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Hospitalist David Kovalsky Honored with ‘Frontline Hero Banner’ Outside Phillies Stadium for 2021 Season

Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is always a special day, especially this year on April 1st for avid Philadelphia Phillies fan David J. Kovalsky, DO, a hospitalist at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital. Following a long, dark and cold baseball offseason, Opening Day marks the first of a 162-game season filled with excitement and warm weather. This year, the season opener is extra meaningful, as it will be the first time in 550 days that fans are allowed to watch “America's pastime” inside Citizens Bank Park. Due to the pandemic, last season was shortened to 60 games and seats were only... Read more →

Blackwood Farmers Market Tonight

BLACKWOOD, NJ (June 30, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester Township Police Department released the following information about tonight's Farmer's Market in Downtown Blackwood. Get a jumpstart on your 4th of July holiday shopping at our weekly farmers’ market in Downtown Blackwood starting at 4pm. Today Tony Morelli Market will be adding delicious and sweet melons to their produce selection. Holy Tomato is offering their tasty homemade salad dressing for sale by the mason jar along with pizza by the slice including their special chicken fajita pie! Homeward Bound has Obsidian and Diego in attendance for cuddles and adoption! And tonight’s music provided by... Read more →


What's Up With The Virtua EMTs, Paramedics and Gloucester City Police Center Street Summit?

By Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-- I was just interrupted by a vehicle, outside my living room window, slamming doors and just being annoying. I got up to check it out. There was a Virtua ambulance and a police car. The EMT was just pacing in front of my bay window and the officer was talking to someone inside the ambulance and taking notes. It took quite a while. Next, a paramedic vehicle pulled up. The EMT walked over to talk to the paramedics. The police officer left. Another EMT showed his face from the... Read more →

PATCO ALERT: Special Schedule Today for PM Rush Hour

A Special Schedule is in effect for PM Rush Hour A special schedule is in effect for Wednesday, June 29. During tonight's evening rush hour, eastbound trains will operate every 12 minutes. VIEW SCHEDULE Read more →

Gloucester City Summer Concert Series July 12 Skip Denenberg and Don Van Winkle

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JUNE 28, 2022)--The Gloucester City Summer Concert series continues on July 12 with Skip Denenberg and Don Van Winkle with the opening act Kenneth Beckett. All shows at Proprietor's Park, King and Powell Streets from 7 PM to 9 PM. Read more →

Brian S. Hunter, age 49, of Gloucester City; Union Carpenter Local Union 58, Philadelphia

On June 26, 2022. Age 45. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Barbara “Barbie” Hunter (nee Letzgus). Loving father of Tyler Hunter, Taylor Hunter and Hayden Hunter. Cherished son of Wayne and Rhonda Hunter (nee Myers). Beloved brother of the late Timothy Hunter. Cherished nephew of William Hunter, John Hunter, Cathy Bruccoliere, Shirley Hunter, Dawn Smith, Kelly Schaeffer and the late Milton Hunter. Also survived by his loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Brian was a union carpenter for Local Union 158 in Philadelphia, PA. He was an avid sports fan and loved to sing. Relatives, friends and fellow union members... Read more →

Many Shipping Ports in New Jersey Are Facing Logistics Crisis Due To Labor Shortages

Container ship docked at Holt Logistics Terminal, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNewsnet file photo 2007) (The Center Square) – Americans buying 30% more goods from overseas has helped create a logistics crisis at ports caused by a labor shortage and practices of ocean carriers that exacerbate the problems. Since the start of the pandemic, a 30% increase in the volume of freight coming into the Port of New York-New Jersey has been seen, Lisa Yakomin, president of the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, told The Center Square. The organization represents the trucking industry and industry-related companies doing business at the port.... Read more →

NJ Politics: Congressional Candidate Gustafson Says Norcross's Gas Bill Nothing But Hot Air

Will Norcross’s GOUGE Act gouge taxpayers Gustafson: “I immediately become suspicious any time Donald Norcross proposes anything that offers tax breaks.” COLLINGSWOOD – Responding to another email from Congressman Donald Norcross last week about suspending the federal gas tax and touting his “GOUGE Act” Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, Claire Gustafson, said the email is nothing more than campaign rhetoric from the Congressman’s office. Claire Gustafson “In theory, a temporary suspension of federal gas taxes will provide some financial relief for hard-working New Jerseyans but I immediately become suspicious any time Donald Norcross proposes anything... Read more →

