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June 2019

Find the Top Orlando Airport Parking Options – Here’s How

(Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 28, 2019)--Yes, people come to Orlando mostly for Walt Disney World. But it doesn’t mean that long lines have to start with finding Orlando Airport Parking. Leave the lines with amusement park rides. You can find airport parking in Orlando without having to deal with it! The Real Deal When Parking in Orlando Airport Orlando is an exciting metropolitan city to be in. Its more than 2.5 million residents know that it can get hectic, with all the commerce, arts, and life that happen within. They know that flying out temporarily is a pain – and not just... Read more →


NY Man Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulently Purchasing Three Homes in NJ Using Bad Checks

TRENTON (June 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a man was sentenced to state prison today for engaging in a fraudulent scheme in which he conspired with a woman to use bad checks to purchase three homes in New Jersey. Lawrence Humphrey, 50, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was sentenced today to five years in state prison by Superior Court Judge Kevin T. Smith in Gloucester County. Humphrey pleaded guilty on April 29, 2019 to a charge of second-degree theft by deception. Humphrey was indicted in December 2016 along with his co-conspirator, Tara Stokes, 51, of Flushing, N.Y., as the... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from Muhlenberg College

ALLENTOWN, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(06/24/2019)-- Muhlenberg College celebrated its 171st Commencement on May 19, 2019. During the ceremony, which was held on the College Green, 502 students were awarded their undergraduate degrees. The following local students graduated from Muhlenberg: Ashley Hiester (Atco, 08004): Ashley Hiester of Atco graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. Haley Szenczi (Bordentown, 08505): Haley Szenczi of Bordentown graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and a minor in Computer Science. Lior Algrably (Cherry Hill, 08003): Lior Algrably of Cherry Hill graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: US Coast Guard honors Robert Selby with its George Gray Award

for Artistic Excellence during Coast Guard Art Program event in New York City Image pictured is the 2018 George Gray Award winner, "Partnership" by Leendert van der Pool RELATED: Face of Defense WASHINGTON — Robert Selby of Colton, New York, received the George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence at the Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) event in New York City Wednesday. Selby's oil painting "Guardians of the Puerto Rico Coast," is a four-foot-long triptych of scenes from the artist's deployment on board the Coast Guard Cutter Texanos in the Caribbean last year. The crew depicted in the center panel is... Read more →


Crack Dealer Sentenced to 12 Years' Imprisonment

for Narcotics and Firearms Violations image courtesy of Getty images PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 2019)--– United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Ricky Fountain, 41, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 144 months’ imprisonment and five years’ supervised release after pleading guilty to four counts of distribution of cocaine base, one count of distribution of cocaine, and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Senior United States District Judge R. Barclay Surrick imposed the sentence. “Illegal firearms possession and drug trafficking is a deadly combination,” said U.S. Attorney McSwain. “This case is an example of... Read more →


NJ News Commons: WE WON'T KNOW ABOUT POSSIBLE SHUTDOWN UNTIL SUNDAY

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy said that he plans to push his decision on the $38.7 billion state budget passed by the Legislature — and, in turn, a potential state government shutdown — right up to the deadline, which Monday at 12:01 A.M. The big reveal will be at an event at 2 P.M. on Sunday, according to a letter the governor sent his supporters. When asked about it yesterday during his call-in show on News 12 New Jersey (so much drama), he repeated what he's said for several days now: "All options are on the table." (NJ.com) LAST-MINUTE ADD-ONS TO... Read more →


Maple Shade PD: Air Quality Alert for Much of New Jersey

Air Quality Alert until 02:45 PM Friday The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air quality action day for the following counties... Atlantic...Atlantic Coastal Cape May...Camden...Cape May...Coastal Atlantic...Coastal Ocean...Cumberland...Eastern Monmouth... Gloucester...Mercer...Middlesex...Northwestern Burlington...Ocean... Salem...Somerset...Southeastern Burlington...Western Monmouth. An Ozone Action Day has been declared! Ozone is forecast to reach the unhealthy for groups category across southern and central New Jersey due to warm temperatures, sunny skies and light westerly winds. Sensitive individuals, including the very young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma, should avoid strenuous outdoor activities during the afternoon and early evening hours. An... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Avoid Contact with Lake Hopatcong Water; Harmful Algal Bloom

