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NOVEMBER 2 ELECTION: Three Candidates Running for One Council Seat in Gloucester City

William E.Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 26, 2021)(CNBNews)---For the first time in over a decade voters in Gloucester City actually have several candidates running for a seat on city council. The norm in the past has always been the incumbent runs unopposed. And, for the longest while that is how it has been. But, because former mayor, and longtime democratic politician Daniel Spencer resigned unexpectedly in April the council at-large seat of Patrick Keating became vacant as he assumed the position of mayor. Keating had one year left on his council seat. The three people running for... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE ED: City of Philadelphia Featured in Major Newspaper

We are thrilled to be starting the week with great, great news: This weekend, The Wall Street Journal featured our city in a major travel piece that showcases notable Philadelphians, including Rob McElhenney of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia fame, and their favorite spots to eat and explore. The article, read by affluent consumers who are traveling closer to home, says that our "historic heavyweight of a city is a booming cultural and culinary destination, too." Our greatest industry successes are always the result of collaboration, and this piece is no exception. We worked with the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia... Read more →


UpCOMING CAMDEN COUNTY EVENTS

2021 Senior Virtual Health Fair Begins October 26th Enjoy a Wide Variety of Beneficial Workshops and Resources for Local Seniors Take part in the 2021 Senior Virtual Health Fair! The first event kicks off on October 26thfrom 11 AM to 12 PM and is one of many events and workshops taking place until November 18th. These events are for Camden County Residents Only. To pre-register Click Here. For the full list of virtual sessions Click Here. Fall Picnic Prize Bingo for Seniors at Berlin Park Spots still open for seniors event on October 28th Camden County Seniors are invited to... Read more →


PINTS 4 PETS OCTOBER 26

Refreshing local brews and a day to help raise money for local animal shelters, what’s not to love? Join us on October 26th from 5 PM to 7PM for this great event. The event will feature Miss New Jersey 2021, Alyssa Sullivan as well as Commissioner Jeff Nash who is this year’s “Humane-itarian Award” recipient. All proceeds will benefit three South Jersey animal rescues that will be announced at the event. Pints 4 Pets was founded in 2014 to raise funds for local animal rescues. It began by bringing animal lovers together with beer enthusiasts at a local brewery. Tickets... Read more →


*Parking Restrictions for Marc Ryan 5K Run/Walk Nov. 6th

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 23, 2021)--The Gloucester City Police Department released the following statement pertaining to the upcoming Cpl. Marc Ryan 5K Run/Walk to be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The following parking restrictions will be enforced between 5:30 am and 11:00 am to facilitate the 9th. Annual Cpl. Marc Ryan 5K Run/Walk: Hudson St. between Sussex and King St. – both sides N. Burlington St. between Middlesex and Bergen Sts – both sides (until 1:00 pm) King St. between Jersey Ave. and Hudson St. - east side only Jersey Ave. between King and Charles Sts. - northside only... Read more →


Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Oks Building Plans for N. Bwy. Business, AND ST. Marys Parking Lot Expansion

UPDATED Henry Mensah, the owner of 300 N. Broadway, which is a vacant lot was given approval to construct a building on the property. He is going to open a tool rental business. One nearby resident who lives across the street from the lot (a circle surrounds the residential block) spoke against the new tax ratable. That residential area was the scene of shooting in July. (Google street view) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(October 22, 2021)--The Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Board approved the minutes of the August 18 meeting which allow a tool rental business to build... Read more →


Skylands Stadium Light Show Tickets on Sale

Augusta, NJ– October 18, 2021 – It’s that time of year again at Skylands Stadium, with the kickoff of the wildly popular Christmas Light Show and Outdoor Village! Sussex County’s own North Pole is a must-visit destination for families everywhere. This dazzling winter family destination showcases a mile-long drive through course glittering with dazzling displays and an enchanting Christmas Village full of fun-filled activities, delicious treats, memory making photo ops and much more. The Christmas Light Show & Outdoor Village is running on select dates and times from November 24-January 9 rain, snow or shine. Tickets cost $29 per carload... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey at Supports ACS's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Event

