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CNBNews Politics: Progressive Couple Thrilled with Latest Vaccine Mandate (video)

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CNB Hunting News NJ: 11 Wildlife Management Areas To Be Stocked On Four October Weekends

Gloucestercitynews.net image 1 Eleven dog training areas will be stocked with chukars every weekend in October. Birds will be put out late Friday afternoons for training on Saturdays, October 2, 9, 16, and 23. The stocked dog training areas are located within the following WMAs: Read more →


George A. Mottram, of Gloucester City, age 73; Double-Dated with Elvis, Teacher, Mobile Oil Employee, GCHS Alumnus

Gloucester City - On September 24, 2021. Age 73. Loving husband of 50 years to JoAnn (nee Zedalis), his cherished daughters: Jaime Guldin (Michael) and Jodi Palumbo. Loving grandfather to Kyla, Michael, David, and Paul, and great grandfather to Jaxon. He is preceded in death by his sisters Jan and Bobbie and his grandson Joey. A lifelong Gloucester City resident, George was a standout athlete at Gloucester Catholic known for his quickness. “White Lightening” went on to attend Christian University in Memphis TN, where he once went on a double date with Elvis Presley…much to the chagrin of JoAnn. George... Read more →


Garden State Esports and Evil Geniuses Partner to Create Career Education Network for Students

New partnership will enhance opportunities for Garden State Esports participants to learn about careers in the esports ecosystem. New Jersey: September 24, 2021 -- Garden State Esports (GSE), the nonprofit esports league run by teachers for all New Jersey schools, announces today a partnership with iconic professional esports organization, Evil Geniuses (EG). This partnership will take GSE’s career education program, a program that connects GSE’s scholar athletes and the higher education institutions and employers looking to recruit them, to the next level. Thousands of students from GSE’s 130+ member school districts will have the opportunity to receive educational and career... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Pelosi's "View" On Abortion

September 24, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Nancy Pelosi's latest defense of abortion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who identifies as a Catholic, was asked at her weekly press briefing to reply to comments made by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone that were critical of the Women's Health Protection Act, a radical pro-abortion bill. "You're a Catholic," the reporter said. "What's your reaction?" Here is what she said (she ended with a reference to Cordileone expressing her disagreement). "Yeah, I'm Catholic. I come from a pro-life family. Not active in that regard. Different in their view of a... Read more →


I-295 and Route 42 Exit closures for next week

Closures for restriping work rescheduled from earlier this week due to weather (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials are reminding motorists of overnight closures of several exits on I-295 and Route 42 tonight and next week as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. These closures were originally scheduled for this week, but were postponed because of weather. Friday, September 24 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound tonight, Friday, September 24 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Saturday, September 25 to... Read more →


OCTOBER EVENTS IN CAMDEN COUNTY

Italian American Festival & Car Show Celebrate Italian-American Heritage! Join us on Saturday, October 2nd for a day rich in tradition featuring Italian food, kid's activities, entertainment, local wine tastings and a beer garden. A car show featuring Italian-made autos will also be featured and it's not too late to sign up to showcase your classic car! For more information and Car Registration, visit sonsofitalynj.org Food Truck & Fall Craft Fair Food, Games, Pumpkin Painting, Live Music & More! The Gloucester Township Campus of Camden County Technical Schools will be sponsoring a Food Truck and Craft Fair Fall Festival on... Read more →


Stabbing Homicide/Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP NJ-- On Thursday, September 23, 2021, at approximately 7:30 a.m., officers from the Franklin Township Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Fries Mill Road for a 9-1-1 call reporting a male had been stabbed. Upon arrival, the responding officers discovered the victim, Dwaynne Mickles, 42, of Franklinville, deceased and appearing to have sustained stab wounds. An autopsy conducted by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feigin ruled the cause of Mickles’ death as multiple stab wounds, and the manner of death as homicide. Through aggressive investigation, Detectives from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Franklin... Read more →


