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September 2021

Newark School Staffing Shakeup Continues, 15 new principals to take the helm

By Devna Bose /CHALKBEAT Newark Superintendent Roger León has filled open principal positions for the upcoming year with mostly internal hires. From left: Kyle Brown, Amy Panitch, and Rose Monteiro-Inacio. Newark Public Schools & Twitter/@AmyPanitch Newark’s newest school leaders include a dozen people who have worked their way up through the district’s ranks, the former principal of a local charter school, and an educator who is returning to the helm of one of the city’s most struggling high schools after nearly a decade. With school starting in less than a month, Newark Public Schools has announced its principal lineup for... Read more →

Baby Kenneth Dione Shaklin Jr., Age 4 Months

Baby Kenneth went home to the Lord in Heaven on September 16, 2021, at 4 months old. Beloved and cherished son of Kenneth Dione Shaklin, Sr. and Laura K. Schuler. Beloved brother of Mateo and Isabella. Adored grandson of Christopher and Dawn Schuler and Kimberly Shaklin. Beloved Godson of Cindy Tobin and Burlieght Trower. Also survived by many loving aunts and uncles. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to his visitation on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated... Read more →

William B. "Dors" Dorsey Jr., Teacher, Basketball Coach, Camden Catholic High School Alum Class of '64

Pennsauken – Formerly of Westville, Mount Ephraim and Westmont. Age 75. William was known to all as “Dors” and was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in 1964. He graduated from LaSalle College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and graduated from Glassboro State University (Rowan University) with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education. Dors taught 3 years at St. Margaret’s School in Woodbury Heights. He then taught Business at Catherine Gibbs School. Dors taught Homebound Instruction for the Camden County Educational Services in Clementon for over 20 years. He was an assistant coach at Haddonfield High School... Read more →

Leona Ann Eksterowicz, of Brooklawn age 62

Leona Ann Eksterowicz, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2021. She was 62 years old. Leona was born in Oklahoma City on September 2, 1959, before spending most of her childhood in Willingboro, NJ. She resided in Maple Shade, NJ for many years before moving to Brooklawn, NJ in 2012. Leona enjoyed a career as a restaurant server for 45 years. Leona is survived by her son, Brian Eksterowicz, her loving partner, Frank Canzanese, her siblings, Kathrin Capizola, Charles Vester, and Vivian Vester. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends, who will remember her generosity, loyalty, kindness,... Read more →

Lebanon Valley College Enrolled 487 First-Year Students, Included in that Number are 9 NJ Residents

ANNVILLE, PA (09/17/2021)-- LVC is proud to announce its largest first-year class in history. The 487 new students surpassed the 478 new enrollees in 2019. Aside from last years' COVID-affected enrollment across the country, LVC has welcomed record classes of new enrollees in four of the past five years. Local students include: Cheyenne Wilk of Burlington (08016), a graduate of Burlington Township High School, who is planning to pursue a degree in biochemistry and molecular ciology. Lucey Walton of Medford (08055), a graduate of Shawnee High School, who is planning to pursue a degree in creative writing. Madison Ayers of... Read more →

Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested in Rahway Following High Speed Chase on Garden State Parkway

image courtesy of Flicker Lower Township, NJ - On September 17, 2021, Cape May County Dispatch received a 911 call from a female on Lincoln Blvd stating that her husband drove off with her three children in a black Chevrolet Tahoe bearing a Pennsylvania license plate. As dispatchers gathered more information from the female it was learned that all of the children were under the age of five years old and that the driver may possibly have a handgun in his possession. Lower Township Patrol Officers began searching the area and located the vehicle within minutes on Seashore Road. A... Read more →

Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3

Dear William, Fox Chase Cancer Center will proudly host the 22nd Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Registration is open and available here! Peyton Cleary (CNBNews photo) It's not too late to join in! Bring your canine companion and join us for a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase campus to raise much-needed funds for cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Don’t miss this amazing event featuring food, music, entertainment for children, raffles, contests and prizes, and more. A variety of vendors and animal rescue organizations will... Read more →

*Take Charge of your Health; Men's Health Fair 9-25-21

Take charge of your health. CAMcare Health Corporation and the Burlington-Camden chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Inc. are teaming up for a discussion about men’s health. For more information visit www.camcare.net. Read more →

