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Hospitalist David Kovalsky Honored with ‘Frontline Hero Banner’ Outside Phillies Stadium for 2021 Season

Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is always a special day, especially this year on April 1st for avid Philadelphia Phillies fan David J. Kovalsky, DO, a hospitalist at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital. Following a long, dark and cold baseball offseason, Opening Day marks the first of a 162-game season filled with excitement and warm weather. This year, the season opener is extra meaningful, as it will be the first time in 550 days that fans are allowed to watch “America's pastime” inside Citizens Bank Park. Due to the pandemic, last season was shortened to 60 games and seats were only... Read more →

Many Shipping Ports in New Jersey Are Facing Logistics Crisis Due To Labor Shortages

Container ship docked at Holt Logistics Terminal, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNewsnet file photo 2007) (The Center Square) – Americans buying 30% more goods from overseas has helped create a logistics crisis at ports caused by a labor shortage and practices of ocean carriers that exacerbate the problems. Since the start of the pandemic, a 30% increase in the volume of freight coming into the Port of New York-New Jersey has been seen, Lisa Yakomin, president of the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, told The Center Square. The organization represents the trucking industry and industry-related companies doing business at the port.... Read more →

NJ Politics: Congressional Candidate Gustafson Says Norcross's Gas Bill Nothing But Hot Air

Will Norcross’s GOUGE Act gouge taxpayers Gustafson: “I immediately become suspicious any time Donald Norcross proposes anything that offers tax breaks.” COLLINGSWOOD – Responding to another email from Congressman Donald Norcross last week about suspending the federal gas tax and touting his “GOUGE Act” Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, Claire Gustafson, said the email is nothing more than campaign rhetoric from the Congressman’s office. Claire Gustafson “In theory, a temporary suspension of federal gas taxes will provide some financial relief for hard-working New Jerseyans but I immediately become suspicious any time Donald Norcross proposes anything... Read more →

Herbert E. "Herbie" Dodds, Jr., 35, of Woodbury; West Deptford HS Alum, Boy Scouts Member

On June 17, 2022. Age 35. Of Woodbury. Predeceased by his parents, Herbert E. Dodds, Sr. and Deborah Ann Dodds (nee Ferrara). Survived by his siblings, Nicole Dodds-DiMarco (Carmen DiMarco) and Tony Dodds (Sara Steinmetz-Dodds); nieces, Courtney DiMarco and Gianna DiMarco and nephew, Tyler DiMarco. Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Herb was a graduate of West Deptford High School class of 2005. He was a proud member of the Boy Scouts of America and enjoyed being a mummer. Herb loved being a DJ and had a passion for music. Public memorial services are being planned and the... Read more →

Rowan's Morgan Zane and Emily August Receive Alcolades

PHILADELPHIA -- Morgan Zane scored the 2022 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Softball Performer of the Year award, joining teammate Emily August on the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area team announced on Thursday. The team is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. In order for a student-athlete to be eligible for Academic All-Area honors, he/she must be in at least their second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or better. Zane was a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America in 2022 as well as a... Read more →

Rowan’s Eric DiDomenico Named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Baseball Team

CNBNews graphic file ​PHILADELPHIA – Rowan’s Eric DiDomenico has been named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Baseball Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. DiDomenico (Blackwood, NJ/Paul VI) was the starting first baseman for 10th-ranked Rowan, which reached the NCAA Super Regionals and finished the year with a 33-10 record. The team co-captain set new career-highs in every offensive category, including batting average (.323), runs (42), hits (42), RBI (35), doubles (11) and home runs (9), while posting a fielding percentage of .988 with only four errors. DiDomenico... Read more →

Jefferson Stratford Hospital Patient Care Technician Receives BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers

Jefferson Health’s Maria Giangiulio, a Patient Care Technician on the 4-East/West units at Jefferson Stratford Hospital, was recently honored with a BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers. A Sewell, NJ, resident who joined Jefferson nearly seven years ago, Giangiulio was nominated for going “above and beyond” to assist her nursing colleagues during a patient’s end-of-life care. "Maria is an incredible asset to Jefferson,” said the nominator, one of the patient’s family members. “She is empathic, sympathetic, and has an incredible heart." BEE honorees — nominated by patients, visitors, nurses, physicians, and employees — are non-nursing employees who work side-by-side with clinical... Read more →

