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Girls Softball Tournaments in South Jersey Next Week

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Gloucester High is host six other teams at the Gloucester City Ponytail field on Johnson Boulevard for a 12 game tournament that will be played over four days. There will be no tournament champion. Also in South Jersey next week, according to NJ Advance Media, Woodstown and Schalick will play their local rivalry game at Elmer Little League on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The spring season was canceled because of the coronavirus, and by NJSIAA rules high school coaches aren’t permitted to coach... Read more →


DAISY Champion Award Presented to Jefferson Health NJ’s Roisin Welsh

Jefferson Health New Jersey Senior Magnet Data Analyst Roisin Welsh, MLS, shown right, was recently presented with the DAISY Champion Award. The DAISY Foundation™ defines a Champion as someone who has worked diligently to make the DAISY Award program meaningful for nurses and successful for an organization. Jefferson Health New Jersey partnered with the DAISY Foundation in 2015 to recognize its nursing staff for its positive impact on patients and families. Since then, more than 70 Jefferson New Jersey nurses have been honored with the... Read more →


Rowan College Preparing for Campus Return

RCSJ is committed to a campus return that will provide a safe learning environment for Fall 2020. As always, the health and safety of our RCSJ community is our top priority. To accomplish our goal of opening campus, we have developed an extensive plan that offers safe and flexible options for participation in classes and activities in compliance with government directives, public health guidance and higher education best practices. Key Points The Fall semester will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, September 1, and will conclude... Read more →


UPDATED: Route 45/Mantua Pike RR Repairs

Necessary safety work will require detours (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten day closure and detour of Route 45/Mantua Pike in Woodbury Heights, and Woodbury, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. today, Tuesday, July 7, until 7 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday, July 17, Route 45/Mantua Pike will be closed and detoured in both directions between South Evergreen Avenue and Reid Street. Construction will remove... Read more →


Jefferson Health New Jersey Celebrates 3,000th da Vinci Robotic Surgery

It was time to celebrate a milestone Monday at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital: Dr. Roy Sandau – Chief of Surgery at Jefferson Health New Jersey – performed the 3,000th robotic surgical procedure at the hospital on July 3, 2020, using the da Vinci® Surgical System. Dr. Sandau, shown here with members of the hospital’s surgical team, has performed well over 800 cases using the da Vinci robot at the hospital, which first began offering robotic surgery in 2008. In 2016, Dr. Sandau was awarded the... Read more →


WOODBURY TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 45/Mantua Pike Closed for RR Crossing Repairs Tuesday

(Trenton) (July 6, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten day closure and detour of Route 45/Mantua Pike starting tomorrow in Woodbury Heights, and Woodbury, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, until 7 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday, July 17, Route 45/Mantua Pike will be closed and detoured in both directions between the New Jersey Turnpike and Harrison Ave/Mt. Laurel Road. Construction will... Read more →


4th of July Celebrations Cancelled in Many Communities

6ABC.com July Fourth of July Fireworks Displays NEW JERSEY ATLANTIC COUNTY * Atlantic City, N.J. CANCELED: Date: July 4th at 9 p.m. Where: Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa 1 Borgata Way Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401 * Atlantic City, N.J. TO BE DETERMINED: Date: July 4th at 10 p.m. Where: Tropicana Casino and Resort and along the Boardwalk 2831 Boardwalk Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401 * Buena Vista, N.J. CANCELED: Date: July 11th at Dusk (rain date July 18th) Where: Michael Debbi Park 315 Cedar... Read more →


Construction on New Port in South Jersey Scheduled for 2021

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 1, 2020)--Earlier this month it was reported that New Jersey’s promising offshore wind power industry will be getting a new hub – a port constructed solely for the purpose of offshore wind in the United States. On Tuesday, June 16, Governor Phil Murphy publicized plans that would see the construction of a new port in Salem County. The port is expected to be constructed on the same man-made island that currently houses the Salem Nuclear Plant and the Hope Creek Nuclear Power Plant. Port... Read more →


