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Wayne Test, of Audubon, age 58; Wholesale Seafood Supplier

On January 17, 2021, Age 58, Of Audubon. Born in Woodbury, NJ he was the son of William Test and the late Florence (Muller) Test. Wayne is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Debbie A. (Gerber) Test, loving children, Nika O’Brien (Anthony), Wayne E., Jr., Jordan Burnside, Sean Test;... Read more →


Man Accused of Murdering Hunter in Pine Hill Arrested

Camden City, N.J. – The man accused of murdering a hunter in Pine Hill on Dec. 23 has been arrested, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Pine Hill Police Chief Christopher Winters. Shawn Massey, 38, of Gibbsboro, was taken into custody in Bensalem, P.A. around 4 p.m.... Read more →


Maple Shade Resident Allegedly Beats Elderly Roommate; Charged with Attempted Murder

MAPLE SHADE (January 20, 2021)--– Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a township man has been charged with Attempted Murder (First Degree) after severely beating his elderly roommate at the care facility where they reside. David P. Lake, 51, was taken into... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to East Stroudsburg University Fall 2020 Dean's List

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (01/19/2021)-- A total of 1,543 students have been named to the Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the Fall 2020 semester of the 2002-2021 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs. Students eligible for the Dean's List... Read more →


LOVE YOUR MONEY: Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Rising, Again, Because of Poor Management

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Another year, another toll increase on the Pennsylvania Turnpike – a trend drivers will likely withstand for another three decades amid bleak traffic and revenue projections, according to a new report. Gloucestercitynews.net files The Allegheny Institute for Public Policy said... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Corporal Christine Peters, Greenbelt Police Department, Maryland

Corporal Christine Peters Greenbelt Police Department, Maryland End of Watch Thursday, January 14, 2021 Corporal Christine Peters, age 49, succumbed to injuries sustained 12 days earlier when she was struck by a vehicle on Edmonston Road, north of Cherrywood Lane, while assisting officers from the United States Park Police at the... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ : Fisheries Forums Combined in 2021

Public Can Attend Virtually Saturday, February 27 at 10am January 19, 2021 Due to continuing pandemic circumstances, the 2021 Fisheries Forums are being combined into one to be held virtually on February 27 at 10:00 a.m. This year's topics include: Freshwater Fisheries Updates Warmwater Fish Production Activities Potential Impacts of Climate... Read more →


Mario A. Chiusolo, of Bellmawr, 94

Mario A. Chiusolo, on January 18, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 94. Beloved husband of the late Rosina (nee Penna). Devoted father of Marie McDowell (Joe) and Enrico Chiusolo (JoAnn). Loving grandfather of Aubrey, Jason, Jamie, Nicholas, Kristin, and Kurt and great grandfather of Karlye, Joseph, Keith, Anthony, Carter, Nicholas, and Cadence.... Read more →


How to Get Control of Your Finances After College Graduation

(January 20, 2021)--In simpler times, graduating from college was a celebratory time filled with happiness, hope and ambition. All of your hard work in school paid off with a degree from a good university and you were well on your way to getting a great job that would set you up... Read more →


Must Apply for Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement by February 1

Deadline to Apply for the Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement Extended Again Eligible Applicants Now Have Until February 1st to Apply for Relief (TRENTON) - State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced today that New Jersey property owners who are eligible for the Senior Freeze property tax reimbursement program will have an... Read more →


CNB Medical News: E-cigarettes Stress Lungs, Impair Protein Function

A PNNL-developed technique shows e-cigarettes inflict oxidative stress on lung tissue in rats Credit: (Photo by © Svetov Dmitrii | Shutterstock.com) E-cigarette vapor exposure can modify and impair proteins found within the lung tissue of rats, according to a recent study. Some of the detected changes promoted clotting and systemic inflammation... Read more →


Coast Guard Involved in Security Operations for Today's Inauguration

press release K-9 Jenny, a crewmember attached to Maritime Safety and Security Team 91108, based in Kings Bay, Ga., sits with her handler after conducting a canine explosive detection team patrol at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, ahead of the 2021 Presidential Inauguration, Jan. 17, 2021. On Sept. 24, 2018, the Department... Read more →


