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New Jersey American Water Invests $2.22 Million in Camden County Infrastructure

Gloucestercitynews graphic files CAMDEN, N.J. – JUNE 23, 2021 – New Jersey American Water will replace over two miles of aging water main in Camden County starting next week. The project also includes replacing six fire hydrants and 158 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch cast iron... Read more →


NIH Study: Cannabis use may be associated with suicidality in young adults

NIH study suggests a link between cannabis use and higher levels of suicidal ideation, plan, and attempt. Gloucestercitynews.net files An analysis of survey data from more than 280,000 young adults ages 18-35 showed that cannabis (marijuana) use was associated with increased risks of thoughts of suicide (suicidal ideation), suicide plan, and suicide attempt. These associations... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Muhlenberg College Announces Students Named to Spring 2021 Dean's List ALLENTOWN, PA (06/22/2021)-- Congratulations to the following local students for being named to the Muhlenberg College Dean's List for the Spring 2021 semester. Sophia Caterina of Shamong (08088) Joel Hark of Voorhees (08043) Kasey Mitchell of Shamong (08088) Emma Mueller of Moorestown (08057) Gabriella Oteri... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: How Should Schools Spend Millions Coming to New Jersey

[New Jersey – June 22, 2021] With billions of federal dollars coming into New Jersey through COVID relief funding, JerseyCAN, a nonprofit advocating for high-quality schools for all New Jersey students, launched today a centralized multimedia platform to assist local districts and charter schools in advancing new strategies and programs to accelerate learning. Anchoring the... Read more →


Edward A. Williams, of Gloucester City; VFW Commander, Teamster Local 676, Vietnam War Marine Vet

"Bud" also known as "Wrong Way". Of Gloucester City on June 18, 2021. Age 73. Born in Woodbury, NJ, he was the son of the late Edward A. and Ethel (Fithian) Williams. Bud is survived by his beloved wife, Linda L. (Teschko) Williams; sons, Edward A. Williams, III (Jeanette), Timothy A. Williams (Caly) and his... Read more →


Suspects Arrested in Maryland for Poaching, Illegal Fishing and Other Violations

As more people head outside for warm weather activities, Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) have remained busy protecting the state’s wildlife, fisheries, and public lands. The following individuals were recently cited for a variety of conservation law offenses in Maryland: Police charged four Washington, D.C. men for illegally fishing striped bass in Dorchester County on... Read more →


Spotlight on Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball Star Dusty Baker

June 15, 2021 | BY David Vergun , DOD News Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. Marine Corps veteran Johnnie B. "Dusty" Baker Jr. is a baseball legend. Born in 1949 in Riverside, California, Baker was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in... Read more →


Dating Apps: Benefits of Using Them When You Are Over 50

Life isn’t over once you reach 50; for some, it’s only the beginning. Since the median life expectancy has grown in recent years, we can think of 50 as the new 30 and treat it as such. Relationships are essential, and if you’re over 50 and single because you just went through a divorce, have... Read more →


Black Bears Sightings In Maryland Increase During Summer Months

June 17, 2021 Black Bears Roam Far and Wide in Seasonal Movements Bear sighting near Barton in Allegany County, June 2016. Photo by Glenn Miller. Throughout June and July, visitors and residents of Maryland’s bear country may encounter more bear sightings than they would at other times of the year. The Maryland Department of Natural... Read more →


Christopher O’Sullivan, 32, a former Philly Teacher, Sentenced for Child Exploitation Crimes

PHILADELPHIA (June 21, 2021)– Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Christopher O’Sullivan, 32, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, 10 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $5,200 restitution by United States District Judge Nitza I. Quinones-Alejandro for crimes stemming from his sexual exploitation of a student... Read more →


Investigation Into Shooting in Atlantic City Continues; One Killed, Three Wounded

ATLANTIC CITY- The investigation of a shooting on Sunday that killed one man and wounded three others continues and the victims have been identified, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Azaiah Grissom, 23, of Atlantic City was pronounced deceased at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus after the shooting. Sharif Williams, 25, Mushin Faulkner,... Read more →


The People's Princess

(NAPSI)—She was known as “the people’s princess” and one of most famous women on earth, mourned worldwide at the end of her short life. But there was a lot more to Diana, Princess of Wales than many people realize. Now, in what would have been her 60th birthday year, people around the globe are dedicated... Read more →