ROWAN SWIMMING & DIVING NAMED SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Rowan University men’s and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Rowan was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring semester. Teams were selected on the basis of their spring grade point averages and represent 17,982 student-athletes. CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart mentioned the efforts of Coach Brad Bowser and Coach Elise Blaschke noting that "No team was unaffected by this spring's... Read more →


Route 44 lane closures Beginning Wednesday

As Truck Bypass and Dupont Port Access project begins in Gibbstown, Gloucester County (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of the Route 44 Truck Bypass and Dupont Port Access project that will reduce truck traffic in a residential area of Gibbstown, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, June 24 until 4 p.m., and continuing daily until Friday, June 26, the Gloucester County Improvement Authority’s contractor, R. E. Pierson, is scheduled to close the Route 44/Broad Street... Read more →


CNB Travel Alert: Route 130 will be closed and detoured overnight as Raccoon Creek Bridge

Closures will alternate between Route 130 northbound and southbound (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the completion of the Route 130 Bridge over Raccoon Creek replacement in Logan, Gloucester County. In order to restore the road to its final configuration, Route 130 will be closed and detoured overnight for striping. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 23 until 2 a.m., NJDOT’s contractor, PKF Mark III, Inc., will close and detour Route 130 southbound between Route 322 and Center Square... Read more →


Filling Your Summer Bucket List With Things To Do In Gloucester

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 22, 2020)--Gloucester City, founded in 1686 and known for its unique blend of agricultural, industrial, culinary and residential offerings, is also a popular choice for tourists visiting NJ over the spring/summer season. Right now things may be at a standstill, but by this time next year, things will be a lot brighter, and you can get to fulfilling your dream of a fun, outdoorsy summer vacation in Gloucester. It always pays to plan ahead, so take a look at some suggested activities and ensure... Read more →


8th Grade Student Organizes Black Lives Matter Protest

Reflections on Lessons Learned from Heaven-Lee Hudson by Pam Matusz, C3 Teacher I am proud of Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School graduating eighth grader, Heaven-Lee Hudson, for organizing a BLM march in her community of Penns Grove. Heaven-Lee has been raised participating in and observing the peaceful protests organized by her father. So, when she felt the need to represent herself and her peers, it came naturally for her to organize her Youth March against police brutality. Heaven-Lee invited me to her march. The theme of... Read more →


Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

Related: Former Gloucester City Resident Opens Sinfully Sweets Candy Store 3/14-4-11 RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Read more →


Brian Sweeney Named President & Chief Operating Officer of Jefferson Health’s New Jersey Division

Brian Sweeney, RN, MBA, FACHE, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Jefferson Health in New Jersey. A 23-year Jefferson Health veteran, Sweeney was appointed Interim President in early March, replacing the New Jersey division’s previous President, Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, who remains with the organization in an enterprise role. Since joining the New Jersey leadership team, Sweeney managed through many operational challenges surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, as South Jersey emerged as one of the early regional hotspots for the virus. Previously, he... Read more →


Fr. Carmen A. Carlone, former Parish Pastor in Vineland, Williamstown, Berlin, Hammonton

Father Carmen A. Carlone, former pastor at Catholic communities in Vineland, Williamstown, Berlin, and Hammonton, died May 29 at the age of 77. In 2010, Father Carlone retired after 41 years as an active priest in the Diocese of Camden. Born in Penns Grove on May 14, 1943, he studied at the Pontifical North American College in Rome before being ordained there on Dec. 19, 1969 by Cardinal James A. Hickey of Washington. His first assignment was as parochial vicar at Saint Ann, Wildwood from... Read more →


New Editor of Ramblings Named

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. I will try my best to keep the standard high as we share all of the news and happenings of our far-reaching and tremendous alumni base. The format will be very similar to what you have seen in the past for the future editions. I wanted to just highlight some of the different categories of News we hope to highlight and... Read more →


Christine M. Crissey, of Deptford, CBS Records Employee

Deptford – On May 30, 2020. Daughter of the late Harry and Bernadette Crissey (nee Warburton). Beloved sister of the late Henry Crissey and Claire Killen (surviving Philip). Survived by her beloved aunt, Annie Sawyer, niece Karla Schafer (Kevin) and Nephew, Stewart Killen. Christine was a lifelong resident of Deptford and worked many years at CBS Records in Pitman. Christine’s funeral services will be private in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hurffville. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Christine M. Crissey.... Read more →


