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Three Woodbury Suspects Arrested:

One for Murder, One for Aggravated Assault on Cop, One for Attempted Robbery

WOODBURY, NJ (December 4, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Saturday, December 2nd, 2023, at approximately 1:22 AM, Woodbury City Police personnel were dispatched to Wing-Dickerson Park, located at 36 Carpenter Street, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Woodbury Police located 21-year-old Ti’jere K. Jackson with a single gunshot wound to the chest. Jackson was pronounced deceased at the scene. Through timely and aggressive investigation, detectives from the Woodbury Police Department and the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office identified the suspect in the shooting as a juvenile. At approximately 3:30 PM on December 2nd, members of the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force... Read more →

Kelley S. Monte, age 44, of National Park

On November 22, 2023, age 44 of National Park. Survived by her husband, Richard A. Monte, Jr.; their children, Dylan Monte, Ryan Monte and Brooke Monte; her mother, Carol Mease; and her brother, Eugene J. Hinke (Brittany). Kelley was a graduate of Clearview High School. A memorial service for Kelley is being planned. Details will be updated here once finalized. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Kelley S. Monte. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Jefferson Health Nurses Honored with DAISY Award

Jefferson Health registered nurses Amber Hart, BSN, RN, and Jeong Kim, BSN, RN, PCCN, were each recently honored with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Hart and Kim — who respectively work on the Silvestri 5 and C4 patient care units at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital and Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital — were recognized for establishing a connection with patients and families through trust and emotional support. Hart, of Pine Hill, NJ, received praise from colleagues for initiating a rapid response and administering Narcan to a patient suspected of taking illicit drugs. Hart exhibited non-judgmental care while providing empathetic support.... Read more →

Troiano, Caputo and Cleary Named to NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Team

(left to right ) Johnny Troiano, David Caputo, Ryan Cleary KANSAS CITY, MO – Johnny Troiano, Davide Caputo and Ryan Cleary have been named to the NCAA Division III All-Region IV Men's Soccer Team, as chosen by the United Soccer Coaches Association. Troiano was chosen to the First Team while Caputo earned Second Team honors and Cleary was selected to the Third Team. It marks the first All-Region honors for all three players Troiano was Rowan's leading scorer, and ranked second in the conference, with a career-best 15 goals and 33 assists. The sophomore was named to the All-NJAC First... Read more →

Jefferson Health to Hold 14th Annual ‘Tree of Lights’ Event at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township on November 29th

Area residents will have the opportunity to honor, remember, and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have battled cancer with the symbolic illumination of the “Tree of Lights” in the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township’s lobby on Wednesday, November 29. The 14th annual Tree of Lights Remembrance Celebration, set for 5-6 p.m. at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell, NJ), will include music, light refreshments, and a tree-lighting ceremony, where honorees’ names will be recited aloud. A minimum $5 donation per recited name will benefit the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – New Jersey... Read more →

Rowan Men's and Women's Basketball Teams to Host Demetrius Poles Night

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan men’s and women’s basketball teams will host “Demetrius Poles Night” in support of Bringing Hope Home at the doubleheader against Stockton on November 21st at Esby Gym. The Profs’ women’s team will play the first game at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game. Prior to each game, Poles will be briefly recognized, with his family in attendance. Bringing Hope Home is a non-profit organization that provides financial and emotional assistance to local families who have a loved one fighting cancer. Donations will go to Bringing Hope Home’s Light of Hope Family Program, which helps... Read more →

Khalif Meares Scores 26 Points to Lead Rowan to Win over Rochester

ROCHESTER, NY (November 10, 2023)--– Khalif Meares had a game-high 26 points, including key free throws in the final seconds, to help the Rowan men's basketball team to a 94-90 win over Maryville (TN) in the opening round of Rochester's Chuck Resler Tournament. It also marked the first win for interim head coach Eric Brennan in his Rowan debut. The Profs will next play in the tournament's championship game against either Wooster or Rochester at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Ja'Zere Noel had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Profs while Marcellus Ross had 17 and Jamar Spivey scored 15... Read more →

HAVE YOU LOST YOUR Black Cocker Spaniel ?

