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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 →


Congressman Norcross Wins Re-Election

CHERRY HILL, NJ – On Tuesday, Congressman Donald Norcross officially won a fourth full term representing New Jersey’s First Congressional District. “It is a great honor to earn the opportunity to serve the people of New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District once more in Congress,” said Norcross. “Now more than ever as... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s NJ Wound Care Centers Raise Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month in November, Jefferson Health’s Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy — with two locations in southern New Jersey — is participating in Healogics’ national education campaign about the importance of awareness, early intervention and specialized care for diabetes-related chronic wounds, such as... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Alert: Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

(GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ)(Nov. 1, 2020)--Gloucester Township Police and Fire Departments remind people of the simple, life-saving habit of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when setting the clocks back for daylight saving time. The National Fire Protection Association reports that 71% of smoke alarms which... Read more →


Francis  (“Frank”) T. Pallante, Sr. of Westville; Teacher, U.S. Navy Veteran, GCHS Alumnus

Francis (“Frank”) T. Pallante, Sr. of Westville, NJ, died peacefully at home in his sleep on October 25, 2020 at the age of 84 following a long illness. Born on October 7, 1936, Frank met his wife Shirley T. Pallante (nee Benjamin) at Gloucester Catholic High School when they were fifteen... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Awards 4 Nursing Scholarships

CONGRATULATIONS (October 30, 2020)--Four 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... Read more →


Sean Melunis, of Salem City, formerly of Westville, age 33

Of Salem City, formerly of Westville. Passed away on October 19, 2020. Age 33. Born in Stratford, NJ, he is the son of Deborah (Scoleri) and the late John Melunis. Sean is survived by his brothers, Justin Melunis (Brittni), Mark Viteo; sisters, Melissa Melunis, Tiffany Riley, Megan Riley and his close... Read more →


Mail-In Ballots Stressing Out Front Line Election Workers Across the State of New Jersey

JEFF PILLETS | OCTOBER 26, 2020 | NJ DECIDES 2020, POLITICS Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards Credit: (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) A ballot drop box where voters can drop off absentee ballots instead of using the... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Assist Feds with Arrest of Suspects Involved in Defrauding Banks

The Gloucester Township Police Special Investigations Unit worked with The United States Department of Justice, District of New Jersey and multiple other agencies in the arrest of fourteen people who were charged with scheming to defraud banks and individuals with counterfeit CARES act stimulus checks. Below is the media release from... Read more →


Dante Robinson, 25, of Clayton, Found Guilty, Sentenced to 35.5 Years

Camden City, N.J. – A Clayton man was sentenced to 35 ½ years in prison with 27 years of parole ineligibility for his role in a 2017 home invasion, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Gloucestercitynews.net files Dante Robinson, 25, of Clayton, was found guilty in Oct. 2019... Read more →


8th Grade Students Partner with The Helmet Initiative at Triple 8

PITTSGROVE NJ--Evan Rosser of Pittsgrove, NJ passed away suddenly on June 26, 2009, from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident. Evan, aged 16 at the time, was soon to be a Sophomore at Arthur P. Schalick High School in Pittsgrove. Ten years later, his sisters Jacquelyn Campbell of Bridgeton and Elyse... Read more →


Mary Pierman, of Woodstown, formerly of Gloucester City

Woodstown - Formerly of Gloucester City. Surrounded by her loving family, on October 21, 2020. Age 74. Daughter of the late Charles and Mary Anna Harris (nee Peterson). Survived by her children, Samuel Pierman (Helen), Scott Pierman, Mary Ann McPherson (Mark) and Wendy Chapman (Mark). Beloved sister of Flossie Kammauf, Walter... Read more →


Rowan University Art Gallery Presents Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones

Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones On view November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021 Rowan University Art Gallery presents The Bacchanalian Ones, Federico Solmi’s satirical and clownish portrayal of controversial contemporary and historical characters and the distorted events that have contributed to a culture of misinformation, corruption, and hypocrisy. Using game... Read more →


