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Jefferson Health - New Jersey’s Maternity Center Recognized for Higher Quality in Maternity Care

Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Washington Township-based Maternity Center, a participating facility in Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s network, has been recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Racial and... Read more →


Transformations at Jefferson Cherry Hill and Washington Township Hospitals

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


NJ Democrat Congressman Norcross Votes to Impeach President Trump

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today issued the following statement: “Following the shameful and deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol – the physical embodiment of our democracy – I have upheld my oath to protect and defend the Constitution by voting in favor of the impeachment of President Trump.... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey Plays Key Role at New Vaccination Site at Camden County College

Jefferson President & COO Brian Sweeney addressed the onlookers at the launch of the new Camden County vaccination site at Camden County College in Blackwood. On Wednesday, January 13, The Camden County Board of Commissioners opened its new COVID-19 vaccination site at Camden County College in Blackwood with Jefferson Health –... Read more →


Acenda and Gloucester County NAACP Remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Annual Volunteer Day Canceled Due to COVID-19 (January 12, 2021 - Glassboro, NJ) - January 18 marks the 26th anniversary of the MLK Day of Service that celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on,... Read more →


Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township Welcomes Two New Breast Surgeons

The Comprehensive Breast Center, located at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township, recently welcome two new breast surgeons to its team of physicians: Kristin Brill, MD, FACS, and Susanna M. Nazarian, MD, PhD, FACS. We spoke with Dr. Brill and Dr. Nazarian about their experiences in the medical field,... Read more →


CNBNews December 2020 Cheers/Jeers

William E. Cleary Sr. and Friends | CNBNewsnet CHEER--Food pantries in Bellmawr and Barrington were beneficiaries of grants from the New Jersey District of Kiwanis during December. Grants of $150 each were presented by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons to Bellmawr Mayor Charles Sauter and Barrington Municipal Clerk Terry Shannon.... Read more →


Funding for Paulsboro Offshore Wind Facility Okayed

PAULSBORO, NJ--The BPU has approved Docket No. QO20080539 – In the Matter of the Clean Energy Programs and Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 and Docket No. QO20120770 – In the Matter of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between South Jersey Port Corporation and the Board of Public Utilities. This will direct... Read more →


A Tribute to Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams and His Five Brothers

CORRECTION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams passed away on December 29, 2020, a few days after his 97th birthday. MacAdams was a retired Army First Sergeant who served 30 years in the New Jersey National Guard specifically the 114th Infantry, 50th Armored Division also known as the... Read more →


Rowan Cancels Winter Athletics Season and Last Semester's Fall Sports

STATEMENT FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JOHN GIANNINI, Ph.D. It is with mixed emotions that I announce the cancellation of Rowan’s winter athletics season, as well as plans to play last semester’s fall sports this coming spring. With coronavirus infection rates rising locally and nationally, I have recommended that we put the health... Read more →


Jefferson Health NJ’s Bariatric Surgery Program Earns Top Designation

as Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery Jefferson Health – New Jersey has been recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery designation as part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to... Read more →


Edwin J. MacAdams, WWII Navy Veteran, Retired Master Sgt. and Battalion Operations Sgt.

Edwin J. MacAdams of Sewell on March 3, 2006. Aged 80 years. Born March 16, 1925 in Camden, NJ, Ed was a graduate of Woobury High class of 1942. At age 16 he went to work with RM Hollingshead Corp. Ed joined the US Navy in 1943, served in the Asiatic... Read more →


Gloucester County Ticket Holder Wins $10,000

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $432,000,000 TRENTON (Jan. 4, 2021) – There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, January 1, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was purchased at Food Station, 535 Elm... Read more →


New Patient Pavilion Opens at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

A new Patient Pavilion with all-private rooms has opened at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, the last phase of a five-year, $250 million-plus campus revitalization project. “This marks a new era for our health system and our Cherry Hill Hospital,” said Jefferson Health - New Jersey President Brian Sweeney. “It elevates the... Read more →


New Jefferson Health LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice Opens in Haddonfield on January 4