Rowan Athletics Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan Athletics honored its finest at the annual All-American Awards Banquet recognizing the student-athletes who received All-American or Academic All-American honors in 2021-22, while also handing out special awards to highlight athletic and academic achievements. Gianna Rusk (women's lacrosse) and John Maldonado (football) received the Joy Solomen Leadership Award, recognizing strong leadership qualities and exhibit dedication and passion to Rowan Athletics. Rusk (Westmont, NJ/Haddon Two) was the anchor of Rowan's defense this year and was named to the IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region Second Team while earning All-NJAC First Team honors for the first time in her career. The... Read more →

13 Project SEARCH Interns Graduate from Work-Transition Program at Jefferson Health – NJ

Thirteen young adults received Project SEARCH graduation certificates at an outdoor ceremony, marking their participation in a longstanding work-transition program at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital and, for the first time, Jefferson Stratford Hospital. These Project SEARCH interns attended classes at both hospitals every day throughout the school year, working and learning alongside Jefferson Health's employees. Jefferson Health – New Jersey has been involved with Project SEARCH -– an international work-transition program for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities -- since 2016. Since its launch, 51 students from Cherry Hill’s Y.A.L.E. School have “graduated” from the Project SEARCH program... Read more →

Jefferson Health NJ Hospitals Receive AHA/ASA Gold Plus Stroke Awards

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals have each received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, Jefferson Stratford Hospital and Jefferson Washington Township Hospital each earned the Gold Plus award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. Before hospital discharge, patients should also receive education and have a follow-up visit scheduled, as well as other care transition interventions. “The Get With The... Read more →

Gibbsboro Police Arrest Suspect on Charges of Attempted Murder and Other Offenses

Gibbsboro, N.J. (June 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)- A Gibbsboro man has been charged with attempted murder, assault and weapons offenses after a shooting occurred during an altercation between two men and a woman on June 14, 2022, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace MacAulay and Gibbsboro Police Chief Brian Leadley. At 8:41 a.m., officers of the Gibbsboro Police Department responded to the Freedom Village on Independence Way for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a woman who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the left leg and a man who had also been assaulted. Detectives of the Camden County... Read more →

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The Annoying "Boom-Car" Parties(video)

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Finally, someone has heard our calls for help. At least since 2017, those of us on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River have been suffering from the effects of "Boom-Car" Parties. If you are new to the South Jersey area these are trucks and cars loaded with sound equipment so intense that houses from Gloucester County up to Burlington County shake and things fall from the shelves and walls much like a small earthquake. Usually, this noise, being termed music, is coming from the Philadelphia area. The Cinnaminson police have been the most aggressive... Read more →

Stanley Clark Wynn, age 58, a Superb Cook, Attended Camden City Schools and Gloucester County High School

Stanley Clark Wynn, affectionately known as Stan. Was born on July 01, 1964, to Stanley C. Brown and Jacqueline J. Brown (Nee Wynne). Born in Burlington County, and raised in Camden City. Stan entered his final resting place on May 31, 2022. Stan was the beloved father of Tina Good-Wynn, Tavias Hawkins, Catrelle Good-Wynn and Stanley C. Jr. He was the beloved grandfather of Jah’seir, Laniyah and Jah’shon Hawkins. Stan was also the beloved brother of Kenneth Wynne (Shron), John (Margaret) Brown, Joyce (Michael) Brownlee. Stan is survived by his four children, Tina Good-Wynn, Tavias Hawkins, Catrelle Good-Wynn and Stanley... Read more →

The Essex Horse Trials July 1-2; Featuring $10,000 Preliminary Division

Far Hills, New Jersey — June 8, 2022 — The 2022 Essex Horse Trials will offer a $10,000 Preliminary Divison! The $10,000 purse will be distributed as follows: The winner will receive $5,000, second place takes home $3,000 and third place $2,000. Set for July 1-2 with a new format, the event will take place at two locations. On Friday, dressage and show jumping will be held at Hamilton Farm, home of the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ. The next day, the exciting cross-country phase will return to historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills. The Preliminary Division begins on... Read more →