TRENTON - (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--The Department of Environmental Protection is advising the public to avoid swimming in or contact with Lake Hopatcong water due to an extensive Harmful Algal Bloom, or HAB, confirmed this week by aerial surveillance. Using highly specialized sensors, the DEP's Division of Water Monitoring and Standards' aerial surveillance on Wednesday confirmed that large areas of Lake Hopatcong are experiencing cyanobacteria blooms. The rapid spread of the bloom may be the result of heavy rainfall carrying nutrient-laden stormwater into the lake, followed by periods of warm weather. The DEP will monitor cyanobacteria levels until the lake is... Read more →


Blake, Jamaica win Gold Cup group, bound for Philly

PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--Despite allowing long-distance equalizer late in stoppage time, the Jamaican National Team advanced out of Group C and is headed to Philadelphia for a quarterfinal matchup in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. The 1-1 result against Curacao might have left the team with just a single point but coupled with Honduras 4-0 beatdown of El Salvador, the Reggae Boyz finished top of the group and extended its group stage unbeaten streak in the tournament to 13 games. Shamar Nicholson put the Reggae Boyz ahead early in the contest at Banc of California Stadium with a 14th-minute... Read more →


Two from South Jersey make cut of 50 for US U-19 National Team

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/24/19 From US Lacrosse Fifty players – including two from South Jersey – have advanced to the second round of tryouts for the 2020 U.S. men’s U19 team. US Lacrosse welcomed 104 of the nation’s top young players to a three-day tryout this past weekend at the National Team Training Center and a selection committee consisting of the current U.S. U19 staff, past U19 coaches and high school coaches made the decision on which players advanced. Picked were 2019 midfielder Aiden Blake (Haddonfield) and 2020 goalie Gabe Craven (The Hun School). “Our entire coaching staff was thrilled with... Read more →


NJ Teen Named Northeast Youth of the Year by Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Nzingha Rothmiller from Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County receives $40K college scholarship and will vie for national title this fall GLASSBORO, NJ – June 27, 2019 – Selected among 12 outstanding finalists from Boys & Girls Clubs across the region, Nzingha Rothmiller from Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County has been named the Northeast Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. At the Northeast Youth of the Year Celebration event in New York City, supported by sponsors The Walt Disney Company and Toyota, Rothmiller was presented with a $10,000 college scholarship renewable for... Read more →


Daniel Denny Sr., of Bellmawr

Daniel Denny, Sr., on June 25, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 81. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Buri). Devoted father of Daniel Denny Jr. and Michael Denny (Jennifer Frazer). Loving grandfather of Ryan Denny, Sean Denny, Colleen DiCicco, and Steve Shemila. Dear brother of Robert Denny and the late Leroy, Wayne, William, Russell, Alfred, and Lou Denny, and Blanche Kantz. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 10:30am to 11:30am Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 11:30am at the funeral home. Interment is private. Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $137,000,000

Gloucestercitynews.net (June 27, 2019)--One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $50,000 as the TRENTON (June 27, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, June 26th drawing winning the $50,000 third- tier prize. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at Lebanon Exxon, 1255 Route 22 E., Lebanon in Hunterdon County. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, June 26th drawing were: 01, 05, 16, 22 and 54. The Red Power Ball number was 24. The Multiplier number was 03. The Powerball jackpot... Read more →


Tips For Becoming A Lawyer

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--Becoming a lawyer isn’t for everyone, but if you feel particularly passionate about this career, or you have always been curious about it, then this article is for you. It’s important to understand that the daily life of a lawyer is not the same as the one you see in movies or television series. These shows are dramatized for people to watch and enjoy them. Everyday processes are much slower, but so long as you enjoy what you are doing, that is the number one most important consideration to keep in mind. Here are some tips on how... Read more →


Board of Nursing Revokes License of Nurse for Engaging in Sexual Conduct with Teen at CC Youth Facility

