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October 2021

The Google Voice verification scam

October 27, 2021 by Alvaro Puig Consumer Education Specialist, FTC It’s Cyber Security Awareness month, so the tricks scammers use to steal our personal information are on our minds. If there’s one constant among scammers, it’s that they’re always coming up with new schemes, like the Google Voice verification scam. Have you heard about it? Here’s how it works. Scammers target people who post things for sale on sites like Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace. They also prey on people who post looking for help finding their lost pet. The scammers contact you and say they want to buy the item... Read more →

Death Notice: Walter Jost, Gloucester City

Former Gloucester City Republican Mayor Walter Jost, age 94 passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. An obituary along wi th the date and time of funeral services are pending; and will be announced by the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home as soon as they are available. Read more →

LOVE Your Money: NJ Releases $161.2 million in Taxpayer Money in Grants to 541 municipalities

T.A. DeFeo / The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – New Jersey officials are doling out more than $161.2 million in taxpayer money in grants to 541 municipalities across the Garden State to help with safety and “quality-of-life improvements.” Gloucestercitynews.net files A total of 547 municipalities submitted 625 applications by July 1 for $363 million in fiscal 2022 competitive Municipal Aid grants before officials whittled it down to $161.2 million. According to a news release, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) staff and an independent panel of New Jersey municipal engineers reviewed the submissions. In a Tuesday announcement, NJDOT... Read more →

Why didn’t N.J. schools go remote during Tuesday’s storm? Blame this state law

Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat Newark Oct 28, 4:18pm EDT Amid forecasts of a fearsome nor’easter, some New Jersey districts closed schools on Tuesday while others decided to stay open and brave the storm. But, to many people’s surprise, most schools didn’t go remote. The little-known reason: Under a state law passed last year, remote learning only qualifies as an official school day during emergency school closures that last more than three consecutive days. A single day of online classes would not count as one of the 180 required annual school days. “At this time, it’s not an option for us to... Read more →

*Parking Restrictions for Marc Ryan 5K Run/Walk Nov. 6th

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 23, 2021)--The Gloucester City Police Department released the following statement pertaining to the upcoming Cpl. Marc Ryan 5K Run/Walk to be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The following parking restrictions will be enforced between 5:30 am and 11:00 am to facilitate the 9th. Annual Cpl. Marc Ryan 5K Run/Walk: Hudson St. between Sussex and King St. – both sides N. Burlington St. between Middlesex and Bergen Sts – both sides (until 1:00 pm) King St. between Jersey Ave. and Hudson St. - east side only Jersey Ave. between King and Charles Sts. - northside only... Read more →

Moorestown Guidelines for a Safe Halloween

Moorestown Township wants everyone to enjoy a safe Halloween. Parents should be aware that Township Code Chapter 60 makes it unlawful for children under 17 to be out after 8:30pm on Mischief Night, Saturday 10/30/21 and 10pm on Halloween, Sunday 10/31/21. The National Safety Council offers the following safety tips for Halloween. Costume Safety To help ensure adults and children have a safe holiday, fda.gov has compiled a list of Halloween safety tips. Before Halloween arrives, be sure to choose a costume that won't cause safety hazards. All costumes, wigs and accessories should be fire-resistant If children are allowed out... Read more →

Catherine Hecker (nee Buscher)Elkton MD, formerly of Gloucester City/Thorofare; GCHS Alum Class of '58

On October 22, 2021. Age 81. (nee Buscher) Of Elkton, MD. Formerly of Gloucester City and Thorofare, NJ. Loving mother of Glenn Hecker and Shawn Hecker (Jody). Cherished grandmother of Jessica and Erin Hecker and great grandmother of Jayce Hecker and Luca Dilenge. Predeceased by her parents, William J. Buscher, Sr. and Catherine C. Buscher (nee Bastien); her brothers, William J. Buscher, Jr. and Joseph Buscher (surviving Patricia Buscher). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Cass was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1958. She worked many years as a receptionist for UFCW Local 1360... Read more →

