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July 2016

Patricia DiMartinis of Glendora, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

Patricia DiMartinis (nee Angelastro), on July 29, 2016, of Glendora; formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Age 74. Beloved mother of Nicholas DiMartinis (Andrea), Patricia DiMartinis, and Christopher DiMartinis (Jamie). Loving grandmother of Brianna, Christopher, Alexis, Angelina, and Anthony. Dear sister of Robert Angelastro (Kathy) and Debra Angelastro. Also survived by many nieces... Read more →

Lawrence J. Schmidt of Bellmawr, age 87; formerly of Audubon

Lawrence J. Schmidt, on July 30, 2016, of Bellmawr, formerly of Audubon. Age 87. Beloved husband of Dolores of 56 years. Loving father of Elaine(William) Martorano and Gary (Sharon). Caring grandfather of Billy, Angela, Melissa, and Matthew. Brother of Catherine, the lates Malene, Marie, Barbara, Joan, John, Charles, and Robert. Also... Read more →

Carl M. Heimerl, GHS Alumnus, Retired Union Member of Carpenters and Drywall Finishers

Carl Mark Heimerl age 63, of Mantua Township "Sewell" passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at home. Born in Audubon, he was a son of Joseph Heimerl and Annie (nee Teears). Carl was a graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1972, and retired from the Philadelphia Carpenters Union... Read more →


New Jersey State Police Seal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release UPPER DEERFIELD, N.J. (JULY 30, 2016)– The Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a police-involved shooting overnight in Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County, involving the New Jersey State Police. A trooper exchanged gunfire with... Read more →

Wait What? Hillary: Director Comey Said I Was Telling The Truth About Email | Weasel Zippers

Weasel Zippers | Scouring the bowels of the internet | This is typical Clinton. No, he didn’t say any such thing, his evidence showed repeatedly that she was lying about the email. What he did say was he had no reason to believe that she wasn’t truthful in the 3 hour... Read more →

Atlantic City Ends Spat with Christie; Agreed to Accepting Your Money to 'Bail Them Out'

PHILADELPHIA -- Atlantic City is finally set to receive a long-awaited loan from the state to stay afloat as it searches for ways to fix its finances, once again staving off the threat of bankruptcy and ending yet another spat with Gov. Chris Christie. The terms, though, are steep: If the... Read more →


WOODBURY N.J. JULY 29, 2016-- High school summer interns with the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, after conducting a mock courtroom trial today (7/28). The 14-year-old GCPO intern program introduces teenagers to police and prosecutorial work as an educational experience and as a possible career option. A culminating activity in the month-long... Read more →

More of Your Money for Camden; U.S. providing $16M for waterfront development

Related: Mega Bucks for Camden Related: A Giant Black Hole for Taxpayers Bucks PHILADELPHIA -- The city of Camden will get $16.2 million in federal funds to rebuild a network of streets north of the Ben Franklin Bridge in an attempt to enhance economic development in the area. The money will... Read more →

Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons: Jimmy Rollins

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet The final piece of the Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons is here. Allen Iverson, Brian Dawkins and Harry Kalas are already there and now it’s time to reveal the final piece. Jimmy Rollins, “J-Roll” A second round pick in the 1996 MLB Draft, Rollins was a... Read more →

Joseph A. Berkley of Runnemede age 20; Active in Local Sports

Joseph A. Berkley August 06, 1995 - July 26, 2016 Joseph A. Berkley, suddenly, on July 26, 2016, of Runnemede, formerly of Glendora. Age 20. Beloved son of Joseph Berkley and Shellee Trupo (nee Kahana) and her husband Bruce. Loving brother of Gabriella Trupo and Bruce Trupo, Jr. Dear grandson of... Read more →

Burlington County Mosquito Commission has mosquito prevention tips

With the threat of mosquito borne illnesses, check out the tips below from the Burlington County Mosquito Commission & Health Department. Mosquito-Proof Your Yard WATER +7 DAYS = MOSQUITOES Habitat Checklist Use this checklist to help you find and eliminate all the places that mosquitoes breed around your home. Any container... Read more →

Guess Who Paid for the Political Conventions ???

