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May 17, 2019

Retired State Trooper Tony Samulis Dies Suddenly

Anthony “Tony” J. Samulis Anthony “Tony” J. Samulis, 66, of Blackwood, New Jersey, died suddenly on May 15, 2019. Tony leaves behind his beloved wife Patti (nee Houston) with whom he shared 41 years of marriage, friendship and family. He also leaves behind three wonderful sons of whom he was... Read more →


Beverly City Drug Ring Suspects Indicted

Charles C. Tallmadge Jr., 58 Derrick Bell, 27 Robert Hawkins, 49 Davaughn J. Whitfield-Gaines, 21 BEVERLY CITY, NJ (May 17, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--An undercover narcotics operation conducted early last year in Beverly City has resulted in the indictment of four residents on 59 total counts of illegal drug-related activity involving the possession... Read more →


Pemberton Township Man Pleads Guilty to Fatally Stabbing Wife

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP NJ (May 17, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man has pled guilty to fatally attacking his wife last summer with a hammer and knife at their home in the Browns Mills section of the township. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Kenneth... Read more →


South Jersey Politicians Meet In Camden City to Praise Tax Incentive Program

(Camden City, NJ)(gloucestercitynews.net)May 17, 2019) – Two former governors of the state of New Jersey joined Camden’s elected officials, labor leaders, the state NAACP president and residents at the James J. Florio Center for Public Service to address the progress that’s been made in the City. Flanked by stakeholders, legislators,... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: NEW TAX PLAN ON SCHOOLS, HEALTH, WORKER PENSIONS

At a raucous event in Camden last night, public workers blasted hair-metal music and booed state Sen. Pres. Steve Sweeney hours after he unveiled a 'Path to Progress' fiscal plan, with 27 bills total. The less-than-warm welcome was because one part of Sweeney's plan to balance the budget is reducing... Read more →


Plants of the Pine Barrens Ecosystem

The Pine Barrens is home to many plants that are considered threatened or endangered because of their rarity in the state, the nation or the world. First, some numbers. The Pine Barrens is home to 8 species of gymnosperms (plants like the pine trees that do not produce true flowers),... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Alaina Silber SJ Top Teacher

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 17, 2019)--As Gloucester Catholic High School's English and Religion teacher, Mrs. Silber understands the importance of service and spirituality as a part of student life and Gloucester Catholic's mission. She has creatively helped students experience both components through classroom education and service activities within local communities. She is the... Read more →


Williamstown HS Baseball Player Tim Chew Honored

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 17,2019)--Congratulation to Tim Chew, Williamstown High School second-baseman who was named NJ.com Tri-County player of the week. In four games last week, Chew, a senior, went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and three RBIs against Wildwood and was 2-for-2 with a double, runs scored and RBI in a win... Read more →


Food Lion Donates 500 Millionth Meal to Fight Hunger

Retailer meets its inaugural goal through its hunger relief initiative Food Lion Feeds SALISBURY, N.C. – With 1 in 8 neighbors, including 1 in 6 children, facing hunger across its 10-state footprint, Food Lion set out to help its neighbors by launching Food Lion Feeds, the company’s hunger relief initiative,... Read more →


Gloucester High School Weekly Sports Round-Up

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 17, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Congratulations to Gloucester High's boy's track and field team for a successful evening at the Tri-Country Championship meet on May 15. AJ Radlinger (left) placed second in the discus and third in shot put. AJ Parent placed third in the 3200. (source GHS) Congratulations to... Read more →


Businesses Helping Homeless in PA

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)(gloucestercitynews.net)--FHLBank Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) are partnering for a second year to fund programs across the state that work to address homelessness. FHLBank Pittsburgh is providing $3 million toward the effort, which is called Home4Good, and PHFA is providing $1.5 million, for a total contribution... Read more →


Graduating Student Takes Accelerated Path to a Career in Finance

Harry Harris By Jeanne Leong Harry Harris’ intense focus on an early start to a career in finance led him to pack a four-year Rutgers University‒Camden business curriculum into three years. “There are plenty of people out there with the same skills as you have, and to stand out you... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $270,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (May 16, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $270 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the May 15th drawing, 36,378 New Jersey players took home an estimated $180,866 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to Lottery... Read more →


ComedySportz Philly Hosts World Championship

ComedySportz Teams from Around the World come to Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)-- - CSz Philly will host the annual ComedySportz World Championship in Philadelphia this summer. This July, 30 teams from around the United States and United Kingdom will come to Philadelphia for a week of workshops and a... Read more →


Delaware River Sojourn June 15-22

Volunteer River Cleanup Scheduled for June 14 WEST TRENTON, N.J. (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 2019) – Interested paddlers are invited to register for the 25th Annual Delaware River Sojourn taking place June 15-22. The Delaware River Sojourn combines guided paddling excursions with interpretive programs, camping, and camaraderie. Participants may sign up for the... Read more →


The Mars Essex Horse Trials Continue Support of the LifeCamp

Far Hills, NJ – May 2019(gloucestercitynews.net) - The Mars Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend is pleased to announce its continued support of the LifeCamp in Pottersville, NJ. Celebrating its third running June 21-23, 2019 at the beautiful, historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, New Jersey, the Mars Essex Horse Trials... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ Students

Belmont University Announces Spring 2019 Dean's List NASHVILLE, TN (05/17/2019)-- The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Spring 2019 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.... Read more →


Information About NJ's Beach Season Can Be Found Online

TRENTON (gloucestercitynews.net)- The Department of Environmental Protection is readying for the upcoming beach season by reminding residents about programs that help maintain New Jersey's excellent beach water quality and the various online platforms available to help the public be shore ready this summer, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. New... Read more →


Atlantic City International Airport to Conduct Emergency Preparedness Exercise

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)--The South Jersey Transportation Authority owner/operator of the Atlantic City International Airport will be conducting an emergency exercise onSaturday, May 18 from 0600 to 1400 hours at the Atlantic City International Airport. The purpose of the exercise is to test the Airport's and surrounding mutual aid companies'... Read more →


The Advantages of Learning A New Language At A Young Age

Learning a new language as a child at a young age is definitely advantageous. There are various reasons for this, including the fact that it is simply easier for children to accomplish. Additionally, a second language allows for increased potential to open up doors for them in adulthood. To find... Read more →


NJ Medical Students Receive Scholarships from MDAdvantage

Lawrenceville,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) May 14, 2019--MDAdvantage Insurance Company is pleased to announce seven 2019 EJI Excellence in Medicine Scholarship Fund recipients, who have each received a scholarship to use for their medical or healthcare education. The scholarship funds were raised from this year’s Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine... Read more →


A Look Into the Federal and Statewide Illegality of Marijuana

We are witnessing a wave of marijuana legalization and decriminalization all across the US. More than 30 states have legalized it for medicinal uses. Moreover, 10 states have put blanket marijuana legalization in places where people can use it both recreational and therapeutic purposes. Many states are also in the... Read more →