Project Veritas Action Fund Releases a 2nd Video Exposes NJ Gov. Murphy’s Re-election Campaign; $40 Million for Illegals

NJ Gov. Murphy OMITTING Information on Taxpayer Funding for Illegal Immigrants Until After Election; Senior Advisor Wendy Martinez Says Murphy Will ‘Designate’ Millions Towards This Issue But ‘At This Point Would Be Political Suicide’ Wendy Martinez, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Campaign Senior Advisor: “I think it’s 40 million dollars [being allocated to illegal immigrants], something like that -- and to designate that at this point would be political suicide.” Martinez: “We need to get him [Murphy] elected first.” Matthew Urquijo, Manager of New Jersey Forward: “There's definitely [going to be] more aid [for illegal immigrants], especially [since] this will... Read more →

NJ Republican Candidate for Governor Releases Statement on Project Veritas Video

The Ciattarelli campaign released the following statement in response to the Project Veritas video released this evening: “The video released tonight appears to show high-level Phil Murphy campaign advisors revealing that the Governor is secretly planning to implement a statewide vaccine mandate if re-elected, but refusing to do so before the election because it would hurt him politically. If true, this is the ultimate hypocrisy and an appalling lack of transparency. Our campaign has long suggested that the Governor was too willing to put political science before actual science during this pandemic. If this tape is verified, Governor Murphy has... Read more →

NJ Democrats Just Loved Biden's Story About The Amtrak Conductor Angelo...Even Though The Tale Was UNTRUE

NEWARK NJ (October 27, 2021)(CNBNews)--President Joe Biden was in New Jersey recently to campaign for Gov. Phil Murphy and also rally support for his Build Back Better legislation. After Biden's latest gaffe you have to wonder if Murphy regretted asking the President to campaign for him. photo courtesy of NJ Globe At a stop in Kearny, NJ Biden for the fifth time repeated a false story about an Amtrak conductor he supposedly knew, according to the Shore News Network. “I apologize because some of you have heard this,” Biden said during his Build Back Better tour stop in Kearny, New... Read more →

Four Charged in Burlington Township Fatal Double Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Township Public Safety Director James Sullivan announced that four Willingboro residents have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old male and the wounding of his father in the Walmart parking lot on Route 541 in Burlington Township earlier this month. Those charged include: Kayhree Simmons, 19, of Windsor Lane in Willingboro, with Felony Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), Conspiracy to Commit Robbery (Second Degree), Hindering (Third Degree) and Obstruction (Fourth Degree). Jayviyohn J. Earley,... Read more →

Acrylic Signs: Understanding The Uses Of These Signs 

You may come across acrylic signs in several places, and businesses rely on them extensively to come out as unique among the competitors. What’s more, the acrylic sign is good for indoor and outdoor exposure based on the magnitude of the business operation. Reasons to use acrylic signs: If you are yet to use an acrylic sign to lend a separate identity to your business, durability and versatility are two reasons to consider. Moreover, you can install the sign inside and outside a commercial building to create a much-needed professional look. With a long-lasting quality to consider, you may consider... Read more →

2 Ways Electronic Signatures Are Becoming Safer

For as long as signing a document has been one of the main ways of making an agreement official, people have signed documents in ink. It’s understandable if many of us might have presumed that would always be the case. Due to the advent of the Internet, e-commerce, and even electronic filing of motions with courts, ink signatures may steaily become a relic of the past. It’s increasingly common for electronic versions of documents to be signed with electronic signatures instead of ink. That’s not to say everyone has been quick to embrace the innovation. Some have been reluctant to... Read more →


Haddyween Celebrates New Jersey Town’s Iconic Hadrosaurus Dinosaur Sculpture Haddonfield, NJ (October 8, 2021) – For two weeks leading up to Halloween, Haddonfield is going prehistoric. Expect dinosaurs wandering the charming downtown streets, a window decorating contest at local businesses, contests, giveaways, and plenty of family fun. Haddyween, now in its second year, is inspired by John Giannotti's Hadrosaurus foulkii sculpture “Haddy” located near Kings Highway and Chestnut Street. It’s based on an important dinosaur skeleton that was unearthed in October 1858, right in Haddonfield. “This October marks 163 years since the Hadrosaurus skeleton was discovered here in Haddonfield,” says... Read more →

