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August 2017

Aug. 30, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Rallies for DREAMers. A deadline looms for Trump to end the act that protects unauthorized residents brought here as children. A Confederate flag in a photo posted by an Assembly member has candidates for governor reacting. And the contrast is sharp. Newark's on track to take over their schools from the state. But, working through the transition is tougher than it sounds. Townships are finding creative ways to provide affordable housing for all their residents. And benefiting from the effort. And Asbury Park is making a profit on parking. We're in your neighborhood tonight in Asbury. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE... Read more →


Law Enforcement Brings Down Construction Equipment Burglary Ring

ClearysNoteBook file image Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle and Monroe Township Police Chief John McKeown announce the arrest of five persons involved in a construction equipment burglary and theft ring. Throughout the month of August 2017, the Gloucester Township Police Department began an investigation of thefts of three industrial trailers, along with industrial tools and equipment. As the result of a two week multi-jurisdictional investigation, on August 28, 2017 Officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department, Monroe Township Police Department, Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, New Jersey State Police, and US Drug Enforcement Administration executed search warrants on two properties... Read more →


Obituary: William S. Ferrell Sr. of Gloucester City

On August 17, 2017, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 43. He is the beloved son of William S. Sr. and Valerie L. Ferrell and loving father of William S. Ferrell, III. He is also survived by his dear brother Stephen Ferrell and nephew Christopher. Billy was an avid Eagles Fan. He loved going to the shore and fishing with his son. Services under the direction of the ETHERINGTON-CRERAN FUNERAL SERVICE, 700 POWELL ST., GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ. Billy’s Memorial Service will be held at 8:00 PM. Interment was private at the request of his family. In lieu of flowe, s his... Read more →


NJ News Commons: AS MENENDEZ TRIAL LOOMS, BOTH PARTIES PLOT FOR HIS SEAT 

As New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez's trial on federal corruption charges is set to get under way next week in Newark, political operatives on both sides of the aisle are already starting to consider how they could take advantage if the senator leaves office. As Charles Stile writes for NorthJersey.com, "with his career in peril, Menendez represents a political opportunity." HOW DOES HURRICANE HARVEY STACK UP AGAINST 3 HUGE NJ STORMS? To give some perspective to New Jersey residents as we watch the devastation from Hurricane Harvey unfold in Texas, NJ.com compared the storm to three large storms that hit... Read more →


The Average Age of Antifa Demonstrators at Berkley Was 30, 11 Mugshots Released

Related: Antifa, black-clad and often violent, is strong in Philly Row 1 (L-R) Brittany Mooreman, Emily Gillespie, Harlan Paknau. Row 2 (L-R) James Dominic, Joshua Phillips, Kristopher Wyrick, Levi Smith. Row 3 (L-R) Rachael Lea Moore, Sean Hines, Seth Vasquez, Yesenia Mendez. (Photos/Alameda County Sheriff) Berkeley Police released mugshots Tuesday of 11 of the 13 persons arrested at Sunday's violent political riots in the California university… Read more →


Slim Randles Home Country:

AT THE RACES

Slim Randles (Gloucester City News files) Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet A bunch of us went to the races up in the city the other day. Windy won a little, but the rest of us just kinda broke even, and we got to yell and cheer, so I guess that can cost two bucks without hamstringing the entire regiment. It was fun. And we ran into Brock Bullingham there, too, who had a horse entered in a maiden race. Brock’s place is about 20 miles north of the city, and he runs horses and cattle on a huge acreage. He told... Read more →


Former GHS Superintendent Joseph Rafferty Named Principal of St. Paul Grammar School

ClearysNoteBook file image William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 30, 2017)—Gloucester City School Superintendent Joseph Rafferty, who announced his retirement from that position in April, has been hired for the position of principal at St. Paul Grammar School, Burlington. When asked why he was retiring Rafferty said “I am 57-years-old. Barb (his wife) and I feel it is time for me to step down. I want to do other things. I am a deacon at St. Mary’s Church and I want to do more in that capacity. My father never got the chance to retire. He... Read more →


Volunteers Needed for Delaware Coastal Cleanup

DOVER (Aug. 29, 2017) – Volunteers are still needed and welcomed to join the Gloucester City News 30th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 16. Sponsored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the cleanup spans more than 45 sites in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties, including river and ocean shorelines as well as wetland and watershed areas. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to preregister at DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Cleanup webpage to ensure enough supplies are readied for each site. Preregistration will close Friday, Sept. 1. Sites that... Read more →


Delaware’s deer, dove, resident Canada goose, teal and gray squirrel seasons open in September

