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June 23, 2021

New Jersey American Water Invests $2.22 Million in Camden County Infrastructure

Gloucestercitynews graphic files CAMDEN, N.J. – JUNE 23, 2021 – New Jersey American Water will replace over two miles of aging water main in Camden County starting next week. The project also includes replacing six fire hydrants and 158 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch cast iron water lines that were installed as far back as the 1800’s with new 6- and 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Lynnwood Lane, Gloucester Township from Sherbrook Road to Hollyoke Road Upland Way, Haddonfield from Washington Avenue to Warwick Road Washington Avenue, Haddonfield... Read more →

NIH Study: Cannabis use may be associated with suicidality in young adults

NIH study suggests a link between cannabis use and higher levels of suicidal ideation, plan, and attempt. Gloucestercitynews.net files An analysis of survey data from more than 280,000 young adults ages 18-35 showed that cannabis (marijuana) use was associated with increased risks of thoughts of suicide (suicidal ideation), suicide plan, and suicide attempt. These associations remained regardless of whether someone was also experiencing depression, and the risks were greater for women than for men. The study published online today in JAMA Network Open and was conducted by researchers at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Muhlenberg College Announces Students Named to Spring 2021 Dean's List ALLENTOWN, PA (06/22/2021)-- Congratulations to the following local students for being named to the Muhlenberg College Dean's List for the Spring 2021 semester. Sophia Caterina of Shamong (08088) Joel Hark of Voorhees (08043) Kasey Mitchell of Shamong (08088) Emma Mueller of Moorestown (08057) Gabriella Oteri of Somerdale (08083) Madison Palat of Cherry Hill (08003) Kyle Ross of Mays Landing (08330) Stefanie Wolff of Belmar (07719) Nicholas Cope of Williamstown (08094) Talia Hawkins of Delran (08075) Patrick McDonald of Monroeville (08343) Grace Nyberg of Haddonfield (08033) Madison Cornelius of Browns Mills... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: How Should Schools Spend Millions Coming to New Jersey

[New Jersey – June 22, 2021] With billions of federal dollars coming into New Jersey through COVID relief funding, JerseyCAN, a nonprofit advocating for high-quality schools for all New Jersey students, launched today a centralized multimedia platform to assist local districts and charter schools in advancing new strategies and programs to accelerate learning. Anchoring the platform are a series of evidence-based case studies and videos showcasing promising practices at the classroom, school and district levels that have already been developed and implemented across the Garden State. The platform can be found HERE. Gloucester High School, Gloucester City, NJ (CNBNews photo)... Read more →

Edward A. Williams, of Gloucester City; VFW Commander, Teamster Local 676, Vietnam War Marine Vet

"Bud" also known as "Wrong Way". Of Gloucester City on June 18, 2021. Age 73. Born in Woodbury, NJ, he was the son of the late Edward A. and Ethel (Fithian) Williams. Bud is survived by his beloved wife, Linda L. (Teschko) Williams; sons, Edward A. Williams, III (Jeanette), Timothy A. Williams (Caly) and his cherished grandchildren, Abigail, Peyton and Hailie. Bud proudly served our county in the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War. He was a truck driver with Teamsters Local #676 and later worked as a maintenance supervisor with Cornell & Company in Westville, NJ. Bud was... Read more →

Suspects Arrested in Maryland for Poaching, Illegal Fishing and Other Violations

As more people head outside for warm weather activities, Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) have remained busy protecting the state’s wildlife, fisheries, and public lands. The following individuals were recently cited for a variety of conservation law offenses in Maryland: Police charged four Washington, D.C. men for illegally fishing striped bass in Dorchester County on May . An officer observed four individuals fishing and catching striped bass during prohibited hours and in a closed spawning area. The officer also observed them place the fish in a black trash bag and into a vehicle. While speaking with the men, the officer... Read more →

Spotlight on Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball Star Dusty Baker

June 15, 2021 | BY David Vergun , DOD News Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. Marine Corps veteran Johnnie B. "Dusty" Baker Jr. is a baseball legend. Born in 1949 in Riverside, California, Baker was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 1967 and played for the team until 1975. From 1976 to 1983, he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Then, in 1984, he was with the San Francisco Giants. From 1985 to 1986 he played for the Oakland Athletics. After his playing career, he became... Read more →

Dating Apps: Benefits of Using Them When You Are Over 50

Life isn’t over once you reach 50; for some, it’s only the beginning. Since the median life expectancy has grown in recent years, we can think of 50 as the new 30 and treat it as such. Relationships are essential, and if you’re over 50 and single because you just went through a divorce, have never married, or have lost your significant other, you can still experience love. The solution to finding love for mature people is using free mature dating apps, which can bring you closer to finding a perfect match. While it’s a given that finding love even... Read more →