Designing Magnetic Signs: Getting Value For Your Efforts

image courtesy of pexels The designs and prices of magnetic signs differ greatly. You can shop around for different sizes and rates based on your needs. So, if you are planning to use these signs for promoting your business, make sure you incorporate the key elements. The message you print on the sign must never be inconclusive and allow the audience to understand the message. The following points demonstrate what you must include in the sign. One of the most important things to include in the magnetic sign is the business's name and the brand, as you need both to... Read more →

RIGGED, a rich archive of rare or never-seen disinformation material

Investigative journalist Amy Westervelt unveils website, podcast Today, just ahead of Congress’s Big Oil disinformation hearings this Thursday, independent investigative climate journalist Amy Westervelt launches Rigged, a new web project and companion podcast focused on the history and functionality of disinformation. It's a rich archive of rare or never-seen disinformation material that Amy has dug up over years of research. "I started Rigged because I realized I had hundreds of documents on my desk that weren't doing any good there, and that could be useful to other reporters working on stories about disinformation, ranging from climate denial and Covid hoaxers... Read more →

Bryant Taylor Receives Lengthy Sentence for Fatal Overdose of Customer

BURLINGTON CITY NJ (October 26, 2021)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township drug dealer was sentenced yesterday to 25 years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of a customer who bought fentanyl-laced heroin from him in 2017. The sentence was handed down to Bryant Taylor, 42, by the Hon. Gerard H. Breland, J.S.C. “In addition to basing this significant sentence on finding the defendant to be a persistent offender, we are gratified the Court emphasized the need for deterrence in the midst of the ongoing drug addiction crisis,” Prosecutor Coffina said. “Fentanyl is a... Read more →

Ciattarelli Notices Slight Improvement In Political Betting Markets, But Murphy Still Holds Strong Lead

–Odds Say Bridget Kelly Unlikely to Win Bergen County Clerk Election– Copenhagen – October 26, 2021 – Jack Ciattarelli’s odds to win the 2021 New Jersey Gubernatorial Election have improved slightly in the last two weeks, according to betting aggregators US-Bookies.com (See Disclaimer Below).Since October 13, Ciattarelli’s odds improved from 12/1 (7.7% implied probability) to 9/1 (10%). However, Phil Murphy’s odds have remained at 1/20 during this time (95.2%). “Phil Murphy’s odds to be re-elected have improved since the end of September, strengthening his position as the odds-on favorite to win the 2021 election,” says a US-Bookies spokesperson. “Jack Ciattarelli’s... Read more →


State Senate President Stephen Sweeney, 4th District Legislators, and Mayor David Mayer attend the groundbreaking of Gloucester Township GEMS Solar Park GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ October 27, 2021, 1:30 PM– In partnership with Syncarpha Capital and the Township’s Energy Consultant, Blue Sky Power, Gloucester Township will break ground on the 4.5 MW DC GEMS (the Gloucester Environmental Management Services) Solar Park located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Hickstown Road and New Brooklyn Erial Road. The Solar Park is estimated to produce 6,086,000 kWh of clean zero emissions power per year and yield approximately $1,000,000 in lease revenue to... Read more →

Lower Township PD No-Shave November

Beginning on November 1, 2021 and for the entire month of November, the Lower Township Police Department, along with many other agencies across the county, will be participating in “No-Shave November.” One of the goals of “No-Shave November” is to raise cancer awareness by embracing our hair (which many cancer patients lose), and letting it grow wild and free. Another goal is to use the money you typically would spend on shaving and grooming, to educate about cancer prevention, save lives and aid those fighting the battle. All proceeds of this event will be donated to the family of Nicholas... Read more →

FTC Ramping Up Efforts to Stop Companies from Using False/Misleading Earnings Claims

