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Students from New Jersey Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's List Spring 2021

GETTYSBURG, PA (07/19/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean's Honor List. The following local students have been awarded this outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2021 semester. Rebecca Blaszczyk of Swedesboro (08085) Tyler Carmolingo of Mullica Hill (08062) Macey Cohen of Marlton (08053) John Comegno of Moorestown (08057) Katherine Cona of Haddon Township (08108) Gabriela Connor of Haddonfield (08033) Casey Creagh of Burlington (08016) Laura Duffy of Marlton (08053) Dylan Elliott of Sewell... Read more →


NJNews Commons: WORKERS ON MINIMUM WAGE STRUGGLE TO AFFORD RENT

New Jersey has the 6th-most expensive real estate market for renters nationwide. And a new National Low Income Housing Coalition report has found that minimum wage won't cover the cost of a "modest" home in any of the state's 21 counties. The Legal Services of New Jersey’s Poverty Research Institute says that nearly 3 million residents — including 800,000 children — live in poverty. For more, check out this map. (NJ Spotlight News / NJ.com) COVID VACCINES ARE 99.9% EFFECTIVE IN NJ, DATA SHOWS While COVID-19 vaccines are overwhelmingly effective, it is possible to get the disease if you've been... Read more →


Marcelino Rodriguez of Pennsauken, and Camden City

Pennsauken - Formerly of Camden, NJ. On July 15, 2021. Age 79. Marcelina is survived by his devoted caregivers at the Riverfront Rehab and Care Center in Pennsauken. Burial will be held privately at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Matilda "Tillie" Meloni, 89, of Gloucester City

On July 19, 2021. Age 89. Lifelong Gloucester City resident. Born in Gloucester City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Sadie (Myers) Wiltsey. Beloved wife of the late Alfred Meloni, Jr (January 2016). Loving mother of Jean Meloni and Susan Meloni. Beloved sister of Thomas Wiltsey and the late, Harry Wiltsey and William Wiltsey, as well as many loving nieces and nephews and her beloved pets in heaven. Tillie worked for 17 years as a billings clerk with the Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Saturday,... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: US State Department Sending Afghan Citizens to Fort Lee

photo courtesy of Time Magazine Over the weekend the State Department asked the Defense Department to provide a location where it could temporarily house as many as 2,500 Afghan citizens as part of the "Operation Allies Refuge" program. "We have recommended, based on this initial request for assistance, the use of Fort Lee, in Virginia, as a temporary host installation," Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said during a briefing today at the Pentagon. For 20 years in Afghanistan, Afghan nationals lent assistance to U.S. military operations there. With operations in that country closing out by the end of August,... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: The Latest Trend...HATING WHITHING

Phil Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the growing hatred of white people: Over two decades ago, David Horowitz wrote a book, “Hating Whitey: And Other Progressive Causes,” that detailed how “Ideological hatred of whites is now a growth industry, driven by ‘civil rights’ activists and liberal academics.” Matters have only gotten worse. Now more than ever, “Hating Whitey” is in vogue. “I hate white people.” You can’t get more declarative than that. The author, Damon Young, wrote that when he was a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. It is a sure... Read more →


How to Protect and Secure a Home From Intruders

Studies have shown that approximately one in fifty homes will experience a break-in every year. These statistics are troubling, as these numbers have only increased over the last few decades. Fortunately, there are a number of simple and effective ways in which people can decrease their chances of experiencing a break-in and becoming another victim. Here are a few simple steps anyone can take in order to secure their valuables and maintain their sense of peace and security. Invest in Decent Outdoor Lighting While electricity bills may be a pain, there is nothing more painful than having to call law... Read more →


Atlantic City Mayor Comments on Assault of Councilman MD Hossain Morshed

July 19, 2021, 4:16 pm | in Mayor Small Issues Statement on Assault of City Councilman (ATLANTIC CITY) – Today, Mayor Marty Small, Sr. (photo) issued the following statement on the July 15 assault of MD Hossain Morshed, 4th Ward Councilman for the City of Atlantic City. “I was very concerned to hear Councilman Morshed had been the victim of a violent assault. He has been a dedicated advocate for Atlantic City residents and businesses over the years, and has the full support of my administration during this difficult time. “This type of senseless violence is unacceptable and will not... Read more →


