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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... 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... 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"... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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?”... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


66-Year-Old Voorhees Man Commits Suicide

Voorhees, New Jersey – On Sunday, April 28th, 2019, at approximately 10:22 p.m. officers of the Voorhees Police Department were dispatched to the 1500 block of Chestnut Avenue for a suicidal person with a weapon. The caller indicated that he was distraught and intended to harm himself. Upon arrival to the... Read more →


NON-MEDICAL WEED LEGALIZATION MIGHT BE LEFT IN LIMBO

State lawmakers are beginning to discuss a future where the two cannabis bills — medical and recreational — would be split, and voted on separately, three legislative sources said. Two of the three anonymous sources said this idea is at this point a backup plan, because "lawmakers wanted to leverage the... Read more →


Netflix Show “13 Reasons Why” Associated with Increase in Youth Suicide Rates

NIH-supported study highlights the importance of responsible portrayal of suicide by the media. The Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” was associated with a 28.9% increase in suicide rates among U.S. youth ages 10-17 in the month (April 2017) following the shows release, after accounting for ongoing trends in suicide rates, according... Read more →


PA American Water Protects Against Dangers of Improper Prescription Disposal

April 26, 2019 MECHANICSBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pennsylvania American Water is joining forces with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to encourage participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27. This awareness campaign encourages area residents to clean out their medicine cabinets and turn medications in safely and anonymously at their... Read more →


Mega Millions Rolls To $229,000,000

One $10,000 Winning Ticket Sold TRENTON (April 29, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, April 26th drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.... Read more →


Improve Hunting Success by Identifying Turkey Habits

by Josh Fuqua, Game Lands Maintenance Supervisor, Southwest Region The wild turkey has a long rich history here in the Keystone State. Although the Eastern Wild Turkey at one time here in Pennsylvania had extremely low populations, we now have a thriving turkey population for all to enjoy. There are many... Read more →


Letters to the Ed: Pennsylvania, the Center of the 2020 World

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: Once again, Pennsylvania is at the center of the 2020 world and, after a busy week, I am more energized than I have ever been to re-elect President Donald Trump. The highlight of the week was a meeting I... Read more →


NYT: ‘Error of Judgment’ to Publish Anti-Semitic Cartoon Featuring Netanyahu as Guide Dog for Trump

NY Times, really sliming themselves. Via Free Beacon: The New York Times announced Saturday it was deleting an anti-Semitic cartoon from its international edition featuring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a guide dog leading a blind Donald Trump. Netanyahu is depicted with a Star of David collar, while Trump holds his... Read more →


350 Fish Plus Released in Gloucester City's Martin's Lake

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --State workers from the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife were in Gloucester City recently stocking Martin Lake, Johnson Blvd. with fish. A spokesman said they stocked about 350 fish on the day they were here. And they will stock it several more times in the coming weeks.... Read more →


Two Tickets Split $535,502 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot

TRENTON (April 29, 2019) – Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $535,502 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, April 28th drawing. Each ticket is worth $267,751. The winning numbers were: 06, 07, 12, 13 and 28 and the XTRA number was: 05. Those tickets were sold... Read more →


Work on Joint Health Science Center has Begun

(Camden City, NJ) – Federal, state, and local elected officials recently gathered with leaders from Camden’s higher education institutions on their first tour of the Joint Health Sciences Center (JHSC). Once complete, the 100,000 square-foot building will be used by Rowan University, Rutgers University–Camden, Camden County College, and Cooper Medical School... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Multi-state Outbreak of Salmonella Carrau Infections

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationExternal are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Carrau infections. Public health investigators are using the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that may be part of this outbreak. PulseNet is the national sub-typing network of public... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Piercings

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Piercings are all the rage, right now. Almost everyone I know has at least one hole from which to hang jewelry. It’s as though fingers just aren’t good enough and folks have to have other ways to show off their costume jewelry. A friend of mine was wearing... Read more →


Haddonfield-Berlin Road Improvements to Begin

Voorhees, NJ) – Beginning on May 13, the Camden County Department of Public Works is making significant roadway and safety improvements to Haddonfield- Berlin Road (CR561) in Cherry Hill and Voorhees Townships. The $4.3 million project will improve traffic flow and accessibility on one of the county’s most traveled roadways. “Every... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Art in the Park in Somers Point

Art in the Park in Somers Point will feature artists' works in several categories, including pastels and oils. (Photo courtesy Somers Point Arts Commission) The Somers Point Arts Commission is calling for professional and amateur artists to participate in the fourth annual Art in the Park at John F. Kennedy Park... Read more →


NRA’s North Won’t Seek 2nd Term

After LaPierre Alleges Extortion Whitney Tipton National Rifle Association president Oliver North announced he will not serve a second term Saturday amid controversy stirring the group, including allegations of extortion from NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre. North cited a “clear crisis” that “needs to be dealt with” for the gun... Read more →


Blackwood Resident Pleads Guilty to Meth Possession

CAMDEN, City N.J. – A Camden County, New Jersey man today admitted his role in a scheme to possess and distribute crystal methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Mauricio Melendrez, 46, of Blackwood, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle in Camden federal court to an information... Read more →


2019 Camden County HS Golf Tournament

CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ--On April 22nd, high school golfers from 13 Camden County schools competed in the 22ndAnnual Camden County High School Golf Tournament. For the first time in 22 years, the tournament hosted a girls individual championship. “We congratulate all of the players that have been chosen to participate in this... Read more →


Four Homes Destroyed by Fire in Gloucester Twp.; Two Families Displaced

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP—Sunday, April 28, 2019 at approximately 6:07 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Yorkshire Court located in the Brittany Woods Townhome Development of Gloucester Township for a report of a dwelling fire. Gloucester Township Police units arrived and observed heavy smoke coming from the front of the residence... Read more →


NJ State Police Accepting Applications

The New Jersey State Police will be accepting initial applications online from Monday, April 29 through Sunday, May 12, 2019. The road to becoming a New Jersey State Trooper does not begin at the academy; it begins now. On Monday, April 29, they will begin accepting initial applications for the position... Read more →


PA Expands Workforce Program Linking Teachers with Local Employers

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by teachers and business leaders recently to announce nearly $2.6 million in Teacher in the Workplace grants supporting 59 programs in Pennsylvania. The governor is committed to strengthening the collaboration between local educators and businesses to better prepare students with the skills for... Read more →


SPRING GOBBLER SEASON 2019 FORECAST

By Joe Kosack (excerpted from Pennsylvania Game News May 2019 issue) At a time when spring turkey hunting is drawing less of a crowd, Pennsylvania offers an almost unimaginable gobbler carryover for its 2019 spring season. Crafty old toms, strutting 2-year-olds and even ambitious jakes are available in above-average numbers to... Read more →


Quesada Mahmoud Statement on Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants in New Jersey

Twelve states and Washington DC already issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants as a matter of public safety. However, in NJ in an election year in which all 80 seats in the General Assembly are up for grabs, the issue of providing driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants is still being treated... Read more →


Murphy Orders Mississippi State Flag be Replaced by American Flag

at Liberty State Park The Mississippi state flag. (AP Photo file) TRENTON – Governor Murphy today ordered that the Mississippi state flag be replaced by the American flag at New Jersey’s Liberty State Park. Flags from every state in the country adorn poles along Freedom Way, which runs through the park.... Read more →


Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali Lambast The DCCC

Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali released the following statement: “It is unfortunate that the DCCC (the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) is using amateur smear tactics without knowing the facts and falling flat on their face; with name calling using wrong information. The fact is that Montvale is having municipal tax DECREASE for... Read more →