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April 17, 2021

College Softball: Rowan Win Streak at 12 Games

GLASSBORO, NJ– The Rowan University softball team’s win streak is at 12 games after defeating Ramapo College, 3-2 in eight innings and 10-5. In the opener, catcher Korie Hague doubled in the winning run which was scored by shortstop Payton MacNair. Hague ended the game with two doubles and one run. MacNair contributed with two hits, one RBI and one run. First baseman Cat Thomas had one hit and one RBI. Ramapo took the lead 2-1 in the eighth when pinch runner Nicole Cerasi came home on second baseman Carli Egan’s sacrifice fly. MacNair drove in pinch runner Sam Marasheski to tie the score. Emily August was the winning pitcher. She (6-1) gave up four hits and two runs, one earned while striking out six... Read more →

Ashley Lechliter to lead Rowan to an 18-5 win over Kean

UNION, NJ - Senior Ashley Lechliter scored a career-high seven goals to lead Rowan to an 18-5 win over Kean in NJAC women's lacrosse action today. Classmate Dara Hennessy added three goals in the win. The Profs (2-5; 1-1 NJAC) scored the first four goals of the game, with two from Lechliter. After Kean (2-6; 2-2) tallied its first, Rowan scored five more to own a 9-1 lead at halftime with Julianna Corson and Jamie Cutrera each contributing two goals in the first half. Rowan continued the scoring to start the second half, with consecutive tallies from Julia Grlica, Hennessy and Shannen Sterner to increase the lead to 12-1. Kean netted three in a row, but Hennessy scored her second at 17:15 to build the... Read more →

Rowan's 7 Game Winning Streak Broken by Rutgers-Camden

GLASSBORO, NJ - Rutgers-Camden scored four runs in the eighth inning to break open a tie game and earn an 8-4 win over #17 Rowan in NJAC baseball action at Rowan Baseball Field. The loss snaps a seven-game winning streak for the Profs (9-3; 7-1 NJAC). The Scarlet Raptors loaded the bases in the eighth and R.J. Concepcion singled to bring in two runs and then Brett Yurgin tripled to bring in two more to secure the win for Rutgers-Camden (6-8; 5-3). Rowan, which was designated as the away team in this game, put the first runs on the board in the top of the second inning. Ryan Murphy led off with a single and eventually scored on a Rutgers error when Jared Marks reached... Read more →

Fatal MV Accident in Winslow Township

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (APRIL 17, 2021)--Winslow Township Police, Fire, EMS were dispatched to the intersection of the White Horse Pike and Wiltseys Mill Road for a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, units found a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash. Investigation on scene revealed a red 2008 GMC Sierra operated by Anthony V. Rebardo was traveling east on the White Horse Pike when it failed to negotiate the bend in the roadway at the intersection of Wiltseys Mill Road. The GMC continued onto Wiltseys Mill Road where it collided with a gray 2013 Hyundai Santa operated by Lori L. Orsi which was traveling north on Wiltsey's Mill Road. Rebardo was transported to Virtua Hospital in Voorhees where he was pronounced deceased. His juvenile passenger was transported to... Read more →

Delaware News: Champion Crowned in 2021 Junior Solar Sprint

Middle School Students Compete in Virtual Event A Middletown home school student earned the title of 2021 Junior Solar Sprint champion in a virtual competition held Friday. Each year, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control teams up with the Delaware Technology Student Association for the event. Middle school students work with classmates and teacher advisors over several months to build model cars powered by solar photovoltaic cells, better known as solar panels. “As we continue to move toward cleaner, renewable energy sources, the competition provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate how we can meet our future energy needs,” said DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. “Seeing how your design stacks up against others from around the state is a fun and educational... Read more →


FOR GROUNDBREAKING INITIATIVE TO DESTIGMATIZE MENTAL HEALTH Five Students from Foundation Academies Win Coveted Youth Leadership for Service-Learning Excellence Award (TRENTON) – Yesterday, a group of five high school students at Foundation Academies – a high-performing public charter school network in Trenton – were honored by the National Youth Leadership Council with the Youth Leadership for Service-Learning Excellence Award for their first-of-its-kind community initiative to destigmatize mental health and raise awareness of resources. M.I.N.D., “Mental Illness Needs to be Destigmatized,” was created by Tracy Barrientos, Joscelynn Bernal, Nina Brown, Nomy Yanes-Castro, and Fabienne Traversiere – all juniors at Foundation Academy Collegiate. The group, which submitted a video for the award, was the sole winner in the category nationwide. M.I.N.D. members began conducting research into mental... Read more →

Shawn K. Krueger, of Bellmawr, age 47; Longtime Bartender at Marion Caterers

Shawn K. Krueger, on April 15, 2021, of Bellmawr, Age 47. Beloved husband of Merlita (nee Palaran). Loving father of Avery and Lissette. Dear brother of Michele Heimlich, Kathleen Ertl (Jack), Scott (Dawn), Christopher, Kelli McQuaid (the late Douglas), the late Cynthia Davis (the late John), and the Michael Krueger. Son of the late Kenneth and Nancy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Shawn was a bartender for over 20 years at The Merion Caterers in Cinnaminson. There will be a viewing from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 8pm at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made via GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/in-loving-memory-of-shawn-k-krue Read more →

