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June 14, 2021

Flag Day Ceremony Held at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital’s Soon-to-be-Opened Silvestri Tower

A special Flag Day celebration was held outside Jefferson Washington Township Hospital’s Silvestri Tower on Monday — marking the first time the U.S. flag is raised outside of the newly constructed patient pavilion, slated to open this summer. The June 14th event featured the Color Guard from the local Police Department and a performance of the National Anthem by Washington Township High School senior Sabrina Sims, followed by members of Boy Scout Troop #123 leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Local officials in attendance included Washington Township Mayor Joann Gattinelli; Jefferson Health - New Jersey President Brian Sweeney; and the hospital’s... Read more →

Mary LaPlante, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Mary LaPlante Deptford Township, N.J. Mary LaPlante age 68 of "Oak Valley" Deptford Twp. passed away on May 30, 2021 at home after an extended illness. Born in Camden, NJ she was the daughter to the late Eric and Mary (Tavener) Legge. Mary graduated from Deptford High School Class of 1971 and passed her NJ Cosmetology Board Exam that same year. After raising her children, she worked in the health care industry as a Trauma Medical Insurance Coordinator. Mary enjoyed watching true crime & mystery murder shows and tv programs that involved animals. She enjoyed past trips to the mountains,... Read more →

NJBIA, and other Business Groups Oppose Bill S-3352

That Law Opens Floodgates on Harassment Litigation NJ State Capital Building, Trenton NJ (photo courtesy of Pinterest) The New Jersey Business & Industry Association and other groups are opposing a bill today that overreaches in its attempt to excessively expand the threshold to bring litigation for harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Bill S-3352, which is scheduled to be voted on in the Senate Labor Committee this morning, also removes an employer’s ability to take preventative measures to avoid a harassment or discrimination suit. In a letter to the committee, NJBIA and 24 other business groups explicitly represent their commitment... Read more →

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Cpl. Rodolfo Perez Hernandez

June 7, 2021 | BY Katie Lange , DOD News Some of our nation's biggest heroes come from humble beginnings. Army Cpl. Rodolfo Perez Hernandez can attest to that. The son of migrant farmers joined the Army to help earn money for his family in the late 1940s. He left the service a Medal of Honor recipient. Hernandez was born April 14, 1931, in Colton, California, to David and Guadalupe, who emigrated from Mexico. At age 8, he left school to join his parents in picking crops in fields across the state to help provide for himself, his brother and... Read more →

Memories: Saint Mary Parish STEM Program

Written by Peter G. Sánchez First published August 30, 2018 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, 2021)--The six weeks were coming to an end, but not without some Irish music.In the center of Gloucester Catholic High School’s library last week, Mark Jergensen strummed the banjo as Leniyah-Marie Osler practiced her skills on the tin whistle. In a corner, Aidan Grossman and Nevaeh Parrish were taught the bodhran by visitor Tom Brett. St. Mary's RC Church (CNBNews photo) “It’s been fun,” the 10-year-old Leniyah-Marie said as she put down her tin whistle. “I wish it wouldn’t end,” she added. For over a... Read more →

ATTENTION NJ RESIDENTS: Nearly Free Health Insurance for Unemployed

Sign Up For Health Insurance Get Covered New Jersey is the State’s official health insurance marketplace that provides access to the resources and financial help you need to find the right coverage. New state and federal financial assistance will help dramatically lower health insurance costs for many New Jerseyans. If you are already enrolled, you will likely be able to claim additional savings. If you need coverage, you can explore your options and enroll now. If you received unemployment compensation in 2021, you may be eligible for nearly free coverage. Enrollment is open through the end of the year, but... Read more →

What Should You Know About Radiolab Episodes as a Science Lover

Radiolab is one of the most popular podcast programs broadcasted in the United States. The podcast is produced by WNYC, a very prominent New York radio station. You don't have to be a professional theoretical physicist, scientist, or independent science enthusiast to grasp the show's contents. Anybody with a sense of curiosity and an interest in intellectual topics will enjoy listening to the contents of the program. The episodes explore different topics like claustrophobia, sleep cycles, DNA functioning, and other similar areas. Radiolab has been popular since its introduction in 2002, and it continues to be one of the highest-rated... Read more →