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 10, 2023)--The Harrison Township Police have reported that a senior black Cocker Spaniel dog with no collar was turned in at the headquarters by a resident this evening. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at 856 589 0911. Animal control will be picking up the dog tonight. Read more →

Paulsboro Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Obtaining $400,000 in Unemployment Benefits

NEWARK, N.J.(November 7, 2023)(CNBNews) – A Gloucester County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for illegally obtaining more than $400,000 in unemployment insurance benefits, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Willie Carter, 24, of Paulsboro, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Reneé Marie Bumb to an information charging him with wire fraud. Judge Bumb imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court. According to documents filed in the case and statements made in court: From July 2020 to October 2020, Carter submitted fraudulent unemployment insurance benefit applications to various states.... Read more →

Rowan Men's Basketball Team Picked to Defend Conference Championship

PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan men’s basketball team has been picked to defend its conference championship as the Profs were voted in first place in the annual NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll. Rowan received eight first-place votes from the league’s coaches. The Profs have a new coach at the helm, interim head coach Eric Brennan, who takes the position after serving as an assistant coach for the past five years. Rowan returns three of its top four scorers, led by last year’s NJAC Co-Player of the Year Ja’Zere Noel. The 6-6 forward led the Profs with 19.9 points and 8.0 rebounds... Read more →

Nova Farms Launches NJ's First Cannabis Drive-Thru Pick-Up:

Revolutionizing Cannabis Convenience: Woodbury, NJ - November 6, 2023 - Nova Farms, the premier name in the Northeast's recreational cannabis scene, is thrilled to announce the launch of a groundbreaking new service that will redefine the cannabis shopping experience in Southern New Jersey. Starting Monday, November 6, 2023, Nova Farms will proudly inaugurate its drive-thru pickup service at its Woodbury, New Jersey location, making it the first and only dispensary in Southern NJ to offer this exceptional convenience. CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILES The Nova Farms drive-thru is set to revolutionize the way cannabis enthusiasts access their favorite products. Initially, the service... Read more →

CNBNews TRAVEL ALERT: Route 47 ramp closures to I-295 North Tonight

Route 42 southbound lane closures are also necessary tonight in Camden County (Trenton) – The ramps from Route 47 northbound and southbound to I-295 northbound are scheduled to be closed tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project nears completion in Westville, Gloucester County. In addition, Route 42 southbound is scheduled to have lane closures tonight in Bellmawr, Camden County. Route 47 Ramp Closures Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, November 3, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Saturday, November 4, the ramps from Route 47 northbound and southbound to I-295 northbound will be closed and detoured for striping. The following detours... Read more →

Three Rowan Teams Vying for Respective NJAC Titles

GLASSBORO, NJ (November 2, 2023)(CNBNews)--– Three Rowan teams will be vying for their respective NJAC Championships this weekend as the women’s soccer, field hockey, and men’s soccer teams all look to defend their conference crowns won a year ago. CNBNEWS SPORTS Two of the championship games will be played in Glassboro when the #15 women’s soccer team hosts #15 TCNJ on Friday at 5 p.m. and the #17 field hockey team hosts #22 TCNJ on Saturday at noon. The Profs’ men’s soccer team will be on the road, visiting #5 Montclair State on Saturday at 7 p.m. In 2022, Rowan... Read more →

Rowan’s Troiano and Caputo Named NJAC Men’s Soccer First Team

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan’s Johnny Troiano and Davide Caputo have been named to the 2023 NJAC Men’s Soccer All-Conference First Team and head the group of seven Profs to earn the honors, as chosen by the league’s coaches. Turlough Gartlan, Ryan Cleary, Mason Martelloni and Luke Yates have been named to the All-Conference Second Team with Ryan Gale receiving Honorable Mention. Troiano (Hazlet, NJ/St. John Vianney), a sophomore, is the team’s leading scorer with 35 points (15 goals and five assists) and has recorded five multiple-goal games this season, including a three-goal effort vs. CCNY. Troiano, who earns All-NJAC honors... Read more →

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in New Jersey Receives $12,000 through fundraiser held by grateful patient

