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June 2024

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Receives Grant

Partners With Cooper University Health Care’s Emergency Medical Services Program to Expand Lifesaving Patient Care After Opioid Overdose (CAMDEN, NJ) Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) has received a $3.5 million dollar grant from the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. In conjunction with Cooper University Health Care’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS), this funding aims to expand the number of paramedic systems in New Jersey offering buprenorphine therapy for patients who overdose on opiates. “People with opioid use disorder who have overdosed have a life-threatening illness, with an annual mortality rate similar... Read more →

OMINOUS SKY Hovers Over South Jersey

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (June 30, 2024)(CNBNews)--At 8:30 PM, there was a lull following the thunder and lightning storms that hit the area earlier this evening. Dan Vaultier, a Pennsauken resident took two photos displayed here from the window of his home. The fiery sky leaves one with the impression that something miraculous is going to happen at any moment. What were your thoughts when you saw these photos of the sky? (comment below). Read more →

Comptroller's Audit in 2021 Lambast Norcross Insurance Brokerage for $1.6 Million Mistake

N.J. audit slams Norcross-headed insurance broker for school contract by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor December 10, 2021 The insurance brokerage helmed by Democratic power broker George Norcross erred in its analysis of health insurance plans for Pennsauken Public Schools employees, costing the district $1.6 million in potential savings, according to an audit released Friday by the New Jersey State Comptroller’s Office. The 4,700-student school district in Camden County relied on an analysis done by Conner Strong & Buckelew — where Norcross is executive chair — in choosing an insurance company for its employees in fiscal years 2014 and 2015,... Read more →

Since 2015 NJ Has Received Over 31,000 Unaccompanied Illegal Children

New Jersey received 7th most unaccompanied minors from border since fiscal 2015 By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – New Jersey received the seventh greatest number of unaccompanied alien children, primarily arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border of 31,323 since fiscal 2015. The greatest numbers have consistently been sent to the most populous states of Texas, California and Florida. In fiscal 2015, the federal government began reporting UAC data through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), which is responsible for their care. ORR is housed within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Service's Office of... Read more →

Beatrice Fisher, of Audubon, age 94, formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alum

(nee McCullough) On June 22, 2024, of Audubon, NJ. Age 94 years. CNBNews graphic file Beloved wife of the late George H. Fisher. Dear mother of Linda (Ronald) Kegel. Loving grandmother of Melissa (Joseph) Garofolo and Colin (Caitlin) Kegel. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren: Serena, Andrew, Aidan, Austin, Dublin and Eloise and many nieces and nephews. Beatrice was a 1947 graduate of Gloucester City High School. She was a longtime member of Audubon United Methodist Church and a longtime employee for J.C. Penney Co., Audubon, NJ. She also volunteered as a chaperone for the Audubon Bon... Read more →

Gloucester City's Fireworks at Dusk, Sat.

Saturday, June 29th 5 pm Fireworks at Dusk POSTED ON: JUNE 27, 2024 - 1:59PM Food trucks, Music by Cousin Donnie and Fireworks!!! Come down and visit us, and check our newest restaurant, Maria Station Cafe. Johanna and Anthony will have their A&J food truck there so you can try their delicious food. Other food trucks will include our always favorite Rodney's, Not Your Mamas Tacos, Weenie Geny, Kona Ice and Mister Softee. Read more →


OWNERS TO OPEN ROOSTER’S GLENSIDE, COMING THIS FALL Glenside, PA - Stove and Co. Restaurant Group will team up with the owners of Jasper's Backyard to open Rooster's at 294 N. Keswick Avenue. Justin Weathers, Joe Monnich and Glenside native Matt Moyer (Stove and Tap, Al Pastor, Joey Chops, GBU) and Chris Magarity (Jasper's Backyard) will open the classic American pub with a focus on great food and drinks, a welcoming and lively atmosphere, and customer service that will have locals feeling like royalty. The new bar, restaurant and community space will occupy the former home of Keswick Tavern. Rooster's... Read more →


by Rep. Jefferson Van Drew (R)

