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Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones

On view November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery presents The Bacchanalian Ones, an exhibition that investigates the contradictions and inaccuracies in historical narratives that have led society to a chaotic era of misinformation, corruption, and hypocrisy. On view by appointment from November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021, The Bacchanalian Oneswill feature augmented reality-based artworks, a new virtual reality project, paintings, and never before seen video animations from artist Federico Solmi. In The Bacchanalian Ones, Solmi presents his ghoulish, satirical depictions of political leaders, colonial rulers, and historical explorers as indulgent devotees of... Read more →

Westville Man Allegedly Recorded Females at Cape May County Technical HS Bathroom

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (September 24, 2020)--– Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland along with Chief Christopher Leusner of the Middle Township Police Department announce the arrest of Gregory Mahley, 51 years old, of West Deptford, NJ, on additional charges relating to Manufacturing and Possessing Child Pornography. On September 9, 2020, the Gloucester Township Police Department arrested Gregory Mahley after mirrors were found in girls bathroom stalls at the Glen Landing Middle School in Gloucester Township, NJ. The Gloucester Township investigation revealed that Mahley, a commercial HVAC technician employed by Multi-Temp Mechanical, Inc., located in Westville, NJ, had... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – September 23 is the anniversary of the Rowan University women’s soccer team’s first-ever game in 1995. On that date, the women’s soccer team traveled to Montclair State University for the initial contest in the program’s history at the University. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Forward Crystal Feo gave the Profs a 1-0 advantage at 28:06 and the Red Hawks came back to tie the score at the 75th minute. Goalkeeper Danielle Palaia made three saves. Feo ended the season with 17 points, six goals and five assists. The Profs went on to finish the year with... Read more →

Jose L. Saez, Charged with Killing Westville Woman

WESTVILLE, NJ (Sept. 22, 2020)--On Sunday, September 20, 2020, at approximately 1:25 pm, officers from the Westville Police Department responded to 608 Broadway, Westville, Gloucester County, New Jersey for a reported unconscious person at the residence. Upon arrival, officers discovered 53 year-old Patricia Dorman deceased inside her residence. An autopsy conducted on Monday, September 21, 2020, by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feigin, ruled Dorman’s cause of death as blunt force trauma and the manner of death as homicide. Through aggressive investigation, detectives from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Westville Police Department worked as a team, identifying 38 year-old... Read more →


Kristiina Castagnola Dayna DeVincentz GLASSBORO, NJ – Midfielder Kristiina Castagnola and back Dayna DeVincentz have been selected co-captains for the 2020 Rowan University field hockey team. “Kristiina and Dayna were voted captains in the early spring,” stated head coach Michelle Andre. “They are held in high regards by their teammates. They do a great job of communicating the team’s needs to me as well as I can count on them with my needs to the team. Especially during this time, they have had to lead in different ways and have done a great job in helping us navigate our current way... Read more →

Gloucester County Republican Officials Seek Injuncitve Relief in Superior Court

GCGOP Chairwoman Vigilante Heads To Court To Stop County Democrats Scheme To Disenfranchise Republican Voters Board of Elections releases ballot drop box locations and polling places without meeting with Republican commissioners MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante and Gloucester County Board of Elections (BOE) Commissioners Carmen DiNovi and Dave Ferrucci asked for “injunctive relief” in Gloucester County Superior Court on Friday. Several issues pertaining to the upcoming general election have come to light that forced Chairwoman Vigilante and Republican BOE Commissioners DiNovi and Ferrucci to file with the court. First, the Board of Elections, without input or consultation... Read more →

Emergency Fund for Jefferson Health - NJ Employees Renamed In Honor of Past President Joseph W. Devine

When Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, retired from his role of Executive Vice President with Jefferson Health and President of Jefferson Health - New Jersey earlier this year, colleagues decided to honor his longtime commitment to the people of Jefferson in a special way. Devine, who resides in Washington Township, NJ, is the namesake of the longtime Emergency Financial Assistance Fund for employees at Jefferson Health – New Jersey facing unexpected hardships. The former Emergency Financial Assistance Fund is now called The Devine Fund for Employee Assistance. The Fund provides grants of up to $2,000 per request; since 2006, it has helped... Read more →

