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Jennifer Ann Berardi, of Mt. Ephraim

August 23, 2021 - Jennifer Ann Berardi (nee Wertz) age 40 of Mt Ephraim, NJ. On August 23, 2021, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. Jennifer’s life encompassed and was surrounded by love. The love of her husband Chris, her two children, son Chris, and daughter Noelle were paramount in her life. She shared her love with her siblings Shara (Greg) Klepacz, Danielle Degirolamo, Bob (Becky) Elder; her nieces and nephews, Collin, Caylee, Raelynn, and Gavin, ber aunt Linda and uncle Jack Dougherty as well as many other friendships that were formed throughout her life. She... Read more →

Legless Athlete Dave Stevens to be Honored with Inspirational Achievement Award

from Runway of Dreams at NYC Fashion Week Event Being born without legs didn’t stop Stevens, a motivational speaker, from trying out for the Dallas Cowboys and playing professional baseball HARTFORD, CT (August 25, 2021) – Dave Stevens, the first person born without legs to play both college football and professional baseball announced today he will be honored with the Inspirational Achievement Award from Runway of Dreams, a nonprofit organization working towards a future of inclusion, acceptance, and opportunity in the fashion industry. Stevens will receive his award on Thursday, September 9 as a part of Fashion Week in New... Read more →

“Saturday Night Lights”  – The Profs Host Widener at 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan football team will make its return to competition on Saturday, September 4, with one of the highlighted events of the season – “Saturday Night Lights” – as the Profs host Widener at 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium (above), with a post-game fireworks display. The event is in partnership with Rowan After Hours and the Chamberlain Student Center and Campus Activities team. The first 1,000 fans at “Saturday Night Lights”, sponsored by Trifecta Therapeutics, will receive free funnel cake or fried Oreos. The event will also feature a “Fun Zone” with inflatables for children... Read more →

Wotofo Profile Squonk Mod Review - An Ideal Choice For Squonk Vaping

The Wotofo Profile Squonk Mod comes to the market with the 80W squonk mod that can be transformed into the non-squonker. In the non-squonker mode, it will be able to output 200w of max power. All solid and click buttons are well-placed to the Mod. This vape mod comes with an ergonomic design and comfortable grip. This Profile Squonk Mod is easy to use. In single battery mode, it is considered to be a squonk mod, whereas, in dual battery mode, this is in a regular high wattage mod. This Mod has an easy-to-use interface and comes with six themed... Read more →

New Report Features Two Child Welfare Agencies in New Jersey Working with Human Rights

Campaign Foundation Toward Fully LGBTQ+ Inclusive and Affirming Care Agencies working with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s All Children-All Families program serve more than 1 million clients annually, including children in foster care and prospective foster and adoptive parents WASHINGTON -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, released a new report, 2021 Change-Makers, highlighting the HRC Foundation All Children-All Families (ACAF) program’s partnership with 119 organizations -- a 19% increase in participation from last year -- working to improve the services they... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Transgender Report Part III: Psychological Damage

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor This is the last installment of our three-part series on this subject. When no intervention is made 70% of children with gender dysphoria will grow out of it on their own. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) lists eight conditions that are associated with gender dysphoria in children. A child is diagnosed with this condition if they meet six of them. They are: –A strong desire to be of the other gender or insistence that one is the other gender –A strong preference for cross-dressing or simulating [other gender] attire –A strong... Read more →


Glassboro, NJ, August 19, 2021 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is welcoming Shakema Geer into its Board of Directors. The current Board of Directors approved her nomination on Thursday, August 19th. Shakema Geer is a Relationship Banker for Truist Financial Corporation, previously Branch Banking & Trust (BB&T). She is also a writer, author, educator, and motivational speaker. She graduated from Wilmington University with a degree in Communication after being inducted into the Delta Epsilon Rho Honor Society. Shakema is also a member of Rowan College of South Jersey’s Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. For over 10... Read more →

New Jersey Business Coalition Urges Murphy to use Federal Funds to Alleviate Massive Tax Increse

