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June 17, 2019

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $92,000,000 For Wednesday’s Drawing

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (June 17, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $92 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the June 15th drawing, 22,723 New Jersey players took home an estimated $133,373 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, according to Lottery... Read more →


Ernest C. Scott, Sr., “Ernie”, of Shelbyville, TN; formerly of Bellmawr

Ernest C. Scott, Sr., “Ernie”, on June 12, 2019, of Shelbyville, TN; formerly of Bellmawr, NJ. Age 58. Erine Scott Sr. Ernie served in the US Navy for six years. He then enlisted in the US Air National Guard and retired after 20 years of service to his country in... Read more →


Former Delran Emergency Squad Chief Sentenced for Insurance Fraud, Tampering with Public Records

CINNAMINSON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 17, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the former chief of the CNBNews image files Delran Emergency Squad was sentenced today to 30 days in the Burlington County Jail for falsifying patient care reports and then submitting the fabricated records to insurance providers as part of... Read more →


DEMS SCRAP MURPHY'S MILLIONAIRES TAX IN $38B BUDGET

The budget that lawmakers will introduce today doesn't include the CNBNews image files millionaires tax proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Reporter Samantha Marcus says this move could be "setting up a showdown," much like what nearly happened last year. It's unclear how Murphy will proceed — "negotiate with the Legislature,... Read more →


Officer Down: Police Officer Steven J. Brown, age 40, Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

STEVEN J. BROWN Port St. Lucie Police Department, Florida End of Watch Wednesday, June 12, 2019 PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 17, 2019)--Police Officer Steven Brown, age 40, suffered a fatal heart attack after completing a third day of leading the Port St. Lucie Police Athletic League's Police Camp. He... Read more →


June 18 Free Naloxone Distribution Day

Visit Participating Pharmacies to Anonymously Obtain Free Lifesaving Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdoses (Gloucestercitynews.net)--As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat the opioid crisis, New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone at no cost on June 18, without an individual prescription or an appointment.... Read more →


Gee, thanks a lot, Governor Murphy!

Chamber official: 2 companies have decided against relocating to Camden By Katherine Landergan 06/13/2019 11:56 AM EDT (Camden City NJ) --Two companies that intended to move to Camden City have told city officials they will relocate elsewhere as the controversy surrounding the New Jersey's tax incentive programs heats up, a... Read more →


Gloucester County Freeholders Donate Harm Reduction Kits to Jefferson Washington Township

The Emergency Department (ED) at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital received 100 Harm Reduction & Recovery Kits from the Gloucester County Freeholders on Wednesday for those who have overdosed and have used Narcan®. Jefferson’s Washington Township ED, the ED at Inspira Medical Center - Woodbury, and Gloucester County Emergency Medical Services... Read more →


Independence Seaport Museum Urges Public to Support Historic Ships

Dear Friends, Our curators, ship keepers, docents and education staff all work hard to keep our two National Landmark Historic Ships engaging for our visitors in so many ways: They celebrate. On Memorial Day Weekend, Naval officers and submarine veterans from World War II gave visitors fascinating insight during Submarine... Read more →


MONMOUTH BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK SITE TO HOST RE-ENACTMENTS OF CRITICAL AMERICAN REVOLUTION BATTLE

TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)--- Monmouth Battlefield State Park will be filled with Gen. George Washington's Continental Army troops and British Redcoats as they prepare to skirmish this weekend for the annual re-enactment of the pivotal Battle of Monmouth, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced. Cannons and muskets will fire during... Read more →


Jefferson Health, Washington Township Partner to Launch Bike Share Program at Washington Lake Park

Jefferson Health’s presence and impact within the Washington Township community extends beyond the hospital campus, and the latest example of that became evident Monday morning at Washington Lake Park (626 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell). Washington Township launched a new Bike Share program at the popular community park, following a $20,000... Read more →


Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest

DNREC invites public to vote online by June 24 for finalists DOVER (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(June 17, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites the public to vote on the finalists in this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest by visiting de.gov/nps. The contest aims to share the beauty of Delaware’s diverse environment... Read more →


Keebler's of Gloucester City Celebrate 70th Anniversary (watch video)

Frank and Doll Keebler (image courtesy of 6ABC) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 19, 2019)- Frank and Darlene (Doll) Keebler, of Gloucester City celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family friends on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Mr. Keebler is a retired Gloucester City public school teacher. Frank, age 92 and Doll,... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': A Slightly Wilted Flower Child

Dawn Watson | CNBNews Contributor My high school reunion is in September. It will be the 50th anniversary of our graduation. Yep, I am a proud member of the graduating class of 1969. Right at the beginning of the Summer of Love. Yes, I wore flowers in my hair but... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Obama Lies about Guns… Again

SOURCE NRA-ILA Despite no longer living in the White House, former President Barack Obama continues to be a headache to law-abiding Americans. On May 30, Obama spoke at a digital innovation event in Brazil. During the onstage conversation, Obama said, “Our gun laws in the United States don’t make much... Read more →


Avalon's Five-Day July 4th Celebration

AVALON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Fireworks, three concerts, two parades, and more are all part of Avalon’s five-day July 4th celebration that begins on June 30th and finishes with the largest fireworks display at the Jersey Shore on Thursday evening, July 4th. All activities are free and open to the public. “July 4th... Read more →


Murphy Announces Adoption of Rules Returning NJ to Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

TRENTON –(Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 17, 2019)-- Fulfilling his promise to restore New Jersey’s national leadership in the fight against climate change and sea-level rise, Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has formally adopted two rules returning New Jersey to the Regional Greenhouse Gas... Read more →


VHA Restricting Smoking in Health Care Facilities

WASHINGTON — (Gloucestercitynews.net)--As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to provide excellent health care for Veterans, the department will implement a new policy restricting smoking by patients, visitors, volunteers, contractors and vendors at its health care facilities by October. Although VA has historically permitted smoking in... Read more →


89 New Trees Planted in Avalon

AVALON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 17, 2019)--The Borough of Avalon has completed the execution of a $30,000 grant from the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry, New Jersey Forestry Service to plant 89 new trees at key locations throughout the community. The new trees provide both environmental and aesthetic enrichment for... Read more →


Bipartisan effort aims to tackle recidivism in Pennsylvania

'The felony stigma cried louder' Former federal inmate Matthew Charles, who was allowed to remain free under the auspices of the federal First Step Act signed into law by President Trump, addresses a news conference June 10, 2019, in Harrisburg on recidivism and criminal justice reform. Image courtesy of Commonwealth... Read more →


Shore Medical Center Names Mary Jean “MJ” Redmond, Guardian Angel of the Month

mvitale source: Somers Point Shore Medical Center in Somers Point Shore Medical Center is proud to recognize Mary Jean “MJ” Redmond, MSN, RN, ACAGNP, of its Endoscopy Unit as its June Guardian Angel of the Month for providing passionate and exceptional care to Shore’s patients. The Guardian Angel Program was... Read more →


South Jersey Vet Center ribbon-cutting ceremony June 22

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net)— On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the South Jersey Vet Center will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at its new location at 2900 Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township. Speakers scheduled to give remarks include U.S. Rep. Jefferson... Read more →