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July 2009

GREAT PHOTO: GLOUCESTER CITY IS SINKING!

GLOUCESTER CITY-PHOTO of flooding at Broadway & Market St at 5:04pm today. The heavy rains that came through the area left some parts of the City underwater. Some communities in South Jersey got three inches of rain in 24 minutes according to the weather station. PHOTO by Caleigh Pittman related... Read more →


Photo/Story on ClearysNoteBook Leads to the Arrest of Bank Robber

The Gloucester City Detective Bureau has made an arrest into the robbery of the Bank of America that occurred on July 277/27/09. Arrested and charged with robbery was Thomas DeLauro, age 47, from 300 block of Middlesex St. Lt. George Berglund, spokesperson for the City Police Department said, “We have... Read more →


TIPS AND SNIPPETS:Some Good News, Some Bad News and Some Stuff- In- Between

By Bill Cleary TIP-The contract talks between the City of Gloucester City and the PBA Local 40 union have broken down. As a result the negotiations are now in front of an arbitrator. Cost for both sides for arbitration, $20,000 each. According to my sources the City wanted the 27... Read more →


Page after Page of Reasons to Hate Obamacare

http://factsnotfantasy.blogspot.com Here are just a few very good reasons to hate Obamacare: • Page 22: Mandates audits of all employers that self-insure! • Page 29: Admission: your health care will be rationed! • Page 30: A government committee will decide what treatments and benefits you get (and, unlike an insurer,... Read more →


Arabian American Little League from Saudi Arabia Wins Middle East, Africa Region Championship

category sports By Communications Division SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA. July 29, 2009 By avenging its only loss of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) Region Tournament, Arabian American Little League from Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, qualified for its 10th consecutive Little League Baseball World Series. The Arabian American Little League defeated Dubai... Read more →


American Heroes: Chief Warrant Officer Douglas M. Vose III, 38, of Concrete, Wash and Pvt. Gerrick D. Smith, 19, of Sullivan, Ill

DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Chief Warrant Officer Douglas M. Vose III, 38, of Concrete, Wash., died July 29 in Kabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms... Read more →


Elijah Garrison Williams, age 32, of Salisbury MD, formerly of Camden City NJ, Died do to Traffic Accident

SALISBURY -- Elijah Garrison Williams, 32, of Salisbury died Friday, July 24, 2009, as a result of an accident involving an automobile. Born in Camden, N.J., he was the son of Michael G. Ray of Camden and Lois Williams and Frederick P. Henry of Salisbury. He was employed as a... Read more →


How to Watch the Various Baseball and Softball World Series of Little League

By Communications Division SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. CATEGORY SPORTS July 29, 2009 Nearly every game of the Junior League Softball World Series, Big League Softball World Series, Little League Baseball World Series, Junior League Baseball World Series, Senior League Baseball World Series and Big League Baseball World Series can be seen... Read more →


ShopRite Partners In Caring

How It Started The ShopRite organization recognized the pervasive problem of hunger experienced by so many people right in the neighborhoods served by their stores. It’s a problem that not only exists during the holiday season, when attention is focused on charitable giving, but it also exists throughout the year.... Read more →


Three Burlington Vicinage Probation Officers Honored

Press Release MOUNT HOLLY – Three Burlington Vicinage probation officers have been honored for their service to the New Jersey Judiciary. Senior Probation Officers Frank D'Erminio and Arline Laurick were honored for meritorious service, while Senior Probation Officer Charon Nabors was cited for career achievement. D'Erminio, Laurick and Nabors received... Read more →


Today's History Lesson

I found this photo of the “Gloucester House” located at 118 Mississippi Avenue in Atlantic City. My grandfather (James White) owned it. The "Gloucester House" was a rooming house, bar and pool hall. After it was torn down in 1923 to make way for the Atlantic City Convention Hall he... Read more →


Fed’s Release Press Release About Bryant’s Conviction

July 27, 2009 TRENTON – Former New Jersey State Senator Wayne R. Bryant was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison today for unlawfully using his power and influence to obtain a paid, low-show job at UMDNJ’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in exchange for lobbying and bringing millions of dollars... Read more →


Corzine Should Order Board to Consider Close Scrutiny of Cities Hurt by Corruption

Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean called on Governor Corzine to order an immediate meeting of the state’s Local Finance Board. The board should consider exercising emergency control of cities in turmoil because their mayors and other key officials haven’t stepped down after their arrests on corruption charges. Federal agents have... Read more →


American Legion Baseball: Mt. Laurel still unbeaten

| CourierPostOnline.com | Courier-Post. Mt. Laurel remained unbeaten in the Senior American Legion state tournament with an easy 13-3 victory over previously unbeaten North Trenton Monday night. Ryan Normayle hit a three-run homer to spark a six-run second inning for Mt. Laurel. Anthony Sellitto added a two-run homer in the... Read more →


Obits: James L. Phillips Jr., of Gloucester City, Louise E. Haist, of Mt. Ephraim, Ken Keller

James L. Phillips Jr. PHILLIPS, James L., Jr. On July 25, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. Of Gloucester City, formerly of the Cramer Hill section of Camden. NJ, age 56 years. Beloved husband for 26 years of Deborah K. (nee Lee). Loving father of Heather, Jamie and Kyle... Read more →


American Heroes: Spc. Justin D. Coleman, 21, of Spring Hill, Fla AND Pfc. Donald W. Vincent, 26, of Gainesville, Fla

DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Spc. Justin D. Coleman, 21, of Spring Hill, Fla., died July 24 in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms and... Read more →


Gloucester City Master Plan Approved; Calls for Riverfront Redevelopment

category Gloucester City By Linda Boker-Angelo NEWS Correspondent The Gloucester City Planning Board heard a brief presentation on the City’s Master Plan Reexamination Report by planner Larry Waetzman. Waetzman said the City is made up of approximately 11,500 people living in about 4,200 households in a town about 2.2 square... Read more →


Barron Iron Works Searching for Office Space in Iraq :)

H.Barron Iron Works, Gloucester City NJ sent a care package over to one of their former employees 1st Lt. Neil Bartkowski (holding the shirt), from Medford, NJ, who is currently stationed in Iraq. In return, he was kind enough to give us some free advertising while over there. Neil worked... Read more →