PROF'S Atiya Named ABCA Pitcher of the Year; Joined on ABCA All-Region Team by Murphy and Schooley

GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan junior Eli Atiya has been chosen as the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region Pitcher of the Year, as voted on by the members of the American Baseball Coaches Association. Atiya was also named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region 4 First Team, along with Profs’ rightfielder Ryan Murphy, while third baseman Anthony Schooley was chosen to the All-Region Third Team. SPORTS INFORMATION Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) was also honored this season as the NJAC Co-Pitcher of the Year and as the D3baseball.com Region 4 Pitcher of the Year. The lefthander had also been named to the... Read more →

Rowan's Eli Atiya OF CHERRY HILL, Named D3baseball Region Pitcher of the Year

Joined on the All-Region First Team by Ryan Murphy GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Eli Atiya was named the D3baseball.com Region 4 Pitcher of the Year and was joined on the All-Region First Team by right-fielder Ryan Murphy, as the annual teams were named. Both Profs are now eligible for D3baseball.com All-America honors, which will be announced on June 1. Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) was the ace of the staff for the nationally-ranked Profs this season, recording 69 strikeouts in 79.1 innings pitched while opponents batted just .223 against him. He owned an ERA of 2.38, starting 12 games.... Read more →

CNBNews Traffic Alert: Route 322 lane closures for Guide Rail Installation in Gloucester County

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane and shoulder closures on Route 322 westbound tonight to clear trees in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, May 31, until 6 a.m., Wednesday, June 1, and continuing nightly for approximately two weeks, Allan Meyers, Inc. is scheduled to close Route 322 westbound just past the Route 322 and Stone Meetinghouse Road/Berkeley Drive intersection. The lane closure is necessary for clearing trees as part of a developer project and is expected to last approximately two weeks. An alternating traffic pattern will be used to... Read more →

Jefferson Health – New Jersey Awarded $574,503 Grant to Expand Education and Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Jefferson Health – New Jersey has been awarded a $574,503 grant from the New Jersey Department of Health to establish an outreach program to provide education, as well as COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters, to a wide array of community members in southern New Jersey. The grant awarded to Jefferson Health – New Jersey will be used to fund and train a team of social workers and community health workers to connect with various segments of the population throughout Camden and Gloucester counties, and provide education and needed vaccinations. Although New Jersey has one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in... Read more →

Rowan Men's Track & Field 2022 NCAA Championship Recap

GENEVA, OHIO -- Rowan had a bevy of competitors at the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships that began on Thursday and concluded on Saturday. The three-day meet was held at the SPIRE Institute hosted by the University of Mount Union. The men’s team brought home nine All-Americans along with two national runner-ups and a school record. Here’s a quick breakdown: All-Americans Greg Poloso, Javelin (Third place) Dan McAleavey, Javelin (Eighth place) Ahmir Johnson, Triple Jump (Second place) Nana Agyemang, Triple Jump (Fifth place) Jah’mere Beasley, 200 meters (Sixth place) 4x400 relay team of Agyemang, Beasley, John... Read more →

*Gloucester County's Summer Kick Off

(Woodbury, NJ)—Gloucester County is looking forward to summer events and programs, and is getting ready to ring in the season with a new event. Director Frank J. DiMarco and Commissioner Jim Jefferson announced Monday, April 11 that Gloucester County will hold the first ever Gloucester County Summer Kick Off. The Gloucester County Summer Kick Off will take place Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at James G. Atkinson Park in Sewell, NJ. “What better way to welcome summer than with outdoor activities that the entire family can enjoy,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. Director DiMarco says the... Read more →

Eastern Connecticut State Has No Problem Beating Rowan; Profs Left 13 Runners on Base

MANSFIELD, CT – Top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State defeated #10 Rowan, 6-1, in the first of a three-game series at the NCAA Baseball Willimantic Super Regional at the Eastern Baseball Stadium. Due to the forecast of storms for Saturday, the second game will be played on Sunday, May 29 beginning at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow if necessary. The winner of this regional punches a ticket to the Division III World Series in Cedar Rapids, IA, from June 3-8. Rowan (33-9) had 11 hits in the game, but stranded 13 runners, and trailed 6-0 before getting on the... Read more →

Sanderson Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Children of Two Jefferson Health – New Jersey Employees

