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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 →

Gwyn Parris-Atwell Honored by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America

Congrats to Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Gwyn Parris-Atwell, DNP, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, who, on Monday night September 20, will be honored as the Salem County recipient of the “Distinguished Citizen of the Year” by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Parris-Atwell is a Nurse Practitioner with the Jefferson Occupational Health Network. As the Commander of the 166th Medical Group, she is responsible for overseeing medical operations for 1,500 Air Force service members. A resident of Alloway, NJ, and a five-year Jefferson employee, Parris-Atwell was activated to a large medical center in southern Delaware, where she... Read more →

Christopher Gualtieri, 48, of Franklinville, Charged with Fraud for Role in Healthcare Conspiracy

CAMDEN, N.J. – A federal grand jury today returned a five-count indictment charging a Gloucester County, New Jersey, man with defrauding his employer’s health insurance plan out of more than $4 million by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary compounded medications, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Christopher Gualtieri, 48, of Franklinville, New Jersey, is charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and mail fraud and individual acts of mail fraud. Gualtieri was also charged with making false statements to federal agents during the investigation, as well as preparing and filling fraudulent oxycodone prescriptions. Gualtieri is scheduled... Read more →

Jefferson Health Expands Project SEARCH Program at New Jersey Hospitals

A signing ceremony for 14 young adults from Cherry Hill’s Y.A.L.E. School was recently held at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, marking the start of their year-long Project SEARCH work-transition program. Five years ago, Jefferson Health – New Jersey became the first site in South Jersey to collaborate with the international program for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Starting with this year’s class, Jefferson has expanded the program to include its Stratford hospital — allowing even more students to intern in several departments, including Food Service, Patient Accounts, Storeroom and Environmental Services. Since the program’s launch, 52 students... Read more →

Rowan's Sports: Wilby Alfred Named Player of the Week; Cross Country Men's Team Ranked 21

KANSAS CITY, MO - Rowan sophomore Wilby Alfred has been named the Division III Men’s Player of the Week by the United Soccer Coaches (USC), marking the first time that a Prof has earned this national honor. Alfred (Neptune, NJ/Neptune) totaled four goals and one assist in #15 Rowan's two wins at Haverford's Jimmy Mills Tournament. Against Haverford the Profs trailed, 3-1, but he scored twice in a span of 27 seconds to tie the match, in which Rowan would eventually win early in overtime, 4-3. In the 3-2 overtime victory over Washington College, Alfred had both the tying goal... Read more →

Rowan Soccer Winning Streak Continues

HAVERFORD, PA - The 15th-ranked Rowan men's soccer team (4-0) rallied with three straight goals to earn a 4-3 overtime win over Haverford in the Jimmy Mills Tournament. Wilby Alfred scored two goals within a span of 27 seconds to tie the score and Aaron Robertson had the gamewinner in overtime. With the Profs trailing 3-1 early in the second half, Alfred scored his first at 67:23, taking a pass from Leo Montesinos and one-timing it into the top of of the net. Just 27 seconds later, the duo teamed up again as Montesinos sent a ball over the top... Read more →

New Jersey Politics: Gloucester County GOP Wants Deceptive TV Ad Pulled

Allegations in deceptive TV ad are provably false MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante, via a Cease and Desist letter sent by attorney Russell DePersia, is demanding a TV ad paid for by the campaign of state Senator Steve Sweeney and Assemblymen John Burzichelli and Adam Taliaferro immediately be pulled from the airwaves. “The Democrat trio of Steve Sweeney, John Burzichelli and Adam Taliaferro are running misleading ads against our third legislative district candidates Ed Durr for Senate and Bethanne McCarthy-Patrick and Beth Sawyer for Assembly,” GCGOP Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante said. “In the case of Beth Sawyer,... Read more →

Durr, McCarthy-Patrick and Sawyer call on Sweeney team to pull deceptive ad

LD3 voters deserve better than a bunch of lies LOGAN TOWNSHIP – Third legislative district Republican candidates for state Senate, Ed Durr, and Assembly Bethanne McCarthy-Patrick and Beth Sawyer have called on Senator Steve Sweeney, Assemblyman John Burzichelli and Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro to stop running a deceptive ad on cable television. The ad in question makes false claims about the Republican candidates’ stance on issues, job performance and bill payment history. “While we all expected the Democrats to be aggressive, we did not expect them to resort to outright lies,” Republican state Senate candidate Ed Durr said. “The ad says... Read more →

