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May 23, 2019

Lower Township PD: Update on Upper Thorofare Bridge Repairs

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (May 23, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Work began on the Upper Thorofare Bridge located on Ocean Drive in the Cold Spring section of Lower Township on Monday, 5/20. Work will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and traffic will be returned to normal condition PRIOR to... Read more →


The State of the Jersey Shore

TRENTON NJ (May 23, 2019)gloucestercitynews.net-- The state is working hard to ensure a safe and enjoyable season at the Jersey shore, backbone of New Jersey's nearly $45 billion tourism economy, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said today during the annual State of the Shore event in Asbury... Read more →


ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS GRADUATE THE CLASS OF 2019

Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises scheduled at Catholic high schools throughout the five counties of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools are proud to announce their scheduled Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2019. Catholic schools are committed to giving students the... Read more →


Your Money: $21.5M in Clean Communities Grants to Cities

TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection is awarding $21.5 million in annual Clean Communities grants to help municipalities and counties conduct litter cleanups that improve the quality of life in New Jersey's communities, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. The DEP is awarding $19.1 million to eligible municipalities and... Read more →


12-Year-Old Juvenile Encounters Suspicious Vehicle in Gloucester Township

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2019--On Wednesday, May 22, at approximately 3:45 pm a 12-year-old female juvenile was walking her dog in the area of the 1000 Block of Cummings Avenue when she encountered a suspicious vehicle stop in the middle of the street. The driver called out to the... Read more →


Authorities Investigating Sexual Assault in North Wildwood

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – (May 23, 2019)--gloucestercitynews.net--Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland along with Chief Matthew Gallagher of the North Wildwood Police Department announce a joint investigation is being conducted of a reported Sexual Assault which occurred on May 21, 2019 in the area of the... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $308,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (May 23, 2019) – (gloucestercitynews.net)--The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $308 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the May 22nd drawing, 39,230 New Jersey players took home an estimated $198,388 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning... Read more →


Face of Defense: Coast Guard repatriates 66 migrants to the Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -May 23, 2019--(gloucestercitynews.net)— The Coast Guard repatriated 66 migrants to a Dominican Navy vessel in Dominican Republic waters Thursday afternoon, following the interdiction of three illegal migrant vessels in the Mona Passage earlier this week. Two of the interdicted migrants, one Haitian and a Dominican man,... Read more →


Look at what happened on Election Day...

If you wanted to see a contrast between what we’re fighting for in Pennsylvania, Tuesday’s election results showed the difference between the continued leftward lurch by Democrats in Pennsylvania and the pro-Constitution, pro-growth, pro-freedom message of Republicans. In Pittsburgh, two Democrats heavily financed by a socialist political action committee won... Read more →


Lumberton Man Sentenced to State Prison for Manslaughter, Attempted Murder

(May 22, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Lumberton man was sentenced today in Superior Court to 20 years in New Jersey state prison for stabbing two New York City men, one fatally, during a street fight in Lumberton in February 2018. Supreme Life, 57, of the first... Read more →


Robert J. Ambrico, of Bellmawr, 78

Robert J. Ambrico, on May 19, 2019, of Bellmawr, formerly of Camden. Age 78. Beloved husband of Nadine T. (nee Garruti) for 53 years. Devoted father of Theresa Ann Carlson (Timothy). Loving Pop Pop of Grace Ann Carlson, who was his entire world. Dear brother of Alexander Ambrico, James Ambrico... Read more →


Four Resources That Will Help Out With Online Education 

by Jeff Blaylock (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2019)--Have you already heard about online resources for students? Modern and free web resources fulfill the demand for young people who prefer to learn on their own terms, when they want and where they want. They re-imagines the possibilities of education, providing with the highest-quality... Read more →


Casting Announced for Tony, Grammy, Olivier Award Winning Jersey Boys at A.C. Hard Rock Casino

DIRECTED BY DES McANUFF at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City June 25 – July 21 ATLANTIC CITY NJ (gloucestercitynews.net) – Casting has been announced for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story ofFrankie... Read more →


Top Seven Educational Platforms to Help You Manage More

by Jeff Blaylock (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2019)--Online learning is the bread and butter of the educational sector. It is the next iteration of our ever-evolving learning institutions. More and more educational facilities now offer courses over the internet tens of thousands of students have access to without leaving the comfort of... Read more →


FAC: California AG to Disclose Police Misconduct Files

SAN FRANCISCO, CA(gloucestercitynews.net)--A San Francisco judge ordered California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to begin disclosing police-misconduct files sought by the First Amendment Coalition (FAC)—a victory for government transparency against one of the few remaining police agencies in the state to refuse to comply with Senate Bill 1421, California’s new landmark... Read more →


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University Joins ‘Time’s Up Healthcare’

(Philadelphia, PA)(gloucestercitynews.net) – The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University has joined Time’s Up Healthcare, an initiative of the Time’s Up Foundation, as a signatory member. Signatory organizations pledge to raise awareness about sexual harassment, discrimination and gender-based inequity, and make a sustained commitment to ending these injustices... Read more →


Happenings /Events in Philadelphia

Zumba Dance for Peace - Saturday, June 1 PHILADELPHIA, PA (gloucestercitynews.net)--Zumba® Dance for Peace is an expression of unity and togetherness celebrated throughout the City of Brotherly Love. On Saturday, June 1 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., hundreds of Philadelphians will gather at Dilworth Park to become a part... Read more →


ICE arrests 12 illegal aliens in Maryland

during surge enforcement effort BALTIMORE – On Thursday, officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Baltimore Field Office concluded a four-day surge enforcement action from May 13-16 netting 12 arrests. The individuals were arrested for violating U.S. immigration laws in accordance with the... Read more →


Fill Your Picnic Basket with Food Safety

to Avoid Getting Sick this Memorial Day WASHINGTON, May 22, 2019(gloucestercitynews.net) — Memorial Day kicks off the official start of summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to remind you to prevent foodborne illness before you light up that grill and pack up the cooler. Hot and humid weather combined... Read more →


FBI REPORT: Records Reveal Arson Plot

Couple Sentenced for Arson and Fraud in Fire That Resulted in First Responder’s Death COLUMBIA, KENTUCKY (gloucestercitynews.net)--A June 2011 fire completely destroyed this home rented by Steve and Brandi Pritchard in Columbia, Kentucky, leaving little for arson investigators to go on and nearly allowing the couple to escape prosecution. A... Read more →


ANNUAL KEYS AND SWORD GALA JUNE 28

PHILADELPHIA, PA (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2019)--The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul will celebrate its 3rd annual Keys and Sword Gala with a cocktail reception, dinner, music and entertainment at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. Friday, June 28, 2019 6:30 p.m. (Cocktails) 7:30 p.m. (Dinner) The Logan Philadelphia Hotel One Logan... Read more →


Coast Guard encourages participation in National Safe Boating Week

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard, along with the National Safe Boating Council, is encouraging boaters to take part in National Safe Boating Week, May 18 – 24, 2019. The purpose of National Safe Boating Week is to promote safe boating practices for recreational boaters, in an effort to reduce... Read more →