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June 13, 2019

Teachers Union Demonstrates in Bellmawr; Schools Closing? How Much Do Teachers Make?

photo credit (CNBNewsnet) UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Members of the New Jersey Teachers Union were demonstrating this past weekend at the Route 42 overpass on Creek Road, Bellmawr. Some of the signs they were carrying read: Hurting the Middle Class Hurts Everyone Say No to Swindler Sweeney... Read more →

Gloucester Township Woman Indicted & Arrested for the Death of Her Baby Boy

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 13, 2019)-The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Gloucester Township Police Department reported a local woman has been indicted and arrested in the death of her eighteen-month old son. A grand jury returned an indictment today charging Heather Reynolds, age 41, with first-degree murder, second-degree endangering the... Read more →

NJ News Commons: The State's Workaround for Trump Tax Laws hit a Roadblock

On Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service announced an important update that essentially blocks New Jersey's attempt to get around the 2017 tax law. The issue is the new federal cap that limits how much state and local taxes (SALT) you can deduct from your federal taxes: it's $10,000. Gov. Phil... Read more →

South Jersey Residents Inducted into Academic Honor Society at Rutgers–Camden

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)---- One hundred and nine area residents, all undergraduate students in the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences, have been inducted into the Athenaeum Honor Society. Membership in Athenaeum is limited to juniors maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of no less than 3.70 (out... Read more →

NASCAR Coming to Mars Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend!

Far Hills, New Jersey - (Gloucestercitynews.net)--June 13, 2019 - NASCAR is racing to the MARS Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend! The MARS No. 18 M&M'S® Toyota will be featured on Saturday at the Horse & Horsepower Car Show during the event that runs, June 21-23, at historic Moorland Farm in... Read more →

Lower Township Police Receives Donations for Narcan

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 13, 2019)--The Lower Township Police Department recently received donations for Narcan (naloxone) from The CURE ministry of the Lighthouse Church in Burleigh and the Greg DiAntonio Memorial Foundation of Wildwood. The Lower Township Police Department applauds the generous contributions of these two organizations. It has been... Read more →

NJBIA Testifies in Support of Bills Extending, Retooling Tax Incentives

TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)--NJBIA lent its support on Thursday to legislation temporarily extending two tax incentive programs that are about to expire, as well as a separate bill to recalibrate the Grow NJ Assistance Program to be more reflective of current economic conditions. "Most policymakers, including members of... Read more →

Alameda-based Coast Guard cutters depart for Eastern and Western Pacific patrols

RELATED: Face of Defense American Hero ALAMEDA, Calif. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 13, 2019)--– The Coast Guard Cutters Stratton and Waesche set sail Wednesday for months-long deployments to opposite ends of the Pacific. With their departure, all four of the national security cutters homeported in Alameda are currently on patrol. The crew aboard... Read more →

NJBIA Supports First Round of Path to Progress Bills Advancing in Legislature

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 13, 2019)--NJBIA supported nine bills before an Assembly committee on Thursday that represent the first step toward implementing the bipartisan Path to Progress report, which identified ways to reduce taxes and make the state more competitive by reforming the state's revenue structure. "New Jersey needs to make structural financial... Read more →

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $100,000 as the Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $79,000,000

TRENTON (June 13, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, June 12th drawing winning the $50,000third-tier prize. That ticket was purchased with Powerplay, multiplying the prize to $100,000. The winning ticket from... Read more →

June is Cancer Survivors Month:

AscellaHealth Helps Improve Outcomes, Lower Costs with High-Touch Specialty Pharmacy Solutions BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AscellaHealth a specialty-focused pharmaceutical management company serving commercial, Medicare and Medicaid segments, supports June as National Cancer Survivor Month and June 4, 2019, National Cancer Survivors Day, by acknowledging the ongoing challenges of cancer survivorship. AscellaHealth’ clinical... Read more →

Father Sullivan Golf Tournament at Pitman Golf Club, Monday, June 17

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The 23rd Annual Father Sullivan Golf Tournament will be held at the Pitman Golf Club on Monday, June 17th. Registration will begin at 12 noon. A putting contest will precede the 1:30 shotgun start. This golf tournament is named for Rev. John Sullivan who spent over twenty... Read more →

Community Environmental Project in Delaware Receives $158,728 in Funding

DOVER (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 13, 2019) – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today the awarding of the 2019 Community Environmental Project Fund (CEPF) grant awards to nine Delaware Gloucester City News blog files non-profit organizations totaling $158,728 in funding. The CEPF – administered through the... Read more →

Drive FORE! A Good Cause

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice to Host Annual Golf Tournament on June 24 Marlton, NJ – Drive “FORE! A Good Cause,” the Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Annual Golf Tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, June 24. The 18-hole scramble- format tournament, held at Little Mill... Read more →

Shadow Banking: The New Credit Bubble Threatening the Financial Sector

(Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)--Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, bank regulators have kept a keen eye on banking operations, ensuring precautions are taken when lending out money and all operations remain at a safe and controllable level. While this move is beneficial to the economy, it locks out a large... Read more →

NJ Residents Earn Degree at Arcadia University

Glenside, Pa. (Grassroots Newswire) (Gloucestercitynews.net) June 13, 2019 - The following local students were awarded degress at Arcadia University's 2019 Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies on May 16 and 17. * Mattie Santiago, a resident of Bellmawr (08031), was awarded a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting * Dana Petrini,... Read more →

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $45,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(June 13, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $45 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, June 11th drawing, eight players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket... Read more →

Get them moving before kindergarten:

Researchers find physical activity in preschool years can affect future heart health Newswise — Physical activity in early childhood may have an impact on cardiovascular health later in life, according to new research from McMaster University, where scientists followed the activity levels of hundreds of preschoolers over a period of... Read more →

Kutztown University Set to Welcome NJ Students to the Golden Bear Family

KUTZTOWN, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(06/11/2019)-- Kutztown University is pleased to welcome the newest members of the Golden Bear family class of 2023, including both new incoming freshmen and transfer students. Riley Goggin of West Deptford (08066) - West Deptford High School Julia Amoroso of Swedesboro (08085) - Kingsway Regional High School Trevor... Read more →