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Pedestrian Killed Walking On Williamstown Road Crossing AC Expressway Bridge

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (January 23, 2020)--An adult male pedestrian was walking on Williamstown Road crossing the Atlantic City Expressway bridge, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian fled the scene towards Monroe Township. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he passed away. The accident occurred on 01/22/2020 at 10:34 Pm. If anyone has any information about the accident, please contact Winslow Officer Rich Saunders, 609-567-0700 Ext. 1196 or Camden County Prosecutors Office Detective Rowand 856-225-8514.... Read more →


NJAC-leading Rowan women outlast Rutgers-Camden

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Jan. 22, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team gave New Jersey Athletic Conference leader Rowan University all it could handle here Wednesday night before the Profs escaped with a 65-61 victory in NJAC action. Rowan, which was effectively ranked No. 26 nationally this week when it received 11 votes toward the WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll this week, improved to 15-2 overall and 9-1 in the NJAC. The Profs have won three straight games and 12 of... Read more →


Petrik leads balanced attack as Raptors edge Rowan men

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Jan. 22, 2020) – Rutgers University-Camden sophomore forward Jake Petrik spent his freshman year playing basketball at Rowan University. The transfer student came back to haunt his old team here Wednesday, scoring a career-high 24 points to lead the Scarlet Raptors to a wild 90-87 victory over the Profs in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game. Rutgers-Camden improves to 6-10 overall and 3-7 in NJAC play, posting its second conference win in three outings while snapping an eight-game losing streak against Rowan.... Read more →


Legion Baseball registration open for 2020 season

Registration for the 2020 season of American Legion Baseball is open, along with the purchase of insurance. There is an overall decrease of 14 percent in insurance premiums from last season. Register online at baseball.legion.org. The early deadline for registration is May 15. Teams registered after May 15 will be subject to a $200 late fee through the final deadline of June 1. Please note that each American Legion department may set an earlier deadline for registration. Registration fees for senior teams is $50 for... Read more →


Barrington PD Traffic Alert: Clements Bridge Rd at Gloucester Pike Detour

Barrington Police Department advises you to AVOID Location due to an upcoming traffic issue. A road construction project near Clements Bridge RD and Trinity PL. will close Clements Bridge RD. Southbound at Gloucester Pike and will require a detour of traffic from January 27-29 7:00am to 5:00pm. Southbound vehicles can either take W. Gloucester Pike into Bellmawr and utilize Black Horse Pike, or take E. Gloucester Pike to utilize Atlantic Ave and White Horse Pike. Address/Location Barrington Borough, NJ 229 Trenton Ave Barrington, NJ 08007... Read more →


Virtua Health Names Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer

Marlton, N.J. --- Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, has promoted Catherine Hughes, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BC, to senior vice president and chief nursing officer. The West Deptford resident has been with Virtua for 18 years. She most recently was vice president of nursing integration and outcomes, while also serving as interim chief nursing officer. “Cathy has outstanding leadership qualities, which will enable her to work effectively with our nurses and collaborate with our physicians to ensure ongoing advances to Virtua’s care delivery model,”... Read more →


Thief Who Stole Pickups From Used Car Dealerships In Gloucester City Arrested: Admits Guilt

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 22, 2020)--The thief that stole vehicles from C.W. Clarke Auto and Gormley's Auto in Gloucester City has been arrested according to Agent Alex McVeigh spokesperson for the Camden County Prosecutors Office. One of the thefts occurred January 2, 2020 after 7PM at CW Clarke's Auto, located on US Route 130 south near the Gloucester City/Brooklawn border and the other was a week or so before at Gormley's Auto, US Route 130 and Klemm Avenue, also... Read more →


Alumna Makes $250,000 Gift to Establish Endowment for Childhood Studies

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will continue to be a global leader at the forefront of research and initiatives focused on improving the lives, opportunities, and understanding of children, thanks to a $250,000 gift from alumna Nancy Shuman to establish the Nancy Seagrave Shuman Endowment for Childhood Studies. Shuman, a 1968 graduate of the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) with a bachelor’s degree in medical technology, established the fund to ensure that various initiatives within Rutgers–Camden’s Department of Childhood Studies will receive ongoing... Read more →


