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September 17, 2021

Rowan Men's Cross Country Finished 6 Out of 10 at Iona Meet of Champions

BRONX, N.Y. -- The Rowan Men's Cross Country Team headed up to the Bronx in New York to participate in the Iona College Meet of Champions held at VanCortlandt Park. As a team, the Profs finished sixth out of 10 teams. Individually, Jeff Stewart earned top honors in a time of 27:16.2 to place 28th overall. Justin Kelly was 30th (27:17.7) while Brandon Diaz (27:44.3) was 38th, Dario Epifania (27:52.4) was 39th and Connor McBride (27:56.6) was 43rd. Kevin Lauer clocked in at 28:11.0 (49th) and Noah Cziryak timed out at 28:26.4 (53rd) respectively. The 8k meet featured 117 competitors... Read more →


A FESTIVAL-STYLE EVENT CELEBRATING THE RETURN OF IN-PERSON PERFORMANCES Saturday, Sept. 18 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 50+ arts organizations from across the region to participate, FREE performances and activities, and a FREE finale performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra mark the momentous occasion WHO: Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Philadelphia Orchestra WHAT: Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Philadelphia Orchestra welcome Philadelphians to celebrate a return to in-person arts through a FREE day-long celebration featuring spectacular festival-style performances, demonstrations, and giveaways. Taking place Saturday, September 18, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., this FREEgrand reopening event will take place under the... Read more →

Atlantic County Animal Shelters Has Pets Available

Peyton Cleary (CNBNews photo credit) PLEASANTVILLE, NJ --Looking for a new pet? Consider adopting a dog or cat from the Atlantic County Animal Shelter, today Friday, Sept. 17 through Sunday, 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” promotion. The Atlantic County Animal Shelter offers canines and felines of all ages, sizes and temperaments. And on occasion, purebred dogs and cats become available for adoption. “If you’re looking for a pet, this is a perfect opportunity,” Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said. “The... Read more →

*Gloucester City Irish Society Pipes & Drums "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" Fundraiser

Gloucester City Irish Society Pipes & Drums "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" Fundraiser Join us at the Elizabeth Ballroom as the Gloucester City Irish Society Pipes & Drums kicks off "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" weekend in the Holy City! Music will be provided by the pipe band, as well traditional Irish music from Gloucester City's own "Misty Dewers!" Tickets are $30 and must be presented at the door for entry. Tickets include entry, food, and draft beer. A cash bar will be available for other drinks. You can use the following link to purchase tickets: https://py.pl/9wDkrvL2P5k You won't want... Read more →

Ralph H. Neide, Jr., of Audubon, age 94

On September 11, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 94 years. Ralph is lovingly survived by his wife of 73 years, Emily (nee Abel); his children, Linda Hart (Rich), Howard, Cynthia Jehl (Jack), William, Thomas (Ben); 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Catherine; daughter-in-law, Meg Gottshalk and son-in-law, Guy Dietrich, Sr. He was predeceased by his sons, Ralph H. III, Blair and by his daughter, Catherine Dietrich. Ralph was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and was an employee for Whitman's Chocolates in Philadelphia for 49 years. Funeral and interment will be private... Read more →

Karen Elenor Mader, 64, of West Deptford

Karen Elenor Mader, 64, of West Deptford, NJ left this world suddenly on September 13, 2021. Spunky, Karen was born to Charles and Madeline Mader on October 19,1956 in Woodbury, NJ. Karen and her siblings; Billy, Charlie, Joe, Cookie, Sis and Coleen always managed to keep their parents and each other on their toes. Karen’s happiest moments were when she was with her grandchildren; Eric, Nicholas Justin, Lexus and Nova acting silly and creating fun games. Karen’s antics will be missed dearly by her children; Melissa and Danielle. Karen was also sadly predeceased by her daughter Nichole. A celebration of... Read more →

*Events and Happenings in Gloucester City and Beyond

Proprietors Park, King Street, Gloucester City, NJ (photo courtesy of South Jersey Adventures) ++++ JACK PYRAH MEMORIAL 5K RUN/WALK THIRD ANNUAL This run will honor the legendary Villanova coach and athlete Jack Pyrah. Don your best green running gear, Irish pride is encouraged but not required! The course is an approved 5k course. FEES: $15 Kids under 18 $25 Adults Packet Pick Up: Friday, September 17, 2021, 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm at the Highland Tavern, 308 Orlando Ave, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 or on race day. Trophies and prizes to the top three men and women overall, With CASH prizes... Read more →

Gloucester City Free Rabies Clinic

Please note: Pet Licenses will be available for sale at the Clinic. Pricing is as follows. Payment in the form of Cash, Check, or money order. Credit Cards cannot be accepted. Dog: Neutered/spayed $13.20; Non-neutered/non-spayed $16.20 Cat: Neutered/spayed $12.00; Non-neutered/non-spayed $15.00 Senior discount is $5 for 62 or older. Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans, a recent graduate of Police Academy, Shot and Killed by Suspect

