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Certified Therapy Dogs Visit Long-Term Care Residents at Jefferson Health Care Center

Long-term care residents at the Jefferson Health Care Center (JHCC) in Washington Township recently enjoyed a special visit from certified therapy dogs Cole and Cece — along with their owners, Chris Hannah and fiancée, Nicole Sapello. The visit, held in collaboration with Angelic Health, was part of the Team Cole Project’s annual summer "Kindness Tour" to area schools, hospice patients, and veterans' homes. South Jersey dogs Cole, five, and Cece, 15 months, are anything but your typical canines, as the pit bulls were both born deaf. Cole has learned some American Sign Language commands from Chris. The Team Cole Project... Read more →


HERO SCHOLARSHIP FUND EVENT

BROOKLAWN, NJ (April 24, 2024)--Hey there! Are you free on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 7:00 pm? The Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund is hosting a fantastic event at the Brooklawn American Legion Hall, 11 Railroad Lane, Brooklawn, NJ, and we would love for you to join us! The cost to attend is just $25 per person, and you must be 18 or older. We'll have bottled water, coffee, and desserts for you to enjoy, but feel free to bring your own snacks and refreshments! The best part? All proceeds from the event will benefit the families of Camden County's... Read more →


Volunteers Plant Trees In Gloucester City

photo provided…Volunteers plant a tree in the Cypress Garden section of the city GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 24, 2024)(CNBNews)--Crystal Wessel, Urban Airshed Reforestation Program Coordinator, praised the volunteers who planted 20 trees recently in the Cypress Gardens section of Gloucester City. Wessel expressed gratitude to the volunteers who participated in the planting. A combination of shade and flowering trees was planted to improve the block's aesthetics while also providing shade, reducing flooding, and purifying the air and water. Wessel said, “The event was the official Arbor Day Celebration of the city, and it was wonderful to have the volunteers celebrate... Read more →


MISSING PERSON: Brooklyn Richardson, 15, of Camden City

(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 15-year-old from Lanning Square. Brooklyn Richardson has been reported missing from his home on the 500 block of South 6th Street. He is described as a black male, 5’10”, 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black North Face jacket, black shirt and black sweatpants and carrying a black bookbag. He is known to frequent Centerville and East Camden. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042. Read more →


Rowan's Tyler Cannon Hits Two Home Runs in 9-5 Win over Immaculate; GCHS Alum

GLASSBORO, NJ- Senior Tyler Cannon (Clayton, NJ/Gloucester Catholic) slugged two home runs, one which was the 200th hit of his career, to lead #19 Rowan past Immaculata, 9-5, in non-conference baseball action this afternoon. The Profs are now 21-10 (7-7 NJAC) heading into the final four regular-season games. Cannon went 2-for-4, scoring three runs and driving in four. He hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to give Rowan a 6-0 lead. That would be the milestone hit, the 200th in his three seasons with the Prof. He duplicated the effort in the sixth, with another two-run home run.... Read more →


Pitbull Attacks Pomeranian Dog Killing it; Philadelphia Police Officer Placed on Leave

An image of a Pitbull dog and a Pomeranian dog (courtesy of iStock) PHILADELPHIA – At approximately 8:08 AM on April 17, 2024, a Philadelphia Police officer responded to a radio call for a dog attack on the 2100 block of Eastburn Avenue. Upon arrival, the officer observed a large Pitbull dog attacking a Pomeranian on the sidewalk. The Pitbull's owner attempted to intervene but was unable to separate the dogs. At that time, the officer (Officer #1) exited her vehicle and deployed her Taser twice in an attempt to stop the attack. When the Taser was ineffective at stopping... Read more →


CC Commissioners Lambaste

Eastern Regional School Supt. for Allowing Pro Palestinian Walkout During School Hours

Robert S. Cloutier Superintendent Eastern Camden County Regional School District 1401 Laurel Oak Road Voorhees, NJ 08043-4304 Dear Superintendent Cloutier, We are outraged by the decision of Eastern High School to permit a “Pro-Palestinian” walkout during school hours and call upon you to cancel this event. The student walkout is an intentional effort to create a hostile and isolating environment for Jewish students, the majority of whom support Israel as an integral part of their identity. Your administration’s failure to recognize—and, instead, to actively promote—this hostility ignores the consequent danger it poses to all its students. We note that the... Read more →


