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October 24, 2021

Rowan University College Sports: Game Scores for Football, Swimming, Field Hockey,

Gloucestercitynews.net files Profs Defeat William Paterson 25-10 GLASSBORO, NJ - John Maldonado caught six passes for a career-high 153 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown, and the Profs’ defense picked off four passes, as Rowan (1-5; 1-3 NJAC) defeated William Paterson, 25-10, on Homecoming for its first victory of the year. Kicker Jake Hurler tied the school record for field goals made with four in the contest and quarterback Mike Husni was 14-for-22 passing for 212 yards and one touchdown, while he ran for another. The Rowan defense limited William Paterson (3-4; 1-2 NJAC) to its lowest point total of... Read more →

College Soccer: Montclair State snapped Rowan's five-game win streak

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ (Oct. 24, 2021)-- – Montclair State snapped Rowan's five-game win streak with a 2-1 decision Saturday in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game. Cassidy McErlain scored for the Profs, her third on the season, in the first half off an assist from Aiden Sheehan. The goal came in the 32nd minute and knotted both teams at 1-1 into the half. Montclair State's Catherine Carnevale put the home team ahead six minutes into the second. Rowan looked to threaten in the 81st minute as Jessica Logan's shot got behind MSU goalie Haley Martin but was cleared out by... Read more →

Salaries for Gloucester Full-Time Employees Range from $50,000 to $200,000; Council's Health Benefits Stopped

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(October 24, 2021)-This year's salary ordinance adopted in January 1, 2021 by Mayor and Council and changed in May reveals that salaries ranges from a high of $200,000 for the position of police chief/city administrator to a low of $50,000 for the job of confidential aid to the mayor. Gloucester City taxpayers employ 109 full-time employees, 77 part-time employees and pay the health benefits for 75 retirees which cost almost $2 million. This years total budget is $25,457,774. Of that amount $13,117,045 is for salaries, or in another words more than... Read more →

Ruth N. Stratton, 99, Haddon Hts./Audubon

Suddenly on October 21, 2021, of Haddon Heights, NJ; formerly of Audubon, NJ. Age 99 years. Beloved wife of the late George Stratton, Jr. Dear mother of the late James Price and the late Paul (Patricia) Price, Sr. Loving grandmother of James, Jr., Christopher, Keith, Paul, Jr. (Danielle) and Susannah and great grandmother of Ashley, Paul, Benjamin, James V and Cassandra. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Wednesday 10 to 11 AM at the Grace Episcopal Church, 19 E. Kings Highway, Haddonfield, NJ. Memorial service will follow at 11 AM. Inurnment in the Church Memorial Garden.... Read more →

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: What Will Really Matter in the End

++++++ By Michael Josephson Ready or not some day it will come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. All the things you collected whether treasured or forgotten will pass to someone else. Your wealth, fame and temporal power will shrivel to irrelevance. It will not matter what you owned or what your were owed. Your grudges, resentments, frustrations and jealousies will finally disappear. So too, your hopes, ambitions, plans and to do lists will expire. The wins and losses that once seemed so important will fade away. It won’t matter where you... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Biden Nominee For Health Post Is Alarming

BILL DONOHUE | CNBNews Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Biden nominee who is a threat to public safety: If credentials were sufficient grounds for holding a position in the Biden administration, Atul Gawande would merit a unanimous vote. He is a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, a graduate of Harvard Medical School, a Rhodes Scholar, a distinguished author, and the former CEO of a healthcare organization. This is surely why President Biden has nominated him to be assistant administrator of the Bureau for Global Health at the U.S. Agency for International Development. There are very... Read more →

Rider University Removing the Name of Van Cleve from Alumni House Because he Owned Slaves

Trustees adopt resolution for Van Cleve House to be renamed Alumni House by Adam Grybowski photos provided Rider University will remove the name “Van Cleve” from an 18th-century house on its campus following the discovery that its namesake, Benjamin Van Cleve, supported slavery. The move follows the adoption of a resolution supporting the name change by Rider’s Board of Trustees on Oct. 20. Van Cleve, a Revolutionary War veteran and statesman, held enslaved people as a private citizen and spoke out in support of slavery and strengthened restrictions on enslaved peoples as a New Jersey legislator around the turn of... Read more →