Gloucester County Republicans Denounce Re-Enacted Death of George Floyd "Disgusting"

MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante called news of a “counter protest” during a peaceful Black Lives Matter march at which two men re-enacted the death of George Floyd, “Disgusting.” “The Gloucester County GOP and its membership believe everyone has the right to peaceably assemble as guaranteed by our Constitution,” GCGOP Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante said. “It saddens me that anyone would test that right by re-enacting the tragic death of George Floyd.” Vigilante continued, “Re-enacting the death of George Floyd was disgusting... Read more →


Maple Shade Man Becomes First Jefferson Health NJ COVID-19 Survivor to Receive Convalescent Plasma Transfusion

COVID-19 patient and survivor Paul Beaulieu of Maple Shade, NJ, recently became the first Jefferson New Jersey recipient of convalescent plasma donated by a recovered COVID-19 patient. Part of a regulated research project, blood is collected at the Jefferson Blood Donation Center in Philadelphia from qualified, recovered Jefferson COVID-19 patients. The blood is then centrifuged, or “spun down,” to separate the plasma, which is thought to contain antibodies. The research hopes to prove that the antibodies help to aid in COVID patients’ recovery. Mr. Beaulieu,... Read more →


Black Lives Matters Protest in Gloucester City

UPDATED/CORRECTED CORRECTION: Tajee Almon (TJ) IS A RESIDENT of Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester High. Our information that he was from Sicklerville came from one of his social media pages. TJ said Vanessa Lamb was the organizer of the event and that he was just a helper. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City, NJ (June 5, 2020)--A "Black Lives Matters Protest" will be held in Gloucester City on Sunday starting at Proprietors Park and marching north down King Street to Monmouth... Read more →


Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ICU Nurse Linda McAllister Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Care

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse Linda McAllister, BSN, RN, shown right, was honored with a 2020 first quarter DAISY Award for compassionate and skillful care. Jefferson New Jersey Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, made the presentation to McAllister at the hospital on June 3. Part of an international program, DAISY honorees are nominated by patients, family members, and colleagues for demonstrating excellence through clinical expertise, extraordinary compassionate care, and a high level of professionalism. A resident of Sewell,... Read more →


Mary K. Savidge (nee Conboy) of Gloucester City, formerly of National Park

Mary K. Savidge (nee Conboy), age 73, of Gloucester City; formerly of National Park, peacefully went home to the Lord on June 2, 2020. Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, William C. Savidge. Gentle and loving mother of William J. (Michele), Marybeth Panek (David), Brian M. (Patricia), Melissa Carvelli (John) and Michael J. (Adrienne). Most loving Mom-Mom of Dominique (Ryan), Gabrielle, Cole, Madison, Tessa, Kendall, Teagan, and Olivia and great grandmother of Landon. Dear sister of Sally Conboy, Nancy Lorup, Jack Conboy,... Read more →


Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Receives Donation of SNOO Bassinet for Fussy Newborns

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Lynn Stites demonstrates how the SNOO bed is used to soothe fussy babies at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Washington Township, NJ, June 3, 2020 – Jefferson Washington Township Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was the recent recipient of a specialized bassinet, called SNOO, aimed at soothing fussy babies. The South Jersey-based acute care hospital had previously purchased two SNOO beds –developed by renowned pediatrician and author Dr. Harvey Karp - which had proven highly popular with the nursing staff, and... Read more →


 Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts Returns, Register Today

Registration open NOW for Rutgers Community Arts Virtual Summer Programs New Brunswick, N.J. – Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts returns with 15 reimagined programs in Art & Design, Dance, Music, and Theater, including Kids Create! arts immersion camp for children entering grades K-8. Programs span 1–2 weeks and are available beginning July 6 through the end of August. Participants ages 5–18 can explore, create, and perform under the guidance of Rutgers faculty from the comfort of home. As a response to COVID-19... Read more →