Joan Marie Gallagher, Haddonfield PD, Ambulance Member, Den Mother, GCHS Alum

, After graduating from Gloucester Catholic High School in 1962, Joan attended Gloucester County College and graduated from the Burlington County Police Academy and the South Jersey Professional School of Business. This colorful background of education allowed Joan to build multiple avenues of helping people. She was a founding member and charter member of the East Greenwich Ambulance Association. Joan held many titles in her time with them such as Secretary, Lieutenant, Captain and Vice President. She was also a member of the Haddonfield Police Department for 14 years, where Joan worked to establish PBA Local #294. She was also... Read more →


The Best English Locales for a Countryside Retreat

England is blessed with no shortage of picturesque countryside, making it an ideal destination for a rural retreat. From the rugged peaks of the Peak District to the rolling green hills of Yorkshire, visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to finding a scenic spot for a relaxing getaway. Here are some of the top English locales to consider for an idyllic countryside holiday. Devon Devon is a county in southwest England renowned for its stunning natural scenery. The northern part of the county forms part of the Dartmoor National Park, home to sweeping moorland, rocky tors and deep... Read more →


MISSING PERSON: PHILLY RESIDENT ROBERT ZACK

PHILADELPHIA PA (APRIL 23, 2024)--The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing endangered person Robert Zack. Mr. Zack was last seen on 4/14/2024 at his residence 26XX W Susquehanna Ave, at 6:30pm. Mr. Zack is 75 years old, 6’01 with grey eyes and a bald head. It is unknown what he was last wearing. Mr. Zack frequents the area of 2800 W Dauphin Street, and could possibly be in Chester, PA area. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mr. Robert Zack is asked to contact Central Detectives Division at 216-686-3093. Read more →


Atlantic City Casino News: CELEBRATE 45 YEARS OF BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY

DANCING THE NIGHT AWAY WITH DISCO INFERNO SUNDAYS Atlantic City, NJ (April 22, 2024) – Skyrocketing to popularity in the 1970s, the Disco sound ascended out of Manhattan’s discotheque scene, combining pop, funk, R&B, synthesizers with powerhouse singers to create the dance soundtrack for a generation. This summer, while Bally’s Atlantic City celebrates its 45th Anniversary, guests will have a chance to travel back in time and enjoy the sights and sounds of the time when Bally’s Atlantic City opened its doors in 1979 as they present Disco Inferno, running every Sunday at 8PM starting June 23rd in the Bally’s... Read more →


Busy regatta season in full swing on the Cooper River

(Pennsauken, NJ) – The Cooper River has a packed regatta season ahead of the year’s main event; the 85th annual Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, which is being held in Camden County in May for the second time. “The regatta season has been in full swing since the end of March and will stay busy before and after the highly anticipated return of the Dad Vail Regatta,” said Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Parks Department. “Last year was such a success and we cannot wait to welcome thousands of world class athletes and more than 30,000 fans back... Read more →


AC Boardwalk Fire, One Person Dies

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – On Thursday, April 18, 2024, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a fire was reported in the area 1400 Boardwalk and Tennessee Avenue in Atlantic City, NJ that took the life of Bruce Eder, 67, residing last in Atlantic City. It appears that the origin of the fire started under the boardwalk. A small homeless encampment was observed in the area of the fire. The fire spread upward, damaging the structure of the boardwalk and the arcade above. The victim appeared to be sleeping. The official cause of death is pending an autopsy. The cause of the fire... Read more →


42 Year Old Galloway Township Man Found Dead

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at approximately 2:49 p.m., theGalloway Township Police Department received a call regarding a deceased male in a residence on the 400 block of South Odessa Avenue. Upon police arrival, they located the victim, Shawn P. O’Neill Jr., 42, of Galloway Township, NJ, inside the residence with several wounds to his body. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit is actively investigating this death in cooperation with the Galloway... Read more →