South Jersey resident and grateful patient Michelle Donio recently raised more than $12,000 in support of the Patient Assistance Fund at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in New Jersey. The Patient Assistance Fund helps patients who need help with rent, utilities or transportation, allowing them to continue focusing on their treatment. Donio, of Buena, hosted a breast cancer benefit, Sort for Support, at the Double P Ranch in Bridgeton over two days in early October for this effort. Ranch sorting is a western-style equestrian sport that involves two teams of riders separating cattle into pens on horseback against the clock.... Read more →

Three People Stabbed in Glassboro, Suspect Arrested

GLASSBORO, NJ (October 31, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Friday, October 27, 2023, at approximately 11:22 P.M., officers from the Glassboro Police Department were dispatched to Oakwood Avenue for the report of (3) individuals who had been stabbed. Upon arrival, they discovered (3) adult males from Brick, New Jersey, suffering knife wounds. Two victims were transported to Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, while the third was transported to Inspira Hospital in Mullica Hill. A joint investigation was initiated by the Glassboro Police Department and the GCPO, rapidly leading to the identification of a suspect. Several hours later, the suspect, 20-year-old Michael Hill of... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Awarded Comprehensive Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital has been certified by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the highest distinction of its kind, which recognizes hospitals with the ability to receive and treat the most complex stroke cases. “Achieving Comprehensive Stroke Center accreditation is another example of how our highly experienced teams bring the most sophisticated level of complex care to South Jersey, including world-class cancer care, specialized cardiac treatments, and OBGYN services for women’s health," said Baligh Yehia, MD, MPP, MSc, FACP, President of Jefferson Health. "I’m very proud that the Jefferson Heath Washington Township Hospital team has been recognized... Read more →

Motorcycle and Pickup Collide in Harrison Township; Operator of Motorcycle Dies

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 20, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Thursday October 19th at approximately 4:13pm, the Harrison Township Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of Mullica Hill Road and Lambs Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash. Initial investigation by police revealed the following: A 2020 KTM 1290 Motorcycle was traveling westbound on Mullica Hill Road and had passed stopped westbound traffic at the red light, entering the intersection. At the same time, a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was making a left turn from eastbound Mullica Hill Road onto northbound Lambs Road. The motorcycle then struck the front passenger’s side of the... Read more →

Harrison Township Police Officer and Gloucester County EMS Save 20-Month-Old

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 20, 2023)(CNBNews)- The evening of October 17th, 2023 Corporal Kevin McGowan of the Harrison Township Police Department was responding to an unrelated call for service when he came upon a stopped vehicle, with the rear driver’s side door ajar, in the area of North Main Street and Colson Lane. Corporal McGowan observed a female frantically attempting to remove a child from a seat and calling for help. Corporal McGowan then learned that a 20-month-old child had been choking, was now unresponsive, and turning blue in the face. Drawing upon his training, Corporal McGowan quickly removed the... Read more →

Veronica Ann Arrera, 80, of West Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

On October 17, 2023. Age 80. (nee Miller) Of West Deptford. Formerly of Gloucester City and Mantua. Loving wife of 57 years to the late Thomas R. Arrera. Loving mother of Thomas R. Arrera, Jr. (Debra), Mark Arrera (Diane), Kelli Weinhardt, Michele Fowler (Ed), Denise Scinlari (Nick) and Pauleen Arrera. Cherished Grammy of Robert, Daniel, Cate, Regina, George, Dallas, Cheyenne, Ashley, Sophia, Nicole, Zack and Beltain and loving GiGi of Bella, Olivia, Luke, Nora, Thomas, Jaxon and Charles. Predeceased by her siblings, Hank Miller, Joseph Miller and Rose Collins. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Roni was a... Read more →

Gloucester County NAACP Annual Freedom Fund /Gamechangers Dinner

When people think of a premier event in Gloucester County, New Jersey, people immediately think of the Annual Gloucester County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner at which the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation recognizes community Game Changers. These are folks whose work and selfless contribution to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our New Jersey community is worthy of recognition. This long anticipated affair is scheduled for: Sunday, October 29, 2023, at Auletto Caterers, 1849 Cooper Street, Deptford, NJ 08096 at 5:00 PM. This year’s Black & White Gala Gamechangers Award Dinner and Presentation will once... Read more →

