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October 10, 2021

Lillian McRae, of Maple Shade & Trenton, age 77

Maple Shade - Formerly of Trenton. On October 4, 2021. Age 77. Graveside services will be on Tuesday, October 12th at 10:00 am in Waterford Memorial Park, Waterford, NJ. There will be no visitation or viewing. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Lillian McRae. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Georgia Police Officer Dylan Harrison Shot and Killed on his First Day; Suspect Apprehended by FBI

Police Officer Dylan Harrison Alamo Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 2021 Police Officer Dylan Harrison was shot and killed outside of the Alamo Police Department at about 1:00 AM. The suspect, Damien 'Luke' Anthony Ferguson, 43, fled the scene and was apprehended by the FBI on Sunday, October 10. Ferguson, considered armed and dangerous, was the subject of a statewide manhunt. Officer Harrison was working his first shift as a part-time officer with the Alamo Police Department. He had served in law enforcement for four years and had previously served with the Middle Georgia State University... Read more →

GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC Fall 2021 Donor Development Report Campaign -- We Need Your Support!  

This year’s Fall 2021 Donor Development Campaign is off to its best start in many years! It’s been refreshing to see many donors increase their donation from previous years. Additionally the increase in new donors has been exciting. During these challenging times your donations to our Annual Ram Fund provides immediate resources to enrich teaching and learning at Gloucester Catholic. The Annual Ram Fund enhances all aspects of the school in the current fiscal year, including: • Need-based financial aid to support deserving students • Faculty professional development opportunities • Classroom materials and new tools for teaching and learning •... 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 →

South Merrimac Road House Raided, Three Kilos of Fentanyl Seized Plus Pill Press

1100 block of South Merrimac Road Photo Credit: Google Maps More than three kilos of highly-toxic fentanyl was seized during a multi-agency raid on an alleged "pill mill" in South Jersey, authorities said. The Camden County Prosecutor's Narcotics Task Force, with the help of multiple other agencies, successfully broke up the pill mill in Camden, following a six-month investigation, they said. The alleged pill mill spanned two City of Camden locations, accofding to Mayer: One is located on the 1100 block of S. Merrimac Road and the other on the 2900 block of N. 36th Street, according to Acting Camden... Read more →

WASHINGTON POLITICS: Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri Praised by Free Citizens Group

Senator’s Aggressive questioning of Justice Department an essential first step to restoring Rule of Law. (Fairfax, Virginia) - Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri was singled out today for “the highest praise possible” by the Alliance for Free Citizens, a non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to restoring traditional American principles of individual liberty and the rule of law. On Tuesday October 5, Senator Hawley questioned Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco on a letter released earlier by Attorney General Merrick Garland announcing that he has instructed the FBI to investigate parent protests at school board meetings across the entire nation. Ms. Monaco had... Read more →

Philadelphia Resident Arrested on Federal Charges During January 6 Capitol Riot

Defendant Allegedly Threw Objects at Police A Pennsylvania man was arrested yesterday for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress that was in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral votes related to the presidential election. Michael James Dickinson, 30, of Philadelphia, is charged with federal offenses that include assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers; civil disorder; and engaging in physical violence on restricted grounds. Dickinson made his initial appearance in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on yesterday afternoon. According to court documents, Dickinson was... 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 →

911 Call and Video from Fatal Police-Involved Shooting in Mantua

TRENTON – The Attorney General’s Office today released a 911 call and video footage from a body worn camera related to a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred on Sept. 14, 2021, in Mantua, N.J. The decedent has been identified as Charles Sharp III, 49, who lived at the address where the shooting occurred. The fatal shooting remains under investigation by the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability (OPIA). The recordings are being released in response to an OPRA request and pursuant to policies established by the Attorney General’s Office in 2019 that are designed to promote the fair, impartial, and... Read more →

VIRTUA HEALTH Opens the First and Only Freestanding Midwifery Birth and Wellness Center in SJ

Virtua Health – a health system synonymous with maternity services – has opened a Midwifery Birth & Wellness Center to provide even more care options for local families. The Voorhees facility is the only freestanding birth center in South Jersey. It offers a natural approach – known as physiologic labor and birth – in a setting designed to resemble the home. Fittingly, the Center is opening during National Midwifery Week. “Starting or growing a family is a hugely exciting time for everyone involved, and so we pride ourselves on providing personalized experiences that celebrate the individual and reflect their respective... 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 →

Need Heating Assistance?

VINELAND, NJ--A representative from SJ Gas will be available Monday, October 18 at the Inspira IMPACT Family Success Center, 1038 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland to help with any energy assistance. Please bring any documents with you like ID, rental lease, gas bill, Social security and birth certificates. These documents may help when applying for assistance. The event will be held from 10:30 AM to 12 noon. Read more →