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Public Hearing on Two Bond Issues Totaling $2,250,000 to be Held Thursday Night in Gloucester City Council Chambers

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 22, 2021)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City council will hold a public hearing on two million dollar plus bond issues on Thursday evening, September 23, at 7:30 PM in the council chambers at the Gloucester City Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The first bond ordinance totaling $1,050,000 will pay for the replacement of sewer mains at various locations, including, but not limited to, Barnard Avenue totaling $950,000, and $100,000 of the bond will pay for the construction of a new pole barn for the sewer and water utility department. A section of the ordinance outlining the... Read more →


What’s Hiding behind Cash Advance Online Loans Taken from Apps

image unsplash.com While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t gone anywhere, direct lenders became the only solution for many people. For more convenience, instant cash advance online loans are now provided in a mobile format. Apart from a mobile browser, clients can also use mobile apps for sending an online application and receiving approval. Just take a look at Instant Сash Advance. This online service has already adjusted its financial services to the mobile format. When financial technology companies started offering alternatives to predatory payday loans, the apps like Earnin, Dave, and Branch were brought to the market. The major issue standing... Read more →


Statement from Joe Giralo on OSC Public Letter on Egg Harbor City Water Deal

“The revelations in the OSC letter today are deeply disturbing. After decades of mismanagement, the last thing the County Clerk’s Office needs is another incompetent leader. Perhaps Mayor Jiampetti should spend more time focused on her day job instead of the campaign trail." Read more →


Donna Marie (Ribeiro) King, of Mt. Ephraim

On September 19, 2021, Donna Marie King (nee Ribeiro) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children. Born February 21, 1960, in Philadelphia, PA. Resident of Mount Ephraim, NJ. She was loved by all who knew her, touching hearts and leaving lasting impressions with each person she met. Beloved mother and best friend of Thomas (Ninamari) King, Christina King, and Anthony King. Proud grandmother to Josephine King and will be forever missed by her nephew and Godson Andrew Waddington. Daughter of the late Christina (nee Cicala) and Jack Ribeiro. Loving sister to Frank DelVecchio, Carol (Ron) Deak, the late Alan (Pat)... Read more →


DIY Home Projects — Here’s How to Know When You Should Call a Professional

DIY homeowners saved more than an impressive $20,000 for kitchen renovations and additions, according to one 2018 report. However, while this certainly highlights the cost-saving benefits that often come along with doing the job yourself, there are several instances when DIY may simply not be the answer. Whether you’ve just moved to Gloucester City, or you’ve been a longtime resident looking to pull off a major remodel, here’s what you should know. When you’re out of your depth There are a number of situations when doing the job yourself may seem like common sense; such as when a room needs... Read more →


The Red Coats to Invade Haddonfield, Saturday, June 4

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 open to the public.... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Preparing to Repair 42-Inch Water Main on Springdale Road, Cherry Hill

CAMDEN, N.J. – SEPT. 21, 2021 – New Jersey American Water is preparing to repair a 42-inch water transmission main on Springdale Road in Cherry Hill between the intersections of Lark Lane and Wilderness Way starting September 27. This critical pipeline supplies water to customers in several towns throughout Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. New Jersey American Water identified the leak through the use of acoustic leak detection technology, which enabled company engineers to “hear” the water coming out of the deeply buried pipe, despite being located next to a creek. The company used this award-winning technology to quickly... Read more →


6 Tips Every Property Manager Needs to Know 

image unsplash.com Being a property manager is one of the most stressful jobs that a person can have. Property managers are often responsible for managing the finances of the properties they manage, as well as the overall upkeep of the area. Dealing with finances, maintenance, and clients can lead to confusion and frustration. Here are some tips that all good property managers must know to be successful at their job. #1) Keep Finances Organized Keeping accurate and up-to-date financials for each property that you manage is a crucial part of being a property manager. A good property manager will keep... Read more →


