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Camden Diocese Spent Over $18M in Settlements to Sex Abuse Survivors; Because of COVID Closing Account

(Camden City, NJ)(August 1, 2020)--For nearly 30 years the Diocese of Camden has been committed to providing professional counseling to the survivors of child sexual abuse to assist in the healing process and, where it has been requested, to the survivors’ parents, spouses and children. Thus far, the Diocese has expended nearly $1 million in providing such therapeutic assistance. In addition, to offer a measure of justice to the survivors of clerical abuse, the Diocese of Camden paid financial settlements totaling $10,270,000 from 1990 until last year. In June of last year, along with the Archdiocese of Newark and the... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Favors Bills that Secure Nation, Address Pandemic and Invest in American Families

WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2020)— Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) – a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor and House Armed Services Committee – voted in favor of H.R. 7608, a “minibus” package that contains four Fiscal Year 2021 bills that fund federal departments and agencies including those related to military construction, veterans, agriculture, interior, environment and the State Department. “How we invest our nation’s funding is a reflection of our priorities, and these appropriations bills show that we are prioritizing our workers, our veterans, bringing back a healthy economy and a clean environment,” said Congressman... Read more →


Kiwanis Club of the Haddons Awards College Scholarships

HADDONFIELD: Celebrating 97 years of service to the community, the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons presented competitive scholarships to five local matriculated high school seniors. From Haddon Heights High School is Madeline Sharkey. From Haddon Township High School is Nina Sciarra. From Pennsauken High School is Kiara Haywood Rivera. From Collingswood High School is Sena Amuzu. From Triton High School is Elija Spadea. Funding for future scholarships will be raised at the Kiwanis 18th Annual Golf Outing to be held Monday September 21 at Westwood Golf Club in West Deptford. Cost to play in the best ball scramble format is... Read more →


Thomas C. McGlinchey, of Mt.Ephraim, formerly of Gloucester City; Landscaper, GHS Alumnus, Class of '73

Mount Ephraim – Formerly of Gloucester City. On July 19, 2020. Age 67. In the loving and devoted care of his wife of 30 years, Elisa Anne McGlinchey (nee Thomas). Cherished father of Danielle McGlinchey, Stacy McGlinchey, Thomas C. McGlinchey, Jr. and Kathryn (Adam Smith) McGlinchey. Beloved brother of Michael (Elaine) McGlinchey, James (Joyce) McGlinchey, Katherine Lombardo, Margie (Paul) Fowler, Joanne (Don) Rodgers. Predeceased by his siblings: Francis (surviving Linda) and Marianne Davila. Devoted grandfather of Nicholas and Connor. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Thomas was born in Darby, PA and was raised in Gloucester City. He was a... Read more →


When Schools Reopen in New Jersey, Will Teachers Play Hooky?

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | JULY 10, 2020 | Some educators want state to more clearly map out what school will look like in the fall before committing to coming back A great deal has been said about reopening New Jersey schools in the fall while ensuring that children remain healthy and safe. But worries are also surfacing about what going image courtesy of esty Gloucestercitynews.net files back will mean for teachers... Read more →


Maryland Fishing: Look for Striped Bass in Deeper Water, White Perch on Tidal Creek Mouths; Free Fishing July 4

Maryland Fishing Report – July 1 by Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources Elizabeth Lee went crabbing with her parents and is contributing to the crab feast with this catch. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Lee The Fourth of July holiday weekend means outdoor adventure seekers will be out in droves. Be safe and use common sense — if you’re boating, use a personal flotation device and never boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol. For all anglers, remember also to keep a social distance and avoid crowded areas. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources offers a final license-free... 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 and University guidelines, Rutgers Community Arts began developing plans for a remote summer in March... Read more →


PANDEMIC Doesn't Stop American Legion from Observing Memorial Day (VIDEO)

THE AMERICAN LEGION American Legion Post 302 in Oconto Falls, Wis., was instrumental in the creation of the Oconto Falls Veterans Monument, which was dedicated last fall. And on May 25, that same memorial – which bears the names of 450 veterans and their years of service – served as the backdrop for the post’s Memorial Day observation made necessary because of the coronavirus. Oconto Falls, Wis.--Members of Post 302 stood socially distanced in front of the memorial and saluted as vehicle after vehicle, many adorned with U.S. flags and other patriotic decorations, passed by. It was a chance for... Read more →


Gabrielle "Gabbi" Genovese, of Runnemede, formerly of Haddon Township, age 27

Gabrielle "Gabbi" Genovese, on March 30, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Haddon Twp. Age 27. Beloved mother of Charles John Green. Devoted daughter of William and Michelle (nee Rose) Genovese. Loving sister of Nicole and Gina. Dear aunt of Nicholas. Services are private at the request of the family. Read more →


