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March 2017

Sue Mackey, Worked for the Gloucester City Board of Education, GHS Alumnus Class of '46

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ --Mrs. Anna “Sue” D. Mackey,(nee Dutcher) of Gloucester City died on March 27, 2017, at the age of 88. Sue worked as a secretary for the Gloucester City Board of Education for over 25 years. She was a graduate of Gloucester City High School, Class of 1946. Loving mother of Linda (Frank) Procaccini, Roy (Jane) Mackey and Janice (Dan) Laudisio. Cherished grandmother of Frank Procaccini Jr., Michele (Mike) Hetzel, Nick Procaccini, Brian Mackey, Lori (Josh) Hall, Jared (Melissa) Mackey, Jenai Laudisio and Alecia Laudisio. Beloved great-grandmother of 12. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on... Read more →


Obit: Harold J. Vickery, Sr. of Gloucester City, age 88

On March 27, 2017. Loving husband of 59 years to the late Patricia A. Vickery (nee Malloy). Devoted father of Harold James (Judith) Vickery, Jr., Patricia Ann (Richard) Rudley, Bernadette (Scott) Cresmer, Joan Maria (Timothy) O’Rourke, Mary Ann (Timothy) Conaway and the late William P. Vickery. Beloved grandfather of William (Melony) Mogck, Erik Mogck, Brandon (Katlyn) Cresmer, Dana (Corey) Smith. Cherished great-grandfather of Marley and Gavin Smith. Harold was born in Camden, NJ and was a longtime resident of Gloucester City. He was a foreman / plant safety manager for GAF in Gloucester City. Harold loved his amateur radio club... Read more →


GHS School March 29 Announcements

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(March 29, 2017)Thank you to four great young men from our Class of 2016 who are serving in the U. S. Marines: Ignacio Lopez, Bryan Santiago, Carter Orant and Alex Holmes. We honor you every day. • Any student wishing to purchase a Yearbook, please bring in a deposit of $20 or full payment of $70 to Mrs. Darrow. You may also use the online Link to purchase your Yearbook as well. • The Leo Club will be collecting old eyeglasses to donate to those in need. If you have any glasses at home that you no longer... Read more →


Winslow Police Conduct Undercover Sting, Arrest Suspects Selling Stolen Property on Craigslist

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP (MARCH 29, 2017)--The Winslow Township police department arrested two people who allegedly were selling appliances on Craigslist stolen from a property that they didn't own. As a result of an undercover sting, the Winslow police were successful in arresting the suspects. The police released the following statement regarding the incident. March 27, Winslow Twp. Police were contacted by Remax Preferred of Marlton regarding the fraudulent sale of appliances from a foreclosed property. The managing agent of 56 Wagon Wheel Drive, which is in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Twp., advised that someone posted an ad on Craigslist advertising... Read more →


Hudson County Postal Worker Allegedly Stole Identities of Postal Employees and Others

TRENTON – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that a U.S. postal employee from Hudson County has been charged with using the stolen identities of postal employees and others to file fraudulent insurance claims for jewelry and other items he falsely declared stolen. Kayson Allen, 33, of Jersey City, was indicted on second-degree charges of insurance fraud, identity theft, and trafficking in stolen identities for allegedly obtaining the personal information of others and using it to manufacture phony identification cards and file four fraudulent insurance claims totaling more than $14,000.... Read more →


RCGC Weekend Sports Roundup -- Baseball Team Sweeps Rockland CC to Improve to 18-3

Deptford, NJ March 28, 2017--Matt Parr scattered seven hits and improved to 3- 0 while Collin Fabio delivered a key two-run double to lift the Rowan College Gloucester County (RCGC)baseball team to a 9-3 triumph over Rockland Community College in Game 1 of a doubleheader Sunday at home. The Roadrunners swept the doubleheader when Isaiah Easterling collected three hits and three RBIs to help RCGC hold off Rockland 9-8 in Game 2. Matt Woods also delivered a two-run single while catcher Matt Youngberg drove in two runs on two hits. RCGC also swept Middle County College in a pair of... Read more →


