live with digestive issues. At times, these issues can be overwhelming which is why you need to get them under control sooner rather than later. Although there is no quick fix or miracle cure for everyone, there are different things you can do and try to help ease your digestion. If you’re lucky enough, they’ll work for you! Keep reading to find out some top tips to help ease your digestion. Make your diet work for you Firstly, no one set diet will help everyone... Read more →


Karen Michelle Gibbs of West Deptford, age 62

West Deptford - Karen Michelle Gibbs (nee Sbalcio) passed away on April 2, 2021 at the age of 62. Predeceased by father Salvatore Sbalcio and mother Marion Sbalcio. Survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Donald C. Gibbs Jr. Survived by her devoted children Brett and Brittany Gibbs. Dear Sister Ronnie Brunker and the late Wayne Brunker and Brother Thom Sbalcio (Alicia). Cherished Mother-in-law Queenie Gibbs and the late Donald Gibbs. Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews and in-laws. Karen graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1977 and graduated nursing school in 1990 and worked as a nurse for 30 years. She loved being a hockey mom. Karen’s biggest joys were watching her children play hockey and being around family and friends.... Read more →


CNB Fishing: Maryland Anglers! Tagged Largemouth Bass Released in Potomac

Maryland Fishing Report – April 14 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist April 14, 2021 Emma Ka enjoyed catching a rainbow trout at Halcyon Pond near Gaithersburg recently. Photo courtesy of Emma Ka Warm spring temperatures are inviting anglers of all ages to step into the outdoors and enjoy wonderful fishing opportunities. Many of the community ponds near suburban areas hold excellent populations of stocked trout and other species, and provide a perfect fishing environment for our younger anglers. A reminder to all anglers that striped bass fishing and targeting is closed throughout the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries, and will reopen on May 1. For more information on striped bass seasons and closure areas, please visit the department’s striped... Read more →


How Ordinary People Can Help America's Kids

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2021 — It shocks many people to know that the United States has among the highest rates of child poverty in the developed world. That 15 million kids don’t get enough to eat. That 17 million must sit in parking lots to access the internet so they can do their homework. That more than 1.5 million children are experiencing homelessness. This past year, especially, has exposed us as a nation that has failed to invest in its future and desperately needs to correct injustices. The national bipartisan advocacy group First Focus Campaign for Children has created an opportunity for advocates in every city and town in the United States to help our country’s 74 million kids with the Ambassadors for Children Network.... Read more →


Darline Lee Keebler, of Gloucester City, Teacher and Director of Small World Nursery School

Darline Lee Keebler Gloucester City - Surrounded by her loving family at home, Darline passed peacefully on April 12, 2021, at the age of 89. She was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City and married for 71 amazing years as a loving and devoted wife to Frank E. Keebler. Loving mother of Karen Hartman (Robert), the late Lynda Keebler (surviving Shawn), and the late Frankie Keebler. Beloved DarDar to grandsons Frankie Willerton and Joseph Hartman. Predeceased by her siblings, Edward Spreng, Caroline Fetzer, Albert Ternau, and Elmira Graham. Darline was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 1948. She worked many years at Campbell Soup and Curtis Publishing before becoming a Teacher and Director of Small World Nursery School in Gloucester City for... Read more →


Two Long Time Nonprofits Enter Partnership

Wreaths Across America and Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. Enter Partnership Nonprofits agree to work together to help support common missions for veterans and their families. COLUMBIA FALLS, ME – April 15, 2021 – Today, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) is proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.,(GSW) in an effort to build a stronger awareness for each group’s common missions, while supporting educational events throughout the nation that will help teach lessons of character and patriotism to the next generation. Founded in 2007, and headquartered in Columbia Falls, Maine, WAA is best known for its annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, and now more than 2,500 additional locations nationwide,... Read more →


Camden City Resident Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Over $150,000

NEWARK, N.J. -- A Camden City man was arrested this morning for fraudulently obtaining more than $150,000, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Alfred Powner II, 39, is charged by complaint with one count of wire fraud. He is scheduled to appear by videoconference this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge James B. Clark III. According to the complaint: The State of New Jersey, Unclaimed Property Administration (UPA), maintains a system to collect and maintain “abandoned” funds owed to New Jersey persons and entities. The UPA’s online website allows users to verify whether the UPA is holding funds for a particular person or entity. A person or entity seeking to claim funds held by the UPA on its behalf can use the UPA’s online portal... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members BATON ROUGE, LA (04/15/2021)-- The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Brandon Lundeen of Willingboro (08046) at Bowling Green State University Hadley Cressman of Pitman (08071) at East Carolina University Kierra Brown of Egg Harbor Township (08234) at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Brett McLaughlin of Riverside (08075) at Northern Arizona University Matthew Warner of Mullica Hill (08062) at University of Massachusetts Miyatta Gusau of Westampton (08060) at University of Southern Maine Elizabeth Miller of Monroeville (08343) at Widener University They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi... Read more →


