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September 7, 2021

Michael M. Kazmar Sr., of Gloucester City, age 80

Michael M. Kazmar Sr., of Gloucester City passed away on August 31, 2021 at the age of 80. Mike was a concrete foreman/supervisor, mostly spent with Scarborough Corporation. Loving husband of Nancy (Titus) for 59 years. Father of Michael, Jr. (Beth), Matthew (Kathy) and Christi (Dwight). Pop-Pop of Abbey (Zach) and Michael III. Great-grandfather of Dakota and Hayden. Funeral arrangements through Etherington Funeral Home, 700 Powell Street, Gloucester City, NJ No services at the family's request. Read more →


ROWAN ATHLETICS RAISED OVER $10,000 FOR GLOUCESTER COUNTY DISASTER RELIEF

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan Athletics raised over $10,000 this past weekend to donate to the Gloucester County Disaster Relief Fund by United Way of Gloucester County due to the tremendous support from Prof fans. Rowan is donating the ticket revenues from its football game and women’s soccer tournament on September 4-5 to assist its neighbors in the community impacted by the devastating storm on September 1. The United Way of Gloucester County is accepting donations to support the immediate and long term needs of the response and recovery efforts from the damage caused by the tornados and high wind from... Read more →


Deceased Male Found Behind Mount Holly Store

Police seeking public’s help with identification, details of death Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler are asking the public to assist with identifying a man whose body was discovered this afternoon behind a convenience store. The decedent was found by a juvenile at approximately 12:30 p.m. behind Millerie’s Market & Deli at the corner of Rancocas Road and King Street. He is described as a white male between the ages of 25 and 35, approximately 5 feet 6 inches in height with a very slender build. He was wearing a black t-shirt, black... Read more →


It's Not Too Late to Donate!

KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy student scholars will begin the academic year next week. There are just a few more days left to donate! The Cooper Foundation has teamed up with KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) to provide every student enrolled with a new backpack and school supplies to start the school year off right. Instead of shopping for supplies, The Cooper Foundation orders the backpacks and supplies, geared to the teachers' requests, and ships them directly to the KCNA schools for distribution. Last year, every student received a new backpack and school supplies through your generosity! Monetary donations help support... Read more →


September a Big Month for Jackson/Buckhanan Family of Phoenix, Arizona

COTA Family is Celebrating Big in September -- the NFL's Opening Day and World Marrow Day: Please Register to be a Life-Saving Tissue Donor September 1, 2021 -- September is a big month for the Jackson/Buckhanan family of Phoenix, Arizona. The third Saturday of September (September 18th this year) is celebrated globally as World Marrow Donor Day. It is an observance of gratitude to tissue donors worldwide -- unrelated and related -- and a day to learn more about the impact of tissue transplantation on patients’ lives. It is also when the National Football League (NFL) officially kicks off its... Read more →


Remembering 9/11: A Dark Day in America's History

Sept. 3, 2021 | BY Beth Reece , Defense Logistics Agency United Airlines Flight 93 was soaring over Pennsylvania en route to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11, 2001, when then-Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Keith Lippert ordered an announcement for all McNamara Headquarters Complex employees to shelter in the auditorium. Planes had already crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and where the fourth plane was headed only God knew. "The size of our building was a concern to me. It could've been a target," Lippert said two months shy of the... Read more →


*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published

Gloucestercitynews.net/CNBNewsnet comment rules, subject to change. Starting immediately we will no longer accept comments with an anonymous name. No further comments will be published with just a first name or with a made up name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name and a working email address. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your full name. We feel that people, who in the past were able to hide behind a computer screen, won’t be so embolden to viciously attack an opposing point of view now that their name is... Read more →


Down The Shore: Atlantic County Looks to ‘Clear the Shelter’, Reducing Adoption Fees

MediaWize Looking for a new pet? Consider adopting a dog or cat from the Atlantic County Animal Shelter, Aug. 23 through Sept. 19, when adoption fees will be reduced to $25 and waived for senior pets age 7 and older during the annual “Clear the Shelters” The Atlantic County Animal Shelter is offering adoptable pets at discounts. (Photo credit www.aclink.org/animalshelter) promotion. The Atlantic County Animal Shelter offers canines and felines of all ages, sizes and temperaments. And on occasion pure bred dogs and cats become available for adoption. “If you’re looking for a pet, this is a perfect opportunity,” Atlantic... Read more →