Rep. Van Drew Questions Secretary Buttigieg on Offshore Wind This week, I had the opportunity to question Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg at a House Transportation and Infrastructure hearing. I questioned him on whether the Department of Transportation (DOT) was doing enough to ensure safety is a priority in areas where offshore wind farms are being constructed. Despite major concerns over maritime and aerial safety, these projects are being pushed forward before adequate safety impact studies have been conducted. I pressed Secretary Buttigieg to ensure safety is prioritized before proceeding with further construction. These projects will result in the permanent... Read more →

Who Won The Presidential Debate?

Biden and Trump trade insults, accusations of lying in acrimonious presidential debate by Jennifer Shutt, New Jersey Monitor June 27, 2024 President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump pitched to undecided voters Thursday night during the first debate of the presidential campaign — trading insults over their policy differences, immigration and who represents a threat to democracy. During the debate from CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, the two men argued over who can do better for Americans during the next four years on a broad swath of issues, ranging from the economy to climate change to foreign policy. Each repeatedly... Read more →

Maple Shade Police Department Alert

Advisory: Special traffic and parking advisory for the Fireworks tomorrow. Dear Wm Cleary, FIREWORKS Saturday, June 29, 2024 [estimated start time - 9:15 PM] Maple Shade High School parking and roadway restrictions... The Maple Shade Police Department is advising all residents and guests that will be attending our Fireworks display of specific restrictions that will be in place for vehicular traffic and parking. It is recommended that spectators park vehicles off-site and/or walk to the high school, if able. High School parking lots will not be open for parking until approximately 7:00 PM. *No unauthorized vehicles will be permitted in... Read more →

New Jersey Senate Committee Approves Bill to Ban Smoking in Casinos Amidst Atlantic City Controversy

Powered-on no smoking box photo – Free Sign Image on Unsplash In a move that could reshape the gaming landscape of Atlantic City, the New Jersey Senate Health Committee has given the green light to a bill aimed at banning smoking in all nine of the city's iconic casinos. The decision, however, has sparked intense debate and raised concerns among stakeholders, including casino operators and workers. New Jersey is home to in-person casinos and is one of the limited 7 states in the US that also allows online gambling. In the US, online gambling and online poker sites have been... Read more →

NJ Students Graduate from Muhlenberg College

ALLENTOWN, PA (06/25/2024)-- Congratulations to Muhlenberg College's Class of 2024! The College's Commencement honored graduates in a ceremony held in downtown Allentown's PPL Center on May 19. Local students include: Cameryn Haines of Pemberton (08068): Cameryn Haines graduated with a B.A. - Bachelor of Arts Degree in the Sustainability Studies Major and a Environmental Science Minor. Julia Sulzner of Hammonton (08037): Julia Sulzner graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. - Bachelor of Science Degree in the Neuroscience Major and a English Minor. Jack Avis of Moorestown (08057): Jack Avis graduated with a B.A. - Bachelor of Arts Degree in the... Read more →

CNBNews Pet Tips:A Dog Trainer’s Tips to Support Pets Through Life Stages

PETS & PEOPLE by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP Lacey Cleary and her best friend, David (NAPSI)—Many people found comfort in their animals during the pandemic, whether they already had a pet, newly adopted, or helped care for a family member’s pet. Four years later, puppies adopted during the pandemic are now entering adulthood, while dogs adopted as adults are approaching their senior years. As your dog transitions to new life stages, training is an important part of a well-rounded health and wellness routine that will keep your pup happy and healthy every step of the way: • Enlist the pros:... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Alphonse Wilson Here

By Slim Randles Now I’m not sayin’ that comin’ down with that Lombardo in my back was a good thing … nossir. Hurtin’ like that can’t hardly ever be good, ‘course, but every white cloud has a silver linin’ as they do say. Alphonse Wilson here, with another life lesson to be disgruntlified whenever you get around to it. And there’s never any charge for these lessons unless you don’t believe me. If that happens, send me a dollar. Wellsir, I think getting’ that Lombardo musta happened back when I was haying. See, we used to bale alfalfa up in... Read more →