View Final Consent Order NEWARK (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 2019)--– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the New Jersey Board of Nursing (“the Board”) has permanently revoked the license of a nurse convicted of engaging in sexual conduct with a then-16-year-old female resident of a Camden County youth treatment facility where he worked as a nursing supervisor. Kevin A. Cavallaro, 33, who pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child in January, agreed to surrender his nursing license in a permanent revocation. Criminally, he was sentenced to 180 days in county jail... Read more →


How You can Quickly Recover After a Serious Injury

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--Safety is something that is always talked about in different scenarios. However, you can’t always control everything around you, and accidents can happen at any time. In fact, they tend to happen when you least expect them to! You should know what to do in the case that you are ever in an accident and how to deal with the after effects. This includes caring for yourself, dealing with any legal implication, and moving forward in every way. On that note, below, you’ll find out how you can quickly recover after a serious injury. Put Your Health First... Read more →


Drew University Student-Athletes Win Awards

MADISON, NJ (06/24/2019)-- The Drew University Department of Athletics bestowed more than two dozen awards at its annual DRESPYs ceremony. Most Valuable Players were named for each team and women and men were feted in categories such as leadership, character and service. The honorees included Nathan Aldrich of Franklinville. Here's the full list of winnners: Most Valuable Players Baseball - Zach Lipshitz of Scotch Plains. N.J. Men's Basketball - Riley Collins of Lanoka Harbor, N.J. Women's Basketball - Julia Ramos of Hazlet. N.J. Men's Cross Country - Christian Parenti of Orford, N.H. Women's Cross Country - Violet Kimble of Edison,... Read more →


Selling Your Home in Gloucester City

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27,2019)--Selling your home is a natural step if you have outgrown your current home or want to downsize, have found a job in a different area, or want to move to a different location. Many residents of Gloucester City and the surrounding areas sell their homes every year successfully. However, there are many uncertainties when selling your home. If you have any questions, this article lists some of the most common FAQs about Gloucester city homeownership. How do you prepare your home for viewings? One of the most important things that you can do to make your home appropriate... Read more →


78-Year-Old Man Charged with Stealing Over $2 Million from Moorestown Employer

Charles Esposito MOORESTOWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 26, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Moorestown Township Police Chief Lee Lieber announced that a 78-year-old Hainesport man who worked as an accounting manager has been charged with stealing more than $2.5 million from his Moorestown employer over a 14-year period. Charles Esposito, of the first block of Prickett Lane, was charged with Theft by Deception (Second Degree), Computer Criminal Activity (Second Degree) and Misapplication of Entrusted Property (Second Degree). Esposito surrendered himself at the Moorestown Township Police Department. He was processed on a summons and released on his own recognizance. The case will... Read more →


Ways of Staying Safe This Summer

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--Safety is something that you need to consider at all times. During summer, people tend to be a lot more social, and this can sometimes put you at greater risk. Aside from this, when spirits are high, sometimes people forget themselves. However, you want the summer to start and end on a good note, so being safe should be a priority. There are multiple ways that you can ensure your safety, whether it means avoiding dark roads at night or paying more attention when you’re driving on the road. Here are ways that you can stay safe during... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: LGBT Agenda Hits Catholic Brick Wall

June 26, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on those who reject the Catholic Church's teachings on sexuality: John Gehring runs a front group for his senior left-wing patron, atheist billionaire George Soros. Faith In Public Life, it needs to be acknowledged, represents no rank-and-file constituency. Gehring found a home for his latest assault on Catholicism in a piece distributed by the Religion News Service. Gehring is upset that two bishops have recently defended the teachings of the Church against those seeking to impose the LGBT agenda on them. He is also mad that a new Vatican document on... Read more →


Photo Pop themed Ice Cream Flavor Now Available

Photo Pop Philly and Scoop DeVille Launch a Guests will be able to enjoy Sweet Paradise Flavor PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 2019) - Photo Pop Philly is teaming up with Scoop DeVille to roll out a new ice cream flavor relating to the exhibit this summer. The new flavor will ensure Photo Pop’s guests have an even sweeter experience than ever before. The Sweet Paradise flavor is now available at and it will be inspired by Photo Pop’s theme, Sweet Paradise. The flavor will be a pink, coconut flavored ice cream loaded with pineapple chunks and toasted coconut. Klaudia Rodzen,... Read more →