Obituary: Elsa Flores, of Vineland

Vineland - Formerly of Buena. On September 4, 2020. Age 78. Beloved wife of Jorge Flores. Elsa was a homemaker. Graveside services will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 15th at 11:00 am in the Land of Canaan Cemetery, Glassboro. There will be no visitation. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Elsa Flores. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Justin J. Hargrave, of Glassboro Arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child

WOODBURY NJ -- Justin J. Hargrave, age 42, of Glassboro, NJ, was arrested on September 11, 2020 and charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2nd Degree) Gloucester County Acting Prosecutor Christine A. Hoffman announced. A The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) High Technology Crimes Unit worked jointly with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Philadelphia Human Trafficking & Child Exploitation Task Force in an 18-month investigation involving the exploitation of children on the Internet. During this time, an investigation into websites selling materials related to child sexual abuse led to the identification of Hargrave as a... Read more →

Trump Boat Parade on the Delaware River Saturday, September 12, Also a 9/11 Remembrance

Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2:30 PM RiverWinds Community Center Public · Hosted by Mike Finger THIS IS THE SECOND BOAT PARADE FOR NJ/PA BOATERS! COME OUT AND SHOW SOME SUPPORT. IF YOU MISSED THE FIRST ONE. IT WAS AMAZING! I can’t thank everyone enough from the last parade. The turnout was incredible! We can make it bigger then the last one! September 12th, @230pm THE ROUTE: We will meet at the Walt Whitman bridge by Gloucester City marina. then we will have a parade south to RIVER WINDS COVE! Feel free to join in at any point!! I shortened this... Read more →

Virtua Health to Launch Mobile Grocery Store

The converted bus will bring fresh foods to South Jersey neighborhoods-in-need starting fall 2020 (MARLTON, N.J.) Today, Virtua Health announced the latest component of its food access initiatives: the Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store. This year-round, 40-foot store-on-wheels is the newest addition to Virtua’s portfolio of programs that position food as a form of medicine. “Virtua Health has championed food access for several years and is a national leader in reimaging how health systems can reduce food insecurity on the local level,” said Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE. “The Mobile Grocery Store is the next step in... Read more →

SCI Releases Report on Pagan's MC Gang

photo courtesy of NJ State Crime Investigation Force (Gloucestercitynews.net)-TRENTON NJ (September 10, 2020)--– The State Commission of Investigation revealed in a report issued September 9 that the proliferation of violence that accompanied a recent rapid expansion of the Pagans Outlaw Motorcycle Gang in New Jersey included numerous assaults committed against members of the public – some of whom had no connection at all to the biker club. RELATED: Gloucester City Police Chief: There Was No Fight Between Pagans and Warlocks MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF THE PAGANS OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANG ARRESTED IN TRI-STATE AREA SWEEP The SCI report, culminating investigative work that... Read more →

Robert Earl Volkman, Jr., of Mantua, formerly of Gloucester City

Robert Earl Volkman, Jr. Robert Earl Volkman, Jr., age 81, Mantua, N.J. (formerly Gloucester City), died on August 25, 2020. Raised in Delran, N.J. enjoyed being a truck driver, avid Nascar fan, going to the rodeo with Hailey, puzzles, umpiring his kid’s baseball games, and was the first Bridgeport race ticket holder. Robert Volkman was the beloved husband of Alice Volkman (deceased), loving father to Robert Volkman (deceased), John Volkman, Julie Freeman (Donald), Theresa Hancock (Dennis), David Baker (Michael), Kathy Pulone (Darryl), Dan Baker (Vicki), Ray Baker (Samantha), Bill Baker (deceased) (Carol), and brother-in-law to William and Sally Green and Maureen... Read more →

Delaware River Basin Commission May Vote on LNG Port in Gibbstown

GIBBSTOWN, NJ --The Delaware River Basin Commission may vote on upholding the approval of New Fortress Energy’s LNG facility in Gibbstown at their meeting this Thursday, September 10th. The NJ Sierra Club along Empower NJ have generated 1,000s of signatures opposing the LNG Facility in Gibbstown. The public business meeting will take place on Thursday, September 10, 2020, commencing at 10:30 a.m. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, released the following statement: “The DRBC may be voting on whether or not to approve the LNG port in Gibbstown on Thursday. We are concerned that they will quickly put... Read more →

Westville Man Involved in Fatal Accident Released from Jail; Next Court Date Nov. 5

