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July 8, 2019

OFFICER DOWN: Deputy Sheriff Nicholas Dixon Shot and Killed

HALL COUNTY, Georgia (July 8, 2019)--Deputy Sheriff Nicholas Dixon, age 28, was shot and killed following a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle at approximately 11:15 pm. The vehicle was believed to have been connected to several burglaries and car break-ins over the previous days. A vehicle pursuit started when deputies attempted to stop it. Multiple suspects then fled on... Read more →


NEWARK SCHOOL BUILDING COSTS EXCEED STATE LIMITS

This impressive report by Mark J. Bonamo is a solid tax-dollars-at-work story, revealing that the beleaguered Schools Development Authority (SDA) spent nearly three times the amount allowed by the state Legislature during the construction of five schools in Newark. The SDA spent on average $424 per square foot. The state limit set by the Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Act... Read more →


$5,000 Reward Offered for Lost Seeing Eye Puppy

NJ1015.COM Reward now a record-breaking $5,000 for lost Seeing Eye puppy The German Shepherd pup escaped just before her training was to start. The 14-month-old female German shepherd puppy has been missing from Wantage since the morning of June 24. She is nearly full-grown and weighs approximately 50 pounds, according to the group. Ondrea’s has a tattoo in her right... Read more →


Educating Military Veterans to Become Nurses to Care for Fellow Veterans

For Immediate Release CAMDEN CITY, NJ (July 8, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- – Military veterans share unique experiences such as overseas deployments, a demanding lifestyle, and challenges such as health problems or needing to find a new career when they transition to civilian life. A new program at Rutgers University–Camden – funded by a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and... Read more →


Stanford University study shows enhanced growth and progress for Camden students

(Camden City, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)-- –A new study from the Stanford University Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) shows significant improvements in math proficiency among Camden students, as well as other gains relative to the state average for certain demographics. The findings reflect what many Camden students and parents already know – investments in its district-operated schools, and collaboration... Read more →


Cold Spring - Public Assists Police with Hit & Run Investigation

Cold Spring(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)-- – On Sunday evening July 7, 2019 at approximately 9:45 p.m. Cape May County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting that a bicyclist had been struck by a motor vehicle on Seashore Road adjacent to Cape Avenue, south of the canal, in the Cold Spring section of Lower Township. Upon arrival Patrol Officers Jordan Saini,... Read more →


Hearing Set For California Confessional Bill

July 8, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest news regarding the California confessional bill: Over the past several months, the Catholic League has been a vociferous opponent of a bill that would break the seal of the Confessional in California in cases where the sexual abuse of a minor was discussed. Initially, the priest-penitent privilege was... Read more →


Airport Terrorist Sentenced; Canadian Man Stabbed Michigan Airport Police Officer in 2017

When a Canadian man stabbed an airport police officer in the neck at the airport in Flint, Michigan, investigators worked quickly to find out all they could. Why did he do this? Why Flint? Was anyone helping him? The victim was saved by other officers and a Bishop International Airport employee on the scene. The attacker, later identified as Amor... Read more →


High-tax states (Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Illinois) are practicing financial destruction

Gloucester City News blog files By Jared Dillian, Bloomberg Opinion It is clearer than ever that the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made high-tax states less competitive with low-tax states. But instead of using this moment to reflect on how taxes influence behavior, politicians in places such as Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Illinois are inexplicably... Read more →


GOP Senate Candidate Flanagan: Democrat Booker Doesn't Care About Americans on the Southern Border

Flanagan accepts invitation to tour southern border in New Mexico LAWRENCEVILLE (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)-– Based on the release of his “immigration plan,” parading across the border with five women who were previously sent back to Mexico by authorities and local media finally writing about his introduction of bill S.2021 “A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act by striking... Read more →


Philadelphia Union 2, Orlando City SC 2

Kacper Przybylko kept his hot streak going with a dramatic 90th-minute strike, and the Philadelphia Union salvaged a 2-2 draw against Orlando City SC on Sunday afternoon. Philadelphia nearly escaped with all three points, only to see Orlando's Brian Rowe make a spectacular save to deny Jack Elliott a stoppage-time winner. Instead, they were forced to settle for four points... Read more →