October 26, 2021 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Companies offering work, training, business opportunities, investments, or other money-making opportunities often try to grab your attention by talking about how much money you can make. But all too often, the potential earnings they describe are exaggerated or even flat-out phony, and people who take the plunge instead lose significant time — and money. The FTC is ramping up its efforts to stop companies from using false or misleading earnings claims to draw people into their business ventures. The agency sent notices to more than 1,100... Read more →

NOVEMBER 2 ELECTION: Three Candidates Running for One Council Seat in Gloucester City

William E.Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 26, 2021)(CNBNews)---For the first time in over a decade voters in Gloucester City actually have several candidates running for a seat on city council. The norm in the past has always been the incumbent runs unopposed. And, for the longest while that is how it has been. But, because former mayor, and longtime democratic politician Daniel Spencer resigned unexpectedly in April the council at-large seat of Patrick Keating became vacant as he assumed the position of mayor. Keating had one year left on his council seat. The three people running for... Read more →

Edwin James Lafferty of Woodbury, Founder of New Sharon Fire Company

On October 22, 2021. Age 65. Of Woodbury. Loving husband of 40 years to Jean Lafferty (nee Stout). Loving father of Colin and Chase Lafferty. Beloved brother of Patrick Lafferty (Marie), Robert Lafferty and Anthony Lafferty (Cathy). Predeceased by his parents, Anthony W. Lafferty and Evelyn Lafferty (nee Brynan). Also survived by his father-in-law, Raymond E. Stout, Jr. and sister-in-laws, Jill Pippet and Janet Goulet. Also survived by his loving nieces and nephews, who he always loved spending time with. Jim started his fire service with New Sharon Fire Company in Deptford in 1981. He has been a proud member... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Local students enroll at the University of Utah SALT LAKE CITY, UT (10/25/2021)-- While the COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on college enrollment around the world, the University of Utah has consistently increased enrollment and continues its record-setting streak. For the second year in a row, the U saw its largest total enrollment in school history for the fall 2021 semester. Local students who are part of the record-breaking Class of 2025 include: Lucas Adria Perez of Barcelona, whose major is listed as Film and Media Arts BA. Talia Didonato of Lumberton, whose major is listed as Pre Psychology... Read more →

Connecting Communities with the Glassboro-Camden Line

The Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) is a proposed 18-mile passenger rail line between Glassboro & Camden in South Jersey. The line restores passenger rail service along an existing rail line traversing Gloucester & Camden counties. The GCL will improve transit service along the Glassboro to Camden corridor with a focus on increasing mobility and improving links between the established communities, jobs, and activity centers. Is it true there will be no out-of-pocket cost for towns that choose to apply for quiet zones? Yes. There will be no cost to the towns along the corridor who choose to apply for quiet zone... Read more →

The Community Advocate Center

October 25, 2021 by Ami Dziekan Division of Consumer Response and Operations Every day dedicated community advocates work to improve the lives and protect the rights of people across the country. The FTC is proud of our work with the legal services community and we are excited to share the Community Advocate Center, a new resource to help you report to the FTC your clients’ experiences with fraud, scams, and bad business practices. We know that communities thrive when we work together. We also know that scammers target specific populations including people of color, speakers of other languages, and lower-income... Read more →

Kai Johnson, of Pemberton Arrested in Fatal Double Shooting in Browns Mills

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that an 18-year-old man has been charged with fatally shooting a 17-year-old male and wounding a 17-year-old female last week in the 100 block of Snow Avenue in Browns Mills. Kai Johnson, of Kinsley Road in Pemberton, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Attempted Murder (First Degree), Aggravated Assault (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). Johnson turned himself in at the Pemberton Township Police Department... Read more →


ARE REVERBERATING THROUGH BETTING MARKETS AHEAD OF NFL WEEK 8, ACCORDING TO THELINES.COM (LAS VEGAS) — Any time the Kansas City Chiefs have lost in recent years, it has become the talk of the NFL. But when the Chiefs take a blowout loss and star quarterback Patrick Mahomes gets knocked out of the game, as they did Sunday, the odds market is bound to shift, according to TheLines, which tracks odds in the U.S. regulated sports betting markets. Last week’s lookahead lines had the Chiefs as 13-point favorites over the hapless New York Giants, according to a consensus of the... Read more →