Gloucester City Taxpayers Buying PNC Bank Building

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--The mayor and council of Gloucester City are planning to purchase the former PNC Bank property located at 500 Monmouth Street. They are expected to approve a $550,000 bond ordinance to fund the purchase during Monday night's (April 22) council meeting. The bond will have a term of 20 years. The PNC office in Gloucester City ceased its operations several months ago. The building has served as a bank for over 75 years. The council is also expected to approve on second reading the police department's salary schedule for... Read more →


DEVELOPING STORY: Armed Officers Remove Young Man from Riverview Heights Home

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews photo provided At dawn on Wednesday, April 17, several armed officers raided a home in the unit block of East Thompson Avenue, Gloucester City. A young man was removed from the home in handcuffs. Below, residents tell CNBNews what they saw that morning. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 21, 2024)--Early on the morning of Wednesday, April 17, the quiet Riverview Heights neighborhood in Gloucester City was disturbed by a loud banging noise. As the sun rose in the east, residents peeked out of their closed blinds to see a large group of armed men dressed... Read more →


Annual High School Golf Commissioners Cup

BLACKWOOD, NJ --On Monday, the Board of Commissioners will host its 25th annual High School Golf Commissioners Cup, in which 17 co-ed and five girls teams will compete. Each year, the Board of Commissioners invites schools throughout the county to send up to four players to represent their alma mater in the county-wide event. “This is a highly anticipated event each year because it honors high school athletes from Camden County who represent excellence both on the field and in the classroom,” said Commissioner Ed McDonnell, liaison to the Camden County Department of Events and Community Outreach. “It is always... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Senior, Isabella Teti Receives Over $1.3 Million in Scholarship Offers

Bella Teti GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 21, 2024)--Bella Teti, a senior at Gloucester Catholic, has received over $1.3 million in scholarship offers from 13 universities and colleges. According to the winter-spring edition of RAMBLINGS, she also received the prestigious Christian Brothership scholarship from LaSalle University, which covers full tuition for all four years. Teti is an all-around student-athlete. She is a cheerleader and also plays varsity softball and volleyball. She was recently inducted into the National Honor Society. The clipping below is from the winter/spring edition of Ramblings, the school's newspaper. Read more →


William T. Carwell, 79, of Lumberton

Lumberton, NJ. On April 16, 2024, at the age of 79. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Norma Carvell. . Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Susan (McGee) Carvell. He is also survived by his son, Robert E. Lafferty (Michele); daughter, Wendy Haughey (Rodger); cherished granddaughters, Abigail and Alyssa. Bill graduated from Tennessee Tech where he was a standout basketball player. He then went on to work in sales, retiring in 2002 as a salesman for AT&T Wireless in Moorestown, NJ. He loved to make people laugh, watch his favorite sports... Read more →


Victoria Runowicz, of Franklinville

With great sadness, we announce the peaceful passing, on April 5, 2024, of our dear family member, Victoria. Though she lived with great physical challenges her whole life, she greeted each day with joy, humor and good will. She loved to play with puzzles, dance, be with friends and laugh (and laugh!). Every person she spent time with grew to love and care about Victoria deeply. We will miss you, Victoria. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Franklinville, NJ, her parents Gale and Victor Runowicz predecease her. She leaves behind her three brothers Mark, John and Chris, step-sister Kyra, step-mother... Read more →


13 Health Tips for a Stress-Free Summer Routine

https://unsplash.com/photos/silhouette-photo-of-man-on-cliff-during-sunset-_6HzPU9Hyfg As summer approaches, the longer days and warmer weather invite us to enjoy the outdoors and embrace a more relaxed lifestyle. However, it's easy for this seemingly leisurely time to become unexpectedly hectic. To ensure a balanced, healthy, and stress-free summer, here are seven tips, including the use of herbal supplements and a special mention of HHC gummies. 1. Stay Hydrated Hydration is crucial during the hot summer months. The increase in outdoor activities and higher temperatures can lead to rapid dehydration. Carry a reusable water bottle and aim to drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water a... Read more →


