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February 22, 2019

Suspect Arrested for Breaking Into Vacant Burlington Street Home in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 22, 2019)--Gloucester City Police arrested a suspect last week for breaking into a vacant house in the 100 unit block of South Burlington Street. According to police on February 20 (8:23 am) Ptl. Bob Saunders III and Cpl. Bill Lessig responded to a vacant residence in... Read more →


North Philadelphia Religious Leader Sentenced to Prison For Tax Fraud

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 22, 2019)On February 21, 2019, Warren Martin, age 51, of Winter Garden, Florida, was sentenced to one year and a day in federal prison for filing false income tax returns. Judge Joel H. Slomsky also ordered Warren Martin to pay restitution in the amount of $188,383.00. Following... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: NON-NJ NURSES HERE, NO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK?

On Thursday, the New Jersey Senate approved a bill that would allow licensed nurses in this state to legally practice in 29 other states (map), and vice versa. It's called the enhanced multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact. The New Jersey Business and Industry Association supports the idea, but nursing unions and... Read more →


Enforcement Action Taken Against Owner of Unlawful Solid Waste Dump in Sussex County

TRENTON - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today that the State has taken legal action to force the closure of a 75-foot-high pile of soil and solid waste in Sussex County that its owner has refused to remove. In... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 11-17

Reminder for the week: River herring, striped bass, and net fishing below spillway regulations DOVER (Feb. 22, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish &... Read more →


Jefferson Health Care Center Celebrates Resident’s 100th Birthday

Every month, our long-term care facility – the Jefferson Health Care Center in Washington Township, NJ – hosts a party for residents celebrating their birthdays. For the month of February, 9 residents’ birthdays were celebrated on Friday, including the 100th birthday of former Glassboro resident Mary Victoria Petrillo (born February... Read more →


WARNING! Violent Video: Suspect Fires Gun at Police Officer Who Returns Fire Killing Him

Javier Hernandez Morales was arrested several times -- but authorities reportedly refused to place an ICE detainer on him. Napa, California (February 22, 2019) — The Napa County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday (February 20, 2019) released body-worn camera footage from a weekend police shooting that killed an armed motorist, and... Read more →


I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound traffic to be closed overnight

to shift traffic into new covered roadway Overnight lane closures necessary to implement new pattern CNBNews graphics file (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound to implement a new traffic pattern that will shift... Read more →


Joyce R. Countiss, Past West Chester College Professor; Boat Captain, GHS Alumnus

Barefoot Bay, Fl (February 22, 2019)--Joyce Ruth Countiss, Ed.D,. of Barefoot Bay, Fl., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Joyce R. Countiss (1961 GHS Alumnus) February 16, after a brief illness. Born December 7, 1943, she was the daughter of Warren and Lille Countiss of Gloucester City, and North Wildwood, NJ.... Read more →


18 members and associates of white supremacist gang indicted for racketeering and drug sales

Contraband cell phones used to orchestrate gang operations Universal Aryan Brotherhood tattoos TULSA, Okla. (February 21, 2019)-- — Eighteen members and associates of a white supremacist gang, the Universal Aryan Brotherhood, were charged in federal court Thursday for their alleged roles in conspiring in a racketeering enterprise, kidnapping, and drug... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Pope Slams Relentless Accusers

February 21, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis yesterday to pilgrims: Media reaction to comments made by Pope Francis linking constant accusers of the Catholic Church to the devil was predictable. When the pope says something that the media see as undermining the... Read more →


TSA Pre✓® expands to include 9 more airlines

Expedited screening now available through 65 air carriers WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration announced today the expansion of its TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program to nine additional domestic and international carriers. The new partnering airlines are Air India, Asiana Airlines, China Airlines, Eastern Airlines, Elite Airways, EVA Airways, Japan... Read more →


2nd Man Charged in Pemberton Fatal Shooting

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP NJ (February 21, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a second man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in the Sunbury Village neighborhood in 2017. Brandon A. Clifton, 20, (photo) of the 400 block... Read more →


Sands Cares, Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Help Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

February 20, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth today launched a Housing Expansion Campaign to generate funds for a new facility that will provide much-needed beds for homeless youth in Southern Nevada, and announced a $100,000 seed investment from Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:... Read more →


Eight Energy Industry Innovators Recognized with National Technology Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 21, 2019) – The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has recognized eight Pepco Holdings employees with Technology Transfer Awards, for their innovative work on projects to advance the customer experience at Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and Pepco. EPRI gives the awards annually to energy company employees... Read more →


South Jersey Gas Announces Game On Grant Program to Support Local Recreational Programs

FOLSOM, N.J., February 21, 2019 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE: SJI), today announced the kick-off of its annual Game On Grant Program providing 20, $1,000 grants to recreational organizations in its service territory, serving children ages four to eighteen. The grants provide critical... Read more →


Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Feb. 26 in Dover

Proposed migratory game bird hunting seasons and state’s recent deer harvest topics for discussion DOVER (Feb. 21, 2019) – Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. The Council will discuss proposed... Read more →


Teenagers & Addiction: The Steps to Take

(February 22, 2019)--A teen that is facing addiction will need support and help from their loved ones. The chances are that they are not able to cut ties with their addiction, and they may not even come to terms with the fact that what they are doing is not good... Read more →


DeCroce Again Asks Governor Murphy To Order An Audit Of State Education Spending

Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce is again asking Gov. Phil Murphy to authorize an audit of education funding in New Jersey as way to root out waste and provide tax relief for homeowners and renters. “I appreciate that the governor ordered an audit of the Economic Development Agency and an audit of... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife arrest Smyrna man for firearm felonies and deer poaching

DOVER (Feb. 21, 2019) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Smyrna man Feb. 18 for multiple felony firearms charges and deer poaching following an investigation into illegal deer hunting. Melvin J. Durand, 65, (photo) was charged with 19 counts of possession, purchase, ownership or control of... Read more →


NJ Democratic State Committee Announces Training Sessions for Democrats Interested in Running for Office

TRENTON, N.J. — For the second year in a row, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee is hosting three candidate training sessions in the spring to provide Democrats interested in running for office with the resources they need to run a successful campaign. These trainings will be offered through a... Read more →


Actions to Avoid After Involvement in a Car Accident

(February 21, 2019)--A car accident is the last thing anyone wants to be involved in. If you are lucky to survive with no significant physical injuries, the next concern is to determine whether or not you are liable for damages or to seek for reparation from the other party. Regardless... Read more →