Help Stomp Out Spotted Lanternfly

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula is an extremely invasive insect which feeds on hardwood trees, fruit trees, grapevines, and other agricultural crops. Camden County is one of eight counties that the New Jersey Department of Agriculture has placed under quarantine as part of an effort to contain the spread of the destructive pest. “The state is asking all individuals and businesses travelling in and out of a quarantined county to inspect vehicles and outdoor items such as packing bins, firewood, paving stones, and lawn equipment for egg masses that should be destroyed,” said Commissioner Carmen... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORY: Ferdinand McWilliams, of Gloucester City, Irish Immigrant, Civil War Veteran

(September 2, 1908)-Camden Post Telegram Company D, Fourth New Jersey Volunteers FERDINAND McWILLIAMS was born in Ireland. In 1870 at the time of the Census he gave his age as 41, this would translate into a birth date in 1828 or 1829. Other sources indicate his birth year as 1820 and 1830. He went to California by way of Cape Horn to seek his fortune in the California gold fields during the 1849 gold rush. He struck it rich and set out for home, only to be robbed, shot, and left for dead while crossing the Isthmus of Panama. He... Read more →


CCPO Hosts Walk to Remember Homicide Victims

September 25th is National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. This Saturday, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is hosting the “Shine Their Light Walk” at the beautiful Haddon Lake Park in Haddon Heights to honor and remember lives lost to homicide. “Losing a loved one in such a tragic way is unimaginable,” said Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. “It’s our hope that we can ease some of that pain by bringing people together who’ve experienced this same kind of loss.” Media are invited to take photos and videos of the walk. The loved ones of murder victims will... Read more →


Third Street Row Homes Have Structural Issues; One Property Declared Unfit for Habitation/Occupancy

THIRD STREET ROW HOMES, starting on the right the addresses are 209, 211, 213, and 215. The 211 property has been declared unsafe for habitation, 213 is also empty; people are living in 209 and 215. According to Paul Clarke the owner of 211, the problem with the brick facade started when a contractor was doing work on 213 the adjoining property. (CNBNews photo) WILLIAM E. CLEARY SR. | CNBNews Dorothy Heade | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 24, 2021)--A row of Third Street homes, addresses 209, 211, 213, and 215, could be in danger of collapse because the... Read more →


Who is Calman Shemi and everything you need to know

Calman Shemi is an Argentinian-Israeli artist who likes to specialise in colours to create art pieces that are full of energy and shapes, whilst ensuring they remain as vibrant as possible when they are put onto the canvas in which he creates his paintings. This article will highlight everything that is needed to be known about the South American and will provide an in-depth look at how he has managed to become incredibly successful in the art industry and a favourite for many personal collectors. Who is Calman Shemi? As mentioned, Calman is an Argentinian-Israeli artist who specialises in paintings.... Read more →


What Does a Good Access Control Policy Look Like And Why is it Important?

LeoWolfert/Shutterstock.com Access control is paramount for good cybersecurity, whether this relates to a small business or a larger corporation. A smaller business generally means one that employs below 10,000 employees, whereas a larger multinational corporation can employ hundreds of thousands of personnel. Adequate data security, referred to in the industry as information security, is a key part of modern company management for any modern business dealing with a large amount of corporate/sensitive data. Billions of users are online today, and millions of organizations have a digital presence which would be an out-of-control cybersecurity situation if it were not for access... Read more →


Events in Camden County

Drive-In Movie Night - September 25th Food Trucks, Games & Activities for Children Mayor David R. Mayer and Council are excited to announce that Gloucester Township will be hosting the fourth annual Drive-In Movie Night on September 25th at 5:30 PM. Admission is free. There will be food trucks, games, and activities for children. The movie: THE KARATE KID, will begin at dusk. In case of bad weather, the rain date is Sunday, September 26th. Read More. 12th Annual Riverfront Art Festival - September 25th Enjoy Fine Arts & Crafts, Local Vendors, & Live Music The 12th Annual Gloucester City... Read more →