EPA Takes Action to Address Risks to Public Health in Franklinville

by Adding Pioneer Metal Finishing Inc. to the National Priorities List NEW YORK (September 8, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is adding four sites to the National Priorities List (NPL) including Pioneer Metal Finishing Inc. in Franklinville, New Jersey where releases of contamination pose significant human health and environmental risks. EPA is also proposing to add another 13 sites and is withdrawing a previously proposed site, following the Agency’s science-based determination that placing the site on the NPL is not needed to protect human health and the environment. With this Superfund NPL update,... Read more →

PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING Through Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Westville (Chapter XIV)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CORRECTION/UPDATED: It has been brought to our attention by Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell that he has three and half more years to work before he can retire; that his salary is based on the last year of his employment. Morrell also took exception to our statement that no one could perform two jobs and do them efficiently. Stating, "You do not know what I do or don't do, you just assumed. Why do you continue to bash me?" Our position remains that no one can perform two jobs, and do them well. And,... Read more →

Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib’s New Immersive Installation

...Transforms Rowan University Art Gallery Into a Microcosmic Forest Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib, Field Companion (Still detail image), 2021 Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib’s New Immersive Installation, Field Companion, Transforms Rowan University Art Gallery Into a Microcosmic Forest Exhibition Dates: September 7 to October 30, 2021 Opening Program, Thursday, September 16, 5 pm to 7 pm “Rowan University Art Gallery looks toward reopening this fall with a full schedule of programming that considers the challenges of the past 18 months that have contributed to unsettling and unprecedented times. As we are still working through those challenges it's increasingly important... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan Athletics raised over $10,000 this past weekend to donate to the Gloucester County Disaster Relief Fund by United Way of Gloucester County due to the tremendous support from Prof fans. Rowan is donating the ticket revenues from its football game and women’s soccer tournament on September 4-5 to assist its neighbors in the community impacted by the devastating storm on September 1. The United Way of Gloucester County is accepting donations to support the immediate and long term needs of the response and recovery efforts from the damage caused by the tornados and high wind from... Read more →

Boys and Girls Clubs of Gloucester County Sets Dates for Fall Gala Honoring John Michael Paz

Glassboro, NJ, September 1, 2021 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is holding its Annual Fall Gala fundraising event on Thursday, October 21, 2021. The theme for the night will be “Paz Magic” as they honor the innovative entrepreneur and philanthropist John Michael Paz. The event will take place at Auletto Caterers in Deptford, New Jersey, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM with a VIP Pre-Reception beginning at 4:30 PM. The funds raised during the Fall Gala will help support programming for the organization’s Club members at its Paulsboro and Glassboro Centers, including programs for STEM, art,... Read more →

Rowan Athletics to Assist Gloucester County Emergency Relief Efforts

GLASSBORO, NJ - In response to the recent destruction throughout Gloucester County brought on by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, Rowan Athletics will be donating all ticket sales from this weekend's home opening football and women's soccer contests to the Gloucester County Disaster Relief Fund by United Way of Gloucester County. Rowan Athletics recognizes the importance of community and is committed to helping those in need. The United Way of Gloucester County is accepting donations to support the immediate and long term needs of the response and recovery efforts from the damage caused by the tornados and high wind from... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s 3 New Jersey Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

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 (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... Read more →

Arthur Disanto, of Pennsylvania Charged with Attempted Murder for Allegedly Wounding a Gloucester County Cop

Camden, N.J. – Charges have been filed against Arthur Disanto, 41, of Delaware County, PA, in an August 23rd incident in Gloucester County in which Disanto allegedly exchanged gunfire with police, wounding a police officer, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Disanto was also wounded during the incident. The police-involved shooting remains under investigation by the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. Disanto was wanted for allegedly shooting a woman in Media, PA in July. On August 23rd, he evaded capture by police in Folcroft, PA and fled to Deptford Township in Gloucester County, NJ. Members of several Gloucester... Read more →

“Saturday Night Lights”  – The Profs Host Widener at 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan football team will make its return to competition on Saturday, September 4, with one of the highlighted events of the season – “Saturday Night Lights” – as the Profs host Widener at 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium (above), with a post-game fireworks display. The event is in partnership with Rowan After Hours and the Chamberlain Student Center and Campus Activities team. The first 1,000 fans at “Saturday Night Lights”, sponsored by Trifecta Therapeutics, will receive free funnel cake or fried Oreos. The event will also feature a “Fun Zone” with inflatables for children... Read more →


