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January 23, 2022

Florence M. Pierce of Runnemede. Age 85.

Florence M. Pierce (nee Beideman), on January 21, 2022, of Runnemede. Age 85. Beloved wife of Albert Jr. for 64 years. Devoted mother of Albert F. Pierce III (Linda), Dennis G. Pierce (Lori), and Deborah M. Carey (Doug). Loving grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 10. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Florence loved her family - family was everything to her. She was a big fan of the Flyers, Phillies, and Sixers. Florence may have been small, but she was feisty. She enjoyed baking Christmas cookies and cooking Sunday dinners with Debbie. Florence spent many summers at... Read more →


Rowan's Basketball Scores Men and Women Teams

Rowan Men's Basketball Rolls Over Kean, 96-78 UNION, NJ – Andrew Seager and Arian Azemi scored 16 points apiece to lead a balanced effort as Rowan defeated Kean, 96-78, in an NJAC men’s basketball matchup. The win is the Profs’ third in the row as they improve to 15-3 on the year, and 8-3 in the conference. Seager, who shot 6-for-15 from the field, and Azemi both recorded double-doubles with Seager grabbing 10 and Azemi pulling down 11. Marcellus Ross scored 13 points for the Profs as did Hafeez Melvin, who connected on 13-for-14 from the foul line. Rowan led... Read more →


Harry M. Lewbart, of Gibbsboro, long time member of VFW Post 3620 and American Legion Post 371

Gibbsboro - On January 16, 2022, Harry passed away at the age of 90. Born in Philadelphia, Harry served in the US Navy for 4 years from 1948-1952. After his honorable discharge, he worked as a design engineer. Harry was longtime member of Townsend C. Young VFW Post 3620 in Gloucester City and the Gibbsboro American Legion Post 371. Harry is lovingly survived by his wife, Nancy (nee Farrell); his daughter, Linda Patchus (Husband, Michael) of Lancaster, SC; his grandchildren, Michael Patchus, Jr. (Wife, Sharae) of Hawaii and Amy Cramutola (Husband, John) of Blackwood as well as his nephew, Albert... Read more →


Are Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies Really a Health Kick for You?

Apple cider vinegar has been known for its health benefits. In fact, some people are so eager to use it that they even use it as a condiment. But are apple cider vinegar gummies really good for you? You might be surprised to learn that there's not much research on the effects of this popular health food. Here is what we do know. For starters, the potency of apple cider vinegar changes depending on temperature and time, which means the amount of acid in each serving can vary quite a bit. There's also no way to know if your particular... Read more →


Rowan Women and Men Swim Teams Champs of NJAC

NJAC CHAMPS! Rowan Women's Team Defeats TCNJ, 157-139, to Capture Conference Crown GLASSBORO, NJ -- The Rowan Women's Swimming & Diving Team captured the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship with a 157-139 win over The College of New Jersey on Saturday. The Profs win their 14th overall title and fifth in the last six seasons as the team did not compete in 2020-21. The NJAC crowns its champions through regular-season competition among the schools. Rowan went 4-0-1 in NJAC action this season. COMPLETE RESULTS Individually, Rowan had two swimmers win three events each. Veronica Alferez claimed first with a season-best... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: NY Patrolman Jason Rivera Shot and Killed Responding to a Domestic Violence Call

JASON RIVERA New York City Police Department, New York End of Watch Friday, January 21, 2022 NEW YORK, NJ--Police Officer Jason Rivera was shot and killed when he and two other officers responded to a domestic violence call in an apartment at 119 West 135th Street in Harlem. When the officers arrived at the apartment about 6:30 pm, they spoke with the suspect's mother. Officer Rivera and another officer went to the rear of the apartment to interview the suspect while the third officer stayed with the mother. As the officers approached the door to a room the suspect was... Read more →


NJ Announces 1 Billion Water Infrastructure Plan

DEP Seeks Input on Water Infrastructure Investment Plan (WIIP), Commences Virtual Engagement Sessions January 24 and 27 to Assess Needs and Set Priorities for Projects to be Funded by Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Continuing State Investments TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the launch of the state’s Water Infrastructure Investment Plan. This innovative effort aims to better understand and resolve water infrastructure challenges plaguing New Jersey communities and utilities through short- and long-term investments that will create good-paying jobs while delivering safe, reliable drinking water, reducing flooding, and improving the quality... Read more →