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April 2021

Antonio D. Tillis to Become Chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden

Antonio D. Tillis will become chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden on July 1, 2021. Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway today announced that Antonio D. Tillis will assume the post of chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden on July 1. “Antonio Tillis is a brilliant scholar and gifted administrator whose commitment to the transformative power of higher education presents an exceptional opportunity for both Rutgers and New Jersey. We are proud that he will lead Rutgers University-Camden,” Holloway said. “Rutgers is deeply invested in bringing opportunity and growth to Camden. Antonio Tillis will be a driving force in helping Rutgers University and the City of Camden reach new heights,” Holloway added. Tillis, 55, will lead Rutgers University-Camden, the southernmost campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, with more than 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in 39 undergraduate and 29 graduate programs. Nationally recognized for its commitment to access for first-generation students,... Read more →


NJ Municipal Aid applications being accepted for $165 million in FY22 grants

Transit Village, Bikeways, and Safe Streets to Transit applications also being accepted (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for NJDOT’s Fiscal Year 2022 State Aid programs, including Municipal Aid, as well as the Transit Village, Bikeway, and Safe Streets to Transit programs, is open with applications being accepted starting today, Tuesday, April 27 through July 1, 2021. “The New Jersey Department of Transportation is committed to maintaining and improving local roads and bridges by providing financial assistance, technical expertise and training for municipal and county transportation initiatives,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “Municipal Aid grants, along with funds provided through our Transit Village, Bikeway, and Safe Streets to Transit programs, allow our cities and towns to make needed safety and quality-of-life improvements to enhance our local transportation infrastructure, without the need to burden local property taxes.” In 2019, NJDOT shifted the... Read more →


Clarence G. Kelly, of Gloucester City, age 91; NJ National Guard Soldier, UPS Driver

Clarence Garfield Kelly passed away peacefully, surrounded by friends and fellow veterans on April 15, 2021. Clarence or “Jim” as he was known by his friends, was a long time Gloucester City resident who was active in the Gloucester City Democrat Club and the Rotary. Clarence served as an infantryman, driver and chef for 20+ years in New Jersey’s Army National Guard. He also drove delivery trucks and tractor trailers for UPS logging countless miles with no accidents. Clarence loved to travel, cook, eat out at local restaurants, frequent yard sales and play cards and checkers with his friends. He rarely missed watching a Phillies game and always greeted everyone with a broad smile. In addition, he often gave out one of his signature $2 bills or small measuring tapes to children or people who waited on him in local stores. Clarence was truly a Gloucester City Character with Character... Read more →


Elmira College Dean's List for Winter 2021 Term

ELMIRA, NY (04/26/2021)-- Elmira College released its Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the Winter 2021 Term. The Dean's List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who were registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and who earned a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Students recognized include: MeganRae Burke of Medford Lakes, NJ Mary McCafferty of Wall Township, NJ Founded in 1855, Elmira College is a private, residential, liberal arts college offering 25-plus majors, an honors program, 17 academic societies, and 18 Division III varsity teams. Located in the Southern Finger Lakes Region of New York, Elmira's undergraduate and graduate student population hails from more than 20 states and nine countries. Elmira is a Phi Beta Kappa College and has been ranked a top college, nationally, for student internships. The College is also home to the Center for Mark Twain Studies, one of four historically significant Twain heritage... Read more →


Philadelphia Man Admits to ID Theft as Part of Scheme to Steal Federal Income Tax Refunds

PHILADELPHIA (April 27, 2021)-- – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Luis Veras-Velasquez, 37, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, pleaded guilty to the charge of aggravated identity theft before United States District Court Judge Gerald J. Pappert related to a scheme to steal income tax refunds. On April 23, 2015, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against the defendant, alleging that he engaged in a scheme to obtain tax refunds using stolen identities. According to the Indictment, Veras-Velasquez possessed numerous documents containing the names, dates of birth, and social security numbers of victim taxpayers. Internal Revenue Service records show that more than 20 of those identities were used to seek tax refunds without the knowledge or authorization of the taxpayer named on the return. Before he could answer to these charges in federal court, the defendant fled to Dominican Republic, where he remained for five years. Then... Read more →


