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July 12, 2019

Donna J. Barcklow, Age 62, of Gloucester City; Brooklawn Fire Dept. Ladies Aux. Member

(Gloucester City, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 12, 2019)--On July 9, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Seymour and Evelyn (Ziegenfuss) Darrow. She is survived by her loving husband, David P. Barcklow, Sr.; beloved children, Derrick (Vicky), Desiree (Amanda); grandchildren, David P. III, Riley, Michael, Devyn, Olivia and Ethan; brothers, Bud Massengale, Rich Massengale, Bruce Darrow, and her sister,... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Apprehend Suspect who Allegedly Stole Mail

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 12, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Gloucester City police apprehended a suspect last week who allegedly stole mail from a mailbox located on the west side of Broadway. According to police, on July 7 (12:10 am) Ptl. John Bryszewski was flagged down and directed to two citizens who were chasing a male on Ridgeway St. at Atlantic St. Further investigation determined... Read more →


I-295 northbound lane and ramp closures tonight to repave roadway

Exit ramps to and from Route 168 closed and detoured (Trenton)(Gloucestercitynews.net) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-295 northbound will have lane and ramp closures tonight for repaving on I-295 northbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. Beginning at 10 p.m., tonight Friday, July 12 until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday July... Read more →


South Jersey Gas to Close Warwick Road Monday and Tuesday

CNBNews graphic files (Lindenwold, NJ) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--– Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works, has been notified by South Jersey Gas that crews will be milling and paving Warwick Road in Lawnside and Magnolia on Monday, July 15, and Tuesday, July 16. A stretch of the roadway will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3:30... Read more →


Sportsbooks surpass $3 billion in handle, $200 million in revenue

NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS SHOW REMARKABLE YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH WHILE ONLINE CASINOS FLOURISH IN JUNE (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s online casinos posted yet another near-record month in June while the state’s online and retail sportsbooks showed strength during a typically slow month. In all, June’s nearly $275 million handle was an impressive showing considering that the summer months are historically... Read more →


First Annual Lottery Week Kicks Off July 15th

Celebrating lotteries’ contributions to communities TRENTON (July 12, 2019) – For the first time ever, the New Jersey Lottery, in collaboration with lotteries across North America, has declared the week of July 15th as the inaugural observance of Lottery Week. Lottery Week is a celebration of lotteries across the United States and Canada, in acknowledgement of their collective contributions to... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 1-7

Reminder for the week: Boating education requirements in Delaware DOVER (July 12, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 1-7 made 4,718 contacts with anglers, boaters, and... Read more →


Kutztown University Student-Athletes from NJ Honored

KUTZTOWN, PA (07/12/2019)-- High-level academic and athletic performance continues to serve as a staple of Kutztown University. On Tuesday, July 9, 174 Golden Bear student-athletes were named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Scholar-Athletes for the 2018-19 academic year. Kutztown produced a school-record 181 honorees last year and valiantly backed that number up this year with its second-highest total ever. More than... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to WPI Dean's List

WORCESTER, MA (07/12/2019)-- The following local residents were among 1,598 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university's Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2019 semester. Anne Hughes of Woodbury, N.J., is a member of the class of 2021 majoring in biomedical engineering. Emilia Perez of Mays Landing, N.J., is a member of the class of... Read more →


Scientists discover radiation leak '100,000 times normal level' from Russian nuclear sub wreck

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Scientists have identified a radiation leak on the wreck of a Russian nuclear submarine that sank in Arctic waters in 1989. The Soviet-era Komsomolets submarine sank off Norway's Bear Island following a fire on board, which resulted in the loss of life of 42 of the 69 crewmen on board. Resting at a depth... Read more →


GreatSchools.org: Six Dangerous Teen Trends

You really don’t want to know about these dumb and dangerous things some teens are doing — but you should. by: GreatSchools Staff | The Tide pod challenge It started as a spoof and then went viral in one of the most baffling social media trends of 2017: teens posting memes and videos of themselves pretending to gorge on laundry... Read more →


NJ News Commons: BOOKER'S BROTHER LANDS $150K ROLE WITH THIS RESUME

This is excellent reporting — just take a minute this weekend and let these details sink in. Last month, about a week before Gov. Phil Murphy visited Iowato support Sen. Cory Booker's 2020 bid for the presidency, the candidate's brother, Cary, landed a top role in the governor's administration. The gig — as director of the Division of Early Childhood... Read more →