Rowan's Student-Athletes Aided by Professor Bullard's COVID Study

GLASSBORO, NJ - When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended the seasons for many collegiate student-athletes last spring, Rowan University assistant professor and faculty athletics representative JoAnne Barbieri Bullard, Psy.D., noticed the struggles through conversations with her students, peers and the media. That led the Rowan professor to initiate a study on... Read more →


Lisa Marie Nevius, of Sicklerville, formerly of Gloucester City

Lisa Marie Nevius On October 18, 2020. Age 29. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving mother of Donald W. Avant, III and Jasmine Marie Havers. Survived by her mother, Florence Tofani-Nevius; father Daniel E. Nevius and step-mother Carmella Branca; brother Daniel “D.J.” Nevius, Jr., twin sister Desiree Ann Nevius, sister... Read more →


*18th Century Field Day at Red Bank Battlefield

Red Bank Battlefield Event October 25. On Sunday, October 25, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gloucester County will be hosting 18th Century Field Day at Red Bank Battlefield. The event will feature artillery demonstrations, musket firing and drilling, opportunities to meet the soldiers, battlefield tours, and a gentleman's duel. Food,... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Alert: Scammers Are Working Hard to Steal Your Money

The scammers are still working hard, and these crooks use clever schemes to defraud people every year including here in Gloucester Township, New Jersey. They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Here are some practical tips to help you... Read more →


The Software Developer Recruitment Trends in 2020 and Beyond

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2020)--Employment prospects do not look too good in the near future for many industries. Thankfully, software development is in demand, so if you want to find a new project, and further your career now is a good time to do so. Go back a few years, and you probably... Read more →


Dominic M. Antonini, of Gibbstown, former NFL Player, Excelled in Football/Baseball at Rowan

Dominic M. Antonini Passed away on October 8, 2020 of Gibbstown, NJ, age 66yrs. Beloved husband of Vicki (nee Feldman). Devoted father of Dominic Antonini (Lori), Jeremy Mendenhall, Garrett Mendenhall, Jr. (Amber), Michael Mendenhall (Kristie), Rachel Antonini (Pete), Anthony Antonini, and Angela Antonini. Loving Pop-Pop of Eric, Devon, Grace, Emme, and... Read more →


Thomas E. Frank, Sr. of National Park, Retired Camden County Sheriff's Officer, US Navy Vet

Thomas E Frank Thomas E Frank, of National Park NJ-Born March 14, 1954...left this world on October 10, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Loving husband of 35 years to Clare C Frank (Livingston); loving father to Samuel Frank, Tanya Williamson, Thomas Frank Jr., Tracy (Brian Judge) , Crystal (Dennis), Richard... Read more →


CNB Fishing New Jersey: Channel "Super Cats" Catfish Stocked In 28 Waters

The Division of Fish and Wildlife annually stocks over 70 waterbodies throughout New Jersey with Channel Catfish raised at the Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery. As an added bonus this year, 28 waters were stocked between October 6-9 with "Super Cats", which average 28 inches and 6.5 pounds. Similar to the Division's... Read more →


PBA Local #231 President Victor Bermudez on Shameful County Democrats Video

Calls on Musso & Castellini to Condemn Video, Vote “No” on Transfer Resolutions (VINELAND, NJ) – PBA Local #231 President Victor Bermudez released the following statement today in response to the shameful and egregious cartoon-like video mocking county correctional police officers and their families at last evenings protest: “A Charlie Chaplin-style... Read more →


PDE, Rutgers Create Rain Garden at Salem High School

Salem Rain Garden 1: Kate Hutelmyer, collaborative programs manager for Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, tamps down sand and soil during construction of a rain garden in front of Salem High School in Salem, New Jersey. Salem Rain Garden 2: Left to right, Salem High School Science Teacher Theresa Derham; Sarah... Read more →