Gloucester City History: THE CIVIL WAR

Gloucester City was officially part of Union Township and was to only town still remaining in Union Township at the outbreak of the Civil War. Whereas, some other parts of present day Gloucester City where part of Centre Township and Haddon Township. The Anderson Guards and the Union Guards. Many of the men from Gloucester City served in the 4th New Jersey when the Civil War started. Initially 200 men from Gloucester joined the Anderson Guards and the Union Guards. Their enlistments were only for 3 months and when their enlistments were up, most re-enlisted and became part of a... Read more →


Francis “Joe” Hutchinson, of Gloucester City, Vietnam War Marine Veteran

On September 17, 2021, Francis “Joe” Hutchinson, of Gloucester City, passed away at the age of 71. He was surrounded by those that truly loved him. He will be remembered as a true, proud American and United States Marine. Joe was proud to have served in the United States Marine Corps, 1967-1970. He was sent to Vietnam in 1968, fighting in the battle of Khe Sanh, surrounded by the enemy at Rock Pile in combat at Quang Tri. No matter how he was treated when he came home from the war, he still loved his country and the people in... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: HOUSTON POLICE OFFICER BILL JEFFREY SHOT AND KILLED BY DRUG DEALER

Senior Police Officer William Jeffrey Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Monday, September 20, 2021 HOUSTON, TEXAS, Senior Police Officer Bill Jeffrey was shot and killed in the 5300 block of Aeropark Drive at about 7:30 am while serving a warrant in Harris County. He and other officers had gone to the apartment to serve an arrest warrant as part of a high-level narcotics case. They made contact with a female subject who answered the door. As they spoke to her the wanted man emerged and opened fire without warning, striking Officer Jeffrey and another officer. Officers were able... Read more →


New Jersey Jackals Baseball Team Host Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival Sept. 25

Saturday, September 25, the New Jersey Jackals baseball team will be hosting the Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival located at Yogi Berra Stadium at Montclair State University. Below are more details: RIGHT ON THE BASEBALL FIELD! 100+ Beers 25+ Food Trucks LIVE Music by Alternate Groove Party Band Much, much more ADMISSION: $8 per person Children 36" tall and shorter are FREE FREE Parking BEER SAMPLING Beer Tokens: $5 each (12-ounce pour) Sampling Mug: $15 - includes six 5-ounce beer samples ADDRESS Yogi Berra Stadium 8 Yogi Berra Drive Little Falls, NJ 07424 Tickets: yogiberrastadium.com Read more →


Murphy Says Two-Year-Olds and Up Must Wear Face Mask While in Child Care Center

A pre-Kindergarten class from Bradford School poses for pictures during a short graduation ceremony June 10, 2020, in front of the school in Jersey City, New Jersey. Seth Wenig / AP photo By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – All child care center workers in New Jersey must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and anyone who is at least two years old must wear a face mask while in a child care center. The mandates are part of Executive Order No. 264, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed on Monday. Under the order, any child care... Read more →


Reach Your Destination at RCSJ's Fall 2021 Open House on the Gloucester Campus!

Find Your Fit - About this event Find Your Fit - Reach Your Destination at RCSJ's Fall 2021 Open House on the Gloucester Campus! + Explore majors and connect with experienced faculty + Speak with staff from various departments such as Admissions and Financial Aid + Take a self-guided tour of our expanded campus *Hosted in conjunction with the Gloucester County Professional Counselors Association Regional College Fair *Due to current public health conditions related to COVID-19 all attendees will be required to wear a face mask regardless of vaccination status. We look forward to seeing you there! Date and time... Read more →


Trenton, NJ's Capital, Poorest City in the State

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square THere are an estimated 39.5 million Americans living below the poverty line, which, in the lower 48 states, is an annual income threshold of $12,880 for an individual and $26,500 for a family of four (Alaska and Hawaii have a slightly higher threshold). Living in poverty can have serious consequences and impacts nearly every aspect of life -- and those problems can be compounded for those who are facing poverty while also living in very poor neighborhoods. Residents of poor neighborhoods often struggle with higher crime rates, limited employment opportunities, lower... Read more →


