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August 12, 2022

15-Year-Old Juvenile From Sewell Accidentally Shoots His Friend Killing Him

Gloucester Township NJ (August 12, 2022(CNBNewsnet) – Detectives have charged a juvenile in reference to the fatal discharge of a firearm that resulted in the death of another teenager in Gloucester Township, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. CNBNews graphic file On Monday, August 8, 2022, at approximately 11:53 a.m., officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department were dispatched to a residence on the unit block of Gable Court in Gloucester Township for the report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a 14-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound... Read more →

NJ State Police Continue Investigation of Deadly Bus Crash

Woodbridge Twp, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a double-decker Coach bus that resulted in two fatalities and three serious injuries on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County. On Tuesday, August 9, at approximately 6:53 p.m., a Van Hool double-decker Coach bus, occupied by the driver and 22 passengers, was traveling southbound in the left lane of the outer roadway and a Ford F-150 was traveling in the left-center lane next to the bus. Based on the preliminary investigation, the bus driver lost directional control of the bus in the... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

Gloucester City & Board of Ed. Should Hire Veterans First?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet source When viewing our Gloucester City employees' and retirees' salaries and pensions (I want to know where my tax dollars are spent) I noticed that some of the databases indicated if the person was a veteran. What I found was disheartening. First, I looked at the retired teachers. There are about 200 retirees and of those I found 3 veterans. Three! Vince Kuczynski, Frank Keebler and Bob McQuillan - thank you for your service. Next, I went to our current fire fighters and police officers. There I found 56 employees but not one veteran. There... Read more →

Joseph Patrick Quinlan, of Mullica Hill/Gloucester City; Dell Tech Employee, GCHS Alum

"Roey" On August 10, 2022, at the age of 58. Of Mullica Hill. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 35 years to Kimberly A. Quinlan (nee Harris). Loving father of Kristi Little (Matthew), Erin Quinlan, and Melissa Finlay (Charles). Cherished “Poppy Joe” of M.J., Grady, and Ava. Beloved brother of Catherine Wiley (late Glenn), Terry Graf (Matthew), Marge McIntyre, Debra Marshall (Bob), and Regina Stief (Michael). Predeceased by his parents, Francis E. Quinlan and Florence Sauer Quinlan, as well as his brother, Francis Quinlan. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Joe was a graduate... Read more →

Clinton J. McCallicher, of Audubon Park, WWII US Navy Veteran and Korean War US Army Veteran

On August 11, 2022, of Audubon Park, NJ. Age 93 years. CNBNews graphic files Beloved companion of 43 years to Elizabeth J. Mathis. He is also survived by a son, two daughters and many extended families--children, grandchildren and great grandchildren with Elizabeth. Clint was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a Korean Conflict U.S. Army veteran. He was a self-employed master plumber with McCallicher Plumbing and Heating in Philadelphia, PA until his retirement. Clint was also a longtime former member of the Bordentown Elks club, an avid skiier, golfer and ballroom dancer. Relatives and friends are invited to... Read more →

AccuWeather: A Summer for the Record Books

The Lone Star state in particular has baked under record heat this summer, one that is marked by heat more extreme than any other summer to date in the U.S. Meanwhile, Dallas' epic streak without rain came to an end Wednesday. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – August 12, 2022 – Many cities across the United States have never recorded levels of heat and drought like those of this summer. Large areas of the country experienced above-average temperatures, and in some cases, the extreme heat has been unusually sustained. Now, midway through the season, here are some of the places where... Read more →

Rowan Men's Basketball Fall Golf Outing Sept. 23

GLASSBORO, NJ – Registration is now open for the Rowan Men's Basketball Fall Golf Outing which will be held on September 23 at the Pitman Golf Course (Sewell, NJ). Cost per golfer is $100 which includes greens fees, a continental breakfast, lunch, other amenities and a $5 credit to the Pro Shop. A number of sponsorship opportunities are also available, including lunch and hole sponsorships. REGISTRATION (deadline is September 15) SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Breakfast and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the shotgun start, or "tip-off" at 8:30 a.m.Lunch and a reception will follow golf. Proceeds from this outing goes to... Read more →

Environmental Group Opposes Williams Transco Pipeline

Branchburg (August 11, 2022)- Sierra Club, NJ joins environmental groups along with impacted residents at a critical NJDEP permit hearing to urge the Murphy Administration to stop the Williams Transco Regional Energy Access Expansion project. This project would include multiple existing facilities and two new pipeline facilities, a 21.98 mile lateral pipe in Luzerne County, PA and a 13.78 mile pipe loop in Monroe County, PA. Williams plans to build a new 11,107 hp Compressor Station 201 in Gloucester County and expand its existing compressor station in Somerset County. “William’s unneeded fossil fuel project will threaten our public health and... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Biden Privileges Gays Over Kids

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way the Biden administration is treating different demographic groups: On August 4, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra declared monkeypox a national public health emergency. This decision was not based on medical conditions; rather, it was purely political. On August 10, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported there were 9,492 cases of monkeypox in the United States. On August 6, a news story on CDC data reported that "fewer than 1 in 10 (8%) needed hospitalization due to monkeypox." That means there were 759 hospitalizations. A study published July 21... Read more →

CONGRATULATIONS: Cooper Celebrates 135-Year Anniversary

(CAMDEN, NJ) On August 10, 2022, Cooper University Health Care celebrates 135 years of providing high-quality, compassionate care to Camden and all of southern New Jersey residents. “Over the past 135 years, Cooper’s transformation from a community hospital to a major academic health system has been remarkable. Cooper now serves as South Jersey’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and the region’s leading cancer center, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. While today's Cooper might be unrecognizable to the first doctors and nurses who provided care here, what has remained unchanged is Cooper’s commitment to service, health, and education," said George... Read more →

Washington Politics: Article III Project Statement on AG's Comments Regarding FBI Raid of Mar-a-Lago

WASHINGTON —(August 11, 2022)-- Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Article III Project, issued the following statement after Attorney General Merrick Garland addressed the FBI's raid of former President Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago: "Attorney General Merrick Garland attempted to do damage control and defend the indefensible in his political press conference. He left more questions than answers. He's a former federal judge and prosecutor. He should be ashamed of himself for politicizing the Justice Department so dangerously. He must resign. “The President of the United States has both the constitutional and statutory power to declassify anything he wants. If... Read more →

Teachers Told to Restrict Lessons on Racism, Sexism, Etc.

Alexandre da Veiga for Chalkbeat Soon after a wave of states moved to restrict lessons on topics like racism and sexism, reports of stifled classroom discussions began to surface. But it was unclear just how common that experience was until now. In a new nationally representative survey, 1 in 4 teachers said they were told by school or district leaders to limit their classroom conversations about political and social issues. A higher share of teachers, nearly 1 in 3, said they’d gotten those orders while working in a state with an official restriction on teaching about racism, sexism, or other... Read more →

Police Seeking Legacy Nightclub Shooter

LANCASTER PA (AUGUST 10, 2022)--Lancaster City Bureau of Police officers were dispatched to a reported shooting outside of Legacy Nightclub at 317 N. Queen St. Lancaster, PA. Officers located two adult male victims who had both suffered gunshot wounds. The victims were subsequently treated for their injuries at a local hospital and ultimately released and are recovering from their injuries. Additional officers and detectives responded to the scene and contributed to the investigation. Detective James Boas was the lead investigator assigned to this case. Det. Boas has charged Laquan Idris Larue, 36 year old male, resident of the 1400 block... Read more →