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May 2022

YOUR MONEY: Camden City Receives the Most Funding from the Latest Brownfields Grant

By Morgan Sweeney | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Four New Jersey communities will be receiving $6.5 million in Brownfields Grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the cleanup and revitalization of environmentally damaged areas. YOUR MONEY The funding is part of $254.5 million the EPA is bestowing on 265 communities throughout the country pursuant to President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The measure passed in November and dedicates $1.5 billion to the recovery of such properties across the country in hopes of repurposing them and creating new jobs in the process. “We’re turning blight into... Read more →

George Wurtzel, of Voorhees/Cherry Hill, age 88

On May 17, 2022. Age 88, Of Voorhees, NJ, Formerly of Cherry Hill, NJ. Beloved husband of the late, Tsuyako Aria Wurtzel. George is survived by his daughter, Janet Wurtzel; son, Alan Wurtzel, grandchildren, Melanie Cowley and Richard Cowley, Jr. He was also predeceased by his daughter, Nancy Wurtzel. George proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend George’s Service and U.S. Army Military Honors at 2 pm on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery: 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562. Condolences and Memories... Read more →

Eastern Connecticut State Has No Problem Beating Rowan; Profs Left 13 Runners on Base

MANSFIELD, CT – Top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State defeated #10 Rowan, 6-1, in the first of a three-game series at the NCAA Baseball Willimantic Super Regional at the Eastern Baseball Stadium. Due to the forecast of storms for Saturday, the second game will be played on Sunday, May 29 beginning at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow if necessary. The winner of this regional punches a ticket to the Division III World Series in Cedar Rapids, IA, from June 3-8. Rowan (33-9) had 11 hits in the game, but stranded 13 runners, and trailed 6-0 before getting on the... Read more →

Latest trends in kitchen cabinets in Canada

The latest trends of kitchen cabinets in Canada are becoming more popular by the day. When you start looking at all the different styles, designs, and materials used for the kitchen cabinets then you will be able to see why they are becoming so popular in Canada. The following are some of the latest trends in kitchen cabinets in Vancouver -, Canada: Shaker cabinets Shaker cabinets are a type of kitchen cabinet that comes in the form of drawers and doors. They usually have minimalistic designs, but there are some with more intricate patterns or ornate designs. Shaker cabinets... Read more →

Buyer's Guide to CBD Vape Cartridges

What are CBD Vape Cartridges? A CBD vape cartridge is a small, detachable cartridge that contains CBD oil. It is designed to be used with a vaporizer or e-cigarette. CBD vape cartridges are becoming increasingly popular as a means of consuming CBD, due to their convenience and ease of use. Premium Quality CBD vape cartridges are small, disposable tanks filled with CBD e-liquid. CBD vape cartridges are an easy and popular way to consume CBD. Vaping is a great alternative to smoking, and it has none of the harmful side effects associated with cigarettes. Vaping CBD has many benefits, including:... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Keeping Your Kids Covered Finding Health Insurance Post-Graduation

There are a number of ways the new grads in your family can get the healthcare coverage they need. (NAPSI)—When your children graduate, there are two things you should know. First, congratulations. Second, consider their health insurance needs. Perhaps this is the last thing you ask yourself but it may be among the most significant. About one in five people in their 20s do not have health insurance, according to recent studies. However, one unexpected illness or accident could have long-lasting health and financial consequences. “Choosing the right health coverage for your child may seem difficult as many people have... Read more →

Thoughts on America's Long List of School Shootings: What To Say; What To Do

Chalkbeat Staff, Chalkbeat May 24, 9:33pm EDT Many Americans’ first thought after learning of Tuesday’s school shooting that left 19 students and at least one teacher dead was likely “not again.” For parents, teachers, and school administrators, other thoughts probably followed: How will I explain this to the young people in my life? How can my school respond and help students process this tragedy? Could it happen here? The attack at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, was the deadliest school shooting since a gunman killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012. The shooting also comes just over... Read more →

Stay Safe While Staying Cool this Summer in Splash Pools

Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Here are some tips to keep your young ones safe and healthy in splash pools. A waterborne illness outbreak occurs when two or more persons experience a similar illness and have exposure to the same water source and there is evidence that the water is the likely source of the illness. Chlorine doesn’t kill germs instantly. In fact, it may take up to a couple of days for chlorine to fully eliminate germs in splash pads and pools. Swim diapers can delay diarrhea-causing germs from leaking into the water for a few minutes; however, swim... Read more →