Timothy Trout of Bellmawr graduates from UMass Lowell

Record number of degrees presented at 2021 Commencement LOWELL, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) Sept. 15, 2021 - Timothy Trout of Bellmawr, N.J. is among 4,582 graduates in UMass Lowell's Class of 2021. Trout received a education specialist degree in education administration planning and policy. Despite the pandemic, UMass Lowell was able to offer graduates the chance to safely celebrate their success through a combination of virtual ceremonies and the in-person presentation of their diploma covers with a family photo at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell May 12 through 14. "For those of you joining us in person, we're thrilled that... Read more →


New Jersey #JusticeforJ6 Rally, Saturday, September 25 at the State Capitol Annex, 11AM

Washington, DC -- Today, Look Ahead America is promoting its New Jersey #JusticeforJ6 rally, which will be held on Saturday, September 25th at the State Capitol Annex at 11AM. Last Saturday, September 18th, Look Ahead America held the initial #JusticeforJ6 rally in Washington, D.C. outside of the U.S. Capitol building. This event was a great success and was a peaceful exercise of our First Amendment rights. We expect the same for the New Jersey rally this coming weekend. During this Saturday’s rally, Look Ahead America will also be introducing a draft resolution that will be presented to the New Jersey... Read more →


*HELP WANTED: Gloucester City PD Seeking Special Law Enforcement Officer-Class II Position

Minimum qualifications for SLEO personnel: 1. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States; Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey during their term of appointment; Must be at least 18 years of age; Must possess and maintain a valid New Jersey driver’s license; Must be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently and have a high school diploma or its equivalent; Must be sound in body and of good health and be able to perform the physical functions of the duties assigned; Must be of good moral character and... Read more →


DIRECT CONNECT PROJECT BELLMAWR: I-295 and Route 42 Exit closures overnight this week

Closures necessary for restriping work (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight closures of several exits on I-295 and Route 42 this week as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Wednesday, September 22 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound on Wednesday, September 22 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday, September 23 to restripe the roadway. The following detour will be in place: I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 northbound wishing... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: COVID BOOSTER SHOTS ARE ON THE WAY TO NJ

The NJ Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli says as many as 1.1 million New Jersey residents could soon be eligible to receive a third shot of the Pfizer vaccine starting next week.The CDC still has to officially approve a distribution plan, and proposals to administer booster shots for Moderna or Johnson & Johnson are still under review. Those who have not completed the first round of shots are urged to complete their initial dosage or begin the process if they haven’t yet started. (NJ Spotlight News) BUDGET DECISION DASHES GREEN-CARD HOPES Thousands of foreign-born professionals waiting for permanent residency... Read more →


New $184 Million Silvestri Tower Opens at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

It was a big day at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital on Tuesday, when a ribbon cutting celebration was held for the new seven-story, $184 million Silvestri Tower. The Tower’s opening marks the conclusion of the final phase of an overall $222-million construction project at the hospital. The first phase, completed in 2019, included a new 8-level, enclosed parking facility. The new hospital tower features 90 private rooms, a new main entrance and two-story lobby, a new cafeteria with outdoor dining space, a new Same-Day Surgery Unit, new Admissions and Pre-Admission Testing areas, and much more. Shown at the ribbon cutting,... Read more →


Michael J. Simon of Runnemede, Retired Philadelphia Police Officer and Camden County Investigator

Michael J. Simon, "Mike", on September 19, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 76. Beloved husband of Virginia "Gina" (nee Zirilli). Loving and devoted father of Michael J. Simon III. Loving Pop of Isabella Skidmore (Cavin) and Sophia Simon and great grandpop of Rosalie Skidmore. Dear son of the late Michael and Mary (nee Laino) Simon. Mike joined the Philadelphia Police Department in October 1965. He served the people of Philadelphia of 25 years until December 1990, when he retired with the rank of Sergeant. He served proudly with the men and women in Philadelphia and rose through the ranks of Corporal,... Read more →