NJ Residents Earn Degrees from the University of Vermont

BURLINGTON, VT (06/09/2021)-- Determined to maintain the spirit of joy and optimism that is the hallmark of UVM's commencement ceremony, but doing so in a safe manner, University of Vermont President Suresh Garimella conferred degrees on graduates at multiple, smaller school and college ceremonies. "Our emphasis will be on celebrating our students. We are very proud of each and every one of them and salute their accomplishment," Garimella said prior to the ceremonies, which marked the end of a highly successful year of in-person education on the UVM campus. An estimated 3,347 graduates, including 2,685 bachelors, 435 masters, 117 doctoral... Read more →


While your hands-on old classic games and their subsequent consoles, a workaround is still available that you can follow to enjoy these titles. For those who do not know, a ROM image can help you re-experience all these old classic games that are rather difficult to get nowadays. You might have already heard of ROMs at some point if you are an Android smartphone user. ROMs are just an image file having read-only data, basically a video game cartridge, an arcade game’s mainboard, or firmware. Using these ROMs on your computer will enable you to enjoy all these old games... Read more →

HELP WANTED: virtual hiring event for Gloucester City School District

Gloucester High School, Market Street and Crescent Blvd., Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 14, 2021)--Kelly Education will be hosting a virtual hiring event for Gloucester City School District on Thursday, June 17th at 2pm. We are currently hiring for Daily Substitute Teachers, Long Term Substitute Teachers, Building Permanent Substitute Teachers, Substitute Paraprofessionals, Permanent Paraprofessionals and Clerical roles in Gloucester City School District School District. If you are looking for a new job to gain valuable experience, please sign up for our Virtual Hiring Event using this link https://forms.office.com/r/0fpwgDNcZR. This hiring event will be live on... Read more →

Murphy's Virtual Town Hall Meeting Wed.

Sign Up for Virtual Town Hall with Gov. Murphy On Wednesday, June 16th at 4 p.m., Governor Murphy is hosting another virtual town hall. The Governor is looking forward to providing you with the latest updates on getting New Jerseyans vaccinated, combating the pandemic, our state budget, and more. If you want to attend, please complete a brief form and you will be notified if a spot is available. Sign Up Here Read more →

13 Airports in NJ Receive Grants Totaling $6.1 Million from NJDOT

Grants will support projects at 13 airports in 10 counties (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the awarding of 13 Airport Improvement Program grants totaling more than $6.1 million in state funds to support airport safety and improvement projects. These grants, which leverage state funding and airport contributions, will support more than of $6.7 million worth of work. “General aviation airports play a vital role in New Jersey’s multi-modal transportation system, as well as local and state economies,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “These grants ensure our public-use airports continue to operate safely and are... Read more →

New Jersey Giving Free Season State Parks Vax Pass to Vaccinated Residents

Get Your State Parks Vax Pass Every New Jerseyan who is fully vaccinated or receives their first COVID-19 vaccination shot by July 4th is eligible for a free season "State Parks Vax Pass" good for entrance at any State park for the rest of 2021. Go to nj.gov/vaxandvisit to register for your State Parks Vax Pass and you will receive an email with your pass. Once you have your pass, you can go to any State park and get free entry. The State Parks Vax Pass allows free access to all of New Jersey's 51 State parks and forest facilities... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City, and Haddon Lake, Audubon (Chapter X)

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, THE DAY COMING TO AN END--One night last week around 9:15 PM we caught the last glimpse of daylight before the dark sky of night closed over the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. We took the photo with the Apple iPhone 11 LOVE YOUR MONEY--The new Gloucester High football field and running track around the field is finished. Work on the $1.3 million jobs began at the beginning of the year and ended in May. The arrow is pointing to two members of the construction crew putting the finishing touches on the field.... Read more →