CNB FISHING MARYLAND: The Pleasant Days of September Perfect Time for Anglers

September 22, 2021 Mia and Dominic Kronk got to go fishing with their father and enjoy a fun day on the Bay together. Photo by Kenny Kronk The pleasant days of September offer wonderful opportunities to spend time with children and make lasting memories they will take into their adult life. Forecast Summary: September 22 – September 28: As we welcome the arrival of fall, Bay conditions will stabilize later this week after a windy and rainy period from Wednesday through Thursday. However, after Friday, expect sunny and calmer conditions with cool nights the rest of the week. Bay surface... Read more →


Buyer's Guide to eJuice: Everything You Need to Know

Vaping is exploding. It's hotter than ever, but sorting through the hype can be difficult. Many people are blinded by marketing tactics, commercials, and promises of performance. There are tons of brands that make it challenging to find the best product at an affordable price. If you're looking for vape juice that will please you long-term, this article is for you. What's the Difference Between Juices? If you've spent any time at all reading about vaping, you've probably read some crazy statistics about juice. Some say it's 90% flavor, 5% flavoring, and 5% nicotine. Others say it's 90/10/1, respectively. The... Read more →


Avalon Volunteer FD Awarded $571,428 from FEMA to purchase 120 dual-band radios

Avalon — Avalon Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $571,428 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the purchase of 120 dual-band radios, Chief Ed Dean announced today. “This is a major win not only for Avalon, but for the eleven other departments and communities that partnered with us in this application,” Dean said. “By making the switch from our current VHF radios to dual-bands, all of our departments will be able to better coordinate efforts before arrival on scene and maintain safety while performing our firefighting duties.” The money comes from FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program... Read more →


Annual Senior Citizen Picnic Enjoyable

(West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners held the Annual Senior Citizen Picnic on Sept. 21 at Red Bank Battlefield Park in National Park. Seniors were encouraged to wear their favorite Philadelphia Sports team’s gear with the theme being “Philly, Philly.” “The Senior Picnic is always a great event. The seniors have a great time, they dance, have lunch and learn about services and programs that are available in a fun venue. It is a true tradition in Gloucester County and it was important to the Board of Commissioners that we made the picnic possible in 2021,”... Read more →


The 8th Annual Merchantville Music Festival Goes LIVE Saturday,

The 8th Annual Merchantville Music Festival Goes LIVE Saturday, September 25th, 2021 at 3:00 PM Five of the bands that participated in the virtual fest are back and LIVE! The festival opens with the acoustic garage punk inspired duo The Koosmans, followed by Lounge Act led by Charlie Koury, owner of Merchantville’s Charlie’s Crepes. Lounge Act will be playing original songs and “Loungify” select covers. Following Lounge Act is Baltimore’s Ari & the Buffalo Kings. Ari is originally from Pennsauken. Their original tunes are inspired by Spanish guitar, classical flute, folksy three-part harmonies, and rhythms from around the globe. Also... Read more →


Gloucester County Household Special Waste Collection Saturday

(Swedesboro, NJ)—The County of Gloucester announced the Household Special Waste Collection Day will take place Saturday, September 25 at the Solid Waste Complex at 493 Monroeville Rd., Swedesboro 08085. Materials will only be accepted at this location. “Disposing of household waste improperly can affect an entire landfill or recycling plant,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “Improper disposal of waste can affect an entire truck of garbage. These collection days are the perfect time to clean out your attics and garages to properly dispose of these items.” There have been special rules put in place to keep our employees and... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: 96th Street Bridge in Stone Harbor to Have Overnight Closures until Sept. 30

