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June 13, 2021

Rowan Seventh in the Final D3Baseball.com National Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball team, which participated in the NCAA Division III College World Series, is ranked seventh in the final D3baseball.com national poll, which is the Profs’ highest ranking in the poll that began in 2010. The Profs, who ended the year with a 29-6 record, won the NCAA Marietta Regional championship, to make their sixth trip to the World Series and the first under head coach Mike Dickson. Rowan also captured the 17th NJAC Championship in its history and the second in three years. SEASON RECAP: • The Profs were well-recognized for their accomplishments this season... Read more →


COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS LIFTED IN PHILLY

Gloucestercitynews.net files PHILADELPHIA-(June 13, 2021)--After nearly 15 months of COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Philadelphia dropped the last of the Safer-at-Home COVID restrictions on Friday, June 11. Part of these changes include no longer requiring that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors, and that the 11 p.m. last call curfew at restaurants is lifted. What’s CHANGED? As of 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 11, 2021, the City of Philadelphia is no longer requiring that fully vaccinated people wear masks in most indoor settings. People who are not vaccinated or are not fully vaccinated are still required to wear masks indoors and... Read more →


Vermont National Guard biathletes eye 2022 Beijing Olympics

By Joshua Cohen, Joint Force Headquarters - Vermont National Guard Public Affairs COLCHESTER, Vt. – Three Vermont National Guard biathletes are training hard in anticipation of attending the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. If selected, VTARNG members will make up 37 percent of the U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team. The event would mark the first time Spc. Deedra Irwin takes part in the international games. A member of 86th Troop Command, the 29-year-old biathlete is “excited about the possible opportunity to represent my country and my team. Participating in the Olympics has always been a dream of mine and something... Read more →


Bayville Nurse Wins PDFNJ Raffle

as Part of National Nurse's Month Appreciation Bayville, NJ — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) commemorated National Nurses Month and honored New Jersey nurses by offering its continuing education webinar for FREE throughout the month of May. 210 nurses throughout New Jersey signed on for the opportunity. As part of the promotion nurses who signed up for the free webinar were entered into a raffle to win a $250 Amazon gift card. Cindy Zumbo of Bayville was selected as the winner. PDFNJ wanted to recognize and appreciate the crucial work done by nurses in New Jersey by... Read more →


State Republicans want New Jersey to Return Portion of Tax Collections to Residents

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – With New Jersey looking to bring in higher-than-anticipated tax revenues, state Republicans want to return the money to the taxpayers. On Wednesday, treasury officials said New Jersey’s baseline state revenues for the 2021 fiscal year could be roughly $4.1 billion higher than anticipated. Coupled with other revenue increases, the state expects to end fiscal 2021 with a $10.1 billion surplus. “The surplus should be given back to taxpayers because it is theirs to keep, and the state is already flush with cash,” Assemblyman Hal Wirths, R-Sussex, the Republican... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Mary Purcell of Ocean City Graduates from Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program at Scranton SCRANTON, PA (06/09/2021)-- Mary R. Purcell of Ocean City was among 37 members of The University of Scranton's class of 2021 who graduated from its Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program (SJLA), which is one of Scranton's programs of excellence. Students in SJLA pursue a rigorous education designed to develop enhanced writing, oral and critical-thinking skills through specially designed courses in philosophy, theology and literature. Purcell graduated, summa cum laude, as an English and philosophy double major. Tatyana Williams graduates from Bridgewater College BRIDGEWATER, VA... Read more →


Attorney General's Office Investigating Fatal MV Accident Involving Police Officer and Pedestrian

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (June 10, 2021)– The Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident last night in Camden in which a police vehicle struck and fatally injured a pedestrian. Gloucestercitynews.net files According to the preliminary investigation, an on-duty, uniformed officer of the Camden County Metro Police Department was operating a marked patrol vehicle southbound on Mount Ephraim Avenue at approximately 10:55 p.m., when he struck the pedestrian, a Camden woman who was crossing Mount Ephraim Avenue at Woodlynne Avenue. The officer was not responding to any police alert at the time of the accident.... Read more →


New Jersey Students Named to the University of Vermont Dean's List

BURLINGTON, VT (06/09/2021)-- To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. Joseph Abate of Burlington, NJ Erika Adamson of Medford, NJ Kennedy Brown of Bellmawr, NJ Kendal Coldren of Delran, NJ Caroline Flynn of Medford, NJ Rachel Goldman of Southampton, NJ Melissa Kampf of Ocean City, NJ Lauryn Katz of Mount Laurel, NJ Parker Kimberly of Riverton, NJ Julia Kropiewnicki of Mullica Hill, NJ Claire Leahy of Pilesgrove, NJ Natalie Lloyd of Moorestown, NJ Joshua... Read more →


New Jersey Receives $27 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Emergency Housing Vouchers

NEW YORK – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the awarding of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan funds for Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Specifically, HUD is awarding New Jersey $26,874,792 to cover the cost of 1,595 vouchers and related administrative costs, including up-front costs needed to stand up the program, for an initial 18-month period. Gloucestercitynews.net files Nationally, HUD is awarding $1.1 billion – 70,000 vouchers – for 626 public housing authorities (PHAs) administering the Housing Choice... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

James Madison University announces spring 2021 honors graduates HARRISONBURG, VA (06/10/2021)-- James Madison University is pleased to announce the following students who graduated with honors during the May 2021 commencement exercises. Julie Busca of Medford (08055) graduated Cum Laude with a degree in communication sciences and disorders. Rylee Booth of Voorhees (08043) graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in health sciences. Morgan Hilton of Deptford (08096) graduated Cum Laude with a degree in interdisciplinary liberal studies. Rachel Accorsi of Mullica Hill (08062) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in international affairs. Isabelle Nicholas of West Deptford (08096) graduated... Read more →


NJ college students earn Dean's List Honors

READING, PA (06/10/2021)-- Over 700 students were named to Alvernia University's Dean's List for the spring 2021 semester. The following local students were among those honored: Julia Peter of Columbus (08022) studied Occupational Therapy at Alvernia's Reading Campus during the spring 2021 semester. Tessa Beck of Palmyra (08065) studied Occupational Therapy at Alvernia's Reading Campus during the spring 2021 semester. Samantha Burns of Cinnaminson (08077) studied Occupational Therapy at Alvernia's Reading Campus during the spring 2021 semester. Hannah Schwarzmann of Lumberton (08048) studied Nursing at Alvernia's Reading Campus during the spring 2021 semester. Elizabeth Danovich of Sewell (08080) studied Occupational... Read more →