Six Rowan Student Athletes Earn NJAC Weekly Honors for Performances Last Week

PITMAN, NJ – A total of six Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC Weekly Honors for their performances last week. Football's Nunes Bukula, IV (Offensive Rookie) and Carter Williams (Defensive Rookie) were joined by Emma DeMaise (Defensive) of women's soccer, Mariah Juiliano (Rookie) from field hockey, Anna Sasse (Runner) of women's cross country and Jacob Riley (Runner) from men's cross country. Bukula IV (Toms River, NJ) earns Offensive Rookie of the Week honors for the second time this year. He ran for a season-high 123 yards on 28 carries and scored a touchdown in the 21-18 loss to Christopher Newport. Williams (Swedesboro,... Read more →

Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Joseph Behm

WOODBURY NJ (October 15, 2023)(CNBNews)--What a remarkable achievement! Commissioner Denice DiCarlo and Deptford Councilman Wayne Lane had the privilege of attending the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Joseph Behm on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at the Presbyterian Church in Woodbury. Joseph has truly distinguished himself by earning the prestigious Rank of Eagle Scout on May 4, 2023, the highest honor offered by the Boy Scouts of America. But it doesn't stop there! Joseph's dedication to public service shines brightly through his Eagle Scout project. He took on the task of constructing an outdoor classroom for Shady Lane Elementary School.... Read more →

Gloucester County Animal Shelter Microchip Mania

Director Frank J. DiMarco, liaison to the Gloucester County Animal Shelter, has announced that the next County Microchip Mania event will take place on Saturday, October 21, from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter, located at 1200 North Delsea Drive in Clayton. The fee to have your pet microchipped is $30, which can be paid in cash or with a debit or credit card. The Shelter respectfully asks that dogs not be on retractable leashes and strongly discourages body harnesses for this event. For more information about Microchip Mania, please contact Gloucester County Animal Shelter by email... Read more →

Gloucester County Animal Shelters' Spook-Tacular

For more information on the Gloucester County Animal Shelter and adoption policies, please call (856) 881-2828 or visit the website. Follow the shelter's Facebook page and Instagram to connect with the GCAS on social media. A list of animals that are currently up for adoption can be found on the GCAS’s Pet Finder page. The GCAS is located at 1200 N. Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ 08312, and is open to view and adopt animals Monday 8 AM - 4 PM, Tuesday through Thursday 8 AM -6 PM, Friday and Saturday 8 AM - 4:30 PM. The Adoption Office is closed... Read more →

“Cooking Safety Starts with YOU"

Glassboro Fire Department and State Farm remind residents, “Cooking Safety Starts with YOU Fire Prevention Week. State Farm is teaming up with the Glassboro Fire Department and the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week™ campaign, “Cooking Safety Starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.” This year’s campaign, which runs Oct. 8-14, works to educate families about simple but important steps they can take to keep themselves and others safe. “Cooking fires are the leading cause of U.S. home fires and home fire injuries,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA VP of Outreach and Advocacy. “This... Read more →

Rowan Coach Derick "Ringo" Adamson Retiring

GLASSBORO, NJ - Derick "Ringo" Adamson, Rowan University's head coach of women's cross country and women's track & field for the past 14 years, has announced his retirement. "Ringo has positively impacted hundreds of student-athletes. His legacy will be one of caring for his team, sharing the joy of running and serving with humility for decades. We wish him the best and know he will continue to support the program he loves," said director of athletics Dr. John Giannini. In a letter to his team, alumni and the track & field community, Adamson wrote: "It's with mixed emotions that I... Read more →

Jefferson Health Awards 3 Nursing Scholarships

Three Jefferson Health Department of Nursing employees in New Jersey received annual Nursing Scholarships through the Magnet®-designated healthcare organization. The three — all employed at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital — were chosen by the Nursing Selection Committee based on their academic achievements and support of Jefferson’s mission, vision, and values. Each year, Jefferson offers various nursing scholarships: an Entry-Level Non-RN Scholarship, open to all clinical and non-clinical employees aspiring for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree; the Gartzman Fund RN-to-BSN Scholarship; and the Leadership Scholarship, open to current BSN- and MSN-level nurses aspiring to earn a Master’s (MSN)... Read more →