How to Buy Delta 8 Gummies Online

Americans learn about the benefits of cannabis as it progresses through the legal system, CBD or even the nutritional benefits hemp seeds have. The delta-8 THC you may be familiar with though it's relatively unknown in the United States. The fourth most researched cannabinoid on Earth, delta 8 THC, isn't new to the industry. But it is getting some newfound love thanks to hemp legislation. Delta-8, which is naturally occurring in hemp, is a psychoactive compound. Cannabidiol gummies are a popular way of consuming this seemingly magical substance. The delta-8 gummies come in a delicious flavor of assorted fruit, which... Read more →

Jason Mcallister of Camden CITY, Faces Murder Charges

Camden CITY NJ- A man has been charged with murder and weapons offenses for the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man in Camden on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Jason McAllister On Monday, May 23, 2022, Jason Mcallister, 20, of Camden CITY surrendered himself to authorities at approximately 4:50 p.m., and was taken into custody at the Camden County Metro Police Department Police Administration Building. Mcallister is charged with Murder in the fatal shooting of Luis Vazquez-Garcia on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Mcallister is currently lodged at... Read more →

JerseyCan Lauches Free Statewide Parent Training Advocacy Program

Parent Champions for Strong Schools to Provide Parents this Summer with Resources, Tools, Support, and Instruction to Become Strong Advocates within their Local Communities [New Jersey – May 25, 2022] JerseyCAN, a nonprofit advocating for high-quality schools for all New Jersey students, announced today that this summer it will launch Parent Champions for Strong Schools, a comprehensive training program that will provide parents from across the state with tools and training to become strong advocates in their local communities. This free training will be open to all New Jersey parents across the state. Trainings will be delivered virtually, once a... Read more →

Sanderson Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Children of Two Jefferson Health – New Jersey Employees

Two children of Jefferson Health – New Jersey employees have been named recipients of the Annual Sanderson Memorial Scholarship. Two $2,500 scholarships are given to two eligible dependent children of regular full- or part-time associates with at least one year of service. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Sarah Sanderson, an original Board Member of then-Kennedy Health. Sanderson generously bestowed funds to promote the continuation of health education among promising young students. The scholarship winners are: Kassidy Farnum, of Medford, NJ, daughter of Colleen Farnum, Nurse Director of Surgical Services at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. Kassidy will graduate from... Read more →

Former Officer of the American Federation of Government Employees Found Guilty of Embezzling $270,000 from Union Members

WASHINGTON – Donnell Owens, a former employee of the American Federation of Government Employees, was sentenced today to 15 months in prison for an embezzlement scheme in which he stole more than $270,000 from the labor union. GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves, Wayne A. Jacobs, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office Criminal Division, and Mark Wheeler, Director of the Washington District Office of the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards. Owens, 34, of District Heights, Maryland, pleaded guilty in October 2021, in the U.S. District Court for the... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ CollegeStudents: Georgia State, Vermont U.

ATLANTA, GA (05/26/2022)-- To be eligible for the Dean's List, degree-seeking students must have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 for a minimum of nine semester hours of academic credit taken at Georgia State during the fall or spring term with no incompletes for the semester. Eligible students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all classes taken at Georgia State. Students named to the Dean's List from your coverage area include: Eric Gulbranson of Joint Base Mdl (08640) Breon Johnson of Deptford (08096) Hunter Vu of Egg Harbor City (08215) More than 6,000 students were named to... Read more →

10 Tips for Building and Managing a Successful Commercial Property

image Source Owning commercial property alone comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. But things can get even more complicated when you factor in strata management. It is about administering and maintaining the common property in a commercial strata scheme, which is a building or group of buildings that have been subdivided into units. Bad strata management can easily make or break your commercial property investment. Thus, if you're looking to build and manage a successful commercial property, here are ten tips you should keep in mind: Outsource a Commercial Property Management Team One of the most critical... Read more →

Frank A. Carrozza, of Bellmawr, age 77; Street Hockey and Youth Football Coach, Army Veteran

