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March 13, 2019

AARP Delivers 23,000 Postcard Petitions to BPU & Murphy Re: $12 Billion in Utility Rate Hikes 

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 CNBNews graphics file Consumer, Environmental & Biz Groups Call on Regulators to Put the Needs of New Jersey & Ratepayers First….Not Energy Corporations (TRENTON, NJ) – Today, a large group of AARP Advocacy Volunteers, Utility Watchdogs and Allies delivered 23,000 postcard petitions from AARP members... Read more →


Jay L. Stillman, Sr., Member of Mt. Ephraim Democrat Club, American Legion and VFW Posts

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Jay L. Stillman, Sr., suddenly on March 13, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim; formerly of Audubon. Age 83. Jay was a lifetime member of the Mt. Ephraim Democrat Club, as well as a member of Crescent Park VFW Post 9563 in Bellmawr, American Legion Post 84... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTS BETTING STRONG EVEN AFTER UNDERWHELMING SUPER BOWL

gloucestercitynews.net |March 13, 2019 CNBNews graphics file Legal sports betting generates $320.4 million in February bets while online casinos continue hot streak, according to PlayNJ.com analysts (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks took in more than $320 million in February bets, generating strong monthly revenue despite a short month... Read more →


Authorities Charge 42-Year-Old Bellmawr with Allegedly Possessing Child Pornography

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 BELLMAWR, NJ --Brian Hill, 42, of Bellmawr, (photo) was charged with Possession of Child Pornography according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Bellmawr Police Chief William Walsh. On March 13, 2019, detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s... Read more →


LATEST ATTEMPT TO RATE OUR SCHOOLS IS NOW PUBLIC

Quick, go look up your nearest school district with NJ Spotlight's new tool — it's built on just-released school performance data from the 2017-18 school year. Want more details? The state keeps school report cards, too. Though the state uses this data to determine which schools demand the most support... Read more →


Joe Ford Named Chairman of Food Bank of South Jersey’s Board of Trustees

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13,2019 PENNSAUKEN, NJ – Joe Ford (photo) of Cherry Hill has been named chairman of the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Board of Trustees. He has been a member of the board for five years and served as the vice chairman for 2018 – 2019. An accomplished... Read more →


Coast Guard Miami, partner agencies participate in Rescue Operation Exercise, Thursday

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami and Emergency Response Maritime partners will host a mass rescue operation exercise with multiple local partner agencies on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exercise is part of Interagency Ocean Rescue drill for a simulated commercial aircraft... Read more →


NIH Study Reveals Many Preteens (10 to 12 Years) Screen Positive for Suicide Risk during ER Visits

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12,2019 Findings highlight the importance of screening kids as young as 10 for suicide risk in emergency settings. A research team found nearly one-third of youth ages 10 to 12 years screened positive for suicide risk in emergency department settings. As part of a larger study on... Read more →


Home Country: Do I look stoo-pid?

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Buy me a beer! / CNBNews graphics file Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Comin’ up on Saint Paddy’s Day, boys,” Windy said, coming in on final approach to an empty chair. Perfect two-point landing. Loretta filled his cup with fresh and he reared back and... Read more →


“Lent can be a time of new beginnings,” a message from Bishop Sullivan

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 At the conclusion of his 2019 Lenten message, our Holy Father Pope Francis urges us to “not allow this season [of Lent] to pass in vain! Let us ask God to help us set out on a path of true conversion. Let us leave behind... Read more →


Cape May County Authorities Seize Handgun and Illegal Drugs Worth an Estimated $32,000

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland, Cape May County Sheriff Robert Nolan and Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana announce the seizure of approximately one kilogram of suspected Cocaine and a loaded handgun. On March 6, 2019,... Read more →


Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 The American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips to avoid dry, strained eyes Newswise — SAN FRANCISCO – March 12, 2019 – A recent study found that the average office worker spends 1,700 hours per year in front of a computer screen. And that doesn’t include... Read more →


Encouraging ‘bright spots’ and youth leaders

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Written by Peter Sanchez | The Diocese of Camden More than 150 youth from 16 parishes and schools took part in last Saturday’s “Youth Leader” day of faith, fellowship and formation here at Assumption Regional Catholic School in Galloway. The day was led by Susan... Read more →


Coming to The Hard Rock Casino/Hotel: Jim Breuer, Sound Waves, STYX, Earth, Wind, Fire

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12,2019 JIM BREUER Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **Tickets On Sale Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m.** **** STYX Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **Tickets On Sale Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m.**... Read more →


Obituary: Ruth Jannetti of Berlin, Maryland formerly of Runnemede; Age 76

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 gloucestercitynews.net graphics file October 14, 1942 - March 10, 2019 Ruth Jannetti (nee Ballentine), on March 10, 2019, of Berlin, MD; formerly of Smithville and Runnemede, NJ. Age 76. Cherished daughter of the late Rose and George Ballentine. Dear sister of Gloria Ballentine, Joseph Ballentine... Read more →


New Study Shows an Eye Scan Can Detect Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 Study published in a journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology suggests the noninvasive scan may also help distinguish between Alzheimer’s and mild cognitive impairment Newswise — SAN FRANCISCO – March 11, 2019 – Researchers from the Duke Eye Center have shown that a new,... Read more →


GUEST OPINION:

Support Jewish Sit-In At Pelosi's Office

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 by Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor On March 14, the National Conference of Jewish Affairs will hold a sit-in at Rep. Nancy Pelosi's congressional office at the Longworth House Office Building (15 Independent Ave SE, Washington DC) at 1:00 p.m. The occasion of the protest... Read more →