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Team from Jefferson Health - New Jersey was out in force Sunday at Cooper River Park for the annual American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” event. For more than two decades, “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” has united communities throughout the U.S. in the fight against this deadly disease. Today, Making Strides is the largest network of breast cancer events in the nation. Sunday's event at Cooper River Park was sponsored by Making Strides of Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. For more information about cancer care and services at Jefferson Health - New Jersey,... Read more →


Jefferson Health Honored at Three Little Birds “Wave of Light” Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Event

Jefferson Health was honored at Friday night’s “Wave of Light” event at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. The event was sponsored by Three Little Birds, a nonprofit organization that provides pregnancy and infant loss support. Jefferson Washington Township Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia were presented with two CuddleCots, for use in their hospitals to support parents who have experienced infant loss. The CuddleCots were provided through the fundraising efforts of Elmer, NJ, couple Quinn Labriola and Steve Wdzieczkowski, who lost their full-term baby, Cash, in September 2020. The two wanted to make the donation in memory... Read more →


Household Hazardous Waste Saturday, Oct. 16

Camden County Public Works Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Rd., Lindenwold Hrs: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (rain or shine) Instructions for the day of the event: All residents must remain in their vehicles throughout the event. All materials to be dropped off should be placed in the trunk, rear cargo area, or pick-up bed. Materials should not be placed in the passenger seating area Wearing a mask is encouraged. For more information, please call 856 858-5241 Camden County Public Works 2311 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold, NJ, United States Saturday, Oct 16th, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Read more →


CHALKBEAT: Philadelphia Overhauls Selective Admissions Policy in Bid to be Anti-Racist

Philadelphia School District office building, photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Tribune Dale Mezzacappa, CHALKBEAT https://www.chalkbeat.org Oct 6, 4:14pm EDT As part of an effort to be an “anti-racist institution,” the Philadelphia school district is changing its school admissions process to make the city’s most coveted magnets more accessible to those who have been traditionally underrepresented — primarily low-income Black and Latino students. All students who qualify, based on criteria including their grades and attendance, will now be selected from a lottery, rather than giving principals the final say from among a larger pool of eligible students. For five of the... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Norwescap Presented with State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant

Program for Low-Income, Sussex County Youth Receives $25,000 This past June, State Farm accepted 2,000 applications for the Neighborhood Assist grant program. These submissions represent causes from throughout the country which focus on supporting communities in need. A review committee narrowed down the submissions to the top 200 finalists which were posted online and voted on by the public. In just 10 days, 125,000 people cast more than 3 million votes in support of their favorite causes. The 40 causes with the most votes each wins a $25,000 grant. We’re excited to share, Norwescap is a winner – in fact,... Read more →


Pickleball League Announces Live Telecast of Season Finals on CBS Sports

CBS Sports Network To Air MLP Season One Live Finals, Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 from 8-11 p.m. CT CBS Sports Network Will Feature Two MLP Teams In MLP Season One Finals, Competing in Women’s and Men’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Singles Tiebreaker (In The Event Of A Tie) image courtesy of Istock AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 14, 2021) – Major League Pickleball (MLP), the elite pickleball league that will stage MLP Season One at Dreamland - Dripping Springs, Texas from Nov. 5-8, 2021, has announced that the finals of MLP Season One will air live on CBS Sports Network from 8-11... Read more →


Pine Mud Looks at the Damage Off-Road Vehicles do to Threatened Species & Public Land in NJ

Pine Mud airs TONIGHT (October 14) at 10 pm on NJ PBS. Channels 23, 50, 52 and 58, plus live streaming at NJTVonline.org. Award-winning director Jared Flesher – a longtime NJ-SPJ member — is New Jersey’s leading environmental documentarian. Film festivals call his work “entertaining, illuminating and informative.” This time he’s taking on off-roading, a popular pastime in parts of the state, but one that is threatening endangered species in NJ’s famous Pine Barrens. Outside of film festivals and live screenings, this is the first opportunity for the general public to watch the film. The Story Imagine the most serene... Read more →


