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April 2019

New Jersey Joins Forces With Brady Campaign

New initiative, which follows efforts in California and Wisconsin, to be based at the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research at Rutgers Washington, D.C., April 29, 2019 — Last week, while speaking at a conference launching the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research at Rutgers University, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced that the Center will partner with... Read more →


GHS Will Induct One Distinguished Alumnus & Two Academic Achievement Alumni

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 30, 2019)--Gloucester High School will hold their annual “Academic Awards Night” on Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. Along with the honoring of many of their current students, they will induct the following alumni into branches of our Academic Achievement Hall of Fame: Distinguished Alumnus Distinguished alumni who exemplify the school's motto of Partnership, Performance, and... Read more →


PRIVATE FIRM HIRED BY DHS TRACKED PROTESTS IN NY, NJ

According to records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request via immigration law groups, over a dozen protests in New Jersey and more than 40 protests in New York appear on a list prepared for the Department of Homeland Security's "State Fusion Centers" network, which assists law enforcement seeking "threat-related" information. The list details rallies that protested the Trump... Read more →


South Jersey High School Baseball News

The best of South Jersey's high school baseball teams will find out soon if they qualify for the Joe Hartman Diamond Classic which begins in gloucestercitynews.net graphic files May. So far the first month of the South Jersey high school baseball season has offered few surprises. During the preseason, defending state Non-Public A champion St. Augustine was expected to be... Read more →


Gloucester High School Softball/Baseball News

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Gloucester High Girls softball had a big conference win over Schalick 11 to 0 earlier this week. Vanesa Pino threw a three hitter with nine strikeouts. Offensively, the Lady Lions were led by Grace Fenton (2 for 2), Sara Bonney (1 for 2) and Meghan Ferry ( 2 for 4) each with two RBIs. Hayley Welsh scored... Read more →


Navy Could Use AI to Combat Swarms of Enemy Boats

April 2019 | BY C. Todd Lopez RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE If you've ever walked through a cloud of gnats, you'll know what a nuisance a swarm can be. On the sea, Navy vessels occasionally encounter swarms as well, in the form of tiny, less-than-friendly enemy boats. Navy destroyers, cruisers and littoral combat ships are powerful weapon systems, but a... Read more →


This summer, a fourth mission trip to Jamaica

by Sherine Green Jen Ramirez has been a youth leader on previous missions to Jamaica. She is pictured with Lenroy, who has lived in the Mustard Seed Community all his life. Over the past three years, parishioners from Christ Our Light, Cherry Hill, journeyed to Jamaica for a mission immersion experience through the nonprofit organization Mustard Seed in Kingston, Montego... Read more →


First Winner of CA$H OUT is No Stranger to Jackpots

Scratch-Offs Players Received More Than $99.2 Million in Prizes in February TRENTON (April 30, 2019) – Eugene Martellio of Vineland has been playing New Jersey Lottery draw games and Scratch-Off tickets for many years. When the $3,000,000 CA$H OUT Scratch-Off game was launched, he purchased a few of the tickets for that game, but he didn’t have much luck. This... Read more →


Educational Online Services for Students

The concept of learning management systems has evolved in the last decade, A increasing number of world-class schools and universities offer their academic programs online, many platforms have created new learning techniques and websites are sprouting up for a plethora of educational services. Today, education has gone way beyond academic learning. It is not just about preparing for exams, the... Read more →


Wilkes University NJ Students Recognized for Receiving Scholarships

WILKES-BARRE, PA (04/29/2019)-- More than 200 Wilkes University students who received scholarships, along with the donors whose gifts made the scholarships possible, were recognized at the annual Scholarship Luncheon on April 4. Justin Gaskill of Somers Point, N.J. (08244) was recognized for receiving The Richard and Ellen Ayre Memorial Scholarship. Gabriella Lajara of Brigantine, N.J. (08203) was recognized for receiving... Read more →


Townsend’s Inlet Bridge to Remain Closed Through “Late Summer”

Townsend’s Inlet Bridge The following is a press release issued by the County of Cape May on Monday, April 8, 2018 regarding construction work on the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge. The bridge, roadway, and construction project are all managed by the County. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ — In September 2018, the County in cooperation with the Cape May County Bridge... Read more →


Philadelphia Council Passes Bill Targeting Campaign Finance Loopholes/Dark Money

PHILADELPHIA, April 2019 – Amid a busy and historic election season here in Philadelphia, City Council passed a bill today, introduced earlier this year by Councilmember Derek S. Green (At-Large), which aims to provide more transparency and simplicity to the campaign finance process. The ordinance, Bill No. 190083-A, fills in gaps in the existing requirements related to dark money disclosure... Read more →