Deptford Man Arrested and Charged in Gloucester Township Stabbing

Gloucester Township, N.J.- Detectives have arrested and charged a man in reference to a stabbing last night in Gloucester Township, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. On Sunday, October 1, 2023, at approximately 11:49 p.m., Gloucester Township Police Department officers responded to the La Bonne Vie neighborhood for a report of a male stabbed. Upon arrival, officers located a 26-year-old male suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital for treatment. During the investigation, detectives from the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Gloucester Township Police... Read more →

Jefferson Health Hospitals Earn Special Surgical Designations

Voorhees, NJ, September 29, 2023 – Two Jefferson Health hospitals in southern New Jersey earned individual recognitions related to their surgical services. Jefferson Stratford Hospital recently earned designation as an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Quality Partner, in recognition of its dedication to the safest and most effective surgical care through its Weight-Loss Surgery Program, which also holds ACS Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) designation. More than 5,400 bariatric surgical procedures have been performed at Jefferson Stratford Hospital since the program began in 2007. An important measure of a hospital’s surgical quality, ACS Quality... Read more →

Say Hello To Austin, Tilly, Aragon, Lucy and Ethel, Blaze, Ben, Maria, Ben, and Jerry

ANIMALS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION AT THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Say hello to Austin! This cute boy was found as a stray on I-295! He is safe and ready to go to a loving home. He favors women and needs a little time to warm up with men. He is great with dogs and seems to do well with cats. Stop in and meet Austin! Tilly is a 1-year-old bully girl who’s sweet as can be! She loves all people and gets along well with dogs! Like most young dogs, Tilly needs a little leash training. She's just the cutest... Read more →

Former Gloucester City Residents Participate in 9-11 Ceremonies Held in Mantua Park

MANTUA, NJ (September 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--Bob Jonas, (right) the Director of Gloucester County Veterans Affairs, and Joe Heitman, a veteran from Mantua VFW, attended the Patriots Day Ceremony on September 11, 2023, at Chestnut Branch Park in Mantua Township. Patriots Day is a significant event to commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and to honor the courage and sacrifice of veterans and first responders. Such ceremonies are essential for communities to unite and pay tribute to those who have served and protected our nation. Both Jonas and Heitman are former residents of the City of Gloucester City. Jonas grew... Read more →

You Are Invited To The Westville Fire Department Anniversary Celebration

WESTVILLE, NJ (September 21, 2023)(CNBNews)--The 35th-anniversary celebration of the Westville Fire Department's incorporation is scheduled for Friday, October 13th at 6 PM. The event will occur at the Firehouse on Broadway and Olive Street in Westville, NJ. The Department was officially incorporated on January 1st, 1988. Refer to the announcement below the image for additional information. WESTVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT SAVE THE DATE: October 13, 2023, 6PM As we did this past two years, we honored the Union Fire Company No.1 for the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Prosperity Hall and the Independent Fire Company No. 2 on the... Read more →

NFIB New Jersey Endorses Pro-Small-Business Candidates for Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. (September 19, 2023) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocacy association, has announced its slate of incumbent endorsements for the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly in this year’s legislative elections. NFIB NJ State Director Eileen Kean today released the bipartisan list of candidates, which was selected by NFIB New Jersey PAC, the state’s most influential and effective small business political action committee. “More than ever, New Jersey small businesses need strong representation and legislative champions in Trenton,” said Kean. “I am delighted to recognize leaders for our Main Street job... Read more →

Clayton PD and GCPO Holding Special Community Outreach September 21

The Clayton Police Department, in collaboration with the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, will be holding a Special Community Outreach Event. On Thursday, September 21st, from 4PM – 6PM at the Clayton Rite Aid Parking Lot (236 South Delsea Drive), citizens are invited to attend to learn about local programs that can help those struggling with drug addiction and in need of mental health services. In addition, at 5PM we will train all those who attend on how to use Narcan and provide free Narcan Kits, which could potentially be used to save someone’s life. An opioid pandemic has been raging... Read more →

Disturbance at Autumn Ridge Apartment Complex Leads to Arrest and Recovery of Handguns