New Playground Coming to Proprietor's Park

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JUNE 27, 2022)--The City of Gloucester City has been awarded $247,000 Community Capital Needs Grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA )and the Neighborhood Preservation Program for an inclusive Playground at Proprietor's Park. This grant will provide for the construction of a playground which will be available to all children with different levels of ability. With the additional assistance of funds from the Camden County Commissioners' Open Space Recreation Grant, the park will be accessible for any types of assistive devices for children to enjoy. For more information, contact Lori Ryan, Director of Community... Read more →

Breathe Easy Signs Placed Throughout Camden County

(Blackwood, NJ) – Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey (TFHNJ) recently donated 500 Breathe Easy signs to the Camden County Health Department in order to provide residents with smoke-free air in public green spaces. The goal of the donation is to distribute Breathe Easy signs to all 36 municipalities and in every park across Camden County, free of charge. These are metal signs that include the updated Smoke Free Air Act information and a no-marijuana symbol on them. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health hazard that causes a variety of diseases, such as heart disease and various cancers, and... Read more →

Brooklawn's Fireworks Saturday Night; Annual Independence Day Celebration to be Held Monday, July 4

BROOKLAWN RESIDENTS--The borough's annual fireworks display will be held Saturday, June 25 (tonight). The event begins at 6 PM with the fireworks starting shortly after dusk. The Borough's Annual 4th of July Celebration will be held on Monday, July 4. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the celebration! The parade will begin at 10 am at New Broadway and Chestnut St. and travel south along New Broadway crossing the railroad tracks across from Lipkins Pharmacy to Memorial Park. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 9:00 – 9:45 am Parade Registration at West Side Firehouse (New Broadway & Chestnut St.)... Read more →

JASON FANNING: So Why Am I Running as a Republican For Gloucester City Council ?

Jason Fanning, center, with running-mates Anthony Kates and James Mueller GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 24, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Jason Fanning, the Gloucester City Republican Council-at-large candidate released a prepared statement today explaining why he decided to run for council as a Republican and not a Democrat. RELATED: General/Political News GLOUCESTER CITY Read more →

Parking and Travel Restrictions for Gloucester City Fireworks

via GIFER GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Lt. Jason Flood, the spokesman for the Gloucester City Police Department released the following information pertaining to parking and travel restrictions for the upcoming June 25 fireworks being held at Proprietors Park. Read more →

Gloucester City's 4th of July Fireworks on the Waterfront Sat.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City is thrilled to celebrate the founding of our great nation the evening of Saturday, June 25th at Proprietor's Park with a wonderful waterfront fireworks display. The park is located at King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. In the above Google street view image, Proprietors Park is located on the left. Mayor, Council, and Celebrations Committee's 4th of July themed community event will have food, family friendly games, and a fancy festive Independence Day decorated bicycle and stroller procession. The Google Map below shows the exact location of Proprietors Park. Read more →

Cinnaminson Police Officer Kevin John, Age 41, Pleads Guilty to Records Tampering; Must Resign

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Cinnaminson Township police officer must forfeit his position and is permanently barred from holding public employment in New Jersey after an investigation revealed he was inappropriately utilizing law employment resources to gain personal information about a woman he met online. CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILE Kevin Bohn, 41, of Cinnaminson, pled guilty earlier this week in Superior Court to Falsifying or Tampering with Records (Fourth Degree). The Hon. Christopher J. Garrenger, J.S.C., scheduled sentencing for August 19. The investigation revealed that Bohn utilized a restricted law enforcement database to run queries on... Read more →

Repairs to Attenuator and Guide Rail on I-295 in Bellmawr Friday Night

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane and shoulder closure on I-295 northbound Friday night for attenuator and guiderail repairs in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane and shoulder on I-295 northbound at 10 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, June 24 until 8 a.m., Saturday, June 25 to repair an attenuator and guiderail that was hit by a vehicle. The closure will begin just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 and continue for about a half mile. Motorists are advised to use caution and slow... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition and Fee Increase

Board approves $5.1 billion 2022-2023 budget The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation. YOUR MONEY “We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring that this necessary, measured increase does not affect our neediest students. Our focus on financial aid programs and net cost reflects that promise to our students, who have shown enormous resolve through the economic and other challenges... Read more →

Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park Providing Free Swimming Lessons for Paying Customers