Glassboro, NJ, August 19, 2021 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is welcoming Shakema Geer into its Board of Directors. The current Board of Directors approved her nomination on Thursday, August 19th. Shakema Geer is a Relationship Banker for Truist Financial Corporation, previously Branch Banking & Trust (BB&T). She is also a writer, author, educator, and motivational speaker. She graduated from Wilmington University with a degree in Communication after being inducted into the Delta Epsilon Rho Honor Society. Shakema is also a member of Rowan College of South Jersey’s Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. For over 10... Read more →

Rowan University Art Gallery Transformed Into a Microcosmic Forest

Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib’s New Immersive Installation Exhibition Dates: September 7 to October 30, 2021 Opening Program, Thursday, September 16, 5 pm to 7 pm “Rowan University Art Gallery looks toward reopening this fall with a full schedule of programming that considers the challenges of the past 18 months that have contributed to unsettling and unprecedented times. As we are still working through those challenges it's increasingly important that we practice self-care and personal well-being. This coming gallery season RUAG responds to this ideation and will present a series of exhibitions that explores themes of empathy, solace, reclamation, and... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Awards 3 Nursing Scholarships

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

A look at Rowan's Men Soccer Team and Rowan's Mens & Women's Cross Country

​PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan men’s soccer team has been picked to finish third in the 2021 NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced by the conference. The Profs received two first-place votes in the poll, which gave Montclair State the top spot and Ramapo second place. The Profs make their return to play this season as the 15th-ranked team in the nation, according to the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll. Rowan went 12-6-4 in 2019 and reached the NJAC Final and the NCAA Sweet 16. Rowan opens the year on September 1 at Johns Hopkins and will play... Read more →

Gloucester City Historical Society: Researching Gloucester City

For those researching Gloucester, this page intended to provide some guidance about Gloucester and the area. Things to consider: Gloucester was once in Gloucester County NJ, but in 1844 became part of present day Camden County, NJ. Gloucester County once included all of present-day Atlantic, Camden, and Gloucester Counties. Gloucester Town was the county seat of Gloucester County until 1786. Present-day Gloucester Township NJ is not the same as Gloucester City. But "Gloucester Town Township" was a thing and Gloucester was part of it. Gloucester City was part of Union Township from 1833-1868. Centre Township was once part of Union... Read more →

Washington Officials Host Discussion on Wind Energy in Paulsboro

Norcross, Hoyer & Sherrill Host Roundtable Discussion with Wind Energy Producers, Manufacturers, Local Officials PAULSBORO, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) hosted U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05) and Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-12) for a roundtable discussion at Paulsboro Marine Terminal with wind energy producers, manufacturers and local officials about how South Jersey is becoming one of the premier wind energy hubs in the Northeast. “The work being done at the Paulsboro Port will enable America’s clean energy future to be built right here in South Jersey, and I thank Majority Leader Hoyer for joining... Read more →

Rowan Field Hockey Picked to Finish Tied for Second Place

PITMAN, NJ – The Rowan field hockey team has been picked to finish in a tie for second place in the 2021 NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced by the league. The Profs received two first-place votes in the poll and are tied with last year’s champion TCNJ, with Kean being voted into the top spot. Rowan, which has not played a game since November 16, 2019, went 15-5, reached the NJAC Finals and earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament during that season. The Profs will open the year at home, on September 1 against Ursinus at Coach Richard... Read more →


- How to report a scam and what to look for… Gloucester County has been made aware of an uptick in reports of phony unemployment claims. As a result, we are urging the public to report anything suspicious to the appropriate agency, as well as to local law enforcement officials, if required. “A common scam that we are seeing right now involves someone filing for unemployment using your information,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “You can receive notice that someone has filed for unemployment in your name a few different ways, including receiving paperwork in the mail from the... Read more →

Straight to Treatment; Help is Here Today

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office is partnering with local police departments to help individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. Straight to Treatment allows any individual to walk into a participating police department and explain that they need help battling an addiction. Once they complete the application process, they are immediately put in touch with a treatment provider. “This is an amazing program for individuals who are struggling with addiction,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “Addiction recovery needs to be accessible for all. Addiction touches so many of us and our families, we want to be there for them... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Nurse Samantha Funk Receives DAISY Award

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital nurse Samantha Funk, RN, was recently honored with a Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. A two-year employee of Jefferson Health, Gloucester City resident Funk, shown here, left, with Jefferson Health New Jersey VP & Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, was praised for her clinical expertise, compassionate care and high level of professionalism. Part of an international program, DAISY honorees are nominated by patients, family members, and colleagues. DAISY Award winners are chosen following a review of nominations by Jefferson’s Clinical Recognition Committee in New Jersey. The nonprofit DAISY Foundation was established in memory... Read more →