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at approximately 2:12 am Gloucester Township Police Officers were dispatched to the S building in The Autumn Ridge Apartment Complex, for the report of several subjects banging and attempting to kick in the front door. The subjects fled when the resident yelled they were calling police. Officers arrived on location and observed three subjects walking away from a silver Honda Civic. The vehicle was parked in the vicinity of the apartment. Several officers arrived and the subjects were detained as they attempted to quickly exit the area. While speaking with the suspects, officers observed a... Read more →

Marie Fortuna, age 82, of Williamstown/Voorhees

Of Williamstown, formerly of Voorhees, NJ, on September 9, 2023. Age 82. Born in Edwardsville, PA on May 25, 1941, she was the daughter of the late, Thomas and Helen (Tabol) Fortuna. Cared for and loved by her friends and staff at Kelsch Associates she was adored by many including her boyfriend, Mark. Marie was a very independent person. She attended Active Day and Communicare Adult Day Program for many years prior to retiring. She also enjoyed word search puzzles. Graveside Services will be celebrated on Thursday, September 21st at 11:00 am in Waterford Memorial Park: 679 Pestletown Road, Waterford... Read more →

Aaron Chang Named President of Jefferson Health – East

Jefferson has announced that Aaron Chang, FACHE, has been named President of Jefferson Health – East, effective October 16, 2023. Chang brings vast experience in the academic, non-profit, and private sectors, with a passion for improving community health. In his new role, Chang will be responsible for overseeing daily operations of Jefferson’s three New Jersey acute care hospitals in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, NJ, recently ranked among the top 10 in New Jersey on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” list. A results-oriented executive, Chang comes to Jefferson from Catholic Health in New York, where he was... Read more →

Seven Rowan Student-Athletes Receive Awards

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference selected a total of seven Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 10th. Football had three award winners in Thomas Goldsborough (NJAC Player of the Week), Nunes Bukula IV (NJAC Offensive Rookie of the Week), and Carter Williams (NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week). Olivia Giordano was named the NJAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week with Johnny Troiano the NJAC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. NJAC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week honors went to Aida Ingram and for the second week... Read more →

Marylou Turlington, of Paulsboro

Peacefully, On September 1, 2023. Age 58. Of Paulsboro, NJ. Born in Woodbury, NJ she was the daughter of the late Richard and Mary (Haddock) Magri. Beloved mother of Justin Hall, Alexis Turlington; loving grandmother of Braden Turlington; cherished brother of Rick and Tom Magri. Marylou worked for several years as a home health aide out of Marlton and Woodbury. She was loved by everyone at the Heart House where she had also worked. At the request of the family, cremation is private and there are no services. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of... Read more →


WESTMINSTER, MD -- The Rowan football team scored 28 points in the second quarter en route to a 49-22 win over McDaniel in non-league action for the Profs' first win on the season. Quarterback Thomas Goldsborough threw for 252 yards and three touchdowns, completing 11-of-16 attempts to lead the Profs (1-1) including a 97-yard touchdown strike to Kevin Degnan. Rowan put together an opening drive of 75 yards that took six minutes, with Nunes Bukula IV running it in from two yards out for the first score. McDaniel (0-2) tied the game later in the stanza before the Profs exploded... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Employees Receive DAISY, BEE Awards

Jefferson Health recently presented two of its Washington Township Hospital employees — Jeffrey Szurek, RN, and Spencer Reitano, PCT — with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses and a Beyond Expectations of Excellence (BEE) Award. Jeffrey Szurek, an Emergency Department (ED) nurse, was recognized with a DAISY Award for providing compassionate patient care and assisting a co-worker. He stayed beyond his shift to offer support in a situation involving an Emergency Department patient (and his accompanying son), whose wife and mother was coincidentally a patient in the hospital’s ICU. Szurek stayed beyond his shift so the nurse caring for the... Read more →

