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April 2023

Barricade Situation 400 Unit Block of Bringhurst St. , Police Officer Involved Shooting

PHILADELPHIA [April 30, 2023]—(CNBNews)—The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating an Officer-Involved shooting that resulted in two officers and a suspect being shot in the city's Germantown neighborhood. On Saturday, April 29, 2023, at approximately 4:09 PM, police were called to the 400 block of W. Bringhurst Street for a "person with a gun". Upon arrival, police gained entry into the home and announced "police". Shortly thereafter, police heard one shot. The officers exited the house, set up a perimeter, and declared a barricade. A Hostage Negotiator Detective arrived on location and made contact with another sergeant who was in communication,... Read more →

Atlantic City Police Arrest Four on Gun and Drug Charges

ATLANTIC CITY NJ (April 29, 2023)(CNBNews) --On Wednesday, April 26, 2023 members of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section conducted an investigation that resulted in four arrests and the recovery of a handgun and drugs. At 9:39 AM, Detectives Eric Evans and Christopher Dodson conducted an investigation as a result of information they received concerning a male armed with a handgun. Detectives observed the male, Brian Lott, traveling as a passenger in a pickup truck that was being operated by John Brown. Steve Montgomery and Racheal Kirkpatrick were also passengers in the vehicle. The detectives subsequently conducted a... Read more →

Rutgers Goes Old School With New Vintage Merchandise Collection; Available OnLine

By Lisa Intrabartola Back by popular demand, the university is reviving vintage designs for a new, retro-inspired merchandise collection. Unveiled this week, Rutgers Retro gear is available for purchase online at The university first explored the idea of reviving long-gone looks after fielding requests from Rutgers fans and alumni to add throwback apparel to its traditional merchandise line. Compiling the collection came with extensive research. Rutgers trademark licensing team started with designs from 1973 and 1998 to celebrate the respective 50th and 25th class anniversaries. Partnerships with Rutgers Athletics and the Rutgers University Foundation helped to finalize the debut... Read more →

Mabel Wdzieczkowski,91, of Bellmawr

Mabel E. Wdzieczkowski (nee Rieger), Age 91, of Bellmawr, passed away peacfully on Monday, April 17, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Joseph T. Wdzieczkowski of 67 years at the time of his passing. Devoted mother of Joseph T. Wells (Mary Ellen) and Thomas J. Wdzieczkowski (Debbie) and the late Donna. Loving grandmother of Jennifer Wells, Marie Wdzieczkowski-Kizitaff (Joshua), Rachel Wdzieczkowski and Victoria "Tori" Wdzieczkowski. Dear Sister of Alfred Rieger, Ronald Rieger, Harry Rieger, and the late Jack Rieger, Robert Rieger, Claire Goebel, Helen Buchanan, and Jean Kato Mabel worked as a sales associate. In later years, she loved spending... Read more →

North to Shore Festival Coming to ResortsAC

Backed by a 15-piece band, this thrilling concert is a part of the North to Shore Festival, an extraordinary three-city celebration of arts and tech beginning June 7th +++ ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 27, 2023) – As part of the North to Shore Festival announced recently by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall, the popular Meat Loaf & Jim Steinman tribute band (Remember Jones – Bat of Hell Live) will perform inside the Superstar Theatre. This high-energy show recreates the 1977 Meat Loaf album, Bat out of Hell, which sold 44 million... Read more →

Eric Brennan Named Interim Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Rowan University

GLASSBORO, NJ – Eric Brennan has been named the interim head men’s basketball coach at Rowan University after serving as an assistant coach with the Profs for the past five years, it was announced today by director of athletics Dr. John Giannini. “As an assistant, Coach Brennan contributed greatly to Rowan’s recent success under Coach Joe Crispin. He has been an excellent recruiter and has strong relationships with players. Coach Brennan was also an assistant at Jefferson University under Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame coach, Herb Magee, the second-winning college basketball coach of all time. His two apprenticeships in highly... Read more →