Commentary: DEP Opposes Summer Flounder Limits: Shortsighted and Selfish

NJ Sierra Club press release New Jersey representatives to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have officially filed an appeal requesting the commission reconsider its vote significantly reducing the state’s recreational-fishing quota for summer flounder this year. After the population was recording to be declining on the East coast, the Commission voted on a 30% reduction in catch. For fishermen in New Jersey, season with a larger 19-inch size limit, smaller three-fish daily bag limit and less days on the water. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin is among those speaking out against the new catch limits. Jeff... Read more →


NEW JERSEY FILES FORMAL APPEAL OF SUMMER FLOUNDER QUOTA REDUCTIONS

STATE’S REPRESENTATIVES ARGUE ASMFC DECISION WILL CAUSE ADVERSE IMPACTS TO FISHERY AND INDUSTRY (March 28, 2017)TRENTON – New Jersey representatives to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have filed an appeal requesting the commission reconsider its vote significantly reducing the state’s recreational-fishing quota for summer flounder this year, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The 34-percent quota reduction ASMFC approved in February will have a devastating impact on the state’s fishing industry and tourism economy while paradoxically harming the long-term health of the state’s summer flounder stocks, Commissioner Martin said. “We are appealing the ASFMC decision because... Read more →


Brooklawn Police Arrest Suspicious Suspect from Philadelphia on Narcotic Charges

BROOKLAWN NJ(March 29, 2017) --Earlier today Brooklawn police noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in the Westbrook Bowling Alley parking lot, Creek Road. Further investigation by police led to the arrest of a suspect who was charged with narcotics distribution. Police released the following statement about the incident. March 29 at approximately 12:47 AM, Patrolman Raymond McKenney observed a suspicious occupied motor vehicle in the lot of Westbrook Bowling Alley. When he walked up to the driver's side of the vehilce, he observed the driver hand rolling a marijuana cigarette. The driver was immediately removed from the vehicle and taken into... Read more →


Jessica Mayer...Raptor co-captain notched five goals in an 11-10 victory

3/28/2017 9:22:00 PM Box Score DOYLESTOWN, Penn. (March 28, 2017) – Sophomore midfielder Jessica Mayer (Cinnaminson, NJ/Cinnaminson) scored three goals in a 2:07 span of the first half, snapping a 2-2 tie and helping the Rutgers University-Camden lacrosse team outlast Delaware Valley University, 11-10, in a non-conference game here Tuesday night. The victory evened the Scarlet Raptors' record at 3-3. It was the first loss of the season for the 5-1 Aggies. The Scarlet Raptors took an early 2-0 lead on a pair of goals by junior midfielder Nicole Martin (Delran, NJ/Delran) 6:14 and 16:31 into the game. Only 14... Read more →


Slim Randle's Home Country: A Visitor Surprises Doc at the Mule Barn

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet When the young woman walked into the Mule Barn truck stop alone, it caused a few heads to turn. Not only was she very pretty, but she was alone, and that seldom happens in the Barn. Young women usually either come in as part of a family, or they are escorted by a young man. “Now she’s a looker, boys,” said Herb. “Maybe she’s meeting someone here.” The guys nodded. Dud turned his head slightly so his grin was hidden. “Don’t remember seeing her around,” Steve said, twitching his mustache. The young woman looked around at... Read more →


Teachers Union Pushing to Oust Senator Sweeney

TRENTON -- As its longtime foe, Gov. Chris Christie, prepares to exit the governorship next January, New Jersey's largest teachers union is also pushing to get rid of the state's highest ranking lawmaker, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, according to a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer. The newspaper reported Monday that the New Jersey Education Association… Read more →


3 charged, $4.1 million and 3 kilos of heroin seized in multi-state drug trafficking probe

NEW YORK (March 25, 2017)— Three members of a narcotics drug trafficking organization were indicted Tuesday and just over $4.1 million and six pounds of heroin were seized following a joint operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) El Dorado Task Force (EDTF) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New York Drug Enforcement Task Force (DETF). According to a criminal complaint filed by the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office (SNP) charges Bronx-based ringleader Jorge Pizarro and co-defendants Nelson Dejesus and Miguel Angeles with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First and Third Degrees. The... Read more →


