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June 2021

Wreaths Across America Annual Giving in July Campaign

Wreaths Across America Kicks Off Giving in July 2021 ‘Do Good Twice’ by supporting local groups in New Jersey while sharing the mission to Remember, Honor, Teach COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine and New Jersey – June 25, 2021 – Throughout the month of July, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) will be featuring its annual Giving in July campaign— a month dedicated to the groups and individuals giving back in their communities while helping to share the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach. Locally, groups like New Jersey Motor Truck Association, Ferro-Monte Chapter NSDAR, CAP Cape May County Composite Squadron NER-NJ-009,... Read more →

County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Offering Four Scholarships Each Worth $3,500

The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey announces the availability of scholarships to college, graduate, and law students. Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of $3,500.00 paid directly to the recipient. The scholarships include: The Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship The Andrew K. Ruotolo Jr. Memorial Scholarship The Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship The John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarship Deadline for submission of applications is September 3, 2021. For applications for each scholarship please visit: https://bit.ly/3gsXZuV Read more →

*Graffiti Art Contest at the Alcatraz East Crime Museum

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee – Alcatraz East Crime Museum invites artists to submit their entry into the 3rd Annual Graffiti Art Contest held on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The event coincides with National STEM Day, bringing attention to the addition of Arts… turning STEM to STEAM. Although graffiti is a controversial issue that is very costly to clean up, this contest and exhibit highlights organized graffiti programs found across America that reduce vandalism while promoting local talent. “We know how serious the graffiti issue is in many areas of the country, which is why we want to help teach people about... Read more →

Allissa DeStefano, age 30, of Toms River Charged With Allegedly Killing Three Dogs

Allissa DeStefano Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on June 23, 2021, Allissa DeStefano, age 30, of Toms River, was indicted by a Grand Jury sitting in Ocean County on three counts of Animal Cruelty in violation of N.J.S.A. 4-22-17c(2). During the evening hours of November 11, 2019, the Lacey Township Police Department responded to a residence in Lacey Township for a report that dogs had possibly been abandoned in the residence. Upon arrival, the officers determined that the house was indeed abandoned, and the remains of three dogs were discovered. An investigation by Detectives from the Lacey... Read more →

Two Men Charged with Stealing Over $200,000 from a Lacey Twp. Woman

Ross Miserendino, 55, of Lacey Township, (left) and Enrique Roldan, 42, of Jackson, NJ LACEY TOWNSHIP, NJ--Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Lacey Township Police Chief Michael DiBella announced that on June 23, 2021 and June 24, 2021, Ross Miserendino, 55, of Lacey Township, (left) and Enrique Roldan, 42, of Jackson,(right) were charged with Theft in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:20-3. Miserendino was also charged with one count of Theft in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:20-3; Uttering a Forged Instrument in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:21-1a(3); Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6h; and Making a False Statement... Read more →

Floyd Memorial Statue Defaced in Newark

NEWARK, NJ (June 25, 2021)--Mayor Ras J. Baraka (photo) and Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara report that police are investigating the defacing of the George Floyd statue at City Hall that occurred overnight on June 24. “The defacing of the statue of George Floyd has been a trend around the country,” said Mayor Baraka. “This horrible act is the very reason that this statue needs to remain and be upheld. As this is not just about George Floyd, it's a deliberate effort to push back against and ultimately dismantle systems of hatred, racism, and white supremacy. We celebrate those... Read more →

Another Man Involved in 2020 Pine Hill Murder and Kidnapping of Pedro Fernandez Jr., Arrested

Camden City, N.J. (June 25, 2021)--– A second Camden man has been charged in connection with the June 2020 homicide of a Pine Hill man, who had been reported missing, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Metro Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Rashaan Setzer, 29, of Camden, has been charged with one count of first-degree Felony Murder in the homicide of Pedro Fernandez, Jr., 30, of Pine Hill. Setzer was arrested shortly after 8:00 a.m. this morning by the US Marshals NY/NJ Fugitive Task Force at a residence on the 100 block of Burrough Mill... Read more →