Gloucester County Animal Shelter Has The Purr-fect Pet for YOUR FAMILY

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels. The shelter's adoption department is open Tuesday-Thursday 12 p.m.– 7 p.m. and Friday– Saturday 12 p.m.– 4 p.m. An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel, but we do encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. “We have so many animals available for adoption at the shelter. From guinea pigs to kittens to dogs to cats, there’s a pet for everyone,” said Commissioner Director... Read more →

Third dose vaccinations are NOW AVAILABLE to immunocompromised at GC COVID-19 Vaccine Site

Gloucester County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Site will begin administering 3rddoses of COVID-19 vaccinations to the moderately to severely immunocompromised patient on Tuesday, August 17. People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are more at risk of serious, prolonged illness and may benefit from an additional COVID-19 dose to make sure they have enough protection against the virus. CDC recommends people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised should receive an additional COVID-19 vaccine dose after the initial 2 doses and at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19... Read more →

Kevin Seta Wins Jefferson Health ‘Living Our Values Award’

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Director of Public Safety Kevin Seta was recently named a recipient of the organization’s Living Our Values Award, which recognizes those who demonstrate Jefferson’s values and behaviors. A former member of the Cherry Hill Police Department, Kevin has brought his extensive security, emergency management, and safety program experience to Jefferson with a service-minded, people-first approach. Since the start of the pandemic, Kevin has taken on added responsibilities as a member of the Jefferson Health – New Jersey Incident Command team. He was instrumental in collecting important data to submit to the state — including the... Read more →

Gloucester County's Candlelight Vigil August 31

Help Gloucester County Shed the Stigma! The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force will hold the 6th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, August 31 at James G. Atkinson Park. This event will raise awareness of opioid overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. The vigil will begin at dusk while resource tables will open at 7 p.m. “We are gathering safely to celebrate those in recovery and honor those who have lost their lives to addiction,” said Director Robert M. Damminger. “Substance abuse is often misunderstood or overlooked. By bringing awareness to... Read more →

Gloucester County Veterans Did Their Part, We Must Now Do Ours

Gloucester County is committed to serving all residents with the best services we have to offer-our Veterans are our Nation’s heroes and it is our priority to care for them. The Office of Veterans Affairs is a full-time office working to offer services to our veterans and their families. “We honor our nation’s heroes and remember the sacrifices that so many veterans made to keep us and our country safe,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “Our Veteran’s Office is committed to our veterans and providing the care they deserve.” “Gloucester County Veteran’s Office provides easy access to our veterans... Read more →

GC COVID-19 Vaccine Site Offering 3rd Dose Vaccinations for Immunocompromised Patient

CLAYTON, NJ--Gloucester County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Site will begin administering 3rddoses of COVID-19 vaccinations to the moderately to severely immunocompromised patient on Tuesday, August 17. People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are more at risk of serious, prolonged illness and may benefit from an additional COVID-19 dose to make sure they have enough protection against the virus. CDC recommends people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised should receive an additional COVID-19 vaccine dose after the initial 2 doses and at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna... Read more →

Gloucester County August Vaccination Schedule

Vaccinations are available at the Gloucester County Public Works Complex. The Gloucester County Public Works Complex is at 1200 N Delsea Dr, Clayton, NJ 08312. The site is supported by the Gloucester County Health Department and is operated Tuesday through Friday. No appointments are necessary. The Vaccine Site is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals 12 years old and older. Individuals under 18 must have a parent present or come with the Vaccine Consent Form filled out by their legal guardian/parent. Read more →

Governor Murphy! The Parents Should Decide Not YOU

TRENTON, NJ--Governor Phil Murphy continues to require New Jersey's children to wear masks at school, daycare, and summer camp, even though children and adults can now unmask almost everywhere else. Children who safely played sports all spring without masks will be forced to wear masks while playing outside at camp this summer, as will kids on playgrounds at daycare centers. Governor Murphy has even said that students should expect to wear masks to school this fall, even though children face very little risk and every concerned adult will have had ample opportunity by then to get vaccinated. Keeping mask requirements... Read more →

