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May 16, 2019

Former governors, state leaders, and NJ NAACP Visit Camden City

They talked progress, local entrepreneurship, and building a strong path forward to inclusive prosperity CAMDEN CITY, NJ (May 16, 2019)--Today Governor James J. Florio and Governor Jon S. Corzine joined state leaders and the New Jersey NAACP to discuss the dramatic progress the City of Camden has made over the... Read more →


2019 GHS Lady Lions Open Playoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 16, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--The Lady Lions opened the 2019 NJ State Group 1 playoffs at home beating visiting Woodstown 10 - 0. The Lions Emilee Hillman homered and Vanessa Pino pitched the shutout. With the win the Lady Lions advance to the 2nd round. Photo Courtesy of Bruce... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: VOTERS WILL DECIDE FATE OF RECREATIONAL WEED IN 2020

On the future of legalizing recreational cannabis, Sen. Pres. Steve Sweeney said he has decided to abandon ship — that is, if that ship were the plan to secure enough votes in the state Senate. That vessel will stay in the middle of the ocean as lawmakers "pivot" to focus... Read more →


Joseph H. Everhart, Brooklawn Councilman & Planning Board Member

Brooklawn - On May 14, 2019. Age 73. He is survived by his sons; Kevin and Jeffrey Everhart, grandson, Salvatore and granddaughter, Nina. He was predeceased by wife, Frances Rose (Law) Everhart in March of 2008. Joseph worked for many years as an electrical engineer with RCA and later L3... Read more →


Dr. Claire J. Call (nee McElhone) former Gloucester City Resident

MOORESTOWN, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)--Dr. Claire J. Call (nee McElhone) On May 14, 2019 age 98 longtime resident of Moorestown, NJ. Dr. McElhone Call was a Podiatrist who had her private practice in the home where she grew up in Gloucester City. She was a member of the American Society of Podiatric... Read more →


Robert F. Cheety, of Williamstown; Gloucester Iron & Metal Employee

Robert Francis Cheety Williamstown – On May 12, 2019. Age 63. Beloved son of the late Francis R. Cheety and Mary T. Cheety (nee Potts). Survived by his daughters, Mary and Tricia Rodenbaugh; loving companion Judy Kushall; beloved siblings, Theresa Donahue (Mike), Patricia Little, Francis Cheety (Suzi), Louise Ilconich (Joe)... Read more →


**REGISTERING IS FREE, QUICK, EASY AND REQUIRED!**

REMINDER: All saltwater anglers must register with the NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program (NJSRRP) prior to fishing in 2019. Those who registered in 2018 must renew for this year. Anglers with a valid license/registration from another state, or a NJ freshwater license, are still required to register (for free) with... Read more →


Pure Baseball Zero-Tolerance Campaign

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)--In late 2018, USA Baseball launched Pure Baseball as its zero-tolerance campaign for any type of abuse within the sport of baseball. Over the course of the last few years, we have seen abuse of minor athletes within the US Olympic family come to the forefront. Too many... Read more →


NJDOT and NJTPA announce nearly $20 million in Federal grants

to improve local transportation Safe Routes to School grants funding will help municipalities make pedestrian safety improvements (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) today announced the awarding of nearly $20 million in 27 federal grants under the Safe... Read more →


Arts Ed NJ to Receive $98,000 Grant

from the National Endowment for the Arts (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)--Warren, NJ—National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcement is an Art Works... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ Students

Michael Fox of Hainesport Named to Winter 2019 President's List SPARTANBURG, SC (05/14/2019)-- Michael Fox of Hainesport, NJ, has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic's President's List for the winter 2019 academic quarter. President's List students have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 for the quarter. Sherman College... Read more →


Patcong Creek Cleanup Set for May 19

A clean-up at Patcong Creek will take place May 19. (Courtesy Patcong Creek Foundation) (LINWOOD, NJ)(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)--Here is chance to help the community and have a lot of fun. The 14th annual Patcong Creek Cleanup is planned for Sunday, May 19 starting at 9:30 a.m. The clean-up, hosted by... Read more →


New NJ Working Families state director talks progressive agenda

BY Joanna Gagis, Producer/Correspondent (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)--New Jersey Working Families has named Sue Altman to serve as its new state director. She steps into the role vacated by Analilia Mejia, who recently took the role of national political director for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Altman says her work as... Read more →


‘Wear Your Life Jacket to Work’ May 17

DOVER (May 15, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net) – DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police are endorsing “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” on Friday, May 17, joining boating professionals and outdoor enthusiasts to promote life jackets always being worn as a safe boating practice. Wearing a life jacket to work heightens... Read more →


BrightView Landscapes Named Official Field Consultant for MLB

May 13, 2019 04:10 PM Eastern Daylight Time BLUE BELL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BrightView Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BV) (“BrightView”), the nation’s leading commercial landscaping services company, today announced that its Sports Turf Division has been named Major League Baseball’s Official Field Consultant. BrightView Sports Turf has consulted with Major League Baseball (MLB)... Read more →


GOVERNOR'S SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT AT ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK

TRENTON (gloucestercitynews.net)- The 28th annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament, a popular competition for anglers of all ages, will be held at Island Beach State Park in Ocean County on Sunday, May 19. The tournament offers participants a great way to enjoy the sport of surf fishing while vying to catch... Read more →


How to travel the East Coast

The east coast of America is home to some of the most cultured and vibrant cities in the United States. Facing the Atlantic Ocean, it has centuries of history behind it in terms of immigration and pivotal moments in the founding of the United States as we know it today.... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ Students

Albright Students Present Original Artwork at Freedman Gallery READING, PA (05/13/2019)-- Fifty-five Albright College students presented original artwork for the Freedman Gallery's annual juried student exhibit, this May. Several artists earned prizes and awards, given in different categories during a special reception and many of the exhibitors sold work to... Read more →


Traffic Advisory for Gloucester Township Area

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)--The Gloucester Township Police Department has issued the following traffic advisory. This Thursday, Friday and Saturday Our Lady of Hope Church will be holding their annual carnival from 6pm-10pm on Thursday and 6pm-11pm Friday and Saturday. Please use caution in the area due to higher... Read more →


AG Grewal, DEP Announce Suit Against 3M, DuPont, Others

for Making, Selling Toxic Chemicals in Firefighting Foam Product view complaint TRENTON (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner (DEP) Catherine R. McCabe, and Acting Division of Consumer Affairs Director Paul Rodríguez announced today that the State has filed a lawsuit against companies for... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Singh for U.S. Senate

Hirsh Singh, a young, energetic engineer, working in the aerospace and defense industry, born and raised in Atlantic County, NJ, is running against Cory Booker in 2020 for U.S Senate. Hirsh received early support and endorsements from all over New Jersey! From the New Jersey Republican National Committeeman and Committeewoman... Read more →


How’s and Why’s of Choosing a Home Warranty Plan Today

(May 16, 2019)--A home warranty is a type of protection one can use to cover home systems and appliances. It will help in case of a breakdown as the warranty provider will pay for the majority of it. This type of coverage grows more popular as the appliances installed in... Read more →