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February 2024

Senator Booker Tours African Health Clinic

U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey Tours CFK Africa Health Clinic in Kenya Booker visits Tabitha Medical Clinic in Kibera, Africa’s largest informal settlement NAIROBI, KENYA – CFK Africa, an international nonprofit with offices in Kenya and the U.S., hosted U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey on Monday, Feb. 19, at its health clinic serving residents of Kibera, Africa’s largest informal settlement situated on the outskirts of Nairobi. Booker visited CFK Africa’s Tabitha Medical Clinic, a full-scale medical facility in the heart of Kibera, Kenya, that hosts one of the largest urban infectious disease surveillance platforms established by... Read more →

Chronic Stress Increases Risks for Cancer, Stroke, Heart Disease

Newswise — Stress is inevitable. But too much of it can be terrible for our health. Chronic stress can increase our risk for heart disease and strokes. It may also help cancer spread. How this works has remained a mystery—a challenge for cancer care. Xue-Yan He, a former postdoc in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Adjunct Professor Mikala Egeblad’s lab, says, “Stress is something we cannot really avoid in cancer patients. You can imagine if you are diagnosed, you cannot stop thinking about the disease or insurance or family. So it is very important to understand how stress works on... Read more →

Responsible Gambling - Tips and Tools for Staying in Control

Gambling, whether online or in traditional settings, offers a form of entertainment that millions around the world enjoy. However, maintaining control over this activity is crucial to ensure it remains a source of enjoyment and does not escalate into a problem. Responsible gambling involves understanding the risks, recognizing the early signs of problem gambling, and utilizing various tools and resources to stay in control. This blog post delves into the importance of responsible gambling, offering practical advice and highlighting the support available to those who need it. Setting Limits One of the foundational steps in practicing responsible gambling is setting... Read more →

Sandra E (Wood) Sellers, of Gloucester City

February 23, 1951 — January 22, 2024 Gloucester City, NJ Legends say that butterflies float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy, and celebration. The Butterfly's delicate grace reminds us that life is rich, beauty is everywhere, every personal connection has meaning, and that laughter is life's sweetest creation. The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough. Sandra E. Sellers (nee Wood) found her home to be the starting place of love, hope, and dreams. It's where love resides, memories are created, friends always belong, and laughter never ends. Sandy was a bit sassy, a... Read more →

Food Bank of South Jersey and State Farm are Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Food insecurity can happen at any moment. The sudden loss of a job, an illness or an unexpected rise in healthcare or utility costs can all destructively impact someone’s ability to put food on the table. Unfortunately, 812,000 New Jersey residents struggle with hunger, according to Feeding America. Nearly 200,000 of these residents are children. Fortunately, the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) creates an immediate solution to hunger by providing food to people in need through local partner agencies across Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. Founded in 1985, FBSJ also teaches people to eat nutritiously and helps them... Read more →

Joseph Z. Acerbo Sr. , 89, of Bellmawr

Joseph Z. Acerbo, Sr., 89, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. Joe was the beloved husband of 66 years to Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Mancini). Loving father of Joseph Z. Acerbo, Jr. (Barbara) of Mt. Laurel, NJ, Nancy Acerbo of Ventnor, NJ, and the late Susan Acerbo. Cherished and adored Pop-Pop of Gina Marie (Dave) Acerbo-Klotz, Nicole Elizabeth Acerbo (Sean Walsh), and Joseph Z. Acerbo, III. Dear brother of Theresa, Angie, the late Philomena, the late Anthony and the late Mary, and brother-in-law to Dominic Paul, the late Joseph, the late Marie... Read more →

GCHS Hall of Fame Banquet; Tickets on Sale

CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic High School will host its 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at Auletto’s Sunset Ballroom in Almonesson, NJ, the Hall of Fame Executive Committee has announced. The Inductees of this prestigious class include: Arts/Academics/Educators Dr. William Peranteau ’93 Dr. David Coghlan (Posthumous) Joe Gorman ’72 Elizabeth Reilly, J.D. ’69 Special Recognition Patrick Peyton ’77 Athletics Bernadette McGlade ’76, Girls Basketball Johnny Gaudreau ’11, Ice Hockey Joe Fields ’71, Football Trish McNutt-Green ’82, Girls Basketball Teams 1971 Football Team (Class of 1972) 2000 Baseball Team (Class of 2000) 1998 Girls Soccer Team (Class of... Read more →