The New Jersey Business Coalition this week sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy and the Legislature urging the state of New Jersey to apply federal recovery money currently available to replenish the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund, as many other states have done. New Jersey businesses are faced with a $252 million UI tax increase in October and a nearly $1 billion increase over three years absent any federal assistance. Nearly 100 business, trade and nonprofit associations said in the letter that the same employers being hit with the increase are also trying to recover jobs due to... Read more →

Rowan University Art Gallery Transformed Into a Microcosmic Forest

Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib’s New Immersive Installation Exhibition Dates: September 7 to October 30, 2021 Opening Program, Thursday, September 16, 5 pm to 7 pm “Rowan University Art Gallery looks toward reopening this fall with a full schedule of programming that considers the challenges of the past 18 months that have contributed to unsettling and unprecedented times. As we are still working through those challenges it's increasingly important that we practice self-care and personal well-being. This coming gallery season RUAG responds to this ideation and will present a series of exhibitions that explores themes of empathy, solace, reclamation, and... Read more →

4 Great Foodie Gifts for Vegans

More and more people are moving towards a vegan diet as concerns over animal welfare and the impact mass farming has on the environment increase. For those who haven't adopted a vegan lifestyle, it can be hard sometimes when thinking about what to cook for them or get them as gifts if they are food lovers. However, with so many more vegan products being available on the mass market, it is much easier than you might think to get them the perfect gifts – and if you have a vegan foodie in your life, here are some things you can... Read more →

CNBNEWS TRAFFIC ALERT: Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed this weekend

POSTPONED Traffic will be shifted to newly completed portion of the bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road will be closed this weekend to shift traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, August 27, until 6 a.m., Monday, August 30, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour Creek Road between Booth Drive and Essex Avenue to pave, relocate construction barrier and restripe the roadway in... Read more →

Jane Catherine Collazzo (nee Senatore), formerly of Gloucester City

Jane Catherine Collazzo (nee Senatore), peacefully and beautifully with her family by her side on August 17, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis Eugene Collazzo, Jr. She is survived by her three children: Bonnie Lou, Louis, and Luke and six grandchildren: Amanda, Angelo, Louis, Giovanna, Zachary, and Robert. Also survived by siblings Betty, Joseph, John, and Jan; and by dear friends Maria Mound and Susan Mort among many others. She was the eldest child of the late Joseph and Grace Senatore of Gloucester, NJ. Throughout her six decades of employment, she worked at Bell Telephone, RCA,... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Awards 3 Nursing Scholarships

Three Jefferson Health - New Jersey Department of Nursing employees have been named recipients of Annual Nursing Scholarships at the Magnet®-designated healthcare organization. They were chosen by the Nursing Selection Committee based on their academic achievements and support of Jefferson Health’s mission, vision, and values. Each year, Jefferson Health - New Jersey offers various nursing scholarships: an Entry-Level Non-RN Scholarship, open to all clinical and non-clinical employees aspiring to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree; the Gartzman Fund RN to BSN Scholarship; and the Leadership Scholarship, open to current BSN- and MSN-level nurses aspiring to earn a Master’s... Read more →

CNB HUNTING Delaware: Seasons Opening in September

Hunting Opportunities Available at State Wildlife Areas Hunters in Delaware can start their 2021/2022 hunting season Wednesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer, and resident Canada goose hunting seasons, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. Hunters can hunt teal starting Saturday, Sept. 11 and gray squirrel starting Wednesday, Sept. 15. CNBNews graphics file Hunting season dates and hunting hours for seasons opening in September: Dove: Sept. 1 to Oct. 4 for first season split (½-hour before sunrise to sunset)* Archery and Crossbow Deer: Sept. 1 to Jan. 31, 2022,... Read more →

Camden County Prosecutors Office Investigating Non-Fatal Police Involved Shooting in Deptford