SONIC-Drive to Aid Distance Learning

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC is providing teachers with necessary supplies for students to continue learning at home OKLAHOMA CITY (May 29, 2020) – To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students' distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, giving Amy Brown in Gloucester County, New Jersey $112. Through Limeades for Learning®, SONIC donated $1 million to public school teacher requests across the country on Teacher Appreciation Day –... Read more →


SONIC Drive-In thanks teacher in Gloucester County with $112 donation  to aid distance learning

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC is providing teachers with necessary supplies for students to continue learning at home OKLAHOMA CITY (May 29, 2020) – To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students' distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, giving Amy Brown in Gloucester County, $112. Through Limeades for Learning®, SONIC donated $1 million to public school teacher requests across the country on Teacher Appreciation Day – Tuesday, May... Read more →


Keeping Home Pool Water Safe During COVID-19 Crisis

Budd’s Pools & Spas Offers FREE At-Home Water Testing For Pools and Hot Tubs Deptford, N.J.—As pools get uncovered and the summer swimming season approaches, COVID-19 store closures have made testing of water safety difficult for home pool owners to obtain. In response Budd’s Pools & Spas in Deptford, N.J., is offering free at-home water testing. General Manager Chris Volk says he wants to make sure that area pool and hot tub owners continue to have access to professional testing and advice. "This is an... Read more →


Gloucester County Republican Freeholder Candidates Say it’s Time To Smartly Reopen

It’s time state government stops picking winners and losers MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican freeholder candidates George W. Shivery, Jr., Chris Konawel and Nick DeSilvio said today it is time to “let commonsense prevail and smartly get the state reopened.” “While we acknowledge there has been some progress made toward reopening, far too many folks are still out of work, still having issues with unemployment and struggling to pay their bills, as a state we have to do better.” George W. Shivery, Jr. said,... Read more →


Moody's Gives Gloucester County Aa1 Rating

(Gloucester County, NJ)—Gloucester County’s local economy continues to benefit from growth in the higher education, medical and logistics industries according to Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s is an independent rating agency that reviews historical and current financial data, practices, and planning capabilities of Governmental Agencies. An independent rating agency’s opinion strongly matters when it comes to the financial health marketability of financing loans and long-term debt by achieving the lowest possible interest on borrowing. “The county’s management team is extremely hands-on in controlling daily operations across... Read more →


Gloucester County Offering Coronavirus 19 Testing Site Update

(Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County will again offer its drive-thru style COVID-19 testing site on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The site will be set up at Rowan College of South Jersey, 1400 Tanyard Rd., Sewell 08080. Testing will begin at 10 a.m. Additional testing dates to follow. Tests will be performed by appointment only. Residents do not need to be symptomatic to receive testing. Gloucester County residents 18 and older who want to be tested must call the COVID-19 Call Center at (856) 218-4142 to be prescreened.... Read more →


Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville

Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville, NJ passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, on December 5, 1931 to the late Alajos & Rozina Remetei. Due to his political beliefs he became a Hungarian Freedom Fighter and was imprisoned for those beliefs. After escaping to Austria, he met the love of his life, Gabriela on Christmas Day in 1956. In 1957 he then immigrated to the United States to become a U.S. Citizen. After two years of exchanging... Read more →


Gloucester County switched to “grab and go” meals

(Monroe Twp., NJ) -- To protect seniors and reduce risk of infection, congregate meal sites across the state have closed. Gloucester County switched to “grab and go” meals only in addition to home delivered meals. Food access and availability are among the major concerns of older Gloucester County residents amidst the Covid-19 pandemic “The Division of Senior Services staff and volunteers are on the front lines in responding to the increased demand for meals and ensuring food security for vulnerable older adults in our county,”... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Swedesboro, N.J. Resident Samantha Silvers Receives Academic Honors BOSTON, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) May 21, 2020 - Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. Swedesboro (08085) resident Samantha Silvers, a Northeastern University student majoring in media arts, was recently named to the University's dean's list for the Spring semester, which ended in April 2020. To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality... Read more →


Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only... Read more →