Tim Salamatin, Purple Heart Medal Recipient, Vietnam War Marine Veteran

Mt. Ephraim – On April 24, 2021. Age 72. Loving father of Nicole Salamatin, Dominic Salamatin and Timothy Salamatin. Cherished grandfather of Taylor, Nicholas, J.J. and Bryson. Dear brother of Juanita Salamatin and Carmelita Torpey. Predeceased by his identical twin, Jimmy Salamatin and his siblings, Rose Salamatin, Vincent Salamatin, Domingo Salamatin and Dona Rodriguez. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Maffa. Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 4, 1948 to the late Jesus D. Salamatin, Sr. and Geraldine Simmons Salamatin. He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was a Purple Heart Medal recipient. Tim operated his own business, Sci-Tech Service out of Philadelphia for many years, specializing in climate control equipment for many large businesses throughout the area. He was the former Senior Vice Commander of the Runnemede VFW Post 3324. Relatives and friends are... Read more →


Guest Opinion: The Free and Fearless 20... Permit-less Carry Wave Sweeps the Nation

source NRA-ILA Gun control advocates seem conflicted recently about how to mischaracterize the NRA. Does it still exercise “undue influence,” or is it now “on the ropes” with the ascendance of anti-gun politicians controlling the White House and both chambers of Congress? Whatever they try to tell you, the numbers don’t lie. The strength of our pro-gun advocacy efforts and the peoples’ support for the right to keep and bear arms is unmistakably reflected in a wave of permitless carry legislation making its way across the country. Twenty states have now enacted these laws, with four joining the list in this year alone. Permitless carry simply means that a state recognizes the right of individuals who obtain a firearm lawfully and who are not legally barred from possessing or carrying it to conceal it on or about their persons wherever firearms are not prohibited by public authority or private property... Read more →


Newark MVC Center to Close Early April 28 for Employee Vaccinations  

Regional/Licensing Center Will Remain Open Until 12 p.m. TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) has announced the Newark Regional/Licensing Center will close early Wednesday, April 28, for employee vaccinations. The Center will open as usual at 8 a.m. and close at 12 p.m. Regular operations and hours will resume at Newark on Thursday, April 29. MVC Centers Reopening The following MVC Centers will reopen after full COVID-19 cleaning and the completion of staff quarantine. An employee tested positive for COVID-19 at each location. The following Centers are scheduled to reopen on these dates: Delanco Licensing Center Thursday, April 29 Bayonne Licensing Center Thursday, April 29 Cherry Hill Vehicle Center Friday, April 30 Toms River Licensing Center Monday, May 3 Salem Licensing Center Friday, May 7 Cardiff Licensing Center Friday, May 7 MVC Online The MVC now offers over 75% of transactions online at NJMVC.gov. There are nearly... Read more →


Burlington County Mega-Site Hosting Group Vaccine for Eastern High Students

Mega-site partners encourage schools & community groups to organize group vaccination campaigns (MOORESTOWN, N.J.) On Wednesday, April 28, the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site will welcome students of Eastern Regional High School (ages 16 and older), as well as parents, teachers, and staff. Working with Virtua Health, the school district has signed up more than 100 members of its community to be vaccinated at the Moorestown Mall site that morning. “We want our school to be a safe haven in every sense, and that means helping all eligible people receive the COVID-19 vaccine,” said Robert Cloutier, superintendent of the Eastern Camden County Regional School District. “Spring is an exciting time for our school community; we have concerts, athletic events, prom, and graduation,” said Susan Roth, director of special services for the district. “We want to enjoy these moments and make them as safe as possible, which is why we encourage... Read more →


Wayne C. Smith, Owner of Wayne's Funnel Cakes, Pres of GHS Alumni Assn.

Never forget where you came from. Your growth is found in your roots and it’s made you the person you are today. Wayne C. Smith never forgot where he came from. In fact, he never left his roots of good 'ole Gloucester City. Wayne was friendly, outgoing, “chatty” and hardworking. Although he could be firm yet funny, the blue and gold of GHS were at his core and he had the heart of a lion. In early spring, on Monday, April 26, 2021, our beloved Wayne C. Smith suddenly died at the age of 76 but blessed us all with faith, community, family and “Wayne’s Funnel Cakes.” Wayne sprouted up on 9th st in Gloucester City in the mid-winter of 1945 along with eight other siblings. He graduated from Gloucester City High School, class of 1963 and remained forever loyal to his alma mater serving as a longtime President of... Read more →


Northeast Philly Tax Preparer Charged With 29 Counts of Filing False Tax Returns

PHILADELPHIA (April 27, 2021)-- – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Eric Amaefuna, 65, of King of Prussia, PA, was charged by Indictment with 29 counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of false income tax returns. According to the Indictment, the defendant was the owner of American Financial Stewardship (AFS), a tax preparation business on Bustleton Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia. The Indictment alleges that Amaefuna prepared false and fraudulent IRS Personal Income Tax 1040 Forms for client taxpayers for at least tax years 2014 through 2016. The defendant added attachments to the 1040 Forms that were also false, in that they claimed false or inflated employee business expenses, inflated state and local taxes, false or inflated miscellaneous deductions, and losses that were entirely fictitious or falsely inflated. These falsities resulted in the filing of personal income tax returns claiming refunds due to the client­ taxpayers... Read more →