(CNBNewsnet) --WOODBURY, NJ (September 8, 2020)--Miguel Pichardo, 19, of Westville, was driving northbound on Tanyard Road in Miguel Pichardo, 19, of Westville, (photo from Salem County Correctional Facility) Deptford Township on the evening of Aug. 22 when he hit the rear of a motorcycle that had slowed to make a turn. The husband and wife on the Harley-Davidson were thrown from the vehicle and Ann Richards Stotsenburg, 52, of Deptford, later died of blunt head trauma from the crash, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutors Office. Pichardo was charged with vehicular homicide, assault by auto, and driving while intoxicated. The Gloucester... Read more →

Investigation of Police-Involved Shooting at Logan Twp. UPS Facility Released

William J. Owens was shot by police after firing a handgun at one of two women he took hostage at the facility on Jan. 14, 2019 TRENTON – In compliance with the Attorney General’s Independent Prosecutor Directive on Police-Use-of-Force Investigations, this public statement is being issued on the findings of an investigation into the fatal police-involved shooting that occurred on Jan. 14, 2019 at a United Parcel Service (“UPS”) facility in Logan Township, N.J. Among other findings, the investigation determined that the civilian who was killed, William J. Owens, was shot by officers after firing a handgun at one of two... Read more →

Mike Juskus Featured in USTFCCCA’s A Century of NCAA Track & Field Championships

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association featured former Prof Mike Juskus in its series, A Century of NCAA Track & Field Championships. Juskus won the NCAA Division III Championship in the javelin in 1978, 1980 and 1981 and the NCAA Division I title in 1981. He came in second in 1979 at the Division I and Division III national championships. At the 1980 NCAA Division I Championships, Juskus came in seventh. He was inducted into the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 1987. Read more →

Jefferson Health NJ Infection Control Officer Dr. Cindy Hou to be Honored

...as 2020 ACOI Researcher of the Year - National Award Recognizes Excellence in Osteopathic Medicine Jefferson Health Infectious Diseases specialist Cindy Hou, DO, FACOI, FIDSA, will be honored this fall as Researcher of the Year by the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI), a national professional organization dedicated to promoting the principles of osteopathic medicine. ACOI will bestow the honor on October 23 during its Annual Convention (#ACOI2020), which will be held virtually this year. Each year, physicians are chosen from a pool of ACOI members nominated for their accomplishments and activities. Winners are selected by the ACOI Honors and Awards... Read more →

Pioneer Metal Finishing in Franklinville Added to Superfund List

FRANKLINVILLE, N.J. (September 1, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the addition of six sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) where releases of contamination pose human health and environmental risks. EPA is also proposing to add another four sites to the NPL, including Pioneer Metal Finishing Inc. in Franklinville, NJ, while removing one previously proposed site that was never finalized. Under the Trump Administration, the Superfund program has re-emerged as a priority to fulfill the agency’s mission. EPA’s renewed focus has spurred action to clean up some of the nation’s most contaminated sites, protect the... Read more →

I-295/Route 130 northbound lane closures this week, Bridge Deck Project Advances

in Gloucester County One lane of traffic will be maintained in the shoulder overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures and a traffic shift on the I-295/Route 130 northbound Bridge over Mantua Creek as the UHPC Overlay pilot project advances in West Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, September 1, until 5 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, NJDOT’s Contractor, Agate Construction Co., Inc., is scheduled to close all three lanes with one lane of traffic maintained in the left shoulder on I-295/Route 130 northbound near the bridge over Mantua Creek. This... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s NJ Wound Care Centers Raise Awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Throughout the month of September, Jefferson Health’s Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – with two locations in southern New Jersey – will recognize Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD is a condition that develops when arteries that supply blood to internal organs, arms, and legs, become blocked as a result of atherosclerosis. Jefferson’s wound care centers, a member of the Healogics® network, treats chronic wounds related to PAD, performs non-invasive tests for PAD, and counsels patients on how to manage the illness which, if left untreated, can lead to lower limb amputation and death. PAD affects... Read more →

Investors Bank Appoints South Jersey Resident to Expand Business Banking 

Jenna M. Buretta New SVP & Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey SHORT HILLS, N.J. – Jenna M. Buretta, Investors Bank’s newly appointed Senior Vice President and Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey, started in banking while in high school – and she’s never looked back! Buretta, who was born and raised in Gloucester County, began working as a part-time teller while she was a student at Pitman High School. “I have been in banking for nearly my whole life,” said Buretta. “I think it is important that I’ve held just about every role in retail banking,... Read more →