Hunting opportunities offered at many state wildlife areas DOVER (Aug. 29, 2017) – Delaware hunters will start their 2017/18 hunting season Friday, Sept. 1 with the opening of archery and crossbow deer season, and mourning dove and resident Canada goose seasons on private lands and state wildlife areas. DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife offers many early-season hunting opportunities on state wildlife areas, with details and rules for hunting on them available online at Delaware’s September hunting seasons. Hunters can start adding teal to their bag on Friday, Sept. 8 when the special September teal season opens. Gray squirrel season... Read more →


Study: Most Melanomas Don’t Arise From Existing Moles

Additional research indicates that less than half of sunscreen buyers look for broad-spectrum protection Gloucester City News files Newswise — SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Aug. 29, 2017) — As the summer draws to a close, it’s time to start putting away flip-flops, bathing suits and beach bags. But as the seasonal supplies disappear into the back of the closet, sunscreen should stay within arm’s reach for year-round protection against the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Because exposure to those harmful UV rays can increase one’s risk of skin cancer — and people spend a lot of time in the sun during the summer —... Read more →


Down The Shore: Road Rage Incident Leads to Arrest in Lower Township

ClearysNoteBook file image LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ--On August 27, 2017, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Lower Township Police Department received a report of a road rage incident where a male subject displayed a handgun. The incident happened in the area of Route 109 and the Garden State Parkway, in the Cold Spring section of the Township. The male driver of a silver Hyundai SUV, with Pennsylvania tags, was holding a handgun and pointing it in the direction of the occupants of the other vehicle involved. Prior to officers arrival, information was received that the male subject and his female passenger fled... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: 2017-18 Hunting and Trapping Digest Available

The 2017-18 NJ Hunting and Trapping Digest is available on the Division's Gloucester City News website in PDF format and on the publisher's website in an easy-to-use interactive format. View it on J.F. Griffin Media's site now: Publisher's Online 2017-18 Hunting and Trapping Digest Print versions will be available at Division offices and at license agents by September 1. Out-of-state residents can request a print copy by e-mailing njfishandwildlife@dep.nj.gov. Digest segments and past issues are available on the NJ Hunting and Trapping Digest PDF Segments page. Complete 2017-18 NJ Hunting and Trapping Digest(pdf, 7.9mb) DIGEST SEGMENTS in PDF Format Past... Read more →


NASA senior scientist crushes Gore's new climate-change book

Al Gore WASHINGTON – A leading climate skeptic's newly self- ClearysNoteBook file image published e-book challenging the science behind Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Sequel" is drastically outselling the film's companion book on Amazon. The former vice-president's book, "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," was ranked 16,459th among paid Amazon e-books on Friday. Meanwhile, climatologist Roy W. Spencer's e-book, "An Inconvenient… Read more →


Final Sunset Parade September 3 at Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May

ClearysNoteBook CAPE MAY, N.J. - Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host its final Sunset Parade of 2017 in honor of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Cape May County at the Training Center Sept. 3 at 6:58 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the Parade Field at sunset. The gates of Training Center Cape May will open at 5:30 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to use this time for security screening, parking... Read more →


DuPont Nature Center set to host programs Sept. 2 and 6 celebrating World Shorebirds Day

SLAUGHTER BEACH (Aug. 29, 2017) – The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion ClearysNoteBook Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility located in the heart of Delaware’s Bayshore Region, will host two programs Sept. 2 and 6 highlighting World Shorebirds Day, which takes place annually in September to celebrate shorebirds around the globe. Each year on Sept. 6, World Shorebirds Day seeks to highlight the need to protect shorebirds and their habitats, raise public awareness about continued shorebird research, monitoring and conservation, and connect people with shorebirds through wetland sites around the world. DuPont Nature Center programs connecting... Read more →


Antifa, black-clad and often violent, is strong in Philly

photo courtesy of http://lawofficer.com/ by Nancy Phillips & Craig R. McCoy/http://www.philly.com/ In January, on the evening of President Trump’s inauguration, a band of bandanna-wearing vandals raced along South Street, shattering the windows of two banks and a dozen storefronts. “They came by and had masks on,” recalled Tanya Italia, manager of a high-end furniture store. “They just smashed the window with a hammer. It was just a day of vandalism. I don’t think of them as real protesters.” The next month, an evening protest march along Broad Street turned ugly at Temple University. Some anti-Trump demonstrators tossed latex gloves filled... Read more →


Aug. 29, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Streamed live 2 hours ago The Republican candidate for governor goes on the attack over taxes talking her opponent's plans. What are hers? Environmental advocates raise a red flag over proposed cuts to the EPA budget. Warning the state's water supply could be in jeopardy. Under court orders to provide affordable housing, municipalities juggle conflicting plans and confusing proposals. A luxury housing boom in Plainfield. Builders make one of the biggest single investments in the city's history. And an emergency airlift from the flood zone. A hundred shelter dogs are flown from Texas to New Jersey for safe keeping. Don’t... Read more →