5 Alternatives to TikTok for getting popular on social media

People may like or dislike TikTok maybe because it’s difficult to buy more tiktok likes, but the platform is impossible to ignore. The app became the most downloaded app of 2019 due to the rapid spread of the COVID – 19 pandemic. Every adolescent has been obsessed with the app, businesses want to profit from it, and the government is afraid of it. It has also sparked a lot of debate so far. People can either buy tiktok followers and likes or develop their following organically, which may take some time. What if TikTok was to go away tomorrow? Although the network has grown rapidly since its inception in 2018, social media sites come and go regularly. There's never been a better time to look at alternatives to the widely used short-form video-sharing app. That's why, just in case, here's a rundown of the best TikTok alternatives you can try... Read more →


Rory McIlroy’s Is Suffering His Longest Winless Drought This 2021

Image sources: 1 | 2 Back in 2020, at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, Rory McIlroy took the world by storm by hitting with his club 13 out of the 18 greens in regulation and 8 of the 14 fairways, totaling at 14 under for the mentioned tournament and finishing it at 14 under. Indeed, this moment is a testament to the three-time PGA Tour Player of the Year’s prowess. After all, he is considered as one of the best players of the 2010s decade. However, his shine seemed to be lost this 2021. It has been more than 540 days since Rory McIlroy received a win, marking his career’s longest winless drought. McIlroy is doing his best to get his momentum back to hitting various wins. The 31-year-old pro golfer even hired a new swing coach after his battle at The 2021 Players Championship. This only shows that he... Read more →


Elsie Cardillo, age 95, of Bellmawr

Elsie Cardillo (nee Canuso), age 95 of Bellmawr, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Armand F. Cardillo. Devoted mother of Dr. Dennis Cardillo (Karen) and Dr. Brian Cardillo (Robin). Proud and loving Mom Mom of Dennis Jr. (Karen), Liesje (Thomas Jr), Karlee (Steven), Christopher (fiancé Jaime), Brianna (Jonathan), Kevin (fiancé Anne). Baby Mom-Mom to her great-grandchildren Rocco, Luciana, Isabella, Dante, Clare, Olivia, Cash, Presley, Frances, and Goldie. Dear sister of the late Angelo, Charles, Basil, Marie, Theresa, and Catherine. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to her devoted caregiver Rose and Holy Redeemer Homecare & Hospice. Elsie dedicated her life to the unconditional love and devotion she gave to each and every one of her family members. If you knew Elsie, you knew of her 'famous' meatballs and her ability to warm your heart with her... Read more →


CNBNews Student Spotlight:

Aaron Church Hired Before Graduation by Church's Garden Center

GREENVILLE, SC (04/26/2021)-- Aaron Church, a senior pursuing a Bachelors's degree in Business Administration from Bob Jones University, was hired before graduation as a store manager at Church's Garden Center in Cape May, New Jersey. Church is a resident of Cape May Court House. Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading. BJU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, health professions, and business. BJU has over 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do. Read more →


Illegal Migrants Trying to Enter Country Via the U.S. Rail System

CBP Notes Uptick In Dangerous Illegal Immigration Attempts On Trains EL PASO, TEXAS – It is happening almost every time CBP officers in El Paso process an arriving freight train from Mexico. Migrants are discovered attempting to use the railroad system to enter the country undetected. CBP Officer removing child from train. Since the beginning of the current fiscal year CBP officers working the two downtown rail crossings have removed 292 undocumented migrants from the trains. That is up more than 60 percent when compared to the 181 noncitizens CBP officers apprehended during the same timeframe a year ago. And in all of fiscal year 2019 CBP officers encountered only 50 people who attempted to enter the U.S. without inspection via rail crossings. CBP officers are encountering migrants from a variety of locations primarily Mexico and Central America. “We cannot stress how dangerous of a practice this is and we... Read more →


Emma Mueller, of Moorestown Named Centennial Conference Golfer of the Week

Muhlenberg College Junior Emma Mueller ALLENTOWN, PA (04/26/2021)-- Emma Mueller '22 of Moorestown(08057) was named Centennial Conference women's golf athlete of the week. Mueller shot a 93 to win the Gettysburg Spring Invitational for her first career tournament title. She finished one stroke ahead of the runner-up in a tournament whose other competitors were all from Centennial Conference teams. Mueller's current career stroke average of 93.8 ranks fourth in program history among golfers who played more than one season. Learn more on the Muhlenberg Athletics website. Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 90 miles west of New York City. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences as well as selected pre-professional programs, including... Read more →


