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July 17, 2019

NJ NEWS COMMONS: AG GREWAL PROPOSES MASSAGE THERAPIST SAFETY RULES

On Monday, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the state Division of Consumer Affairs proposed a set of rules to help the state investigate licensed massage therapists who are accused of sexual misconduct. It's a statewide problem: five therapists in five towns have already lost their licenses due to client allegations of sexual misconduct in 2019. The state is accepting... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Bridge Fenders Upgraded on Four Structures in Cape May County

First-of-its kind project included coordination with multiple agencies (Trenton)(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the completion of a bridge fender replacement project that upgraded four structures in Cape May County. The project was the first of its kind in the state and included the removal of deteriorating timber fenders and replacement with a... Read more →


Lawnside Shoprite Sells Winning Jersey Cash 5 Ticket, Jackpot $62,930

TRENTON (July 17, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $62,930 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, July 16th drawing. The winning numbers were: 14, 21, 24, 30 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket was Shoprite of Lawnside #534, 130 North White Horse Pike,... Read more →


Delaware State Fair Begins 10 Day Run on Thursday

HARRINGTON (July 17, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– With the Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates tomorrow for its annual fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 18 thru Saturday, July 27), DNREC invites visitors to explore the newly-renovated and air-conditioned DNREC Building at the corner of Holloway Avenue and East Rider Road. New displays include a large touch tank to bring visitors up... Read more →


George Dailey of Avalon, formerly of Gloucester City, age 85

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-Avalon - George J. Dailey, 85, of Avalon and formerly of Gloucester City, NJ passed away on July 6, 2019 at his home in Fort Pierce, FL. George was preceded in death by his parents and beloved wife Barbara (Schmidt) Dailey. He is survived by his second wife Lois, sons Carl (Patti) Dailey and Gary Dailey, stepdaughters Susan Cannon and... Read more →


Benjamin F. Brooks of Bellmawr, age 91

November 30, 1927 - July 15, 2019 Benjamin F. Brooks on July 15, 2019 of Bellmawr formerly of Philadelphia. Age 91. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Myers) for 66 years. Devoted father of Benjamin (Lucy) and Sherry Verderame (Fran). Loving grandfather of Jason Brooks (Kelly), Brian Brooks (Lindsay), Chris Verderame and Nicole Verderame (Rob). Great grandfather of Riley, Landon, Charlie... Read more →


Nancy Clouden, of Deptford, GHS Alumnus Class of 1954

Nancy E Clouden (nee Preston), 83 of Deptford, New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. She graduated from Gloucester City High School Class of 1954. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Tuesday, June 25th from 9:00AM to 11:00AM in the McGuinness Funeral Home 34 Hunter St., Woodbury, NJ. Funeral Service at... Read more →


Despite reported Trump backing, Comfort steps aside in favor of Tabas as Pennsylvania GOP chairman

Bernie Comfort (left) and Lawrence Tabas By Dave Lemery | The Center SquareJuly, 2019 With a day remaining before the party’s annual meeting, a deal has been reached to choose Pennsylvania’s next Republican chairman. Attorney Lawrence Tabas will take over as the leader of the GOP in the Keystone State, while acting chairwoman Bernadette “Bernie” Comfort will return to her... Read more →


Coast Guard responds to boat accident near Wildwood

WILDWOOD, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net)— The Coast Guard responded to a boat collision that injured four passengers aboard two vessels on Sunset Lake near Wildwood, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial report of the accident from a good Samaritan at approximately 8:30 p.m. A 29-foot Response Boat — Small boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Cape May launched... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: NJBIA Raises Concerns about Energy Master Plan

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association today released the following statement from Vice President of Government Affairs Ray Cantor on the draft Energy Master Plan: "As the State Board of Public Utilities begins to take comments on the draft 2019 Energy Master Plan, it is important to recognize the realities of New Jersey's deep fiscal challenges and the already... Read more →


Powster Launches "Trailered," The Instant Search Platform to Find Any Movie Playing Near You, Anytime

Trailered, Powster’s new search tool, elevates the movie-going experience from the outset, allowing audiences to instantly search trailers, showtimes and purchase tickets for any movie currently playing in their local areas Los Angeles, California – July 16, 2019 -- Powster, the award-winning interactive creative studio and production company for over 150 movie distributors, today announced the launch of Trailered, a... Read more →