New Jersey Fish and Game Alert

Please note for the upcoming 2024-25 Deer Season: Deer Management Zones 45 and 46 will be open for deer hunting during the 2024 Fall Bow, Youth Archery Day, 6-Day Firearm, and Youth Firearm Day ONLY. ALL other deer seasons for DMZ 45 and DMZ 46 are CLOSED until further notice. Bow, shotgun, and muzzleloader permits WILL NOT be available for DMZ 45 and DMZ 46. Closures are a result of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) mortalities from 2021 and 2022 and a failure of the population to recover. This area will continue to be closely monitored by NJDEP Fish & Wildlife.... Read more →

Enhancing Your Gambling Strategy at Onwin Casino: Insights and Tactics

Online casinos have revolutionized the way we engage with gambling, blending convenience with a vast array of gaming options. Among these, stands out as a premier destination for players seeking both fun and the chance to achieve significant financial gains. This guide provides crucial data and methods to help you maximize your visits to Onwin Casino, ensuring an enjoyable and profitable experience. 1. Overview of Casino Bonuses: Onwin Casino extends a kind greeting to new players with a 100% bonus on the first deposit, up to $200, therefore doubling your resources for first bets. Bonuses without Deposits: Perfect for... Read more →

Best Spots to Watch Philadelphia Fireworks

Photo courtesy Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Time of Fireworks: Saturday, June 29, 2024 at approx. 9:30 p.m. Independence Day in Philadelphia isn’t just a single-day event. Instead, Philly indulges in a weeks-long celebration of America — entitled Wawa Welcome America — culminating on the Fourth of July. But before June departs, the biggest parties on the weekend before the holiday hit the city, highlighted by a pre-Fourth fireworks show along the Delaware River waterfront. Punctuating Independence Weekend activities across the city are the United States Army Band’s “Pershing’s Own” Concert + Fireworks on the night of Saturday, June 29, 2024.... Read more →

Maple Shade's Parade and Fireworks Sat.

Advisory: Parade and Fireworks this Saturday, June 29th! Prepare ahead for traffic and parking restrictions in the area. Dear Wm Cleary, Maple Shade Township Parade and Fireworks Saturday, June 29, 2024! [rain date for both events is Sunday, June 30th] Parade - 12:00 PM Fireworks - 9:15 PM (approximate) The Maple Shade Police Department wishes to remind residents and those visiting this Saturday that there will be some road closures, detours and parking restrictions in the area of our events. Please be cautious when driving in the area and give yourself plenty of time in the event of delays. Temporary... Read more →

Crypto Exchange Listing: What Does It Take?

One of the key milestones for any cryptocurrency project is getting listed on a reputable exchange. Listing not only provides liquidity but also enhances credibility and visibility. However, the process is rigorous and requires thorough preparation. This article explores what it takes to get a coin listed on a crypto exchange and describes the procedure for listing on WhiteBIT. How to Prepare for Coin Listing on Exchange? Take these steps to get ready for listing on crypto exchange: Project evaluation and compliance. Before approaching an exchange, it’s crucial to ensure that your project meets all legal and regulatory requirements. This... Read more →

Haddon Township Fireworks July 3

The Haddon Township Fireworks are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 3 at the Haddon Twp. High School Football Stadium. The gates will open promptly at 7 PM, and the event is expected to last for 2 hours and 30 minutes. Be prepared for a dazzling fireworks display sponsored by 1st Colonial Community Bank. Admission is free! Seating will be available in the stadium, and you are encouraged to bring your own blanket for seating on the field. Live music, bounces, and refreshments will be available for sale. In the event of inclement weather, the rain date is Friday,... Read more →

