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May 23, 2022

Area Emergency Responders Working to Contain Fire on Barge in Delaware Bay

DNREC Onsite to Assess Possible Environmental Impacts Local emergency responders have been working into the afternoon today to contain a fire aboard a cargo barge in Delaware Bay approximately nine miles off the coast of Port Mahon. Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control are onsite assessing the situation after the fire was reported just after 1 a.m. today. The DNREC Emergency Response Team joined federal and local partners monitoring the Delaware Bay by air and patrol boat for environmental impacts caused by the fire, which discharged a plume of smoke.... Read more →

Dr. B: How Leftover Vaccines Were Put to Use

The Coronavirus spread rapidly across the globe, with approximately 59.4 million cases reported in the United States during the initial phase. Staying safe quickly became a top priority for Americans, with promises of vaccine development coming to market. Using mRNA technology, the covid-19 vaccine became available in early 2021. Three vaccine manufacturers were approved for human use, helping mitigate severe risks of the Coronavirus. Unfortunately, as cases surged worldwide, supply issues posed a severe threat to the nation. Shortages of vaccines posed significant delays in getting the population vaccinated. Anyone qualifying for a vaccine could not find available appointments in... Read more →

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Heard on the Street; A South Port Mystery: Windy in Paulsboro; Proprietors Park Playground Upgrade...Maybe

THE snippet regarding Southport has been updated William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews HEARD ON THE STREET—Recently we heard a rumor about Gloucester City School Superintendent Sean Gorman. Supposedly Gorman was going to be appointed to the position of the high school principal, and continue to serve the district as its superintendent. His salary for managing both jobs would be $265,000. Teri Weeks, School Business Administrator, was asked if there was any truth to the gossip. “At this time Mr. Gorman’s contract is not being re-negotiated. This sounds like the rumor mill has gone wild!" Gorman, who was the former... Read more →

Rowan Wins Annville Regional Advances to Super Regionals Next Weekend

see video below ANNVILLE, PA – Michael Miles threw a three-hit complete-game shutout as #10 Rowan defeated #24 Washington & Jefferson, 9-0, to win the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional at Lebanon Valley's McGill Field. Rowan advances to next weekend's Super Regionals and will face top-ranked and Rochester Regional champion Eastern Connecticut State on May 27 and 28. The site for the regional will be announced later this evening. Hunter Wroniuk drove in the Profs' first run in the second inning when he laid down a squeeze bunt to score Anthony Schooley. Eric DiDomenico followed with a two-run home run, his... Read more →

Drug Deaths Connected to Fentanyl Continue to Rise

MAYS LANDING- In Atlantic County and nationwide drug overdose deaths connected to Fentanyl continue to rise, according to the latest data available to law enforcement, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. In 2020, Atlantic County saw 105 fentanyl-related deaths out of 144 reported overdose deaths. In 2021, Atlantic County saw 142 drug overdose deaths and in 102 of those fatal overdoses, Fentanyl was a factor. Atlantic County has seen 56 overdose deaths so far in 2022. “It is paramount that law enforcement, community leaders, and citizens have regular conversations about the opioid pandemic and increase in fatal overdoses. I... Read more →

Paulsboro Residents Eligible for Help Paying Water /Sewer Arrearages; Deadline to Apply June 1

During the declared COVID-19 emergency, Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order which temporarily disallowed water shut-offs and interest charges on water bills during the period of the Moratorium (October 15, 2020 -March 15, 2022). As the Moratorium was lifted on March 15, 2022, the State put in place certain measures providing relief to residential ratepayers experiencing economic hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. www.paulsboronj.org BILL ASSISTANCE: The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has developed a “Low Income Household Water Assistance Program [LIHWAP]”. This program is designed for qualifying low-income households who need help paying their water/sewer bills due to... Read more →

CNB Entertainment: Trout Quintet & Susan Woodruff

In-Person Performances with Livestream Option Sewell, NJ (MAY 18, 2022) – Music at Bunker Hill announces its final Season 14 concert, the long-anticipated Trout Quintet, rescheduled after its cancellation in spring 2020. Schubert’s beloved Quintet in A major, D. 667 “Trout” will be performed by Eugene Drucker, violin; William Frampton, viola; Roberta Cooper, cello; Timothy Cobb, bass; and Gili Melamed-Lev, piano. This quintet is nicknamed “Trout” because movement four is a set of variations on Schubert’s earlier lied (German song) “Die Forelle.” The concert is on June 12, 2022, at 3:00 pm. New to the Music at Bunker Hill stage... Read more →

Four Dogs Vying for the Next Clean Water Spokesdog

Clean Water Spokesdog Competition Underway WILMINGTON — Four dogs from four different Philadelphia animal shelters are all vying for the chance to be the next Clean Water Spokesdog. Who will it be? Let the people decide! The 2022 Clean Water Spokesdog Competition is underway. Through May 31, people will have the chance to vote for their favorite dog to be the Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) new Spokesdog for clean water and Water Woman’s sidekick. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) and PWD have collaborated with four Philadelphia animal shelters for the contest — Morris Animal Refuge, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society... Read more →

Dunkin's Iced Coffee Day Benefits Children's Hospitals in Philadelphia Area

Sip Iced, Bring Joy! Benefit Local Greater Philadelphia Area Children’s Hospitals $1 from every Iced Coffee sold at participating Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide will support the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation’s mission to bring joy to kids battling illness PHILADELPHIA (May 17, 2022) — Dunkin’ is giving guests throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area a whole new reason to fuel their “go” this spring. Today, Dunkin’ announced it will host Dunkin’ Iced Coffee Day on Wednesday, May 25, to support the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation. On Dunkin’ Iced Coffee Day, guests can help give joy with every sip, as $1 from... Read more →