Gustafson Seeks First Congressional Seat

Claire“I put time, effort, sweat and treasure into building an organization, always supporting other candidates and campaigns.” COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson Republican candidate for Congress today formally declared her candidacy for United States House of Representatives in New Jersey’s First Congressional District on video via social media and on her campaign website, “It’s true. This is a tough district.” Claire Gustafson said, “That’s why I put time, effort, sweat and treasure into building an organization, always supporting other candidates and campaigns.” Gustafson continued, “It’s not that any of the others in this race are bad, anyone is better than... Read more →

Fifth-Seeded TCNJ Over Top-Seeded Rowan

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan couldn’t overcome fifth-seeded TCNJ as the Profs fell in the semifinals of the 2024 NJAC Men’s Basketball Championship, 79-73. The defending champion Profs (19-7) will now await a possible at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament, which will be announced on Monday. TCNJ moves on to play second-seeded Stockton in the conference title game on Saturday, as the Ospreys defeated Montclair State, 91-77. Nick Koch (25 points) and Matthew Okurie (21 points) led the Lions (18-8). Khalif Meares, the league’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year, had 21 points to lead the Profs, with NJAC Player of... Read more →

NJ Has The Highest Property Taxes In The Nation Thanks To Tax & Spend Democrats

GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET GRAPHIC FILE Out of 30 Communities with the highest property taxes, Gloucester City was Named #23 Again! ~CNBNews report (The Center Square) (February 21, 2024)(CNBNews)— New Jersey homeowners pay the highest property taxes in the country, according to a new report by the personal finance website WalletHub. The Garden State has the highest property taxes in the U.S., according to the report – 2024's Property Taxes by State, which also includes Washington D.C. The annual tax on a $401,410 median home value in New Jersey is $9,345. ================= ====================. WalletHub compared U.S. Census Bureau data for the 50 states... Read more →


AT THESE 16 TOP RESTAURANTS AND BARS Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia and Suburban restaurants and bars will celebrate the region’s love of margs with National Margarita Day on Thursday, February 22, 2024. From classic to flavored, on the rocks to frozen, from salt rims to sugar, and everything in between, area restaurants will roll out specials and features all day with everything from $20 pitchers, special flavors, marg flights, unique flavors, food features and happy hours. It is the second most popular holiday for marg lovers outside of Cinco de Mayo! Save the date and come thirsty and hungry for... Read more →

DOT Closing Sections of Rt 42 Thurs.; Parts of Rt. 295 Closed Friday

Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound to be closed and detoured Thursday night I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed Friday night (Trenton) – Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed and detoured Thursday night, and the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, is scheduled to be closed Friday night as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Thursday, February 22 Beginning at 10 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, February 22 until 5 a.m. Friday, February 23, the Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to... Read more →

How To Choose The Best Football Bookmaker In The UK

In the UK, football is the most popular type of sports betting, so finding football bookmakers in the UK can be stressful due to the amount of options you have. Some would class this as a good stress to have. Meanwhile, some punters seek free bets in their quest for sports betting, while others desire a higher betting limit. With so much variation, it can be hard to determine what the overall best bookmakers are in the UK for betting on football. Because of this, we’ve created a guide for you to follow so you can make the decision yourself... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD Hiring Special Law Enforcement Officer (Part Time) – Class 1