Route 42 northbound and I-295 northbound lane and ramp closures in Bellmawr

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Route 42 northbound and I-295 northbound are scheduled to have a lane and ramp closures tonight for paving as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, June 27 until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, June 28, the left lane on Route 42 northbound is scheduled to be closed after Exit 14B/Benigo Boulevard. At 9 p.m., a second lane will be closed. At least two lanes will be maintained. In addition, beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, June 27 until 5 a.m. tomorrow,... Read more →

NJ Residents Named to The University of Scranton Spring 2024 Dean's List

SCRANTON, PA (06/27/2024)-- Local residents were among more than 1,650 students were named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2024 spring semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. The list includes students from the Jesuit university's College of Arts and Sciences, Kania School of Management and the Leahy College of Health Sciences (formerly the Panuska College of Professional Studies). Students are: Maxwell J. Dombrowski of Cherry Hill (08003),... Read more →

Your Trusted Partner for Moving and Storage in Fort Collins, Colorado

Are you planning a move to or within Fort Collins, Colorado? Look no further than Exodus Moving & Storage, your go-to Fort Collins moving company, for all your moving and storage needs. As expert local and long-distance Fort Collins movers, we specialize in residential and commercial relocations and offer versatile storage solutions to fit any requirement Comprehensive Moving Services Tailored to Your Needs At Exodus Moving and Storage, we pride ourselves on providing a wide array of services to ensure a seamless moving experience. Here’s what we offer: 1. Residential and Commercial Moving: Moving can be one of life’s most... Read more →

Authorities Investigating Drowning Death of Six-Year-Old Boy at Summer Camp

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP NJ (June 25, 2024)(CNBNews)--Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Mansfield Township Police Chief Eric Campbell announced that a 6-year-old boy drowned yesterday while at Liberty Lakes Day Camp on Florence Columbus Road in Mansfield Township. The boy was found unresponsive in a swimming pool just before 2 p.m. and was pulled out by a lifeguard. Life-saving measures were attempted by camp staff members. He was transported by ambulance to Virtua Hospital in Mount Holly, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy will be performed today by Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. Ian Hood. The investigation is being... Read more →

CNBNews Down The Shore: Resorts Casino Hotel is Set to Turn Up the Heat with Sizzling Entertainment

From tributes to ABBA, Coldplay and Taylor Swift to a performance by The Electric Light Orchestra Experience, Resorts Casino Hotel has entertainment for everyone this summer ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 24, 2024) – Resorts Casino Hotel has an exciting lineup of entertainment in store for all guests this summer! Notable acts headlining the Starlight Ballroom and Superstar Theater include Candlelight: A Tribute To Taylor Swift, The Temptations Review featuring the Legacy of Dennis Edwards, Classic Albums Live Performs Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours”, The Electric Light Orchestra Experience Featuring Evil Woman – The American ELO and more. AC Jokes Comedy Club Daily... Read more →

Shirley Ann Glennan, of Gloucester City

Surrounded by and in the loving care of her family, Shirley passed peacefully on June 21, 2024, at the age of 87. (nee Muldoon). Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 63 years to Eugene E. Glennan. Loving mother of Edward E. Glennan and his wife, Cheryl and Robert M. Glennan and his wife, Susan. Cherished grandmother of Sean, David, Michael and Patrick. Beloved sister of the late Robert Muldoon (surviving Thelma) and the late Patricia Dornich (predeceased by John). Shirley, a loving wife, mother and grandmother born in Staten Island and raised in Gloucester City, left this world... Read more →

Empowering Financial Sovereignty with Bitcoin

In an era dominated by digital innovation, Bitcoin has emerged as a transformative force, granting consumers greater control over their financial transactions. This cryptocurrency revolution is reshaping our perception of monetary exchange, transitioning us from traditional banking frameworks to a decentralized financial ecosystem. Consumers increasingly recognize Bitcoin’s potential, integrating this technology into everyday financial dealings. By leveraging Bitcoin, individuals not only gain financial autonomy but also contribute to a broader, systemic change in the global financial landscape. The Role of Cryptocurrency in Enhancing Financial Autonomy Bitcoin, as the first cryptocurrency, empowers users by offering unprecedented transparency and control over their... Read more →