Report Says: Children Growing Up in Households Without a Biological Father Struggle Throughout Their Life

Dads’ Resource Center shares findings from comprehensive survey analysis showing damage caused by biological fathers not being in the home STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – (September 20, 2021) – Roughly 25% of the children in America grow up without their biological father in the home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This has become so common to hear that many people don’t think much of it. They shrug their shoulders and go on about their business, not realizing the devastating impact that this statistic is having on the country. Dads’ Resource Center has completed an analysis of the National Longitudinal Survey... Read more →


James J. Lind, 2nd, of Bellmawr, age 81

James J. Lind, 2nd, on September 18, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 81. Beloved husband of late Joan B (nee Fox) Lind. Devoted father of Dawn Lind, James A. Lind and Donald B. Lind. Loving brother of the late Florence DiPietro. Dear uncle of Karen Bolger (Frank), Debbie Dworcyk (Pat) and many other nieces, nephews and extended family. James was a Friend of Bill W. and longtime member of Local #669 UA. There will be a visitation from 9am to 11am on Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial service 11am at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers... Read more →


PET TIPS: PET ANXIETY ADMID TRANSITIONING ROUTINES

You can help your pet get through separation anxiety and other disruptions of the new normal. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—As students return to in-person learning and pet parents gradually begin to spend more time outside the house, pets around the country are having to adapt to new daily routines, adjust to more time alone and navigate more frequent social interactions. Pets thrive on predictability, so it’s not uncommon to see them exhibit anxious or destructive behaviors when their routines shift dramatically. Fortunately, there are many resources and tools available to help pet parents make this transition as seamless as... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: MASKETEERS ARE NOT DOING US ANY FAVORS

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why some Americans love masks: Have you ever noticed that in the big cities, there are many more people walking around with masks than in the suburbs? When I leave Long Island to go to work in New York City, few are wearing masks outdoors. But as soon as I get to the Big Apple, it changes: people are wearing masks walking down the street, on bicycles and in cars. What explains the difference? For one, liberals dominate in urban America, and it is they—the masketeers—who are enamored... Read more →


Farm Financing: Tips on How to Get an Agricultural Loan

Image source Need to buy farm equipment, livestock, or finance an operation? Do you own and operate a farm and need financing? As a farmer, you know that your business requires a lot of supplies to be productive. However, you may not have the necessary funding to acquire the equipment you need for your operation. And obtaining a farm loan might be your first option. An agriculture loan can help you get started or expand your farm business. However, the process of applying for an agriculture loan can sometimes be tricky because your operation is unique. There are several factors... Read more →


Six Rescued After Boat Hits Navigation Aide Near Ham Island

The Coast Guard, and the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Department rescued six boaters after their 30-foot white pleasure craft struck a fixed aid to navigation in the vicinity of Ham Island, Sept. 19, 2021. The boaters were safely recovered and taken back to shore where local emergency medical services personnel transported them to various local hospitals. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released) BEACH HAVEN, N.J. - The Coast Guard, and the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Department rescued six boaters after their 30-foot white pleasure craft struck a fixed aid to navigation in the vicinity of Ham Island, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast... Read more →


3 Excellent Reasons Why You Should Invest In Magnetic Screen Door

Are you looking to improve airflow in your premises on pleasant days or add a simple entry into your backyard? Buying a magnetic screen door is an easy and economical option for you. Magnetic screen doors are lightweight and convenient ways to keep pests and bugs out while allowing outdoors’ aroma and dawn choruses. Furthermore, they help reduce energy consumption since you will not have to run air conditioners all through. Along with their similar appearances, magnetic screen doors give different benefits and qualities that perfectly meet your and your family’s requirements. That includes easy access for kids and pets.... Read more →