Dominic L. Chiro, 87, of Bellmawr

Surrounded by his loving family at home, Dominic passed peacefully on April 15, 2024, at the age of 87. Of Bellmawr. Formerly of Whiting, NJ and South Philadelphia. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Eileen M. Chiro (nee Talley); children, Dennis Chiro (Ann), Joyce Moyer (Frederick, Sr.) and Mark Chiro, Sr. (Ruth); grandchildren, Dominic Chiro, Frederick Moyer, Jr. (Dawn), Jeff Moyer (Lisa), Mark Chiro, Jr., Kyle Chiro (Melanie), Elyssa Lagasse (Joshua) and Tyler Chiro; great-grandchildren Logan, Carter, Mackenzie, Grant, Ethan, Jace, Luke, Walter and Charleigh. Dominic was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School class of 1954 and attended... Read more →


Dorothy "Dottie" Marie Gorman, age 81, of Newtown, Pa

On April 9, 2024. Age 81. (nee O’Connell) Of Newtown, PA. In the loving care of her brother, Daniel J. O’Connell and sister-in-law Mary in North Carolina. Cherished wife of 49 years to the late John Joseph “Jack” Gorman, Jr. Loving sister of John J. (late Maureen) O’Connell, Jr. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Dear sister-in-law of Ruth (Mike) DeCarlo and the late Joseph (surviving wife Janet) Gorman. Dottie was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a graduate of West Catholic High School for Girls. She worked for many years in corporate business for Korn Ferry and... Read more →


U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) May Pin Blame on Wife

by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor April 17, 2024 Sen. Bob Menendez, set to face federal trial next month in a wide-ranging corruption scheme, may pin blame for his criminal troubles on his wife, a newly unredacted motion shows. New Jersey’s senior senator may testify about conversations he had with his wife, Nadine, who’s also indicted along with three businessmen accused of bribing the couple for Menendez’s influence, to “decrease any inference of culpability on Senator Menendez’s part,” defense attorneys wrote. Menendez and co-defendants Wael Hana and Fred Daibes are set to go to trial in May on allegations that... Read more →


VIDEO: China Fueling Mexican Drug Cartels

VIDEO BELOW WASHINGTON DC, Apr 12 — Is China getting ready for war? According to Foreign Policy Magazine, “notwithstanding the recent flurry of high-level diplomacy between Washington and Beijing, the warning signs are certainly there. Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing is amassing ships, planes, and missiles as part of the largest military buildup by any country in decades.” According to political consultant Peter Schweizer, “China already is waging war with the US, but not with guns — with poison.” Schweizer is senior editor-at-large at Breitbart News and a prolific author who’s latest book, Blood Money: Why the Powerful Turn... Read more →


Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ Conference Tackles Opioid Misuse in Youth Sports

MILLBURN, NJ — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), along with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and the Opioid Education Foundation of America, hosted the "Keeping New Jersey Youth Athletes Safe" conference at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City on Friday. The event gathered coaches, athletic directors, teachers, school nurses, and others involved in youth sports to discuss the link between athletics and opioid misuse. "It's essential to educate those involved in youth sports about the potential for opioid misuse among student-athletes," said Angelo Valente, Executive Director of PDFNJ. "The purpose of... Read more →


Violent Road Rage Clash in Philadelphia Ends in Death of One Combatant

Courtesy of Google Street View PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 20, 2024)– A man was arrested yesterday evening by Philadelphia Police and is facing multiple charges following a fatal hit-and-run and stabbing that occurred on April 8th, 2024. On that date at approximately 7:40 pm, officers from the 3rd Police District responded to a report of a person screaming at 1600 S. Front St. Upon arrival, they found a 22-year-old male victim, later identified as Mang Sang of Philadelphia, trapped under a white KIA GT sedan. Officers also observed that Sang had sustained a large laceration to the right side of his... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: RT. 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek Road Work Continues

Closures necessary to demolish concrete median (Trenton) – The Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek is scheduled to have single lane closures in both directions Monday as the bridge replacement project begins in Camden and Gloucester counties. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, April 22, the left lanes on Route 47 northbound and southbound will be closed between River Drive in Westville, Gloucester County and the Brooklawn Circle in Brooklawn, Camden County. The closure is necessary to remove the concrete median on the Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek. The $47.8 million federally funded project will replace... Read more →