Steven DeMarco, 59, of Deptford/Bellmawr

Steven N. DeMarco, suddenly passed on April 20, 2023, of Deptford; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 59. Beloved father of Nicholas DeMarco and Alexus DeMarco and stepfather of John Haugh. Devoted son of Alfia DeMarco. Loving brother of Deborah Amitrano (James), Yvonne D'Amelio (Louis), and Michelle D'Amelio (Andrew). Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Also survived by the mother of his children, Donna DeMarco. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at the St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, 601 W. Browning Road, Bellmawr. Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Steven's name... Read more →

NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals; Where to Watch The 76s

Where to watch the Philadelphia 76ers in round 2 of the NBA Playoffs The Philadelphia 76ers have made it to the next round of the NBA playoffs, and it’s time to do the one thing the city knows best, CELEBRATE! CNBNews graphic file Below are the top places to grab a beer and a bite to eat to watch the game, as well as where to shop for the best Sixers merchandise around town. Dine: The Cresson Inn 114 Gay Street Philadelphia PA, 19127 (215) 487-3644 The Cresson Inn, located above Main Street in Manayunk, will serve their full... Read more →

In Plain Sight, Uncovering the Why in Atlantic City

Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Hosts 2nd Annual Human Trafficking Summit: Atlantic City, N.J. – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley (VOADV) recently hosted their second annual Human Trafficking Summit: In Plain Sight, Uncovering the Why on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The goal of the summit was to bring together stakeholders – state officials, law enforcement agencies on a local, state and national level, national experts and community partners – in order to examine and discuss the issue of human trafficking, specifically pertaining to youth, and its broader community impacts. CNBNews graphic file “It is... Read more →

MARIE GALLO, age 101, of Marlton, member of The Bellmawr Senior Citizens

MARIE GALLO OBITUARY Marie R. Gallo (nee DiPasquale), passed on April 22, 2023, of Marlton. Age 101. Beloved wife of the late Louis P. Gallo. Devoted mother of Louis Gallo (Jeanne) and Joseph Gallo (Elaine). Loving grandmother of Louis (Cyndy), Joseph, Chris (Holly), Michelle (Louis), Jimmy (Danielle) and Danielle (Joseph). Great-Grandmother of Samantha, Lauren, Alex, Vincent, Bella, Kasey, Kyra, Madeline, Nicholas, Grace and Charlotte. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marie was a great mom who had a love for children. She enjoyed playing games, cooking, baking cookies, knitting, watching TV and doing any type of arts and crafts.... Read more →

Seven Rowan Student-Athletes Earn Honors

PITMAN, NJ -- Rowan had seven student-athletes earn honors from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in its weekly awards program for the week ending April 23rd. CNBNews graphic file In men's track & field, the Profs swept all three awards; Jah'mere Beasley (NJAC Track Athlete of the Week), Julio Lebron (NJAC Field Athlete of the Week), and Evan Corcoran (NJAC Rookie of the Week). Molly Green (NJAC Defensive Player of the Week) and Elaina Corson (NJAC Rookie of the Week) earned honors in women's lacrosse. Emily Galvin was chosen the NJAC Women's Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week... Read more →

CNB Fishing Maryland: You Must Have A License

MARYLAND--(APRIL 28, 2023)(CNBnews)--As a reminder, most individuals that fish in Maryland’s coastal and tidal waters must have either a valid Maryland Bay or Coastal Sport Fishing License or Maryland Saltwater Angler Registration. To make obtaining the state’s free saltwater registration even easier, Maryland now provides this convenient form that does not require you to create an account in the state licensing system. In 2010, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) began requiring anglers to pay a fee and register with the National Saltwater Angler Registry before fishing for anadromous species–those that move between saltwater and freshwater habitats. To comply... Read more →

Kathleen M. Andrioli, 75, of Gloucester City

Kathleen M. Andrioli, 75, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Camden, NJ to the late William and Marie (Anderson) Wills, Kathleen was a proud long-time resident of Gloucester City, NJ. She was a member of St. Joachim Parish, where she regularly attended mass. Her faith was a cornerstone of her life. Kathleen was devoted to her family and could always be found taking care of others, especially her beloved canine companion, Buddy. Kathleen leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband of 42 years, Anthony Andrioli, Sr., her children, Kelly, A.J.... Read more →