Beloved husband of Rose Carrozza (nee Fasulo) for 56 years. Devoted father of Joseph Carrozza (Michelle). Loving Pop of Joseph Carrozza, Jr. (Hannah) and Francesca "Frankie" Carrozza (Alec). Dear brothers of Diane Schiavo, Linda Mattoccia (Salvatore), and Philip Carrozza (Lori). Also survived by many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and a ton of friends. Frank proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He was a coach for Bellmawr Hockey and the Bellmawr Purple Eagles. There will be a viewing from 9 am to 11 am on Saturday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Blackhorse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ... Read more →

Gustafson Chastises Norcross for Using School Shootings for Political Purposes

Bullsh!t Is Exactly What Donald Norcross Is Shoveling Gustafson: “Doing nothing to help those with mental illness is, to quote Norcross, ‘Bullshit.’” COLLINGSWOOD – Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, Claire Gustafson, responded to remarks Donald Norcross made after recent school shootings in Texas. “I’ve raised 5 kids and have 16 grandchildren, my heart is broken for the families of the children who lost their lives in Texas,” Claire Gustafson said. “I understand many will say my broken heart and prayers aren’t enough, but what I will not do is use this, or any tragedy, to... Read more →

10 Most Endangered Historic Places in NJ

PRESERVATION NEW JERSEY ANNOUNCES THE 10 MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC PLACES LIST FOR 2022 TRENTON, NJ – In recognition of National Preservation Month, Preservation New Jersey (PNJ) announced its annual list of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in New Jersey at a press conference at the State House Annex at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 17th 2022. PNJ was joined by the advocates for this year’s endangered historic places to support New Jersey’s threatened cultural and architectural heritage. A reception followed at the William Trent House. The 10 Most Endangered Historic Places program spotlights irreplaceable historic, architectural, cultural, and archeological... Read more →


WILLIMANTIC, CT – Tenth-ranked Rowan (33-8) visits top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State (42-3) in the NCAA Baseball Super Regional this weekend, with a trip to the NCAA Division III World Series on the line. The Profs and Warriors will face off in a three-game series beginning at noon on Friday, May 27 at the Eastern Baseball Stadium, (image below)continuing on Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow on Saturday, if necessary. The Profs earned a spot in the Super Regional when they won three games last weekend at the NCAA Baseball Annville (PA) Regional. Rowan defeated... Read more →

Some Beaches Closed in Delaware

DNREC Announces Beach Access Closures Due to Storm Damage The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that multiple Delaware State Parks drive- and walk-on crossings will be closed this Memorial Day Weekend due widespread erosion along Delaware’s coastline sustained during a May 8 nor’easter. Unsafe drop-offs along the dunes where the crossings meet the beach necessitated the closures. Additionally, very little beach is available for drive-on surf fishing even during low tide at the closed locations. As of Thursday, May 26, the following beach access points remain open: The Point, Herring Point and Gordons Pond crossings... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Salute to Class of 2022 Campaign: Tanner Jones '22 Asks For Your Support! 

Let's HONOR the Graduating Seniors of our Remarkable CLASS OF 2022! The funds will be applied to senior graduation expenses and awards benefiting the graduates as we close out the current year. Click on image below as senior Tanner Jones asks for your support of the Class of 2022! ‌ Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- TRADITIONAL MAIL -- Make Check Payable to Gloucester Catholic Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Once a Ram .... Always a Ram! If you would like additional information, please contact Pat Murphy at [email protected] Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Clinicians Receive Bereavement Training from Regional Nonprofit ‘Three Little Birds Pregnancy & Infant Support’

Several Jefferson Health clinicians recently completed a six-week online perinatal bereavement training program, offered at no cost by South Jersey/Philadelphia based nonprofit, Three Little Birds Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support. Jefferson Health – New Jersey was lead sponsor of the organizations 2021 “Wave of Light” ceremony held at Cooper River Park. There, Jefferson was presented with two Cuddle Cots –- aimed at providing solace for parents who experience infant loss in a hospital setting –- as well as access to Three Little Birds bereavement training. The online training program included a wealth of research, along with topical videos to address... Read more →

Two Wrightstown Drug Dealers Charged in Death of Nicholas DiCola, Age 35

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that two Wrightstown drug dealers have been charged with causing the death of a customer who fatally overdosed on fentanyl laced with an animal tranquilizer sold to him in September 2021. Rajik Morphis, 39, of West Main Street in Wrightstown, and Ozell Sutton, 39, also of Wrightstown, were charged with Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree), Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree) and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree). Sutton was arrested as a search warrant was executed at his residence on May 17 by members of the BCPO... Read more →

