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ROWAN’S AGYEMANG, BEASLEY AND DIMIT CHOSEN FOR NJAC MEN’S TRACK MAJOR AWARDS;

PROFS RECEIVE ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS PITMAN, NJ – Rowan’s Nana Agyemang was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Thomas M. Gerrity Most Outstanding Athlete and Jah’mere Beasley was selected the Outstanding Track Athlete. Dimit was honored as the conference’s Bill Fritz Coach of the Year. The Profs earned 24 individual and two relay All-Conference honors.... Read more →


ROWAN’S WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD EARNS NJAC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan women’s track & field team had five individuals and two relays that were named to the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) All-Conference Team. Nicole Notarianni (100 meter hurdles) and Olivia Scattergood (hammer) earned NJAC All-Conference first team honors. Makayla Taylor (shot put), Robin Collura (800 meters), Kari DiTonno (high jump)... Read more →


Anna Chew Stake, of Williamstown, age 94

Williamstown – On May 13, 2021. Age 94. (nee McLaughlin). Formerly of Bellmawr and Camden. Beloved wife of the late Louis Stake. Cherished daughter of the late John J. and Adella M. McLaughlin (nee Chew). Survived by her beloved son, Daniel L. Stake. Predeceased by her siblings, John, Rita, Adella and Margaret. Also survived by... Read more →


Wags Your Wheels Motor Show, Saturday

Join us for the Wag Your Wheels Motor Show, benefitting the abused, neglected and forgotten animals of Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center! This socially distanced and responsibly curated, outdoor event will take place on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Voorhees Town Center! In addition to a wide array of cars and vendors, we will... Read more →


Food Business Basics Virtual Workshop for Food Entrepreneurs

Food Business Basics Workshop Food Business Basics is a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering or growing their business in the prepared food and beverage industry. Attendees will be in front of movers and shakers working in the industry, who will give advice on to how create, commercialize, market and... Read more →


Summer-Fall Striped Bass Season Opens May 16 in Most of Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Fishing Report – May 12 Ryan Cooper takes a look at a brook trout before gently returning this beauty to the water. Photo by Ryan Cooper Maryland outdoors has many beautiful treasures to behold for those who look. It can be a quiet time sitting on a riverbank watching nature, gazing upon the Chesapeake... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Watch out For Coronavirus Scam

by Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC During this past year, the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout have reminded us how important it is to help each other through difficult times. In May, as we celebrate Older Americans Month, remember that one of the best ways to help your friends... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Beware The Anti-Racism Agenda

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on racism and what elites are saying about it: Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The Catholic Church regards racism to be "intrinsically evil" and supports policies to check it. It must be noted, however, that today there is no shortage of educators, reporters, activists, and lawmakers who... Read more →


Rutgers Virtual 255th Anniversary Commencement on Sunday, May 16, at 2 p.m.

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 2 p.m., Rutgers University will hold the 255th anniversary Commencement online to honor the 2021 graduates of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Watch Rutgers 255th Anniversary Commencement: https://go.rutgers.edu/22uovxt7 About the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Sunday, May 16, 2 p.m. (Virtual... Read more →


Second Phase of COVID 19 Restrictions Easing

05/13/2021 TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy last night signed Executive Order No. 239, moving forward with the COVID-19 restriction easing announced last week. The easing includes the complete removal of the outdoor gathering limit; an increased indoor gathering limit; the complete removal of all percentage-based capacity limits for indoor businesses, outdoor businesses, and houses of... Read more →


India COVID-19 Relief Fund Est. By Philip Norcross and Cooper Fundation

May 13, 2021 (Camden, NJ) -- Philip Norcross, Chairman of The Cooper Foundation, announced that the Foundation is establishing an India COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide urgent support for healthcare infrastructure and medical supplies in those areas of India hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The surge in India rose rapidly over the last month... Read more →


Rep. Norcross Announces $233 Million for NJ Colleges, Universities & Students

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced more than $233 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities and students in New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students safely. At... Read more →


Kurt Busch to Honor Fallen Medal of Honor recipient during NASCAR Race

The American Legion MAY 12, 2021 A little more than 17 years ago, U.S. Marine Cpl. Jason Dunham’s heroic actions in Iraq saved the lives of at least two fellow Marines, while also eventually costing Dunham his life and earning the Marine the Medal of Honor. Later this month, through a collaboration involving The American... Read more →


James Hunt, of Burlington Twp., Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Porn

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old Burlington Township man pled guilty in Superior Court to possessing child sexual abuse material in exchange for a three-year sentence in New Jersey state prison. James Hunt, of Threadleaf Terrace, entered a guilty plea on May 5 in Mount Holly to one count of Endangering the... Read more →


Bill Kopec, Xerox and RE Salesman, Professor, LaSalle Alum, Marine Veteran; Loved Racquet Ball/Sailing

William Louis Kopec William Louis Kopec, "Bill", 87, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Bill grew up in Camden City, NJ, and was a long-time resident of Medford Lakes, NJ. Bill graduated from Camden Catholic High and later Lasalle University. After college, he proudly served as... Read more →