Duties & Requirements: Under direction of a supervisor, Special Officers will perform varied types of traffic and security details; other related duties as required. Part time hours vary between day, night, weekends, and holidays Gloucester Township residents preferred Salary: $17.00 PER HOUR APPOINTEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO POSSESS A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE IN NEW JERSEY EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, PHYSICAL INCLUDING DRUG TESTING, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM WILL BE CONDUCTED TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF HIRING PROCESS THE “POLICE SUPPORT” JOB APPLICATION MUST BE FILLED OUT FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Applications may be obtained by clicking here to... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: $631M to Improve Rail Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $631 million in grants to improve rail transit safety and reliability for passengers through the purchase of new American-made rail cars. This investment, a part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, will improve transportation systems across the nation while creating good-paying jobs and boosting economic competitiveness. The grants announced today through FTA’s Rail Vehicle Replacement Program will help transit agencies in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Baltimore replace older vehicles with 300 new railcars, making transit safer, opening new opportunities for people with disabilities, and modernizing their transit... Read more →

*YOU'RE INVITED! Gloucester City Republican Committee 4th Annual Spring Kick-Off Dinner

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 21, 2024)--The Gloucester City Republican Committee will hold its 4th Annual Spring Kick-Off Dinner on May 2nd at Vitale's Italian Bistro at 942 Ninth Street. The public is encouraged to purchase tickets by April 25th. BUY TICKETS To book tickets online, GO HERE Or mail a check to Gloucester City Republican Committee c/o Jason Fanning, Treasurer PO Box 405, Gloucester City 08030 Enter "Vitales" in the memo line (space donated by CNBNews) Read more →

Special Price for Center City on Stage Tickets

Center City District has partnered with several of Philadelphia’s nationally recognized performing arts organizations to offer exclusive promotional discounts on tickets during Center City on Stage. For two weeks only, beginning February 21 through March 6, theatergoers can take advantage of buy one, get one half-off tickets to performances hosted across Center City through the end of the current 23/24 season. See below for the full list of participating theaters and performing arts groups and to view the full schedule of more than 20 discounted shows, visit the Center City on Stage page. BalletX Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Lantern Theater... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: New Mexico Officer Stabbed to Death

Patrol Officer Jonah Hernandez Las Cruces Police Department, New Mexico End of Watch Sunday, February 11, 2024 Patrol Officer Jonah Hernandez was stabbed to death while responding to a trespassing call at the 300 block of South Valley Drive in Las Cruces. A witness to the stabbing shot the suspect while another witness called 911 for help. Officer Hernandez was transported to MountainView Regional Medical Center where he died from a knife wound to his neck. The subject had a lengthy criminal record and mental illness. Officer Hernandez had served with the Las Cruces Police Department for two years. His... Read more →

Lawnside Gospel Party; Tickets Are on Sale

The Lawnside Historical Society and Grace Temple Baptist Church present a Gospel Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 3 p.m. featuring Gospel ensemble Heaven Sent and vocalists Thelma Isaac and Sister Hope Bates. Doors open at 2 p.m. The event at the Wayne Bryant Community Center, 323 E. Charleston Ave., will benefit the Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Museum. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Mott House, or with the QR Code or by calling 856-546-8850. Vendors will be on hand including caterer Sea and Sizzle selling meals. Photo courtesy of Heaven Sent A brief excerpt of... Read more →

How to Evaluate and Choose the Best Football Tipster for You

Looking for the best football tipster? It's not as simple as picking the one with the most wins. You've got to dig a little deeper, understand their strategies, and see if they align with your betting style. A good tipster can make all the difference in your betting success. But how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? You'll need to evaluate their track record, consistency, and value for money. Why You Need a Football Tipster Even if you're a serious football fan with in-depth knowledge about the game, you might wonder why you'd need a football tipster. Well,... Read more →

Countdown On For 2024 Cheltenham Festival 

The eyes of the world will be on Cheltenham Racecourse between March 12-15 - the biggest week of the year in Jumps racing. The best National Hunt horses compete in 28 races across the four days of the meeting. Here is a look at some of the big storylines to look out for across the week for those tuning into the meeting. Galopin Des Champs Set to Defend His Crown Irish horse Galopin Des Champs went into last year's Cheltenham Gold Cup with a huge reputation, and he lived up to it with an excellent performance, scoring by nine lengths.... Read more →