South Philadelphia Angler Catches a Massive Hog Striper, Weight 40 Pounds

photo provided CNB HUNTING AND FISHING NEWS (April 19, 2024)--Rob Bongiovanni Jr., a remarkable fisherman from South Philadelphia, caught a massive 40-pound hog stripper near the Delaware Memorial Bridge on Wednesday, April 17, around 11:30 PM. His skills and determination are truly impressive, and his catch is a testament to his hard work and dedication. Furthermore, it's worth mentioning that he is the nephew of Gary and Rose (Bongiovanni) Devine, which shows that fishing talent runs in the family. Gary and Rose reside in Pilesgrove. Gary, a retired plumber, is a former resident of Gloucester City. Read more →


Is Ranked-Choice Voting Coming to New Jersey

Support grows for ranked-choice voting in municipal, school board elections by Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor April 18, 2024 As the fight over the county line unfolds, some lawmakers say now is the time to bring ranked-choice voting to local elections in New Jersey. With federal judges ordering county clerks to use a new kind of ballot for June’s Democratic primaries, this is “exactly the time to have this conversation,” said Sen. Andrew Zwicker (D-Middlesex). Source CNBNews graphic file “If we’re changing the ballot design, flip the switch to do the whole thing at once, and let’s change how people... Read more →


Please Support the Gloucester City Softball and Little League Baseball Saturday, April 20

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 18, 2024)--Designer Bag Bingo Night is this Saturday! 6-10 pm at the Pine Grove Fire Hall. Be there or be square!! https://fb.me/e/1TxuseelK Read more →


GCHS Rams Basketball Coach Marks 700th Victory

photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 18, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Lady Rams proved their mettle on February 1, 2024, with a decisive win over Pitman in a Tri-County Conference game, earning their coach Lisa Angelotti Gedaka her 700th victory. Ram player Lisa Angeolloti with Monsignor Edward Lucitt, pastor of St. Mary's parish. As he was affectionately called, Big Ed was a big fan of the school's sports teams. Lisa's legendary status as the most accomplished girls' basketball coach in South Jersey's history and the eighth coach in the state to reach this milestone is a testament to her unwavering determination and exceptional... Read more →


Rowan Guard Marcellus Ross named the Co-Small College Player of the Year

CHERRY HILL, NJ - Rowan guard Marcellus Ross (Sicklerville, NJ/St. Joseph’s Hammonton) was named the Co-Small College Player of the Year by the Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club of South Jersey and received the honor during the organization annual awards banquet on April 16th. Dominic Dunn of Widener shared the honor with Ross. The senior was selected to the All-Conference Second Team this year, marking his third consecutive selection to the All-NJAC Team. Ross recorded 20 or more points in 10 of Rowan’s 27 games this season, while averaging a career-high 18.7 points per game. He topped the conference in... Read more →


Rutgers Names Commencement Speaker

Freeman Hrabowski III, a renowned educator, mathematician and president emeritus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will be awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree when he addresses graduates at the 258th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Health on May 12, 2024, the Rutgers Board of Governors approved today. Freeman Hrabowski III The board also approved an honorary doctor of letters degree for Rutgers alumnus Jelani Cobb, dean of the Columbia Journalism School and an award-winning author; an honorary doctor of laws degree for William Best, chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors and senior vice... Read more →


AUSTRALIA’S THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER SET TO UNTAME AT BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY

Click Here For Video MAY 18 Atlantic City, NJ (April 8, 2024) – Get ready to be blown away by an exhilarating and electrifying extravaganza as Australia’s Thunder from Down Under, the world-renowned Australian male revue, announces its highly anticipated return to Bally's Atlantic City. The UNTAMED 2024 TOUR, set to ignite the stage on May 18, promises an unforgettable night of entertainment for fans across the country. After a long hiatus, entertainment is back at Bally's, and what better way to celebrate than with the scorching hot international sensation, Australia’s Thunder from Down Under. Known for their captivating performances... Read more →