Political hangover: Conventions are over, bill goes to taxpayers By M.D. Kittle | Pennsylvania Watchdog PHILADELPHIA – The major parties’ political pep rallies may be over, but the costs live on for American taxpayers. While the 113th Congress in 2014 eliminated the 40-year-old Presidential Election Campaign Fund – and the $18-plus... Read more →

Delaware State Parks accepting applications for the 2016/2017 Veterans Conservation Corps

West Loockerman Street in downtown Dover, Delaware (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Applicants must be members of the military, veterans or family members DOVER DELAWARE (July 29, 2016) – DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation announced today that applications are now being accepted for the 2016/2017 Veterans Conservation Corps – an AmeriCorps National... Read more →

Hillary's Election to Lose Says Iowa State University Political Professor

July 25, 2016 AMES, Iowa – David Andersen, an assistant professor of political science at Iowa State University, says the presidential election is Hillary Clinton’s to lose. Clinton will officially become the nominee this week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Andersen says his Top 5 strategies for Hillary Clinton... Read more →

Pratt Institute Congratulates N.J. Students who Graduated with the Class of 2016

Pratt Institute logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) BROOKLYN, NY (07/29/2016)-- Pratt Institute congratulates nealy 1,000 new alumni who were awarded degrees at the Institute's 127th Annual Commencement ceremony at Radio City Music Hall on May 17, 2016. Ariel Davis of Marlton (08053) received a degree in UG Communications Design. Jacob Gavigan of... Read more →

Big labor, with big money, big force at Democratic convention

By M.D. Kittle | PENNSYLVANIA WATCHDOG PHILADELPHIA – Big Labor may be a diminishing presence in the American workforce, but it remains a powerful force in the Democratic Party. That union political muscle was on full display Monday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Names like Lee Saunders, president of... Read more →

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel restaurant to permanently close, pier to close for years

| pilotonline.com The unique pit stop that is Island 1 on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel will dramatically change next year when construction of a new tube permanently closes the causeway's long-standing restaurant. The entire island will close to drivers for nearly five years as a new parallel tunnel on the Thimble... Read more →


Related: Mega Bucks for Camden Related: A Giant Black Hole for Taxpayers Bucks By Brenda Flanagan Correspondent As well-heeled delegates and guests lined up for the DNC concert “Camden Rising” headlining Lady Gaga at the waterfront BB&T Pavilion, Jose Leon burned branches in his backyard across town and talked about Camden’s... Read more →

Obituary | Catherine E. Laneader of Audubon Park

Catherine E. Laneader (nee Weeks), on July 28, 2016, of Audubon Park. Age 84. Beloved wife of the late Raymond E. Laneader. Devoted mother of Rosie Laneader, Raymond Laneader Jr. (Dorothy), Alice Lorenzo (Ron), and Cheryl Laneader. Loving Mommom of Erin Albert (Justin), Jessie Crinite (Joseph), Alex Laneader, and Evan Laneader... Read more →

James E. Quinlan Jr. of Bellmawr, age 56; Funeral Services Monday at St. Mary's Church

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) James E. Quinlan Jr., on July 27, 2016, of Bellmawr. Age 56. Beloved son of Margaret (nee Holwell) and the late James Quinlan Sr. Devoted brother of Theresa Zimmerman (John), Daniel (Donna), Colleen Foster (Bill), and Dana (Tony Smith). Dear uncle of ten and great uncle of ten.... Read more →

Officer Down: San Diego Police Officer JD DeGuzman; Another Officer in Serious Condition

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. JULY 28,2016--Police Officer JD DeGuzman, age 46 was shot and killed as he and his partner conducted a stop near the intersection of Acacia Grove Way and 38th Street at approximately 11:00 pm. While making contact with the subjects, both officers were shot in the upper body. Responding... Read more →

Commentary: N.J. Senate Sides with Christie and Sells Out Clean Water

N.J. Sierra Club The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued their Administrative Order to implement their Flood Hazard Rules with some of the changes from the Concurrent Rule. The DEP has already signed their hazardous Flood Hazard Rules into effect, allowing developers to gain permits under these weak rules that will... Read more →