The Philadelphia 76ers: A Season of Strategy and Resilience

Picture Credit As the 2023-24 NBA season unfolds, the Philadelphia 76ers have been in the spotlight, demonstrating a mix of strategic roster moves and individual player achievements that have kept fans on the edge of their seats. The team, navigating through the challenges of the season, has shown resilience, making notable acquisitions and facing the temporary loss of key players to injury. Strategic Acquisitions and Roster Moves The 76ers made headlines for being active participants at the NBA trade deadline, securing Buddy Hield from the Indiana Pacers, a move anticipated to significantly bolster the team's performance for the remainder of... Read more →

Jean Eller, longtime Gloucester City Resident

On February 18, 2024, at the age of 84, Jean passed away peacefully at home in Gloucester City surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Amber (Broadwater) Hagan. Jean was predeceased by her beloved husband of 67 years, Wayne M. Eller, Sr., Devoted Mother to Teresa Clements (William), Wayne Eller, Jr. (Regina), Kenneth Eller (Kelly), William Eller (Noreen) and Joseph Eller (Kara). Jean is also survived by her 20 cherished grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; sister, Joan Gundle and many nieces and nephews. Jean was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City. She loved being with... Read more →

Donald C. Gibbs Jr., Longtime Nurse and EMT; K of C #674

West Deptford - passed away on February 15, 2024 at the age of 64. Predeceased by his wife of 41 years Karen Gibbs (Sbalcio); father Donald C. Gibbs, Sr., Survived by his cherished children, Brett (Julia) and Brittany Gibbs; devoted mother, Georgeanna Gibbs, dear sister Bridgett, Brenda (Steve) Erika (Dean), Nicole (Randy) and brother Kirk (Dawn). Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews and in-laws. Donald graduated from nursing school in 1985 and worked as a Registered nurse since 1986. Before that Don worked as an EMT for North Wildwood Beach Patrol and he also worked as a Respiratory Therapist.... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: From Where Do Your Favorite Items Come?

DOROTHY PHILBIN | CNBNews The "most American" products, most of which we knew were American aren't American anymore. Here are a few that are hard to believe are no longer from the ole Red, White and Blue. Budweiser - Originally from St. Louis, Missouri Founded in 1850 Sold to a Belgian company in 2008 for $52 billion but the receipt has not changed. Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream - two friends opened an ice cream parlor in Vermont. Founded in 1978 Sold to Unilever, an English company in 2000 for $326 million. Burger King - Original Headquarters in Miami, FL... Read more →

Help THE Alice Costello Elementary School's PTA, Wednesday, Feb. 21

ACES FUNDRAISER Buy something on Wednesday, February 21 at Chipolete in Brooklawn and you will help the Alice Costello Elementary School's PTA. Remember! Your must purchase something on Wednsday, February 21 between the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM at the CHIPOTLE, IN Brooklawn in order for The ACES to benefit. Purchasing your item on any other day or before or after the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM that day wont count. And, it must be at the Brooklawn CHIPOTLE Read more →

$157 Million for NJ Water Upgrades

NEW YORK (Feb. 20, 2024) – Today, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced over $157 million from Biden's Investing in America agenda for New Jersey drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. While the State Revolving Funds have been a foundational source of water infrastructure investments since 1988, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, under the Biden-Harris Administration is infusing an additional $50 billion—the largest such investment in American history. Almost half of this funding will be available as grants or principal forgiveness loans, ensuring funds reach communities who have been historically disinvested in, and most in need of, water infrastructure... Read more →

DINING OUT: A Family Recipe for a family-run business

Babas Hot Chicken & Brews to open February 26, 2024 at 11 a.m. with Ribbon Cutting ceremony Babas Hot Chicken & Brews, the third concept from the brothers behind M2o Burgers & Salads and Töska Restaurant & Brewery, will open February 26, 2024 at 11 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Following the ribbon cutting, the first 100 guest will receive a free sandwich (limit 1 per customer) and enjoy live music from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. from local DJ Spinatra. For Leo, Jim and Pep Osmanollaj, this has been a long time coming. The brothers grew up at Baba’s... Read more →