ATLANTIC CITY CASINO NEWS: Join the Fun at Bally’s

(Atlantic City, NJ) April 15, 2024 • Enjoy May flowers of fun blooming with more events, promotions and winning just for you! BALLY REWARDS PROMOTIONS $200,000 Lexus Sweepstakes – Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26 Win your share of $200,000 in prizes including your choice of a 2024 Lexus! EARN ENTRIES: MARCH 25 – MAY 26 • 10X ENTRIES: WEDNESDAYS DRAWINGS: Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26 See Player’s Club for complete details. Must be present to Win. $50,000 Sweepstakes – Friday, May 10 Bally Rewards members can enter to win a share of $50,000 In Prizes. Drawings... Read more →


16,000 Kids Without Health Insurance in Camden County

In response to 16,000 children in South Jersey losing health insurance coverage last year, the Board of Commissioners, the Camden Coalition and Mayor Victor Carstarphen have partnered with several local organizations to launch the Cover All Kids initiative. This campaign aims to raise awareness and enroll as many children as possible who are eligible for free or affordable government health insurance. Last year, as pandemic-related programs wound down, people on NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid were required to re-enroll and have their eligibility redetermined. The Camden Coalition’s redetermination data shows that a total of 16,000 children were terminated in the three-month period between... Read more →


The Public Hanging of Donald Trump Continues

First seven jurors picked in Trump hush money trail By Brett Rowland | The Center Square Apr 16, 2024 U.S. President Donald J. Trump shakes hands of well-wishers gathered to greet him upon his arrival at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base, Fargo, N.D., Sept. 7, 2018. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H Lipp (The Center Square) – Efforts to pick a jury continued Tuesday, the second day of former President Donald Trump's historic criminal trial. Trump is the first president to face criminal charges, which he described as a politically motivated prosecution designed... Read more →


Rowan Defeats York 6-5 in Non-Conference Baseball Today

GLASSBORO, NJ – Chris Serrano and Karson Harcourt had key hits and Dylan Maria drove in the winning run as #20 Rowan defeated York (Pa.), 6-5, in non-conference baseball action today, with the Profs improving to 17-9 on the year. Phil Sedalis went 3-for-5 with two runs scored with Jason Morgan and Nick Struble chipping in two hits each. Serrano drove in two runs as did Maria, with the Profs totaling four doubles in the game. Freshman Nick Cugino (1-0) earned his first victory as a Prof in 2.1 innings of work with Sean Colbert picking up his team-best third... Read more →


GCHS ALUMNI NEWS: Honoring the 1997-98 Gloucester Catholic Boys' Basketball Team

RAMBLINGS photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--The 1997-98 Gloucester Catholic Boys' Basketball team was highlighted in the Alumni section of the winter-spring issue of the RAMBLINGS. That season, the Rams dominated the Tri-County Royal Division and finished as the 15th-ranked team in South Jersey according to the final rankings by Courier Post. Their impressive record of outscoring their opponents by nearly 12 points per game is the 10th highest point difference in the program's history. There's no denying that this team was a force to be reckoned with, and their achievements speak for themselves. The coach of the team... Read more →


Achieving a Balanced Lifestyle by Boxing

In today's fast-moving world, keeping up with a healthy routine can feel like a big challenge. With busy work schedules and long lists of things to do, it's easy to put exercise and taking care of ourselves on the back burner. But even in the middle of all this craziness, there's something powerful that can help us. It's called boxing. Boxing isn't just about throwing punches; it's a way to boost both our physical fitness and our mental strength. At Hayabusa, a global leader in combat equipment and technical fight apparel, we understand the importance of incorporating boxing into your... Read more →


The CC Board of Commissioners Presents the 2024 Collingswood String Band Parade this Saturday

Last year's parade photos courtesy of Camden County COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (April 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Camden County Board of Commissioners will present the second annual String Band Parade on Saturday, a daylong event to highlight the county as a destination and deliver a boost to the local economy. This year, former Philadelphia Eagle player Jon Runyan will lead the parade as Grand Marshall. The event will feature food, games and music from 15 participating string bands that will perform in a parade down Haddon Avenue. After the parade ends string bands will continue to play outside sponsored establishments throughout Haddon Township. Last... Read more →


