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June 20, 2019

GCHS Philanthropy Week 2019 Champions!

We thank everyone who supported Philanthropy Week 2019! And the CHAMPION is... * The CLASS OF 1966, who led the way with the most donors and the most money donated overall. We look forward to inviting the members of the CLASS OF 1966 who donated to Philanthropy Week 2019 back... Read more →


Norcross Calls on Gov. to Issue Disaster Declaration for South Jersey Flooding

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) called on Governor Phil Murphy to issue a major disaster declaration for Camden, Gloucester and Burlington Counties following the severe storm that is still ripping through South Jersey, leaving roads flooded and closed, PATCO service suspended and cars overturned. If granted,... Read more →


Mount Laurel Man Pleads Guilty to Being Impaired During Crash that Killed his Son

WILLINGBORO, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20, 2019)Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 27-year-old Mount Laurel man pled guilty today in Superior Court to driving impaired when causing a crash in Willingboro earlier this year that killed his 4-year-old son and injured the boy’s twin brother. Ossie Thomas pled guilty to... Read more →


MORE THAN 40 VIOLATIONS IN NEWARK DURING IDLING SWEEP

TO HELP PROTECT NEW JERSEY AIR QUALITY TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)--- A team of inspection and enforcement officials from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and other agencies have image stock vector issued more than 40 violations following a two-day environmental enforcement initiative in the City of Newark, Essex County, Commissioner... Read more →


Public Invited to 'Design a Sign to Protect a Dune'

DOVER (June 21, 2019) – DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section is holding a “Keep Off the Dunes” signage contest, inviting the public to submit eye- catching and effective original artwork and messaging to remind beachgoers of the importance of protecting Delaware’s vibrant but fragile dune system. Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean... Read more →


Coast Guard air crewman receives 2019 Douglas A. Munro Award for Inspirational Leadership


RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE ELIZABETH CITY, NC (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 21, 2019)--Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Lee Forsblom, aviation maintenance technician at Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, stands proudly in front of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter at the air station, June 12, 2019. Forsblom will receive the Douglas A. Munro... Read more →


THE JASON THOMPSON FOUNDATION TO HOST SUMMER SOIREE

BENEFITING AND BRINGING AWARENESS TO CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AT UNION TRUST ON AUGUST 1 TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW AT THEJASONTHOMPSONFOUNDATION.COM Philadelphia, PA (June 20, 2019) - The Jason Thompson Foundation is set to host the Summer Soiree benefiting and bringing awareness to cardiovascular health at Union Trust on Thursday, August... Read more →


Lightbridge Academy Awards Scholarships to 4 Students

Lightbridge Academy, Mt. Laurel, NJ has just awarded $500 scholarships to four students in New Jersey. This scholarships will be helping them during their start in the fall at the universities that they will be attending. The scholarship is given out every year to one student at their high school.... Read more →


Gwendolyn Laneader, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City – Suddenly on June 17, 2019. Age 62. (nee Garrett). Loving and devoted wife of 45 years to John A. Laneader, Sr. Loving mother of John A. Laneader, Jr., Laura Laneader and the late Elizabeth Laneader. Cherished grandmom of John A. Laneader, III, Andrew P. Laneader, Alexis Laneader,... Read more →


Four New Members Named to Food Bank of South Jersey’s Board of Trustees

PENNSAUKEN, NJ – The Food Bank of South Jersey has announced four new members to its Board of Trustees: K. Siobhan Keefe, CPA, Michael H. Kinzler, Megan Dunleavy Shea and Neal D. Walters, Esq.Four New Members Named to Food Bank of South Jersey’s Board of Trustees “Each new member of... Read more →


Four Home Improvements You Can Do By Yourself

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20,2019)--There are more than four home improvements that you can do on your own and save yourself a helluva lot of money. Unknown to many people not every project requires you to get a handyman. But there are two sides to doing your home improvement jobs on DIY basis.... Read more →


What Products Does A Curly Girl Really Need?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20, 2019)--Curly girls always look so good, but their hair really takes effort to discipline so that it can stay in line. You see, curls seem to have a mind of their own, and there is that one sneaky curl that is always trying to rebel, and get out... Read more →


Be You, The Solasta Group Donate 25 Baby Baskets to Support Jefferson Family Health Services in New Jersey

On Thursday, June 20th, Be You — a Burlington, NJ-based nonprofit affiliate of The Solasta Group — donated baby baskets for the third consecutive year to Jefferson’s New Jersey-based Family Health Services. Since 2017, Be You has donated more than 100 baskets, including 25 this year, at both Jefferson Family... Read more →


Five Things Your Bathroom Needs Right Now

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20, 2019)--The bathroom is not the first place we think of when we talk about home upgrades and gadgets. While most people are content with the usual drab bathroom setup of toilet, sink, and shower, improvements can be made. If we think about it, we do spend some intimate... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: How Much Do I Owe Oprah?

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Gloucestercitynews.net -(June 19, 2019) -The first congressional hearing on reparations for slavery in more than a decade is now being taken up by the House. Before we go any further, I want to know how much I owe Oprah. The idea of reparations for... Read more →


THIRD ANNUAL KEYS AND SWORD GALA

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul will celebrate its 3rd annual Keys and Sword Gala with a cocktail reception, dinner, music and entertainment at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. Friday, June 28, 2019 6:30 p.m. (Cocktails) 7:30 p.m. (Dinner) The Logan Philadelphia Hotel One Logan Square Philadelphia,... Read more →


More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report

“This story was originally published by ProPublica.” by Jeff Pillets and Nancy Solomon, WNYC A hospital connected to New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III lied to win state tax breaks, a new special task force report says. The report details several other new pieces of evidence of Norcross’... Read more →


Jefferson New Jersey Hospitals Each Receive Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, Jefferson Stratford Hospital and Jefferson Washington Township Hospital have each received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award. Additionally, Jefferson Washington Township Hospital — a state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center — received the Target: StrokeSMHonor Roll Elite Plus Award, while... Read more →


NJ students named to Dean's List at Clemson University

CLEMSON, SC (06/2019)-- Local students have been named to the Dean's List at Clemson University for the spring 2019 semester. They are: Domenic Mario Bongiovanni of Linwood, whose major is Computer Science Taylor C. Casey of Bellmawr, whose major is Industrial Engineering Grace Anne Cassidy of Wall Township, whose major... Read more →


FOURTH ANNUAL SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICES FAIR

Philadelphia Pa (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Northeast Family Service Center (NEFSC), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will host its fourth annual Senior Community Services Fair. Friday, June 21, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Northeast Family Service Center 7340 Jackson Street Philadelphia, PA 19136 Older adults... Read more →


FBI Offers Reward for Information in 2014 Homicide on Navajo Nation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the 2014 death of Amy Lynn Hanson. Hanson, who lived in Tohatchi, New Mexico, was last seen alive two days before her body was found... Read more →


NO PATCO SERVICE between Lindenwold & Broadway Services

NO SERVICE between Lindenwold & Broadway Stations Storm damage at several NJ stations & track areas One train will run EB/WB between 15/16th & Broadway Seek alternate transportation. NJTRANSIT will honor PATCO FREEDOM Cards and tickets on their routes during the service interruption. Efforts remain underway to restore service. At... Read more →