The following was provided by the County of Cape May: Notice of Night Closure for 96th Street Bridge (C.R. 657) Borough of Stone Harbor and Township of Middle STONE HARBOR, NJ — The 96 th Street Bridge along Stone Harbor Boulevard leading into the Borough of Stone Harbor will be undergoing structural repairs to the bascule span (movable span) during nighttime hours Monday through Thursdays beginning September 20 th and extending until September 30th. Traffic will not be able to pass over the bridge between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am during those nights. There will be no... Read more →


Military Service Medal Event in Gloucester County

(West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. at the auditorium at RiverWinds in West Deptford. This year 37 veterans will be honored at the Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony. Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger said, “The men and women who answer the call to serve and defend our nation deserve the utmost respect and recognition. We are privileged to have presented these veterans with their federal medals. Commissioner Dan Christy, liaison to the office of Veterans Affairs said, “The Gloucester County Office of Veterans Affairs... Read more →


Newark Teachers and Parents ‘Left in the dark’

Patrick WallSep 23, 2021/ CHALKBEAT Even as COVID forces students to quarantine, Newark’s traditional and charter schools are limiting who gets notified — and officials won’t share the COVID case count. Erica Seryhm Lee for Chalkbeat School had been in session less than a week when first graders at McKinley Elementary School were sent home. Someone in their classroom had tested positive for COVID. They were among the first students at their Newark school ordered to quarantine, but they wouldn’t be the last. Since classes started Sept. 7, dozens of students across multiple grade levels have had to quarantine for... Read more →


10,000 Acres of Atlantic White Cedar Forests to be Restored in the Pinelands

TRENTON – A component of the Murphy Administration’s strategy to ensure New Jersey becomes more resilient to climate change, the Department of Environmental Protection will restore 10,000 acres of globally threatened Atlantic white cedar forests to the state’s Pinelands region, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today as part of the State’s recognition of Climate Week. New Jersey’s Atlantic white cedar forests have been adversely impacted by climate change, including by sea-level rise and storm surge that have brought saltwater into these fragile freshwater ecosystems, leaving ghost forests where thriving Atlantic white cedars once stood. “This is the largest forest restoration... Read more →


Survivors: Beware of Fraud, Scams After Disasters

Trenton, NJ – After a disaster, scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals often try to take advantage of disaster survivors. Federal and state emergency management officials urge residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity. When a disaster strikes, unscrupulous people may try to take advantage of survivors by posing as official disaster-aid workers trying to help survivors complete their applications. Common post-disaster fraud practices include: Fake offers of state or federal aid: Federal and state workers do not solicit or accept money. FEMA and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) personnel never charge survivors for applying for disaster... Read more →


Geraldine M. Sciarretto of West Collingswood Heights and Bellmawr

Geraldine M. Sciarretto (nee Wasiolek), on September 20, 2021, of West Collingswood Heights and Bellmawr. Age 79. Beloved mother of John (Susan), Philip (Jolene) and Amy (Higgins). Loving Me-mom of Courtney, Paige, Aaron, Anthony, Rob, and Deanna. Great grandmother of Noah, Lucas, Emma, Jordan and Jack. Lifelong friend to Joyce Magpiong. Predeceased by the father of her children, the late John. T. here will be a Memorial Mass 9:30am Tuesday, September 28 at St. Joseph's Church, 1010 Liberty Street, Camden, NJ 08104. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gerri's memory to ONH Magic Foundation, 4200 Cantera Drive... Read more →


$12.4 Million for Coriell Institute for Cancer Research

CAMDEN, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the Coriell Institute for Medical Research has been awarded a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The five-year grant is valued at an estimated $12.4 million and will support nearly 20 scientists as they work to improve epigenetic therapies for cancer. The grant is to be shared with the Van Andel Institute located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This prestigious grant is the first of its kind at Coriell and is currently the only SPORE grant awarded to an organization in New Jersey,... Read more →