Black Bears Sightings In Maryland Increase During Summer Months

June 17, 2021 Black Bears Roam Far and Wide in Seasonal Movements Bear sighting near Barton in Allegany County, June 2016. Photo by Glenn Miller. Throughout June and July, visitors and residents of Maryland’s bear country may encounter more bear sightings than they would at other times of the year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is receiving active reports of bears in suburban counties, which is a normal occurrence and no cause for concern. This time of year, juvenile bears continue to disperse — seek out a territory of their own — and may travel throughout Maryland’s suburban... Read more →

Christopher O’Sullivan, 32, a former Philly Teacher, Sentenced for Child Exploitation Crimes

PHILADELPHIA (June 21, 2021)– Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Christopher O’Sullivan, 32, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, 10 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $5,200 restitution by United States District Judge Nitza I. Quinones-Alejandro for crimes stemming from his sexual exploitation of a student via text message. In October 2020, the defendant pleaded guilty to one count of enticement of a minor, and one count of production of child pornography. According to court documents, over the course of several weeks in June and July 2019, O’Sullivan, a middle school... Read more →

Investigation Into Shooting in Atlantic City Continues; One Killed, Three Wounded

ATLANTIC CITY- The investigation of a shooting on Sunday that killed one man and wounded three others continues and the victims have been identified, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Azaiah Grissom, 23, of Atlantic City was pronounced deceased at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus after the shooting. Sharif Williams, 25, Mushin Faulkner, 31, and Zyshon Baker, 22, –all of Atlantic City– were wounded in the shooting and remain hospitalized. FThe ACPO Major Crimes Unit is investigating a fatal shooting where one male was fatally shot and three others were wounded, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said.... Read more →

The People's Princess

(NAPSI)—She was known as “the people’s princess” and one of most famous women on earth, mourned worldwide at the end of her short life. But there was a lot more to Diana, Princess of Wales than many people realize. Now, in what would have been her 60th birthday year, people around the globe are dedicated Diana fans, even those who weren’t born when Lady Diana married her Prince Charming in 1981. Few, however, know the story of how she went from “shy Di” to global icon. One person with particularly good insight into just how Diana was plucked from obscurity... Read more →

The Tim Kerr Charities Annual Islandman Triathlon, Saturday, June 26th, Avalon

AVALON, NJ--The Tim Kerr Charities Annual Islandman Triathlon will be held Saturday, June 26th, 2021 starting at approximately 7:25am. The event has two components, one for adults and one for children. There will be an impact on some municipal streets on the northeastern part of Avalon on Saturday morning. Please be aware that this event is being held, and plan your travel accordingly. Below are the maps for the local streets that will be used for Saturday morning’s event: Tim Kerr Charities, Inc began when running enthusiasts signed up to participate in the inaugural, signature event, The Tim Kerr Run,... Read more →

CNB Consumer Alert: What To Know About Cryptocurrency and Scams

Confused about cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin and Ethereum? You’re not alone. Before you use or invest in cryptocurrency, know what makes it different from cash and other payment methods, and how to spot cryptocurrency scams or detect cryptocurrency accounts that may be compromised. What To Know About Cryptocurrency Paying With Cryptocurrency How To Avoid Cryptocurrency Scams How To Report Cryptocurrency Scams What To Know About Cryptocurrency What is cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that generally only exists electronically. There is no physical coin or bill unless you use a service that allows you to cash in cryptocurrency for... Read more →

Realize Your Potential

by Katherine Bihr, Ed.D (NAPSI)—If you are among the nearly four million teachers in America, according to National Center for Education estimates, here are no-cost digital resources that can support your teaching during these challenging times. Educating Educators Digitally School personnel can now sign up for a new series of six no-cost digital professional learning courses empowering educators with new strategies to support students’ success in school and beyond. The professional learning series for educators presents schools, particularly those from under-resourced communities, the access and materials needed to transform teaching during COVID-19 and beyond. The first in the planned series... Read more →

MARYLAND FISHING REPORT: The last license-free fishing day for the year July 4

Maryland Fishing Report – June 23 Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Young Brayden Pielert got to go fishing with his dad at a nearby pond and the smile on his face says it all. Photo by Noah Pielert Summer is in full swing and those who have been sequestered by pandemic, work, or school are flocking to the outdoors. Maryland State Parks are having another busy season, and just viewing the weekend traffic headed towards the beaches or western mountains makes it clear folks want to get out and do something. Many Marylanders are also finding plenty of... Read more →

Face of Defense: Airport Exhibit Shines Light on Works by Female Vets

| BY Katie Lange, DOD News Art is therapeutic, and it’s often used as an outlet for service members and veterans to process stress and trauma. Now that air travel is picking back up again, travelers flying through Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., might notice some artwork that has a patriotic feel. Pieces done by several female veterans are currently on display there to commemorate Women’s History Month. Many of the artists are veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan. Collectively, they’ve dealt with a lot of battlefield and personal trauma, and they've learned to heal through the power... Read more →