Camden N.J. – The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a police-involved shooting, that resulted from the arrest of Delaware County, PA resident Arthur Disanto, 41, in Gloucester County, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Disanto, who was wanted for allegedly shooting a woman in Media, PA in July, attempted to evade capture in Folcroft, PA Monday night, August 23. He fled to Deptford, NJ, where he exchanged gunfire with police. An officer with the Monroe Township Police Department was struck. The officer has been treated and released from the hospital. Disanto was also struck three times... Read more →

Maurice Peaker Jr., Arrested in Connection with Death of 67-Year-Old Camden City Man

Camden, City. N.J. – An arrest has been made in connection with a homicide in Camden last week, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics Maurice Peaker Jr., 26, of Philadelphia, PA was apprehended in Yeadon, PA today, August 26th, by the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force – Camden Division and the U.S. Marshals Eastern PA Violent Crimes Task Force – Philadelphia Division. Thomas Smith, 67, of Camden, was found in the area of Kaighn Ave. and Rose St. suffering from a gunshot wound in the early... Read more →

NFT Social Network Showtime Partners with Polygon Studios 

Showtime users can now create and mint NFTs without paying any gas fees, thanks to Polygon Dubai, August 26, 2021 – Polygon, an ethereum-based full-stack scaling solution has today announced that Showtime, one of the biggest non-fungible token (NFT)-based social media platforms, allowing anyone in the Showtime community to create and mint NFTs for free has partnered with Polygon Studios. Polygon is the most adopted scaling solution of choice for developers. They work with the majority of today’s top blockchain-based Web 3.0 games and NFT projects, including Decentraland, Opensea, Sandbox, Somnium Space, Animoca, Decentral Games. Polygon’s ethereum scaling solutions also... Read more →

A look at Rowan's Men Soccer Team and Rowan's Mens & Women's Cross Country

​PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan men’s soccer team has been picked to finish third in the 2021 NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced by the conference. The Profs received two first-place votes in the poll, which gave Montclair State the top spot and Ramapo second place. The Profs make their return to play this season as the 15th-ranked team in the nation, according to the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll. Rowan went 12-6-4 in 2019 and reached the NJAC Final and the NCAA Sweet 16. Rowan opens the year on September 1 at Johns Hopkins and will play... Read more →

Sierra Club to Rep. Gottheimer: Don’t Undermine Climate Action

Nine House Democrats Threaten Progress on the Most Important Climate Legislation In U.S. History WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Nine House Democrats, including Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District, have threatened to halt progress on the most important climate legislation in U.S. history, and the only potential vehicle for major action on climate, care, jobs, and justice in near term view. This comes on the heels of dire warnings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that the extreme weather events we’re already experiencing — including historic droughts, superstorms, record-breaking wildfires, and unprecedented coastal flooding — will continue to... Read more →

How to Hide Your Location From Online Advertisers

By Prostock-studio/Shutterstock.com Whenever we spend time on the internet we are bombarded with online advertising. This can be anywhere from our social media accounts to YouTube and news websites. Online advertising can become a nuisance. However, it becomes even more worrying when advertisers use your exact location in an ad to draw your attention. Companies can track your locations and target you with ads. For many people, this would be an invasion of privacy. This is especially true when these advertisements come from companies that you have never heard of before. This can be a terrifying thought for some people... Read more →

Will Online Betting Come to Massachusetts?

There has been huge sweeping change across many states within the US over the past year as legislation changes have started to welcome different forms of online gambling, whilst some have welcomed online casinos with some at casinogenie.org being amongst the most popular, online sports betting has been the bigger target as the more approachable option. Certain states have already had a huge amount of success with Colorado being the poster child in some sense – generating over $2.3 billion in betting wagers for the first year after becoming legalised and being praise for the implementation, it has shown that... Read more →

Society of Professional Journalists: WHAT'S HAPPENING

WHAT'S HAPPENING (August 25, 2021) Journalists, translators, and media contacts are attempting to get out of Afghanistan as the dangerous situation continues to unfold. Media outlets from around the world have called on high-level diplomats and on-the-ground fixers to help their employees escape. The UK Foreign Office has agreed totake action to protect some 200 Afghan journalists who worked with the British media and issue visa waivers for the group in recognition of the risks they have taken for media freedom. Journalists in Afghanistan are sharing reports of what it’s like to be in the country. While searching for a... Read more →

