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July 15, 2019

Scott MacLennan, of Haddonfield, Dies Suddenly; GCHS and Maryland University Alumnus

Haddonfield - On July 10, 2019, Scott MacLennan, age 69, passed away suddenly at home. He was the son of the late William and Min MacLennan of Gloucester City. Scott worked for many years for the former MacLennan's Gas Station and Auto Repair, at Broadway and Market Streets, Gloucester City for decades. He is survived by his loving wife Carol... Read more →


NJBIA New Good Neighbor Awards Honoring Outstanding Economic Development Projects, Tuesday, July 16

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--NJBIA and New Jersey Business magazine will honor the visionaries behind 13 outstanding redevelopment projects at the 59th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 16 at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany. The event honors the companies, as well as the architects, builders and financing entities, whose noteworthy redevelopment projects have benefited their communities and improved New... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Friends Like Mine (Life on the Fringe)

Dawn Watson/CNB News Contributor *Living rough the way I do is not a unique experience. Even in the Land of Opportunity, thousands of people are living on the fringe of society. It’s a humbling, sweltering, freezing, filthy, hungry experience. However, it can have its humorous moments. Take, for example, a kind-hearted friend that invited me into her home for lunch.... Read more →


Coast Guard urges safe practices during summer boating season, after two weekend deaths

NEW YORK NY (July 15, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- —The U.S. Coast Guard is urging boaters to use caution while on the water after two people died last weekend. Boaters should review boating navigation rules and remain alert on the water after seeing a high number of boats collisions and running aground. “I offer my deepest condolences for the family and friends... Read more →


Tennessee Lottery Ticket Hits Powerball Jackpot; NJ Sells One $50,000 Ticket

TRENTON (July 15, 2019) – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that one Tennessee Lottery ticket holder won the $198.0 million Powerball jackpot from the Saturday, July 13th drawing. The winning numbers for Saturday night’s drawing were: 13, 23, 32, 35 and 68. The Red Power Ball was 21, and the Multiplier was 03. The Powerball jackpot... Read more →


How can I tear my tween away from that screen?

Yalda T Uhls, PhD 354. That’s the number of photos my 15-year-old daughter and her best friend took while we spent the first weekend of the summer at the beach. When they were not snapping selfies and sunsets from their phones, they were analyzing, editing, and debating where and how they would share those photos with their followers back home.... Read more →


One New Jersey Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (July 15, 2019) – One New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Sunday, July 14th drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize. The winning ticket was sold at Market Place Deli, 99 Route 23, Hamburg in Sussex County. In addition, one lucky ticket... Read more →


*Join Gloucester Township PD for Coffee

(Gloucester Township NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Join the Gloucester Township Police Department on July 24th, 2019 from 9AM-11AM with our partners at Dunkin Donuts located at 1238 Chews Landing Road Laurel Springs, NJ 08021. It’s right across the street from our Department! We hope to see you there. The Gloucester Township Police Department believes that establishing partnerships is vital in making a community... Read more →


Route 55, Route 47 and Route 40 resurfacing project begins today in Cumberland and Gloucester Counties

Daytime shoulder closures and lane shifts required for project start Gloucestercitynews.net graphic images (Trenton) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a maintenance project that will resurface approximately 10 miles of pavement on stretches of Route 55, Route 47, and Route 40 in Cumberland and Gloucester Counties. Construction will begin on Route 55 in... Read more →


Rutgers Electrical Engineering Alumnus Shares his Journey into Space

From the Challenger disaster to the beginning of cable TV and how a united country can land us back on the moon Newswise — New Brunswick, N.J. (July 11, 2019) – Payload Specialist Astronaut Robert J. Cenker (Bob), a Rutgers-New Brunswick electrical engineering alumnus, was a crewmember on the 1986 space shuttle Columbia, where he changed the face of cable... Read more →


Obituary | Charles L. Gruber of Ocean City, formerly of Runnemede

October 06, 1930 - July 03, 2019 Charles Leonard Gruber, on July 3, 2019, of Ocean City, formerly of Runnemede. Age 88. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Frances (nee Helms). Devoted father of Linda Lou Gruber, June Gruber-Samartino (Roger), Marta Bravoco (Michael, Sr.) and Greta Gruber Kolmer (Mark). Loving grandfather of Brian Samartino, Brittany Chan (Bryan), Brent Samartino (Amanda),... Read more →


William P. Edelmayer Dies Suddenly, Teacher of the Year, Citizen Hero

William P. Edelmayer, “Will”, suddenly on July 11, 2019, of Washington Twp.; formerly of Deptford. Age 45. Beloved husband of Maryellen (nee Hoffnagle). Devoted father of Amanda and Mason. Loving son of Helen (nee Kerr) and the late Donald L. Edelmayer. Dear brother of Donald L., Jr. (Mariann). Also survived by numerous family members and friends. Will was a brilliant... Read more →


Pallotta for Congress Announces Fundraising Quarter

Pallotta Posts Solid Fundraising Quarter Frank Pallotta Mahwah, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)— Pallotta for Congress filed today with the FEC the July 15th (Q2) Quarterly Report. “I am grateful for and so excited by the support my campaign has received since announcing my candidacy in mid-May. As I travel all across the district, one thing is clear — people believe that Josh... Read more →


League of Women Voters of New Jersey Welcomes New Leadership

At their 63rd Biennial state convention, members of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey elected a new slate of directors and officers for the 2019-2021 term. Formed the same year as the passage of the 19th Amendment, the organization celebrates their 100thanniversary in 2020. Nancy Hedinger has been elected to serve her third term as president. Also re-elected... Read more →


Uncle Bill’s Pancake House Serves Up Great Food and Atmosphere

MediaWizeJuly 2019 Uncle Bill's Pancake House at 21st Street in Ocean City packs in a breakfast crowd for the Fourth of July holiday week. (Photo courtesy Pat O'Hara) By Maddy Vitale Uncle Bill’s Pancake House in Ocean City isn’t a typical shore restaurant that ushers people in and out for a quick bite. The owners try — and succeed —... Read more →


A History of Camden County

By Gail Greenberg Visit the Camden County Historical Society Web Site to learn more… “Let it be remembered,” wrote Thomas Sharp in 1718, “That upon the nineteenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred and eighty-one, Mark Newby, William Bates, Thomas Thackara, George Goldsmith and Thomas Sharp set sail from the harbor…of Dublin…We took... Read more →


Just The Facts New Jersey Launches Independent Only Expenditure Committee

Formed to Combat Democrat Special Interest Money TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 14, 2019)--Paperwork will be filed with the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) this week forming Just The Facts New Jersey, Inc. (JTFNJ), an independent expenditure only committee. The JTFNJ website says the committee is being formed to ‘help maintain and expand the Republican Assembly membership in Trenton. Governor Phil... Read more →


Are Progressive Schools the Best Path for the Future?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 15, 2019)--Progressive schools are getting more popular these days. These schools have different philosophies, but they all gear towards real-life training. They want kids to learn the basics in life so they can go out to the real world and know how to face what life has to offer. Some of these progressive schools don’t maximise the use of... Read more →