Join THE RAMS Saturday, May 13th, for Celebration of Gloucester Catholic's Legendary Women's Basketball Program! Save the Date for a special event -- "From Bert Noland and Beyond -- A Celebration of Women's Basketball at Gloucester Catholic"! This special reunion of GC's legendary women's basketball stars from throughout our history will take place on Saturday, May 13th in the GCSH gymnasium. If you wish to attend at a low fee of $25 per individual or $30 for a family package, contact Gus Ostrum at [email protected] or fill out the online form below. Click Here to Purchase Tickets Online Click Here... Read more →

Jose Antonia Diaz Fuchs, age 46, of Camden City

It is with deepest sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Jose Antonio Diaz Fuchs. Born in Camden, NJ on April 1, 1977 and passed away on April 23, 2023 at the age of 46. Leaving to mourn: his fiancé Sarai Morales; his sons, Jose Jr, Damien, Brandon, Ethan, and Antonio Fuchs; step-children Gianna, Isa, and Siah Gamble; sisters, Carmen Acevedo (Julian), Heather Messina, Ana Figueroa, Juanita (Paul) Steudler and Teresa Pike; step-mother Barbara Pike; brothers, Dereck (Mary) Rivera, Raymond Izquierdo, Brian, Kiko, Antonio, Maurice Figueroa and Miguel Diaz; grandchildren, Isabella Fuchs and Ka’leeah Gamble; beloved uncle to many... Read more →


Avalon Garden Club Flower Show June 10 AVALON, NJ--The 39th Annual Avalon Garden Club Flower Show will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at the Avalon Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Ave., Avalon, NJ. The show will be open to the public 10 AM to 3 PM. Admission is free. Donations are welcome to benefit the Club’s Beautification Projects. All Exhibits will be judged by the attending public as “People’s Choice” between the hours of 10 AM to 1 PM. There will be 7 Artistic Design Classes and 12 Horticulture Classes. The attending public will be provided with 19 pennies.... Read more →

Richard F. Dunham, 29, of Pemberton

Of Pemberton, NJ. Passed away on March 23, 2023, age 29. He will be dearly missed by the staff and his resident friends at Aspen Hills Health Care Center in Pemberton, NJ. Richard’s graveside service will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 2nd at 10:00 am in Land of Canaan Cemetery, 674 S. Fairview Rd., Glassboro, NJ. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City, New Jersey Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Rowan over Stockton, 11-8; Coach Dickinson Chalks Up 600th Victory

GLASSBORO, NJ – Triples by Tyler Cannon and Phil Sedalis provided the runs needed for #21 Rowan to rally for an 11-8 win over Stockton in NJAC baseball action that was stopped in the seventh inning due to rain and field conditions. The win is the Profs’ fifth straight as they head into the final weekend of the regular season. The victory also gave Rowan head coach Mike Dickson the 600th win in his 18-year coaching career, which includes nine seasons at Rowan College at Gloucester County and then nine at the University. His career mark now stands at 600-188.... Read more →

NJAC Softball: Rowan Played New Jersey City, Wins Both Games

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Rowan took two from New Jersey City in an NJAC Doubleheader to secure the top playoff seed and clinch the conference's regular season championship on Friday as the Profs took game one, 9-0, and the second 13-1. Rowan will host a first-round game of the NJAC Tournament a week from tomorrow, Saturday, May 6th against William Paterson with a tentative start time of 4 p.m. Game one Rylee Lutz fired a two-hit shutout and Cat Thomas added a three-run home run as the Profs took the contest in five innings. Korie Hague, McKenzie Melvin, and Abigail... Read more →

Two Prominent Health Care Facilities in Camden & Cape May Counties are Merging

Cooper University Health Care and Cape Regional Health System Sign Definitive Agreement to Merge CNBNews graphic file (CAMDEN and CAPE MAY, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care and Cape Regional Health System announced today that the two systems have signed a Definitive Agreement moving the merger announced in December one step closer to fruition. When complete, this historic combination will bring together two respected health systems to expand access to specialty health services to residents and visitors of Cape May County. "The signing of this Definitive Agreement to merge is an important milestone in bringing together two of the region's... Read more →