Joseph Peter DeStefano of Westmont

WESTMONT NJ--Suddenly, On March 30, 2020. Age 61. Of Westmont section of Haddon Township. In the loving care of his wife of 26 years, Jennifer DeStefano (nee Conn). Cherished father of Jennifer Mary, Stephanie (Jordan), Michele, Ashley (Sean), Helena, Domenic and Joseph. Beloved Son of Joseph DeStefano and Lillian DeStefano (nee D’Amico). Loving Brother of Debra, John and Sandra. Loving Son-In-Law of Theresa D’Amico (Philip) and the late Stephen Conn. Loving grandfather of Helayna, Georgah, Patrick, Marshall, Chase and Connor. Survived by his beloved granddog, Charlie. Joseph was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a resident of Westmont since 1999.... Read more →


Camden County Checking Retail Outlets for Price Gouging

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – In light of Governor Murphy’s announcement of a state of emergency related to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Camden County Division of Weights and Measures is conducting additional inspections for price gouging throughout Camden County. Inspectors are looking for price gouging, a sudden and dramatic increase in cost, on items such as hand sanitizer, disinfectants, toiletries, bottled water, and more. “The Department of Health and Human Services immediately escalated the number of spot checks and inspections for price gouging in response to the emergency declaration,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services.... Read more →


'I am my brother’s and my sister’s keeper'

By Steven B. Brooks FEB 2020 Topsham, Maine--There have been times when those participating in Corey E. Garver American Legion Post 202’s Winter Classic in Topsham, Maine, have slid on ice trying to run to first base, broken through a crusty layer of snow running down a fly ball, or even disappeared into a fluffy, four-foot pile of the white stuff attempting to dive for a ball in foul territory. Not ideal conditions for softball, but that doesn’t matter at all to those who have been taking part in the annual fundraiser – some for all six years of its... Read more →


LINE OF MARCH

SAINT MARY’S/GLOUCESTER CITY FIFTH ANNUAL SAINT PATRICK’S PARADE SUNDAY, MARCH 1

by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 29, 2020)----The annual St. Mary's Parish/Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 PM sharp rain or shine. The parade will take the same route as last year, forming and staging at the Martin’s Lake area, at Johnson Blvd. and Baynes Ave. marching on Johnson Blvd. to Monmouth Street, up Monmouth Street to King, and dispersing at the former Coast Guard Base parking lot, King and Cumberland Streets. It will begin at Johnson Blvd and Baynes Avenue, north to Monmouth and Johnson Blvd., move west on Monmouth Street to... Read more →


Camden County GOP Announces County Candidates

Ambrosino: “2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote and I am proud to announce a slate of candidates that happens to be all women.” HADDON HEIGHTS (February 27, 2020)--– Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino announced the county slate of GOP candidates today. “2020 is the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote and I am proud to announce a slate of candidates that happens to be all women,” Rich Ambrosino said. “Our county candidates are, for Surrogate former Haddon Heights School Board member and Attorney Kimberly Stuart. Freeholder candidates are former Haddon... Read more →


Coming This Sunday, March 1, Saint Mary's Parish/Gloucester City Irish Parade

Monsignor Bill Hodge performing the Mummers Strut in front of St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street. (2018 photo by Gus Danks) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ --Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Gloucester City, along with Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer remind residents that the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade will be held this coming Sunday, March 1, at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration is now open for all organizations, clubs, Irish groups, dancers, churches, businesses, and all who would like to march and participate... Read more →


75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA (VIDEO)...Thank a Veteran Today for their Service

SOURCE: The American Legion Burn Pit First, from Yahoo News: This month marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Iwo Jima, which saw some of the bloodiest fighting of World War Two take place on a small Japanese island 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Tokyo. Iwo Jima was the first native Japanese soil to be invaded during the Allied advance. Located halfway between Tokyo and Guam, it was regarded as a strategic outpost. Close to 7,000 U.S. Marines and nearly all of the 21,000 Japanese defenders of the island died during the 36-day battle. The... Read more →


Brooklawn School Property 4-Sale; What's Up At Paulsboro Marine Terminal? ; Johnny Hockey & Buddy Robinson; New Freeholder; Strike A Pose

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net FOR SALE! BROOKLAWN CHURCH PROPERTY—The former St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, 401 Community Drive, Brooklawn which was purchased by the Brooklawn Board of Education for $720,000 in 2014 is up for sale. The asking price is $785,000. The Board had planned on using the buildings for classrooms and administrative offices but the development never materialized. Gloucestercitynews.net file photo The property, which is adjacent to the Alice Costello Grammar School, is situated on 2 acres with frontage on U.S. Route 130 south, close to multiple businesses, retail, and other numerous amenities. The listing states it... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invests $2.3 Million in Haddonfield and Haddon Heights Infrastructure