Candida E. "Candy" Palmieri, of Audubon; Retired Camden School Teacher

Audubon, NJ - Candida (“Candy”) E. Palmieri passed away on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 at the age of 71. Candida was born in Madison, Wisconsin to Valerie and Lucien Palmieri. She received a BA in Geography from Rowan University (magna cum laude) in 1993 and an MA in History from Rutgers... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Jay Hughes Kalispel Tribal PD Dies during Arrest of Suspect

Police Officer Jay Hughes Kalispel Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police End of Watch Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Police Officer Jay Hughes, age 64. suffered a fatal heart attack while he and two other officers responded to an altercation on the gaming floor of the Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Spokane,... Read more →


Transformations at Jefferson Cherry Hill and Washington Township Hospitals

Pictured, from left: the Silvestri Tower at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital under construction (scheduled for completion in July 2021) and the recently completed Patient Pavilion at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Monumental changes at Jefferson Cherry Hill and Washington Township Hospitals will enhance the patient and family experience, enable new clinical programs... Read more →


How to choose the best advanced medical care services: selection tips

Every person who experiences serious health issues is faced with the problem of choosing the right clinic that can deliver a patient-centric, comprehensive, and coordinated approach. The selection of medical staff is not a straightforward task since your well-being and the efficiency of treatment will depend on this decision. Thus, there... Read more →


Two Alleged Drug Dealers Charged with Death of Customer

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced that two drug dealers from Maple Shade have been charged with causing the death of a Medford Township man who fatally overdosed on methamphetamine they sold to him early last year. Joshua Lanigan, 39, of Woodbine Road,... Read more →


Irene A. Gedremenc (nee Messner), of Bellmawr

Irene A. Gedremenc (nee Messner), on January 17, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of South Philly. Age 73. Daughter of the late Warren and Adelina Messner. Beloved wife of Ilija "Lee" Gedremenc for 39 years. Devoted mother of William E. Gedremenc and Christina A. Klemp (Gabe). Cherished MiMi of Landon and Olivianna.... Read more →


Officer Down: Toledo PO Brandon Stalker, age 24, Shot and Killed

Police Officer Brandon Stalker Toledo Police Department, Ohio End of Watch Monday, January 18, 2021 Police Officer Brandon Stalker, age 24, was shot and killed at about 6:30 pm during a barricade involving an arson suspect. At approximately 2:20 am the front doors of the historic Rosary Cathedral had been set... Read more →


Paul Thomas Devine, Top Technology Teacher in Delaware, Real Estate Agent, and Contractor

Paul Thomas Devine Paul Thomas Devine, age 72 years, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 with his wife by his side. Mr. Devine was born on February 26, 1948, in Gloucester City, NJ, and was the second son of Richard and Grace Devine. Mr. Devine was a... Read more →


Camden County GOP Awards The Line To Ciattarelli

Ambrosino: “Ciattarelli is getting our line” HADDON HEIGHTS (January 19, 2021)--– Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino announced today that after a conference call with the organization’s executive board that CCGOP will award the county line to Jack Ciattarelli in the gubernatorial primary. Rich Ambrosino said, “CCGOP’s by-laws state the chairman... Read more →


LAWMAKERS, AIRPORT WORKERS RALLY: HEALTH BENEFITS

Over 100 workers joined a Zoom event yesterday to push for a bill led by Sen. Loretta Weinberg. The Healthy Terminals Act would distribute a $4.54-per-month benefit to approximately 4,000 subcontracted airport workers in Newark in an effort to make their health care plan more affordable. (NorthJersey) DATA: WHY THE SURGE... Read more →


Harrisburg, PA Woman Arrested for Stealing Pelosi's Laptop from Capitol Building January 6

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Federal authorities arrested a Pennsylvania woman Monday and accused her of stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during the Jan. 6 breach of Capitol Hill. Riley June Williams was taken into custody in Dauphin County, Pa., for her alleged role... Read more →