Joseph G. Guldin, of Brooklawn

On June 24, 2024. Age 69. Of Brooklawn, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 48 years to the late, Dorothy May (Hennessy) Guldin who passed on November 11, 2017. Joseph is survived by his loving children, Dorothy M. Gougolis (Christos), Christopher A. Guldin. Cherished grandchildren, Hailey, Gage, Devon, Jillianne and Michael. Beloved brother of Anthony Guldin, Walter Guldin, Irene Perez, Elizabeth Guldin and Kathy Fera. Joseph was also predeceased by his son, Joseph E. Guldin, III in August of 2021. Joseph was born in Camden, NJ on September 2, 1954, to the late Joseph E. Guldin,... Read more →

How to Use AI to Study for Finals

If exams are just around the corner and you feel a study-induced panic, you're not alone. But what if you could have a secret weapon this exam season? AI is ready to transform your study sessions from frantic and frazzled to focused and fruitful. Imagine having a personalized study buddy who knows exactly what you need. Now, while AI is revolutionizing how we prepare for exams, it's also changing how we handle all those papers and assignments. Ever heard of an option to type a paper for free on PaperTyper? It's a tool where AI helps you draft your papers,... Read more →

Top 10 Colleges in South Jersey and Philadelphia

The vibrant region of South Jersey and Philadelphia offers many educational opportunities. From world-renowned research universities to smaller liberal arts colleges, this area caters to a diverse range of academic interests and student preferences. To help you navigate this rich landscape, we've compiled a list of the top 10 colleges in South Jersey and Philadelphia, each with unique strengths and offerings. 1. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) An Ivy League powerhouse, Penn boasts exceptional academics across various disciplines. It is renowned for its Wharton School of Business and Perelman School of Medicine and offers strong humanities, social sciences, and engineering programs.... Read more →

Mosquito spraying throughout Camden County Friday

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Friday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water. “It’s important for homeowners to check their yard and get rid any standing water to prevent mosquitos from spreading,” Nash said. “Be sure to check flowerpots and other plastic containers for standing water. Being proactive have major impact on the mosquito population and help the hardworking people at the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission in their efforts.” Camden County Mosquito Commission... Read more →

MARYLAND FISHING REPORT: Deadly Heat Not Stopping Anglers From Casting A Line

Maryland Fishing Report – June 26 Blue catfish, photo courtesy of Chandlier Dominick It is now officially summer, but with this heat we didn’t need a calendar to tell us that! The early mornings and evenings offer some relief for anglers — wading or an overhead canvas, T-tops, or the simple shade of a shoreline tree, or wading can offer a cool and peaceful place to fish. July 4 is coming up and provides a license-free fishing day in Maryland – a great opportunity to introduce someone to fishing for the first time. For anglers who catch striped bass in... Read more →

Shooting in Philadelphia, Victim Dies at Hospital

PHILADELPHIA, PA (JUNE 26, 2024)(CNBNews)--A shooting incident was reported in the 1st District at 22xx S 23rd Street at 8:37 PM. A 21-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to Presbyterian Medical Center by police and is currently listed as extremely critical. It has been reported that the victim died. The scene is currently being held. No arrests have been made, and no weapons have been recovered. Read more →

CNBNews Down The Shore:

Wildwood Police Chief Says New Jersey AG Misinformed About Size of City's Police Force

WILDWOOD, NJ (June 2, 2024)--Earlier this month, New Jersey's Attorney General, Mathew J. Platkin, made a statement alleging that the Wildwood Police Department was understaffed for the three-day Memorial Day holiday and the upcoming summer season. In a prepared statement, Police Chief Joseph Murphy expressed his disagreement with Platkin's remarks. The City of Wildwood Police Department and Chief Joseph Murphy were made aware of an inaccurate and ill-informed statement made by New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin to numerous media sources. In his statement, the Attorney General reported that the City did not have sufficient police staffing on our... Read more →

Jackpot Sounds Ventures into Legal Gambling in the USA, Secures New Jersey Affiliate License

