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August 6, 2022

American Legion Baseball: Brooklawn Post 72 Defeated by Allentown for Second Year in a Row

Wood Ridge baseball field WOOD RIDGE NJ (August 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--For the second year in a row the Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 Red baseball team was knocked out of the state tournament by Allentown American Legion. The NJ American Legion State Championship game was played July 28 game at the Wood Ridge Athletics Complex. The final score was 2-0. Following the game, Allentown baseball manager Sahil Thakur told the Trentonian Times that he and his players had a plan and they stayed "with that strategy" throughout the game. Brooklawn has dominated the State Legion Championship tournament for decades winning 30... Read more →

Catharine Chase, of Voorhees

Of the Kirkwood section of Voorhees Township – On August 5, 2022 at the age of 89 (nee O’Neill). Loving wife of the late Frank J. Chase. Beloved and devoted mother of Susan J. Chase and Gerald Peter Chase. Predeceased by her children: Maryann Chase, Joyce Chase, Thomas Chase and Timothy Chase. Cherished grandmother of Cassidy, Trevor and Kate. Dear sister of Barbara O’Neill Wells and the late Raymond (surviving Josephine) O’Neill. Survived by many devoted nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Catharine was born and raised in Philadelphia and graduated from Hallahan Catholic High School for girls. She formerly... Read more →


AND RESILIENCE/STORMWATER UTILITY FEASIBILITY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS As part of its comprehensive efforts to improve water quality and mitigate the worsening impacts of flooding caused by climate change, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has announced it is seeking applications for $10 million in grants to modernize stormwater management systems and to provide technical assistance to municipal, county and utility authorities to plan to become more resilient, including conducting studies on the feasibility of forming stormwater utilities and resilience planning for local governments impacted by Tropical Storm Ida, that will focus on strategies to better manage the impacts... Read more →

NJ Residents Encouraged to Conserve Water

TRENTON – The Murphy Administration today asked residents and businesses to conserve water as the state continues to experience a persistent period of hot and dry weather. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is responsible for monitoring and protecting the state’s water supply to ensure ample clean, safe water for drinking and other needs. DEP’s Division of Water Supply and Geoscience has been closely monitoring the drier than usual conditions this summer. While these conditions have not significantly impacted drinking water supply indicators statewide, persistently hot and dry conditions could adversely affect water supplies. It is important that residents... Read more →

CNB Political News: Gloucester County GOP Chair Jacci Vigilante Calls Out Election Year Stunt

Republican County Commissioners vote no to election season smoke and mirrors MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante said today that the Democrat-controlled County Board of Commissioners spending freeze resolution passed Wednesday evening is a political stunt. “Suddenly the Democrats on the Board of Commissioners expect the hard-working taxpayer of Gloucester County to believe they are concerned with spending,” GCGOP Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante said. “The truth is they have the same polling number we have and know they are in trouble in November.” Vigilante continued, “If the Democrats were truly concerned about saving money, they would not be... Read more →

Mark D’Amico received a five-year state prison term

The defendant in $402k GoFundMe Scam was Sentenced in Superior Court. Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that one of the defendants who conceived the fictitious GoFundMe “Paying it Forward” campaign was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison for participating in the fraudulent scheme that misled donors into contributing more than $402,000 to a fabricated cause. Mark D’Amico, 43, of Florence, was sentenced in Superior Court in Mount Holly by the Hon. Christopher J. Garrenger, J.S.C., in accordance with a plea agreement negotiated by the Prosecutor’s Office. He pled guilty in December 2019 to Misapplication... Read more →