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June 21, 2019

Mars Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend 

Moorland Farm, Far Hills, New Jersey June 21-23, 2019 Mars Essex Horse Trials Stalls First Day of Competition Due to Weather Advanced Division begins Saturday and the Classic Car Show shifts to Sunday's schedule. Far Hills, New Jersey - June 21, 2019 - The first day of competition for the... Read more →


U.S. Customs and Border Protection Seizes over 17.5 Tons of Cocaine in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-led multi-agency examination of shipping containers at the Philadelphia seaport netted a historic load of cocaine, the largest cocaine seizure in the 230-year history of U.S. Customs and CBP, with an estimated weight... Read more →


One Middlesex, One Morris and One Passaic County Tickets Split $1,028,871 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot

TRENTON (June 21, 2019) – Three lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $1,028,871 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Thursday, June 20th drawing. Each ticket is worth $342,957. The winning numbers were: 09, 12, 16, 32 and 42 and the XTRA number was: 03. Those tickets were... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $108,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $108 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the June 19th drawing, 22,442 New Jersey players took home an estimated $131,078 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning... Read more →


AG Grewal Files First State Lawsuit Against Company for Selling Large Capacity Magazines into NJ

AG Sues New Frontier Armory After It Ignored Cease-and-Desist Letter, Sold 100-Round Magazine and Other Large Capacity Magazines to Undercover NJ Investigators click on an image to enlarge view complaint TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today filed suit against a Nevada company that allegedly sold large capacity ammunition... Read more →


Philadelphia Pill Mill Ringleader Sentenced to Over Nine Years in Prison

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Derrick Parks, 47, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 110 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Joel H. Slomsky. Parks has a prior criminal record, including illegal possession of a firearm. From March to... Read more →


A Royal Guide to Visiting Windsor

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 21, 2019)--The Duke and Duchess of Sussex clearly hold Windsor close to their hearts. Over the last few years, the English town has been the backdrop to their wonderful wedding at St George’s Chapel, and the pair even introduced Queen Elizabeth to their beautiful first child Archie at Windsor... Read more →


Video: Residents Living in South Jersey Communities Feel Philadelphia Refinery Explosions

image courtesy of 6ABC PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 21, 2019)--6ABC reported earlier today that residents in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area were awakened by multiple explosions and a massive fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex that continues to burn. The explosion happened around 4 AM. Residents living in the South... Read more →


OPERATION HELPING HAND

CAMDEN CITY NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20, 2019)--During the week of June 3, 2019, The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Camden Metro Police Department participated in a project known as Operation Helping Hand. Operation Helping Hand is an innovative initiative that uses law enforcement to connect individuals who have an opioid... Read more →


Op-Ed: Compromise needed to help aging Pennsylvania farming population

By Mark O'Keefe | The Center Square There's not much that Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, a Republican, agree on. However, there is one thing that they both see the same way. They both think there's a need to lure young people into farming... Read more →


welcome the first group of Miss America 2020 candidates! 

New Hampshire We welcomed the first Candidate for Miss America 2020, Sarah Tubbs, in early April. Sarah will work throughout her year to bring awareness to her social impact initiative titled “Choose One: Revolutionize the World" which works with Choose Love International to feed and educate children in Uganda. Sarah... Read more →


Flood Destroys Memorabilia at Gloucester City Historical Society

Related: Gloucester City History William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 21, 2019)--The heavy rain that has hit the South Jersey region recently has caused flooding of major highways and side streets. That flooding has also destroyed family memorabilia and old photos stored in basements of homes... Read more →


Lindenwold Municipal Alliance Summer Recreation Program - Last Chance to Register

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Lindenwold, NJ)--Lindenwold Municipal Alliance Summer Recreation Program is still is accepting applications for a limited time! Five Weeks of Fun, Arts & Crafts, Trips and much more! The application period for the Lindenwold Municipal Alliance Summer Recreation Program is now open. Applications are being accepted until June 30th. The Summer... Read more →


Possible consolidation of some of Pa's 500 school districts presents thorny problems

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square Jun 17, 2019 Pennsylvania state Sens. David Argall and Lisa Boscola preside over a joint meeting June 17, 2019, of the Senate Republican and Democratic policy committees. Image courtesy of the Pennsylvania Senate Sen. David Argall said he often gets asked by constituents... Read more →


Two New Jersey Men Charged With Robbery Of Convenience Store

TRENTON, N.J. – Two men have been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store in Mercer County, New Jersey, on June 16, 2019, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Omar Feliciano-Estremera, 42, and Gabriel Lopez, 31, both of Trenton, are each charged by complaint with one... Read more →


Flanagan Signs Taxpayer Protection Pledge

Flanagan: “I will say no to higher taxes and more spending.” LAWRENCEVILLE – Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Tricia Flanagan, announced today that she has signed Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) “Taxpayer Protection Pledge.” Flanagan met ATR President Grover Norquist last week at a meeting of the New Jersey Tuesday... Read more →


Jane Clarke Gray, of Hilton Head, formerly of Westville and Woodbury

Jane Clarke Gray, age 91, of Hilton Head, SC and formerly of Clermont, FL and Woodbury, NJ died Monday, June 17, 2019 at Hilton Head Hospital. Mrs. Gray was born on September 7, 1927 in Westville, NJ, the daughter of the late James Clarke Ferris and Carolyn Monroe Ferris. She... Read more →


Looking for Work? Top 7 Fastest Growing Jobs in New Jersey

Head to New Jersey if you're looking for work. Gloucestercitynews.net (June 21, 2019)--A report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor indicated that the rate of employment in New Jersey rose by 6.8 percent between 2012 and 2018. In May 2018, the rate of unemployment went down by 4.4 percent, an... Read more →


Israeli Tween’s Transatlantic Trek for Top-Notch CareLeads to Blythedale Children’s Hospital in NY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The excruciating pain for 12-year-old Eliya was so unbearable, that her screams woke up her sleeping family. This was September 2018 in Jerusalem, Israel. Eliya was diagnosed with spondylolisthesis, a spinal disorder causing slippage of the vertebrae. Eliya experienced severe back pain and progressive weakness in her... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Energizing Three Major Projects

to Enhance Reliability to More Than Half of South Jersey’s Energy Customers Projects part of the company’s larger effort to make the regional energy grid more reliable and more resilient (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Atlantic City Electric crews install new electric equipment, including three new transformers, and other modern devices as part of the... Read more →


As lawsuits continue, debate over labor unions’ rights rages on

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square Nearly a year has passed since the U.S. Supreme Court gave a landmark ruling impacting public sector unions, but the debate – as evidenced by lawsuits – rages on in states such as Pennsylvania. At a national level, the Janus v. AFSCME case... Read more →