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May 15, 2019

Letters to the Editor: Camden City Has Real Hope for the First Time in Decades

I was born in Camden 65 years ago and over my lifetime have watched its decline as businesses and residents fled the city. For the first time I see real hope for the city and its residents. This hope stems from public policy measures put in place to spur development... Read more →


Pennsauken Woman Charged in Flying Crust Pizza Crash

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 15, 2019)--Kimberly Killion, 34, of Pennsauken, was charged today with three counts of third-degree Assault by Auto, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo. Killion was also charged with Driving Under the Influence, Driving Under the Influence in a School Zone, Reckless Driving and Failure to Wear a... Read more →


Homeland Security Agent & CC Prosecutor Arrest Atlantic City Man for Allegedly Luring a Minor

(gloucestercitynews.net)May 15, 2019--Howard Brown, 56, of Atlantic City, believed he was chatting with a 14-year-old boy he met online. However, Brown had actually been sending messages to an undercover Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent working with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU). The investigation began on April... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Savannah Police Sergeant Kelvin Ansari, Shot and Killed

Savannah Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, May 11, 2019 SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, (gloucestercitynews.net)--Sergeant Kelvin Ansari was shot and killed as he attempted to apprehend a robbery suspect. He and other officers had responded to a robbery that occurred at a barbershop in the 2300 block of Bull Street. The... Read more →


NJ News Commons: RUTGERS STUDENT PAPER IN DANGER OF SHUTTING DOWN

For the first time in its history, the daily student paper at Rutgers University, The Daily Targum, failed to pass a student funding referendum that is crucial for its operating budget. The paper is written and edited entirely by students, and it has served Rutgers since 1869. Its future is... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on State Revenue Announcements

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President and CEO Michele N.Siekerka, Esq. today issued the following statement on state revenue announcements by the state Office of Legislative Services and Treasury. "The state tax collections announced today are encouraging, but not necessarily surprising considering the strength of the national economy, coupled... Read more →


DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS FROM CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS TO BE HONORED

AT THE 40TH ANNUAL ACADEMIC HONORS CONVOCATION (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 15, 2019)--Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the main celebrant during a Liturgy of the Word preceding the 40th Annual Academic Honors Convocation at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The 2019 All Catholic Chorus will provide the... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric to Perform Annual System Testing forEnergy Wise Rewards™

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (May 15, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net) – An energy conservation system test will be called Thursday, May 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. for Atlantic City Electric customers participating in Energy Wise Rewards to test equipment prior to the peak summer season. For participating customers, Atlantic City Electric will cycle... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $339,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (May 15, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $339 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, May 14th drawing, 23 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket... Read more →


Haymond Morgan, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City-- (gloucestercitynews.net)-– On May 13, 2019. Age 68. Loving husband of 32 years to Robin S. Morgan (nee Burns). Beloved father of Andrew Morgan (Amber), Lorraine Morgan, Naomi Dippole (Tim), Andrea Morgan (Doningo), Brandon Allen, Chad Allen and the late Alexis Morgan. Cherished grandfather of 8. Haymond was 1... Read more →


One Lucky Cash 5 Ticket Wins $353,354 Jackpot in Essex County

TRENTON (May 15, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $353,354 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, May 14th drawing. The winning numbers were: 12, 13, 17, 23 and 29 and the XTRA number was: 04. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket... Read more →


The History of American Legion Baseball (video)

The American Legion celebrated its centennial at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., March 29-30, with the airing of a new 8-minute film on the history of American Legion Baseball. “American Legion Baseball: Citizenship Through Sportsmanship” was played inside the Hall of Fame’s Bullpen Theater to hundreds... Read more →


Border Patrol Apprehends 251 Illegal Aliens in Presidio, Texas

PRESIDIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Presidio Station apprehended 251 illegal aliens in the last four days, from Thursday to Sunday. The illegal aliens are citizens from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. A group of aliens in Presidio. Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Matthew Hudak... Read more →


NEW JERSEY LOTTERY SCAM ALERT

Residents Beware of Fraudulent Messaging TRENTON (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 15, 2019) – Following reports of alleged lottery scams that have cropped up over the past weeks in telephone calls and on social media posts, New Jersey Lottery is cautioning residents to beware of any social media postings, emails or telephone calls from... Read more →


$500,000 Grant to Cooper Health/Penn Medicine Princeton Health

to Integrate Health Care for Military, Veterans, First Responders The New Jersey Department of Health today announced $500,000 in grant funds to Cooper Health System and Penn Medicine Princeton Health to support the integration of primary care, behavioral health, palliative care, hospice and telehealth services for military members, veterans and... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Billy The Town Dog

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet (gloucestercitynews.net)--Billy’s been a busy guy ever since he became the official town dog here. Sally had been the town dog until she passed away on Doc’s porch, and then Billy’s owner died just two weeks after that, so it was something of a natural progression. Sometimes... Read more →


Woman Sentenced for Stealing Father's SS & Pension Benefits

for 12 Years After He Died TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Hudson County woman was sentenced today for stealing approximately $272,000 by fraudulently collecting her father’s Social Security, permanent disability, and pension benefits for over 12 years after he died. Sylvia Wilkerson, 68, of Jersey City,... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic HS Happenings

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Become a “Ram for the Day”. Schedule a shadow day be visiting www.gchsrams.org and click on the Ram for a day link. You can also email Mr. Tom Flynn in the Admissions office tflynn@gchsrams.org. The Fr. Sullivan Golf Tournament will be held at the Pitman Golf Club on... Read more →


Somer Points Council President McGuigan to be Honored

MediaWizeMay 10, 2019 Council President Sean McGuigan, left, will receive a community award in recognition of his volunteerism. He is pictured here with Mayor Jack Glasser presenting a proclamation to local lacrosse player Vincent Giunta. Somers Point Council President Sean McGuigan will be honored by the Mainland Regional Education Foundation... Read more →


Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament May 19

A Day of Family Fun At 27th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament The annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament is held on the third Sunday in May at Island Beach State Park. In 2019 the tournament will be held on Sunday, May 19. A variety of species are eligible for entry... Read more →


NJ SPORTS BOOKS ACCEPT MORE THAN $300M IN APRIL BETS

Online sports betting continues to drive handle and interest in online casinos, according to PlayNJ.com (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — The Final Four, the first full month of professional baseball, and the beginning of the NBA and NHL playoffs all helped push New Jersey online and retail sportsbooks to a strong... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Honor our law enforcement officers

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 15, 2019)--Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day when we pause to give thanks to law enforcement officers who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. As veterans, we understand the courage it takes to provide security, rush into harm’s way and keep Americans safe.... Read more →