Meth Ring Busted in Utah, 23 Defendants Arrested, Many are Mexican Nationals

ICE ERO officers assist in sweeping federal drug and gang case 17 firearms and 41 pounds of meth seized during the operation SALT LAKE CITY — A joint FBI and DEA federal narcotics investigation has resulted in the conviction of 23 federal defendants in Utah, taking out a large-scale methamphetamine distribution organization in Salt Lake County run by members of eight street gangs and supplied by a Mexican drug cartel. The sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Utah, the FBI and the DEA. Throughout the course of the complex multi-year investigation, agents from the FBI, DEA, and multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies worked together using advanced court authorized investigative techniques and undercover purchases to determine that 24 defendants (including one that remains a fugitive in Mexico) were operating a complex methamphetamine distribution scheme in Salt Lake County. The organized narcotics ring was set up... Read more →


The Transformation Of SIMs And How It’s Making The Lives Of Business Owners Easier

What we have today is the result of a series of transformations made possible through technology. And if you look far back enough, you’ll be able to see the tech evolution for everything that exists today. And there's one step in the transformation of phone numbers that has largely gone unnoticed until now: the IP phone number. With this tech, business owners became more empowered as it made it easier for them to manage both life and work. That’s why a lot of them get a virtual number for themselves! If you’re interested in harnessing the power of this tech, read on to find out more about it. Internet phone numbers and how they work Want to buy virtual phone numbers? You’ll be surprised with what you’ll get. If you’re expecting some high-tech, futuristic software, you’re totally off base. Because in almost every way, it’s exactly like your regular phone... Read more →


Remembering Alice Bloss, of Gloucester City with an Irish Wake

Gloucester City - 1939-2020 There will be a celebration of life for Alice Bloss who passed away on March 21st, 2020. In keeping with her strong Irish roots, Alice wanted to be remembered with an Irish Wake. We will have a memorial service at Healey's Funeral Home followed by calling hours then one of Alice and Fred's most favorite tradition, Happy Hour. All are welcome to celebrate her wonderful life. For those who would like to take part in the service remotely it will be streamed via zoom at 3:00. You can find the zoom link on the funeral home's website. www.healeyfuneralhomes.com The Memorial Service will be held on May 1, 2021, at Healey Funeral Home 9 White Horse Pike Haddon Hgts. from 3-5 pm, the service will begin at 3:00 followed by calling hours. Happy Hour will be at Thomas Murphy Pub 157 S Burlington Street Gloucester City from... Read more →


Attention: Covid-19 Small Business Assistance Program Available in Gloucester Township

Gloucester Township, NJ - The Township of Gloucester has appropriated $425,000 of its federal Community Development Block Grant CARES Funds (CDBG-CV) for the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program. The program is being established to provide working capital funds to the community’s small businesses that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program component makes funds available for 120 days of verifiable working capital up to a grant ceiling of $5,000. CDBG Small Business Assistance funds may be used to assist Gloucester Township retail, restaurants, entertainment, and nonprofessional service businesses with no more than 10 employees (full time equivalent positions) that were in business as of December 31, 2019. To be eligible, the business must have one employee, which can be the business owner, who will be retained and meets the low/moderate income requirement; or the business is located in an eligible program area. Benefiting businesses should have solid... Read more →


Judicial Watch: Will They Wiretap You? Adam Schiff’s Secret Subpoenas

They do whatever they want, take whatever documents they want from you … maybe they can start wiretapping you, who knows?” As Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton discussed Friday, Judicial Watch is fighting to overturn a recent court ruling which alleges the House of Representatives enjoys “absolute immunity from inquiries about the subpoenas” they ordered on Rudy Giuliani, Rep. Devin Nunes, and a number of other prominent conservatives. As Fitton explained, Rep. Adam Schiff committed “a radical abuse of the impeachment power [when] he issued secret subpoenas.” The attorney representing Rep. Schiff, who Fitton argues obtained the records by trampling on the Fourth Amendment rights of several U.S. citizens, recently argued that the court cannot be given the subpoenas due to possible privacy rights infringements. The Judge responded by stating: “Well, I do think it’s, if not ironic, noteworthy that one of the interests you’ve just put forward is the... Read more →


American Legion to Shelby, N.C.: Lets' ‘Play Ball!’