Best ways of building a robust relationship with clients, as illustrated by Vito Proietti

When you are the leader of a firm, it is your responsibility to care for your employees and client base. As an entrepreneur, you might be thinking about the best ways of engaging with your customer base. Building a robust relationship with them requires skills and consistency. You will have to return to your customers and help them find the products and services they need. Remember that your clients are your strength. With referrals and positive feedback, you will have a higher income, which will show in your venture. There are millions of small business entrepreneurs who are finding multiple... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Transgender Report Part II: Physical Damage

August 25, 2021 Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor This is the second of our three-part series on this subject. There are no medical criteria to determine if a child needs to undergo transition procedures. According to the Mayo Clinic "Feminizing hormone therapy" (the process of a male taking female hormones) comes with risks and complications including: ______–A blood clot in a deep vein (deep vein thrombosis) or in a lung _______(pulmonary embolism) ______–High triglycerides, a type of fat (lipid) in your blood ______–Weight gain ______–Infertility ______–High potassium (hyperkalemia) ______–High blood pressure (hypertension) ______–Type 2 diabetes ______–Cardiovascular disease ______–Excessive prolactin in... Read more →

10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Irene

This week is the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Irene, which impacted many of the Caribbean Islands and several states along the eastern U.S., from South Carolina to Maine. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) science played a vital role in helping inform preparedness and response efforts for the storm. Irene, which at one point was a category three hurricane, brought destructive storm surge, extreme winds, record-breaking rainfall and flooding. Many communities found themselves isolated after the storm passed, as roads and bridges were washed out. Several lives were lost and damages were in the billions of dollars. Days before the storm... Read more →

Peter DeCaprio Shares the Significant Components of the Risk Management Process

Knowing the key constituents of a risk management process is important because crafting a practical and effective risk management plan shields a company’s reputation and also boosts its overall growth in a fiercely competitive environment. Currency volatility and rapid decrease in oil prices are two of the main market forces that have brought risk management to the forefront of many organizations. If you are looking to review your current risk management solution providers or want to replace your corporate risk management strategy, you need to make sure you keep these four essential features in mind. Peter DeCaprio gives the most... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet WASHINGTON, DC (AUGUST 25, 2021)--While 1000s of Americans and other nationalities are trying to find a way home from Afghanistan the Democrats in Congress led by their President Joe Biden passed a $3.5 trillion dollar tax bill today that will hurt every small business and middle class person in American, according The Americans for Tax Reform. The House voted to pass S. Con. Res. 14, the Democrat Fiscal Year 2022 budget resolution. The Senate has already passed this measure on a party-line vote. By voting for this budget, Democrats have fast tracked President Biden’s... Read more →

New Jersey Third Grader Donates 200 Personal Care Backpacks

For Patients at Cooper University Health Care (CAMDEN CITY NJ) Eight-year-old Lily Cuticchia of Haddon Township, NJ, is back at it again, opening her heart and hands to help others in need. The soon-to-be third-grader St. Rose of Lima Catholic School recently visited Cooper University Hospital to donate more than 200 backpacks filled with blankets and personal care items to help homeless patients receiving care at Cooper’s emergency department and addiction medicine program. It was in 2020 during the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic that Lily first began her outreach efforts on behalf of Cooper patients. At that time,... Read more →

Kimmel Campus Requires Proof of Vaccination

Kimmel Cultural Campus and Resident Companies are also following City of Philadelphia mandate for masks at all Campus events FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2021) – The Kimmel Cultural Campus announced today that all guests for public events will be required to show proof of vaccination across their venues: the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music, and the Merriam Theater. This mandate extends to Kimmel Cultural Campus-presented events, such as Broadway shows off-Campus at the Forrest Theatre, presented in partnership with The Shubert Organization, and comes ahead of the official September 18 FREE reopening event where more than 60... Read more →