Seniors Emma Cormican, Lauren Horbacewicz, Tori Mock Named Tri-Captains of Rowan Volleyball

GLASSBORO, NJ - Seniors Emma Cormican, Lauren Horbacewicz and Tori Mock have been named the tri-captains of the 2020-21 Rowan women’s volleyball team, as announced by head coach Deana Jespersen. Gloucestercitynews.net files Cormican will serve as a Rowan co-captain for the second year in a row. She appeared in 27 matches... Read more →


ALFEREZ, KOPCHICK AND QUAY NAMED ROWAN WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING CAPTAINS 

Veronica Alferez Emily Kopchick Erin Quay GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Veronica Alferez and Emily Kopchick and junior Erin Quay have been named captains for the 2020-21 Rowan University women’s swimming and diving team. “Different leadership strengths are needed for a program to cultivate great team culture and success and our captains... Read more →


Glassboro Homicide Investigation Leads to the Arrest of Victim's Husband

GLASSBORO, NJ--On October 1, 2020, the Glassboro Police Department was dispatched to 104 Somerset Road, Glassboro, NJ for a report of an unconscious female. Upon arrival, officers discovered Sarah Wilson, age 76, deceased inside the residence. An autopsy conducted by the Gloucester County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the cause of death... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey's Katherine Fritzsche Honored with Nursing DAISY Award

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Home Care nurse Katherine Fritzsche, RN, was recently honored with a nursing DAISY Award for compassionate and skillful care. She was presented the award by Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns, DPN, RN, NE-BC, shown left. A recent patient nomination singled out the Pittsgrove, NJ, resident for... Read more →


Jefferson NJ Surgery Center Employees Cook at RMH of Philadelphia for Families

Thank you to three Jefferson Health – NJ Washington Township Surgery Center staff members who recently delivered and cooked a meal at the Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia for families of patients hospitalized at nearby Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Shown here, from left, are “cooks” Kashmira Patel, Certified Surgical Technologist;... Read more →


SJ TRAVEL ALERT: I-295/Route 130 northbound slowdowns and lane closures Saturday

Bridge deck resurfacing project advances in Gloucester County One lane of traffic will be maintained in the shoulder overnight (Trenton)(CNBNews)(October 2, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight traffic slowdowns and lane closures on the I-295/Route 130 northbound Bridge over Mantua Creek as the UHPC Overlay pilot... Read more →


Gibbstown and Paulsboro Community Advisory Panel Honors Students Who Envision

“What is the Future of Science?” 14th Annual Essay & Poster Contest GAPCAP C. Moore: Connor Moore, a second-grader at Guardian Angels School, Gibbstown Campus, received a certificate of achievement and a Barnes & Noble gift card for his first-place win in the K-2 grade group of the Gibbstown and Paulsboro... Read more →


Teenager and Two Adults Injured in Shooting at the Club Champagne Parking Lot

(WESTVILLE, NJ--SEPTEMBER 30, 2020)-Westville police reported that three people were in critical condition following a shooting outside of the Club Champagne, Crown Point Road, Westville.P The police said responded to a call that shots were fired. When they arrived at the scene at 10 p.m. they found numerous shell casings in... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey Receives ‘Companies That Care’ Award from CIANJ for its Employee Assistance Fund

Jefferson Health – New Jersey has received a “Companies That Care” Award from the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) in recognition of the generous donations provided through its recently renamed Devine Fund for Employee Assistance. Since 2006, the Jefferson New Jersey employee assistance fund — now called the... Read more →


Rowan Women's Cross Country Captains Named

Alyssa Sanders Dianne Ferraro Madison Edwards GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Alyssa Sanders and Dianne Ferraro along with junior Madison Edwards have been selected captains for the 2020 Rowan University women’s cross country team. Coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson praised the three women for being great athletes and assets to the team. “I... Read more →