EPA Set to Oversee Second Phase of $43 Million Cleanup of Pompton Lake

English: View north along I-287 near Pompton Lakes, NJ, USA (Photo credit: Wikipedia) (New York, N.Y. – March 28, 2017) The second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup will begin this spring and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public session to discuss that work. During the 2017 season, the EPA will oversee dredging and removal of an approximate 128,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from a 36-acre area where the Acid Brook flows into Pompton Lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. Lake bottom sediment was contaminated with mercury and lead from the DuPont... Read more →


Russia scandal? Inside the Obama-Clinton uranium deal

Hillary and Putin Hillary and Bill Clinton Tens of millions of dollars from uranium investors flowed into the Clinton Foundation, and Bill Clinton received a $500,000 speaking fee from a Russian bank tied to the Kremlin before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton helped decide whether to approve the sale to the Russian government of a company that held one-fifth… Read more →


Pipeline Open House Saturday to Speak to Governor Wolf

Impacted Communities Primed With Questions Wonder if the Governor Will Attend But Plan to Speak Out Regardless Bucks County, PA: Governor Wolf has been invited to attend an open house planned for April 1st at Palisades High School in Bucks County to answer questions from impacted communities about his policies on pipeline infrastructure. The invitation, sent on March 16th, read in part: Communities across Pennsylvania impacted by shale gas pipeline and infrastructure projects …. We have seen as other interest groups have had a chance to communicate with you and your high level officials directly and are hoping for our... Read more →


Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictment Against New Jersey Men with Drug-Related Crimes

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont and the Vermont State Police announce: On March 23, 2017, a federal Grand Jury returned Indictments charging Francesco Escribano (34), a.k.a. “Brisco,” of Jersey City, New Jersey, Richard Torruellas (22), a.k.a. “Scoob,” of Jersey City, New Jersey, and Alyssa Grace (20), of Brandon, Vermont, with drug-related crimes. The Indictment alleges that on March 15, 2017, Torruellas and Grace distributed heroin, and that on March 16, 2017, all three defendants possessed both fentanyl and cocaine base with the intent to distribute those controlled substances. Also on March 23, 2017,... Read more →


The FBI in Israel ‘Long-Lasting Relationships’ Key to Building Cases

An Israel National Police officer stands outside Lahav 433, the investigative arm of the department, in Tel Aviv. An Israel National Police officer stands outside Lahav 433, the investigative arm of the department, in Tel Aviv. The arrest last week of an individual in Israel suspected of sending threatening messages to Jewish organizations in the U.S. and several other countries provides a glimpse into one of the FBI’s key roles overseas. The FBI and Israel National Police worked jointly to locate and arrest the individual, according to an FBI statement issued March 23. The threatening calls over the last several... Read more →


OVER 65 CATHOLIC SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN SPRING "SHOWCASE OF EXCELLENCE" PROGRAMS

Students and teachers highlight academics and fine arts in Catholic schools during “Showcase of Excellence,” which this year will be held at six satellite locations PHILADELPHIA PA (March 28, 2017)--During the months of March and April, over 65 Parochial and Private Catholic elementary, Archdiocesan High Schools, Independence Mission Schools, and Schools of Special Education throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will participate in one or more “Showcases of Excellence,” which will be held at six satellite locations including two university campuses, three Archdiocesan high schools, and one parish each in Chester, Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. The elementary Showcases highlight... Read more →


June 2008 Archives: Gloucester City/Camden City Will Receive Millions from Groundwater Lawsuit

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 source http://www.courierpostonline.com The Parker McCay law firm of Marlton announced Tuesday that 16 agencies it represents will receive $40-45 million of the New Jersey money in the partial settlement. Camden, Gloucester City, Penns Grove, Bridgeton, Point Pleasant, New Jersey American Water Co. Inc., Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority and Mount Holly Water Co. are South Jersey claimants represented by the law firm. The $422 million settlement against major oil companies in U.S. District Court in New York City was for contamination by MTBE - methyl tertiary butyl ether. read more RELATED: MTBE Settlement Could Grow if... Read more →