Gloucester City Historical Society: Researching Gloucester City

For those researching Gloucester, this page intended to provide some guidance about Gloucester and the area. Things to consider: Gloucester was once in Gloucester County NJ, but in 1844 became part of present day Camden County, NJ. Gloucester County once included all of present-day Atlantic, Camden, and Gloucester Counties. Gloucester Town was the county seat of Gloucester County until 1786. Present-day Gloucester Township NJ is not the same as Gloucester City. But "Gloucester Town Township" was a thing and Gloucester was part of it. Gloucester City was part of Union Township from 1833-1868. Centre Township was once part of Union... Read more →

Gloucester City Police Issue 210 Traffic Tickets, 23 Property Owners Cited, 32-Year-Old Woman Delivers Her Baby

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 26, 2021)--Out of 483 calls, the Gloucester City Police issued a total of 210 traffic citations between July 24 and July 30. The violations included 162 sweeper tickets, 39 verbal warnings issued most for failure to stop, failure to use turn signals, and a few lights out along with miscellaneous other violations. JULY 30-Verbal warning issued for maintenance of vehicle lamps, Broadway and N. Burlington Sts. JULY 30-Verbal warning issued for vehicle stopping in the middle of the intersection of King St. and Broadway. JULY 30-Vehicle was issued a summons for parking on the sidewalk on... Read more →

CNB Sports: Rowan's Football Team Picked Third

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan's football team makes its return to the field after missing the 2020 season and the Profs have been picked third in the 2021 NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll. Rowan is picked behind Salisbury and Montclair State, teams that each competed in the Spring of 2021 and captured their respective divisional titles. Gloucestercitynews.net sports The Profs open the year on Saturday, September 4, on Labor Day weekend, against traditional rival Widener in the annual "Saturday Night Lights" game with a start time of 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. Rowan has five home games on the slate... Read more →

Wildwood Crest Building Contractor Arrested for Theft

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief of County Detectives Paul Skill announce the arrest of John Ferry, a 57-year-old building contractor from Wildwood Crest, New Jersey for a theft related offense. According to Prosecutor Sutherland, multiple complaints regarding Ferry were received by the Cape May County Department of Consumer Affairs. These complaints were then passed on to the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and a investigation was subsequently initiated. On August 18,2021, John Ferry was arrested and charged with theft in excess of $200,000.00 for taking funds from three separate... Read more →

Lebanon Valley College #1 in Pennsylvania

for Getting a Job for Fourth Consecutive Year #5 for All U.S. Colleges and Universities ANNVILLE, PA (08/20/2021) Career guidance site Zippia identified Lebanon Valley College as #1 among all colleges and universities in Pennsylvania in its listing of "The Best Colleges in Each State for Getting a Job 2021." It is the fourth consecutive year (2018-2021) LVC was listed #1 in Pennsylvania. LVC's placement rate is 95.63%, which was #5 for all U.S. colleges and universities. Zippia used the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard to search "for the college in each state with the highest listed job placement... Read more →

CNBNEWS Spotlight on NJ College Students

Emily Bostrom was named to the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor List for Spring 2021 GETTYSBURG, PA (08/24/2021)-- Emily Bostrom of Hainesport (08036) has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2021 semester. Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a semester's work are placed on the College's Dean's Honor List. Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition that includes Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate and other distinguished scholars... Read more →

CNB News Travel Alert: I-295 northbound and Route 42 traffic stoppages Thursday night

Final temporary Browning Road Bridge installation Additional closures over several weeks needed to complete temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced temporary traffic stoppages Thursday night on I-295 northbound for the third and final stage of the temporary Browning Road Bridge launch as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. This work was originally scheduled for Wednesday night but was rescheduled because some prep work was delayed by poor weather earlier in the week. Thursday, August 26 Beginning at 11 p.m. Thursday, August 26, until 4 a.m. the next day, NJDOT’s... Read more →


