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November 25, 2021

Gloucester Lions Roar in City Series

The 2021 City Series was not much of a game as the GHS (9-1) Lions defeated cross town GCHS (0-11) Rams 56 - 0 with a second half running clock. With the win the Lions evened out the series at 23 with one tie. Pictured Mike Morrell The game featured Senior Mike Morrell, who sustained a season ending injury two years ago. Morrell #57 a team Captain entered his first action in two season. Morrell lined up as a wide receiver on the first play from scrimmage, With Morrell at receiver, recording setting running back Steven Burkhadt scored his first... Read more →

Former Long Branch Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing "Speed"

FREEHOLD – A former Long Branch Police Officer has pled guilty after being arrested and charged with various offenses related to manufacturing methamphetamine at his home in May 2021, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced. Christopher Walls, 50, has pleaded guilty to operating a meth lab out of his Long Branch home.Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office Christopher Walls, 50, of West End Avenue in Long Branch, pled guilty on November 16, 2021, in front of Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Jill G. O’Malley to charges of second degree Causing a Risk of Widespread Injury and 3rd degree Manufacturing CDS (methamphetamine).... Read more →

A Thanksgiving Message From Gloucester Township Police Chief David J. Harkins:

"The 2021 Holiday Season is upon us. This is a great time of the year. A time to enjoy our family and friends, and hopefully a time when we can pause and give thanks for the many blessings that we have. We at the Gloucester Township Police Department again have much to be thankful for. We are thankful for those that we work with and for the community support that we regularly receive. The men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department have pulled together as a team, and have navigated the difficulties of the pandemic and other difficult... Read more →

Drug Overdose Deaths Declining in NJ but Increase Elsewhere

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square More Americans are dying from drug overdoses than ever before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were an estimated 100,306 fatal overdoses over the 12 months through April 2021 -- the most ever reported in a 12-month period and double the annual number of car accidents and firearm deaths combined. The record number of deadly overdoses marks a 29% increase from the same period a year earlier and is more than double the number reported as recently as 2014. Public health experts attribute the surge to the... Read more →

Landscaping Trends In And Around Gloucester City 

In Gloucester City, the carnage wrought by Hurricane Ida is still a raw memory. The storm produced sixteen tornado warnings in the Philadelphia area and in Gloucester County alone, damaging more than 100 buildings. The damage from this storm and the increasing trend in the power and frequency of many others has forced homeowners to take stock. For many, preventing and mitigating potential storm damage has become a top priority, and we’re seeing that evidence in the landscaping trends in Gloucester City. Controlling Runoff Homeowners that found their properties flooded during Ida were anxious to pump the water out of... Read more →

Everything You Need to Know About Buying Car Insurance 

image courtesy of Pixabay Not many people relish the prospect of purchasing car insurance; after all, this can be an expensive and time-consuming process, the benefits of which might take some time to materialize. While the process of buying car insurance might not be the most exciting activity, it can have a big impact on your finances. Buying the right car insurance means finding a solution for the right price that offers a level of coverage that suits your needs and preferences. The list below is designed to offer you the top tips to help you find the right car... Read more →

Rutgers Expanding Enrollment of Participants for Pfizer COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine Clinical Trial

Rutgers, the only New Jersey site for the vaccine trial, will enroll additional children ages 6 months to 4 years Rutgers, a clinical trial site for the global Pfizer-BioNTech research study to evaluate the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine in children, is looking for participants for a third clinical trial on children ages 6 months to 4 years. “Children can get sick from COVID-19 and can spread the virus to others even if they are asymptomatic. While most children experience mild or no symptoms, some children can get severely ill and could have long-term effects,” said co-lead investigator Simon Li,... Read more →

Michael Edward Connell, age 61 of Oaklyn, formerly of Gloucester City

Michael Edward Connell, age 61 of Oaklyn, formerly of Gloucester City, passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Salem Medical Center in Salem, NJ. Michael was born in Woodbury, NJ. He was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in Gloucester City and had most recently been a resident of Carneys Point, NJ. Michael is the son of the late Edward J & Anna Mae (nee Kauffman) Connell. He is survived and will be sadly missed by his siblings; Kathleen & her husband Ralph Skare, Patricia & her husband James Capra, Maureen Connell and John & his wife Sherri Connell.... Read more →