THELINES.COM: Chiefs and Bucs Super Bowl Favs

(LAS VEGAS) — The Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open the 2021 NFL season as the top-two betting favorites to win Super Bowl LVI and among the biggest favorites to win in Week 1, according to TheLines.com, which tracks odds in U.S. regulated sports betting markets. A consensus of the nation’s largest legal online sportsbooks — including FanDuel, DraftKings, BetMGM, Caesars, PointsBet, SugarHouse, and Unibet — place the reigning AFC champion Chiefs at +500 to win the Super Bowl, meaning bettors would win $500 for every $100 wagered. At individual sportsbooks, the Chiefs are being offered... Read more →


Karim Rice, Charged with Murder of 26-Year-Old Pleasantville Man and Two Counts of Attempted Murder

PLEASANTVILLE- An 18-year-old Pleasantville man is charged with the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man and wounding two other 18-year-old men in Pleasantville on April 8, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Karim Rice, 18, of Pleasantville is charged with the following offenses: Karim Rice · Murder · 2 counts of Attempted Murder · Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose · Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Rice is currently lodged at the Atlantic County Justice Facility. On Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 2:57 p.m., 911 calls were received at the Pleasantville Police Department, reporting that multiple... Read more →


CNB Medical News: A closer look at Dementia

Taking In June, the Food and Drug Administration's controversial approval of Biogen's aducanumab (marketed as Aduhelm) for Alzheimer's disease stirred up more questions than answers. The biologic was granted accelerated approval despite major questions about its unclear clinical efficacy, safety/risk profile, and the near-unanimous dissenting opinion of the FDA's own advisory committee. Congressional investigations examining the relationship between the FDA and Biogen—including an inquiry by the inspector general—are underway. Meanwhile, healthcare leaders and broader society struggle to reconcile what this situation means. If the approval holds, aducanumab—priced at $56,000/patient per year—will be among the most expensive drugs in history, exceeding... Read more →


ATTENTION Gloucester City Residents EPA Virtual Public Meeting Sept. 8 Re: Contaminated Groundwater

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--Photo of the Gloucester City Water Works, Johnson Blvd. The Grand Opening of this facility was September 2010. The new plant was built by L. C Construction of Williamstown, for the amount of $ 9,636,000. The City funded the project through a low interest loan from the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Program. The original plant was constructed in 1880s. The reservoir and filter building were constructed in 1883, while the settling tank and pump house were constructed in 1921. The main treatment equipment, which are the pressure sand filter tanks were installed in 1959. Despite spending... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Somers Point Dog Parade/Pageant

MediaWize The Somers Point Business Association and Somers Point-Community First will present their Community Day celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 18, along Bay Avenue, across from Harbor Cove. Doggies will strut their stuff in a pageant especially for pooches. The event features the return of the “Beauty and the Leash” pageant and “Show Us Your Paws” parade. Community Day will open with the Show Us Your Paws parade, led by R Dog of Republic Bank, and is followed by the Beauty and the Leash pageant. The parade is open to all dogs in attendance, and pageant contestants... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORY: January 2, 1901 Gloucester City News Files

CORRECTION/UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY NJ(CNBNews)(September 7, 2021)—The Community of Gloucester City will celebrate its 400th Anniversary in 2023. CNBNews has found a number of old newspaper clippings that we plan on sharing with you leading up to that event. This article is from The Post Telegram dated January 2, 1901. RELATED: The Camden Post Telegraph Reports on 1905 Gloucester City Bd of Ed Meeting GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORY: Thousands of Catholics Come Out To See St. Mary's May Procession Reprinted from The Post Telegram with permission January 2, 1901 Read more →


Down The Shore: Avalon 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony

Avalon will host a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, September 11th, at 9:00am at Avalon’s September 11th Memorial located at 21st Street and Dune Drive, at Veterans Plaza. The ceremony will be held on the 20th anniversary of the attack on the United States in New York City, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania that claimed the lives of 2,977 people. “It’s important for our nation to always remember, and never forget, the innocent victims and first responders who lost their lives in this senseless tragedy”, said Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi. “These attacks left an everlasting impact on the United States... Read more →