DelVal congratulates top Admission scholarship recipients from New Jersey

DOYLESTOWN, PA (03/28/2017)-- Delaware Valley University is pleased to congratulate the recipients of the University's top three merit-based Admission scholarships. Academic merit scholarships are awarded to high-achieving students based on GPA and test scores. *This list is as of March 13, 2017. Local students who earned Delaware Valley University scholarships include: Brianna Acosta of Vineland, NJ (08361) Ifrekeabasi Andy of Galloway, NJ (08205) Julia Anskis of Blackwood, NJ (08012) Taylor Bainbridge of Chesterfield, NJ (08515) Caitlin Ballehr of Atco, NJ (08004) Rachel Benson of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054) Ryan Benson of cherry hill, NJ (08003) Kevin Bobb of Pennsville, NJ... Read more →


Herbert Tozer Indicted on Murder Charge

press Release RIO GRANDE - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner announce the grand jury indictment of Herbert E. Tozer, 51, for murder charges that resulted from an assault that occurred on Jan. 10 at a Rio Grande motel. On Jan. 10 at approximately 2:30 a.m. Middle Township Police Department responded to a motel in the 1600 block Route 47, in Rio Grande, for a report of an injured male. Upon arrival, officers discovered Robert Niemczura, 46, of Rio Grande, suffering from a stab wound and a laceration to his neck. Niemczura... Read more →


LeBron James is the Exception to Resting

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in action against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center on April 2, 2009, in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) COMMENTARY: Austin Darrow There is a resting problem in the NBA, but LeBron James is an exception in the NBA. He can take days off because he is getting ready for the playoffs. Listen, LeBron is resting up for another Finals victory. There will be times, where a child isn’t going to get to see their favorite player play. LeBron isn’t going to play every single game, he is going to give Cleveland... Read more →


Voorhees Police to Participate in Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign 

April 1 – April 21, 2017 VOORHEES -- Law enforcement officers from the Voorhees Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. “Distracted driving is a serious issue on our roadways,” said Gary Poedubicky, Acting Director of the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety. "The National Highway Traffic Safety... Read more →


NJ News Commons: TRUMP TO PICK CHRISTIE TO CHAIR DRUG COMMISSION, SOURCES SAY

President Trump is expected to appoint New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as chairman of a federal commission dedicated to combatting opioid abuse in the U.S., according to The Washington Post. NJ.com says the position would be part-time and would not require Christie to step down as governor. MOODY'S DOWNGRADES NJ CREDIT RATING FOR FOURTH TIME WHILE CHRISTIE IN OFFICE Governor Christie's efforts working with New Jersey lawmakers to improve the state's budget and pension issues have failed to prevent another credit-rating downgrade. NJ Spotlight says the latest move by Moody's Investors Service cuts the state's debt grade and knocks New... Read more →


Sea Isle City Man Admits Operating Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme

TRENTON, N.J. (March 28, 2017)-– The owner of former payroll company, Innovative Payroll Services LLC (IPS) admitted today he operated a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme through his company, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. John Scholtz, 68, of Sea Isle City, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with one count of wire fraud and one count of transacting in criminal proceeds. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Scholtz owned and operated IPS, a company that provided payroll services to clients... Read more →


ARIZONA VOTES TO RETURN POWER BACK TO CITIZENS

– BECOMES THE 9TH STATE TO CALL FOR AN ARTICLE V CONVENTION OF STATES TO REIN IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Phoenix, AZ—Arizona’s 52nd General Assembly made history as the House Continuing Resolution 2010 passed with the final vote 16-14 in favor, calling for a Convention of States to propose amendments under Article V of the United States Constitution. HCR2010 was sponsored in the House by Majority Whip, Representative Kelly Townsend from Mesa (District 16) and in the Senate by Senate Sponsor, Senator John Kavanaugh from Scottsdale (Senate District 23). “This is a hard-fought victory for the citizens of Arizona who... Read more →


