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July 30, 2021

Lori R. Ross, age 40, of Deptford

Lori passed peacefully , on July 29, 2021, at age 40. Of Deptford. Lori went home to heaven to be reunited with the loved ones that passed on before her. Survived by her beloved daughter, Cassidy Gellura; her mother, Kathleen Ross (nee Cuff); her father, Jerry M. Ross, Sr and his wife, Jan; siblings, Melissa Ross (Jim), Michelle Eberle and Jerry Ross, Jr.; her maternal grandfather, Joseph J. Cuff as well as many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lori love to write, color and draw. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday morning, August... Read more →


Freehold Licensing Center Open by Appointment Only Saturday, July 31

TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) customers are advised that the Freehold Licensing Center will be open by appointment only on Saturday, July 31, due to staffing limitations. No walk-in customers will be allowed. Any customers whose appointments cannot be honored at Freehold on July 31 will be offered courtesy appointments for next week. NJMVC.gov is open 24 hours a day online, and customers should always visit the website first to conduct transactions, make appointments, and find up-to-date information about NJMVC services and operations. Over 75% of NJMVC transactions are available online, while nearly all in-person transactions at... Read more →


Cooper Ranked Among Top Hospitals Regionally and as Top-Performing Nationally in Multiple Specialties

by U.S. News & World Report (Camden, NJ) –Cooper University Health Care was recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals annual survey as one of the top-10 hospitals in New Jersey and as a top-performing hospital nationally in nine specialty services: Colon cancer surgery, heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart attack, diabetes care, kidney failure treatment, stroke, and COPD treatment. “We are honored that U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Cooper University Health Care as a regional and national leader for quality care and outcomes. When patients choose Cooper, they... Read more →


BENSALEM MAN FACES ADDITIONAL CHARGES IN DIGITAL “SEXTORTION” INVESTIGATION

A man who was charged in June for sexually extorting and harassing six victims now faces 40 additional charges after nine more victims have been identified. Ian Pisarchuk, 26, of the 3600 block of Skyline Drive, Bensalem Township, was charged Tuesday morning with multiple counts each of Child Pornography, Unlawful Contact, Corruption of Minors, Sexual Extortion, Stalking, Terroristic Threats, Harassment, and Cyber Harassment of a Child. Pisarchuk has been held at the Bucks County Correctional Facility since failing to post 10% of $2,000,000 bail in his June 8th arrest for sexually extorting several victims as young as 12 years old.... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING MD: Striped Bass Fishery Reopens Sunday, August 1

Maryland Fishing Report – July 28 by Erik Zlokovitz, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Angler Garrett Bucy, age 14, caught this pretty sea bass while fishing with his dad off Ocean City. The striped bass fishery will reopen Sunday, August 1. During the closure, anglers are targeting alternate species such as catfish, perch, spotted sea trout, red drum, bluefish, cobia, and Spanish mackerel. Sea bass have been a reliable target fish for ocean anglers with the warm weather and calm seas. Throughout the summer, be sure to check the striped bass fishing advisory forecast to help protect this iconic species... Read more →


How to Use Events to Improve Business Reputation 

When was the last time you organized events for your company? Probably a long time ago. Events might not be a noticeable part of your company. They might sound like stretching your annual budget. But before you chop off the event budget, give considerable thought to the benefits of a meetup. Well-planned and organized professional events can open up massive opportunities for a small business. Most importantly they significantly contribute to your business reputation. Professional events provide you with a chance to recognize accomplishments, celebrate milestones, and applaud employees for their role in the growth of the company. It may... Read more →


US Gambling Laws: What's Legal and What's Not 

Legislation such as the Wire Act of 1961 and the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 have been the basis for gambling activities in the US. These led to the ban of certain gambling activities. Different actions, over time, have been taken to try and overturn these laws. That's because they restrict the amount of revenue that could come from the legality of these activities. For instance, with the Wire Act, Congress tried for a decade to get a clear definition of what was legal and what wasn't. That was between 1996 and 2006. But several gaming sectors... Read more →


Pagans’ Associate Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Cocaine

and Illegally Possessing Firearms and Ammunition Western District of Pennsylvania PITTSBURGH, PA - A former resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics trafficking and firearms laws, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today. Jason Evans, 44, formerly of Earl Street, Pittsburgh, PA, pleaded guilty on July 23, 2021, to two counts before United States District Judge Robert J. Colville. In connection with the guilty plea, the Court was advised that Mr. Evans was identified as a member of a large-scale drug trafficking operation, responsible for trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin,... Read more →


Atlantic City Drug Dealer Indicted in Evesham Fatal Overdose

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that an Atlantic City drug dealer has been indicted for the death of a 37-year-old woman who fatally overdosed two years ago in Evesham Township on fentanyl-laced heroin he sold to her the day before she died. A grand jury charged Kahlil Carpenter, 30, with Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with Intent to Distribute (Third Degree) and Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree). The indictment was returned July 16 and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment... Read more →


Catherine M. Dugan (nee Driscoll) of Bellmawr

Catherine M. Dugan (nee Driscoll), on July 26, 2021, longtime resident of Bellmawr. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late John J. Dugan. Devoted mother of Deborah Romond, Lisa Spencer (Rich), and the late Diane Carbone. Loving grandmother of Lisa Stuart (Brian), Holly Romond, Stephen Spencer (Chelsea Lopez), Nicholas Spencer, Katrina Carbone, and the late Diane Carbone and great grandmother of Mason and Madison Stuart. Dear sister of Ann Krapp and the late Sister Marie Agnes Patricia and Joseph Driscoll. Sister in law of Olice Driscoll. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Catherine loved to read and spend... Read more →


Center for Disease Control Issues New Mask Guidelines

When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated How to Protect Yourself and Others Updated July 27, 2021 Safer Activities for You and Your Family If you are fully vaccinated, you can participate in many of the activities that you did before the pandemic. To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission. Wearing a mask is most important if you have a weakened immune system or if, because of your age or an underlying medical condition, you are at increased... Read more →


I-295 northbound lane closure tomorrow to begin installation of temporary Browning Road Bridge

Alternating traffic necessary on Browning Road during bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane closure on I-295 northbound and alternating traffic on Browning Road tomorrow, Friday, July 30 to begin installation of the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 6 a.m. Friday, July 30 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the westbound lane on Browning Road between Ivy Ridge Road and Victory Drive with alternating traffic using the eastbound lane. The closure is necessary to... Read more →


AMERICAN LEGION STATE PLAYOFFS: Brooklawn Knocked Out by Allentown

WOOD-RIDGE JULY 29, 2021)— Fresh off winning its first Mercer County American Legion League title this summer, the Allentown Legion baseball team went after its first state title Wednesday night (July 28, 2021)at the Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex. Manager Sahil Thakur’s squad brought home the MCALL’s third state crown since 1997 by defeating the state’s most successful team, Brooklawn Post 72, 5-2. Minus the 2020 coronavirus-canceled season, the MCALL has placed teams in four straight Final 8 championship games, winning the state title with Hopewell Post 339 in 2017, Broad Street Park Post 313 in 2018 and now Allentown. Allentown (22-3)... Read more →


To: Mr. Ackley, Gloucester City Housing Office, Acting Mayor Patrick Keating, and Members of City Council

How much more can a person take in this town before , we just say the hell with it and leave ! I never missed a tax payment in 25 years , volunteered for many , many things in town, organized and played free concerts for the string band in the park . Why can't we get this house cleaned up? It's being sub- leased which I told you in person, you said blame King Phil ?????? I cannot even sit in my backyard without getting eaten alive by bugs !!! I have spent 100 plus dollars spraying especially in... Read more →