Sergeant Steven Mazzotta Lee County Sheriff's Office, Florida End of Watch: Monday, August 16, 2021 Sergeant Steven Mazzotta died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Mazzotta had... Visit Memorial Sergeant Kuo-sheng Wang South Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch: Thursday, August 19, 2021 Sergeant Johnny Wang died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty. Sergeant Wang served with the South... Visit Memorial Corrections Officer Maurice Jackson Robertsdale Police Department, Alabama End of Watch: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Corrections Officer Maurice Jackson died from complications of contracting COVID-19 in... Read more →

Just in Time for the Election: New Jersey lowering gas tax, rate will decrease by 8.3 cents per gallon

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor source https://gasprices.aaa.com/page/3/?state=NJ County average gas prices are updated daily to reflect changes in price. For metro averages, click here. (The Center Square) – New Jersey motorists will soon see some relief at the pumps as the state will lower its gas tax rate by 8.3 cents per gallon starting Oct. 1. With the reduced tax, motorists will pay a total of 42.4 cents in state taxes for gasoline and 49.4 cents for diesel fuel, down from 50.7 cents per gallon for gasoline and 57.7 cents per gallon for diesel fuel. The change... Read more →

Gloucester City History: The Birth Place of Rock N Roll

Billy Haley and The Comets at The Twin Bar in Gloucester City The Twin Bar is considered to be one of the birthplaces of Rock n' Roll music." The Twin Bar, Broadway & Market Street, Gloucester City, NJ ( Currently closed and is in danger due to disrepair. ) Bill Haley is considered to be one of the first true rock stars and as such, Gloucester City can be considered one of the birthplaces of Rock 'n Roll. In 1951, Bill Haley and his band then known as the Saddlemen started playing in Gloucester City at the Twin Bar on... Read more →

Exclusive Console Hits

In recent years, console games have become increasingly popular. It is primarily due to the price of the consoles themselves. Concerning computers, playing on consoles is much more economical, while you do not lose the quality of the picture and gameplay. Another plus for consoles is the control. It is a very individual question. However, according to the latest polls, more and more gamers note the comfort of consoles. Summing up, we can highlight the following advantages of console games: Convenient management; Savings and benefits; Excellent quality and mechanics; Availability. All these factors have led to the popularization of console... Read more →

"Friends of the Court" Fighting for the Release of Sundiata Acoli, in Prison for Killing State Trooper

Amici Briefs include Black Law Enforcement Groups Supporting His Release https://sundiataacolifc.org/ NEWS PROVIDED BY Humanity Communications Collective Aug 24, 2021, 10:30 ET TRENTON, N.J., Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Six new amicus curiae briefs were filed in the New Jersey Supreme Court late yesterday demonstrating the overwhelming legal arguments in favor of granting parole to Sundiata Acoli. Acoli, 84, has been imprisoned since 1973 after conviction of first-degree murder in 1973 of a New Jersey State Trooper during a shootout on the state turnpike. Despite being eligible for parole since 1993, the state has denied Acoli's parole eight times, all... Read more →

Are you tired of the heat and humidity? Take a moment to watch this CNBNews video it might cool you off

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --This video of this surprised snowstorm was taken with our Ring camera i in March 2018. So what does the winter of 2022 look like? The Farmers' Almanac is predicting several blizzards throughout the winter. The Great Lakes and the Northeast should expect heavy storms during the second week of January, the final week of February, and the second week of March, while the Northern Plains and Rockies may see a blizzard towards the end of January. Read the full report on the Farmers' Almanac website. Read more →

Maple Shade PD ALERT: air quality action day for the following counties...

image courtesy of cliparts library The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air quality action day for the following counties... Camden...Cumberland...Gloucester...Mercer...Northwestern Burlington.. .Salem...Southeastern Burlington. An Ozone Action Day has been declared for Wednesday, August 25th, 2021! Ozone has the potential to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category for portions of the I-95 corridor in southern and central New Jersey. Sensitive individuals, including the very young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma, should avoid strenuous activities during the afternoon and early evening hours. Heat and high humidity will continue to affect our region... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Transgender Report Part I...Curricula