James Nelson, of Haddonfield, formerly of Bellmawr, 1965 Triton HS Alumnus

Haddonfield, NJ - On April 10, 2021, age 74, a 7-year resident of Haddonfield, formerly of Scotch Plains, NJ for 31 years; Beloved husband for 52 years of Linda (nee Cox); Loving father of Christopher J. Nelson (Jessica) of Mt. Royal, NJ and Daniel S. Nelson (Margaret) of Haddon Twp., NJ; Doting granddad to Lydia, Anna & Jack; Caring Uncle Jim to his many nieces, nephews and their children; son of the late William T. Nelson, Sr. and Elma Aalto Nelson and brother of the late Joan Mattia & Tom Nelson. Jim was raised in Bellmawr and a 1965 graduate of Triton Regional HS. He held a B.S. degree from Rutgers Univ. (Camden), an M.S. degree from Rutgers (New Brunswick) and a J.D. from Rutgers... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Camden Residents

(CAMDEN, NJ) – As part of Cooper University Health Care’s ongoing COVID-19 vaccine education initiative, Camden residents are invited to attend a free COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 5 p.m. at the Salvation Army’s Kroc Center located in East Camden. Earlier this year, Cooper opened the first-of-its-kind neighborhood Vaccination and Education Center at the Kroc Center, which includes a strong education component to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for city residents. “As one of the hardest hit communities in Camden County during the COVID-19 pandemic, our goal is to provide education and remove any barriers that might prevent Camden residents’ from making informed decisions about getting the vaccine,” said Kevin O’Dowd, JD, co-CEO of Cooper. “We see our... Read more →


COLLEGE BASEBALL: Rowan Defeat Rutgers-Camden 12-4

GLASSBORO - Ryan McIsaac went 3-for-5 with three runs scored to help #17 Rowan defeat Rutgers-Camden, 12-4, in NJAC baseball action that was called in the eighth inning due to darkness. Teammates Ryan Murphy, Alex Kokos and Nick Schooley each had two hits apiece and combined to drive in seven runs as the Profs won their seventh straight game. Lefthander Drew Ryback improved to 4-0 on the year as he went seven innings and struck out four. Jason O'Neill pitched one scoreless inning in relief for Rowan (9-2; 7-0 NJAC). Two of McIsaac's runs came when he scored from third on a wild pitch while the third baseman also had a double and a stolen base. Murphy was 2-for-5 with three RBI and two runs... Read more →


Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater in Cape May Prior to being Decommissioned

Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater, homeported in Cape May, N.J., is moored to the pier prior to the cutter’s decommissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, New Jersey, April 15, 2021. Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater was the 49th vessel of the Marine Protector Class of Coast Guard Patrol Boats. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves/Released) CAPE MAY, N.J. (April 15, 2021)– The Coast Guard decommissioned the cutter Shearwater during a ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May that was presided over by Capt. Jonathan Theel, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, April 15, 2021. Shearwater was one of the Coast Guard’s 70 remaining 87-foot Marine Protector-class patrol boats. TRACEN Cape May is now the homeport... Read more →


A Beginner's Guide to LCL Consolidation Services

The LCL consolidation process includes the movement of less than container road cargo from Inland Container Deports to the nominated hub terminal under customs seal, generally in some domestic containers. They open the sealed containers at the designated hub terminal. Then there is a cargo re-work based on the destination without being subjected to re-examination by customs. Merits and Demerits of Shipping LCL Below are the merits of shipping LCL, When one ships LCL, they pay just for the volume they need, not the FLC's flat rate. When fewer goods are shipped more frequently, it means spending less on an inventory space LCL compared to air freight is cheaper. Thus if one has some time in waiting for their shipment, they can dramatically lower shipping... Read more →