West Berlin, NJ (June 22, 2022) – On June 23 at 11:30 a.m., Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park in Camden County, New Jersey will provide free swimming lessons to children and adults with park admission. Sign-ups are now open. Part of a global event called The World’s Largest Swim Lesson™ (WLSL), tens of thousands of kids and adults participate in this annual swim lesson at aquatic centers, swim schools, and water parks around the world. Big Kahuna’s will be serving as an official Host Location Facility for the WLSL 2022 event. Guests 12 and under will receive a free... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Alert: Suspect Previously Arrested For Eluding Is Wanted Again For Same Crime

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at approximately 6:49 pm an Officer assigned to the Traffic Safety Unit was conducting radar enforcement along College Drive when he observed a black Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling in excess of 20 mph over the speed limit. The officer activated his warning lights to signal the driver to pull over, however, the vehicle increased its speed along Broadacres Drive before momentarily slowing down as if to pull over. The suspect driver then increased the vehicle speed and refused to stop for the initial officer. As the suspect pulled away, he failed to stop... Read more →

PATCO Announces Priority Trackwork Schedule for Today and Thursday

A priority trackwork schedule is in effect for Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23. The adjusted schedule is required due to an interlocking taken out of service. Interlockings allow trains to cross over from one track to the other. The outage impacts how quickly PATCO can turn around westbound trains arriving at 15/16th & Locust St. Station for eastbound service to Lindenwold. During Wednesday’s evening rush hour, eastbound trains will operate every 7-8 minutes. For Thursday's morning rush hour, westbound trains will operate every 7-8 minutes. VIEW SCHEDULE Read more →

Gloucester City's Republican Party Gaining Strength

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 22, 2022)The Gloucester City Republican council candidates released the following statement regarding the election on November 8. The three council-at-large candidates include Jason Fanning, Anthony Kates, and James Mueller. Related: Gloucester City Republican Ticket for November’s 2022 Election Announced Read more →

Camden County Hero Scholarship Football Frenzy

Purchase by mail: 162 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009 (Checks made payable to Hero Scholarship) by email: dawn@camdencountyhero.com by phone: (856)768-9656 and pay with credit card by Venmo: @cchero by PayPal: using he donate button on our website (www.camdencountyhero.com) The Football Frenzy Fundraiser works as follows: *Each individually numbered ticket has a list of professional football teams on the ticket. Each team is given a corresponding team letter/symbol to be used throughout the season. *On each ticket there is a list for each of the 18 weeks of the football regular season. Under each week is a combination... Read more →

Michael Hill, of Cherry Hill; Collingswood HS Alum, Caesars Casino Employee, Bartender, Varsity Inn co-owner

Born on December 18,1956, Mike died on June 17, 2022 with his siblings by his side. Of Cherry Hill, NJ; formerly of Collingswood, NJ. Son of the late Frank P. Hill, Jr. and Dorothy A. Hill (nee Love). Survived by nine siblings: Frank P. Hill III (Loretta) of Audubon, NJ, John J. Hill (Debra) of Hilton Head, SC , Mary Christine Hill (Ken Pierce) of Mount Laurel, NJ, Dorothy E. Tittermary (Jerry) of Haddon Township, NJ, Thomas J. Hill (Mary Lou) of North Wales, PA, J. Patrick Hill (Eleanor) of Clementon, NJ, Kathleen S. Beck (Gary) of Mount Laurel, NJ,... Read more →

Help prevent overnight car burglaries

TAKE your keys/FOB, REMOVE your valuables, and LOCK your vehicle. Moorestown and surrounding municipalities have seen an increase in overnight car burglaries, primarily from unlocked vehicles. Residents are urged to-- Take your keys/FOB, Remove any valuables from plain view, and Lock your vehicle. Help Prevent Car Burglaries • Do not leave valuables in plain view: (GPS devices, lap tops, PDA’s, cell phones, MP3’s, wallets, purses) • Do not leave windows or sunroof open. • Do not leave doors unlocked. • Do not leave keys/FOBs in the vehicle. • Do not leave the garage door opener in plain view. Use a... Read more →

A Message from Rep. Donald Norcross

I’ve spent my entire career fighting for our towns and local economies. To that end, I want to share some recent wins for South Jersey, which will deliver jobs and improve our quality of life. Protecting Our Communities First, I’m announcing $7.3 million dollars in federal funding to protect our neighborhoods from hazardous waste and pollution. From Camden to Brooklawn, these investments will remove contamination from well water, clean up industrial sites, and protect our children from harmful chemicals, like the ones found in Mercer County. Read more about these grants here, here, and here. Making Our Bridges Safer Second,... Read more →