AMAC Warns of ‘Inappropriate Impact’ of Media On Our Kids

John Grimaldi WASHINGTON, DC – America’s children are under attack by the entertainment industry, says Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. He cites the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, which reports that a Netflix TV series, which premiered two years ago, 13 Reasons Why, is associated with a significant increase in suicides among adolescents. Meanwhile, Weber expressed concern about the inappropriate impact of other teen accessible TV programming. He says that much of that content can have negative influence on the lives of kids due to explicit content, including scenes... Read more →


Lower Township Traffic Advisory for Whale of a Day Festival

NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--The Lower Township Police Department would like to inform motorists and residents in the Town Bank section of North Cape May, that Clubhouse Drive will be closed from Town Bank Road to Elwood Avenue, for the annual Whale of a Day Festival on Saturday, July 6, 2019. All traffic will be diverted to Shore Drive, which runs parallel to Clubhouse Drive, from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., on the day of the event. The Lower Township Police Department would like to thank residents and motorists in advance for their anticipated cooperation. Address/Location Lower Township... Read more →


Hoboken City Council Candidate Convicted of Conspiring to Use Mail to Promote Voter Bribery Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A former candidate for the Hoboken City Council was convicted today of conspiring to promote a voter bribery scheme by use of the mail, U.S. Attorney Craig photo courtesy of NJ.com Carpenito announced. Francis Raia, 67, of Hoboken, New Jersey, (photo)was a candidate for Hoboken City Council in 2013. He was convicted of one count of conspiracy to violate the federal Travel Act for causing the mails to be used in aid of voter bribery, contrary to New Jersey state law, during that election. The jury deliberated for one day, following a five-day trial before Senior U.S.... Read more →


Eugene Palmer Added to Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List

Wanted by the FBI: A New York man who allegedly murdered his daughter-in-law in 2012 is the latest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Video Transcript Mollie Halpern: This man, Eugene Palmer, is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list for allegedly murdering his daughter-in-law. Palmer allegedly hid in the nearby woods and then ambushed Tammy Palmer moments after she walked her two children to the school bus stop. Detective Michael Cruger of the Haverstraw Police Department says Palmer allegedly fired three shots at Tammy, who tried to escape the flying bullets. Michael... Read more →


How Small Startups Can Compete with Bigger Brands

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--The thought of competing with much larger, more established companies can be more than a little overwhelming. If, however, you believe your venture could fill a gap in the market, you shouldn’t allow another company’s success to deter you from entering an industry. You must make it your mission to exceed them in the search engine results pages, develop more innovative marketing campaigns, and steal their customers. Find out how small startups can compete with bigger brands. Focus on Exceptional Customer Service Many large brands lack a personal touch when it comes to customer service, which you can... Read more →


Half of BP Workforce Reassigned to Humanitarian Support Duty, 100,000 Migrants Slip into U.S.

SOURCE https://www.judicialwatch.org (June 25, 2019)--With half of the nation’s Border Patrol workforce reassigned to provide humanitarian support for “vulnerable populations,” a record number of illegal immigrants have slipped into the United States and “disappeared into border communities,” the agency’s chief told Congress. The overwhelmed frontline Homeland Security agency has managed to apprehend a record 593,000 illegal aliens this year, but an additional 100,000 have made it through and remain somewhere in the country. The distressing numbers were delivered last week by Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost, who told a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security that the situation... Read more →


5 best examples of Personalization Mobile Applications

(Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 27, 2019)--Personalization feature in the mobile app means the process of building an app that targets a specific audience and their needs. Same as other forms of personalization, personalization mobile apps customized the display according to one's experiences and needs rather than a similar display for every user. Is Personalization Mobile Application Important? There are 2.6 million apps in the Google Play Store and about 1.8 million apps in the App Store according to 2019 statistics. The users are likely to install apps but delete if the first experience is not good. To make an app a user-friendly... Read more →