The American Legion Apr 26, 2021 (Photo by Ryan Young) American Legion National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford announced that The American Legion World Series will be played in Shelby, N.C., Aug. 12-17. The eight-team championship tournament is returning after the premier baseball event was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “As a former baseball coach, I am extremely excited about the return of this fantastic event,” Oxford said. “With the availability of vaccines and additional data showing that young people participating in outdoor activities represent a low risk for spread of the virus, we feel that we can conduct a safe world series. This is a very different environment than what we faced last year. Many of us eagerly await the umpire’s welcoming words of ‘play ball!’” Though final details are still being considered, officials at national headquarters plan to conduct American Legion Boys Nation at Marymount... Read more →


Chef Rene Johnson is a One Woman Healthy Soul Food Revolution

press release Chef Rene Johnson’s healthier, vegan spin on famous soul food staples has seduced some of the world’s biggest dignitaries, and it all started in her grandmother’s kitchen. From Vice President Kamala Harris and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to author and activist Dr. Cornel West, actor Danny Glover, Congresswoman Barbera Lee and California Governor Gavin Newsom; Chef Rene Johnson’s signature healthy southern-inspired comfort foods have fed guests at countless exclusive soirees from Washington to Hollywood. Describing her acumen for whipping up addictive soul food dishes for satisfied A-list crowds, Chef Rene Johnson shares, “My grandmother was amazing in the kitchen, and she always cooked everything fresh and from scratch. Her peach cobbler had fresh peaches right off our trees. Her blackberry jams and desserts were made from scratch from her own blackberry bush, and us kids would pick them for her until our fingers turned purple. Everything... Read more →


Four Rowan student-athletes have earned NJAC weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ – Four Rowan student-athletes have earned NJAC weekly honors for April 26 ­­– Justin Bishop and Ahmir Johnson (men’s track & field); Nicole Notarianni (women’s track & field); and Payton MacNair (softball). Bishop (Egg Harbor City/Mainland), a senior, was named the Men’s Track Athlete of the Week as he helped the Profs’ 4x400 relay team place second at the Philadelphia Metropolitan Collegiate Invitational behind host Penn. He ran the best split on the Profs’ relay (3:12:16), which owns the fastest time in NCAA Division III. Johnson (Penllyn, PA/Wissahickon) earned the Rookie of the Week award as placed first in the high jump at the Philadelphia Metropolitan meet. The freshman posted his winning leap of 14.72m on his final attempt, which stands as the best in the conference and ranks third in NCAA DIII. Notarianni (Kendall Park, NJ/South Brunswick) earned Women’s Track Athlete of the Week honors as she... Read more →


Mayor of Gloucester City Makes Surprise Announcement, Will Resign June 1st

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 26, 2021)--Gloucester City Mayor Dan Spencer this evening made a surprise announcement that he was resigning from office effective June 1, 2021. The announcement was made on his personal Facebook page. He gave no precise reason why he was quitting although he did say, "It is with a heavy heart that I must do what is best for me and my family at this time." Spencer worked for 30 years for the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services. He retired in 2004. Although he had said many times he was looking forward to getting away from politics he jumped back into that political realm in 2009 running unopposed for a seat on City Council. A lifetime Democrat he first served on council in the 1980s. Gloucester City News files 1986 In November 2018 Spencer ran unopposed for his... Read more →


Winslow Township Police Investigate Shots Fired Call; Two Suspects Arrested

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (April 26, 2021)--On April 19 at approximately 2030hrs, Winslow Twp Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Linden Ct and Lehigh Manor drive for the reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers began speaking with several witnesses and victims that were on the scene. It was learned that an unknown adult male and female were walking on Lehigh Manor Dr. when they began arguing with area juveniles, who were between 8-13 years of old. The adult male produced a handgun from his waistband and subsequently fired one round in the direction of the juveniles. Fortunately, the round did not strike any of the juveniles. Officers began searching the area looking for the suspects. Detectives arrived and began processing the scene. A shell casing was located on the scene, and one bullet was located that had passed through a fence before becoming lodged in the living room... Read more →


OPINION: Tuesday, BPU to Vote on Nuclear Subsidies

NJ Sierra Club Opinion Tomorrow, the NJ Board of Public Utilities will vote on Dockets ER20080557, ER20080558, and ER20080559 - In the Matter of the Application of PSEG Nuclear, LLC and Exelon Generation Company, LLC for the Zero Emission Certificate Program. If approved, these dockets would award the Hope Creek, Salem Unit 1, and Sale Unit 2 nuclear units Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for the 2nd eligibility period from June 2022 - May 2025. “PSEG is back for another round of $300 million subsidies. This will be the third year in a row. These subsidies aren’t needed and they take money away from important programs like offshore wind, solar, and energy efficiency. These subsidies are more about greed and not need. There hasn’t been a real independent audit to look into whether it is necessary or not. We don’t believe that these subsidies are needed because these plants are making... Read more →