$1.62 billion in sports betting revenue in New Jersey

In a landmark achievement for the gambling industry, New Jersey casinos have set a new record in sports betting revenue, amassing an impressive $1.62 billion in November alone. This milestone underscores a significant shift in the gambling landscape, where online betting platforms are increasingly becoming a dominant force. The Atlantic City gambling market, traditionally reliant on physical casinos, is witnessing a transformative phase, adapting to the digital age with remarkable success. Record-Breaking Figures According to, November's figures are not just impressive; they are historic. The $1.62 billion in sports betting revenue marks a pinnacle of success for New Jersey's... Read more →

Hit and Run Accident in Gloucester Township; Victim Taken to Cooper Hospital

On Monday, February 19. 2024, at approximately 3:00pm, officers were dispatched to Gloucester Township Community Park located at 400 Hickstown Road in the Erial section of the town for a report of a subject bleeding in a vehicle. Upon arrival, Gloucester Township Fire Department Station 85 was on location with Inspiria BLS and Medics administering care to the victim. Initial investigation revealed that an adult male either fell off the hood of a moving vehicle or was struck by the vehicle after a verbal altercation. The Male was transported to Cooper Hospital by Hackensack Meridian Health Medivac. The Gloucester Township... Read more →

From Beginner to Tron Master: Your Ultimate Guide to TRX Gambling

Understanding TRON (TRX) Before diving into TRX gambling, it's essential to understand the fundamentals of TRON (TRX). TRON is a blockchain-based platform that aims to decentralize the internet by enabling peer-to-peer content sharing and creation. As a cryptocurrency, TRX serves as the native currency of the TRON ecosystem, facilitating transactions and powering decentralized applications (DApps), including TRX gambling platforms. Getting Started with TRX Gambling If you're new to TRX gambling, getting started is easier than you might think. The first step is to acquire some TRX tokens, which you can do through various cryptocurrency exchanges. Once you have TRX in... Read more →

American Legion News February 19; Five Things You Should Know

The American Legion \ FEB 19, 2024 1. U.S. maritime forces on Saturday conducted five self-defense strikes targeting Iranian-backed Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, U.S. Central Command announced Sunday. CENTCOM successfully conducted strikes against three mobile anti-ship cruise missiles, one unmanned underwater vessel (UUV) and one unmanned surface vessel (USV). It was the first observed Houthi employment of a UUV since attacks began in Oct. 23, according to CENTCOM. 2. Two young citizen-soldiers who became close friends after enlisting in the Army Reserve were remembered at funerals in southeast Georgia on Saturday, nearly three weeks after they died in a drone... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Announces Inductees for Second Annual Hall of Fame Class...

... Banquet to be Held on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 19, 2024)(CNBnews)--Gloucester Catholic High School will host its 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Auletto’s Sunset Ballroom in Almonesson, NJ, the Hall of Fame Executive Committee has announced. The Inductees of this prestigious class include: Arts/Academics/Educators Dr. William Peranteau '93 Dr. David Coghlan (Posthumous) Joe Gorman '72 Elizabeth Reilly, J.D. '69 Athletics Bernadette McGlade '76, Girls Basketball Johnny Gaudreau '11, Ice Hockey Joe Fields '71, Football Trish McNutt-Green '82, Girls Basketball Teams 1971 Football Team (Class of 1972) 2000 Baseball... Read more →

Missing Person: Tavear Omar Reid of Philly

Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Police Department seeks the publics assistance in locating 16-year-old Tavear Omar Reid, last seen on Friday, February 9th, 2024, at 10:40 PM, at his home on 82xx Fayette Street by his mother. Described as 5’5” and 110 lbs, with a thin build, light brown complexion, brown eyes, and short brown dreadlocks, Tavear has a black cast on his left arm and a tattoo on the left side of his neck. He was last seen wearing a gray ski mask, black sweatpants, and a black hoodie. Tavear, may be in the vicinity of Walmart at Cedarbrook... Read more →