Gertrude R. Hanson, 93, of Collingswood

On April 28, 2023. Age 93. (nee Restein). Lifetime resident of Collingswood. Loving and devoted wife of 44 years to the late Donald M. Hanson. Loving mother of Thomas R. Hanson and his wife, Lisa and Eileen M. Scarbeck and her husband, Chris. Cherished grandmother of Erik Hanson (Jenna), Lindsay Delaney (Daniel) and Jonathan Hanson. Loving great-grandmother of Connor Delaney and Cole and Cody Hanson. Gertrude was born in Camden, NJ on November 11, 1929 to the late Walter and Bertha Restein. She was a proud graduate of Collingswood High School class of 1947 and one of the founding members... Read more →

Altercation in Atlantic City Leads to Stabbing, 4 Charged

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--On April 19, 2023, an altercation outside of a residence led to two individuals being stabbed and a canine losing its life. At 4:12 AM, Officers were dispatched to Trenton Terrace for a report of a group in a fight. Officers arrived to find two individuals, Joseph Dixon and Deontay Mickey-Evans, bleeding from stab wounds. Dixon was also tending to a canine bleeding heavily from apparent stab wounds. Officers quickly learned that the altercation began on the street between Dixon, Mickey-Evans and a third individual, Angel Hernandez-Contreras. The altercation quickly escalated when Angel Hernandez-Contreras threatened... Read more →

Maple Shade Police and First Aid Squad Holding Narcan/CPR Information Session

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (April 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Maple Shade Police Department and the Maple Shade First Aid Squad are holding a Narcan and CPR information session being held on Saturday, April 29, 2023. The training will be located on the second floor of the Municipal Building (200 N. Stiles Avenue) between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. The training will include overdose prevention strategies, signs and symptoms of overdose as well as instruction on how to administer Narcan and CPR. Free Narcan kits will be available and a Operation Helping Hand Recovery Coach will be on hand to assist with anyone seeking... Read more →

How to Choose the Perfect Color Scheme for Your Interior

Selecting a color scheme for a room is one of the most significant parts of decorating. Your color scheme helps you to make furniture choices and other discissions and can determine the atmosphere and mood of a space. If you are unsure of what colors to go for, here are a few things to think about. Determine the Mood and Ambience You Want to Create image courtesy of Color can have a big impact on mood and ambiance. Different colors evoke different emotions and moods, and it's crucial to consider this when selecting your color scheme. For instance, blue... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Atlantic City HS Girls Beat Teacher

Three Juveniles were Charged with Assaulting Teacher; Three Adults were Charged with Fighting image source Blumberg Associates ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 29, 2023)(CNBNews)--On April 26, 2023, at 12:37 PM, officers were dispatched to the Atlantic City High School for a report of a fight among students involving a teacher. Responding units arrived to find the fight had been broken up and the involved parties were separated. An investigation conducted by Detective Fariyd Holmes concluded that the fight originated when three female students, ages 14, 15, and 16, began assaulting a 15-year-old student. A substitute teacher, 24, attempted to intervene and... Read more →

Down & Derby Wine Festival

Aunt Mary Pat DiSabitino PreRetirement Appearance at Cooper River Park Wine Derby Fest April 26, 2023 (Haddon Township, NJ): The Camden County Board of Commissioners and Visit South Jersey will host the 3rd Annual Down and Derby Wine Festival on May 6, 2023 on Veteran's Island, set in the middle of the picturesque Cooper River at Cooper River Park in Haddon Township. Ticketed entry features features wine tastings from various award-winning South Jersey wineries, plus entertainment from local legend Aunt Mary Pat DiSabatino, one of the character’s last appearances on a whirlwind retirement tour, plus live entertainment from Jersey Shore... Read more →

Charter School of Wilmington Delaware Envirothon Champs

Charter’s Team A Claims School’s 21st Straight Victory in Statewide Environmental Competition Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2023 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Aquatic Resources Education Center on the Delaware Bayshore near Smyrna. The latest state Envirothon championship marks Charter School of Wilmington’s school’s 21st win in the event’s 28-year history, highlighted by an unbroken winning streak in the Envirothon competition since 2002. Peach Blossom 4-H Club/Lake Forest High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) came in second place, while Odessa High School FFA placed... Read more →