A new medical practice – Jefferson Health Haddonfield Primary & Specialty Care (A LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice) – will begin seeing patients on Monday, January 4. Easily accessible by both car and public transportation, this practice will provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ patients to seek inclusive, multidisciplinary care. While focused on... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through SJ (Brooklawn/Gloucester City)Chapter VI

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton Cleary (CNBNews files) BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 4, 2021)--Searching for something on the internet we discovered a For Sale advertisement for Clancy's Pub by the Creek, 304 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ. The advertisement from COLDWELL BANKER reads Fantastic opportunity to own/operate a bar/restaurant in the... Read more →


Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams, 97, of Brooklawn; WWII Veteran, 30-Year Member of NJ National Guard

Eugene “Jeep” MacAdams BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 2, 2021)--Eugene “Jeep” MacAdams was called home to be with our Lord on December 29, 2020, not long after his 97th birthday. Jeep had lived in Brooklawn, NJ, Ocean View, NJ, and Seminole, FL. Although his remaining family and friends were saddened by his death,... Read more →


United Methodist Communities at Pitman Receives the COVID-19 Vaccine Onsite

PITMAN, NJ (December 31, 2020)--On Monday, December 28, United Methodist Communities at Pitman welcomed its opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine onsite. Residents and associates in Healthcare (skilled nursing) got their first vaccines. CVS pharmacy staff arrived onsite fully equipped and set up the clinic. Room by room, they administered the... Read more →


Jefferson NJ Opens New LGBTQ+ Affirming Medical Practice on January 4th

New Jefferson Health LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice Opens in Haddonfield on January 4 Haddonfield, NJ, December 28, 2020 – A new medical practice – Jefferson Health Haddonfield Primary & Specialty Care (A LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice) – will begin seeing patients on Monday, January 4. Easily accessible by both car and public transportation,... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: Meet Jasmine

Jasmine German Shepherd Dog Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Jasmine. Rescued, after being found tied up outside and freezing, Jasmine is looking for her loving forever home. Jasmine is a sweet girl... Read more →


Pet Adoption: Meet Boo Boo

Boo Boo Shepherd / Mixed Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Boo Boo. Rescued from a difficult situation, now safe at Husky House, Boo Boo is looking for his loving forever home. He is a very... Read more →


Guy Stephen Lafferty, 77, of Washington Township, formerly of Gloucester City

Guy Stephen Lafferty, 77, of Washington Township, New Jersey, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Legacy A good-hearted and strong-willed gentleman, Guy was devoted to his family. His passion was horses and he was owner of prize winning horses such as Jersey Miss "Patches" and Miss High Pockets. Guy also... Read more →


Lynn Bowman, formerly of Woodbury; Accountant, Past Owner of BOJO's, Bartender

Lynn Lorraine Bowman Sea Isle City, NJ--Lynn Lorraine Bowman, age 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. Born in Woodbury, NJ to the late Harold and Ruth (nee Verfaille) Quesada. She was a graduate of Woodbury High School and earned... Read more →


NJ Residents to Invest $250 Million in Offshore Wind Industry; Facility in Paulsboro

$250 Million, Two-Phased Investment in the Paulsboro Marine Terminal is the Largest Industrial Offshore Wind Investment in the US to Date PAULSBORO, NJ – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) joined New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy alongside EEW, Ørsted, legislators and members of the building trades, today to announce a $250 million investment... Read more →


Donna M. Savill, of Sewell,(formerly of Gloucester City); Longtime Washington Twp.Teacher

Donna M. Savill, of Sewell, NJ (formerly of Gloucester City) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, December 18, 2020, she was 67 years old. Legacy Donna was a dedicated and highly regarded Special Education teacher at Washington Twp. High School. She recently retired after 32... Read more →


Why Would Gov. Murphy Choose to Visit a Taxpayer Funded Port Over A Privately Funded One

MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante, upon learning Governor Phil Murphy was at the Paulsboro Marine Terminal today, congratulated the Governor on his ability to find Gloucester County. Gloucestercitynews.net files “In most cases I’m happy to welcome someone to Gloucester County but in this case I am sure... Read more →


Raquel Kenyon of Woodbury Graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University

