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May 19, 2019

Pa. GOP Chairman's Update

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: With the Primary Election on Tuesday, I want to remind everyone to vote! At the top of the ticket for Superior Court, I hope you will join me in supporting Cumberland County Judge Christylee Peck and Chester County... Read more →


Philadelphia Authorizes Speed Cameras Along Roosevelt Blvd.

PHILADELPHIA, May 16, 2019 – City Council today voted to adopt legislation authorizing the installation of speed cameras along Roosevelt Boulevard between Ninth Street and the Philadelphia County Line as part of the City’s commitment to Vision Zero, a strategy to eliminate traffic-related deaths by 2030. Bill #190184, introduced by... Read more →


Starts May 20: Avalon Police “Click it or Ticket”

AVALON NJ --Avalon Police will participate in the annual “Click it or Ticket” campaign which runs from May 20th through June 2nd, 2019. The campaign is designed to remind motorists and passengers to buckle up while driving in, or riding in, a motor vehicle. The New Jersey seat belt usage... Read more →


Somerset County Democrats LGBT Caucus Praise Municipalities Standing Up for June Pride Month

[Somerville, NJ](May 17, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net) – Beginning April 2, 2019, the Somerset County Democratic LGBT Caucus contacted all 21 municipalities and the board of Chosen Freeholders to offer to donate a sewn Rainbow Pride Flag to be raised in honor of June being recognized as LGBTQ+ Pride Month. The Rainbow Pride... Read more →


Municipal Innovation Summit A Success

Dialogue, Collaboration Key to Municipal Innovation (MADISON, NJ) – Municipal leaders and subject matter experts are calling Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurships’ May 11 Municipal Innovation Summit a huge success. More than 130 attendees participated in a half day event complete with panel discussions, networking, featured... Read more →


Green New Deal Town Hall held in Newark

NEWARK, NJ (May 19, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--The New Jersey Sierra Club, along with SEIU, Sunrise Movement, Blue Wave and other groups, held a Green New Deal Town Hall in Newark today. Labor leaders, environmentalists and activists spoke about the bold plan to combat climate change and address inequality. They also discussed what... Read more →


Wilkes-Barre Man Sentenced To Prison

SCRANTON PA(gloucestercitynews.net)—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Shakim Varick, age 37, of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on May 14, 2019, by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani, to 30 months’ imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for unlawfully... Read more →


Maryland’s Wild Turtles Are On the Move

Help Turtles Cross the Road, But Keep them Wild Photo by Janet Kerr (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 22,2019)--Wild turtles are currently heading to their breeding and nesting sites. During this time of year, wild turtles can often be seen crossing roads and theMaryland Department of Natural Resources urges drivers to be cautious and... Read more →


NJTV News: The Fight between Gov. Murphy & South Jersey Democrats Continues

source: NJTV News CAMDEN CITY, NJ--It’s an intraparty fight that is just now beginning to attract the public’s attention. But the implications — for the state’s budget, its economy and its business climate, not to mention its politics — are serious. The first-term governor is taking on a long-established south... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from Lebanon Valley College

ANNVILLE, PA (05/15/2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)-- Nearly 470 students celebrated their academic success and achievements during Lebanon Valley College's 150th Commencement Saturday, May 11, in Louis A. Sorrentino Gymnasium. Casey Burke of Bridgeton (08302) received a bachelor of science in exercise science. Burke graduated with the following honor(s): Cum Laude. Burke is a... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club Joins Hands Across the Sand

to Protest Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Bradley Beach, NJ (May 18, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Today, New Jersey residents, NJ Assemblyman Houghtaling, NJ Assemblywoman Downey, Bradley Beach Mayor, Gary Engelstad, The New Jersey Sierra Club, Clean Ocean Action, and the Surfrider Foundation will be joining hands in Bradley Beach in opposition to offshore drilling... Read more →


David “Gabby” C. Geserick of Bellmawr

David “Gabby” C. Geserick on May 15, 2019 of Bellmawr. Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Josephine. Devoted father of David Geserick and his wife, Lisa, and Maria Geserick. Loving grandfather of Matthew. Dear brother of the late Margaret, William, Frank and Agnes. Also survived by many nieces and... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from Boston's Emerson College

BOSTON, MA (05/17/2019)-- On Sunday, May 12, Emerson College awarded more than 970 undergraduate degrees and on May 11, awarded nearly 300 graduate degrees during the College's Commencement ceremonies. Award-winning journalist, speaker, and author Soledad O'Brien received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree and delievered the undergraduate commencement address.... Read more →


Southern NJ Coastguardsman Awarded Trophy

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ--Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thornton, a Surfman and Boatswain's Mate at Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, and recipient of the 2018 Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy, operates a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat by Barnegat Light, New... Read more →