Vaughn A. Thomas Jr. of Washington Twp., Pleads Guilty to Possession of Heroin

English: East Jersey State Prison (Photo credit: Wikipedia) WOODBURY NJ March 27, 2017--Vaughn A. Thomas Jr. (DOB 8/19/95), of Washington Township NJ pleaded guilty today (3/27) to second-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute and second-degree possession of a firearm by a convicted person. As a result of plea negotiations, Senior Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Staci Scheetz will recommend that Thomas be sentenced to 14 years in New Jersey state prison on the narcotics charge, with a stipulation that he must serve 58 months of the sentence before he is eligible for parole. On the weapons offense, the recommended... Read more →


Guest Opinion:Rollins College Punishes Free Speech

The following is the text of a letter sent by Bill Donohue to Rollins College president Grant H. Cornwell regarding a violation of a student's rights on his campus. March 28, 2017 Dr. Grant H. Cornwell President Rollins College 1000 Holt Avenue – 2711 Winter Park, Florida 32789 Dear President Cornwell: I am requesting your intervention in a serious matter that has arisen on your campus involving the abridgement of free speech. My interests are twofold: (a) as president of the nation's largest Catholic civil rights organization, I take issues of religious discrimination seriously, and (b) I served on the... Read more →


OPEN HOUSE AT PEQUEST TROUT HATCHERY IN WARREN COUNTY POSTPONED

DUE TO LINGERING SNOW COVER TRENTON - Due to lingering snow cover, the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is postponing the annual Open House at the Pequest Trout Hatchery in Oxford, Warren County. The open house, originally scheduled for the upcoming weekend, will be held Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4. The new dates will coincide with National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs from June 3-11, and the June 10 statewide Free Fishing Day. The free event will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Snow left over from the March 14 storm that... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: Camden County Bear Hunters help law enforcement with sting operation

published Saturday, June 21, 2008 by Gary Devine Two Camden County hunters from Atco, New Jersey step up and helped law enforcement do a sting operation against five animal rights activists in the forest of Sussex County, New Jersey back in December 2005. The Municipal Judge found the Activists Guilty in 2006. The Superior court upheld the conviction and the third and final appeal went to the State Appellate Court. Below is the story. What is amazing is two bear hunters from Camden County had to come forward and assist Law Enforcement to bring justice to the forest in Sussex... Read more →


Healthy For Good with Healthy Snacking

Fresh vegetables are important components of a healthy diet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release Healthy For Good™ focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. Robbinsville, NJ, March 22, 2017 - A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans. Healthy For Good™ is the American Heart Association’s new movement to inspire all Americans to live healthier lives and create lasting change. It focuses on the simple idea that making small, incremental changes today can create a difference for... Read more →


Miners Host Charity Golf Outing To Benefit Relay For Life  

Golf with the Miners on Monday, April 24 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Greater Sussex County Augusta, N.J. – March 27, 2017 – Play 18 holes with the Sussex County Miners and support a great cause. The Miners announced today that they will host their first annual Miners Charity Golf Outing on Monday, April 24 at Crystal Springs Resort’s Wild Turkey. A portion of the proceeds from the outing will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Greater Sussex County. Miners Manager and former New York Met Bobby Jones... Read more →


Mental Health and Addictions Conference for Faith Based Leaders on Friday, April 7

(Deptford, NJ) -- The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force are sponsoring Faith on the Front Lines – Mental Health and Addictions Conference for Faith Based Leaders on Friday, April 7 at Auletto Caterers in Deptford, NJ. This free event is open to church and religious leaders of all denominations. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "When an individual is experiencing a personal or family crisis, a place they turn for guidance and support is their religious leaders. This conference aims to give those... Read more →


Pre-K Our Way Community Communication Meetings

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Pre-K Our Way held two community communication meetings last week to engage attendees in the effort to expand New Jersey’s high-quality, publicly-funded preschool, and ensure pre-k expansion is part of the 2017 gubernatorial and legislative discussions. Held in the centrally-located areas of Glassboro and Woodbridge, these meetings were the third and fourth in a series of community communication meetings. Pre-K Our Way met with community members from numerous communities last November in the centrally-located Edison and Mount Laurel. Attendees of the four meetings represented hundreds of communities and almost all of the 50,000 three- and four-year-olds... Read more →