The Homegrown Threat Booklet Lists Observable Indicators of Potential Violent Extremists

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an act of extremist violence is contained in a newly updated publication released by the country’s foremost counterterrorism organizations. Homegrown Violent Extremist Mobilization Indicators, 2019 Edition, produced by the FBI, the National Counterterrorism Center, and the Department of Homeland Security, contains a... Read more →


Lancaster Man Charged with Abusing Minor Children in Kenya

During Lancaster Courthouse Press Conference, McSwain Highlights Recent Local Cases Pursued by the Justice Department in Lancaster County Eastern District of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Gregory Dow, 60, of Lancaster, PA was arrested and charged by Indictment with four counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place. In a... Read more →


How Can Social Media Help My Business?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)--Social media is different from traditional search engine marketing, but it works hand-in-hand with SEO and online marketing. Social media allows you to have the opportunity to find new customers through data held by social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and so forth. If you know the key demographics of your target audience, you can create and... Read more →


Sgt. Maj. James G. Sartor, 40, of Teague, Texas Dies from Injuries Sustained in Combat

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (July 14, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Sgt. Maj. James G. Sartor, 40, of Teague, Texas, died July 13, 2019, in Faryab Province, Afghanistan, as a result of injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire, according to Lt. Col. Loren Bymer, spokesman for the U.S.... Read more →


Home Country: The Bahdziewicz Clan

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)--The Bahdziewicz clan trooped into the Mule Barn for lunch the other day, happily and noisily as only eight Americans totally in love with summer can do. The patriarch of the clan, Abraham Lincoln Bahdziewicz, led the way to a large round table and seated his wife, Sally, before pointing to which chairs the kids should use. Some... Read more →


Philly Congressman Chaka Fattah, Sr., Re-sentenced to 10 Years of Incarceration for Corruption Convictions

PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)-– First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that former U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah, Sr., (photo) 62, of Philadelphia, PA was re-sentenced to 10 years of incarceration by United States District Judge Harvey Bartle, III. After a month-long trial in 2016, a federal jury found defendant Fattah and various co-defendants guilty of racketeering conspiracy, wire... Read more →


Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Paintball Gun

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)--Starting any new activity can create a lot of anxiety and uncertainty in most of us. And if that activity requires considerable investment of both time and money, then many questions pop-up in our head as well. Paintball is an exhilarating and exciting sport that requires its share of research and commitment before its pursuit. Before you embark... Read more →


EPA Proposes Cleanup at Mansfield Trail Dump Superfund Site in Byram, NJ

Byram Township, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing several cleanup technologies to address contamination at the Mansfield Trail Dump Superfund site in Byram Township, New Jersey. Under the proposal, EPA will cap former dump areas, treat contaminated groundwater, and dig-up and remove contaminated soil among other steps to protect public health. "EPA is... Read more →


5 Major Health Benefits of Exercise Bikes

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)--Exercise bikes have started their own revolution with millions of people swearing by there many benefits. There are now fitness studios and franchises dedicated to solely indoor biking and its various variations. You can also find multiple stationary bikes in every gym with trainers stressing the importance of including biking in workouts. The above are only some examples... Read more →


Legion Centennial Ride to bisect the heart of America

The American Legion’s 100th anniversary will be celebrated with an 1,875-mile motorcycle trek through the heart of the nation July 31-Aug. 4. The ride is organized and sponsored by six American Legion state departments between the Canada and Mexico borders, the American Legion Centennial Ride has 60 scheduled stops before the rendezvous point Aug. 4 in Great Bend, Kan. The... Read more →


No One Will Give Me a Loan! Here's How to Get a Loan with Bad Credit

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17,2019)--Nobody likes to borrow money, but sometimes you can't get around needing a loan. You have bills to pay, and not enough money to pay them. But sometimes getting a loan is tough. If you have bad or no credit, many lenders won't give you money. You aren't alone in this. In 2015 there were 50 million Americans that... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Somers Point New Businesses Receive Warm Welcome

MediaWizeJuly 15, 2019 Somers Point officials make stops at new businesses. From left, John Davidson, SPBA; Levi Fox and Greg Sykora, SPEDAC; Mike Costello, Gas Up Barbershop & Shave Co. Owner/Barber; and Janice Johnston, SPEDAC. (Photos courtesy Suasion) Several new businesses that have recently opened in Somers Point were stops on a welcome tour organized by members of the Somers... Read more →