AMERICUS, GA (12/18/2020)-- Raquel Kenyon of Woodbury graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, December 12 in the Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. GSW recognized Spring, Summer, and Fall graduates in the Class of 2020 across four smaller, socially-distanced ceremonies. Kenyon... Read more →


Sewell School Teacher Receives Donation from SONIC for learning supplies

Sewell teacher request garnered the most votes by SONIC fans, resulting in funds for classroom supplies through SONIC's Limeades for Learning Fall Voting Campaign (OKLAHOMA CITY) Dec. 18, 2020 – For the twelfth year in a row and during an especially urgent time of need, SONIC® Drive-In donated an all-time high... Read more →


Thomas E. Virden, Sr., Camden County Sheriff Security Officer, St. Mary Church Custodian

Thomas E. Virden, Sr Gloucester City and Formerly of Paulsboro – On December 16, 2020. Age 79. Loving and devoted husband of 56 years to Veronica “Vicky” M. (nee Settar). Beloved father of Thomas E. (Theresa) Virden, Jr. of Brooklawn, Veronica M. Hemphill of Bellmawr, Sharon (Troy) Lail of Mickleton, and... Read more →


Turning Tragedy into Love: Local Woman Hosts ‘Christmas Surprise’

for ICU Staff at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital on Dec. 17 Ashley Kulikowski of Glassboro, NJ, knows first-hand the impact of COVID. Not only did the 23-year-old battle the disease herself, she also lost her beloved grandfather to the pandemic in October. “I know how awful it feels to have COVID,... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Santa Doesnt Need Your SS Number

December 17, 2020 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC This year, during the pandemic, your holidays might be moving a bit online. On the 10th day of Consumer Protection, maybe you’re planning to send e-cards to family and friends. Or maybe your kids are writing their letter to Santa online,... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s 3 NJ Hospitals Nationally Recognized with ‘A’s’

in Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals – located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township – were each awarded an ‘A’ in the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns Named ‘Woman of Achievement’ by Garden State Council of Boy Scouts

The Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America has recognized Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Senior VP & Chief Nursing Officer, Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as the 2020 Woman of Achievement for Camden County. Dr. Burns was one of seven women honored at the Women of Achievement event,... Read more →


Jefferson Health- NJ Infection Control Officer Dr. Cindy Hou Appointed to Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors

Jefferson Health – New Jersey Infection Control Officer Cindy Hou, DO, FACOI, FIDSA, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Sepsis Alliance. She previously had served as the first Infectious Diseases physician ever appointed to the national organization’s Advisory Board. “Dr. Hou is going to... Read more →


Pet Adoption: Meet Boo Boo

Boo Boo Shepherd / Mixed Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Boo Boo. Rescued from a difficult situation, now safe at Husky House, Boo Boo is looking for his loving forever home. He is a very... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s 3 Hospitals Recognized for Commitment to Caring for Older Patients

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey-based hospitals, have each maintained “Exemplar” status for their NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program. The Jefferson Health Care Center, a Sewell, NJ, skilled nursing facility and sub-acute rehabilitation center, has also been recognized as a NICHE “Member. NICHE is the only international designation indicating... Read more →


Spotlight on Sue Shilling '93: Softball Lover, Sports Broadcaster, Disability Advocate

GLASSBORO, NJ - Sue Shilling ’93 has had quite the career in the radio industry. From playing the latest hits to providing the sports news to sharing the stories of people with disabilities. She was even inducted into the 2015 Rowan Radio Hall of Fame. Shilling’s beginnings as a Prof and... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Route 322 traffic shift next week as roadway widening project advances in Gloucester County

Traffic will be shifted onto newly constructed roadway overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic shift on Route 322 as a roadway widening project advances in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Beginning at 1 a.m. Monday, December 7, the developer’s contractor, ­­­­R.E. Pierson Construction Co.,... Read more →


CNB Business: Investors Bank Appoints Darleen N. Andfield, Vice President, Business Banking 

Darleen N. Andfield Vice President, Business Banking at Investors Bank Investors Bank has hired a community-minded executive to serve its clients in Burlington and Gloucester Counties. Darleen Andfield, Vice President, Business Banking at Investors Bank, has 20 years of experience in banking and finance in South Jersey. Among other volunteer work,... Read more →