METEDECONK NATIONAL GOLF CLUB TO HOST TEEN CANCER AMERICA GOLF OUTING

MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021 Day of Golf to Raise Funds and Awareness for Adolescents and Young Adults Affected by Cancer JACKSON, NJ (October 7, 2021) – Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson, NJ will host the inaugural Teen Cancer America (TCA) Golf Outing on Monday, October 18, 2021. TCA, founded by rock icons Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, is a national non-profit based in Los Angeles that develops and funds specialized facilities and services for adolescents and young adults with cancer. The event at Metedeconk National is being hosted by Bob Lerner, a Metedeconk Trustee. Bob’s brother,... Read more →


Annual Fall Dune Grass Planting Event in Avalon Saturday, Oct. 23

Avalon’s fall dune grass planting event will be held on Saturday, October 23rd at 8:30am! We invite you, your friends, and community organizations to take part in this environmental enhancement effort! After the planting, there will be a light lunch offered at Avalon Community Hall. If you are interested in volunteering for this effort, please call Sue Keen at (609) 967-5924 or Chuck McDonnell at (609) 967-3066 no later than October 15th. Read more →


Gloucester County Job Fair, October 15

(Sewell, NJ)-Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium. The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Workforce Development Board (WDB) encourage residents to attend and to dress for success, bring copies of their resume and prepare for on the spot interviews. “The Mega Job Fair is a great opportunity to see all of the employers that have opportunities across the county. Whether you’re searching for a service industry job, tech job or maybe a position in healthcare, full time or part time positions are available,” said Commissioner... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: White Oaks Country Club raises $2,500 for Gloucester County’s Tornado Relief Fund

On Thursday, October 7, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners accepted a donation on behalf of the United Way of Gloucester County for the Tornado Relief Fund. White Oaks Country Club raised $2,500 dollars for the United Way of Gloucester County’s Tornado Relief Fund fundraiser. The funds will directly benefit families affected by the September 1 Tornado that affected Harrison Twp., Deptford, Mantua, Woodbury and Wenonah. “We continue to see our residents step up to assist others in need. White Oak’s Country Club donating to the Relief Fund is a great example of how much our businesses in the County... Read more →


14th Annual Trick or Trot 5K, Saturday, Oct. 23

8:30am-Race Start (Day of registration begins at 7:45am) Ella Harris Park, $15: pre-registered by 10/22 $20: Race Day registration-payment can be made in cash or with a gift card(of equal value) that will donated directly to families. Proceeds will be donated to the families directly affected by the tornado that devastated our community in Mullica Hill. Costumes are encouraged....You'll run faster!! Read more →


Unsilenced Majority Celebrates Columbus Day

Washington — Mike Davis, Founder and President of Unsilenced Majority, issued the following statement on today's celebration of a great American holiday, Columbus Day: "Today, Americans celebrate Columbus Day, as we have since it became an official federal holiday many decades ago. It's a day that leads us to reflect on the courageous sacrifices that people like Christopher Columbus made to discover the land we now call home, not to mention a day on which many Italian-Americans celebrate their heritage. "The woke left would like to rewrite our very history and erase our heritage. Their insistence that we should somehow... Read more →


The Best Public High School in Pennsylvania IS...

Gloucestercitynews.net graphics The quality of American public schools can vary widely between states, cities, and even districts. Not all schools are able to provide students with the same level of education, access to extracurriculars, counseling, or college preparation. While each public school faces its own unique challenges, each state has one public school that stands out as the very best. The best public high schools tend to be in relatively affluent areas, where incomes are well above the U.S. median household income of $62,843. A wealthier tax base for a school district means that schools have more funding to hire... Read more →