CNB Consumer Alert: What To Know About Cryptocurrency and Scams

Confused about cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin and Ethereum? You’re not alone. Before you use or invest in cryptocurrency, know what makes it different from cash and other payment methods, and how to spot cryptocurrency scams or detect cryptocurrency accounts that may be compromised. What To Know About Cryptocurrency Paying With Cryptocurrency How To Avoid Cryptocurrency Scams... Read more →


Realize Your Potential

by Katherine Bihr, Ed.D (NAPSI)—If you are among the nearly four million teachers in America, according to National Center for Education estimates, here are no-cost digital resources that can support your teaching during these challenging times. Educating Educators Digitally School personnel can now sign up for a new series of six no-cost digital professional learning... Read more →


MARYLAND FISHING REPORT: The last license-free fishing day for the year July 4

Maryland Fishing Report – June 23 Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Young Brayden Pielert got to go fishing with his dad at a nearby pond and the smile on his face says it all. Photo by Noah Pielert Summer is in full swing and those who have been sequestered by pandemic, work, or... Read more →


Face of Defense: Airport Exhibit Shines Light on Works by Female Vets

| BY Katie Lange, DOD News Art is therapeutic, and it’s often used as an outlet for service members and veterans to process stress and trauma. Now that air travel is picking back up again, travelers flying through Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., might notice some artwork that has a patriotic feel. Pieces done... Read more →


Rowan's Men and Women Swimming Teams and Diving Teams Honored

RICHMOND, VA – Rowan’s men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams have each earned Scholar All-America honors by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their student-athletes’ efforts in the classrooms this year. The men’s team posted a GPA of 3.51 with 22 student-athletes while the women’s team maintained a 3.48... Read more →


GOP Senate Candidate Polistina Blast Murphy for Blaming Crime Rise in AC on Pandemic

TRENTON, NJ (June 22, 2021)--Former Assemblyman and Republican Senate candidate Vince Polistina released the following statement after Governor Phil Murphy tried to blame the surge of violent crime in Atlantic City on the COVID pandemic and increasing temperature and humidity; "Governor Murphy is clueless on this topic and Vince Mazzeo should have the guts to... Read more →


New Jersey has an 87.28% Save Rate for Shelter Dogs and Cats 

According to Annual Data Report from Best Friends Animal Society 96% of Animals Killed in State Shelters in 2020 Were Cats KANAB, Utah -- Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization, today released its sixth annual pet lifesaving dataset, which gives a national overview of the number of dogs and cats that enter and... Read more →


Your Money: Rutgers Students Face 2.6% Tuition Increase

Board approves $4.8 billion 2021-2022 budget following tuition freeze during pandemic The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related... Read more →


Cape May Coast Guard Training Center Hosting 4th of July Sunset Parade

CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host an Independence Day Sunset Parade at the base at 8 p.m., July 4, in honor of Cape May County first responders and health professionals who were on the frontlines keeping our community safe while fighting Covid-19 over the last year.... Read more →


Joseph Cipriani, of Gloucester City, age 63, Triton High School Alum

Gloucester City – Surrounded by his loving family at home, Joe passed on June 19, 2021, at age 63. Loving and devoted husband of 13 years to Rita L. Cipriani (nee McCall). Loving father of Chelsea Cipriani, Katie Jo Borer (Steve), Anjanette Munch (Mike), Joseph Cipriani Jr. (Roxanna), Jeffrey Clark, Thomas Tampa and the late... Read more →


Shenandoah Recognizes More Than 900 Dean's List Students, Some Are From New Jersey

WINCHESTER, VA (06/21/2021)-- Shenandoah would like to honor the 962 students who made the Spring 2021 Dean's List. To be considered for the Dean's List, students must complete at least 12 semester hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. Jason Morgan is from Marlton, NJ (08053). Lindsey Florio is from Marlton, NJ... Read more →


*Gloucester City PD Announces Parking/Traffic Restrictions for Indepence Day Fireworks July 2