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24

at Acme Market Entrance, Bayshore Mall, from 10am - 2pm On Saturday, April 24, 2021, the Lower Township Police Department and Lower Township Healthy Youth Coalition will be participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. On this day, officers will be at the entrance to the Acme Market located in the Bayshore Mall, at 3845 Bayshore Road in North Cape May, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. During that time, residents can turn in any unwanted or expired prescription medicines or drugs to Police Officers. The program is anonymous and individuals disposing of medications will not be required to produce identification. In addition to this one day annual event, Lower Township residents and visitors can dispose of any unwanted or expired prescription... Read more →


(LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania’s retail and online sportsbooks took in more than $560 million in wagers, as March Madness helped spur betting to the second-highest monthly volume in state history, according to PlayPennsylvania, which analyzes and researches the state’s regulated online gaming and sports betting market. Sports betting was just one piece of good news in March, as the Keystone State set a fresh record for online casino revenue while the state’s sportsbooks crossed $500 million in lifetime gross gaming revenue. “March’s results show just how important the NCAA Tournament can be in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, giving a huge boost to sportsbooks at a time when football is dormant,” said Dustin Gouker, lead analyst for PlayPennsylvania.com. “With last year’s tournament canceled, sportsbooks were left a... Read more →

Miss America Partners with Rowan University for 100th Anniversary Archival Project

Donate to help fund this important project! "There she is..." One hundred years of artifacts from the Miss America Competition—from jeweled crowns and velvet capes to programs, photographs, judges’ books, oil paintings, films, and business records—tell more than the story of the competition. They also provide a rich look at both American and New Jersey history and help illustrate how ideas surrounding beauty and women’s roles in society have changed over a century. Now, through a unique partnership with the Miss America Organization, Rowan University students are sifting through the organization’s expansive archives and digitizing the artifacts. Their work, currently underway in the Digital Scholarship Center at Campbell Library, will be the cornerstone of the new Rowan Digital Collections. Scholars worldwide eventually will have access... Read more →

Summer Enrichment Program Coming to Charles G. Harker School

And New Peace of Mind Promise Gives Parents Opportunity to Change Camp Format Woolwich Township, N.J. – April 15, 2021 - Camp Invention®, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment program, is coming to Charles G. Harker School the week of July 19 - July 23, 2021. At this local camp, families can choose Camp Invention's in-person or at-home option. And to address any uncertainty that families face when planning for the upcoming summer camp season, Camp Invention now offers the Peace of Mind Promise — where parents can switch their experience format up to six weeks before their camp start date. For its in-person option, Camp Invention will continue to adjust its in-person programs to comply with best practice safety measures to ensure the health... Read more →

MARCH PORKER OF THE MONTH: Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Sen. Patrick Leahy

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) our March 2021 Porkers of the Month for bringing back corrupt, costly, and inequitable earmarks. Rep. DeLauro and Sen. Leahy are trying to disguise the revival of pork-barrel earmarks by renaming them “Community Project Funding” and claiming that earmarks will be more transparent and limited. Earmarking — by design — will never be transparent and will always be a form of legalized bribery. CAGW’s earmark database contains 111,114 earmarks that have cost taxpayers $375.7 billion since the first Congressional Pig Book was released in 1991. Earmarks are a lazy, unfair, and corrupt way to circumvent the authorization and appropriations process.... Read more →

Check In With Yourself: How To Form Good Mental Health Habits For 2021

2020 was an unprecedented year, and whilst global health stormed the headlines with COVID-19, it was easy for us to put our mental wellbeing on the back burner. However, a constant bombardment of frightening news combined with exceptional levels of social isolation, creating a challenging situation for our mental health. After such a year, everyone should be looking to reboot and reset their mental health habits. Check in with yourself and make 2021 a great year. Building A Routine Developing a routine can have a powerful impact on your mental wellbeing. A routine effectively acts as reassuring signposts for your body and mind, providing stability and certainty that helps us to thrive. Routine is fundamental to sleep, so try getting to bed at the same... Read more →

Glendora Resident Arrested for Distribution of Child Pornography

The Gloucester Township Police Department's Juvenile and Family Services Bureau (JFSB) received an ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) tip through National Center for Missing & Exploited Children in early February of 2021, which led to the initiation of a child pornography investigation. This investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant by detectives from Gloucester Township Police JFSB, the Gloucester Township Police Special Response Team (SRT), and members of the Camden County Prosecutor's Office of New Jersey High Tech Crimes Unit in the morning hours of April 15, 2021. During the execution of the search warrant, detectives seized multiple electronic devices from the residence, which are being sent to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crimes Unit forensic lab to be analyzed for... Read more →