SKYLANDS STADIUM’S JACK-O’-LANTERN EXPERIENCE IS PURE HALLOWEEN FUN

6,000+ Hand-Carved Jack-O’-Lanterns, Beer Garden and Fall Festival Fun Augusta, N.J. —Get ready for some Spooktacular Halloween fun with the Skylands Stadium’s second annual Jack-O’-Lantern Experience. Taking place at beautiful Skylands Stadium in Augusta, N.J., the Jack-O’-Lantern Experience runs for 28 days during Oct. 1 - Nov. 7. This year’s event promises to be Sussex County’s premier family entertainment destination, with a fall festival, beer garden, live music, seasonal food and beverages, carnival rides and more. Take a 30- to 45-minute, self-guided walking tour through a ghoulishly delightful Halloween experience, illuminated with 6,000 hand carved jack-o’-lanterns. Enjoy the rides, including... Read more →


*Camden County History Alliance Invites Public to History Month Events

Camden County History Month to Feature More Than Seventy History Events Camden NJ— The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to join us for Camden County History Month from October 1 to October 31, 2021, when thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with special exhibits, reenactments, and guided tours for adults and children. The vast majority of the more than seventy events and activities during the month are free. Camden County History Month is hosted by the Camden County History Alliance, an association of 50 Camden County history organizations, historic sites, and... Read more →


VIRTUA HEALTH Opens the First and Only Freestanding Midwifery Birth and Wellness Center in SJ

Virtua Health – a health system synonymous with maternity services – has opened a Midwifery Birth & Wellness Center to provide even more care options for local families. The Voorhees facility is the only freestanding birth center in South Jersey. It offers a natural approach – known as physiologic labor and birth – in a setting designed to resemble the home. Fittingly, the Center is opening during National Midwifery Week. “Starting or growing a family is a hugely exciting time for everyone involved, and so we pride ourselves on providing personalized experiences that celebrate the individual and reflect their respective... Read more →


*ATTENTION RUNNERS! Corporal Marc T. Ryan Memorial/MC-LEF 5k Run/Walk, Race Day Nov. 6

No. Burlington & Hudson Sts. Gloucester City, NJ US 08030 DESCRIPTION In memory of Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, USMC (KIA November 15, 2004) * Ramadi, Al Anbar Province * Operation Iraqi Freedom. Remembering Our Fallen Brother's Sacrifice www.mc-lef.org ***SHOULD any unforeseen State regulations keep us from conducting this event live it will be converted to VIRTUAL. You will still get your shirt, bib, and finisher medal*** New for this year, finisher medal for all, chip timing on a USATF Certified course, text messaging within seconds of finishing on your mobile device, and an HD finish line video on YouTube to... Read more →


DELAWARE: Blackbird Creek Reserve Hosts Fall Festival

Family fun, food and entertainment await visitors to the 13th annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 16. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) hosts the festival at the reserve, along the banks of Blackbird Creek. The festival will take place rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Blackbird Creek Reserve, 801 Blackbird Landing Road, near Townsend. The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, consisting of the Blackbird Creek Reserve and the St. Jones Reserve in Dover, is part of a national system of... Read more →


A “Family” When He Most Needed It Most:

Blenheim Volunteer Firefighter Anthony Siciliano Reflects on the Value of Volunteering  

Blenheim, NJ–(CNBNEWS)-- At the age of twelve, Anthony Siciliano (photos) lost his father. It was devastating. Despite the support of his mother and sisters, Siciliano yearned for a father-figure – not to replace his dad – but to help guide him in those transformative years. The Blenheim Fire Company firefighters provided that needed support, as Siciliano often found himself in their company at numerous firehouse events with his grandmother and uncle, both volunteers. Soon, Siciliano became a Junior Volunteer at the Bellmawr Park Fire Company from age 14-18. The experience, he said, was “transformative.” Despite a hiatus from firefighting, Siciliano... Read more →


CAIR-NJ Wants Teacher at Seth Boyden Elementary School Who Allegedly Pulled Off Muslim Student’s Hijab Fired

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 10/8/2021) –The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today called for the immediate firing of a Maplewood, N.J., teacher for allegedly pulling off the Islamic head scarf, or hijab, of a 2nd grade Muslim student. On Wednesday, the teacher at Seth Boyden Elementary allegedly forcibly removed the student’s hijab. The young student reportedly resisted by trying to hold onto her hijab, but the teacher allegedly pulled it off, exposing her hair to the class. The teacher reportedly told the student that her hair was beautiful, and she did not have to wear hijab... Read more →