Shawn Massey, Charged with Alleged Murder of Pine Hill Resident

Camden City, N.J. – An extensive search continues for a missing and endangered man who has now been charged in a Dec. 23 homicide in Pine Hill, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Pine Hill Police Chief Christopher Winters. Shawn Massey, 38, of Gibbsboro, has been charged... Read more →


Chad Barrett Jones, of Kentucky Charged for Actions at U.S. Capitol

CHAD BARRETT JONES Alleged To Have Been Part of Crowd that Violently Stormed Door to Speaker's Lobby WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Kentucky man was arrested and charged yesterday in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol last week during which he joined a crowd of individuals who unlawfully entered the... Read more →


NJ Amusement Parks 6th highest in value in 2019

By Mary Stroka | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Home to Mountain Creek Waterpark, Tomahawk Lake Water Park, Storybook Land, Land of Make Believe, (Wild West City, Casino Pier, and many more attractions, New Jersey stacked up as the sixth highest-producing state for value-added from amusement parks and water... Read more →


Teresa A. Severance of Deptford/Gloucester City, Past Sheriff and Holt Employee, GHS Alum Class of 74

On January 14, 2021. (nee Cooney) Age 65. Of Deptford and formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Edward R. Severance. Predeceased by her parents: Raymond Cooney, Sr. and Teresa Mary Cooney (nee Coons). Cherished mother of Tracy (Anthony) Hartman (nee Boody) and the late Raymond E. Cowgill, III... Read more →


Credit Score Goals! 5 Ways To Improve Your Credit Score 

What are your major plans for this year? Maybe you plan to purchase a new house, or perhaps you want a massive house renovation this year. Maybe you are also planning to apply for an auto loan, or you want to realize that long-time dream of yours to start up a... Read more →


Brian C Jensen shares insights about the relevance of having a wellness regime during the pandemic phase 

(CNBNews)(January 19, 2021)--No one anticipated that the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak would adversely affect people across the globe. The sudden change in the daily routine has made people undertake excess stress and anxiety. It is challenging for people to stay at home for a prolonged time and maintain social distancing rules. Additionally,... Read more →


Best Friends Animal Society Innovative Web-based platform

(NAPSI)—The lives of nearly 733,000 cats and dogs could be saved with the help of caring humans and an innovative Web-based platform introduced this week by Best Friends Animal Society. Envisioned as a tool to help animal lovers help their communities save more pets, the new community lifesaving dashboard combines groundbreaking... Read more →


Reinventing Yourself This Year? Upgrade Your Bedroom This 2021

New Year is the perfect time to start and reinvent yourself. People tend to reset their routine and create resolutions to improve themselves. Individuals desire to be better, always. Sometimes, to change your life, you will have the desire to change your environment such as getting a new workplace, moving to... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Resident Paul Devine Succumbs to COVID-19

Paul Devine Former Gloucester City resident Paul Devine, died Monday afternoon, January 19, 2021. Gary Devine, his brother, said Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Recently he caught COVID-19 which was just too much for his brother to fight. "Throughout his life, Paul was always in the best shape; he never... Read more →


Wayne W Skain, of Gloucester City; Employed by Crescent Mobile Home

A horse perseveres with his heart and wins with his character. You don’t look back, you keep it all on the track. Wayne W. Skain certainly left it all on the track. He was wild & crazy, generous and had a great sense of humor. Wayne won each of us over... Read more →


Gwendolyn Vonceil Egner Ryan, Long Time Nurse; Bellmawr Board of Health

Peacefully, on January 15, 2021. Mother of 6 children and former nurse of Bellmawr, NJ. More recently of Mt. Laurel and Cherry Hill and a long-time resident of Sea Isle City. Loving and devoted wife of over 60 years to the late James J Ryan Sr. Beloved mother of Richard, Kathleen... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to The University of Scranton Fall 2020 Dean's List

SCRANTON, PA (01/14/2021)-- Local residents were among more than 1,800 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2020 fall 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... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to East Stroudsburg University Announces Fall 2020 Dean's List

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (01/19/2021)-- A total of 1,543 students have been named to the Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the Fall 2020 semester of the 2002-2021 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs. Students eligible for the Dean's List... Read more →