Steve Sharkey, A Philly Mob Want-A-Be Sentenced to Prison

The defendant stole down payments for homes from two different families PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Stephen Sharkey, 51, of Swedesboro, NJ, was sentenced to four years and one month in prison, three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $296,000 restitution, and to forfeit the same amount of money by United States District Court Judge John R. Padova for wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering. In September 2020, the defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, eight counts of wire fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft and, one count of money laundering in connection with three brazen and predatory frauds which greatly harmed innocent victims and netted the... Read more →


Hillary Brotschol Says No to Big Pharma Money

Brotschol Will Not Have Conflict of Interest on Prescription Drugs Lake Hiawatha, NJ . . . Today Hillery Brotschol, Republican Congressional candidate testing the waters, announced that she will not accept PAC money from Big Pharma corporations. “We are seeing here locally and across the nation a trust factor issue with the Covid vaccines developed by big pharma. One of the reasons is that people believe Congress is in bed with them. As the next Congresswoman, I want to be part of the solution for our nation’s problems, not a money-driven re-election machine. Therefore, I am proud to announce that I will not accept any PAC money from Big Pharma. My loyalties will be to this district first,” said Brotschol. The incumbent Mikie Sherrill is... Read more →


Mass for Persons with Disabilities at Cathedral Basilica of Peter and Paul

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul PHILADELPHIA PA--Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the annual Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities. It is offered for the intention of persons with disabilities, the deaf community, their families, friends, and caregivers. Sunday, April 25, 2021 3:00 p.m. Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 This celebration of the Eucharist seeks to embody the words of Pope Francis, “I pray that each person may feel God’s paternal gaze which affirms their full dignity and the unconditional value of their life.” Saint Christopher Parish Schola will be present to provide the liturgical music. At the conclusion of Mass, Archbishop Pérez will present the... Read more →


Colin MacAdams, Gloucester City Middle School Staffulty of the Month

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 16, 2021)--Congratulations to the Gloucester City Middle School Staffulty of the Month: 8th grade ELA teacher, Colin MacAdams!! In addition to teaching, MacAdams is also a dedicated coach for our middle school soccer and basketball teams! This is a well-deserved honor. source Gloucester City Middle School Related: Thomas C. MacAdams, Brooklawn Community Organizer, Councilman; Services on Saturday Read more →


THE BEST CASINO GAMES FOR BEGINNERS

Technology not only caters to individual entertainment but provides fun and entertainment that can be enjoyed with friends and family conveniently. Additionally, a variety of games are accessible including slots, blackjack, roulette, poker, and others. Slots are arguably the most popular of all online casino games because it is so easy to play and are accessible on mobile devices whenever the urge hits. Not all games are equal and depend largely on the site you choose to play at. There are varying levels of skill or luck. Some require specific strategies and practice over time while others require luck to a greater extent. This is why choosing the right casino is so important; casinos like Joy Casino, for example, have the best games and bonuses,... Read more →


FEBRUARY PORKER OF THE MONTH: West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R)

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) our February 2021 Porker of the Month for wanting to throw away nearly $2 trillion of the taxpayers’ money. West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) In response to President Biden’s $1.9 trillion budget plan during a February 1, 2021 CNN interview, Gov. Justice stated, “We need to understand that trying to be, per se, fiscally responsible at this point in time, with what we’ve got going on in this country — if we actually throw away some money right now, so what?” His fiscal carelessness is concerning since West Virginia received $1.25 billion under the CARES Act, and still has $688 million (more than half) left to spend. The... Read more →


Murphy Administration Postpones Standardized test for this School Year..

...But, statewide tests coming in the Fall This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY, EDUCATION WRITER | APRIL 16, 2021 | The Murphy administration has wrapped up its plans to postpone standardized testing for this school year, confirming with districts this week that there will be no state testing this spring and telling them to be ready for it in the fall instead. The state Department of Education on Wednesday alerted districts to the final plan, ending months of speculation — and considerable confusion — as to what the administration sought to do and what the federal government would allow.... Read more →


Salaries for Teachers Across the Nation Listed; PA Ranked-9, MD-8, DE-16, NJ-22

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square Apr 14, 2021 The U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to an education. Though the federal government has set some academic standards, education policy is set largely at the state and local levels. State governments have authority over public school curriculums, teaching methods, instructional materials, and, in conjunction with local districts, teacher pay. Gloucestercitynews.net files Without national compensation standards, average salaries for teachers across the country vary considerably. Depending on the state, the average teacher salary varies from as little as $45,300 to more than $85,000. The disparity in average teacher salary is less stark after adjusting for cost of living, yet it is still substantial, with a nearly $25,000 difference between the state with... Read more →