Delaware River Festival Returns Sept. 24 to Oct. 3

WILMINGTON — It’s official! We are one month out from the 2021 Delaware River Festival. The Delaware River Festival returns Sept. 24 to Oct. 3 with an exciting hybrid of online and in-person activities in Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE), in conjunction with the Philadelphia Water Department, the Center for Aquatic Sciences, the Independence Seaport Museum, Camden County Parks, and others, are proud to bring you this amazing week of fun and educational things to do. We’ll have paddling events, nature walks, kite flying, online storybook readings, animal presentations, sponsored evenings at Evil Genius... Read more →

The Unsolved Murder of a Sicklerville Man Killed in Camden City on January 28

Camden City, N.J. – The latest edition of “CBS 3 Mysteries” featured the unsolved murder of a man in Camden earlier this year. Reporter Joe Holden interviewed Detective Brad Redrow with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit about the death of Santino Thomas, 28, of Sicklerville. Holden also spoke with the victim’s mother, Michelle Wilson. “He was a family person. He loved his kids, he loved me, of course. He loved his brothers, his sisters. He used to play a lot of jokes and be silly. He was a very caring person. Everybody loved him,” Wilson told Holden. Watch... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Federal Assistance After Hurricane Ida Tops $23.5 Million

Trenton, NJ – More than $23.5 million in federal assistance has been approved for New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Ida two weeks after landfall. More than 42,000 News Jersey residents have registered for FEMA assistance. FEMA has approved more than $11.7 million to more than 2,700 families in New Jersey including: More than $10.8 million in Housing Assistance grants for repairs to primary residences or for rental of temporary housing. More than $950,000 for grants to repair or replace damaged personal property or to pay for disaster-related necessary expenses and other serious needs. Other assistance provided also includes: More than... Read more →

Survivors Who Are Not U.S. Citizens Could Be Eligible for Disaster Assistance

Survivors of Tropical Storm Ida, including those who are not U.S. citizens, may be eligible for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Residents of any of the designated New Jersey counties for FEMA’s Individuals and Households Assistance Program – Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties – are encouraged to apply for assistance by going online at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). Help might be available to non-citizen nationals and qualified aliens. Their status will not be jeopardized by requesting disaster assistance. A “qualified alien” generally includes: Individuals who are... Read more →

*Gloucester City Public Works Superintendent Advises Residents of Stricter Recyclable Rules

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 2, 2021)--Alex Tedesco, Superintendent of the Gloucester City Department of Public Works recently released a statement pertaining to the update of the city's recycling program. Tedesco said in a prepared statement, "The FCR Recycling in Camden City, the Recycling Collection Center for all communities in Camden County is now carefully inspecting recycling products being delivered to their facility for contaminated, non-recyclable products within the recycling stream. When identified the FCR refuses to accept the material. Which means full-truckloads of partially contaminated recyclable materials are sent back to the Public Works Department and city employees must hand... Read more →

*Attention Burlington County Residents! Volunteers Needed

Burlington County is looking to grow its Domestic Violence Response Teams. These teams consist of volunteers who work with Providence House, Domestic Violence Services, and local police departments to help people who experience domestic violence by empowering and advocating for victims. Gloucestercitynews.net files If you would like to volunteer please contact: Amy Baum, DVRT Coordinator Providence House, Burlington Phone: 856-904-4344 E-mail: abaum@cctrenton.org Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →

*Fox Chase Paws for the Cause 2021

Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the 22nd Annual Paws for the Cause dog walk on Sunday, October 3, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Peyton, Me and Bella ...Come Join Us In addition to a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase campus, participants will enjoy food, music, entertainment for children, raffles, contests and prizes, and more. A variety of vendors and animal rescue organizations also will be on hand on the day of the event. Since its first year, Paws for the Cause has raised more than $600,000 for cancer research at Fox Chase. If you are interested... 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 →

*The Virtual Walk to End Lupus

The Virtual Walk to End Lupus Now South Jersey is part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s signature walk program. Benefiting the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, proceeds from the walk directly support those affected by lupus in the tri-state region through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. The Walk to End Lupus Now brings communities together to solve this great mystery of a disease. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure, but you can help raise awareness and support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans and 5 million people worldwide, including the... Read more →