Nancy" B. Pritchett age 77, of Runnemede

Update/correction-The deceased is not the mother of former GHS principal Ron Pritchett Ann "Nancy" B. Pritchett (nee Schoeffling), age 77, of Runnemede, formerly of Mt. Laurel, NJ, passed away at home on September 21, 2021, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Nancy was the devoted mother of Lorie Lavinson (Geoff), Carolyn Robinson (Mark), and Ronald Pritchett (Robin), loving grandmom to Olivia, Alex, Ethan, Laurel, Alicia and Elizabeth and devoted sister of Mary Lou Platt. She was preceded in death by five siblings: Peggy Martin, Richard Schoeffling, Tom Schoeffling, Louis Schoeffling, and Fred Schoeffling. She is... Read more →


A Beginner's Guide to Stocks and Assets

The world of investment is constantly changing and evolving. However, those who are able to grasp the fundamentals and the various asset classes can benefit substantially over the long run. Bonds The term "bond" refers to a type of debt instrument that is a loan granted through an investment company to the borrower. A typical bond is either a company or a government agency. In either case, the lender will offer an interest rate fixed on the loan to the lender, in return for their capital. They are widely used by organizations that use them to finance purchases, operations, or... Read more →


6 Tips for Improving Productivity in a Work-from-Home Setup

With the dynamic quarantine guidelines implemented to protect the public, businesses have adapted flexible working arrangements for their employees, such as working-from-home. However, going on its second year in this situation, we must settle into our make-shift workspaces and develop ways to maximize productivity in a remote setting. Ultimately, the goal is to be on top of your game and forge a career with your chosen profession. With this, staying motivated and establishing productive work habits is a must to get on your boss’ good graces. In this article, we will cover six tips on improving productivity levels in a... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Biden's Pro-Abortion Bill Is Off-The-Charts

(May 5, 2016)-Two moms of premature babies made a huge impact for life on Facebook, according to LifeNews.com The moms, Ashley Brooke Costanzo and Whitney Sanders, posted similar messages online in April to raise awareness about late-term abortions and the radical abortion positions of the two Democratic presidential candidates. Since then, tens of thousands of people have shared and viewed their posts online. (continue to read) ~CNBNews +++++++ Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Biden's latest pro-abortion bill: "The Administration strongly supports House passage of H.R. 3755, the Women's Health Protection Act of 2021." That is the statement... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey Awarded $100,000 CDC Grant to Expand Education and Access to COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines

Jefferson Health – New Jersey has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the national CDC Foundation to establish an outreach program with community-based minority organizations to dispel myths about and increase access to vaccinations. Jefferson NJ is the only health system south of Trenton to receive a CDC grant under this program. Jefferson Health is one of more than 100 community-based organizations (CBOs) throughout the U.S. awarded support — through this more than $30-million overall grant program — to promote COVID vaccination and reduce the disease’s burden. The work of CBOs has been critical throughout the pandemic response, especially in... Read more →


College Field Hockey: Rowan Defeats Dickinson 8-1

CARLISLE, PA – Bridget Guinan had two goals and two assists and freshman Julia Patrone added two goals and an assist as 10th-ranked Rowan routed Dickinson, 8-1, in non-conference field hockey action today. The win snaps a two-game losing streak for the Profs and improves them to 4-2 on the season. Guinan opened the scoring two minutes into the game and Krystyna Hovell followed just three minutes later with her sixth goal of the year to give the Profs a 2-0 at the end of the first period. Kristiina Castagnola took a pass from Guinan to score her fifth goal... Read more →


$1000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Person Responsible for Killing Camden Man

Camden City N.J. – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Metro Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez are announcing a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the homicide of Edward Dupont, 53, of Camden. Detectives handed out flyers in the area of 7th and Pine Streets in Camden where on July 6th,$1000 R Dupont was struck in the head by an unknown male. This caused him to fall off his bicycle and hit his head on the pavement. Dupont lost consciousness and was taken to Cooper Hospital. He succumbed... Read more →


