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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... 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... 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:... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


McDaniel College Graduate Griffin James Crowley of Cape May Commissioned as Second Lieutenant

WESTMINSTER, MD (05/28/2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)-- Griffin James Crowley of Cape May (08204) was one of six McDaniel College graduates commissioned May 24 as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Crowley also graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies on May 25 from McDaniel. Crowley is a... Read more →


2020 Miss America Competition Returns to NBC

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– May 29, 2019 – NBC and the Miss America Organization announced today that “The 2020 Miss America Competition” will air LIVE on NBC . Discussions are currently underway with potential venues.The date and location of the competition will be announced soon. The scholarship competition returns to NBC,... Read more →


Coast Guard cautions public against illegal charters, investigates illegal operations

PHILADELPHIA (gloucestercitynews.net)– The Coast Guard is reminding the public that unlicensed vessel charters are both illegal and unsafe to the consumer. The Coast Guard is currently investigating and issuing violations to owners of vessels offering unlicensed charter services in the states of New Jersey and Delaware. Hiring an unlicensed charter is... Read more →


Joanne E. Brooks, of Brooklawn, Cooper Hospital Employee, GHS Alumnus

Brooklawn (Gloucestercitynews.net)- Joanne E. Brooks (nee Phillips), age 65 died on May 27, 2019. Joanne lived in Brooklawn most of her life and graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1972. She worked as a Medical Records Analyst at Cooper Hospital for 39 years. Survived by her son David P. (Ellen)... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from University of Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (05/28/2019)-- (gloucestercitynews.net)--Local residents were among more than 850 bachelor's and associate's degree recipients at its undergraduate commencement on May 26 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre. Kathleen Sprows Cummings, Ph.D. '93, G'93, director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the... Read more →


Stamp Out Hunger collects more than 180,000 pounds of food for  Food Bank of South Jersey

Food Bank of South Jersey Holds 27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Pennsauken, NJ – May 30, 2019 –The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) recently partnered with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and the United States Postal Service (USPS) for Stamp Out Hunger®, the country’s... Read more →


Silver Diner Hosts 10th Annual American Collectors Insurance Car Show

CHERRY HILL, NJ – (gloucestercitynews.net)--Come support Toys for Tots while showing off your car at the 10th Annual American Collectors Insurance Car Show on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Silver Diner, located at 2131 Route 38 in Cherry Hill. The rain date is Sunday, June 2... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Announces Winner of 2019 Cooper Civic Leadership Award

(Camden, NJ) Nidhi Baxi, an undergraduate biology student at Rutgers University-Camden, was named as the winner of the 2019 Cooper Civic Leadership Award at the Eighth Annual Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement held recently. Cooper University Health Care established the Civic Leadership Award in 2018 to honor a Rutgers University-Camden student... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to Lebanon Valley College Dean's List

ANNVILLE, PA (05/28/2019)-- (gloucestercitynews.net)--Lebanon Valley College congratulates more than 650 students named to the Dean's List for the spring 2019 semester. Dean's list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0. Local students include: Paul Biagi of Vineland, 08361, is pursuing a bachelor of science in actuarial... Read more →


OBITUARY: Jacqueline Mary King `of Gloucester City, age 40

Jacqueline Mary King Gloucester City NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)- On May 24, 2019. Age 40. Beloved daughter of the late Diane Chiccino and Harry Ott. Loving sister of Robert Dale Dietrich and the late Harry Robert King. Cherished aunt of Mariah Marie Dietrich and Brooke and Logan Dietrich Relatives and friends are invited... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from York College

YORK, PA (05/28/2019)-- (gloucestercitynews.net)--Over 650 students graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 18. David Agger of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054) graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. Morgan Brady of Galloway, NJ (08205) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Middle Level... Read more →


Delaware's 33rd Annual Youth Fishing Tournament June 1

Tournament marks start of National Fishing & Boating Week June 1-9; entry forms online DOVER--(gloucestercitynews.net) – As part of Delaware’s participation in National Fishing and Boating Week from June 1-9, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police will hold their 33rd Annual Youth Fishing Tournament from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.,... Read more →


The Rite Aid Foundation Announces Additional $6 Million Commitment to Folds of Honor

CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(gloucestercitynews.net)--Over the Memorial Day weekend, The Rite Aid Foundation announced a three-year, $6 million commitment to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to children of military service members who have been killed or seriously wounded while serving our country. This is The Rite Aid... Read more →


New Jersey Ranks #1 for Most Homework Excuses

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 30,2019)--The dog ate my homework? That’s so old school. Give American students some credit: They've become more creative when it comes to excuses for either turning in assignments late — or not submitting them at all. But one fact remains — they still need help getting homework done. Consider: Nearly... Read more →


Authorities Suspend Search for Plane that Crashed in Ocean near Cape May

CAPE MAY, N.J. —(Gloucestercitynews.net)— The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing pilot Wednesday evening, which began when a single-engine airplane was seen crashing into the water near Cape May Point, just before noon. The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police, Cape May Fire Department, Cape May Police, Beach Patrol... Read more →