The Compliance Risks Of Social Media

Social media is an indispensable tool for modern businesses to connect with their customers, gather feedback, offer incentives, and participate in meaningful conversations. However, social media platforms present a host of compliance risks for businesses. Some of these risks stem from the trend of merging personal and professional lives. We often take our work home with us, and there are cases of employees tweeting sensitive posts from a business phone or computer. Businesses in heavily regulated sectors like finance and healthcare are subject to numerous state and federal regulations. In this case, your social media posts must meet the advertising... Read more →

Grace M. Buck, of Audubon, age 97

(nee Oliveri) Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on June 21, 2021. Lifelong resident of Audubon, NJ. Age 97 years. Beloved wife of the late William F. Buck, Jr. Dear mother of MaryLee (Jim) McCarthy, Cathy (Charlie) King, Janice (Jordan) Prince and the late Richard W. Buck. Loving grandmother of Shannon, Kelly, Sean, Ryan, Jaimie, Lucas and Ava and 9 great grandchildren. Mrs. Buck was a lifelong parishioner of St. Aloysius R.C. Church. She was a proud member of the Bettlewood girls and a 1942 graduate of Collingswood High School. She loved playing cards with her... Read more →

Safe and Secure Online Guaranteed Profit Making Ideas with Bitcoin

The latest form of digital currencies, Bitcoin is considering the best and the smart choice for interested communities who are serious about online trading. Online trading opportunities Bitcoin as an investment plan is getting a very good response and having great choices for small scale businesses as well as for large scale business to achieve their objectives. Follow the best Bitcoin invoice and make sure how to get satisfied and which priorities and the feature plans can proceed through instant and a reliable source of action plans. visit the official site and make sure how to achieve your objectives and... Read more →

Gregory Esposito Appointed to Gloucester County Boys/Girls Club Board of Directors

Glassboro, NJ, June 24, 2021 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is welcoming Gregory Esposito into its Board of Directors. The current Board of Directors approved his nomination on Thursday, June 17th Greg Esposito is the Supervisor of Child Study Team for the Clayton Public School District and has been with the district for nine years, previously serving as the School Psychologist for the middle and high schools. Esposito oversees the special education programs in the district and ensures all Clayton students with Individualized Education Programs, both in and out of district, receive the services and resources... Read more →

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New Jersey Has The Highest Per Capita In Property Taxes in the United States

$3,378 collected per capita in property taxes in New Jersey, highest in U.S. image courtesy of pixabay THE CENTER SQUARE Property tax revenues collected per capita in New Jersey amounted to $3,378 in fiscal year 2018, the highest level among the 50 states, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis. Fiscal year 2018 was the most recent year that such data was available, the foundation reported. Property tax collections made up 31.1 percent of the total state and local taxes and nearly 72 percent of local tax collections across the nation, according to the analysis. Nationwide, the average amount of... Read more →

Nancy L. Morgey (nee Weeks), of Bellmawr, 75

Nancy L. Morgey (nee Weeks), on June 24, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 75. Beloved wife of the late George I. Morgey. Devoted mother of April Gray (George, Jr.) and Kimberly Morgey (Keith). Loving Mom Mom of Jillian and George III. Dear sister of Marylynn Polak (Ed) and the late Howard Weeks (Beatrice). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Tuesday, June 29 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may... Read more →

Janice Wardle Named to Gloucester County Boys & Girls Club Directors Board

Glassboro, NJ, June 24, 2021 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is welcoming Janice Wardle into its Board of Directors. The current Board of Directors approved her nomination on Thursday, June 17th. Dr. Janice E. Wardle has a B.S. in Business Administration, University of Delaware, MBA, Wilmington University, and a PhD. in Business Leadership with a concentration in Sports Leadership, Northcentral University Dr. Wardle is the Chair of Sports Management for Wilmington University. Dr. Wardle has over 20 years of teaching experience face to face, online and hybrid format. She has developed several online courses and concentrations... Read more →