Choosing the Right Cannabis Seeds: A Comprehensive Overview

Total control over the process, from seed choice to harvest, is what inspires many people to try growing cannabis at home. The choices begin with the right seed based on what you want. Before buying any seeds, consider the following to make sure you find something that will end up being perfect. Where Will You Grow the Cannabis? Carefully consider where you're going to be growing the plants if you need cannabis seeds. If you're growing outdoors, you will want to look for something that's going to grow well in your local area. You may also want to check for... Read more →


Philadelphia PD Investigating Officer Involved Shooting Near Clara Muhammad Square

PHILADELPHIA—On Wednesday, April 10th, 2024, hundreds of people attended the Eid Al-Fitr Festival inside Clara Muhammad Square (4700 Wyalusing Avenue). Due to the large group of people, multiple vehicles were parked on private property inside the gas station, which is adjacent to the park. The gas station owner requested that police issue parking tickets to the unauthorized vehicles parked on his property. While officers were on location issuing parking violations, they heard numerous gunshots coming from inside the park. The officers began running toward the gunfire and observed several individuals armed with firearms. During this incident, Officer Diamond Jaynes of... Read more →


COMMUNITY EVENT: Philadelphia Zoo and Craft Hospitality Host Philly Wine Fest 2024

Wine Lovers Have the Option of Two Day-Time Sessions on Saturday, May 18 Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo is partnering with Craft Hospitality to bring a fabulous selection of wines to the Zoo for Philly Wine Fest: Spring Edition on Saturday, May 18. More than two dozen wineries will be pouring a wide selection of specially curated seasonal reds, whites, rosés and more. The event will take place on the Zoo’s Impala Lawn with live entertainment performing throughout the day on Impala Stage. Guests are invited to choose from two sessions, 1:00-3:00pm or 4:30-6:30pm, with Early Access options available for... Read more →


Festival Season: The Top Five in New Jersey

Festival season is here, and the US is home to some of the biggest music, food and cultural festivals across the world. To celebrate all the great festivities going on across the country, Betway decided to analyze the most popular festivals in each state based on search volumes in the past 12 months. Using Keyword Tool io to calculate the total number of searches for the top festivals in New Jersey, it can be revealed that the most popular festival in the state is the Barefoot Country Music Fest. In total, the longest running folk parade had 71,040 searches in... Read more →


Camden City Detectives Investigating Murder

Camden City, N.J.- Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Saturday in Camden City, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On April 13, 2024, at 10:19 p.m., the Camden County Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire in the area of the 1600 block of Mt. Ephraim Avenue in Camden City. Upon arrival at the scene, Camden County Police Officers located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to Cooper University Hospital by a Camden County Police patrol vehicle. Algie Harmon, 32, of Camden... Read more →


Shirley Walton, 87, of Brooklawn

On April 12, 2024, in the loving care of her children. Age 87 (nee Gaunt) Of Brooklawn. Devoted wife of 49 years to the late William E. Walton, Sr. Cherished mother of William E. Walton, Jr., Dennis D. (Genevieve Marquez) and Virginia L. “Ginny” (Neall) Alcott. Beloved grandmother of Lauren T. (AJ) Galda, Lindsey D. Alcott and Jake R. Alcott. Loving great-grandmother of Harper E. Galda, Luke T. Galda and Travis C. Galda. Shirley was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a longtime resident of Brooklawn. She was a member of the Brooklawn Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Relatives and friends... Read more →


Eagle Genius Beer Company's Celebration

Philadelphia - PA - Philadelphia-based Evil Genius Beer Company is hosting their first ever 4/20 themed block party and celebrating the classic stoner holiday with a Pineapple Express themed brew dubbed The Apex of The Vortex of Joint Engineering, a Hazy IPA aptly brewed with Pineapple. The new beer will be released on Friday, April 19th in 32oz Crowler cans and stock is hyper limited with only 100 units available. On Saturday, April 20th, Evil Genius presents the Evil Genius 4/20 Block Party from 12:00pm to 6:00pm on the 1700 block of N. Front St. in Fishtown, outside of their... Read more →