Air Quality Alert until 12:15 AM Tuesday The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Fine Particulates.. until midnight EDT tonight. Sensitive individuals, including those with heart or lung disease, the elderly, and the young should limit strenuous activity and the amount of time active outdoors. Levels of fine particulates will rise into the unhealthy for sensitive groups category in southern New Jersey due to a wildfire producing smoke across southern portions of the state. An Air Quality Advisory means that air quality within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy... Read more →

CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue continue

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. This is a continuation of work that began last week. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 20, until 5 a.m., tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21, and continuing each night through Friday, June 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue.... Read more →


What Can Be Done About Gloucester City's Trash Problem?

Gloucester City recently erected new swings at the Martins Lake Playground and the Lane Avenue Playground. Days after the project was finished at Martins Lake some inconsiderate slobs felt it was okay to throw their discarded orange peels and water bottles on the newly constructed site. Just a few feet from the new swings was a trash receptacle. By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 20, 2022)--For whatever reason, there are sections of Gloucester City that are being used as dumping grounds by people who have no respect for the environment or the community that you... Read more →

New Jersey American Water Spends Over $500,000 on Gloucester Township Infrastructure

CAMDEN City N.J. – June 16, 2022 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,660 feet of aging water main in Gloucester Township starting this week. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch cast-iron water lines that were installed in the 1960s with new 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Eighth Avenue from Black Horse Pike to Glendora Avenue Ninth Avenue from Black Horse Pike to Glendora Avenue Central Avenue from Ninth Avenue to Sixth Avenue The project also includes replacing three fire hydrants and 37 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. Additionally, New Jersey American... Read more →

Anna E. Costello, 92, of Audubon

On June 12, 2022, Anna E. Costello, passed away. Anna was born 92 years ago in Audubon, NJ, the youngest of 8 siblings. A graduate of Audubon High School, Anna worked with CIGNA in Philadelphia for over 50 years. Anna lived a full life on her own terms quietly in her beloved home in Medford Lakes. She had a great love for dogs owning many throughout her life and she also enjoyed feeding the wildlife around her home. Anna was predeceased by her 7 brothers and sisters. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services under the direction... Read more →

Daniel Richard Biviano, age 61, of Audubon

On June 5, 2022, Daniel Richard Biviano, age 61, passed away unexpectedly. Raised in Audubon, Dan was a graduate of Audubon High School. He worked for most of his life as a service manager in the automobile industry and he loved fishing. Daniel is the beloved father of Mattie. He is the loving son of Josephine "Jo" and the late, Richard T. Biviano. He is the devoted brother of Michael and his wife, Lynn and Jo Ann Biviano and her husband, Earl Lambert. He is also lovingly survived by four nieces and nephews, Alex, Julia, Bridget and Nickolas. A Mass... Read more →

37-Year-Old Camden City Man Murdered

Camden City, N.J.– Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man in Camden on Friday afternoon, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. CNBNews graphic files On Friday, June 17, 2022, at approximately 11:59 a.m., officers from the Camden County Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Decatur Street, Camden, New Jersey, in reference to a ShotSpotter activation. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim lying on the ground and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Detectives from the Camden County Police Department Shooting Response Team (SRT) also responded to... Read more →

Opinion: Jane's Revenge Promises A Night of Terror If Roe v Wade Is Overturned

The Honorable Merrick Garland CNBNews graphic file Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Garland: As president of the nation's largest Catholic civil rights organization, I am requesting that you immediately deploy the full resources of the Department of Justice to apprehend and prosecute domestic terrorists who have recently attacked Catholic individuals, vandalized Catholic churches and torched Catholic-operated crisis pregnancy centers. We have witnessed a rash of vandalism against Catholic churches, fire bombings of crisis pregnancy centers (many of which are run by Catholics), Masses being interrupted, illegal protests outside the homes... Read more →

Why Is Everything Costing More? The Answers Are Below

image courtesy of Timelab Pro @timelabpro by Michael Grabell, photography by John Francis Peters for ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The story you’re about to read is bananas, and it’s also about bananas. Last fall, a company called One Banana loaded 600,000 pounds of the fruit from its plantations in Guatemala and Ecuador onto ships bound for the Port of Long Beach in California. Once they arrived, the bananas, packed in refrigerated containers, were offloaded by cranes for trucking to a... Read more →