How bitcoin will affect the accounting professions

Bitcoins can be sent, gotten and overseen through different autonomous sites, PC customers and cell phone programming. Bitcoins are sent and gotten through customers and sites called wallets. They send and affirm exchanges to the organization through Bitcoin addresses, the identifiers for clients'. to date are found on the trade markets available to be purchased. So despite the fact that actually a purchaser with bunches of cash could purchase all the bitcoins made available for purchase, except if those holding the. Bitcoin wallets inside the organizations There are an assortment of approaches to secure bitcoins: Acknowledge bitcoins as installment for... Read more →

Norman J. DuBois, of Audubon, age 84; Member of Palmyra, Broomall and Sterling String Band

Suddenly on June 15, 2021, of Audubon, NJ; formerly of Oak Valley, NJ and Philadelphia, PA. Age 84 years. Son of the late Leon and Cecilia DuBois. Beloved husband of 57 years to Marian L. DuBois. Dear father of Linda (Gregory) Shaffer and June (James) MacCarthy. Loving grandfather of Abigail and James MacCarthy and Olivia and Peyton Shaffer. Dear brother of Leon T. (Mary Lou) DuBois and the late Dolores (the late John) Peacher. Norman was a 1956 graduate of Bartram High School where he participated in basketball. He was an employee for 30 years at CBS Records, Pitman, NJ... Read more →

GOP Challenger Polistina: Mazzeo is Obligated to Empower Atlantic City PD to Protect/Servere

Egg Harbor Township, NJ - “At a time when far-left politicians are pushing to defund, disband, and disrespect law enforcement, the recent surge of violent crime in Atlantic City is proof positive that this anti-police approach is not just dumb, it's dangerous," said Polistina. “The problem isn’t a pandemic, and it’s not the weather, it’s politicians like Vince Mazzeo refusing to allow our brave men and women in law enforcement to do their jobs.” Gloucestercitynews graphic files The Atlantic City Police Department has been operating without a Chief of Police since October 1, 2020 and is currently understaffed by 60... Read more →

Study Reveals: Adolescent marijuana, alcohol use held steady during COVID-19 pandemic

Adolescent marijuana use and binge drinking did not significantly change during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite record decreases in the substances’ perceived availability, according to a survey of 12th graders in the United States. The study’s findings, which appeared online on June 24, 2021, in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, challenge the idea that reducing adolescent use of drugs can be achieved solely by limiting their supply. The work was led by researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. In contrast to consistent rates... Read more →

Joseph H. Battersby, Jr., age 57; Brick Layer, Avid Fisherman, Philly Sports Fan, GHS Alum Class of '82

On June 22, 2021. Age 57. Of Gloucester City. Survived by his wife, Robin Lynn Battersby (nee McDonald); children, Joseph L. Battersby (Tiffany) and Kaylee L. Battersby; step-children, Adam Delmar, Ian Delmar and Allisha Plotcher (Ryan); grandchildren, Blake L. Battersby, Reed Plotcher and Lennon Plotcher; brother, James Battersby; nieces, Jessica Hamer and Emma Battersby and nephews, Jake Battersby and Nicky Battersby. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Margaret Battersby; his brother, Timothy Battersby and his beloved Lilli. Joe was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1982. He worked many years as a bricklayer, most recently for Platinum Services... Read more →

Two Men Face Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

Albert Pisanelli left and John J. Burke III Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that two men pled guilty yesterday in Superior Court to distributing child sexual abuse material. In separate cases, Albert Pisanelli, 38, of Deptford and David Bucci, 43, of Burlington City, pled guilty in front of the Hon. John J. Burke III, J.S.C., to one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). Each defendant acknowledged possessing more than 25 images or videos of children engaging in sexual acts, and sharing those files with others. Under agreements with the Prosecutor’s Office, each defendant faces five... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD Seeking Help to Identify Wawa Cigarette Thief

