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June 11, 2019

Students from New Jersey Graduate from University of the Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (06/11/2019)-- University of the Sciences recognized graduates as part of the University's 198th Commencement celebration in Philadelphia, Pa., on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Ashley Ha of Sicklerville (08081) graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Biochemistry. Ronald Boorman Jr of Millville (08332) graduated with a bachelor of... Read more →


Camden County Democratic Committee Re-Elects Beach to Lead

(Cherry Hill, NJ)- (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 11, 2019)--One week after the candidates for the Camden County Democratic Committee overwhelmingly defeated their opponents in the June 4th Primary Election, the County Committee gathered to reorganize and select a Chair and Vice Chair. In front of a packed house and nominated by Camden Mayor... Read more →


Coast Guard, U.S. Army rescues 2 people from submerged vessel in Chesapeake Bay

RELATED FACE OF DEFENSE Portsmouth, Va. — (Gloucestercitynews.net)( June 11, 2019)--The Coast Guard and the Army rescued two people from the water 6.5 miles west of Fisherman Island, Virginia, Monday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads initially received the report from soldiers aboard the U.S. Army vessel New... Read more →


By the numbers: Chester County ranks the richest of Pennsylvania counties

The Center Square Chester County was ranked the richest county in Pennsylvania in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the most affluent regions in all 50 states. Chester recorded a median household income of $92,417 annually, based on 2017 U.S. Census Bureau data. That compares to a statewide median household... Read more →


Timothy Canfield of Berlin Sentenced to 18 Years for Bow and Arrow Murder

Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 11, 2019)--On Monday, June 10, 2019, Timothy Canfield, 31, of Berlin Borough, was sentenced to a term of 18 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable David Ragonese, J.S.C. The 18-year sentence is subject to the No Early Release Act, which... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: REPUBLICANS SAY BILL IS UNFAIR TO LANDLORDS

Gloucestercitynews.net-- The state Senate cleared two tenants rights' bills yesterday — and one of them is getting some pushback from Republican lawmakers, Colleen O'Dea reports. The first bill would expand the grace period for tenants who are late on paying rent. The more controversial bill would expand state law to... Read more →


VIDEO: Jon Stewart Lambast Congress for Missing 9/11 Hearing

Washington D.C. June 11, 2019--(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend Tuesday’s hearing on a bill that would ensure the fund can pay benefits for the next 70 years. “Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time. It’s... Read more →


Pemberton Man Arrested for Stabbing Brother, Setting House Afire 

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 11, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David Jantas announced that a Pemberton Township man has been charged with stabbing his brother in the home that they share after his brother tried to prevent him from setting the residence on fire following... Read more →


Consumer Group Expresses Concern for Bad Policies that Harm Families, Businesses

Trenton, NJ –(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Yesterday, on the steps of the statehouse, elected officials joined activist groups for a rally that called for halting the use of natural gas and pipeline infrastructure. Notably, the rally didn’t offer any thoughts about how New Jersey families would meet their essential energy needs, failing to focus... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: Railroad-crossing repairs begin in Gloucester City

Necessary safety work will require road closure and detours this week (Trenton)(Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 11, 2019)--New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a three-day closure and detour of Collings Road this week in Gloucester City, Camden County. Beginning... Read more →


One New York Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (June 11, 2019) – One New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Monday, June 10th drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize. In addition, two lucky ticket holders won $2,500 by matching four... Read more →


Op-Ed: Recreational pot and Gov. Wolf's rose-colored glasses

By Mark O’Keefe | The Center Square Gov. Tom Wolf needs to take off his rose-colored glasses and face reality. In a recent interview with KYW Newsradio, Wolf said Pennsylvanians would “like to see some movement’’ on legalizing marijuana. While it’s true that a recent Franklin & Marshall poll showed... Read more →


EDUCATIONAL SERIES ON ADDICTION

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), along with the Office for the New Evangelization, will host the inspirational series, “We Thirst,” a comprehensive educational retreat program. This series is designed to educate and spread awareness about the topic of addiction from a Christian perspective. It... Read more →


Delaware Fish and Wildlife Announce Results from Youth Fishing Tournament

DOVER (June 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Under mostly sunny skies, 165 young anglers and their families gathered Saturday, June 1, at three Delaware ponds for DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police 33rd Annual Youth Fishing Tournament. All fish caught in the tournament were weighed and released, as young anglers learned a... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ Students

Kirsten A Wimberg of Galloway Graduates from Mary Baldwin University STAUNTON, VA (06/03/2019)-- On May 19, the MBU family bid farewell to 420 members of the Class of 2019 on Page Terrace during the university's 177th Commencement exercises. "To each of you this Commencement captures the challenges you have overcome,"... Read more →


Elaine McNamee (nee Guarini) of Bellmawr

Elaine McNamee (nee Guarini), on June 10, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 83. Beloved wife of Bernard. Devoted mother of Christine McNamee, Michelle McPoyle and her husband John and the late Robert. Loving grandmother of Bridgette Heisler, Shawn McPoyle, and Matthew McPoyle. Dear sister of Roberta Ascenzi and Carol Guarini. Also... Read more →


Study Links Poor Sleep with Poor Nutrition

People who routinely sleep less than 7 hours per night show lower intakes of critical nutrients Newswise — Baltimore (June 9, 2019) – Many Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, and many do not consume the recommended amounts of important vitamins and minerals. A new study suggests... Read more →


Cory Booker And Phil Murphy, Perfect Together

Flanagan: Booker’s actions don’t match his rhetoric on women’s rights LAWRENCEVILLE Gloucestercitynews.net)– Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Tricia Flanagan, said that U.S. Senator Cory Booker bringing New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on the Iowa campaign trail doesn’t match the Senator’s rhetoric on women’s rights. Tricia Flanagan asked, “Does Senator Booker... Read more →


From Start to Finish: A Look at the Loan Application Process

Do you need to borrow money from a bank or credit union? Whether it's a mortgage loan, a car loan, or a personal loan, you're definitely not the only one interested in filling out an application. The majority of Americans have taken out one (or more) of these loans, and... Read more →


Bipartisan Group Urges Governor, Legislature to Take Action on Climate Change

Trenton, NJ -- A bipartisan cadres of New Jersey legislative leaders joined the Empower NJ: No Fossil Fuel Projects Coalition today to urge the Legislature and Governor Murphy to take stronger action sooner to combat climate change and promote a green economy. They noted New Jersey is being hit hard... Read more →


Marie Ella Densten, GHS Alumnus Class of 1950

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 10, 2019--Marie was born on October 22, 1932 and passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019. Marie was a resident of New Jersey at the time of passing. Marie was a Gloucester City High School graduate class of 1950. Arrangements were under the direction of the Ellis-Stiefel Funeral Home... Read more →


NJ Tree Foundation to host TreeKeepers workshop June 15

Camden City, NJ-The NJ Tree Foundation is holding its annual, free Treekeepers workshop on June 15th from 9AM to 12:30PM at the Neighborhood Center, 278 Kaighn Ave., Camden. Treekeepers is designed for the new tree recipient and tree planting partners in Camden and Gloucester City. The workshop covers a variety... Read more →