N.J. Students Attending Colgate University Named to Dean's List

Colgate University Seal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HAMILTON, NY (07/29/2016)-- The Dean's Award for academic excellence is awarded to students with a 3.30 or higher term average. The following students have earned Dean's Award recognition for the spring 2016 semester. Middle Township High School graduate Ryan Hildebrandt, a Japanese major in the... Read more →

Meet the Dems' Million Dollar Jersey Boy Transforming Camden | Fox Business

Norcross is a multimillionaire businessman who serves as executive chairman at Conner Strong & Buckelew, one of the nation's premiere insurance, risk management and employee benefits consulting firms as well as chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Cooper Health System and Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. He also... Read more →

S.J. Police Departments Honored at Appreciation Breakfast at Kennedy University Hospital

Washington Township, NJ, July 29, 2016 – Police officers from seven South Jersey municipalities were invited to an Appreciation Breakfast at Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township, NJ, on July 29th. The two-hour event was a way for hospital staff to personally thank area police officers for their hard work and... Read more →

WATCH: Finding Solace FBI Crisis Response Canines Help Victims Cope With Tragedy

photos provided/press release English Labrador Retrievers Wally and Giovanni (Gio) are the newest members of the FBI's Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team. After the mass terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, California, the FBI’s Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team was among the first to respond. The multidisciplinary group consisted of victim specialists,... Read more →


VOORHEES, N.J. – Calendar of Events Listings for September 2016 at Gloucester Twp. organized by age groups Camden County Library System GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP BRANCH Call for registration at the Gloucester Twp. Branch (856) 228-0022 or register online at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/events Adult Programs September 2016 Color me Serene Adult Thursday, Sept. 8, 7... Read more →


Polar Bear at the Philadelphia Zoo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Zoo’s STEM-based Program Supports Science Curriculum and Biome Studies in The Academy’s Lower Division July 29, 2016 -- Yardley, PA -- Visitors from the Philadelphia Zoo awed Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade students on site at Grey Nun Academy during the school’s... Read more →

Language learning for all needs from ESL to business and vacation travel

VOORHEES, NJ – July 22, 2016 -- The Camden County Library System now is offering patrons free access to Rosetta Stone® for those who want to learn a different language. Whether library card members are looking to learn a brand new language, further their ESL learning as non-native English speakers or... Read more →

GTPD Crime Stoppers- Aggravated Assault by Auto Chik Fil A (SOLVED, ARREST MADE)

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP N.J. --On July 23,2016, at approximately 3:01 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department were dispatched to Chic-Fil-A, 481 Berlin-Cross Keys Road, for the report of a pedestrian motor vehicle crash involving injuries. Upon officers arrival they discovered that a young adult female had been the victim of a strong... Read more →

Columbia Citizens Can Enroll Online to Enter the United States

Release Date: July 27, 2016 WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the expansion of Global Entry to citizens of Colombia. Global Entry, a CBP Trusted Traveler Program, allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Colombian citizens can begin applying for Global Entry through the Global Online Enrollment System... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 18-24

Reminder for the week: Fishing license required for fishing, crabbing and clamming in Delaware waters DOVER (July 29, 2016) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural... Read more →

Dwight I. Qawi Jr. Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison for Attempted Murder of Glassboro Woman

English: East Jersey State Prison (Photo credit: Wikipedia) WOODBURY N.J. JULY 29, 2016--Dwight I. Qawi Jr., (DOB 1/19?84), of Mays Landing NJ was sentenced Friday (7/29) to 13 years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to a charge of attempted murder of a woman he had a relationship with... Read more →


Pennsylvania Game Commission logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HARRISBURG, PA - JULY 28, 2016--The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners met today in Harrrisburg. Meeting highlights follow. AMENDED DRONE BAN ADOPTED The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today took action to better protect wildlife from unnecessary disturbances on game lands and other property... Read more →

Caldwell University Announces Spring 2016 Dean's List

Caldwell, N.J. (Grassroots Newswire) July 27, 2016 - Nina Renee Griffin of Pitman (08071) was among 467 students recently named to the spring 2016 Dean's list, according to Barbara J. Chesler, Ed.D., vice president for academic affairs at the university. In order to achieve this honor, students must maintain a cumulative... Read more →