RUTGERS 2020 and 2021 Graduates Recognized at Weekend Celebrations

2020 and 2021 graduates of the School of Arts and Sciences. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University. Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences celebrated the Classes of 2020 and 2021 in an extended weekend of pomp and circumstance that recognized their resilience and gave recent grads a chance to participate in beloved traditions missed during the pandemic. “We didn’t get the closure that we wanted, and I lacked it for both of my graduations,” said Alya Bukhari, who received an undergraduate degree in 2020 from the School of Arts and Sciences and a degree from the Graduate School of... Read more →

LETTERS TO THE ED: City of Philadelphia Featured in Major Newspaper

We are thrilled to be starting the week with great, great news: This weekend, The Wall Street Journal featured our city in a major travel piece that showcases notable Philadelphians, including Rob McElhenney of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia fame, and their favorite spots to eat and explore. The article, read by affluent consumers who are traveling closer to home, says that our "historic heavyweight of a city is a booming cultural and culinary destination, too." Our greatest industry successes are always the result of collaboration, and this piece is no exception. We worked with the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia... Read more →

Fifth Grader Brianna Garcia 2021 National Youth Entrepreneur of the Year

HOUSTON, Texas (Oct. 22, 2021) – Lemonade Day, a national non-profit committed to preparing youth for life through a unique entrepreneurial and experiential program, announced its 2021 National Youth Entrepreneur of the Year: Nine-year-old Brianna Garcia of Harbor City, Calif., who participated in the Lemonade Day Lomita program this summer. “As our founder Michael Holthouse often says, ‘Attributes of a successful entrepreneur correlate to those of being a successful, thriving human being.’ Brianna embodies that mantra, and we are delighted to recognize her outstanding results,” commented Nicole Cassier-Mason, Lemonade Day national CEO. “Brianna set her business goal, made a plan,... Read more →

Who Do Fans Think Will Make The CFB National Championship Game?

Football fans, you may be interesting in the price points for the AP Top 10 College Football Championship game prices. These are a clear indication of who fans think will make the CFB National Championship game. Following an impressive 7-0 start and the superb play of Heisman front-running quarterback Desmond Ridder, the Cincinnati Bearcats stay at No. 2 in the latest AP Top-25 College Football Poll. The aspirations for an undefeated regular season and the ultimate goal of becoming the first non-Power 5 school to land a berth in the College Football Playoff remains alive. The buzz and excitement by... Read more →

Four Rowan student-athletes received NJAC weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ- Four Rowan student-athletes received NJAC weekly honors today – Julia Cavicchio (field hockey), Jordan McChesney (women’s swimming & diving), Joe Rucci (men’s swimming & diving) and Tobias Cahnbley (men’s swimming & diving). Cavicchio (Medford, NJ) was honored as the Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week, as she helped the defense that ran its shutout streak to six with a 2-0 win over Stockton. In that game, she also scored the insurance goal in that win which clinched the top seed in the NJAC Tournament for the #6 Profs. In the 3-2 win at #17 Salisbury, she helped... Read more →

An Outstanding Life Lived, Metro Detroiter and Longtime Dentist Passes

By Jacek Adamski Dr. John Kuras, a prominent native Detroiter passed peacefully while in hospice in Monroe, Michigan, on Oct. 13. He was surrounded by immediate family and was predeceased in death by wife Mildred Terry in 2007. They had been living in retirement in Sebastian, Florida. Dr. Kuras reached 99 Dr. John Kuras with God-daughter Molly Moraniec in Sebastien, Florida years of age. He graduated as a Doctor of Dentistry in 1950 from the then University of Detroit. He was first in his class and was awarded the Magna Cum Laude distinction. He believed strongly in continuing education. He... Read more →

Project Veritas VIDEO: GOV. Phil Murphy to Impose State-Wide COVID Vaccine Mandate AFTER Re-Election