Two children of Jefferson Health – New Jersey employees have been named recipients of the Annual Sanderson Memorial Scholarship. Two $2,500 scholarships are given to two eligible dependent children of regular full- or part-time associates with at least one year of service. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Sarah Sanderson, an original Board Member of then-Kennedy Health. Sanderson generously bestowed funds to promote the continuation of health education among promising young students. The scholarship winners are: Kassidy Farnum, of Medford, NJ, daughter of Colleen Farnum, Nurse Director of Surgical Services at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. Kassidy will graduate from... Read more →


WILLIMANTIC, CT – Tenth-ranked Rowan (33-8) visits top-ranked Eastern Connecticut State (42-3) in the NCAA Baseball Super Regional this weekend, with a trip to the NCAA Division III World Series on the line. The Profs and Warriors will face off in a three-game series beginning at noon on Friday, May 27 at the Eastern Baseball Stadium, (image below)continuing on Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m., with a third game to follow on Saturday, if necessary. The Profs earned a spot in the Super Regional when they won three games last weekend at the NCAA Baseball Annville (PA) Regional. Rowan defeated... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Clinicians Receive Bereavement Training from Regional Nonprofit ‘Three Little Birds Pregnancy & Infant Support’

Several Jefferson Health clinicians recently completed a six-week online perinatal bereavement training program, offered at no cost by South Jersey/Philadelphia based nonprofit, Three Little Birds Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support. Jefferson Health – New Jersey was lead sponsor of the organizations 2021 “Wave of Light” ceremony held at Cooper River Park. There, Jefferson was presented with two Cuddle Cots –- aimed at providing solace for parents who experience infant loss in a hospital setting –- as well as access to Three Little Birds bereavement training. The online training program included a wealth of research, along with topical videos to address... Read more →

GTPD Chief David Harkins Regarding School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Message from Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins: "We are monitoring the school shooting incident in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts go out to that community and all those affected by this senseless act of violence. I have been in touch with our School Officials, my Command Staff, Mayor Mayer, our State and County law enforcement partners, and surrounding Police Chiefs. There are no known threats to our schools at this time, and we will continue to monitor all sources of information for any threats or suspicious activity. As a preventative measure, we will have an increased presence of uniformed officers... Read more →

Spectracare Foundation Upcoming Events for South Jersey Veterans

777 Blackwood Clementon Road Lindenwold, NJ 08021 856-334-3130 info@spectracarefoundation.org Upcoming Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green May 25th, 2022 Come join us on Wednesday, May 25th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn charcoal drawing and techniques on paper, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. RSVP here. “Cheers to the Golden Years Honoring our veterans” Pub Crawl Please join us on Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for an evening of laughs, drinks, and snacks! We invite you to our first annual “Cheers... Read more →

Rowan Wins Annville Regional Advances to Super Regionals Next Weekend

see video below ANNVILLE, PA – Michael Miles threw a three-hit complete-game shutout as #10 Rowan defeated #24 Washington & Jefferson, 9-0, to win the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional at Lebanon Valley's McGill Field. Rowan advances to next weekend's Super Regionals and will face top-ranked and Rochester Regional champion Eastern Connecticut State on May 27 and 28. The site for the regional will be announced later this evening. Hunter Wroniuk drove in the Profs' first run in the second inning when he laid down a squeeze bunt to score Anthony Schooley. Eric DiDomenico followed with a two-run home run, his... Read more →

Paulsboro Residents Eligible for Help Paying Water /Sewer Arrearages; Deadline to Apply June 1

During the declared COVID-19 emergency, Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order which temporarily disallowed water shut-offs and interest charges on water bills during the period of the Moratorium (October 15, 2020 -March 15, 2022). As the Moratorium was lifted on March 15, 2022, the State put in place certain measures providing relief to residential ratepayers experiencing economic hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. www.paulsboronj.org BILL ASSISTANCE: The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has developed a “Low Income Household Water Assistance Program [LIHWAP]”. This program is designed for qualifying low-income households who need help paying their water/sewer bills due to... Read more →

CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Southbound Lane Closures Friday Night in Camden and Gloucester Counties