Jackpot Sounds, a project aimed at aggregating big casino win replays, has secured an affiliate license from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). This move allows Jackpot Sounds to legally operate in the growing US online gambling market, which has seen significant expansion since the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting in 2018. The affiliate license enables Jackpot Sounds to partner with licensed online casinos. New Jersey was one of the first states to legalize and regulate online gambling following the Supreme Court decision, and it remains one of the largest and most competitive... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Blotter: Pedestrian Succumbs, Fatal Auto Crash, Shooting

OVERNIGHT INCIDENTS: TUESDAY, JUNE 24 into WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 FATAL PEDESTRIAN CRASH A fatal pedestrian crash occurred in the 3rd District at 1000 S. Front Street at 5:58 AM. A male in his 60s sustained severe head trauma after being hit while crossing in front of a shuttle bus. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic 21 at 6:12 AM. The scene is currently being held, and no arrests have been made. The Crash Investigation Division is investigating this incident. FATAL AUTO CRASH In the 39th District, a fatal auto crash happened at North Broad Street and West... Read more →

Why You Should Be Playing Free Slot Machine Games?

Online slot games are pretty much dominating the online casino scene. It represents more than 70% of games as well as contributes huge profits for online casinos like WClub. Well, we wouldn't be surprised about this because online slots draw in players with their simple gameplay and exciting themes, even though these games are known for having less favorable odds of winning compared to other table games. Aside from you can spin the reels with small bets as low as $0.50, you can enjoy playing free slot machine games as well. While many people are attracted by the allure of... Read more →

Scholarships Awarded to Children of Two Jefferson Health Employees

Children of two Jefferson Health employees have been named recipients of the annual Sanderson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarships, each for $2,500, are awarded based on academic achievements and an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. The scholarships are 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 2024 Scholarship recipients are: Anjuli Nair, of Mickleton, NJ, daughter of Maya Nair, a certified respiratory therapist at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital. Anjuli will graduate from Kingsway Regional High School this month... Read more →

CNBNEWS CONSUMER TIPS: Clear the Air of Indoor Pollutants This Spring

(NAPSI)—In the Spring, people often focus on the outdoors when it comes to air quality. But indoor air quality (IAQ) is also a crucial aspect of overall health and well-being. Unbeknownst to many, common pollutants can lurk inside homes, affecting health in subtle yet significant ways. Here are some of the most prevalent indoor pollutants and strategies you can use to identify and mitigate their impact on your home’s air quality: Dust: The Silent Intruder Dust is a well-known indoor pollutant that includes dead skin cells, pollen, textile fibers, and other debris. Dust can aggravate respiratory conditions such as asthma... Read more →

Former Eagles Player Holding Fun Raising Event in Sea Isle June 26-27

SEA ISLE, NJ (June 25, 2024)(CNBNews)Jason Kelce and company will be back for the fourth annual Team 62 at The Ocean Drive event benefiting the Eagles Autism Foundation on June 26 and 27 in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. The event, which aims to raise awareness and funds for the Eagles Autism Foundation, raised nearly $500,000 in 2023, including $150,000 before the bar opened to the public. Here's everything you need to know for this year's event. The two-day party begins with the Eagles take over at Excursion Park from 12-3 PM on June 26. The takeover is open to... Read more →

IT IS YOUR MONEY: Trenton Says Budget Deal Made

TRENTON, NJ (June 25, 2024--After reaching a deal on a new state budget, lawmakers intend to advance the annual spending bill through budget committees on Wednesday with final votes set for Friday, though the timing is still in flux, a top Democrat said during a Monday budget hearing. Legislators must approve and Gov. Phil Murphy must sign a budget by June 30 to avert a state government shutdown, and they rarely approve an annual spending bill without rubbing against the deadline. “The timing is still up in the air,” said Sen. Paul Sarlo, the Senate’s budget chair. Because New Jersey’s... Read more →