Board's Higher Score Doubled Failure Rate on 2022 Field Test On May 3, the New Jersey State Board of Education will again vote to set passing scores on the tests high school students must pass to receive a diploma. Discussion at the Board’s April 5 meeting indicated they may be headed for disaster. At the State Board’s April meeting, New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) officials presented results of the New Jersey Graduation Proficiency Assessment (NJGPA) “field test.” Last year, the Board set the NJGPA passing score at 750, instead of the 725 recommended by the Department and the test... Read more →

YouTube Video: The Incredible Belgian Malinoise

The Video was submitted by January F. The highly skilled Belgian Malinois can jump incredible distances. The smart, confident, and versatile Belgian Malinois is a world-class worker who forges an unbreakable bond with his human partner. To deny a Mal activity and the pleasure of your company is to deprive him of his very reasons for being. Belgian Malinois are squarely built, proud, and alert herders standing 22 to 26 inches. Strong and well-muscled, but more elegant than bulky, there's an honest, no-frills look about them, as befit dogs built to work hard for their feed. A breed hallmark is... Read more →


CNB FISHING MARYLAND This happy group helped celebrate an anglers’ notable blue catfish catch at the North Point State Park fishing pier. Photo by Badesh Latchman The wonderful spring weather is inviting Marylanders to come outside and enjoy all the wonders nature has to offer – like walks through state parks, or fishing along an inviting shoreline or fishing pier. Forecast Summary: April 26 – May 2: Moderate weather ahead will keep Chesapeake Bay waters temperatures stable for gamefish including striped bass, shad, and herring, which are spawning or finished spawning in Maryland waters. As reported from the NOAA buoys,... Read more →

18-Year-Old Gloucester City Resident Arrested for Carjacking on Division St.

image courtesy of GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 27, 2023)(CNBNews)—A 18-year-old Gloucester City resident who allegedly carjacked a vehicle on Division Street on April 16 has been apprehended. Tre’saan C. Braxton was arrested on April 24. Police did not release the suspect’s street address. He was charged with the following crimes Robbery-First Degree Receiving Stolen Property-Third Degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose-Third Degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon-Thrid Degree Hindering his own Apprehension-Third Degree Police did not explain where the vehicle was recovered. It was not clear if the suspect used a weapon to commit the crime.... Read more →

Unveiling the Significance of Y6lktszld8s: A Comprehensive Analysis 

image courtesy of Looking to understand the power of Y6lktszld8s? Our comprehensive analysis will provide you with all the information you need to know about this topic. From its origins to its uses, we cover it all. Discover the significance of Y6lktszld8s with our in-depth analysis. What Is Y6lktszld8s? Y6lktszld8s is a form of gestural communication that involves making eye contact with another person and then blinking quickly. This activity sends a signal of interest, broad-mindedness, and good humor, and it can be used in a variety of settings to increase your interconnection with others. How Y6lktszld8s Operates? At... Read more →

Y6lktszld8s: Automate Online Processes and Save Time 

Y6lktszld8s is a cloud-based software solution that automates online processes and simplifies tasks, helping users save time and money. With robust connectors and an intuitive interface, Y6lktszld8s can benefit individuals and businesses alike. What does "Y6lktszld8s" Stand for? CNBNews photo Y6lktszld8s is a software solution that the concern can use to automate its online processes. It is organized in the cloud. These procedures can involve the building of websites, and analytical, and customer support, among others. It authorizes the creation of websites and further online assets quickly and simply, in need of only a fundamental understanding of coding. Furthermore, it... Read more →

Shelby L. Brooks, age 37, of Brooklawn; Cold Springs School Teacher, GHS Alumnus

On April 25, 2023. Age 37. Of Brooklawn. Formerly of Gloucester City. Predeceased by her parents, Richard “Rick” and Marlene “Bonnie” Brooks. Survived by her loving sisters, Heather L. Brooks and Ariel M. Didier; niece, Delilah; boyfriend, Michael Cipolone; many loving aunts, uncles and cousins; her dog Rex and cat Boots, as well as many loving members of the Adams and Cipolone families. Shelby was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 2003. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Shelby was a school teacher in Gloucester City for many years,... Read more →

