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December 7, 2021

First Responders Children’s Foundation Active in NJ

(Jersey City, NJ) – First Responders Children’s Foundation, (the national non-profit organization that provides financial relief to the families of first responders who have been injured or killed in the line of duty), in partnership with the first responder agencies across the state of New Jersey today announced the that its Toy Express events are coming to Jersey City, Teaneck, Rockaway, Bergenfield, Paramus, Stratford, Berlin, Hackensack, Bogota, Barnegat, Manville, Maywood and Ridgefield - and will provide children with free toys that bring holiday cheer. The program has a profound impact on both first responders and the communities in which they... Read more →

Andre M. Douglas, Selected by NASA to join the two-year Astronaut Candidate Program

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Andre M. Douglas, a 2008 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to join the two-year Astronaut Candidate Program. Douglas is one of 10 chosen from a pool of more than 12,000 applicants competing for a chance to join NASA’s astronaut corps and take part in its human spaceflight program. He is scheduled to report to the Johnson Space Center in Houston next month to begin training in spacecraft systems, spacewalking skills, teamwork, and a variety of other subjects. After graduating from the Academy with a... Read more →

Rowan Assistant Head Football Coach Tom Doddy Retiring After 22 Years

GLASSBORO, NJ - Longtime Rowan assistant head football coach Tom Doddy has announced his retirement after 22 years of working with the Profs’ program. Doddy has served in a variety of roles on staff throughout the years and most recently was the offensive line coach and run game coordinator from 2017 through the 2021 season. He came to Rowan in 2000 to join head coach K.C. Keeler’s staff as offensive coordinator and remained in that role under current head coach Jay Accorsi through 2014. Doddy then took over as defensive coordinator from 2015 to 2016 before moving into his current... Read more →

CONGRATULATIONS: Rowan's Castagnola Named Academic All-Area Field Hockey Performer of the Year

Gorczyca and Hainsworth Named to All-Academic Team PHILADELPHIA – Rowan’s Kristiina Castagnola been named the 2021 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Field Hockey Performer of the Year. She was one of 11 student-athletes selected to the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Field Hockey Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Joining Castagnola on the Academic All-Area Team are fellow Profs Molly Gorczyca and Abby Hainsworth. Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional) was a major piece in the success of the Rowan program this season as the Profs went 18-3 overall, won the NJAC Tournament and... Read more →

Gloucester County Residents, Get Your Flu Shot

Protect yourself and others this holiday season with a FREE Flu Shot The Gloucester County Department of Health is offering free flu clinics through the end of the year for all Gloucester County residents. Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Receiving a flu shot is the best way to keep you and others safe from contracting the flu. Getting together to celebrate the holidays is an important part of the holidays, you don’t want to get the flu to keep you from family and friends over the holiday!” Commissioner Jim Jefferson, Liaison to the Department of Health, said, “Gloucester County proudly... Read more →

Vitamin D, Free from the sun, vitamin D 4567905

Newswise —delivers a natural source for one of the hormones essential to our bodies, especially the bones. But when you’re down on this essential nutrient, it’s not only your bones that could suffer, but also your cardio health, according to new research from the University of South Australia. In the first study of its kind, researchers from the UniSA’s Australian Centre for Precision Health at SAHMRI have identified genetic evidence for a role of vitamin D deficiency in causing cardiovascular disease. The study, which is published in European Heart Journal today, shows that people with vitamin D deficiency are more... Read more →

Wreaths of Remembrance Event Held in Gloucester County

Pictured: Commissioner Heather Simmons; Bernadette Blackstock from People to People Foundation; Deputy Director Frank J. DiMarco; Commissioner Jim Jefferson and Commissioner Dan Christy (Monroe Township, NJ)—On Saturday, Dec. 4, we remembered the men and women who defended our country's freedom at the annual Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger said, "The Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony continues to show our thanks to those who served and our promise to remember their bravery.” Gloucester County partners with the People for People Foundation every year to hold the Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony. The... Read more →

Gloucester City's Winter Wonderland Weekend - SENIORS - catch the Sen-Han Bus shuttle to the Park

HO! HO! HO! MERRY CHRISTMAS from CNBNews SENIORS!!! Shuttle will continuously run this route from 3-6 pm. Please join us and listen to some holiday music on DECEMBER 10, 2021 - FRIDAY AFTERNOON FROM 3-6 PM. SHUTTLE PICK UP LOCATIONS: Gloucester City Library Gloucester Townehttps://www.google.chttp://www.netanimations.net/Ho-Ho-Ho-Merry-Christmas-to-all-animated-gif-sync.gifom/url? Gorman Manor Proprietor's Park space donated as a public service by CNBNews Read more →

62-Year-Old-Woman Dies After Being Struck by Pickup in Chesterfield

Death marks second fatal collision with pedestrian at same location in last six weeks Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Chesterfield Township Police Department Acting Officer-in-Charge Sgt. Mike Davison announced that a 62-year-old woman died over the weekend after being struck by a pickup truck while she was riding along Sykesville Road with a group of cyclists. Julie Galezniak, of Stratford, died after being airlifted to a Trenton hospital following the December 4 incident, which occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m. The investigation revealed that she was riding southbound on Sykesville Road with other cyclists when she was struck by a... Read more →

Gambling: New Year’s Raffle Second $25,000 Prize Announced

Three $25,000 Prizes Remain Before Grand Prize Drawing TRENTON (Dec. 6, 2021) – The second $25,000 prize winning ticket in the New Year’s Raffle has been announced. The winning ticket number is #015120 and was sold at Dave’s Variety, 1350 Clifton Ave., Clifton, in Passaic County. Tickets are still on sale for New Jersey Lottery’s New Year’s Raffle. Only 500,000 tickets total are available for sale, with a New Year’s Day Grand Prize Drawing for $2,000,000! In addition to the Grand Prize Drawing, three “early-bird” drawings still remain for a $25,000 prize. Tickets are only $20 each and when purchased... Read more →

Consumer News: Protecting Yourself/Loved Ones in 2022

Candice Bond, one of the nation’s leading lawyers, shares the best type of insurances to have in case of an unforeseen accident DALLAS, TEXAS – (December 6, 2021) – During the holidays and beyond, people are generally more stressed out and are rushing from one place to another. It’s also a time when the weather takes a turn for the worse, putting people at further risk. These issues can lead to an increase in the number of accidents and problems that can arise that put people at risk for injury. The good news is that having the right insurance policies... Read more →

Free Casino Games You Must Try

Free casino games have always been considered a safety net for many players — they allow players to try out numerous games before committing, help newcomers learn the ropes of the game, create a safe playing space, and more. If you haven’t tried your hand at any free games before, you’re missing out. If you change your mind, we’ve prepared a list of the top free casino games you should try. That way, you can start with checked-out and secure games and not lose your way in the thousands of available freebies online. Take a look. Classic Cash 777 Slot... Read more →

Outdoor Grilling: How To Grill Indirectly On Your Gas Grill

So you’re having a backyard barbeque, and you want to cook a whole chicken or ribs? You could just put them over the hot coals, but then they’ll be charred on the outside while the inside remains raw. Not good. The better way to cook these types of food is to grill them indirectly. It means cooking them not over the direct heat source but to the side or even further away from the heat. But before you turn on that gas grill, there are some golden rules to indirect grilling. What is Indirect Grilling? Indirect grilling is cooking food,... Read more →