BLAIZE MADRID-EVANS Independence Police Department, Missouri End of Watch Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans was shot and killed when he responded to the 2300 block of Northern Boulevard after dispatchers received a tip stating a wanted subject was at a residence. As officers arrived at the scene at about 11:30 am, they were ambushed by a subject who opened fire on them, striking Officer Madrid-Evans in the neck. Officer Madrid-Evans' field training instructor returned fire and killed the subject. Officer Madrid-Evans was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds later that evening. Officer Madrid-Evans... Read more →

Case Study on Air Pollution Reductions Released for the New York/New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project

PROJECT ACHIEVES PERMANENT AIR QUALITY BENEFITS FOR MILLIONS IN NEW YORK METRO AREA NEW YORK (Sept. 15, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new case study on the New York/New Jersey Harbor Deepening project, which highlights how coordination between federal, state, and local agencies led to lasting reductions in air pollution from marine vessels operating in one of America’s busiest waterways. As a result of this federal, state and local partnership, an estimated 2,000 tons of nitrogen oxide were prevented from polluting the air. Nitrogen oxide reacts with other chemicals in the air to form... Read more →

Algorand Online Chess Tournament Winner Will Receive a Trip  to the World Chess Championship

in Dubai Algorand, the official blockchain partner of the 2021 World Chess Championship, is holding a series of online chess tournaments to celebrate the upcoming Match. The winner will receive a trip and VIP entrance to the World Chess Championship in Dubai. Algorand, the official blockchain partner of the 2021 FIDE World Championship Match, is holding a series of online chess tournaments to celebrate the upcoming Match. The winner of the Series, which takes place from September to October 2021, will receive a fully-paid trip for two to Dubai to visit the World Chess Championship — the most significant chess... Read more →

Custom-Cut Vinyl Stickers Fulfilling Your Business Needs

Primarily used as major window displays or vehicle artwork, the beauty of cut vinyl is hard to ignore. It is one affordable and great way for you to advertise. Now, there are various uses related to vinyl lettering, decals, and even stickers. The way you are applying the products and where you are applying will make or break the reputation of your firm. The application process is rather simple. Just peel the sticker off the backside of the vinyl and then place that on a smooth surface. The adhesive-backed one: The adhesive back of these vinyl stickers will make them... Read more →

You Asked: I’m a renter, can I get assistance from FEMA?

Renters in Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties who had damage, losses or are unable to live in their homes after Hurricane Ida, may be eligible for help from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Question: I am a renter: can I apply for assistance with FEMA? Answer: Yes, renters may apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. If you have renter’s insurance, you should call your insurance provider to file a claim. If you are insured, you must provide information from your insurance which may include a settlement or denial. Question:... Read more →

Evolution of Online Slots

Most people associate online casinos with slot games, and for a good reason. Namely, slots are the most popular online casino game and the most widespread one. It would be difficult to find an online casino that doesn’t feature dozens, or even hundreds, of online slots in its portfolio. But how did online slots come to be? We all know the story of the one-arm bandit, but what about the first online slot? Let’s dive deeper into the history of online slots and how they evolved to what we know today. Early History of Online Slots Sources say that the... Read more →

Gloucester Township to Hold a Time Capsule Burial

Gloucester Township, NJ – To commemorate the 325th anniversary since the township’s incorporation in 1695, Gloucester Township will be holding a Time Capsule Burial on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 1:00 PM at the historic Gabreil Daveis Tavern. Items of significance to the Township will be buried at the tavern to be dug up by future generations. The purpose of the Time Capsule is to allow Gloucester Township’s heritage to live on for many years to come. Local groups, organizations, and institutions were asked to submit items deemed significant to be placed in the Time Capsule. In addition to the... Read more →

James J. Cox of Haddon Hts., age 77

Suddenly on March 19, 2020, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 77 years. Beloved husband of Sara Ann Cox (nee Gulliver). Dear father of Andrew Cox (Tricia Alesandro) and Alexander (Lauren) Cox, DMD. Loving grandfather of Teddy, Jonathan and Juliet Rose. Devoted brother of Sally Cox. Jim was a 1956 graduate of St. Rose of Lima grammar school and a 1961 graduate of Haddon Heights High School. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam Conflict veteran, serving from 1961 to 1965. Jim was a lifelong resident of Haddon Heights and was a very active member of the 4th of July Parade... Read more →

Jefferson Health Expands Project SEARCH Program at New Jersey Hospitals

A signing ceremony for 14 young adults from Cherry Hill’s Y.A.L.E. School was recently held at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, marking the start of their year-long Project SEARCH work-transition program. Five years ago, Jefferson Health – New Jersey became the first site in South Jersey to collaborate with the international program for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Starting with this year’s class, Jefferson has expanded the program to include its Stratford hospital — allowing even more students to intern in several departments, including Food Service, Patient Accounts, Storeroom and Environmental Services. Since the program’s launch, 52 students... Read more →

How Many Veterans Are There In Your State

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square Sep 15, 2021 After nearly two decades of combat, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan marks the end of the longest war in American history. Since 2001, nearly 2,500 American service members have been killed in the conflict -- in addition to tens of thousands of contractors, civilians, Afghan and allied military personnel. The servicemen and servicewomen returning home will join the more than 17 million American military veterans living across the country. Over 20% of veterans served since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2021, the catalyst for the... Read more →