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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

$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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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. 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Rowan's Men and Women Swimming Teams and Diving Teams Honored

RICHMOND, VA – Rowan’s men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams have each earned Scholar All-America honors by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their student-athletes’ efforts in the classrooms this year. The men’s team posted a GPA of 3.51 with 22 student-athletes while the women’s team maintained a 3.48 GPA with 11 student-athletes. "Coaches Bowser and Blaschke did an exceptional job despite the absence of a Metropolitan Championship.," noted CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart. "These are some of the best ambassadors of Rowan and Athletic Director Giannini, President Houshmand, and Dr. JoAnne Bullard (Faculty... Read more →

New Jersey has an 87.28% Save Rate for Shelter Dogs and Cats 

According to Annual Data Report from Best Friends Animal Society 96% of Animals Killed in State Shelters in 2020 Were Cats KANAB, Utah -- Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization, today released its sixth annual pet lifesaving dataset, which gives a national overview of the number of dogs and cats that enter and exit shelters each year. Best Friends measures shelter lifesaving with a metric called “save rate.” A 90 percent save rate is the nationally recognized benchmark to be considered “no-kill,” factoring that approximately 10 percent of pets who enter shelters have medical or behavioral circumstances that... Read more →

Your Money: Rutgers Students Face 2.6% Tuition Increase

Board approves $4.8 billion 2021-2022 budget following tuition freeze during pandemic The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related hardships. “We know that tuition increases are difficult for our students, especially after a challenging year, and we would avoid any increase if the numbers would allow it,” said Mark Angelson, chair of the Board of Governors. “We are committed to providing an affordable, high-quality... Read more →

Cape May Coast Guard Training Center Hosting 4th of July Sunset Parade

CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host an Independence Day Sunset Parade at the base at 8 p.m., July 4, in honor of Cape May County first responders and health professionals who were on the frontlines keeping our community safe while fighting Covid-19 over the last year. CAPE MAY, NJ, 08.04.2019; Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May CAPE MAY, N.J. -- Recruits companies from U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May prepare to march on the parade field as part of a Sunset... Read more →

Joseph Cipriani, of Gloucester City, age 63, Triton High School Alum

Gloucester City – Surrounded by his loving family at home, Joe passed on June 19, 2021, at age 63. Loving and devoted husband of 13 years to Rita L. Cipriani (nee McCall). Loving father of Chelsea Cipriani, Katie Jo Borer (Steve), Anjanette Munch (Mike), Joseph Cipriani Jr. (Roxanna), Jeffrey Clark, Thomas Tampa and the late David M. Clark, III. Cherished Pop Pop of Stevie Jo, Abigail, Paulie, Brody, Marley, Lianna, Emma and Zoe. Cherished son of Winifred Cipriani (nee Flagg) and the late Joseph Cipriani. Beloved brother of Frank Cipriani, Michael Cipriani and Christopher Cipriani. Also survived by many loving... Read more →

National Guardsman Maliek Brown of Lawnside Promoted to Rank of Sgt

New York Army National Guard Captain Neysia Scott, promotes Staff Sgt Tennisha Gilkes to her new rank during a promotion ceremony held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan on June 21, 2021. Both Soldiers are assigned to the 369th Sustainment Brigade and are currently serving as part of the New York National Guard's COVID-19 response mission. (US Army National Guard photo by Specialist Li Ji) LATHAM, NY (06/21/2021)-- Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their... Read more →