CNBNews Fishing/Maryland: The State Offers License-Free Fishing Days on Saturday in June/July

Maryland Fishing Report – May 25 by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Emily Salada gets a quick hug and picture before sliding this beautiful red drum back into Tangier Sound waters. Photo courtesy of Hunter Smith Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and with it the traditional start of summer activities. The three-day weekend offers some wonderful opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. If you have a friend you’d like to introduce to fishing, Maryland offers license-free fishing days the first two Saturdays in June and also on July 4. Make some plans... Read more →

Samaritan Unveils a New Young Adult Grief Support Group Starting in June

Young Adults Coping with Loss is a Complimentary, Six-Week Virtual Support Group Offered Through the Samaritan Center For Grief Support Mount Laurel, NJ – For those dealing with a loss of a loved one, grief comes in different forms. Sometimes, the simple act of being with others who are going through a similar experience in a safe, supportive environment can be helpful. To help young adults in the South Jersey community cope with loss, Samaritan is unveiling a new virtual support group for 2022 – Young Adults Coping with Loss. Young Adults Coping with Loss is a complimentary, 6-week group... Read more →

GTPD Chief David Harkins Regarding School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Message from Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins: "We are monitoring the school shooting incident in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts go out to that community and all those affected by this senseless act of violence. I have been in touch with our School Officials, my Command Staff, Mayor Mayer, our State and County law enforcement partners, and surrounding Police Chiefs. There are no known threats to our schools at this time, and we will continue to monitor all sources of information for any threats or suspicious activity. As a preventative measure, we will have an increased presence of uniformed officers... Read more →

Camden City Receives EPA $3.5 Million Brownfields Grant to Clean Up Contaminated Sites

Camden Grant is Part of $6.5 Million in New Brownfields Funding Going to Transform NJ Communities NEW YORK (May 20, 2022) – The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) is transforming communities across NJ and especially in Camden. That is the message delivered today by EPA Regional Administrator Lisa F. Garcia, Senator Cory Booker, Congressmember Donald Norcross, Camden Mayor Victor Carstarphen and New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette in Elijah Perry Park in Camden. EPA will be awarding four grants totaling $6.5 million in Brownfields funding for communities across New Jersey. The largest of these grants—$3.5 million—will be... Read more →

CNB Fishing News Delaware: Take A Kid Fishing

Take A Kid Fishing!’ Events Announced Registration Now Open via GIPHY The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites budding anglers ages 6 through 15 to join the DNREC Division of Fish of Fish and Wildlife aquatic resource educators and learn how to fish with a parent, grandparent or guardian at an upcoming “Take a Kid Fishing!” event. “Take a Kid Fishing!” events are offered free of charge to all participants, with advanced registration required. All fishing equipment is provided at no charge to participants for use at the events. To ensure that enough supplies are on hand,... Read more →

28-Year Old Camden City Shooting Victim Dies; Hospitalized Since January

Camden, NJ- A 28-year-old man who was hospitalized since January when he was shot in Camden has died and the investigation into his fatal shooting continues, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 5:01 p.m., Andrew M. Ayala was pronounced deceased by Dr. Nwotite of Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He had reportedly been hospitalized since a shooting incident in Camden on January 3, 2022. On Sunday, May 22, 2022, Dr. Peter Mazari conducted an autopsy of Ayala and the cause... Read more →

What to Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that has special technology that makes it almost impossible to counterfeit. Many types are based on blockchain technology, and a network of computers enforces it. It is attractive to many because no central authority issues it. There are a few things you should know before deciding whether or not it is for you. Ensure You Have Enough Funds Set Aside While cryptocurrency can be an attractive investment, it can also be volatile, so you will want to make sure you are not putting all your money into this investment. Consider limiting the amount... Read more →

Rowan's Morgan Zane Named All American

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Morgan Zane was named All American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Tuesday as the senior was named to the third team. NFCA ALL-AMERICAN TEAMS The 2022 NFCA All American list has a total of 54 student-athletes honored. The teams are voted on by a committee of NFCA member coaches representing the NCAA's 10 regions. They select 18 players for each of three teams, unless there is a tie for a third-team slot, in which case the tied players are both awarded honors. All players recognized as All-Region players were eligible for All-America recognition. Zane becomes... Read more →