Big Kahuna's Donates $10K to Support Camden County Kids and Families

Contribution to Support Work of Camden County Partnership for Children West Berlin, NJ (June 17, 2022) – Big Kahuna’s Water Park has made a $10,000 charitable donation to Camden County Partnership for Children, which supports children with emotional needs, behavioral challenges, and/or Developmental Disabilities, and their families, in Camden County, New Jersey. The year-round water park announced the contribution during its renaming and ribbon cutting event on May 19. April DiPietro, Community Resource Director at Camden County Partnership for Children, accepted the donation from Tim Murphy, CEO of Boomers Parks, which operates Big Kahuna’s. “Knowing that we are in a... Read more →


In reference to the incident that took place on Sunday, June 12th, 2022, at approximately 4:38 A.M., the Philadelphia Police department needs the public's assistance in locating the above male wanted for Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, VUFA, and related offenses in reference to a double shooting which occurred at 300 E Westmoreland St. Anyone with any information on this male's whereabouts is asked to please call the Shooting Investigations Group at 215-686-8270/8271 or 911. Offender: 21 year old Joel Martinez from the 2600 block of High St., Camden NJ. Double Shooting--3xx East Westmoreland Street 25TH DISTRICT... DOUBLE SHOOTING... 3XX E... Read more →

Jefferson Stratford Hospital Patient Care Technician Receives BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers

Jefferson Health’s Maria Giangiulio, a Patient Care Technician on the 4-East/West units at Jefferson Stratford Hospital, was recently honored with a BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers. A Sewell, NJ, resident who joined Jefferson nearly seven years ago, Giangiulio was nominated for going “above and beyond” to assist her nursing colleagues during a patient’s end-of-life care. "Maria is an incredible asset to Jefferson,” said the nominator, one of the patient’s family members. “She is empathic, sympathetic, and has an incredible heart." BEE honorees — nominated by patients, visitors, nurses, physicians, and employees — are non-nursing employees who work side-by-side with clinical... Read more →

Virtua Health Presents Humanitarian Award to Senator Troy Singleton

The Health system also awards television’s Stephen A. Smith for vaccine advocacy (Marlton, N.J.)…Virtua Health recently presented Senator Troy Singleton with the Humanitarian Award at its black-tie gala held at the Borgata Hotel, Casino, and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. The celebration of the not-for-profit health system’s philanthropic partners also included the presentation of the first-of-its-kind Voice for Good Award to ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith. Representing New Jersey’s 7th Legislative District, Senator Singleton has been a champion of many important health care issues, including improving access to healthy and affordable food for those in need, reducing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy,... Read more →

Carol H. Siwakowski, of Gloucester City, Head Start Cook, Bus Aide, VFW Ladies Aux Post 7410

On June 14, 2022. Age 73. Of Gloucester City. Formerly of the Fairview section of Camden City. Cherished mother of Carol (Bob) Correll, Patricia A. Krumin, Linda (Brian) Speece and the late Edward J. Correll. Loving Best-friend of Richard Kruger and Linda (Randy) Hammond. Devoted sister of Kathleen (David) Brendlinger – Yurkow. Beloved grandmother of Jordan (Tom) Quinn, Tyler Correll, Alyssa Tomasetto, Kira Correll, Amber Krumin and Chase Pease. Adored great-grandmother of Thomas Quinn and Blake Quinn. Carol was born in Camden City, NJ. She was a cook for Head Start in Camden City for 10 years. Carol was a... Read more →

13 Project SEARCH Interns Graduate from Work-Transition Program at Jefferson Health – NJ

Thirteen young adults received Project SEARCH graduation certificates at an outdoor ceremony, marking their participation in a longstanding work-transition program at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital and, for the first time, Jefferson Stratford Hospital. These Project SEARCH interns attended classes at both hospitals every day throughout the school year, working and learning alongside Jefferson Health's employees. Jefferson Health – New Jersey has been involved with Project SEARCH -– an international work-transition program for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities -- since 2016. Since its launch, 51 students from Cherry Hill’s Y.A.L.E. School have “graduated” from the Project SEARCH program... Read more →

Jefferson Health NJ Hospitals Receive AHA/ASA Gold Plus Stroke Awards

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals have each received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, Jefferson Stratford Hospital and Jefferson Washington Township Hospital each earned the Gold Plus award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. Before hospital discharge, patients should also receive education and have a follow-up visit scheduled, as well as other care transition interventions. “The Get With The... Read more →