Proprietors Park, King Street, Gloucester City, NJ (photo courtesy of South Jersey Adventures) ++++ Pigs on the Wing live music Jalapenos Every Tuesday Jalapenos Bar and Grill | Gloucester City Justin the Performer w/ Greg O'Connell on cajon drum brings interactive live music to Jalapenos every Tuesday at 8pm. Fellow performers encouraged! Jalapenos Bar and Grill, 314 Jersey ave, Gloucester City, NJ 08030, +++++ +++++ Post Parade party with The Broken Shillelaghs Sun Sep 19 2021 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Come to the best post parade party in town. This event will be inside and out. The broken... Read more →

CNBNEWS TRAVEL ALERT: I-295/Route 42 overnight lane closures for Browning Road Bridge Word

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on I-295 and Route 42 for the next few week to continue work on the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Monday, September 20 to Thursday, September 23 Overnight Closures NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the two left lanes on I-76 eastbound each night from Monday, September 20 through Thursday, September 23, from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. the next day. In addition, on those same nights from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.,... Read more →

Why Was The Winslow Township Middle School Placed On Lockdown?

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ--(September 18, 2021)--Friday, September 17, at approximately 9 AM , the Winslow Township Police Department school resource officer was notified that the Winslow Township Middle School was placed into a lockdown, after school staff had located an alleged airsoft rifle in a students backpack. Several units responded to the Middle School. In an overabundance of caution, the High School and the Board of Education Office were both placed into lockouts. Responding units conducted a swift investigation and determined that there was no threat to any of the students and staff, and the lockdowns and lockout were lifted within... Read more →

*South Jersey Pumkin Show is in October Plus The Apple Fest is in September

Salem County Fairgrounds, New Jersey; The 18th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show will open to the public on Saturday, October 9 & Sunday, October 10, 2021. This two-day “Festival of Pumpkins” will be held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway, Woodstown, New Jersey. The event has new show hours of Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday, 10am to 5pm. The South Jersey Pumpkin Show has become one of the best ways to welcome the autumn harvest with kids and parents alike. Festival goers visiting will enjoy pumpkin desserts, over 150 vendor booths, rows and rows of Craftsmen, Fall... Read more →

Samaritan Offers Free Virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop

Workshop to take place on Tuesday, September 21 Mount Laurel, NJ – Did you know that more than 50 percent of people do not even have a will or estate planning document prepared for themselves? Now is the time to learn more about the importance of your will and explore your estate planning options – Samaritan is hosting a FREE virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop on Tuesday, September 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. “It is crucial for individuals to have their personal affairs in order and prepare for the unexpected well before a crisis strikes,” explains Mary Ann Boccolini, president... Read more →


6,000+ Hand-Carved Jack-O’-Lanterns, Beer Garden and Fall Festival Fun Augusta, N.J. —Get ready for some Spooktacular Halloween fun with the Skylands Stadium’s second annual Jack-O’-Lantern Experience. Taking place at beautiful Skylands Stadium in Augusta, N.J., the Jack-O’-Lantern Experience runs for 28 days during Oct. 1 - Nov. 7. This year’s event promises to be Sussex County’s premier family entertainment destination, with a fall festival, beer garden, live music, seasonal food and beverages, carnival rides and more. Take a 30- to 45-minute, self-guided walking tour through a ghoulishly delightful Halloween experience, illuminated with 6,000 hand carved jack-o’-lanterns. Enjoy the rides, including... Read more →

*Animal Welfare Association to Host Pets for Vets Adoption Event

Pets for Vets waives adoption fees for Camden County residents who are active military, reservists or veterans Voorhees, NJ – Animal Welfare Association (AWA) will host a Pets for Vets tent event at its shelter in Voorhees from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. Proudly supported by the Camden County Commissioners, Pets for Vets aims to share the joy of the human-animal bond between veterans and shelter pets. “Owning a pet can provide veterans with invaluable companionship,” says AWA Executive Director Maya Richmond. “Not only do pets help us stay active and socialize, they also make us... Read more →

