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July 9, 2019

COLLINGSWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATING CARJACKING

COLLINGSWOOD NJ (July 9, 2019--(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Collingswood Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying individuals who may have information on a carjacking that occurred on July 6, 2019. Officers from the Collingswood Police Department responded to reports of a carjacking that occurred on the 100 block of Route 30 at approximately 4:54 a.m. A weapon may have been displayed.... Read more →


Pepco Holdings Announces Leadership Promotions and Changes

that Build Depth and Enhance Talent Diversity Part of the focus to transform the future of energy service for customers of Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and Pepco Felecia Greer, named vice president of Large Customer Strategic Solutions and Customer Advocate Michael “Max” Maxwell, named vice president of Strategic Initiatives & Analysis Michael “Mike” Poncia, named vice president of Support... Read more →


Critics: Pennsylvania liquor board's variable pricing is illegal tax

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center SquareJul 5, 2019 In 2016, Pennsylvania lawmakers changed the law to allow the state-run Liquor Control Board to set its own prices on alcohol. Since then, the monopoly board's profits have increased significantly because, without any competition, it has been able to artificially increase the price of alcohol. Critics are calling the markups an... Read more →


AG GREWAL WARNS NJ SHERIFFS ABOUT WORKING WITH ICE

On Saturday and Monday, the director of the Division of Criminal Justice sent letters to two Republican sheriffs: Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Cape May Sheriff Robert Nolan. The letters warn that these two counties' arrangements with Immigration and Customs Enforcement “essentially deputize” state law enforcement as immigration agents, and in doing so, the counties are violating Attorney General... Read more →


Guest Opinion: California Confessional Bill Withdrawn

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the final outcome of the California confessional bill: The seal of confession is safe in California. The bill to bust it has been pulled. Yesterday, on the eve of a scheduled hearing on SB 360, California State Sen. Jerry Hill withdrew his bill; it would have broken the seal of the confessional in... Read more →


Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center Open House July 13

Renovated rifle/pistol range and other sport shooting opportunities featured NEW CASTLE (July 8, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will hold an open house from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, July 13, to mark the official reopening of the recently-renovated rifle/pistol range at the Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center, located at 1205 River Road, New Castle, DE 19720. The... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Confidence In Churches Dips

July 8, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Gallup poll: Gallup released a poll on July 8th showing a decline in the public's confidence in the church or organized religion. It found that 36% had a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence; 36% had "some"; and 29% said they had "very little" or "none."... Read more →


Northeast Coast Guard searches on 31 unmanned, adrift paddle craft over July 4 weekend

BOSTON — First Coast Guard District response crews, from Maine to the Jersey shore, responded to 31 separate reports of unmanned and adrift paddle craft during July 4 weekend. Sector Northern New England crews responded to eight cases; six of the cases were suspended due to lack of information and two were resolved because the owner was found. Sector Boston... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Patrolman John Anderson Dies after Fleeing Car Runs Red Light

JOHN ANDERSON Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch Thursday, July 4, 2019 (Nashville, Tennessee)(July 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Police Officer John Anderson, age 28, was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Woodland Street and Interstate Drive. The vehicle that struck him had just fled from other officers who attempted to make a traffic stop on it. The officer... Read more →


Delaware Announces Closure of 2019 Horseshoe Crab Commercial Fishery

2019 horseshoe crab harvest quota reached, dredge fishery lottery cancelled DOVER (July 8, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that Delaware’s 2019 commercial harvest quota of 159,211 male horseshoe crabs has been met, and that the horseshoe crab fishery closed at 12:01 a.m., Monday, July 8 in accordance with Delaware law and regulations. The fishery will... Read more →


NJ Politics: Singh Visits Montclair on 4th of July

This Fourth of July, I campaigned in Montclair. A town that voted over 83% for Barack Hussein Obama in 2012 and in 2016, only 11% went to President Trump. But for us to win the U.S. Senate seat in 2020, we have to be willing to compete everywhere! We took my campaign to the annual Fourth of July Parade in... Read more →


Top Tips for Planning a Weekend Getaway to Vegas

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 9, 2019)--With its abundance of casinos, restaurants, five-star resorts, and entertainment options, Las Vegas is the perfect setting for a weekend getaway to remember. However, without proper preparation and planning, it could also wind up becoming somewhat hectic. Setting yourself up for unhindered fun and adventure is particularly important if you're only going to be there for a couple... Read more →


Embracing British Clothing: A Guide for When You Want Something a little Different

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 9, 2019)--British clothing has always been at the forefront of style for many generations and many designers have been in production for decades. The designs within British fashion truly won over the nation during the 1960’s as young people were given a voice on the clothing they loved to wear; however, styles dating back to the Edwardian period are... Read more →


Eric "Buterico" Lloyd Captured In Philadelphia

WILMINGTON, Del. – Eric Lloyd was captured just before midnight on July 3, 2019 by the United States Marshals Service (“USMS”) Fugitive Taskforce and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lloyd was convicted of racketeering, money laundering, and related charges after a trial in New Castle County Superior Court in June of 2019. Lloyd was released on... Read more →


CBP Intercepts Pesky Pest in Peonies

Release Date: July 8, 2019 DALLAS (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2019)– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) discovered an unwelcome pest in a shipment of peonies. CBP agriculture specialists intercepted this type of pest in a shipment at DFW. Photo credit:USDA-APHIS-PPQ, San Diego PIS. This was the first instance that the pest, Polydrusus sp.,... Read more →


New Jersey Is 2019’s 2nd Worst State to Start a Business – WalletHub Study

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 2019)--With the stock market booming, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States to Start a Businessas well as accompanying videos. To determine the most fertile grounds for planting and growing new ventures, WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states across 26 key indicators of startup success. The data set ranges from financing accessibility... Read more →