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – FEB. 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 11,300 feet of aging water main in Haddonfield and Haddon Heights beginning this week. The project also includes replacing 19 fire hydrants and 230 utility- owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the late 1700s, with new, larger ductile iron main along the following streets: • West Redman Avenue from approximately 768 Redman Avenue to Linden Avenue, Haddonfield Peyton Avenue from West Redman Avenue to Woodland Avenue, Haddonfield Linden Avenue from Kings Highway... Read more →


Medal of Honor Recipient Faces Cancer

by MOTHAX The American Legion Burn Pit Just a very special article today I saw in Military.com that I wanted to share: Sgt. Ronald Shurer is now fighting on different terrain than the mountains of Eastern Afghanistan, and against a different enemy than the battle-hardened insurgents of that remote region. Sgt. Ronald Shurer Fifteen months after he stood at the White House to receive the nation's highest combat honor, he's squaring off in an all-consuming battle against life-threatening lung cancer that his doctors rate at stage 4, meaning it has metastasized or spread to other organs. "It's everywhere," Shurer, 41,... Read more →


Eleanor Jane Hansen, 81, of Haddonfield, NJ

Eleanor Jane Hansen, 81, of Haddonfield, NJ, passed away on Friday, January 30that Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital after a brief illness. Born on January 19, 1939 in New York, NY, she was raised in midtown Manhattan by her parents Cornelius and Ella Curtin. In the mid-70s, Eleanor moved to Atlantic County, NJ, and in her late 30s, she attended Stockton State College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1980. She then obtained her master’s degree in English from Rutgers University, which launched her 30-year career as a college writing instructor. Over the years, Eleanor taught at Stockton State... Read more →


Susan P Burton, of Oaklyn, Accomplished Musician, Pianist

Home is where your treasure is. There, your heart will be also. Susan P. Burton (nee Watkins) was in fact a “homebody”. She was welcoming, compassionate and would talk with ya, but was opinionated. She stuck to her guns in a lovable demeanor and was an animal lover at heart. Sue was, truly, a thunderstorm wrapped in beauty, looking to be felt and understood in a world that loves sunny days. On Sunday January 19th, 2020 Sue’s soul was painted like the wings of butterflies. Fairytales of yesterday grow but never die. So, carry on, carry on, as if nothing... Read more →


Legion Baseball registration open for 2020 season

Registration for the 2020 season of American Legion Baseball is open, along with the purchase of insurance. There is an overall decrease of 14 percent in insurance premiums from last season. Register online at baseball.legion.org. The early deadline for registration is May 15. Teams registered after May 15 will be subject to a $200 late fee through the final deadline of June 1. Please note that each American Legion department may set an earlier deadline for registration. Registration fees for senior teams is $50 for national registration, $35 for administrative fees and either $200 for season personal accident or $130... Read more →


American Legion provides over $1.1 million in grants to veteran families

The American Legion In January 2019, The American Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program broke a single-month record in grant distribution – $1,030,163. Of the grants distributed, $1,000,500 assisted children of active duty Coast Guard servicemembers who were financially affected by the federal government shutdown. The government shutdown created a critical need of monetary assistance for active-duty U.S. Coast Guardsmen. And The American Legion answered their call for help by providing immediate financial support through the TFA program. But the financial need for veterans and their families across the country was still there long after the government reopened. Subject to... Read more →


Freeholder Cappelli and The State Of The County

The statement below is by Camden County Freeholder Director Cappelli (photo) in regard to the annual state of the county address for 2020. “Good afternoon everyone and thank you for being here. I want to start off by saying that as we enter our 176th year, the state of the county is strong. Thanks to our dedicated and caring residents, the resiliency of our communities, and expanding economic opportunity for all, we enter this new year with limitless possibilities ahead. For the past 12 months we have celebrated the 175th anniversary of Camden County’s incorporation. We sought to do this... Read more →


Mental Health, Suicide Awareness Key During Holiday Season

MediaWizeDecember 31, 2019 Photo Credit: Helpguide.org By Dr. BUZZ MINGIN The holiday season is joyous for many, and what we see in the media and on TV commercials suggests warm family gatherings, loving interpersonal relationships and an optimistic view of the new year to come. Unfortunately, there is another side to the holidays. The pressures of everyday life, relationships, difficult financial situations, even the change in seasons can lead people to dark places mentally. In some of the worst-case situations, people are overwhelmed and desperate and may have suicidal thoughts or even act on those thoughts. It’s important to understand... Read more →