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--On Tuesday, June 22, 2021 10 PM, the suspect entered the Wawa at 800 N. Black Horse Pike in Blackwood. The suspect jumped over the counter, stole three (3) cartons of Newport cigarettes and then fled the store on foot. The proceeds were valued at $288. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword TIP GLOTWPPD and your tip message to 888777. You... Read more →

Joe Coyne Sr., of Audubon, Little League Coach/Umpire, Audubon LL Hall of Fame Member

Joseph W. Coyne Sr., age 62, of Audubon, New Jersey passed away on June 22nd, 2021. He was the devoted husband of Eileen Coyne for 34 years, the loving father of Joseph (Robin), Jenna, and Kathleen and the loving grandfather of Oliver and Ansel. Beloved cat-grandfather to Blottie and Dottie. Brother of Margaret Harkins (Joseph), Francis (Helen), Robert (the late Lorraine), the late Sarah Smith (Robert), Kathleen, Julia Regan, Martin (Elizabeth), Charles (the late Coleen) and John. Also survived by his father-in-law, Joseph Gentile (the late Lena), sister-in-law, Joanne Gentile, brother-in-law, Rocco Gentile and many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews,... Read more →

Winslow Police Investigating An Accident Today Involving Driver and Pedestrian

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (June 25, 2021)--Winslow Township Police Captain John Leahey released a statement today about a traffic accident on Sicklerville Road involving a 41-year-old pedestrian and a 41-year-old driver. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was taken to Cooper University Hospital, Camden City. Presently no charges have been filed against either person pending the conclusion of the investigation. If you witness the accident please contact the Winslow Police at the phone number listed below in the press release. Read more →

New Jersey Residents at Ithaca College Named to Spring 2021 Dean's List

ITHACA, NY (06/24/2021)-- Ithaca College congratulates students named to the Dean's List for the spring 2021 semester. Jay Barrett of Avalon (08202) Maya Carlson of Hainesport (08036) Timothy Hannon of Egg Harbor Township (08234) Sean Herb of Medford (08055) Brittany Hope of Columbus (08022) Shannon King of Moorestown (08057) Allie Matthews of Browns Mills (08015) Michael Sheehan of Haddon Township (08108) Maxwell Sobel of Cherry Hill (08003) Matthew Wolf of Cherry Hill (08003) Thomas Zieger of Cherry Hill (08003) About Ithaca College Founded in 1892, Ithaca College is a residential college dedicated to building knowledge and confidence through a continuous... Read more →

Down The Shore: July Promotions at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Fourth of July Weekend Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is going all in Fourth of July Weekend with a $150,000 Sweepstakes that will award 28 winners the chance to take home cash and Free Play prizes, which includes $50,000 awarded at each drawing. The promotion will take place Sunday, July 4 at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. with entries earned beginning Friday, July 2. The go-to entertainment destination will also continue their commitment to 365-Live, providing the high energy and positive vibes customers know and love, seven days a week. Throughout the holiday weekend, there will... Read more →

Eric Dalius finds the best ways for boosting entrepreneurial vision while vacationing with his wife, Kimberly Dalius

When you gain insight into the future of your company, it amounts to entrepreneurial vision. Your power of awareness and imagination regarding multiple factors which affect the venture is nothing but an entrepreneurial dream. When you have transparency about what you want to attain in the long run, you can take practical steps towards that. It will help in solidifying the goal and defining entrepreneurial activities. If you want to gain success and further your company's growth, you must rely on your vision. Eric Dalius understands the significance of the same and has used similar strategies to boost his business.... Read more →


After a year-long hiatus many of the city’s favorite activities and ways to gather return just in time for the holiday weekend. PHILADELPHIA (June 24, 2021) – The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) has planned an exciting lineup of Summer events and activities leading up to and throughout Independence Day Weekend with concerts, markets, art exhibits, roller skating, the Wellness on the Waterfront yoga series presented by Independence Blue Cross, great eats, and more! “With restrictions lifted, we’re thrilled to be once again working with so many wonderful partners to bring an exciting lineup of free activities to the Waterfront... Read more →

