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May 5, 2021

A Salutes TO Nurses! Thank You For All You Do

Nurses Week is celebrated each year starting May 6 and ending May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, a British nurse, social reformer and statistician known as the founder of modern nursing. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day to be celebrated annually. As of 2003, National School Nurse Day... Read more →


Route 322 traffic signal testing to begin Thurs.

New signals will be fully operational next week (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the activation of two new traffic signals on Route 322 as a roadway widening project advances in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Beginning at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 6, the developer’s contractor, ­­­­R.E. Pierson Construction Co.,... Read more →


May Fundraisers being sponsored for the Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund

Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →


Brotschol Calls on Sherrill To Cut Fat

From Biden’s 2.3 Trillion Tax and Spend Infrastructure Bill Bill Calls Progressive Social Programs Child Care Gloucestercitynews.net graphics Lake Hiawatha, NJ/May 5, 2021 – Today, Hillery Brotschol, Republican Congressional candidate for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District called on Democratic Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill to use her position to cut the waste in Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion... Read more →


Rowan Baseball Earns Year-End-Honors from NJAC

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan baseball earned a host of accolades from the NJAC in the conference’s year-end honors, including the major awards for Pitcher of the Year Drew Ryback, Fireman of the Year Zach Listro, and Coach of the Year Mike Dickson. The Profs also had five players named to the All-Conference First Team and... Read more →


Four Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC Weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ - Four Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC Weekly honors for May 3 - Cat Thomas (softball); Jah'mere Beasley (men's track & field); Nana Agyemang (men's track & field); and Nicole Notarianni (women's track & field). Freshman Cat Thomas (Pompton Plains, NJ/Immaculate Heart Academy) was named the Rookie Pitcher of the Week as she went... Read more →


Analog Drug Derived from Cannabis Shows Promising Pain-Halting Effects in Mice

...Scientists at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University Report (Philadelphia, PA) – For patients with chronic pain, ineffective treatments, lowered work productivity, and other factors often coalesce, fueling feelings of hopelessness and anxiety and setting the stage for even bigger problems, including substance use disorders. In 2017 alone, some 18 million Americans misused... Read more →


DEP AWARDS $7.3 MILLION IN GRANTS TO ENHANCE ECOSYSTEMS AND WATER QUALITY

FOR NORTHWESTERN NEW JERSEY RIVERS (21/P13) TRENTON – To enhance ecosystems and water quality in the Paulins Kill and Pequest River watersheds of northwestern New Jersey, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $7.3 million in grants to nonprofits and local government agencies Acting Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced today. The grants are funded... Read more →


SUMMER ON THE WATERFRONT RETURNS WITH THE OPENING OF BLUE CROSS RIVERRINK

AND AN EXCITING LINEUP OF PERFORMANCES, INSTALLATIONS, ACTIVITIES, AND EXHIBITS AT CHERRY STREET PIER THIS FRIDAY, MAY 7 DRWC is thrilled to announce the return of a full summer on the Waterfront with fantastic new food and drink, time ticketed roller skating, cashless arcade games, and of course all of the COVID protocols in place... Read more →


Funeral Services Announced for John Gerber, longtime Gloucester City Employee

John Edward Gerber “Gerbs” Gloucester City – On January 2, 2021. Age 61. Loving and devoted husband of Rita “Renie” Gerber (nee Houser). Beloved father of Michael Gerber (Jennifer) and April Gerber. Cherished grandfather of Alissa Gerber, Michael Williams (Kimberly), Michael Gerber Jr., Johnny Gerber, Abbey Gerber and the late Aidan Gerber. Beloved brother of... Read more →


Vogelson Library has a New Look

Gloucester Township, NJ) – Camden County Commissioner Melinda Kane joined officials from the Camden County Library System and Voorhees Township today to unveil renovations recently completed at the Vogelson Library Branch. The project marked the first substantial improvements to the branch in more than two decades. “The Library is a vital resource for residents of... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: Lilies Can Kill Cats

Lilies are a common fixture in garden beds, yards, and bouquets this time of year. What many people do not know is the health risk that these flowers hold for curious cats. BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, which has more than 100 practices across 29 U.S. states, have seen an approximate 85% increase in... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: It's Amphibian Week!

A Spotted Salamander peeks over a log in Allamuchy State Forest That's right - this whole week, May 2-8, has been proclaimed National Amphibian Week by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Amphibians are tiny powerhouses for the ecosystem and the soundtrack to many of our spring nights, yet they're one of the most at-risk... Read more →


Assembly Candidate Claire Swift Calls for Impeachment of NJDOC Commissioner

NORTHFIELD – Family attorney and Assembly challenger Claire Swift, who served as a New Jersey Deputy Attorney General representing DYFS, called on the Assembly today to immediately advance the impeachment of NJDOC Commissioner Marcus Hicks following his unacceptable performance before the Assembly on Monday. Under Hicks’s watch, a culture of rampant sexual and physical abuse... Read more →


Rio Grande Resident Charged with Filing a False Police Report

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - On Tuesday, May 04, 2021, Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner announced the arrest of Daniel DeSimone (45) of Rio Grande, for filing a false police report, a crime of the fourth degree. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files On December 09, 2020,... Read more →


FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MR. EDWARD HUBBS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -- On April 29, 2021. Age 78. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Kim (nee Dorris). Devoted father of Thomas (Leighanne) Hubbs, Mike Hubbs, Kevin Hubbs and Brian Hubbs. Cherished grandfather of Noah and Alyssa. Dear Brother of Joe Hubbs, George Hubbs, Nancy Quieti and predeceased by Hubert Hubbs, Lowell Hubbs and... Read more →


Annual Candlelight Vigil to Memorialize Those Who Sacrificed All

This year, hundreds of names will be engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, which will bring the total to 22,611 officers killed in the line of duty memorialized there. The NLEOMF will host a Virtual Candlelight Vigil on May 13 at 8:00 p.m. to memorialize those who... Read more →


How to pick the best spark plugs for your car and don't lose money

In order for the fuel in a vehicle engine to burn in full, it needs a properly selected ignition source. In a gasoline engine, a special spark plug acts as such a device; it ignites the fuel using an electric discharge. This part directly affects the durability of the engine. Therefore, we decided to devote... Read more →


New Funding for Space and Parks Development in NewJersey

Wouldn't it be nice if Gloucester City could obtain some of this money for the repairs to the Johnson Blvd. jogging track. ~CNBNews Related: The Deplorable Johnson Blvd. Jogging Track; The City is Analyzing the Costs to Repair It DEP Encourages Local Governments and Nonprofits to Make Applications for Green Acres Funding by June 30... Read more →


New Jersey American Water 2021 Environmental Grant Award Recipients

Four community improvement projects receive more than $38,000 in environmental funding CAMDEN, N.J. – MAY 3, 2021 – New Jersey American Water announced today its grant recipients through the company’s 2021 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company has awarded a total of $38,241 to four distinguished organizations and community groups within its service area... Read more →