Gloucestercitynews.net files GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 21, 2021)--Lt. Jason Flood, spokesperson for the Gloucester City Police Department released the following statement today pertaining to parking and traffic restrictions for the Indepence Day Fireworks at the Bill Flynn's Sport's Complex on Johnson Blvd., Friday, July 2, starting at dusk. In order to accommodate the Independence Day... Read more →


National Guardsman Maliek Brown of Lawnside Promoted to Rank of Sgt

New York Army National Guard Captain Neysia Scott, promotes Staff Sgt Tennisha Gilkes to her new rank during a promotion ceremony held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan on June 21, 2021. Both Soldiers are assigned to the 369th Sustainment Brigade and are currently serving as part of the New York National Guard's... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: Mobility for Your Paralyzed Dog

The case of dogs is not like the humans who feel comfortable even when sitting for long hours. Unlike people who can merely sit in front of the TV or use the computer all day, dogs are naturally active and they love to wander around and explore as their way to enjoy life. Peyton Cleary... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Named to President's List at Mount St. Mary's University EMMITSBURG, MD (06/22/2021)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 180 students earned President's List honors in the Spring 2021 semester. These high-achieving students earned a 4.0 grade point average with at least 12 earned credits in the Spring 2021 semester. Nicholas DiNunzio... Read more →


Traffic Alert: Holy Child Parish Lawn Festival

Gloucester Township Police Traffic Advisory- Expect HEAVY vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Evesham Road at Black Horse Pike Rt 168 starting 6PM tonight, Monday June 21 to this Saturday June 26 due to the Holy Child Parish Lawn Festival. If you are not attending the festival, please attempt to avoid this area between the hours... Read more →


Atlantic City Community College Receives $50,000 Planning Grant

Aerial photo of Atlantic City Inlet section. (Courtesy of Atlantic Cape Community College) Atlantic Cape Community College recently received a $50,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Planning grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to create a community-driven neighborhood revitalization plan for the Inlet section of Atlantic City. The Inlet includes Census Tracts... Read more →


Booker and Gillibrand Featured Speakers at From Pandemic to Progress Event

The Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship will host a virtual conference, From Pandemic to Progress - How Small Businesses Can Prosper During Covid and Beyond, along with regional Women’s Business Centers, WBEC East Philadelphia, PA and Women’s Enterprise Development Center, Westchester County, NY. Additional media partners include LAEDA Women’s Business Center and Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship... Read more →


CNB Consumer News: Summer, Spending And Savings

(NAPSI)—With vaccination rates increasing, Americans are heading outdoors and gearing up for a summer of fun. Google searches on terms like “camping” and “beach vacation” are trending up. And many kids will be returning to summer camp for the first time since the pandemic. For the majority of Americans, summer 2021 may finally welcome a... Read more →


Susquehanna University Students from NJ Named on Dean's List

SELINSGROVE, PA (06/21/2021)-- Susquehanna University congratulates its dean's list students. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. Julia Adams, of Palmyra, is an English-Publishing & Editing and Marketing major of the Class of 2023 and a graduate of Palmyra.... Read more →


Guest Opinion. 59 Democrats Lecture The Bishops

By Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contribut0r June 21, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a letter by Catholic Democrats directed at the bishops: Seems like everyone is lecturing the bishops these days. The latest to do so are 59 Democrats who identify as Catholics. Leading the charge is Rep. Rosa DeLauro. On June... Read more →


Philadelphia Happenings & Events

Tweet Forward to a Friend Rothman Roller Rink The Rothman Roller Rink offers daily outdoor roller skating at Dilworth Park. Hour-long sessions are available Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m.-8:45 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m.-11:15 p.m. Admission is $8 for children 10 and younger, and $10 for adults; roller skate rental... Read more →


Tips on How to Curb Littering in Your Community

The litter at the CVS/Dunkin Donut plaza in Gloucester City, NJ is a prime example of the problem posed by people who don't care about the appearance of our City. They lack Community Pride. If the owners of those two corporate giants would just spend a few dollars on trash cans it would be a... Read more →


*Brooklawn Residents! Volunteers Are Needed for Community Clean-Up Day

Attention Brooklawn Residents! Participate in our community-wide clean-up day. Join us as we get outdoors together for a few hours and spring cleaning. Clean your property, sidewalk and street, and let’s keep Brooklawn Beautiful! We are looking for volunteers to be part of a team that will focused on targeted areas throughout town that need... Read more →