Margaret “Peggy” D’Alessandro of Stratford, formerly of Gloucester City; GCHS Alumnus

Margaret “Peggy” D’Alessandro (née O’Leary) Age 88 – Stratford On September 3, 2021, Margaret “Peggy” D’Alessandro (née O’Leary), beloved wife of sixty years to the late Michael A. D'Alessandro, devoted mother of Andrew John, Thomas Michael (JoyceAnna), and Richard Peter (Sandy) D’Alessandro, and loving grandmother of Luke, Maximus, Thomas Jr., and Anthony D’Alessandro, she was born on June 9, 1933, one of five children of John O’Leary and Eva (née Hughes). Raised in Gloucester City, she was valedictorian of her class at Gloucester Catholic High School. A faithful daughter of the Holy Catholic Church, she and her husband contributed to... Read more →


House America Initiative to Address Homelessness Crisis in Newark and Elsewhere

House America leverages American Rescue Plan and other federal resources to immediately re-house and build additional housing for people experiencing homelessness Newark, NJ - Today, City of Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge at a virtual event to launch House America: An All-Hands-On-Deck Effort to Address the Nation’s Homelessness Crisis. House America is a national partnership in which HUD and USICH invite mayors, county leaders, Tribal nation leaders, and governors to use the historic investments provided through the American Rescue Plan to address the crisis of homelessness through... Read more →


Suspect from Burlington City Charged with Attempted Murder

BURLINGTON CITY (September 20, 2021- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 39-year-old city resident has been charged with stabbing a man in the neck yesterday morning inside a house in the 500 block of Linden Avenue. Terrell Dennis, of the 100 block of East Federal Street, was charged with Attempted Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Third Degree) and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Fourth Degree). Dennis was arrested yesterday evening in Camden and lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly. A detention... Read more →


Christine M. Nguyen, of Runnemede, age 60

Christine M. Nguyen, on September 17, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 60. Beloved wife of Tieng of 38 years. Devoted and loving mother of Diana (Harry) and Tommy and grandmother of Colton and Everett. Sister of Che Loan (Anh Liem), Anh Truong (So Hoa), Anh Phat, Anh Tong (Kiem). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was an amazing cook, baker, and a great hairdresser. Christine loved to help and care for others, she spread joy and brought warmth and happiness wherever she went. She loved to spend time with her grandsons. Christine enjoyed traveling, gardening, exercising, and she was... Read more →


Brewery Nights, Nature Walks, and Water Fun

2021 Delaware River Festival releases its schedule of activities WILMINGTON — Get outdoors, have a brew, hear a story, or sink an oar in the water. Whatever you choose, there’s plenty to do on both sides of the Delaware River during the 2021 Delaware River Festival from Sept. 24 to Oct. 3. Festival organizers Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, the Center for Aquatic Sciences, Philadelphia Water Department, Camden County Parks Department, the Independence Seaport Museum, and others have a great list of in-person and online activities. Here’s the breakdown! In-Person Activities Friday, Sept. 24 Delaware River Flight Night at Evil... Read more →


Suspect Involved In Murder At Pat's Steaks In Custody; Three Other Suspects Still At Large

image courtesy of NBCPhiladelphia PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 20, 2021)--According to NBC Philadelphia one of the four men sought in the deadly beating of a 28-year-old New Yorker outside Pat’s King of Steaks in South Philadelphia is now in police custody and facing murder charges. Omar Arce is charged with murder, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and related offenses, a source within the Philadelphia Police Department told NBC10. He had earlier turned himself in and been questioned by detectives in the death of Isidro Cortés last week. Police continue to search for three other suspects, two of whom have been... Read more →


Suspect Steals Backpack from Pedestrian in Camden City; Victim Says the Man Was a Bigot

Camden City, NJ (September 20, 2021)-- The Camden County Police Department is investigating a robbery and bias incident that occurred Saturday night. At approximately 9:45 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Sayrs Avenue and Hallowell Lane, a male suspect on a bike approached a victim walking in the area and forcefully pulled the victim’s backpack away while making a threatening remark about the victim’s sexual orientation. The suspect then fled the area with the backpack. The suspect is described as a black male, bald and with a beard. Images of the suspect on a bike carrying the victim’s backpack accompany... Read more →


NJBIA’s 7th Annual Women Business Leaders Forum, Sept. 22–24.

