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May 11, 2021

Collingswood Slate of Maley, Lewandowski and Robinson Easily Win Election!

Congratulations to the the Team Collingswood slate of Mayor Jim Maley, Commissioner Rob Lewandowski, and Morgan Robinson on their landslide victory in Collingswood this evening. Team Collingswood won by more than a 2 to 1 margin making it a crushing victory for the Team Collingswood campaign and victory for the people of Collingswood. Once again,... Read more →


College Softball: Kean Wins NJAC Semifinals, Beat Rowan 4-2 and 4-2

ROWAN #1 SOFTBALL UPSET BY #4 KEAN IN NJAC SEMIFINALS GLASSBORO, NJ – The top seed Rowan softball team was upset by #4 Kean University in the semifinals of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship Tournament. The Cougars won the best of three series, 4-2 and 4-2. Kean (25-7) advances to the championship at... Read more →


Rowan's Emily August and Nana Agyemang Receive NJAC Weekly Honors

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan senior Emily August was named the Softball Pitcher of the Week and freshman Nana Agyemang was named the Field Athlete of the Week for men’s track, as the NJAC announced its weekly honors for May 10. August (Mahwah, NJ/Mahwah) went 2-0 with 15 strikeouts and an 0.00 ERA in the Profs’... Read more →


Virtua Health Humanitarian of the Year and First Achievement Award in Clinical  Excellence

Awards correspond to health system’s Celebration of Philanthropy (Marlton, NJ…) This year, during National Hospital Week, Virtua Health is recognizing its philanthropic partners through a special Celebration of Philanthropy. The virtual celebration recognizes two remarkable individuals who support and sustain healthy communities. Entrepreneur Pepe Piperno has been chosen as Virtua’s Humanitarian of the Year, and... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Concordia University, Nebraska confers degrees to May 2021 graduates SEWARD, NE (05/10/2021)-- Undergraduate and graduate degrees were conferred to more than 715 students who completed their studies at Concordia University, Nebraska in Seward. Paul Stanko of Cherry Hill, N.J., earned a M.Ed. Jennifer Vega of Cherry Hill, N.J., earned a M.Ed. Sarah Nocito of Swedesboro,... Read more →


York College of Pennsylvania Students from NJ Recognized with Awards

YORK, PA (05/11/2021)-- York College of Pennsylvania students were recognized for the Senior Honor Society Award during the College's annual 2021 Recognition Ceremony. Cecily Widmann of Medford, NJ 08055 (International Relations student) Amber-Lynn Deveney of Genloch, NJ 08032 (Early Elementary Education student) Rylee Winkelspecht of Audubon, NJ 08106 (Hospitality Management student) Established in 1787, York... Read more →


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple U to Study Alzheimer's Disease

(Philadelphia, PA) – Finding ways to optimize energy use is critical to keeping up productivity. This idea applies to the human body overall, as well as to each individual cell that makes up the body. Cells, in fact, go to great lengths to maintain energy levels, frequently increasing the activity of certain proteins and support... Read more →


Ocean County Teens Claim Second Prize in

Statewide Substance Use Prevention Music Competition Toms River, NJ — Two Ocean County students won second place in the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey music competition, supported by 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. Alessandra Regenye and Angelina Amato, of Toms River High... Read more →


Republican Congressional Candidate Blast Biden Administration for Stopping Annual Tribute

Lake Hiawatha, NJ/May 11, 2021 - Today, Hillery Brotschol, Republican Congressional candidate for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District condemned the refusal of the Biden Administration to allow the Rolling to Remember Ride on Memorial Day. This is the first time in thirty years that the three - day event capped by a massive motorcycle demonstration... Read more →


Growing Industries in New Jersey in 2021

image courtesy of pixels.com The view of Jersey City on the waterway, the state’s second-most populous city after its capital, Newark As with every state in the U.S., there are a few industries that drive the most economic growth and support the continuous evolution of New Jersey's prosperity. Especially in such a richly diverse state... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE... Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Corpsman William Halyburton Jr.