NEW JERSEY POLITICS: Small Business Owners Back Jack Ciattarelli for New Jersey Governor

TRENTON, N.J. (September 22, 2021) – NFIB New Jersey PAC, the state’s most influential and effective small business political action committee, today announced its endorsement of businessman and former assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli for governor. The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) New Jersey PAC, whose members are New Jersey small business owners, overwhelmingly supported backing Ciattarelli based on his record and platform and will work hard to make the Voice of Small Business heard in this election. “I am excited to extend NFIB’s endorsement to Jack Ciattarelli, a strong, pro-small-business candidate, who understands what it takes to start and grow... Read more →


NIH REPORT: Methamphetamine-involved overdose deaths nearly tripled between 2015 to 2019

Patterns of methamphetamine use have become riskier, diversified across U.S. population. Overdose deaths involving methamphetamine nearly tripled from 2015 to 2019 among people ages 18-64 in the United States, according to a study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. The number of people who reported using methamphetamine during this time did not increase as steeply, but the analysis found that populations with methamphetamine use disorder have become more diverse. Published today in JAMA Psychiatry, the study suggests that increases in higher-risk patterns of methamphetamine use, such as increases in methamphetamine use... Read more →


Mexican Gang Prisoners Indicted for Operating a Hit-Squad in NJ Prison

Blake et al Indictment TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck today announced the indictment of an alleged local leader of the Latin Kings street gang and 10 current and former inmates under his command who allegedly formed a “hit squad” within the prison system to commit assaults on behalf of the gang. Frank Blake, aka “Lafay,” 33, of Hillside, N.J., an alleged leader of the Elizabeth, N.J., chapter of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN) street gang, was initially charged in April 2021 along with eight other alleged members of ALKQN who allegedly conspired to carry... Read more →


How to Make Your Business More Profitable 

There are many different career paths that people choose to go down. Some people want their career to speak to their personality. This can often lead to people following hobbies and creative interests into becoming an artist or a writer. In contrast, other people want to chase a certain kind of lifestyle. This can then lead to jobs such as a lawyer or doctor. These differences in preference are good, as it leads to massive variety in the world. However, one of the more popular career paths people choose to go down is that of a business owner. Challenges You’ll... Read more →


State Grand Jury Decline to File Charges Against Pemberton Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

TRENTON (Sept. 22, 2021) – A state grand jury has voted not to file any criminal charges at the conclusion of its deliberations regarding the death of Witney Rivera, 41, of Pemberton Township, N.J., who was fatally shot by an officer of the Pemberton Borough Police Department on July 19, 2019. As required by statute, all fatal police encounters must be presented to a grand jury. According to available evidence, including video footage and the recorded statements of civilian witnesses, Mr. Rivera was armed with a scythe and advancing toward other individuals when he was shot. The fatal police encounter... Read more →


Public Hearing on Two Bond Issues Totaling $2,250,000 to be Held Thursday Night in Gloucester City Council Chambers

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 22, 2021)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City council will hold a public hearing on two million dollar plus bond issues on Thursday evening, September 23, at 7:30 PM in the council chambers at the Gloucester City Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The first bond ordinance totaling $1,050,000 will pay for the replacement of sewer mains at various locations, including, but not limited to, Barnard Avenue totaling $950,000, and $100,000 of the bond will pay for the construction of a new pole barn for the sewer and water utility department. A section of the ordinance outlining the... Read more →


What’s Hiding behind Cash Advance Online Loans Taken from Apps

image unsplash.com While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t gone anywhere, direct lenders became the only solution for many people. For more convenience, instant cash advance online loans are now provided in a mobile format. Apart from a mobile browser, clients can also use mobile apps for sending an online application and receiving approval. Just take a look at Instant Сash Advance. This online service has already adjusted its financial services to the mobile format. When financial technology companies started offering alternatives to predatory payday loans, the apps like Earnin, Dave, and Branch were brought to the market. The major issue standing... Read more →