Future of Bitcoin Trading in Trinidad and Tobago

The future of Bitcoin trading in Trinidad and Tobago is uncertain. The country's central bank has not yet released any regulations regarding cryptocurrencies, and there is no indication that it plans to do so in the near future. This leaves Bitcoin traders in a difficult position, as they are unable to operate legally within the country. However, many people are still willing to trade Bitcoins despite the risks, as the potential profits are very high. It is likely that the number of Bitcoin traders in Trinidad and Tobago will continue to grow in the future, although it remains to be... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Arrest Suspect Involved in Chick-Fil-A Restaurant Shooting

On Monday, June 13th, 2022 at 8:22 pm., Officers responded to the Chick-Fil-A restaurant at 811 Adams Avenue, for the report of a male employee who was shot in the leg. Upon arrival, officers located a 17-year-old male victim suffering from a GSW to his left leg. He was transported by police to AEMC, where he was treated and later released. The scene was held, no weapon recovered and no arrest was made. Shortly thereafter) Philadelphia Police arrested a male identified as 26-year-old Tyquan Austin from the 4700 block of Marple Ave. He was charged with Possession of an Instrument... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

The Annoying "Boom-Car" Parties(video)

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Finally, someone has heard our calls for help. At least since 2017, those of us on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River have been suffering from the effects of "Boom-Car" Parties. If you are new to the South Jersey area these are trucks and cars loaded with sound equipment so intense that houses from Gloucester County up to Burlington County shake and things fall from the shelves and walls much like a small earthquake. Usually, this noise, being termed music, is coming from the Philadelphia area. The Cinnaminson police have been the most aggressive... Read more →

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Camden City N.J.-Wednesday, June 15, 2022, is observed as WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY. Elder abuse is defined as any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult, according to the Division of Aging Services New Jersey Department of Human Services. Each year, hundreds of thousands of older people are subject to elder abuse. Many of them are frail, and vulnerable, and rely on others to meet their most basic needs. Abusers can be children, family members, trusted friends, or even professionals hired to provide... Read more →

CCPO to Public: Stop Engaging in Private Attempt to Catch A Predator

Camden, N.J.-The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is urging the public to stop engaging in private attempts “to catch a predator.” The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office has seen an uptick in citizens attempting to lure individuals suspected of criminal activity to public locations. Actions such as these have the potential to put all parties and innocent bystanders in danger. These activities are not appropriate and may actually jeopardize law enforcement investigations and prosecutions of offenders. Law enforcement officers are extensively trained on the proper methods to safely and successfully apprehend individuals suspected of criminal activity. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is... Read more →

The Cooper Foundation Celebrates Survivorship  at 12th Annual Pink & Teal Event

(CAMDEN, NJ) -- More than 200 guests attended The Cooper Foundation’s 12th annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias celebration of cancer survivorship held on June 5. Held on National Cancer Survivors Day – a day to honor cancer survivors, no matter where they are in their journey – the event provided inspiration while raising funds for programs and services at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. “We are touched by the inspirational stories and courage of our patients and are grateful to generous donors whose support allows us to provide a full spectrum of services from diagnosis to treatment to research... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Investigating Shooting at Northeast Tower Center Chick-Fil-A

Chick-Fil-A restaurant, 811 Adams Avenue, Northeast Tower Center (image courtesy of Google Street View PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 14, 2022)-On Monday, June 13th, 2022 at 8:22 pm., Officers responded to the Chick-Fil-A restaurant at 811 Adams Avenue, for the report of a male employee who was shot in the leg. Upon arrival, Officers located a 17-year-old male victim suffering from a gun shot wound to his left leg. He was transported by police to AEMC, where he was treated and later released. The scene was held, no weapon recovered and no arrest was made. This investigation is active and ongoing with... Read more →

Gloucester City Residents Have A New Trash Hauler; Housing Office Inspects 566 Properties in March

William E. Cleary Sr. l CNBNews Seaside Waste Service is the City's new trash hauler (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 13, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The city received two bids for the collection of trash and recyclables. Seaside Waste Service of Hammonton, which submitted the low bid of $1,748,601 for three years was awarded the contract. The other bid of $1,796,222 was received from Central Jersey Waste and Recyclables. Dumping fees are approximately $81 a ton. In 2021 the city paid $478,604 in dumping fees and in 2020 the total was $453,228. Seaside Waste Service will be picking up both trash and recyclable... Read more →