Flu-Shot Season Begins for Virtua Colleagues/Community

COVID-19 adds urgency, importance to this year's vaccination campaign (VOORHEES, N.J.) This week, Virtua Health will begin providing flu shots to its employees and, soon, to the wider community. In support of social distancing, many flu shots will be provided in tented, outdoor areas at Virtua sites across Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties. Lourdes Virtua "We strongly recommend that everyone get a flu shot to ensure that, as a community, we are as protected as possible," said Martin Topiel, MD, head of infectious diseases and chief of infection prevention at Virtua Health, South Jersey's largest health system. Seeking to lead by... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Nurses Honored with DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Care

Two Jefferson Health – New Jersey nurses — Britney Bailey, RN, and Frances Heimgartner, RN, were recently honored with 2020 second quarter DAISY Awards for compassionate and skillful care. Bailey, who works on the Medical-Surgical Unit/MS4 at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, left, was nominated for her extraordinary care and willingness to jump in and assist others throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The Cedar Brook, NJ, resident is “always on the pulse of every aspect of her assignment and what is happening on her unit,” the nominator wrote. Heimgartner, of Marlton, NJ, was praised for offering comfort, kindness, and sympathy to parents of... Read more →

Acenda’s New CCBHC in Gloucester County Offers Care to Those with Mental Health /Substance Abuse

GLASSBORO, NJ (August 31, 2020) – Acenda Integrated Health has opened its first Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) in Sewell, NJ. The opening comes after the organization was named a recipient of approximately $3,352,000 in federal funding over the course of two years from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a Mental Health & Substance Abuse Service Grant. Acenda’s CCBHC will offer medical and wrap-around services to those who are already in treatment for mental health and substance abuse disorders by connecting clients to other vital resources in the community. The care provided will help to... Read more →

You Can Find The Perfect Pet at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter put in place special discounts to help clear the shelter during the COVID-19 pandemic, and residents are taking advantage. “Pets have been leaving the shelter into very loving homes thanks to the staff at the shelter,” said Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. “The staff will walk you through the adoption process and match you with your perfect pet match. We’ve made the process easy and more affordable for everyone.” The shelter is still offering discounted adoption fees until further notice. Dogs and cats six years old and younger will have their adoption fees reduced to... Read more →


(Glassboro, NJ)—The 24th Annual Best of Gloucester County contest has officially named it’s 2020 winners. There were 137 categories in the year’s contest and winners were selected by the residents of Gloucester County. “The Best of Gloucester County contest is an amazing, friendly competition that allows us to shine a spotlight on our local businesses,” said Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. “We look forward to this event every year, especially this year when our local businesses are recovering from COVID-19.” “COVID-19 has effected each of our businesses in different ways, but we’ve seen them come back and serve our community with... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s 3 New Jersey Hospitals Receive Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey Hospitals — located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township — have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor RollTM awards. These awards recognize the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines using the latest scientific evidence. 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 discharge from the hospital,... Read more →

Suspect Charged for Smash and Grab Burglaries...

Berlin, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Gloucester City, Gloucester Twp., Haddon Hts., Pennsauken, Somerdale CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 29, 2020)--A Lawnside man has been charged in multiple jurisdictions for a string of “smash-and-grab” style burglaries committed in stolen vehicles over the course of 13 days, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Gloucestercitynews.net files Erik Wallace, 47, of Lawnside, has been charged with numerous counts of Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief in the Borough of Berlin, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Gloucester City, Gloucester Township, New Jersey, Haddon Heights, Pennsauken, and Somerdale. “These crimes spanned across the entire Camden County area and required... Read more →

Online Dogs For Sale Scams

Gloucester Township Police Community Bulletin: GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--Gloucester Township Police Criminal Investigation Bureau is currently investigating two cases in which residents attempted to purchase dogs using what appeared to be legitimate online websites. In both cases, the sellers asked for payment via CashApp and Bitcoin ATM. After sending the payment, the victims received notifications from animal delivery companies and asked to provide another $950 of Bitcoin and Cashapp. Both victims realized it was a scam, and did not send the additional money. GTPD Detectives have since discovered that the suspects in both incidents were using false names and VOIP phone numbers... Read more →

Donald Norcross Hasn’t Worked With The Tools Since 1993

Suggesting him for Labor Secretary is ridiculous COLLINGSWOOD – Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, Claire Gustafson, took issue with a recent news report that suggested Congressman Donald Norcross would be a good candidate for US Labor Secretary in a Joe Biden administration. “For a union boss to suggest Donald Norcross should be the Secretary of Labor because ‘we need somebody who has worked with their hands, especially a construction guy’ is ridiculous.” Claire Gustafson said, “The suggestion he works with his hands is laughable when you consider that according to an October 2014 labor publication Norcross... Read more →

NJ and PA inTop 10 for the Worst Roads in U.S.

