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March 19, 2019

DEVELOPING STORY: Two Car Crash at Route 130 and Market Street Intersection Snarls Traffic

gloucestercitynews.net graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 19, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)—A two car crash at Route 130 and Market Street today snarled traffic for over an hour. A person who was caught in the traffic jam said it appeared to her that both cars were destroyed. " As I drove by the... Read more →


Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Atlantic City

gloucestercitynews.net | March 19, 2019 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from the cruise ship MSC Divina approximately 100 miles southeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Tuesday. Early Tuesday morning, watch standers at the Coast Guard Fifth District command center were notified that the 52-year-old man... Read more →


Public Health Alert: 4th Ocean County Measles Case Associated with Ongoing Outbreak

The New Jersey Department of Health is warning residents about a fourth confirmed case of measles — a highly contagious disease — in an adult Ocean County resident who could have possibly exposed others to the infection between March 9 and March 14, 2019. A measles outbreak is ongoing in... Read more →


Brooklawn Police Need Help Identifying Suspects Involved Allegedly in Shoplifting Crimes

gloucestercitynews.net | March 19, 2019 BROOKLAWN, NJ (March 19, 2019)--The Brooklawn Police Department is asking the public to help them with identifying persons of interests who are wanted for questioning regarding shoplifting incidents. One of the crimes occurred at Verchios, at the Brooklawn circle. The other one occurred at the... Read more →


New Jersey Department of Health Reports Fourth Pediatric Flu Death This Season

TRENTON, NJ (March 19, 2019)--A fourth New Jersey child has died from flu complications this season, Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal announced today. The toddler, from northern New Jersey, died in a hospital early March and had several underlying medical conditions. To protect patient privacy, the Department will not be... Read more →


REPORT: IMMIGRANT-OWNED BUSINESSES HAVE $4.4B IMPACT

New Jersey should thank immigrant-owned businesses for contributing $4.4 billion to the state's economy, according to a report released Monday by New Jersey Policy Perspective. The survey found that 47 percent of businesses statewide are owned by immigrants. "This despite the fact that immigrants make up only 22 percent of... Read more →


PUBLIC STATEMENT ON POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING ON DECEMBER 3, 2017

CAMDEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE CONCLUDES THAT USE OF FORCE WAS JUSTIFIED IN DECEMBER 3, 2017 NON-FATAL POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN CAMDEN CITY CAMDEN CITY, NJ (March 18, 2019)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office (“CCPO”) has completed its investigation into the December 3, 2017 use of force by four officers of the Camden... Read more →


Miss America Kicks Off Children's Hospital Week

x Today is the Day! Whew! What. a. day. for Miss America! Nia was joined by Rahmeka Cox, Miss New York 2018, in a press conference to launch Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ #ChildrensHospitalsWeek. “It’s been my pleasure this year as Miss America to meet with the families first-hand and see... Read more →


Obituary: Felicia M. Bennett, of Blackwood

Felicia M. Bennett, suddenly, on March 16, 2019, of Blackwood. Age 22. Beloved daughter of the late Leeann Bennett and Joseph Pestritto. Devoted sister of Kristopher Giannone (Andrea) and Jaime Bennett. Loving granddaughter of Ken and Chris (nee Connell) Keough. Dear niece of Terri Boner (Jesse) and Tom Pestritto (Melissa).... Read more →


St. Patty’s Dance, Bellmawr Ballroom March 20

CNBNews graphics file The Camden County Board of Freeholders present a St. Patty’s Day Dance for seniors aged 55 and up on Wednesday, March 20th from 3:30 PM to 6 PM at the Bellmawr Ballroom. Join us for light refreshments, live music, and an evening of fun! Please do not... Read more →


12 SOUTH JERSEY SUSPECTS ARRESTED:

“Operation Stone Wall” Targeting Criminal Network that Trafficked in “Ghost Guns”

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced the arrests of 12 men in the takedown of a criminal network in Camden County that allegedly was illegally trafficking untraceable assault rifles known as “ghost guns” that were assembled from kits purchased online and dealing cocaine. Four men are charged... Read more →


The Part 10: The Early History of the City of Gloucester City: Schools of The City

The log school house in the woods was used until 1830, when a frame house was built east of Union Cemetery and served for a number of years. It was then sold and a brick house, now occupied as a dwelling, was erected near Broadway and Hudson Streets. In 1859,... Read more →


The Bistros, Bars, Shops & Scene Of Side-By-Side South Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Bella Vista & Queen Village Neighborhood Guide Once considered working-class suburbs, the tree-lined South Philadelphia neighborhoods of Queen Village and Bella Vista have spent the past decade establishing themselves as some of the city’s most stable and vibrant places to live, work, dine and shop. Small, historic townhouses and a... Read more →


TAKE FLIGHT SIMULATOR GALLERY LOCATED INSIDE THE FRANKLIN AIR SHOW INSTITUTE

Take Flight! Located inside The Franklin Air Show exhibit, has three Simulator Experiences for Visitors of All Ages. Take Flight! Simulators are open 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Tickets can be purchased in the Franklin Air Show exhibit. Pricing (per person) $7 for a single ride $12 for two rides... Read more →


U.S. SPORTSBOOKS COULD GENERATE $400 MILLION IN LEGAL BETS ON MARCH MADNESS,

gloucestercitynews.net graphics file ACCORDING TO THELINES.COM ANALYSTS Handle in Nevada and New Jersey should top $375 million for NCAA Tournament (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) —The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament could draw $400 million in legal wagers at online and retail sportsbooks across the country — a total that includes... Read more →


New Jersey Department of Health Works to Integrate Care Across Healthcare Systems

gloucestercitynews.net | March 19, 2019 TRENTON, NJ (March 18, 2019)--As part of continuing efforts to integrate delivery of primary care, substance use disorder and mental health services in the state, the New Jersey Department of Health today announced new regulatory guidance to align licensure requirements and improve access to behavioral... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Pennsylvania Superior Court Candidates File

Republican candidates continue to do amazing things and I’m happy that they are out across Pennsylvania working hard on behalf of their candidacies and the Republican message. This week, I was proud to see our endorsed Superior Court candidates file to get on the ballot with a tremendous combined number... Read more →


Lindenwold Man Sentenced for Shooting Camden Metro Officer

gloucestercitynews.net graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (March 18, 2019)--On Friday, March 15, 2019, Honorable Frederick J. Schuck sentenced Delronn Mahan, 21, on Aggravated Assault and weapons charges stemming form the shooting of a Camden Metro Police Officer on November 1, 2017. On that date, Metro Officer Patrick O’Hanlon was on... Read more →