NJ Residents at University of New Hampshire Named to Dean's List

DURHAM, NH (06/24/2021)-- The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2021 semester. Lauren Oldock of Wall Township, NJ for earning Highest Honors Jack Grabicki of Wall Township, NJ for earning Highest Honors Alyssa Walter of Cherry Hill, NJ for earning Highest Honors Mark Troiani of Haddonfield, NJ for earning Highest Honors Patrick Hughes of Haddon Heights, NJ for earning Honors Alison Fehl of Lumberton, NJ for earning High Honors Cameron Wagner of Medford, NJ for earning Honors Faith Bonett of Moorestown, NJ for earning Highest Honors Rachel Hollywood... Read more →

PODCAST: Inside the FBI's Missing Children's Cases

Audio Download Download Audio File Recent Audio 05.25.2021 — Inside the FBI: Missing Children's Day 05.12.2021 — Inside the FBI: Procurement Collusion Strike Force 05.07.2021 — Inside the FBI: Combating Terrorism 04.08.2021 — Inside the FBI: The Unabomber Case Inside the FBI: Missing Children's Cases Download episode Transcript Monica Grover: On May 25, 1979, 6-year-old Etan Patz left his house to go to school. Unfortunately, he never made it to his bus. Decades later, we’d learn that he was kidnapped and murdered that same day. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan declared May 25 National Missing Children’s Day in Etan’s memory.... Read more →

Students from NJ Named to Worcester Polytechnic Institute Spring 2021 Dean's List

WORCESTER, MA (06/24/2021)-- The criteria for the WPI Dean's List differs from most other universities as WPI does not compute a grade point average (GPA). Instead, WPI defines the Dean's List by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects. The following undergradutes were named to the Spring 2021 Dean's List: Anne Hughes of Woodbury, NJ class of 21 majoring in Biomedical Engineering Emilia Perez of Mays Landing, NJ class of 21 majoring in Civil Engineering Savannah Parker of Pedricktown, NJ class of 22 majoring in Biomedical Engineering Gabrielle Healey of Voorhees, NJ class of... Read more →

Grant Edmund Schuhl, of Gloucester Township, age 79; Teacher, Coach and Accountant

On June 21, 2021, at the age of 79. In the loving care of his wife, sons and family. Of the Glen Oaks Section of Gloucester Township. Loving husband of 58 years to Lois A. Schuhl (nee Presutti). Beloved son of the late Edmund J. Schuhl and Wilma Schuhl (nee Grant). Beloved father of Scott (Mary Jo) Schuhl, Robert M. (Lisa) Schuhl and the late Mark L. Schuhl. Devoted Poppie of Mark, David, Jack and Matteo. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his brother, Alexander Schuhl. Grant was born in Norwood, PA and graduated from... Read more →

New Book Released: Weed of Wonder

Cannabis history is your history. Discover why in the new publication Weed of Wonder. Weed of Wonder is the result of more than four years of in-depth research and photography. Unprecedented access to Museum founder Ben Dronkers’ collection of over 9000 cannabis-related artifacts has resulted in a fresh view of the plant’s history. The book will be available from June 25th, 2021. Why a new book on Cannabis? Legal cannabis is slowly becoming international. Old-school cannabis activism now exists alongside a billion dollar industry. CBD, the ‘wellness cannabinoid’, is changing the perception of the plant and mainstreaming its use beyond... Read more →

Invincible Cat for A New View Created by Rutgers University Alumni and Artists

Invincible Cat for A New View – Camden public art installation project addressing illegal dumping. For Immediate Release CAMDEN – Approaching the area of Whitman Avenue and Pershing Street in Camden, a larger-than-life animal form comes into view. The once-forgotten grass lot here is now home to Invincible Cat – a majestic panther whose gaze is ready to engage the senses and imaginations of viewers. The 36-foot long, 7-foot tall, and 10-foot wide sculpture, made with a structural steel armature and repurposed black car hoods, is one of six art installations featured in A New View – Camden – a... Read more →