USciences Students from New Jersey Recognized at 2017 OT Pinning Ceremony  

PHILADELPHIA, PA (03/22/2017)-- As they transition to the professional phase of their education, 58 occupational therapy students at University of the Sciences took part in the 13th annual OT pinning ceremony on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The master's students will soon be going out into clinics, schools, community centers, hospitals, and homes to practice under skilled therapists in order to perfect their skills as entry-level occupational therapists or to conduct research for their capstone projects. The doctoral students will be working on their research for their capstones and will be completing their clinical rotations in a year. Among those being... Read more →


Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities

PHILADELPHIA PA--Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the principal celebrant at the annual Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities. This Mass is sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Persons with Disabilities and the Deaf Apostolate (OPDDA). It is offered for the intention of persons with disabilities, the deaf community, their family, friends, and caregivers. Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:30 a.m. Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 The Archdiocesan Boys and Girls choir will cantor the Mass, and there will be light refreshments available afterwards in the Archdiocesan Pastoral... Read more →


Security grants available for nonprofit and religious institutions in Gloucester County  

press release (Woodbury, NJ) -- Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Jim Jefferson announced today that the state has made available $1 million in security grants for nonprofit and religious institutions determined to be at high risk of a terrorist attack. Gloucester County is included because it is one of the counties that are not currently covered by a similar federal program. Director Damminger said, "What we have witnessed in this region with bomb threats in our neighboring counties is disturbing. By giving our nonprofits and religious institutions the ability to apply for resources to enhance their... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: Gloucester City Rock and Roll Revival Underway

PHOTO: Volunteer Todd Blaylock, of Gloucester City, is in charge of showing the public the entrance to The Beer Garden. You have to admit he does an excellent job of pointing. The second day of Gloucester City’s Rock and Roll Revival weekend kicked off today Saturday at 11 AM. The Festival, which concludes tonight at 7 PM, is being held along Broadway from the corner of Broadway & Market to Cumberland Street. The Festival features ALL DAY entertainment — car show, dance off, children’s entertainment, craft and food vendors, a beer garden, and more. Photo: On hand to keep everything... Read more →


Gloucester City Police to Partake in Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign

UDRIVE. UTEXT. UPAY APRIL 1 – APRIL 21, 2017 (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ) – Law enforcement officers from the Gloucester City Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. Enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. “Distracted driving is a serious issue on our roadways,” says Gary Poedubicky, Acting Director of the New Jersey Division of Highway... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Justin Terney, Tecumseh Police Department, Oklahoma

RELATED: BLUE LINE Crime TECUMSEH, OKLAHOMA (March 27, 2017)--Police Officer Justin Terney, age 22 was shot and killed while pursuing a fleeing subject at approximately 11:30 pm. He conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near South Cooper Drive and Benson Park Road. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and Officer Terney pursued him. Officer Turney deployed his taser, but it had no effect on the man. The subject then drew a firearm and shot Officer Terney several times. Officer Terney was able to return fire, striking the subject numerous times. Officer Terney was transported to a local... Read more →


Protective Mission Panel Formed to Investigate Security at White House

WASHINGTON D.C. (March 27, 2017)--Following the September 19, 2014 White House fence jumping incident, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the Protective Mission Panel (PMP) to undertake a broad independent review of the Secret Service’s protection for the White House Complex (WHC). In addition to recommendations made in an unclassified report, the PMP made a number of recommendations in its December 2014 classified report. As directed by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 , we reviewed the Secret Service’s actions to address the PMP’s classified recommendations. The PMP’s classified recommendations primarily relate to security gaps and vulnerabilities at the... Read more →


Man Arrested by Brooklawn Cop Hid 40 Bags of Heroin in his Anus; Police Find Loaded Firearm

BROOKLAWN NJ (March 27, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--The Brooklawn Police Department during a traffic stop on Sunday, March 26 arrested a man for carrying a loaded. 45 cal. handgun, in the trunk of his car. A subsequent search of the suspect by staff at the Camden County jail revealed that the man had hidden 40 bags of heroin in his anus. Assisting in the Brooklawn police officer Michael Brewster were Gloucester City police officer Blaise O'Donnell and K-9 Demo. Brooklawn police released the following report about the arrest today. On 03/26/2017 at approximately 0016 hrs., Brooklawn Police Officer Michael Brewster conducted a motor... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING NJ-Turkey Permit Pickup Deadline Tonight