Navy Corpsman William Halyburton Jr. May 10, 2021 | BY Katie Lange , DOD News Actions worthy of the Medal of Honor don't always come from a compilation of courageous deeds; they can happen in the shortest window of time. That was likely the case for Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class William Halyburton Jr., a... Read more →


NJBIA Opposing Bill that Codifies EMP Goals without Establishing Costs

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is opposing a bill today that codifies certain energy goals related to the 2019 Energy Master Plan (EMP), as many of those objectives do not account for costs to the state, reliability or feasibility. Bill S-3667 (Smith, D-17; Bateman, R-16) is scheduled to be voted by the Senate... Read more →


Why you should consider a career as a lawyer

Jurisprudence is the totality of all legal sciences that study the legal system as a whole, as well as the complex of knowledge about the state and administration. A lawyer is a qualified specialist who is engaged in practical activities in the field of law. He interprets and applies state laws in order to ensure... Read more →


A Message from Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins:

"The men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department prepare to celebrate a very special time of the year for law enforcement. National Police Week is celebrated May 9-15 this year, with a special somber remembrance on National Peace Officer Memorial Day on May 15. As I reflect back on this time last year,... Read more →


Monmouth County Teen Wins Substance Use  Prevention Music Contest

Ocean County Students Claim Second Place, Bergen County Student Earns Third MILLBURN, NJ — A Monmouth County student shared her unique message on substance use prevention in Friday’s virtual Prevention Concert to win the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey music competition, supported by 95.9... Read more →


LOOKING FOR A LOVING HOME: Shinobi, Male Siberian Husky/Mixed

Senior Male Siberian Husky / Mixed Meet Shinobi! This poor boy was found after his owner passed away. He's very energetic and lived previously with two other dogs. He's great on leash, knows sit, paw, and down. Please no homes with small animals or cats. Interested in adopting Shinobi? Please visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill... Read more →


Stephen Gifford of Medford Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 36-year-old Medford Township man pled guilty in Superior Court to distributing child sexual assault material in exchange for a 10-year sentence in New Jersey state prison. Stephen Gifford, of Pine Valley Drive, entered a guilty plea on May 5 in Mount Holly to one count of Endangering... Read more →


LGBTQ Group Files Lawsuit Against Trump Era Healthcare Rule

Plaintiffs Urge HHS to Fully Reverse Trump-Era Healthcare Discrimination Rule Encouraged by Biden-Harris Administration’s Initial Steps to Rescind Trump “Rollback Rule,” Advocates Urge HHS to Take Further Steps to Reverse Regulation, Address the Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Harms It Has Caused Trump-Era “Rollback Rule” Undermines ACA's Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ+ People, Patients Seeking Reproductive Care, English... Read more →


Woodbury Using Electronics to Manage the Canadian Geese Population

Managing the Canadian Geese Population Gloucestercitynews.net files WOODBURY, NJ--Large groupings of geese have become more than a nuisance to homeowners, businesses and government. The City of Woodbury join many who struggle to limit the intrusion of these migratory birds at our public parks and lakes. Consider that ONE hungry goose, who can consume up to... Read more →


Relaxing Serenely: The Search for the Perfect Mattress 

Image Source When you enter a store full of mattresses, you will undoubtedly be bombarded with a salesperson that's trying to sell you the most expensive product on their stock. These mattresses may have enticing words added to them so that buyers would think it's a good mattress. These clerks may tell you lies and... Read more →


Judicial Watch Wants to Know What Really Happened with Champ and Major?

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the United States Department of Homeland Security for records of communication between Secret Service officials assigned to the White House regarding the Biden family dogs (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (No. 1:21-cv-01194)). The lawsuit was... Read more →


Rutgers‒Camden nursing graduate persevered through family tragedy in Ecuador

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN — When Silvia Tenezaca encounters obstacles thrown her way, she conquers them with grace. She overcame a family tragedy and medical crisis, economic challenges, and a language barrier to complete her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Rutgers University‒Camden. To escape poverty and a dearth of jobs in Ecuador, Tenezaca came to... Read more →


What State Has The Most Young Adults Living With Their Parents?

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square May 9, 2021 The public health and economic toll the coronavirus pandemic caused are well documented. Perhaps less understood are the social impacts. According to a report from Pew Research Center, young adults in the United States were more likely to be living with at least... Read more →