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September 9, 2021

Gloucester City PD Seeking Crossing Guards, Apply ASAP

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 7, 2021)--The Gloucester City Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of School Crossing Guard, in order to fill unanticipated vacancies. This is a $12 an hour, 15 hour per week position, with morning and afternoon report times. Applications will be available at Police Headquarters (313 Monmouth St.) beginning at 8:00 am on Monday, September 7, 2021. All applications must be picked up in person and completed applications must be turned to Police Headquarters. Read more →


Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Offering Free Three Day Training Course

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (August 9, 2021)--In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This September, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour (3-day) training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. The training is comprised of both practical exercises and classroom instruction and will be conducted on Friday, September 10: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, September 11: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday,... Read more →


ROWAN'S SOCCER RECORD 3-0

YORK, PA – The 15th-ranked Rowan men’s soccer team ran its record to 3-0 with a 2-1 win at York College today. Freshman Turlough Gartlan scored the game-winner in the 52nd minute, assisted by Alex Ferrara. It was Gartlan’s first goal of his collegiate career. The Profs got on the board first with an own goal by York just seven minutes into the game. Gartlan then tallied his goal, with the assist from Alex Ferrara, at 52:59 to give the Profs a 2-0 lead. York got on the board with a goal in the 77th minute. Rowan outshot the home... Read more →


Hero to Hero T-Shirt Sponsors Still Needed

T-Shirt Sponsors are still needed for the Hero to Hero annual event on Saturday, October 9, 2021. The deadline for submitting the information is September 10. And, don't forget to register to run or walk on that day. FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK www.camdencountyhero.com Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 55 northbound lane closure tonight to shift traffic

Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Traffic to be shifted to the right for sign structure and guide rail work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on Route 55 northbound will be closed tonight to shift traffic on the ramp to Route 42 northbound as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, September 9, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Friday, September 10, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane on Route 55 northbound before the ramp to... Read more →


How to Satisfy a Picky Eater

You know what your kids need to eat but getting them to do so is another story. As a parent, you love cooking meals that your family loves and devours. Unfortunately, when one or more of your kids dislikes most foods, meal time can become a war zone. Satisfying a picky eater nourished is challenging. So, how do you feed a picky eater the foods they like and ones you know they need? Food is Fuel When children are just starting to eat table food, it’s pretty easy. You mash up vegetables and give it to them in small quantities.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: New York Times Objects To Chaos!

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor September 8, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's New York Times: No newspaper in the country likes protests more than the New York Times. There is a qualifier, though, as made clear in the September 8th edition. Michelle Cottle is a member of the editorial board of the New York Times. "Chaos at the School Board Meeting" is the title of her editorial-page column. She does not like chaos. To be more precise, she does not like the politics of those creating chaos at school board meetings, many of... Read more →


RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS: BRIGANTINE POLICE GIVE BACK TO CHILDREN FOR BIKE SAFETY

BRIGANTINE- The Brigantine Police Department recently gave back with a Random Act of Copness to keep youth in the community safe while riding their bicycles. During the National Night Out event, officers of the Brigantine Police Department distributed free bicycle helmets to the children in attendance. The department recognized Officer Brooke Camp who organized the event along with a team of officers who assisted. The Brigantine Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local #204 also contributed and were also in attendance to hand out free bicycle helmets. Brigantine Police Sgt. Jack Glasser said officers distributed 150 bike helmets and 150 bike lights to... Read more →


Your Money: New Jersey fire departments receive millions in grants

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently awarded more than $1.5 million to eight fire departments across New Jersey. Love Your Money The money announced on Sept. 3 is part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The money goes to fire departments, state fire training academies and emergency medical service organizations. “These grants are vital to assist fire companies in [guaranteeing] that they have the equipment and resources necessary to ensure public safety,” U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew, R-N.J., said in a statement. The federal grants... Read more →


Construction on Fort Delaware Enhancements Start This Week

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin construction this week on several projects at Fort Delaware State Park that will improve visitor experience. All areas of the fort normally open to the public will remain open. The $3.7 million project, funded by multiple sources, includes the following enhancements at the fort: The tram path, which brings all visitors from the pier to the fort, will be stabilized and resurfaced. Trails between the restrooms, fort, barracks and heronry will be constructed with aggregates to be durable and prevent soggy shoes. The heronry observation platform will be rebuilt... Read more →


Kutztown University Football Roster Includes NJ Residents

KUTZTOWN, PA (09/08/2021)-- Kutztown University has announced 103 student-athletes will represent its football team for the 2021 season. Read the full season preview here. The defending Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division champion Golden Bears eagerly await their first chance at defending their East crown and reaching a third consecutive NCAA Tournament, after a more than 21-month hiatus from the gridiron. Head coach Jim Clements, now in his seventh season leading the program, has guided Kutztown to increased win totals in each of its last four years, culminating with 2019's 11-2 record. He'll have to replace numerous contributors on... Read more →


Philadelphia Resident Avery Bracey Convicted of Murdering Ky’Lee Haynes in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING- After a six-day trial before Judge W. Todd Miller an Atlantic County jury convicted a Philadelphia man for the January 2019, fatal shooting of a 21 year-old man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Aug., 27, 2021, a jury returned a guilty verdict against Avery Bracey, 39, on Avery Bracey the following counts: 1. 1st degree Robbery-2 counts 2. 3rd degree Criminal Restraint 3. 2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun 4. 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose- 4 counts 5. 1st degree Aggravated Manslaughter 6. 1st degree Felony Murder 7. 4th... Read more →


IS ANYONE SURPRISED? Marijuana use at historic high among college-aged adults in 2020

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Marijuana use continued to rise among college students over the past five years and remained at historically high levels among same-aged peers who are not in college in 2020, according to survey results from the 2020 Monitoring the Future (MTF) panel study. This represents the highest levels of marijuana use recorded since the 1980s. The survey also found that marijuana vaping and nicotine vaping leveled off in 2020 after sharp increases reported every year since 2017 for both college students and same-aged respondents who are not in college. Among college students specifically, there was also a... Read more →


The 100th Anniversary Miss America Competition to be held on Thursday, December 16th

at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut! Sept. 8, 2021 –  Uncasville, Conn.   The Miss America Organization is excited to announce that the competition to determine the next Miss America will be held on Thursday, December 16th at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. The final night of competition culminates a week of activities that will mark the Miss America Organization's 100th Anniversary. “We’re thrilled to be back at our glamorous new home at Mohegan Sun”, said MAO CEO Shantel Krebs. “As Miss America begins her second century of empowering women through scholarships and opportunities, we’re looking forward to showcasing that this... Read more →


Murphy Announces Partnership With Uber/Lyft to Provide Rides for People without Transportation Because of Storm

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced a partnership with rideshare companies Uber and Lyft in conjunction with United Way Worldwide and NJ 211 to provide access to free and discounted rides to New Jersey residents who lost a personal vehicle as a result of Tropical Storm Ida. Over the next two weeks, New Jersey residents who lost a vehicle and need help accessing essential services can text NJIDARIDE to 898-211 to request a Lyft or Uber ride. Those without access to a smartphone can dial 2-1-1 from any phone line. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files “In the aftermath of Tropical Storm... Read more →