GreatSchools.org: Empathy’s poster child

Touched by an image of child slaves, a little girl pledges to do something about it — and turns her family upside down. by: Carol Lloyd | July 7, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Vivienne Harr was 8 years old when her parents brought home a book featuring photographs of modern day slaves. She looked at the pictures of the bodies, bent and weathered,... Read more →


FAR-LEFT REPRESENTATIVES LIKE AOC & NORCROSS VOTE ‘NO’ ON HUMANITARIAN AID FOR MIGRANTS (video)

FIRST DEMOCRATS CALLED THIS A ‘MANUFACTURED CRISIS.’ CHERRY HILL (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)-- - NJ CD-1 GOP candidate Josh Duvall released the following statement on the crisis at the border: “We all saw the recent picture of a drowned migrant father and their child. Josh Duvall and his family Images like that stick with you, and even propel you to take... Read more →


OP-ED: THE MYTH OF SISYPHUS AND THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

By JOHN KELLMAYER The tension between Americans’ belief in equality of educational opportunity and personal liberty means there will always be an achievement gap John Kellmayer I was a New Jersey school district superintendent for 17 years. I dealt with the achievement gap on a frequent basis. The New Jersey Department of Education monitors districts on their success in reducing... Read more →


Set sail on the newly refurbished Spirit of Philadelphia

The luxurious vessel recently underwent a $1 million refurbishment. PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--If you’ve spent time down by the Delaware River Waterfront, you’ve most likely seen the Spirit of Philadelphia cruising its way down the river. For over 35 years, the massive vessel has provided an incomparable experience and an unbelievable view of the City of Brotherly Love to many lucky... Read more →


NJSDA accused of firing longtime employees in order to hire political supporters

Lawrenceville,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--July 2019--Five former employees of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority filed a lawsuit in federal court today alleging they were illegally fired to make room Gloucester City News blog files for the hiring of dozens of political patrons of CEO, Lizette Delgado Polanco and the Democratic Party. Governor Murphy appointed Delgado Polanco as CEO of... Read more →


Just Sayin': Think of All the Things We Could Discuss

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)-- I talk to animals. Also insects. No, they don’t talk back but I enjoy imagining I have a gift for non-human interaction. Just yesterday I began a conversation with a spider that was spinning a web. I told her how beautiful her home was, how lovely the patterns on her body. It ended badly,... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Senior Summer Tips

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) today released the following information to help senior citizens cope with the summer heat. When most people hear hyperthermia they don't realize that illnesses such as heat cramps, heat edema and heat exhaustion are grouped under it. Seniors are at a higher risk for these illnesses. To avoid heat related illnesses... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Roberta Harbison of Egg Harbor Township Graduates from Ohio Christian University CIRCLEVILLE, OH (07/01/2019)-- Roberta Harbison of Egg Harbor Township (08234) graduated from Ohio Christian University with a(an) Bachelor of Arts in Business. Harbison is a member of the Pinnacle Honor Society. Ohio Christian University is a Christ-centered, liberal arts institution that integrates faith and learning, equipping students academically and... Read more →


NJ Outdoor Alliance: Hunters, trappers, legal gun owners are under attack in NJ

Trenton –(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)-- The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance on Friday released a statement condemning recent attempts to change firearms ID card regulations in the state as little more than the continued bullying and scapegoating of law-abiding gun owners. “The notion that this legislation will make an impact on anyone but law-abiding sportsmen and target shooters is preposterous” said NJOA... Read more →


"Pretzel Joe" Dougherty Jr., Barrington; Softball Player and Girls Softball Coach

Joseph A. "Pretzel Joe" Dougherty, Jr. Joseph A. "Pretzel Joe" Dougherty, Jr. died peacefully in Virtua Hospital on July 4th in Marlton, NJ at the age of 80. Joe is survived by his beautiful bride of 63 years, Shirley Dougherty (nee Porter), his children Debra Dougherty (Jim), Denise Canale (William), Joseph Dougherty (Brian) and his “adopted” daughter Gina Preston, his... Read more →