Rowan University's Cormican, Marks, Jarrett and Bean Serving As SAAC Officers

GLASSBORO, NJ (December 3, 2020)--Rowan University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has announced its officers and representatives for the 2020-21 academic year. These students lead the group that acts as a liaison between the Profs’ student-athletes and the athletic administration to advance the interests of all athletic programs at the school. Serving... Read more →


Listen to Coach Tate’s Podcast With KYW Newsradio’s Matt Leon

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Rowan assistant track & field coach Norm Tate was interviewed by KYW Newsradio for the podcast episode #66 of “1-on-1 with Matt Leon”. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST at https://bit.ly/37wdlJh Tate is in his 13th season at the University and he instructs the sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers for both... Read more →


Jefferson NJ Hospitals Each Receive Gold Award For Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Jefferson Health’s 3 New Jersey hospitals have been awarded the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) 2020 NJ Gold Antimicrobial Steward Award for their ongoing antimicrobial stewardship program. The award is presented by the Communicable Disease Service of the NJDOH. Jefferson Health – New Jersey is among an elite group of... Read more →


Three Suspects Charged in Connection with Murder of Woodbury Resident

WOODBURY, NJ (December 1, 2020)--On Thursday, November 26, 2020, at approximately 9:18 pm, officers from the Woodbury City Police Gloucestercitynews.net files Department responded to 206 Hunter Street, Woodbury, Gloucester County, New Jersey for a reported shooting with a male suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen area. Upon arrival, responding... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Nurses Receive 2020 3rd Quarter DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Care

Two Jefferson Health - New Jersey nurses — Jeong Kim, MBA, BSN, RN, PCCN, of Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Tower 2, and Melissa Slotterback, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, of the Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Emergency Department — have received third-quarter 2020 DAISY Awards for extraordinary care. Part of an international program,... Read more →


Registration Now Open for Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Annual Cancer Center ‘Tree of Lights’ Event to be held Virtually on December 2nd

The 11th annual Tree of Lights event – which gives area residents the opportunity to honor, remember, and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have battled cancer – will be held virtually this year at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township on December 2nd. Registration for the free... Read more →


Acenda to Host Virtual Spirit of the Holidays Toy Drive to Support   Children and Families Across New Jersey 

GLASSBORO, NJ - (November 19, 2020) - Acenda is hosting its annual Spirit of the Holidays Toy Drive virtually through December 4. Covid-19 has caused daily challenges for children, families, and communities throughout New Jersey. Acenda hopes to make this holiday season a little brighter for families greatly impacted by the... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Introduce Their New Social Worker Jordan Crawley

(Gloucester Township NJ)(Nov. 29, 2020)--Ms. Crawley is a longtime resident of Gloucester Township, New Jersey and graduated from Timber Creek Regional High School Ms. Crawley then attended Rutgers University and Monmouth University graduating with a Master's Degree in Social Work. Since then, Ms. Crawley has worked in the field of Social... Read more →


Is The New Jersey Transit River Line Coming To Your Town?

The GCL corridor traverses Gloucester and Camden counties including the communities of Glassboro, Pitman, Sewell, Mantua Twp., Deptford Twp. Wenonah, Woodbury Heights, Woodbury, Westville, Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Camden. The proposed line would restore passenger rail service along an existing rail line using light rail vehicles similar to the NJ TRANSIT... Read more →


Registration Now Open for Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Annual Cancer Center ‘Tree of Lights’ Event to be held Virtually December 2nd

The 11th annual Tree of Lights event – which gives area residents the opportunity to honor, remember, and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have battled cancer – will be held virtually this year at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township on December 2nd. Registration is now open... Read more →


6 Student-Athletes Chosen to Lead Rowan Women's Track and Field Teams

GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Olivia Scattergood, Alyssa Sanders, Nicole Notarianni, Sidney McLeod-Whitener and Kari DiTonno and graduate student Jennie Sabol are captains of the Rowan women’s indoor and outdoor track & field teams. “These young women are excellent leaders in the classroom and on the track,” stated head coach Derick “Ringo”... Read more →