What Information On Your Hunting Plan Can Help Law Enforcement Officials Find You

Hunting is one of the challenging and yet rewarding activities you can engage in as a recreational activity. However, anything can happen while in the thickest, and you lose your way back. You should therefore share your hunting itinerary with your family members or friends before heading to the bush. This makes it easy for your friends or authority to begin a search should there be any emergencies. So, what information on your hunting plan can help law enforcement officials find you? Your name and that of your groupies, cell phone numbers, hunting destination and alternatives, and a brief description of your vehicle will do. Read on to learn more. What is a hunting plan? It’s a document with your details, those who will be accompanying you to the hunting trip, the precise location you’ll be hunting, and the expected return date. It may also include an alternative hunting destination... Read more →


Sports Heroes Who Served Jamel William Herring

Jamel William Herring, a former Marine, has held the World Boxing Organization junior lightweight title since May 2019 when he defeated Masayuki Ito. Herring, a southpaw, is currently ranked as the fourth-best, active junior lightweight in the world. Born in Rockville Centre, New York, on Oct. 30, 1985, Herring enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 2003. After training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, he was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He then served in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2005 and redeployed to Iraq in 2007 at al-Taqaddum. After his second Iraq tour, Herring returned to Camp Lejeune, where he was on the all Marine Corps boxing team. 01:32 Video Player In 2010, Herring won a silver medal in the World Military Games and took gold medals at the 2011 and 2012 Armed Forces Championships. Herring qualified for the 2012 Olympics. He was the only... Read more →


Eva-Marie McCallin of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus, Ancora Employee

Gloucester City – On April 19, 2021. Age 34. Loving mother of William McCallin, Ian McCallin, McKenna McCallin and Joshua Dabney. Cherished daughter of Catherine Pearson (nee Armstrong) and the late William DePietro. Beloved sister of Mary Pearson and step-sister of Ashley, Jennifer and Matthew Pearson. Predeceased by her husband Alexander McCallin and her step-father, Stephen Pearson. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Eva-Marie was a graduate of Gloucester High School and was employed at Ancora. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Wednesday morning, April 28, 2021 from 9:30 to 11:15 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 AM and livestreamed on Saint Mary’s Church Gloucester City Facebook page. Interment will follow at New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr. Those attending must wear a mask or facial covering while observing social... Read more →


Learn Exactly What is Vape shop and How do E-Products work of Vape Shop

Vape Shop: The vape shop is established by the Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) that can engage with a wide variety of products and activities. A vape shop is a retail outlet that sells electronic cigarettes also Online vape shops are available. A vape shop offers a large number of products for e-cigarette. Vape shops sell numerous types of vape products like ENDS devices, ENDS replacements, ENDS pre-mixed e-liquids, ENDS hardware, products related to ENDS. They also sell tobacco products and tobacco-related products. Most vape shops do not sell "big tobacco" e-cigarette products. In 2013, searches in vape shops by online search engines surpassed the search of e-cigarettes. In vape shops, there will be one-third of the sales of e-cigarette products. The independent e-cigarette market Big Tobacco believes that its interests are under threat. Vape shop may also sell products that are prepared by mixing or fusion of liquid or... Read more →


Napoleon’s 200-year-old US link to be highlighted in New Jersey museum

Napoleon at Wagram by Joseph Chabord. © Wikimedia The move follows the purchase of the estate, which now consists of buried bricks, an old bridge, and a gardener’s cottage on 200 acres, by the City of Bordentown and preservation nonprofit D&R Greenway Land Trust for $4.6 million (€4 million) in the state of New Jersey. Joseph Bonaparte and Point Breeze According to NJ.com, the museum could open as early as this autumn. The site’s new caretakers hope to install audio tours and historic signage throughout the area. The estate most recently served as a home for the Catholic group Divine Word Missionaries. The original Point Breeze included sculpture gardens, coach trails, brick bridges, stables, and a lake Bonaparte made by damming a nearby creek. “There’s a real opportunity to celebrate the history and at the same time make this very relevant to people today who want to come and walk... Read more →