The Center Square: Motorcycle processions ask for funeral rights, AGAIN

By Lauren Jessop | The Center Square contributor Shutterstock This story has been updated since original publication to include more information about the legislative proposals. (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania lawmakers want to grant organized motorcycle processions the same rights cars have during funerals. The companion bills – introduced by Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Greenville, and Rep. Perry Stambaugh, R-New Bloomfield – would give organized charitable or memorial rides with at least 10 participants the ability to proceed through traffic signals and stop signs as a group. Stambaugh told The Center Square the bills would update rules for motorcycles and bring... Read more →

Leon M Henry, 79, of Gloucester City

Find a woman and you’ll find love. Be a simple man, composed of principle and compassion. Something we love and something we understand. Leon M. Henry made a family his own, not by blood, but by heart. He was simple, in a kind, sincere and sweet manner. Now, he could be hard-headed but his huge heart instilled character, dignity, love, and most of all, respect. On April 21, 2023, after 79 years The unthinkable became the unspeakable. After years of weakening, Leon passed away at Cooper Hospital in Camden. Our tears not only fell, they crashed around us. One day,... Read more →

YOUR CASH: Municipal Aid applications being accepted for nearly $165 million in FY24 grants

Transit Village, Bikeways, and Safe Streets to Transit applications also being accepted (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for NJDOT’s Fiscal Year 2024 State Aid programs is now open. Starting today, April 26, applications will be accepted for Municipal Aid, Transit Village, Bikeway, and Safe Streets to Transit programs through July 1, 2023. “The New Jersey Department of Transportation is committed to improving local roads and bridges by providing financial assistance, technical expertise and training for municipal and county transportation initiatives,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “Municipal Aid grants, along with... Read more →

Vaughn Wiltin, of Bridgeton, age 82

Bridgeton – Formerly of Millville, NJ. Age 82, passed away on April 20, 2023. Survived by her loving daughter, Penny Knecht. Funeral services and burial will be announced once date and time is selected. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home. Gloucester City, NJ Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Dining Outdoor in Media

Off The Rail to participate in Dining Under The Stars for the first time, launches spring cocktail menu & new daily specials Off The Rail, located at 109 West State Street, will participate in Downtown Media’s Dining Under The Stars for the first time this year and introduce their new cocktails and daily drink specials for the upcoming season. Dining Under The Stars takes place in Downtown Media on Wednesday’s starting May 3rd through September 27th from 5-11 p.m. During this event, a variety of restaurants will take their dining outside to State Street for customers to be under the... Read more →

Catch American Legion Baseball on all platforms

Follow American Legion Baseball during the regular season and tournament play. Subscribe to the Dugout A monthly e-newsletter that features stories about American Legion Baseball alumni, program news and alerts for deadlines. Additional issues during tournament play provides scores, stats and schedules. CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE Visit the websites The American Legion Baseball hub provides news, team resources and updates. The American Legion World Series page provides news, updates and information for about The American Legion World Series and related celebrations and activities in and around Shelby, N.C. for teams, visitors and volunteers. Download the Mobile App Available... Read more →


Adult Black Skimmer Shorebirds are some of the most migratory animals known to science today, and the habitats they utilize for nesting and feeding are critical to maintaining a healthy weight while migrating and for successfully raising chicks. Many of these vulnerable shorebirds have seen declines since the 1970s. Factors affecting these birds include degradation of their wintering or staging grounds through development, human disturbance, pesticide use, pollution, and oil spills (Pfister et al. 1991). Pressures affecting nesting birds often lead to lower nest success and may include predators, flooding, human disturbance, and urban development (Maslo et al. 2016). Humans... Read more →

Jefferson Hospitals in NJ Honored with Quality & Safety Award by GPBCH

Jefferson Stratford Hospital and Jefferson Washington Township Hospital have each been honored with a 2022 Hospital Quality and Safety Award by the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH). The awards were announced at the recent GPBCH Regional Leapfrog Quality and Safety Awards event at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Hosted by GPBCH and the Health Care Improvement Foundation, the awards program brought together healthcare leaders and employers to discuss the value of the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Survey, and Safety Grade in driving healthcare quality and safety, and to recognize top-performing hospitals and... Read more →