Guest Opinion; Giving Thanks for Common Sense

Weekly Wastebasket | November 24, 2021 Last week’s Wastebasket was our tongue-in-cheek look at the many federal programs and legislative ideas that we’ve labeled “turkeys”. Bad ideas, wasteful spending, corporate welfare…you get the idea. And although there is always plenty to criticize in our world of budget watchdoggery, we also want to acknowledge the work, decisions, and programs in the federal government for which we give thanks. Because, occasionally, the government gets it right! First up, and probably the biggest thing to happen in Pentagon budgeting in two decades, is the abolition of the Overseas Contingency Operations account. This supposedly... Read more →

How Important Are Antivirus Software Updates For Cybersecurity?

By Iurii Motov/Shutterstock.com Staying cybersecure means that you need to be up to date with theaters in criminal tactics. However you also need to make sure that you have correct cybersecurity software installed on your devices. It’s not enough just to install cybersecurity software on your devices though. You must ensure that they are always kept up to date at all times. Software updates will maximize your security. Most people choose to ignore software updates as they can take time and disrupt your working day. However there are ways that you can make sure that you always get the latest... Read more →

CHOP at Virtua Pediatrician Offers Advice for Parents regarding COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Jeff Seiden issues COVID cautions as the winter holidays approach (VOORHEES, NJ---Nov. 23, 2021)… With Thanksgiving only days away and the December holidays close behind, Jeff Seiden, MD, is encouraging the families he cares for – and the people in his personal life – to pursue COVID-19 vaccination for their children ages 5 to 11. Children in this age group have been eligible to receive the two-part Pfizer vaccine (at a reduced dosage) since early November. “Families are eager to celebrate the holidays together, especially since many people remained apart last year,” he said. “That’s why we should take... Read more →

CNB Fishing News Maryland: Outdoor Opportunities in Maryland for Anglers and Nimrods are Plentiful

Maryland Fishing Report – November 24 Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources. There are many outdoor opportunities to be thankful for in Maryland. Bryant Smith and his children show off a mixed bag of wood ducks and a large northern snakehead. Marylanders are beginning to hear Old Man Winter knocking on the door this week, with repeated temperatures below 30 degrees in some areas. Water temperatures are declining in all areas, changing the fishing conditions. Dress appropriately and enjoy the exciting fishing opportunities. All of us at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources wish everyone a happy and fulfilling... Read more →

Paul E. Dost, of Audubon, CG Reserve Member

On November 21, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 82 years. Paul was born August 3, 1939, to Emil and Marjorie Dost in Woodbury, NJ. He was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Sue. Paul was a lifelong resident of Audubon. He was a graduate of Audubon High School, class of 1952. He then attended Drexel University. He was a member of the Coast Guard Reserve. Paul was a member and former captain of the Audubon Heavy Rescue Squad and was involved in Emergency Management on the local, county, and state levels for over 50 years. He was a member... Read more →

Thanksgiving, Why You Should Be Thankful

I AM THANKFUL for the wife who says it's hot dogs tonight because she is home with me, and not out with someone else. ...for the husband who is on the sofa being a couch potato, because he is home with me and not out at the bars. ...for the teenager who is complaining about doing dishes, because it means she is at home, not on the streets. ...for the taxes I pay, because it means I am employed. ...for the mess to clean after a party, because it means I have been surrounded by friends. ...for the clothes that... Read more →

City Lifestyle Annual December Giving Campaign

City Lifestyle, Kansas City, MO, November 23, 2021 (CNBNews)- City Lifestyle, formerly Lifestyle Publications, is kicking off its annual December Giving Campaign. Last year, City Lifestyle gave away an incredible $250,000 to 80 families around the country and this year we have already given away $200,000. We now have $100,000 we need to give away before Christmas to individuals, children, and families in need this holiday season and beyond! We know it can be hard during trying times to ask for assistance, so we need your help to spread the word! We are looking for anyone who may need an... Read more →