Free Trees Available for Atlantic City Electric Customers

Atlantic City Electric is giving away nearly 1,000 trees to residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. For the 10th year in a row, this Earth-friendly and environmentally focused initiative can help you reduce your energy use and save money. Beginning today, you can reserve one free tree per household by visiting arborday.org/ace. You can choose from several species, including Bald Cypress, River Birch, Serviceberry and Sweetgum. Your one-gallon tree will arrive at your home via mail by the end of May. Woolwich Township resident, Jessica Gilbert, included her whole family in planting her free Energy-Saving Tree in 2020. “My family enjoyed planting our 2020 tree together,” said Gilbert. “My children had fun picking the right spot with the locator tool, digging, and caring for the tree. It became an interactive and educational experience while helping us save energy. We are excited to participate again this year... Read more →


NJ Lottery Anonymous Prize Information

TRENTON (April 21, 2021) – The New Jersey Lottery today presents all prizes over $1 million that have been claimed anonymously between January 1, 2021 and March 31, 2021. Players who win $599.99 or less from the New Jersey Lottery can claim their prize at any of the Lottery’s nearly 7,000 retailers and be paid immediately in cash. Players who win $600.00 or more must file a claim with the Lottery. Each month, the New Jersey Lottery receives approximately 4,000 claims. Transparency and integrity are vitally important to the NJ Lottery. In the interest of maintaining that transparency, here are the prizes of $1,000,000 or more claimed by anonymous players in the first quarter of 2021. DRAW GAMES: GAME DRAW DATE CLAIM DATE AMOUNT WON RETAILER COUNTY Pick-6 12/21/2020 1/8/2021 $6,700,000 Hunterdon CASH4LIFE 1/3/2021 1/13/2021 $1,000/WK. FOR LIFE Passaic CASH4LIFE 1/25/2021 3/18/2021 $1,000/WK. FOR LIFE Burlington Mega Millions 12/14/2020 1/13/2021... Read more →


100 Days, 3,000-plus Miles

– 78-year-old Guinness World Records Distance Runner to Run from Los Angeles to Washington DC The Amazing Friendship Run Uniting America with Hope, Health and Friendship, Launches on May 7 Los Angeles – Uniting America with hope, health and friendship, The Amazing Friendship Run with world-renowned ultra-long-distance runner, Stan Cottrell, is an unparalleled sporting initiative featuring the incredible endurance of one man on a mission to impart positivity, connect communities and encourage greatness in today’s rapidly changing world. Cottrell is on a life-long mission to inspire and lead by example. Cottrell set a Guinness World Record for running across the United States in just 48 days. He has run across Europe in 80 days and ran 2,152 miles in 53 days across China where foreigners had never been permitted. He has run through 40 different countries and accumulated more than 266,000 miles of running in his 63-year career. That distance... Read more →


What Is the Best Online Casino: A Fascinating Online Experience

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Growing Up Gloucester Without Internet, Computers, Television or Cell Phones

UPDATED with new information below the original article William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The "Rough & Ready" guys are (bottom) from left, Jungle Murphy, Pete Coppola, Bob Grub, Beaver, Butch Shaffer (circle), Jake Burkardt, Bill "Wiby" Yeager, Frank "Reds" Grandizio, Jim Clements, Stanley Schellcroft. (photo provided) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(April 26, 2021)--The other day we had a surprise visit from our long-time friend Howard Butch Shaffer. Butch has been living in South Carolina for some time but he was born and raised in Gloucester City. Invariably we got talking about our memories of Gloucester back in the day without the internet, computers, televisions, cell phones, and not many cars. Peyton, Bill Cleary, and Butch Shaffer As he reminisced the 81- year-old Shaffer painted a picture of our City that many of those living here today could ever imagine. "Klemm Avenue was a dirt road," Shaffer said. "Where Gloucester High is... Read more →


Where to Post Bad Review Online Casino and Why You Should Do It

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THE AMERICAN LEGION: Riders chapter not monkeying around

The American Legion Apr 22, 2021 On April 10, a group of Riders set out for a 100-mile ride in support of The American Legion’s second annual 100 Miles for Hope. The fundraiser encourages regular activities to promote fitness and mental well-being while raising donations for the Veterans & Children Foundation. “We’re looking forward to a good ride like we did last year,” said Michael “Monkey” Killian, a member of Chapter 832, whose bike was adorned with a toy monkey, George, sporting last year’s 100 Miles for Hope tech shirt. “We enjoy supporting The American Legion and its goals. We’re raising awareness about what The American Legion is and showing that there are veterans out here supporting veterans causes.” The V&CF has delivered more than $30 million in financial aid for disabled veterans and military families. Donations are used to fund accredited American Legion service officers who provide free assistance... Read more →


Attention Delaware Residents: Open Burning of Brush and Limbs Allowed Through April 30

