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May 2019

A Fight Between Neighbors Over a Wandering Chicken Ends on a Happy Note

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Over the past week Gloucester City Police saved the lives of several people who had overdosed, investigated I was just visiting! Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files burglaries, responded to a number of vehicle crashes, apprehended shop lifters, etc., etc. In other words it was normal duty for members of... Read more →


Magnolia Resident charged with Possession of Child Pornography

MAGNOLIA, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Mark Girondi, 46, of Magnolia, was charged with Possession of Child Pornography according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Magnolia Police Chief Robert Stetser. On May 31, 2019, detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Members of Homeland Security... Read more →


Hirsh Singh: Cory Bookers Worst Nightmare

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Cory Booker has taken his presidential campaign in an appalling and unethical new direction. Yesterday, Booker joined the likes of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Maxine Waters in calling for the impeachment of our President who was duly elected by us - the people. When I announced my campaign "Hirsh Singh: Cory... Read more →


Williamstown Man Charged with Strict Liability Drug Death

WOODBURY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Justin J. Osterdahl (DOB: 9-1-89), of Williamstown, New Jersey, was arrested on Wednesday, May 28th on charges that he sold Heroin laced with the powerful painkiller Fentanyl to a 27-year-old Monroe Township New Jersey man, resulting in the man’s death on January 29, 2019. The fatality was investigated... Read more →


Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2019 hurricane season

MIAMI — (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--The Coast Guard reminds the public and mariners to prepare for the 2019 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 40%... Read more →


Mt. Laurel Woman Sentenced to 5 Years for Crash that Killed Husband

BURLINGTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Mount Laurel woman was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of her husband in late 2017 after the car she was driving left the roadway, struck a utility pole and overturned in... Read more →


Obituary: Marie Elizabeth Clarke of Cherry Hill & Mt. Ephraim

Cherry Hill & formerly Mt. Ephraim - (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Marie Elizabeth Clarke on May 13, 2019 age 93, of Cherry Hill, NJ; formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Born to Mae & Sal Ricciardelli in Philadelphia, PA. Marie was a kind, gentle soul with a big heart. She loved old movies, musicals, plays; to draw, sew,... Read more →


Saint Augustine Parish Gala to Raise Money to Preserve Historic Church

SPONSORED BY VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY TO RAISE CRITICAL FUNDS NEEDED TO PRESERVE THE CITY’S FOURTH-OLDEST CATHOLIC CHURCH Saint Augustine Parish will hold a premier Gala in support of its Capital Campaign seeking to raise funds for preservation of its historic church building. Mr. Jay Wright, Villanova Men’s Basketball Head Coach, will serve as... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams South Jersey Champs

UPDATED BROOKLAWN, NJ-- (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic defeated Trenton Catholic 10-0 in the South Jersey Championship Game today at the Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn, NJ. Today's victory was the team's seventh straight win. Offensively they have been on fire at the plate having scored a total of 85 runs which includes today's... Read more →


Obituary: Filomena Moses, age 96, of Mt. Ephraim

Mt. Ephraim (Gloucestercitynews.net)- Filomena Moses, age 96, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2019. She was born to the late Angelo and Rose Paresi in Camden, NJ. Filomena enjoyed sewing and collecting turtle memorobilia. She also loved animals. She will be remembered for being kind and having a... Read more →


$2.9 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6

WITH XTRA Jackpot Rolls to $2.9 Million for June 3rd Drawing TRENTON --(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $2.9 million! May 30th’s drawing produced six winners of $3,755 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the... Read more →


Obituary: Louise "Zitzi" Nacci of Bellmawr

Bellmawr, NJ - (nee Mattia) On May 27, 2019, age 93. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Nacci. Dear aunt of Linda Mattia Potts, Lisa Mattia Greenetz and Louis Mattia. Relatives and friends of the family will meet for the visitation and funeral on Tuesday morning from 9:00am to 10:00am at St.... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $64,928 Jackpot in Somerset County

TRENTON (May 31, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $64,928 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Thursday, May 30th drawing. The winning numbers were: 03, 04, 07, 16 and 18 and the XTRA number was: 05. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Boscia... Read more →


Drew Players from N.J. Earn Top Awards

MADISON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--(05/30/2019)-- The Drew University men's basketball team earned a trio of major awards from the Landmark Conference. Junior guard Riley Collins was named Player of the Year and senior forward Nate Aldrich earned Defensive Player of the Year honors. Each distinction was a first for Drew. In addition, Head Coach... Read more →


Commercial mature female hard crab catch limits for Chesapeake Bay

x Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files PUBLIC NOTICE Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services Commercial Mature Female Hard Crab Catch Limits April 2019 - June 2020 The secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, pursuant to the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 08.02.03.14, announces the commercial mature female hard crab... Read more →


NATIONAL TRAILS DAY IN NEW JERSEY JUNE 1

TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)- The Department of Environmental Protection invites residents and visitors to spend time outdoors on Saturday, June 1 in observance of National Trails Day in New Jersey, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced. Governor Phil Murphy has issued a proclamation designating June 1 as New Jersey Trails Day. More than 30 events... Read more →


Business News: The Bear & The Rat...Cool Treats for Dogs Expands with Whole Foods

Healthy, frozen snack brand for dogs The Bear & The Rat: Cool Treats for Dogs announced today that it will be available at all Whole Foods Market locations this April. The retailer will roll out two of the brand’s frozen yogurt dog treat SKUs. With a proven record at Publix in the... Read more →