$1M in Roadway Improvements in Waterford and Winslow Townships

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Later this summer, a $1 million roadway improvement project will break ground on Atco Avenue in Waterford and Winslow Townships. This all-encompassing infrastructure investment will also include enhancement to concrete curbs and stormwater drainage along with roadway repaving. “During construction season our public works crews and engineering department have millions of dollars of work taking place and I’m proud to announce the reconstruction of Atco Avenue,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “This stretch of roadway was in need of upgrading and when the project is finished, safety and efficiency for our... Read more →

Have Fun With Your Cherry Hill Police and Camden County Prosecutors Staff

Cherry Hill, N.J.- On June 27, 2024, please join the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Cherry Hill Police Department for R.E.C. Night at the Rosa International Middle School gym from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please come out and meet the officers of the Cherry Hill Police Department and the detectives and staff of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. There will be games, activities, and refreshments! Together we can Recognize, Educate and Change (R.E.C.). Read more →

Camden County Mosquito spraying Thursday

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Thursday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water. “It’s important for homeowners to check their yard and get rid any standing water to prevent mosquitos from spreading,” Nash said. “Be sure to check flowerpots and other plastic containers for standing water. Being proactive have major impact on the mosquito population and help the hardworking people at the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission in their efforts.” Camden County Mosquito Commission... Read more →

New Jersey American Water Acquires Salem City Water and Wastewater Systems for $18M

CAMDEN, N.J. (June 25, 2024) – New Jersey American Water today completed its acquisition of the water and wastewater systems of the City of Salem, N.J. for $18 million. These former municipally owned systems serve more than 2,300 water and 2,300 wastewater customers. On May 22, 2024, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) approved the municipal consent allowing New Jersey American Water to provide service to Salem City customers as of the closing of the transaction. “We are honored and grateful to the residents and elected officials of Salem City, who are entrusting us with the ownership,... Read more →

Locomotive Engineers and Trainman Prepared to Strike

A Strike Can Happen at NJ Transit as Soon as July 25. The Federal National Mediation Board Grants “Release” to The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Locomotive engineers at the nation’s third largest commuter railroad have been seeking a new contract since October 2019. NJT has $440 million for a lavish new headquarters, it has a 15% fare increase kicking-in on July 1 but fails to offer competitive pay to those who keep the trains moving. WASHINGTON – Today, the National Mediation Board (NMB), the federal agency that regulates labor relations for railroads and airlines, has granted release to... Read more →


It takes desire, teamwork, and great leadership to become a champ. We should all be very proud of the GHS Girls Softball Team and the GCHS Baseball team, who both won the state championship. Congratulations go to GHS, Megan Light Mason, Coach of the Year! “The Harder you Work, the luckier you Get”. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Although our local elected officials aren’t on the athletic field, they are in charge of the different departments that provide services to our citizens. The quality of these services relates to whether they consider themselves champs by taking pride in their jobs. We... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Lumberton National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

LATHAM, NY (06/25/2024)-- Major General Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Jeanette Gonzalez from Lumberton, N.J., and assigned to the Signal Intelligence and Sustainment Company, 42nd Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, received a promotion May 2, 2024 to the rank of sergeant first class. Army National Guard promotions are based on a Soldier's overall performance, demonstrated leadership abilities, professionalism and future development potential. These promotions recognize the best qualified Soldiers for a... Read more →

Linda Ruth Williams, of Boynton Beach, Florida, formerly of Gloucester City New Jersey

CNBNews graphic file UPDATED Linda Ruth Williams grew up in Gloucester City and still has many relatives in the state of New Jersey. She passed away on June 4, 2024, at the age of 73 in Boynton Beach, Florida. Her parents, John Williams and Ruth Alberta Whildin Williams, preceded her in death. Her cousin Gary Devine, a South Jersey resident, expressed appreciation for publishing her obituary. "Linda Ruth Williams was my cousin. Our grandparents, Henry and Theresa Williams, resided on the 900-unit block of Somerset Street. They had 12 children and 59 grandchildren. Most of the families grew up in... Read more →