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August 4, 2021

Westampton Man Accused of Assaulted Elderly Neighbors, Stealing Their Car, IF You See Him Call 911

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Westampton Township Police Chief Stephen Ent are asking for the public’s assistance locating a man who allegedly broke into his elderly neighbors’ home overnight and assaulted them before fleeing in their vehicle. (image of the type of vehicle below) Police are actively searching for Rhys Lershe, 44 of the 100 block of Winstead Drive. The investigation began after the couple called police at approximately 12:30 a.m. today and reported the assault. The investigation revealed that Lershe entered their residence through a bedroom window and demanded the keys to their 2014 black Kia Optima. He... Read more →


Security Guard Involved with Altercation with Adelphia Restaurant Patron Charged with Aggravated Assault

Adelphia restaurant image On July 29, 2021, officers from the Deptford Township Police Department responded to the report of a disturbance at the Adelphia Restaurant on Clements Bridge Road in Deptford Township. As already reported extensively, a private security officer and his canine, employed through a security firm contracted by the restaurant, engaged a patron and were subsequently involved in an altercation with that patron, both at the front entrance and then in the restaurant’s parking lot. The patron subsequently suffered several puncture wounds due to bites from the canine. Following the incident, the Deptford Township Police Department promptly brought... Read more →


Voorhees Township Resident Charged in Death of his Wife

Camden, N.J. – A Voorhees Twp. man has been arrested and charged with the death of his wife that occurred on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in Voorhees Twp., according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Voorhees Twp. Police Chief Louis Bordi. Shawn Lichtfuss, 49, of Voorhees Twp., was arrested Tuesday night and charged with First Degree Murder for the death of his 38-year-old wife, Stefanie Caraway. On Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at approximately 10:58 a.m., the Voorhees Twp. Police Department received a call from a concerned individual for a well-being check of Lichtfuss, after receiving text messages... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Local Students Named to New York Tech Presidential Honor List OLD WESTBURY, NY (08/02/2021)-- New York Institute of Technology congratulates more than 1,100 students who were named to the Spring 2021 Presidential Honor List. To qualify for the Presidential Honor List, a student must achieve a minimum semester GPA of 3.7 and complete at least 12 credit hours without any incomplete grades. Local students named include: Anjani Bhavsar from Chesterfield (08515) Charles Carpenter from Cinnaminson (08077) Aaron Ng from Galloway (08205) Mansi Patel from Vineland (08360) About New York Institute of Technology New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate,... Read more →


STUDY SAYS: New Jersey schools not among the country’s most equitable

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – New Jersey’s school districts are the ninth least equitable in the country, a new report reveals. The analysis from WalletHub found Iowa has the most equitable districts nationwide, followed by North Carolina and Arkansas. Conversely, New York has the least equitable schools, edging out Idaho and California. Overall, New Jersey ranked No. 41. In the region, Delaware came in at No. 18, while Pennsylvania ranked No. 29, and Connecticut was No. 32. “The ranking is based on the average household income and expenditures for public elementary and secondary... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Avalon Mayor Swears in Two New Police Officers

Mayor Pagliughi congratulates Daniel Featherer Chief Christopher pins Officer Stoltenberg Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi officially swore in two new members to the Avalon Police Department during the Council meeting of July 14, 2021. Daniel Featherer and Joseph Stoltenberg were both sworn in before Council, and received their badges from Police Chief Jeffrey Christopher. Officer Featherer scored at the top of his class in the physical fitness test with a score of 98.5%. He possesses a bachelor’s degree from Wesley College. His law enforcement career began in Sea Isle City as a special officer, and he came to Avalon highly recommended... Read more →


CNBNEWS HUNTING DELAWARE: Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

Online and In-Person Courses Available With fall hunting seasons approaching, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967, that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course to obtain a Delaware Hunting License. Early pre-registration is advised due to limited class seating, with classes filling quickly as the hunting season approaches. Course dates, times and locations are available online on the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Hunter Education Program’s Hunter Education Course Calendar. Additional classes will be scheduled based on class demand. Classes are generally offered from July through... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING PENNSYLVANIA: Fishing, boating commission floats changes to trout season start

Click on the image, courtesy of tenor.com By Natalie Kapustik | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – During their quarterly business review, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission gave preliminary approval for a proposed single opening day for trout season, to begin in 2022. The proposal would create a standard single, statewide opening day of trout season on the first Saturday of April each year, resulting in an earlier and longer trout season for most anglers. The new rule would require amendments to several sections of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Code and several regulations that reference opening... Read more →


An Arizona Transplant Family is Celebrating National Minority Donor Awareness Month

Please Register to be a Life-Saving Organ or Tissue Donor August 2, 2021 -- August is National Minority Donor Awareness Month. This national observance (first a day and then a week) was initiated in 1998 to increase our nation’s consciousness of the need for more organ and tissue donors from multicultural backgrounds. Starting last year in 2020, this nationwide effort to engage and educate multicultural communities about the need for organ and tissue donors was expanded to encompass the entire month of August. National Minority Donor Awareness Month honors communities of color who have been donors, and encourages others to... Read more →


Margaret M (Kirk) Borton, of Oaklyn, A Friend to All

Margaret M (Kirk) Borton February 2, 1923 ~ July 26, 2021 (age 98) With these hands, I give you my heart and crown it with my love. The Irish Claddagh is an age-old symbol personifying friendship, love and loyalty. No matter how you knew her, Margaret: Maggie, Margie, Mom or Gram... she was love, fiercely loyal and adored being involved with her family. Forever always seems to be around when it begins but forever never seems to be around when it ends. On Monday July 26, 2021, after 98 years, we filled to Marge the parting glass and drank to... Read more →


LinkedIn Learning in Newark Offering 16,000 Expert Led Courses Free to Residents

NEWARK–July, 2021 The team at Striker Leasing has an update regarding one of its Newark properties: “We are over 80% leased and 50% occupied in less than 8 weeks” says Brian Jaffe, Managing Director at Striker. 45 William Street is in the heart of Newark’s arts district which is also the site of a brand-new GRAMMY Museum commissioned large-scale mosaic mural of Whitney Houston. Newark-based Artist Maude Lemaire who specializes in beautifully crafted hand-cut glass mosaic murals recently created the installation on the building over the course of several weeks. 45 William is also the first residential building in the... Read more →


Gerard J. Gallagher of Gloucester City, Member of K of C Council #674, Hibernians, Ft. Mercer Club, Pine Grove Civic Assn.

Gerard J Gallagher June 2, 1956 - August 1, 2021 Gerard J Gallagher passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2021. He was 65. Loving husband of 43 years to Maread Gallagher (nee McErlean). Predeceased by his beloved children, Damian, and Tina Marie. Loving father of Brenda (Joseph), Matthew, David and Rory. Cherished grandfather of J.C., Tyler and Ryan. Predeceased by his siblings, John, Brendan and Vincent. Beloved brother of Peter, Paul, Declan, Rosaleen, Marie, Caroline, Celine, Ann and Patricia. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Gloucestercitynews.net files Gerard was born on June 2, 1956 in Ardara, County Donegal,... Read more →