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May 24, 2022

CNBNews ALERT: What Would You Do If An Active Shooter Was Near You?

BUFFALO, NY (May 23, 2022)--An 18-year-old white man opened fire at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket on Saturday, May 14, killing 10 people and wounding three others in what authorities have described as a “hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism”. Authorities said that the shooter drove to Tops Friendly Market at about 2.30pm, “allegedly wearing tactical gear and armed with an assault weapon”. When the shooter arrived, he shot four people outside the grocery,... Read more →

Daniel Connelly, age 41, of Brooklawn; Fence Installer, Eagles Fan

Daniel Connelly, age 41, born and raised in Brooklawn, NJ. He is the son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy (Hopkins). Beloved father of Adriana Danielle; soul mate to Lynn Amatrudo; brother to Jennifer (John), Randy (Patricia), Eric (Andrea), Lisa (Jack), predeceased by his brother Chris, and his many nieces and nephews. Danny worked for many years as a fence installer with Wilmar Fence in Deptford, NJ. He was very proud of his work.... Read more →

Trash Pickup in Gloucester City is a Day Behind

Trash pickup update - week of 5/23/22 LAST UPDATED: MAY 24, 2022 - 9:27AM GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 24, 2022)--Solterra will be completing Monday's route today, and will get as much of Tuesday's pickup as they can. They expect to finish Tuesday's route on Wednesday. As we receive more information, we will continue to share. Read more →

Spectracare Foundation Upcoming Events for South Jersey Veterans

777 Blackwood Clementon Road Lindenwold, NJ 08021 856-334-3130 [email protected] Upcoming Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green May 25th, 2022 Come join us on Wednesday, May 25th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn charcoal drawing and techniques on paper, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. RSVP here. “Cheers to the Golden Years Honoring our veterans” Pub Crawl Please join us on Wednesday,... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Pelosi has been Begging for a Fight with Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the rift between Rep. Nancy Pelosi and her bishop: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has been told by her bishop, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, not to present herself for Holy Communion, has been begging for a confrontation with him for many years. Now she has succeeded. Less than two years after Cordileone was installed as the new archbishop in 2012, Pelosi, who was House Minority Leader at... Read more →


Haddonfield Financial Planning is Sponsoring this New Offering at Annual Revolutionary War Reenactment Haddonfield, NJ (May 2022) – When The Skirmish, a day-long Revolutionary War reenactment and colonial festival, returns to Haddonfield on Saturday, June 4, 2022, it will include a new highlight: pony rides! Haddonfield Financial Planning, a local business with lots of hometown pride, will host Red Sky Ranch’s beautiful ponies on its front lawn at 205 N Haddon Avenue in Haddonfield. Pony... Read more →

OPINION: Third-Party Sellers On Amazon Need A Hand

By Jason Boyce While fast e-commerce growth has helped small entrepreneurs grow their businesses, these brands are seeing diminishing returns in a continually growing market. Mainly because a handful of Big Tech companies, like Amazon and Google, GUEST OPINION are consolidating their power and using it to create hurdles for online sellers. To lend support to the millions of merchants selling on online platforms and ensure a competitive marketplace where they can thrive, Congress and... Read more →

HSI Baltimore-led investigation lands MS-13 gang member in federal prison for life

for racketeering conspiracy involving multiple murders BALTIMORE — An investigation headed by the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Baltimore Field Office resulted in a life sentence for a notorious gang member for a racketeering conspiracy involving two murders. On May 6, Oscar Armando Sorto Romero, a/k/a “Lobo,” age 23, was sentenced to serve life in federal prison for the racketeering conspiracy and for racketeering, as well as related violent crimes in aid of racketeering, including two... Read more →


DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND , EXPANDING FREE PLAZA EVENT SERIES SHOWCASING PHILLY ARTISTS (Philadelphia, PA, May, 2022) –– Due to popular demand, the Kimmel Cultural Campus expands its new FREE Plaza performance series with Family Fundays, designed to engage family audiences through playful arts presentations and interactive activities. The new family-oriented events join the lineup of FREE Plaza activities announced earlier this year, including Happy Hour Sessions, Lunchtime Unplugged, and Nightlife at the Kimmel. Taking... Read more →

Just in Time for Memorial Day, Chickie's and Pete's Free Toll Friday on AC Expressway

Philadelphia, PA - After a two-year pandemic hiatus, iconic Delaware Valley based restaurant group Chickie’s and Pete’s will kick-off summer by paying travelers tolls Memorial Day Weekend. Chickie’s and Pete’s will once again partner with the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) and the Atlantic City Expressway for “Free Toll Friday." While gas prices and travel costs are on the rise, Chickie's and Pete's picks up the tab in one of the region's best summertime traditions.... Read more →

Identifying alcohol addiction and its consequences with alcohol rehab Serenity Oaks

Regardless of age, class, income group, profession, gender, and country, people consume alcohol. Drinking alcohol occasionally may not be harmful. But when it becomes an addiction, it becomes harmful and often life-threatening. According to the reports of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 15 million people are struggling with alcohol use disorder. Alcohol addiction is a disorder where you are not able to reduce or stop your alcohol consumption, even though you... Read more →

Risks with Dry Eye: What You Should Know

Not many people know that dry eyes syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions that affect people worldwide. Dry eyes happen when your eyes don't produce enough good-quality tears to lubricate them properly. This leads to an uncomfortable feeling that people usually attribute to their allergies. The eyes become irritated, feel gritty and itchy, and there are times when they become light-sensitive and blurry. However, if left unchecked dry eyes can cause long-term... Read more →