BILL DONOHUE | CNBNEWS CONTRIBUTOR This is the first of our three-part series on this subject. According to the updated National Sex Education Standards, by the end of the 2nd grade, students will be expected to define "gender, gender identity, and gender-role stereotypes." Students will also be expected to "discuss the range of ways people express their gender and how gender-role stereotypes may limit behavior." By the end of the 5th grade, students will be expected to "distinguish between sex assigned at birth and gender identity and explain how they may or may not differ." They will also learn about... Read more →

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Performs 1,000th ‘TAVR’ – Valves

Minimally invasive technique improves quality of life for patients with damaged aortic valves (CAMDEN, NJ, August 25, 2021) – Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital recently performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), an innovative, minimally invasive procedure to help the heart more effectively pump blood to the rest of the body. Virtua Health is one of only two South Jersey health systems to have reached this milestone. Virtua performed its first TAVR in 2013 and has become a leading center for heart valve surgery. “This achievement is a true team effort, reflective of a collaborative, comprehensive approach to... Read more →

CHALKBEAT: As students return to classrooms, how do you feel about the new school year?

Tell us about your school’s COVID policies and your hopes for the new school year Caroline BaumanAug 19, 2021, 2:36pm EDT Students at P.S. 89 in Brooklyn await their families at the end of the school day during the last week of New York City’s 2020-2021 school year. This fall, Chalkbeat wants to hire directly from students, parents, and educators about their hopes and fears for the new school year. José A. Alvarado Jr. for Chalkbeat Students are headed back into classrooms across the nation — many for the first time in more than a year. But it’s not just... Read more →

How to Determine the Best PSP for Gaming

Gaming is a fantastic thing to do. However, to get the most experience of gaming, you need to have a sophisticated PSP ROM gaming gadget. However, the best gaming emulator depends on what you are planning to do with it. Experience is the best teacher, and from experience with different gadgets and emulators, we will show you how to choose the best PSP that suits your gaming experience. In this article, we will explain different models of PSP gaming gadgets. The difference is vast, but for them, once we are going to look, each has a particular use compared to... Read more →

Sean Parnell's Bid for U.S. Senate is Surging

‘I’d Follow Him Through Hell With Gasoline Pants On’: Outlaw Platoon’s Sean Parnell Surges in PA as Biden Fails in Afghanistan Breitbart News By Matt Boyle August 23, 2021 https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/08/23/outlaw-platoon-sean-parnell-surges-pa-biden-fails-afghanistan/ Sean Parnell, the Afghanistan war veteran who led the infamous “Outlaw Platoon” for more than a year of heavy fighting against the Taliban and terrorists, is surging in his bid to become Pennsylvania’s next U.S. Senator as Democrat President Joe Biden fails in his withdrawal from the 20-year war in Afghanistan. “Pennsylvania voters are seeking candidates for office who will put America and the people of our great nation first,”... Read more →

CONGRATULATIONS: Riverton National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

LATHAM, N.Y. (08/24/2021)-- 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 capability for additional responsibility and leadership. New York National Guard Patch Andrea Rodriguez from Riverton, N.J., and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 104th Military Police Battalion received a promotion to the rank of sergeant on June 30, 2021. Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified Soldiers and attract and retain... Read more →

Joan M. (Grant) Johnson, of Somerdale, Employed by Camden City Housing Authority, St. Joseph HS Alumnus

Passed away peacefully on August 22, 2021. Age 74. Of Somerdale, formerly of the Fairview section in Camden. Born in Camden, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Louis E. and Marie (nee: Barton) Grant. Devoted wife of 32 years to the late Leon J. Johnson. Joan is survived by her loving cousin, Roxanne Kurek (Ed), niece, Judith A. Lewitt (Benjamin K.) and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Joan was a graduate of St. Joseph’s High School, Camden. She was a lifelong devoted parishioner of both Our Lady of Hope Parish, and Our Lady of Guadalupe Churches in Blackwood,... Read more →