PINE HILL POLICE ALERT: New Freedom Road Project Begun; Expected to Last 10 Weeks

WATSONTOWN-NEW FREEDOM ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020. EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR 10 WEEKS PINE HILL, NJ (January 20, 2020)--The Watsontown-New Freedom Road Project is set to begin on Monday, January 20th. It will include milling, paving and drainage with construction to be set from 7AM-4PM Monday thru Friday. The length of the project is approximately 10 weeks. The roadway will be opened to allow for normal traffic at approximately 4PM each day. Motorists are asked to use caution in these areas, and... Read more →


Camden County College and Rutgers University–Camden Form new Premier Partnership

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Camden County College and Rutgers University–Camden have formed a new Premier Partnership that aligns the two schools to provide the residents of Camden County and South Jersey a unique opportunity to earn both a Camden County College associate degree and Rutgers baccalaureate degree on the Blackwood and Rutgers–Camden campuses. “This innovative partnership makes higher education more affordable for Camden County College graduates by providing a direct, cohesive route to a Rutgers–Camden bachelor’s degree on our Blackwood campus for under $30,000,” said... Read more →


*GLOUCESTER HIGH CLASS OF '65 REUNION APRIL 25

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 will be holding their 55th year reunion at The Kove in Audubon, NJ on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Tickets are $50 per person for a buffet dinner and entertainment. A cash bar will be available. A meet and greet will be held on Friday, April 24 at The Tap Room in Haddon Township. Discounted rooms are available at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill for Friday and/or Saturday nights. We hope to see you... Read more →


CONNECT 2020

Take the Connect 2020 Biking and Walking Survey Help Improve Biking and Walking in Collingswood and Haddon Township Collingswood and Haddon Township are working on a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The goal is to develop a bicycle and pedestrian network that helps to further connect the two communities, with a specific focus on travel to the Haddon Avenue corridor. The plan will identify strategies and improvements that will help to create a safe and comfortable multimodal network between Collingswood and Haddon Township that balances... Read more →


Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony Jan. 22

Camden County residents will be honored for their selfless contributions to improving their community at the 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on January 22nd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Every year since 2001, the Camden County Freedom Medal has been presented to honor extraordinary Camden County citizens who have generously contributed their time and effort to better their community... Read more →


"Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place Tuesday, January 21st

Programs Offered for Caregivers "Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place on Tuesday, January 21st from 5 PM to 6:30 PM at Camden County Senior Services in Blackwood. Caregivers will learn about stress and its effects, practice stress management techniques, and develop problem-solving skills. Some of the strategies include breathing, imagery, humor, massage, meditation, and yoga. Space is limited so reserve your spot by contacting Rose Candy at (856) 858-3220 or rose.candy@camdencounty.com. Read More. "Branching Out to Caregivers" is a caregiver support group that... Read more →


Camden County Prosecutors Office to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 20, 2020, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office will observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. The observance of this holiday encourages Americans to help improve their communities and uphold the ideals that all humans are equal, regardless of race, religion or background, and should be judged by the content of their character. We urge our fellow citizens to participate in this day of... Read more →


The Past President of Newell Rubbermaid Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Defendant admitted to traveling to Canada to withdraw funds from Swiss bank account at ATMs to avoid detection PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jeffrey Cooley, 66, of Toledo, OH was sentenced to one month incarceration, 12 months’ supervised release, and a $210,000 fine by United States District Court Judge Joshua D. Wolson for filing a false tax return which reported that Cooley had purchased an offshore trust company years after he actually did in order to evade paying appropriate taxes.... Read more →