Rowan Men's Basketball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, N.J. -- The Rowan men’s basketball team has announced its schedule for the 2021-22 season and a return to the hardwood for the student-athletes and coaches, after missing last year due to the pandemic. Coach Joe Crispin’s squad will open the year against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Friday, November 12 at the TownePlace Suites Tip-Off hosted by Messiah (PA), marking the first game for Rowan since February 26, 2020. The consolation and championship will be held on November 13, with Clarkson rounding out the field. Rowan makes its return to its home court, Esby Gym, for the... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: “10 Reasons to Vote for Sara O’Brien”

Youth Oriented Energetic Concerned Citizen Educated Good Listener Open-Minded Communicator Loves Gloucester City Organized Caring Vote “Column 3” Independent—Sara O’Brien for Council Submitted by Former Mayor Bob Bevan Read more →


2021 MotorBella Impresses

By Raymond Rolak National and International Transportation News Photo credit Lars Hjelmroth Jeff Marentic, (left) Ford Motor Company General Manager of Passenger Vehicles met with reporter Raymond Rolak and other members of the media to discuss the many new models Ford is offering the public this year. PONTIAC, Michigan -- The 2021 substitute for the North American Auto Show, MotorBella, got off to a soggy start but was a tremendous success during the Media Preview. The presentation spoiled by light rain. The new look had gleaming vehicles spread across the M1 Concourse and track. The M1 Concourse is an 87-acre... Read more →


EPA To Monitor Groundwater Contamination in Gloucester City and Camden City

NEW YORK (October 6, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its interim plan to address groundwater contaminated with radium at the Welsbach/General Gas Mantle Superfund site located in Camden and Gloucester City, New Jersey. The interim decision, in the form of a Record of Decision (ROD), calls for allowing natural processes to continue to break down contamination while restricting access to the groundwater and continuing to clean up the soil that is the source of contamination. The groundwater contamination will be monitored to determine that it is decreasing over time, as expected. Following the cleanup of... Read more →


Federal Funding Tops $175 Million for New Jersey's Disaster Aid

One Month After Ida: TRENTON, N.J. – One month after the federal disaster declaration for the remnants of Hurricane Ida, more than $175.8 million in federal funds have been provided to New Jersey to aid in their recovery. Funds include grants from FEMA, low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration and claims payments from the National Flood Insurance Program: More than $88.5 million in federal grants approved for homeowners and renters. More than $53.1 million in SBA low-interest disaster loans approved for homeowners, renters and business owners. More than $34.1 million paid to NFIP policyholders statewide. “This is... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Avalon Trunk or Treat/Halloween Registration

Avalon’s Halloween celebration and Trunk or Treat are both coming this month! To register your house for Halloween trick or treating, click here: https://stoneharborrecreation.com/trick-or-treat-halloween-house-registration/ Read more →


Support The Gloucester County Animal Shelter

Under the direction of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and with guidance from the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee and the County Health Department, the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) became operational in July 1990 with the completion of the Animal Shelter building in Clayton. The GCAS operated as a division of the Gloucester County Health Department to address the growing rabies problems in the early 1990s. In 1994, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners designated the shelter and its services as the Department of Animal Shelter, operating independently of other departments. Expansions Since our inception, the GCAS has had... Read more →


October, Fire Prevention Month

(Clarksboro, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind residents of the importance of fire safety during the month of October. “The goal of Fire Prevention is to raise fire safety awareness, and help ensure your home and family has a plan and is ready for the unexpected,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “Fire Prevention week is the perfect time talk with your whole family about fire safety – include testing alarms, changing the batteries or upgrading to 10-year sealed battery alarms, how to use a fire extinguisher and escape route... Read more →