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to Impose State-Wide COVID Vaccine Mandate AFTER Re-Election; Senior Advisor Reveals It Cannot Be Done ‘Before the Elections’ Because ‘Right Now Is About Him Winning’ Wendy Martinez, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Campaign Senior Advisor: “He [Murphy] is going to do it [COVID vaccine mandate], but he couldn’t do it before the elections. Because of the independents and the undecided.” Martinez: “They [independents and undecideds] are all into all the sh*t. My rights, my sh*t -- and they don’t care if they kill everybody.” Martinez: Governor Murphy “will [implement COVID vaccine mandate], but right now... Read more →

Win Tickets to Pro Football’s Biggest Game of the Year

New Quick Draw Promotion from NJ Lottery Offers an Epic Trip to the Big Game, Meet Pro Football Legends, Private Tour & More TRENTON (Oct. 12, 2021) – New Jersey Lottery is offering Quick Draw players a second-chance drawing promotion to win tickets to Pro Football’s Biggest Game of the Year! Three winners and their guests will win a trip to Los Angeles, California from February 10–14, 2022, to attend the championship game. The trip includes roundtrip coach airfare, ground transportation at destination , hotel accommodations for four nights (one room, double occupancy), $1,000 spending cash, and more! “We know... Read more →

Legal templates for protecting businesses as propounded

by Michael E Weintraub Esq. Legal processes are complicated and time-consuming. Since ordinary individuals lack legal knowledge, it is indispensable to grab the help of legal practitioners. Only the following rules and regulations will not help you gain success in this regard. You have to keep an eye on the tax laws, legal protocol, and other restrictions. Working closely with legal experts is beneficial for any business. There is a wide range of corporate laws that are sprawling in the field. It includes forms, regulations, rules, contracts, and much more. These get designed for protecting the employees, corporations, customers, and... Read more →

Gloucester City Annual Hydrant Flushing Until Oct. 30

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 6, 2021)--Donna Domico, Gloucester City Superintendent of Utilities, announced today the semi-annual hydrant/main flushing program throughout the city will begin on October 18 through October 30 between the hours of 11 PM to 7 AM. Domico said, "You may experience low water pressure and/or slight discoloration of the water. If this occurs, please let the faucet run for a short time to allow any residual to clear. If the problem persists, please contact the Utility Department at 456-0169 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM." Read more →


2021 Senior Virtual Health Fair Begins October 26th Enjoy a Wide Variety of Beneficial Workshops and Resources for Local Seniors Take part in the 2021 Senior Virtual Health Fair! The first event kicks off on October 26thfrom 11 AM to 12 PM and is one of many events and workshops taking place until November 18th. These events are for Camden County Residents Only. To pre-register Click Here. For the full list of virtual sessions Click Here. Fall Picnic Prize Bingo for Seniors at Berlin Park Spots still open for seniors event on October 28th Camden County Seniors are invited to... Read more →

CatDaddy Debut at TimeOut2/O'Donnell Restaurant and Bar

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021 AT 9 PM – 1 AM CatDaddy The Band to debut at the new TimeOut2 GLOUCESTER, NJ O'Donnell's Restaurant & Bar Event by Marty Mason Group · CatDaddy the Band GROUP PAGE O'Donnell's Restaurant & Bar Duration: 4 hr CatDaddy the Band will make its debut at the new TimeOut2 Sports Bar in Gloucester, NJ. TimeOut2 has taken over O'Donnells, 401 South Broadway, in Gloucester City. Come out and join us to ROCK the house at this new venue! Read more →

11 Members of Salem City Drug Gang Arrested

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck today announced the arrests of the alleged head, supplier, and other associates in connection with a drug ring that was dealing heroin, crack cocaine, and fentanyl in Salem City, N.J. During the course of the investigation and subsequent search warrants, law enforcement seized two handguns, an assault firearm, and a blank gun (imitation firearm that shoots blanks) from members of the trafficking organization. The arrests stem from “Operation Worldwide,” a 10-month investigation led by the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice Gangs & Organized Crime Bureau, conducted in... Read more →