Keith Locker, Gloucester City Board of Ed Worker, Fireman, Loved Camping

Surrounded by and in the loving care of his wife and family, Keith passed peacefully at home in Gloucester City on April 20, 2023, at the age of 76. Loving and devoted husband of 52 years to Linda Lee Locker (nee White). Beloved father of Wendy Locker Thompson and Keith R. Locker, Jr. (Jennifer). Cherished grandfather of Justin Locker, Dylan Bartley, and Joseph Bartley. Beloved son of Ethel H. Locker (nee Duffield) and the late Eric M. Locker. Dear brother of Eric M. Locker and brother-in-law of Harry and Lisa Ridgeway and Steven Allegra (John). Also survived by his best... Read more →

Josie Gorman (nee Kelly) Nurse for Police/Fire Clinic

On April 22, 2023. Age 68. (nee Kelly). Of North Wildwood. Loving mother of Catherine M. Banff (Mark) and Rose M. Gorman. Cherished grandmother of Mark, Macie and Kashus. Beloved sister of Sharon McGuigan (Joe), Norma Campellone (Joe), Michele Giamboy (Rob) and the late Marie Kelly. Predeceased by her parents, Bill and Norma Kelly. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Josie was born and raised in Philadelphia. She was a 1973 graduate of Little Flower High School. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. Josie worked as a... Read more →

Jefferson Health Nurse Honored with DAISY Award

Jada Griffin-Howard, BSN, RN, a registered nurse on the C4 Patient Pavilion unit at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, was recently honored with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The Cherry Hill, NJ, resident was recognized for establishing a connection with a patient through trust and emotional support. "Jada cared for me as if she knew me all of her life. She made me feel comfortable, loved, and like I was her mother," wrote a grateful patient. "I am a mother of three children with a disabled husband, so I usually take care of everyone. Jada helped me realize it was... Read more →

Pope Francis names Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior\the 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg

Today, Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, is pleased to share that Pope Francis has named Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior, currently an Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, as the 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg. Founded in 1868, the Diocese of Harrisburg is home to over 200,000 Catholics from 15 counties in central Pennsylvania. Biographical Information on Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior, Bishop-designate of Harrisburg Bishop Timothy Senior was ordained an Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia in July, 2009. He is currently Regional Bishop of Montgomery County and Philadelphia-South as well as Chancellor of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.... Read more →


image source NRA-ILA D.C. stands for District of Columbia, but one may be excused for thinking that lately, it stands for Defend Criminals, or Delusional Council, or Don’t Care. The D.C. police force has now “shrunk to a half-century low as officers leave faster than they can be replaced,” and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Robert J. Contee III expects the number to fall still further by the end of fiscal year 2024. Although the proposed D.C. budget for the new fiscal year allocates funds for recruiting and bonuses for new police hires, the force is currently losing between 30... Read more →

FEDS Denie Special Permit for Gibbstown Project

Department of Transportation Denies Special Permit for LNG Project Buttigieg Urged to Stop Gibbstown Project for Good by Halting Trump-Era Rule WASHINGTON D.C. (April 24, 2023) — According to the Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Transportation has denied Energy Transfer Partners a special permit to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail from Wyalusing, PA to Gibbstown, NJ. While this is a victory for halting the Gibbstown project, Energy Transfer Partners could still use a Trump-era rule to move forward with its project. The following is the reaction from Kimberly Ong, Senior Attorney at NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council):... Read more →

Richard B. Kates age 64, formerly of Berlin

Voorhees Twp. – Formerly of Berlin. Age 64, passed away on April 19, 2023. Born in Camden, NJ to the late Carroll and Norma (Erikson) Kates. He is survived by his devoted brothers; John and Stephen Kates. Richard worked as an assembly worker for the Best Work Industries for the Blind in Cherry Hill. Honoring Richard’s wishes there will be no viewing or services at this time. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Richard B. Kates Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856 – 456 -... Read more →