One of many potholes on Rt. 551 aka Broadway (Gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(August 21, 2020)--How many times have you driven on the roadways in South Jersey and hit one pothole after the other? One of the worst streets in this area is Route 551, also known as Broadway. It begins in Camden and meanders through Gloucester City, Brooklawn, Westville, and beyond. Every few yards there is another bump. Despite numerous promises by local, county, state and federal politicians Route 551 aka Broadway remains in dreadful condition. One of many potholes on Rt. 551 aka... Read more →

GOP Gustafson: Norcross calls Postal Service changes, “B.S.,” the Real B.S. is Norcross’ Policies

Donald Norcross Is The Last Person Who Should Be Throwing Around Words Like “Catastrophic” And “B.S.” COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, said today that Congressman Donald Norcross is the last person who should be throwing around words like “catastrophic” and “B.S.” At issue is that according to published reports Donald Norcross, at a press conference at the Bellmawr Postal Service processing center, referred to changes made in Postal Service operations by the Post Master General as “catastrophic” and said, “It’s B.S.” “It’s laughable that Congressman Donald Norcross would refer to anything as... Read more →

Glassboro Couple Found Dead in Residence; Deaths Ruled a Homicide

GLASSBORO, NJ (August 20, 2020)--On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at approximately 9:16am, Officers from the Glassboro Police Department responded to 23 Warrick Avenue, Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey regarding a check on the well-being of two residents at the property. Upon arrival, Glassboro Police Department Officers discovered 26 year-old Manuel DelaRosa Jr. and 36 year-old Shantal Farrow deceased inside of the residence with apparent gunshot wounds. Autopsies conducted on August 20, 2020, by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feigin ruled the cause of death for both victims as gunshot wounds and the manner of death as homicide. Circumstances surrounding the... Read more →

Rail Freight Assistance Program applications are being accepted for FY21 grants

Funds will improve the existing freight system to promote economic activity (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant application period for the Fiscal Year 2021 Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP) is open with applications being accepted from now through October 9, 2020. These grants help support economic activity by preserving and improving the existing freight transportation system and by making freight rail service more widely available for businesses throughout the state. Rail freight improvements support the state’s clean energy, congestion mitigation, and sustainable development goals. The Murphy Administration has invested more than $52.1 million in... Read more →

Abigail Brown, Recipient of the 11th annual Dunkin' Regional Scholarship Program

Earlier today, Dunkin' and its Community Cruiser honored regional high school grad from Gloucester County, Abigail Brown, who was recently selected as a recipient of the eleventh annual Dunkin' Regional Scholarship Program. The Dunkin' Community Cruiser visited Abigail’s residence to provide a well-deserved Iced Coffee break for her family, friends and neighbors (with social distancing measures and safety precautions in place). In addition to the coffee break, guests also enjoyed customizable screen-printed donuts, Dunkin’ giveaways, photo opportunities, music, and more! Read more →

Charles Caso, Jr., of Glassboro, US Army Veteran

Glassboro - On July 28, 2020, Age 86. Predeceased by his parents, Carman and Philemino Caso (nee Zoda). Predeceased by his siblings: Antonio Caso, Barbara Taraska, Carol “Fannie” Caso and Juvina “Jay” McFadden. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Charles proudly served our country in the U.S. Army from July 30, 1954 to July 25, 1957 as a Specialist Third Class. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Charles Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 9 am in Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish: Our Lady Queen of Peace R.C. Church: 161 Pitman Avenue, Pitman, NJ 08071.... Read more →

Penny Kempf, Associate AD at Rowan, Will Be Inducted to NFHCA Hall of Fame

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) has announced that Penny Kempf, former head coach and current associate athletic director at Rowan University, will be inducted to the NFHCA Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020. Kempf remains the winningest coach in Rowan University field hockey history, compiling a school-record 253 wins in 17 years as the program's leader. In 2002, she led the Profs to the NCAA Division III National Championship and was honored as the NFHCA National Coach of the Year. Since stepping down as head coach after the 2014 season, Kempf has... Read more →