Woolrich Township Resident Arrested for Alleged Child Exploitation

WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Kyle G. Gumpert (DOB 05/24/1998) of Woolwich Township, NJ, was arrested on July 10, 2019 and charged with one count of possession of child pornography, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announced. On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, detectives from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) High-Tech Crimes Unit received a CyberTip from the National Center for Missing and... Read more →


Public Urged to use Caution during Construction on NJ Intracoastal Waterway

PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)- The Coast Guard is asking the public to exercise caution while operating boats and watercraft on the Intracoastal Waterway between Toms River and Cape May New Jersey, while the Coast Guard removes pylons and replaces them with seasonal buoys starting July 15th through mid-August. Boaters are requested to operate at a slow speed in the ICW while members... Read more →


THE JASON THOMPSON FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GUEST OF HONOR FOR SUMMER SOIREE

BENEFITING CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AT UNION TRUST ON AUGUST 1 Philadelphia, PA (July 11, 2019) - The Jason Thompson Foundation announces guest of honor, Darrell Rogers Jr. to attend the Summer Soiree benefiting cardiovascular health at Union Trust on August 1. Darrell Rogers Jr. is a local student athlete who collapsed while playing basketball last year from Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. After a... Read more →


NJDOT receives federal grant for workshops to reduce crashes and pedestrian fatalities

Proven Safety Countermeasures pilot program will expand statewide (Trenton)(July 11, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced a grant awarded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to develop a statewide Proven Safety Countermeasures workshop focusing on reducing intersection and pedestrian fatalities and serious crashes. The approximately $16,000 grant, which is funded through FHWA’s Accelerating Safety Activities Program... Read more →


Temple U joins NIH and U of Pittsburgh in Launching Nationwide Precision Medicine Effort

(Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University will join the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of Pittsburgh to open an enrollment site for the All of Us Research Program—a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. Temple’s effort is part of All of Us Pennsylvania in cooperation with the University of Pittsburgh.... Read more →


NATIONAL "GIRL SCOUTS LOVE STATE PARKS" JULY 13-14

TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 12, 2019)- As part of a national campaign to get "every girl outside," nearly 25 state parks, forests and historic sites will be taking part in the "Girl Scouts Love State Parks" initiative this Saturday and Sunday. Girl Scouts of the USA launched this first-ever effort of its kind to ensure that all Girl Scouts have an opportunity... Read more →


Brooklawn's Police Chief Graduates from Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar

;PRINCETON, NJ (July 12, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis (above, right)graduated from the Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (MALEEDS) on June 14, 2019, in Princeton, New Jersey. The 27th session of MALEEDS consisted of 60 men and women from law enforcement agencies in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. MALEEDS hosts its annual training conference at Princeton University each... Read more →


POWER BALL JACKPOT HITS $194,000

TRENTON (July 11, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, July 10th drawing winning the $50,000 third- tier prize. That ticket was purchased with Power play, multiplying the prize to $150,000. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at Rite... Read more →


Willingboro Man Arrested for Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography

WILLINGBORO, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 12, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 38-year-old township man has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. Ernest Strother, of the first block of Granby Lane, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (three are Second Degree, one is Third... Read more →


The bright future of the online casino industry

What are the odds? (Gloucestercitynews.net)--(July 10, 2019)--The cards have been dealt and the odds are in favour of the house, or the in this case the online casino industry. The online gambling industry is one of the most rapidly growing sectors with much happening in terms of both innovation as well as financial returns. Some argue that it is the... Read more →


New PATCO Schedule Takes Effect Saturday

A new PATCO schedule will go in effect on Saturday, July 13 with departure time adjustments to weekday service between 5 a.m.-7 a.m. and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Departures during owl service, AM westbound rush and PM rush hours will remain the same. On weekends, Saturday departure times are adjusted to allow additional travel time for RiverLINE connections at Broadway Station... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from Rochester Institute of Technology

ROCHESTER, NY (07/10/2019)-- Rochester Institute of Technology conferred some 4,200 degrees this academic year at all its campuses--including in Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. The university held its 134th annual commencement celebration in May. The following local residents received degrees: Joseph Cutugno of Ventnor (08406) received a BS in civil engineering technology in May 2019. Shana Dixon of Lindenwold (08021)... Read more →


From Milk Teeth to Permanent Teeth: How to Care for Your Child’s Teeth

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 12, 2019)--A person’s oral health begins in childhood when a child’s teeth are temporary. Even though milk teeth will only last for at least six years, it is still crucial to take care of them as it will determine how they will also take care of their permanent teeth when they sprout. As parents, we are responsible for showing... Read more →