Weekly Camden County Events

North Mississippi Allstars Plus Special Guest Carly Brand Join Us for the Next Concert at Haddon Heights Dell on Wednesday, July 14th North Mississippi Allstars plus special guest Carly Brand take the stage for our next Sundown Music Series at Haddon Lake Park on Wednesday, July 14th. All concerts are free to attend and start... Read more →


100 Pandas Slot

The 100 Pandas slot machine online game from IGT Games is a very appealing experience, but is it worth playing beyond the free version? Here's what the game has to offer. Online Casino Graphics 100 Pandas slot is an online video slot game, and that means graphics. The green background and vivid matching symbols create... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for... Read more →


Medal of Honor Monday: Air Force Col. William A. Jones III, a Pilot in Vietnam...

Jones' oxygen mask was burned beyond use and his helmet visor and the gauges and knobs on his instrument panel had melted. Jones himself suffered burns all over his body. But yet, he continued his search for the down pilot BY KATIE LANGE, DOD NEWS Pain can often cloud your judgment, especially under extreme duress,... Read more →


Stockton U Hosting Virtual Summer Entrepreneurship and Business Academy

The Stockton University School of Business will hold a virtual Summer Entrepreneurship and Business Academy for rising high school juniors from July 19-23. The program, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will introduce students to college level business courses. Participants will learn about accounting, business analytics, computer information systems, finance management, marketing... Read more →


CNB Consumer News: What To Know About Mold And Mildew

(NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures up images of smelly, green and black growth that can cause serious respiratory issues. It is often found in a home after an intrusive water event,... Read more →


Two Men from United Kingdom Die from Overdose in Atlantic City, Tyrell Gist Charged with their Deaths

ATLANTIC CITY (June 17, 2021)--— An Atlantic City man is charged with 2 counts of Strict Liability Homicide and multiple narcotics offenses in connection to the drug related deaths of two men from the United Kingdom in March 2020, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tyrell Gist Tyrell Gist, 24, was taken into custody... Read more →


CNB Pet News: Seven Habits of Highly-Effective Owners of Elderly Dogs

Man's best friend is living longer than ever. This is due to our beloved canines' increased status as family member and families becoming conscientious about providing their dogs' appropriate veterinary care. As a result, we are faced with a variety of health care issues as they age. No matter which health issue you and your... Read more →


AC College Receives Neighborhood Grant

Atlantic Cape Community College recently received a $50,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Planning grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to create a community-driven neighborhood revitalization plan for the Inlet section of Atlantic City. The Inlet includes Census Tracts 19 and 25 along the Absecon Inlet and is home to approximately 5,800... Read more →


Walter W. Skain, IV, of Gloucester City, Age 44

Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere; and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere you find yourself. If four wheels move the body, two wheels move the soul, but the road to nowhere lead to Walter W. Skain, IV. Life is short. Walt broke the rules, forgave quickly, loved honestly, laughed easy and... Read more →


Rev. William J. Bleiler, former Pastor of St. Michael's, Member of VFW Post 10886

On June 17, 2021, Rev. William J. Bleiler, age 87, was called to His Heavenly Home after a brief illness. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Fr. Bleiler served as an MP in the US Army in Germany during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he received his BA in Humanities from the University of... Read more →


4 Amazing Reasons Why You Need A Seat Cushion For Office Chair

Your office is among the places where you spend most of your time throughout the week. However, to boost your experience in the office, your office chair must be comfortable as possible to save you from various health conditions such as backaches. One of the best decisions you can make is to get a seat... Read more →


Investigation into Fatal Stabbing in Atlantic City Continues

ATLANTIC CITY- A man was fatally stabbed Saturday night in Atlantic City and a woman who was also stabbed is hospitalized and remains in critical condition, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 9:17 p.m., on Saturday June 19, 2021, Atlantic City Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a female who... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Students Presenting Virtual Production of One-Act-Plays

For Immediate Release CAMDEN – Rutgers University–Camden theater students will kick off the summer with virtual productions of four witty one-act plays. The Student-Directed Summer Fest will be held from Friday, June 25 to Sunday, June 27. Patrons will be sent an access link to view the production any time on June 25 through 11:45... Read more →