Dogs, Cats Saved From Harvey-Battered Texas Arrive at New Jersey Animal Shelter

- NBC New York " " More than a dozen dogs and cats rescued from the Harvey-battered Texas arrived at a northern New Jersey animal shelter early Monday, and shelter personnel say another 60 are expected to come in within the next week. Pet ResQ, Inc. on Railroad Avenue in Tenafly says it received seven dogs, five kittens and one Siamese cat around 3 a.m. Monday, as residents in Southeast Texas braced for more, historic rain and devastating floods. Teams From NY, NJ Deploy to Texas for Harvey Relief The animals were saved from a flooded shelter. CONTINUE TO READ... Read more →


CHRISTIE BLASTS TEXAS GOP 'HYPOCRITES,' URGES SWIFT FEDERAL AID

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a point on Monday to remind Texas Republicans of their resistance to support his state with federal aid after Hurricane Sandy as those same lawmakers now urgently seek the government's help with Hurricane Harvey's aftermath. Nearly the entire Texas congressional delegation opposed Sandy aid. Christie called them "hypocrites," NJ.com reports, but urged New Jersey lawmakers to swiftly approve requests for Harvey disaster relief. TEXAS DOGS DISPLACED BY HARVEY LAND IN NJ The first flight of dogs left Texas bound for New Jersey early today, as animal welfare organizations work to empty shelters to make... Read more →


CNB Crime News: What is a Canadian Pardon?

(CNBNewsnet)(August 23, 2017)--A criminal record can be upsetting for people who are trying start over by either getting a new job or starting a business. A Canadian pardon is a necessity if an individual wants to walk freely on the soil of Canada and only the Parole Board of Canada is eligible to grant you a pardon in Canada. A Canadian pardon isn’t easy to get as there are certain requirements to fulfill first. If you are planning to submit a pardon to the Parole Board of Canada, check out this article. Eligibility The eligibility to receive a Canadian pardon... Read more →


Obituary: Frances E. Thomas, of Pennsauken

On August 27, 2017, at the age of 81. (nee McPhail) Of Pennsauken. Born on April 3, 1936, in Duncan, Oklahoma to the late Preston and Gladys McPhail. Survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Alvin P. Thomas. Frances worked many years as a florist at Flower World in Cherry Hill, NJ. She proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. Interment will be private in Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Frances E. Thomas. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →


Essex County Democrats Name Their Assembly Speaker Candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Essex County Democratic Chairman Leroy Jones announced after several months of deliberation the membership has reached a consensus to support Assemblyman Craig Coughlin as the Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly for the next legislative session. He went on to clarify that Lieutenant Governor Candidate and current Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver was omitted from these discussions due to her involvement in the Governor's Campaign. "It is my belief that, as Speaker, Assemblyman Coughlin will provide strong leadership to the New Jersey General Assembly and will work in partnership with our Democratic nominee for Governor, Ambassador Phil Murphy,... Read more →


How Can Marijuana Improve Your Workout?

Working out and marijuana might seem like an odd combination, given the popular stereotype of pot enthusiasts being slackers. However, ever since reports of a "cannabis gym" opening up in San Francisco, California, late this year came out, there has been a considerable buzz on how exactly the gym will combine the two to complement each… Read more →


Annual Montgomery FunFest Will Bring Food, Fun, Etc. to Princeton Airport on Sept. 10

Gloucester City News files MONTGOMERY, N.J., August 28, 2017 – The Montgomery FunFest on Sunday, September 10 promises a day of fun with more than 100 booths showcasing local businesses, art, contemporary crafts, culinary delights, helicopter rides, walkabout balloon, games of chance, live entertainment, expanded inflatable rides and games area for children. The third annual community festival is free at the Princeton Airport from 12-5 p.m. Last year’s event had over 10,000 attendees. The opening ceremony will feature the Montgomery Township High School band performing the Star-Spangled Banner, remarks by Montgomery Township officials and Jean Robinson, president of the Montgomery... Read more →


2 year old dies as mom sat high on drugs in car's front seat, officials say | NJ.com

By Rebecca Everett reverett@njadvancemedia.com, For NJ.com ALLOWAY TWP. -- A mother has been arrested after she got high on drugs and left her 2-year-old daughter unattended for hours in her car seat, where she somehow fatally injured herself, authorities said. Deanna J. Joseph, 39, was charged with second-degree child endangerment after she called 911 around 9:45 p.m. from her home on Timberman Road to report that her child was unresponsive, State Police said. Lenahan said the child had no obvious signs of blunt force trauma and the exact cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner's office. Joseph,... Read more →