Five future business leaders who are standouts at New Jersey colleges and universities because of their academic work, leadership and community service will be honored with Rising Star Awards at NJBIA’s 7th Annual Women Business Leaders Forum, Sept. 22–24. The event is New Jersey’s largest professional women’s conference, which each year brings together hundreds of women and men for engaging workshops, dynamic TED-style talks and inspiring keynotes from nationally renowned speakers. This year, the WBLF will be a hybrid event featuring both virtual and live gatherings, including the in-person opening reception at 6 p.m. on Sept. 22 at The Palace... Read more →


Richard Bailey, of Brooklawn; Airline Mechanic, Member of IUEC Local 5, WXPN Public Radio Fan

Richard Thomas Bailey Richard Thomas Bailey, 68, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on September 14, 2021, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The son of John Richard Bailey, Jr., and Diane Bailey (nee Lee), Richard spent his early years in the Fairview section of Camden. He was a 1970 graduate of Camden High School, and also had a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University. Rick, as he was known to all, worked for many years as an airline mechanic, and while with United Airlines, had the opportunity to live in Miami and San Francisco.... Read more →


NJ School Personnel/State Employees Required to be Fully Vaccinated by Oct 18th or Begin Regular Testing

Where is vaccination or testing required for workers? New Jersey has announced that all workers in preschool to Grade 12 schools, all workers in certain health care facilities and high-risk congregate settings, and all workers at state agencies, authorities, and colleges and universities will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two times per week. The federal government has announced that all workers at most health care settings, all federal executive branch employees, and all federal contractors will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that all... Read more →


Getting The Better Of Bullying

Going to school doesn’t have to cause anxiety about bullying if parents, teachers, students and others work together to stop it. (NAPSI)—For many students, learning and school excitement can be stifled by caution and worry about bullying—but it can be alleviated. The Problem Children who are bullied or who bully others may have lasting difficulties. Bullies are more likely to drop out of school, engage in criminal behavior and have difficulty keeping steady jobs. Victims of bullying suffer from anxiety, low self-esteem and depression. Bystanders may feel powerless, fearful or guilty. The U.S. Department of Education defines bullying as unwanted,... Read more →


U.S. District Court NJ Sentenced Romanian National to Prison for ATM Skimming Conspiracy

TRENTON, N.J. – A Romanian national was sentenced today to 54 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to steal bank account information from thousands of customers by installing secret card-reading devices and pinhole cameras on ATMs throughout New Jersey and elsewhere, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Dorinel Trofin, 47, previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud. U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan imposed the sentence today in Trenton federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Trofin admitted he was part of an ATM skimming scheme that... Read more →


Marian A. Lillie (nee Ranieri), of Runnemede

Marian A. Lillie (nee Ranieri), on September 16, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 76. Beloved wife of the late Vincent. Devoted mother of Brian Lillie and Jeff Lillie (Regina). Loving grandmother of Aiden, Luke, Logan, Evan, and Tyler. Dear sister of Janice Griffiths, Joyce Myers, Angel Andrews, and Terry Baus. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marian was a school teacher for over 30 years with the Runnemede School District, a devoted Catholic, and a beloved friend. After retiring from teaching, she enjoyed working at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 9pm Thursday... Read more →


What You Need to Know About Becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner

image unsplash Moving on from a more hands-on nursing role can be difficult. You can quickly get used to working directly with patients, and when this changes, you can feel a little bit lost as to what to do, when, and why. When you have been working as a nurse practitioner for a little while, you may feel ready for change and progression, or you may not. If you want to make a change, and you want to push your career that little bit further, you should look at becoming a family nurse practitioner (FNP). An FNP is like a... Read more →