Statement from Joe Giralo on OSC Public Letter on Egg Harbor City Water Deal

“The revelations in the OSC letter today are deeply disturbing. After decades of mismanagement, the last thing the County Clerk’s Office needs is another incompetent leader. Perhaps Mayor Jiampetti should spend more time focused on her day job instead of the campaign trail." Read more →


Donna Marie (Ribeiro) King, of Mt. Ephraim

On September 19, 2021, Donna Marie King (nee Ribeiro) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children. Born February 21, 1960, in Philadelphia, PA. Resident of Mount Ephraim, NJ. She was loved by all who knew her, touching hearts and leaving lasting impressions with each person she met. Beloved mother and best friend of Thomas (Ninamari) King, Christina King, and Anthony King. Proud grandmother to Josephine King and will be forever missed by her nephew and Godson Andrew Waddington. Daughter of the late Christina (nee Cicala) and Jack Ribeiro. Loving sister to Frank DelVecchio, Carol (Ron) Deak, the late Alan (Pat)... Read more →


DIY Home Projects — Here’s How to Know When You Should Call a Professional

DIY homeowners saved more than an impressive $20,000 for kitchen renovations and additions, according to one 2018 report. However, while this certainly highlights the cost-saving benefits that often come along with doing the job yourself, there are several instances when DIY may simply not be the answer. Whether you’ve just moved to Gloucester City, or you’ve been a longtime resident looking to pull off a major remodel, here’s what you should know. When you’re out of your depth There are a number of situations when doing the job yourself may seem like common sense; such as when a room needs... Read more →


The Red Coats to Invade Haddonfield, Saturday, June 4

Festivities begin at 9 am with The Skirmish beginning at 2 pm. Event is Free and Open to the Public. HADDONFIELD, NJ – The British are coming! On Saturday, June 4, 2022 the British will invade and be challenged on Kings Highway by colonial troops. Redcoats, on horseback, will charge, muskets will be fired, and the Continentals will delay the redcoats before they head off to the Battle at Monmouth. General Washington had ordered the militia to “annoy” the Redcoats, and so on June 4, 2022, we will again. This exciting reenactment event is free and open to the public.... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Preparing to Repair 42-Inch Water Main on Springdale Road, Cherry Hill

CAMDEN, N.J. – SEPT. 21, 2021 – New Jersey American Water is preparing to repair a 42-inch water transmission main on Springdale Road in Cherry Hill between the intersections of Lark Lane and Wilderness Way starting September 27. This critical pipeline supplies water to customers in several towns throughout Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. New Jersey American Water identified the leak through the use of acoustic leak detection technology, which enabled company engineers to “hear” the water coming out of the deeply buried pipe, despite being located next to a creek. The company used this award-winning technology to quickly... Read more →


6 Tips Every Property Manager Needs to Know 

image unsplash.com Being a property manager is one of the most stressful jobs that a person can have. Property managers are often responsible for managing the finances of the properties they manage, as well as the overall upkeep of the area. Dealing with finances, maintenance, and clients can lead to confusion and frustration. Here are some tips that all good property managers must know to be successful at their job. #1) Keep Finances Organized Keeping accurate and up-to-date financials for each property that you manage is a crucial part of being a property manager. A good property manager will keep... Read more →


Gloucester City History: THE CIVIL WAR

Gloucester City was officially part of Union Township and was to only town still remaining in Union Township at the outbreak of the Civil War. Whereas, some other parts of present day Gloucester City where part of Centre Township and Haddon Township. The Anderson Guards and the Union Guards. Many of the men from Gloucester City served in the 4th New Jersey when the Civil War started. Initially 200 men from Gloucester joined the Anderson Guards and the Union Guards. Their enlistments were only for 3 months and when their enlistments were up, most re-enlisted and became part of a... Read more →