Rowan Volleyball Rebounds After Two Defeats to Beat DeSales Quad Match

CENTER VALLEY, PA (Oct. 25, 2021)---- Rowan volleyball rebounded from a tough 3-2 defeat on Friday to win twice on Saturday up at the DeSales Quad Match over the weekend. The Profs tried to rally from a 2-0 deficit but ultimately fell to Messiah (20-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21, and 15-17) on Friday. The squad then returned to action on Saturday where they swept SUNY-Canton (25-17, 25-20, and 25-11) and the host Bulldogs (25-21, 25-16, and 25-17). Isabel Kirchner tied a season-high 14 kills to lead Rowan against Messiah. Courtney Rhoden added six kills and six blocks while Cassidy Abdalla added... Read more →

5 Celebrity Chefs who are Feeding the Hungry with Aprons

Cooks Who Feed offers celebrity-chef inspired aprons that help feed the world’s hungry TORONTO, CANADA – (October 22, 2021) – Chefs love to feed people and take pleasure in knowing that those who are eating their creations are enjoying the food. There are also some chefs who go a step further so they can help feed the world’s hungry. That’s what five celebrity chefs are doing, as they team up with Cooks Who Feed to help feed the hungry, one apron sale at a time. “I’m thrilled that these celebrity chefs have teamed up with us to help with such... Read more →

Barbara A. Bermel, of Berlin, age 77

Berlin – On October 16, 2021. Age 77. Beloved daughter of the late Edward A. Bermel and Evelyn Bermel (nee McLean). Survived by her devoted and loving caregivers at REM-NJ. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Barbara’s Catholic Graveside Service Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 10 am at Waterford Memorial Park: 679 Pestletown Road, Waterford Works, NJ 08089. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Barbara A. Bermel. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Atlantic City’s Ist Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bootcamp for Local High School Students

FOLSOM, NJ, October 22, 2021 - In partnership with the Mark Cuban Foundation and the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI) will host Atlantic City’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bootcamp for local high school students at the South Jersey Gas headquarters. In addition to increasing students’ understanding of AI, the program will also help to promote a broader range of professional opportunities for Atlantic County’s future workforce. We invite our media partners to join us during the last session of the program. When: Saturday, November 13, 2021 (1:00-5:00 p.m.) What: Mark Cuban Foundation Artificial Intelligence... Read more →

Marie Mowery, of New Castle,Delaware, formerly of Gloucester City

New Castle, Delaware – Formerly a longtime resident of Gloucester City. On October 21, 2021. Age 82. (nee Sturgis) Beloved wife of 27 years to the late Robert G. Mowery. Devoted daughter of the late Clarence W. Sturgis, Sr. and Jessie Catherine Sturgis (nee Paterson – Reid). Cherished sister of Evelyn Mary (late Chester) Horner of New Castle, Delaware. Predeceased by her siblings: Catherine Sturgis and Clarence Sturgis. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews and cousins. Marie was born, raised and lived many years in Gloucester City. After her husband, Robert died in 2004,... Read more →

Visiting Gloucester City, Philadelphia – Four Destinations you must Visit

The Walt Whitman Bridge, connects Gloucester City New Jersey with Philadelphia Pennsylvania Gloucester City, Philadelphia is a popular destination for tourists as there are a few places you can visit and explore to fully experience the city to the full. This city is popular in the summer as there are many outdoor activities you can participate in, therefore you can expect to wait in queues, and now that the global pandemic restrictions are relaxing, many people are going outside and living their life again. But, if you do find yourself in a queue and you would like to make some... Read more →

Engelwood Woman Charged with Stealing $273,000 from a Art Transaction

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of INHEE MOON (DOB: 11/25/1967; single; self-employed) of 275 Engle Street, Apt. H2, Englewood, NJ on the charge of theft by deception. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love. On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Financial Crimes Unit received a complaint against INHEE MOON which accused MOON of unlawfully taking funds from the sale of a piece of artwork. The subsequent investigation revealed that MOON, on behalf of her client, had... Read more →

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 →