Gloucester City Finally Has A Mayor

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 24, 2021)--It is official, Gloucester City's new mayor is Patrick Keating, longtime Gloucester City Democrat councilman, and a former Gloucester City Administrator. His term as councilman-at-large ends December 31, 2022. As a councilman, he was the chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee, member of the Public Works and Housing Committees, School Board Liaison, and Zero Tolerance Board member. Patrick Keating 2014 Gloucester City file photo Brian Morrell, city administrator, and the city police chief said Keating was sworn in at last week's caucus meeting. He replaces Dan Spencer who... Read more →

Coast Guard Atlantic City Medevacs Mariner from Vessel Near Manasquan Inlet

Atlantic City, N.J. (June 24, 2021)--— The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a motor vessel approximately 23 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a report of a 72-year-old male experiencing stroke-like symptoms while aboard the motor vessel Voyager and needed immediate medical attention. Sector Delaware Bay dispatched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet to the scene. Once on scene, the Dolphin aircrew hoisted the mariner and safely transported him... Read more →

CNB HUNTING/FISHING DELAWARE: Youth Fishing Tournament Results Announced

Young anglers statewide submitted their biggest catches for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s 35th annual Youth Fishing Tournament, held June 5 at more than 30 public freshwater fishing ponds as a fish-on-your-own, semi-virtual event for children ages four through 15. Tournament participants measured and submitted the length of their catches through the Fishing Chaos app to compete for the title of overall state winner with the biggest fish. The title went to Kane Messina of Millsboro, who caught a bass measuring 21 inches long. Big fish results also included: Largest largemouth bass: o First place: 21 inches... Read more →

$10,000 Lottery Ticket Winners, One from Wegmans, One from Xpress Mart

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $50,000,000 TRENTON (June 23, 2021) – There were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, June 22, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations: Camden County: Wegmans Food Markets #10, 2100 Route 70 West, Cherry Hill; and, Cumberland County: Xpress Mart, 1715 East Wheat Rd., Vineland. In addition to the third-tier prizes won, 16 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased... Read more →

Page Seven: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Carmen achieved many awards while being a 4 sport star for the Lions and also the 1954 New Jersey Champions Brooklawn American Legion.... Read more →


(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 of six professional learning... Read more →

Fred Anzide, a Gloucester City Councilman, Lions Club Member, Charter Member of Garden State String Band

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--On June 22, 2021, Frederick C. Anzide, age 90 passed away. A resident of Sewell for the past 20 years or so Mr. Anzide was a long time resident of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 65 years to Barbara Ann (nee Tyler). Devoted father of Lori (Robert) Kenney, Cathy (Paul) Bennett and Lisa (Paul) Fred Anzide (circa 1950's) Sebastian. Devoted grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 9. Dear Brother of James R. (Lucille) Anzide and the late Amerinda D. Joiner. Fred was born and raised in Gloucester City and graduated from Gloucester... Read more →

LGBTQ Victory Fund Endorse Don Guardian for Assembly,

ATLANTIC CITY – LGBTQ Victory Fund—the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ people to public office—endorsed former Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian for New Jersey Assembly today. The endorsement signals Victory Fund’s confidence that Guardian is well-positioned to win his Assembly race and will be a strong voice for equality once elected. Guardian would be the only openly LGBTQ member of the Assembly and the first openly gay Republican legislator in New Jersey history. “LGBTQ Victory Fund is proud to endorse Don Guardian for Assembly,” said Mayor Annise Parker, President & CEO of LGBTQ Victory Fund. “Don is a... Read more →

A brief summary of voting in the US

Voting is a part of modern-day life that we take for granted. It’s the most socially acceptable way to exercise our political opinion. But, to get to this point, there have been significant hurdles to cross, and the battle isn’t over. Having said that, we’ve come a long way; and to highlight this, the following article outlines a brief timeline of major milestones that have been overcome in the expansion of suffrage, in order to give you more insight into just how important your vote can be. 1856: all white males can vote When voting was first implemented, only 6%... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Gordon Beesley Shot and Killed, Along with Two Civilians