WATCH:Philly Boathouse Row Lightings June

Above Boathouse row video Wondering why the lights along Boathouse Row are a certain color? Here’s the scoop: DATES COLOR(S) CAUSE OR ORGANIZATION 6/1/2022 Red Merger of St. Joseph’s Univ. and Univ. of the Sciences 6/2/2022 Teal National Scleroderma Awareness 6/3/2022 Red Hemochromatosis Awareness 6/4/2022 Blue Inspira Health Foundation Gala 6/5/2022 Orange Gun violence awareness 6/6 and 6/7/2022 Colors of the LGBT flag LGBT Pride 6/10/2022 Blue Disability Pride 6/13/2022 Blue and gold Police Athletic League 75th Anniversary 6/14/2022 Red, green, and black Juneteenth 6/19/2022 Red Sickle cell anemia awareness 6/19/2022 Blue and gold Police Athletic League 75th Anniversary Announced... Read more →

Charlene Pieczonka of Gloucester City

April 12, 1957 - May 18, 2022 On May 18, 2022. Age 65, Of Gloucester City, NJ. Charlene is survived by her sons, Chris and David Losse. Funeral Services and Burial 10:00 am on Friday, May 27, 2022, at Waterford Memorial Park: 679 Pestletown Road, Waterford Works, NJ 08089. Condolences and memories may be shared at under the obituary of Charlene Pieczonka. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Unified Command continues response to barge fire in Delaware Bay

BOWERS, Del. — The fire onboard the barge in the Delaware Bay has been extinguished, Tuesday, and Northstar Environmental and Marine Services has been contracted to assess the integrity of the vessel and manage salvage operations. A Unified Command consisting of representatives from Eastern Metal Recycling, New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, Cumberland County Office of Emergency Management, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Coast Guard has been established to oversee salvage operations. A Coast Guard 87-ft Patrol Boat is monitoring the situation and enforcing a safety zone, which is prohibited from entering unless authorized by the... Read more →

Daria Giles, of Brooklawn/Ocean City, age 68; Part Owner of the Westbrook Family Bowling Center for 50 Years

BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 25, 2022)--Saturday, May 21, 2022 Daria Giles, (nee Cerrone) of Brooklawn and Ocean City died at the age of 68. Loving and devoted wife and best friend of 48 years to James W. Giles. Loving mother of Ryan Giles (Caitlin) and Aysha Giles (John). Cherished Mom-Mom of Abby (the favorite), Liam, Ky, Kez, Molly (the dog), and the turtles. Beloved sister of Joanne Franco (Mike) and Aunt to Michael, Shelle, and Kell; dearest friend of Annie and Karen. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph J. Cerrone and Doris L. Cerrone (nee Sprague). Daria was a pillar in her... Read more →

FBI Report: 61 Active Shooter Incidents in the US

RELATED: CNBNews ALERT: What Would You Do If An Active Shooter Was Near You? In 2021, the FBI designated 61 shootings as active shooter incidents. In these incidents, 103 people were killed and 140 wounded, excluding the shooters. For the period 2017– 2021, active shooter incident data reveals an upward trend. The number of active shooter incidents identified in 2021 represents a 52.5% increase from 2020 and a 96.8% increase from 2017. Today, the FBI released the Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2021 report. Casualty counts are higher for 2021 (243) when compared with 2020 (164), indicating... Read more →

CNB BOOK NEWS: Four Great Reads

“The Shadow Girl” by Misty Mount (NAPSI)—“A powerful fantasy that combines a coming of age theme with insights into changing family relationships, the impact of past worlds on present lives, and a shy girl’s unexpected changes.”—Midwest Book Review Shy, thirteen-year-old Zylia has always known she was different. She’s disappearing from this world and doesn’t know how to stop it. Then she stumbles across a family mystery surrounding the disappearance of her great-aunt Angelica years earlier. During her quest to unravel the mystery, Zylia discovers she’s able to cross the boundary and enter the “in-between” world. Now, it’s up to Zylia... Read more →


The Quintessential reason - Why Grandpa carries a gun. Please take time to read this and pay particular attention to "A Little Gun History" about halfway down. Why Carry a Gun? My old grandpa said to me 'Son, there comes a time in every man's life when he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and usually it's when he becomes too old to take a whopping.' I don't carry a gun to kill people. I carry a gun to keep from being killed. I don't carry a gun to scare people. I carry a gun because sometimes this world... Read more →

Which Online Casino has the Fastest Withdrawal Time UK?