Michele C (Simpson) Phillips, of Magnolia

The Universe falls in love with a stubborn heart. Michele C. Phillips was a fighter who fought for those she cared about in a way that lead others to join her. She loved her family and kids under constant worry about how they’re doing. She enjoyed being a mom and a... Read more →


Anne M. Thompson, Bellmawr, 92

Anne M. Thompson (nee Whildin), on January 16, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 92. Beloved wife of the late Carl L. Thompson. Devoted mother of Carol Anne Anderson (the late John P. Anderson), Bruce Thompson (Linda), and the late Herbert A. Thompson. Loving grandmother of Heather Green (Jeffrey), her special Angel Marti... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Recognizes Fall 2020 Dean's List Honorees from New Jersey

ANNVILLE, PA (01/14/2021)-- Lebanon Valley College congratulates more than 800 students named to the Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester. Dean's list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0. Local students include: Ariana Genna of Newfield (08344), a graduate of Camden County Vocational-Technical School, is... Read more →


OPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! You Are Hurting Our Children!

You Can No Longer Blame Trump, What Happens Now Is On Your Watch- ~CNBNews (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools... Read more →


Department of Defense Vetting National Guardsmen in Washington, D.C.

Armed National Guard patrol in DC (photo courtesy of Reuters Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller released the following statement pertaining to vetting National Guard in DC As is normal for military support to large security events, the Department will vet National Guardsmen who are in Washington, D.C. While we have no... Read more →


90-Bed Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center in Cherry Hill Opens

THE RECOVERY VILLAGE CHERRY HILL AT COOPER New inpatient center to offer treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions LAKE WORTH, FL - (January 13, 2021) - Advanced Recovery Systems and Cooper University Health Care announces that it will open The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper, a... Read more →


Joseph P. Driscoll, Jr., of Bellmawr; Active St. Mary’s Parishioner, Air Force Veteran

Joe died peacefully surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of nearly 60 years Olive M. Driscoll (nee Pine), and his children: Denise (BJ) Glassman, Nancy (Pat) Gartland, Joe (Kim) Driscoll, Susan (Bob) Leonchuck, John (Katie) Driscoll, and Colleen Long (Joe). He was adored and loved by his 29 grandchildren,... Read more →


NJ Students on Dean's Commendation List at Gettysburg College

GETTYSBURG, PA (01/15/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work were recently placed on the Deans' Commendation List. The following students from... Read more →


Valuable tips for traveling with family during the pandemic

by Gary Saitowitz Traveling is an integral part of human life. It may be for recreation or necessity. However, it is unavoidable. Despite all this, the onset of Coronavirus has halted every aspect of human life, including traveling. With the social distancing norms, all across the globe, individuals are facing a... Read more →


THE HATRED AND RUTHLESSNESS MUST STOP

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Concertina razor wire tops the 8-foot ‘non-scalable’ fence that surrounds the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, on Jan. 14, 2020. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) courtesy of Epoch Times The rioting in the streets that we have witnessed across our Nation last summer is sadly continuing into this... Read more →


GreatSchools: When teens lie (because they all do!)

Hank Pellissier “Nelly, where are you going?” asks her mother one Saturday night, as her 16-year-old daughter scampers out the front door in a low-cut shirt and miniskirt. “Shannon and I are going to a movie, I forget the name. Then we’re gonna eat at the new whatchamacallit cafe and I’ll... Read more →


Philadelphia Man Identified, Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Camden, N.J. – A Philadelphia man has been identified as the driver in a fatal hit-and-run incident in Runnemede on Jan. 3 and has been charged for his involvement, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Runnemede Police Chief Paul Dailey. Gregory Graves, 40, of Philadelphia, is charged... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's List

GETTYSBURG, PA (01/15/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean's Honor List. The following local students have been awarded this outstanding academic achievement in the... Read more →


WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: A 4.6 Plan For 46 Work to Do Out of the Gate

Ignore the big shiny object of the President-elect Biden pandemic proposal– what matters is reality and where he puts his shoulder to the wheel. When he is sworn in on January 20, 2021, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. will be the 46th President of the United States. At Taxpayers for Common Sense... Read more →