A.C. Electric Completes Work to Ready the Energy Grid for Summer Demand

Customers should prepare for storms and take easy steps to keep their summer energy bills in check MAYS LANDING, N.J. (May 29, 2019) – With summer just around the corner, Atlantic City Electric has been hard at work, prepping its systems and testing its processes and procedures, all part of the company’s... Read more →


NJ Students Named to CCU Dean's List

More than 2,000 CCU students named to Dean's List for Spring 2019 CONWAY, SC (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(05/28/2019)-- More than 2,000 Coastal Carolina University students were named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester. That's nearly 20 percent of the student body with a grade point average between 3.5-3.99 for the spring semester.... Read more →


WIN A BOAT OR A TRUCK AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO ATLANTIC CITY

Atlantic City, N.J. (May 31, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City wants to give you a brand-new 2019 Ford F-150 or a Tahoe 550TF as part of their “Land or Sea Sweepstakes” on Sunday, June 9. Guests can use their Wild Card while playing their favorite slots starting... Read more →


NY Man Wanted for Murder Added to FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List

Rye, NY (Gloucestercitynews.net)--—The FBI Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force announced today, along with the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office and Haverstraw Police Department, that Eugene Palmer (DOB: 4/4/1939) has been added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Palmer is wanted on a federal warrant for unlawful flight to avoid... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino A.C. and Ocean Casino Resort Celebrate Anniversary

Atlantic City, N.J. (May 28, 2019) – Atlantic City’s two newest properties, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Casino Resort opened their doors on June 28, 2018 within hours of each other and to commemorate one year open, the resorts will offer a collaborative firework show to celebrate with... Read more →


South Jersey Cycling Tour rolls through Salem and Gloucester County 

Appel Farm is pleased to present the fourth annual South Jersey Cycling Tour sponsored by Subaru of America! (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 30, 2019)--Riders will cruise the picturesque countryside between Elmer and Pilesgrove on this rolling ride, which begins in Salem County at Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus, past historic peach farms, fields of... Read more →


KIMPTON HOTEL PALOMAR HOSTS 7th ANNUAL GLAMSINO ROYALE

Boutique Rittenhouse hotel holds swanky casino fundraiser to benefit Action Wellness Philadelphia, PA (May 28, 2019) - Kimpton Hotel Palomar welcomes guests to its seventh annual Glamsino Royale event to benefit Action Wellness on Monday, June 24 from 6 - 9 p.m. In years past, the event has taken place in February,... Read more →


NJ Students named to Dean's List at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, PA (05/30/2019)-- The following students were named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester at Grove City College Matthew Horner, a Finance major, has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester. Matthew is a 2016 graduate of Highland Regional High School and is the... Read more →


“Operation Helping Hand” Offers Substance Abuse Treatment Following Narcan Revival

BURLINGTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--A new initiative that offers assistance to substance abusers in the moments after they have been revived from an overdose has resulted in dozens of Burlington County residents being connected to addiction treatment services under a grant-funded program dubbed Operation Helping Hand, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today. “Our... Read more →


Rams Face Trenton Catholic Friday at 3PM

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 30, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic will face Trenton Catholic in the South Jersey, Non-Public B. sectional finals Friday, at 3 PM at the Joe Barth Field, Browning Road, Brooklawn. The Rams advanced to Friday's game after beating Holy Spirit 10-0 on Wednesday. Lillo Paxia was 1-for-2 with a double, three RBI... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Reminds Public of Gloucester Township Day Sat.

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The annual Gloucester Township Day event will be occurring Saturday June 1st from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm with fireworks at 10:00 pm. A large volume of vehicular and pedestrian traffic is expected at this event throughout the day. Motorist may experience delays on Chews Landing Road, Kelly Drivers... Read more →


Video/Photos of Coast Guard Rescue of Sailboat Occupants Off NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (May 30, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)— Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman from a capsized sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic City late Wednesday night. The Coast Guard’s Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, was notified of the vessel’s distress after receiving an alert from the crew’s Electronic... Read more →


Rolling Thunder 2019: 'This is what The American Legion is'

By Mark Seavey As the National Chairman of the American Legion Riders, Bob Sussan has talked to a lot of Gold Star families, and a lot of riders. And the message he hears from both about Memorial Day and the annual Rolling Thunder demonstration ride is the same: that veterans and the... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $59,976 Jackpot in Union County

TRENTON (May 30, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)- – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $59,976 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, May 29th drawing. The winning numbers were: 02, 06, 10, 11 and 24 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is BP... Read more →


DNREC and Center for the Inland Bays to host Water Family Fest

OCEAN VIEW (May 28, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays will host their first annual Water Family Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 8 at the James Farm Ecological Preserve, 30048 Cedar Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970. Admission is... Read more →


Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat, 65 miles east of NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (GloucesterCityNews.net)(May 30, 2019) — Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman from a capsized sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic City late Wednesday night. The Coast Guard’s Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, was notified of the vessel’s distress after receiving an alert from the crew’s... Read more →


NJ News Commons: New Measures Could Tighten State's Gun Laws

This write-up by Matt Arco is a good primer on the gun control measures in the Legislature that might make Gov. Phil Murphy's promise "to be a leader in the fight for common-sense gun safety" actually come true. (NJ.com) This bill would criminalize acting as a straw purchaser as well as selling,... Read more →


A Shooting Threat Closes Winslow High School

UPDATE: Today, at approximately 12 noon, Winslow Middle School Administration notified Winslow Police that they had recovered an air-soft handgun at the Middle School. Officers and Detectives responded back to the Middle School and met with school personnel and a 12y/o male, juvenile in the office. The school personnel turned over a... Read more →