ABSECON POLICE Respond to Vicious Carjacking Today; Suspect Arrested

ABSECON, NJ (February 18, 2024)(CNBNews)--On February 18, 2024, just before 8:30 AM, officers responded to a carjacking incident in progress on U.S. Route 30 (Absecon Boulevard). The incident unfolded as the suspect, identified as Deshaun C. Washington, 31, of Mays Landing, entered the lane of travel on U.S. Route 30, on foot, with the intent to disrupt traffic. The victim, a motorist traveling on U.S. Route 30, stopped to avoid colliding with the pedestrian. Washington aggressively approached the vehicle, banging on the hood to gain access. Fortunately, the doors were locked, preventing the suspect from entering. Undeterred, Washington resorted to... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Matthew Ruge and Police Officer Paul Elmstrand Shot and Killed

MATTHEW RUGE Burnsville Police Department, Minnesota Police Officer Matthew Ruge and Police Officer Paul Elmstrand were shot and killed after responding to a domestic incident in the 12600 block of 33rd Avenue at about 2:00 am. A man had taken several family members hostage and barricaded himself inside of the home. As officers and rescue personnel arrived at the scene, the man opened fire on them, fatally wounding Officer Elmstrand, Officer Ruge, and Burnsville Firefighter/Paramedic Adam Finseth. A Burnsville Police Department sergeant was also wounded. The man was found deceased in the home at about 8:00 am. Officer Elmstrand had... Read more →

South Jersey Legends and Lore (The Pine Barrens)

From the Pine Barrens to the Shore, the natural beauty of southern New Jersey is shrouded in local legends and lore passed down through the generations by way of oral tradition. Deep in the woods of Colliers Mills, the mysteries of a place called Jack Davis keep travelers at bay in the Bermuda Triangle of the pines. The state’s most famous legendary creature, the Jersey Devil, is often described as making its home among the pines. It is said that Oswego Lake's hermit guards the pines as a great mystical white stag. In the swamps of South Jersey, local legend... Read more →


1. Two times a week we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship. She goes on Tuesdays; I go on Fridays. Red Skelton source Wikipedia 2. We also sleep in separate beds. Hers is in California, and mine is in Texas. 3. I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back. 4. I asked my wife where she wanted to go for our anniversary. "Somewhere I haven't been in a long time!" she said. So I suggested the kitchen. 5. We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops. 6.... Read more →


BECOME TOMORROW’S ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS PROPOSALS FROM COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS DUE MARCH 21 (24/P04) TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is seeking to partner with up to five community-based organizations for the fourth year of its successful Youth Inclusion Initiative to help young people in overburdened communities get involved in environmental protection and support a more diverse workforce, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Up to $100,000 is available to applicants who partner with the DEP to provide outreach, recruitment, supervisory support, professional job training, community building and exposure to post-program employment opportunities for youth from overburdened communities. Interested... Read more →

Cumberland County Providing Opioid Education for Healthcare Professionals

BRIDGETON – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office have teamed up to provide healthcare professionals with essential training in safe opioid prescribing practices. The Prosecutor’s Office will provide free scholarships for Cumberland County healthcare professionals to earn state-mandated continuing medical education provided by PDFNJ through its webinar, “Do No Harm: Exploring Strategies for Safer Prescribing of Opioids.” The course is tailored to a wide range of healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, dentists, and medical students. This educational initiative aligns with New Jersey’s 2017 opioid legislation, which not only limits initial opioid prescriptions... Read more →

Alvernia University Students FROM NJ volunteer at Night to Shine Event

READING, PA (02/15/2024)-- On February 9th, 2024, Community Evangelical Church partnered with Alvernia University and hosted the Tim Tebow Foundation's Night to Shine in Berks County for the first time since 2020. Night to Shine is designed to be an unforgettable prom night that is hosted globally for people with special needs aged 14 and older. Alvernia's had over 400 volunteers celebrate the individuals by providing them with a night of joy and recognition, including: Abigail Wright of Evesham, NJ (08053). Wright assisted in the Set Up Team. Haley McArthur of Wall Township, NJ (07719). McArthur assisted in the Set... Read more →