Delaware River Seine Survey 2019 Report

https://delawarerivertowns.com By Jennifer Pyle, Senior Biologist, and Shana Fehring, Senior Wildlife Worker August 11, 2020 INTRODUCTION - HISTORY OF THE DELAWARE RIVER SEINE SURVEY The Delaware estuary, New Jersey's largest estuary system, is a semi-enclosed body of water where fresh water from the Delaware River mixes with saltwater from the Delaware Bay. The estuary is a migratory route for many recreational and commercial fish and provides critical spawning and feeding grounds and nursery areas for many species. The success of a species is contingent upon the survival of their young. The Delaware estuary provides a suitable nursery environment for young fish... Read more →

Next Phase of Cleanup at the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Finalized

Gibbsboro, N.J. (August 10, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan that includes a combination of technologies and methods to address contamination present at the former paint manufacturing plant and adjoining areas of the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site in Gibbsboro. EPA’s study of these areas shows that sediment is contaminated with arsenic and lead, and soil is contaminated with arsenic, lead and paint solvents. “The former paint manufacturing plant area is a major source of contamination at this Superfund site and addressing it will be a major step forward in getting to the cleanup of Hilliards Creek,... Read more →

NJ Judiciary Free Webinars for Landlords/Tenants During Health Crisis

The New Jersey Judiciary has launched an initiative to provide landlords and tenants with information about court operations as well as available services and community resources during the COVID-19 health crisis. Read the full statement here. Joining the webinars will be Catholic Charities’ staff member, Cynthia Lebron, Housing Division Director and Regional Coordinator of Cumberland & Salem Counties. Cynthia has extensive experience in assisting Catholic Charities clients with finding affordable housing, preventing homelessness and evictions, offering housing counseling, and understanding how COVID-19 has impacted landlords and tenants. Register for the free webinars today! Click here, to view the PDF. To register... Read more →

SWEDESBORO: Railroad Avenue Closed Next Week for 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 nine-day closure and detour of Railroad Avenue in Swedesboro, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, August 10, until 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, Railroad Avenue is scheduled to be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing between Guest Avenue and 3rd Street. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as new asphalt approaches for a safer and smoother... Read more →

Rowan's Track & Field Coach Adamson to be Interviewed on WEE Radio Tuesday

NEW YORK, NY (August 3, 2020)--– Rowan University’s women’s country and track & field coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson will be interviewed live on the Wee Radio Network on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 7-8 p.m. He is the guest on Second Base, the all-sports program catering to a Jamaican/Caribbean clientele, at www.weeradioonline.com and hosted by Dale Brown and Aubrey Campbell. Adamson has coached the Profs for 14 seasons and they have won 14 New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships, three in cross country and 11 in indoor and outdoor track & field. He was chosen the NJAC Coach of the Year 16... Read more →

Tomlin Station Rd/Bridge Over Rt 295 Re-Opens Tues

(Trenton)(August 3, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the completion and re-opening of the Tomlin Station Road/CR 607 Bridge over I-295 in Greenwich, Gloucester County. The bridge, which has been closed and detoured since late February, will reopen by the end of the day tomorrow, Tuesday, August 4. The $3 million federally-funded Tomlin Station Road/CR 607 Bridge over I-295 project completely replaced the bridge deck, which was in poor condition. In addition to replacing the deck, the project also included curb work, new parapets and sidewalks, and guardrail improvements. This will provide a safer ride for motorists... Read more →

Gloucester County's Madison Kelly, Recipient of the Dunkin’ Regional Scholarship

On Monday, August 3rd, Dunkin’ and its Community Cruiser will honor local high school graduate from Gloucester County, Madison Kelly, who recently was selected as a recipient of the eleventh annual Dunkin’ Regional Scholarship Program. Each student will be awarded a $2,000 academic scholarship to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree at the institution of their choice. Dunkin’ will celebrate each student by providing a well-deserved Iced Coffee break with the recipient’s family, friends, and neighbors at the student’s residence (with social distancing measures and safety precautions in place). In addition to the coffee break, guests will also enjoy Dunkin’ Munchkins® Donut... Read more →