Scott Michael Buckingham, of Mape Shade

On August 4, 2021. Age 58. Of Maple Shade and formerly of the Oak Valley section of Deptford Township and Wenonah. Loving son of the late Robert Buckingham and Laura Buckingham (nee Hoover). Dear Brother of Stephen Buckingham and predeceased by his brothers, David Buckingham and Glen Buckingham. Survived by his loving nieces. Scott was born in Camden City and was a graduate of Deptford High School. He was raised in Deptford Township and Wenonah. He was an avid Philadelphia Sports team fan especially his beloved Philadelphia Flyers! He loved to play hockey as a youth. At the request of... Read more →

Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Terres (nee Moffett) of Elk Township, GCHS Alumnus

Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Terres (nee Moffett), age 78, died on July 31, 2021 at her home in Elk Township where she lived most of her life. Betty was raised in Woodbury and graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School. In 1979, she began a career at Delaware Valley Floral Group. Betty held various positions within the company and retired after 30 years of service. She was a member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Allan N. Terres and son Mark Allan Terres. She was predeceased by her daughters Mary Beth and... Read more →

Michael H. Sauter of Washington Twp.,/Bellmawr

Michael H. Sauter, suddenly on August 10, 2021, of Washington Twp.; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 63. Beloved husband of Bonnie J. (nee Ryan). Devoted father of Karlee J. Weston (Jack) and Michael P. Sauter (Kaleena). Cherished grandfather and best friend of Luke C. Sauter. Loving son of Barbara A. (nee Brassill) and the late Charles J. Sauter, Jr. Dear brother of Charles J. Sauter III (the late Terri), Joyce A. Jones, Stephen M. Sauter, Kathleen H. Amburg (Joe), Gary T. Sauter (Denise), and the late Mark V. Sauter. Son-in-law of Florence & Frank Matranga and John & Patricia Ryan. Brother-in-law... Read more →


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Westville Police Waiting for Driver's Toxicology Test Results: $48,545 Raised by GOFund Page

WESTVILLE, NJ (CNBNews)(August 6, 2021)--CNBNews today contacted Westville Police Chief Bill Whinnan for an update on the dreadful traffic accident that happened a week ago tomorrow on Gateway Blvd. The accident claimed the lives of the 34-year-old driver and the three young female passengers, ages 9,8, and 5. In summary, the chief said none of the victims were wearing seatbelts, and, "Speed was being looked at as a contributing factor of this crash". Chief Whinnan released the following prepared statement; Saturday, July 31 at 9:22 pm, police were dispatched to a single-car motor vehicle crash on Gateway Blvd in front... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Celebrates 1st Graduating Class of Vizient/AACN Nurse Residents

Twelve new-to-practice nurses became the first graduates of Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™ on August 4, 2021. Jefferson partnered with Vizient™ - the nation’s leading healthcare performance improvement company – and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to create the 12-month Nurse Residency program that focuses on leadership, professional development, and quality and safety of patient care through nursing excellence. “Program participants benefit from multiple mentors to guide them in their transition from novice to proficient nurse,” said Jefferson Health – New Jersey Program Coordinator Leslie Beck, MSN, RN, NPD-BC. “Being part of a... Read more →

Security Guard Involved with Altercation with Adelphia Restaurant Patron Charged with Aggravated Assault

Adelphia restaurant image On July 29, 2021, officers from the Deptford Township Police Department responded to the report of a disturbance at the Adelphia Restaurant on Clements Bridge Road in Deptford Township. As already reported extensively, a private security officer and his canine, employed through a security firm contracted by the restaurant, engaged a patron and were subsequently involved in an altercation with that patron, both at the front entrance and then in the restaurant’s parking lot. The patron subsequently suffered several puncture wounds due to bites from the canine. Following the incident, the Deptford Township Police Department promptly brought... Read more →

A Father, His Daughters and His Niece Die in Horrific Car Accident in Westville ; The Accident Under Investigation

An aerial view of the 1000 unit block of Gateway Blvd., Westville NJ were the accident occurred on Saturday night, July 31, 2021. Pellegrino Chevrolet is on the left in the image above WESTVILLE, NJ (August 2, 2021)(CNBNews)--A horrific single car accident in the small community of Westville claimed the lives of four people Saturday night on Gateway Blvd. According to CBSlocal he driver of the vehicle was George Ritter, he along with his two daughters, Alivia and Elsie and his niece Kenzie all died in the accident. George Ritter with his children and niece, image courtesy to The Westville... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Ranked ‘High Performing’ in 7 Clinical Categories In U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022 ‘Best Hospitals’