Missing Person: Julius Reed Jr., of Camden City

RELATED: MISSING PERSON (Camden City NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 18-year-old from Liberty Park. Julius Reed Jr. has been reported missing from the 900 block of Atlantic Ave. He is described as a black male, 5’8”, 220 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He is believed to be wearing a dark colored hoodie and dark colored sweatpants. He is known to frequent Whitman Park, Liberty Park and Atlantic City. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042. Read more →

Philadelphia Police Blotter Feb. 16 to 17: Stabbing, Shooting & Homicide

UPDATED PHILADELPHIA, PA(February 17, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Philadelphia Police Public Affairs Office released the following summary of incidents that occurred between Friday evening and Saturday. Please note that this information is preliminary and subject to change. Additional details are currently unavailable; however, updates will be provided as they become available. 1. Stabbing - Location: 14xx Morris St, on highway - Time: 6:32 AM - Description: A 35-year-old male was stabbed once in the left side of the neck by unknown assailants. He was transferred to Jefferson Hospital, where he remains in critical condition. No arrests have been made, and no weapon has... Read more →


Home Country BY SLIM RANDLES Ya know, I swear if somebody comes up with a concretenation that included sucking dirty rocks, ol’ Mame the dame would sign up. Now don’t git me wrong, I think Mamie Dilworth is a nice lady, and I enjoy seein’ what she’s up to next, ya know? She can’t cook … gives ya raw fish when you go over there … but she has a perty nice smile and I can take it, ya know. So she told me jest t’other day to git ready, cuz we’re goin’ out for goat yoga. Well, natcherly I... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Needs Your Help; Can You Identifying this Man

The Philadelphia Police Department Special Victims Unit is attempting to identify the male suspect depicted in this video. The attempted sexual assault occurred on the 400 block of E. Girard Ave at approximately 7:54 pm on February 11, 2024. The suspect followed the victim, a 24-year-old-female, as she walked home from the gym. Suspect Description: Dark complected black male believed to be in his early 30's. He is approximately 5'10 to 6 feet tall, with a stocky build, full beard, wearing a brownish-green winter coat, black hooded sweatshirt with "NIRVANA" logo, black Under Armour track pants with a thick white... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Seeks Public Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile Jennifer Lucero

RELATED: MISSING PERSON Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating 15-year-old Jennifer Lucero, who was last seen leaving her residence at 8xx Anchor Street on February 8, 2024, at approximately 4:00 am. Jennifer is described as 5’0” tall, weighing 120lbs, with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and black shoes. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jennifer Lucero is urged to contact the Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3154, or call 911. Read more →

Missing Person, Quinnaj Outlaw of Philly

RELATED: MISSING PERSON Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in locating missing 14-year-old Quinnaj Outlaw. Quinnaj was last seen leaving his home at 31XX Grant Avenue on 02-14-24 around 12:00 pm by his mother. Quinnaj is described as 5’6” tall, approximately 200, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a gray Philadelphia Academy hooded sweatshirt, blue uniform pants, tan sneakers, a green winter coat, and carrying a black book bag. Anyone with information, on the whereabouts of Quinnaj Outlaw, is asked to please contact the Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3154, or... Read more →

Transformative Writing with AI: Unleashing the Potential of an AI Essay Writer for Seamless Content Creation

Essay or paper writing makes up the bulk of what students have to do in schools and colleges to get solid grades and get promoted to the next semester. Before the arrival of AI on the scene, the process of writing was dull and drab. But today, these automated tools have opened new ways to research, write, and edit pieces of text for assignments. An AI essay writer has the potential to completely change the way how we go about working on our tasks. With the added advantages of speed, personalization, and adaptability, you can finish an essay or... Read more →

Elizabeth Ryan, of Cherry Hill

Age 81 of Cherry Hill, formerly of Vineland, NJ. On February 14, 2024. CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILES Graveside services will be celebrated on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 10:00 am, in Waterford Memorial Cemetery, 679 Pestleton Rd., Waterford, NJ. There will be no visitation or viewing. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →