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June 19, 2019

Pa corrections officers file federal lawsuit; Claim union dues unlawfully deducted

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square7 hrs ago Five Pennsylvania corrections officers have filed suit against their union, arguing that they should be able to withdraw as members and no longer have to pay dues. Representatives with The Fairness Center and National Right to Work Foundation announced the lawsuit,... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: Flesh-Eating Bacteria Cases Growing in NJ

image source http://www.loyno.edu (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The number of cases of flesh-eating bacteria in New Jersey is increasing, according to a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers say warming water temperatures and decreased water quality may be the cause of a growing number of reports of the flesh-eating bacteria in... Read more →


Turnersville Man Charged with Using Fake Invoices to Steal from Doctors and Medical Facilities

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net)– A Turnersville resident was arrested today for allegedly mailing more than 10,000 fraudulent invoices for non-existent medical supplies to hospitals, clinics and doctor’s offices throughout the United States, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Robert S. Armstrong, 48, of Turnersville, is charged by complaint with three counts... Read more →


Philadelphia Gun Violence Task Force Arrest 7; 9 Guns Confiscated

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Office of Attorney General’s Gun Violence Task Force (GVTF) made seven arrests, confiscated nine illegal guns, and seized hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of dangerous drugs in Philadelphia last week. The GVTF is a unique partnership between state and... Read more →


Middlesex County Man Admits Heroin Distribution

TRENTON, N.J. – A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man today admitted that he conspired to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin as part of a conspiracy responsible for distributing significant quantities of heroin and cocaine in the Bayshore area of Monmouth and Middlesex counties, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.... Read more →


Henry R. Murphy Jr., of Gloucester City; GCHS Alumnus Class of '48

Henry R. Murphy, Jr. Gloucester City - Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on his 88th birthday. Loving and devoted husband of 62 years to the late Claire H. Murphy (nee Bignell). Loving father of Timothy Murphy (Nadine), Kevin Murphy (Roe), Claire Marie Lamont (Tony), Maureen Aguilar (Omar), Kathleen... Read more →


Rose Marie Locilento of Mt. Ephraim

Rose Marie Locilento, on June 19, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Camden. Age 81. Beloved daughter of the late Domenic and Anna Marie (nee Burgo) Locilento. Devoted sister of Antoinette Conte (Sam) and the late Felicia Wames, Nicholas and Joseph Locilento, Lena Czyzewicz and Gina Tavani. Loving sister-in-law of... Read more →


Naomi C. Ward, of Gloucester City, age 89

Naomi C. Ward Gloucester City – Surrounded by her family, on June 17, 2019. Age 89. Loving mother of Linda Szymanski (Frank), Harold Ward (Mary), Edward Ward (Wendy), Pamela Ward, Sean Ward and the late Charles Ward. Cherished grammy of Rocco Ward, Harold Ward, Mark Ward, Daniel Ward, Robert Loughlin... Read more →


Michael A. Ciriaco of Bellmawr, age 45, Volunteer Fireman

Michael A. “Moose” Ciriaco, on June 16, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 45. Beloved husband of Kelly (nee Walsh). Loving father of Brandon. Dear brother of Jessica Marino (Kurt) and Samuel Ciriaco (Linda). Son of the late Michael and Jean (nee Keys) Ciriaco. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Moose... Read more →


Mega Millions Rolls To $55,000,000One $10,000 Winning Ticket Sold

TRENTON (June 19, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, June 18th drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was sold... Read more →


$3.4 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA

Jackpot Rolls to $3.4 Million for June 20th Drawing TRENTON (June 18, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $3.4 million! June 17th’s drawing produced three winners of 8,235 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the... Read more →


Could E-Scooters Revolutionize Transport in Philadelphia?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--In a growing number of US cities, including Washington DC, Baltimore, and Los Angeles, electric scooters or e-scooters are becoming an increasingly common sight. These small and energy-efficient vehicles are perfect for personal transportation through cities and other urban environments. They are the perfect personal vehicle for these... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

NJ Students Named to Wilkes University Dean's List WILKES-BARRE, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(06/17/2019)-- Wilkes University Senior Vice President and Provost Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the spring 2019 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carry at least 12... Read more →


New Jersey Broker Pleads Guilty In “Cherry-Picking” Scheme

BOSTON – (Gloucestercitynews.net)--A former New Jersey securities broker pleaded guilty in federal court in Newark, N.J. today to charges of defrauding his clients by engaging in a multi-year “cherry-picking” scheme. Michael Bressman, 61, of Montville, N.J., formerly of FCG Advisors and FCG Wealth Management in Chatham, N.J., pleaded guilty to... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Sometimes Heaven Comes in Small Doses

Slim Randles | Gloucestercitynews.net image courtesy of unsplash Steve looked out from the turret of his cabin and watched the sun set behind the mountain. Branding is over for the spring, and he was able to get away from the ranch for a few days, so here he was, in... Read more →


NJ STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM COLGATE

HAMILTON, NY (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(06/17/2019)-- Members of the Class of 2019 received their diplomas May 19 at Colgate University's 198th Commencement. Colgate Alumnus Antonio Delgado, U.S. Representative for the 19th Congressional District of New York, delivered the keynote address. Allison Vickers, a graduate of Pennington School, of Williamstown, NJ, (08094), majored in... Read more →


NOT GUILTY! Two Pennsylvania physicians acquitted of drug charges

Northern District of West Virginia WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – After an eight-day trial, Dr. Krishan Kumar Aggarwal, of Moon Township, Pennsylvania, and Dr. Cherian John, of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, were found not guilty of drug charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. “The jury returned not guilty verdicts against Dr. Aggarwal... Read more →


Golf Cars Unlimited: Leading the Way in Low Speed Vehicles

MediaWizeJune 2019/ Somers Point Golf Cars Unlimited is located at 1882 Route 9 in Clermont, N.J. Golf Cars Unlimited is a full-service Golf Car and Low Speed Vehicle dealership offering all of the top vehicle brands, parts and service and winter storage on-site. Located at 1882 Route 9 in Clermont,... Read more →


Minimum Wage Tax Credit for Under-18 Workers Gains NJBIA Support

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The New Jersey Business & Industry Association supports legislation that would help mitigate the effects a $15-an-hour minimum wage would have on jobs for those under 18 years old by providing tax credits to employers who hire them. The bill, S-3483 (Addiego, Singleton), is scheduled for a vote in the... Read more →


How to improve your credit scores fast?

Introduction (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--The importance of credit score is certainly more than you think it is. The people who lend you loans combine your credit scores with the reports on your credit report so that they can CNBNewsnet files make sure that they have a lesser risk while lending you... Read more →


Coast Guard Reminds Mariners of Boating Etiquette

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--As the summer heats up and boaters take to the water, the Coast Guard is responding to an increased number of preventable incidents and Good Samaritans are lending a hand. “Most drowning and near-drowning incidents are preventable, if people used proper precautions,” said Capt. Olav Saboe, commander of Coast Guard... Read more →


It’s Time for Philadelphia to Embrace its Robotics Industry, Here’s Why

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--The Hubble Space Telescope is a pretty incredible piece of technology. Even as NASA gears up for the launch of its successor - the James Webb Space Telescope - Hubble’s name is still synonymous with some of the most unique and awe-inspiring views of our universe. Give all... Read more →