Closures necessary to establish a new traffic pattern (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 southbound tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 20, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour I-295 southbound after the Browning Road Bridge with all traffic directed to Route 42 southbound. The following detour will be in place: I-295 southbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed... Read more →

Mike Greene of Mantua/Gloucester City; Operating Engineers, GCHS Alum, Vietnam War Vet, Softball Player

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS On May 17, 2022. Age 79. Of Mantua. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving father of Michael S. Greene, Jr. (Christina), Beth Ann Perrone (Mark) and Brian Greene (Julie). Cherished grandfather of Michael III, Kyle, Olivia, Karlee, Logan, Daniel and Dominic. Beloved son of Ruth Greene (nee Sweeney) and the late Herbert I. Greene. Loving brother of Susan Vittorelli, Larry Greene, Ruthanne Greene and the late Stephen Greene. Also survived by his former wife Marie DeVone (nee Leafey) and dear friend, Neil Campbell. Mike was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1960. He went on... Read more →

Jefferson Health – New Jersey Gala Raises more than $600,000 for Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in NJ

More than 400 supporters of Jefferson Health – New Jersey attended its annual Gala, held May 7th at the Borgata Hotel & Casino. The event -– the first in-person gala since 2019 –- raised about $635,000 to support the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in New Jersey. The iconic Beach Boys provided entertainment for the Gala. Shown here are several key Jefferson NJ leadership members, along with two members of the band. From left: Larry Slagle, Associate VP of Development; Mike Love of The Beach Boys; Lisa Dutterer, VP of Operations, Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital; Autum Shingler-Nace, VP of Operations, Jefferson... Read more →

Rowan's Softball Players McKenzie Melvin and Teammate Emily August Honored by NJAC

McKenzie Melvin and Emily August Honored by NJAC PITMAN, NJ (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)– Two Rowan Softball Student-Athletes scored New Jersey Athletic Conference Weekly Honors in the final report of the season. McKenzie Melvin was named the NJAC Player of the Week with teammate Emily August selected as the NJAC Pitcher of the Week. The duo were named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team as the Profs advanced to the championship series over the weekend but fell in a tough 3-2 defeat to the host Tufts to end the postseason ride. Melvin batted .357 (5-for-14) with four runs, two stolen bases,... Read more →

Rowan Earns At-Large Bid To The 2022 NCAA Baseball Championship

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Eighth-ranked Rowan has earned an at-large bid to the 2022 NCAA Baseball Championship and will take part in the Annville (PA) Regional, hosted by Lebanon Valley College. The Profs are seeded first in the regional and will face fourth-seeded Mitchell on the morning of Friday, May 20. Washington & Jefferson is seeded second, with the host Lebanon Valley as the third seed with those teams playing the second game on Friday. The double-elimination regional continues through Sunday, May 22. NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET REGIONAL BRACKET The Profs (30-8) will be making the 28th NCAA appearance in school history,... Read more →


MEDFORD, MA -- #17 Rowan had its run through the NCAA Regional Tournament come to an end as Tufts used a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth to knock the Profs out of the postseason in a 3-2 defeat in the championship series on Sunday. Rowan needed a win to force a winner-take-all second game to decide who advances to the super regional round. Emily August, Cat Thomas, and McKenzie Melvin were selected to the all-regional tournament team. August labored through 7.1 innings, scattering three runs (one earned) on seven hits with four walks (two intentional) and... Read more →

Rowan Wins First Round of NCAA Softball Regional Tournament

MEDFORD, MA -- #19 Rowan took down Cabrini, 8-1, in its NCAA Regional Tournament opener on Friday hosted by Tufts. Morgan Zane went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI's while starter Emily August fanned six while allowing one run on six hits. The Profs will move on to play the host Jumbos tomorrow at noon. Tufts defeated Muhlenberg, 4-1, in the day's first game. The Cavaliers and Mules will play in an elimination game at 2:30 p.m. Rowan reached base with a season-high nine walks. Payton MacNair walked three times and which was a career best and scored twice. Liz... Read more →

Winners of Jefferson Health – New Jersey ‘Giving Tank’ Awards Named at Annual Gala, Held May 7th