SJ Apple Fest & Pumpkin Show

Booking Food, Artists, Craftsmen, Home Show Companies, Health, Beauty & Home Party Plans. Two day indoor & outdoor Festival HAPPENINGS Artists & Craftsmen Fall Home Show Food Trucks & Concessions Apple Pageant, Apple Mascot, Adult Apple Toss, Free contests, free hayrides, free apples for kids, Apple Dessert Contest, Live Bands, Pet Friendly.& MORE! VISIT WEBSITE FOR DAILY SCHEDULE, PAGEANT DETAILS, VENDOR CONTRACTS AND SPONSORSHIPS. Information & Website Click Here Click Here Vendor Contracts, Details & More. Over 175 vendors, Craftsmen, Wine Sampling, Food Trucks & Concessions, Pumpkin Weigh Off, Live Bands, Contests, Hayrides, Pony Rides, Amusement Rides, Pumpkin Pyramid, Scarecrows... Read more →


Living Shoreline Created at Sedge Island

Gloucestercitynews.net--Staff from NJDEP, the Barnegat Bay Partnership, and Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, completed installation of a Living Shoreline near the caretaker's house at the Sedge Island Natural Resource Education Center. The project's goal is to slow post-Superstorm Sandy erosion and promote natural accretion of the coastal wetland. Living shorelines may include rock, concrete, and other material; this project used only biodegradable materials and an innovative method of rolling coir log (made from the outer husk of the coconut), in fiber matting to improve durability (photo). Partners in the project will be involved with monitoring and adaptive management to assess... Read more →


Obituary: Janet T. Smith of Gloucester City

March 8 1949 June 24 2019 Gloucester City NJ—On June 24, 2019 (nee Torpey) of Gloucester City, age 70. She was the beloved wife for 54 years of Wayne Smith, loving mother of Kimberly Driscoll (Joe), Christie Hall, Thomas Smith and dear sister of Michael Torpey (Marty). She is also the loving grandmother of Luke, Allison, Liam, Bridget, Riley, Tamlin and Connor. Janet was in the medical field for 38 years, 17 years as an RN. She was happiest spending time with her beloved grandchildren and family. She enjoyed traveling especially to Myrtle Beach, the Jersey Shore and Europe. She... Read more →


Air Quality Alert until 12AM Friday for Mercer and Burlington Counties

Advisory The Maple Shade Police Department released the following alert regarding air quality. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange air quality alert Thursday for Mercer and Burlington Counties. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles...visit www.airnow.gov. * AFFECTED AREAS: NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ...... Read more →


CNB Political News: Before Tonight’s Debate

Tonight is the first night of two in which 10 of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates will have their first primary debate. This circus of candidates is so large that they had to split it into two nights to make sure every single candidate had their opportunity to lay out every policy possible to pander to the American people. They are even holding the debate in Miami to try to get the Hispanic vote in Florida while pushing their open border policies and free everything else to ILLEGAL immigrants! But, before they get on stage tonight, I want to remind... Read more →


Rocket Mortgage Classic takes over the Detroit Golf Club

By Raymond Rolak TELL US DETROIT Sports Editor There is a historic oak tree to the right side of the tee box on hole number one. It was bent by Native Americans to mark the trail when traveling from Detroit to Saginaw. It is one of the historic elements kept by Donald Ross when he designed the Detroit Golf Club in 1916. The extraordinary hospitality extended by the membership of the Detroit Golf Club, which is hosting the Rocket Mortgage Classic this week, is signaling Detroit’s renewed renaissance. Keith Studzinski, the Green Committee Chairman has the course set to 72... Read more →


University of New Hampshire's Dean's List for the Spring 2019 Semester DURHAM, NH (06/24/2019)-- The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2019 semester. Ava Watkins of Cherry Hill, NJ earning Highest Honors Alyssa Walter of Cherry Hill, NJ earning Highest Honors Katherine McGrath of Berlin, NJ earning High Honors Jessica Stroka of Marlton, NJ earning Highest Honors Devon Guyer of Mount Laurel, NJ earning Highest Honors Cameron Wagner of Medford, NJ earning Honors Faith Bonett of Moorestown, NJ earning High Honors Kylie Kratchwell of Sewell, NJ earning High... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: HUGE TAX BREAK WENT TO HOLTEC DESPITE RED FLAGS