Newark Schools Have 120 Unfilled Teacher Positions

By Patrick Wall /CHALKBEAT The Newark school district started the year with dozens of unfilled teaching positions. Barringer High School was short 15 teachers, forcing the school to use substitutes or ask staffers to cover extra classes. Patrick Wall/Chalkbeat When Madison Upshaw showed up to her forensic science class at Newark’s Barringer High School on the first day of school, she found an athletic coach at the front of the room. “He was like, ‘Yeah, I’m gonna be your sub for the whole year,’” the 12th-grader said. “I guess they can’t find anybody.” Upshaw was one of many Newark students... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Jennifer Relovsky of Marlton Serves as Student Teacher SCRANTON, PA (09/16/2021)-- Jennifer Relovsky of Marlton is among 23 University of Scranton education majors serving as student teachers during the fall semester at ten local schools in the following ten school districts: Blue Ridge, Commonwealth Charter, Dunmore, Lakeland, Mid Valley, Pittston Area, Valley View, Wayne Highlands, Western Wayne and Wilkes-Barre Area. Relovsky, will serve as a student teacher at Valley View Elementary School in the Valley View School District. Relovsky, is majoring in early and primary teacher education at the Jesuit university. The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING NEWS NJ: George Hanakis of Perth Amboy Catches Record Gray Tilefish

September 16, 2021--The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has officially certified, and is pleased to announce, the catch of a new state record saltwater fish. George Hanakis of Perth Amboy, reeled in the new state record Gray Tilefish on September 1, 2021. The fish weighed in at 23 pounds, 8 ounces, eclipsing the previous state record by 4 ounces and measured 34” in length with a girth of 25”. George was bottom fishing from the boat, Jamaica, captained by Howard Bogan, Jr. They were located in Wilmington Canyon when he caught the tilefish with a Shimano Terez rod, a... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Summer 2021 President's List at Georgia State University ATLANTA, GA (09/13/2021)-- To be eligible for the President's List during the summer semester, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia State University cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 must earn a 4.0 GPA for the semester and complete at least 6 semester hours of academic credit with no incompletes. Students named to the President's List from your coverage area include: Eric Gulbranson of Joint Base Mdl (08640) Breon Johnson of Deptford (08096) Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse... Read more →


Five Ways To Treat Your Pet To A Spooky, Safe Halloween

You and your pets can enjoy a happy Halloween in cute matching costumes. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—It’s no secret that pets are like family—holiday traditions included.This Halloween bring your pups in on the spooky fun by decking them out in a scary cute costume and training them to be the most polite trick-or-treater on the block. From fun costumes to virtual and in-person dog training, Petco has everything a pet parent needs to make Halloween a howling good time for the whole family. Whether your family is planning to trick-or-treat or celebrate at home, here are five surefire ways... Read more →


Gwyn Parris-Atwell Honored by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America

Congrats to Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Gwyn Parris-Atwell, DNP, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, who, on Monday night September 20, will be honored as the Salem County recipient of the “Distinguished Citizen of the Year” by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Parris-Atwell is a Nurse Practitioner with the Jefferson Occupational Health Network. As the Commander of the 166th Medical Group, she is responsible for overseeing medical operations for 1,500 Air Force service members. A resident of Alloway, NJ, and a five-year Jefferson employee, Parris-Atwell was activated to a large medical center in southern Delaware, where she... Read more →


UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement

Discovery represents significant advance in developing treatments for cognitive impairment in a broad spectrum of neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s by University of Bristol Newswise — Bristol-led research has identified specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories, paving the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders. Loss of memory is a core feature of many neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. Current treatment options for memory loss are very limited and the search for safe and effective drug therapies has, until now, had limited success. The... Read more →