Quick withdrawals are available at the best payout online casinos in the UK, and they might reach your account in minutes rather than days. We'll teach you all you need to know about getting your money safely and swiftly in our comprehensive guide to fast payout casinos. Withdrawal Speed The pace of withdrawal is generally determined by a variety of variables. The casino's pending payment duration and the withdrawal method you select are the two most important factors. The money wallet you choose may have a significant influence on the latter. Withdrawing money from an online casino is typically an... Read more →

USGS and Partners Working Together to Monitor Bacteria in the Delaware River

For the second year, USGS scientists have installed and are testing the effectiveness of an innovative system to monitor bacteria concentrations in near real-time on the Delaware River. The system was re-deployed earlier this month at Pyne Point Park in Camden County, New Jersey. USGS data could help water resource managers and local government agencies as they make decisions focused on reviving the river and protecting public health, including determining the safety of recreational activities. Bacteria levels in this area can change rapidly, and this system—which is one of the first in the nation—has the potential to collect water samples... Read more →

Philadelphia Students/Staff Must Wear Mask Inside Buildings

PHILADELPHIA—The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is issuing the following statement with regards to the School District of Philadelphia’s announcement that students and staff are required to wear masks while in school buildings and vehicles. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health strongly supports the decision by the School District of Philadelphia to require all students and staff to mask at this time. Given the rising case counts in Philadelphia and the surrounding area and the high transmissibility of the current variants of COVID-19 circulating in the Philadelphia area, masking will likely keep many children safely in class who otherwise would... Read more →

Harry F. Laute Sr., age 61, of Gloucester City/Bridgeton;

Harry F. Laute, Sr., age 61 of Gloucester City, formerly of Bridgeton, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Harry is the widower of his late wife, Denise (nee Hillman), and is the father of Kristen Laute, Kara Laute and Harry Laute, Jr. Harry is the proud grandfather of; Tyler, Taylor, Savannah, Matthew, Elijah, Autumn, Karter, Lukas, and the late Gabriella. Relatives, friends, and neighbors are invited to gather with the Laute family on Friday evening between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm at Creran Celebration Etherington & Creran Funeral Homes 700 Powell St. Gloucester... Read more →

South Jersey Republican Primary Showdown Two Weeks Away

The 2nd Congressional District of New Jersey's primary is scheduled for June 7, 2022. Cumberland County Resident Sean Pignatelli is running against incumbent Jeff Van Drew. Pignatelli is available for interviews. CNBNews graphic file Two years ago, the thought of Jeff Van Drew even being challenged in a primary would have likely drawn laughter. Today, it's drawing silence as Pignatelli's campaign continues picking up steam with endorsements, most notably from PRIMO, and the Veterans of NJ. Air Force Veteran, Scott Hitchner Jr, who recently dropped out of the congressional race to pursue Commissioner of Salem County, shared posts on Facebook... Read more →

Join Gloucester Catholic High School in Saluting the Class of 2022

Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- TRADITIONAL MAIL -- Make Check Payable to Gloucester Catholic Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Once a Ram .... Always a Ram! If you would like additional information, please contact Pat Murphy at [email protected] Let's HONOR the Graduating Seniors of our Remarkable CLASS OF 2022! The funds will be applied to senior graduation expenses and awards benefiting the graduates as we close out the current year. Click on image below as senior Sara Reed asks for your support of the Class of 2022! ‌ Read more →

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, three of whom died, local prosecutors said. ~The Guardian +++++ GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--The above graph was from a report on the recent mass shooting... 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. Danny loved his family and friends and always enjoyed getting together. He was always the life of the party. Danny loved the Eagles. His daughter... 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, June 1st, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for an evening of laughs, drinks, and snacks! We invite you to our first annual “Cheers... 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 the time, "took the lead," according to the San Francisco Chronicle, "in a high-profile lobbying effort to pressure San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone not to... 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 rides from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (with a rest break from 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.). Each ride costs $10. While waiting in line,... Read more →