Second-quarter run lifts NJCU past Rutgers-Camden women

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Jan. 18, 2020) – The New Jersey City University women’s basketball team scored the final 13 points of the first half and 19 straight points over the second and third quarters combined as it went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 67-57, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. With their third straight win, the Gothic Knights improve to 6-8 overall and 4-5 in the NJAC. It marked the first time since January, 2002 that NJCU has won three straight... Read more →


Big first half powers NJCU past Rutgers-Camden men

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Jan. 18, 2020) – The New Jersey City University men’s basketball team raced to a 50-25 halftime lead and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 83-66, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday. The Gothic Knights improve to 7-9 overall and 4-5 in the NJAC with their ninth straight win over Rutgers-Camden. They lead the all-time series, 66-5. Rutgers-Camden falls to 5-10 overall and 2-7 in NJAC play. After a couple of early lead changes, sophomore guard Kayton Darley put... Read more →


Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture

TO THE POINT: by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress CAMDEN CITY NJ – Research led by Rutgers University‒Camden biology professor Xingyun Qi on salinity stress to crops could help other scientists and farmers uncover ways to protect crops from destruction. High salt conditions, one of the biggest threats to agriculture, impair crop development. In Qi’s Rutgers–Camden research lab, she is studying how plants respond to environmental stress, such as drought, high salt, or extreme cold conditions, which could cause severe damage to crops. “The... Read more →


CERT Training Teaches Disaster Preparedness, and it's Free

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This March, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. “The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training designed to help you protect your family and neighbors in the event of... Read more →


FIFTH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S PARADE PLANS ARE IN THE WORKS ; Sunday, March 3 at 1 PM

Monsignor Bill Hodge performing the Mummers Strut in front of St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street. (2018 photo by Gus Danks) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 17, 2020)--Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Gloucester City, Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer has announced plans are underway for the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade. The parade will be held on SUNDAY, MARCH 1st, 2020 at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration... Read more →


Can a Smartwatch Help Identify Atrial Fibrillation? Cooper University Health Care Cardiologist Among Investigators of Large-Scale Study

(Camden, NJ) – Andrea Russo, MD, a cardiologist and director of electrophysiology and arrhythmia services at Cooper University Health Care, was one of the lead investigators in a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine which examined the ability of smartwatches to detect atrial fibrillation in users. Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, is an irregular heartbeat that, without treatment, increases a person’s risk of stroke. The study looked at Apple Watches and their ability to detect AFib. Each of the watches... Read more →


2020 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards!

Camden County's very own XPoNential Music Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park, along with a number of other Camden County arts and music organizations, have been nominated for the 2020 JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards. Also nominated Mainstage Center for the Arts Harmony Show Choir (Blackwood) Scottish Rite Auditorium (Collingswood) Ritz Theatre Company (Haddon Township) South Camden Theatre Company (Camden) Symphony in C (Collingswood) Perkins Center for the Arts (Collingswood/Moorestown) African American Film Festival (Camden) Voting opened January 9th at JerseyArts.com/vote. Support the arts that Camden County... Read more →


Community Reformers Call on DPRA Members to Investigate Questionable Land Dealings

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 17, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Community reformers jammed the Delaware River Port Authority meeting on Wednesday calling on the governors of New Jersey and Pennsylvania to investigate the connection of the DRPA board members with political Sue Altman, state director of New Jersey Working Families was dragged from a hearing in Nov. where George E. Norcross III testified he did not manipulated New Jersey’s controversial tax incentive program for his benefit (photo courtesy of The Philadelphia Inquirer) power broker George Norcross III. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more →


Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

href="mailto:msepanic@camden.rutgers.edu">By Mike Sepanic Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She will lead the nine-member board for a two-year term. The board oversees the Bank’s direction and performance, and participates in the formulation of the Fed’s monetary policy through its reports on economic and financial conditions and its decisions on the Bank’s discount rate. A nationally noted leader in issues related to access and equity, Haddon is chancellor of... Read more →