The NJ Economic Development Authority awarded Holtec International $260 million in taxpayer assistance in 2014. Just weeks before Holtec filed its application with the EDA in New Jersey, however, Ohio had stripped the company of its eligibility to receive tax credits for failing to create the jobs it had promised as part of a similar corporate welfare program. None of the 200 positions Holtec promised to create in Orrville, Ohio ever materialized. (WNYC) MURPHY CALLS FOR RETURN OF TAX ON OPIOID MAKERS Last week, the Legislature removed a $21.5 million tax on opioid manufacturers proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy. On... Read more →


Voorhees Officers arrest residential burglary suspect

VOORHEES TWP. NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 25, 2019)--The Voorhees Police Department arrested Kevin P. Dunleavy (54), last known address from the unit block of Evergreen Place, Loch Arbour, NJ on June 24 for burglary. On June 24th, at approximately 10:55 am, patrol units were dispatched for a burglary in progress on the unit block of Forrest Hills Drive. The homeowner observed an unknown male exiting their garage, the male subsequently fled the scene. A description was obtained and given to all responding units which canvassed the area. A K9 team was deployed and conducted a track, but due to the terrain,... Read more →


A Huge Tax Break Went to a Politically Connected Company in New Jersey Despite Red Flags

The exterior of a Holtec International facility in Camden, N.J. (Matt Rourke/AP Photo) Holtec International told New Jersey regulators that Ohio was competing for its new headquarters. But officials there stripped the firm of past tax awards for failing to create the jobs it promised. by Jeff Pillets and Nancy Solomon, WNYC, and Alex Mierjeski, ProPublica June 26, 5 a.m. EDT THE REAL BOSSES OF NEW JERSEY How Unelected Officials Run Your Government This article was produced in partnership with WNYC, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of... Read more →


Norristown, Pa Man Sentenced to 52 Years in Prison for Abuse of Autistic Girl

PHILADELPHIA (June 25, 2019)--– U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that John Brown, 28, of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 52 years imprisonment, lifetime supervised release, a $600 special assessment, and a $25,000 assessment under the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act by the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter. The defendant was also ordered to have no contact with the victim or her family for the rest of his life. In September of 2017, the defendant pleaded guilty to three counts of manufacturing sexually explicit images of his sexual abuse and exploitation of an autistic girl for more than 18 months,... Read more →


FBI ALERT: Civil Forfeiture Speeds Recovery for Dogs Rescued From Fighting Rings

June 25, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 26, 2019)--A New Mexico man’s long journey through the legal process for his extensive role in a dogfighting network—from his arrest in 2016 to his guilty plea last year to his sentencing last month—raises a logical question: What happens to the rescued dogs as the case is wending its way through the courts? Robert Arellano, of Albuquerque, was sentenced April 4 in federal court in New Jersey to four years in prison for his involvement in a multi-state dogfighting network. When he and others were arrested in a coordinated operation spanning five states and the District... Read more →


COMMENTARY: SPEND! SPEND! AND TAX!

UPDATED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet This past December we wrote an editorial urging the mayor and council to do away with the street sweepers in Gloucester City as they were costing taxpayers too much money to operate. We suggested that the only way to reduce taxes in the City was to cut operating costs. And those cuts could begin by getting rid of those two sweepers. According to the documents we received from an OPRA request the city received about $1,200 in 2018 from the parking tickets issued to people who blocked the sweeper. Compared that number to... Read more →


Jefferson Health New Jersey’s Bariatric Surgery Program Completes 4,000th Surgery!