$20,000 Reward for Information Leading to the Arrest of Fugitive Andrew P. Dabbs

October 21, 2021 Dabbs considered armed and dangerous The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Boston Division, the Norton Police Department, and the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in locating longtime fugitive Andrew P. Dabbs, who is wanted for allegedly murdering his girlfriend on October 10, 1981. Dabbs should be considered armed and dangerous. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the murder and the FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 payable to anyone who can provide information about his current whereabout. Andrew Peter Dabbs, also... Read more →

Applications open for the 2022 Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition at Rider University

by Rachel Stengel '14, '20 Rider University will reward entrepreneurial spirit with a full, four-year tuition scholarship in the 2022 Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition. The annual competition challenges high school students to present their innovative business ideas in front of a panel of judges, Shark-Tank style during a live finale. Seniors will compete for the grand prize of a full, four-year tuition scholarship, while juniors and sophomores will compete for cash prizes and the chance to automatically be entered into the senior competition when eligible. To enter, high school students must submit a 400-word description of their business idea... Read more →


Refreshing local brews and a day to help raise money for local animal shelters, what’s not to love? Join us on October 26th from 5 PM to 7PM for this great event. The event will feature Miss New Jersey 2021, Alyssa Sullivan as well as Commissioner Jeff Nash who is this year’s “Humane-itarian Award” recipient. All proceeds will benefit three South Jersey animal rescues that will be announced at the event. Pints 4 Pets was founded in 2014 to raise funds for local animal rescues. It began by bringing animal lovers together with beer enthusiasts at a local brewery. Tickets... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD Needs Your Help

This GTPD Crime Stoppers VIDEO can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/wLG6G62gGXk GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (OCTOBER 24, 2021)--On September 5, 2021 at 9 PM, the two pictured suspects approached the employee at the Sunoco Gas Station on Blackwood Clementon Road and asked to exchange $30 in smaller denominations to larger denominations, specifically a twenty dollar bill and two five dollar bills. When the employee handed the suspect wearing the gray hooded sweatshirt the currency, both suspects walked away without exchanging the smaller denomination. If you can identify the suspects in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500,... Read more →

Bancroft Bridge In Need of Substantial Repairs or Replacement After Damage From Flood

WILMINGTON DELAWARE--The Bancroft Bridge in Alapocas Run State Park sustained extensive damage from flooding during the remnant of Hurricane Ida and will need to be substantially repaired or possibly replaced, meaning it will be closed indefinitely. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Parks and Recreation closed the popular walking bridge after an initial inspection following the Sept. 2 flooding. This week a structural engineer further assessed the bridge and confirmed significant damage. The bridge was damaged from debris as floodwaters elevated to its lower structure. The bridge itself has bowed and shifted on its support... Read more →

Camden City Detectives Investigating Another Murder

Camden City, N.J.(October 23, 2021)– Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Camden, announced Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Officers responded to Jackson Street and Warsaw Street at approximately 3:21 p.m. Friday and located a male suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. He has been identified as Lamont Demby, 28, of Camden. The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital. He was pronounced deceased at 4:11 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call CCPO Homicide Unit Detective Andy McNeil at 609-575-2231 or Camden County Police Detective Matthew Kreidler at 609-519-6918.... Read more →

Frances Rita Thomas, 91, of Lewes, Delaware, formerly of Gloucester City, and Gettysburg

Frances Rita Thomas, 91, of Lewes, Delaware, formerly of Gloucester City, N.J., and Gettysburg, passed away peacefully at home on October 19, 2021, surrounded by her family, overlooking her beautiful bay. Frances was born on March 27, 1930, the daughter of the late John E. and Esther M. (Ace) Jackson. She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Robert. She is survived by her children, Robert (Jam’y), Jeffrey and Frances (Dave); as well as four grandsons, Rob, Owen, Robert and Mathew. Frances retired as a special education teacher. Throughout her life, she taught generations of handicapped children through the... Read more →

Lois A. Osborn of Runnemede; formerly of Bellmaw

Lois A. Osborn (nee Harrold), on October 21, 2021, of Runnemede; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 70. Beloved wife of Dave Osborn for 49 years. Devoted mother of Brad and Keith. Loving grandmother of Jakob, Andrew, Miranda, Kevin, and Chelsea. Dear sister of John Harrold and aunt of John. Lois loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed cheering for her grandkids at their sporting events and going to the gym with her girlfriends. Lois loved hosting Sunday night dinners where everyone gathered. She was an avid fan of the Phillies and loved her green flowers on St. Patrick's... Read more →