Balance Your Part-Time Job Along with Your College Education

College is the final stretch of a person’s growth toward true adulthood. Passing college with an outstanding GPA is a goal shared by many, but it’s not easy, especially when you have a job. Whether you’ve paid with a personal loan or got a student loan, you need to pay off the debt. One of the biggest challenges a lot of college freshmen's face is struggling to find the right balance between their work and college careers. Without a proper balance, it’s not uncommon to fall off track. Here are three ways you can balance your part-time job with college... Read more →


Atlantic County Residents to Participate in Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day on October 6

ATLANTIC COUNTY — Thousands of New Jersey residents will be coming together virtually to Knock Out Opioid Abuse on October 6, for the state’s 6th Annual Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day. Designated as a permanent day of prevention education and awareness, Knock Opioid Abuse Day is designed to shine light on the opioid crisis impacting thousands of New Jersey residents and families. In 2020, more 216 people in Atlantic County died of a drug overdose, a majority of which involved some form of opioid. Additionally, between January and June 2021 there have been 727 Naloxone administrations to reverse opioid overdoses... Read more →


Australia's Spring Racing Carnival is heating up

The Spring Racing Carnival is a major event on the Australian horse racing calendar and runs from mid-September to late November each year. Although it culminates in the esteemed Melbourne Cup in early November, there are many popular and potentially lucrative races throughout the Carnival. Whatever race one chooses to attend, there is nothing that Aussies love more than a good old fashioned day at the races. The caulfield races The events at Caulfield Racecourse for 2021 are set to begin with the Caulfield Guineas, to be held on 9th October with a total prize pool of $2million. This Group... Read more →


COMMUNITY EVENT: Jersey Joe Walcott Statue Unveiling and Community Celebration Event 

A Tribute to the Legendary Champion of Boxing. A Celebration for Camden City Invincible. Wiggins Park Promenade along the Camden City Waterfront, Camden, NJ Saturday, October 16, 2021 (rain date 10/17) – 1:00 pm Presented by: Camden County Board of Commissioners Mayor Vic Carstarphen, City of Camden Chief Gabriel Rodriguez, Camden County Police Department Camden County Historical Society Camden Community Partnership Camden County Jersey Joe Statue Committee The Cream Family And our many community partners Co-Master of Ceremony: Senator Jim Beach, Chairman, Jersey Joe Walcott Statue Committee Grandson Vincent Cream, Member, Jersey Joe Walcott Statue Committee 12:00 pm – Parade... Read more →


RED BANK THE NEWEST DRIVE ELECTRIC DESTINATION

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection is celebrating National Drive Electric Week and encouraging New Jersey residents to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by announcing Red Bank in Monmouth County as the third New Jersey town to become a Destination Electric community and unveiling a new and improved website touting the many environmental and economic benefits of electric fleets, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette said. Red Bank’s new designation and the upgraded website coincide with New Jersey’s celebration of National Drive Electric Week, which began Saturday and concludes Sunday. Drive Electric Week raises awareness about the many benefits of all-electric... Read more →


*The Virtual Walk to End Lupus

The Virtual Walk to End Lupus Now South Jersey is part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s signature walk program. Benefiting the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, proceeds from the walk directly support those affected by lupus in the tri-state region through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. The Walk to End Lupus Now brings communities together to solve this great mystery of a disease. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure, but you can help raise awareness and support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans and 5 million people worldwide, including the... Read more →


*The Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO, NJ – Tickets are now available for the 2021 induction ceremony of the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame, which will be held on Sunday, October 24, in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame Class consists of John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball (1994-98). The induction ceremony, with a brunch buffet, is... Read more →


HADDONFIELD ANNOUNCES THE SKIRMISH WILL BE BACK IN 2022

Saturday, June 4, 2022 Festivities begin at 9 am with The Skirmish beginning at 2 pm. Event is Free and Open to the Public. HADDONFIELD, NJ – The British are coming! On Saturday, June 4, 2022 the British will invade and be challenged on Kings Highway by colonial troops. Redcoats, on horseback, will charge, muskets will be fired, and the Continentals will delay the redcoats before they head off to the Battle at Monmouth. General Washington had ordered the militia to “annoy” the Redcoats, and so on June 4, 2022, we will again. This exciting reenactment event is free and... Read more →