Kimmel Cultural Campus ShowStoppers Musical Theater Summer Camp Ends July 22

Philadelphia, PA (July 19, 2021) – Kimmel Cultural Campus today announced its ShowStoppers musical theater summer camp will conclude with an in-person performance of Seussical Jr. for participants’ family & friends on Thursday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. This is the institution’s first in-person show and gathering in over 16-months, following the COVID-19 closure that forced the canceling and postponing of all productions, concerts, classes, and events across the Campus. “During a year when education and extracurricular activities were stunted, we continued to create opportunities for schools and individual students interested in the performing arts by moving entirely online –... Read more →


THINGS TO DO IN CAMDEN COUNTY

Deadline to Purchase A Memorial Paver in Memory of a Lost Loved One Approaching Remembrance & Hope Vigil Planned for August 31st The Camden County Remembrance and Hope Memorial at Timber Creek Park in Gloucester Township is offering a place for reflection to the families who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction, showing them that they are not alone. Pavers are being offered as part of the Remembrance and Hope Memorial to honor the lives lost. Please note pavers are available all year long but will not be completed and installed until August of each year.... Read more →


CDC Issues Warning Regarding MONKEYPOX

On July 17, 2021 CDC issued a Health Alert (attached) concerning potential exposures to a traveler who traveled from Lagos, Nigeria to Dallas, Texas via Atlanta, Georgia on July 8-9, 2021. Travelers on these flights were required to wear masks as well as in the U.S. airports due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, it’s believed the risk of spread of monkeypox via respiratory droplets to others on the planes and in the airports is low. Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious viral illness that typically begins with flu-like illness and swelling of the lymph nodes and progresses to... Read more →


Camden County Summer Events

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra Keeps the Sunset Jazz Series Going Jazz Up Your Evening with the Next Performance in the Sunset Jazz Series The Camden County Board of Commissioners welcomes you to the Sunset Jazz Series on Monday, July 26th at Wiggins Waterfront with Spanish Harlem Orchestra. The concert is free to attend and starts at 7 PM. Spanish Harlem Orchestra is a Latin dance music orchestra based in the United States, founded by Aaron Levinson and Oscar Hernandez. Their debut album was released in October 2002. Read More. Free Fitness Classes This Summer Feel the Burn this Summer with... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Rochester Institute of Technology Area Graduates Listed

ROCHESTER, NY (07/19/2021)-- Rochester Institute of Technology conferred more than 4,000 degrees at all of its campuses in the 2020-2021 academic year. Due to New York state COVID-19 occupancy restrictions, commencement was celebrated May 14-15 in smaller ceremonies by college and were live-streamed for graduates' family and friends. Liam Bradley of Margate City (08402) received a BS in ASL-English interpretation. Karshit Shah of Vineland (08361) received an ACT in big data analytics and an MS in computer science. Sofia Quinones of Williamstown (08094) received a BS and MS in electrical engineering. Jake Koerner of Mount Laurel (08054) received a BS... Read more →


USsportsbonus: Murphy’s Re-election Chances Take Slight Hit Since Last Month

Political Betting Analysts Suggest New Jersey Governor Race Grows Tighter in Month Following Ciattarelli’s Primary Win– Murphy (left) and Ciattarelli, (photos courtesy of NJ gov. and NJ Globe Hoboken, New Jersey – July 19, 2021 – Democrats’ odds to win the 2021 New Jersey Gubernatorial Election have worsened since last month, according to betting industry analysts at USsportsbonus.com (See Disclaimer Below). In mid-June, Democrats were the 1/15 favorites to win (93.8% implied probability), but those odds have since worsened to 1/10 (90.9%). During the same timeframe, the Republicans’ odds have moved more favorably. Since June 14, the Republicans’ odds to... Read more →