When it comes to bariatric surgery, having a strong support system is key to success. For the past 12 years, the bariatric surgery program at Jefferson Stratford Hospital has continuously supported the unique opportunity for patients to speak with program employees who walked an identical path to a healthier life. In addition, support groups, exercise and healthy eating classes are also provided to patients no matter where they are in their journey. After completing 500 surgeries annually for the past three years, the program hit a milestone. The bariatric team is happy to announce that they just completed the program’s... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: The Hot Season Is Here

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet It’s the heat that defines us this month. It greets us at daybreak with its promise, but in an hour or so, it bears down on our shoulders and makes us image courtesy of clipart dream of shade and something cold to drink. The best thing about our hot season, however, are evenings when most of the earth cools, and that breeze slides in off the mesa and caresses our cheeks. Then it’s time to sit, and laugh, and tell stories and just be with someone we love. Then is the culmination of a day we... Read more →


NJ Residents Earn Degree at James Madison University

James Madison University announces spring 2019 graduates HARRISONBURG, VA (06/2019)-- James Madison University is pleased to announce the students who graduated during the May 2019 commencement exercises. They were among 3,700 students who received degrees during the ceremonies. Anthony Abruzzo of Sewell graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Admin. Megan Adams of Lumberton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. Christine Barbieri of Medford graduated with a Master of Arts in Teaching in Education 5th Yr Format. Megan Barbieri of Medford graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. Samantha Berenato of Hammonton graduated... Read more →


New Jersey Paramedics Can Carry Buprenorphine

Medication to Ease Withdrawal For Patients Given Naloxone image courtesy of faranshimi.com/ (Trenton, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The State Health Commissioner today authorized paramedics to carry buprenorphine to treat acute withdrawal symptoms after patients have been revived from an opioid overdose with Naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug. Commissioner Elnahal signed an Executive Directive today allowing the medical directors of New Jersey’s 21 Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) programs to authorize paramedics to carry buprenorphine, an oral medication used to mitigate what can be severe symptoms of opioid withdrawal after a Naloxone reversal. The MICU programs can—but are not required to—stock the medication as... Read more →


Maple Shade PD: Obey NO PARKING and road DETOURS for 4th July Parade and Fireworks

MAPLE SHADE, NJ --The Township of Maple Shade Civic Activities Committee will host the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks on Saturday June 29, 2019. CNBNewsnet files Main Street , AKA County Route 537, will be closed for the parade from approx. 1100 AM to 300 PM. Front Street is the detour route. South Clinton Avenue between South Coles Avenue and Frederick Avenue and Martin Avenue between West Center Avenue and South Coles Avenue will be closed from approx. 600 PM to 11PM. All neighborhoods surrounding the Maple Shade High School and Babe Ruth Ball Field will be posted NO... Read more →


New Items Added to Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament Online Auction!

NEW ITEMS ADDED: Online Auction Now Open for Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament! The online auction for the Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! New items have been recently added! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Many getaway vacation packages, including a California Wine Experience, a Wrigley Field Getaway, and a Kentucky Derby Package and more! * Rental of a private villa in the National Park of Cilento, Italy for 12; * Numerous autographed memorabilia by pro sports... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, AL (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(06/26/2019)-- The University of Alabama awarded some 5,716 degrees during its spring commencement May 3-5. With a beautiful campus, dozens of challenging academic programs, expert faculty and numerous opportunities for service and growth, The University of Alabama is a place where legends are made. UA offers its students a premier educational, cultural and social experience with more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The campus gives students the opportunity to interact with faculty performing cutting-edge research. Among the recipients are: Meghan E. Custer of Turnersville, NJ (08012), Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business Administration. Leighanne M.... Read more →


MS-13 Member Apprehended After Being Placed on FBI’s 10 Most-Wanted Fugitives List

Admits Murdering Union County Man as Part of Racketeering Conspiracy NEWARK, N.J. – An MS-13 member previously named one of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives today admitted killing a Plainfield, New Jersey, man on behalf of the gang, and agreeing that a conspirator would commit multiple violent acts for the gang, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Walter Yovany-Gomez, a/k/a “Cholo,” 35, who was a fugitive residing in the Maryland/Virginia area from 2011 to 2017, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of racketeering conspiracy. According... Read more →