July 29, 2016 MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David Jantas announced today that a Browns Mills teenager was charged with fatally shooting an acquaintance early yesterday morning. Nelven Salas, 18, of the 100 block of Rugby Street in Pemberton Township, was... Read more →

The History of the United States, as Told by Young Democrats

Katrina Trinko / @KatrinaTrinko PHILADELPHIA—Young Democrats appear to be part of the coalition championing that dictum from William Faulkner: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” I expected the youth caucus meeting at the Democratic National Convention, which I attended Wednesday, to focus almost entirely on current liberal concerns... Read more →

Flemington Post 159 over Brooklawn Post 72 7-1, to win NJ American Legion Baseball state title

MOODY PARK EWING N.J. July 29, 2016--Flemington beat Brooklawn Post 72, the six-time defending state champions, 7-1, to win the Indians second state title Friday night at Moody Park. Behind six shutout innings from Busher, who worked in and out of trouble masterfully all night with the help of his defense,... Read more →

N.J. Senate Committee Passes Gas Tax Deal, But Christie Still Won't Sign It

TRENTON -- In the ongoing road funding battle, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Friday advanced legislation raising the tax on gasoline sold in New Jersey by 23 cents and offering tax breaks to seniors, veterans and the working poor. But the vote -- 8-4 with one abstention -- could... Read more →

WATCH : Gloucester Township Resident Protest Tax Hike at Council Meeting

x Comment from resident 11 people sat there and watched these senior citizens pleading for their livelihood and showed little concern. Property values go down and their taxes go up. My mother and father-in-law both live in Blackwood and received enormous tax hikes. They are on fixed incomes and their tax... Read more →

Gloucester City Police Detective Bureau Investigating 56 Open Cases; 10 Cases Solved

GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. July 29, 2016-- Gloucester City police conducted (42) traffic stops and (240) property/business checks during the past week according to the recent crime report released today. Officers made (12) arrests, investigated (7) motor vehicle crashes, (8) domestic disputes and impounded (1) abandoned vehicle. Officers issued (25) criminal charges... Read more →

CNB Business News | National Chicken Wing Day: Where to Find the 20 Best Wings in N.J.

Wings, wings, wings, I can't get enough of them. One of my three desert island foods, along with ribs and donuts. I had wings for dinner the other night, and not to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day, which is today. I just love wings - at a restaurant or bar, or... Read more →

Coast Guard Station Chincoteague helps ensure safe 91st Annual Pony Swim

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Chincoteague helped enforced the safety zone Wednesday at the 91st annual Pony Swim between Assateague and Chincoteague islands off Virginia's Eastern Shore. Thousands of spectators gathered for the event both on shore and on the water. The ponies complete the annual swim... Read more →

Philadelphia CBP Seizes $26K in Unreported Currency from Greece-Bound Travelers

Release Date: July 28, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $26,000 from a Greece-bound couple who violated federal currency reporting regulations at Philadelphia International Airport Wednesday. There is no limit to how much currency travelers can import or export; however, federal law requires travelers... Read more →

Kennedy Health Sponsors September 25th Jazz Brunch Cruise on the Hudson

End summer on a high note with a cruise on the Hudson River Sunday, September 25th. Sponsored by Kennedy Health, you’ll take in the New York skyline and iconic landmarks while listening to live jazz during this fun-filled day. Hot and cold buffet served with free glass of champagne. Motorcoach transportation... Read more →

Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons: Harry Kalas

Austin Darrow Allen Iverson and Brian Dawkins are on my Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons. The final two belong to one franchise, the Philadelphia Phillies. Harry Kalas, “Harry the K” Harry Kalas was the voice behind Phillies baseball up until he passed away in 2009. His voice and home-run calls... Read more →

Car Burglar Arrested Thanks to Alert Resident

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP N.J. --On 07/26/2016 at approximately 1:59 am, the Gloucester Township Police were conducting enhanced patrol operations in Glendora when police communications received a call from a resident that a male was inside of a vehicle attempting to take items. Additional information received was that the male was reportedly wearing... Read more →