Open Burning Ban – Also Known As Ozone Season – Runs May 1-Sept. 30 The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds residents that open burning of materials such as tree limbs, brush and branches is allowed until May 1 – when the state’s annual open burning ban takes effect through Sept. 30. But DNREC further reminds the public that it is against the law at all times to burn materials considered toxic or hazardous. “We want to reinforce the environmental message that while residential open burning is allowed until the end of April, there are constraints on what can be burned, how much can be burned at a time, and at what time of day these materials can be burned,” said DNREC Division of Community Affairs Director Patrick Emory. Residential open burning is allowed from Oct. 1 to April 30 for up to 27 cubic feet of... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: Please Support the Fox Chase Cancer Center

You know that your support of Fox Chase Cancer Center helps make the comprehensive cancer care we offer here possible. Your generosity gives us the resources we need to implement the most innovative and effective treatments possible. And in the case of Nick Pifani, having access to every possible resource at Fox Chase saved his life. Nick is a husband, a father of two, and a marathon runner who’s even completed a half Ironman. But a few years ago, he had pain in his stomach and back that was so intense it kept him awake for days. At the ER, they discovered he had a large, cancerous mass on his pancreas touching his arteries and veins—meaning it was inoperable. As his doctor, I had to do whatever I could to help this husband and father of two. If we couldn’t perform surgery on Nick right away, we would have to... Read more →


NJ Politics: Polistina Blasts Mazzeo for not Supporting Local Police/Fire Depts.

ATLANTIC CITY NJ(April 25, 2021)--Local small businessman, former Assemblyman, and 2nd Legislative District State Senate Candidate Vince Polistina blasted Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo, who chairs the Assembly State and Local Government Committee, for failing to secure critically needed funding for our local police and fire departments. In recent Facebook posts, the Pleasantville Fire Officers of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 4928 revealed their Fire Department had no choice but to take one of their fire engines off the street due to budget shortfalls – and it’s now been out of service for 72 hours. “Urban communities like Atlantic City and Pleasantville have been especially hard hit by the Coronavirus Pandemic and they deserve legislators who will fight to ensure they receive their fair share of desperately needed state resources,” said Polistina. “Like a lot of Democrats, Vince Mazzeo takes communities like Atlantic City and Pleasantville for granted. He... Read more →


*Gloucester City's Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing April 19-May 1 from 11 PM to 7 AM

The Gloucester City Water Department will be conducting its semi-annual Hydrant/Main Flushing starting the week of April 19 through May 1, 2021, from 11 PM to 7 AM source Gloucester City Utility Department Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Discovers Over ONE lb of Ecstasy in 3 International Parcels

CBP officers seized 565 grams of ecstasy tablets. PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia discovered more than one pound of ecstasy in three international parcels on April 10. CBP officers discovered the pills in three shipments that arrived from separate addresses in The Netherlands. A field test of the pills proved positive for the properties of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphatemine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy or molly. The three shipments weighed a combined 565.2 grams or one pound, four ounces. The shipments were destined to addresses in Crawford and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania and to Hillsborough County, Florida. CBP officers seized the ecstasy. Investigations continue. “Customs and Border Protection officers remain steadfast in our commitment to intercepting illicit and dangerous drugs that are shipped to the United States in a multitude of ways, including in express international parcels, before they can hurt our families and our communities,” said Keith... Read more →


Looking for a Loving Home: Xena, Female Siberian Husky/Mixed

Adult Female Siberian Husky / Mixed Meet Xena! An owner surrender, Xena is looking for her loving, forever home. She knows to sit, paw, and is great on a leash. Please no homes with small animals or cats. Interested in adopting Xena? Visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application. Up to date with vaccinations Not good with cats! Available 04/12/2021 Birth Date 04/14/2015 (may not be exact) Fill out an Application Stay updated © Husky House Inc. All Rights Reserved 2015 Find us here 391 Route 34 Matawan, New Jersey hh.applicationreviewboard@gmail.com Read more →


New Jersey Sierra Club Opposes Colliers Mills Land Swap

The New Jersey Sierra Club has submitted comments to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection Agency opposing the agency’s proposed land swap with the Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club (attached). The proposal is to transfer approximately 43.05 acres of land that the DEP owns in Jackson Township exchange for approximately 86.8 acres of land owned by the Club in Upper Freehold Township. “This is a bad deal for New Jersey and open space. The state is giving away to the Central Jersey Rifle Club that they have already polluted in exchange for a less valuable property. The gun club has already polluted this land, and now they want to take ownership so that they don’t have to be responsible for cleaning it up. What’s worse is that they’ll be taking away public access because the land swap includes the road to the Club,” said Jeff Tittel, Director of the... Read more →