(MARCH 27, 2017)--Turkey permits awarded in the lottery must be claimed by midnight tonight. Hunters may claim them at license agents or online. Permits not claimed will be returned to the pool of available permits and offered for sale beginning at 10am on Monday, April 3; the list of available permits will be available late next week at http://www.nj.wildlifelicense.com/ALS/unit_report.php . Useful links: License agents: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/agentlst.htm License website: www.nj.wildlifelicense.com/ Permit Information: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/permit_info.htm Turkey Information: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/turkey_info.htm Read more →


PHILADELPHIA MAN CHARGED WITH HACKING PERSONAL ACCOUNTS, COPYING PHOTOS

March 27, 2017 MOUNT HOLLY - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Delran Police Chief Alfonso Parente Jr. announced that a Philadelphia man has been charged with hacking into the email, cell phone and social medial accounts of several women who were his classmates at Delran High School and making digital copies of their personal photographs. Dr. Peter Grossman, 29, of the 200 block of South 12th Street in Philadelphia, was charged with one count of Impersonation and Theft of Identity (Second Degree), six counts of Impersonation and Theft of Identity (Third Degree), 21 counts of Elements of Computer... Read more →


FBI: Houston Recruiting Effort Part of National Campaign

FBI Badge & gun. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PRESS RELEASE When Special Agent Al Tribble joined the FBI 25 years ago, the organization wasn’t exactly known for its recruiting efforts—especially when it came to hiring women and people of color. Much has changed since then. Today, the FBI understands that to effectively protect the American people, its special agents must reflect the diverse communities they serve. That’s why Tribble—who specializes in human trafficking and violent crimes against children investigations—participated in a recent recruiting event in Houston aimed at increasing diversity in the ranks of the FBI’s special agent corps. As a... Read more →


Kennedy Health Hosts 80 by 2018 Colon Cancer Screening Event

WashingtonTownship, NJ -- Dozens of Kennedy associates, physicians and leaders turned out for the recent 80% by 2018 Pledge colon cancer screening pledge event at the Kennedy Cancer Center. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Kennedy Health joined forces with more than 500 local and national organizations to increase colorectal cancer screenings rates across the country. 80% by 2018 is a shared goal to have 80% of American adults 50 and older screened for colorectal cancer by 2018. The initiative—led by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Colorectal Cancer... Read more →


West Deptford Police Arrest 13 Suspects in Separate Incidents on Narcotic Charges

West Deptford Police Crime Log March 10 through March 20 Arrests: On 3.10.2017, Cleon F. Reid, 40, of West Deptford was arrested on Rt. 295 for possession of marijuana, tampering with evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to surrender CDS. He was issued summonses and released pending further court action. On 3.11.2017, Tamara A. Draper, 35, of Philadelphia was arrested on Crown Point Road for outstanding warrants and possession of marijuana. She satisfied bail requirements and was released pending further court action. On 3.11.2017, Teresa Ray, 44, of Wenonah was arrested at the ShopRite on Rt. 45 for shoplifting.... Read more →


2000 Rally in Seaside Heights, NJ for Trump

SEASIDE HEIGHTS -- A pro-Trump rally, which drew more than 2,000 in Seaside Heights, briefly took an ugly turn on Saturday -- one day after Republicans in Congress failed to pass their long-promised healthcare reform bill. With only a passing reference to House Republicans' inability on Friday to deliver on Trump's promise to repeal and replace… Read more →


Suspect Seen Pulling His Hair and Biting His Arm on Route 130, Arrested on Narcotic Charges

Igor Khavulya GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (March 27, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City police responding to a report of a disabled motor vehicle found the driver acting in an erratic manner. Police said he was pulling his own hair and biting his own arm. Police arrested the man, a resident of Philadelphia, after discovering a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia. Police gave the following report. Saturday, March 25 at 3:40 am Ptl. Blaise O’Donnell and K9 Demo responded to Rt. 130 south just before Little Timber Creek for a report of a disabled motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the vehicle was... Read more →