*Camden County History Alliance Invites Public to History Month Events

Camden County History Month to Feature More Than Seventy History Events Camden NJ— The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to join us for Camden County History Month from October 1 to October 31, 2021, when thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with special exhibits, reenactments, and guided tours for adults and children. The vast majority of the more than seventy events and activities during the month are free. Camden County History Month is hosted by the Camden County History Alliance, an association of 50 Camden County history organizations, historic sites, and... Read more →

PET NATION: The Inside Story of How Companion Animals Are Transforming Our Homes

The pet population in the U.S. has almost doubled since 1998: nearly 70% of the country now owns a pet. They used to get left out in the cold; now they sleep in better beds than we do. They used to have a handful of kibble options that tasted like cardboard; now there are entire stores devoted to gourmet organic delicacies for them, catering to every diet from gluten-free to raw. Mobile salons now come to them, and pet spas, pet psychics and pet masseuses are all on the rise. Wall Street is pumping beaucoup bucks into pet businesses. And... Read more →

*ATTENTION RUNNERS! Corporal Marc T. Ryan Memorial/MC-LEF 5k Run/Walk, Race Day Nov. 6

No. Burlington & Hudson Sts. Gloucester City, NJ US 08030 DESCRIPTION In memory of Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, USMC (KIA November 15, 2004) * Ramadi, Al Anbar Province * Operation Iraqi Freedom. Remembering Our Fallen Brother's Sacrifice www.mc-lef.org ***SHOULD any unforeseen State regulations keep us from conducting this event live it will be converted to VIRTUAL. You will still get your shirt, bib, and finisher medal*** New for this year, finisher medal for all, chip timing on a USATF Certified course, text messaging within seconds of finishing on your mobile device, and an HD finish line video on YouTube to... Read more →

NJ Politics: Swift Endorsed by NJ FOP

NORTHFIELD – The New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) has endorsed former Deputy Attorney General Claire Swift for Assembly in the Second Legislative District. Swift continued: “There is nothing more honorable than to serve your community and we must do better to return the respect the profession deserves. I could not be prouder of my family’s background in law enforcement. After arriving in the United States from Ireland, my grandfather became a Philadelphia Police officer and my brother currently serves as a Sergeant with the Margate Police Department.” “Being an officer on the job has never been harder. It... Read more →

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 →

Military Appreciation Football Game, Friday

LCMR, Friday, Sept 17, 2021, events start at 5:30 pm & kickoff is 7:00 pm MILITARY APPRECIATION FOOTBALL GAME TO HONOR ALL CAPE MAY COUNTY SERVICE MEMBERS Lindenwold at Lower Cape May Regional 687 Route 9, Cape May FRIDAY, September 17, 2021 5:30 PM The game begins at 7:00 PM National Anthem at 6:55 PM We ask all Active, Retired, Reserve, and National Guard Military, Veterans, & First Responders to join us on the field shoulder to shoulder during the national anthem. ARMY, NAVY, MARINES AIR FORCE, COAST GUARD, POLICE, FIRE, CMC SWAT, & EMTs Please join us for this... Read more →


The state's Division of Investment announced yesterday that the state will dis-invest $162 million from the parent company of Ben & Jerry's, Unilever. The move is in response to the ice cream company's boycott of Israel's settlements in Palestine. This is in accordance with a new law that requires the state's pension funds to dis-invest from boycotting companies. New Jersey's law resembles many other anti-BDS laws nationwide. (NorthJersey) SIX SCHOOL OUTBREAKS SINCE CLASSES HAVE BEGUN Since the school year began, COVID-19 outbreaks have spread through six schools, among at least 20 students and staff. There are two schools in Atlantic... Read more →

John P. Passero, of Glendora, formerly of Bellmawr, Member of Roofers Union Local 30

John P. Passero, on September 14, 2021, of Glendora; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 69. Beloved husband of Debbie Passero (nee English). Devoted father of John Passero and Albert Pierce (Helen). Loving Pop Pop of Tyler, Caleb, and Jaxon. Dear brother of Sonny Passero and Anthony Passero. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John was a proud member of the Roofers Union Local 30 in Philadelphia, PA. Services and interment are private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Boulevard, Voorhees, NJ 08043. Read more →