Police Officer Gordon Beesley Arvada Police Department, Colorado End of Watch Monday, June 21, 2021 Police Officer Gordon Beesley was shot and killed at about 1:30 pm after having responded to a suspicious event call near the Arvada Library in the 7500 block of W 57th Avenue. While on scene he became engaged in a shootout with an armed subject and was fatally shot. The subject and a bystander who came to Officer Beesley's assistance were also shot and killed. Officer Beesley had served with the Arvada Police Department for 19 years. He was the SRO at Oberon Middle School... Read more →

Margaret C. Sweeney, of Deptford; Retired Nursing Supervisor at Episcopal Hospital

Deptford – Surrounded by her loving family, on September 28, 2020, Reta passed away peacefully at home. Age 81. (nee Magoun). Formerly of Woodbury and Cape May. Loving wife of 20 years to the late Edward J. Sweeney, Sr. Cherished daughter of the late Thatcher Magoun V and Mary “Molly” Stewart. Loving mother of Craig Hartman (Donna), Mark Pinero, Thomas Pinero (Janette), Jeffrey Pinero (Kelly), Terri Netz (Bruce), Kellie Blymer, Daniel Sweeney, and Sean Sweeney. Predeceased by her son Luis David Pinero (surviving Sam), stepson, Edward J. Sweeney, Jr. (surviving Sarah), and granddaughter Katie Sweeney. Beloved Sister of Thatcher Magoun... Read more →

Samaritan to Host Golf Outing Drive FORE!

Mount Laurel, NJ – “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” Samaritan’s annual golf tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, June 28 at Little Mill Country Club in Marlton with all social distancing guidelines in place to protect everyone’s health and safety. All proceeds from the event support Samaritan’s family of services that enhance the lives of those coping with issues of aging, serious illness, or grief, and all those who care about them throughout South Jersey. “Each year, the goal of our annual golf tournament is two-fold: to raise awareness and funds to ensure that... Read more →

Anna Jean Murphy, of Brooklawn, age 91

Brooklawn – Surrounded by her loving family, at home, Anna passed peacefully on June 21, 2021, at age 91. (nee Matz) Loving and devoted wife of 49 years to the late Gerald R. Murphy, Sr. Loving mother of Michael (Marie) Murphy, Debbie Mason, Joan (late Frank) Keith, Gerald (Sherle) Murphy, Jr. and Joseph Murphy. Predeceased by her daughter Margaret (late Michael) Ribchinsky. Cherished grandmother of Jason (India), Adam (Candice), Jerry, Brianna, Joe (Megan), Kim (Dan), Michael John, Emily, Michael (Jacque), Ryan (Jackie), and Colin (Arielle) and great-grandmother of 15. Predeceased by her 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Anna was a... Read more →

Students from New Jersey Named to Dean's List at Mount St. Mary's University

EMMITSBURG, MD (06/22/2021)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 673 students earned Dean's List honors in Spring 2021, achieving this accomplishment in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. An additional 180 students were named to the President's List for earning a grade point average of 4.0. Carolyn Allen of Vineland Samantha Barry of Williamstown Joshua Brown of Ocean City Ryan Carroll of Marlton Hannah Cooksey of Pennsville Dominic Curcio of Elmer Danielle Donoghue of Ocean City Matthew Dwyer of Lumberton Jason Dyson of Thorofare Emily Hall of Mickleton Courtney Humphreys of Pennsville Laura Kingham of Haddonfield Braeden... Read more →

Two Drug Dealers from Camden City Indicted in Death of Medford Township Customer

Tareese Brown (left) and Rashan Demby Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 31-year-old Camden drug dealer has been indicted for causing the fatal overdose of a Medford Township woman to whom he sold fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine in late 2019. A Burlington County Grand Jury returned the indictment against Tareese Brown, 31, of Ablett Village in Camden, charging him with Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree), 10 counts of Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), 10 counts of Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), and two counts of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled... Read more →