VOORHEES MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

VOORHEES, NJ--Lafayette Adams, 46, of Voorhees, was charged with one count of Possession of Child Pornography and two counts of Possession of CDS, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Voorhees Police Chief Louis Bordi. On January 15, 2020, detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Members of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – Cherry Hill Office executed a search warrant for Lafayette Adams’s residence on the 200 block of Echelon Road in Voorhees. An onsite... Read more →


Big second quarter helps MSU sink Rutgers-Camden women

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Montclair State University women’s basketball team outscored Rutgers University-Camden by 20 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 88-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Red Hawks, who improved to 11-4 overall and 6-2 in the NJAC with their sixth straight win, held a narrow 15-11 lead after one quarter before going on a 26-6 run in the second quarter. They had a nine-point run in the... Read more →


Azemi powers Raptor men to first win at MSU since 2004

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – Junior guard Arian Azemi scored a career-high 35 points and senior forward Isaac Destin notched his sixth double-double of the season to power the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team over Montclair State University, 89-77, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. Rutgers-Camden snapped a four-game losing streak, raising its record to 5-9 overall and 2-6 in the NJAC, while Montclair State fell to 8-7 overall and 6-2 in conference play. It was only the Raptors’ second... Read more →


CNBNEWS January 2020 Cheers & Jeers

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews. net JEER-Something has to be done about the dilapidated house (photo above) that sits at the entrance of Gloucester City at Essex Street and Collings Road. People coming into our community are getting the wrong impression of the city because of the appearance of this property. CHEER--William Ackley, Gloucester City's Chief Housing Inspector & Zoning Official said the Essex Street house has been approved as a redevelopment project under a new ordinance that was recently passed. "We are in... Read more →


Freeholder Young Attends Groundbreaking for New Collingswood Public Safety Facility

Freeholder Jonathan Young will join Collingswood officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Borough’s new Public Safety facility. The building will house both Collingswood’s Police and Fire Departments at 434 Haddon Avenue. “This is a critical project for the Borough and we’re excited to see the public servants in the Police and Fire Departments get the upgrades they need,” Young said. “The Freeholder Board is always focused on supporting projects that will improve the public safety of communities and residents.” The new $10.7 million, 30,000... Read more →


5th Annual Gloucester City St. Patrick's Parade, Sunday, March 1st Starting at 1PM

CORRECTED: The date is Sunday, March 1 not March 3 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- The NJ Irish Society presents events and initiatives year-round as part of paying tribute to our strong history of tradition. Based in the heart of Gloucester City, NJ Irish Society was formally founded in 2019 after serving the community as a whole for decades, with our event roster featuring the sensational “can’t miss” Irish Parade and growing series of cultural programming and festivities. The New Jersey Irish Society is vested in sustaining... Read more →


Overdose Prevention Act Provides Instructions on How to Administer Naloxone

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS AT RISK FOR A HEROIN/ OPIOID OVERDOSE? CAMDEN CITY, NJ--The Overdose Prevention Act provides an opportunity for those in a position to help and assist someone during an overdose by administering Naloxone. The law eliminates civil and criminal liability to anyone who administers Naloxone. Free trainings and education on how to administer Naloxone to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose will be provided in Camden County. Participants who successfully complete the training will receive a free Naloxone kit. All trainings will... Read more →


State of South Jersey home remodeling market and 2020 home improvement trends

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Home remodeling has become a $380 billion industry, and the renovation market is steadily improving. Remodelers have been busy for the past couple of years in South Jersey, and the forecast is that the market will still be good at least for the next few years according to Pressofatlanticcity. Even high-spending metropolitan markets have remodeling growth potential. Experts, many of which started out in new construction, were laid off during the recession of a decade ago and started their own remodeling businesses, predict... Read more →


Camden County Freedom Medal 2020 Nominees

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Camden County residents will be honored for the unselfish contributions to improving their community at the 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on January 22nd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Every year since 2001, the Camden County Freedom Medal has been presented to honor extraordinary Camden County citizens who have generously contributed their time and effort to better... Read more →