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June 23, 2019

Willingboro Man Charged for February Murder; Also Charged with Two Other Murders

WILLINGBORO, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 23, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 23-year Willingboro resident has been charged with the fatal shooting of a man inside a parked vehicle earlier this year on Millbrook Drive. Terrance J. Matthews, of the 100... Read more →


Olympic Veteran Will Coleman Captures Inaugural Advanced Division at MARS Essex Horse Trials 

Far Hills, New Jersey - (Gloucestercitynews.net)-June 23, 2019 - U.S. Olympic veteran Will Coleman rode his longtime partner, Obos O'Reilly, to the win in the Advanced division of the MARS Essex Horse Trials at historic Moorland Farm. Coleman finished cross country with no jumping and 6.40 time penalties for a... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Celebrates Completion of $26.2 Million Expansion Project

at Oak Glen Water Treatment Plant Investment to Ensure Sustainability of Water Supply for More Than 300,000 People in Monmouth and Ocean County Region CAMDEN CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, (June 20, 2019)New Jersey American Watercelebrated the completion of a significant expansion project at its Oak Glen Water Treatment Plant in Howell,... Read more →


Star Spangled Weekend on the Philadelphia-Camden City Waterfront

Independence Weekend on the Waterfront: wow! July 4th weekend is back and jammed with so many stupendous events, scrumptious eats, and magnificent views, you won’t want to spend your July 4th weekend anywhere else. PHILADELPHIA--Mark your calendars for the FOUR-DAY, Star-Spangled Weekend on the Waterfront, from Friday, June 28 through... Read more →


Judges for the 2020 Hearst Health Prize Announced

Leaders to Select Winner of the Fifth Annual Competition Recognizing Outstanding, Proven Population Health Programs June 20, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO & PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hearst Health, a division of Hearst, and the Jefferson College of Population Health, part of Thomas Jefferson University, today announced the panel of... Read more →


Local leaders criticize Pennsylvania 'rain tax,' stormwater rules

By Kim Jarrett | The Center SquareJun 20, 2019 Implementing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s stormwater rules is challenging and expensive, leaders from Pennsylvania’s boroughs, municipalities, townships and counties told lawmakers this week. DEP officials did not attend a joint hearing of the House Local Government and Environmental Resources... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Water Safety Tips

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 23, 2019)--As the weather gets hotter, more people look for relief from the heat by swimming. The Gloucester Township Police Department wants everyone to be aware of the dangers of swimming. Swim in designated areas supervised by lifeguards. Always swim with a buddy; do not allow... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Thunderbolts and Lightning (CNBNewsnet)

Dawn Watson CNBNews Contributor During this time of the year we in New Jersey are often inundated with storms and tornadoes. While most of us are accustomed to dealing with the stress of this situation, what about Fido? If your dog is not acting in his usual manner it may... Read more →


New Jersey: Legislature Passes Smart Gun Legislation

On Thursday, both chambers of the New Jersey Legislature passed “smart gun” legislation despite this technology being more science fiction than reality. Undaunted by the facts stacked up against yet another horrible gun control idea, anti-gun lawmakers in Trenton couldn’t resist another opportunity to advance their gun ban agenda in... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Trooper Jerry L. Smith Killed in Head-On Collision; Pickup Truck Driver Also Killed

Trooper Jerry L. Smith Nebraska State Patrol, Nebraska End of Watch Thursday, June 20, 2019 NEBRASKA--(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Trooper Jerry Smith, age 51, was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle on Highway 26, two miles west of Bridgeport, in Morrill County. An oncoming pickup... Read more →


Camden City Resident Fatally Stabbed

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--(June 22, 2019)Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in Camden on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Camden County Police responded to reports of an unconscious female on the 1200 block of East State Street at the Centennial Village... Read more →


Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital Introduces New Sensory Room

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital (GPPH) patients can now benefit from a new sensory room at the hospital designed to help individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD), a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses. The hospital... Read more →


Memories: Gloucester City Letter Carriers and Support Staff (Year Unknown)

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The Gloucester City Post Office crew, year unknown. Front row - (L. to R.) Bob Valario, Mike Foley, Chris Litle, Tim King, George Cleary, Mike Rofrano, Linda Shiflet. Back row - Ray Swanson, Carl Reiman, Cliff Prescott, John McLeer, Steve Lipski, Joe Sloan, Eric Waters. Letter carriers... Read more →


Olympic Veterans Dominate Contest at Mars Essex Horse Trials

Boyd Martin wins Preliminary Essex Division and Will Coleman Leads Advanced Division Heading Into Cross Country Far Hills, New Jersey - Gloucestercitynews.net)-June 22, 2019 - What a difference a day makes! After several days of rain, weather conditions improved immensely for the first day of competition at the 2019 Mars... Read more →