ATTENTION Grades 6-12 : Enter PrimoHoagies's Most Valuable Coach Contest

…The Prize? A trip to Las Vegas, NV, for the Big Game 2024! WESTVILLE NJ (CNBNews)--Attention all student-athletes in grades 6-12! PrimoHoagies is proud to announce the launch of its Most Valuable Coach Contest. This exciting opportunity allows you to nominate your favorite coach for a chance to win an unforgettable trip for two to Las Vegas, NV for the Big Game in February 2024. Coaches play a crucial role in shaping individual players, teams, and communities by instilling the values of dedication, teamwork, and fun. To submit a nominee, simply visit the website and upload either a 200-word essay... Read more →

Westville NEWS: Spanish-Speaking Volunteers Enhance Local Fire Department

Westville Fire photo Julio Irizarry Fuentes and Emmanuel Nieves are both Spanish-speaking volunteers at Westville Fire Department. “Having a firefighter on a call that can speak Spanish helps everyone understand the person and the situation that they are going into,” said Nieves. He has answered a few calls where the person who needed assistance only spoke Spanish. When Spanish is the only language someone speaks, Nieves and Irizarry Fuentes say this can cause problems on calls when first responders don’t know Spanish. If there is language-barrier, it takes longer to understand what is going on during an emergency, where every... Read more →

Jefferson Health and NAWBO South Jersey Host 'Network Connect Event'

Jefferson Health recently hosted a networking event in partnership with the South Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO SJ). The Network Connect event, held at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, provided an evening of conversation, networking, and valuable information on women’s health topics. A Jefferson physician panel featuring Interventional Cardiologist Jeffrey Ogbara, MD; Neurosurgeon Richard F. Schmidt, MD; and Obstetrician–Gynecologist Tameka Sisco, DO, discussed heart health — including risk factors, symptoms, prevention and treatment of heart disease — as well as stroke and hypertension during pregnancy. The Jefferson panel also discussed the health system’s interventional cardiology,... Read more →

CNB Traffic Alert: Route 42 Northbound Lane Closures in Gloucester County

At least one lane of traffic will be maintained during construction (Trenton) – Route 42 northbound is scheduled to have lane closures over the next several weeks between Black Horse Pike/Route 168/Atlantic City Expressway in Washington and Route 55 in Deptford, Gloucester County as a roadway repair and preservation project advances. Beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 15, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, August 16, and continuing Monday through Thursday nights at the same times over the next several weeks, the right and center lanes on Route 42 northbound will be closed between Black Horse Pike/Route 168/Atlantic City Expressway in... Read more →

Jefferson Health Nurse Honored with DAISY Award

Danielle Coates, BSN, RN, a Registered Nurse on the 2-East unit at Jefferson Stratford Hospital, was recently honored with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The Williamstown, NJ, resident — a seven-year employee — was recognized for her positive attitude and establishing connections with patients and families. "I have watched Danielle become so compassionate and always find a 'soft spot' for patients," a colleague wrote in their nomination. "Her compassion and empathy inspire me." A grateful family member added that "Danielle took time to explain everything during my mom's stay. We could not be happier with the care she received."... Read more →

Gladys Stiles, formerly of Mantua, Pitman, Clayton

Sewell – Formerly of Mantua, Pitman and Clayton. On July 14, 2023. Age 68 in the ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehab. in Sewell. Survived by her best and cherished friend over 37 years, Jeanne (husband John) Morrell. Beloved Daughter of the late Ernest Z. Stiles and Lillian Eva Stiles (nee Willets). Gladys was born in Woodbury. She was raised in Mantua. Gladys graduated from Pitman High School in 1973. She was a longtime resident of Pitman. Gladys was a dedicated custodian from 1989 to 2010 for the Mantua Township Board of Education. She kept to herself but took her job... Read more →

Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Nurse Manager Honored with DAISY Team Leader Award

Donna Cybulski, MSN, RN, CCRN — Intensive Care Unit/Intermediate Care Unit Nurse Manager at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital — was recently honored with a DAISY Team Leader Award for Extraordinary Nurses. A 12-year Jefferson employee, Cybulski, of Stratford, NJ, was nominated by a nursing colleague who praised her for being a transformational leader who puts others before herself and inspires, trusts, and believes in her staff. Donna became the team’s Nurse Manager during the pandemic. Her nominator praised her for not only providing patient care with her team and willingly working night shifts, but also inspiring her co-workers during the... Read more →