5 NJ Lottery CASH4LIFE Players Win $2,500 Third-Tier Prize

Two of those tickets were Doubled to $5,000 TRENTON (April 30, 2019) – Five lucky ticket holders won $2,500 each by matching four out of five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn from the Monday, April 29th drawing. Two of those players added the DOUBLER feature doubling the prize to $5,000. The winning numbers were: 01, 21, 24, 30... Read more →


Everything You Need to Know About Securing Your House While on Vacation

You have waited months for a much-needed vacation, and the day is finally here where you board the flight and head off to your dream holiday. There will always be a nagging thought in the back of your head, “Did I lock all the doors?”, “Are all the valuables safely locked?” and so on. Before you leave home, it’s essential... Read more →


Pick-6 Jackpot Ticket Wins $4 Million

ANOTHER PICK-6 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR TICKET SOLD IN MORRIS COUNTY TRENTON (April 30, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all six numbers drawn for the Monday, April 29th Pick-6 drawing winning the $4 million annuity jackpot. The cash value of the ticket is more than $2.892 million. The winning ticket was sold at Netcong Valero, 10 Route 46 E., Netcong in... Read more →


Native Animal Profile: Baltimore Oriole

source The State of Maryland A male Baltimore Oriole inspects a tent caterpillar web; by Bonnie Ott With striking orange and black plumage, it is no wonder why the Baltimore Oriole was selected as Maryland’s state bird. The male’s colors resemble the coat of arms for Sir George Calvert, First Lord of Baltimore. Baltimore Orioles are medium-sized birds. Male Baltimore... Read more →


Driving In New Jersey – The Facts, The Fiction, and Cautionary Advice

If you have never driven in New Jersey, you are in store for a crazy ride. No, driving in NJ is not like driving on the Autobahn but you do need to consider which roadways would be best for you. There is also the fact that traffic laws in New Jersey tend to be a bit different. There is no... Read more →


NEW YORK TIMES’ OFFENSIVE CARTOON IS NOT THE FIRST

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an offensive cartoon that was pulled by the New York Times: The New York Times has withdrawn a cartoon published last week on the opinion page of its international edition that was flagrantly anti-Semitic. It showed President Trump wearing sunglasses and a yarmulke being pulled by a dachshund with the face of Israeli... Read more →


Political Consultant Going To Prison for Bribery of Allentown & Reading Officials

PHILADELPHIA – Deputy U.S. Attorney Louis D. Lappen announced that the political consultant to then-Allentown Mayor Edwin Pawlowski, Michael Fleck, 40, formerly of Allentown, PA was sentenced today to five years in prison followed by three years of supervised release by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Juan R. Sanchez. Fleck must also pay $134,487 in restitution. The defendant was immediately... Read more →


The Most Popular Cars of 2018 Revealed

The year 2018 was an exciting year for the automotive industry. There were some interesting new features being made available in more mainstream cars, including radar-guided cruise control, complete auto-pilot, and automatic parking; cars are getting smarter and more automated. The year was also an exciting one for hybrids and electric cars, especially with the $35,000 Tesla Model 3 entering... Read more →


Prosecutor Coffina Partners Up with Cinnaminson Police Officer

CINNAMINSON TOWNSHIP NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina recently visited the Cinnaminson Township Police Department and partnered up with an officer during the evening shift. “I would like to thank Cinnaminson Township Police Chief Rich Calabrese and his command staff for welcoming me to their Department, and Officer Garrett McLaverty for allowing me to accompany him on patrol," Prosecutor Coffina said.... Read more →


Hoboken Mayor Provides Update on Union Dry Dock Property

HOBOKEN, NJ--Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla (photo) released the following statement regarding Union Dry Dock It is critical for Hoboken to preserve the Union Dry Dock property for public, open space along our waterfront. A heavy refueling station run by New York Waterway would wreak havoc on our local environment, jeopardize the safety and well-being of our residents, and destroy Hoboken’s... Read more →


Special Olympics Pennsylvania Statewide Sectional

Kutztown University May 4 More than 2,100 Athletes, Coaches and Volunteers Will Come To Campus Saturday, May 4 KUTZTOWN, PA (04/29/2019) More than 1,200 Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) athletes and 400 coaches will travel to Kutztown University for the annual Eastern Spring Sectional on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Athletes from a number of eastern Pennsylvania programs will compete in team... Read more →


Philadelphia Mag Names 146 Temple Physicians "Top Doctors"

(Philadelphia, PA) – One hundred forty six (146) Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2019. Physicians on the list were nominated by their professional peers and practice at Temple University Hospital (TUH), Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC), Jeanes Hospital, Temple University Hospital-Episcopal Campus and in the community as part of Temple Physicians, Inc. (TPI).... Read more →


Nickelback "Feeds The Machine" at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

NICKELBACK Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena/**On Sale Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m.** 2019 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 4/30 -5/5 - Kinky Boots – Sound Waves 5/4 – Tropicaliente 2 - Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena 5/6 – 5/9 – Bob Zany - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 5/10 – The Band Perry – Sound... Read more →