Six winners of the Jefferson Health – New Jersey recently named six winners of its first-ever “Giving Tank” competition at the Jefferson Health Foundation – New Jersey Gala held this past weekend at Borgata Hotel & Resort. Much like the popular ABC television show “Shark Tank,” more than 30 Jefferson Health NJ employees submitted proposals that would either help improve their work, benefit patients, or enhance well-being. Six awards — ranging from $25,000 to $100,000, and totaling up to $275,000 — were granted in categories that included: Clinical, Spaces, and Wellness. The12 finalists presented their ideas before a panel of... Read more →

Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Three Hospitals Nationally Recognized with ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals -- located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township -- were each awarded an ‘A’ in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes Jefferson New Jersey’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital. The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries and infections, as well as systems that hospitals have in place to prevent harm. “At a time when... Read more →

CNBNews: Appel Farm Arts/Music Center ArtsFest 2022

Elmer, NJ -- Appel Farm Arts & Music Center announces ArtsFest 2022, which will be held at Appel Farm on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 10 am - 3:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public. ArtsFest is a celebration of the center’s many exciting art-making and arts education activities that have happened live and online this past year, and a chance for Appel Farm’s many partners and members of the community to come together to experience fun, hands-on arts workshops, performances, exhibits and more! Participating partners include Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School, Families to College, Scholastic Art... Read more →

Gloucester County Accepting Online Registration for Mosquito Treatment

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Mosquito Control Division has launched an online form to automatically schedule residents for treatment by Gloucester County employees, according to Deputy Director Heather Simmons, Liaison to the Mosquito Division and Public Works. Gloucester County has offered mosquito treatment for many years, but the new online scheduling form will increase the speed with which residents’ homes are treated. “Our Mosquito Division is committed to the health and safety of our residents. As temperatures get warmer, mosquitos are breeding and becoming more active,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “Taking action now can reduce the mosquito population, prevent the... Read more →

COLLEGE BASEBALL; Rowan Faces Ramapo Tuesday at Home

GLASSBORO, NJ - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team will open defense of its conference championship at home on Tuesday, May 2, when the top-seeded Profs play sixth-seeded Ramapo (15-22-1) at 3:30 p.m. Rowan earned its third consecutive regular-season title when it swept Kean (4-3, 8-7) in this past Saturday’s regular-season finale. The Profs have won nine in a row and are 30-6 overall, while finishing conference play with a 16-2 mark. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $2 for children, students and senior citizens. There are no complimentary tickets for NJAC Championships. After Tuesday’s opening games, play in the... Read more →

Easter Food Baskets for the Needy in Gloucester County

Gloucester County Commissioner DeSilvio and NJ Senator Durr volunteered at Angels Community Outreach in Pitman and delivered Easter food care packages, tulips, and baskets to families in need throughout Gloucester County. This organization’s mission is to give a hand UP to those in need. They accomplish this by providing clothing toiletries, food, and more at no cost to those financially in need. For more information or to volunteer, visit https://angelsoutreach.org Read more →

NJ Senator Edward Durr/Commissioner Christopher Konawel Visit Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County

Glassboro, NJ – Staff, Board Members, and volunteers at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County’s Glassboro location welcomed Senator Edward Durr and Commissioner Christopher Konawel on April 25, 2022, with a Club tour. They also got the chance to speak directly to the organization’s CEO, Patricia Withington, to learn more about the issues and challenges facing America’s youth today. “We were so grateful to welcome Senator Ed Durr and Commissioner Chris Konawel to our Glassboro Club location to discuss our out-of-school time programs.” said Patricia. “They took the time to listen to our Board, volunteers, and staff about... Read more →

Crystal M. D'Auria, 42, of Williamstown, formerly of Pine Hill and Gloucester City

On April 25, 2022. Age 42. (nee Widman). Of Williamstown. Formerly of Pine Hill and Gloucester City. Loving wife of 20 years to Armand F. D’Auria, Jr. Loving mother of Autumn D’Auria and Kevin Breckow. Beloved sister of the late Margaret “Peggy” Spavlik, Catherine Ritchie and the late Phillip Ritchie. Beloved daughter-in-law of Betty McNamee and Guy Ward. Crystal was a member of the Air Force Moms Club and the Westville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for more than 20 years. She was a dedicated fan and supporter of the various sports and activities of Williamstown High School. Crystal enjoyed boat... Read more →