July 29, 2021 (Voorhees, NJ) -- Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been ranked as “High Performing” in seven clinical categories in the just-released “Best Hospitals” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Its “High Performing” areas are: Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Knee Replacement, Kidney Failure, and Stroke. Comprised of three acute care hospitals located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, Jefferson Health - New Jersey is also “Recognized in Southern New Jersey” in the rankings for its high-quality care. Jefferson NJ President & Chief Operating Officer Brian Sweeney says the... Read more →

Dunkin and Scholarship America Announce Winners of the Philadelphia Regional Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(July 29, 2021)--Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees, in partnership with Scholarship America, today announced the recipients of its 12th annual Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program. The program helps high school seniors and college students in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Kent and New Castle counties in Delaware pursue a part-time or full-time undergraduate degree at the institution of their choice. Students were selected from more than 900 applicants based on their academic record, demonstrated leadership, and proven commitment to their school and local community. Dunkin’ and its franchisees in the greater Philadelphia-area will award these recipients with a... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Wins Project SEARCH '100% Outcomes Award'

Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been named the winner of an international Project SEARCH “100% Outcomes Award” for its highly successful internship program for young adults with disabilities. The presentation took place at the recent Virtual Project SEARCH International Conference. Project SEARCH is an international work-transition program that teaches job skills to young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities over the course of a school year, with a new group of student interns starting each fall. There are 623 Project SEARCH Programs in 47 states and nine countries. This marked the fourth time Jefferson Health’s program has been... Read more →

Edward Rieger, of Swedesboro; Brooklawn Bartender, Local 676 Member, Retired from John D. Lawrence

Eddie "Ruff House" Rieger They called him “Ruff House.” Eddie, age 73, bounced and bartended at the Ferry Slip Inn. For fun he’d let patrons punch him; as hard as they could they were more likely to injure their hands than the rough house. But he was just as generous as he was tough: come payday he’d buy the bar rounds more than a few times at Fiorile’s. As a Father he wasn’t the strictest; no bedtimes and a bottomless pocket of change for the arcade and candy, but he raised quality boys. Eddie was the favorite Uncle to all... Read more →

Woodbury Man Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material

Scott A. Entrekin (DOB: 09-01-1984) of Woodbury, New Jersey was arrested on July 16, 2021 and charged with Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material (1st Degree), and Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material (2nd Degree) Gloucester County Acting Prosecutor Christine A. Hoffman announced. On or about May 11, 2021, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office High Technology Crimes Unit was assigned a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTipline Report indicating that, by way of social media, images of suspected child sexual abuse material had been shared. After various investigative efforts by the High-Tech Crimes Unit, Entrekin was identified as... Read more →

Jefferson Health - NJ Infusion Center Lobby Named in Honor of SJ Man

The welcome lobby at the Medical Oncology & Infusion Center at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township was recently dedicated in memory of the late Ronald “Ronnie” Dandrea of Vineland, NJ. Dandrea passed away in April 2020 from pancreatic cancer at age 58. Lifelong friends Daniel and Lisa Falasca of Haddonfield, NJ, wanted to honor his life and legacy, and carry on his charitable spirit with a generous gift to Jefferson Health – New Jersey. “We chose to honor Ronnie’s legacy as a reminder to those who are battling cancer. Each time a patient walks through the front... Read more →

Rowan's Jah'mere Beasley has been named the 2020-21 NJAC Male Athlete of the Year

PITMAN, NJ --- Rowan University sophomore track and field standout Jah'mere Beasley has been named the 2020-21 NJAC Male Athlete of the Year. He becomes the first-ever recipient of this award from the Rowan men's track and field program. Beasley is also the Profs' first NJAC Athlete of the Year since Shilah Snead of the softball team captured it in 2015-16 and, and he's the first Rowan student-athlete to win the Male Athlete of the Year Award since baseball player Ryan Kulik won it in 2007-08. The NJAC Board of Athletic Administrators votes for the recipients of the NJAC Female... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Report Rash of Vehicle Burglaries and Thefts; Release #9PMRoutine Suggestions

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--Three suspects were captured on several home surveillance cameras systems walking down Argyle and Fraser Roads in the Chestnut Glen Development (across from Highland High School) checking for unlocked vehicle doors. They appear to have arrived at the development in a dark color SUV just prior. Several vehicles in the development were entered with proceeds stolen. Get into the #9PMRoutine each evening, ensure the following tasks have been completed: - Vehicles, residences, garages, windows, gates, sheds have been LOCKED. - Exterior lights, security cameras, alarm systems have been activated. - Valuables from vehicles (including keys), in your yards,... Read more →