NJAC Honors Four Rowan Student-Athletes...Ahmir Johnson, Ashley Lechliter, Molly Green and Marco Mannino

PITMAN, NJ -- A total of four Rowan student-athletes were awarded accolades from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in its weekly awards. Ahmir Johnson was named the NJAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week, Ashley Lechliter was chosen the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week, Molly Green captured the NJAC Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week, and Marco Mannino was selected the NJAC Baseball Rookie of the Week. At the Morgan State Legacy Meet this weekend, Johnson hit the top mark in Division III (15.00 meters) in winning the triple jump. It is the second... Read more →

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: Burkhardt Breaks Dad's Record; Brooklawn GOPuff; Leaving NJ; New ShopRite; Bird Flu

Updated/Corrected William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GHS 400-MEET RECORD BROKEN--Steven Burkhardt, (inset) a senior at Gloucester High School, a star student- athlete at the school broke the outdoor track program’s 400-meet record during the Fast-Times meet at Cherokee High recently. That two decade plus record was held by his father .According to Sun Papers, Burkhardt has already cemented his own Lions’ legacy, following a historic 2021-’22 football season in which he led the state with 33 rushing touchdowns while racking up 2,034 rushing yards, good for the second most in the state. Those touchdowns tied the single-season school record,... Read more →

Gloucester County Officials Attend Special Officer II Graduation at Police Academy

Commissioner Christopher Konawel Jr., Commissioner Jim Jefferson, Director Frank J. DiMarco, County Clerk James Hogan, Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer. Gloucester County Board of Commissioners celebrated the graduation of the Thirty-Third Special Officer II Class of the Gloucester County Police Academy. Established in 1988, ​the Gloucester County Police Academy conducts basic police training, SLEO I and II training, and many in-service training courses. It has been designated by the New Jersey Police Training Commission as the regional provider of SLEO II training and was selected as one of New Jersey’s four original police academies to conduct the Alternate Route Training Program. Congratulations... Read more →

Gloucester County Officials Attend Events Throughout SJ

Gloucester County Commissioner Nicholas DeSilvio attended the Franklin Township Little League Opening Day. The league named their field in memory of George Harrison and opening pitches were made by his 4 children, while his wife Heather stood in for George while the All-Star team was acknowledged. Franklin Township Little League offers baseball and softball to children from age 4 to 16 years old. The little league is run strictly by volunteers and almost exclusively on the funds collected from fundraisers, donations, and registration fees. Commissioner Jim Jefferson joined Angels of God Community Outreach and their purple army to assemble 1,200... Read more →

George R. Walton, III, age 60, of Westville; Union Shop Steward at MV Inspection Station

Westville - Suddenly, on April 17, 2022, age 60 years, of Westville, NJ. Beloved husband of 39 years to Grace (nee Britton) Walton. Loving and devoted father of Kristi Walton-Brown, Heather Walton, and Amanda Walton. Caring brother of Crystal DiGirolamo, Raymond Walton, and the late Joan Walton and Evelyn Kaufmann. He was a proud and doting pop-pop to Abrianna and Collin and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of the next precious gem in his life, due in September. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. George was a special man, his entire life was dedicated to his... Read more →

Route 42 northbound lane closure tonight as bridge replacement project begins in Camden County

Overnight lane closures are required next week as well (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on Route 42 as a bridge replacement project begins in Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, April 22 until 7 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, April 23, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane and shoulder on Route 42 northbound after Exit 9B over the Blackwood Railroad Trail in Gloucester. The closure is necessary to pave the shoulder in preparation for lane shifts later in the project. At least two lanes will... Read more →

Time for Some Fun, Fun, Fun: Jefferson Health – NJ Gala featuring The Beach Boys Set for Saturday, May 7th, at Atlantic City’s Borgata Tickets Available Now

Community members are invited to put on their dancing shoes for a good cause! Tickets are now available for the Jefferson Health Foundation – New Jersey 2022 Gala, featuring the famed Beach Boys, on Saturday, May 7, at Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa. Proceeds from this year’s Gala will benefit the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in New Jersey. Black tie optional. Seating will be confirmed on a first-paid, first-served basis. Must be 21 to attend. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The Beach Boys concert begins at 9:30 p.m. Also, winners of... Read more →